Newcomers pushing out veterans at US Olympic swim trials

AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The United States is assembling an Olympic swimming team that Michael Phelps hardly recognizes. Nearly halfway through the eight-day trials, the team bound for Rio de Janeiro next month has as many as 17 first-timers. Left in...

Players, coaches make pilgrimage; say goodbye to Pat Summitt

AP Photo/Gerry Broome Dozens of Pat Summitt’s former Tennessee players and coaches descended on Knoxville over the weekend, making the basketball pilgrimage to say their final goodbyes to the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history. Summitt, who died...

Jordan widens IS crackdown; signs of home-grown extremism

AP Photo/Layla Quran AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Two dozen men charged with supporting the Islamic State group squeezed into a cage in Jordan’s state security court. After brief questioning from a judge, they filed back out, and guards ushered in the next group of accused...

Indians Beat Braves For Longest Winning Streak In 34 Years

ATLANTA (AP) — Corey Kluber insists no one in the Cleveland clubhouse is talking about the Indians’ longest winning streak in 34 years. Outside those walls, however, the Indians are big news as the hottest team in the majors. Carlos Santana hit a tie-breaking single in...

Records: City lawyers weak link in police accountability

AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana CHICAGO (AP) — When a federal judge concluded that a lawyer employed by the city of Chicago concealed audio evidence in a civil trial, the court issued a sharp rebuke, saying the recordings showed police lied about the events that led officers to...

Pyonghattan 2.0: More skyscrapers go up in N. Korea capital

AP Photo/Wong Maye-E PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Hoping to show the world his country is doing just fine despite sanctions and outside pressure over its nuclear weapons program, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has put his soldier-builders to work on yet another major...
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Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley's first guitarist, dies at 84

AP Photo/Judi Bottoni MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Scotty Moore, the pioneering rock guitarist whose sharp, graceful style helped Elvis Presley shape his revolutionary sound and inspired a generation of musicians that included Keith Richards, Jimmy Page and Bruce Springsteen, died...

Midwest League

___ Kane County 2, Burlington 0 Clinton 5, Wisconsin 3 Bowling Green 5, West Michigan 2 Dayton at Fort Wayne, 7:05 p.m. South Bend 3, Lake County 0 Lansing 4, Great Lakes 1 Cedar Rapids at Quad Cities, 8:00 p.m. Peoria at Beloit, 8:00 p.m. Dayton at Fort Wayne, 12:05 p.m. Lake...

Frontier League

___ Florence at Lake Erie, 7:05 p.m. Evansville 5, Windy City 2 Traverse City at Normal, 7:35 p.m. Joliet at River City, 7:35 p.m. Schaumburg at Southern Illinois, 8:05 p.m. Gateway at Washington, 5:05 p.m. Florence at Lake Erie, 7:05 p.m. Windy City at Evansville, 7:35 p.m....

Eastern League

___ Richmond 6, Akron 3 Binghamton at Altoona, 7:00 p.m. Bowie at Harrisburg, 7:00 p.m. Portland at Trenton, 7:00 p.m. Erie at Reading, 7:05 p.m. Hartford 6, New Hampshire 4 Bowie at Harrisburg, 12:00 p.m. Akron at Richmond, 6:35 p.m. Binghamton at Altoona, 7:00 p.m. Portland at...