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Jeurys Familia has Mets bullpen prediction for the second half

MIAMI — Jeurys Familia’s attempt at resurrecting his season will include a steady oversight from a trusted presence. In deciding on a new bullpen coach last month, team officials put a heavy...

Jeurys Familia has Mets bullpen prediction for the second half

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Jeurys Familia to IL in Mets’ desperate bullpen shakeup Jeurys Familia is back on the shelf. The Mets put the struggling reliever on the injured list Tuesday, citing a Bennett lesion in his right shoulder — essentially a bone spur, the same injury that sidelined him for two weeks in May after anothe...
2019-06-19 02:45

Jeurys Familia implodes as Mets’ bullpen nightmare grows Prosperity can be fleeting. For the Mets, it’s often gone in an instant — especially when their flammable bullpen is involved. In the span of 24 hours, they went from feeling good, headed to what looked like their sixth victory in eight games, to get...
2019-06-15 10:15

Jeurys Familia isn’t helping his Mets case at all MIAMI — Jeurys Familia received an ideal low-risk opportunity to regain the Mets’ trust Sunday, but flopped. The struggling reliever was summoned to protect a four-run lead in the seventh inning at Marlins Park and departed after retiring only one of...
2019-07-15 19:45

Jeurys Familia feeling helpless amid struggles: ‘Nothing I can do’ PHOENIX — Jeurys Familia spent much of Sunday’s pregame of a 7-1 loss to the Diamondbacks staring into a computer screen at his most recent body of work. But within the computer, answers were lacking. “Everything looked the same for me,” Familia said...
2019-06-03 12:45

The Mets Bullpen Completes A Remarkable Phillies Sweep Of The Mets Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: The New York Mets lost in deeply dispiriting fashion Thursday, to finish off a gruesome series and drop eight games below .500. Things are getting pretty grim over there....
2019-06-28 08:00

The Mets bullpen could soon look very different No bullpen in baseball has looked worse than the Mets’ over the past month. At least it could soon look different. Jeurys Familia took the mound Friday night for the first time since being placed on the injured list on June 18 with a Bennett Lesion i...
2019-06-30 01:45

In-depth look at just how bad the Mets’ bullpen has been The Mets imploded in the ninth inning on Thursday in Philadelphia, and its something fans have become used to this season. The not-so-Amazins have blown a major league worst 20 saves this year — and they haven’t even lost every game that included a b...
2019-06-28 08:15

Mets’ bullpen did everything it could to blow it again The closest thing the Mets have had to a reliable bullpen option these last few weeks nearly became their downfall. And, for the second game in three, so did Edwin Diaz. But somehow, some way, Seth Lugo escaped a bases-loaded eighth inning without gi...
2019-06-16 13:15

The Mets are suddenly feeling good about their bullpen The last time the Mets saw the Phillies, their NL East rivals were dancing all over their crushed hearts, celebrating a sweep after the third of three late-inning come-from-behind victories against Mickey Callaway’s beleaguered bullpen. The Mets have...
2019-07-05 09:30

Cardinals Take Care of Business Twice Against Mets’ Bullpen After completing Thursday’s game by rallying against Edwin Diaz, St. Louis hit two homers in the eighth inning of the second game against Jeurys Familia. The Mets lead the majors in blown saves....
2019-06-15 05:30

Mets’ miserable bullpen at it again in horrid loss The Mets held a lead in each of their four games against the Cardinals. They received strong starting pitching in all four contests, except the finale when a left calf cramp limited Jason Vargas to four innings. They averaged 5.2 runs per game. Yet M...
2019-06-17 02:15

Phillies torment Mets bullpen again with walk-off HR Jean Segura's three-run walk-off homer capped a dramatic ninth-inning comeback by the host Philadelphia Phillies, who deepened the New York Mets' misery by completing a four-game sweep with a 6-3 win Thursday....
2019-06-28 08:00

Wilmer Font becoming a valuable weapon in Mets’ bullpen CHICAGO — Wilmer Font wasn’t much in his auditions as a starter for the Mets, but in the bullpen, he can’t go wrong. The right-hander continued his dominant relief work Thursday, with three shutout innings in the Mets’ 7-4 loss to the Cubs at Wrigley...
2019-06-21 11:30

Mets don’t put up much of a fight as bullpen fails Jacob deGrom The Mets started a critical stretch of games Friday night the same way their benches-clearing clash against the Rockies ended: with a dud. There was a lot of talking and not much action, the same as provided by the Mets’ bats in a 5-1 loss to the Roc...
2019-06-08 09:15

Mets bullpen has rare stellar night for third-straight win MINNEAPOLIS — Who were these guys and where are they hiding the real Mets relievers? A bullpen that has been adept like maybe no other in the major leagues at igniting blazes was asked to rescue the Mets following a shortened Steven Matz start Tuesda...
2019-07-17 11:45

