• Agency settles case over ex-player’s videogame company deal

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The state’s economic development agency said on Wednesday it has settled a lawsuit brought against it by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over the state’s failed $75 million deal with former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s videogame company.

  • Final Four guide: Teams, players and matchups to watch

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Final Four is set, with one blue blood and three newbies headed to the desert to settle the NCAA Tournament.

  • Toshiba says Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s embattled Toshiba Corp. said Wednesday that its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. has filed for bankruptcy protection, marking a key step in its struggles to stop the flow of massive red ink.

  • Photo op turns into chance encounter with big gator on links

    KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Carrie Moores says she’d only seen alligators at the zoo before relocating last year from Connecticut to South Carolina. That changed this week during a chance encounter with a very big gator on the golf links.

  • Lamar Odom regrets affairs, says cocaine helped end career

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lamar Odom says he’s “a walking miracle” after being found unconscious with cocaine in his system in a Nevada brothel in 2015.

  • AP source: Ref target of death threats after Kentucky loss

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Referee John Higgins of Omaha reported he received death threats after Kentucky’s loss to North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament, a Nebraska law enforcement official said Wednesday.

  • Historical marker for tennis great Tilden rejected again

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania panel once again rejected a historical marker for Philadelphia tennis great Bill Tilden.

  • Iranians, engines of US university research, wait in limbo

    BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of Iranian students already accepted into U.S. graduate programs may not be able to come next fall because of the uncertainty around President Donald Trump’s proposed travel ban, potentially derailing research projects and leaving some science programs scrambling to find new students.

  • Ex-NFL star Michael Irvin investigated in sex battery case

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Police in Florida are investigating sexual battery allegations made by a woman against former NFL star Michael Irvin.

  • Trump’s budget priorities set small businesses strategizing

    NEW YORK (AP) — The priorities laid out in President Donald Trump’s budget message have some small business owners strategizing how they might benefit from a big boost in defense spending, and others thinking about how to make up for revenue they could lose to cuts in grant programs and subsidies.