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Seahawks sign first-round pick Rashaad Penny to rookie deal

May. 16, 2018 7:57 PM EDT Seahawks sign first-round pick Rashaad Penny to rookie deal BC-FBN–Seahawks-Penny <!– –> RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks signed first-round pick running back Rashaad Penny to his rookie contract Wednesday. The...

Indians 6, Tigers 0

E_R.Carpenter (1). DP_Cleveland 2, Detroit 1. LOB_Cleveland 7, Detroit 3. 2B_Kipnis (10), Greiner (1). HR_Brantley (6). SF_Lindor (1). HBP_by Carpenter (Guyer). Umpires_Home, Ed Hickox; First, Jerry Meals; Second, Gabe Morales; Third, Roberto Ortiz. T_2:33. A_24,771 (41,297).

Unable to enter Canada, Maxwell to miss series at Blue Jays

May. 16, 2018 7:56 PM EDT Unable to enter Canada, Maxwell to miss series at Blue Jays BC-BBA–Athletics-Maxwell <!– –> Ben Margot, ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON (AP) — Oakland catcher Bruce Maxwell will miss a four-game series at Toronto that starts...

Texas executes Juan Castillo for San Antonio “lovers' lane” killing more than 14 years ago

May. 16, 2018 7:53 PM EDT Texas executes Juan Castillo for San Antonio “lovers’ lane” killing more than 14 years ago BC-US–APNewsAlert <!– –> HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas executes Juan Castillo for San Antonio “lovers’...

Bartolo Colon dominant as Rangers shut out Mariners 5-1

May. 16, 2018 7:44 PM EDT SEATTLE (AP) — The line drive off the bat of Seattle’s Jean Segura was estimated at 101 mph. As much as Texas starter Bartolo Colon tried to get his glove up and shift his body, there was no way he could avoid being struck. After Colon picked...

MLS this week: Costa Ricans punch (early) ticket to Russia

May. 16, 2018 7:43 PM EDT Despite the U.S. national team’s absence, Major League Soccer will have plenty of representatives this summer at the World Cup, especially on the Costa Rican team. Costa Rica has six active MLS players on its roster who are slated to go to Russia....

Former Southeastern Conference Commissioner Slive dies at 77

May. 16, 2018 7:33 PM EDT Former Southeastern Conference Commissioner Slive dies at 77 By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer AP-FBC-Obit-Slive <!– –> Mike Slive, the former Southeastern Conference commissioner who guided the league through a period of...

Prosecutor will no longer request bail for small crimes

May. 16, 2018 7:16 PM EDT Prosecutor will no longer request bail for small crimes By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press AP-US–Florida Prosecutor-No Bail,1st Ld-Writethru <!– –> ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor who got into a legal fight with...

Florida prosecutor will no longer seek bail for petty crimes

May. 16, 2018 7:15 PM EDT Florida prosecutor will no longer seek bail for petty crimes BC-US–Florida Prosecutor-No Bail <!– –> ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor who got into a legal fight with the governor for her blanket refusal to seek the...

The Latest: Jury convicts Michigan man of killing clerk

May. 16, 2018 7:15 PM EDT The Latest: Jury convicts Michigan man of killing clerk AP-US–Gas Station-Abduction-The Latest <!– –> Mike Krebs, ASSOCIATED PRESS MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — The Latest in the trial of a man charged in the kidnapping and slaying...