• Men's sports

    Lakers trading Lou Williams to Houston for Corey Brewer

    The Los Angeles Lakers have swung their first deal of the Magic Johnson Era, agreeing to send Lou Williams to the Houston Rockets for Corey Brewer and a future draft pick.Brewer's agent Wallace Prather confirmed the terms of the trade, which were...

    By Tim Reynolds, AP Basketball Writer|

  • Men's sports

    Gutierrez back with Dodgers, his first major league team

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Franklin Gutierrez got another chance from the team that gave him his first one in professional baseball.Gutierrez turned 34 Tuesday, a day after finalizing a $2.6 million, one-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers.Los...


  • Basketball

    Candice Wiggins says her WNBA experience was "toxic"

    Candice Wiggins said her experience playing in the WNBA was "toxic" and was a major reason why she retired last season.In an interview with The San Diego Union-Tribune , Wiggins said the culture in the league was "very, very harmful" and that she...

    By The Associated Press|

  • News

    Former Auburn coach eyes Alabama governor's mansion

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville is considering running for Alabama governor in 2018.The 62-year-old Arkansas native tells the Associated Press that he's discussing his options with potential...


  • Football

    49ers hire DeMeco Ryans, Daniel Bullocks as assistants

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have hired former NFL players DeMeco Ryans and Daniel Bullocks as assistants on coach Kyle Shanahan's staff.The Niners announced Tuesday that Ryans will be defensive quality control coach and...


  • Entertainment

    Sword breaks off Civil War memorial; vandalism suspected

    BOSTON (AP) A sword has broken off again from a memorial depicting the famed 54th Massachusetts Civil War regiment, featured in the Denzel Washington movie "Glory."Boston police are investigating after the damage was reported Tuesday. They...


  • Entertainment

    Ex-Minnesota Orchestra maestro Stanislaw Skrowaczewski dies

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Former longtime Minnesota Orchestra music director Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, who conducted major orchestras in England, Japan and other countries, died Tuesday after suffering a second stroke earlier this month, the orchestra...

    By Jeff Baenen, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Mariners' Martin tells of threats in Cuban smuggling trial

    MIAMI (AP) Seattle Mariners outfielder Leonys Martin told a Miami jury Tuesday he crossed the U.S.-Mexico border without any valid papers because he feared being kidnapped or worse after he was smuggled from Cuba by a group linked to a sports...

    By Curt Anderson, AP Legal Affairs Writer|

  • Entertainment

    Marlins' Hechavarria back on stand in Cuban smuggling trial

    MIAMI (AP) It's a second day of testimony for Miami Marlins shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria in the trial of a Florida sports agent and a baseball trainer accused of smuggling players out of Cuba.Hechavarria is scheduled Tuesday to be...


  • Sports industry

    Wells Fargo fires 4 senior managers in sales scandal inquiry

    NEW YORK (AP) Wells Fargo's board of directors said it is firing four senior managers as part of its investigation into the bank's sales practices scandal.The board said Tuesday the four are Claudia Anderson, the former community bank chief...

    By Ken Sweet, AP Business Writer|

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