State & National News

October 9, 2015 - 12:02pm
30 min 3 sec ago

BERLIN (AP) — Germany forward Mario Goetze could be out until the end of the year with a groin injury he picked up in the loss to Ireland.

The German football federation says the Bayern Munich player is expected to be out for 10 to 12 weeks. The 23-year-old Goetze will be treated initially by the DFB's medical staff in Leipzig, where Germany plays its final European Championship qualifier against Georgia on Sunday.

Germany team doctor Hans-Wilhelm...

October 9, 2015 - 11:50am
30 min 3 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Joe Girardi is defending his handling of the team this year, saying: "I did what I thought was right every day."

New York led the AL East by seven games in late July but finished 87-75, six games behind first-place Toronto. The Yankees were eliminated with a 3-0 loss to Houston on Tuesday night in the AL wild-card game.

Girardi acknowledges "people thought that I could have done better. I understand that, and so you...

October 9, 2015 - 11:35am
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VENICE, Italy (AP) — New York lawyer Joe Tacopina is leading a group of investors who have purchased Venice's fourth-division soccer club.

Tacopina and fellow American investors John Goldman and John Tapinis announced the purchase of Venezia FC on Friday.

Tacopina tells The Associated Press that the operation cost about 6 million euros ($6.7 million).

The moves comes less than 20 days after Tacopina resigned as president of Serie...

October 9, 2015 - 11:10am
30 min 3 sec ago

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Red Bull team principal Christian Horner suggested Friday his team could continue using Renault engines for next year, with the team having previously threatened to leave Formula One.

Four-time constructor's champion Red Bull's relationship with Renault has collapsed this year as the team seems set for its first winless season since 2008.

Without an engine supplier confirmed for next season, development work on Red Bull's new car...

October 9, 2015 - 11:06am
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MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Mexico has replaced injured midfielder Jose Juan Vazquez and forward Giovani Dos Santos on its roster for Saturday's playoff game against the United States for a berth in the 2017 Confederations Cup.

The soccer federation of North and Central America and the Caribbean said Friday that Leon forward Elias Hernandez and Club American midfielder Javier Guemez have been added to the roster.

The U.S. plays Mexico at the Rose Bowl...

October 9, 2015 - 10:36am
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No. 1 Ohio State (5-0) vs. Maryland. Next: vs. Penn State, Saturday.

No. 2 TCU (5-0) at Kansas State. Next: at Iowa State, Saturday.

No. 3 Baylor (4-0) at Kansas. Next: vs. West Virginia, Saturday.

No. 4 Michigan State (5-0) at Rutgers. Next: at No. 18 Michigan, Saturday.

No. 5 Utah (4-0) vs. No. 23 California. Next: vs. Arizona State, Saturday

No. 6 Clemson (4-0) vs. Georgia Tech. Next:...

October 9, 2015 - 10:33am
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TORONTO (AP) — Third baseman Josh Donaldson and outfielder Jose Bautista are in the Blue Jays lineup for Game 2 of their American League Division Series against Texas. Third baseman Adrian Beltre is not starting for the Rangers.

Donaldson left Thursday's 5-3 loss in the fifth, one inning after he was kneed in the head by second baseman Rougned Odor while breaking up a double play. Donaldson passed concussion tests Thursday and was tested again Friday before taking part...

October 9, 2015 - 10:28am
30 min 3 sec ago
All Times EDT
NL Division Series (Game 2)

Chicago at St. Louis, 5:37 p.m.

New York at Los Angeles, 9:07 p.m.


No. 1 Ohio State vs. Maryland, Noon

No. 2 TCU at Kansas State, 7:30 p.m.


October 9, 2015 - 10:17am
30 min 3 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Atlanta Hawks' player Thabo Sefolosha (TAH'-boh sehf-ah-LOH'-shuh) has been acquitted in a case stemming from a police fracas outside a trendy New York City nightclub.

A Manhattan jury found Sefolosha not guilty Friday of misdemeanor obstructing government administration, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Prosecutors say he disobeyed police orders to clear the street after another NBA player was stabbed outside the club on...

October 9, 2015 - 9:50am
30 min 3 sec ago
All Times EDT
American League

Texas at Toronto, 12:45 p.m.

Houston at Kansas City, 3:45 p.m.

National League

Chicago at St. Louis, 6:45 p.m.

New York at Los Angeles, 9:45 p.m.

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