• Tigers scratch Ryan, start Wilson against Athletics

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Right-hander Alex Wilson is scheduled to make his first career start for the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday after Kyle Ryan was scratched. Wilson, a right-hander who has worked strictly out of the bullpen in 56 games over two-plus seasons with the Tigers and Red...

  • A look at the 7 officials arrested in the FIFA raids

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Here is a look at the seven soccer officials arrested in Switzerland on warrants issued by the U.S. Justice Department after a corruption probe involving FIFA members. All seven are connected with the regional confederations of North and South America and face up to 20 years in prison...

  • Josh Hamilton gets 1st hit back with Rangers

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Hamilton singled in the seventh inning Wednesday for his first hit since returning to the Texas Rangers. Hamilton, hitless in his first nine at-bats since returning Monday, lined a hit down the left field line off Cleveland's Carlos Carrasco. The AL MVP in 2010...

  • Veteran back Williams ready for next act with Steelers

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — DeAngelo Williams wants to get something straight. Yes, the longtime running back came to Pittsburgh in the offseason to give the Steelers a much-needed influx of depth behind All-Pro Le'Veon Bell. Just don't peg Williams as merely a backup. While he understands his...

  • Things to know about NCAA baseball tournament regionals

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The NCAA baseball tournament starts Friday with regionals. The 16 winners advance to super regionals next week, and the final eight go to the College World Series in Omaha beginning June 13. Here are some of the tournament's top story lines: BRUINS ARE BACK: UCLA...

  • Russia criticizes US over FIFA case

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Russia's foreign ministry has heavily criticized the United States over the arrest in Switzerland of officials from soccer's ruling body FIFA. U.S. corruption charges were unveiled Wednesday against 14 people, with seven of them being arrested Wednesday morning...

  • Live coverage: Lewis-Palmer High School baseball vs. Green Mountain, Class 4A state title game, 1 p.m.

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    Updated: 8 hr ago

    Two more wins and Lewis-Palmer High School will become Class 4A state champions for the first time in program history. One loss and the season is over.  The Rangers (22-3) will face Green Mountain (19-6) on Wednesday at Metro State at 1 p.m. The Rangers will have to beat...

  • Indians players shave heads to support Aviles, daughter

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians infielder Mike Aviles is touched by the show of support he's getting from teammates for his 4-year-old daughter, who was diagnosed with leukemia this month. Several Indians players and coaches have shaved their heads to support Aviles and Adriana,...

  • Rays manager Cash stands by critical comments about calls

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash stands by his critical comments about a first-inning call in Tuesday night's 7-6, 10-inning loss to Seattle. Cash said after the game that a safe call at the plate for Seattle — allowed to stand after a video review — was...

  • Before arrest, 911 caller says NFL player Ray McDonald drunk

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 911 caller says NFL defensive end Ray McDonald is drunk in a recording that led to his arrest on suspicion of assaulting a woman holding the couple's baby at his home in Northern California. In the audio released Tuesday, a woman identifies herself as the mother...

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