• School district teams with Sandy Hook mom to teach empathy

    NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Nelba Marquez-Greene believes the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, which killed her 6-year-old daughter, could have been avoided if more had been done years earlier to address the social isolation and mental health problems of the shooter, Adam Lanza.

  • Egypt high court upholds death sentence of 10 in soccer riot

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s highest appeals court on Monday upheld the death sentences against 10 people convicted over a soccer riot that killed over 70 fans in 2012, becoming one of the world’s deadliest soccer disasters.

  • Jets cornerback Revis turns self in following fight claims

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has turned himself in to Pittsburgh police following charges alleging he was involved in a fight with two men last weekend.

  • 7 Hong Kong police get 2 years’ prison in activist’s beating

    HONG KONG (AP) — Seven Hong Kong police officers were sentenced Friday to two years in prison for assaulting a pro-democracy activist at the height of 2014 protests, in an attack that was caught on film by TV news cameras.

  • Kratch, Santa Clara stun Pepperdine with 106-55 win

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Nate Kratch had a career-high 32 points on 13-of-16 shooting and Santa Clara set a school record with 22 3-pointers to beat Pepperdine 106-55 on Thursday night.

  • English soccer player charged with pushing a ball boy

    LONDON (AP) — A soccer player in England’s fourth tier has been charged with pushing a ball boy to the ground while attempting to retrieve the ball during a game.

  • German soccer federation bans 88 Dortmund fans from stadiums

    BERLIN (AP) — The German football federation issued nationwide stadium bans against 88 Borussia Dortmund fans who were apparently intent on violence at the side’s Bundesliga game in Darmstadt last Saturday.

  • Schalke fans fight Greek police ahead of Europa League game

    THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — About 150 Schalke supporters have clashed with riot police in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki ahead of their team’s Europa League match against PAOK.