Brady to drop appeal, serve 4-game 'Deflategate' suspension

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady said on Friday he will stop fighting his suspension for "Deflategate," a scandal that tarnished the reputation of one of the sport's best players, tested the authority of Commissioner Roger Goodell and exposed rifts inside the league office.

  • Written by JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer

Froome stamps authority on day of mourning at Tour de France

LA CAVERNE DU PONT-D'ARC, France (AP) — Amid reinforced security a day after the deadly attack in Nice, the Tour de France rolled on and defending champion Chris Froome extended his overall lead on Friday.

  • Written by SAMUEL PETREQUIN, AP Sports Writer

With league support, WNBA players make voices heard

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Lynx have heard it all since they donned black shirts before a game in remembrance of two men who were shot by police and the five Dallas police officers who were killed in an attack last week.

  • Written by JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Basketball Writer