Mets’ bullpen implodes again in ugly defeat to Giants Robert Gsellman’s recent slump continued in just about the worst spot imaginable for the Mets on Tuesday night. Summoned to pitch the 10th inning, the overworked right-hander recorded only one out and got yanked, but not before the Giants had seized ...
2019-06-05 05:15

Mets Wait Out Max Scherzer and Rally Against the Nationals’ Bullpen Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead, three-run double off Washington closer Sean Doolittle, and Rajai Davis capped the six-run eighth inning with a three-run homer in his first at-bat for the Mets....
2019-05-23 10:15

Edwin Diaz’s struggles have Mets bullpen in crisis mode LOS ANGELES — It is not yet panic time, but it’s getting closer for Edwin Diaz and the Mets. Brodie Van Wagenen mortgaged a part of the team’s future to bring in the closer from Seattle, the AL Reliever of the Year last year who piled up 57 saves and...
2019-05-31 04:30

Steven Matz delivers for Mets as big bats, bullpen do the rest Mickey Callaway knows if the Mets are going to get back in the NL East race, their starting pitching will have to get them there. The manager pointed before Saturday’s game to Jacob deGrom, Zack Wheeler and Noah Syndergaard as the keys to that scenar...
2019-06-09 10:15

Mets Defeat Cardinals as Jeff McNeil Saves Bullpen From Itself After starter Noah Syndergaard left with a strained hamstring, Mets relievers almost blew a third straight game. But McNeil threw out a runner at the plate for the final out....
2019-06-16 08:30

Mets acquire Indians’ Brooks Pounders as bullpen changes begin The Mets’ search for bullpen help continues. The team’s latest attempt was acquiring right-hander Brooks Pounders from the Indians for cash considerations, the Mets announced Saturday. The move came along with the team officially designating re...
2019-06-16 00:15

Steven Matz’s bullpen debut for Mets wasn’t very long In explaining the unorthodox decision to use Steven Matz out of the bullpen, Mets manager Mickey Callaway said he might help his team win a few games this week. Not in his first outing. Matz was used sparingly in his major league relief debut, facing...
2019-07-04 09:45

Mets leaving Steven Matz’s bullpen stint open-ended For now, it’s merely five days in the bullpen. In the long run, who knows? With two off days this week, the Mets are skipping Steven Matz’s spot in the rotation during their final five games before the All-Star break, and will use him in relief. Mana...
2019-07-03 09:30

Mets shuffle leaky bullpen, sign 1st-round draft pick NEW YORK (AP) — Desperate for help in a failing bullpen, the New York Mets have acquired reliever Brooks Pounders from the Cleveland Indians for cash. Pounders, who had been pitching at Triple-A Columbus, was immediately added to the major league ros...
2019-06-16 01:30

Edwin Diaz’s Phillies nightmare continues as Mets bullpen implodes Their bullpen got involved Friday and yada, yada, yada, the Mets lost. Edwin Diaz turned Seinfeld Night at Citi Field into another dark comedy in which a team about nothing falls deeper into the abyss. Boos rained upon Diaz after he surrendered a go-...
2019-07-06 11:15

Mets Bullpen Shows Signs of Life in 2-Game Sweep of the Twins The Mets’ beleaguered relievers stifled Minnesota over two days, but the victories came with bad news: An injury to Zack Wheeler, a potential trade asset....
2019-07-18 03:15

Where Mets and Phillies go from here after ugly first half Saturday night’s Phillies-Mets showdown in the NL East (Fox, 7:15 p.m.) gives us a chance to update disappointing campaigns for both teams from a market perspective. Backers of each would be down money this season if they supported their favorites ev...
2019-07-06 22:30

Half-Human Half-Beasts Love and Lust in Mythology Half-human half-beast creatures are found loving and lusting, warring and whoring in myths and legends of nearly every, if not all, cultures in the world.  ...
2019-05-28 03:30

Sagrada Familia gets building permit after 137 years For 137 years, the construction of Barcelona's Sagrada Familia had been carried out illegally. But now the Roman Catholic church finally received its building permit....
2019-06-10 19:45

Barcelona's Sagrada Familia gets building permit after 137 years Barcelona's Sagrada Familia - one of Spain's most famous tourist sites which has been illegally under construction for more than a century - has finally received a building permit....
2019-06-08 00:30

Spain’s Sagrada Familia gets building permit after 137 years Better late than never. One of the world’s most well-known Roman Catholic churches — a tourist magnet built by famed architect Antoni Gaudi in Spain — finally scored a building permit more than 130 years after it was constructed, according to a repor...
2019-06-07 23:15

