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Candy, 2, left, Rodney, 7, center, and Johnny, 2, three American Hairless Terrier breeds owned by Virginia's Sue Medhurst are shown at a news conference, Monday Jan. 30, 2017, in New York. The dogs are among three new breeds competing in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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  • Candy, 2, left, Rodney, 7, center, and Johnny, 2, three American Hairless Terrier breeds owned by Virginia's Sue Medhurst are shown at a news conference, Monday Jan. 30, 2017, in New York. The dogs are among three new breeds competing in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    3 new breeds are ready to run with Westminster dog show pack

    NEW YORK (AP) — A winsome but hardworking Hungarian herding dog, an ancient African hound and a playful, fur-free terrier are about to get their first shot at the most famous U.S. canine championship. The pumi (POOM’-ee), the sloughi (SLOO-ghee) and the American hairless terrier will be newcomers at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show […]
  • FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2011, file photo, then-St. Louis Cardinals scouting director Christopher Correa, left, assistant general manager Mike Girsch, center, and general manager John Mozeliak, right, arrive at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis, Mo. Major League Baseball ordered the Cardinals to forfeit their top two picks in this year's amateur draft and pay Houston $2 million as compensation for hacking the Astros email system and scouting database. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred banned former St. Louis scouting executive Correa for life on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, and stripped the Cardinals of the 56th and 75th draft choices in June. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File)

    Cardinals must give Astros top 2 picks, $2M for hacking

    NEW YORK (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals were stripped of their top two picks in this year’s amateur draft Monday and ordered to give them to Houston along with $2 million as compensation for hacking the Astros’ email system and scouting database, the final and unprecedented step in an unusual case of cybercrime involving […]
  • FILE - In this Friday, March 26, 2010, file photo, Tennessee's J.P. Prince, top, and Ohio State's Kyle Madsen fight for a rebound during an NCAA Midwest Regional college basketball game, in St. Louis. Eric Fleisher, the agent for Prince and fellow American basketball player Joseph Jones, said Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, he hopes they will be able to return to the country to finish their season. Prince and Jones remain in Dubai, where they were during a break when President Donald Trump temporarily suspended immigration from seven majority Muslim countries. Iran is among them and officials there threatened retaliation against the U.S., including limiting visas to U.S. citizens. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

    2 US basketball players hope to return to team in Iran

    The agent for two Americans who play professional basketball in Iran hopes they will be able to return to the country to finish their season. J.P. Prince and Joseph Jones remain in Dubai, where they were during a break when President Donald Trump temporarily suspended immigration from seven majority Muslim countries. Iran is among them […]
  • Dallas coach honored as NFL’s top high school coach

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Super Bowl (all times local): 2 p.m. Randy Allen of Highland Park High School in Dallas has been selected as the Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year. The award was created to honor high school football coaches who demonstrate a commitment to player health and […]
  • FILE - In this Wednesday, July 13, 2016, file photo, Sage Steele arrives at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Steele, an ESPN anchor who vented about missing her flight Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, on Instagram because of airport immigration protesters, is drawing criticism from people who say she is being insensitive. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

    ESPN’s Sage Steele criticizes protesters for flight delays

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An ESPN anchor who vented about missing her flight because of airport immigration protesters is drawing criticism from people who say she is being insensitive. Sage Steele posted a photo of protesters speaking out against President Donald Trump’s order to temporarily suspend immigration from seven Muslim majority nations at Los Angeles […]
  • Switzerland's Roger Federer waves to fans as he holds his Australian Open trophy at Carlton Gardens in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. Federer defeated Spain's Rafael Nadal in the men's final at the Australian Open tennis championships on Sunday. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

    More life yet in Federer’s dancing feet after major No. 18

    Roger Federer needed his exhausted legs for one last big effort Sunday night — going out dancing to celebrate his remarkable 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open. And after seeing the sun rise over Melbourne, then celebrating some more with his children as they woke up in his family’s hotel suite, the man […]
  • FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2017, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones speaks to reporters as he is released from the Hamilton County Justice Center in Cincinnati. Jones is apologizing through his attorneys after Cincinnati police released video showing his raucous, often-vulgar reaction to his latest arrest. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

    NFL, legal future for Bengals’ Jones under review

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones is trying to prove to the people who will determine his future that he’s making up for his latest mistakes in a career marked by legal troubles. His team, the NFL and a county prosecutor all have decisions to make about how to discipline Jones, who is […]
  • FILE - A Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 file photo of Britain's Mo Farah gesturing on the podium as he waits to receive his gold medal for the men's 5000-meter race during athletics events at the Summer Olympics inside Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration policy, saying Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, the temporary travel ban "seems to have made me an alien" and leaves him unsure whether he can return to his U.S home. Farah is a British citizen who was born in Somalia, one of seven predominantly Muslim nations subject to the executive order signed by Trump that currently bars entry to the United States. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

    Somalia-born Farah troubled by Trump’s travel ban

    Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s immigration policy, saying Sunday the temporary travel ban “seems to have made me an alien” and left him unsure whether he can return to his U.S. home. Farah is a British citizen who was born in Somalia, one of seven predominantly Muslim nations subject […]
  • Singer Justin Bieber, who is playing for Team Gretzky, is pushed into the glass by Chris Pronger of Team Lemieux during the first period of the NHL All-Star Celebrity Shootout at Staples Center, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Los Angeles. The NHL All-Star Game is scheduled to be played at Staples Center on Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Justin Bieber gets hit, bounces back in celeb hockey game

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Bieber got a taste of NHL hockey and the Staples Center glass Saturday, courtesy of NHL great Chris Pronger. The pop star responded by showing off skills that would not have looked out of place in his native Canada during a celebrity exhibition game. Bieber was driven into the boards […]
  • Fans run the 40-yard dash at the NFL Experience Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Houston. The New England Patriots will play the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, at NRG Stadium in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    Super Bowl comes as Houston recovering from latest oil bust

    HOUSTON (AP) — In May 2013, when Houston was awarded the right to host this year’s Super Bowl, the city’s economy was booming as many of the oil and gas companies that call Houston home and have earned it the nickname “the energy capital of the world” were riding high on a wave of oil […]