Peterson's mom comes to his defense
The mother of Adrian Peterson came to his defense Wednesday in her first public comments since the running back's indictment for child abuse, saying he has six kids and "wants to be a good father to them all."
Greg Hardy placed on exempt list
Carolina Panthers star defensive end Greg Hardy has agreed to be placed on the NFL's exempt list.
Jonathan Dwyer arrested, deactivated
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been arrested on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in late July involving a 27-year-old woman and an 18-month-old child.
Derek Jeter ends second-worst slump of career as Yanks edge Rays
Derek Jeter ended an 0-for-28 slump that was the second-worst of his career, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Wednesday night.
Sherman comes back at Chargers
Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman criticizes Chargers players who called him out after Sunday's game.
Wes Welker 'excited' to be back
Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker said Wednesday he feels great physically and "excited, just really excited,'' to be back with the team.
Street vendor says he was beaten by police in Brooklyn
Cell phone video shows police arresting 22-year-old street vendor Jonathan Daza Sunday night at the close of the 5th Avenue Street Festival in Sunset Park.
Enterovirus D68 cases reported in Long Island, New York City, NJ and Conn.
Health officials in Nassau County, New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut are reporting their first cases of entervirus D68, a potentially serious respiratory illness more likely found in infants and children, sometimes resulting in hospitalization.
15-year-old girl with special needs missing in Brooklyn
Police in Brooklyn are searching for 15-year-old Nashaly Perez who has the emotional development of a 7-year-old.
Marlins beat Mets 4-3
Henderson Alvarez ended a three-start winless streak, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 4-3 Wednesday night to finish a trying 10-game trip.