County asks tourism group to help cover Cavs' arena upgrades

CLEVELAND (AP) — The county leader in Cleveland is asking a private, nonprofit marketing agency to redirect some of the public funding it receives to help renovate the outside of the arena where the Cavaliers play.


Rain and sorrow accentuate memorial for dead at Brazil club

CHAPECO, Brazil (AP) — On a rainy Saturday that only accentuated the grief, 20,000 people filled a tiny stadium under umbrellas and plastic ponchos to say goodbye to members of the Chapecoense soccer club who died in a plane crash.

  • Written by MAURICIO SAVARESE, Associated Press; RENATA BRITO, Associated Press

Road rage ends in McKnight's death; criticism of case looms

HARVEY, La. (AP) — A road rage incident possibly sparked by a driver cutting off another on a nearby bridge spiraled into a shooting that left an ex-NFL player dead, authorities said, amid criticism the shooter was allowed to go free.

  • Written by REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press

Prosecutors: Dismissal deal done in Manziel's domestic case

DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel has a dismissal agreement with prosecutors that will require the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback to meet conditions for a year before being cleared of a domestic violence charge against him.

  • Written by SCHUYLER DIXON, AP Sports Writer