• GMO wheat found in Washington state could affect US trade

    SEATTLE (AP) — Genetically modified wheat not approved for sale or commercial production in the United States has been found growing in a field in Washington state, agriculture officials said Friday, posing a possible risk to trade with countries concerned about engineered food.

  • Texas A&M suspends 2 assistants for jokes at women’s clinic

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M has suspended two assistant football coaches for two weeks for what they described as a “failed attempt at humor” this week at a football clinic for women.

    Updated: 6:25 pm

  • Paintball injury sidelines Cowboys’ Wilson to start camp

    OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Damien Wilson can be added to the list of freak accidents in the offseason for the Dallas Cowboys after the second-year linebacker injured an eye in a paintball accident.

  • Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners Friday, July 29, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Lester recovers from rut of bad starts, Cubs rout Mariners

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester recovered from a rut of bad starts, pitching six shutout innings that led the Chicago Cubs over the Seattle Mariners 12-1 Friday for their third straight win.

    Updated: 6:10 pm

  • The renovated Tennessee Titans locker room is seen during a tour before NFL football training camp Friday, July 29, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. The team is scheduled to be on the practice field for the first day of camp Saturday. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Roster renovations continue even as Titans report for camp

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The renovations Tennessee started this offseason with a new general manager are making quite the impression, and the Titans proved Friday they’re nowhere near finished as players reported for training camp.

    Updated: 5:49 pm

  • In this March 10, 2014, file photo, patient Micah Ahern, 4, plays a with a gaming device as Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton, a former TCU player, watches in Fort Worth, Texas. Micah, who battled cancer and was part of TCU's baseball team for three consecutive trips to the College World Series. died Thursday, July 28, 2016.(Ron Jenkins/Fort Worth Star-Telegram via AP)

    TCU loses 7-year-old fan Micah Ahern to cancer

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A 7-year-old Texas boy who was a beloved part of the TCU’ baseball team’s three consecutive trips to the College World Series has died following a battle with cancer.

    Updated: 7:04 pm

  • Chicago Man charged in slaying of basketball standout

    CHICAGO (AP) — Murder charges have been filed against a Chicago man in the shooting death this week of a former Chicago high school basketball standout.

  • In this April 30, 2015, file photo, New Mexico Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn, right, announces a $73 million settlement between the state and the U.S. Department of Energy while flanked by New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez during a news conference in Albuquerque N.M. The department confirmed Friday, July 29, 2016, that Flynn is resigning Aug. 15. Martinez appointed Flynn in 2013 to lead the state's environment department after a retirement forced her to reshuffle her cabinet. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)

    AP Newsbreak: New Mexico Environment Secretary Flynn resigns

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Environment Department Secretary Ryan Flynn is stepping down next month, Gov. Susana Martinez announced Friday.

    Updated: 6:24 pm

  • Mets OF Lagares expected to miss 6 weeks with sprained thumb

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mets outfielder Juan Lagares is expected to miss six weeks because of a sprained left thumb that needs surgery.

  • Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr throws during practice as head coach Jack Del Rio, left, and quarterbacks Connor Cook (8) and Matt McGloin (14) look on at the NFL football team's training camp Friday, July 29, 2016, in Napa, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Raiders embrace heightened expectations at start of camp

    NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Jack Del Rio walked off the field after the first training camp practice and was quickly asked about the “buzz” surrounding his Oakland Raiders team that might finally have the ingredients to end a 13-year playoff drought.