Officials: 1.8M Pounds Of Ground Beef Recalled

DETROIT (AP) — Officials say a Detroit-based business is recalling about 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products sold for restaurant use in four states that may be contaminated with the bacteria E. coli. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...

Titans’ Pick Lewan To Be Arraigned In Assault Case

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Tennessee Titans’ first-round draft pick Taylor Lewan (luh-WAHN’) faces a court hearing in a Michigan assault case. The former Michigan offensive tackle is to be arraigned Monday in Ann Arbor District Court. The 6-foot7, 309-pound Lewan is...

Ohio Says Hemlock-killing Bug Gone From Park Trees

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say they are winning the fight to get rid of a hemlock-killing bug at least in one southern Ohio state park. The Ohio Division of Forestry says almost 700 hemlock trees in Hocking Hills State Park in Hocking County were treated last year with...

Ruling Expected Monday On Oregon Gay-marriage Ban

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Same-sex marriages in Oregon could begin as soon as Monday afternoon, depending on a judge’s ruling. U.S. District Judge Michael McShane said he’ll issue his ruling at noon Pacific time on a constitutional challenge to the state’s...

Eastern League

___ Portland 4, Trenton 3 Binghamton 6, New Hampshire 5 Harrisburg 5, New Britain 0, 1st game Altoona 3, Richmond 0 Reading 2, Bowie 1 Erie 2, Akron 1 Harrisburg 9, New Britain 3, 2nd game Portland 2, Trenton 1 Binghamton 9, New Hampshire 8, 14 innings Akron 2, Erie 1 New Britain...

Lacking Big Bats, Reds Lose 8-3 To Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The short-handed Reds could have used some power bats on Sunday. Unfortunately for Cincinnati, sluggers Jay Bruce and Joey Votto were still unavailable. Cody Asche, Jimmy Rollins, Wil Nieves and Marlon Byrd all homered, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the...

9 Public College Presidents’ Pay Tops $1 Million

BALTIMORE (AP) — A new survey says the number of public college presidents earning over $1 million more than doubled from the year before. The study by The Chronicle of Higher Education says nine college presidents earned more than $1 million in total compensation in the...

Reds Hoping To Avoid DL For Joey Votto

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Reds are still hoping they won’t have to put Joey Votto on the disabled list. The 2010 NL MVP missed his third straight game Sunday because of a left knee injury. Manager Bryan Price said after the 8-3 loss to the Phillies that “we don’t...

Phillies Beat Reds 8-3 Behind 4 Home Runs

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cody Asche, Jimmy Rollins, Wil Nieves and Marlon Byrd all homered, and the Phillies beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-3 on Sunday. Cliff Lee (4-4) struck out three in 6 2-3 innings for his first home victory of the season. Cincinnati’s Devin Mesoraco had a...

Cespedes Drives In 5 As A’s Sweep Indians 13-3

CLEVELAND (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes drove in a career-high five runs, Brandon Moss had three RBIs, and the Oakland Athletics completed a three-game sweep with a 13-3 win over the slumping Cleveland Indians on Sunday. The Athletics, who have won nine of 10, outscored the Indians 30-6...