State & National News

August 27, 2016 - 7:02pm
6 min 48 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)8350.624
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)7855.5865
Rochester (Twins)7559.560
Pawtucket (Red Sox)6963.523...
August 27, 2016 - 7:02pm
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At A Glance
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East Division
WLPct.GB
Joliet4840.545
Lake Erie4344.494
Washington4244.4885
Traverse City3848.4429
Windy City3849
August 27, 2016 - 7:01pm
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At A Glance
All Times EDT
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Reading (Phillies)8348.634
Trenton (Yankees)8151.614
Hartford (Rockies)7260.54511½
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)6369.47720½
August 27, 2016 - 6:40pm
6 min 48 sec ago

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Brett Moffitt passed Timothy Peters and William Byron on the final lap to win the NASCAR Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday.

Peters was two laps away from what would have been his first victory of the season, but Byron nosed ahead with a lap to go, and Moffitt was then able to move to the outside and take over the lead.

Moffitt, the Sprint Cup rookie of the year last season, was making his fourth...

August 27, 2016 - 6:36pm
6 min 48 sec ago

PRIDDIS, Alberta (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn missed a chance to take a big lead into the final round of the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, making two late bogeys Saturday at Priddis Greens.

A week after withdrawing from the Rio Olympics because of a left knee injury, the 20-year-old Thai player bogeyed the par-4 16th and par-5 18th for a 5-under 67. At 17-under 199, she had a two-stroke advantage over South Korea's In Gee Chun.

Jutanugarn won the Women's...

August 27, 2016 - 6:33pm
6 min 48 sec ago

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall will sit out the team's preseason game against the Giants, who will have Victor Cruz playing for the first time since 2014.

There was no immediate reason given for Marshall not playing Saturday night and there was no known injury. Marshall was sitting on the Jets' bench in sweats and a long-sleeve T-shirt during pregame warmups. Undrafted rookie Robby Anderson is starting in Marshall's place....

August 27, 2016 - 6:25pm
6 min 48 sec ago

PARIS (AP) — Olympic champion Ruth Jebet broke the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase world record by six seconds at the Diamond League meeting in Paris on Saturday

Meanwhile, Kendra Harrison won the 100 hurdles without beating her own record.

The 19-year-old Jebet, born in Kenya and running for Bahrain, clocked 8 minutes, 52.78 seconds at Stade de France.

The previous record was 8:58.81 by Gulnara Samitova-Galkina of Russia at the...

August 27, 2016 - 6:20pm
6 min 48 sec ago

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State strength and conditioning coach Vic Viloria has been charged with driving under the influence and property damage.

According to the by Tallahassee Police report, Viloria was arrested Saturday morning after police found him asleep at the wheel at an off ramp near downtown. Officers tried to wake Viloria before be drove away. He traveled up an embankment and hit an electronic cross-walk sign.

Viloria told police...

August 27, 2016 - 6:13pm
6 min 48 sec ago

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Michael McDowell won the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America on Saturday, edging Brendan Gaughan following an overtime restart.

McDowell beat Gaughan by 0.534 seconds on an overcast, sometimes misty afternoon at the sprawling road course. The Richard Childress Racing teammates went bumper-to-bumper midway through the last lap before McDowell held on at the finish line.

A regular on NASCAR's top Sprint Cup circuit,...

August 27, 2016 - 6:10pm
6 min 48 sec ago

DETROIT (AP) — The Tigers activated shortstop Jose Iglesias from the 15-day disabled list before Saturday's game.

Iglesias has not played since Aug. 12 due to a left hamstring strain. To make room on the 25-man roster for Iglesias, the Tigers designated the contract of outfielder Alex Presley for assignment.

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus had Iglesias in Saturday night's lineup against the Los Angeles Angels, batting ninth. In four rehabilitation games...

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