• Rolling Stone writer: ‘Startled’ when woman backed off story

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The author of the discredited Rolling Stone magazine article about a woman’s claim of being gang-raped at a University of Virginia fraternity says she was “startled” when the woman seemed to back off her story following its publication.

  • Ex-player says concussions are still widely underestimated

    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Former NFL Alumni Association President George Martin says concussions are a scourge in contact sports with long-term consequences still widely underestimated.