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Pima baseball player named All-American

TUCSON – Pima Community College baseball player Phillip Sikes became the 14th Aztecs baseball player to be named NJCAA All-American on Tuesday.   Sikes, a sophomore outfielder/RHP, was...

Pima baseball player named All-American

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Mike Martin Jr. to be named Florida State's new baseball coach Florida State assistant Mark Martin Jr. will replace his father Mike Martin, the NCAA's record-holder for career wins who is retiring after 40 years.       ...
2019-06-21 22:15

Baseball player distraught after child hit A child is taken to hospital after she was hit by a foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr at the Houston Astros' stadium, leaving the player in tears....
2019-05-30 12:30

Tucson Sugar Skulls standout is named IFL Defensive Player of Week TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls have back-to-back IFL Defensive Players of the Week with defensive back Micah Eugene Jr. earning the honor this week.  As the Sugar Skulls prep for Saturday’s game at the TCC, here’s more from News 4...
2019-05-23 14:15

Tucson Sugar Skulls runningback Mike Jones named “Player Of Week” TUCSON – As the Tucson Sugar Skulls professional indoor football team gears up for its playoff matchup this weekend against Sioux Falls, here’s more positive news from the TCC: Sugar Skulls running back Mike Jones was named the IFL’s Offe...
2019-06-20 06:45

Former Clemson baseball player, brother charged in assault Police in South Carolina charged a former Clemson baseball player and his brother in connection with an assault that left a man in critical condition.        ...
2019-06-02 15:30

Thousands graduate from Pima Community College TUCSON – Pima Community College graduates received their diplomas on Thursday, May 23 at a ceremony held at The Tucson Convention Center. Nearly 4,000 people received their diplomas. The oldest graduate was 75-years-old. While the youngest was ...
2019-05-24 10:45

Pima County requesting $530K to aid migrants TUCSON – Pima County plans to spend over $530,000 in federal funding to provide humanitarian aid for migrants seeking asylum through 2019. The county is requesting additional funds in response to the county transforming a part of the Juvenile J...
2019-07-17 18:15

Pima County settled two separate lawsuits TUCSON – Pima County settled two separate lawsuits last week regarding school funding and South Tucson. One of the lawsuits was regarding attempts to transfer a portion of state education funding responsibility onto taxpayers and the other was ...
2019-07-09 06:15

Pima County searching for more foster families TUCSON – Arizona is in desperate need of foster families as more children enter the system. “Being able to have our son is big for me,” Michael, a Tucson foster parent said. “Being a father…Just like my dad.” Micha...
2019-07-03 11:00

“Midnight Muttness” at the Pima Animal Care Center PIMA COUNTY- The Pima Animal Care Center is holding a “Midnight Muttness” event on July 19th at the shelter. Courtesy of Pima Animal Care Center The “Midnight Muttness” event is where PACC will be offering waived adoption fees...
2019-07-03 11:00

Pima County to host Home Ownership Fair TUCSON – If you are interested in becoming a homeowner, Pima County has an upcoming opportunity for you. As part of National Home Ownership Month, and partnership with a number of other agencies, the county will be hosting a Home Ownership Fair...
2019-06-01 04:00

Budget proposal would allocate $26M for Pima County roads PIMA COUNTY- Pima County roads could see a multi-million dollar boost. A budget proposal from County Administrator, Chuck Huckelberry, would allocate $26 million to road repairs. “What we’re talking about are treatments from removing failed asp...
2019-05-22 07:15

CenturyLink responds to 911 system crash in Pima County TUCSON – The 911 system in Pima County was down for about an hour early Tuesday morning. The system crash impacted all fire and police departments in the region. City of Tucson officials say they are waiting on CenturyLink to determine the cause of t...
2019-07-10 00:15

Pima County public pools open for Memorial Day weekend TUCSON – Pima County’s nine public swimming pools are open for Memorial Day weekend. The pools officially opened on May 25th. Four pools (Wade McLean, the Northwest YMCA, Manzanita and Ajo) will be open through Labor Day, Sept. 2. Grab your towel an...
2019-05-26 10:00

Green Party of Pima County sues city of Tucson TUCSON- The city of Tucson is facing a lawsuit from the Pima County Green Party. The lawsuit claims the Green Party of Pima County was illegally removed from the 2019 primary ballot. On Monday, July 1 a hearing in Superior Court was held. The judge i...
2019-07-02 05:15

Nearly a pound of suspected fentanyl pills located in Pima County TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department Major Investigations Unit and the Border Interdiction Unit seized nearly one pound of suspected fentanyl pills during a traffic stop on Wednesday. PCSD says the vehicle was stopped on Interstate 19. The...
2019-06-06 22:30

Veteran Rescue Mission to file lawsuit against Pima County TUCSON – Veteran Rescue Mission serves as a safe place for veterans to eat, sleep and worship. This month, it received a letter from the Pima County Attorney saying, due to zoning issues, their church cannot operate on the property. Pima County...
2019-07-19 06:45

Pima Co. Sheriff’s Dept. seized 43 animals from illegal campsite TUCSON – On Wednesday dogs, cats, and turtles were seized by deputies after they received a call around the area of San Joaquin and Ajo Way. Pima Animal Care removed 43 animals that were living in a travel trailer with Andres Contreras and Joyl...
2019-06-21 06:01

Blake, Pima County’s courthouse dog celebrates eighth birthday TUCSON – Pima County Attorney’s Office celebrated a special birthday on Wednesday – Blake the courthouse dog’s turned 8 years old on Wednesday! According to PCAO, Blake aids the attorney’s office’s special victim u...
2019-07-11 11:30

Man taken into custody at Pima Community College downtown campus for threats TUCSON – The Pima County Community College District Police Department has taken into custody a man after he allegedly threatened a person at the Pima Community College downtown campus. According to officials, 32-year-old Joseph Shosie Jr. was t...
2019-06-20 06:45

New grant to fund archery backstops at 2 Pima County ranges TUCSON – A $30,000 grant from Arizona Game and Fish Department will be used to renovate backstops at two Pima County ranges. The funds will be used at Tucson Mountain Park Archery Range and Southeast Regional Park Archery, Pima County said. According...
2019-05-30 19:30

New sampling system unveiled to test storm water in Pima County PIMA COUNTY, Ariz. — The Pima Department of Environmental Quality has a new system that helps detect what is in the water after monsoon storms. The Monsoon can cause heavy downpours and flooding, which could wash whatever is on the ground into ...
2019-07-19 03:15

Pima County implements new model to aid youth in welfare, justice system TUCSON — Pima County Juvenile Court announced Thursday that it will be soon put in place a new practice that aims to improve the lives of youth in the welfare and justice system. According to Arizona Superior Court, Crossover, Youth Practice Mo...
2019-05-31 01:45

Pima County Board of Supervisors pass permit for eco-resort for cyclists TUCSON – Southern Arizona is a popular destination for cyclists and one local couple has a plan to bring more cyclists in. It is called Bike Ranch and it would be a resort geared for bikes. During Tuesday’s meeting the supervisors voted t...
2019-07-03 11:00

Pima County asks residents to take flood-prone areas survey TUCSON – Pima County Regional Flood Control District is asking for your input ahead of Monsoon 2019. They developed an online survey asking residents to share their knowledge of the flood-prone areas they live and work in and travel through. RELATED:...
2019-06-15 07:15

Pima County votes 3-2 to continue funding water stations along border TUCSON – The narrow 3-2 vote renews the contract that provides water stations along the southern border until June of 2020 and will cost $30,000. “I think this is another wonderful example of the kind hearts of Pima County that were able ...
2019-06-05 07:15

Pima County Sheriff Deputies investigating death on Northwest side TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a death on the Northwest side. Officials said on Wednesday, June 26 at around 6:30 p.m., deputies responded to a call at a home near La Cholla and Flowing Wells. They said they fou...
2019-06-27 23:30

Plans resume to transform Pima County facility into new migrant shelter TUCSON — The plan to renovate parts of the former Pima County Juvenile Detention Center into a migrant shelter will move forward Saturday night. This comes after some local leaders questioned the optics of using what was once a detention center...
2019-07-14 17:30

Pima County to vote on turning section of Juvenile Justice Complex into migrant shelter TUCSON – After processing hundreds of migrants at the Benedictine Monastery, the church is searching for a new location to house asylum seekers with the facility scheduled to close near the end of July. Since January, U.S Customs and Border Pro...
2019-07-09 06:15

UA’s Cannon named 1st Team All-American TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats infielder Cameron Cannon has been named a First-Team All-American by Baseball America, the publication announced on Monday. Cannon, honored as a second baseman, was one of 17 players named to the first-team.  Here̵...
2019-06-11 09:15

The AHL App Melted Down And Demanded $6,000 From A Guy Named Stewart The American Hockey League’s long-awaited schedule announcement for the 2019–20 season hit a minor road block on Wednesday, when the code behind the official app of the NHL’s top minor league became self-aware and demanded money from Stewart Zimmel. ...
2019-07-11 00:15

Trump ally and top cop named to head ATF President Trump has gone out of his way to support and embrace the nation’s law enforcement, and now he has picked the nation’s top police union chief to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives....
2019-06-07 00:30

This French Restaurant Has Been Named The Best In The World France's Mirazur restaurant -- whose Argentine chef Mauro Colagreco draws inspiration from the sea, the mountains, and his own garden -- was crowned Tuesday the world's best by an influential trade......
2019-06-27 21:01

What It's Like To Be a Black Woman Named Beckii On Saturday, CNN published a lengthy piece of award-winning journalism on white people with black-sounding names. The insanely absurd story featured a collection of Caucasians (which is more than a “pinch of wypipo” but less than a “mob of lynchers”)...
2019-06-16 23:45

Ljubisa Tumbakovic named new Serbia coach BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s soccer federation has named former Montenegro coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic as the new national team coach. Tumbakovic succeeds Mladen Krstajic who was fired after a humiliating 5-0 loss against Ukraine in a European...
2019-07-01 15:15

T-Mobile's Legere named best U.S. wireless CEO, fourth best overall We've often praised T-Mobile CEO John Legere for leading the carrier's amazing turnaround that has made it the fastest growing and most innovative of the four major U.S. carriers. Today, T-Mobile announced that the executive has received some recogni...
2019-06-19 21:15

Lotus' electric hypercar is named 'Evija' No, Lotus isn't ready to spill the beans on its Type 130 electric hypercar. It is, however, ready to give the car a name: meet the Evija (pronounced "ev-eye-a"). While the company's choice of name is a bit strained -- it means "the first ...
2019-07-04 03:45

| SA Schools squads named for U18 International Series The SA Schools and SA Schools A squads to contest the U18 International Series against Argentina, England, France, Wales has been announced by SA Rugby....
2019-07-15 23:30

Barnhart Named Athletic Director of the Year UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Mitch Barnhart prefers to operate behind the scenes, leaving the headlines and attention for the student-athletes and coaches who have helped bring to life his vision of establishing Kentucky among the best athletics dep...
2019-05-23 05:15

3 Tucson Sugar Skulls named “All League” TUCSON – Sugar Skulls running back Mike Jones and linebacker Zach Allen were named to the All Indoor Football League first team today as the league began announcing its 2019 season honorees. Defensive back Dee Maggitt Jr. was named to the secon...
2019-07-03 11:00

9/11 health bill to be named after Luis Alvarez WASHINGTON – The bill to re-authorize the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund will be named in honor of first responders Luis Alvarez and Ray Pfeifer, congressional sponsors announced Monday. Alvarez, an NYPD detective who contracted cancer afte...
2019-07-08 23:00

Lampard likely to be named Chelsea boss, says Redknapp "Derby County boss Frank Lampard would find it hard to say no to Chelsea if they offered him the manager\u0027s job, his uncle Harry Redknapp has said."...
2019-06-18 13:30

New species of fly named after 'Game of Thrones' villain Winter may have come and gone for "Game of Thrones" and its infamous character, the Night King, but his legacy is poised to live on — in the form of a fly....
2019-07-01 18:15

Ex-Virginia attorney general named to US immigration post WASHINGTON (AP) — An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump’s hard-line immigration policies has been named acting director of the agency that manages legal immigration. Ken Cuccinelli (koo-chih-NEHL’-ee) will oversee U.S. Citizens...
2019-06-10 19:15

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder named Harvard fellow LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan governor who’s been criticized for his administration’s role in the Flint water crisis is headed to Harvard University to teach and study subjects related to state and local government. Harvard̵...
2019-07-01 11:45

Jay-Z named world's first billionaire rapper by Forbes magazine In a new cover story, Forbes has valued the rapper and business mogul’s empire at $1bn, including real estate and other ventures Jay-Z has been named the world’s first billionaire rapper in a new Forbes cover story.The magazine has claimed the 49-yea...
2019-06-04 00:45

