- AP Source: Wade chooses to stay with Heat
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat.
- Cardinals fire scouting director Correa amid hacking scandal
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals said Thursday they have fired scouting director Chris Correa, the first known fallout from the hacking scandal that has resulted in a federal investigation into whether the team illegally got inside the player personnel database of the Houston Astros.
- AP Source: Heat now among clubs meeting with Aldridge
MIAMI (AP) — A person with knowledge of the negotiations says LaMarcus Aldridge and the Miami Heat have spoken about his future plans, and that a formal conversation is scheduled for Thursday night.
- Judge rejects ex-Goldman board member's bid for exoneration
NEW YORK (AP) — An ex-Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble board member was told Thursday that he can't use a court's ruling in another case to nullify his insider-trading conviction.
- Armstrong girlfriend must testify, Landis to produce records
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong's girlfriend can be questioned under oath about what she knows of his doping past, and his former teammate-turned-antagonist Floyd Landis will have to turn over records of investigations into his own previous doping case, a federal judge has decided.
- LA Kings' Voynov pleads no contest in domestic abuse case
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was sentenced to three months in jail Thursday after pleading no contest to beating his wife after an argument at a Halloween party last year.
- Ocean City retains title as New Jersey's most popular beach
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — The winner and still champion of New Jersey's Top Ten Beaches contest is ... Ocean City!
- Bradley replaces Dempsey as US captain for CONCACAF Gold Cup
CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Bradley will be the U.S. captain for the CONCACAF Gold Cup rather than Clint Dempsey.
- Bahamas concerned about US ruling for resort developer
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The Bahamas attorney general has expressed frustration with a decision by the developer of a $2.5 billion hotel-and-casino project in Nassau to file for bankruptcy protection in a U.S. court.
- 'Citizen of the year' gets 14 years in California fraud case
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former California real estate developer once honored as his city's citizen of the year was sentenced Thursday to the maximum 14 years in prison for bilking investors who poured millions of dollars into failed development projects.
- Ex-firefighter who responded on Sept. 11 wins $5M in lottery
NEW YORK (AP) — A former firefighter who responded to the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, has won $5 million on a lottery scratch-off ticket.
- Days before referendum, Greek voters perplexed and undecided
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Costas Christoforidis hasn't decided how to vote in Sunday's referendum on a bailout deal for Greece's troubled economy. The problem is, the 37-year-old farmer isn't sure what he's voting for.
- Obama draws sharp contrasts with 'mean' Republicans
LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — Wading into presidential politics, President Barack Obama on Thursday promoted his brand of middle-class economics by drawing sharp contrasts with "mean" Republicans in a state whose GOP governor was preparing to enter the vast 2016 presidential field.
- Honeymoon is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) — Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis' long-planned "dream trip" to the U.S. ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned into a nightmare: Their Greek-issued credit and debit cards were suddenly declined and they were left penniless.
- Bourbon boom: Kentucky inventory reaches 40-year high
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's bourbon boom is showing no signs of peaking as distilleries keep up a production pace unmatched for decades.