NCAA autonomy group approves new concussion protections

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The NCAA's major conferences approved a rule Friday requiring that school medical professionals have autonomous and final authority in deciding when an athlete returns to play from a concussion or other injury, a move lauded as a significant health and safety protection.

  • Written by JIM VERTUNO, AP Sports Writer

As trial looms, baseball fans already won in MLB TV dispute

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball fans are already the winners in a lawsuit scheduled for trial next week after the league agreed to let consumers buy single-team television packages for the first time.

  • Written by LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press