Hip-hop has come to dominate much of the music industry, but Keith Richards is definitely not among the converted. "What rap did that was impressive was to show there are so many tone-deaf people out there," he told the New York Daily News. Richards has kept up his outspoken reputation in interviews as he prepares to release his first solo album in 23 years, "Crosseyed Heart," on September 18.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards were peppered with commercials warning young adults about the dangers of drugs — but during the show itself, drug references were almost as predominant as the music.
A judge let the air out of ''Deflategate'' Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy the NFL claimed threatened football's integrity. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell promised to appeal. The Super Bowl winner has insisted he played no role in a conspiracy to deflate footballs below the allowable limit at last season's AFC championship game, a 45-7 rout of the Indianapolis Colts.
Ohio State says quarterback Cardale Jones is ''doing fine'' after he was examined at a hospital Wednesday night. Jones' mother, Florence, told The Toledo Blade on Wednesday night that her son went to the emergency room for a headache. Ohio State released a statement Thursday saying Jones was examined at the OSU Wexner Medical Center, but did not say for what.
Trevone Boykin and his buddies at TCU have grown tired of hearing about last season, when the Horned Frogs shared the Big 12 title but were left out of the first College Football Playoff. The second-ranked Horned Frogs finally get to start fresh with an early opener. ''The talk is cheap and I'm ready to just go out there and play the game,'' said Boykin, considered an early Heisman Trophy front-runner after finishing fourth in the voting last season.