Jury convicts 2 ex-Vanderbilt players of raping woman
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A jury convicted two ex-Vanderbilt football players on Tuesday of raping a former student, rejecting claims that they were too drunk to know what they were doing and that a college culture of binge drinking and promiscuous sex should be blamed for the attack.
Deflated topic: air pressure in footballs
PHOENIX (AP) — Patriots owner Robert Kraft's pre-emptive strike the previous night took the issue of air pressure in footballs on Super Bowl media day and, well, deflated it.
Former NFLers appeal dismissal of lawsuit over painkillers
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lawyers representing 1,300 former NFL players filed notice Tuesday that they plan to appeal a federal judge's dismissal of a lawsuit alleging that teams damaged the players' health by routinely — and often illegally — dispensing painkillers.