International League

___ Buffalo 9, Toledo 5 Gwinnett 6, Columbus 1 Pawtucket at Louisville, 6:35 p.m. Rochester at Norfolk, ppd., rain Durham at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 6:35 p.m. Charlotte at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. Rochester at Norfolk, 5:05 p.m., 1st game Pawtucket at Louisville, 6:35 p.m. Buffalo...

Eastern League

___ Akron 4, New Britain 2 Portland 4, Altoona 1 Binghamton at Erie, 6:30 p.m. Bowie at Trenton, 7 p.m. Reading at Portland, 6 p.m. New Britain at Harrisburg, 6:30 p.m. Trenton at Erie, 6:35 p.m. Akron at Binghamton, 7:05 p.m. Altoona at New Hampshire, 7:05 p.m. Bowie at...

Hawks’ Carroll Avoids Serious Injury, Listed As Questionable

ATLANTA (AP) — An MRI on DeMarre Carroll’s left knee showed no structural damage, and he hopes to play for Atlanta in Friday night’s Game 2 against Cleveland in the Eastern Conference finals, Carroll’s agent said Thursday. Mark Bartelstein told The Associated...

Thursday’s Scores

Jacksonville St. 8, SIU-Edwardsville 5 Morehead St. 4, Tennessee Tech 3, 10 innings

Air Force Recruiter Sentenced In Sexual Assault Case In Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A 28-year-old Air Force recruiter convicted of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl at a Halloween party in southwest Ohio has been sentenced to four years and seven months in a military prison. A Wright-Patterson Air Force Base spokeswoman says the military...

MLB And Reds Discussing Rose Role At All-Star Game

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Rose’s role at the All-Star game in Cincinnati will be determined by Major League Baseball and the Reds after they determine what other obligations the banned career hits leader has. Rose began work as a studio analyst for Fox this month. The network...

MLB And Reds Discussing Rose Role At All-Star Game

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Rose’s role at the All-Star game in Cincinnati will be determined by Major League Baseball and the Reds after they determine what other obligations the banned career hits leader has. Rose began work as a studio analyst for Fox this month. The network...

States Move To Reduce Time Spent On Common Core-based Exam

DENVER (AP) — Students in 11 states and the District of Columbia will spend less time next year taking tests based on the Common Core standards, a decision made in response to widespread opposition to testing requirements. The decision to reduce testing by about 90 minutes was...

Attorney General Rejects 3rd Marijuana Legalization Issue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has rejected a petition for the third proposed constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana, faulting the summary of the petition language. DeWine said Thursday the proposed summary of the so-called Cannabis Control...

GOP Presidential Prospect Kasich Heads To Georgia, SC

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) plans to appear at a couple Republican events in Georgia next week as he continues to weigh a 2016 bid for president. The second-term governor has scheduled appearances Tuesday at the Fulton County Republican Party...