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LeBron: Health risks mean sons won't play football

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James isn't ready to let his two sons strap on shoulder pads and a helmet just yet.
The NBA superstar doesn't want his boys, 10-year-old LeBron Jr. and 7-year-old Bryce, to play organized football because of safety concerns. He hasn't ruled them out playing the sport in the future, but for now he's ... (full story)


Scullion will balance med school, return to court

Scullion will balance med school, return to court

COLUMBUS (AP) — Amy Scullion had already graduated and been accepted to medical school at Ohio State. She figured she'd played her final basketball game for the Buckeyes last February.
Now she's back on the court. Sort of.
Scullion will balance her challenging medical-school schedule with the Buckeyes' practice and game ... (full story)


LeBron on social media: You have to be real

LeBron on social media: You have to be real

BOSTON (AP) — Even with almost 17 million followers on Twitter and nearly 22 million on Facebook, LeBron James didn't hesitate when asked his preferred method of connecting with fans.
"The basketball court," the Cleveland Cavaliers star said during an "idea exchange" at Fenway Park on Thursday, Nov. 13. ... (full story)


Sideline tablets seem here to stay

Sideline tablets seem here to stay

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL took a major step this season by authorizing the use of tablets on the sidelines and in coaches' booths. Most everyone from coaches to players to video directors to league executives say it has been a step in the right direction.
Through their $400 million five-year agreement with Microsoft, the lea ... (full story)


Football player overcomes losing foot to cancer

HURON, Ohio (AP) — Almost all coaches at every level talk about their team showing courage in overcoming some sort of adversity, whether it comes in the form of a loss or an injury to a key player.
They all need to meet Nick Lenyo.
The Huron freshman understands adversity, having lost his left foot to bone cancer. He al ... (full story)