State & National News

July 12, 2014 - 4:31am
1 hour 2 min ago

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Will LeBron James really get a roller coaster named for him now that he's coming back to Cleveland? Ohio's Cedar Point amusement park says to stay tuned.

Earlier this week, the park promised to rename one of its 17 roller coasters "King James" if the four-time NBA MVP returned home to play for the Cavaliers. Cedar Point says the decision is coming on which coaster it will rename.

James announced Friday that he is leaving Miami...

July 12, 2014 - 3:44am
1 hour 2 min ago

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Mo Martin has a plan for every golf course she plays, and it's working at Royal Birkdale.

The 31-year-old American is among the shortest hitters in women's golf, so she figured out the widest part of the fairways and keeps hitting them. It has produced 10 birdies in two days, a pair of 3-under 69s, and a three-shot lead going into the weekend at the Ricoh Women's British Open.

"It's always nice when your plan pans out,"...

July 12, 2014 - 3:38am
1 hour 2 min ago

LeBron James' decision to come home to Cleveland is being hailed as a story about the power of forgiveness and maturity and a victory for a blue-collar Northern city over a destination spot in glitzy Miami.

Now that the decision has, finally, been made, what does it mean for the long-struggling team on the court?

The four-time MVP and two-time NBA champion left the Heat and returned to the team he left in 2010 largely due to the lure of home. But it...

July 12, 2014 - 1:48am
2 hours 32 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Quentin drove in three runs, Alexi Amarista homered and Jesse Hahn pitched six solid innings, leading the San Diego Padres to a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.

Hahn (5-2) allowed a run and three hits, struck out six and walked four in his seventh major league start. The 24-year-old right-hander has a 1.46 ERA over his last six outings since Pittsburgh beat him 4-1 on June 3 in his big league debut at Petco Park....

July 12, 2014 - 1:39am
2 hours 32 min ago

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July 12, 2014 - 1:37am
2 hours 32 min ago
North Division
WLPct.GB
Syracuse (Nationals)5737.606
Rochester (Twins)5344.546
Pawtucket (Red Sox)5047.515
Buffalo (Blue Jays)4847.505
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)4650...
July 12, 2014 - 1:36am
2 hours 32 min ago

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Friday's Scores

INTERLEAGUE

Final Colorado 6 Minnesota 2

AMERICAN LEAGUE

Final Cleveland 7 Chi White Sox 4

Final Baltimore 3 N-Y Yankees 2, 10 Innings...

July 12, 2014 - 1:30am
2 hours 32 min ago

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Eddie Johnson and Luis Silva each scored in the first half, and Bill Hamid made close-range saves in the 89th and 91st minutes to lift D.C. United to a 2-1 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Friday night.

D.C. United (9-5-4) won its third straight game on the road.

Johnson converted a penalty kick in the lower right corner to give United a 1-0 lead in the 12th minute. It was awarded after Chris Rolfe's shot attempt hit...

July 12, 2014 - 1:29am
2 hours 32 min ago
BC-SOC--MLS Glance ...
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
D.C.954312619
Sporting Kansas City7552623
July 12, 2014 - 1:29am
2 hours 32 min ago
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
D.C.954312619
Sporting Kansas City755262315
New England772232323
Toronto FC65321...
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