State & National News

May 5, 2015 - 9:19pm
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North Division
WLPct.GB
Buffalo (Blue Jays)159.625
Rochester (Twins)149.609½
Pawtucket (Red Sox)1510.600½
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)1214.4624
Syracuse (Nationals)1115....
May 5, 2015 - 9:15pm
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Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
New Britain (Rockies)177.708
Reading (Phillies)149.609
Binghamton (Mets)1510.600
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)1312.520
Trenton (Yankees)1113.458...
May 5, 2015 - 9:13pm
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DENTON, Texas (AP) — Forward Eboniey Jeter, who led the North Texas Mean Green women's basketball squad in shooting percentage last season, has been found dead in her dorm room. She was 21.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office website shows she was found dead Tuesday in her room in Mozart Square Hall on the University of North Texas campus. No cause of death has been determined, but a university spokeswoman says no foul play is suspected.

The...

May 5, 2015 - 8:49pm
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for former Minnesota basketball player Daquein McNeil after he failed to appear in court on assault charges.

McNeil, a 21-year-old native of Baltimore, is accused of attacking and injuring his girlfriend last November. He failed to appear in Hennepin County court for a scheduled hearing last week, so the judge issued a warrant for his arrest.

The Star Tribune (http://strib.mn/1GNLnCh ) reports...

May 5, 2015 - 8:34pm
5 min 55 sec ago

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has added Philadelphia prep standout Ahmad Gilbert to its recruiting class.

The Golden Gophers announced that Gilbert signed a national letter of intent on Tuesday. Gilbert averaged 17.6 points, 11 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game for Constitution High School. Last year he helped lead Constitution to its third state championship in four years.

Minnesota coach Richard Pitino says he wanted to add size on the perimeter this...

May 5, 2015 - 8:31pm
5 min 55 sec ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fear not Minnesota Lynx fans, Maya Moore isn't going anywhere.

The restricted free agent hasn't signed her contract yet, but said that it's only a matter of time before she does.

"It literally has just been not getting the paper signed," Moore said after participating at the USA Basketball training camp Tuesday. "I haven't been around a printer. There's nothing to be worried about. I'm coming back."

Moore said...

May 5, 2015 - 8:09pm
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STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford and San Diego State are set to play a future home-and-home series.

The schools announced Tuesday that the Cardinal will play at San Diego State in September 2017, and the Aztecs will visit Stanford Stadium in September 2018.

The programs played a four-game series from 1985 to 1988, but haven't met since. Stanford is 3-1 against San Diego State, winning the previous three meetings.

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May 5, 2015 - 8:01pm
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BOSTON (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have stopped right-hander Alex Cobb's rehabilitation program amid a report that he has a partial tear of a ligament in his throwing elbow.

The Rays said Cobb was shut down on Monday after a setback in his rehab. The Tampa Bay Times reported on Tuesday that he has a partial ligament tear. He will try to pitch through it after receiving platelet-rich plasma therapy, the paper said. If that is unsuccessful, he would need Tommy John surgery...

May 5, 2015 - 7:51pm
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ATLANTA (AP) — Washington Wizards guard John Wall was surprisingly on the inactive list for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night because of a left hand injury.

Wall injured the hand when bracing himself as he fell along the baseline in the series opener on Sunday. He finished the game, scoring 18 points, dishing out 13 assists and playing almost 39 minutes as the Wizards upset the Hawks 104-98.

While...

May 5, 2015 - 7:50pm
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PHOENIX (AP) — The Big 12 has tapped the brakes on the conference championship game talk.

Last week, Commissioner Bob Bowlsby strongly suggested the league would move toward bringing back its football championship to improve its chances of putting a team in the College Football Playoff.

After meeting with coaches and athletic directors Tuesday, Bowlsby says he does not sense the conference is headed toward a title game.

"We all...

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