Indiana Baseball Death Creates Lifesaving Legacy

UNION CITY, Ind. (AP) — An 8-year-old eastern Indiana boy who was fatally injured when struck in the neck by a baseball is leaving a legacy of steps being taken to save the lives of others. The July 18 death of Dylan Williams of Union City spurred a nonprofit called Heart Reach...

Top-ranked Florida Headlines NCAA’s South Region

Florida’s path to the Final Four is filled with college basketball blue bloods. The Gators earned the tournament’s overall No. 1 seed after beating Kentucky 61-60 in the Southeastern Conference championship game Sunday. Coach Billy Donovan’s team, which has won...

Reds 7, Athletics 6

E_Lowrie (1), Mesoraco (1). DP_Cincinnati 2. LOB_Oakland 4, Cincinnati 3. 2B_De.Norris (2), Freiman (2). HR_Phillips (2), Votto (1). SB_B.Hamilton 2 (9). CS_B.Burns (3). SF_A.Carrithers. WP_Cingrani. Balk_Cingrani. Umpires_Home, Lance Barrett; First, Alan Porter; Third, Brad...

Saint Louis Earns No. 5 Seed In Return To NCAAs

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Saint Louis is returning to the NCAA tournament for the third straight season, earning a No. 5 seed in the Midwest Regional. The Billikens (26-6), winners of the Atlantic 10 regular season title, will face the winner of Tuesday’s first-round game in Dayton,...

Ohio State Meets Dayton In NCAA South Region

Sixth-seeded Ohio State meets 11th-seeded Dayton in the second round of the NCAA tournament’s South Region. The teams will meet Thursday in Buffalo, N.Y. The Buckeyes (25-9) have been one of the most up-and-down teams in the field, rising to No. 3 nationally after a 15-0...

Indians Beat Cubs 3-2 In Split-squad Game

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Justin Masterson struck out eight in five scoreless innings, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs in a split-squad game on Sunday. Masterson allowed two hits and walked none. He is slated to start on opening day. The Indians got...

Harang, Swisher Lead Indians Past Giants, 5-1

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Aaron Harang gave up a run on four hits in four innings and Nick Swisher hit a solo home run as the split-squad Cleveland Indians defeated the San Francisco Giants 5-1 on Sunday. Harang, who signed a minor-league free agent contract on Feb. 15 after...

Indians 5, Giants 1

E_R.Rodriguez (1). DP_Cleveland 1, San Francisco 1. LOB_Cleveland 7, San Francisco 4. 2B_J.Martinez (1). 3B_Chisenhall (1), J.Perez (1). HR_Swisher (1). SB_T.Naquin (1). WP_Affeldt. Umpires_Home, Lance Barksdale; First, Mike Winters; Third, Brian Knight. T_2:35. A_11,499 (12,000).
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China e-commerce giant Alibaba to list in US

FILE – Young men walk past the corporate logo at the headquarters compound of Alibaba Group in Hangzhou in eastern China’s Zhejiang province in this May 21, 2012 file photo. The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says it’s gearing up to go public on a U.S. stock...
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Hot finishes don’t mean much to committee

Michigan State players and coaches celebrate after they defeated Michigan 69-55 in an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Big Ten Conference tournament on Sunday, March 16, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy) Michigan State players and coaches...