Frank Robinson honors teammate Don Baylor at Texas memorial

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Players who crossed paths with former MVP Don Baylor in his 19-year major league career paid their last respects Saturday at the memorial service for a popular player known as “Groove.” KXAN-TV reports Hall of Famer Frank Robinson recalled...

Bruno Mars donates $1M from concert to Flint water crisis

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars said Saturday he is donating $1 million from his Michigan concert to aid those affected by the Flint water crisis. The Grammy-winning star told the audience at his show in Auburn Hills, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Detroit, that he and tour...

Ohioan Sam Hornish Jr. Wins XFinity Mid-Ohio Race

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Sam Hornish Jr. dominated in his home state to win the XFinity Mid-Ohio Challenge on Saturday. Hornish, from Defiance, Ohio, took the lead from rookie Daniel Hemric on lap 62 of 75 after the seventh caution at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. He beat him by...

Arena Football League

x-clinched homefield advantage y-clinched playoff spot Washington 41, Baltimore 35 Philadelphia 41, Tampa Bay 28 ___ Philadelphia 69, Baltimore 54 Cleveland at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m. Cleveland-Tampa Bay winner at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Kuwait says oil spill strikes its waters in Persian Gulf

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kuwait says an oil spill has struck its waters in the Persian Gulf. Kuwait’s state-run KUNA news agency reported late Saturday that emergency responders were working toward containing the spill near Kuwait’s southern Ras...

Frontier League

___ Florence 7, Gateway 1 Schaumburg 13, Lake Erie 3 Joliet 4, Washington 0 Windy City 1, Traverse City 0 Southern Illinois at Evansville, 7:35 p.m. Normal 6, River City 4 Washington at Joliet, 2:05 p.m. Schaumburg at Lake Erie, 2:05 p.m. River City at Normal, 5:35 p.m. Southern...

Eastern League

___ Harrisburg 4, Hartford 2 Altoona 3, Trenton 2 Reading 8, Richmond 1 Harrisburg 3, Hartford 0 Portland at Bowie, 6:35 p.m. Trenton 4, Altoona 0 Akron 1, Binghamton 0 Erie 11, New Hampshire 0 Reading 4, Richmond 2 Reading at Richmond, 12:05 p.m. Harrisburg at Hartford, 1:35...

Meram, Crew Rally For 3-1 Win Over Fire

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Meram scored in the 73rd minute to help the Columbus Crew beat the Chicago Fire 3-1 on Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Meram, with the outside of his right foot, tapped home a cross by Waylon Francis to give Columbus (11-12-2) its...

Crowell Remains Calm In Final Year Of Contract

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Patience is a virtue that Isaiah Crowell is familiar with, having gone undrafted out of Alabama State three years ago. The powerful running back is relying on it again as he enters his final season under contract with the Browns. “I feel like God controls...

Pearson, Harper-Nelson lead way in 100 hurdles at worlds

AP Photo/Martin Meissner LONDON (AP) — Besieged by injuries, Sally Pearson missed nearly two years. Beleaguered by some bad results, Dawn Harper-Nelson hasn’t been quite the same, either. Yet there they were down the stretch, two Olympic 100-meter hurdles gold...