American Pharoah to race at Monmouth Park in Haskell

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — American Pharoah is headed to the Jersey Shore. As expected, racing’s first Triple Crown winner in 37 years will make his next start in the $1 million Haskell Invitational on Aug. 2 at Monmouth Park. Owner Ahmed Zayat said on Thursday the...
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Bill Clinton visits Vietnam to mark 20th anniversary of ties

AP Photo/TRAN VAN MINH HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — For Bill Clinton, President Barack Obama’s announcement this week of plans to resume diplomatic relations with Cuba must have stirred memories. It was 20 years ago this month that Clinton pulled off a similar diplomatic and...

LA district attorney declines to file charges against Diddy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office has declined to file felony charges against Sean “Diddy” Combs for a confrontation last month at the University of California, Los Angeles, where his son plays football. District attorney...

4 Players Fined By MLS For Infractions

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto FC’s Damien Perquis, Columbus Crew’s Federico Higuain, New England’s Kelyn Rowe and Real Salt Lake’s Demar Phillips have been fined by MLS for infractions. The MLS Disciplinary Committee fined the players undisclosed amounts on...
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Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard weds in Idaho

AP Photo/Sanford Myers NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tyler Hubbard of the country duo Florida Georgia Line has tied the knot. A representative for the band confirmed the Wednesday nuptials to Idaho native Hayley Stommel. The wedding was first reported by People.com. The...

Indians 5, Rays 4, 10 Innings,

E_Y.Gomes (1), Rivera (7). DP_Cleveland 1, Tampa Bay 3. LOB_Cleveland 4, Tampa Bay 3. 2B_Kiermaier (16). HR_Aviles (4). SB_Longoria (2), Sizemore (1). SF_Brantley. WP_M.Moore 3. Umpires_Home, Bill Miller; First, Doug Eddings; Second, Jim Wolf; Third, Adrian Johnson. T_3:01....

16 same-sex marriage licenses issued in region

Sixteen marriage licenses have been issued to same-sex couples in Hancock and surrounding counties in the past week, since the U.S. Supreme Court declared same-sex marriages are legal across the country. Wood County has issued seven marriage licenses to same-sex couples, the most...

Plane Diverts To Ohio Airport After Alleged Threats By Flier

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say a plane headed from St. Louis to Washington, D.C., was diverted to a central Ohio airport after a pilot reported a disruptive passenger made threatening statements. Airport spokesman David Whitaker says the United Express flight bound for...

Cavs Center Mozgov Has Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers center Timofey Mozgov has undergone successful right knee arthroscopic surgery and the team says he’ll be out about six weeks. The Cavaliers say Mozgov had the procedure Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic Marymount Surgicenter. Late last...
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Summer is sizzling: Heat records fall across US West

AP Photo/Don Ryan From Seattle to Salt Lake City, the West is baking under record heat. Temperatures reaching the triple digits have made fire conditions extreme and sent folks looking for relief heading into the Fourth of July weekend. Unfortunately, the forecast in many areas...