ESPN suspends Smith for comments on abuse

NEW YORK (AP) -- ESPN has suspended outspoken sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of his comments about domestic abuse suggesting women should make sure that they don't do anything to provoke an attack....

NASCAR suspends Hamlin crew chief Grubb 6 races

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR suspended Denny Hamlin's crew chief and car chief on Tuesday for six races because the Joe Gibbs Racing entry failed inspection following his third-place finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway....

ESPN suspends Smith for comments on abuse

NEW YORK (AP) -- ESPN says it has suspended sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of comments about domestic abuse suggesting women should make sure they don't provoke attacks....

Husband arrested in death of NBA player's aunt

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Police say they have arrested a man wanted in the slaying of the aunt of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes....

Woods faces 2 big weeks that shape rest of season

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- The landmark at Firestone Country Club is among the most popular in America, a massive water tower in the shape of a golf ball on a tee....

Cincinnati picked to win American

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) -- Cincinnati has been picked to win the American Athletic Conference, with defending champion Central Florida second....

16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter fails drug test

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- A 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter failed a doping test after becoming the youngest ever female to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal in the sport, organizers said Tuesday....

Nigerian weightlifting winner fails doping test

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- The Commonwealth Games Federation says Nigerian female weightlifting gold medalist Chika Amalaha has failed a doping test....

Humphrey to savor Hall of Fame day with 'wingman'

ATLANTA (AP) -- Claude Humphrey wishes he could have made the Pro Football Hall of Fame "a long time ago where I could have actually enjoyed it more."...

Rose returns as US basketball team opens camp

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Derrick Rose says he feels old....