• Bengals release punt return leader Brandon Tate

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals released receiver Brandon Tate — the franchise leader in punt returns — as part of their moves to reach the 75-man roster limit on Tuesday.

  • Hurricanes general manager Ron Francis signs extension

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have signed general manager Ron Francis to a contract extension through the 2018-19 season.

  • National Olympic Committee of Kenya secretary general Francis K Paul, left, and vice-chairman Pius Ochieng, right, appear at the High Court in Nairobi, Kenya, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, following their arrest last week on their return from Brazil. Three senior Kenyan Olympic committee officials are the subjects of a criminal investigation relating to alleged theft and abuse of office during this month's Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, with Ochieng and Paul being granted bail, while Kenya team leader Stephen Arap Soi was absent from court for medical reasons. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)

    IOC may consider suspension of Kenya’s Olympic body

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC says it may be forced to consider sanctions against Kenya after its national Olympic committee was disbanded.

  • Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart salutes the fans after the Champions League Play-off, Second Leg match against Steaua Bucharest at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Wednesday Aug. 24, 2016. (Nigel French / PA via AP)

    Arsenal signs Lucas Perez, Hart set for Man City exit

    LONDON (AP) — Arsenal bolstered its striker options by signing Lucas Perez from Deportivo La Coruna on the next-to-last day of Europe’s transfer window, while England goalkeeper Joe Hart’s departure from Manchester City grew closer on Tuesday.

    Updated: 11:27 am

  • Germany's captain Bastian Schweinsteiger talks to the media at a press conference in Duesseldorf, Germany, prior the friendly soccer match against Finland, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Schweinsteiger will play his last match for the national team on Wednesday in Moenchengladbach, Germany. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

    Schweinsteiger says MLS could be option if unused at Man U

    DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Bastian Schweinsteiger says a move to a Major League Soccer club in the United States is an option if he cannot regain a place in the first team of Manchester United.

    Updated: 8:58 am

  • Hearing set in Tennessee high school basketball rape case

    SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three Tennessee high school basketball players are due in juvenile court to face charges that they raped a freshman teammate in an apparent hazing incident.

  • In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, United States' Ryan Lochte checks his time in a men's 4x200-meter freestyle heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. During an Aug. 30, 2016, appearance on ABC's "Good Morning America," Lochte wouldn't say whether he'd return to Brazil to face charges of filing a false police report over an incident at a gas station during the Games. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)

    Lochte mum on returning to Brazil, will compete on ‘DWTS’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Lochte isn’t saying whether he’ll return to Brazil to face a charge of filing a false police report over a gas station encounter during the Olympics.

    Updated: 7:41 am

  • Clemson clash: Governor, coach at odds over helmet law

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney and Gov. Nikki Haley, a Clemson graduate, are on the opposite sides of the field about a helmet law for South Carolina.

  • Scores greet Little League champs home in upstate New York

    ENDWELL, N.Y. (AP) — Thousands of supporters welcomed the new Little League World Series champions home to the Binghamton area.

  • Nebraska AP high school football rankings

    The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week’s result and this week’s opponent. The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Nick Benes, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph. Class D2: Nick Blasnitz, Hastings Tribune.