• Yani Tseng leads Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic

    PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Yani Tseng closed with an eagle and a birdie for an 8-under 64 and a one-stroke lead Friday in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.

    Updated: 7:39 pm

  • This undated photo provided by WDBJ-TV, shows Vester Lee Flanagan II, who killed WDBJ reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward in Moneta, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Flanagan was a former employee at WDBJ who appeared on air as Bryce Williams. (WDBJ-TV via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Despite volatility, on-air rampage difficult to predict

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Living alone in a world of perceived slights, Vester Lee Flanagan II festered and fumed. His hair-trigger temper directed at a random collection of people he encountered never seemed to stray into the type of violent behavior that would have put him on the radar of police or mental health professionals.

  • Chryst, Wisconsin starting to focus No. 3 Alabama

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — First-year coach Paul Chryst and the Wisconsin Badgers are starting to focus on their opener against No. 3 Alabama on Sept. 5 in Arlington, Texas.

  • Stacy Lewis, of the United States, waits after missing a birdie putt on the final hole of regulation during the final round of the Canadian Pacific Women's Open golf tournament at Vancouver Golf Club in Coquitlam, British Columbia, on Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. Lydia Ko, of New Zealand, defeated Lewis on the first hole of a playoff. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Lewis shooting for another LPGA Tour win in Alabama

    PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Stacy Lewis is ready to finish one spot better.

  • Auburn secondary counting on transfers Countess, Matthews

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Hard-hitting safety Tray Matthews expects to add some “boom” to Auburn’s defense. Cornerback Blake Countess, meanwhile, brings versatility and the experience that comes with starting 30 games for Michigan.

  • Player’s cancer fight inspires high school football team

    DANVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Kane Hogan’s life changed in an instant late last January.

  • Seattle Mariners Logan Morrison is congratulated by teammates after hitting a two-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in Seattle. The Mariners won 6-5. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

    A’s blow 5-run lead in 6-5 loss to Mariners

    SEATTLE (AP) — Oakland A’s pitcher Jesse Chavez did what came naturally in the fifth inning Tuesday night against the Seattle Mariners. He extended his glove to try and field a high infield chopper.

  • Talladega Mayor Larry Barton walks with his wife, Mary Barton during an election, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in Talladega, Ala. Voters will decide whether their mayor, who was re-elected despite a federal conviction and is recovering from an assault, will be back in office for a fifth term. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

    Talladega mayor loses re-election bid after assault

    TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama mayor who had been re-elected in 2011 despite a federal conviction and recently was recovering from an assault lost a bid for a fifth term in office Tuesday.

  • Alabama, LSU lead way on coaches’ preseason All-SEC teams

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama and LSU each placed 10 players on the coaches’ preseason All-Southeastern Conference teams.

  • In this April 18, 2015, file photo, Alabama wide receiver ArDarius Stewart (13) catches a pass for a touchdown over Alabama defensive back Maurice Smith (21) during the first half of Alabama's spring NCAA college football game in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Alabama's receiving corps doesn't have an Amari Cooper this season, just a bunch of guys who were at least as highly recruited as the Heisman Trophy finalist. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

    Highly touted Alabama receivers aim to fill big void

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s receiving corps doesn’t have an Amari Cooper this season, just a bunch of guys who were at least as highly touted out of high school as the Heisman Trophy finalist.