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January 15, 2019 10:54 PM Trump's attorney general pick faces Senate hearing

In her line of questioning, California Sen. Kamala Harris tried to draw out a situation in which attorney general nominee William Barr would not take the advice of career ethics officials if they advised him to recuse himself. If it came down to a judgement call, Barr said he could ignore the advice of those officials — if he disagreed with that advice 2498

January 15, 2019 2:53 AM Mavericks ramp up efforts to deal PG Dennis Smith Jr., sources say

The Dallas Mavericks are escalating talks to trade guard Dennis Smith Jr., pushing to end a partnership that has run its course for both the franchise and former first-round pick, league sources tell ESPN. Two teams in pursuit of a point guard -- Phoenix and Orlando -- have been active in talks with the Mavericks, league sources said. Dallas has also searched 109

January 14, 2019 9:45 PM Kyler Murray enters name in NFL draft, but A's can still negotiate with Heisman Trophy winner

The Oklahoma Sooners quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy winner has given himself the option to choose the NFL over Major League Baseball, for which he has a contract with the Oakland Athletics that includes a $4.66 million signing bonus. A source told ESPN's Adam Schefter that Murray actually submitted the paperwork Friday. The A's, who selected 112

January 10, 2019 12:18 AM Dustin Ackley returning to Mariners with minor league deal

SEATTLE -- Former No. 2 overall pick Dustin Ackley is returning to the Seattle Mariners on a minor league deal after spending the past two seasons in the minors with the Los Angeles Angels, according to a person familiar with the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on the condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced 100

January 8, 2019 1:40 PM Padraig Harrington chosen as Europe captain for 2020 Ryder Cup

Padraig Harrington was named European Ryder Cup captain on Tuesday, pledging to do all he can to continue the high level of success the team has enjoyed through his playing career. Harrington, 47, a three-time major winner who played on six European teams, takes over for Thomas Bjorn, who oversaw a rousing success in France in September when Europe defeated 102

January 5, 2019 12:39 AM Baby sitter accused of killing boy and giving body to mother

This undated booking photo released by Marathon County Sheriff's Office shows Marissa Tietsort of Wausau, Wis. The Wisconsin baby sitter accused of killing a 2-month-old boy has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide. A criminal complaint filed Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, says Tietsort caused the infant's death in October, then put him in a snowsuit 99

January 3, 2019 10:30 PM ‘Entourage’ alum Jerry Ferrara reveals he and his wife are expecting a son after losing baby last year

Jerry Ferrara revealed on Instagram on Thursday that he and his wife, Breanne Racano, is expecting a baby boy in May. (Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Starz Entertainment LLC) The 39-year-old former "Entourage" star took to Instagram on Thursday to announce that his wife, Breanne Racano, is expecting a baby boy in May. In an adorable pic on a basketball 97

January 1, 2019 4:52 AM U.S. beats Finland 4-1 to finish 2nd in Group B at world juniors

VICTORIA, British Columbia -- Northeastern's Tyler Madden scored twice and Jason Robertson had a goal and an assist as the United States closed out the preliminary round of the world junior hockey championship Monday night with a 4-1 win over Finland. The U.S. will face the Czech Republic in the quarterfinal round. Russia plays Slovakia, Canada takes 68

December 31, 2018 9:02 PM Duke QB Daniel Jones, potential first-round pick, declares for NFL draft

Jones, a three-year starter for the Blue Devils who arrived at the school as a walk-on, is Mel Kiper's No. 3 ranked quarterback and the No. 25 prospect overall on his latest 2019 Big Board. And those listings were made before top-ranked QB Justin Herbert said he was staying at Oregon. In 36 games for Duke, Jones completed 764 of 1,275 passes for 8,201 yards 80

December 31, 2018 5:34 PM Dorsey: Williams, Kitchens among Browns HC candidates

Interim head coach Gregg Williams and offensive coordinator Freddie Kitchens are candidates to become head coach of the Cleveland Browns. General manager John Dorsey said Monday at his season-ending press conference that the team’s performance since Hue Jackson was fired at midseason put both coaches in position to be promoted. “We’re going to interview 117