Cavs Extend Qualifying Offer To Guard Matthew Dellavedova

CLEVELAND (AP) — The NBA champion Cavaliers have made a qualifying offer to popular backup point guard Matthew Dellavedova, making him a restricted free agent. Dellavedova is expected to draw interest from other teams once free agency begins, and depending on how much he’s...

Streaking Indians win 13th straight, beat Blue Jays 4-1

TORONTO (AP) — A dominant performance from Carlos Carrasco gave the Cleveland Indians their longest winning streak in nearly 65 years. Carrasco struck out a season-high 14, Jason Kipnis and Rajai Davis hit solo home runs and the Indians matched a franchise record by winning...

Comeback cats! Tigers use 8-run 9th inning to beat Rays 10-7

AP Photo/STEVE NESIUS ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Cameron Maybin capped a dramatic eight-run ninth inning with a tiebreaking three-run double, and the Detroit Tigers overcame a five-run deficit to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 10-7 on Thursday night. Detroit trailed 7-2 entering...

Dickey Still Winless At Home After Jays’ 4-1 Loss To Indians

TORONTO (AP) — There hasn’t been any comfort at home for R.A. Dickey this season. Dickey allowed three runs and eight hits in seven innings in the Toronto Blue Jays’ 4-1 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night. Carlos Carrasco struck out a season-high 14,...

Tesla Driver Killed In Crash While Using Car’s ‘Autopilot’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first U.S. fatality using self-driving technology took place in May when the driver of a Tesla S sports car operating the vehicle’s “Autopilot” automated driving system died after a collision with a truck in Florida, federal officials said...

A look at wildfires burning across the US West

A look at wildfires burning in the West and the aftermath of earlier blazes: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Authorities planned autopsies on two charred bodies found 45 miles east of San Diego after a wildfire swept through the region. The county medical examiner’s office said the...

MadBum batting and no DH “wasn't a tough call” for Bochy

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Bruce Bochy all but had his mind made up days ago: Madison Bumgarner would hit in an AL ballpark for interleague rather than using a designated hitter. All the San Francisco Giants manager had to do was ask the ace pitcher himself,...

Bolt through easily to Jamaica's 100-meter semifinals

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Usain Bolt spent a few minutes on the grassy infield of National Stadium after his race Thursday night, putting himself through some very slow cool-down jogs. It was an easy end to an easy night. Officially beginning his quest for a third...

Portugal leaves it late again to beat Poland on penalties

AP Photo/Michael Sohn MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Portugal likes to leave it late at this European Championship, whether Cristiano Ronaldo is having a good game or not. The Portuguese have been level after 90 minutes in every game this tournament, a run that continued Thursday...

CDC: System Inadequate To Stop Amoeba At Whitewater Center

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chlorination and filtration systems were inadequate at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, where a rafter became infected with a deadly amoeba, a federal health official said Thursday. Dr. Jennifer Cope of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...