NFL moving quickly to reverse halt on Elliott's 6-game ban

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The NFL moved quickly Monday in hopes of reversing a federal judge's decision that has blocked the league's six-game suspension of star Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott over a domestic violence case in Ohio.

  • Written by By SCHUYLER DIXON , AP Pro Football Writer

IOC seeks more information regarding vote-buying case

LIMA, Peru (AP) — What was supposed to be a stress-free meeting of the International Olympic Committee turned into something quite different Monday, when IOC president Thomas Bach was forced to spend nearly an hour defending the handling of a mushrooming bid scandal and insisting the IOC is doing its best to fight corruption.

  • Written by By EDDIE PELLS , AP National Writer

Kaepernick's frat and players protest on 1st NFL Sunday


DETROIT (AP) — Colin Kaepernick's protest movement rolled on without him Sunday, as his fraternity marched in Detroit and players around the NFL sat or knelt during the national anthem.

NFL protests

  • Written by By NOAH TRISTER , AP Sports Writer

AP Top 25 Heat Check: Oklahoma, Ohio State switch places

Oklahoma has not been this close to being No. 1 since early in the 2011 season. Ohio State has not been this far away from the top of The Associated Press poll since late in the 2014 season, when the Buckeyes were still recovering from an early season loss but on their way to a championship.

  • Written by By RALPH D. RUSSO , AP College Football Writer

Streak on: Indians beat Orioles for 18th win in a row

CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor broke two bats, borrowed one from a teammate, and hit a home run.

It's been like that for the Cleveland Indians of late.

  • Written by By STEVE HERRICK , Associated Press