State & National News

February 8, 2016 - 9:31am
5 min 53 sec ago

MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has completed his first full team training since a right thigh muscle injury put him out for two months.

Ribery made two appearances after coming back from a nine-month-long right ankle injury, only to be sidelined again after getting hurt in December in a Champions League match at Dinamo Zagreb.

The Frenchman returned on Monday, two days before a German Cup quarterfinal at second-division Bochum....

February 8, 2016 - 8:10am
5 min 52 sec ago

MADRID (AP) — Spain's Sports Council has stripped runner Marta Dominguez of her status as a Spanish athlete after the Court of Arbitration for Sport banned her for three years for blood doping and removed her 2009 world steeplechase title.

Council president Miguel Cardenal Carro said in a statement published Monday in Spain's Official State Bulletin that the decision "to exclude" Dominguez from "high-level sports and athletics" was taken because of doping....

February 8, 2016 - 7:44am
5 min 52 sec ago

LONDON (AP) — Beth Tweddle, a former Olympic bronze medalist in gymnastics, is recovering in an Austrian hospital after undergoing neck surgery following a fall while training for a winter sports reality television show.

The three-time world gymnastics champion crashed into a barrier Saturday while preparing for "The Jump," a show on Britain's Channel 4 where celebrities and sports stars attempt acrobatic winter sports feats.

Tweddle's parents, Ann...

February 8, 2016 - 6:31am
5 min 52 sec ago

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory sustained minor injuries after the vehicle he was riding in was rear-ended shortly after the Carolina Panthers' Super Bowl loss.

California Highway Patrol Officer Ross Lee said the vehicle was traveling on State Route 237 around 8 p.m. Sunday after leaving Levi's Stadium when it was hit from behind by a Mercedes.

McCrory's press secretary says the car the governor was riding in was totaled....

February 8, 2016 - 4:01am
5 min 52 sec ago
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All Times EST
EASTERN CONFERENCE
East Division
GPWLOLSLPtsGFGA
Manchester4829141463148133
Adirondack432712225812395
Reading472218
February 8, 2016 - 4:01am
5 min 52 sec ago
All Times EST
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
WLOLSLPctPtsGFGA
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton301411.67462150108
Hershey271336.64363164143
Portland2618...
February 8, 2016 - 3:00am
5 min 52 sec ago

SUNDAY'S RESULTS

MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Iowa 77, Illinois 65

WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

DePaul 80, Georgetown 66

Michigan 96, Illinois 83

S. Illinois 65, Bradley 51

Loyola of Chicago 67, Evansville 54

Minnesota 112, Northwestern 106, 2OT

MONDAY'S SCHEDULE

NATIONAL BASKETBALL...

February 8, 2016 - 2:58am
5 min 53 sec ago

DENVER (AP) — Thousands of Broncos fans celebrated Denver's Super Bowl victory over the Carolina Panthers in downtown streets, and police reported some arrests.

Fans gathered after the game Sunday night in central Denver for impromptu partying.

The crowd became unruly at times, but police for the most part watched the celebration from the sidewalk.

At one point, several dozen officers formed a united front near the 16th Street...

February 7, 2016 - 10:46pm
6 hours 35 min ago

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch may have given indication he's retiring.

Lynch sent a tweet during the fourth quarter of Sunday night's Super Bowl with a pair of cleats hanging from a power line, along with an emoji depicting a peace sign.

Lynch's tweet was immediately followed by statement of thanks and congratulations from teammates including Richard Sherman and Bruce Irvin. Messages left for Lynch's representatives were...

February 7, 2016 - 10:30pm
6 hours 35 min ago

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Linebacker Von Miller earned Super Bowl MVP honors Sunday night, forcing two fumbles and getting 2 1/2 sacks to help the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10 for the championship.

Five years after being drafted No. 2 behind Cam Newton, Miller harassed Carolina's quarterback from start to finish.

Denver's first touchdown came when Miller ripped the football away from Newton, and the fumble was recovered in the end...

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