The Latest: Major break to be announced in missing men probe

AP Photo/Matt Rourke PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the search in Pennsylvania for four missing men (all times local): 11:30 p.m. A Pennsylvania prosecutor plans to announce at midnight Wednesday a major development in the investigation of four missing men. The four...

Morris scores twice, US beats Martinique 3-2 in Gold Cup

AP Photo/John Raoux TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jordan Morris’ second goal of the game broke a tie in the 76th minute, and the United States edged tiny Martinique 3-2 Wednesday night in the CONCACAF Gold Cup after wasting a two-goal lead against a team that is not even a...

Michelle Obama earns loud ovation from athletes at The ESPYS

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michelle Obama returned to the spotlight as a presenter at The ESPYS, drawing the loudest ovation at the awards show honoring the past year’s best athletes and moments in sports. The former first lady made a rare public appearance since leaving the...

Westbrook, Biles win athlete of year honors at The ESPYS

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Russell Westbrook won best male athlete at The ESPYS, while Olympic gymnast Simone Biles earned best female athlete honors Wednesday night. The 25th annual show honoring the past year’s top athletes and sports moments was hosted by Peyton Manning,...

Chuck Blazer, who touched off soccer scandal, dead at 72

AP Photo/Bernd Kammerer NEW YORK (AP) — Chuck Blazer, the disgraced American soccer executive whose admissions of corruption set off a global scandal that ultimately toppled FIFA President Sepp Blatter, has died. He was 72. Blazer’s death was announced Wednesday by...

Westbrook, Biles win athlete of year honors at The ESPYS

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Russell Westbrook won best male athlete at The ESPYS, while Olympic gymnast Simone Biles earned best female athlete honors Wednesday night. The 25th annual show honoring the past year’s top athletes and sports moments was hosted by Peyton Manning,...

Harry Reid, Nevada governor push bipartisan energy effort

AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Two key players in the Republican and Democratic parties in Nevada are teaming up to host a clean-energy talk as the White House abandons a worldwide agreement to curb climate change and states are moving to the forefront...

On plane: 1 long wanted to be a Marine, 1 close to retiring

AP Photo/Gerry Broome The 15 Marines and a Navy sailor killed in a plane crash Monday in Mississippi came from all over the country. Six of the Marines and the sailor were from an elite Marine Raider battalion at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Nine were based out of Stewart Air...

New addition George gets star treatment in Oklahoma City

AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul George never expected to end up in Oklahoma City. The Thunder and their fans are already making the pitch to keep him for a while. A day after hundreds of fans greeted George at the airport, the Thunder pulled out all the stops...

Afghan girls will be allowed into US for robotics contest

AP Photo/Ahmad Seir WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials will allow a group of Afghan girls into the country to participate in an international robotics competition after President Donald Trump intervened, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed Wednesday,...