New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez arrives at the offices of Major League Baseball, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 in New York. The grievance to overturn Rodriguez's 211-game suspension began Monday before arbitrator Fredric Horowitz. (AP Photo/David Karp)

MLB hopes for new drug deal this week

NEW YORK (AP) – People familiar with the negotiations tell The Associated Press that baseball players and management hope to reach a new dru…

Officials watch an instant replay after a San Francisco 49ers touchdown against the Carolina Panthers during the first half of a divisional playoff NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

NFL office can help refs with replays

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The NFL officiating department will help referees rule on instant replay reviews starting next season. League owners pa…