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Raphael Jacquelin leads BMW International at 7 under

Raphael Jacquelin leads Oliver Fisher by one stroke after the opening round of the BMW International Open on Thursday. Jacquelin shot seven birdies to finish the day at seven under par 65 as some of the favorites struggled on the windy Golf Club Gut Laerchenhof outside Cologne. Masters Champion Danny ...

Simmons, Ingram and intrigue highlight Thursday's NBA draft

Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram say they haven't been told who Philadelphia will take with the No. 1 pick, so all they can go on is what they've heard. And Ingram was told not to do that. "When I left the Sixers workout they told me not to listen to ...

Sandusky accuser asks to limit questioning, protect identity

A man who claims he told Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that he was sexually abused as a teen by Jerry Sandusky asked a judge Wednesday to protect his identity and limit questioning by lawyers in a lawsuit brought by Paterno's family against college sports' governing body. ...

FILE- In this March 19, 2016, file photo, actor Ben Affleck poses for photos during a press conference to promote the movie "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" in Mexico City. Affleck went on an expletive-filled, five-minute rant on the NFL's "Deflategate" controversy during an appearance on HBO's "Any Given Wednesday" on June 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)

Ben Affleck launches epic 'Deflategate' rant on new HBO show

Ben Affleck gave former ESPN personality Bill Simmons' new HBO talk show a lively start with a five-minute, expletive-filled rant on "Deflategate." During an interview on the Wednesday debut episode of "Any Given Wednesday," Affleck passionately criticized the NFL and its commissioner, Roger Goodell, for suspending New England Patriots quarterback ...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, scores game winning inside the park home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals in Los Angeles, Wednesday, June 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Puig runs around the bases on crazy play in 9th; Dodgers win

Yasiel Puig was wearing his "Make Baseball Fun Again" cap after Wednesday night's game. Did he ever. In a wild finish, Puig raced home for the winning run on his own single after center fielder Michael Taylor let the ball skip by him for a three-base error, and the Los ...

LEADING OFF: Shields tries for rebound, Greinke on the road

A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ SLUMPING SHIELDS Right-hander James Shields (2-9, 6.28) looks to end a terrible stretch for the White Sox. In three starts since being acquired from San Diego, Shields has given up 21 runs over 8 2/3 innings. He's also the ...

Feel-good story ends with Rose traded from Bulls to Knicks

It was once the ultimate feel-good story, with the electrifying Derrick Rose leading his hometown Chicago Bulls to heights they had not reached since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen were racking up championships. But instead of parades, there was unfulfilled promise. The Rose Era officially closed in Chicago on Wednesday ...

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2016, file photo, New York Rangers' Keith Yandle (93) works with the puck as New York Islanders' Frans Nielsen (51) follows during an NHL hockey game in New York. Yandle signed with the Florida Panthers early Thursday, June 23, three days after the team acquired the high-scoring defenseman’s negotiating rights in a trade with the Rangers. The Panthers sent a sixth-round pick in the draft this week to the Rangers on Monday, and now owes New York a fourth-round pick next year after successfully signing the 29-year-old Yandle. He was set to become an unrestricted free agent July 1. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

Panthers sign free-agent defenseman Keith Yandle

Keith Yandle signed with the Florida Panthers early Thursday, three days after the team acquired the high-scoring defenseman's negotiating rights in a trade with the New York Rangers. The Panthers sent a sixth-round pick in the draft this week to the Rangers on Monday, and now owe New York a ...

Chile's Jose Pedro Fuenzalida (6) celebrates his goal as he jumps in the arms of Chile's Eduardo Vargas (11) during a Copa America Centenario semifinal soccer match against Colombia, at Soldier Field in Chicago, Wednesday, June 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chile beats Colombia 2-0 to return to Copa America final

When Chile saw an opening, it pounced. When its defense broke down, Claudio Bravo was there. When the rain stopped, it finished the job. Just another meticulous performance for Chile in Copa America. Charles Aranguiz and Jose Pedro Feunzalida scored in the first half, and defending champion Chile returned to ...

Cleveland Cavalier fans Teig Colgrove, left, and Sayeh Ashley, center, of Akron, take a selfie in front of a mural of Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James outside the Quicken Loans Arena early Wednesday, June 22, 2016 while waiting for a parade celebrating the Cleveland Cavaliers' NBA Championship through downtown Cleveland. The Cavaliers made history by overcoming a 3-1 deficit to beat the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals and end the city's 52-year drought without a professional sports championship.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Massive crowd engulfs Cleveland, champion Cavs at parade

Following a parade choked to a crawl by a massive crowd, after proclamations, speeches and fanfare, Cleveland watched a symbolic passing of the trophy — and the torch. When Browns Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown handed the Larry O'Brien Trophy to Cavaliers superstar LeBron James, the city's long ...

Bill Foley speaks during a news conference Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in Las Vegas. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced an expansion franchise to Las Vegas after the league's board of governors met in Las Vegas. Foley is the majority owner of the team. (AP Photo/John Locher)

NHL coming to Las Vegas; new team to start play in 2017

The NHL is making a big bet on Las Vegas. The league will expand to Las Vegas for the 2017-18 season after awarding its 31st franchise to billionaire businessman Bill Foley on Wednesday. Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the decision after the league's board of governors met on a 109-degree day ...

