The Latest: Kansas has friendly crowd, halftime lead

AP Photo/Charlie Riedel KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 10:40 p.m. Purdue coach Matt Painter said Kansas deserved to have a homecourt advantage, playing just down the road from campus in Kansas City, because of...
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Australian prime minister won't choose between China and US

AP Photo/Ng Han Guan CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister said his Australia doesn’t need to choose between the United States and China, as he announced a new beef export deal with the Chinese. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Chinese Premier...

Flyers-Wild Sums

First Period_1, Minnesota, Parise 17 (Olofsson, Staal), 2:07. 2, Philadelphia, Couturier 12 (Weise, Schenn), 17:59. Penalties_None. Second Period_3, Philadelphia, Read 10, 0:21. Penalties_Gudas, PHI, (holding), 11:32. Third Period_4, Philadelphia, Voracek 18 (Simmonds), 19:15....

Wellington Downs Lima Perry 68-47 In Division IV Semifinal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Solomon Pierre-Louis scored 16 points and Columbus Wellington quelled a fourth-quarter rally to defeat Lima Perry 68-47 in a boys Division IV semifinal. It happened Thursday at Value City Arena. The Jaguars play for their first title against Cleveland...

Penguins-Senators Sums

First Period_None. Penalties_Ryan, OTT, (holding stick), 9:31; Hornqvist, PIT, (slashing), 9:31; Corrado, PIT, (roughing), 13:55; Wingels, OTT, (roughing), 13:55; Borowiecki, OTT, (tripping), 14:59. Second Period_1, Pittsburgh, Bonino 16 (Streit), 9:21 (pp). Penalties_Sundqvist,...

Ohio Paying 2 Men Declared Wrongfully Imprisoned $1.45M Each

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has agreed to pay about $1.45 million each to two men declared wrongfully imprisoned for more than 16 years in a woman’s 1988 slaying. The Ohio Court of Claims announced Thursday it has approved a settlement between the state and Robert Gondor and...

Utah man killed in London attack was hit on bridge

AP Photo/Rick Bowmer WEST BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) — A Utah couple was enjoying the final day of their European trip to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary when they were among the crowd of people on London’s Westminster Bridge who were struck by an SUV. Kurt W....

With fans freaking out, Arena hopes to start US rebound

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A new coach is making the decisions after a pair of historically bad games. Nearly half the projected starters are sidelined. Fans are freaking out that the United States’ streak of consecutive World Cup appearances...

Ducks end Michigan's run with 69-68 victory, head to Elite 8

AP Photo/Charlie Riedel KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyler Dorsey scored 20 points and made the go-ahead layup with 1:08 left, and third-seeded Oregon ended No. 7 Michigan’s dramatic postseason run with a 69-68 victory in a Midwest Regional semifinal on Thursday night....

Troopers: Ohio National Guard Humvee Swiped From Armory

STOW, Ohio (AP) — State troopers in Ohio are looking out for a stolen vehicle that shouldn’t be hard to miss. The State Highway Patrol says someone cut through a fence at the Ohio National Guard Armory in Stow, about 8 miles (13 kilometers) north of Akron, and made off with...