AP Source: Cavaliers Agree To Deal With Chris Andersen

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person with knowledge of the details says the Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to a deal with center Chris Andersen. Andersen will get a one-year contract for the veteran’s minimum, the person told The Associated Press on Friday on condition of anonymity...

Houston calls news conference amid reports of Gurriel deal

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros have called a news conference for Saturday amid reports the club has sign Cuban free agent infielder Yulieski Gurriel. The club had no official comment about Gurriel’s signing, which was first reported by MLB.com. Gurriel defected...

Jets beat deadline, sign Muhammad Wilkerson to extension

AP Photo/Seth Wenig NEW YORK (AP) — After months of frustration and uncertainty, Muhammad Wilkerson got the long-term contract he believed he deserved. The New York Jets pulled off a last-minute stunner, signing the Pro Bowl defensive end to a five-year extension and...

AP EXPLAINS: The cleric being blamed for Turkey coup attempt

A lawyer for the Turkish government, Robert Amsterdam, said that “there are indications of direct involvement” in the coup attempt of Fethullah Gulen, a Muslim cleric who is living in exile in Pennsylvania. He said he and his firm “have attempted repeatedly to...

Frontier League

___ Traverse City at Evansville, 6:40 p.m. Southern Illinois 4, Washington 2 Evansville 10, Traverse City 2 Schaumburg at River City, 7:35 p.m. Normal at Windy City, 8:05 p.m. Lake Erie at Gateway, 8:05 p.m. Florence at Joliet, 8:05 p.m. Florence at Joliet, 7:05 p.m. Normal at...

Eastern League

___ Altoona 5, Harrisburg 0 Portland 3, New Hampshire 2 Trenton 4, Reading 0 Akron 2, Erie 0 Hartford at Binghamton, 7:05 p.m. Richmond at Bowie, 7:05 p.m. Harrisburg 3, Altoona 2 Harrisburg at Altoona, 6:00 p.m. New Hampshire at Portland, 6:00 p.m. Richmond at Bowie, 6:35 p.m....

Turkish military has a history of staging coups

AP Photo/STR Turkish military jets have flown over Turkey’s capital, Ankara, and deadly fighting has been reported in what appears to be an attempted military coup. A military statement says the military has seized control of the country because of rising autocratic rule...

International League

___ Rochester 8, Norfolk 6 Buffalo at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. Charlotte at Pawtucket, 7:05 p.m. Columbus at Toledo, 7:05 p.m. Durham at Syracuse, 7:05 p.m. Indianapolis at Louisville, 7:05 p.m. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Gwinnett, 7:05 p.m. Charlotte at Pawtucket, 6:05 p.m....

The Latest: Cleveland Transforms For RNC After France Attack

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on convention security preparations following the truck attack in France (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Downtown Cleveland is beginning to undergo a transformation three days before the beginning of the Republican National Convention. Even as restaurants...

Brewers Recall Pitcher Corey Knebel From Minors

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers recalled right-handed reliever Corey Knebel from Triple-A Colorado Springs before the start of a series against the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Knebel is in his second stint with the Brewers this season. He appeared in five games last...