New York Yankees' Carlos Beltran reacts as he crosses the plate after hitting a three-run home run against the Colorado Rockies during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Castro's walkoff homer leads Yankees to 9-8 win over Rockies

Starlin Castro had never hit a walkoff home run at any level of baseball. The Yankees second baseman led off the bottom of the ninth with the game-winning shot to cap a 9-8 come-from-behind victory over Colorado on Wednesday. New York trailed 8-4 going into the seventh, when Carlos Beltran's ...

Arizona pitcher JC Cloney throws during the first inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game against UC Santa Barbara, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Ted Kirk)

Arizona shuts out UCSB 3-0, advances to CWS bracket final

JC Cloney gave Arizona yet another strong start in the College World Series, and he did it after his worst outing of the year. The junior left-hander pitched seven strong innings to lead Arizona to a 3-0 victory over UC Santa Barbara in an elimination game Wednesday night, sending the ...

Lebanon senior Dusty Isaacs, a pitcher on the Warrior baseball team, has signed a letter of intent to play at Georgia Tech. Staff photo by Gary Stelzer

Lebanon's Dusty Isaacs gets win in Midwest League ASG

Lansing Lugnuts pitcher Dusty Isaacs picked up the win in Tuesday’s Midwest League All-Star game as the East rallied to defeat the West 11-10 at Perfect Game Field in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Lebanon High School graduate entered the game in the bottom of the eighth with the East trailing ...

Former Cleveland Brown' Jim Brown, left, passes the Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy to LeBron James during a rally, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers made history by overcoming a 3-1 deficit to beat the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals and end the city's 52-year drought without a professional sports championship. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

LeBron James working on new deal with Cleveland Cavaliers

Days after winning the Cleveland Cavaliers first NBA title, and delivering the city its first major pro sports championship in 50 years, LeBron James said he plans on opting out of his contract, which had a one-year player option, and sign a new deal that could bump his pay from ...

FILE - In this April 12, 2016 file photo, New York Knicks' Jerian Grant (13) goes to the basket against Indiana Pacers' Ty Lawson (10) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis.  Two people with knowledge of the deal say the New York Knicks are acquiring former NBA MVP Derrick Rose from the Chicago Bulls. The Knicks are sending Grant, center Robin Lopez and guard  Jose Calderon to Chicago, the people told The Associated Press on Wednesday, June 22, 2016  on condition of anonymity because the trade was not yet official.(AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Former NBA MVP Derrick Rose traded from Bulls to Knicks

Derrick Rose was once writing a great NBA story, the hometown kid leading the Chicago Bulls to their greatest heights since Michael Jordan. Then injuries set in, and Rose may never again play at that dazzling level. The player he is now could still be an upgrade for the New ...

FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2015, file photo, Michigan State's Denzel Valentine brings the ball upcourt during an NCAA college basketball game against Northeastern in Boston.  Valentine worked out for the Utah Jazz just under two weeks ago and that was the first of four scheduled workouts, along with the Bulls, Bucks and Magic. The Michigan State guard explained that his agent had identified the Jazz as a potential landing spot. He’s expected to go anywhere from late lottery to the late 20s. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

Workouts used as a strategy to manipulate NBA draft position

Being a lottery pick and getting guaranteed money was not enticement enough for some players to work out for the Utah Jazz. The team sent out invitations, but several players expected to go early in Thursday night's NBA draft declined. The Jazz were snubbed, no question. But they are not ...

St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong (16), celebrates with teammate Aledmys Diaz left, after scoring on a Matt Carpenter two RBI double during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Cardinals beat Arrieta, Cubs 7-2 to complete 3-game sweep

When the St. Louis Cardinals arrived at Wrigley Field for a three-game series, manager Mike Matheny shook off questions about their 12 1/2-game deficit to the surging Cubs by insisting he avoids looking at the standings. "It's just not allowing me to fall into the trap, the trap of either ...

FILE - In this March 29, 2016 file photo, Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose (1) drives on Indiana Pacers guard George Hill (3) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis. Two people with knowledge of the deal say the New York Knicks are acquiring Rose from the Chicago Bulls. The Knicks are sending center Robin Lopez and guards Jose Calderon and Jerian Grant to Chicago, the people told The Associated Press on Wednesday, June 22, 2016  on condition of anonymity because the trade was not yet official. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Pacers, Jazz swap point guards while Hawks get No. 12 pick

The Pacers traded one Indianapolis native for another Wednesday, sending George Hill to Utah and acquiring Jeff Teague in a point guard swap that also includes Atlanta. While the deal cannot be announced officially, Hill's agent, Bill Neff, confirmed the details. Atlanta receives the No. 12 overall pick in Thursday ...

Cleveland Cavaliers fans Teig Colgrove, left, and Sayeh Ashley, center, of Akron, take a selfie in front of a mural of Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James outside the Quicken Loans Arena early Wednesday, June 22, 2016 while waiting for a parade celebrating the Cleveland Cavaliers' NBA Championship through downtown Cleveland. The Cavaliers made history by overcoming a 3-1 deficit to beat the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals and end the city's 52-year drought without a professional sports championship.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

The Latest: 1 person shot after Cavs victory celebration

The Latest on the parade and rally for the Cleveland Cavaliers, who made a historic comeback to win the NBA title (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Cleveland police say a person was shot twice in the leg downtown after the Cleveland Cavaliers victory celebration. The police department tweeted Wednesday that ...

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