AP Interview: Union president Chris Paul talks labor deal

MIAMI (AP) — Chris Paul faced great uncertainty when he became president of the National Basketball Players Association three years ago. The league was changing commissioners, the union was seeking a new executive director and another round of labor strife seemed unavoidable.

That was then.

  • Written by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer

Domestic violence case against Familia dropped

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — A judge dismissed a charge Thursday stemming from a domestic violence complaint against New York Mets star relief pitcher Jeurys Familia after the player's wife told a prosecutor that her husband did not hurt her.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Bengals' Burfict tries to avoid getting riled up vs Steelers

CINCINNATI (AP) — One penalty for holding. Vontaze Burfict has been nearly blameless in his 10 games this season, a statistical suggestion that the Bengals linebacker has finally changed his ways.

  • Written by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer