Going, going, Gomes: 3-run homer in 9th lifts Indians

AP Photo/Tony Dejak CLEVELAND (AP) — For eight innings, nothing. The Indians did everything in the ninth. Yan Gomes hit a three-run homer with two outs off All-Star closer Greg Holland as Cleveland, down to its last strike several times, rallied for four runs in its last...

72nd A-bomb anniversary in Nagasaki amid US-NKorea tension

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is marking the 72nd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki amid growing tension between the U.S. and North Korea. Nagasaki Mayor Tomihisa Taue said the fear of another nuclear bomb attack is not in the distant future and urged nuclear states to...

The Latest: Australia dubs North Korea reckless, provocative

AP Photo/Evan Vucci WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs (all times local): 10 p.m. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says North Korea is reckless, provocative, dangerous and a threat to peace. Turnbull’s comments...

Joe Maddon: No ill will toward Pennsylvania hometown

AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon insists he meant no harm or ill will toward his Pennsylvania hometown when he said the people of Hazleton have to be accepting of the city’s Hispanic population. Maddon has no plans to apologize...

Joe West suspended for 3 games for comments about Beltre

AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez NEW YORK (AP) — Joe West, the major leagues’ senior umpire, has been suspended for three days without pay for comments he made about Texas third baseman Adrian Beltre. In a USA Today report published June 20 timed to coincide with the...

Trump, North Korea trade escalating threats of fire

AP Photo/Evan Vucci SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea and the United States traded escalating threats, with President Donald Trump warning it would be met “with fire and fury like the world has never seen” and Pyongyang claiming Wednesday it was examining...
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Glen Campbell's public Alzheimer's battle set his legacy

AP Photo/Danny Johnston NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On television and on stage, Glen Campbell was a superstar with boyish good looks, a flashy smile and wit, but it was his last performance on screen that exposed a more vulnerable side that touched many of his fans. Campbell,...

Seth MacFarlane favors sci-fi optimism in TV's 'The Orville'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Seth MacFarlane is seeking escape from the current wave of dystopian science fiction, and his vehicle is “The Orville.” MacFarlane said Tuesday that he wants to recapture an optimistic view of the future in his new space adventure...

New York-Penn League

___ Lowell 4, Tri-City 0 Williamsport at Staten Island, 7 p.m. Vermont 2, Batavia 1 Auburn 7, Connecticut 4 Brooklyn at West Virginia, 7:05 p.m. Hudson Valley at State College, 7:05 p.m. Mahoning Valley at Aberdeen, 7:05 p.m. Tri-City at Lowell, 6:35 p.m. Williamsport at Staten...

International League

___ Indianapolis 5, Buffalo 3 Pawtucket 9, Charlotte 2 Rochester 6, Columbus 2 Durham 2, Louisville 1 Norfolk 7, Lehigh Valley 6 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 7, Gwinnett 2 Syracuse at Toledo, 7:05 p.m. Buffalo at Indianapolis, 1:35 p.m. Columbus at Rochester, 1:35 p.m. Charlotte at...