Trump has downtown roundabout named after him in Israeli city An Israeli city has named a traffic circle after President Donald Trump, just weeks after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government renamed a Golan Heights settlement after the president....
2019-07-09 17:15

Bogaerts, Lowe, Berrios named as AL All-Star replacements Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts, Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Brandon Lowe and Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios were named as injury replacements to the American League All-Star team on Wednesday....
2019-07-04 06:45

Joe Horrigan wins PFWA award named for his father Football historian Joe Horrigan, who retired on June 1 as executive director after 42 years on the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s staff, has been selected as the 2019 Jack Horrigan Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America. Joe,...
2019-06-07 00:30

Hopes Dashed: Son Of Rajasthan Man Killed By Mob, Named In Chargesheet Amid a controversy over the name of Pehlu Khan, a dairy farmer killed by a group of cow vigilantes in Rajasthan in 2017, in a chargesheet, his son on Saturday said that he his hopes of justice from......
2019-06-30 02:00

UA Women’s Golf’s Ianello named co-Pac-12 Coach of Year TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats head coach Laura Ianello earned Pac-12 Women’s Golf Co-Coach of the Year, the league announced Tuesday.  Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson: Ianello split the honors with first-ye...
2019-06-05 07:15

US Economist David Lipton Named As Interim Leader Of IMF American economist David Lipton will serve as interim leader of the International Monetary Fund, replacing Christine Lagarde who was nominated to head the European Central Bank, the IMF board......
2019-07-03 07:30

Louisiana governor says storm named Barry is 'going to be a tough one' Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards voiced concerns Friday on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" that residents would not take Tropical Storm Barry seriously, even though it is expected to become a full-blown hurricane by the time it hits the Louisiana co...
2019-07-13 04:15

For the fifth year in a row, a named storm has formed early in the Atlantic Enlarge / Subtropical Storm Andrea, about 475km southwest of Bermuda, isn't much to look at. (credit: NOAA) On Monday evening, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center determined that a low pressure system in the Atlantic Ocean had sustained wi...
2019-05-21 16:15

4 suspects named in 2014 shootdown of MH17 over Ukraine Investigators on Wednesday named four suspects they say are responsible for the shootdown of a Malaysian Airlines flight five years ago over Ukraine....
2019-06-20 08:00

Victims named in New Hampshire motorcycle crash that killed seven New Hampshire authorities on Sunday named the seven people killed two days earlier when a pickup truck crashed into members of a motorcycle club for U.S. Marine veterans....
2019-06-24 03:45

FC Tucson’s Venter named to League “Team of Week” TUCSON – As FC Tucson prepares for its next game on June 25 against North Texas SC, a player for the pro sports franchise representing the Old Pueblo has received league honors. Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast:...
2019-06-19 09:45

How To Train Your Dragon author named children's laureate How To Train Your Dragon author and illustrator Cressida Cowell has vowed to campaign for school libraries to be made statutory after being named the new children's laureate....
2019-07-09 15:00

Acting Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers Is Named Health economist Tomas Philipson has been named acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a White House spokesman said Monday....
2019-07-16 06:15

Aston Martin's new mid-engined hypercar named Valhalla Second model to emerge from Aston and Red Bull's partnership will bridge the gap between Valkyrie and Vanquish Aston Martin’s upcoming mid-engined hypercar will be named the Valhalla, as a continuation of the firm’s line of ‘V-cars’ performance mode...
2019-06-18 14:45

Blues forward O'Reilly named Stanley Cup playoffs MVP St. Louis Blues forward Ryan O'Reilly was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player of the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup playoffs on Wednesday after leading his team to their first championship....
2019-06-13 06:30

Meet a cuddly baby dugong named Marium A baby dugong that has developed an attachment to humans after getting lost in the ocean off southern Thailand is being nurtured by experts. (June 14)        ...
2019-06-14 16:15

MH17: Four suspects named for shooting down plane – video Four suspects, three of them Russian, will face murder charges for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in 2014, international investigators have said. A trial is due to start next March in the Netherlands. The suspects were named as Ig...
2019-06-19 15:45

Building named to honor ice bucket challenge inspiration BOSTON (AP) — Boston College says its new indoor baseball and softball training facility will be named after the alumnus who helped popularize the ice bucket challenge. The college unveiled plans Wednesday for the Pete Frates (FRAY’-tees) Cente...
2019-06-27 20:15

Joy Harjo Is First Native American to Be Named U.S. Poet Laureate (NEW YORK) — Joy Harjo, the first Native American to be named U.S. poet laureate, has been ready for a long time. “I’ve been an unofficial poetry ambassador — on the road for poetry for years,” the 68-year-old Harjo wrot...
2019-06-19 17:45

Joy Harjo is first Native American named US poet laureate Oklahoma-born, Muscogee Creek Nation member who helped tell an ‘American story’ has been in the wings for a long time Poet, musician, author Joy Harjo has been appointed as the new US poet laureate, the first Native American to be named to the post.T...
2019-06-19 20:00

Rihanna named world's richest female musician Forbes magazine estimates the musician’s fortune at $600m, a figure bolstered by her lucrative fashion and beauty venturesRihanna has been named the world’s richest female musician by Forbes magazine. The singer’s worth is estimated at $600m (£472m),...
2019-06-05 15:15

Dallas school speech interrupted when shooting victims named School officials in Dallas say they're investigating why a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted after she said the names of Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice....
2019-06-06 22:15

Semenya, Van Niekerk named in S Africa world championship team Double Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa's preliminary team for this year's world championships in Doha, though it is dependent on the outcome of her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal....
2019-06-10 17:45

Park named after Boston Marathon bombing victim opens BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds have gathered in Boston to celebrate the opening of a park named in honor of the youngest victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Gov. Charlie Baker joined Mayor Mary Walsh and members of Martin Richard’s family Satur...
2019-06-15 23:00

El-Erian named new president of Queens' College, University of Cambridge Mohamed El-Erian, the chief economic adviser at Allianz and one of the world's most widely followed economists, was named on Tuesday as the new president of Queens' College, a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England....
2019-05-28 15:45

Woman named Marijuana Pepsi refused to change her name — now she’s a doctor That’s Doctor Marijuana Pepsi to you. A Wisconsin woman with the real given name Marijuana Pepsi Vandyck earned a doctorate degree last month, according to a report published Tuesday. Throughout her life, Vandyck, 46, said she’s been teas...
2019-06-20 08:15

CBOE Named “Best Options Exchange” at the Markets Choice Awards CHICAGO, IL - February 20, 2015 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that the exchange was named “Best Options Exchange” for the second consecutive year at the third annual Markets Media Markets Choice Awards last night in New Y...
2019-05-22 22:15

Hirscher future remains in doubt despite being named in Austria squad "The future of defending Alpine Skiing World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher remains in doubt despite being named in Austria’s squad for the 2019/20 season."...
2019-05-28 20:30

Homeless Student Awarded $3 Million in Scholarships, Named Valedictorian For most high school students, their senior year is riddled with challenges. But outside of the demands of homework and having hormones on the fritz, 17-year-old Tupac Mosley of Memphis, Tenn., faces a particular challenge unlike anyone else in his g...
2019-05-23 01:15

The Latest: Barkov wins Lady Byng, Sweeney named top GM Boston's Don Sweeney has been named the NHL's General Manager of the Year, and Florida center Alexander Barkov has won the Lady Byng Trophy       ...
2019-06-20 03:15

The Meaningful Reason Why Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Named Their Son Psalm What's in a name? Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their fourth child on May 10 and revealed one week later that they named their baby boy Psalm West. Fans immediately began......
2019-05-21 14:38

Former Navy Judge Named to Oversee Guantánamo Military Court Progress in trying terrorist suspects has been scant. The last full-time person in the role was dismissed after considering plea deals in the Sept. 11 and the destroyer Cole cases....
2019-05-29 03:30

Taylor Swift named world's highest paid celebrity The singer has reportedly earned $185m in the last year in Forbes’ annual list of highest-paid stars, followed closely by Kylie Jenner and Kanye WestSinger Taylor Swift was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on Wednesday but was closely follo...
2019-07-11 01:30

'Luigi's Mansion 3' stars a jelly doppelganger named Gooigi Luigi's Mansion 3 hits Nintendo Switch in 2019, six years after the launch of the previous installment, Dark Moon. Luigi's Mansion 3 stars Luigi, rather than Mario, as he sneaks around a haunted hotel fighting ghosts and searching for his f...
2019-06-11 19:15

Big fluffy bunny named Thumper rescued by Queens cops It was a hare-raising rescue. A big, fluffy bunny was spotted on the loose in Queens early Friday — so cops hopped into action and saved the cottontail. “Hey everybody, we found a horse….correction — a HUGE bunny!” the 103rd Precinct in Jamaica...
2019-06-22 14:45

First independents quietly named to Condé Nast’s board months ago Condé Nast, home of The New Yorker, Vanity Fair and Vogue, quietly expanded its board to eight members months ago and added two prominent executives to the board as independent directors: former Forbes Chief Executive Mike Perlis and former Gucci CEO...
2019-06-28 05:15

Ken Cuccinelli Named Acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director (WASHINGTON) — An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies has been named acting director of the agency that manages legal immigration, despite deep opposition from key Senate Republicans. Ex-Virginia ...
2019-06-11 00:15

Eight London boroughs named as the worst for violent youth crime Eight boroughs were today named as the worst for violent youth crime as Sadiq Khan warned that violence had "become normalised" for some young Londoners....
2019-07-15 22:45

Former UA center Joseph Blair named assistant coach for 76ers PHILADELPHIA – Former University of Arizona men’s basketball player and assistant coach, Joseph Blair will join Philadelphia 76ers as an assistant coach, the team announced Wednesday afternoon. The Ohio native played four seasons with the...
2019-06-27 23:30

Lexington native Alex Francke named Miss Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The first runner-up in last year’s Miss Kentucky pageant is now wearing the crown. News outlets reports Lexington native Alex Francke won the competition Saturday night at the Brown Theater in Louisville. Francke will rep...
2019-06-09 22:30

Presenting "Conan The Bacterium" and other exceptionally-named academic papers Popular culture has made academia out to be a completely humorless field filled with boring people doing boring things in boring ways. While it’s true that spending a lot of time examining the intricacies of any subject isn’t as outwardly exciting as...
2019-07-10 20:45

| Marler reverses retirement plan, named in England squad Joe Marler has come out of international retirement to be named in England's Rugby World Cup training squad, while Danny Cipriani has also been included....
2019-07-04 16:45

Newly-Discovered 'Vibranium' Fish Named in Honor of Wakanda While SCUBA diving off the coast of Zanzibar, marine biologist Luiz Rocha saw a fish he had never seen before. He sent a photograph to his collaborator Yi-Kai Tea, currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Sydney, who confirmed that it was a n...
2019-07-12 17:45

CBOE NAMED U.S. OPTIONS EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR, INNOVATOR IN ETFS CHICAGO, May 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options marketplace and the creator of listed options, in mid-April received two prestigious awards for leadership in product innovation.Additionally, a third award wa...
2019-05-23 22:30

Spider new to science named after fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld A newly discovered Australian jumping spider resembles Lagerfeld’s signature style, inspiring scientists to dub it Jotus karllagerfeldi.       ...
2019-07-02 19:30

Felipe Oliveira Baptista named new Kenzo creative director The Portuguese-born, Paris-based designer is best known for his previous role as the creative director at LacosteFelipe Oliveira Baptista has been appointed as the new creative director of the LVMH-owned fashion house Kenzo, which was created in 1970...
2019-07-01 15:45

CBOE’s Laura Zinanni Named Vice President, Office of the CEO CHICAGO, IL – November 7, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has promoted Laura Zinanni to the position of Vice President, Office of the CEO. In her new role, Zinanni will serve as a primary advisor to CEO ...
2019-05-22 08:15

Seven Newly Named Glaciers Honor the Satellites That Helped Discover Them Glaciers and other icy landscapes are often named after the scientists who first set eyes on them. But it isn’t just human eyes spotting new features in Earth’s frozen wastes; many of these remote landforms are discovered and detailed via satellite. ...
2019-06-07 23:30

Corey Norman named in new look Queensland team for State of Origin III Corey Norman and Christian Welch to make their State of Origin debutsNew look forward pack with return of Joe OfahengaueInjury-hit Queensland have named Corey Norman and Christian Welch to make their State of Origin debut in July 10’s series decider ...
2019-07-01 10:45

Does Rob Manfred Even Like Baseball? Baseball giveth, and baseball taketh away. In these perilous times when every little moment is a referendum on whether the game will survive until Christmas, and every act of untrammeled joy comes with two asterisks that scream, “Yeah, but they’ll sc...
2019-07-11 00:15

