• Mateen Cleaves among analysts on Final Four homer broadcasts

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Michigan State great Mateen Cleaves and Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski's son-in-law are among the commentators who will call the "homer" broadcasts during the Final Four. Turner Sports and CBS are bringing back the team-centric alternative telecasts for the NCAA semifinals...

  • Banana peel hits comedian Dave Chappelle on New Mexico stage

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A man tossed a banana peel at Dave Chappelle during a standup show, hitting in the comedian in the leg, police in this northern New Mexico city say. Christian Englander, 30, of Santa Fe, was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor disorderly conduct and battery...

  • Nats' third baseman Rendon seeks 3rd opinion on knee

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    VIERA, Fla. (AP) — Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon was scheduled to meet with Dr. Steven Singleton in Vail, Colorado, for a third opinion on his injured left knee. Dr. James Andrews on Monday confirmed the team's initial diagnosis of a sprained medial collateral...

  • Speedy Eric Young Jr. quickly grabs this chance with Braves

    Published: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Eric Young Jr. reported to spring training with the Atlanta Braves on a minor league deal, simply hoping to make an impression. Now with opening day less than a week away and starting center fielder Melvin Upton Jr. likely out until mid-May because of a foot...

  • LPGA Tour extends Commissioner Mike Whan's contract

    Published: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan has agreed to a six-year contract extension through 2020. Mike Trager, the chairman of the tour's board of directors, announced the deal Tuesday in a letter to players and staff. The 50-year-old Whan took over the tour in...

  • BC-GLF--LPGA Tour-Whan

    Published: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan has agreed to a six-year contract extension through 2020. Mike Trager, the chairman of the tour's board of directors, announced the deal Tuesday in a letter to players and staff. The 50-year-old Whan took over the tour in...

  • Liberal Dems, GOP cling to hope Warren runs for president

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and liberal Democrats have something in common: Both are trying to keep alive the prospect that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren will run for president. Warren isn't playing along, making the rounds this week to — yet again — insist she's not...

  • Duckworth: Clinton must testify before Benghazi committee

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Duckworth says she would hold former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton "accountable" for erasing emails from her personal server but did not directly say whether Congress should take action. The Democratic congresswoman from...

  • Democrat O'Malley hits GOP support for Indiana law

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) — Likely Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley says it's "shameful" for Republicans to support an Indiana law that critics see as legalizing discrimination against gays and lesbians. The former Maryland governor criticized 2016 Republican presidential...

  • Poll: Chicago Mayor Emanuel opens big lead over Garcia

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    CHICAGO (AP) — A new poll shows Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has opened a large lead over challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia ahead of next week's runoff election. The Chicago Tribune poll published Tuesday shows Emanuel has doubled his lead in three weeks. He's now backed by 58 percent of...

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