State & National News

June 3, 2015 - 12:31pm
5 min 14 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA is going to Disney World.

The league says Wednesday it is developing "The NBA Experience at Walt Disney World Resort," which will be located at Disney Springs in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

It will include NBA video productions, interactive experiences for fans, plus a restaurant and retail store.

Commissioner Adam Silver says the league "can't wait to bring the magic of Disney and the excitement of the NBA...

June 3, 2015 - 12:13pm
5 min 13 sec ago

PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic ends Rafael Nadal's 39-match French Open winning streak in quarterfinal victory.

June 3, 2015 - 12:02pm
5 min 13 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Monster Energy drink has a new celebrity athlete endorsing the caffeinated beverage: Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah.

In the days leading up to Saturday's Belmont Stakes, the colt will wear a blanket featuring the product logo. The owners, Zayat Stables, will wear sponsor hats and jockey Victory Espinoza will carry the company trademark on his collar during the race.

"He's a monster of a horse, and everybody is full of energy,"...

June 3, 2015 - 11:49am
5 min 13 sec ago

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Ottawa Senators team owner Eugene Melnyk has been discharged from a Toronto hospital after undergoing a liver transplant last month.

The team says in a statement Wednesday that the anonymous donor also been discharged.

Melnyk's post-transplant recovery will require weekly follow-up with his transplant team. He's been transferred to a facility that will provide daily rehabilitation services.

More than 500...

June 3, 2015 - 11:37am
5 min 13 sec ago

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois's surging baseball team has sold most of its tickets for this weekend's Super Regional against Vanderbilt.

The Illini will face the Commodores Saturday, Sunday and, if need be, Monday in a series at Illinois Field on campus in Champaign. The first team with two wins advances to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.

According to The News-Gazette in Champaign (http://bit.ly/1AJaKIX ), reserved tickets for the...

June 3, 2015 - 11:21am
5 min 13 sec ago
All Times EDT
Saturday
HORSE RACING

Belmont Stakes, New York, 6:50 p.m.

BASEBALL

Chicago Cubs at Washington, 12:05 p.m.

Houston at Toronto, 1:07 p.m.

Milwaukee at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m.

Texas at Kansas City, 2:10 p.m.

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June 3, 2015 - 11:14am
5 min 13 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL says it has chosen Yahoo as its partner in an experiment to stream a game internationally in October.

The league had announced in March that it planned to stream the Oct. 25 matchup between Buffalo and Jacksonville from London. The NFL said Wednesday it will use Yahoo's platforms for the free broadcast.

The game starts at 9:30 a.m. EDT. It will be televised only in the local markets of the two teams.

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June 3, 2015 - 10:52am
5 min 13 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:...

June 3, 2015 - 10:50am
5 min 13 sec ago

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has reported to the NCAA a secondary violation that occurred during the one-year tenure of fired men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall.

According to documents obtained in a public records request, Tyndall's staff had two phone calls with a potential student-athlete without receiving permission to contact him. The student-athlete in question already had been released from his letter of intent to another school. The coaches involved...

June 3, 2015 - 10:02am
25 min 15 sec ago
BC-SOC--MLS Glance
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
D.C. United734251612
New England5362120...
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