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New arena in Detroit aims to be the best after scouting rest

AP Photo/Paul Sancya DETROIT (AP) — Olympia Entertainment President Tom Wilson traveled throughout North America, visiting NHL arenas to take the best ideas from them for the Motor City. He also took a look at how the roof of a hockey arena in Russia during the 2014 Winter...

Arena rebuilds US confidence after Klinsmann

AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell MEXICO CITY (AP) — Bruce Arena has managed the tricky task of establishing a sense of calm along with urgency within the U.S. soccer team. It’s quite a contrast to the frustration and futility at the end of Jurgen Klinsmann’s coaching...

Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1

AP Photo/Julio Cortez SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — The Minnesota Twins think they’ve got their shortstop of the future in the speedy and slick-fielding Royce Lewis. The California high school star was taken with the No. 1 pick in the Major League Baseball draft Monday night....
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Megyn Kelly says important to 'shine a light' on Alex Jones

AP Photo/Jessica Hill NEW YORK (AP) — Megyn Kelly defended her decision to feature “Infowars” host Alex Jones on her NBC newsmagazine despite taking heat Monday from families of Sandy Hook shooting victims and others, saying it’s her job to “shine a...

The Latest: Members Of The Musical Hamilton Practice Anthem

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Game 5 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 4:25 p.m. As players from the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors warmed up for Game 5 of the NBA Finals, members of the musical Hamilton offered a preview of their national anthem set for...

Cuban Shortstop Jose Garcia To Get $5M Bonus From Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cuban shortstop Jose Israel Garcia will receive a $5 million signing bonus as part of his minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds. As part of the agreement announced Saturday with the 19-year-old, the Reds will pay Garcia $1.5 million when the agreement...

3 soldiers killed in Afghanistan, deaths under investigation

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Cpl. Dillon C. Baldridge loved being a soldier since joining right after high school graduation and re-enlisted before shipping out late last year to Afghanistan, where he was killed with two fellow soldiers over the weekend, his aunt said Monday....

Pirates' Taillon solid in return following cancer surgery

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jameson Taillon pitched five scoreless innings in his return from treatments for testicular cancer and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 7-2 on Monday night. Taillon (3-1) allowed five hits, walked two and struck out...

North Korea expecting visit from former NBAer Dennis Rodman

AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon BEIJING (AP) — North Korea is expecting another visit by former NBA bad boy Dennis Rodman. He’s made several visits to the country, but has been roundly criticized for insensitive comments and for regaling leader Kim Jong Un with “Happy...

Police: Ohio Mom, 2 Daughters May Have Died Day Before Found

NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio (AP) — Police say a mother and her two adult daughters found dead at a home in Ohio may have died the day before a family friend found their bodies. Authorities say the friend found the three Sunday night at a home in North Royalton, south of Cleveland....