Marler named in England's World Cup training squad after retirement U-turn Prop Joe Marler last played for England in June 2018Danny Cipriani named in squad but Dan Robson misses outJoe Marler and Danny Cipriani have been included alongside four uncapped players in England’s official preliminary training squad for this year...
2019-07-04 16:45

Virginia Beach shooting: 12 victims and gunman named after 'horrific crime' Eleven killed were city staff members, one was contractorPolice say additional weapons found at suspect’s homeAmerica was reeling on Saturday after 12 people were shot dead at a government building in Virginia Beach late on Friday afternoon. It was t...
2019-06-01 18:45

WarnerMedia’s Newly Named Streaming Service Will Not Change DC Universe (For Now) [Updated] WarnerMedia. just dropped a ton of news about their long-in-development streaming service and though it provides lots of answers, it raises just as many questions....
2019-07-10 05:15

Hurricane season begins Saturday; experts predict about 13 named storms After two years of above average activity, forecasters say the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season -- which begins Saturday -- will be pretty close to normal with about a dozen named storms....
2019-05-30 23:15

Lithuanian couple named 'wife carrying' world champions for second time A Lithuanian couple completed a nearly 300 yard dash over the weekend to win the title of ‘wife carrying’ world champions for a second year in a row. ...
2019-07-09 17:15

2019 Atlantic hurricane season to be 'near-normal' with 9 to 15 named storms, NOAA says The Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be close to "normal" this year but it only takes one storm to devastate a community, government forecasters said Thursday....
2019-05-23 23:45

Warren Gatland named Lions coach for record-equalling third time "New Zealander Warren Gatland will lead the British and Irish Lions for the third time after being named on Wednesday as head coach for the 2021 tour of South Africa."...
2019-06-12 13:15

Rescue group: Missing SC pony named ‘Pikachu’ found dead FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (AP) — A group dedicated to finding missing horses says a South Carolina pony named Pikachu has been found dead. Stolen Horse International got involved after Hidden Pasture Farm owner Kate Nichols said last week th...
2019-06-14 15:45

Spread Love, It’s the Christopher Wallace Way: Brooklyn Block Re-Named for Notorious B.I.G. On any other day, the storm that lingered over Brooklyn, N.Y.,f may have been looked on as ominous or foreboding. It certainly would’ve deterred anyone from standing in it longer than they absolutely had to. But on Monday, on one block bordering the ...
2019-06-12 01:30

Azam Khan May Be Named As "Land Mafia" On UP Government Website: Official The district administration of Rampur, the hometown of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, is considering putting his name under the "land mafia" category on the Uttar Pradesh government's "anti-bhoo......
2019-07-14 10:30

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has been named Germany's new defense minister. She has struggled to connect with the public since taking over as CDU leader last year....
2019-07-17 12:00

NASA executive quits weeks after being named to lead moon initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
2019-05-24 06:15

Balasaheb Thorat Named Maharashtra Congress Chief By Party "President" Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat was appointed as the president of the party's Maharashtra unit today, replacing Ashok Chavan in the wake of the party's drubbing in the recent Lok Sabha elections. The......
2019-07-13 20:45

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 29: De La Soul's 'A Roller Skating Jam Named Saturdays' De La Soul’s sophomore album, De La Soul Is Dead, was released on May 14, 1991. Sometime in late 1991, while I was in 7th grade, my class went on a field trip, and on the bus ride I sat down next to a friend of mine (whose name I remember vividly but...
2019-06-29 19:45

First-rounder Brandon Clarke named MVP as Memphis Grizzlies win NBA Summer League Brandon Clarke, the 21st pick last month, was named NBA Summer League MVP then helped the Grizzlies take the title against the Timberwolves.       ...
2019-07-16 10:45

Pilot David Henderson Named In Emiliano Sala Manslaughter Arrest Emiliano Sala died when a plane carrying him and pilot David Ibbotson came down in the Channel on January 21, just days after he had joined Cardiff City from Nantes....
2019-06-20 12:45

TrueCar CEO Chip Perry is retiring; Darrow named interim leader Perry, 65, came on board in 2015 to mend relationships with dealers at the vehicle-shopping site. He will be replaced by Michael Darrow, who was named interim president and CEO....
2019-06-03 20:30

Ta-Nehisi Coates Named Apollo Theater’s Inaugural Artist-in-Residence On Monday, the Apollo Theater announced that Ta-Nehisi Coates—the critically acclaimed writer who recently presented his case for reparations during a riveting Congressional testimony—has been named its inaugural Artist-in-Residence....
2019-07-02 03:30

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly fired when she showed up and they learned she was a woman, a lawsuit claims. Ryans McGovern says she...
2019-06-09 06:15

Feliciano López named in Wimbledon doubles match-fixing allegation • Feliciano and Marc López deny claim made in Spanish media• Spaniard due to play with Andy Murray in doubles this weekFeliciano López, due to play doubles with Andy Murray in his comeback here at Queen’s this week, was consulting his lawyers on Tues...
2019-06-18 22:30

Africa Cup of Nations: Bony named in Ivory Coast's final squad Former Swansea and Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony is named in Ivory Coast's final 23-man squad for this month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt....
2019-06-09 21:30

British boy, 5, who died on Kos family holiday named as Theo Treharne-Jones A British boy who drowned in a swimming pool while on holiday with his family in the Greek island of Kos has been named as five-year-old Theo Treharne-Jones....
2019-06-18 16:00

Two more UA baseball players taken in MLB draft on day 3 TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats left-handed pitchers Andrew Nardi and Randy Labaut were both selected on the final day of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday. Nardi was taken by the Miami Marlins in the 16th round (471st overall), while...
2019-06-06 22:30

Baseball Has a Home Run Crisis Just a quarter century ago, a home-run race helped revive the national pastime. Now, the thrilling feat that once saved baseball might be killing it....
2019-07-09 10:45

Barnet stabbing: Victim named as third brother from the same family to be murdered in London violence David Bello-Monerville, 38, was stabbed to death in a street battle earlier this week Six years ago, Joseph Burke-Monerville was shot in the head in a car Trevor Monerville, 26, died in 1994 after being stabbed in Hackney...
2019-06-21 13:45

Condé Nast sells W Magazine; Sara Moonves named editor-in-chief Condé Nast has sold Vogue’s sister publication W Magazine in a deal that has already resulted in a new editor-in-chief: Sara Moonves, daughter of disgraced former CBS chairman and CEO Les Moonves. Moonves, the mag’s former style director, will take o...
2019-06-27 19:15

6,000-Year-Old Budj Bim Named Australia’s First ‘Purely Cultural’ World Heritage Site UNESCO has given a 6,000-year-old Aboriginal cultural landscape called the Budj Bim archaeological site in Victoria, Australia the status of a World Heritage Site.  ...
2019-07-09 07:45

White House Requested Hiding Warship From Trump, Named After Dead Rival The acting Pentagon chief confirmed Sunday that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan....
2019-06-03 03:45

HD Deve Godwa's Grandson Nikhil Kumaraswamy Named JDS' Youth Wing Chief JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda Thursday named assembly lawmaker HK Kumaraswamy as the party's state unit president, a month after the incumbent H Vishwanath resigned accepting "moral" responsibility for......
2019-07-04 18:30

Milo Yiannopoulos named grand marshal of Boston's 'Straight Pride' parade Organizers of Boston's "Straight Pride" parade on Friday named controversial right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos, who is openly gay, as the grand marshal. ...
2019-06-09 14:15

Lotus Evija: 1000bhp electric hypercar named ahead of 16 July debut What we think the Evija electric hypercar will look like Lotus' landmark flagship and first all-new model since 2008 will be shown in London ahead of sales beginning soon after Lotus has revealed the production name for its groundbreaking all-new ...
2019-07-04 10:15

Petition calling for terminal to be named after Fort Hood's 'hug lady' gains steam More than 82,000 signatures have been collected by late Monday for a petition to rename the Fort Hood air terminal after the "hug lady," whose embrace boosted the spirits of thousands of American soldiers over nearly a decade as they shipped out for ...
2019-06-04 06:15

Jofra Archer named in England’s Cricket World Cup squad as Willey misses out • Pace bowler has made rapid rise since qualifying for selection• Dawson makes squad as back-up spinner in preference to DenlyJofra Archer’s rapid rise was cemented on Tuesday morning when England’s selectors named the Barbados-born fast bowler in th...
2019-05-21 14:37

Instant View: Mexico's finance minister quits, deputy named successor Carlos Urzua resigned as Mexico's finance minister on Tuesday, a blow to the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who named a well-regarded deputy minister to replace him....
2019-07-10 08:30

Paul Pogba could still be named Man Utd captain despite attempts to secure Real Madrid transfer ​Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claims Paul Pogba will be considered for the captaincy of Manchester United, despite his attempts to engineer a move to Real Madrid....
2019-07-13 16:15

Missing California man named 'person of interest' in the death of 8-month-old daughter, police say The missing father of an 8-month-old girl found dead behind a California funeral home Monday was named a person of interest on Wednesday in the child's death, police said....
2019-05-30 05:30

Purple fairy wrasse named Wakanda discovered on reef in twilight zone Scuba-divers have discovered a new fish – a vibrant purple fairy wrasse. They have named it Cirrhilabrus wakanda, after the fictional kingdom in Black Panther...
2019-07-12 14:45

Man named Julius Caesar fatally shot in Brooklyn, gunman arrested: cops A Brooklyn man named Julius Caesar was fatally shot in broad daylight by a gunman who has since been nabbed by police, authorities said Thursday. The 31-year-old was in the passenger seat of a Ford Fusion sedan stopped at a red light on Union Street ...
2019-07-11 19:15

'Baby Fani': Odisha Newborn Named After Cyclone As Storm Unleashes Fury A baby who shared her birth in Bhubaneswar this morning with the landfall of Cyclone Fani off the coast of Odisha will share its name too. A 32-year-old woman gave birth to the baby girl at the......
2019-05-21 16:45

Bombardier's rail unit named preferred bidder for $3.4 bln Egypt monorail project Bombardier Inc's rail business was named the preferred bidder for a 3 billion euros ($3.36 billion) monorail project in Egypt, which would be the unit's biggest in recent years if confirmed....
2019-05-28 15:45

CBOE Named ‘Exchange of the Year’ at GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards 2016 CHICAGO, IL – June 3, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it was named “Exchange of the Year” Thursday night at GlobalCapital’s Americas Derivatives Awards 2016 ceremony in New York City....
2019-05-22 12:15

Meet Scamp the Tramp, the messy-haired toothless canine just named the world’s Ugliest Dog Last year’s runner up in the annual Ugliest Dog Contest held at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California, was a messy-haired good boy with no teeth named Scamp the Tramp. No one actually knows what kind of breed he is, and it was clear bef...
2019-06-24 00:30

George Nader, Businessman Named in Mueller Probe, Faces Child Pornography Charges (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — A Lebanese-American businessman who worked to advance Saudi Arabia’s agenda to the Trump administration and who later provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller about his efforts to connect a Russi...
2019-06-03 23:45

New Death Stranding trailer provides more throat baby, a character named "Die-Hardman," and a release date For years now, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has been showing off his team’s new game, Death Stranding, through a slow drip of baffling trailers. In them, we’ve been shown everything from a lovingly digitized baby popping out of Norman Reedus...
2019-05-29 23:30

Union Minister Piyush Goyal Named Deputy Leader Of House In Rajya Sabha Union minster Piyush Goyal has been appointed as the Deputy Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, sources said, according to news agency Press Trust of India....
2019-06-12 12:30

Kanye West Launches Grant for Young Creatives, YEEZY Alum Named First Recipient Rapper and revisionist historian Kanye West has launched a grant for young creatives, providing financial assistance and mentorship to up-and-coming designers....
2019-06-02 03:01

‘Elated’: Tennessee Team Named Valedictorian, Receives $3 Million In College Scholarships All While Homeless (Courtesy Black Market Strategies) MEMPHIS, Tn. (NBC NEWS) – A Tennessee teenager received more than $3 million in college scholarships and graduated as his high school’s valedictorian all while being homeless. Tupac Moseley at his gradua...
2019-05-26 00:30

Murray Gell-Mann, Nobel Prize-winning physicist who named quarks, dies at 89 1969 Nobel laureate helped discover subatomic particlesDeath confirmed by Santa Fe Institute he co-foundedMurray Gell-Mann, the Nobel-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has died. ...
2019-05-27 01:30

200-pound Florida python named 'Ginormica' could reach world-record size, zoo official says A 200-pound reticulated python at a Florida zoo already stretches over 20 feet long – but the massive reptile is still slithering toward world-record size, according to a zoo official....
2019-07-17 08:45

Red Sox’s Dustin Pedroia ‘not sure’ he’ll be able to play baseball again Dustin Pedroia’s attempts to rehab his knee might have hit a final snag. On Monday, the longtime Red Sox second baseman announced at a news conference he’s “not sure” if he’ll ever be able to play baseball again. The pre...
2019-05-27 20:30

