LEADING OFF: Nationals take a look at K-Rod, Yankees ailing

Washington Nationals relief pitcher Joe Blanton, right, is pulled from the game by manager Dusty Baker (12) during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Sunday, June 25, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) A look at what’s happening all...

U2 bassist thanks band for helping him through addiction

FILE – This Jan. 12, 2014 file photo shows members of the Irish rock band U2, from left, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen, Jr., Bono, and The Edge at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Clayton thanked his bandmates on Monday,...

Nolasco ends winless drought, Angels end Dodgers’ win streak

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ricky Nolasco pitched into the seventh inning to pick up his...

Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards

Kia NBA Most Valuable Player, Best Style & Game Winner Award winner, Russell Westbrook, poses in the press room at the 2017 NBA Awards at Basketball City at Pier 36 on Monday, June 26, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Russell...

The Latest: 3 CNN journalists resign over retracted story

AP Photo/Evan Vucci NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a retracted CNN story about a supposed investigation in a Donald Trump associated and the head of a Russian investment fund (all times local): 8 p.m. CNN says it has accepted the resignations of three employees involved in a...

Down 7 and missing Francona, Indians rally to top Texas 15-9

Cleveland Indians’ Edwin Encarnacion, left, and Carlos Santana celebrate after both score on Lonnie Chisenhall’s two-run single in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) CLEVELAND (AP)...

Cosby venue could move to California in sex abuse lawsuit

FILE – In this Saturday, June 17, 2017, file photo, Bill Cosby exits the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial was declared in his sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pa. Judge Steven O’Neill who presided over Cosby’s sexual assault trial is weighing...

Utah wildfire grows to largest active fire in US

This Saturday, June 24, 2017, photo, shows a cabin near Panguitch Lake near Panguitch, Utah., that was not burned by a wildfire. Nearly 1,000 firefighters battled a Utah wildfire that grew Sunday morning that has prompted the evacuation of over a 1,000 people from hundreds of...

Cubs hold on after Nationals rally for 4 in 9th, win 5-4

Washington Nationals Wilmer Difo, bottom, slides home on a wild pitch against Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Wade Davis (71) during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 26, 2017, in Washington. Diff scored on the play. The Cubs won 5-4. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) WASHINGTON...

Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards

Kia NBA Rookie of the Year winner Malcom Brogdon poses in the press room at the 2017 NBA Awards at Basketball City at Pier 36 on Monday, June 26, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Westbrook has been voted NBA MVP after setting a...