Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Colorado at New York City FC, 3 p.m. Portland at Sporting Kansas City, 2 p.m. Los Angeles at Seattle, 4 p.m. Vancouver at FC Dallas, 6 p.m. Montreal at D.C. United, 6:30 p.m. New York at Chicago, 7 p.m. Real Salt Lake at...

Boxer Adrien Broner Denied Early Release From Ohio Jail

CINCINNATI (AP) — Boxer Adrien Broner won’t be released early from a 30-day jail sentence for contempt of court. A judge in Cincinnati on Thursday told the former WBA Super Lightweight champion that his celebrity wouldn’t earn him leniency. The Hamilton County judge...

Director’s Debut Explores ‘The Land’ With Nas, Badu Help

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Steven Caple Jr. was mentoring some elementary school students at an inner-city park in Los Angeles when he spotted two stray kids hopping a fence with their skateboards. He went to go kick them out of the park and ended up talking with them instead....

Former Village Official Charged With Theft In Office In Ohio

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A village’s former fiscal officer accused of stealing about $80,000 from the central Ohio village has been indicted on charges including theft in office. A Licking County grand jury on Thursday also indicted 48-year-old Laura VanScoy Andrews on charges...

Suspect In Cyclist’s Killing Chased Boys On Bikes In 2014

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Sheriff’s records show that a man accused of abducting and killing an Ohio college student out riding her bicycle chased a pair of boys on their bikes two years ago. James Worley called deputies about the boys in June 2014 and later said he briefly...

Kings Island To Add Another Wooden Roller Coaster

MASON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio theme park is adding another wooden roller coaster next year. Officials at Kings Island announced its latest attraction Thursday and say Mystic Timbers will be the park’s 16th roller coaster. The coaster will be more than 3,000 feet in...

Ohio College Student Found Dead In Field To Be Buried Friday

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio college student found dead in a cornfield three days after she disappeared while riding her bicycle will be buried at a private service. The funeral for 20-year-old University of Toledo student Sierah Joughin (JAW’-gihn) is scheduled for Friday...

Group Cancels Cleveland’s Annual Gay Pride Parade

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland’s annual gay pride parade and related events next month have been canceled. A statement from Cleveland Pride Inc. alludes to safety concerns, saying it’s entrusted with creating a secure environment for the event. President Todd Saporito...

Suspect In Fatal Ohio Freeway Shooting Charged With Murder

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man accused in a fatal shooting on a central Ohio freeway has been indicted on seven counts, including an aggravated murder charge. The county prosecutor in Columbus says the July 15 shooting on Interstate 70 followed an altercation at a bar between a pair...

Midwest League

___ Great Lakes at Dayton, 7:00 p.m. South Bend at Lake County, 7:00 p.m. West Michigan at Fort Wayne, 7:05 p.m. Beloit at Burlington, 7:30 p.m. Cedar Rapids at Kane County, 7:30 p.m. Wisconsin at Clinton, 7:30 p.m. Lansing at Bowling Green, 7:35 p.m. Peoria at Quad Cities, 8:00...