Carson Wentz’s status for Week 1 remains uncertain

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz expects to participate in 11-on-11 drills next week, but it’s uncertain whether he’ll be ready for the season opener. The defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles host the Atlanta Falcons on Sept. 6. Wentz’s goal...

Brady sees ‘urgency’ in preseason game vs Super Bowl foe

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady thinks his next game against the Philadelphia Eagles is a little like the last time he played them. The reigning NFL MVP says he’s eager to get back on the field for the first time since the Super...

Indians place Trevor Bauer on DL with stress fracture

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cleveland Indians placed right-hander Trevor Bauer on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday with a small stress fracture in his right leg. Cleveland is in complete control in the AL Central, leading second-place Minnesota by 12 1/2 games coming into the...

Publisher of 2 Ohio newspapers dies after lengthy illness

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio (AP) — A longtime newspaper executive and publisher of two eastern Ohio newspapers has died after a lengthy illness. The East Liverpool Review reports 67-year-old Larry Dorschner passed away at his home Sunday. Dorschner was publisher of The Review and...

Braun hits 2 HRs, Chacin goes 7 as Brewers beat Cubs 7-0

CHICAGO (AP) — Ryan Braun hit two of Milwaukee’s four homers, Jhoulys Chacin struck out 10 in seven innings and the Brewers cut into Chicago’s NL Central lead with a 7-0 victory over the Cubs on Tuesday. Lorenzo Cain homered on Jose Quintana’s second...

Column: Best measure of Woods is when he has the lead

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tiger Woods once said it could not be considered a truly great year without winning a major. Five years ago, he never would have said it could be a good year without winning any tournament. This year is an exception. Woods closed with a 64 on Sunday at...

Cubs' Maddon tossed against Brewers; 2nd ejection in 4 games

Aug. 14, 2018 4:49 PM EDT Cubs’ Maddon tossed against Brewers; 2nd ejection in 4 games AP-BBN–Cubs-Maddon Ejected <!– –> CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon has been tossed against the Milwaukee Brewers, his second ejection in four games....

Lavish court spending in poor West Virginia triggers scandal

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A $42,000 antique desk. A $32,000 blue suede sectional sofa. A $7,500 inlaid wooden floor map of West Virginia’s 55 counties. A scandal involving lavish office renovations and other financial abuses by the highest court in one of the poorest...

New Jersey takes in $40.6 million in sports bets in July

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Sports betting is off and running in New Jersey, with three casinos and two racetracks taking in $40.6 million in wagers in July, the first full month it was legal. Those figures were part of a report that showed that Hard Rock debuted as Atlantic...

In AP interview, Omarosa says Trump is trying to silence her

NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman declared Tuesday that she “will not be silenced” by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss shifted from a war of words to a possible legal battle. In an...