• Celebrity chef Darren Simpson dies in Australia

    SYDNEY (AP) — Darren Simpson, who at 21 became Britain’s youngest ever Young Chef of the Year and has been a television chef and food writer, has died in Australia, his family said Friday.

  • Immigration issue delays IndyCar’s Mikhail Aleshin in France

    ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin has been held up in France by immigration issues and will not arrive back in the United States in time for practice Friday at Road America.

  • Michael Vick’s father arrested on drug-ring charges

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The father of former pro-football star Michael Vick has been arrested on charges of being involved in a drug ring.

  • Correction: OJ Simpson-Parole-Things To Know story

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a story June 21 about an upcoming parole hearing for O.J. Simpson, The Associated Press erroneously reported Simpson’s age. He is 69. He turns 70 years old on July 9.

  • Juror: Cosby panel was concerned about ‘politics’ of case

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A juror in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial said Thursday that some jurors were concerned that prosecutors waited 10 years to charge him, expressing suspicion that politics had played a role in the case.

  • Big Orange wins Gold Cup at Royal Ascot

    ASCOT, England (AP) — Big Orange won the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot by fending off Order Of St George in a thrilling sprint to the post to edge home by a short head on Thursday.

  • Hockey great Dionne compliments Aly Raisman’s legs on stage

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three-time Olympic gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman endured an awkward moment on stage at the NHL awards show after Hall of Fame hockey star Marcel Dionne complimented her legs.

  • Blue Jays hold on for 7-5 win over Rangers after 6-run 1st

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Darwin Barney’s two-run homer capped a big first inning and was just enough for the Toronto Blue Jays to earn a victory — and again get within one game of their first .500 record this season.

  • Jets linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin arrested on assault charge

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York Jets linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin has been arrested on a misdemeanor assault charge.

  • James Blake agrees not to sue NYC in exchange for fellowship

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tennis star James Blake has agreed to drop his right to sue New York after he was mistakenly arrested and tackled by police. In exchange, a legal fellowship will be created in his name that will bolster the work of the city’s police watchdog agency.