NEW YORK (AP) - Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying he was treated unfairly by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league quickly appealed.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Although Demetrious Johnson's reign as the UFC's flyweight champion is approaching historic lengths, he gets only a fraction of the attention lavished on the world's other top mixed martial artists.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick donned a red cap and sneakers, offered a quick side hug to third-string quarterback Dylan Thompson, then took his spot on the sideline for the San Francisco 49ers' 14-12 win against San Diego on Thursday night.
CORTALS D'*ENCAMP, Spain (AP) - Mikel Landa of Spain raced ahead to climb the final ascent alone and win the 11th stage of the Spanish Vuelta in the Pyrenees on Wednesday, while Italy's Fabio Aru finished second to claim the overall race leader's jersey.