State & National News

September 2, 2015 - 1:10pm
1 day 3 hours ago

The Atlantic Coast Conference is still figuring out whether it will start a dedicated cable channel of its own.

Details have been scarce about the behind-the-scenes process the league and broadcast partner ESPN are navigating in an effort to determine whether it makes financial sense to start an ACC-specific channel like the ones some other conferences have.

League Commissioner John Swofford has even joked about the situation, "I know you're very...

September 2, 2015 - 1:05pm
1 day 3 hours ago
All Times EDT
Saturday

Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.

Baltimore at Toronto, 1:07 p.m.

Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 1:10 p.m.

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

Philadelphia at Boston, 4:05 p.m.

Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 4:05 p.m.

Atlanta at Washington, 7:05 p.m.

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September 2, 2015 - 12:59pm
1 day 3 hours ago

ZURICH (AP) — After announcing his return to the top with a second world championship title in Beijing last month, 800-meter world record holder David Rudisha is aiming to run even faster at the Weltklasse Zurich meet on Thursday.

Rudisha has had a difficult time since breaking the world record at the 2012 London Olympics. He missed the 2013 world championships with a bad knee and struggled to get back his sharpness.

On Wednesday, Rudisha says "it...

September 2, 2015 - 12:58pm
1 day 3 hours ago
East Division
WLPct.GB
z-Southern Illinois6130.670
Traverse City5336.5967
Evansville4843.52713
Florence4744.51614
Frontier4051.44021
Washington...
September 2, 2015 - 12:57pm
1 day 3 hours ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
z-Reading (Phillies)7857.578
Binghamton (Mets)7461.5484
Trenton (Yankees)6966.5119
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)6568.48912
New Britain (Rockies)6569....
September 2, 2015 - 12:57pm
1 day 3 hours ago
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)7860.565
Rochester (Twins)7266.5226
Buffalo (Blue Jays)6771.48611
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)6276.44916
Syracuse (Nationals)6276...
September 2, 2015 - 12:51pm
1 day 4 hours ago

BERN, Switzerland (AP) — A FIFA panel steering reforms of football's crisis-hit governing body began working on Wednesday.

Former IOC director general Francois Carrard leads a 12-member group of football officials and lawyers which began a two-day session.

Members of Carrard's team, all picked by FIFA's six continental confederations, declined comment before the Swiss lawyer's scheduled news conference on Thursday.

FIFA President...

September 2, 2015 - 12:49pm
1 day 4 hours ago

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Sports Foundation announced it has secured two more future regular season college football games in Charlotte between North Carolina and South Carolina.

The teams will play in 2019 and 2023, although the exact dates haven't been determined.

The upcoming games were announced Wednesday in advance of the schools meeting Thursday night to open the season in Charlotte.

CSF President Will Webb says...

September 2, 2015 - 12:37pm
18 hours 56 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):

11:55 p.m.

Leave it to Novak Djokovic to engage in some sort of good-natured post-match goofiness on court at the U.S. Open.

Djokovic has entertained spectators in the past with his impersonations of fellow players.

This time, after a second-round victory that ended shortly before midnight under the lights in Arthur Ashe Stadium, he danced a towel...

September 2, 2015 - 12:25pm
1 day 4 hours ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — Terrelle Pryor may be down to his last chance to make Cleveland's roster.

The former Raiders quarterback trying to switch to wide receiver and prolong his NFL career is expected to finally take the field in an exhibition game on Thursday night when the Browns visit the Chicago Bears. Pryor has been slowed by a hamstring injury for nearly a month, keeping him on the sideline and unable to convince Cleveland's coaches he's worth keeping....

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