Lawyers: Former NBA star Shawn Kemp fired in self-defense

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Former NBA star Shawn Kemp acted in self-defense as he exchanged gunfire in a Washington parking lot while trying to recover a stolen cell phone and other items, his lawyers said Thursday. Kemp, 53, was arrested by Tacoma police on Wednesday for investigating a drive-by shooting, but was released from jail … Read more

Carlos Rodón misses Yankees opener with left forearm strain

TAMPA, Fla. — A blue spiral notebook with the Yankees’ interlocking “NY” on the cover rested on Brian Cashman’s lap as the general manager sat in the home dugout at George M. Steinbrenner Field on Thursday morning, recording each detailed line within the a new injury issue that will change the opening day selection. Most … Read more