Washington (AFP) - The Baltimore Ravens, under fire for their handling of Ray Rice's assault case, exchanged almost 8,000 of the star running back's jerseys, The Baltimore Sun reported.
(Reuters) - A South Dakota man charged last year with killing NFL star Adrian Peterson's 2-year-old son has been released on $2 million bond, U.S. media reported on Saturday. Joseph Patterson was released from a South Dakota jail on Friday after the bond was posted for him, Minnehaha County Sheriff Mike Milstead said, according to the Argus Leader newspaper. His murder trial in the death of Tyrese Robert Ruffin, Peterson's son, is set to begin next month. Officials from the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office and jail declined to comment. ...
New York (AFP) - Derek Jeter, the beloved Yankees captain in the midst of his last regular-season homestand, gave fans another milestone to remember but New York ultimately fell short against Toronto.
ATLANTA (AP) — With a picture of his mother on a large screen behind him, Doug E Fresh struggled to complete his sentence. The rapper dubbed "The Human Beat Box" choked up and shed tears as he received the "I Am Hip-Hop Award" at the ninth BET Hip-Hop Awards on Saturday.
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and singer Billy Joel helped pick up trash at a beach on New York's Long Island.
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee was memorialized Saturday in poetry, dance and song at a packed Harlem cathedral where Alicia Keys sang her song "Superwoman," Wynton Marsalis performed a stirring trumpet solo, and well-wishes were sent from Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte and the White House.