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.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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