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Sheriff's corporal retires amid investigation of racist post

Apr. 16, 2021 10:35 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A supervisor in the Orange County Sheriff's Office retired amid an internal investigation into a Facebook post that shared a video from a page that supports white supremacist beliefs. The Orlando Sentinel reported that Cpl. Danny Weil shared the...

Lawsuit targets pay practices at Olive Garden's parent

Apr. 15, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

A group that seeks higher guaranteed wages for restaurant workers is suing Olive Garden’s parent company, saying its pay policies make workers more likely to ensure harassment and discrimination. One Fair Wage filed the lawsuit Thursday against Orlando, Florida-based...

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

Apr. 14, 2021 23:42 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — James Ennis scored 22 points, Wendell Carter Jr. added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Bulls 115-106 on Wednesday night despite big performances by Zach LaVine and Nikola Vucevic. ...

Anunoby, Siakam rally Raptors past Spurs 117-112

Apr. 14, 2021 23:22 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — OG Anunoby scored 22 points, Pascal Siakam had 20 points and 11 rebounds and the short-handed Toronto Raptors beat the San Antonio Spurs 117-112 on Wednesday night. The Raptors had to go big because they were almost out of guards, and it worked in...

Middleton leads Bucks in 130-105 breeze by Timberwolves

Apr. 14, 2021 20:14 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Khris Middleton had 27 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in three quarters, as the Milwaukee Bucks breezed to a 130-105 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday. Brook Lopez added 18 points and eight rebounds, Jrue Holiday pitched...

American charged with COVID relief fraud arrested in Croatia

Apr. 14, 2021 09:06 AM EDT

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatian police have arrested a Florida man wanted in the U.S. on fraud charges for allegedly receiving more than $7.2 million in coronavirus relief funds after concocting hundreds of nonexistent employees on loan applications. Croatian media...

Defending champ Columbus, Philadelphia again tops in East

Apr. 13, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

ATLANTA UNITED 2020 Record: 6-13-4, 12th in the East Coach: Gabriel Heinze New Faces: MF Franco Ibarra, MF Santiago Sosa, D Alan Franco Moved On: MF Jeff Larentowicz, MF Jon Gallagher, MF Eric Remedi ...

MLS 2021: Newcomers to MLS lack star power of previous years

Apr. 13, 2021 12:44 PM EDT

Whether it was the ongoing financial implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, the delay to the start of the season due to negotiations over the collective bargaining agreement or challenges in bringing players in from overseas, the newcomers joining Major League Soccer for the 2021 season lack...

DeRozan, Murray lead Spurs past slumping Magic 120-97

Apr. 12, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 19 points in just three quarters of work, Dejounte Murray added 17 and the San Antonio Spurs routed the slumping Orlando Magic 120-97 on Monday night. San Antonio was playing a night after winning in Dallas on a last-second shot...

Eastern Michigan hires Stan Heath as new basketball coach

Apr. 12, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Eastern Michigan has hired Stan Heath as its new men's basketball coach. The 56-year-old Heath, an EMU alum, returns to the Mid-American Conference. He was previously the coach at Kent State, leading that program to the Elite Eight in 2002. He...