Steelers' Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL's deadline

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to meet with the NFL to discuss an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs — but only five days after a deadline the league has imposed while threatening him and three other players with indefinite suspensions.

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Appeals court affirms dismissal of ex-college players' suit

CINCINNATI (AP) — An appellate court has affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by 10 former college athletes who said television networks and college conferences profited from their names and likenesses without permission.

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Judge to Ex-NFL star: Can't ignore the damage you inflicted

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former NFL star Darren Sharper has been sentenced to 18 years and four months in prison in a case where he was accused of drugging and raping as many as 16 women in four states.

  • Written by JANET McCONNAUGHEY, Associated Press