Now Here Is One God-Awful Way To Lose A Baseball Game If you are the type of person who does not enjoy watching people experience self-inflicted embarrassments in public, heed these two warnings: Do not listen to this clip of an author finding out live on radio that the entire premise of her latest book...
2019-05-25 00:15

How baseball announcers are destroying the game Perhaps the last great short-form descriptive phrase to be concocted then adopted was “crunch time.” That said it all. The game was on the line. It needed no further explanation or embellishment. Now the emphasis is on conjuring the opposite — the lo...
2019-06-09 10:15

The first-half fantasy baseball All-Stars The baseball season is about to reach the intermission of yet another roller-coaster year in which we have seen superstars take their abilities to new highs (and lows), unheralded players taking center stage to provide incredible fantasy value and ro...
2019-07-07 06:30

Manfred: MLB didn't alter baseball for more HRs MLB commissioner Rob Manfred, amid criticism from star pitchers, said the league "has done nothing, given no direction for an alteration in the baseball."...
2019-07-10 02:15

Londoners got a true look at what baseball is in 2019 LONDON — Major League Baseball packaged its sport in full in its first foray into Europe — the ball flew and the game lasted nearly as long as the reign of Lady Jane Grey (look it up). The fans, nearly 60,000, brought enthusiasm, balanced cheering an...
2019-06-30 04:00

Two more UA baseball players selected on second day of MLB draft TUCSON –  Arizona Wildcats outfielder Matt Fraizer and left-handed pitcher Avery Weems were both selected on the second day of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday.  Here’s more on how the MLB draft affects the Wildcat baseball...
2019-06-05 20:30

Adorable Baseball Fans Just Want Both Teams To Have Fun About a million different things that happened in the 12-run first inning of the Yankees-Red Sox game in London, but one of the more remarkable moments that went unnoticed happened because of an Andrew Benintendi foul ball....
2019-06-30 00:45

PCSD Sheriff Mark Napier named Vice President of Major County Sheriffs of America TUCSON = Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier is the new Vice President of the Major County Sheriffs of America. Beginning January 1, 2020, Sheriff Napier will serve a two year term. He will then become President for two years. MCSA is a professional law ...
2019-06-18 09:30

Scotland Yard's most wanted: Man accused of petrol station knife attack among fugitives named A suspect accused of the near-fatal stabbing of a young man at a petrol station is among Scotland Yard's 18 most wanted violent fugitives named today....
2019-07-05 07:15

Joe Litterio out as Rutgers baseball coach after 6 seasons PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers is looking for a new baseball coach. Athletic Director Pat Hobbs announced Tuesday the Big Ten Conference school is not renewing the contract of Joe Litterio. He was finishing the final year of a two-year contract. Lit...
2019-05-29 05:45

Velocity is strangling baseball — and its grip keeps tightening Pick a problem, or a perceived problem, in baseball, and it can probably be traced back, directly or indirectly, to the rise of velocity as the sport’s ultimate weapon....
2019-05-21 16:15

2019 NCAA baseball tournament schedule The 64 teams in NCAA baseball tournament have been set with UCLA as the No. 1 seed. Eight teams will advance to the College World Series in Omaha.        ...
2019-05-27 23:15

How Mitel helped bring baseball to London What services did Mitel bring to the London Stadium this summer?As Major League Baseball’s official business communications and technology partner, Mitel powered on- and off-field communications during this historic series of games.The London ...
2019-07-03 00:15

Baseball Hall of Fame: Class of 2019 Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussina, Lee Smith and Harold Baines were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.       ...
2019-07-17 04:15

Advice for Rob Manfred in ending this baseball hell CLEVELAND — Lord help us with all of this talk about the baseballs. Come to think of it, no need exists to call on that high a power. Rob Manfred can take care of this on his own. He must take care of this, to be more precise. The Major League Baseba...
2019-07-10 01:45

How two men turned average baseball players into superstars In 2006, Kyle Boddy was a 27-year-old college dropout who had just left a server job at the Olive Garden for one in tech. He coached Little League baseball in his spare time, using a cautious approach based on drawing walks and increasing on-base per...
2019-06-09 02:15

Eloy Jiménez Blammo'd This Baseball Out Of Existence In the top of the second inning of today’s game between the White Sox and Royals, White Sox outfielder Eloy Jiménez latched onto a hanging curveball at the top of the zone. It didn’t even look like he put that hard of a swing on the ball, but then it...
2019-06-09 21:00

Hear Me Out: Infinite-Field Baseball Games A few weeks ago, I was reading this interview with architectural critic Paul Goldberger about baseball stadiums in America when I stumbled upon a reminder from Goldberger that doubles as a breathtaking conversation piece for stoners all across the la...
2019-05-31 07:15

Lucas Giolito, Who Was The Worst Starter In Baseball, Is Now An Ace It only feels like every strange or new thing that could happen in baseball has already happened. Lucas Giolito, who is currently pitching better than just about any starting pitcher in baseball a year after pitching worse than every other starting p...
2019-06-19 23:45

UA Baseball adds 3 players to signing class TUCSON – The Arizona Wildcats have added to their 2019 signing class. A press release from Arizona Athletics said the team has added “outfielder Mac Bingham, right-handed pitcher Wesley Scott, and right-hander pitcher Davis Vainer to thei...
2019-07-09 06:15

Giannis Antetokounmpo Sucks Real Bad At Baseball Giannis Antetokounmpo is the reigning NBA Most Valuable Player. He’s 24 years old, his Bucks won 60 games last season, and Kawhi Leonard just left the Eastern Conference to play for the Clippers. Things are going pretty great for Giannis and his bask...
2019-07-16 03:45

The under-the-radar fantasy baseball targets set to break out Now that the All-Star break is fully within our rearview mirror, it is time for fantasy baseball owners to make that push toward a championship. Hopefully, you used the time off from daily lineup decisions to assess your roster, your place in the sta...
2019-07-14 08:30

Baseball hasn’t taken off in Britain, despite deep roots there The arrival of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox in London for Major League Baseball’s first games in Europe this weekend is being treated as a festival of Americana, but baseball may in fact have started in England....
2019-06-29 12:15

Fantasy Baseball Prospect Call Up: Zac Gallen an immediate must-add? Minor-league breakout Zac Gallen becomes the latest promising arm to get a shot in the Marlins rotation, and he's worth scrambling to pick up on waivers....
2019-06-19 20:30

Baseball is giving us fewer reasons to tune in The first Sunday night baseball game to include the Yankees that I recall was played 28 years before MLB sold Sunday night large-market games to ESPN. And it remains, at least in my memory, as a colossal collision between the accidental and incidenta...
2019-07-07 03:15

‘If You Don’t Have It, You’re Behind’: College Baseball’s Tech Arms Race The technological wave that swept M.L.B. has reached college baseball, but the price of high-tech devices has created a bigger gulf between the haves and have-nots....
2019-06-27 19:30

| Baseball netting back in spotlight after fan hospitalised The issue of protective netting at Major League Baseball faced renewed scrutiny on Thursday after a young fan was hospitalised by a stray foul ball in Houston....
2019-05-30 23:15

Opinion: Major League Baseball is at a crossroads. What does it want to become? Baseball is at a crossroads. Juiced balls, intentional or not, is among the litany of anxieties that are troubling the players and the union.       ...
2019-07-10 00:30

LEADING OFF: Baseball gets back into full swing LEADING OFF Baseball gets back into full swing as Gray vs Gray matchup takes center stage with Sonny Gray facing Jon Gray in Coors Field       ...
2019-07-12 08:00

Tim McCormack: Volunteer fire chief named as pilot killed in helicopter crash-landing on New York skyscraper The pilot who was killed when a helicopter he was flying crash-landed on top of a New York City skyscraper has been identified as a volunteer fire department chief....
2019-06-11 07:30

Florida Gators QB Feleipe Franks says baseball is a 'backup job' Florida Gators redshirt junior quarterback Feleipe Franks said a Major League Baseball career is his backup plan after he was drafted by the Boston Red Sox last month....
2019-07-16 04:01

Urshela? German? Creating a team of baseball’s best surprises Luke Voit was hitting fifth and playing first base for the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds on Memorial Day a year ago. Gio Urshela was inserted as a pinch-runner and moved to third amid the only six weeks he would play in the majors in 2018, shuffling main...
2019-05-27 20:00

Holy Moly, Marwin González Can Sure Throw A Baseball In the bottom of the fifth inning of Tuesday night’s game between the Twins and the Athletics, golden-armed A’s outfielder Ramon Laureano scalded a one-out liner up the line in left. Mark Canha, who’d walked one batter earlier, hoofed it around the b...
2019-07-03 08:15

Baseball's David Ortiz out of ICU, in good condition after shooting Retired Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz has been moved out of intensive care and was in good condition, his wife said in a statement on Saturday, nearly two weeks after he was shot in the Dominican Republic and moved to a Boston hospital....
2019-06-23 07:00

Twins' Max Kepler leading baseball's charge into Europe With the Yankees-Red Sox series in London, baseball embarks on its latest frontier: expanding into Europe. The face of that expansion is Twins outfielder Max Kepler....
2019-06-27 23:45

Colorado man pleads not guilty to murdering fiancé with baseball bat A Colorado man accused of bludgeoning his fiancé to death with a baseball bat last year pleaded not guilty on Friday to murdering the young mother whose body has yet to be found, a court official said....
2019-05-24 21:45

Buy-low candidates for fantasy baseball owners desperate for pitching In comparison to years past, starting pitching seems to be a lot less reliable for fantasy owners this season. We’ve seen injuries ravage the position, and some high-end starters like Chris Sale and Noah Syndergaard have struggled with consistency. W...
2019-06-30 14:30

Giannis Antentokounmpo tries baseball in surprise Yankees visit In hoops, Giannis Antentokounmpo is court royalty. But in baseball, he’s a complete rookie. In fact, the 24-year-old from Greece said he’d never even touched a baseball before he did so Monday night at Yankee Stadium. The reigning NBA MVP...
2019-07-16 05:30

Suspects offered $8,000 to kill baseball's David Ortiz The alleged shooter of David Ortiz has been arrested along with four others in a group offered nearly $8,000 to kill the former Boston Red Sox star at a Dominican Republic bar, authorities said on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 06:30

Boston’s Brian Johnson out with non-baseball medical matter LONDON (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander Brian Johnson has been put on the 10-day injured list because of a medical matter not related to baseball. The team on Saturday did not say what was wrong but the problem was discovered during routine testing ...
2019-06-29 18:15

Baseball, Softball District Final Scores and Highlights Highlights to be posted after LEX 18 News at 11. Baseball 43rd District Championship Tates Creek 7, Lafayette 5 The win was captured in the bottom of the 6th inning, when Tates Creek Senior Colin Burgess hit a grand slam after the team was trailing ...
2019-05-23 05:15

Zack Britton and manager brother have new baseball goal Zack Britton and his brother Buck have spent their entire careers in professional baseball, but they only faced each other once. “Zack was still starting and he pitched a minor league intrasquad game,’’ said Buck Britton, who was then a minor league ...
2019-07-14 08:30

Baseball proves a big hit in London as MLB seeks new foothold in Europe New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone was emphatic about the impact of his team's weekend two-game London Series against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday....
2019-07-01 19:30

Baseball team's coach, 6, dresses down umpire after controversial out A summer collegiate baseball team’s pint-sized coach went viral for the second straight week but this time it was for losing his temper on an umpire....
2019-07-17 17:00

Ohio dad builds baseball field in backyard for 5 year-old son BROOKFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WFMJ) – “If you build it they will come.” You’ve heard the saying before and a father in Brookfield is hoping it holds true. “And he asked, ‘Dada, can we have a baseball yard in the backy...
2019-07-10 05:00

Robot umpires are coming to one professional baseball league The Atlantic League could soon look a lot different. Made up of seven teams primarily on the East Coast, the independent circuit will become the first American professional league to implement strike zone software and the stealing of first base in th...
2019-07-11 05:15

Silence may be best alternative to ESPN’s empty baseball talk In THE 1932 Marx Brothers movie, “Horse Feathers,” Groucho, as Professor Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the new president of Huxley College, during a chaotic scene turns and speaks to the audience: “I’ve got to stay here, but there’s no reason why you folks ...
2019-07-05 09:30

Baseball, Softball Regional Semifinal Scores and Highlights Highlights from the 11th region baseball semifinals tonight. @tatescrbaseball and @SportsLafayette advance to the championship. pic.twitter.com/MaFZJlLTec — Charlie Walter (@CharlieWalterTV) May 29, 2019 WATCH: Softball Regional Semifinal win...
2019-05-29 05:45

