SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian police detained 19 people for their alleged involvement in fan violence that marked the final round of the Brazilian league, with some of them likely to be charged with attempted murder.
Police in three states had arrest warrants for nearly 30 people in a joint operation being called "Red Card," with detentions made throughout the day on Thursday.
Authorities used television images and photographs to identify the fans,...
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee says the flagship game under development by Curt Schilling's defunct video game company is "a lot of junk" and he's not surprised it failed to sell at auction.
Schilling's 38 Studios was developing a game with the help of a $75 million state loan guarantee when it went bankrupt last year. A court-appointed receiver has been trying to sell its assets. An auction last week produced no acceptable offers for the game....
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with right-hander Ronald Belisario and are closing in on a $4 million, one-year deal with pitcher Scott Downs.
Chicago announced the agreement with Belisario on Thursday. The talks with Downs were revealed by a person familiar with the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced.
HOUSTON (AP) — Austin Ramljak and Keith Washington scored 14 points each and led two other Rice players in double figures as the Owls defeated Division II Northwood (Texas) 69-56 on Thursday.
Rice (5-5) trailed by one point at the end of the first half (32-31), but went on an 11-0 run after the break to lead by 10 points with 17:53 left to play. The Knights couldn't get closer than eight for the rest of the matchup.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — New Boise State coach Bryan Harsin has filled two key coaching vacancies on offense and defense.
Harsin announced this week that former Broncos assistant Marcel Yates will return to be the defensive coordinator. On the other side of the ball, Harsin tapped former Boise State quarterback Mike Sanford Jr. to be the offensive coordinator.
Yates played defensive back at Boise State and joined the coaching staff from 2003 to 2011...