State & National News

August 23, 2014 - 9:42am
15 min 11 sec ago

HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Funeral services are set for a Kent State football player who was found dead in the bedroom of his off-campus apartment this week.

The university has said police believe 21-year-old Jason Bitsko passed away from an undetermined medical issue.

The Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/YKrWLU ) reports visitation is scheduled Sunday afternoon and evening at the St. Peter Catholic Church family center in his hometown of Huber...

August 23, 2014 - 8:25am
15 min 11 sec ago
All Times EDT
Saturday
BASEBALL

Chicago White Sox at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Toronto, 1:07 p.m.

Detroit at Minnesota, Game 1, 1:10 p.m.

Seattle at Boston, 1:35 p.m.

Baltimore at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m.

San Francisco at Washington, 4:05 p.m.

Houston at Cleveland...

August 23, 2014 - 8:25am
15 min 11 sec ago
All Times EDT
Saturday
BASEBALL

Chicago White Sox at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Toronto, 1:07 p.m.

Detroit at Minnesota, Game 1, 1:10 p.m.

Seattle at Boston, 1:35 p.m.

Baltimore at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m.

San Francisco at Washington, 4:05 p.m.

Houston at Cleveland...

August 23, 2014 - 8:21am
15 min 11 sec ago
Aug. 24

1904 — Holcombe Ward wins the men's singles title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association singles title.

1908 — Tommy Burns knocks out Bill Squires in the 13th round at Sydney, Australia to retain the world heavyweight title.

1925 — Helen Wills, 19, wins her third straight U.S. Lawn Tennis Association singles title with a 3-6, 6-0, 6-2 victory over Kathleen McKane. An hour later, Wills...

August 23, 2014 - 8:14am
15 min 11 sec ago
Aug. 24

1905 — The Chicago Cubs beat the Phillies at Philadelphia 2-1 in 20 innings behind the complete game pitching of Ed Reulbach.

1940 — Outfielder Ted Williams pitched the last two innings for the Boston Red Sox against Detroit at Fenway Park. He allowed one run on three hits, but struck out Rudy York on three pitches. The Tigers, behind Tommy Bridges, won 12-1.

1951 — St. Louis...

August 23, 2014 - 6:49am
15 min 11 sec ago

SPA, Belgium (AP) — Nico Rosberg will start the Belgian Grand Prix from pole position after holding off a strong challenge from his Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton in qualifying on Saturday.

Hamilton was ahead of Rosberg on the first two time splits of his final lap but then drifted back, allowing Rosberg to clinch a fourth straight pole and sixth in the past seven races. The German driver leads Hamilton by 11 points in the overall standings.

Rosberg...

August 23, 2014 - 6:17am
15 min 10 sec ago

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Katie Ledecky lowered her own world record in the women's 400-meter freestyle to win the Pan Pacific championships title in 3 minutes, 58.37 seconds on Saturday.

Ledecky was under world-record pace for much of the race in an outdoor pool at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre and finished strongly to shave almost a half-second off the mark of 3:58.86 she set at the U.S. nationals on Aug. 14.

The 17-year-old Ledecky also holds...

August 23, 2014 - 6:08am
15 min 10 sec ago

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Katie Ledecky of the United States breaks her world record in the women's 400-meter freestyle.

August 23, 2014 - 3:05am
35 min 6 sec ago

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois coach Tim Beckman surprised no one by naming Wes Lunt his starting quarterback. But what Lunt will have to work with remains to be seen.

The receiving corps is mostly new faces. They include junior college transfer Geronimo Allison and freshman Malik Turner. Offensive coordinator Bill Cubit says they've improved but he won't know how good they are until they play a game.

The offensive line includes four players with...

August 23, 2014 - 3:03am
45 min 12 sec ago

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — In a span of two weeks, Adam Scott lost his No. 1 ranking and then ended the year without a major.

He's paying close attention to Rory McIlroy, the guy responsible for both.

"I'm not afraid to say that I look at the way he played and I want that to be me," Scott said Friday after a 6-under 65 that gave him a share of the lead with Cameron Tringale going into the weekend at The Barclays. "And I feel that I can play like that and...

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