APNewsBreak: Diack son "very active" in IAAF corruption

PARIS (AP) — French authorities investigating former IAAF President Lamine Diack now say one of his sons was also "very active" in an alleged "system of corruption" that sought to blackmail athletes, with demands of money to hush-up suspected doping.

  • Written by JOHN LEICESTER, AP Sports Writer

Detroit Lions fire team president and GM after 1-7 start

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The one-win Detroit Lions, looking nothing like the team that reached the playoffs last season, fired team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew on Thursday and promised to bring in new leadership to put a consistent winner on the field.

  • Written by LARRY LAGE, AP Sports Writer

Court to decide fan's lawsuit against Cleveland Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — A trial court must decide if a fan hit by a foul ball at a Cleveland Indians game was forced to leave his seat for an after-game fireworks show or whether he moved into the ball's path on his own.


Dalton hopes to show he's new QB in rematch with Browns

CINCINNATI (AP) — Running back Giovani Bernard likes Andy Dalton's new look. Specifically, the swoosh of red hair that sticks up from the front of his scalp.

"The Dalton 'do," Bernard dubbed it.

  • Written by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer

Ohio police arrested 2 men they say had bogus NFL tickets

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police in southwest Ohio say they have arrested two men carrying counterfeit versions of tickets for two key National Football League games this week.

The Hamilton County sheriff's office says two suspects stopped Wednesday on Interstate 74 for an alleged traffic violation were carrying 60 bogus tickets total for Thursday night's game in Cincinnati and Sunday's game at Indianapolis.

Sheriff's investigators say the tickets had a supposed face value of more than $8,000, and probably could have been sold for much more.

The unbeaten Bengals host the in-state rival Cleveland Browns, while Denver quarterback Peyton Manning leads the unbeaten Broncos to face his former team, the Colts.

The suspects from the New York City area face felony counts of forgery and criminal simulation. No attorneys were listed in court records.