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...

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...

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...

CDC: Whitewater Center Systems Inadequate To Filter Water

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A federal health official says chlorination and filtration systems at the U.S. National Whitewater Center, where a rafter was infected by a deadly amoeba, were inadequate to properly clean the facility’s waters. The Charlotte Observer reports ( ) that...

Yahoo CEO paints bright picture with potential sale looming

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer tried to hit all the upbeat notes during an annual shareholders meeting as the company considers selling its slumping internet operations. The 45-minute gathering Thursday was a routine affair that provided no insight into...
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California attorney general subpoenas refiners on gas prices

AP Photo/Gregory Bull The California attorney general has issued subpoenas to several oil refiners to learn how they set gasoline prices, which are consistently higher in California than in most other states. Chevron Corp., Exxon Mobil Corp., Valero Energy Corp. and Tesoro Corp....

Browns Release Quarterback Connor Shaw

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have waived quarterback Connor Shaw, who started Cleveland’s 2014 season finale. Signed as an undrafted free agent after a stellar career at South Carolina, Shaw missed last season with a right thumb injury sustained in the team’s...
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Al Gore's daughter among 23 arrested in pipeline protest

AP Photo/RON EDMONDS BOSTON (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore’s daughter was among 23 people arrested during a protest of a pipeline under construction. The arrests happened Wednesday at the site of Spectra Energy’s West Roxbury Lateral pipeline in Boston....
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Self-driving car driver killed in Florida collision, a first

AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein WASHINGTON (AP) — The first U.S. self-driving car fatality took place in May when the driver of a Tesla S sports car using the vehicle’s “autopilot” automated driving system died in a collision with a truck in Florida, federal...