OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Winning, and winning big, has been the standard for the Virginia baseball program since coach Brian O'Connor took over in 2004, and no excuses were allowed when the most trying circumstances cropped up.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — It took 60 years, but the Atlantic Coast Conference finally won a baseball national title again.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Six weeks ago, it looked as though Virginia might not even qualify for its conference tournament, let alone the NCAA Tournament.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — This scrappy Virginia team with patchwork pitching and a late-to-start offense finds itself one win away from its first national title.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Big performances from a couple of unlikely sources and another shutdown relief performance from an old reliable allowed Virginia to force a winner-take-all game in the College World Series.
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. (AP) — Billboards and TV commercials, living room visits, guess-your-water-use booths, and awards for water stinginess — a wealthy swath of Orange County that once had one of the worst records for water conservation in drought-stricken California is turning things around, proving it's possible to get people to change their ways.
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 the state where the GOP governor was preparing to enter the vast 2016 presidential field.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trying to close the books on the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP agreed Thursday to provide billions of dollars in new money to five Gulf Coast states in a deal the company said would bring its full obligations to an estimated $53.8 billion.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The last of the victims of the Charleston church shooting to be eulogized was remembered Thursday as a man known by the nickname "Super," who lived his life with a driving force to serve his fellow men and his God.
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain has been suspended for the first four games for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, putting two key Dallas defenders on the sideline to start the season with pass rusher Greg Hardy's 10-game ban.
LONDON (AP) — On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand — and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket.
LONDON (AP) — The latest from Wimbledon (all times local):
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.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is easing into an era of legal marijuana after an early-morning party on a bridge at the center of Portland.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A man who created a nonprofit organization credited with helping more than 150 million people out of poverty was named the winner of the 2015 World Food Prize on Wednesday.
BANGKOK (AP) — Two Thai men described as key figures in a human trafficking ring that provides slave crews for fishing boats were arrested, officials said Wednesday, as new regulations aimed at cracking down on illegal fishing took effect.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Two witnesses said an unarmed Mexican immigrant fatally shot by police in Washington state fought with an officer, threw rocks and told officers to shoot him before they opened fire, documents released Wednesday show.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The battle for Greek votes entered full swing Thursday ahead of a crucial weekend referendum that could decide whether the country falls out of the euro. For Greeks, particularly the elderly, the daily struggle to get cash ground on in the face of uncertainty.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent and employers hired at a solid pace in June, but other gauges of the job market drew a bleaker picture: A wave of people stopped looking for work, and paychecks failed to budge.
NEW YORK (AP) — If investors hoped Thursday's U.S. jobs report would give them clarity, they were probably disappointed.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fiat Chrysler will be punished soon for failing to follow the law in 23 recalls involving more than 11 million vehicles, the nation's top auto safety regulator said Thursday.