Midwest League

x-clinched first half z-clinched playoff spot ___ Fort Wayne at West Michigan, 7 p.m. South Bend at Lake County, 7 p.m. Bowling Green at Lansing, 7:05 p.m. Dayton at Great Lakes, 7:05 p.m. Wisconsin at Burlington, ppd., rain Cedar Rapids at Kane County, 7:30 p.m. Peoria at Quad...
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Court overturns Los Angeles ban on living in cars

FILE – This June 4, 2008 photo shows Darlene Knoll, 53, resting in the sleeping area of the battered 1978 motor home where she lives in Los Angeles. A federal appeals court on Thursday, June 19, 2014, struck down a 31-year-old Los Angeles law that bars people from living in...

Frieri Allows Walk-off Slam In 10th For 5-3 Loss

CLEVELAND (AP) — Over the course of a long season, every team will experience some difficult losses. The Angels learned that first-hand Thursday. Ernesto Frieri gave up a two-out, walk-off grand slam to Nick Swisher in the 10th inning that sent Los Angeles to a 5-3 loss in the...
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‘Modern Family’ dad headlines gay marriage event

FILE – In this April 16, 2014, file photo, actor Ty Burrell, who plays bumbling dad Phil Dunphy on ABC’s “Modern Family,†stands outside Bar X, the cocktail bar he co-owns, in Salt Lake City. Burrell’s support for gay marriage extends beyond the...

50 Cent: SMS Audio benefits from Beats/Apple

NEW YORK (AP) — 50 Cent thinks the recent blockbuster deal between Beats by Dre and Apple only helps his headphone company. “The success of Beats is great for us. It makes the category understand how valuable our association is to that company,” he said....
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A look at Gerry Goffin’s key songs

This undated image released by The O and M Company shows lyricist Gerry Goffin at the opening night of “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” in New York. Goffin, ex-husband of Carole King, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at his home in Los Angeles. He was 75. Goffin,...

New Rowling book finally available on Amazon

NEW YORK (AP) — J.K. Rowling’s latest novel has quickly climbed up the best-seller lists now that it’s finally available for purchase on Amazon.com. Rowling’s detective novel “The Silkworm” was in the top 100 by late Thursday for both print...
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AP EXCLUSIVE: Campbell’s wife defends his care

FILE – In this July 27, 2011 file photo, musician Glen Campbell, left, and his wife, Kim, pose for a portrait in Malibu, Calif. Campbell’s wife has issued a statement explaining the decision to place the singer in a long-term care facility and expressing hurt over...

International League

___ Toledo 7, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 4 Syracuse 9, Norfolk 3 Buffalo 7, Columbus 4, 7 innings Rochester 8, Pawtucket 6 Buffalo 5, Columbus 3, comp. of susp. game Charlotte at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. Indianapolis at Norfolk, 7:05 p.m. Columbus at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m....

Pirates Beat Reds On Russell Walk-off Walk In 12th

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Russell Martin drew a bases-loaded walk from Tony Cingrani with two outs in the 12th inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 Thursday and avoided a three-game sweep. Devin Mesoraco hit a solo homer off Pirates closer Jason Grilli with one...