Funeral planned for teen football player who died of injury

CLEVELAND (AP) — Funeral arrangements have been set for a high school football player from suburban Cleveland who authorities say was hit in the abdomen during a game and died two days later from a problem caused by a lacerated small intestine.


1936 Olympians receive overdue recognition at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shortly after Jesse Owens returned home from his snubbing by Adolf Hitler at the 1936 Olympics, he and America's 17 other black Olympians found a less-than-welcoming reception from their own government, as well.

  • Written by STEPHEN WHYNO, AP Sports Writers EDDIE PELLS, AP Sports Writers

Bell, Burfict lead pack of players returning from suspension

Le'Veon Bell insists he'll do everything in his power to make sure his latest run-in with the NFL's substance abuse policy is his last. Vontaze Burfict isn't so sure he can say the same about his reprimands from the league's disciplinary committee.

  • Written by WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer