Hudson back on the Bay?..NFL suspends 2...Emergency surgery for Broncos safety

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants say they are close to working out a contract agreement with free-agent pitcher Tim Hudson, bringing him back to the Bay Area. The former Oakland A's hurler would receive a two-year contract worth $23 million after going 8-7 with a 3.97 ERA in 21 starts for Atlanta this year. Hudson needed season-ending surgery after breaking his right ankle in a first-base collision with Mets outfielder Eric Young on July 24.

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has handed down one-game suspensions to Colts linebacker Erik Walden and Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson. Walden pulled off the helmet of Titans tight end Delanie Walker, then slammed his own helmet into Walker's head during Indianapolis' game against Tennessee on Thursday. Goldson was penalized for unnecessary roughness for his hit on a defenseless receiver on Sunday, his third such violation.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos safety Rahim Moore is out indefinitely after undergoing emergency surgery for a condition known as lateral compartment syndrome that can cost patients a limb or even their life. Moore left last night's 27-17 win over Kansas City in the first half after being unable to accelerate on Jamaal Charles' 35-yard run. During the night, Moore called the team's athletic trainer because he was still experiencing pain and swelling and was told to see a doctor.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — An unruly football fan who survived a fall from the top deck of Ralph Wilson Stadium onto a man below has been banned from the stadium and could face charges, according to officials. Video from yesterday's game between the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets shows the fan sliding down the 300 level railing in a seated position before flipping backward and plummeting about 30 feet to the 200 level. He and the man he landed on were treated inside the stadium before being taken to a hospital, where they were treated and released, authorities said.

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Boca Raton, Florida, police say they have reopened an investigation into the theft of documents related to baseball's inquiry into whether Alex Rodriguez used performance enhancing drugs. An officer said the investigation was reopened several weeks ago based on new information stemming from Rodriguez's lawsuit against Major League Baseball. The documents were stolen in March from the car of Porter Fischer, who took them from Biogenesis, the Miami clinic where he worked and which allegedly provided drugs to Rodriguez and other players.