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Angels Acquire RHP Pestano In Trade With Indians

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have acquired right-hander Vinnie Pestano in a trade with the Cleveland Indians. Pestano has spent time with Cleveland and Triple-A Columbus this season. He went 0-1 with a 5.00 ERA in 13 games with the Indians, making his last major...
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Westwood, McIlroy ride momentum at PGA

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, misses a birdie putt on the 18th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/John Locher) Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, misses a birdie...
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NCAA board hands 5 biggest conferences more power

NCAA President Mark Emmert gestures while speaking at NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. The NCAA Board of Directors overwhelmingly approved a package of historic reforms Thursday that will give the nation’s five biggest conferences the ability to...

Leader: Ohio prisons, vendor share responsibility

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio’s prisons director says his department and the private vendor that feeds inmates share responsibility for conditions that led to maggots at the women’s prison in Marysville. Director Gary Mohr tells The Columbus Dispatch an inaccessible floor...
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Stocks decline on concerns about global growth

Traders Thomas Kay, left, and Frederick Reimer work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher after Europe’s main two central banks decided to keep interest rates on hold. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Traders...

Western farmers take hit from Russia food ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian diners won’t be able to find creamy Dutch cheeses or juicy Polish apples in the grocery store or cook up chicken from the United States — the result of a Russian ban on most food imports from the West. Although the U.S., Canada and...

Judge banned for releasing Theron adoption details

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge who disclosed confidential details about an adoption involving actress Charlize Theron has agreed to a lifetime ban from the state bench. If the state Supreme Court approves the settlement, Faulkner County Circuit Judge Mike...
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Shepherd, McCarthy share their last ‘View’ Monday

This image released by ABC shows outgoing co-hosts, Jenny McCarthy, left, and Sherri Shepherd on the set of “The View,” Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/ABC, Lou Rocco) This image released by ABC shows outgoing co-hosts, Jenny McCarthy, left, and Sherri...
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Russia retaliates on West’s sanctions over Ukraine

Women choose Dutch tomatoes at a supermarket in downtown Moscow on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. The Russian government has banned all imports of meat, fish, milk and milk products and fruit and vegetables from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway, Prime...
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Durant withdraws from US national team

Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant (52) goes up for a dunk against New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis (42) during the U.S. national team’s instrasquad exhibition basketball game Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) Oklahoma City...