Thompson emotional, ready to return after major LPGA penalty

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Lexi Thompson paused, tears welling up in her eyes, when asked about how difficult things have been since a viewer-cited penalty cost her what appeared to be a sure victory in the LPGA Tour's first major of the year.

  • Written by STEPHEN HAWKINS , AP Sports Writer

Bengals looking to get more out of top pick this season

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cornerback William Jackson III spent his rookie season as a spectator, the second year in a row that a Bengals' top draft pick did next to nothing. Cincinnati can't afford for that to become a trend.

  • Written by JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer

NFL prospect denies rape report made to police; no charges

CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for former Ohio State football star Gareon Conley says the player denies an accusation made in a police report that he sexually assaulted a woman. No charges have been filed.