CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Bobcats owner Michael Jordan says he's changing his team's name to the Charlotte Hornets.
Man sentenced to 18 years in prison
The father of a 5-year-old Portland boy who died of abuse pleaded guilty Monday to manslaughter and was sentenced to 18 years in prison.
STOKE, England (AP) -- Stoke says Tony Pulis has left as manager by mutual consent, ending his seven-year tenure at the Premier League club.
NEW YORK (AP) -- WNBA general managers are predicting the Phoenix Mercury, with a healthy returning roster and the addition of No. 1 draft pick Brittney Griner, to win the championship, and Los Angeles' Candace Parker as the top choice to earn the MVP award.
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians have placed first baseman Nick Swisher on the paternity list after he and his wife welcomed their first child.
MIAMI (AP) -- Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard was in the lineup for Tuesday night's game at Miami after missing two games with a sore left knee.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Jake Locker believes the best way to be a leader is by doing, not talking. It's why the Titans quarterback worked so hard on his recovery from offseason shoulder surgery to be ready for the team's offseason program.
FAR HILLS, N.J. (AP) -- Guan Tianlang has decided not to try to play in the U.S. Open.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops says one of his graduate assistants and a strength coach had their homes destroyed in the tornado that hit suburban Oklahoma City.
Opponent plans to retire from city's fire department
The challenger for Washougal's top elected position promises to retire from his city job this fall to avoid a conflict of interest.
Spring chinook fishing in the lower Columbia River will open Saturday and continue daily, segueing into the summer salmon season debut on June 16.
Voters have numerous choices as council candidates prepare for battle
Every politician — regardless of party or position — needs to be challenged by opponents. It's good for the elected officials to not only be held accountable but to respect and even fear that process as he or she works for the voters. And it's good for the electorate to not only have choices but to leverage the electoral process as an ominous reminder throughout the term of office.
The state championships for the Class 4A boys and girls and the Class 3A boys and girls tee off this morning in Camas, Ridgefield, Vancouver, and Woodland.
This time of year, as college students return home for the summer, many parents may notice how many politically correct ideas they have acquired on campus. Some of those parents may wonder how they can undo some of the brainwashing that has become so common in what are supposed to be institutions of higher learning.
Battle Ground eliminated in 4A bi-district play
It took longer than expected, but the Prairie Falcons clinched a berth to the Class 3A state softball tournament.