By TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press
August 12, 2015 10:17 a.m.
NEW YORK — A federal judge put the NFL on the defensive over its four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday, demanding to know what evidence directly links Brady to deflating footballs and belittling the drama of the controversy.
NEW YORK — A judge is urging the NFL, the players' union and Tom Brady to have last-minute settlement talks before a Wednesday hearing in the legal dispute over the superstar quarterback's suspension for using underinflated footballs.
By TIM BOOTH, Associated Press
August 10, 2015 11:07 p.m.
Chris Davis hit a go-ahead single and his 30th home run, and the Baltimore Orioles pulled within two games of the second wild-card spot in the American League with a 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.
By STEPHEN WADE, Associated Press
August 10, 2015 2:41 p.m.
Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships — a trial run for next summer's Olympics — and the team doctor said she suspected it was due to pollution in the lake where the competition took place.
By JOHN KEKIS, Associated Press
August 9, 2015 3:39 p.m.
A week after running out of gas while leading at Pocono with three laps to go, Joey Logano passed Kevin Harvick on the final turn as Harvick ran dry to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International on Sunday.
By BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer
August 9, 2015 3:42 p.m.
Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford has died. He was 84. In a statement released by NBC News on Sunday, his family said Gifford died suddenly at his Connecticut home of natural causes that morning.
By WILL GRAVES Associated Press
August 8, 2015 9:16 p.m.
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis headlined the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2015 on Saturday night, the sixth-leading rusher in NFL history turning the annual enshrinement ceremony into a de facto pep rally.