National champion Sam Mikulak leads US men's gymnastics team

AP Photo/Jeff Roberson ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sam Mikulak, Jake Dalton and John Orozco are heading back to the Olympics. So are Alex Naddour and Chris Brooks. And this time, they won’t be watching from the stands. Naddour and Brooks, alternates on the 2012 men’s...

Lindor Hits 2 HRs, Carrasco Shutout, Indians Win 8th In Row

DETROIT (AP) — Francisco Lindor homered twice and Carlos Carrasco pitched a four-hitter to lead the Cleveland Indians to their eighth consecutive win, 6-0 over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. Cleveland also improved to 8-0 against the Tigers this year, outscoring them 51-16. It...

With 1-0 loss to Colombia, US finishes 4th in Copa America

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Carlos Bacca beat goalkeeper Tim Howard by sliding to poke in a headed cross in the 31st minute, and the United States finished fourth in the Copa America with a 1-0 defeat against Colombia on Saturday night. After losing to...

Kalitta Motorsports Sweeps Nitro Categories In Norwalk

NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — Kalitta Motorsports’ Doug Kalitta and Del Worsham swept the No. 1 qualifying positions in the nitro categories at their home track Saturday in the NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Nationals. Worsham’s track-record Funny Car run of 3.875 seconds at...

Pomeranz Leads Padres Over Reds 3-0 On Pete Rose’s Big Day

CINCINNATI (AP) — Drew Pomeranz drove in a pair of runs and pitched seven innings on Saturday, leading the San Diego Padres to a 3-0 victory in a game delayed a few minutes by the Cincinnati Reds’ tribute to Pete Rose. Pomeranz hit his second career homer and had an RBI...

AP Source: Irving, Barnes Finish US Olympic Basketball Team

A person with knowledge of the details says Kyrie Irving and Harrison Barnes will play for the U.S. Olympic basketball team, filling out the 12-man roster. Irving and Barnes have accepted spots, the person told The Associated Press on Saturday, two days before the Americans plan...

24 dead in West Virginia floods; search and rescue continues

AP Photo/Steve Helber CLENDENIN, W.Va. (AP) — Surrounded by muddy devastation, Cathy Light and her husband Chris thought it was “heaven sent” they had free burgers to munch on in a Clendenin parking lot Saturday. To their left, the roof of a Dairy Queen slumped...

Ipsen, Hixon get Olympic 3-meter spots, Dumais finishes 4th

AP Photo/Michael Conroy INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — With one long hug and a few brief words, Troy Dumais asked Kristian Ipsen to carry on the legacy of American diving. Ipsen smiled, Dumais choked back tears and now the two longtime synchro partners are heading in drastically...

Crowds Honor Orlando Victims At Cincinnati Pride Parade

CINCINNATI (AP) — Organizers read the names of the Orlando gay nightclub shooting and held a moment of silence Saturday during Cincinnati’s parade and festival events celebrating Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month. The celebration took place amid the same...

Ko matches course record with 62, shares NW Arkansas lead

ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Top-ranked Lydia Ko eagled the par-5 18th to tie the course record at 9-under 62 and take a share of the second-round lead Saturday in the LPGA Tour’s NW Arkansas Championship. Ko matched Morgan Pressel at 14-under 128 at Pinnacle Country Club,...