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MIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins is speaking out for the first time about the injury that ended his season, saying Thursday night that he's recovering well from injuries caused by a fastball to the face. Stanton is still sporting two slightly blackened eyes...
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta receiver Roddy White was a surprise addition to Falcons' list of inactive players Thursday night against Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers had All-Pro defensive tackle Gerald McCoy on their inactive list because of a broken left hand. Falcons coach Mike Smith said...
NEW YORK (AP) — Chivas USA might not play in 2015 and perhaps longer, a decision that won't be made until a new owner takes over the Major League Soccer team. "We expect to be able to close an agreement by the end of the season," MLS Commissioner Don Garber said Thursday after a...
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players. Here is a look at key developments...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have released wide receiver Jerome Simpson. The move was made Thursday, following the revelation of misdemeanor charges of driving on a limited driver's license, possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle, and having an open...
The legal system doesn't work on the NFL's schedule. The players facing child abuse or domestic violence allegations might wait a long time for their cases to play out in the courtroom. A look at what's next in each case: ___ RAY RICE Ray Rice is appealing his indefinite...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Michael Vick fully supports the man who gave him a second chance in the NFL. The New York Jets quarterback defended NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell while the league and its teams have come under heavy criticism during the past two weeks over how they are...
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Tony Romo just had to get out of the way for the Dallas Cowboys to win for the first time this season. His three interceptions played a big role in a season-opening loss to San Francisco, and the difference a week later at Tennessee was the rushing attack...
DENVER (AP) — Jack Elway, the son of Denver Broncos general manager John Elway, has pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace after being accused of pulling his girlfriend from a car and shoving her to the ground. John Albert Elway, 25, entered his plea Tuesday and was sentenced to...