Flight diverted to New York's JFK airport due to bomb threat

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a Lufthansa flight has been diverted to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport due to a bomb threat. Port Authority spokesman Steve Coleman says Lufthansa Flight 441 was heading from Houston, Texas, to Frankfurt, Germany,...

Harden leads Rockets past Nets for 7th straight win

AP Photo/George Bridges HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden had 36 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds to lead the Houston Rockets to their seventh straight win, 122-118 over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night. Eric Gordon scored 24 points on 6-for-10 shooting on 3-pointers, and...

Excerpts from AP interview with Mikhail Gorbachev

AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev MOSCOW (AP) — Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev spoke to The Associated Press about the collapse of the Soviet Union 25 years ago, Russia’s relations with the West, Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election,...

Damon Berryhill Named Braves’ Triple-A Gwinnett Manager

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Damon Berryhill, a catcher for the Braves, Cubs and three other teams in his 10-year playing career, has been named manager of Atlanta’s Triple-A Gwinnett team. The 53-year-old Berryhill joins the Braves after seven seasons in the Dodgers...

Crosby picks up 21st, Penguins throttle Coyotes 7-0

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby left briefly after taking a stick to the face then returned and picked up his NHL-leading 21st goal as the Pittsburgh Penguins crushed the Arizona Coyotes 7-0 on Monday night. Bryan Rust, Scott Wilson, Trevor Daley,...

Ohio Man Convicted Of Setting Girlfriend On Fire; Sentenced

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of throwing gasoline on his girlfriend and setting her on fire behind an Ohio gas station has been convicted of charges including aggravated arson after pleading no contest and has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. The...

AP Exclusive: MLB rookie hazing rules ban dressing as women

AP Photo/LM Otero NEW YORK (AP) — That baseball hazing ritual of dressing up rookies as Wonder Woman, Hooters Girls and Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders is now banned. Major League Baseball created an Anti-Hazing and Anti-Bullying Policy that covers the practice. As part of the...

Bengals Tell ‘Pacman’ Jones To Put A Lid On Trash Talking

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals’ defensive coordinator has told cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones to put the lid on his trash talk. Jones went off on Browns receiver Terrelle Pryor after a in snowy Cleveland on Sunday, using a garbage can as a prop during an extended...

Coyotes-Penguins Sums

First Period_1, Pittsburgh, Wilson 4 (Cullen), 8:40. Penalties_Daley, PIT, (high sticking), 3:28; White, ARI, (hooking), 10:47; Daley, PIT, (hooking), 11:05. Second Period_2, Pittsburgh, Bonino 4, 4:30. 3, Pittsburgh, Daley 3, 6:58. 4, Pittsburgh, Rust 7 (Maatta), 8:30. 5,...

Property Owner Arrested In Ohio Firefighter’s 2015 Death

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio authorities say they’ve arrested a man on charges of murder and aggravated arson in the house blaze that led to a firefighter’s death nearly one year ago. Hamilton Police Chief Craig Bucheit (BOO’-keyet) identified the man arrested as...