• San Francisco 49ers quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick, left, and Blaine Gabbert stand on the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Green Bay Packers on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. Green Bay won 21-10. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

    Kaepernick’s decision to sit through anthem scrutinized

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From the White House to San Francisco police union headquarters, Colin Kaepernick’s name came up Monday as his decision to sit down during the national anthem reached far beyond football.

  • Indians place pitcher Danny Salazar on paternity list

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have placed right-hander Danny Salazar on the paternity list.

  • In this July 26, 2016 photo, American author and journalist Tom Wolfe, Jr. appears in his living room during an interview about his latest book, "The Kingdom of Speech," in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Tom Wolfe talks Darwin, Chomsky and human speech

    NEW YORK (AP) — After satirizing everything from “radical chic” to 20th century architecture, Tom Wolfe is now mining the mystery of language and the reputation of the most influential linguist of our time, Noam Chomsky.

  • Michael Phelps poses in the press room at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

    Facebook post from Michael Phelps fan with autism inspires

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Michael Phelps fan who has autism has become an inspiration on his own after sharing his dream of competing in the Olympics one day on the swimmer’s Facebook page.

  • Former Michigan State star Appling arrested in Detroit

    DETROIT (AP) — Former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling is in trouble again with police.

  • In this April 2, 1999, file photo, Harry Fujiwara, a former wrestler known as "Mr. Fuji," appears at a movie theater where he works part time as an usher in Knoxville, Tenn. World Wrestling Entertainment said the former star wrestler and manager Fujiwara has died. An obituary posted on WWE’s website Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, said Fujiwara died that morning. (Byron E. Small/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, File)

    Pro wrestling’s Mr. Fuji dies at 82

    STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — World Wrestling Entertainment says former star wrestler and manager Harry Fujiwara, better known as Mr. Fuji, has died. He was 82.

  • Beyonce accepts the award for Video of the Year for “Lemonade” at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

    Beyonce slays at MTV VMAs, wins video of the year

    NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce proved once again she is the contemporary rock star, and she used the MTV Video Music Awards stage to showcase her skills and outshine her peers, from Rihanna to Britney Spears.

  • US Olympic gymnasts, from left, Aly Raisman, Madison Kocian, Laurie Hernandez, and Simone Biles arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

    Four of the Final Five from Rio get hugs from Beyonce

    NEW YORK (AP) — Four of the Final Five gymnastics greats from the Rio Olympics wished ailing teammate Gabby Douglas well and got hugs from best female video winner Beyonce on Sunday night at the MTV Video Music Awards.

  • In this Aug. 9, 2016 file photo, U.S. gymnasts, from left, Simone Biles, Gabrielle Douglas, Lauren Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman hold their gold medals during the medal ceremony for the artistic gymnastics women's team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. MTV said Thursday, Aug. 25, that Biles, Raisman, Douglas, Hernandez and Kocian along with swimmer Michael Phelps, will present awards at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

    Gabby Douglas hospitalized, misses MTV Video Music Awards

    NEW YORK (AP) — Olympic gymnastics star Gabby Douglas was hospitalized Sunday night, forcing her to miss a scheduled appearance with her U.S. teammates at the MTV Video Music Awards.

  • Michael Phelps put a name to his famous Phelpsface: Future

    NEW YORK (AP) — The most decorated Olympian of all time, swimmer Michael Phelps, offered a name to go with his famous Phelps face Sunday night and it’s one word: Future.