Kerr tells Comcast SportsNet Bay Area he smoked pot for pain

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Steve Kerr, the reigning NBA Coach of the Year with the Golden State Warriors, acknowledged he tried marijuana twice in the past 18 months while dealing with debilitating back pain.

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Rooney, Shearer make pleas amid sex-abuse scandal

LONDON (AP) — Wayne Rooney and Alan Shearer, England captains present and past, have urged soccer players to come forward with allegations of sexual abuse amid the growing scandal in the British game.

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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