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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 1999, file photo, Denver Broncos wide receiver Rod Smith (80) catches a pass for a touchdown as Atlanta Falcons saftey Eugene Robinson (41) moves in during the second quarter of Super Bowl XXXIII in Miami. The night before the game, Robinson was arrested for trying to solicit a prostitute. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
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  • FILE - In this Jan. 31, 1999, file photo, Denver Broncos wide receiver Rod Smith (80) catches a pass for a touchdown as Atlanta Falcons saftey Eugene Robinson (41) moves in during the second quarter of Super Bowl XXXIII in Miami. The night before the game, Robinson was arrested for trying to solicit a prostitute. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

    As Falcons return to big game, remembering the Dirty Birds

    ATLANTA (AP) — The last time the Atlanta Falcons made it to the Super Bowl, they put on quite a show. Just not when it mattered. The team known as the “Dirty Birds” capped off a remarkable season in 1998 by doing almost everything wrong once they claimed a spot in the big game. “I […]
  • FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2016 file photo, Baylor University Interim President Dr. David Garland watches play during an NCAA college basketball game against UCLA on  in Waco, Texas.  A former Baylor University student who says she was raped by two football players filed a federal lawsuit Friday, Jan 27, 2017 against the school that alleges there were dozens more assaults of women involving other players. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    New lawsuit against Baylor alleges 52 rapes in 4 years

    WACO, Texas (AP) — A former Baylor University student who says she was raped by two football players filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the school that alleges there were dozens more assaults of women involving other players. The lawsuit by the student, who is listed in the documents only as “Elizabeth Doe,” alleges at […]
  • Kansas’ Bragg suspended for team rules violation

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas forward Carlton Bragg has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules. Coach Bill Self said in announcing the suspension late Thursday that the violation isn’t connected to an investigation into an alleged rape at his team’s dorm in December. No charges have been filed, and police have not […]
  • FILE-- This file photo from Jan. 13, 2017 shows Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Joey Porter during NFL football practice in Pittsburgh. The director of the Pittsburgh Police Citizens Review Board says video of the arrest of Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter on Jan. 8, 2017, supports an officer's version of the events, including that Porter grabbed the officer's wrists, rendering him defenseless. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

    Citizens board: Video backs cop in Steelers’ coach arrest

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Surveillance video supports a police officer’s version of the arrest of Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter, including that Porter briefly grabbed the officer’s wrists, the head of the city’s Citizen Police Review Board said Wednesday. A county prosecutor has said the video doesn’t support prosecuting the most serious criminal charges against […]