Mariano Rivera’s Baseball Hall of Fame memorabilia Mariano Rivera will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, but he already has a presence in Cooperstown. The former Yankees closer has eight items from his dominant career in the Hall and those are soon to be joined by his plaque. The ...
2019-07-19 00:00

The Forgotten All-Star Game That Helped Integrate Baseball When Cleveland celebrated its sixth time hosting MLB’s All-Star Game last week, it might have seemed an odd event to commemorate baseball’s integration. But when Jackie Robinson stepped onto the field in a Brooklyn Dodgers uniform in April of 1947, b...
2019-07-19 01:30

Baseball, Softball Regional Championship Scores and Highlights "They're my boys. I'm so excited for them, to watch how they've grown. They deserve this."@tatescrbaseball wins their first Regional Championship hardware since 2014 with a 7-1 victory over @LHSBaseball1939 @TCDORES1 pic.twitter.com/TM6r6...
2019-05-30 11:45

At Black Colleges, the Baseball Teams Increasingly Aren’t As the number of African-American baseball players continues to decline, black players are often surprised to find themselves in the minority even at historically black colleges....
2019-05-21 15:45

Criticism of the London Series baseball games was unsporting Patrick Carroll applauds construction of the London playing field and calls Ed Vulliamy’s criticism curmudgeonlyHow depressing to read Ed Vulliamy’s curmudgeonly dismissal of the London Series ballgames. (Letters, 4 July). As someone who attended his...
2019-07-05 18:15

Tates Creek Wins State Baseball Championship Lexington (LEX 18) — For the first time since 1986, the Tates Creek baseball team are State Champions. The Commodores defeated McCracken Co. 4-2 Sunday afternoon at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. After trailing 2-0 after the top of the first inning, T...
2019-06-10 13:15

Yankees’ Gary Sanchez back on top of baseball’s mountain CLEVELAND — The only All-Star with a better redemption story than Sonny Gray might be the catcher to whom the right-hander disliked pitching. And no one, be he pitcher, fan or opposing manager, is shunning Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez any more. While...
2019-07-10 13:00

'The Midwest vibe': What Omaha reveals about the state of baseball Every June the College World Series turns a Nebraska city into the epicenter of the baseball universe. This year, MLB joined the fun. The result? A unique window into the game at every level....
2019-06-19 17:30

11 More Minor League Baseball Alternate Hats That We Really Love We’ve already geeked out over Minor League Baseball’s Copa de la Diversión alternate hats, but a bunch of minor league teams have other alternative logos, names, and uniforms that they use throughout the year as well. Read more......
2019-06-01 04:30

Baseball union says poor job done of marketing Mookie Betts Baseball players' union head Tony Clark says a poor job has been done of marketing Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts, the reigning AL MVP       ...
2019-07-10 10:30

Rare baseball card sells for $1.2 million at auction The Honus Wagner T206, prized by baseball collectors as the hobby’s “holy grail” fetched $1.2 million at auction. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
2019-05-29 21:45

Let These Good Baseball Children Warm Your Rotten Heart Wednesday night’s Dodgers-Phillies game was interrupted by a lengthy rain delay. For one fan this meant an opportunity to treat the tarp covering the infield as a Slip ’n Slide; for others, it meant sleep. For many, it meant leaving the stadium and g...
2019-07-18 16:01

Bryce Harper Can Still Throw The Dick Off A Damn Baseball Bryce Harper’s hitting still mostly hasn’t come around. He’s socked a couple impressive dingers recently, but he’s still batting just .229 on the season after putting up another 0-fer Monday night against the Cubs. Ultimately it’ll be his plate produ...
2019-05-21 18:30

Arizona Baseball will miss NCAA Tournament for second season TUCSON – Despite a hot finish to the regular season, the Arizona baseball team will miss the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season. On Monday, the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced the 64 teams competing for the 2019 NCAA Di...
2019-05-28 03:15

2019 NCAA baseball tournament schedule and results The super regionals field is set, with 16 teams one step closer to Omaha. Follow along the entire tournament for the latest schedules, scores, news and videos....
2019-06-04 18:45

England cricket team news: Jofra Archer, Liam Dawson and James Vince named in World Cup squad Jofra Archer's incredible rise in the global game has taken another step on Tuesday morning as he was named in England's final squad for the World Cup, alongside Liam Dawson, who has not played for England this year....
2019-05-21 14:45

Two city workers on leave for brawl at youth baseball game A pair of Denver municipal employees have been benched for their alleged involvement in an ugly, bench-clearing brawl at a youth baseball game, officials said. The two Denver Public Works employees were placed on investigatory leave Thursday in conne...
2019-06-21 19:00

Opinion: Decades later, we're wondering about steroids in baseball – again Here we are two decades later, with MLB having one of the most extensive drug-testing programs, and we’re left wondering if history is repeating itself.       ...
2019-07-08 17:30

Shaker Village Hosts 1869 Vintage Baseball Game Probably one of the most fun stories I've worked on as a sports journalist. @shakervillageky hosted a Vintage 1869 Baseball Game between the Bluegrass Barons and Cincinnati Redstockings Saturday. pic.twitter.com/V4zCDDCjJC — Eli Gehn (@EliG...
2019-06-16 01:30

Washington State fires baseball coach Marty Lees PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State has fired baseball coach Marty Lees after four disappointing seasons. Athletic director Pat Chun said Tuesday that Washington State needs to find someone to return the program to a place of prominence. In his fo...
2019-05-22 01:15

The Pirates are baseball’s most valuable World Series long shot LAS VEGAS — The MLB All-Star break is a great time to take stock of how teams did in the first half of the season (though technically most teams hit the halfway point nearly two weeks ago) and see if there’s any betting value left in the futures. Now...
2019-07-12 18:15

Baseball's Daffy Pitch for a Combination Tampa Bay-Montreal Franchise Thank you, baseball! Thank you for serving up the wackiest idea in sports: an underappreciated Florida franchise sharing its team with a Canadian city that lost its own baseball club, the Expos, a generation ago....
2019-06-21 18:30

For Love of the Baseball Movie Posters, Starring the Mets’ Clubhouse Guy Kevin Kierst, the team’s clubhouse manager, has collected a mind-boggling array of baseball artifacts — including thousands of dollars’ worth of baseball movie posters....
2019-07-13 10:30

The Lonely Island rap as baseball greats in 'Bash Brothers Experience' Comedic rap group The Lonely Island have released on Netflix what is described as a long-form visual poem titled "The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience."...
2019-05-24 02:45

UCLA earns No. 1 national seed for NCAA baseball tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pac-12 champion UCLA won each of its series for the first time in program history, didn’t lose a midweek game and ended the regular season on a 10-game winning streak. The Bruins (47-8) were rewarded for their remarkable cons...
2019-05-27 21:00

Fantasy Baseball: Closer trade candidates and their potential replacements Trying to figure out who will emerge or remain as closers through trade season? Paul Mammino employs his ADRIEP model to help him find those answers....
2019-06-11 19:15

Atlantic League Batter Steals First, Makes Baseball History Around the time that robot umpires were brought in to help officiate the Atlantic League All-Star Game, Major League Baseball and the independent league’s front office decided to tack on a few more rules to experiment with for the second half of the ...
2019-07-14 16:00

Police: 11 adults, 1 teen cited after youth baseball brawl LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Police say a dozen people have now been cited for disorderly conduct after a brawl during a youth baseball game in Colorado. Lakewood police had previously announced the citations to six people and provided an updated total on ...
2019-06-27 21:30

Brawl erupts between parents, coaches at youth baseball game There’s no sucker-punching in baseball! A little league game turned into a giant brawl between parents and coaches in Colorado — and cops are looking to identify the participants. “These coaches and parents, unhappy with a baseball game involvi...
2019-06-19 23:15

Baseball's David Ortiz walks after surgery; second man arrested in shooting David Ortiz, a retired Red Sox star, took a few steps on Tuesday in his Boston hospital room after surgery for a gunshot wound he suffered in the Dominican Republic, media reported....
2019-06-12 10:45

'Baseball connects to all kinds of things': Paul Goldberger on ballparks To the critic and author of Ballpark: Baseball and the American City, the buildings dedicated to the game are as essential to American society as they are symbolic products of it“The ballpark,” Paul Goldberger says, “is a symbolic resolution of two t...
2019-07-04 10:15

Baseball's 106mph barrier: have pitchers reached the limits of their velocity? The 100mph fastball used to be a rarity: now it’s an everyday occurrence in Major League Baseball. But the human body may not be built for such speedsSidd Finch was almost too good to be true. The rookie pitcher, while in spring training with the New...
2019-05-21 14:37

Baseball in London? It’s a Real Thing, Even When the Yankees Aren’t Visiting Britain’s rare baseball devotees hope the visit from the Red Sox and Yankees this weekend will make the sport more than a niche activity in their country....
2019-06-27 19:30

Baseball will pull crowds in London despite being a mystery to most | Matthew Engel New York Yankees against Boston Red Sox will draw a bigger attendance for each game than the weekend’s two Cricket World Cup blockbusters combinedNearly seven years’ worth of Saturday nights have passed since what was then London’s Olympic Stadium pl...
2019-06-27 21:00

Watch: Yankees try to fix Giannis Antetokounmpo's ugly baseball swing New York Yankees players and coaches attempted to fix Giannis Antetokounmpo's baseball swing when the Milwaukee Bucks star paid a visit to the Yankee Stadium batting cages....
2019-07-16 15:00

ESPN’s baseball version of Adrian Wojnarowski fails in MLB draft bit Jeff Passan’s Twitter bit shaped into a flop. It began as a playful ploy and quickly turned tired, with ESPN’s go-to baseball news breaker mimicking his basketball equivalent, Adrian Wojnarowski, by tweeting coded language Monday night at...
2019-06-04 16:15

Column: Baseball is doomed on Florida's Gulf Coast Column: As the Tampa Bay Rays look into the idea of playing games north of the border, it's clear that baseball is doomed on Florida's Gulf Coast       ...
2019-06-21 22:15

Home plate collisions were once a common occurrence in baseball. Here are the most famous Home plate collisions used to happen often and didn't result in suspensions (like the one handed to Jake Marisnick). These are the most memorable.       ...
2019-07-12 04:30

Remembering the careers of the 2019 Baseball Hall of Fame inductees USA TODAY Sports' Bob Nightengale breaks down the prominent careers of the 2019 Baseball Hall of Fame class.       ...
2019-07-17 22:30

Reds' Derek Dietrich doing everything he can to make baseball loosen up Reds veteran Derek Dietrich has become the king of hijinks, making headlines this season with bat-flips and colorful antics.        ...
2019-05-21 19:45

Longtime Texas baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies at 64 Gerry Fraley, a longtime baseball writer who spent most of his career with The Dallas Morning News, has died at 64        ...
2019-05-25 22:01

Honus Wagner baseball card sells privately for $1.2 million LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — A Honus Wagner baseball card has been sold privately for $1.2 million. SCP Auctions in Southern California says the 1909-11 T206 card was graded in Good 2 condition on a scale of 1 to 10 by Professional Sports Authenticat...
2019-05-29 05:45

DJ LeMahieu, Jeff McNeil chasing NY baseball history no matter what They were afterthoughts when the season began, and now they are All-Stars chasing batting titles in their respective leagues. DJ LeMahieu of the Yankees and Jeff McNeil of the Mets, fearless hitmen on the fast track to history at the Subway Series: M...
2019-07-04 06:45

App to let fans buy minority shares of $3M Honus Wagner baseball card Most fans could only dream of owning a Honus Wagner baseball card, which is the most valuable in the world. But beginning next month, they’ll be able to buy a share of one of the roughly 50 known Wagner cards that are still in circulation, and which ...
2019-07-11 05:15

AOC takes swing at baseball team for calling her ‘enemy of freedom’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Tuesday to a minor league baseball team that aired a video portraying her as an “enemy of freedom” and put her picture next to Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Bronx Democrat wrote in a series of tweets that m...
2019-05-29 06:45

West Ham ground gets baseball makeover ahead of MLB London Series West Ham's London Stadium has undergone a transformation like no other as it prepares to host Europe's first-ever regular-season Major League Baseball (MLB) game in late June....
2019-06-18 14:45

Baseball history made: Inside the debut of robot umpires The TrackMan radar system debuted during the Atlantic League all-star game, calling balls and strikes for the first time in pro baseball.       ...
2019-07-11 21:15

Bill Buckner, Red Sox icon entrenched in baseball history, dead at 69 Bill Buckner, a baseball great who unfortunately secured his place in history when a ground ball went through his legs in the 1986 World Series, has died. He was 69. “After battling the disease of Lewy Body Dementia, Bill Buckner passed away ea...
2019-05-27 20:00

Opinion: Youth baseball brawl latest example of parents being babies Last week's news of a group of Colorado parents fighting each other at a youth baseball game didn't surprise columnist Mitch Albom.       ...
2019-06-23 21:45

