• AP Sources: Michigan State counsel gets $1.2M, even if fired

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University’s new general counsel, appointed in the wake of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal, would make nearly $1.3 million over three years even if he were fired for cause before his contract ends, two people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

  • AP source: Hornets agree to trade Howard to Nets for Mozgov

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets have agreed to trade eight-time All-Star center Dwight Howard to the Brooklyn Nets for center Timofey Mozgov and two second-round draft picks, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

  • AP sources: Tigers-Royals to play in Omaha before 2019 CWS

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals will play a regular-season game in Omaha the week the 2019 College World Series opens, The Associated Press has learned.

  • Detainees held without charges decry Emiratis’ sexual abuses

    CAIRO (AP) — The 15 officers who arrived at the prison in southern Yemen hid their faces behind headdresses, but their accents were clearly foreign — from the United Arab Emirates. They lined up the detainees and ordered them to undress and lie down. The officers then searched the anal cavity of each prisoner, claiming that they were looking for contraband cellphones.

  • Denmark’s injured Kvist hopes to return at World Cup

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Denmark midfielder who sustained two broken ribs and a punctured lung after a hard collision with Peru’s Jefferson Farfan says he is doing better and hopes to return at the World Cup.

  • Report: CAR foreign minister says Boris Becker not diplomat

    BERLIN (AP) — Central African Republic’s foreign minister reportedly says that retired German tennis star Boris Becker doesn’t have diplomatic status in his unpaid role as a sports attache for the country.

  • Hundey, Belt homer to lift Giants to 4-1 win over Dodgers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Road weary and a bit homesick, the San Francisco Giants picked up a victory Sunday that could be the momentum needed to get a long stretch in the Bay Area off to a good start.

  • Like last year’s Twins, young Braves ahead of schedule

    On the morning of June 18 two years ago, the Atlanta Braves were 21-46. Now they’re atop the NL East.

  • Koepka’s golf legacy secured after 2nd straight Open win

    SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — For a guy who has won all of three PGA Tour events, Brooks Koepka has a golf legacy that already is secure.

  • Texas Tech stuns Gators 6-3 in College World Series opener

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Texas Tech cleared the hurdle of winning a College World Series opener. It was a high one, too.