Minnesota fires coach Claeys after team boycott threat

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota fired coach Tracy Claeys on Tuesday, just over two weeks after the football program became embroiled in a standoff with the administration over the suspension of 10 players in connection with allegations of sexual assault.

  • Written by By JON KRAWCZYNSKI , AP Sports Writer

Leaving jail, Bengals' Jones says he didn't deserve arrest

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones said Wednesday that he regretted a hotel scuffle that landed him in jail but insisted that he didn't deserve to be arrested in his latest legal issue during an often-tumultuous pro football career.

  • Written by By DAN SEWELL , Associated Press

Frustrated Serena Williams loses in 2nd round at Auckland

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Serena Williams lost her second-round match at the ASB Classic and the 22-time Grand Slam singles champion, frustrated by swirling winds, didn't leave quietly.


Bengals open unusually long offseason with an arrest

CINCINNATI (AP) — Coach Marvin Lewis opened the offseason with one of his starting cornerbacks getting arrested, tossing another variable into his plans for getting the Cincinnati Bengals back to the playoffs.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer