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Eric Thames bashes his way into Brewers’ record book

  BY GENARO C. ARMAS MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Thames is bashing his way into the Milwaukee Brewers' record book. No adjustment period necessary for the bushy-bearded...

Turner hits for cycle, Nationals beat Rockies 15-12

  BY PAT GRAHAM DENVER (AP) — Trea Turner wore everything he could to stay warm, including a red ski mask that covered his face. For someone...

LEADING OFF: Pedroia set to return, Bundy emerging for O’s

  A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ WELCOME BACK The Red Sox had to wait another day to get Dustin Pedroia back in the...

Pick 6: 10-win teams in 2016 likely to slip back in...

  BY RALPH D. RUSSO Alabama makes knocking out double-digit victory seasons look so easy, but for most programs, it takes a combination of good play...

Nastase will be the ‘bad boy’ if he says more about...

  BY ALISON MUTLER BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Ilie Nastase said he would be considered the "bad boy" if he says anything more about Serena Williams,...

Peterson says he’s agreed on 2-year contract with Saints

  NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Free-agent running back Adrian Peterson says he has agreed to a two-year contract with the New Orleans Saints. The Saints have...

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

  BY JENNA FRYER CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will...

Halep, Cornet give Sharapova wild-card debate new impetus

  BY ERIC WILLEMSEN STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — A day before Maria Sharapova was to play her first tennis match since being banned for doping, the...

FGCU Baseball in Freefall, Loses Sixth Straight

On the heels of a five-game losing streak, the FGCU baseball team (28-16, 4-8 ASUN) traveled to the east coast of Florida to face...

Serena Williams at No. 1, despite not playing since January

BY HOWARD FENDRICH Serena Williams is briefly back at No. 1 in the WTA rankings, despite not playing a match since January — and with...

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70-Year-Old Woman Attacked, Suspect At-Large: NEW PHOTOS RELEASED

A 70-year-old woman walking from the Walmart parking lot towards the store located at 545 Pine Island Road in North Fort Myers was approached by an...

Ohio man turns in $14,000 found on side of road

  WORTHINGTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man says he was trying to set a good example for his children when he turned in $14,000...

Oklahoma police chief issues himself a speeding ticket

  SPERRY, Okla. (AP) — The police chief of a small northeast Oklahoma community says he issued himself a citation for speeding, but only after...

Target of online trolls suing neo-Nazi website’s publisher

  BY MICHAEL KUNZELMAN A Montana real estate agent sued the founder of a neo-Nazi website on Tuesday, saying the publisher orchestrated an anti-Semitic "campaign of...