AP
  • Updated

NEW YORK (AP) — Maya Moore shocked the basketball world when she stepped away from the WNBA earlier this year before the season began. She's spent a lot of her time away from the game trying to help a family friend, Jonathan Irons, get his conviction overturned.

AP
  • Updated

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota State High School League officials are considering charging more for championship admissions and school memberships as well as seeking out new sponsorships to address a projected $407,000 deficit.

AP

BOSTON (AP) — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter's SAT scores, tearfully apologizing to the teenager for not trusting her to get into college on her own.

AP
  • Updated

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Fifty years after 14 black football players were kicked off the University of Wyoming football team for seeking to wear armbands to protest racism, eight of them returned to the Laramie campus to commemorate the anniversary as the school takes another step toward reconci…

AP
  • Updated

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana court's recent dismissal of a lawsuit against the NFL over officiating at a January playoff game is now being cited by attorneys for the Catholic Church as they fight civil lawsuits over alleged sex abuse by clergy.

AP
  • Updated

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's governor has signed a bill allowing Atlantic City's Golden Nugget casino to accept bets on most National Basketball Association games.

AP

MINNEAPOLIS — When a skinny Rashod Bateman was just beginning to come into his own halfway through high school in Tifton, his southern Georgia hometown, he went with what he knew and made an early verbal commitment to the successful, second-tier program located less than a three-hour drive away.

AP
  • Updated

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When a skinny Rashod Bateman was just beginning to come into his own halfway through high school in Tifton, his southern Georgia hometown, he went with what he knew and made an early verbal commitment to the successful, second-tier program located less than a three-hour dr…

AP
  • Updated

DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — In a story Sept. 12 about the man who police say killed the wife, son and mother-in-law of a minor league baseball pitcher, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the man is being held in jail. He is being held in a mental health facility run by Virginia Behavior…

AP
  • Updated

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The former coach of the Holy Cross women's basketball team who was fired in March after 34 years has sued the school, alleging breach of contract, defamation, age discrimination, infliction of emotional distress and other wrongdoing.

AP
  • Updated

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Before the first snap of the season, the Minnesota Vikings settled into their usual spots before a slight shift by defensive tackles Linval Joseph and Shamar Stephen to their left.

AP
  • Updated

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says agents ticketed 62 people in 17 parishes for a total of 78 alleged hunting violations during the first weekend of dove hunting.

AP
  • Updated

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jordin Canada scored a career-high 26 points and the defending WNBA champion Seattle Storm beat the seventh-seeded Minnesota Lynx 84-74 Wednesday night in a first-round, winner-take-all playoff game.

AP

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Athletes at California colleges could hire agents and sign endorsement deals under a bill the state Legislature sent to the governor Wednesday, setting up a potential confrontation with the NCAA that could jeopardize the athletic futures of powerhouse programs like …

AP

CHICAGO (AP) — Phoenix center Brittney Griner returned to start the second half with a brace on her left knee after injuring it in the second quarter against Chicago on Wednesday night.

Obituaries

Harry Thorau, 86, retired LeSueur Police Chief died 9/8. Services, Friday, 9/20 at 11 a.m. First Lutheran Church in LeSueur. Inurnment at a later date in New Ulm City Cemetery. Visitation 1 prior to services at church. Koldenfuneralhome.com

Janet C. Schultz, age 78 of St. Peter, died Thursday, September 12, 2019. Funeral: 11:00 am Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at St. Peter Lutheran, St. Peter. Visitation: 4:00-7:00pm Monday and 10:00am Tuesday at church. www.saintpeterfuneralhome.com.