Sports

October 21, 2014
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two fledgling professional fighters in Las Vegas are suing Floyd Mayweather Jr. and producers of a cable TV show, alleging they never consented to be part of a promotional training bout depicted as a "dog house" fight that was supposed to last until someone quit.
By TIM REYNOLDS
October 22, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the upcoming season from three perspectives: A player's viewpoint, from the bench, and from the front office. An interview with veteran forward Paul Pierce of the Washington Wizards tips off the series:
By ERIC NUNEZ
October 22, 2014
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yusmeiro Petit was running out of choices. His major league career had hit rock bottom and was heading nowhere.
By PAT GRAHAM
October 22, 2014
DENVER (AP) — Paralympian Alana Nichols calls them "pinch-me moments," when she can't quite believe she is actually in a particular situation.
By BEN WALKER
October 22, 2014
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Win or lose, Jake Peavy is a treat to watch when he pitches.
By RONALD BLUM
October 22, 2014
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead.
By MIKE FITZPATRICK
October 22, 2014
Madison Bumgarner goes eight innings, and rookie Hunter Strickland closes it out in the ninth for San Francisco.
By DAVID PORTER
October 21, 2014
PARLIN, N.J. (AP) — The coaching staff of a high school football team rocked by criminal charges of sexual assault and hazing was suspended Tuesday night at a tension-filled school board meeting that featured angry accusations by some supporters.