Barcelona's La Sagrada Familia gets building permit after 137 years Antoni Gaudi's church, which still isn't finished a century after construction began, has received its formal planning permit. The part-Gothic, part-art nouveau landmark is already one of Spain's most visited sites....
2019-06-09 01:30

Gaudí's Sagrada Família wins a building permit – 137 years after work began Spanish architect’s masterpiece still unfinished but there’s now a chance its central towers will be completed Property owners have a new yardstick for measuring their frustration over building permit requests that are lost in the labyrinth of local ...
2019-06-08 23:15

Barcelona issues work permit for Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia church — 137 years late The basilica’s first stone was laid in 1882, but Barcelona officials said there was no record showing a building permit first requested in 1885 ever was granted or rejected....
2019-06-09 03:30

Barcelona's Sagrada Familia has finally received a building permit 137 years after construction began The Barcelona city council granted a seven-year license to the current builders of the Sagrada Familia, 137 years after construction of the church began. The city will be paid $5.3 million in fees as part of an agreement negotiated with a foundation ...
2019-06-11 22:30

Mets flub 'Miracle Mets' celebration, declaring 2 players dead when they're still alive They are the New York Mets after all. During the pre-game ceremony Saturday marking the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets, two members of that celebrated team were listed as dead in a "we remember" montage even though they are still very much...
2019-07-01 01:30

Do Not Let The Barrage Of Mets Failures Distract You From This Mets Failure When the Mets manage to make the covers of all three New York City–area tabloids, as they did on Tuesday morning, it is seldom because they’ve done something good. Some of that is because of how New York City’s tabloids work and most of it is because...
2019-05-23 08:45

Tesla shares recover after analyst’s prediction of trouble Shares of Tesla opened lower Thursday, but recovered into positive territory a day after an influential analyst questioned whether the company will become a restructuring story. Stock in the Palo Alto, California, company fell 3% after the opening be...
2019-05-23 17:15

In Sundar Pichai's Prediction For World Cup Final, India And... Google's Indian-American CEO Sundar Pichai has predicted that India and England would clash in the finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and said he was "rooting" for the men in blue to emerge......
2019-06-13 15:15

Alternative theory of gravity makes a nearly testable prediction Enlarge / Galaxy clusters generated by the Universe simulator IllustrisTNG. (credit: TNG Collaboration) From our current perspective, the Universe seems to be dominated by two things we find frustratingly difficult to understand. One of these is da...
2019-07-14 18:15

Prediction tool helps identify people at high risk for HIV Researchers have developed a new tool to pinpoint patients at high risk for contracting HIV to provide them with preventive preexposure prophylaxis treatment....
2019-07-09 00:00

4 Trains Cancelled, 1 Diverted In Pune After Prediction Of Heavy Rain After the weather department predicted very heavy rain on Saturday and Sunday in Maharashtra, the central railway cancelled four intercity express/passenger trains and diverted the route of one train....
2019-06-29 17:30

New border surge prompts 10% jump in 2019 prediction to 1,072,000 illegal immigrants Calling the surprising May surge in illegal immigrant arrests on the border the “worst case scenario,” a top immigration analyst has boosted the expected level of crossings 10%, to over 1 million....
2019-06-07 00:30

San Diego Tops Yankees With a Bullpen Parade Padres Manager Andy Green burned through his bullpen to help his team hold off the Yankees, who got three runs in the seventh inning, in a stretch when Green used four pitchers to face eight batters....
2019-05-29 11:45

Yanks bullpen covers 5 1/3 scoreless, NY beats Red Sox 5-3 NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the fifth inning, Aroldis Chapman escaped trouble in the ninth and the New York Yankees bullpen held tight again to beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 Saturday night. After starter Domingo Ger...
2019-06-02 05:15

Dickerson, bullpen help Giants beat Diamondbacks 7-4 Alex Dickerson had three more RBIs, and five San Francisco relievers held the Arizona Diamondbacks scoreless for five innings in the Giants' 7-4 win       ...
2019-06-23 08:30

Fantasy owners must always keep bullpen factor in mind One of the most common misconceptions you find in fantasy baseball is that bullpens are all about the saves and holds. Yes, those two statistics are often found as categories in both standard roto and head-to-head leagues, but if you’re only looking ...
2019-05-26 05:30

Fan arrested after literally dropping into Yankees’ bullpen CLEVELAND — A lax security detail at Progressive Field failed to keep a female from jumping into the Yankees’ bullpen Friday night and touring the pen shaking relievers’ hands. During the ninth inning of the Yankees’ 8-4 loss to the Indians, the woma...
2019-06-09 15:45

Google AI researchers use mannequin challenge YouTube videos to improve depth prediction Google AI researchers used 2,000 mannequin challenge videos from YouTube to train AI that predicts depth in videos with people and objects in motion.Read More...
2019-05-23 21:30

