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Proposal to owners: order unstable player off field

St. Louis Rams head football coach Jeff Fisher talks about the latest rules during an NFL Competition Committee news conference as Atlanta Falcons president and CEO Rich McKay, left, listens Monday, March 23, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) St. Louis Rams head...
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Four No. 1 seeds cruise to Sweet 16 in women’s tournament

Connecticut’s Breanna Stewart, left, talks with Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma during the first half of a women’s college basketball game against Rutgers in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Monday, March 23, 2015, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica...
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Hall of Famers Molitor, Sandberg manage against each other

Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg, left, a 2005 Hall of Fame inductee, and Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor, a 2004 Hall of Fame inductee, throw out the ceremonial first pitches together before a spring training baseball game between the Phillies and Twins in...
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Proposal to owners: order unstable player off field

Dean Blandino, middle, NFL vice president of officiating, answers a question as Atlanta Falcons president and CEO Rich McKay, left, and St. Louis Rams head football coach Jeff Fisher, right, listen during an NFL Competition Committee news conference at the NFL Annual Meeting,...

Beat the clock: Pitchers put on timers in high minors

NEW YORK (AP) — Pitchers will have to beat the clock at Triple-A and Double-A this season. In an effort to speed games, Minor League Baseball’s governing body said Tuesday a ball will be called in the count starting May 1 when a pitcher fails to start his windup or...

Agent: Peterson return to Vikings not in ‘best interest’

Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a standstill in their professional relationship. Peterson previously expressed uneasiness about continuing to play for the Vikings, coming off a season lost because of the child abuse case the standout running back was...

Rangers’ Lundqvist back at practice, closer to game ready

NEW YORK (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist practiced with his Rangers teammates Tuesday for the first time since he was forced from the lineup by a neck injury in February, and could be back in goal by this weekend. Lundqvist took the Madison Square Garden ice several hours before...
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Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper starts acknowledging sex assaults

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper, center, with his attorneys, Lisa Wayne, left, and Leonard Levine, right, appear in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, March 23, 2015. Sharper was sentenced to nine years in federal prison Monday immediately after he pleaded guilty to sexually...

Domracheva wins women’s biathlon World Cup title

KHANTY-MANSIYSK, Russia (AP) — Darya Domracheva of Belarus won her first overall women’s biathlon World Cup title Sunday in the final race of the season. Domracheva went into the race as standings leader and fourth place was enough to secure the title, while her...