Baseball stars react to David Ortiz shooting news Former Red Sox David Ortiz was shot and wounded Sunday at a club in the Dominican Republic, according to reports. The news caused an outpouring of love, support and prayers across social media for the three-time World Series champion and 10-time All-...
2019-06-10 10:15

For love and the game: How his son and baseball family inspire Charlie Montoyo The Blue Jays skipper has plenty to celebrate: He's finally managing in the big leagues and his son Alex is healthy after multiple open-heart surgeries....
2019-06-15 22:30

Ex-Alabama college athletes beat duck to death with baseball bat: cops Two former Alabama college athletes clobbered a duck to death with a bat to “put it out of its misery,” according to a disturbing new report. Jacob Thomas Frye and Thomas “Landon” Grant, both 19-year-old former baseball players at Central Alabama Com...
2019-06-20 15:45

Two EKU Baseball Players in Cape Cod Summer Ball League, Others Playing Throughout the Country EKU Athletics RICHMOND, Ky. – Thirty-one Eastern Kentucky University baseball players are playing in summer baseball leagues throughout the nation and two Colonels are playing in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League. Junior to be Daniel Harris I...
2019-06-15 02:45

Oh, shift! Why don't baseball players bunt to combat defensive strategy? Baseball fans who hate the shift reveled in Matt Carpenter's bunt double for St. Louis, but don't expect to see a flood of copycats.       ...
2019-06-22 19:30

Top college baseball coaches make major-league money; at least nine at $1 million or more College World Series baseball coaches lead a group of nine making $1 million or more. At least 11 MLB managers are making $1 million or less.       ...
2019-06-16 10:45

Alleged shooter arrested in $8,000 plot to kill baseball's David Ortiz The alleged shooter of David Ortiz has been arrested along with four others in a group offered nearly $8,000 to kill the former Boston Red Sox star at a Dominican Republic bar, authorities said on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 02:45

On Baseball: Mets’ Brodie Van Wagenen Isn’t Ready to Give Up on His Roster, or His Manager Firing Manager Mickey Callaway would be admitting flaws in the Mets’ plan, but Van Wagenen opted to double down on the team he assembled in his first off-season as a general manager....
2019-05-21 15:45

Colorado police looking for man in brawl at baseball game involving 7-year-olds Authorities investigating fist fight during youth baseball gameFour people involved have been cited for disorderly conductColorado authorities say they are investigating a fist fight between adults over a teenage umpire’s calls during a youth basebal...
2019-06-20 02:00

Indians’ Carlos Carrasco feeling baseball’s love after cancer diagnosis CLEVELAND — Carlos Carrasco’s smile remains bright, his mood and outlook as positive as ever. Outwardly, the Indians’ right-hander doesn’t seem different. He’s determined not to let cancer change him. “I never put anythi...
2019-07-12 18:15

Opinion: It's up to baseball fans to demand MLB teams add more protective netting After a 4-year-old girl was hit in the head by a foul ball on Wednesday, it's time for fans to demand that MLB teams add more protective netting at ballparks.        ...
2019-05-30 23:15

Ohio dad builds baseball diamond in his backyard to help share his son’s love of the game (WKYC) On a normally quiet street in Brookfield, Ohio, Jason Kidd has become the talk of the town. “This is the best thing to happen to this neighborhood in a long time!” yelled a neighbor from his car as he passed by Kidd’s home. R...
2019-07-11 11:30

Former baseball star David Ortiz wounded in Dominican Republic shooting Former Boston Red Sox slugger was at an entertainment centre when the shooting took placeFormer Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz has been shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic.His father Leo Ortiz told ESPN that he was shot while at an entertai...
2019-06-10 08:30

Legendary Louisiana-Lafayette baseball coach Tony Robichaux dies Tony Robichaux, who coached baseball at Louisiana-Lafayette for 25 seasons, took the school to the College World Series in 2000.       ...
2019-07-04 01:15

Baseball team sorry for video equating Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' Fresno Grizzlies apologize for ‘misleading’ Memorial Day videoVideo equated Ocasio-Cortez with Kim Jong-un and Fidel CastroA minor-league affiliate of the Washington Nationals has apologized to US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for the “misle...
2019-05-28 20:45

Fantasy Baseball: 10 players we can't figure out, led by Jake Odorizzi and Aaron Nola With the many statistical advancements made over the years, it's rarely a mystery why players perform the way they do. But these 10 have Scott White baffled....
2019-06-04 18:45

Baseball team apologizes for calling Ocasio-Cortez ‘enemy of freedom’ A minor-league baseball team in California said it erred when an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared with a photo of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in a video honoring Memorial Day at the ball park. The Fresno Grizzlies aired the more ...
2019-05-28 19:30

Legendary baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies after cancer battle Gerry Fraley, who spent three decades at The Dallas Morning News covering the Texas Rangers, baseball and other sports, died Saturday at 64.        ...
2019-05-25 19:30

Tim Tebow helps break up fight during minor league baseball game New York Mets minor league outfielder Tim Tebow appeared to try and help douse the hot tempers that flared between the Syracuse Mets and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Sunday night....
2019-05-28 16:30

Fantasy Baseball: Grade the trade mailbag helps you find the right deal Jose Ramirez is one of the more confounding players in Fantasy in 2019. We've got a few deals featuring him to sort through, plus more of your questions...
2019-06-05 17:45

Adult fan at Big Ten baseball tournament celebrates after taking foul ball away from child An Iowa fan at the Big Ten baseball tournament snatched a ball away from a young Ohio State fan who was also going for it, then celebrated it.        ...
2019-05-27 06:45

Royals and A-listers enjoy 'pretty cool' baseball atmosphere in London Given the buzz generated by the pair of games between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox over the past weekend, the unlikely marriage between London and Major League Baseball could be one that lasts....
2019-07-01 15:15

Prince Harry and Meghan Gave London Baseball the Royal Treatment LONDON — Major league baseball’s first game in Europe received a royal launch. Prince Harry and wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, took part in the ceremonial first pitch before the New York Yankees played the Boston Red Sox. The couple ...
2019-06-30 00:30

Yankees vs Red Sox live stream: how to watch 2019 MLB London Series baseball from anywhere For the first time ever, Major League Baseball is coming to the UK (and, indeed, Europe) where the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox will face off in the two-game London Series. Whether you're a UK-based baseball fan that wants to check ou...
2019-06-29 20:30

Ex-MLB slugger David Segui says juiced baseball talk reminiscent of steroid era Home runs in Major League Baseball have skyrocketed and while the theory out there is that baseballs have been juiced, others have raised suspicions about players doping again....
2019-07-09 16:45

Record season puts Fordham on college baseball’s biggest stage Kevin Leighton knew reaching the NCAA Tournament was big. But he didn’t know just how significant it was to Fordham until he finished dinner Saturday night and picked up his phone. “It’s been crazy,” the Fordham baseball coach said in a phone intervi...
2019-05-31 03:30

MLB All-Star Game 2019 live stream: how to watch the baseball online from anywhere The 2019 MLB All-Star Game - a match-up of baseball's best performing players from the American and National League - is all set to take place tonight, marking the halfway point of the season. It's one of the most enjoyable and traditi...
2019-07-10 03:30

‘Velocity is the number one thing’: This high-tech biomechanics lab is changing baseball Driveline Baseball is helping pitchers throw harder than ever, using sophisticated equipment and an intellectual approach. Its influence can be felt at the highest levels of the sport....
2019-05-23 18:15

D-Backs Baseball Academy Youth Summer Camp coming to Tucson TUCSON – The “D-backs Baseball Academy Youth Summer Camp” is coming to Tucson July 22-26 and hope you will consider including it in the newscasts ahead of the camp. The camp will be held at Silver Lake Park and run from 6 pm to 9 pm...
2019-07-09 06:15

British baseball superfan Joey Mellows travels America's ballparks British baseball superfan Joey Mellows has traveled across the United States, visiting 41 ballparks and watching 76 baseball games, satisfying his newfound love for the sport and for American culture....
2019-06-28 19:30

MTA worker on family and medical leave got married, coached baseball instead: watchdog An MTA worker took 140 days of leave in one year, claiming he needed to care for his sick dad — but was actually getting married, traveling Europe and coaching a baseball team, the agency’s watchdog found. A report released by the MTA’s Inspector Gen...
2019-07-11 04:45

Billy Ray Cyrus campaigns for Pete Rose to be in Baseball Hall of Fame Singer Billy Ray Cyrus on Tuesday celebrated being on the top of music charts for 14 straight weeks by campaigning for MLB legend Pete Rose to get inducted into the Hall of Fame....
2019-07-10 18:30

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Nick Pivetta shows his potential — again The highs have always been high, but Nick Pivetta gave us reason to believe there might have been some changes made for the better Sunday, Chris Towers says....
2019-06-03 09:30

Riverdale Star Vanessa Morgan Is Engaged to Baseball Pro Michael Kopech Vanessa Morgan is a bride-to-be! The 27-year-old Riverdale star, who portrays Toni Topaz on the CW series, announced her engagement to professional baseball player Michael Kopech via......
2019-07-04 05:30

Boston's baseball blueprint has brought soccer silverware back to Liverpool Liverpool has put itself back at the head of European soccer's top table after securing a sixth Champions League success and the team's American owners believe they're just getting started....
2019-06-03 19:15

London’s MLB crowd offers baseball a new land of opportunity | Matthew Engel Fans flocked to the Red Sox-Yankees clash in their droves to guzzle hot dogs, belt out YMCA – and see a sublime openingBaseball makes cricket look like an almost stat-free zone. This weekend in London records have been falling over themselves with a ...
2019-07-01 15:30

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in WTA history Every woman who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the WTA's computer rankings on November 3, 1975.        ...
2019-05-21 15:00

7 Tips to become a pro rummy player Are your rummy skills falling short in online rummy games? This skill-based game is one of the most favorite games that has been played as a pastime for generations. The best way to become a pro at playing rummy is to play the game more often. It is ...
2019-06-04 08:45

Player needs treatment after U.S. Open ace Kevin O'Connell is still down to play in the U.S. Open, the United States Golf Association (USGA) said on Wednesday, despite reports that he needed medical treatment during a practice round following a hole-in-one....
2019-06-12 20:30

The best Android video player just got better Labeled simply as "the best way to enjoy your movies", MX Player for Android is probably familiar to a lot of Android users by now. It's one of those rare apps that get most everything right.A minimalist interface that never gets in the way? Check. M...
2019-06-18 15:30

A beeping baseball gives the blind a chance to take the field, and enjoy America’s favorite pastime (KING)  A special baseball field in Puyallup, Washington is helping the blind play America’s favorite past time. “Beep ball,” or baseball for the blind, features a beeping ball, bases that make noise and a pitcher who lets players know when to ...
2019-07-02 10:45

Timelapse shows London Stadium turf transformed for baseball game – video West Ham's London Stadium has undergone an incredible transformation for Major League Baseball's first-ever regular season game in Europe, as the Boston Red Sox take on the New York Yankees. It took three weeks of work and 142,000 square feet of impo...
2019-06-29 09:15

Colorado youth baseball game erupts into brawl as parents slug it out on the field Roughly a dozen irate parents took their frustrations with the game out on each other, culminating in an all-out brawl on the diamond while their stunned 7-year-old children looked on, video of the incident shows....
2019-06-19 16:30

KawhiWatch: Kawhi Leonard Enjoys Baseball Game, Proving He'll Stay In Toronto Kawhi Leonard is the prize of this summer’s NBA free agency bonanza, and the reigning Finals MVP will be courted by a bevy of teams starting July 1, all of whom will do all they can to prostrate themselves as his feet. When we checked in with Leonar...
2019-06-21 20:45

Baseball star David Ortiz awake in Boston after surgery for Dominican shooting David Ortiz, the retired baseball star who played for the Boston Red Sox, was awake and stable after undergoing surgery in Boston on Monday night for wounds suffered when he was shot in the Dominican Republic, his wife said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 21:45

Forgetful Baseball Man Turns Game-Tying Double Into Mortifying Walk-Off Homer A minor league baseball game between Norfolk and Scranton Wilkes-Barre went into the bottom of the 10th inning with Norfolk leading 6-5. With the tying run at second, Scranton’s Breyvic Valera hit a ball down the right field line that looked destined...
2019-06-20 18:15

Baseball team apologizes after including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' A minor league baseball team has apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after the team aired a Memorial Day video in which the New York Democrat was depicted among "enemies of freedom."...
2019-05-29 19:45

Expanded Protective Netting Is Coming To Major League Baseball, One Stadium At A Time The Chicago White Sox announced Tuesday that they will extend protective netting at their stadium all the way to the foul poles this summer. They will be the first of 30 MLB teams to make the move all the way to the outfield wall, but certainly not t...
2019-06-19 12:00

Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 sleeper hitters for Week 10 include Hunter Pence, C.J. Cron The Pirates are scheduled to play eight games and the Rockies have seven at home. Who can you use to make the most of these oddities? Scott White shares his favorite hitters for Week 10....
2019-05-24 19:15

David Ortiz shooting: Baseball legend needed parts of organs removed Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz had to have parts of his intestines and colon, as well as his gallbladder, removed after being shot in his native Dominican Republic, according to reports. The 43-year-old also suffered liver damage when a gu...
2019-06-10 22:15

Baseball legend Albert Pujols takes the jersey off his back for young fan with Down syndrome Baseball legend Albert Pujols captured the hearts of more than just his loyal St. Louis fan base this week after he was seen in a touching moment giving the jersey off his back to a young fan with Down syndrome....
2019-06-23 04:00

Police investigating brawl that broke out among adults at Colorado youth baseball game Police said the fight occurred when coaches and parents started throwing punches during a game for 7-year-olds that featured a 13-year-old umpire.       ...
2019-06-20 03:15

Dominican police arrest second suspect in shooting of baseball star David Ortiz Dominican police arrested a second suspect on Tuesday evening in the shooting of David Ortiz, the retired Boston Red Sox baseball star, the Boston Globe reported....
2019-06-12 14:30

Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 sleeper hitters for Week 10 feature Hunter Pence, C.J. Cron The Pirates are scheduled to play eight games and the Rockies have seven at home. Who can you use to make the most of these oddities? Scott White shares his favorite hitters for Week 10....
2019-05-27 12:15

For love and the game: How his brave son and extended baseball family inspire Charlie Montoyo The Blue Jays skipper has plenty to celebrate: He's finally managing in the big leagues and his son Alex is healthy after multiple open-heart surgeries....
2019-06-15 17:45

Dominican baseball players 'embarrassed' over David Ortiz shooting: 'It's an international shame' Major League Baseball players from the Dominican Republic feel “embarrassed” by the shooting that wounded David Ortiz at a Santo Domingo bar over the weekend, Eduardo Nunez said Wednesday....
2019-06-14 17:45

Fantasy Baseball: Is Craig Kimbrel signing with Cubs a sure-fire path to relevance? Hasty build-ups following delayed signings haven't always turned out so well for the pitchers who followed that path, but Craig Kimbrel is no ordinary pitcher, our Scott White writes....
2019-06-06 14:15

Mashing Titan Josh Bell Sends Another Worthless Baseball Screaming Into Hell Friends and dinger lovers, rejoice! The mighty works of Josh Bell continue unabated into the summer. In the second inning of Wednesday night’s Rockies-Pirates game, foolish mortal Jon Gray left a puny 87-mile-per-hour changeup up in the zone, and Bel...
2019-05-23 08:45

Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi and hubby welcome baby No. 3 named Angelo Angelo James LaValle, the son of Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and husband Jionni LaValle, arrived in the world at 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 30.        ...
2019-05-30 23:45

Pit bull from 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' named top dog of Cannes Film Festival Quentin Tarantino accepted the Palm Dog – a riff on Cannes' top prize, the Palme d'Or – on behalf of the pit bull from "Once Upon a Time."        ...
2019-05-24 23:15

Israel Unveils New Settlement in Disputed Golan Heights Named 'Trump Heights' Shrugging off opposition from the international community, Israel’s government on Sunday unveiled a new Jewish settlement in the disputed Golan Heights named after President Trump....
2019-06-17 02:45

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in ATP Tour history Every man who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the ATP Tour's rankings on August 23, 1973.        ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Neymar has not disrespected PSG, says player’s father "Neymar has not shown a lack of respect to Paris Saint-Germain by choosing their Champions League defeat to Barcelona two years ago as his favourite memory, according to the player’s father."...
2019-07-15 17:45

Neville on Bronze – ‘She’s the best player in the world’ "England manager Phil Neville heaped praise on his right-back Lucy Bronze after the 3-0 win over Norway, hailing her as the best player in the world."...
2019-06-28 01:30

NFL player accused of knocking out woman The New York Giants have suspended safety Kamrin Moore after he was charged with aggravated assault following an incident in which a woman alleged he stepped on her neck before knocking her unconscious....
2019-07-17 02:15

Family says former UA player recovering after second stroke ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) – Former New England Patriots linebacker and current ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi is recovering in a Massachusetts hospital after suffering a second stroke. His family says in a statement the 46-year-old suffered the stroke T...
2019-07-08 01:30

Kawhi Leonard Is Doing Everything A Player Could Be Asked To Do Kawhi Leonard is no longer the defensive marauder he once was, maybe because he’s been saddled with Jordanesque duties on the other side of the ball. The Raptors’ sludgy tar-pit offense leaves Leonard no possession to catch his breath. Almost every t...
2019-05-21 18:30

NHL draft: The best player ever picked at every spot from 1-31 From Mario Lemieux at No. 1 to Dave 'Tiger' Williams at No. 31, USA TODAY Sports looks at the best picks for each spot in the NHL draft.       ...
2019-06-20 15:00

Someone Made a Portable Keanu Gif Player and I Need It Now Keanu Reeves has always been great. That said, we are truly living in the golden age of the Keanu Renaissance. So much so that someone has created a DIY, portable Keanu gif player, because why resign yourself to merely imagining his glory, when you c...
2019-07-02 00:45

Kevin Durant is the NBA's best player, but the Warriors are way more fun without him Golden State have reached their fifth NBA finals in a row but KD has missed time through injury. His absence has brought joy back to the teamThe first thing you need to know is a cold hard fact: the Warriors are a better team with Kevin Durant on the...
2019-05-21 14:37

Rooney: Every player would want to play for Klopp "Former Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has hailed Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp saying that he is the sort of coach all players would want to play for."...
2019-07-17 00:45

MLB draft: The best player ever picked at every spot from 1-30 Alex Rodriguez, Ken Griffey Jr. and Chipper Jones were all taken No. 1 overall in the MLB draft through the years.        ...
2019-05-25 15:30

Fantasy Baseball Week 14 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters highlighted by Ian Desmond, Oscar Mercado With a series in London and a series in Colorado, Week 14 is fit for some interesting lineup decision. Scott White offers a few hitters who might help....
2019-06-24 02:30

Fantasy Baseball Week 14 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters include Ian Desmond, Oscar Mercado With a series in London and a series in Colorado, Week 14 is fit for some interesting lineup decision. Scott White offers a few hitters who might help....
2019-06-22 07:30

An Interview With The Man Who Enraged A Minor League Baseball Team By Suggesting They Call Themselves The Humpback Chubs Today, for reasons that were at first very hard to parse, the Grand Junction Rockies, a minor-league team affiliated with the Colorado Rockies, sent out the following aggressive, since-deleted tweets:...
2019-06-27 22:15

An All-Star as a rookie, Orioles lefty John Means shines for the worst team in baseball The Orioles have the worst record in baseball, but 26-year-old rookie John Means has been one of the best pitchers in the American League.       ...
2019-07-08 23:45

Google Doodle Scores a Home Run With Its Instantly Addictive Fourth of July Baseball Game Just in time for the country’s 243rd birthday on Thursday, Google Doodle has rolled out a slightly addictive interactive animation that captures some quintessential American interests: baseball, food, and some good old-fashioned competition. Wh...
2019-07-03 18:15

Tyler Skaggs: Major League Baseball community mourns death of Angels pitcher The Major League Baseball community mourned the loss of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who was found dead in his hotel room Monday in Southland, Texas....
2019-07-02 20:45

Mike Martin Jr. selected to succeed legendary dad as Florida State's new baseball coach Florida State assistant Mark Martin Jr. will replace his father Mike Martin, the NCAA's record-holder for career wins who is retiring after 40 years.       ...
2019-06-22 04:30

Fantasy Baseball: Midseason plate discipline leaderboard, featuring Cavan Biggio, Max Kepler Ariel Cohen breaks down swing and contact rates on pitches inside and outside the zone to identify some hitters to target in the second half of the season....
2019-07-05 20:30

Minor league baseball team's Kaepernick joke sparks backlash, prompts apology A minor league baseball team's tweet drew the ire of fans across Twitter who took it as a jab at Colin Kaepernick amid the ongoing controversy over Nike's decision to cancel their new tennis shoe featuring a so-called "Betsy Ross" American flag....
2019-07-04 05:30

Brandon Crawford makes Giants and Major League Baseball history in 19-2 rout of Rockies Brandon Crawford went 5 for 6 with two homers and tied a San Francisco team record with eight RBIs in a 19-2 rout of the Colorado Rockies.       ...
2019-07-16 04:01

Fantasy Baseball: Six delayed breakouts you should absolutely buy into, beginning with Lucas Giolito and Brandon Woodruff Not every 2019 breakout was evident the first week of the season. These six didn't find their form until May. Scott White explains why they're legit....
2019-06-03 18:15

These Poor Dogs Had To Watch 11 Innings Of Tigers-Marlins Baseball On A Chilly Tuesday Night It was 54 degrees and cloudy in Detroit when the Marlins and the Tigers wrapped up their series opener at 10:39 p.m on Tuesday. In a contest between the two teams with the lowest position player WAR in all of MLB, the Marlins won 5-4 in eleven inning...
2019-05-22 10:15

Deadspin Parents Brawl At 7-Year-Olds’ Baseball Game | Splinter The Backlash to AOC’s Concentration Deadspin Parents Brawl At 7-Year-Olds’ Baseball Game | Splinter The Backlash to AOC’s Concentration Camp Comments Is Out of Control | Jezebel A Short History of Manly Beauty Products for Masculine Men | The Root Mitch McConnell on Reparations: ‘We’ve...
2019-06-19 18:45

Former Yankees star Bernie Williams to perform music at Baseball Hall of Fame inductions Bernie Williams, the former Yankees star who was nominated for a Latin Grammy Award in 2009, will perform during the Hall of Fame induction ceremony.       ...
2019-06-19 12:30

East Lansing High assistant baseball coach dies after throwing batting practice East Lansing High School assistant baseball coach Ed Outslay collapsed after batting practice. He was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital.        ...
2019-05-22 15:30

Righteous Baseball Dude Kumar Rocker Saves Vanderbilt's Season With 19-Strikeout No-Hitter Vanderbilt found themselves down 1-0 in the best-of-three Nashville Super Regional against Duke, and so they sent stud pitcher Kumar Rocker to the mound to start Game 2 yesterday and asked him to save the season. Rocker responded with 19 strikeouts a...
2019-06-09 18:15

Top surgeon named as first 'violence reduction chief' to help tackle stabbings and shootings in London A top surgeon has been appointed the NHS's first clinical director for violence reduction in a bid to tackle London's epidemic of stabbings and shootings....
2019-06-19 17:45

Alabama fugitive who fed meth to pet 'attack squirrel' named Deeznutz arrested after car chase An Alabama man who denied feeding methamphetamine to a so-called "attack squirrel" he considered a pet has been arrested on new charges.        ...
2019-06-28 21:30

Code hints at new BlackBerry handset code-named Monet According to CrackBerry, a new BlackBerry handset might be on the way. Code discovered in certain files contain hints about a phone with the code name "Monet" and a model number of BBJ100. The device will apparently have two variants, a single SIM mo...
2019-05-23 02:15

Former Baylor coach Art Briles named head coach of Texas' Mount Vernon High School Art Briles, who was fired by Baylor in 2016 amid the school's sexual assault scandal, has been hired by Mount Vernon High School in Texas.        ...
2019-05-25 02:30

Alabama fugitive who fed meth to pet 'attack squirrel' named Deeznutz charged with wildlife offense An Alabama man who denied feeding methamphetamine to a so-called "attack squirrel" he considered a pet has been charged with wildlife offense.        ...
2019-07-03 20:30

The prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
2019-06-12 02:00

Memorable Summer for Local Cal Ripken Player "I was just excited I got to make it that far." 8-year-old Scott Co. Youth Baseball player and Cal Ripken All-Star Andrew Elam III received national attention for winning the Pitch, Hit & Run competition at Great American Ballpark. pic.twitter.com/Kn...
2019-06-29 03:45

Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet Enlarge / Apple TV on a vintage TV cabinet. (credit: Thomas Martin Lewins V) Consumer and household tech obviously looks quite different today than it did years ago—there's a significant analog and digital divide, for one thing. Among other things,...
2019-06-14 06:45

Angels’ Ohtani first Japanese player to hit for cycle ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani became the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 Thursday night after a delay caused by a power outage. Ohtani hit a three-run homer in th...
2019-06-14 05:30

Rainbow Six Quarantine Announced, A 3-Player Co-Op Game At its E3 press conference Monday afternoon, Ubisoft announced Rainbow Six Quarantine, a cooperative shooter that might be familiar to Kotaku readers. It’s also got a horror twist....
2019-06-10 23:15