Yankees’ trade options to bolster a bullpen they’ll need stacked Pop quiz, hot shots: Name the last team to win the World Series while posting an inferior starting pitchers’ ERA to the losing team. That would be the 2014 Giants, who outlasted the Royals in seven games while tallying a 5.29 starters’ ERA to the Roy...
2019-06-13 21:30

Nationals' bullpen collapse gives Orioles 9-2 victory Trey Mancini hit two home runs and Baltimore pummeled the Washington Nationals' ineffective bullpen in a 9-2 victory that provided the Orioles with a split of the two-game interleague series       ...
2019-07-18 08:30

UConn rides bullpen to 5-2 win over Cowboys, forces rematch OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Anthony Prato homered and three Connecticut relievers combined for seven shutout innings and 14 strikeouts, leading the Huskies to a 5-2 win over Oklahoma State on Sunday night at the NCAA Oklahoma City regional. UConn forced a s...
2019-06-03 07:30

Red Sox bullpen implodes in ninth in ugly loss to Indians BOSTON — Roberto Perez and Greg Allen homered for Cleveland during a five-run ninth inning as the Indians rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox 7-5 on Tuesday night. Jordan Luplow added a two-run double after Cleveland tied it and and Brad Hand survived...
2019-05-29 08:15

Nathan Eovaldi could provide boost to your fantasy bullpen For many fantasy baseball owners, the All-Star break provides a respite from the daily grind of managing your roster. It might be just three days off, but after three months of hardcore dedication, those 72 hours feel like a 10-day vacation in Hawaii...
2019-07-07 06:30

Luis Severino open to bullpen role upon return It’s been a rough 2019 season for Luis Severino. Before the season even began, the 25-year-old was sidelined due to inflammation in his right shoulder. He then hit another setback, as he was diagnosed with a Grade 2 lat strain a few weeks later...
2019-07-16 19:15

Yankees will be pushing bullpen as they wait on Paxton, Sabathia KANSAS CITY, Mo. — While the Yankees wait to see if James Paxton and CC Sabathia recover from their knee issues in time to rejoin the rotation soon, manager Aaron Boone acknowledged he will have to piece together some games with his bullpen. Boone sa...
2019-05-26 09:30

England vs Romania: Under-21 Euros 2019 prediction, odds, live stream, channel, tickets, h2h England find themselves in must-win territory at the European Under-21 Championship​ as they take on Romania in Cesena, northern Italy on Friday afternoon....
2019-06-21 05:30

Trout, Barria and bullpen lead Angels past Rangers 6-2 Mike Trout's two home runs and the pitching of Jaime Barria and four relievers led the Los Angeles Angels past the Texas Rangers 6-2       ...
2019-07-04 07:30

Aaron Hicks saves Yankees from rare bullpen disaster CLEVELAND — They flushed a big lead early and a tiny one late. Two key members of the elite bullpen combined to give up three homers. The closer and Gold Glove-caliber shortstop committed errors in the ninth inning that forced bonus frames. Yet, Aaro...
2019-06-10 02:45

Kessinger, bullpen lead Ole Miss past Georgia 5-3 in semis HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Grae Kessinger had three hits, including a two-run homer, to help lead Mississippi to a 5-3 win over Georgia Saturday in the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The Rebels (37-24) advanced to Sunday’s champ...
2019-05-26 00:30

CONCACAF Gold Cup Final 2019, Mexico vs USA prediction: LIVE stream, TV, lineups, tickets, odds United States take on Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final as the two old rivals meet at this stage of the competition for the first time in eight years....
2019-07-07 17:45

Davey Martinez's Meltdown Saved Him From Watching Yet Another Nationals Bullpen Disaster The Nationals, sitting at 19–31 on the season and having won just one series since mid-April, very much have the look of a pile of crap. It’s not clear that the organization has accepted this as anything other than a phase, but the time is fast appro...
2019-05-24 07:30

Odor hits grand slam, Rangers’ bullpen beats Reds 7-1 CINCINNATI (AP) — Roughned Odor hit his fourth career grand slam, Delino DeShields singled and drove in a run during a reunion with his dad, and the Texas Rangers went with their bullpen from start to finish — even got an interleague hit from a pitch...
2019-06-15 07:15

Cubs activate reliever Pedro Strop, hoping to boost bullpen CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs activated reliever Pedro Strop from the 10-day injured list before Tuesday night’s game against the Colorado Rockies and optioned reliever Dillon Maples to Triple-A Iowa. The 33-year-old Strop, who went on the IL...
2019-06-05 00:45

Charlton vs Sunderland: League One Play-Off Final 2019 prediction, live stream, TV channel, tickets, odds Charlton will look to secure promotion back to the Championship after three seasons in the third tier of English football in the League One Play-Off Final against Sunderland today....
2019-05-26 11:15

