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Former NFLers: Painkillers easy to get up to 2012

Dozens of former players joining a lawsuit against the NFL say teams kept handing out powerful painkillers and other drugs with few — if any— safeguards as recently as 2012. That extends by four years the time frame for similar claims made in the original complaint and could open the door to a criminal investigation.

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 July 2014

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90 Hall of Famers to be at inductions

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — When the seven newest members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame are inducted Aug. 2, 90 current members are expected to attend.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014

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After All-Star party, baseball gets back to work

Sure, it was great for a couple days. The cheers for Derek Jeter. The power of Giancarlo Stanton. The excellence of Mike Trout in the American League's 5-3 victory.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014

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Wiggins, Cavs hounded by Love trade rumors

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andrew Wiggins came to summer league to get an early education on the NBA game, from playing against better competition to learning about what his new coach with the Cleveland Cavaliers will demand of him as a pro.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014

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McIlroy shoots another 6-under 66 at British Open

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy cast aside any talk of those second-round doldrums with a performance at Royal Liverpool that threatened to turn this into another major championship runaway.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014

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NFL preseason watch: New coaches, star rookies

NEW YORK (AP) — It's time to climb out of the pool, put down that frosty drink, discard the shades and fire up the high-definition TV.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014

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NFL preseason watch: New coaches, star rookies

NEW YORK (AP) — It's time to climb out of the pool, put down that frosty drink, discard the shades and fire up the high-definition TV.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014

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Former NFL players sue union over concussions

NEW YORK (AP) — Former NFL players Christian Ballard and Gregory Westbrooks are suing the union for not providing accurate information about the risk of head injuries.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014

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