State & National News

July 29, 2014 - 10:47am
3 min 46 sec ago

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump says he'll submit a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills but that it's unlikely his offer will be the winner.

The billionaire businessman told Fox News that's because he's "not going to do something totally stupid" to make the team his.

Trump spoke on the eve of Tuesday's deadline for prospective owners to submit initial bids for the National Football League franchise.

The team is for sale following the...

July 29, 2014 - 9:51am
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KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Paolo Lorenzi of Italy downed two-time former champion Robin Haase 6-2, 6-3 in the first round of the Kitzbuehel Cup on Tuesday.

The sixth-seeded Dutchman, who won the event in 2011 and '12, dropped serve early in both sets and failed to break Lorenzi's serve.

Last year's finalist, Juan Monaco, overcame a slow start to defeat Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan 0-6, 6-2, 6-1.

The 81st-ranked Argentine won just...

July 29, 2014 - 9:48am
3 min 46 sec ago

MUNICH (AP) — A German court says prosecutors and lawyers for Bernie Ecclestone are in talks about a possible deal to end the Formula One boss' bribery trial.

The 83-year-old Ecclestone went on trial in Munich in April, charged with bribery and incitement to breach of trust. The charges involve a $44 million payment to banker Gerhard Gribkowsky, who is serving an 8 1/2-year sentence for taking the money.

Ecclestone says Gribkowsky blackmailed him....

July 29, 2014 - 9:38am
3 min 46 sec ago

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — It was only a matter of time before a doping scandal hit the Commonwealth Games. This time, it involved a 16-year-old female weightlifting gold medalist from Nigeria.

Chika Amalaha tested positive for the diuretic amiloride and masking agent hydrochlorothiazide — both banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency — after winning the 53-kilogram weight class last Friday, games officials said Tuesday.

She's the first athlete to test...

July 29, 2014 - 9:05am
3 min 46 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit.

A federal court filing obtained by The Associated Press says the NCAA will create a $70 million fund to test current and former college athletes for brain injuries. Players can use the results later as grounds for suing for damages.

The NCAA also agreed to implement a single return-to-play policy spelling out how all teams must treat players who receive blows to the head...

July 29, 2014 - 9:05am
3 min 46 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — NCAA settles head injury lawsuit, agrees to create testing fund, implement concussion rules.

July 29, 2014 - 9:04am
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NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Cincinnati has been picked to win the American Athletic Conference, with defending champion Central Florida second.

The Bearcats went 9-4 last season under coach Tommy Tuberville and returns 16 starters. They received 17 of 30 first-place votes from the media panel and 311 points.

UCF, which went 12-1 and beat Baylor in the Fiesta Bowl last season, received seven first-place votes and 296 points. The Knights return 17 starters...

July 29, 2014 - 8:17am
3 min 46 sec ago
All Times EDT
BASEBALL

L.A. Angels at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.

Seattle at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m.

Chicago White Sox at Detroit, 7:08 p.m.

Milwaukee at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m.

Toronto at Boston, 7:10 p.m.

Arizona at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.

Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m.

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July 29, 2014 - 8:17am
3 min 46 sec ago
All Times EDT
BASEBALL

L.A. Angels at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.

Seattle at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m.

Chicago White Sox at Detroit, 7:08 p.m.

Milwaukee at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m.

Toronto at Boston, 7:10 p.m.

Arizona at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.

Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m.

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July 29, 2014 - 8:12am
3 min 46 sec ago
July 30

1870 — Monmouth Park opens with a five-day race meet.

1930 — Uruguay beats Argentina 4-2 for soccer's first World Cup in Montevideo.

1932 — The 10th modern Olympic Games open in Los Angeles.

1961 — Jerry Barber edges Don January by one stroke in a playoff to win the PGA title.

1968 — Washington's Ron Hansen pulls off an unassisted triple...

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