Portland native William Albert Haynes III - known as Billy Jack Haynes - was a WWF wrestler for two years in the late 1980s. He is suing WWE Inc. for damages he suffered in the ring, and hopes to lead a class-action suit against the wrestling entertainment giant. (WWE Inc.)

Portland wrestler sues WWE

Billy Jack Haynes wants to give World Wrestling Entertainment Inc.’s head-smacking, money-making “soap opera” a federal court body slam beca…

Cardinals young outfielder Oscar Tavares and an 18-year-old girl were killed in a car crash in the Dominican Republic Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Rising star Oscar Taveras killed in crash

Oscar Taveras, the St. Louis Cardinals’ outfielder regarded as one of the majors’ top prospects, died Sunday in a car accident in his native…