Bellefontaine Examiner

Switch to desktop

Judge nixes preliminary approval of $765M NFL case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge denied preliminary approval of a $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims, fearing it may not be enough to cover 20,000 retired players.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Hits: 127

Read more...

Letestu's late PP goal lifts Blue Jackets, 3-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Almost none of the 14,070 fans on hand knew that Mark Letestu scored the game-winning goal for the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Hits: 142

Read more...

Browns enter Week 3 of coaching search

CLEVELAND (AP) — Another qualified coaching candidate has eluded the Browns.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Hits: 161

Read more...

A-Rod sues MLB, union to overturn drug ban

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and its players' union Monday, seeking to overturn a season-long suspension imposed by an arbitrator who ruled there was "clear and convincing evidence" the New York Yankees star used three banned substances and twice tried to obstruct the sport's drug investigation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Hits: 146

Read more...

Tennis in a sauna? Heat wave hits Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — One player fainted mid-match as temperatures topped 42C (108F) at the Australian Open on Tuesday. Others said it felt like they were playing tennis in a sauna, or on a frying pan that sizzled their soles.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Hits: 136

Read more...

Australian Open: Nadal joins Federer in 2nd round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — After a day of searingly-hot temperatures which raised complaints from players, top-seeded Rafael Nadal advanced to the second round of the Australian Open in relatively mild conditions.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Hits: 123

Read more...

Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA best player award

ZURICH (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo couldn't hide how much it meant to him, finally being voted the world's best soccer player again.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Hits: 110

Read more...

Olympic planning chief says deadlines 'very short'

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The army general appointed three months ago to coordinate planning for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics compares his new job to "changing a tire on a car that's moving."

Last Updated on Monday, 13 January 2014

Hits: 112

Read more...