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No matter the question, Urban Meyer always has the answer

AP Photo/Paul Beaty CHICAGO (AP) — Urban Meyer has always had an answer for everything the coaching profession has thrown at him. Nothing in his straight-ahead glare this morning suggested that had changed. Barely two hours earlier, what had been a months-long victory lap...
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Hamels presence in Philly before expected deal to Texas

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cole Hamels’ locker was still intact in Philadelphia’s clubhouse, as was Matt Harrison’s in Texas’ locker room. An expected deal that would send ace left-hander Hamels and reliever Jake Diekman to the...

Kurt Cobain’s family wants death-scene photos kept sealed

SEATTLE (AP) — Kurt Cobain’s widow and daughter are urging a Seattle judge not to release death-scene photos and records that a lawsuit claims will prove the Nirvana frontman was murdered more than 20 years ago. Superior Court Judge Theresa Doyle is set to hear...

‘Law & Order’ director arrested on child porn charges in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — A television director with credits on “Law & Order” has been arrested in suburban New York on child pornography charges. Westchester County authorities say 51-year-old Jason “Jace” Alexander was charged with promoting a sexual...
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Rousey roams to Brazil with plan to beat Correia at UFC 190

AP Photo/Jae C. Hong GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — Ronda Rousey is in charge now. The unbeaten bantamweight champion is the biggest star in the UFC, and she could have staged her next title defense anywhere in the world before she moves on to her next acting job or book tour stop...
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Cable network cancels 3 daytime shows

AP Photo/Virginia Sherwood NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC said Thursday that it is canceling three of its afternoon programs, part of a network-wide shift to a straight news focus during the daytime hours. Hour-long programs hosted by Ed Schultz at 5 p.m. Eastern and Alex Wagner at...
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Blue moon? Friday’s celestial event comes with a catch

AP Photo/Sayyid Azim WASHINGTON (AP) — This is an astronomy story that comes up only once in a blue moon, like on Friday. Maybe. When the full moon appears at 6:43 a.m. EDT Friday, it will become the second full moon of July. Geoff Chester of the U.S. Naval Observatory said...

Utah officials considering new name for Negro Bill Canyon

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The renewed national scrutiny of the Confederate flag has officials again considering changing the name of Utah’s Negro Bill Canyon, though the title that some find offensive is a point of historical pride for others. Grand County Councilwoman...
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Pope’s upcoming visit inspires anxiety in Philadelphia

AP Photo/Matt Rourke PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pregnant women are calling up the mayor, concerned they won’t be able to get to the delivery room. Some businesses say they’ve been told to close for a three-day weekend. Others are bringing in cots for workers to sleep....
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Survivor of shooting that killed her parents is recovering

AP Photo HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A woman who was shot as she ran from the gunman robbing her family on Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation was recovering from surgery Thursday, while her relatives struggled with how to tell her that her parents are dead. Doctors operated...