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Rice wins appeal, ‘suspension vacated’

by Barry Wilner NEW YORK (AP) - Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, the players' union said Friday. NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah told The Associated Press in an email that "I can only confirm the suspension has been vacated, effective immediately." The appeal was heard earlier this month by former U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones. She was deciding whe ...

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9-Foot Joe Frazier Statue Rising in Philadelphia

KATHY MATHESON, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone. Will they line up for pictures with a sculpture of real hometown champion Joe Frazier? “Properly promoted, I think it would be much, much bigger than Rocky,” said Robin Hazel, who was vis ...

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