Fundraiser set for slain soccer referee

August 29, 2014 PLYMOUTH, Mich. (AP) — A fundraiser is planned for the family of a Detroit-area referee who died after being punched by a player during …

NFL toughens stand against domestic violence

August 29, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — Acknowledging he “didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell …

Stewart to return from seclusion today

August 29, 2014 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will return to a NASCAR track today. His return to racing from a 3-week hiatus isn’t so simple.

Sports Briefs

August 29, 2014 Pro football CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon can’t run a deep pass route into Canada and play. The Cleveland Browns’ suspended star …