• Police: Driver playing ‘Pokemon Go’ hits parked cruiser

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey police say a driver playing “Pokemon Go” on his cellphone crashed his SUV into a parked police cruiser.

  • Pokemon, just go: France doesn’t want creatures in schools

    PARIS (AP) — Attention, legendary Pokemon creatures: You may soon be expelled from the schools of France.

  • In this July 29, 2016, file photo, Jordan Spieth watches his approach shot on the fifth hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J. Spieth missed being part of the Olympics even before the golf began. Rory McIlroy thought it was a big hit and was thankful to be wrong. They were among the top four who chose not to go.  (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

    Spieth has no chance against Spelling Bee co-champion

    FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Spieth was no match for the National Spelling Bee co-champion — with spelling and, ultimately, with putting.

  • In this Friday, July 22, 2016, photo, Pecha Berry Pokeseed doughnuts, top left and center, are displayed in a box of doughnuts from Doughnut Plant, in New York. From doughnut shops to zoos, businesses and organizations are finding creative ways to capitalize on “Pokemon Go.” (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Pokemon doughnuts, exercise classes tap game’s popularity.

    NEW YORK (AP) — Weeks into the “Pokemon Go” craze, demand remains strong for “Poke Ball”-shaped treats made by a high-end doughnut company, one of many businesses and organizations coming up with creative ways to lure players in their search for the elusive “pocket monsters.”

  • Endwell, N.Y., left fielder Justin Ryan just misses a three-run home run by Bowling Green, Ky.'s Carson Myers during the first inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    New York secures spot in U.S. championship game of LLWS

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Jude Abbadessa was 5 for 5 with six RBIs to lead Endwell, New York past Bowling Green, Kentucky 13-10 on Wednesday night for a place in the U.S. championship game of the Little League World Series.

  • In this Feb. 27, 2016, file photo, Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns (32) shoots the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game, in New Orleans. Towns has been tabbed to be the face of 2K's mobile companion application to NBA 2K17 video game, which is set to launch on Sept. 8.
The reigning rookie of the year will be the icon cover athlete for MyNBA2K17, the latest in a series of high-profile endorsements for Towns.  (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman, File)

    Timberwolves’ Towns chosen as face of 2K mobile app

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns has been tabbed to be the face of 2K’s mobile companion application to NBA 2K17 video game, which is set to launch on Sept. 8.

  • Rhode Island reaches $25.6M deal over Schilling’s 38 Studios

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island has reached a $25.6 million settlement with two of the financial backers it sued over a disastrous deal with former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios video game company.