• Judge tosses suit against NFL over cheerleader wages

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders lacks evidence to support that claim, a federal judge said.

    Updated: 6:54 pm

  • Prosecutors: Ex-NFL player victim of $4.5M financial fraud

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A money manager stole more than $4.5 million over nearly a decade from an unnamed former NFL player who played several years for the Indianapolis Colts, federal prosecutors said Friday.

  • Correction: TV-Fox News-Hannity story

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story May 24 about Sean Hannity, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Seth Rich was a Democratic National Committee chairman. He was an employee.

  • KHL cuts team and reveals 6-month salary delays

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Kontinental Hockey League has cut a Russian team as it tries to fix worsening financial problems, including debts to league players of over $17 million.

  • Jeff Weltman says Magic front-office position a ‘dream job’

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Weltman was perfectly content as the general manager of the Toronto Raptors two weeks ago.

  • Mayor keeps fighting after PawSox stadium plans stall

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Supporters of a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox haven’t given up even though the plans have stalled in the Rhode Island legislature.

  • Football leaks: French police raid PSG HQ, 3 players’ homes

    PARIS (AP) — A French official says police investigating suspected tax fraud linked to the soccer industry have raided the headquarters of Paris Saint-Germain and the homes of three Argentine players in France.

  • A year before World Cup, Russian clubs battle financial woes

    MOSCOW (AP) — Kuban Krasnodar’s fans hoped that signing Andrei Arshavin would herald long-awaited success for their club. The local governor hoped for a pre-election boost.

  • Ex-Barcelona president Rosell held in money laundering probe

    MADRID (AP) — Former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell and his wife have been detained in connection with his businesses in Brazil, Spanish authorities said Tuesday.

  • Big league baseball’s founding documents to be auctioned

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 1876, a group of owners and team officials gathered at a New York hotel to draft and sign the constitution that created baseball’s National League and would ultimately have ramifications far beyond the diamond.