Driver Council agrees to pay Tony Stewart $35,000 fine

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart's peers will pay the $35,000 fine NASCAR levied against the three-time champion for criticizing the series about a potential safety hazard during races.

  • Written by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Blatter claims role in trying to remove African president

ZURICH (AP) — Reveling in his international diplomacy role, former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has revealed he was asked by Switzerland's foreign ministry last year to help persuade an African president to leave office.

  • Written by GRAHAM DUNBAR, AP Sports Writer