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  • Justin Wilson’s brother calls accident a freak incident

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Stefan Wilson says there has been no anger over Justin Wilson’s death because his accident was such an anomaly. Wilson died Monday of a head injury suffered when a piece of…

  • New boss of Frisch’s Big Boy restaurants plans expansion

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The new leader of the Frisch’s Restaurants chain wants to flex Big Boy’s brand muscle with franchise expansion, new restaurant shapes and sizes, menu and beverage additions, and doing more to court…

  • Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

    HOUSTON (AP) — The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff’s deputy will be arraigned this week, jail records show. Shannon J. Miles, who has a criminal…

  • Browns rookie running back Duke Johnson out with concussion

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns rookie running back Duke Johnson is following the NFL’s protocol on head injuries after sustaining a concussion in Saturday’s win over Tampa Bay. Browns coach Mike Pettine said Sunday he does…

  • Steven Sotloff’s parents open up as 1-yr anniversary nears

    MIAMI (AP) — The parents of slain journalist Steven Sotloff are speaking out about the foundation they established to honor his legacy and their disappointment with the U.S. government in a rare interviewing marking the…

  • Pope Francis a stranger to the US in many ways

    NEW YORK (AP) — When Pope Francis sets foot on the tarmac at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington on Sept. 22, it won’t just be his first time in the United States as pontiff.…

  • Pirates’ Burnett takes a step closer to return

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates right-hander A.J. Burnett is hopeful of returning to the rotation by mid-September following a 71-pitch bullpen session on Sunday. The 38-year-old Burnett has been on the disabled list since July 31…

  • United’s biggest problems exposed in 2-1 loss at Swansea

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United’s early-season problems at both ends of the pitch were exposed in a 2-1 loss at Swansea on Sunday that ended its unbeaten start in the Premier League. On the…

  • Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic Par Scores

    Sunday At RTJ Golf Trail (Capitol Hill-The Senator) Prattville, Ala. Purse: $1.3 million Yardage: 6,599; Par: 72 Third Round a-amateur Austin Ernst 70-65-68—203 -13 Lexi Thompson 69-67-69—205 -11 Yani Tseng 70-64-71—205 -11 Kris Tamulis 71-68-67—206…

  • Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic Scores

    Sunday At RTJ Golf Trail (Capitol Hill-The Senator) Prattville, Ala. Purse: $1.3 million Yardage: 6,599; Par: 72 Third Round a-amateur Austin Ernst 70-65-68—203 Lexi Thompson 69-67-69—205 Yani Tseng 70-64-71—205 Kris Tamulis 71-68-67—206 Sei Young Kim…

  • Brian Harman makes 2 aces at Barclays

    EDISON, N.J. (AP) — Brian Harman made a hole-in-one twice Sunday in The Barclays, the first time that’s happened on the PGA Tour in nine years. Harman hit a 7-iron from 184 yards on the…

  • Dominica declares disaster status after storm leaves 20 dead

    ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Rescue teams worked Sunday to reopen roads to remote communities in Dominica after Tropical Storm Erika caused flooding and mudslides that killed at least 20 people and left more than 50…

  • FSU’s Aguayo on pace to be best kicker in college history

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — There were countless treks into the woods, hours spent on golf courses and the every-morning ritual of hearing his father call him “Champ.” It all helped make Roberto Aguayo arguably the…

  • Turner Field US flag at half-staff after fan dies in fall

    ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between…

  • Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire

    BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) — When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party. Shelters where he…