RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The NCAA's decision to pull seven championships out of North Carolina ratchets up the pressure on this college sports-crazy state to repeal its law on bathroom use by transgender people.
GENEVA (AP) - Confidential medical data of gold medal-winning gymnast Simone Biles, seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams and other female U.S. Olympians was hacked from a World Anti-Doping Agency database and posted online Tuesday.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Ben Roethlisberger knew the retired Heath Miller, suspended teammates Le'Veon Bell and Martavis Bryant and the injured Markus Wheaton weren't walking through that door. So he put the Pittsburgh Steelers' young, largely untested offense on his shoulders.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - When Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest initially went public, talk immediately turned to whether it would lead to a distraction that would divide the San Francisco 49ers' locker room.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Even if the Oakland Raiders' latest visit to the Superdome won't go down as their most memorable triumph in New Orleans, it certainly has the potential to be a pivotal moment in the apparent resurgence of a proud franchise that hasn't won much for more than a decade.