Napoli has two hits in Indians' 4-4 tie with Reds

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Napoli singled twice and scored in his first exhibition game for the Cleveland Indians, who played to a 4-4, nine-inning tie with the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday.

  • Written by GARY SCHATZ, Associated Press

Appeals court to hear oral arguments in 'Deflategate' case

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL lawyers are asking a federal appeals court in New York to reinstate a four-game suspension the league gave New England quarterback Tom Brady for the "Deflategate" controversy.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

South Africa's highest court dismisses Pistorius appeal

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's highest court has dismissed Oscar Pistorius' appeal of his murder conviction, a lawyer said Thursday, signaling that the former track star's long legal battle since he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp may be drawing to a close.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press