• Entertainment

    Hall of Famer Willie McCovey pardoned by Obama

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey has been pardoned by President Barack Obama on tax evasion charges from 1995.It was one of the president's 64 pardons granted Tuesday.Through the Giants, McCovey said: "I want...


  • Archery

    LA2024 committee proposes venues for 3 more Olympic sports

    LOS ANGELES (AP) The committee seeking to land the 2024 Summer Olympics for Los Angeles would stage archery at a new football stadium, mountain biking in a regional park and modern pentathlon at a stadium, with all three locations away from the...


  • Football

    Kyle Shanahan becomes last candidate in 49ers coach search

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The search for a new San Francisco 49ers coach has narrowed in on Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan after the only other candidate remaining pulled out of consideration.Seattle offensive line coach Tom Cable's...

    By Josh Dubow, AP Sports Writer|

  • Men's sports

    Kings F Omri Casspi out for up to 2 weeks with calf injury

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Sacramento Kings forward Omri Casspi will miss up to two weeks with an injured right calf.The team said Tuesday that an MRI showed Casspi strained a tendon in his calf during practice on Monday.Casspi is averaging 5.9...


  • News

    Timberwolves kick in more $$ for arena renovations

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx owner Glen Taylor is kicking another $9-12 million into the Target Center renovation project.The Timberwolves announced the additional funds on Tuesday. The team says the new money will be used...


  • News

    Court backs ruling that man give fingerprint to unlock phone

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that a judge's order requiring a man to provide a fingerprint to unlock his cellphone was constitutional, a finding that is in line with similar rulings across the U.S.The decision...

    By Amy Forliti, Associated Press|

  • Obituaries

    Longtime baseball executive Dan O'Brien Sr. dies at 87

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Longtime major league executive Dan O'Brien Sr. has died at 87.The Texas Rangers said he died Monday in Dallas. The Rangers were one of four major league teams with whom O'Brien held front-office jobs over 45 years in...


  • Business

    Supreme Court delays New Jersey sports betting decision

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Supporters of legalized sports gambling in New Jersey and several other states were handed a small victory Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court delayed a ruling on whether it will take up the states' challenge to a federal...

    By David Porter, Associated Press|

  • News

    Police seek teen, mom in killing of Missouri State player

    LAS VEGAS (AP) Police are looking for a teen suspect and his mother in the shooting of a Missouri State University football player who witnesses say tried to stop a fight involving his sister and others in Las Vegas over the weekend.Authorities...


  • News

    Champ's artistic side to be displayed at Muhammad Ali Center

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) When Muhammad Ali wasn't jabbing or dancing in the ring, he sometimes dabbled as an artist.Now, 15 drawings created by the boxing great are heading to the Muhammad Ali Center in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky.The Ali...


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