Bascue, Olsen, Cunningham picked as USA bobsled men's pilots
Codie Bascue, Justin Olsen and Nick Cunningham are going to start the Olympic season as drivers on USA Bobsled's men's national team....

School board revives legal battle over athletic field lights
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) -- After pushing back school start time, the Greenwich school board is gearing up to revive a nearly two-decade-old legal battle to expand lighting at its athletic fields....

January trial scheduled in shooting death of ex-NFL player
GRETNA, La. (AP) -- Trial for the suspect in last year's shooting death of former NFL player Joe McKnight has been scheduled for Jan. 16....

Los Angeles Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs 11-1 in Game 5 of NL Championship Series to advance to World Series
CHICAGO (AP) -- Los Angeles Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs 11-1 in Game 5 of NL Championship Series to advance to World Series....

Helen DeVos, who backed health, education causes, dies at 90
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) -- Helen J. DeVos, a philanthropist from western Michigan known for her support of children's health, Christian education and the arts, has died at age 90, her family said Thursday....

Michigan top cop loses pay for Facebook post on NFL protests
DETROIT (AP) -- The director of the Michigan State Police will lose five days of pay for sharing a Facebook post that called NFL players who kneel during the national anthem "anti-American degenerates," Gov. Rick Snyder said Thursday....

Emails: Protests spur college officials to talk with players
ATLANTA (AP) -- Some college and university officials are having talks with student-athletes and consulting each other amid concerns that demonstrations over racial injustice like the ones roiling pro sports will spread to college athletics....