State & National News

June 26, 2016 - 11:52am
4 min 50 sec ago

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Chase Kalisz is the leading qualifier in the 400-meter individual medley preliminaries at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.

Kalisz (KAY-lish) out-touched defending Olympic champion Ryan Lochte in their heat Sunday on opening day of the eight-day meet. Kalisz finished in 4 minutes, 11.86 seconds. Lochte was second-fastest in 4:11.98.

Jay Litherland, who like Kalisz swims for Georgia, was third in 4:12.57.

At 31...

June 26, 2016 - 11:38am
4 min 50 sec ago

LONDON (AP) — British rower Katherine Grainger will attempt to win a medal for a fifth straight Olympics after being selected in her country's team for the Rio de Janeiro Games.

The 40-year-old Grainger will partner Victoria Thornley in the double sculls in Rio. Grainger is the defending champion in the discipline, having won gold with Anna Watkins in the London Olympics in 2012 to make her Britain's most decorated female Olympian.

Before London,...

June 26, 2016 - 11:21am
4 min 50 sec ago

LYON, France (AP) — Antoine Griezmann scored two goals in quick succession early in the second half Sunday to give host France a 2-1 victory over a spirited Ireland and a spot in the European Championship quarterfinals.

Griezmann, who had a chance for a hat trick late in the match, equalized with a powerful header from near the penalty spot in the 58th minute following a cross from right back Bacary Sagna.

Three minutes later, he collected a headed...

June 26, 2016 - 11:14am
4 min 50 sec ago

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The family of Pat Summitt says the last few days have been difficult for the former Tennessee women's basketball coach as her Alzheimer's disease progresses.

Amid reports of Summitt's failing health, her family issued a statement Sunday asking for prayers and saying that the 64-year-old Summitt is surrounded by the people who mean the most to her. They also asked for privacy.

Former Tennessee player Tamika Catchings was flying...

June 26, 2016 - 10:20am
1 hour 44 min ago

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State's men's soccer coach says one of his players drowned while swimming with some of his teammates at a lake outside Columbus.

Nineteen-year-old Fikayo Idowu died Friday. He was from Madison, Mississippi, and had been on the Ohio State soccer team since 2014.

He was a defender and majoring in health and rehabilitation sciences, He wanted to attend medical school. He also was a two-time Ohio State scholar-athlete award...

June 26, 2016 - 9:58am
1 hour 54 min ago

ASSEN, Netherlands (AP) — Jack Miller of Australia won his first MotoGP race Sunday, triumphing in treacherous conditions of a restarted race in Assen after torrential rain forced the riders off the track after 14 laps.

With the restarted race cut to 12 laps, the three leading riders — including seven-time Assen winner Valentino Rossi — all fell on the slick track allowing Miller on his Honda to take a shock lead and hold on to pop a wheelie as he crossed the finish line...

June 26, 2016 - 8:59am
2 hours 14 min ago

Minnesota at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.

Cleveland at Detroit, 1:10 p.m.

Chicago Cubs at Miami, 1:10 p.m.

San Diego at Cincinnati, 1:10 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 1:35 p.m.

N.Y. Mets at Atlanta, 1:35 p.m.

Washington at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m.

Toronto at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m...

June 26, 2016 - 8:16am
4 min 50 sec ago

PARIS (AP) — The Latest from soccer's European Championship (all times local):


6:09 p.m.

GOAL: Jerome Boateng scores for Germany in the eighth minute. Germany leads Slovakia 1-0.


5:20 p.m.

Germany coach Joachim Loew has dropped Mario Goetze for the match against Slovakia in Lille.

Goetze started all three group games but failed to score....

June 26, 2016 - 3:49am
2 hours 44 min ago



Toronto 10, Chicago White Sox 8

Miami 9, Chicago Cubs 6

Seattle 5, St. Louis 4


Clinton 3, Kane County 0

Peoria 6, Burlington 4

Quad Cities 8, Wisconsin 4




June 26, 2016 - 2:00am
1 hour 54 min ago
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