NEW YORK (AP) — For the time being Tom Brady has the green light to play in the Patriots' season opener. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman ruled today in Brady's favor, nullifying the NFL's four-game suspension. Commissioner Roger Goodell (guh-DEHL') didn't take long to announce the NFL would appeal the decision.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Atlanta Braves enter tonight's game in Washington with an eight-game losing streak. Things have gone so poorly for the team that it has lost 19 of its last 22 games and for the first time in 25 years is 25 games under .500.
NEW YORK — Fourth-day play at the U.S. Open features the two second seeds. That means a return to the court for Simona Halep (HAL'-ehp) and Roger Federer. In her second-round match Halep defeated qualifier Kateryna Bondarenko 6-3, 6-4.
NEW YORK (AP) — Despite finishing second in the Travers Stakes last weekend the owner of American Pharoah says the Triple Crown winner will run again before he is retired at the end of the year. Ahmed Zayat tweeted "The champ deserves another chance!" American Pharoah has won eight of 10 races and earned nearly $6 million.
MONZA, Italy (AP) — The recent death of IndyCar driver Justin Wilson has Formula One champ Lewis Hamilton thinking about safety. Wilson died after being hit in the head with debris in a race a few weeks ago. Hamilton says perhaps the time has come for open-wheel racing, which encompasses the IndyCar and F1 circuits, to consider closed cockpits.