• Allyson Felix of the United States, left, sits on the ground as the Jamaican team celebrate their gold medal in the women's 4x400m relay at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015.  (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    A 200-400 sprint double at Olympics could be waiting Felix

    BEIJING (AP) — If Allyson Felix feels tired now, just wait until next year.

  • Cowboys lineman RJ Dill gets 4-game ban over PED policy

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Dallas offensive lineman R.J. Dill, a third-year player who hasn’t appeared in an NFL game, has been suspended four games for violating the league’s policy against performance-enhancing drugs.

  • UEFA President Michel Platini arrives at a press conference after the soccer Europa League draw ceremony at the Grimaldi Forum, in Monaco, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    FIFA contender Platini refuses to talk election issues

    MONACO (AP) — Michel Platini apologized Friday for refusing to discuss FIFA issues at his first news conference since announcing his bid for president of the governing body last month.

  • Falcons’ McKay reinstated to NFL Competition Committee

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The NFL has reinstated Falcons team president Rich McKay as chairman of the league’s powerful Competition Committee after suspending him from the post for the use of artificial noise at Atlanta home games.

  • Bowl Eligible? South Carolina looking to host 1st bowl game

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Organizers of the annual college all-star game held in South Carolina are confident the contest known as The Medal of Honor Bowl will become the state’s first traditional bowl game now that the Confederate flag no longer flies on Statehouse grounds.

  • Orlando City loses appeal for Ramos red card

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An independent review panel has denied a red card appeal by Orlando City.

  • US blocks Nicaragua bid to extradite FIFA case suspect

    BERN, Switzerland (AP) — The United States has blocked Nicaragua’s attempt to extradite FIFA bribery case suspect Julio Rocha to his home country.

  • Jets’ Richardson awaits legal process, ruling on suspension

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson is eager to find out when he’ll be able to play this season, calling the wait to hear whether his four-suspension will be increased a “cloud over my head.”

  • NFL, union still in dispute over Peterson suspension

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson was reinstated by the NFL in April. He rejoined the Minnesota Vikings in June. He even got a new contract in July, with the guaranteed money he was seeking.

  • Rutgers coach: Didn’t know of investigation when contacted

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers coach Kyle Flood said Wednesday that when he was contacted by university officials about communicating with a faculty member regarding the academic status of a player, he didn’t know he was being investigated for possibly violating school or NCAA rules.