President Barack Obama’s repeated postponement of deadlines in the rollout of his health-care overhaul has sparked accusations from Republicans that he’s straying into dangerous territory by rewriting the law.
Buffalo Bills receiver Steve Johnson has been fined $10,000 for a touchdown dance that mocked the New York Jets’ Plaxico Burress shooting himself, the Associated Press reported, citing a person familiar with the National Football League’s decision who requested anonymity.
The New England Patriots made wide receiver Wes Welker their franchise player, and Buffalo Bills receiver Steve Johnson and Houston Texans running back Arian Foster avoided the tag with long-term contract extensions.
Rafael Nadal gave French Open rookie Dominic Thiem a clay-court lesson yesterday, converting seven service breaks against the youngest player left in the men’s draw to reach the third round of the Grand Slam tennis event.
Andy Roddick brought a crowd of 24,674 to its feet for two standing ovations at the National Tennis Center in New York, prolonging his career with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-0 defeat of Australia’s Bernard Tomic at the U.S. Open.
The U.S. settlement allowing the merger of American Airlines parent AMR Corp. and US Airways Group Inc. to go through will open the door to more low-cost carriers at Washington’s Ronald Reagan National Airport.