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  • Vegas, Langley share 2nd-round lead at Greenbrier Classic

    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Jhonattan Vegas shot a 5-under-par 65 Friday to tie Scott Langley for the lead after the second round of the Greenbrier Classic. They were at 9-under 131 on the…

  • Hispanic leaders want GOP field to condemn Trump’s ‘idiocy’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump’s characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers. Several 2016 contenders have brushed off Trump’s…

  • Moment of silence at Police and Fire Games to honor cyclist

    WASHINGTON — The World Police and Fire Games held moments of silence before a number of final medal events Friday in honor of the Brazilian cyclist who died Thursday afternoon after crashing during the competition.…

  • 2015 Baseball First-Round Signing Bonuses

    The signing bonuses for the first-round selections in the 2015 baseball amateur draft: 1. Arizona, Dansby Swanson, SS, Vanderbilt. 2. Houston, Alex Bregman, SS, LSU, $5.9 million. 3. Colorado, Brendan Rodgers, SS, Lake Mary (Fla.)…

  • NASCAR distances itself from Donald Trump after remarks

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR is the latest corporation to distance itself from Donald Trump. On the same day one of its top sponsors called on NASCAR to take a stance against Trump, the…

  • Northwest League

    North Division W L Pct. GB Everett (Mariners) 11 4 .733 — Spokane (Rangers) 8 8 .500 3½ Tri-City (Padres) 7 8 .467 4 Vancouver (Blue Jays) 7 9 .438 4½ South Division W L…

  • Friday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Activated OF Shane Victorino from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Jackie Bradley Jr. to Pawtucket (IL). Placed C Blake Swihart on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 1.…

  • Arena Football League

    All Times EDT NATIONAL CONFERENCE West Division W L T Pct PF PA Arizona 11 2 0 .846 737 581 Las Vegas 5 8 0 .385 603 699 Los Angeles 2 11 0 .154 526…

  • Twins put OF Robinson on family emergency leave

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have placed outfielder Shane Robinson on family emergency leave. Robinson traveled to Boston after his infant daughter underwent emergency surgery. Manager Paul Molitor said Friday that Robinson…

  • Home runs, Koehler lift Marlins to 2-1 win over Cubs

    CHICAGO (AP) — Justin Bour spent five years in the minor league system for the Cubs. Still for him, his winning solo home run in the sixth inning to send the Marlins over Chicago 2-1…

  • Junior-high classmates reunite on opposite sides of Fla. court

    WASHINGTON – A judge and defendant in a Florida court each got a shock at a hearing on Thursday: The judge recognized him as a junior high-school classmate. Arthur Booth, 49, was arrested Monday in…

  • Mexico City proposes regulations for Uber

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City is proposing regulations that would allow Uber and other smartphone-based ride-sharing apps to operate, while requiring drivers and cars to be registered, the city’s Office of Legal and Legislative…

  • Tigers let go relievers Chamberlain, Gorzelanny

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers decided they needed to change things before a fifth straight division title falls out of reach. On Friday, with the team sitting at 39-39 and six games behind Kansas…

  • England to face Germany for 3rd place in Women’s World Cup

    EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Though Mark Sampson already knew what answer he’d get, England’s coach felt obligated to ask defender Laura Bassett whether she was emotionally ready for one more game at the Women’s World…

  • Eager eaters weigh-in ahead of NYC July 4 hot dog contest

    NEW YORK (AP) — Four avid eaters have hit the scales ahead of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Coney Island’s Nathan’s Famous. Reigning champion Joey Chestnut joined past winners at the…