Ex-wrestlers, including Snuka, sue WWE over head injuries

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — More than 50 former professional wrestlers sued World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., saying the company is responsible for repeated head trauma including concussions they suffered in the ring that led to long-term neurological damage.

  • Written by DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press

IOC seeks legal advice on banning Russia from Rio Olympics

LONDON (AP) — International Olympic officials will "explore the legal options'" for a potential total ban on Russia from the games in Rio de Janeiro, and are taking measures to punish athletes and officials involved in the state-run doping conspiracy.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer

Transplant Games – a time for reaching out

CLEVELAND — Recently, I attended the 2016 Transplant Games of America in Cleveland to take in the opening ceremonies and to witness a local athlete participate in a pair of swimming events.

  • Written by By GENE GRIME NWS Staff Writer, writer

Summer sports seek 'individual' not blanket ban on Russians

LONDON (AP) — Summer Olympic sports federations said on Tuesday they are ready to deal with "individual cases" of Russian doping, rather than endorse a total ban on the Russian team for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS