Cardinals clinch No. 2 seed with one-sided victory

AP Photo/Rick Scuteri GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals had lost dynamic playmaker Tyrann Mathieu for the season. Fellow safety Rashad Johnson, the secondary’s “quarterback,” was sidelined with an ankle injury. And the Cardinals responded with...

Comanche wins Sydney to Hobart race

HOBART, Australia (AP) — Badly damaged but still able to sail, the giant American yacht Comanche crossed the finish line Monday to take line honors in a storm-hit Sydney to Hobart race. The 100 foot supermaxi, owned by Netscape founder Dr. Jim Clark and skippered by Ken...

Kasich Heads Back To New Hampshire For 2 Days Of Events

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican presidential candidate John Kasich (KAY’-sik) is returning to New Hampshire after a year-end appearance and holiday break back in Ohio. Kasich plans campaign events around the Granite State both Monday and Tuesday. He has set his sights on a...

Ohio Authorities Probe 16-year-old Boy’s Shooting Death

BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in western Ohio are investigating the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy. The Logan County sheriff’s department says deputies responded to the report of a shooting at 3:53 a.m. Sunday at a home in Bloomfield Township. Authorities say...

Ohio Company Wants To Build Large Indoor Farm In Central NY

CLAY, N.Y. (AP) — An Ohio-based company wants to build a 100-acre indoor farm in central New York. CEA Capital Holdings of Akron has targeted the project for a commerce park in Clay, just north of Syracuse. The idea imagines growing crops inside high-tech buildings, where...

Jayhawks begin pursuit of 12th straight Big 12 championship

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Every year, Kansas coach Bill Self insists the league is the toughest it has ever been, that there is better balance top to bottom and anybody can beat anybody on any given day. They’re all clichés. Maybe they’re all true, too. But...

Russian diplomat: Russia has removed uranium from Iran

VIENNA (AP) — Iran has moved closer to next month’s expected implementation of a landmark nuclear deal with six world powers by allowing Moscow to transfer most of its enriched uranium to Russia, a senior Russian diplomat told The Associated Press Monday. As part of...

Russian diplomat: Russia has removed uranium from Iran

VIENNA (AP) — Iran has moved closer to next month’s expected implementation of a landmark nuclear deal with six world powers by allowing Moscow to transfer most of its enriched uranium to Russia, a senior Russian diplomat told The Associated Press Monday. As part of...

Deputies: Woman ate sushi, sweets while riding Wal-Mart cart

LECANTO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman has been accused of taking methamphetamine and driving a motorized shopping cart through a Wal-Mart while drinking wine and eating sushi and cinnamon rolls. According to a Citrus County Sheriff’s Office arrest report, security...

NBA suspends Matt Barnes 2 games for fight with Knicks coach

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA suspended Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes two games without pay Monday for what the league said was a “physical altercation” with Derek Fisher and for “threatening” the New York Knicks coach in October. The league...