State & National News

October 5, 2015 - 12:46am
13 min 55 sec ago

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have hired longtime Yankees executive Billy Eppler as general manager.

The Angels announced the hiring Sunday night, several hours after their season ended with a loss at Texas.

The 40-year-old Eppler replaces interim GM Bill Stoneman, who took over after Jerry Dipoto quit his job at midseason following his latest disagreement with Mike Scioscia, the longest-serving manager in baseball....

October 5, 2015 - 12:26am
13 min 55 sec ago

HONOLULU (AP) — Kobe Bryant scored five points in his first action since undergoing surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in the Los Angeles Lakers' 90-71 loss to the Utah Jazz on Sunday.

Bryant was 1 of 5 from the field, with his only made basket coming on a 3-pointer from the left corner. He made both of his free throw attempts.

Derrick Favors had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Jazz in the preseason opener for both teams.


October 4, 2015 - 11:49pm
13 min 55 sec ago

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees hit C.J. Spiller with a short pass that the running back turned into an 80-yard touchdown — the 400th of the Saints quarterback's career — on the second play of overtime, and New Orleans won for the first time this season, 26-20 over the injury-decimated Cowboys on Monday night.

Brees, who missed New Orleans' previous game because of a bruised rotator cuff in his right (throwing) shoulder, completed 33 of 41 throws for 359 yards and two TDs...

October 4, 2015 - 11:45pm
13 min 55 sec ago

SEATTLE (AP) — Chad Barrett scored in the third minute of stoppage time to give the Seattle Sounders a 1-1 tie with the Los Angeles Galaxy in front of 56,097 fans Sunday night at CenturyLink Field.

Marco Pappa started the play with a corner kick from the attacking right side. Sounders defender Brad Evans flicked it off his head across the goal, and Barrett, who came on in the 85th minute, ran onto the ball and one-timed it into the net from 2 yards away for his fifth of...

October 4, 2015 - 11:33pm
13 min 55 sec ago
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October 4, 2015 - 11:32pm
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October 4, 2015 - 11:18pm
13 min 55 sec ago

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Injured linebacker DeAndre Levy will not play for the Detroit Lions on Monday night at Seattle.

The team says Levy and tackle Corey Robinson did not make the trip. Levy was listed as doubtful Saturday with a hip injury, and Robinson was also doubtful with an ankle injury.

Detroit running back Joique Bell (ankle) and tight end Brandon Pettigrew (hamstring) are also out.



October 4, 2015 - 10:23pm
13 min 55 sec ago

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Raul Lopez Gomez scored on a penalty kick in the 74th and defending Olympic champion Mexico beat Haiti 1-0 on Sunday night to wrap up a spot in the semifinals in CONCACAF qualifying for the 2016 Rio Games.

Mexico, 2-0 in Group B, will complete round-robin play against Honduras on Wednesday night in Commerce City, Colorado, with the winner taking the top spot.

Mexico's victory also gave Honduras a semifinal berth Oct. 10 in Sandy...

October 4, 2015 - 10:19pm
1 hour 23 min ago

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has a dislocated right shoulder.

The team announced the news on Sunday but did not speculate on how long he'll be out of action.

The injury occurred with 46 seconds remaining in the second quarter in Saturday's preseason contest at Orlando when he hit the floor hard. Kidd-Gilchrist did not play against the Miami Heat on Sunday.

Kidd-Gilchrist is a key player...

October 4, 2015 - 10:15pm
1 hour 23 min ago

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee has been diagnosed with a concussion and ruled out for the remainder of Sunday night's game against the New Orleans Saints.

Kick returner and running back Lance Dunbar has been helped off the field with an apparent knee injury.

Lee is one of Dallas' top defensive players. He was named NFC defensive player of the week after a Week 2 victory over Philadelphia in which he was in on 14 tackles and...

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