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NFL lineman Ray McDonald arrested again

AP Photo/Tony Avelar SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — NFL lineman Ray McDonald has been arrested for the second time this week. The Santa Clara Police Department said the former San Francisco 49ers defensive end was arrested Wednesday for violating a restraining order by being at...
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Curry ‘ready to go’ for Game 5 after frightening fall

AP Photo/David J. Phillip OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State star Stephen Curry said he has no lingering effects from his frightening fall and is ready to play Game 5 of the Western Conference finals Wednesday night. Curry took part in the Warriors’ morning...
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Griner: Fellow WNBA players want her to appeal suspension

AP Photo/Matt York NEW YORK (AP) — Brittney Griner has been hearing from players around the WNBA who would like her to change her mind and appeal her seven-game suspension for a domestic violence incident involving her partner Glory Johnson, also a player in the league. The...
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Indians players shave heads to support Aviles, daughter

AP Photo/Phil Long CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians infielder Mike Aviles is touched by the show of support he’s getting from teammates for his 4-year-old daughter, who was diagnosed with leukemia this month. Several Indians players and coaches have shaved their...

AP source: Sabres interviewing ex-Penguins coach Dan Bylsma

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A person familiar with the discussions tells The Associated Press the Buffalo Sabres are interviewing former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma for their head-coaching vacancy. The meeting was taking place in Buffalo on Wednesday afternoon, and...
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Dodgers send 3B Juan Uribe to Braves in 6-player trade

AP Photo/Richard Hartog LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers dealt third baseman Juan Uribe to the Atlanta Braves in a six-player trade Wednesday. The Dodgers also sent right-handed pitcher Chris Withrow to the Braves for infielder Alberto Callaspo, left-handers Eric...
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Hernandez gets 8th win, Mariners beat Rays 3-0

AP Photo/Chris O’Meara ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Felix Hernandez pitched a four-hitter to become the major’s first eight-game winner, Nelson Cruz hit his AL-best 18th homer to snap a scoreless tie in the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners completed a...

BASE jumpers pushed to remote, no-rules sites

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — BASE jumpers just want to be free. How else can you explain it this extreme form of skydiving? BASE stands for the fixed objects people leap from: Buildings and antenna, spans such as bridges, and Earth, which usually means stunningly high cliffs. The...
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FIFA suspends 11 people over soccer corruption cases

AP Photo/Szilard Koszticsak ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has suspended 11 people, including two of its vice presidents, from all football-related activities following a U.S. criminal investigation into corruption in world soccer. The vice presidents – Jeffrey Webb of the Cayman...
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Before arrest, 911 caller says NFL player Ray McDonald drunk

AP Photo/Tony Avelar SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 911 caller says NFL defensive end Ray McDonald is drunk in a recording that led to his arrest on suspicion of assaulting a woman holding the couple’s baby at his home in Northern California. In the audio released Tuesday, a...