O.J. Simpson triumphant, others devastated as he gets parole

Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson reacts after learning he was granted parole at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was convicted in 2008 of enlisting some men he barely knew, including two who had guns, to retrieve from two...
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Marathon Classic Notebook: LPGA’s revamped dress code no big deal to some players

By SCOTT COTTOS sTAFF WRITER SYLVANIA — Some of the world’s top women golfers don’t consider a tightening of the LPGA Tour’s dress code to be the big deal that others are making it out to be. Points made in an email from LPGA President Vicki...
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LPGA Marathon Classic: Piller fires a 63 to take 1st round lead

SYLVANIA (AP) — Gerina Piller shot an 8-under 63 on Thursday in the Marathon Classic to take a one-stroke lead over U.S. Women’s Open champion Sung Hyun Park and Peiyun Chien. Winless on the LPGA Tour, Piller had nine birdies and a bogey in the first round at Highland...

Friday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 54 43 .557 — Tampa Bay 51 45 .531 2½ New York 48 45 .516 4 Baltimore 46 49 .484 7 Toronto 44 51 .463 9 Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 48 45 .516 — Minnesota 48 46 .511 ½ Kansas City 46 47...
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First foundation funds

IMagINe for Youth, a foundation recently started by Fostoria High School graduate and Buffalo Bills defensive back Micah Hyde, made its first donation on Thursday. The Fostoria Lady Lightning softball organization received $1,000 to defray expenses for it to travel to Blue...

Spieth expecting to battle pot bunkers and Mother Nature

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy plays out of the bunker on the 7th hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison) SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Jordan Spieth rated...

Freeze’s fall at Ole Miss partially traced to Nutt’s suit

In this Tuesday, July 18, 2017 photo, Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze considers a response to a question as he speaks to reporters during a Rebel Road Trip to visit with alumni and athletic supporters in Jackson, Miss. Mississippi announced Thursday, July 20, that Freeze...

Braves end Dodgers’ 11-game winning streak with 6-3 victory

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Foltynewicz and the Atlanta Braves finally cooled off...

The Latest: OJ Simpson is granted parole in armed robbery

Former NFL football star O.J. Simpson appears via video for his parole hearing at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nev., on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist, successfully...

AP source: Sandoval to sign minor league deal with Giants

FILE – In this Sept. 14, 2015, file photo, Boston Red Sox’s Pablo Sandoval stands in the dugout during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles i Baltimore. The Red Sox on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, have released Sandoval because the third baseman didn’t...