Astros end Orioles’ 4-game winning streak with 8-7 victory

Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel, center, high-fives teammates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore, Friday, July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — A commanding lead had been reduced to one run during a wild ninth inning, and the Houston Astros found themselves turning to their closer to hold off the Baltimore Orioles.

Cincinnati Bengals’ ‘Pacman’ Jones suspended 1 game

In this May 23, 2017, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones walks the field during organized team activities, in Cincinnati. Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has been suspended for the regular-season opening game after his role in an altercation at a downtown hotel earlier this year. Jones had pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge from the January incident, the latest in a history of off-the-field legal issues for the NFL veteran. The NFL said Friday, July 21, 2017, that the suspension was for a violation of its personal conduct policy. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones has been suspended for the regular-season opener against Baltimore for his role in an altercation at a downtown hotel earlier this year.

Uber driver says in lawsuit that Oher assaulted him

In this Feb. 7, 2016, file photo, Carolina Panthers' Michael Oher watches from the bench during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game in Santa Clara, Calif. The Panthers released the former starting left tackle — the subject of the movie "The Blind Side" — after he failed a physical on Thursday, July 20, 2017. The move comes six days before the Panthers are scheduled to report to training camp and 10 months since Oher last played. Oher started 16 regular games and three playoff games for the Panthers during their Super Bowl run in 2015. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — NFL offensive lineman Michael Oher, who faces misdemeanor charges of assaulting an Uber driver, has been sued in connection with the incident.

AP sources: Kyrie Irving asks Cavaliers to trade him

In this Feb. 27, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving talks with a teammate in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks in Cleveland. Two people familiar with the situation says All-Star guard Kyrie Irving has asked the Cavaliers to trade him. Irving made the request last week to owner Dan Gilbert, said the persons who spoke Friday, July 21, 2017, to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team is not commenting on the star’s demands. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving wants the stage for himself.

AP Source: Pau Gasol agrees to 3-year deal with Spurs


A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Pau Gasol has agreed to terms on a three-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs.

Cardinals score 9 in 8th, cool off Cubs with 11-4 win

St. Louis Cardinals' Carson Kelly steps into a two-run double off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Justin Grimm during the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 21, 2017, in Chicago. Paul DeJong and Kolten Wong scored on the play. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — For 11 straight batters in the eighth inning, the St. Louis Cardinals were unstoppable.

Spanish government ready to take over soccer

In this Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, Angel Maria Villar Llona chairs a UEFA meeting in Zurich, Switzerland. As FIFA’s senior vice president with 19 years’ experience on world soccer’s decision-making body, Angel Maria Villar is one rung down the ladder from Infantino. The 67-year-old Villar was arrested on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 along with his son whose business ventures he is accused of helping to profit from matches arranged for 2010 World Cup winner Spain. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — With Angel Maria Villar in jail, the Spanish government is ready to step in and take control of soccer.

Morata leaves Real Madrid for second time, joins Chelsea

In this Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 file photo, Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Deportivo during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Deportivo Coruna at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. Morata joined Chelsea from Real Madrid on Friday, July 21, 2017 and is set to take over from Diego Costa as the main striker for the English champions (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)

LONDON (AP) — Alvaro Morata joined Chelsea from Real Madrid on Friday and is set to take over from Diego Costa as the main striker for the English champion.

Spieth turns in a beauty on a nasty day at British Open

Jordan Spieth of the United States plays a shot on the 6th hole during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England, Friday July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Jordan Spieth expected a rough time at the British Open before he even got to the golf course.

Chad Collins misses 59 chance, parring final 2 holes for 60

Chad Collins hits from the 18th tee during the second round of the Barbasol Championship golf tournament at Grand National Golf Course in Opelika, Ala., Friday, July 21, 2017. Collins missed a chance for the 10th sub-60 round in PGA Tour history and third of the season, parring the final two holes for an 11-under 60. (Todd J. Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News via AP)

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Chad Collins missed a chance for the 10th sub-60 round in PGA Tour history and third of the season, parring the final two holes for an 11-under 60 on Friday in the second round of the Barbasol Championship.

Hall of Famer Roddick asked more about ’09 loss than ’03 win

In this Sept. 7, 2003, file photo, Andy Roddick, of the United States, is photographed kissing the men's singles championship trophy after defeating Juan Carlos Ferrero, of Spain, at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Roddick will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday, July 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

More people want to ask Andy Roddick about a Grand Slam final he lost than the one he won.

Nastase banned from Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019

In this Monday, May 23, 2016 file picture, former Romanian tennis ace Ilie Nastase watches a match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. Ilie Nasatse on Friday July 21, 2017 has been banned from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019 because of his foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior as Romania’s captain during a Fed Cup match against Britain. The International Tennis Federation also said the 1973 French Open champion will not be able to work in an official capacity for a further two years. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

LONDON (AP) — Ilie Nastase has been banned from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019 because of his foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior as Romania’s captain during a Fed Cup tie in April.

Busch’s historic Indy chase includes hope for 500-600 double

Race driver Kyle Busch climbs into his car during practice for the NASCAR Xfinity series auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Friday, July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis is quickly becoming Kyle Busch’s favorite racing venue.

Ex-escort gets 16 years for trying to have husband killed

Dalia Dippolito sits in court during her sentencing Friday, July 21, 2017, in West Palm Beach, Fla. Dippolito was convicted last month of solicitation of first-degree murder. Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley has sentenced Friday the former escort to 16 years in prison for trying to hire a hit man to kill her newlywed husband. (Lannis Waters/Palm Beach Post via AP, Pool)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to murder her newlywed husband was sentenced Friday to 16 years in prison, perhaps ending a drawn-out case that drew notice for its startling videos and salacious characters.

Wildfire leaves “complete devastation” in rural community

A burned structure stands atop a hill on Yaqui Gulch Road as a wildfire burns near Mariposa, Calif., on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. According to fire officials, the blaze has scorched thousands of acres and destroyed multiple structures. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A chimney and a cinder block wall is all that’s left standing among rubble that was a house Miki Crawford and her family called home for 22 years after a wildfire raced through her Northern California rural community, the former nurses’ aide said Friday.

Minneapolis police chief resigns in wake of officer shooting

Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau, center, stands with police inspector Michael Kjos, left, and assistant chief Medaria Arradondo during a news conference Thursday, July 20, 2017, Minneapolis. It was the first time she appeared publicly since the police shooting death of Justine Damond on Saturday. (Maria Alejandra Cardona/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau resigned Friday amid calls for new leadership in the department following last week’s shooting death of an unarmed Australian woman by a police officer.

Attorneys general urge Trump to keep immigrant program


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas on Friday joined 19 other Democratic attorneys general around the country urging President Donald Trump to keep a program that gives temporary resident status to young immigrants in the country illegally.

Albuquerque taxi driver found stabbed to death near hospital


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the stabbing death of a taxi driver in southeast Albuquerque.

New Mexico hopes to ease transition for children in custody


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Teddy bears, blankets, crayons, games and a safe place to sleep.

New Mexico police release officer-involved shooting details


SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe police say a man who was shot by an officer at an apartment complex had thrown homemade explosives at officers and stabbed a social worker during a standoff.


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