NEW YORK | Bengals’ Burfict fined $112,000 for 2 hits against Steelers

NEW YORK — The NFL has been fined Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict $112,000 for multiple unnecessary roughness penalties in Cincinnati’s loss to Pittsburgh last Sunday. The third-quarter plays involved Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown and running back James Conner. Burfict, who has been fined 11 times for more than $315,000 during his seven-year NFL career, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Bengals’ Burfict fined $112,000 for 2 hits against Steelers

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala | The Latest: 2K migrants vote to re-form caravan, head north

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala— The Latest on a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local): 5:30 p.m. About 2,000 Central American migrants who crossed a river from Guatemala into Mexico have voted in a show of hands to re-form their caravan and continue their march northward. The migrants in … Continue reading TECUN UMAN, Guatemala | The Latest: 2K migrants vote to re-form caravan, head north

ELKO, Nevada | Trump hopes to pick UN ambassador from 5 candidates

ELKO, Nevada  — President Donald Trump says he hopes to select a U.N. ambassador to replace Nikki Haley very soon and is interviewing 5 candidates for the job. Trump said Saturday after a campaign rally in Nevada: “We’ll have somebody great … we’re going to pick somebody very quickly. Trump said he’s interviewing three women … Continue reading ELKO, Nevada | Trump hopes to pick UN ambassador from 5 candidates

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Lynn says she’s better after illness sent her to hospital

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Loretta Lynn says she is doing better after a brief hospital visit to treat an illness that kept her from attending a CMT tribute to her and other female country artists. A message posted on Lynn’s official Facebook page Saturday afternoon said she is feeling better and is now resting at home. … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Lynn says she’s better after illness sent her to hospital

RICHMOND, Va. | 64-year-old Jay Haas leads Champions playoff opener

RICHMOND, Va. — Jay Haas shot a 7-under 65 — missing his age by a stroke — to take a two-shot lead Saturday in the PGA Tour Champions’ playoff-opening Dominion Energy Charity Classic. Trying to become the oldest winner in tour history, the 64-year-old Haas birdied the par-5 16th and 18th holes to get to … Continue reading RICHMOND, Va. | 64-year-old Jay Haas leads Champions playoff opener

SEATTLE | No. 15 Washington pulls away late to top Colorado 27-13

SEATTLE — Jake Browning threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Aaron Fuller on fourth down with less than four minutes remaining, and No. 15 Washington held off Colorado 27-13 on Saturday. Washington’s four-year starting quarterback had an unremarkable game up until the Huskies (6-2, 4-1 Pac-12) needed a big play. Rather than trying for a … Continue reading SEATTLE | No. 15 Washington pulls away late to top Colorado 27-13