Nike to get out of golf equipment business

AP Photo/Seth Wenig Nike is getting out of the golf equipment business, a surprising announcement Wednesday that is sure to send Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and other players searching for new clubs and golf balls next season. Nike said it would stop making clubs, golf balls and...

Dodgers' Kershaw moved to the 60-day DL

DENVER (AP) — Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, sidelined since late June with a herniated disk in his back, was moved to the 60-day disabled list on Wednesday. That means the 28-year-old won’t be able to return until Aug. 27, at the earliest. Los Angeles manager Dave...

US women beats New Zealand 2-0 in Olympic soccer tournament

AP Photo/Eugenio Savio BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan scored a goal in each half as the U.S. women’s soccer team defeated New Zealand 2-0 in its debut at the Rio Games on Wednesday, getting off to a solid start in its attempt to win a fourth...

US predicts UN will swiftly condemn North Korea launches

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power predicted that the Security Council will swiftly condemn North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launches following an emergency meeting Wednesday of the U.N.’s most powerful body. Power told reporters after...

Francona And Indians Pitching Coach Ejected Against Twins

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona and pitching coach Mickey Callaway have been ejected in the third inning against the Minnesota Twins. The ejections came after a replay review Wednesday night upheld a ruling on the field that right fielder Lonnie...

Cardinals Put Tyler Lyons On DL With Sore Knee

CINCINNATI (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals put left-handed reliever Tyler Lyons on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right knee on Wednesday before the second game of their series against the Cincinnati Reds. The Cardinals recalled left-hander Dean Kiekhefer, who was sent to...

Man Pleads Guilty Over Gun Used To Shoot At Ohio Building

CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man accused of having a gun used to shoot at a Cincinnati building has pleaded guilty to a weapons charge. Prosecutors say 23-year-old Rayshaun Herald, also known as Rayshawn, pleaded guilty Tuesday to possession of a firearm by a...

4 dead identified as cause of California bus crash probed

AP Photo/Scott Smith ATWATER, Calif. (AP) — A husband and wife traveling to see their daughter in Washington were among the four Mexicans nationals identified Wednesday as those killed when a bus slammed into a highway sign that tore through the vehicle in...

GOP candidate goes macho to win Missouri governor primary

AP Photo/Michael Thomas JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In the final days before Missouri’s Republican gubernatorial primary, candidate Eric Greitens responded to a Democratic attack ad by firing more than 100 rounds from a machine gun as an announcer declared in a...

Dodgers' Kershaw moved to the 60-day DL

DENVER (AP) — Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, sidelined since late June with a herniated disc in his back, was moved to the 60-day disabled list on Wednesday. That means the 28-year-old won’t be able to return until Aug. 27, at the earliest. Los Angeles manager Dave...