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White Sox bring up C Collins from Triple-A Charlotte

Jun. 18, 2019 11:50 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — It was a very special Father's Day for Zack Collins. Collins didn't know what was happening when he was pulled from Triple-A Charlotte's game at Rochester on Sunday, but he got back to the clubhouse and manager Mark Grudzielanek told the catching prospect he was headed to the majors with the...

Raiders sign top draftee Clemson DE Clelin Ferrell

Jun. 18, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders signed first-round draft picks Clelin Ferrell and Johnathan Abram on Tuesday. Ferrell, a defensive end from Clemson, was selected fourth overall by the Raiders in April. A three-year starter and two-time national champion, Ferrell started in all 44 games he...

Man re-arrested for fatal stabbing of Houston boy, 11

Jun. 18, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Newly tested DNA evidence led to the re-arrest of a man accused of fatally stabbing an 11-year-old Houston boy as he walked home from school in 2016, authorities said Tuesday. Andre Timothy Jackson Jr. was indicted by a grand jury in Houston in the death of Josue Flores. The sixth-grader was...

Enbridge pipeline project hits another Minnesota obstacle

Jun. 18, 2019 5:06 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Enbridge Energy's plan to replace an aging crude oil pipeline that runs through northern Minnesota hit another obstacle Tuesday when two state agencies said they would hold up approval of the project's permits until problems with its environmental review are resolved. The Minnesota...

Federal jury indicts Delaware man on 'swatting' hoaxes

Jun. 18, 2019 2:49 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Delaware man accused of making hoax emergency calls to locations across the country, causing police and SWAT teams to respond. An indictment handed down May 16 against 29-year-old Rodney Allen Phipps of Georgetown was unsealed Monday. Prosecutors...

Kansas faces future budget woes even with a revenue surplus

Jun. 18, 2019 2:31 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' tax collections have beaten expectations nearly every month for the past two years and the state expects to end June with close to $1 billion in cash reserves, but the budget problems that followed a former governor's notorious tax-cutting experiment aren't necessarily a thing...

Bellarmine moving to Div. I, joining Atlantic Sun conference

Jun. 18, 2019 2:08 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bellarmine University, a private Catholic college in Louisville, is moving to NCAA Division I and joining the Atlantic Sun Conference. The move will elevate most of the university's athletic programs to Division I status beginning in the summer of 2020. Bellarmine president Susan...

Teddy Allen dismissed from Wichita State basketball team

Jun. 18, 2019 2:07 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita State has dismissed Teddy Allen after he was arrested last week following a disturbance at a woman's home. Athletic director Darron Boatright said Tuesday he and Coach Gregg Marshall wished Allen well but decided his dismissal was best for the basketball program. Allen was...

Duke's Williamson, Barrett top list of forwards in NBA draft

Jun. 17, 2019 11:52 AM EDT

The NBA draft is like the college basketball season; it's all about Zion Williamson. The Duke freshman was the biggest star the college game has seen in years with his breathtaking dunks and incomparable athleticism. Now he's him the unquestioned choice to go No. 1 in Thursday's NBA draft. Williamson headlines a...

Idaho fires coach Don Verlin following investigation

Jun. 14, 2019 8:02 PM EDT

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Idaho has fired basketball coach Don Verlin after he was placed on administrative leave following a consultant's report that found potential NCAA violations. Idaho announced the firing Friday. Verlin was placed on administrative leave May 28. The school said the decision was made after...