McGrady, Lobo, Self and McGraw headline Hall of Fame class

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Tracy McGrady says his wife, Clerenda, has been trying to get him to say that he deserves to be in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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  • Written by By PAT EATON-ROBB, AP Sports Writer

Rules, habits, passion keep NFL aging quarterbacks around

Tom Brady didn't get things started on a strong note for the growing group of graybeard quarterbacks when the Chiefs spoiled the Patriots' latest Super Bowl celebration with a big comeback of their own Thursday night in the NFL opener.


  • Written by By ARNIE STAPLETON , AP Pro Football Writer

Judge blocks Elliott's 6-game suspension over domestic case

A federal judge blocked Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over a domestic violence case Friday, setting the stage for a potentially lengthy legal fight with the NFL.

  • Written by By SCHUYLER DIXON , AP Pro Football Writer

NFL player case renews police race bias debate in Las Vegas


LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in this tourist-driven city with a history of racially charged incidents were hit again Thursday with questions about bias, profiling and use of force after a black NFL player reported being held at gunpoint and handcuffed by officers who were searching for an active shooter at a Las Vegas Strip casino.

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  • Written by By KEN RITTER , Associated Press