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  • The Minnesota Wild have fired coach Mike Yeo

    3 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have fired coach Mike Yeo.

  • American teen Taylor Fritz reaches final in 3rd ATP event

    16 minutes ago

    (AP) MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Teenager Taylor Fritz beat Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the Memphis Open final, becoming the youngest American to reach a final since Michael Chang in 1989. The 18-year-old Fritz, from ...

  • Golf Capsules

    30 minutes ago

    (AP) PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson handled a strong ocean breeze and firm greens for a 6-under 66 on Saturday to take the lead going into the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. It's the first ...

  • The Latest: Rail bridge fire out, Amtrak service disrupted

    37 minutes ago

    (AP) NORCO, La. (AP) — The Latest on a railroad trestle fire west of New Orleans (all times local): 6 p.m. A train trestle fire west of New Orleans has been extinguished. St. Charles Parish spokesman Tristin Babin says a few ...

  • Mickelson takes the lead at Pebble Beach

    44 minutes ago

    (AP) PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson handled a strong ocean breeze and firm greens for a 6-under 66 on Saturday to take the lead going into the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. It's the first ...

  • Scalia death sparks election-year fight over filling vacancy

    52 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Antonin Scalia's death immediately sparked a new and heated election-year fight over whether President Barack Obama should fill the high court vacancy, with Republicans on Capitol Hill and on the campaign trail arguing the nomination should ...

  • 2 heavily armed British men arrested near Turkish border

    57 minutes ago

    (AP) THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say they have arrested two heavily armed suspects near the border with Turkey. A high-ranking security official, speaking to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to comment on ...

  • College officials suspend hockey season over hazing claims

    1 hour, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) RINDGE, N.H. (AP) — Officials at a New Hampshire college say they are suspending the rest of the men's hockey season over hazing allegations. Franklin Pierce University Athletic Director Bruce Kirsh notified the Northeast-10 Conference of the school's decision on ...

  • New York Fashion Week: Siriano goes for knits

    1 hour, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press is all over New York Fashion Week, from the runway designs to the celebrity-filled front rows. Here are some recent highlights: ___ CHRISTIAN SIRIANO DOES BRIGHTS, KNITS Siriano brought the drama, as always, ...

  • Duke stuns No. 7 Virginia 63-62 on Allen's buzzer-beater

    1 hour, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Grayson Allen banked in a shot at the buzzer, and Duke beat No. 7 Virginia 63-62 on Saturday. Malcolm Brogdon had 18 points for Virginia (20-5, 9-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), and his reverse flip layup with ...

  • The Latest: Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79

    1 hour, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on 6:50 p.m. (all times local): ___ Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79. The U.S. Marshals Service in Washington confirmed Scalia's death at ...

  • Rosco Allen's 25 leads Stanford past No. 11 Oregon 76-72

    1 hour, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Michael Humphrey blocked a shot with 4 seconds remaining and Stanford upset No. 11 Oregon 76-72 on Saturday. Marcus Allen hit two free throws with 3 seconds to seal the win for the Cardinal, who ended ...

  • Jackson leads Notre Dame to upset of No. 13 Louisville 71-66

    1 hour, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Demetrius Jackson matched his career high with 27 points, Steve Vasturia added 20 and Notre Dame rallied from 11 points down in the second half to beat No. 13 Louisville 71-66 on Saturday. The Irish ...

  • Townley wins ARCA Series season opener at Daytona

    1 hour, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — John Wes Townley has won his second ARCA Racing Series season opener at Daytona International Speedway. Townley led 33 laps and held off several challengers Saturday to secure his second victory in four years at ...

  • In victory or dissent, Scalia was a man of strong opinions

    1 hour, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia kept your attention, whether you liked him or not. He was a big personality who rather enjoyed the spotlight, and he did not often shy from controversy. Scalia deeply influenced a generation ...

  • Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's death

    1 hour, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) Influential conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died at a private residence in the Big Bend of Texas, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Saturday. Reaction to his death follows: ___ SUPREME COURT CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN ROBERTS: "He was an ...

  • Bernhard Langer opens 7-stroke lead in Chubb Classic

    1 hour, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Bernhard Langer followed his opening 10-under 62 with a 66 on Saturday to increase his lead to seven strokes in the PGA Tour Champions' Chubb Classic at TwinEagles. The 58-year-old German star's lead is the largest ...

  • Lloyd's late goal gives United States 1-0 win over Mexico

    2 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Carli Lloyd scored off a rebound of her own penalty kick in the 86th minute and the United States beat Mexico 1-0 on Saturday to clinch a spot in the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying semifinals. Lloyd's penalty ...

  • 102 pythons caught as state snake hunt enters final weekend

    2 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — A state-sanctioned hunt on public lands for invasive Burmese pythons is about to end. The monthlong Python Challenge ends Sunday at 7 p.m. As of Friday, 102 pythons had been caught since the competition began Jan. 16. ...

  • Recordings reveal the lies former LA sheriff told prosecutor

    2 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca told three lies to federal authorities who were investigating corruption at the jails he ran, according to a newspaper report. The Los Angeles Times reported ( ) Saturday that recorded ...

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