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Sun take Ogwumike with top pick in WNBA draft

Stanford forward Chiney Ogwumike (13) during practice before the women’s Final Four of the NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. Connecticut plays Stanford Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) Stanford forward Chiney Ogwumike (13)...

Duke’s Parker to decide Wednesday on going pro

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jabari Parker says he plans to “set up an appointment” with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski when he returns to Durham, N.C., on Tuesday and he will decide Wednesday whether to declare for the NBA draft or return to college for his sophomore...

International League

___ Lehigh Valley at Syracuse, 6 p.m. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Buffalo, ppd., rain Norfolk at Gwinnett, 6:35 p.m. Toledo at Louisville, 6:35 p.m. Durham at Charlotte, 7:05 p.m. Columbus at Indianapolis, 7:05 p.m. Pawtucket at Rochester, 7:05 p.m. Columbus at Indianapolis, 11:05...
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Phelps will be racing himself in swimming comeback

FILE – In this Aug. 4, 2012, file photo, United States’ Michael Phelps swims in the men’s 4 X 100-meter medley relay at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward...
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Little sign of progress as Obama, Putin speak

Armed pro-Russian activists walk through a street near to the seized Ukrainian regional administration building in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slovyansk, Ukraine, Monday, April 14, 2014. Ukraine’s acting president urged the United Nations on Monday to send peacekeeping...
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US stocks recover some ground on retail sales gain

Trader Anthony Carannante, left, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, April 11, 2014. Weaker earnings at JPMorgan Chase are dragging bank stocks lower in early trading.Technology and biotech stocks also fell, a day after the worst rout for the Nasdaq...
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VIDEOS: Oman, Riegle at Commissioners’ Forum

Hancock County Commissioner Phillip Riegle and challenger Steve Oman participated in a forum at the University of Findlay — moderated by WFIN’s Doug Jenkins and sponsored by the Findlay Publishing Company — on Monday. The forum covered both economic and flood mitigation...

Egypt: El-Sissi in final step to run for president

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s former military chief on Monday took the final formal step to run in next month’s presidential election, submitting to the election commission eight times the number of signatures required, his campaign said in a statement. Abdel-Fattah...

James, Bosh rest as Heat prepare for playoffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Choosing rest for the playoffs over the pursuit of a top seed, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra gave LeBron James and Chris Bosh the night off Monday against the Washington Wizards. Spoelstra said James was dealing with “the residual of a long...

Study: Snack Might Help Avoid Fight With Spouse

WASHINGTON (AP) — A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right. That’s because low blood sugar can make spouses touchy, researchers propose. In fact, it...