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Padres 4, Mets 3 |May 25, 2017

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Police: Truck crashed on purpose into famed Nevada brothel |May 25, 2017

A man was arrested before dawn Thursday after he backed a tractor-trailer through the front gate of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel and crashed it into the building's front door, according to authorities and the owner of the famed Nevada...

Larry Robinson won't return to Sharks next season |May 25, 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Larry Robinson will not be back with the San Jose Sharks next season.A team spokesman confirmed Thursday that Robinson's contract expires in the summer and that he will not return. Robinson had been with the Sharks for the...

New York City mayor still won't cheer for hometown Yankees |May 25, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) He has served a full-term as New York City mayor, but Bill de Blasio has never attended a New York Yankees game during his tenure. And he doesn't plan to break the streak now.The Democratic mayor grew up outside Boston and is a...

WNBA changes All-Star selection process, gives players vote |May 25, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) The WNBA is changing its All-Star voting format and will allow players and media to join fans in the selection process for the starters.The fan vote will count for 50 percent while current players and a media panel will account...

Cubs 5, Giants 1 |May 25, 2017

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Pittsburgh Penguins beat Ottawa Senators 3-2 in double overtime to set up Stanley Cup Final against Nashville Predators |May 25, 2017

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Penguins beat Ottawa Senators 3-2 in double overtime to set up Stanley Cup Final against Nashville Predators.

Former Oakland Raider sentenced for fraudulent loans |May 25, 2017

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) Authorities say a former Oakland Raiders running back has been sentenced to five years in prison for fraudulently taking out $225,000 in loans in his girlfriend's parents' names.The San Francisco Chronicle reports...

Hawks hire Warriors' Travis Schlenk as general manager |May 25, 2017

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Hawks hired Travis Schlenk as general manager and head of basketball operations on Thursday, giving the Golden State assistant GM control of personnel decisions.Schlenk succeeds Wes Wilcox, who resigned May 5 as part of...

School settles lawsuit tied to misconduct by ex-MLB player |May 25, 2017

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) A school district in western Michigan has settled a lawsuit with four young women who say they were inappropriately touched by a former Major League Baseball player who worked at Lakewood High School.Details of the...

Rays 4, Angels 0 |May 25, 2017

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Charges: Sex traffickers took hundreds from Thailand to US |May 25, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the U.S. and forced to be "modern day sex slaves," according to an indictment unsealed Thursday that charges high-level members of what authorities called a sophisticated...

Jeffrey Dean Morgan to drive Indy 500 pace car |May 25, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Jeffrey Dean Morgan, one of the stars of the hit TV show "The Walking Dead," will drive the pace car Sunday for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500.Morgan shot to stardom with a recurring role on ABC's show "Grey's...

Rachel Robinson to receive O'Neil Award for baseball Hall |May 25, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) Rachel Robinson will receive the Buck O'Neil Lifetime Achievement Award from baseball's Hall of Fame on July 29, the day before this year's induction ceremony.She's the wife of late Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson, who broke the...

New suspect in Texas day care assault; DA reopening the case |May 25, 2017

GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) Authorities in Central Texas say they've identified a new suspect in the molestation of a young boy for which a former high school football star was previously convicted.Williamson County District Attorney Shawn Dick told...

Michigan sports doctor back in court on assault allegations |May 25, 2017

MASON, Mich. (AP) A court hearing is set to resume in Michigan for a sports doctor charged with sexually assaulting young gymnasts.A judge must decide if there's enough evidence to send Dr. Larry Nassar to trial in Ingham County, the home of...

Former Knicks exec, Mariners PR man Childs dies at age 84 |May 24, 2017

DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) Hal Childs, a former assistant general manager for the New York Knicks and public relations director for the Golden State Warriors and Seattle Mariners, has died of complications from heart disease. He was 84.Childs' wife,...

Interactive experiences a big part of casinos' futures |May 24, 2017

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) Getting new customers involved in more interactive experiences is going to be a big part of the future for casinos in the United States and around the world, participants in a major gambling conference predicted...

Athletics 4, Marlins 1 |May 24, 2017

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Major sponsor pulls support from Alaska's Iditarod race |May 24, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) The world's most famous sled dog race has lost a major backer, and Alaska race officials are blaming animal rights organizations for pressuring corporate sponsors like Wells Fargo outside the state.Wells Fargo spokesman...

Census: Texas has 4 of top 5 fastest growing large US cities |May 24, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) Everything is bigger in Texas, including population booms.Figures released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau show that four of the five fastest-growing large cities in the U.S. during the 12 months leading up to last July 1 were...

Media mogul Jerry Perenchio dies in LA at 86 |May 24, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) Jerry Perenchio, a billionaire media mogul who helped produce hit TV shows and sporting events and turned Univision into a major Spanish-language network, has died. He was 86.His wife, Margaret Perenchio, said Perenchio died...

Dodgers 7, Cardinals 3 |May 24, 2017

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Dodgers 2, Cardinals 1, 13 innings, |May 24, 2017

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Marlins 11, Athletics 9 |May 24, 2017

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Arizona State rallies, faces Northwestern in NCAA final |May 24, 2017

SUGAR GROVE, Ill. (AP) Monica Vaughn delivered another big moment for Arizona State, helping the Sun Devils to an unlikely turnaround that sent them to the title match of the NCAA Women's Golf Championship against top-seeded Northwestern.The...

