Bengals looking to get more out of top pick this season

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cornerback William Jackson III spent his rookie season as a spectator, the second year in a row that a Bengals' top draft pick did next to nothing. Cincinnati can't afford for that to become a trend.

  • Written by JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer

NFL prospect denies rape report made to police; no charges

CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for former Ohio State football star Gareon Conley says the player denies an accusation made in a police report that he sexually assaulted a woman. No charges have been filed.


In tense political times, NBA heading to Israel this summer

As the NBA prepares to bring its Basketball Without Borders program to Israel this summer, league officials hope that the first trip to the country can help bring children together during a time of increasing tension.

  • Written by JON KRAWCZYNSKI , AP Basketball Writer