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NFL's top official: Welker's hit on Talib legal

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The NFL's officiating chief has cleared Broncos receiver Wes Welker of any wrongdoing for his hit that knocked Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib out of Sunday's AFC Championship.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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Seattle's Sherman surprised by public reaction

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Richard Sherman wondered if he came to the NFL 20 years too late.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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Pistorius lawyers still negotiating settlement

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — An out-of-court settlement following months of negotiations between Oscar Pistorius' lawyers and representatives of the parents of his slain girlfriend could work against the Olympic athlete at his March murder trial, a legal expert said Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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Sanders takes Luck, Newton early in Pro Bowl draft

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — NFL great Deion Sanders took quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Cam Newton with his first skill position picks in the Pro Bowl draft Wednesday, going for passers early before focusing on defense in building a team for one win.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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Homeland Security panel chief worried about Sochi

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says safety measures undertaken by the Russian government at the Sochi site of the Olympics are the "most impressive" in the history of the Games.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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