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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to reverse Obama-era rules barring hunters on some public lands in Alaska from baiting brown bears with bacon and doughnuts and using spotlights to shoot mother black bears and cubs hibernating in their dens.The National Park Service …
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prosecutors on Monday opposed new DNA testing in an infamous 35-year-old murder case, saying previous tests showed the right man is on death row.San Bernardino County District Attorney Mike Ramos asked Gov. Jerry Brown to deny Kevin Cooper's clemency …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Juan Soto, the youngest player in the majors at 19, has hit a three-run homer in his first career start for the Washington Nationals.A day after striking out as a pinch-hitter in his big league debut, Soto connected in the second inning against San Diego on Monday night. …
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — At least 200 demonstrators blocked a major commercial bridge between Mexico and Texas to protest the disappearance of dozens of people in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, snarling traffic in both directions for most of Monday.The protest began around 9:30 a.m. …
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced Monday he will let a push against sanctuary cities to become law without his signature after complaining that it has stirred up irrational fear on both sides.Tennessee has no sanctuary cities and state law prohibits …
CHICAGO (AP) — Manny Machado and Albert Almora Jr. played together in the backyard when they were kids, and the cousins dreamed about winning a World Series together.As far as what effect Almora's presence on the Chicago Cubs might have on Machado's situation, well, the star of the show is …
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Donald is skipping another set of offseason workouts while his contract negotiations with the Los Angeles Rams drag on into their second year.The All-Pro defensive tackle's teammates would like to see this standoff resolved before it has any chance to …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One thing is clear through three games of the power-packed Western Conference finals between a Golden State team that has won two of the past three championships and a Houston team that had a league-best 65 wins.If either team is off its game, a blowout could ensue.The …
Paul Fenton was hired as general manager of the Minnesota Wild on Monday, after 20 seasons in the front office with the division rival Nashville Predators.The 58-year-old Fenton spent the last 12 seasons as assistant GM for the Predators. He helped David Poile, the winningest general manager in NHL …
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Cardinals have released cornerback Marcus Cooper.Monday's move comes after the team acquired cornerback Jamar Taylor in a trade with the Cleveland Browns.Taylor enters summer workouts as the favorite to win the starting cornerback spot opposite Patrick Peterson.Cooper …
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says he is taking his team to South Africa in 2019.Harbaugh revealed the destination of next year's trip on Monday during an interview with WTKA-AM. He says the Wolverines will visit Cape Town and Johannesburg and go on a safari.Harbaugh …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jurors in Los Angeles have found the NCAA did not defame former USC assistant coach Todd McNair over a case linked to the misdeeds involving Reggie Bush.The jury voted 9-3 on Monday against McNair on the third of nine questions on the verdict form: Whether statements the …
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Preparing for Giannis Antetokounmpo kept Mike Budenholzer up at night.Now, one of the NBA's budding superstars will be on Budenholzer's side after the former Atlanta Hawks coach was formally introduced on Monday as the new leader of the Milwaukee Bucks."It was miserable …
SEATTLE (AP) — Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and failed to protect her while shielding him.Kukors Smith alleges Sean Hutchison, who began coaching her at a …
MONTREAL (AP) — Playing a man down after Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic got a red card in the 42nd minute, the Los Angeles Galaxy got past the Montreal Impact 1-0 Monday on a goal by Ola Kamara.The Galaxy (4-6-1) ended a four-game losing run. Montreal (3-9-0) has lost three in a row, all …
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Warriors forward Andre Iguodala is listed as doubtful for Game 4 of the Western Conference finals Tuesday night against Houston because of a sore left knee.There was a chance Iguodala's status could be upgraded later Monday, the team said.The 2015 NBA Finals MVP has …
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's leading scorer and rebounder Chris Silva is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to the Gamecocks for his senior year.The 6-foot-9 forward from Gabon, South Carolina, was named to the all-Southeastern Conference first team after averaging 14.3 …
DETROIT (AP) — The NFL has determined sexual assault allegations against Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia from 1996 are not subject to its personal conduct policy."The allegations occurred well before his affiliation with the NFL," the league said Monday after completing its review of the …
SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on lawsuit against USA Swimming (all times local):2:55 p.m.Olympian swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith says USA Swimming and others who should have protected her from sex abuse as a minor should be held accountable.Kukors Smith tells The Associated Press that the sport's …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Howie Kendrick was transferred to the 60-day disabled list by the Washington Nationals, who recalled left-hander Tim Collins from Triple-A Syracuse.The 34-year-old Kendrick tore his left Achilles tendon during the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Los …

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