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Bringing Nets to Brooklyn ‘American dream’

NEW YORK — Jay-Z has accomplished a lot in his career, but his latest feat has him feeling that like he’s living ...

Rodgers, Packers try to move past debacle

GREEN BAY, Wis. — One day after venting on his radio show about the refereeing debacle that cost the Green ...

Reports: NFL, referees close to new deal

Two days after a controversial call cost the Green Bay Packers a win, the NFL and the referees’ union are ...

Detroit Lions’ Fairley tries to avoid trial

MOBILE, Ala. — A lawyer for Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley requested on Wednesday that the player be allowed ...

NFL upholds Seahawks’ win over Packers

NEW YORK — The NFL has upheld the Seahawks’ 14-12 win over the Green Bay Packers on Monday Night Football. ...

Torrey Smith plays despite brother’s death

BALTIMORE — Torrey Smith showed up at the stadium tired and drained, unsure if he would suit up for the Baltimore Ravens. ...

Johnson gets probation in domestic battery case

Former NFL wide receiver pleads no contest; has to pay restitution to ex-wife

Browns honcho to meet with Jim Brown

BEREA, Ohio — Browns president Mike Holmgren wants to patch things up with Jim Brown. Holmgren plans to meet with ...

Tiger Woods takes championship lead

ATLANTA — Tiger Woods doesn’t understand why there’s so much fuss over his friendship with Rory McIlroy. He speaks so highly of ...

Former NFL running back arrested

 COLUMBIA, S.C. — Former NFL running back Stephen Davis has been arrested after officials say he was operating a nightclub ...

Exonerated player to sign with UFL’s Locomotives

LAS VEGAS — Brian Banks, a one-time high school football star who was recently exonerated in a California rape case in ...

Mayweather pays for eluding questioning

LAS VEGAS — A federal judge has ordered boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. to pay about $114,000 for avoiding questioning from rival fighter Manny ...

Chad Johnson, Evelyn Lozada divorce finalized

Couple wed July 4 and separated after an Aug. 11 incident of alleged domestic battery

Patriots sign Winslow and re-sign Branch

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots have signed tight end Kellen Winslow and re-signed wide receiver Deion Branch. The ...

NFL Hall of Famer undergoes treatment

AUSTIN, Texas — NFL Hall of Famer Earl Campbell says he is undergoing nerve treatment after doctors ruled out concerns that ...

Obama salutes WNBA champion Lynx

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has welcomed the reigning WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx to the White House. It’s been nearly a year ...

Falcons’ Turner arrested for drunk driving

ATLANTA — Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner was jailed on charges of drunken driving and speeding early Tuesday, just ...

Bengals find support for A.J. Green

CINCINNATI — The Bengals have found plenty of help for A.J. Green. The Pro Bowl receiver has been the focus of opposing defenses in ...

JET Beauty of the Week’s Top 5 B-Ballers

By// Mariah Craddick This week’s Beauty, Aisha Johnson, revealed to JET her true love in life: basketball. She even hooped ...

Griffin III strong, but Redskins fall short

ST. LOUIS — Despite his second consecutive strong game, Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III was disappointed with his team’s ...

Vick rallies Eagles for late 24-23 win over Ravens

Team is 2-0 since McNabb and Terrell Owens led them to 2004 Super Bowl