Australia vs England, Cricket World Cup 2019 semi-final: Prediction, TV and live stream, line-ups and tickets Host nation England will be looking to reach their first Cricket World Cup final since 1992 when they take on defending champions Australia at Edgbaston on Thursday....
2019-07-07 17:45

Josh Warrington vs Kid Galahad fight prediction, undercard, LIVE stream, UK start time and betting odds Josh Warrington puts his IBF featherweight title on the line against Kid Galahad in what could be a thrilling all-British encounter on Saturday night....
2019-06-12 12:00

Tyson Fury vs Tom Schwarz fight prediction, undercard, LIVE stream, UK start time and betting odds Tyson Fury returns to the ring tomorrow morning (4am BST) to take on Tom Schwarz in Las Vegas as he looks to build momentum ahead of a likely rematch with Deontay Wilder....
2019-06-15 14:15

England vs Sri Lanka prediction: Cricket World Cup 2019, live stream, TV channel, line-ups, odds, tickets The Cricket World Cup heads north to Headingley for the first time as England look to all-but cement their semi-final spot against Sri Lanka on Friday....
2019-06-19 16:15

Tottenham vs Liverpool: Champions League Final 2019 score prediction, odds, tickets, live, TV channel, h2h Tottenham and Liverpool will meet in an all-English Champions League Final in Madrid after two of the most remarkable European comebacks of all time....
2019-05-22 17:30

Charlton vs Sunderland: League One Play-Off Final 2019 prediction, lineups, odds, live stream, TV, tickets Charlton will look to secure promotion back to the Championship after three seasons in the third tier of English football in the League One Play-Off Final against Sunderland on Saturday....
2019-05-23 22:30

India vs New Zealand, Cricket World Cup 2019 semi-final: Prediction, TV and live stream, line-ups and tickets The first of this year's Cricket World Cup's semi-finals takes place in Manchester on Tuesday when India take on New Zealand for a place in the final....
2019-07-07 17:45

India vs New Zealand LIVE: Cricket World Cup 2019 match prediction and latest semi-final updates India will contest their World Cup semi-final against New Zealand on Tuesday after Australia's defeat to South Africa shook up the standings heading into the last four....
2019-07-08 12:00

Copa America Final 2019, Brazil vs Peru prediction: LIVE stream, TV, lineups, tickets, odds Hosts Brazil will look to clinch their first Copa America title since 2007 when they face Peru in front of an expectant home crowd at the Maracana on Sunday evening....
2019-07-07 03:45

Joe Joyce vs Bryant Jennings fight prediction, undercard, LIVE stream, UK start time and betting odds Joe Joyce takes on former world title challenger Bryant Jennings in what is expected to be the toughest challenge of his professsional career to date....
2019-07-08 00:45

Barcelona vs Valencia: Prediction, stream and TV info, team news, odds, tickets - Copa del Rey Final preview Barcelona are out to make up for their Champions League disappointment be securing a domestic double when they meet Valencia in the Copa del Rey final....
2019-05-22 17:30

USA vs Netherlands prediction, Fifa Women's World Cup Final 2019: LIVE stream, UK TV, odds, lineups, tickets USA will be aiming to both successfully defend their World Cup title and win the competition for a fourth time when they face the Netherlands in Lyon today....
2019-07-07 17:45

Barcelona vs Valencia: Copa del Rey Final 2019 preview - prediction, live stream, TV, team news, odds, tickets Barcelona are out to make up for their Champions League disappointment be securing a domestic double when they meet Valencia in tonight's Copa del Rey final....
2019-05-25 16:45

Katie Taylor vs Delfine Persoon fight prediction, undercard, LIVE stream, UK start time and betting odds Katie Taylor will attempt to become the undisputed women's world lightweight champion when she fights on the undercard of Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr in New York tonight....
2019-06-01 22:30

Callum Smith vs Hassan N'Dam fight prediction, undercard, LIVE stream, UK start time and betting odds Callum Smith provides the first defence of his WBA (Super) and The Ring super-middleweight titles against Hassan N'Dam in New York on Saturday evening....
2019-06-01 22:30

USA vs Netherlands, Fifa Women's World Cup Final 2019 prediction: LIVE stream, TV, lineups, tickets, odds USA will be aiming to both successfully defend their World Cup title and deliver a fourth world title when they face the Netherlands in Lyon on Sunday....
2019-07-06 13:45

Arsenal vs Bayern Munich: International Champions Cup tickets, LIVE stream, prediction, TV, kick-off time, team news Arsenal contest a high-profile pre-season friendly fixture against Bayern Munich tonight as they continue preparations for the new campaign in the United States....
2019-07-17 23:45

Canadian Grand Prix 2019: Race prediction, date, UK start time, TV channel, live stream, tickets and F1 odds Formula One bosses changed the regulations for 2019 in an attempt to make things more competitive. If anything, it has only served to strengthen Mercedes' grip on the sport....
2019-06-07 16:30

