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American Athletic Conference Extends Aresco’s Contract

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The American Athletic Conference has extended the contract of Commissioner Mike Aresco through June 2022. The conference announced the deal Monday. Aresco became commissioner in 2012 and led the conference through a tumultuous transition from the Big East...

Who are the lawyers and judges debating Trump travel ban?

AP Photo/Eric Risberg SEATTLE (AP) — Two lawyers with broad experience before the U.S. Supreme Court argued for and against President Donald Trump’s travel ban Monday before a panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Three judges appointed by President Bill Clinton...

Sandberg wants to change the conversation about death

“Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy” (Alfred A. Knopf), by Sheryl Sandberg On their last day together, the Silicon Valley elite couple Sheryl Sandberg and Dave Goldberg were sunbathing and playing the popular strategy board game The...

Super Bowl-style halftime coming to College Football Playoff

This Oct. 16, 2013 photo shows the College Football Playoff logo printed across a backdrop used during a news conference in Irving, Texas. The College Football Playoff is bringing a Super Bowl-style halftime show to the national championship game without bumping the marching...

AP Interview: Expert who beat cyberattack says he’s no hero

British IT expert Marcus Hutchis who has been branded a hero for slowing down the WannaCry global cyber attack, during an interview in Ilfracombe, England, Monday, May 15, 2017. Hutchis thwarted the virus that took computer files hostage around the world, including the British...

Report: Trump shared secret info about IS with Russians

This handout photo released by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, shows President Donald Trump meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (Russian Foreign Ministry via AP) WASHINGTON (AP)...

Federal judges ask if travel ban is biased against Muslims

Protesters wave signs and chant during a demonstration against President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, Monday, May 15, 2017, outside a federal courthouse in Seattle. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Monday in Seattle over...

AP Source: Cavs To Wear Goodyear Logo On Jerseys Next Season

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the contract says the NBA champion Cavaliers will wear Goodyear’s wing-foot logo on their jerseys starting next season. The team will announce a multi-year sponsorship deal with the Akron-based tire manufacturer, said the person who...

Fire officials: 7 people killed in fire at Ohio home

AP Photo/Dake Kang AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A fire chief says seven people have died in a northeast Ohio house fire. Akron Fire Chief Clarence Tucker didn’t say how many of the dead are children or adults. He spoke at a news conference outside the home in Akron, about 30...

Who are 3 judges who heard arguments on Trump travel ban?

AP Photo/Eric Risberg SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three judges appointed by President Bill Clinton heard the appeal Monday of Hawaii’s challenge to President Trump’s travel ban targeting six predominantly Muslim countries. The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court...