• Penn State trustees get access to abuse scandal report files

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A group of Penn State trustees has won long-sought access to information from a university-commissioned report about the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

  • San Jose Sharks' Patrick Marleau (12) collides with Philadelphia Flyers' Steve Mason (35) and Luke Schenn (22) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, in Philadelphia. San Jose won 1-0 in overtime. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    Karlsson scores to lift Sharks over Flyers 1-0 in overtime

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Melker Karlsson scored 3:45 into overtime and Martin Jones made 34 saves in his third shutout of the season, giving the San Jose Sharks a 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.

  • Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) works the puck in the corner with Colorado Avalanche's Erik Johnson (6) defending during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Crosby, Malkin score to lift Penguins over Avalanche 4-3

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin scored to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Thursday night.

  • World Cup soccer champion Carli Lloyd speaks Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Carli Lloyd says she trains every day, has eyes on Rio

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Soccer star Carli Lloyd said Thursday she trains every day, including holidays and while on vacation, because it makes the difference between being good and being great.

  • Bradford, Mathews, Peters could miss Bucs game

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles could be without three key offensive players when they host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday in a game critical to their chances in the NFC East.

  • In this Wednesday, June 25, 2014, file photo, former NFL football player Kevin Turner, right, who suffers from Lou Gehrig's disease, listens during testimony before the Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing regarding concussions and the long term effects of brain related sports injuries in Washington. The NFL will ask a U.S. appeals court to uphold a potential $1 billion plan to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits filed by former players on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

    NFL set to defend $1B concussion settlement amid appeals

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former players appealing the NFL’s $1 billion plan to address concussion-linked injuries asked a court on Thursday to reject the settlement because it excludes what they call the signature brain disease of football.

  • Olga Deacon, who has dementia, recalls to her granddaughter, Chris Boyce, that her brothers fought in World War II in front of a memory wall, Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, at The Easton Home in Easton, Pa. Nursing homes and assisted living facilities are increasingly using sight, sound and other sensory cues to stimulate memory in people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Using sight and sound to trigger dementia patients’ memories

    EASTON, Pa. (AP) — From the antique cast-iron stove in the kitchen to the ancient wood-paneled radio in the living room, the decor in The Easton Home comes straight out of the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s.

  • Philadelphia 76ers' Hollis Thompson, right, and Indiana Pacers' Joe Young chase after a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    George leads Pacers past winless 76ers, 112-85

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Paul George scored 34 points and C.J. Miles added 20 to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 112-85 rout of the winless Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.

  • Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) is tackled by Cleveland Browns cornerback Tramon Williams (22) after making a catch during the second quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

    Steelers’ Brown soaring despite quarterback shuffle

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is earning raves for his expertly executed flip after scoring a touchdown against Cleveland last week.

  • This undated photo provided by Eponyme Galerie shows Alban Denuit, who was killed during attacks claimed by the Islamic State group that took place in several locations in Paris on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. Denuit, a 32-year-old American, was a teacher and an artist whose work had been exhibited in Paris. (Eponyme Galerie via AP)

    Stories of those who died in the Paris attacks

    They were artists and students, music lovers, parents and newlyweds. The victims of last week’s attacks in Paris had varied backgrounds and interests. Among the 129 killed in the attacks, here are some of their stories: