Cavs Make A Splash With Max Deal For Kyrie

The Cleveland Cavaliers have made the first big move of the new NBA year, agreeing to terms with Kyrie Irving on a new five-year contract extension. Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert tweeted the agreement early Tuesday morning, just a couple of hours after the market opened. Gilbert...

1-hit Wonders: Padres Get 1 Single, Top Reds 1-0

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Everth Cabrera’s sacrifice fly in the fifth inning scored the game’s only run, and the San Diego Padres topped the Cincinnati Reds 1-0 on Monday night despite managing just one hit. Tommy Medica’s single in the second was the only hit for the...

Haren 1-hits Indians Through 7 In Dodgers’ 1-0 Win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dan Haren pitched one-hit ball over seven innings — a single that was awarded to Michael Bourn after a video review — and rookie Clint Robinson had a pinch-hit RBI single in the seventh as the Los Angeles Dodgers opened their interleague series against the...

Dodgers 1, Indians 0

LOB_Cleveland 2, Los Angeles 6. 2B_Ad.Gonzalez (19), Kemp (21). 3B_Ethier (3). SB_Bourn (7). S_Kluber. Umpires_Home, Angel Hernandez; First, Adrian Johnson; Second, Larry Vanover; Third, Paul Nauert. T_2:34. A_45,627 (56,000).

Dodgers 1, Indians 0

LOB_Cleveland 2, Los Angeles 6. 2B_Ad.Gonzalez (19), Kemp (21). 3B_Ethier (3). SB_Bourn (7). S_Kluber. Umpires_Home, Angel Hernandez; First, Adrian Johnson; Second, Larry Vanover; Third, Paul Nauert. T_2:34. A_45,627 (56,000).

International League

___ Gwinnett 11, Charlotte 5, 9 innings, 1st game Buffalo at Syracuse, 7 p.m. Rochester 8, Norfolk 1 Durham at Pawtucket, 7:05 p.m. Lehigh Valley at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 7:05 p.m. Louisville at Columbus, 7:05 p.m. Gwinnett at Charlotte, 7:05 p.m., 2nd game Toledo at...

Midwest League

x-clinched first half ___ West Michigan 8, Bowling Green 5 Burlington 4, Wisconsin 3 Cedar Rapids 3, Clinton 3, tie, susp. Lake County at Dayton, 7 p.m. Lansing at Great Lakes, 7:05 p.m. Fort Wayne at South Bend, 7:05 p.m. Kane County at Beloit, ppd., rain Quad Cities at Peoria,...

Video: SC Trooper Threatened Taser Use On Lineman

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A suspended South Carolina state trooper threatened to use a Taser on Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Sam Montgomery during a traffic stop last week for speeding. South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. R.S. Salter shouted directions at Montgomery...

Obama Lauds Former CEO As Right Choice To Fix VA

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sought to turn the page Monday on a humiliating chapter in the history of the Veterans Affairs Department, tapping former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to take over the sprawling agency. A former Army captain, McDonald would...

Fracking Study Finds New Gas Wells Leak More

WASHINGTON (AP) — In Pennsylvania’s gas drilling boom, newer and unconventional wells leak far more often than older and traditional ones, according to a study of state inspection reports for 41,000 wells. The results suggest that leaks of methane could be a problem for...