Colorado Rapids vs Arsenal: 2019 preseason tour tickets, LIVE stream, prediction, TV, kick-off time, team news Arsenal are already under pressure before a ball has been kicked this summer, with the club's transfer issues dominating the headlines as they prepare to face Colorado Rapids in the first match of their US pre-season tour....
2019-07-13 04:15

Austrian Grand Prix 2019: Race prediction, date, UK start time, TV channel, live stream, tickets and F1 odds As the Formula One season continues its summer tour around Europe, this time visiting Austria, change is afoot again in the sport after Mercedes continued their perfect start to the season....
2019-06-29 11:45

Norway vs England 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup quarter-final prediction: TV LIVE stream, lineups, odds, tickets England must focus on the task at hand tonight as they face Norway in the Women's World Cup quarter-finals following an extraordinary 3-0 last-16 win over Cameroon....
2019-06-27 22:30

England vs Sweden, Fifa Women's World Cup 2019 third-place play-off prediction: LIVE stream, TV, lineups, tickets, odds England will look to shake off the disappointment of another World Cup semi-final exit when they face Sweden in the third-place play-off on Saturday....
2019-07-05 19:15

Fantasy Baseball Bullpen Report: Will Jose Leclerc emerge as closer again? Is Mychal Givens falling out of the saves mix? Jose Leclerc may be deserving of a pickup in Fantasy, but what about Ty Buttrey or Scott Oberg? Scott White looks at the latest bullpen developments....
2019-05-27 17:45

8 first-half sales tales Cooling compact crossovers, Chevy’s long skid, the Korean rebound and other stories behind the U.S. industry’s slow, steady first-half sales decline....
2019-07-07 07:45

Fit mom, 51, says men think she's hotter than women half her age The personal trainer and holistic health practitioner admits she used to lack confidence and feel uncomfortable in her own skin before discovering a love for fitness....
2019-05-29 18:00

One thing every MLB team needs to do in the second half As baseball's second half gets underway, a look at something that every team should try doing over the final three months of the season.       ...
2019-07-12 13:45

Let's See How Much Fun We Can Squeeze Out Of The Last Half Hour Of E3 Yes, E3 2019 ended three weeks ago. However, in my nightmares, I’m still there, slamming energy drinks and binge-sitting in every gamer chair my eyes can see. As long as my neck still hurts from the flight back, I cannot refrain from scraping the bot...
2019-07-03 23:15

CEO buys over-the-top Hamptons manse for around $35M — more than half off Real estate hotshot Ivan Kaufman, CEO and president of Arbor Realty Trust, is in contract to buy Three Ponds Farm in Bridgehampton for around $35 million — more than half off of its $75 million asking price from 2003. (It most recently asked $49 mill...
2019-05-30 04:15

Two risks that could surprise the market in the second half While Wall Street focuses on U.S.-China trade war dangers, Medley Global Advisors' Ben Emons sees two risks making a comeback in the year's second half....
2019-07-01 15:30

Stocks advance to end first half as G20 in focus A gauge of global stocks climbed on Friday in advance of a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, as global equities notched their best first half since 1997....
2019-06-28 22:15

BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: Not half bad ** S&P 500 snaps 3-week winning streak, slips 0.3% as all eyes are on G20 Summit. Though index finishes first half up 17.3%, the best start to a year since 1997 ** That said, charts suggest risk the SPX may have a bumpy ride ahead ** And whi...
2019-06-28 23:30

CBOE First-Half 2010 ADV Up 7 Percent CHICAGO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that average daily volume (ADV) year to date through June 2010 was 4.9 million contracts, up seven percent from 4.6 million contracts f......
2019-05-23 20:30

More than half of all Ebola outbreaks are going undetected As the second-largest Ebola epidemic in history spreads into Uganda, a modelling study has suggested that most Ebola outbreaks escape detection by doctors...
2019-06-13 20:45

IDC: For 1 in 4 companies, half of all AI projects fail IDC's Artificial Intelligence Global Adoption Trends & Strategies report reveals surprising -- and unsurprising -- developments in enterprise AI adoption.Read More...
2019-07-09 02:15

Twins among key MLB second-half story lines SportsPulse: For The Win's Ted Berg breaks down the top storylines that will dominate the second half of the MLB season.       ...
2019-07-11 14:15

Neville concerned by England's second-half dip England cannot afford to drop their intensity in the second half and must be ruthless in possession if they are to progress at the women's World Cup, coach Phil Neville said after Sunday's 2-1 win over Scotland....
2019-06-10 07:45

Top 10 Upcoming Cars In Second Half Of 2019 With six months in tow, the auto sector is looking at a brighter 2019 and the plethora of new launches lines are expected to improve the sales momentum. Here's a look at the top cars lined up for......
2019-05-27 20:30

