• Firefighters battle a wildfire Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, near Garden City, Utah. Crews were battling a small wildfire in northern Utah that was approaching a ski resort and a separate blaze in southern Utah burning through sage grouse habitat. (Eli Lucero/The Herald Journal via AP)

    In dry, windy West, crews target flames in several states

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Growing wildfires stoked by windy, dry conditions have destroyed buildings and forced evacuations in California, Washington, Montana and elsewhere.

    Updated: 11:03 pm

  • Bend, Oregon pitcher Isaiah Jensen (7) delivers during the second inning of a consolation baseball game against Italy at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Oregon tops Italy 6-2 in LLWS consolation game

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Isaiah Jensen allowed just two hits and no earned runs in 4 1/3 innings to help Bend, Oregon beat Emilia, Italy 6-2 on Monday in a consolation game of the Little League World Series.

  • Warwick, R.I.'s Kenny Rix (7) watches his three-run home run off of Bend, Ore., pitcher Bowen Nelson in the fourth inning of an United States elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Rhode Island avoids elimination, beats Oregon 8-0 in LLWS

    SOUTH WILLAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Kenny Rix hit a three-run home run to lead Warwick, Rhode Island to an 8-0 victory over Bend, Oregon in an elimination game on Saturday in the Little League World Series.

  • Next 7 days big for Seattle and Portland postseason hopes

    SEATTLE (AP) — The next week could end up being huge for the Seattle Sounders’ efforts to continue their streak of making the MLS playoffs every season of their existence.