Ex-NFL star Sharper awaits sentence in rape cases

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former NFL star Darren Sharper has a sentencing hearing in federal court Thursday following an earlier multi-jurisdiction plea deal related to allegations he drugged and raped as many as 16 women in four states.

  • Written by JANET McCONNAUGHEY, Associated Press

Phillips makes Marlins pay for walk in 3-2 Reds win

CINCINNATI (AP) — Brandon Phillips made the Miami Marlins pay for using some good strategy. Right-hander Nick Wittgen walking left-handed Joey Votto with two outs and the tying run on second base made perfect sense.

  • Written by MARK SCHMETZER, Associated Press