Tony Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

After more than six weeks in limbo, NASCAR star Tony Stewart finally got the news he had been hoping for. A grand jury that heard testimony from more than two dozen witnesses, including accident reconstruction experts and drivers, and looked at photographs and video decided against bringing criminal charges against Stewart for the death of […]

ESPN suspends Simmons 3 weeks for NFL comments

ESPN has suspended Bill Simmons for three weeks after he repeatedly called NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar during a profane tirade on a podcast. ESPN announced the suspension Wednesday. ”Every employee must be accountable to ESPN and those engaged in our editorial operations must also operate within ESPN’s journalistic standards,” ESPN said in a […]

Feds launch policing bias study

Broadening its push to improve police relations with minorities, the Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice researchers to study racial bias in law enforcement in five American cities and recommend strategies to address the problem nationally, Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday. The police shooting last month of an unarmed black 18-year-old […]

NFL players’ union files Ray Rice appeal

Ray Rice took the first step toward a possible return to the football field Tuesday evening when the NFL players’ union announced it had filed an appeal of his indefinite suspension by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Goodell initially had suspended the running back for two games without pay and fined him the equivalent of another […]

Horschel caps amazing run with FedEx Cup

Just three weeks ago, Billy Horschel had every reason to start looking ahead to next season. He had missed the cut in the first FedEx Cup playoff event to fall to No. 82 in the standings. He only had two top 10s all year, scant evidence that he was on the verge of something special. […]

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones accused of sex assault; attorney denies

A former exotic dancer has filed a lawsuit against Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, accusing him of sexual assault. In the suit filed Monday in Dallas County, Jana Weckerly claims that Jones assaulted her in 2009 and that the Dallas Cowboys knew about and covered up the incident. Weckerly is seeking “monetary relief of over […]

PGA Tour pros are tired of vying for $10 million

The FedEx Cup Playoffs will wrap up this week at East Lake in Atlanta, Ga. where 29 golfers will play for $10 million. There are a few golfers who are actually probably glad they didn’t make it. Wait…what? Karen Crouse of the New York Times puts it this way: “The FedEx Cup playoffs, instituted by […]

U.S. Open: Serena Williams overpowers Caroline Wozniacki to claim 18th grand slam title

After a year of doubt, Serena Williams proved that she is back and as strong as ever as the American secured her sixth U.S. Open title. The world number one blew Caroline Wozniacki away in the final of the U.S. Open, beating the Dane 6-3 6-3. Almost as soon as Billie Jean King had officiated […]

49ers’ Harbaugh won’t tolerate domestic violence

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh reiterated Tuesday that the team will not tolerate domestic violence. Harbaugh gave his comments and maintained a firm stance about the topic during his radio segment on KNBR-AM, two days after 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested on felony domestic violence charges. “You ask me how I feel […]

Tiger Woods splits with swing coach Sean Foley

Tiger Woods is leaving swing coach Sean Foley after four years and no majors. Woods said on his website Monday he will no longer work with Foley, the Canadian whom he hired when his game was at its low point following the upheaval with his marriage. The announcement came one day after another Foley pupil, […]


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