Jorgensen defends title at Yokohama triathlon

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Gwen Jorgensen of the United States won the world series triathlon event in Yokohama on Saturday, successfully defending her title. Jorgensen pulled ahead in the run leg and finished with a time 1 hour, 58 minutes, 38 seconds. Japan’s Ai Ueda...

Jorgensen defends title at Yokohama triathlon

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Gwen Jorgensen of the United States won the world series triathlon event in Yokohama on Saturday, successfully defending her title. Jorgensen pulled ahead in the run leg and finished with a time 1 hour, 58 minutes, 38 seconds. Japan’s Ai Ueda...

McAllister Hits Rock Bottom In Loss To Oakland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians pitcher Zach McAllister’s downward spiral has reached rock bottom. The right-hander allowed eight runs — including a grand slam by Josh Reddick — in 1 1-3 innings Friday night as the Oakland Athletics crushed Cleveland 11-1. McAllister...
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Fight for ‘Alcatraz of Caribbean’ in Puerto Rico

This May 14, 2014 photo shows an aerial view of demolition work at the former Rio Piedras State Penitentiary, popularly known as the “Oso Blanco” in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Puerto Rican government, which struggled for decades to gain control of the prison known as...

States move to expand experimental drugs for some

DENVER (AP) — Nick Auden didn’t live to see the legislation, but the case of the Denver melanoma patient who died while seeking access to an experimental drug helped inspire a first-of-its kind law in Colorado. The “Right To Try” law allows terminally...

As California fires rage, arson suspect arrested

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man was charged with setting one of nearly a dozen fires that have destroyed homes and raced through nearly 20,000 acres of northern and eastern San Diego County brush land, but most of the blazes seemed to be dying down, despite the eruption of a new...
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New fire at Turkish mine hampers search efforts

AP Photo ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s energy minister says a new fire and increased gas levels inside a coal mine in western Turkey are hampering search efforts for an estimated two or three miners still believed trapped underground. Minister Taner Yildiz said...
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LA Kings show Ducks why they’re playoff powers

AP Photo/Chris Carlson ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When playoff pressure is at its most intense, almost nobody in recent hockey history has handled it better than Justin Williams, Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings. After claiming Southern California supremacy with another...

Phillies’ Bats Silent Again

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Even a new lineup couldn’t get the Philadelphia Phillies going. Alfredo Simon allowed five hits over 7 2-3 strong innings, Devin Mesoraco hit a three-run homer and the Cincinnati Reds beat the struggling Phillies 3-0 on Friday night. The Phillies...
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Selanne says farewell to Anaheim after Ducks’ loss

AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Teemu Selanne took one last tour of the Anaheim rink after the final horn, waving his stick at cheering fans while players from both teams banged their sticks on the ice. Despite the melancholy look on his face, the Finnish...