US Open Lookahead: Venus Williams could use tips from Serena

NEW YORK (AP) — Venus Williams’ opponent in the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday is 18-year-old Belinda Bencic of Switzerland, who just so happens to be the last player to beat Serena Williams. And Venus, of course, was well aware of that. Planned to even ask...

Work to do for Michigan at quarterback, Utah feeling better

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Michigan brought back its former star quarterback Jim Harbaugh to resurrect the program and hopefully improve the position he used to play. The nation found out there’s work to be done in Ann Arbor after the Wolverines lost 24-17 to Utah on...

Work to do for Michigan at quarterback, Utah feeling better

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Michigan brought back its former star quarterback Jim Harbaugh to resurrect the program and hopefully improve the position he used to play. The nation found out there’s work to be done in Ann Arbor after the Wolverines lost 24-17 to Utah on...

Players hoping “Deflategate” can usher in change

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tom Brady is free and Ramon Foster can’t help but laugh. Sorry, the irony is just a little too delicious. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ guard remembers joining the rest of his teammates in declining to ratify the new collective bargaining agreement...

Players hoping “Deflategate” can usher in change

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tom Brady is free and Ramon Foster can’t help but laugh. Sorry, the irony is just a little too delicious. The Pittsburgh Steelers’ guard remembers joining the rest of his teammates in declining to ratify the new collective bargaining agreement...

After Harbaugh’s debut, Michigan fans will need patience

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jim Harbaugh was first to greet Jake Rudock on the Michigan sideline after he threw the pick-6 that pretty much ended any hope the Wolverines had of winning the much-hyped debut of their much-hyped coach. The coach put an arm around his player, told...

After Harbaugh’s debut, Michigan fans will need patience

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jim Harbaugh was first to greet Jake Rudock on the Michigan sideline after he threw the pick-6 that pretty much ended any hope the Wolverines had of winning the much-hyped debut of their much-hyped coach. The coach put an arm around his player, told...

Fired regulator: Brown pushed to waive oil safeguards.

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California’s top oil and gas regulators repeatedly warned Gov. Jerry Brown’s senior aides in 2011 that the governor’s orders to override key safeguards in granting oil industry permits would violate state and...

Benghazi panel to interview more of Clinton’s inner circle

AP Photo/Susan Walsh WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after questioning a former top aide to presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton behind closed doors, the House committee investigating the deadly Benghazi attacks expects to question another member of Clinton’s inner...

China’s stock rescue jolts companies, reform plans

AP Photo/Ng Han Guan BEIJING (AP) — Tonhe Electronics is a casualty of Beijing’s frantic effort to stop a stock market bust. The maker of electrical equipment, part of a technology industry the ruling Communist Party wants to promote, hoped to raise 200 million yuan...