DJI's new gimbal is almost half the weight of the Ronin-S DJI's new Ronin gimbal for mirrorless cameras was designed to be a compact version of the Ronin-S, making it much easier to carry for your photo or YouTube shoots. The single-handed 3-axis model, called Ronin-S Compact (or Ronin-SC), weighs only...
2019-07-17 19:45

The inexpensive Moto E4 Plus is nearly half off at B&H, grab it while you can The budget-friendly Moto E4 Plus made its debut in the US almost two years ago, but it's still going for $150 outright. Obviously, it's not a very powerful phone, but if you're looking for a solid device to get you through several days of use, the Mo...
2019-05-21 16:45

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

More than half of Americans say they’ve had a ‘taboo’ crush Does knowing you can’t be with someone make them more desirable? One in four Americans are currently crushing on somebody who is completely “off-limits”, according to new research. Additionally, seven in ten of those currently crushing have either ac...
2019-05-31 02:30

Every wild prediction in HBO's 'Years and Years' premiere, explained HBO's 'Years and Years' follows a British family as they cope with shocking world turns, from nuclear war to artificial intelligence.        ...
2019-06-28 05:15

Vote for your favorite phone of the first half of 2019 here! The first half of the year is almost over, at least all the major new announcements have already happened, and this means that it's a good time to take a look back at all the new phones released throughout this period: we've had new Galaxies, new LG ...
2019-06-06 15:15

Yankees can’t ignore other half of pitching mission Wandering eyes will be focused on the likes of Toronto’s Marcus Stroman, the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner and perhaps Cleveland’s Trevor Bauer over the coming weeks as the Yankees look to fortify their starting pitching for the stretch run and beyond. A...
2019-07-11 05:15

Party of 5? Competitive NL Central in for taut second half The National League Central is providing Major League Baseball with a needed dose of pennant fever heading into the second-half. All five teams are separated by 4 1/2 games. The other five divisions have at least a 5 1/2-game gap between first and......
2019-07-11 14:15

UN panel: Connect half the world, and $20 phones can help A U.N. panel is calling for greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people, and a senior Google executive says cellphones with Internet access are being created to sell for about $20 to help make this possible...
2019-06-11 05:30

Netanyahu's Likud says it has control of half of parliament Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's conservative Likud party said on Wednesday it had signed up 60 of parliament's 120 lawmakers for a potential coalition, still short of a majority as a midnight deadline to form a new Israeli government loomed....
2019-05-29 22:30

MTG invested $11 million in 7 startups in the first half of 2019 Modern Times Group (MTG) has invested $11 million in seven game and esports startups in the first half of 2019, making a big investor in the category.Read More...
2019-07-17 16:30

U.N. report: Nearly half of North Koreans are undernourished Nearly half of North Koreans don't have enough to eat, a report released by the United Nations said, as the country continues to face a food shortage exacerbated by drought and a poor harvest this year....
2019-07-17 15:00

Atomically thin material could cut need for transistors in half With the development of carbon nanotubes and graphene, scientists were given an entirely new collection of materials to work with: sheets and tubes that could be consistently made with thicknesses roughly those of individual atoms. These materials ho...
2019-05-29 05:45

More than half of Americans have suffered a ‘workout hangover’ As many as 55 percent of Americans say they have suffered a workout hangover that’s caused them to stay inside all day, with more than a quarter even admitting to skipping work the next day....
2019-05-21 23:15

For the Second Half, the Yankees Have a Short Wish List: Pitching A strong bullpen and an overwhelming offense have lifted the Yankees to a stellar record. They know they’ll need a pitching upgrade to win a championship....
2019-07-12 09:30

Opioid prescriptions for six surgeries down by half, study says More than half of the patients included in a study who had one of six surgeries took no opioids after the procedure, report researchers testing out a new technique to pull back on opioid prescriptions....
2019-06-01 01:45

Half-naked gunman shoots man in jaw after argument A man was grazed by a bullet inside an East Harlem apartment building Wednesday morning following an argument with the nearly naked gunman — who only had his underwear on, police said. The 20-year-old and the shooter — who was wearing only his skivvi...
2019-07-17 23:00

Ars To-Be-Read: Our most anticipated books for the second half of 2019 Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Authors, publishers, and book nerds converge on New York City at the end of May each year for Book Expo America, and this year Ars was there to scope out some stories. The convention showcases books of all kind...
2019-06-08 21:15

TNT uses UK feed for 1st half of Champions League final NEW YORK (AP) — TNT’s first Champions League final used a commentary team from Britain’s BT Sport during the first half Saturday rather than the international feed scheduled to air. BT Sport’s commentary team of Darren Fletcher, Jer...
2019-06-02 02:45

