• In this Sept. 30, 2015 photo, Actors' Equity President Kate Shindle poses for a portrait in New York. At just 38, Shindle is the youngest president in Equity's history. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)

    Kate Shindle, the young head of Actors’ Equity, reaches out

    NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most powerful people on Broadway has a corner office with a stunning view of Times Square. But there’s a catch: The salary is lousy.

  • Chung says he is facing lengthy FIFA suspension

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — FIFA presidential contender Chung Mong-joon said Tuesday he is facing a 19-year suspension by the ethics committee of the world football body for alleged ethics breaches surrounding South Korea’s failed bid for the 2022 World Cup, and also for openly criticizing the committee.

  • In this Sept. 29, 2015, photo, Jason Robins, center, CEO of DraftKings website, speaks on a panel at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas. His company’s rising visibility is spawning debate among the casino industry and regulators about the definition of gambling and whether all sports betting should be legalized and regulated. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    As daily fantasy eschews ‘gambling’ label, scrutiny grows

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Stock market traders and chess players — that’s who’s playing DraftKings, according to CEO Jason Robins, who told a crowd of casino executives last week in Las Vegas that fewer than 15 percent of the players on his site make wagers in traditional sports books.

  • An attendant works to stow equipment in the club house at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, a day after the Boston Red Sox finished the baseball season in last place in the American League East. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Red Sox more optimistic despite another last-place finish

    BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox tried to buy their way out of the AL East cellar last offseason with splashy free agents, guaranteeing Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval a total of $183 million.

  • Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo wins Web.com Tour Finals finale

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo made a 25-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win the Web.com Tour Finals-ending Web.Com Tour Championship, and Rob Oppenheim got the last PGA Tour card when Lucas Glover shook up the order with a closing bogey.

  • Friday, October 2, 2015

    The Latest: Father of teen who survived Oregon shooting recounts her harrowing experience

  • Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo leads Web.com Tour Finals finale

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Emiliano Grillo holed out from the fairway for an eagle on the par-4 18th hole Friday to take the lead in the Web.com Tour Finals-ending Web.Com Tour Championship.

  • FIFA President Sepp Blatter drives his car into the garage of the FIFA headquarters on his way to work in Zurich, Switzerland, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015. Blatter was questioned by Swiss investigators on Friday about why FIFA paid 2 million Swiss francs (about $2 million) to UEFA President Michel Platini in 2011 for work supposedly carried out at least nine years earlier. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

    Blatter calls for more women in leadership roles in soccer

    ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter’s lawyer says FIFA president ‘will not resign’ despite calls from major sponsors.

  • Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, left,  exchanges a rugby ball for an American football with former American football player Dan Marino, during a media event inside 11 Downing Street in London on Friday Oct. 2, 201  (Justin Tallis/Pool, via AP)

    Britain seeks NFL franchise in London within 5 years

    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s treasury chief pushed his case Friday for placing a permanent NFL franchise in London, saying he hoped the league would move a team to the capital within the next five years.

  • Rhein Gibson leads Web.com Tour Finals finale

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rhein Gibson shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the Web.com Tour Finals-ending Web.Com Tour Championship.