Lewis, Moss, Urlacher among first-year nominees for HOF

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Star linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher and game-breaking wide receiver Randy Moss are among 11 first-year eligible players for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.


AP Source: USOC to receive fixed amount in deal with LA

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee and Los Angeles 2028 Olympic organizers have agreed to a revenue-sharing deal in which the USOC will receive a fixed amount over eight years instead of the 20 percent cut of gross revenues that had been agreed upon in the 2024 contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

  • Written by By EDDIE PELLS , AP National Writer

Odd ball: Indians chase win streak record that includes tie


CLEVELAND (AP) — As they climb toward baseball history with every win, the streaking Cleveland Indians are chasing a hallowed, 101-year-old record that includes an asterisk.

A major league asterisk.

The 26-game winning string by the 1916 New York Giants includes a tie.

"I think I knew that," Indians closer Cody Allen said.


  • Written by By TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer