APNewsBreak: Union backed out of deal to add 26th player

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players and owners had a deal to expand active rosters from 25 to 26 players for most of the season, but the union backed away in the final stages of collective bargaining.

  • Written by RONALD BLUM, AP Baseball Writer

Families prepare to receive the dead from Colombia crash

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — Families are preparing to receive the bodies of the victims of this week's air tragedy in Colombia as experts develop a clearer picture of how things went so terribly wrong with a charter flight that slammed into a mountainside.

  • Written by FERNANDO VERGARA, Associated Press; HANNAH DREIER, Associated Press

Former Chelsea player says he was paid to keep abuse quiet

LONDON (AP) — A former Chelsea player said he was paid 50,000 pounds ($77,500) by the Premier League club to "keep a lid" on sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of its former chief scout.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS