Man gets house arrest for trying to extort ex-football star

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A quadriplegic man who admitted to trying to extort money from former Ohio State star and NFL player Christopher "Beanie" Wells has been sentenced to a year of house arrest after a judge concluded that imprisoning the defendant would be too costly for taxpayers.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

SAfrican judge denies appeal for harsher Pistorius sentence

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African judge on Friday dismissed an appeal by prosecutors for a harsher sentence against Oscar Pistorius who was found guilty of murder for killing his girlfriend in 2013.

  • Written by STUART GRAHAM, Associated Press

Ryder Cup comes into view at FedEx Cup

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The FedEx Cup is all about the $10 million bonus at the end of the four playoff events.

  • Written by DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer