NFL suspends Irsay 6 games, fines him $500,000
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The NFL suspended Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season Tuesday and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct policy, coming down hard just hours after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor stemming from an embarrassing March traffic stop.
A&M jumps, FSU, 'Bama lose some support in AP poll
NEW YORK (AP) — Texas A&M makes a big jump in the AP Top 25 after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football. Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of the regular season after close victories against heavy underdogs.
Peng beats Bencic to reach US Open semis
NEW YORK (AP) — Unseeded Peng Shuai of China beat 17-year-old Belinda Bencic 6-2, 6-1 in the U.S. Open on Tuesday to reach her first semifinal in 37 Grand Slam tournaments.
Serena has ankle re-taped in US Open doubles loss
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams took a medical timeout to have her right ankle re-taped and later double-faulted on the last two points as she and sister Venus lost in the doubles quarterfinals at the U.S. Open.