IRVING, Texas (AP) - Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday the NFL won't pay for video evidence in cases involving domestic violence, and he defended the league's handling of those investigations. Speaking after owners held their annual winter meeting, Goodell said the NFL's approach to dealing with domestic violence is "extraordinary" and that the league has some of the highest standards of any organization.
LONDON (AP) - A look at the teams who have qualified for the Champions League knockout stage ahead of Monday's draw in Nyon, Switzerland, for the round of 16: ___ GROUP WINNERS: Barcelona - Led by Lionel Messi, the Spanish giants went unbeaten through a tough group. As always, the team is among the main favorites as it tries to win a sixth title, and first since 2015.
The early signing period begins next week, when most schools will secure the majority of their 2020 freshmen classes. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , Mike Farrell, the national recruiting director for Rivals, joins AP's Ralph Russo to discuss year two of the early signing period. How have coaches and players adjusted to having most of the recruiting process done six weeks earlier than it used to be?
WACO, Texas (AP) - Baylor can focus on the big names and long break now that most of the overmatched nonconference opponents are out of the way. Kalani Brown scored 21 points, Juicy Landrum added 14 and the Lady Bears prepped for No. 11 Stanford by rolling to a 96-58 victory over Morehead State on Wednesday.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Latest on Major League Baseball's winter meetings (all times local): 2:02 p.m. All-Star pitcher Charlie Morton has reached a deal with the Tampa Bay Rays. A person familiar with the agreement tells The Associated Press the contract is for two years and $30 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal hasn't been officially announced.