COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Cam Gibson tripled and singled twice, scoring three runs as the West Michigan Whitecaps beat the Fort Wayne TinCaps 8-2 on Wednesday. With the victory, the Whitecaps swept the three-game series.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) -- Jose Queliz hit a two-run homer in the third inning, and Kelly Dugan hit a two-run home run and had two hits as the Jackson Generals beat the Biloxi Shuckers 6-5 on Wednesday.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Jesus Sanchez, Nathaniel Lowe and Garrett Whitley each had three hits, as the Bowling Green Hot Rods beat the Dayton Dragons 11-3 on Wednesday.
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Maria Sharapova wins first match on return from 15-month doping ban, beats Roberta Vinci at Porsche Grand Prix.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have pushed back Noah Syndergaard's turn in the rotation by a day, and Robert Gsellman will start Wednesday night against the Atlanta Braves in his place.
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — The FBI and Texas Department of Public Safety have raided Laredo municipal offices, the Webb County courthouse and other offices as they seized materials and sent employees home.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Jim Harbaugh stood near the steps of St. Peter's Basilica with a Michigan football helmet and a box of Wolverine-themed Jordan sneakers held high above his head.
NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the country's telecommunications regulator says there will be a vote in May on ditching Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that keep telecoms from favoring some sites and apps.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- Jason Vosler hit three home runs and drove in six runs, as the Tennessee Smokies defeated the Chattanooga Lookouts 8-4 on Wednesday.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- D.J. Stewart hit a three-run double in the fourth inning, leading the Bowie Baysox to a 13-2 win over the Richmond Flying Squirrels on Wednesday.
HOUSTON (AP) — Mayor Sylvester Turner is warning that up to 2,200 city workers would be laid off if Houston's pension-reform measures don't win approval from the Texas Legislature.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A new report finds that NASA's spacewalking suits are in short supply. The suits were developed more than 40 years ago, and a replacement is still years away. That's despite nearly $200 million spent on new suit technology for Mars and other future space travel.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Sandro Fabian hit two home runs and drove in five runs, as the Augusta GreenJackets defeated the Lexington Legends 10-3 on Wednesday. The GreenJackets swept the three-game series with the win.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dee Young remembers April 29, 1992, the way most Americans of a certain age recall Sept. 11 — it's indelibly etched in his memory as the day his world and that of thousands of others changed forever.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump tax plan cuts top income tax rate from 39.6 to 35 percent, doubles amount taxpayers can deduct.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Pattern Development is seeking approval from Mississippi regulators for a $1.4 billion power transmission line meant to carry wind-generated electricity from Texas to the Southeast.
NEW YORK (AP) — A startling new report asserts that the first known Americans arrived much, much earlier than scientists thought — more than 100,000 years ago __ and maybe they were Neanderthals.
HICKORY, N.C. (AP) -- Randy Ventura doubled and singled, also stealing two bases as the Rome Braves defeated the Hickory Crawdads 3-1 on Wednesday. The Braves swept the three-game series with the win.
Health insurers are pressing President Donald Trump and Congress to guarantee a crucial customer subsidy for the Affordable Care Act's shaky insurance exchanges, and one of the biggest carriers has thrown in its participation as bargaining chip.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Hunter Owen hit a run-scoring double in the eighth inning, leading the West Virginia Power to a 3-2 win over the Charleston RiverDogs on Wednesday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The fight over whether to release secret grand jury records in the criminal investigation into Rhode Island's $75 million deal with a video game company started by former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling landed in a courtroom Wednesday before a judge who will decide whe…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Slamming what he called "a massive federal land grab," President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday directing his interior secretary to review the designation of dozens of national monuments on federal lands.
PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay (AP) — Neven Ilic of Chile has been elected president of the Pan American Sports Organization, defeating Carlos Nuzman of Brazil and Joaquin Puello of the Dominican Republic.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Citing a poor weather forecast, officials are putting off plans to close a major artery through Mississippi's capital city by a week.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens moved quickly in free agency to enhance a defense that faltered in the latter stage of a disappointing 8-8 season.
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -- Seby Zavala hit a solo home run in the fifth inning, and Dane Dunning allowed just two hits over six innings as the Kannapolis Intimidators topped the Hagerstown Suns 1-0 in the first game of a doubleheader on Wednesday.
BOSTON (AP) — A jailhouse friend of Aaron Hernandez says prison officials denied the former NFL star's request for a cellmate months before he hanged himself.
CHAMPERY, Switzerland (AP) — Michael Albasini won his seventh career Tour of Romandie stage on Wednesday, and Fabio Felline of Italy retained the overall lead.
They are young and old: a high school student who can't yet vote, a Vietnam vet who did so proudly. They hail from all corners of the United States and very different walks of life: a "downhome boy" from Kentucky, a third-generation Mexican-American from Texas, a stay-at-home mom in Pennsylv…
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) -- Alex Wells allowed just two hits over six innings, leading the Delmarva Shorebirds over the Lakewood BlueClaws in a 2-1 win in the first game of a doubleheader on Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia," and whose Talking Heads documentary "Stop Making Sense" is considered one of the greatest concert films ever, has died. He was 73.
DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin has had surgery to repair the labrum in his right shoulder and should be ready for training camp in September.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Oakland Raiders have agreed to a two-year contract to bring running back Marshawn Lynch out of retirement.
NEW YORK (AP) — Director Jonathan Demme, who helmed Oscar-winners 'Silence of the Lambs' and 'Philadelphia,' dies at 73, rep says.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — New North Carolina State coach Kevin Keatts is getting to know the players he inherited and pursuing recruits who can thrive in his style of play.
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas' highest criminal court has refused an appeal from an East Texas woman on death row for the slaying seven years ago of her developmentally disabled baby sitter.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a region that takes food seriously, feral hogs are despised as destructive, but their rich, dark meat is winning fans among Louisiana chefs.
LONDON (AP) — Joey Barton has been suspended from all football activity for 18 months with immediate effect after the Burnley midfielder admitted to a Football Association misconduct charge related to betting.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Hungary's prime minister on Wednesday dismissed concerns about his country's new higher education law after the European Union launched legal action amid fears the legislation is aimed at shutting down a university founded by billionaire philanthropist George Soros.