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July 2, 2015 - 3:14am
3 min 32 sec ago

BERLIN (AP) — Swiss justice officials say they have received a formal request from the United States to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in Zurich in May.

The Federal Office of Justice said Thursday the requests were received July 1, within the deadline required by a bilateral treaty.

They are based on a U.S. probe into alleged bribery worth more than $100 million involving high-ranking officials at soccer's world governing body....

July 2, 2015 - 3:10am
3 min 32 sec ago

BERLIN (AP) — Swiss say US has filed formal request to extradite 7 FIFA officials arrested in May.

July 2, 2015 - 3:05am
3 min 32 sec ago

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio prosecutor says a former University of Dayton basketball player convicted of trespassing charges has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and ordered to pay restitution.

Montgomery County Prosecutor Mat Heck Jr. says 21-year-old Jalen Robinson, of Columbus, was sentenced Wednesday for his part in a series of campus burglaries in December. Robinson was found guilty last month of three counts of trespass in a habitation....

July 2, 2015 - 3:01am
3 min 32 sec ago

WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Chicago Cubs 2, N.Y. Mets 0, 11 innings

Chicago White Sox 2, St. Louis 1, 11 innings

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Kane County 1, Burlington 0

Peoria 12, Clinton 10

Beloit 9, Quad Cities 4

THURSDAY'S SCHEDULE

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Chicago Cubs at N.Y....

July 2, 2015 - 2:07am
3 min 32 sec ago

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (AP) — Former NFL star Reggie McKenzie has dug into his own pocket to get a field named after him in his Michigan hometown in shape to host a youth football camp he's been running for four decades.

The field in the Detroit enclave of Highland Park — among the poorest communities in the U.S. — was overgrown with nearly waist-high weeds and grass about a week before camp.

McKenzie spent about $700 to have it mowed. He says the...

July 2, 2015 - 2:06am
3 min 32 sec ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sweeping a two-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals made it easier for the Chicago White Sox to overlook the three rain delays in the finale after needing 11 innings to win the opener.

"Everybody thinks we'll get a win every day," Jose Quintana said after a strong outing in a 7-1 victory on Wednesday night. "But this is special for us because the Cardinals are the best team in the National League."

Melky Cabrera hit the go-...

July 2, 2015 - 1:03am
3 min 32 sec ago
East Division
WLPct.GB
Traverse City2712.692
Evansville2615.6342
Southern Illinois2515.625
Florence1823.43910
Frontier1722.43610
Washington...
July 2, 2015 - 12:58am
3 min 32 sec ago
East Division
WLPct.GB
Traverse City2712.692
Evansville2615.6342
Southern Illinois2515.625
Florence1823.43910
Frontier1722.43610
Washington...
July 2, 2015 - 12:48am
3 min 32 sec ago

PHOENIX (AP) — Kike Hernandez had three hits, including a triple and a double, and Brett Anderson pitched seven strong innings for his third straight victory as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 on Wednesday night.

The NL West-leading Dodgers beat the Diamondbacks for the ninth time in the past 10 meetings and recorded their first winning road trip of the season with a 6-4 mark in the 10-game swing to Chicago, Miami and Arizona....

July 2, 2015 - 12:29am
3 min 32 sec ago
East Division
WLPct.GB
Traverse City2712.692
Evansville2615.6342
Southern Illinois2515.625
Frontier1722.43610
Florence1723.42510½
Washington...
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