State & National News

August 28, 2016 - 6:18am
2 hours 36 min ago

PARIS (AP) — The French tennis federation has provisionally suspended Kristina Mladenovic, Caroline Garcia and Benoit Paire for "damaging" its image at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Paire, who was seeded 16th at the Rio Games, was sent home after being kicked off France's team.

The 27-year-old Paire, ranked 34 in the world, broke "team rules," the FFF said in its statement Sunday. He reportedly sometimes stayed away from the village, or came back late...

August 28, 2016 - 5:11am
2 hours 36 min ago

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials say four Islamic extremists allegedly involved in a 2009 attack on the visiting Sri Lankan cricket team have been killed in a shootout with police.

The officials did not identify the militants or their armed group. The attack on the cricket team killed six police and two bystanders, and wounded six cricket players.

The Pakistani Taliban and Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, an affiliated extremist group, claimed the...

August 28, 2016 - 4:00am
2 hours 36 min ago
BC-BBO--Baseball Expanded Glance
Baseball Expanded Standings
All Times EDT
By The Associated Press
AMERICAN LEAGUE
East Division
WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway
Toronto7356.5666-4W-239-28...
August 28, 2016 - 3:23am
2 hours 36 min ago

SATURDAY'S GAMES

NFL - PRESEASON WEEK 3

Kansas City 23, Chicago 7

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

D.C. United 6, Chicago 2

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

L.A. Dodgers 3, Chicago Cubs 2

Chicago White Sox 9, Seattle 3

Oakland 3, St. Louis 2

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Wisconsin 3, Quad Cities 2

...
August 28, 2016 - 3:21am
2 hours 36 min ago

BEIJING (AP) — Former Real Madrid and Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has taken over as head coach of Hebei China Fortune in the China Super League.

Pellegrini, who won the Premier League title with Manchester City in 2014, takes the reins from former Chinese national Li Tie at the club based in the northeastern port city of Qinghuangdao.

Pellegrini joins former Brazil chief Luis Scolari and England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson among China's...

August 28, 2016 - 1:31am
2 hours 36 min ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
East Division
WLPct.GB
Joliet4841.539
Lake Erie4444.500
Washington4344.4944
Windy City3949.443
Traverse City3849...
August 28, 2016 - 12:47am
2 hours 36 min ago
PREP FOOTBALL

Anna-Jonesboro 12, West Frankfort 6

Aurora (West Aurora) 33, Yorkville 3

Carterville 33, Benton 6

Chicago (Noble Street Charter) 79, Chicago (Noble Street Charter/Pritzker) 0

Chicago (Noble Street Charter/Rowe-Clark) 38, Kennedy 0

Chicago (Perspectives/Calumet Technology) 44, Chicago (Hansberry College Prep) High...

August 28, 2016 - 12:43am
2 hours 36 min ago

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Vancouver's David Ousted and Los Angeles' Brian Rowe had three saves each and the Whitecaps and Galaxy played to a scoreless draw Saturday night.

LA (9-4-13) held onto fourth place in the Western Conference, and Vancouver (8-12-7) moved into a tie with the Seattle Sounders for eighth place — one point out of a playoff position.

The Galaxy's Jelle Van Damme and Steven Gerrard left the game in the first half with injuries....

August 28, 2016 - 12:39am
2 hours 36 min ago
BC-SOC--MLS Glance
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
Toronto FC1287433928
New York City FC11784144...
August 28, 2016 - 12:39am
2 hours 36 min ago
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
Toronto FC1287433928
New York City FC1178414443
Philadelphia1197404741
New York1097...
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