NFL: League to review Suh's hit
DETROIT (AP) — Ndamukong Suh might’ve gotten himself in trouble with another nasty play on the field.
Suh’s illegal low block in Detroit’s game on Sunday against Minnesota will be reviewed for potential discipline, NFL spokesman Randall Liu confirmed Monday in an email to The Associated Press.
• EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Giants are denying an allegation from Dallas owner Jerry Jones that they faked injuries during a long touchdown drive by the Cowboys in New York’s season-opening loss.
Jones said after Dallas’ 36-31 victory Sunday night that “it was so obvious it was funny” when linebacker Dan Connor and defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins went out on consecutive plays in the second quarter, stopping the clock each time.
Tony Romo and Jason Witten appeared to complain to officials while Jenkins was down.
Fan dies from fall at Niners game
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Early indications suggest a football fan fell accidentally from a pedestrian overpass outside the San Francisco 49ers’ season opening game, resulting in his death, police said.
The death of Kevin Hayes, 32, and injuries to two others from falls inside the Indianapolis stadium marred NFL opening day excitement on Sunday.
Hayes fell while walking with his brother on a bridge over four lanes of traffic outside Candlestick Park, police said.
Also Sunday, a railing collapsed at the Colts game against the Raiders in Indianapolis, injuring two unidentified fans who were leaning against the barrier above a tunnel leading to Oakland’s locker room.
One person was taken away on a stretcher, while another left in a wheelchair, witnesses said.
New IOC president to be elected
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — With two big votes out of the way, the IOC awaits another critical decision: electing a new president to lead the Olympic body into the next decade.
Thomas Bach of Germany goes into today’s International Olympic Committee vote as the strong favorite among the field of six candidates vying for the most powerful job in world sports.
Bach, a 59-year-old lawyer and IOC vice president who heads Germany’s national Olympic body, has long been considered the front-runner to succeed Jacques Rogge, the 71-year-old Belgian who is stepping down after 12 years in office.
• BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The IOC wants Lance Armstrong to return his Olympic medal.
IOC Vice President Thomas Bach says Armstrong and the U.S. Olympic Committee have been asked to give back the cycling bronze medal the American won at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.
Rodman to return to North Korea
NEW YORK (AP) — Dennis Rodman is going back to North Korea, and plans to bring a team of former NBA players with him.
Days after returning from his second trip to visit Kim Jong Un — in which he said he became the first foreigner to hold the leader’s newborn daughter — Rodman announced plans Monday to stage two exhibition games in North Korea in January.
The first will be Jan. 8 — Kim’s birthday — with another to follow two days later.
• SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Billionaire Chris Hansen must pay $50,000 for his role in a secretive effort to funnel money to a group trying to thwart Sacramento’s efforts to build a new downtown arena, the California Fair Political Practices Commission said Monday.
The FPPC found that, just days after the NBA rejected Hansen’s $625 million bid to buy the Sacramento Kings and move them to Seattle, he gave $100,000 to a group leading an effort to thwart Sacramento’s efforts to keep the team.