Fever overcomes 14-point deficit to beat Sparks 93-90 |May 24, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Marissa Coleman made five 3-pointers and scored 19 points, Candice Dupree added 18 points and the Indiana Fever overcame a 14-point halftime deficit to beat the Los Angeles Sparks 93-90 on Wednesday night.Coleman hit an open...

Padres 6, Mets 5 |May 24, 2017

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Clarification: Serena Williams-Silicon Valley story |May 24, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) In a story May 24, The Associated Press reported that tennis star Serena Williams has 39 Grand Slam titles. The figure includes 14 for doubles and two for mixed doubles. She has 23 singles titles.

NBA All-Star game coming to Charlotte in 2019 |May 24, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The NBA All-Star game will be coming to Charlotte in 2019, two years after the city was to host the event.The NBA announced Wednesday the game will be played at Spectrum Center, home of the Charlotte Hornets.The All-Star...

Cal coach Justin Wilcox catches breath after whirlwind start |May 24, 2017

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) Justin Wilcox spent much of the past few months playing catch up after being hired for his first head coaching job at California in the middle of January.He had to finish a recruiting class, put together an entire coaching...

Former California football player found to have raped teen |May 24, 2017

MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) A former freshman football player at a San Francisco Bay Area high school was found in juvenile court to have sexually assaulted a girl from a nearby high school last year.The East Bay Times reports...

Rays 5, Angels 2 |May 24, 2017

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Cubs 5, Giants 4 |May 24, 2017

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Mets activate C Travis d'Arnaud, put LHP Tommy Milone on DL |May 24, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) The Mets have activated catcher Travis d'Arnaud from the disabled list and placed pitcher Tommy Milone on the 10-day DL with a sprained left knee.After playing six games in the minors on his rehab assignment, d'Arnaud was...

Man pleads not guilty in deadly Iowa jail escape |May 24, 2017

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) A man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he killed a sheriff's deputy and wounded another while escaping from an Iowa jail.Online court records say 24-year-old Wesley Correa-Carmenaty filed the written pleas...

Raccoon causes power outage in central Florida |May 24, 2017

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) A raccoon is to blame for a power outage that left thousands of central Florida residents in the dark.Chris Gent with the Kissimmee Utility Authority tells the Orlando Sentinel (http://bit.ly/2rzzByY ) that the raccoon...

Police: 1 found shot, the body dumped from car in Tennessee |May 24, 2017

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Authorities say a person has been found fatally shot, the body dumped from a car near a college campus in Tennessee.The Daily News Journal reports ( http://on.dnj.com/2rzb8Kb ) that police in Murfreesboro went to an...

Ex-aide to soccer federation leader pleads guilty in scandal |May 24, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) A former aide to the president of one of soccer's six continental confederations pleaded guilty Wednesday to a single charge money laundering conspiracy in the sport's worldwide scandal.Costas Takkas, 60, worked at CONCACAF,...

Feds: Supreme Court should nix New Jersey sports betting bid |May 24, 2017

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) New Jersey's yearslong efforts to allow legal sports betting have brought more opposition from the federal government Tuesday.Acting U.S. Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear New Jersey's...

David Beckham on US Soccer Hall of Fame ballot |May 24, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) David Beckham, the English midfielder who brought increased visibility to American soccer and won a pair of Major League Soccer titles while playing for the LA Galaxy from 2007-12, is among 12 first-time candidates on the 33-player...

Sparks-Fever, Box |May 24, 2017

LOS ANGELES (90)Beard 6-8 0-1 12, Carson 5-7 2-2 15, Gray 6-11 1-1 16, Ogwumike 7-10 10-11 24, Parker 8-18 1-4 19, Jackson-Jones 0-0 0-0 0, Lavender 2-6 0-0 4, Wiese 0-1 0-0 0, Williams 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 34-62 14-19 90.INDIANA (93)Coleman 7-11...

LAFC makes plan for training complex on Cal State LA campus |May 24, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) The MLS expansion Los Angeles Football Club plans to spend $30 million to build a training complex on the campus of Cal State LA.LAFC revealed its proposal Wednesday after the plans were approved by the California State...

Fiery tanker-truck blast on California highway kills driver |May 23, 2017

ATWATER, Calif. (AP) The driver of a tanker truck is dead after a series of fiery explosions on a California highway, when his truck burst into flames as it was delivering gasoline.California Fire division chief Mark Lawson told the Modesto Bee...

Police: Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead |May 23, 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy has died in Orlando.The Orlando Police Department confirmed that the 48-year-old Kennedy was found dead Tuesday morning. Police public information officer Wanda Miglio says the...

NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety |May 23, 2017

CHICAGO (AP) NFL owners cut the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes to address coaches' concerns too many players were exhausted and risking injuries at the end of the extra period.The change covers preseason and regular-season...

Timeline of events: Disruptive passenger's travel to Hawaii |May 23, 2017

HONOLULU (AP) Fighter jets were scrambled to escort an American Airlines flight to Honolulu after a disruptive passenger's laptop caused fear among flight attendants that it may contain explosives. Here's a timeline of events involving Anil...

Titans sign first-round draft pick Adoree' Jackson |May 23, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have signed one of their two first-round draft picks by agreeing to terms with Southern California cornerback Adoree' Jackson.Jackson went to the Titans with the 18th overall pick in the draft. The...

Unsealed records suggest years of abuse for slain Kansas boy |May 23, 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Kansas received reports that a boy who ultimately was murdered and fed to pigs was being physically abused several years before his death, according to documents released Tuesday that also show a social worker was in contact...