State & National News

May 27, 2015 - 10:28pm
6 min 37 sec ago
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East Division
WLPct.GB
Evansville83.727
Southern Illinois74.6361
Florence55.500
Lake Erie56.4553
Traverse City45.4443
Frontier3
May 27, 2015 - 10:25pm
6 min 37 sec ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
New Britain (Rockies)2916.644
Reading (Phillies)2520.5564
Binghamton (Mets)2422.522
Trenton (Yankees)2422.522
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)2224....
May 27, 2015 - 10:21pm
6 min 37 sec ago
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East Division
WLPct.GB
Evansville83.727
Southern Illinois74.6361
Florence55.500
Lake Erie56.4553
Traverse City45.4443
Frontier3
May 27, 2015 - 10:14pm
6 min 36 sec ago

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver is facing a recovery period of three months after having surgery to repair ligament damage in his right ankle.

The Hawks say Wednesday's surgery was performed in New York City by Dr. Martin O'Malley.

The NBA's best 3-point shooter in the regular season, Korver was injured in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals when he was scrambling for a loose ball and his ankle was rolled on by Cleveland's Matthew...

May 27, 2015 - 10:02pm
6 min 36 sec ago

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Asian Football Confederation says it still supports Sepp Blatter's bid for another term as FIFA president, and opposes any move to delay Friday's scheduled elections.

Soccer's world governing body was thrown into turmoil Wednesday when senior office holders from the Americas were among officials arrested by Swiss police in a luxury Zurich hotel to face racketeering charges.

In a statement on its website, the AFC...

May 27, 2015 - 9:54pm
6 min 36 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester established a major league record Wednesday night for the longest hitless drought to begin a career.

Lester entered the game against the Washington Nationals tied with the San Diego Padres' Joey Hamilton, who had also gone 57 career at-bats without a hit.

He established the new mark by flying out to deep center field in the second inning. He was struck out by Nationals ace Max Scherzer in the fourth to...

May 27, 2015 - 9:46pm
6 min 36 sec ago

Louis Vuitton is returning to the America's Cup, this time as presenting sponsor of the match as well as title sponsor of the America's Cup World Series and the challenger eliminations.

Louis Vuitton has been sponsoring the challengers' trials since 1983. Some had questioned whether the luxury goods company would return for 2017 in Bermuda after a star-crossed regatta in 2013 in San Francisco.

The sponsorship arrangement was announced Wednesday....

May 27, 2015 - 9:44pm
6 min 36 sec ago
North Division
WLPct.GB
Rochester (Twins)2621.553
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)2523.521
Pawtucket (Red Sox)2424.500
Buffalo (Blue Jays)2324.4893
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)1829...
May 27, 2015 - 9:44pm
6 min 36 sec ago

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — John Siegal, an end who helped the Chicago Bears win three NFL titles in the 1940s and was their oldest former player, has died. He was 97.

The Bears said Wednesday that he died this week at his home in Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania.

Siegal spent his entire five-year career with the Bears and was selected to three Pro Bowls. He helped Chicago win NFL titles in 1940, 1941 and 1943, playing alongside Sid Luckman....

May 27, 2015 - 9:38pm
6 min 36 sec ago
BC-HKO--AHL Playoff Glance
AHL Playoff Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
(x-if necessary)
CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS
BEST OF 5
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Hartford 3, Providence 2

Wednesday, April 22: Hartford 3, Providence 1

Saturday, April 25:...

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