APNewsBreak: New Conn. Senate race ad accuses WWE of lobbying against state drug testing

APNewsBreak: Conn. Senate ad hits WWE on lobbying

Blumenthal, McMahon debate a second time in Connecticut US Senate race, jobs the key issue

Blumenthal, McMahon face off in second debate

POLIITCAL INSIDER: Ex-football coach Holtz seeks campaign cash for GOP


WASHINGTON — Former football coach Lou Holtz is urging support — with votes and with money — for Republicans running for Congress.

San Francisco officials approve nonbinding term sheet in bid to host America’s Cup

San Francisco approves America’s Cup term sheet

NFL asks Feingold campaign to remove unauthorized clip of Moss from latest ad

NFL flags Feingold’s latest ad for Moss clip

NFL asks Feingold campaign to remove unauthorized clip of Moss in latest ad

NFL flags Feingold’s latest ad

MILWAUKEE — The NFL is asking Sen. Russ Feingold’s campaign to remove an unauthorized clip from his latest ad that shows Randy Moss pretending to moon the Green Bay crowd.

APNewsBreak: NFL asks Feingold campaign to remove unauthorized clip of Moss in latest ad

APNewsBreak: NFL flags Feingold’s latest ad

Blumenthal, McMahon trade jabs over TV ads in Conn. Senate debate

Blumenthal, McMahon trade jabs at Conn. debate

Skeletons, dirt, embarrassments _ political foes working overtime to surprise rivals

Skeletons, dirt _ it’s the election’s homestretch

In television ad, Obama makes a pitch for Democratic House candidate from Louisiana

Obama makes a TV pitch for House candidate in La.

In ad, Obama makes pitch for House candidate from Louisiana

Obama makes pitch for La. candidate

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is telling New Orleans-area voters he needs them to vote for the Democrat running for Congress from their district.

Davis throws for 3 TDs, Buffalo barely beats Bowling Green 28-26 despite big statistical edge

Buffalo holds off Bowling Green rally 28-26

Political dance in Chicago mayor’s race as Emanuel, others hold off on official announcements

Political dance continues in Chicago mayor’s race

Conn. GOP Senate candidate McMahon open to reducing minimum wage, ending rate increases

Conn. Senate candidate won’t rule out wage cuts

Kirzan Ilyunzhinov re-elected President of the World Chess Federation, defeating Karpov

Ilyumzhinov re-elected pres. of Chess Federation

Monkey business: Indian officials deploy langur monkeys to help security at Commonwealth Games

Plan of the apes: Security staff deploy langurs

Commonwealth Games head sees improved in conditions in New Delhi but calls for continued work

Commonwealth Games head sees improved conditions

NASCAR drivers Busch, Newman, Kenseth, others spend time with troops at Walter Reed hospital

NASCAR drivers visit Walter Reed hospital

WASHINGTON — NASCAR drivers Kurt Busch, Ryan Newman and Matt Kenseth all have their moments of angst and frustration over the course of a racing season.

Congressional hearing takes up need for legislation to address student athlete concussions

Congress takes up student athlete concussions

Indian leader’s meeting to discuss problems with scandal-plagued Commonwealth Games ends

Indian ministers’ meeting on games ends

NEW DELHI — An emergency meeting called by the Indian prime minister to take stock of preparations for the Commonwealth Games has ended with no comment from officials.

More athletes delay coming to New Delhi for scandal-plagued Commonwealth Games

Athletes delay arrival at troubled games in India

Democrat in Conn. US Senate race, unions take aim at McMahon’s management of wrestling empire

Dem, unions bash McMahon, WWE in Conn. Senate race

AP Exclusive: PAC challenges tax-exempt status of Fiesta, Sugar and Orange Bowls

AP Exclusive: Tax status of bowl games challenged

Region of Spain that banned bullfighting approves other treatment of bulls seen as cruel

Spanish area OKs flaming bull festivals

MADRID — Lawmakers who banned bullfighting in Spain’s Catalonia region this summer voted Wednesday to endorse other traditions that have been criticized as cruel to bulls, such as attaching burning sticks to their horns as they chase human thrill seekers.

Spanish bill: Thou shalt not kill bulls, but attaching burning poles to their horns is OK

Spanish area expected to OK flaming bull festivals

Spanish tennis federation faces Fed Cup boycott by top female players

Spanish tennis federation faces Fed Cup walkout

Ex-NFL star Thurman Thomas of Buffalo Bills backs NY GOP gov candidate, says he’s not racist

Ex-NFL star: NY GOP gov candidate isn’t racist

Report: Former East German sports official admits systematic doping in new book

Report: Ex-East German official knew of doping

US hockey player Angela Ruggiero on IOC panel to evaluate 2018 Olympics bid cities

Ruggiero on IOC panel to inspect 2018 bid cities

GOP Sen. candidate Boozman retools ad to remove logo, stadium after U. of Arkansas complaint

Ark. GOP Sen. hopeful removes school logo from ad

NJ congressmen hold hearing on bill to help identify, treat concussions in young athletes

NJ congressmen examine teen athlete concussions

Jefferson Thomas, one of the 1st black students to attend desegregated Ark. school, dies at 67

Little Rock 9 member Jefferson Thomas dies

Jefferson Thomas, 1 of the 1st black students to attend desegregated Ark. school, dies at 68

President Barack Obama speaks briefly on Afghanistan
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Republicans count on gains in Senate by riding either tea party or establishment candidates

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