Indians Call Up Former No. 1 Pick Zimmer From Minors

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have called up outfielder Bradley Zimmer, their first-round draft pick in 2014, from Triple-A Columbus. The 24-year-old Zimmer was hitting .294 with five home runs and 14 RBIs in 33 games with Columbus. The left-handed hitter, considered the...

Review: Snoop Dogg looks back on CD reflecting rap's shift

Snoop Dogg, “Neva Left” (Doggy Style Records/Empire) There’s a strong whiff of the past on Snoop Dogg’s new album, starting with the cover: A throwback photo of the young rapper taken almost 25 years ago in front of a Route 187 sign in Los Angeles. The...

Creeping closer: MSNBC has good week competing with Fox

NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC had one of its best ratings weeks in memory with President Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey dominating the news. It may be an ominous sign for troubled Fox News Channel. The Nielsen company said MSNBC topped Fox among the...
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Fiancee says Aaron Hernandez denied rumors he was gay

AP Photo/Stephan Savoia BOSTON (AP) — The fiancee of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez says he told her rumors that he was gay or bisexual were not true. The second part of a two-part interview with Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez aired Tuesday on the “Dr. Phil”...

Estranged Husband Of Ohio House Fire Victim In Custody

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The estranged husband of one of seven people who died in an Akron house fire has been detained on a suspected parole violation. Authorities did not specify the violation. They say Patrick Boggs’ wife died in an Akron house fire early Monday along with her...

Ohio Rep. Pat Tiberi Decides Not To Make 2018 US Senate Run

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi (TEE’-behr-ee) has decided not to run in Ohio’s upcoming Senate race. The nine-term Republican congressman announced his decision Tuesday. Tiberi was seen as a potential general election threat to Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod...

Capsule Preview Of The Cavaliers-Celtics Conference Finals

Capsule and prediction for the Eastern Conference final series between Boston and Cleveland that begins Wednesday: ___ No. 1 BOSTON CELTICS (53-29, 8-5) vs. No. 2 CLEVELAND CAVALIERS (51-31, 8-0) Season series: Cavaliers, 3-1. Cleveland rang up 116.3 points per game against...

Oleg Vidov, Soviet actor who defected to US, dies at 73

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oleg Vidov, a matinee idol in the Soviet Union who defected to the United States at the height of the Cold War and then enjoyed a long acting career in Hollywood, has died. His wife, Joan Borsten Vidov, says he died Monday at their home near Los Angeles...

Democratic Rep. Kathleen Clyde Vies For Ohio Elections Chief

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Democratic state legislator often critical of Ohio’s sitting elections chief has launched a bid to succeed him next year. State Rep. Kathleen Clyde, of Garrettsville in northeast Ohio, announced her 2018 campaign for secretary of state Tuesday. The...

Trailer Seized In Search For Killer Of 8 Ohio Family Members

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities investigating the slayings of eight family members in southern Ohio have taken a trailer linked to the family of one victim’s ex-boyfriend. The trailer was taken from one of multiple sites that authorities searched late last week. Bernie...