DURHAM, N.C | Barrett has triple-double, No. 2 Duke beats NC State, 94-78

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — RJ Barrett had Duke’s first triple-double in 13 years, finishing with 23 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in the second-ranked Blue Devils’ 94-78 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday night. Zion Williamson scored 32 points on 12-of-16 shooting and Tre Jones added 13 to help the Blue Devils (23-2, … Continue reading DURHAM, N.C | Barrett has triple-double, No. 2 Duke beats NC State, 94-78

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla | Game changer: Tebow enters Mets camp ‘all in’ on baseball

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — By now, Tim Tebow has shown he belongs in professional baseball. He’s fully committed to the game and much more comfortable on the field. Sometimes, though, he still sounds like a football player. On his first day at spring training with the New York Mets, the former NFL quarterback … Continue reading PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla | Game changer: Tebow enters Mets camp ‘all in’ on baseball

WASHINGTON | State Department: Nauert out as pick for UN ambassador

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says Heather Nauert, picked by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations but never officially nominated, has withdrawn. Nauert, State Department spokeswoman, said that “the past two months have been grueling for my family and therefore it is in the best interest of … Continue reading WASHINGTON | State Department: Nauert out as pick for UN ambassador

CHICAGO | Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

CHICAGO (AP) — The victims of a disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to the plant manager. A look at the victims: TREVOR WEHNER The 21-year-old Northern Illinois University student was on his first day as an intern in human resources at Henry Pratt … Continue reading CHICAGO | Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

WASHINGTON | State Department: Nauert withdraws bid to be UN ambassador

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says Heather Nauert, nominated by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has withdrawn her name from consideration. Nauert, State Department spokeswoman, said that “the past two months have been grueling for my family and therefore it is in the best interest of … Continue reading WASHINGTON | State Department: Nauert withdraws bid to be UN ambassador

SAN DIEGO | Gene Littler, US Amateur and US Open champion, dies

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Gene Littler, whose fluid swing carried him to 29 victories on the PGA Tour and a U.S. Open title at Oakland Hills, has died. Littler died Friday night with his family at his side, son Curt Litter said Saturday. He was 88. Littler held his own among the golfing greats to emerge from … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | Gene Littler, US Amateur and US Open champion, dies