PHILADELPHIA (AP) - That concussion settlement the NFL reached has been put on hold. A federal judge in Philadelphia has preliminarily rejected the $767 million settlement, fearing the sum may not be enough. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody says she needs more financial details from all parties.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - It looks like the Detroit Lions have found a new coach. A person familiar with the situation has told The Associated Press that former Colts coach Jim Caldwell will take over the team, replacing Jim Schwartz. Caldwell coached the Colts in 2009 when they went to the Super Bowl.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Yankees and second baseman Brian Roberts have completed their $2 million, one-year contract. As you might recall the deal was agreed to last month. Roberts is a two-time All Star.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Defenseman Roman Polak has been taken off the injured list by the St. Louis Blues. He was out of action for 10 games with a lower-body injury.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - The University of Maryland has filed a $157 million dollar counterclaim against the Atlantic Coast Conference. The claim alleges the league tried to recruit two Big Ten schools after Maryland announced its intention to leave for the Big Ten.