History says Storm WNBA coronation only a matter of time

Sep. 10, 2018 6:31 PM EDT SEATTLE (AP) — If history is any indicator, the WNBA Finals are already over. That may not be a fair assessment to make about the Washington Mystics, who head back home facing a 2-0 deficit to the Seattle Storm in the best-of-five series, and...

California utility proposes wildfire safety measures

A California utility is vowing to replace 3,400 miles of overhead power lines with insulated wire to reduce the risk of them sparking when hit by tree limbs or other objects. Southern California Edison announced Monday that it aims to replace the lines by 2025 to align itself...

Bears look for positives after collapse in opening loss

Sep. 10, 2018 6:30 PM EDT LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy refuses to dwell on the second-half collapse by his team in Sunday’s 24-23 loss at Green Bay in the season opener. It’s not easy, considering the Bears blew a 20-point lead in...

AP Ohio High School Football Poll List

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the weekly Associated Press poll of 2018, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses): Others receiving 12 or more...

US left back tested early, eager to prove he learns quickly

Sep. 10, 2018 6:26 PM EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Antonee Robinson is trying to prove he can learn on the job. Brazil quickly tested the 21-year-old left back last week in just his third U.S. game, with winger Douglas Costa blowing past Robinson to deliver the cross that...

Minaj calls dustup with Cardi B ‘mortifying,’ ‘humiliating’

NEW YORK (AP) — Nicki Minaj said being involved in an altercation with Cardi B at a fashion week party was “so mortifying and so humiliating.” Cardi B tried to attack Minaj at the Harper’s Bazaar Icons party in New York on Friday. Video circulated on...

The Latest: Tribes say Trump illegally approved oil pipeline

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit over the Keystone XL Pipeline (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Native American tribes in Montana and South Dakota say the Trump administration approved the Keystone XL oil pipeline without fully considering its potential damage to...

Rutgers looks to bounce back at Kansas, Sitkowski better

Sep. 10, 2018 6:11 PM EDT Rutgers looks to bounce back at Kansas, Sitkowski better By MATT SUGAM Associated Press BC-FBC–Rutgers-Sitkowski <!– –> Jay LaPrete, ASSOCIATED PRESS PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers freshman quarterback Art Sitkowski is...

Abdullah inactive for Lions; Jets without Maye, Kearse

Sep. 10, 2018 6:10 PM EDT Abdullah inactive for Lions; Jets without Maye, Kearse BC-FBN–Jets-Lions Inactives <!– –> DETROIT (AP) — Lions running back Ameer Abdullah is inactive for Detroit’s game Monday night against the New York Jets. The Jets...

Florida vows to be tougher after getting 'slapped in mouth'

Sep. 10, 2018 6:04 PM EDT GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen wants to be clear: He never intended to call his players soft after a 27-16 loss to Kentucky. Mullen said Monday he was referring to how they played while losing to the Wildcats for the first time...