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Scandal-free Heisman ceremony focused on football

NEW YORK (AP) — It was just two guys talking football and posing for pictures with a big bronze trophy.

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 December 2014

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Adrian Peterson's appeal denied, suspension upheld

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL's hard line on Adrian Peterson held up.

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 December 2014

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Mayweather: Let's make the Pacquiao fight May 2

Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he's ready to fight Manny Pacquiao next May in a long anticipated bout that would be the richest ever in boxing.

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 December 2014

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Browns expecting some Manziel magic on Sunday

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Johnny Manziel should come with a warning sticker: Watching can be hazardous to your health.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Hall of Famer Jim Brown applauds player protests

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown says he's encouraged to see athletes taking risks by "intelligently protesting" for social change.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Judge: 2012 killings not allowed in Hernandez case

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors in a murder case against Aaron Hernandez won't be allowed to tell a jury about two other killings with which the ex-New England Patriot is charged or the final text messages the victim sent to his sister, a judge ruled Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Old-style swaps dominate MLB winter meetings

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Baseball's winter meetings ended with an old-style spurt of swaps, with All-Stars switching teams at a rapid pace and executives scrambling to fill roster voids.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Obama: NFL 'behind the curve' on Rice case

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the Ray Rice domestic violence case showed that the National Football League was "behind the curve" in setting policies about athlete behavior. He says new policies now in effect will send a message that there is no place for such behavior.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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