State & National News

August 27, 2016 - 8:26am
15 min 46 sec ago

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Members of North Korea's Olympic team have returned home, greeted by a small crowd of family and friends.

Vice Premier Ro Tu Chol and Vice Minister of Sport Kim Jong Su were also at Pyongyang's airport to welcome the team home from Rio on Saturday. But there was no motorcade and no crowds lining the streets — a common welcome in the past for North Korean athletes returning home after winning overseas competitions.

North...

August 27, 2016 - 7:18am
15 min 46 sec ago

ROME (AP) — AC Milan's 17-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has received his first call up to Italy's squad.

New Azzurri coach Gian Piero Ventura also gave Milan defender Alessio Romagnoli, Torino forward Andrea Belotti and Genoa striker Leonardo Pavoletti their first call ups.

Italy hosts France in a friendly in Bari on Thursday, then visits Israel four days later to open World Cup qualifying.

Ventura replaced Antonio...

August 27, 2016 - 6:14am
15 min 46 sec ago

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen left it late to post the fastest time in the third and final practice session of the Belgian Grand Prix on Saturday, beating Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo with a few minutes remaining.

Raikkonen was .215 of a second quicker than Ricciardo and .323 faster than Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel, was frustrated in the roasting hot temperatures.

Meanwhile, Ricciardo's teammate Max...

August 27, 2016 - 5:44am
15 min 46 sec ago

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — Lewis Hamilton's grid penalty for the Belgian Grand Prix has increased to a whopping 55 places after Mercedes made further engine changes on Saturday.

The defending Formula One champion and current championship leader was already condemned to start from the back of the grid after picking up a 15-place grid penalty in Friday morning's first practice and a further 15 spots following another component change in the afternoon....

August 27, 2016 - 3:03am
15 min 46 sec ago

FRIDAY'S GAMES

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Chicago White Sox 3, Seattle 1

St. Louis 3, Oakland 1

Chicago Cubs 6, L.A. Dodgers 4

WNBA

Chicago 90, Atlanta 82

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Beloit 1, Kane County 0

Peoria 3, Burlington 0

Wisconsin 2, Quad Cities 1

SATURDAY'S SCHEDULE...

August 27, 2016 - 2:20am
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SYDNEY (AP) — Davis Webb threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score in a sensational debut for California, leading the Bears to a 51-31 win over Hawaii on Saturday in college football's season opener at Sydney's Olympic stadium.

Khalfani Muhammad had 94 yards rushing and one touchdown, and Chad Hansen had 14 receptions for 160 yards and two scores to help Cal win the game played Down Under as a tourism initiative and to increase awareness of "gridiron" in the...

August 27, 2016 - 1:59am
15 min 46 sec ago
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
Toronto FC1277433927
New York City FC1178414443
New York1097374535
Philadelphia1097...
August 27, 2016 - 1:55am
15 min 46 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kris Bryant hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the 10th inning to go with an earlier solo shot, lifting the Chicago Cubs over the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 on Friday night in the series opener between NL division leaders.

Bryant's 35th homer capped a comeback from an earlier two-run deficit and extended the Cubs' winning streak to four games. Chicago fans chanted "MVP! MVP!" as Bryant scored behind Dexter Fowler, who singled leading off....

August 27, 2016 - 1:53am
15 min 45 sec ago

PHOENIX (AP) — Brandon Drury scored the winning run on a wild pitch with two outs in the 11th inning Friday night, giving the Arizona Diamondbacks a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

After the Diamondbacks gave up a 2-1 lead in the ninth and then rallied to tie it in the 10th, a wild pitch by Blake Wood ended the game.

Drury doubled with one out off Wood (5-3) and took third on a groundout. A walk brought up Jean Segura, and Wood's first pitch...

August 27, 2016 - 1:32am
15 min 46 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
East Division
WLPct.GB
Joliet4840.545
Lake Erie4344.494
Washington4244.4885
Windy City3849.437
Traverse City3748...
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