NFL making $40 million available for medical research

NEW YORK (AP) — A year after the NFL pledged $100 million in support of independent medical research and engineering advancements, a huge chunk of that soon will be awarded to such research, primarily dedicated to neuroscience.

  • Written by By BARRY WILNER , AP Pro Football Writer

Ohio State will rotate 6 in receiver-by-committee system


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Six receivers are listed as starters on Ohio State's official depth chart released Monday, a sure indication that all will get plenty of chances to shine in the season opener this week.


  • Written by By MITCH STACY , AP Sports Writer

Only on AP: Rose talks fame, fatherhood, Cavs and redemption

He often plays chess online against random people who have no idea that their king is being attacked by the 2011 NBA MVP. He was a decent tennis and baseball player in high school. He's spent a good amount of time this summer studying the life of Albert Einstein. He watches documentaries.


  • Written by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer

Emotional Sharapova tops No. 2 Halep at Open in Slam return

NEW YORK (AP) — When Maria Sharapova's first Grand Slam match after a 15-month doping suspension ended with a victory at the U.S. Open, she dropped to her knees and covered her face, tears welling in her eyes.


  • Written by By HOWARD FENDRICH , AP Tennis Writer