TORONTO - Two days after issuing a plea through the media, Toronto FC star midfielder Michael Bradley went straight to the fans to ask for their support as the MLS team tries to end its slide and head back up the standings towards the playoffs.
NEW YORK, N.Y. - More defiant than contrite, Roger Goodell announced no sweeping changes in his first public statements in more than a week of turmoil surrounding the NFL's handling of players accused of crimes.
GENEVA - UEFA President Michel Platini denounced FIFA's handling over a luxury gifts controversy on Friday and world football's governing body then disclosed it spent at least $140,000 on watches for officials at the World Cup.
FORT WORTH, Texas - Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley is doing off-ice workouts but still is unable to skate with the team six months after an irregular heartbeat led to him collapsing on the bench during a game.
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Procter & Gamble is cancelling an on-field breast cancer awareness promotion it had been planning with the National Football League, the latest sponsor to respond to the league's growing problems.
TORONTO - David Booth still fondly remembers his first NHL training camp out of college and the relaxing lack of expectations. He went on to play 48 games his rookie season for the Florida Panthers and not long after developed into a 30-goal scorer.
ATLANTA - Devin Hester high-stepped into the NFL record book. Matt Ryan had as many touchdown passes as incompletions. Julio Jones made a spectacular over-the-shoulder catch tumbling into the end zone.