Yale blocks out sexual allegations heading into NCAA tourney

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — There's no question that Yale has had to deal with some tough off the court issues on their way to the NCAA Tournament following the expulsion last month of captain Jack Montague because of a sexual assault allegation.

  • Written by KYLE HIGHTOWER, AP Sports Writer

Power misdiagnosed with concussion before IndyCar opener

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Will Power did not suffer a concussion before the season-opening race at St. Petersburg, and the Australian was instead likely suffering only from an inner ear infection.

  • Written by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NFL official links football, CTE; could it affect $1B deal?

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Critics of the NFL's proposed $1 billion plan to settle concussion claims believe a league official's sudden acknowledgement of a link between football and the brain disease CTE is a game changer.

  • Written by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

Blacks playing men's hoops, football lag behind in degrees

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Young black men playing basketball and football for the country's top college teams are graduating at lower rates than black male students at the same schools — despite having financial and academic support that removes common hurdles preventing many undergraduates from earning a degree, a new report has found.

  • Written by ERRIN HAINES WHACK, Associated Press