Cops: Boxer Paul Spadafora stabbed brother, fought with cops

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former lightweight boxing champ Paul Spadafora is in jail again, this time for allegedly stabbing his brother during an argument and then fighting with police officers called to intervene, according to a criminal complaint.

  • Written by JOE MANDAK, Associated Press

Stoops: RB Mixon would be off Sooners had punch been in 2016

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said Wednesday that Joe Mixon would be off the team if he had punched a woman now instead of 2 1/2 years ago, when he suspended the star running back for a year in a move that has drawn sharp criticism.

  • Written by CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer

AP Sources: Owners pass new labor deal, players next

A new labor deal in the NBA is on the verge of being finalized, after owners voted Wednesday to approve a proposed seven-year collective bargaining agreement that was tentatively agreed to last week.

  • Written by JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Basketball Writers; TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writers