State & National News

July 24, 2014 - 4:23pm
9 min 38 sec ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have signed No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins, a contract that prevents him from being traded for 30 days.

Wiggins has been linked to a possible blockbuster trade with Minnesota for All-Star forward Kevin Love. But any deal now involving Wiggins can't be finalized for at least 30 days.

The Cavs had been reluctant to include Wiggins in a package for Love, but the team has softened its stance and may be willing to...

July 24, 2014 - 4:23pm
9 min 38 sec ago

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks have reached deals with ESPN to carry the SEC Network.

The companies and the Southeastern Conference announced the deal on Thursday. The network debuts on Aug. 14 and will be available to some 60 million households nationally, according to a news release.

The network will televise at least 45 SEC football games this season, starting Aug. 28 with Texas A&M playing South Carolina....

July 24, 2014 - 4:18pm
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have named Luke Butkus interim offensive line coach, tabbing him to fill in for cancer-stricken assistant George Yarno.

Yarno left the team last month and returned home to be with his family in Spokane, Washington, while he undergoes treatment.

Coach Gus Bradley says the 56-year-old Yarno will be away from the team for "some months."

Bradley says Yarno is "encouraged by the...

July 24, 2014 - 4:16pm
9 min 38 sec ago

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith says he will sit down with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell "in the near future" to discuss any potential suspension for his off-field issues.

Smith was sentenced last Friday to serve three years of probation and to spend 11 days with a work crew after he pleaded no contest to drunken driving and weapons charges. Smith said he hasn't had time to begin the work yet, and will do so as his time permits....

July 24, 2014 - 4:15pm
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HOUSTON (AP) — Former baseball star Chuck Knoblauch has been charged with misdemeanor assault after authorities in Houston say he hit and pushed his ex-wife.

Knoblauch has been released on $10,000 bond. His first court date is set for July 30. The four-time All-Star previously served a year of probation after being convicted of hitting his previous wife in 2010.

Knoblauch played for the Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals during...

July 24, 2014 - 4:15pm
9 min 38 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Washington quarterback Cyler Miles has been suspended for the Huskies' season opener against Hawaii.

Coach Chris Petersen announced the decision at Pac-12 media days on Thursday.

Miles will miss the Aug. 30 game for his role in two on-campus assaults following the Seattle Seahawks' win over the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl. Wide receiver Damore'ea Stringfellow, who has since left the team, pleaded guilty to two counts of...

July 24, 2014 - 4:08pm
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NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon McCarthy threw six more solid innings, fellow newcomer Chase Headley delivered another timely hit and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 Thursday for their sixth win in seven games.

Brett Gardner doubled, scored a run and drove in one as the Yankees kept up their push since the All-Star break.

Texas fell to 3-17 in July and dropped 22 games under .500 for the first time since the final week of the 1988 season....

July 24, 2014 - 4:01pm
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