NFL anthem protests evolve past Kaepernick's original intent

What began more than a year ago with a lone NFL quarterback protesting police brutality against minorities by kneeling silently during the national anthem before games has grown into a roar with hundreds of players sitting, kneeling, locking arms or remaining in locker rooms — their reasons for demonstrating as varied as their methods.


  • Written by By JESSE J. HOLLAND and ERRIN HAINES WHACK , Associated Press Writers

NCAA assistant coaches among 10 facing corruption charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Four assistant basketball coaches from Arizona, Auburn, the University of Southern California and Oklahoma State were among those arrested on federal corruption charges Tuesday after they were caught taking thousands of dollars in bribes to steer NBA-destined college stars toward certain sports agents and financial advisers, authorities said.


  • Written by By LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS , Associated Press

Bengals offense has new look, familiar 2nd-half problems


CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Mixon moved into the role of featured running back, carrying more times than in the first two games combined. A.J. Green became a go-to receiver again, with as many catches as in his first two games.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer