Modest Mouse singer cited in Portland vehicle crash

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say the lead singer of the band Modest Mouse was cited for crashing into a City of Portland pickup truck after falling asleep at the wheel. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports (http://goo.gl/cUY2an ) Isaac Brock failed to stop Wednesday morning as...

Mariah Carey playfully promotes docuseries 'Mariah's World'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Mariah Carey called on six half-naked muscle men, champagne and lots of attitude as she playfully promoted her upcoming docuseries, “Mariah’s World.” Carey made her entrance for a roomful of TV critics after the shirtless...

L-B teachers’ contract approved

Liberty-Benton School District teachers will get a pay raise for the next three years, per a contract approved by the board of education Wednesday night. The Liberty-Benton Board of Education unanimously approved the three-year contract, running from July 1 to June 30, 2019, with...

Ohio Judge Won’t Dismiss Claims Against Pilot Flying J

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge won’t dismiss breach-of-contract and other claims against the truck-stop chain owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and his brother, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. Several companies have sued Pilot Flying J in connection with a...

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...