Bengals' Marvin Lewis noncommittal about next year

CINCINNATI (AP) — Marvin Lewis went to sit in his customary chair for his Monday media availability and discovered that it had been adjusted to a lower setting.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer

Report: Pistorius appeals sentence for killing girlfriend

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African media are reporting that Olympian Oscar Pistorius is appealing his recently lengthened prison sentence for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.


Panthers sale sparks buzz in political, business circles

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The stunning news of the rare opportunity to purchase an NFL team has quickly garnered the attention of sports figures, business investors and politicians alike.

  • Written by By STEVE REED , AP Sports Writer

Gatlin fires coach, 'shocked' by newspaper allegations

LONDON (AP) — World 100-meter champion Justin Gatlin fired coach Dennis Mitchell following an undercover investigation reported Tuesday that appeared to show people linked to the sprinter offering to supply performance-enhancing drugs.


Shooting for 2: Lakers retire Kobe Bryant's 8 and 24 jerseys

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Kobe Bryant has been asked many times, he still isn't sure who would win a mystical game of one-on-one between the young Kobe in his No. 8 Lakers jersey and his older self, who wore No. 24.


  • Written by By GREG BEACHAM , AP Sports Writer