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  • Fight Schedule

    May 29 At Barclays Center, Brooklyn, N.Y. (Spike), Amir Khan vs. Chris Algieri, 12, welterweights; Bryan Vasquez vs. Javier Fortuna, 12, for vacant WBA World junior lightweight title. At W.C. Handy Pavilion, Memphis (CBSSN), Lateef…

  • Annual Rolling Thunder ‘Ride for Freedom’ honors veterans

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The roar of motorcycle engines is filling the air in the nation’s capital. Organizers say hundreds of thousands of bikers and spectators gather every Memorial Day weekend for the Rolling Thunder “Ride…

  • David Letterman drives into retirement with Indy 500 tribute

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — David Letterman has a new No. 1 on his personal Top Ten list of reasons he loves the Indianapolis 500. The freshly retired Letterman was all grins Sunday as his IndyCar team…

  • Carowinds to close wooden Thunder Road roller coaster

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carowinds says it will close the Thunder Road wooden roller coaster on July 26. The amusement park near Charlotte says it will tear down the ride as part of a $50…

  • Kansas logs first sighting of tropical piratic flycatcher

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A small bird that’s typically found hundreds of miles away in Mexico and South America apparently made its way to western Kansas, watchers say, giving the Sunflower State a couple…

  • Defense chief: After Ramadi, Iraq’s ‘will to fight’ at issue

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group’s takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the “will to fight,” Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a TV interview that aired…

  • McLaren’s barren run finally over as Button earns 4 points

    MONACO (AP) — It shows how far McLaren’s confidence has fallen that Jenson Button’s eighth place finish at the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday was greeted almost like a win. McLaren’s worst ever start to…

  • Yankees lose for 9th time in 10 games, 15-4 to Rangers

    NEW YORK (AP) — This is all anyone needs to know about the New York Yankees’ latest fiasco: utilityman Garrett Jones pitched more effectively than CC Sabathia. Sabathia was chased after 2 1/3 innings in…

  • Flooding in Texas, Oklahoma prompts rescues, evacuations

    SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Up to 10 inches of rain fell over 24 hours in parts of Texas, prompting numerous evacuations and rescues overnight and into Sunday, while a 20-year veteran firefighter in northeast…

  • John Nash, wife, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ inspiration, die in NJ

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie “A Beautiful Mind,” has died along with his wife in a car crash on…

  • Ethiopians vote, ruling party expected to keep grip on power

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopians voted Sunday in national and regional elections in which the ruling party is expected to maintain its iron-clad grip on power. Some opposition leaders said their members had been…

  • The Latest: Dixon, Kanaan, Pagenaud out front early at Indy

    The Associated Press covers the biggest day in motorsports, from Formula One’s Monaco Grand Prix to the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600. The latest from the tracks: 1:25 p.m. ET One of the crew…

  • Ex-Pakistani PM: Son’s kidnappers want militants released

    MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — The captors of a former Pakistani prime minister’s son demanded the release of several al-Qaida prisoners in exchange for his release, the former premier said Sunday. Yusuf Raza Gilani said he…

  • Indiana WR Griffith arrested for driving while intoxicated

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana wide receiver Isaac Griffith is out of jail after being arrested for driving while intoxicated. The 20-year-old sophomore from Fort Wayne was released from the Monroe County Jail after posting…

  • BMW PGA Championship Leading Scores

    Sunday At Wentworth Club (West Course) Virginia Water, England Purse: $5.64 million Yardage: 7,302; Par: 72 Final An Byeong-hun, South Korea 71-64-67-65—267 Thongchai Jaidee, Thailand 70-66-68-69—273 Miguel Angel Jimenez, Spain 68-70-68-67—273 Chris Wood, England 68-73-68-66—275…