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Friday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 49 37 .570 — New York 44 39 .530 3½ Tampa Bay 45 42 .517 4½ Baltimore 40 44 .476 8 Toronto 40 45 .471 8½ Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 45 39 .536 — Kansas City 44 40 .524 1 Minnesota 43 41...
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Major League Baseball: Indians avoid sweep,roll over Padres, 11-2

By STEVE HERRICK Associated Press CLEVELAND — Edwin Encarnacion homered and matched a career high with four hits, All-Star Jose Ramirez hit a home run and had three RBIs, and the Cleveland Indians, playing their third straight game without manager Terry Francona, defeated...

WBO says it will re-score Pacquiao fight, result stands

Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines waves to his supporters after his loss to Jeff Horn of Australia, during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, July 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard) BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — The World Boxing...

S. Korea’s president seeks talks with Kim Jong Un

President Donald Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in before the Northeast Asia Security dinner at the US Consulate General Hamburg, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Hamburg. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) SEOUL, South Korea (AP)...

Virginia executes inmate for killing 2 men during escape

FILE – In this Thursday March 29, 2007, file photo, William Morva watches as prospective jury members are interviewed to serve in his attempted robbery trial in Montgomery County Circuit Court in Christiansburg, Va. Morva is scheduled to receive a lethal injection Thursday,...

Kelly Olynyk agrees to sign with Miami Heat

MIAMI (AP) — Kelly Olynyk has agreed to sign with the Miami Heat. Agent Greg Lawrence confirmed the decision to The Associated Press on Thursday night. ESPN reported it would be a four-year deal worth in excess of $50 million. The deal has not been signed, though could be...

Clippers acquire Gallinari in deal involving Nuggets, Hawks

FILE – In this March 29, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, second from left, shoots as Washington Wizards center Ian Mahinmi, left, guard Bradley Beal, second from right, and forward Otto Porter Jr. defend during an NBA basketball game in Los...

The Latest: Trump prepares for meeting with Putin

President Donald Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in before the Northeast Asia Security dinner at the US Consulate General Hamburg, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Hamburg. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) HAMBURG, Germany (AP)...

Hobby Lobby accused of hypocrisy amid smuggling case

FILE – In this June 30, 2014, file photo, customers walk to a Hobby Lobby store in Oklahoma City. Federal prosecutors say Hobby Lobby Stores has agreed to pay a $3 million federal fine and forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi artifacts smuggled from the Middle East that the...

Francona still hospitalized, no timetable for return

FILE – In this May 3, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona watches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, in Detroit. Indians manager Terry Francona remains hospitalized and will miss his second straight game. The...