Personal causes strike chord with NFL Man of Year nominees

When Carolina tight end Greg Olsen and Kansas City safety Eric Berry had life-changing experiences away from football, the logical next step was finding ways to help the causes that helped them.


AP test: Rio Olympic water badly polluted, even far offshore

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Olympic sailor Erik Heil floated a novel idea to protect himself from the sewage-infested waters he and other athletes will compete in during next year's games: He'd wear plastic overalls and peel them off when he was safely past the contaminated waters nearest shore.

  • Written by BRAD BROOKS, Associated Press

No. 10 Virginia defeats Ohio State 64-58

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett believed his No. 10 Cavaliers had a deep bench.

He was right.

  • Written by CRAIG MERZ, Associated Press