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Utah boy injured in dorm fall at Little League World Series

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — A 12-year-old Little League World Series player from Utah was in critical condition Tuesday with what his family said was a head injury suffered when he fell off the top bunk ...

Wolfgang Petersen, blockbuster filmmaker of 'Das Boot,' dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Wolfgang Petersen, the German filmmaker whose World War II submarine epic “Das Boot” propelled him into a blockbuster Hollywood career that included the films “In the Line of Fire,” “A...

Flacco, 37, steps in at QB for Jets with Wilson sidelined

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — There are moments — and they seem to be increasing by the year — when Joe Flacco knows his teammates are laughing at him. Not for anything he's doing on the...

Next up for Serena is Raducanu at Western & Southern Open

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Serena Williams plays Monday night at the Western & Southern Open in what is expected to be one of her final matches. It's a big deal, even for a U.S. Open tun...

Browns' Harris 'likely' needs season-ending knee surgery

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns starting center Nick Harris will likely need season-ending surgery on his right knee that was injured on the second play of the exhibition opener against Jacksonville...

Smyly stars as Cubs beat Reds in 2nd 'Field of Dreams' game

DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Standing among rows of Iowa cornstalks, Nico Hoerner had Johnny Bench on his left and Billy Williams right next to him. “Pretty incredible,” Hoerner said. ...

Today in History: August 12, deadliest single-aircraft crash

Today in History Today is Friday, Aug. 12, the 224th day of 2022. There are 141 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 12, 1...

Stidham relishing role with Raiders, playing for McDaniels

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Jarrett Stidham knows who's the starting quarterback in Las Vegas. That hasn’t stopped him from performing like an incoming starter for the Raiders. ...

Prospect Grissom homers in debut, Braves beat Red Sox 8-4

BOSTON (AP) — Vaughn Grissom was rounding third when it sank in. He had just cleared the Green Monster for his first big league hit, and he gave himself an emphatic clap before fini...

Rodolfo Castro's on-field MLB phone flub a relatable moment

PHOENIX (AP) — The moment was hilarious because it was so relatable. Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Rodolfo Castro and third base coach Mike Rabelo stood and stared, mortified, at a sm...

Teen's death is latest tragedy in flood-ravaged Kentucky

The mysterious death of a high school athlete who spent days helping his fellow eastern Kentuckians clean up from historic flooding has added a new layer of grief to the tragedy. On ...

Bears remove Smith from PUP list, another twist in standoff

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears' standoff with Roquan Smith took another turn Wednesday when the team removed the star linebacker from the physically unable to perform list a day after he w...

Ex-Leafs star Salming diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease

TORONTO (AP) — Former Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Borje Salming has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, the team announced Wednesday. ...

Castro loses phone in Pirates' 6-4 loss to Diamondbacks

PHOENIX (AP) — Rodolfo Castro got the call-up and dropped a call in his return to the big leagues. The Pittsburgh infielder lost his phone during a slide into third base and the Pira...

Brewers break out of recent slide with 5-3 victory over Rays

MILWAUKEE (AP) — With each of Milwaukee's top two closer options unavailable, Matt Bush stepped in and showcased the depth of the Brewers' bullpen as they adapt to life without four-time All-Star Josh...