Royals’ Ventura killed in car crash in Dominican Republic

FILE – In this Thursday, July 28, 2016, file photo, Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas. Authorities in the Dominican Republic said Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, that...

Royals’ Ventura killed in car crash in Dominican Republic

FILE – In this Thursday, July 28, 2016, file photo, Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas. Authorities in the Dominican Republic said Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, that...

Current, former major leaguers die in Dominican crashes

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic say that Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former major leaguer Andy Marte both have died in separate traffic accidents. Highway patrol spokesman Jacobo Mateo says Ventura died on a...

The Latest: Georgia governor declares state of emergency

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on severe weather gusting through the southeastern U.S. (all times local): 12 p.m. The governor of Georgia has declared a state of emergency in seven counties that have suffered deaths, injuries and severe damage from weekend storms. Gov. Nathan...

More tornadoes ahead as death toll reach 15 in southeast US

ATLANTA (AP) — A weekend of deadly weather in the Southeast killed 15 people and injured dozens more, authorities said Sunday, while residents along the Georgia-Florida line were bracing for more intense, fast-moving storms — including unusually strong “long...

Tough at the top: Murray, Kerber make 4th-round exits in Oz

Britain’s Andy Murray carries his bags from the court following his fourth round loss to Germany’s Mischa Zverev at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Baker) MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy...

Trump offers scattershot response to global protests

President Donald Trump points to a member of the audience after speaking at the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Va., Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump offered a scattershot response to the sweeping protests...

UK's May to discuss trade, NATO in White House with Trump

AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will discuss free trade and the importance of the NATO military alliance when she meets President Donald Trump in Washington on Friday. May is set to become the first foreign leader to...

Leonard Scores 41, Spurs Down Cavaliers 118-115 In Overtime

CLEVELAND (AP) — As Kawhi Leonard peeled the ice bag off his swollen left hand, Manu Ginobili hobbled through San Antonio’s locker room, his back stiffened from a run-in with LeBron James. And 20 minutes after the game, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was in sweats still going...

Feeling the pressure, Kerber loses to composed Vandeweghe

Germany’s Angelique Kerber celebrates a point against United States’ Coco Vandeweghe during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara) MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) —...