Retired NHL player battles concussion effects Daniel Carcillo hopes he’s a cautionary tale about what repeated blows to the head can do to hockey players. Given that a study estimates there are roughly 59 concussions per National Hockey League season, Carcillo is not alone. (May 23)  ...
2019-05-23 19:30

Former USWNT player breaks down US-France battle SiriusXM Women’s World Cup analyst and former USWNT midfielder Lori Lindsey talks with The Post’s Justin Terranova about the U.S. team’s concerns and chances as the Americans ready for a World Cup showdown with France on Friday. Q: What is the main a...
2019-06-28 08:15

Le’Veon Bell is unlike any player the Jets have ever had There was Don Maynard, who was Joe Namath’s deep threat, and elusive Emerson Boozer and powerful Matt Snell in the backfield in Super Bowl III. There were Al Toon and Keyshawn Johnson, big, physical receivers; Wesley Walker, a burner, Wayne Chrebet; ...
2019-07-17 01:30

Buffalo Bills have player wearing OJ Simpson’s former No. 32 ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — For the first time in 42 years, the Bills have a player wearing O.J. Simpson’s former No. 32. Running back Senorise Perry wore the jersey number at Buffalo’s spring practices this week. Simpson, whose name remain...
2019-05-22 07:45

O.J. Simpson’s No. 32 given to Bills player for first time in 42 years Simpson, who last played for Buffalo in 1977, said he was "fine" with his number being worn by running back Senorise Perry, who plays mostly on special teams and was signed in the offseason....
2019-05-22 07:45

DeMarcus Cousins is now Warriors’ most intriguing player: ‘F–k them’ If nothing else, DeMarcus Cousins is direct. “F–k them,” he told reporters about those who were critical of the time it took Kevin Durant to come back from a calf strain. “F–k them.” After missing just over a month...
2019-06-11 21:15

How to Digitize Vinyl Records Without a Record Player Digitizing vinyl is a lot harder than ripping a CD. An external CD drive costs $26 on Amazon; a record player with a digital output costs $250 or more. Plus you have to use special software, specify the beginning and end of each track, write out all ...
2019-06-13 00:00

NFL player to pay for 11-year-old shooting victim’s funeral ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson says he will pay for the funeral of an 11-year-old South Carolina girl who died after someone fired more than 35 shots at her home. News outlets report a family member announced LawsonR...
2019-06-27 20:15

Sunnyside player earns All-American status TUCSON – Sunnyside soccer star Manuel Quiroz recently made a national All-American team.  He helped lead the Sunnyside soccer squad to an undefeated season and 5-A state title. Here’s more from Friday’s sportscast:...
2019-07-13 08:15

| Nadal, Djokovic have made me the player I am - Federer Roger Federer admits his epic Grand Slam rivalry with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic has helped propel him to his status as one of the greatest players of all time....
2019-06-29 19:45

NZ vs SL: Kane Williamson, New Zealand Player To Watch Out For Kane Williamson is considered to be among the top batsmen in the world today, always being compared to Virat Kohli and Joe Root. He will be key to New Zealands progress in the World Cup 2019....
2019-05-31 11:15

USA getting backlash over player’s wild celebrations at World Cup PARIS, FRANCE – Team USA is an overwhelming favorite heading into Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final against the Netherlands. However, in Europe, Team USA players are receiving heavy criticism for some of their celebrations on the fie...
2019-07-05 08:30

New agent rule leaves Div. II player in limbo Glenville State forward Phil Bledsoe's playing status is in limbo after he discovered that the new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential doesn't apply to Division II players....
2019-05-29 18:30

At stake in the NBA Finals: The title of ‘best player in the league’ For the first time in eight years, LeBron James isn't in the NBA Finals. His mantle as the game's top player is up for grabs, and three stars could make compelling cases....
2019-05-29 14:15

Former Jets player Muhammad Wilkerson arrested for DWI NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson is charged with driving while intoxicated after his arrest in New York City. A police spokesman says the 29-year-old was arraigned Saturday in Manhattan Criminal Court and released...
2019-06-02 05:15

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, player says he was set up A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. After the revelation, the player used Instagram to publish a 7-minute video that includes WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged ...
2019-06-02 07:15

Tim Tebow strikes out versus position player Tim Tebow has struggled with the Syracuse Mets, but this could be a new low. Tebow, who is hitting .156 with the Mets’ Triple-A squad, struck out looking against Jordan Peterson, a position player, during the team’s 16-2 blowout win over ...
2019-05-29 08:15

UA wheelchair basketball player overcomes obstacles TUCSON — Malat Wei knows about adversity. Born in South Sudan, he escaped his country’s civil war as a little boy. At the age of 3, this now 25-year-old was diagnosed with Polio. “I had to crawl to get to places,” Wei said. &#...
2019-07-08 06:01

Ex-NFL player Albert Haynesworth asking for kidney transplant Former Tennessee Titans All-Pro defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth says on social media that he needs a kidney transplant. The 38-year-old Haynesworth posted on Instagram that he’s been battling kidney disease for a few years. He shared a pho...
2019-07-11 05:15

| Koepka dismisses US Open player complaints Brooks Koepka shrugged off complaints about the setup for next week's US Open as he returns to golf for his first time since winning the PGA Championship....
2019-06-05 22:45

NBA free tracker: All the biggest player moves A quick breakdown of the new deals being struck by NBA free agents. Contracts cannot become official until July 6.       ...
2019-07-11 14:15

Beautiful mooo-sic? – sax player serenades cattle (KGW) A video of an Oregon man playing the saxophone for a herd of cattle has gone viral. Rick Herrmann works in the tech world during the day and coaches fitness and nutrition at night. Seven months ago, he started playing the saxophone. “I wa...
2019-07-01 21:15

Mississippi St player at hospital after “medical event” STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State pitcher Jack Eagan was taken to the hospital after receiving medical attention in the dugout during the team’s game against Stanford in the NCAA Tournament’s super regionals. The school said Eaga...
2019-06-09 08:00

NBA free agency: Tracking all big player moves A quick breakdown of the new deals being struck by NBA free agents. Contracts cannot become official until July 6.       ...
2019-07-01 03:45

Apple already the No. 3 smartglasses player without a product, says survey Digi-Capital and Augmented World Expo dish out a bevy of takeaways in a research report on augmented reality and smartglasses, but they didn't quite expect Apple to be cited as a player even though it doesn't have a product....
2019-05-25 03:15

Relive the sound of the 80s with a Bluetooth cassette player If you find that having your music in good quality, being able to skip tracks with fast forwarding and fitting all your media onto one device is just too convenient, then we've got good news: Cassette tapes are making a comeback....
2019-07-04 12:30

Djokovic: Federer and Nadal have made me a better player "Novak Djokovic believes that Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal have made him a better player, despite not being able to beat them much in the early part of his career."...
2019-06-30 11:15

The Morning After: The Bluetooth cassette player of your dreams Hey, good morning! Hey there! We hope you enjoyed your Independence Day. You might have missed a Bluetooth cassette player (finally?), why the folding phone revolution is delayed and how Netflix pulled episodes of its own show for the first time....
2019-07-05 21:30

Netflix's pop-out player test is perfect for procrastination Netflix appears to be testing a "pop-out player." The feature lets users watch videos in a small floating box that hovers above other windows and applications, and the tool could be ideal for multitasking....
2019-06-21 16:45

In the era of player power, the Raptors' NBA dynasty may be over before it begins Toronto brought in Kawhi Leonard to win a title quickly, and he could be gone by the end of the summer. Other teams will be willing to take similar risksIt took titanic performances from Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam, and Kawhi Leonard doing Kawhi Leo...
2019-06-15 02:30

Winamp’s woes: How the greatest MP3 player undid itself Tens of millions of Winamp users are still out there. (credit: Flickr user uzi978) As many of us are busy crafting the perfect playlist for grilling outdoors, most likely such labor is happening on a modern streaming service or within iTunes. But du...
2019-05-22 07:45

With Darius Garland, the N.B.A.’s ‘Three-Player’ Draft Now Has Four Stars The Vanderbilt point guard has forced his way into a conversation that for months has included just three names: Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and R.J. Barrett....
2019-06-21 00:45

‘Why am I different?’ Behind this WNBA player’s activism was a search for the answer. Natasha Cloud is using her platform with the Washington Mystics to challenge D.C. officials to address gun violence. “You know, I didn’t grow up that way," she said of speaking out. "I grew up in a privileged, white family. How do I correlate that?”...
2019-06-19 20:45

Ex-NBA player Anthony Grundy charged in fatal hit and run LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former NBA player, Anthony Grundy, has pleaded not guilty in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash in Kentucky. News outlets report the 40-year-old Grundy turned himself in Friday and appeared in court Saturday. He is cha...
2019-06-16 23:45

In A Twist, Bengals Player Embarrassed By Fan's Crime Police in Florence, Kentucky, are searching for a man allegedly stole a case of beer from a store. At the time, he was barefoot and wore a Bengals jersey, so be on the lookout for a guy who really hates shoes and loudly talks about how happy he is th...
2019-07-19 01:30

Fantasy Baseball Week 16 Preview: Top 10 sleeper pitchers include Dinelson Lamet, Danny Duffy Whether your league is going with the extra short four-day scoring period or extra long 11-day scoring period coming out of the break, Scott White has some sleeper recommendations....
2019-07-11 17:45

Fantasy Baseball: Setting realistic expectations for Austin Riley, the ultimate sell-high candidate Austin Riley is the talk of the Fantasy Baseball world right now, but there are red flags, according to Scott White, that might make him worth shopping....
2019-06-04 18:45

Fantasy Baseball Dynasty Update: Players, prospects who've gained the most value include Ketel Marte, Max Kepler Those who play in dynasty leagues are used to having a steadier hand, well aware of the long-term repercussions that come with overreacting. But Scott White thinks these players' values have changed for the good....
2019-07-03 16:30

Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters feature Derek Dietrich, Howie Kendrick Derek Dietrich and Howie Kendrick may not get the most consistent at-bats, but Scott White says the matchups work out for them to make a Fantasy impact in Week 11....
2019-06-03 01:30

Fantasy Baseball: Latest H2H trade values chart shows Jose Ramirez losing ground in the top 200 It's taken a while, but Jose Ramirez is finally beginning to slide down the rankings. And it could speed up from here, says Scott White, who assigns a trade value to each of his top 200....
2019-05-22 19:30

Minor league baseball team apologizes to Ocasio-Cortez over 'misleading and offensive' Memorial Day video A Washington Nationals minor-league affiliate apologized Monday for a Memorial Day tribute video that appeared to show an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in between dictators Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro while former President Ronald ...
2019-05-28 16:30

Meghan Markle Makes Surprise Appearance at Baseball Game With Prince Harry...and Archie Gets Gifts! Batter up! On Saturday, Meghan Markle stepped out for a surprise and third official appearance since giving birth to baby boy Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor in early May. She joined......
2019-06-30 02:45

Fantasy Baseball: Latest prospect call-up Brendan McKay hindered by role questions, but not talent The Rays are calling up top pitching prospect Brendan McKay, who just so happens to be a two-way player. It's mostly good news, says Scott White, but there are some potential complications....
2019-06-28 08:45

Fantasy Baseball: Two-start pitcher rankings for Week 12 identify Spencer Turnbull, Jon Duplantier as sleepers Week 12 is shaping up to be an excellent time for two-start sleepers, according to Scott White, thanks in large part to newcomers like Jon Duplantier and Cal Quantrill....
2019-06-07 22:45

Fantasy Baseball: Two-start pitcher rankings for Week 12 mark Spencer Turnbull, Jon Duplantier as sleepers Week 12 is shaping up to be an excellent time for two-start sleepers, according to Scott White, thanks in large part to newcomers like Jon Duplantier....
2019-06-10 16:45

Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters include Derek Dietrich, Howie Kendrick Derek Dietrich and Howie Kendrick may not get the most consistent at-bats, but Scott White says the matchups work out for them to make a Fantasy impact in Week 11....
2019-06-01 00:45

White House 'ordered USS ship named after John McCain to be kept away from Donald Trump' on visit to Japan The White House ordered the US Navy to keep a warship named after late senator John McCain out of Donald Trump's sight during his trip to Japan, officials have said....
2019-05-30 14:30

Mets apologize to player they accidentally declared dead During their 50th anniversary celebration of the 1969 World Series champs on Saturday, the Mets honored members of that team who have passed away with an in memoriam video. But not everyone in the video is dead. The tribute bizarrely included two ...
2019-06-30 20:30

'If You’re Playing EVE Online You Basically Already Have An MBA,’ Says Player Who Started His Own Company For a game seemingly about immortal pilots waging interstellar wars, EVE Online has a surprising amount of ties to reality. Stories from EVE often play out on stages far beyond the confines of the game world and reach audiences far beyond its players...
2019-05-28 17:15