State & National News

August 3, 2015 - 1:27am
43 min 33 sec ago

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body will take action against any Olympic medalists if they are found guilty of the latest doping allegations in track and field.

Bach says it is up to the World Anti-Doping Agency to investigate the allegations, including that one-third of medals in endurance races at the Olympics and world championships from 2001 to 2012 were won by athletes who recorded suspicious doping tests....

August 2, 2015 - 11:11pm
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NEW YORK (AP) — Curtis Granderson, Daniel Murphy and streaking Lucas Duda homered in a span of five pitches, a sudden power strike that charged up Citi Field and sent the New York Mets past the Washington Nationals 5-2 Sunday night for a three-game sweep.

Noah Syndergaard (6-5) struck out nine over eight innings, and New York pulled within percentage points of first-place Washington in the NL East. Tyler Clippard got the last three outs for his first save with the Mets...

August 2, 2015 - 11:00pm
43 min 33 sec ago
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Baseball Expanded Standings
All Times EDT
By The Associated Press
East Division
New York5945.5676-4W-1...
August 2, 2015 - 10:43pm
43 min 33 sec ago
East Division
Southern Illinois4323.6521
Traverse City3726.587
August 2, 2015 - 10:40pm
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PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have suspended offensive line coach Aaron Kromer without pay for the first six games of the regular season for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy.

The suspension was announced by Bills president Russ Brandon on Sunday night. The disciplinary action comes two days after prosecutors in Florida dropped a battery charge against Kromer for allegedly punching a boy in the face for using his beach chairs last month....

August 2, 2015 - 10:29pm
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North Division
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)6149.555
Rochester (Twins)5652.5194
Buffalo (Blue Jays)5653.514
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)4861.44012½
Pawtucket (Red Sox)4464...
August 2, 2015 - 10:21pm
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OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dez Bryant and Dallas cornerback Tyler Patmon had to be separated in a heated exchange that lasted several minutes before quarterback Tony Romo finally stepped in and calmed his star receiver late in Sunday's practice at training camp.

Bryant, who has a history of sideline antics that include screaming at coaches and teammates, went after Patmon several times after it appeared the incident during 11-on-11 drills was over.


August 2, 2015 - 10:10pm
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DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Bob Baffert-trained Gimme Da Lute romped to a 12 1/4-length victory Sunday in the $200,000 Real Good Deal Stakes for 3-year-olds at Del Mar.

Ridden by Martin Garcia, Gimme Da Lute ran seven furlongs in 1:22.33 and paid $2.80, $2.40 and $2.10 for his fifth victory in eight starts. He earned $110,000 to increase his total to $567,560.

The stablemate of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, Gimme Da Lute was coming off victories...

August 2, 2015 - 10:04pm
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — FIFA president Sepp Blatter is relinquishing his position on the International Olympic Committee.

Blatter was among a group of IOC members up for re-election for another eight-year term on Monday. But IOC President Thomas Bach says Blatter informed him by letter on July 23 that he would not stand again.

Blatter, beset by a corruption scandal at FIFA, is due to be replaced as FIFA president in an election on Feb. 26....

August 2, 2015 - 9:44pm
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LEHI, Utah (AP) — Patton Kizzire won the Utah Championship on Sunday for first Tour title, beating South Korea's Sung Kang with a 3-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff.

Kizzire closed with a 3-under 69 to match Kang at 19-under 269 at Thanksgiving Point. The 29-year-old former Auburn player earned $117,000 to push his tour-leading total to $391,699.

Kang had five back-nine birdies in a 67. He tied for second in the event last...

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