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US advances to World Cup's 2nd round despite loss

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) — The United States reached the knockout stage of consecutive World Cups for the first time, just not the way the Americans wanted.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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Cavs new coach Blatt expects to keep winning

INDEPENDENCE — David Blatt cracked quite a few jokes Wednesday, but the new coach of the Cavaliers made one thing perfectly clear — he plans to win … a lot.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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FIFA bans Suarez for 4 months for biting opponent

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — FIFA banned Uruguay striker Luis Suarez from all football activities for four months on Thursday for biting an opponent at the World Cup, a punishment that rules him out of the rest of the tournament and the start of the upcoming Premier League season.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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Latos helps Reds beat Cubs 4-1

CHICAGO (AP) — While Mat Latos is building up his arm strength after beginning the year on the disabled list, his command was near perfect on Wednesday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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Indians knock off Diamondbacks 6-1

PHOENIX (AP) — A night after playing one of the longest games in team history, the Cleveland Indians needed Corey Kluber to pitch deep into the game to protect their depleted bullpen.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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Cavs introduce new coach David Blatt

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — David Blatt doesn't consider himself an Israeli coach, European coach or NBA coach.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014

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NFL agrees to remove cap on concussion damages

The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014

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Suarez dilemma: FIFA opens case on bite incident

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Luis Suarez could become just as awkward for football's international organizers to handle as he has been for rival teams at the World Cup.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014

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