Friday's Sports Briefs

|Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014


Europe's bank test aims to strengthen economy

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

The European Central Bank on Sunday will reveal the results of a yearlong search through the books of Europe's 130 biggest banks, a key part of the region's effort to recover from its debt and economic crisis.

Stock market's big seesaw gives investors pause

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors.

Attorney: NFL, Ravens not helping union Rice probe

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

The attorney leading the NFL players' union investigation into the Ray Rice domestic violence case told The Associated Press the league and the Baltimore Ravens have not been cooperating.

Regulators close small Illinois bank

|Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Regulators have closed a small lender in Illinois, bringing U.S. bank failures this year to 16 after 24 closures in all of 2013.

News outlets seek access in football hazing case

|Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

The Associated Press has joined other media organizations requesting access to juvenile court hearings for seven high school students charged in a football hazing investigation.

Shipping company pleads guilty in molasses spill

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

A shipping company pleaded guilty Friday to criminal charges from a 233,000-gallon molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor, but a federal judge said he wants to examine the legality of $600,000 in community service payments the company has agreed to pay.

Judge halts New Jersey's sports betting plan

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

A federal judge on Friday granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting.

Post-game riots in Morgantown cost $45,000-plus

|Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Riots that erupted after West Virginia University's win over Baylor are costing the city of Morgantown more than $45,000.

Business Highlights

|Friday, Oct. 24, 2014