Investigator’s report says Broncos’ McKinley made comments about killing himself
Detectives: McKinley spoke of suicide
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos wide receiver Kenny McKinley, who is thought to have killed himself with a gunshot to the head, had made previous statements about committing suicide, according to a sheriff’s investigative report released Tuesday.
Fla. man accused in NJ in $880 million investment scheme pleads guilty
Defendant pleads guilty in NJ in $880M fraud case
Nigerian native Masai Ujiri returns to Denver to lead Nuggets; top priority: keeping Melo
Nuggets hire Ujiri as new GM, and priority is Melo
MLB owners unanimously approve sale of Texas Rangers to group led by Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan
MLB owners approve sale of Texas Rangers
MINNEAPOLIS — Nolan Ryan and Chuck Greenberg have no more courtrooms to enter, no more briefs to file, no more bidding wars to win.
Texas Rangers get OK to exit bankruptcy protection after Nolan Ryan wins auction to buy team
Texas Rangers get OK to exit bankruptcy protection
Texas Rangers exit bankruptcy protection after Nolan Ryan wins auction to buy team
Texas Rangers exit bankruptcy protection
FORT WORTH, Texas — The Texas Rangers exited federal bankruptcy protection on Thursday, an anticlimactic end to one of the most contentious sales of a professional sports team.
Texas Rangers closer to exiting bankruptcy after Nolan Ryan beats Cuban in marathon auction
Texas Rangers step closer to exiting bankruptcy
Nolan Ryan-led group beats Mavs owner Mark Cuban in nearly $600M bidding war for Texas Rangers
Nolan Ryan group wins auction for Rangers
FORT WORTH, Texas — Some of Nolan Ryan’s best moments occurred in a Texas Rangers uniform: turning the struggling franchise around after he was brought in as a free agent in 1988, his 5,000th strikeout and his 300th victory.
Nolan Ryan’s group beats NBA owner Mark Cuban in auction for Texas Rangers
Nolan Ryan group wins auction for Texas Rangers
Nolan Ryan group beats Mavs owner Mark Cuban in auction for Texas Rangers
Nolan Ryan group wins auction for Tx Rangers
Mavs owner Mark Cuban ups ante in Texas Rangers auction, starts bidding war with Nolan Ryan
Bidding war starts in Texas Rangers auction
Mavs owner Mark Cuban submits highest opening bid for Texas Rangers as auction gets under way
Cuban submits highest opening bid for Tx Rangers
Bidder up! Judge keeps Aug. 4 auction of bankrupt Texas Rangers; Mavericks owner Cuban may bid
Judge keeps Aug 4 auction for Texas Rangers
Trustee in Michael Vick bankruptcy seeks to recover at least $2 million from family, friends
Michael Vick trustee seeks repayment of millions
Got $500 million? Potential Texas Rangers’ buyers need megabucks, MLB approval before bidding
Psst, wanna buy a major league team? Got $500M?
Judge says Texas Rangers’ bankruptcy plan needs changes to avoid creditors’ killing it
Rangers expected to change bankruptcy plan
Judge delays some decisions in Texas Rangers bankruptcy case after creditors’ objections
Creditors voice concerns over Rangers’ bankruptcy
Texas Rangers seek bankruptcy protection to help spur $575 million sale
Rangers seek bankruptcy protection to spur sale
Saints former security director withdraws lawsuit, Vicodin case now goes to arbitration
Saints lawsuit going to arbitration
GRETNA, La. — Former New Orleans Saints security director Geoffrey Santini withdrew his lawsuit against the club on Thursday because the team’s lawyers are sending the matter to arbitration.
NFL commissioner Goodell has flexibility to change Roethlisberger’s suspension
Goodell has flexibility in suspension
NEW YORK — The NFL can increase the six-game suspension for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger if new evidence of misbehavior emerges that violates its personal conduct policy.
Florida man accused in New Jersey of scamming investors through an $880 million Ponzi scheme
Fla man accused in NJ with Ponzi scheme
NEWARK, N.J. — Federal prosecutors say a Florida man accused of running a $880 million Ponzi scheme used proceeds from duped investors to fund a lifestyle so lavish he had a university athletic lounge named after him and once bought a professional athlete a pair of diamond-studded handcuffs.
Trial begins as 2 Vikings challenge NFL drug testing policy in closely watched labor case
Trial opens in Vikes’ challenge of NFL drug policy
Arms race on high seas: Gunfire, RPG attacks by Somali pirates soar as crew defenses improve
Arms race on high seas: Armed pirate attacks soar
NBA commissioner Stern suspends Wizards’ Arenas, Crittenton for remainder of season
Arenas, Crittenton suspended for rest of season
Miguel Tejada gets 1-year deal from Orioles, pending physical, and will move to third base
Orioles, Tejada headed toward reunion in Baltimore
Orioles official familiar with decision tells AP: Tejada gets 1-year deal, pending physical
AP source: Orioles, Tejada headed toward reunion
Reports: Wizards’ Gilbert Arenas, Javaris Crittenton pull guns during locker room argument
Reports: Arenas, teammate pull guns on each other
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