Justices take up trademark case that could affect Redskins

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up a First Amendment clash over the government's refusal to register offensive trademarks, a case that could affect the Washington Redskins in their legal fight over the team name.

  • Written by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press

Neagle has late goal, assist, United beats Crew 3-0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lloyd Sam opened the scoring in the 71st minute, Lamar Neagle had a late goal and assist, and D.C. United beat the Columbus Crew 3-0 on Wednesday night for their first two-game winning streak of the season.


Banned Rose appeals to Hall of Fame for eligibility

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Pete Rose is appealing directly to baseball's Hall of Fame to restore his eligibility, arguing the lifetime ban he agreed to in 1989 was never intended to keep him out of Cooperstown.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer

Official: Teen football player died from lacerated intestine

CLEVELAND (AP) — A medical examiner says a high school football player from suburban Cleveland who was hit in the abdomen during a game died two days later of a problem caused by a lacerated small intestine.