Francona Rejoins Indians A Week After Heart Procedure

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona rejoined his team Thursday for an extended stay in Northern California, one week after undergoing a minor procedure for an irregular heartbeat. Wearing his familiar uniform, Francona smiled and laughed as he talked...

Mayweather, McGregor exchange profanities, barbs in Brooklyn

AP Photo/Frank Franklin II NEW YORK (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. tossed $1 bills in Conor McGregor’s face. McGregor waved Jay Z’s new CD in Mayweather’s direction and quoted a Biggie Smalls lyric as some sort of warning shot. The rest? The fashionably late...

Body Camera Video Of Man Fatally Shot By Police Is Released

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Body camera video of a confrontation in which police officers shot and mortally wounded a man was released on Thursday. Columbus police released of the July 7 confrontation between two officers and 30-year-old Kareem Ali Nadir Jones. Jones died Monday from...

Australia senator’s 3 election wins officially didn’t happen

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The deputy leader of an Australian political party has announced he is ending his nine-year career in Parliament because he has discovered he has technically never been a senator. Scott Ludlam, the 47-year-old deputy leader of the minor Greens...

Possible human remains recovered in search for fugitive

BOSTON (AP) — Authorities searching for evidence in a decadeslong quest to find the man wanted in the slaying of a Pennsylvania police chief in 1980 have recovered what they believe to be human remains in Massachusetts. The FBI said in a statement late Thursday that they...

Timely Tim: Tebow hits first pro walk-off HR for St. Lucie

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow seems to have found his stroke since getting back to his home state. Tebow hit the first game-ending home run of his pro baseball career Thursday night, lifting the Class A St. Lucie Mets over the Daytona Tortugas 5-4 in a seven-inning...

Shelter opens for flood victims

The American Red Cross has opened a shelter for flood victims at 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave. in Findlay. The shelter is open for anyone needing a safe place to stay because of flooding in or near their home, the Red Cross said.

Arena Football League

x-clinched playoff spot Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 7 p.m. Washington at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Baltimore at Washington, 7 p.m. Cleveland at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m. Philadelphia at Baltimore, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Washington, 7 p.m.

Spurs' Bryn Forbes continues to light up Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Summer League’s leading scorer, Bryn Forbes, continued his summer onslaught with 29 points and five assists in the Spurs’ Round 2 86-81 victory over the Pelicans on Thursday. All of Thursday’s winners advanced to the quarterfinal round while the...

Fired voice of Kermit the Frog says he's 'devastated'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It isn’t easy being green. But no longer being green is apparently even harder. Steve Whitmire, the puppeteer who was fired after 27 years as Kermit the Frog said Thursday he is “devastated to have failed” Muppets founder and his mentor...