Bengals release kicker Nugent, claim former Steeler Bullock

CINCINNATI (AP) — After sticking with kicker Mike Nugent during the worst slump of his 12-year career, the Bengals gave up on him Tuesday and acquired former Steelers kicker Randy Bullock off waivers.

  • Written by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer

Ohio court revives claims in Notre Dame concussion suit

CLEVELAND (AP) — A state appeals court in Cleveland has ruled that the widow of a former Notre Dame University football player can proceed with lawsuit claims that he was disabled by concussions suffered during his college career in the 1970s.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

4 months after Olympics, organizers unable to pay some bills

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Almost four months after the Olympics ended, Rio de Janeiro organizers are unable to pay some of their bills, including $3.7 million owed to the International Paralympic Committee.

  • Written by STEPHEN WADE, AP Sports Writer

Bobsled, skeleton officials moving worlds out of Russia

This season's world championships for bobsled and skeleton are being pulled out of Russia after a number of sliders said they would not compete in a nation so enveloped in a doping scandal.

  • Written by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Sports Writer