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The Latest: Hoops coach pleads not guilty in tourist death

Aug. 9, 2018 11:18 PM EDT The Latest: Hoops coach pleads not guilty in tourist death AP-US-Basketball-Coach-Fatal-Punch-The-Latest <!– –> Chuck Burton, ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the college basketball coach accused of throwing a punch...

Flacco, Jackson lead TD drives as Ravens beat Rams 33-7

Aug. 9, 2018 11:33 PM EDT BALTIMORE (AP) — Joe Flacco threw a touchdown pass on his only series of the game, rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson ran for a score and the Baltimore Ravens rolled to a 33-7 preseason victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday night. Baltimore...

Proposed bicycling ban revived for downtown Findlay sidewalks

A proposed bicycling ban on downtown Findlay sidewalks is making its way toward City Council for reconsideration. Councils Streets, Sidewalks & Parking Committee met Thursday to discuss a dismount policy for the downtown. Similar legislation was tabled last year. The...

Mariota looks sharp for Titans; Packers' Adams goes deep

Aug. 9, 2018 11:28 PM EDT GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Marcus Mariota looked sharp orchestrating yet another new offensive system for the Tennessee Titans. Green Bay Packers receiver Davante Adams needed just one series to show he was in midseason form. They had impressive...

Several games see players demonstrate during national anthem

Aug. 9, 2018 11:20 PM EDT Player demonstrations took place during the national anthem at several early NFL preseason games Thursday night. In Philadelphia, Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins and cornerback De’Vante Bausby raised their fists during the anthem, and defensive end...

Brady, Smith sit as Patriots beat Redskins 26-17

Aug. 9, 2018 11:15 PM EDT FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Colt McCoy outplayed Brian Hoyer in a scrimmage of backup quarterbacks, while Tom Brady and Alex Smith stayed on the sidelines counting their money. On the day that the Patriots reportedly sweetened Brady’s contract...

LEADING OFF: Betts rolls to Baltimore, Correa comes off DL

Aug. 9, 2018 10:59 PM EDT LEADING OFF: Betts rolls to Baltimore, Correa comes off DL By The Associated Press AP-BBO-Leading-Off <!– –> Fred Thornhill, ASSOCIATED PRESS A look at what’s happening around the majors Friday: MOOKIE MANIA Mookie Betts tries to...

Bauers has 3 RBIs, Rays beat Orioles 5-4

Aug. 9, 2018 10:58 PM EDT ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Close games have become commonplace for the Tampa Bay Rays. Jake Bauers drove in two of his three runs with a go-ahead two-run single in the seventh inning and the Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-4 Thursday night....

New Zealand to ban plastic shopping bags from next year

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand plans to ban disposable plastic shopping bags by next July as the nation tries to live up to its clean-and-green image. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Friday that New Zealanders use hundreds of millions of the bags each year...

A's bolster deep bullpen by acquiring Twins closer Rodney

Aug. 9, 2018 10:38 PM EDT A’s bolster deep bullpen by acquiring Twins closer Rodney AP-BBA–Twins-Athletics Trade <!– –> Tony Dejak, ASSOCIATED PRESS OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have acquired closer Fernando Rodney from the...