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LA Kings force Game 7, beating Anaheim Ducks 2-1

Los Angeles Kings center Trevor Lewis, left, celebrates his goal as Anaheim Ducks goalie John Gibson reacts during the second period in Game 6 of an NHL hockey second-round Stanley Cup playoff series, Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo) Los Angeles Kings center...
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Spurs beat Blazers, back in West finals

San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard (2) scores against the Portland Trail Blazers during the first half of Game 5 of a Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series, Wednesday, May 14, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi...
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Riots in Vietnam leave 1 Chinese dead, 90 injured

A man looks at the damaged building of Taiwanese bicycle factory Tan Than in Di An Town, Binh Duong Province, Vietnam, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Mobs burned and looted scores of foreign-owned factories in Vietnam following a large protest by workers against China’s recent...

Trial of Tampa mom in teens’ deaths winds down

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Two psychiatrists testifying for the prosecution Wednesday in the murder trial of a Tampa woman accused of killing her two teenage children told a jury that the former military wife was sane at the time of the shootings, contradicting several defense...

Layoff notice preceded fatal W.Va. mine accident

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Weeks before an underground accident killed two workers, employees at a problem-plagued West Virginia mine were notified that they may lose their jobs because the coal was selling for less than the cost of digging it out. Saint Louis-based Patriot...

International League

___ Syracuse 3, Toledo 0 Indianapolis 3, Pawtucket 1 Louisville at Norfolk, 6:35 p.m. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. Charlotte at Durham, 7:05 p.m. Columbus at Rochester, 7:05 p.m. Gwinnett at Buffalo, ppd., rain Pawtucket at Indianapolis, 11:05 a.m. Louisville...

Midwest League

___ Great Lakes 6, West Michigan 2 Fort Wayne 8, Lake County 6, 8 innings Bowling Green 4, Lansing 3 Clinton 4, Burlington 2 Peoria 4, Cedar Rapids 3, 1st game South Bend at Dayton, 7 p.m. Kane County at Beloit, 7:30 p.m. Quad Cities at Wisconsin, 7:35 p.m. Peoria at Cedar...

Padres-Reds Game Postponed Because Of Rain

CINCINNATI (AP) — Johnny Cueto got an extra day of rest before he tries to extend his amazing streak of starts. The game between the San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds was postponed because of rain on Wednesday night and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on Thursday. They...

Eastern League

___ Akron 4, Harrisburg 2 Reading 5, New Hampshire 4, 10 innings Bowie 5, Richmond 3, 1st game Altoona at Binghamton, 6:35 p.m. Portland at New Britain, 6:35 p.m. Erie at Trenton, 7:05 p.m. Bowie at Richmond, 8:05 p.m., 2nd game Portland at New Britain, 10:35 a.m. Erie at...

Prep Track: Rivals and friends

By TED RADICK Staff Writer They are friends off the track. But for two and a half minutes Friday, Van Buren’s Rachell Resnik and Cory-Rawson’s Hannah Roebke will have to put that friendship aside. The pair will be battling in the 800-meter run at the Blanchard Valley...