Judge blocks Ohio basketball player's reinstatement bid

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a star University of Dayton basketball player's request for reinstatement to the Ohio school after a suspension linked to a female student's sexual assault accusation.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Pistorius moves to house arrest, but legal challenge looms

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius spent Tuesday at his uncle's mansion after being moved from jail to house arrest, but the former track star faces another legal challenge next month when prosecutors argue at an appeals court that he should go back to prison for much longer for killing his girlfriend.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press GERALD IMRAY, Associated Press

Lamar Odom taken from Las Vegas hospital to Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lamar Odom left a Las Vegas hospital and is now in the Los Angeles area to continue his recovery a week after he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel, a family representative said Tuesday.

  • Written by SALLY HO, Associated Press CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press

FIFA keeps February poll date, lifts secrecy on ethics cases


ZURICH (AP) — Sticking with plans for a presidential election in February and revealing a series of reforms, FIFA sought to move the scandal-tarnished governing body into a new era on Tuesday.

  • Written by ROB HARRIS, AP Sports Writers GRAHAM DUNBAR, AP Sports Writers

Meyer not yet revealing No. 1 Ohio State starting QB


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer isn't ready to publicly name a starting quarterback for the top-ranked Buckeyes' game at Rutgers on Saturday.

  • Written by CRAIG MERZ, Associated Press