These 5 cities have lost half or more of their populations since 1950 U.S. population growth hit an 80-year low in 2018. In many former industry hubs, several ongoing factors have decimated city populations.       ...
2019-06-11 22:30

Riding the Waves Down: Bitcoin Loses Half Its Value Since late July, Bitcoin has lost more than HALF its value. Question is, Who was the contrarian before the big move down began? See our answer in Chart of the Day....
2019-05-22 04:15

Astros and Rangers will kick off second half with a bang Major League Baseball returns Thursday with a stand-alone prime-time game on ESPN (8:05 p.m.) with the Houston Astros visiting the Texas Rangers in hitter-friendly Globe Life Park. After a first half of offensive explosiveness, I see no reason it won...
2019-07-12 01:30

The market has been going straight up in 2019 — here's why the second half could be a 'grind' The bull market celebrated its 10-year anniversary with one of its strongest first halves on record, but the second half of 2019 could present some turbulence for the market....
2019-07-01 19:30

Even Half a World Away, Trump Weighs In on Debates Spoiler alert: The president was not impressed with the Democratic candidates vying to run against him in 2020. “They definitely have plenty of candidates, that’s about it,” he said....
2019-06-28 07:00

Fan-Made Half-Life 3 Is Coming Along Nicely Last year, a group of Half-Life fans announced that they were going to be taking former Valve writer Marc Laidlaw’s Episode 3 synopsis and turning it into an actual game. A year later and things are looking good!...
2019-06-20 06:45

Toyota's Half Yearly Sales Down By 10 Per Cent Despite the steep drop in sales in the industry, the company is putting their best efforts to maintain lean inventory and support the dealer partners....
2019-07-01 21:15

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men. Trials of vaccines and treatments have not included enough female participants. Now that scientists are exploring possible cures, the need to enroll women is greater than ever....
2019-05-28 08:45

APAC first-half lending slowest in seven years HONG KONG, June 28 (LPC) - Syndicated lending in Asia Pacific, excluding Japan, fell to a seven-year low, with only US$198.52bn raised in the first six months of 2019 as the global economy reeled from the effects of the ongoing trade war between the ...
2019-06-28 13:15

9 Netflix shows to get excited about in the second half of 2019 It’s hard to believe we’re already pretty much at the halfway point of the year, with 2019 having thus far been a jam-packed pop culture year that has so much still to come. Netflix is certainly doing its part to ensure that remains true,...
2019-06-12 19:45

By the numbers: Best June for the Dow since 1938, S&P 500's best first half in two decades Wall Street wrapped up a roaring June and first half of the year as investors cheered the prospects of easier monetary policy from the Federal Reserve...
2019-06-30 00:30

Bottas: Weird how Ferrari "always" gains half a second on straights Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas says it is weird how Ferrari "always" seems to gain half a second on the straights no matter the circuit layout...
2019-06-30 16:45

Anthony Davis Settles For Half Of What LeBron Wanted When Anthony Davis officially became Laker, Los Angeles’ newest big man publicly celebrated the moment with LeBron James in a parking lot somewhere, and they took a picture together for Instagram. James had brought Davis a Lakers jersey with the numb...
2019-07-14 02:15

Third debate rules could shrink Democratic field by half The second round of Democratic primary debates on July 30-31 in Detroit is expected to include just about the same 20 participants — including Mayor de Blasio. Already, 21 candidates have qualified by one of the two metrics – surpassing 6...
2019-07-05 12:30

Since 2009 this is how Dow, S&P have trended in second half of June. Now the Fed decision looms Since 2009 the Dow and S&P 500 have struggled in the second half of June. This time around, a major Federal Reserve decision on interest rates looms....
2019-06-18 22:15

CHEAP: EVERYTHING on ThinkGeek is half price, so move fast! Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! ThinkGeek.com – arguably the leading online purveyor of nerd-based paraphernalia – is closing its doors. Well, sorta. It’s actually moving to its Gamespot’s websi...
2019-06-17 17:00

Rooney scores from own half in stunning strike for DC United Wayne Rooney grabbed the headlines in Major League Soccer on Wednesday when he scored an incredible goal for DC United with a strike from inside his own half for the second time in his career....
2019-06-27 19:15

Plug-in hybrid sales drop by half in June Car registrations in June fell by 3.4% with demand for plug-in hybrids hardest hit Demand for plug-in hybrid cars fell by half in June, the biggest fall yet seen in this sector of the market, according to figures from The Society of Motor Manufacture...
2019-07-04 11:00

Lonely hearts: Older Americans spend half the day alone Americans 60 and older spend about half their waking hours alone, and for those who have no partner, “alone time rises to over 10 hours a day,” according to the federal government....
2019-07-03 20:45

Half of all harm caused by medical care is preventable About half of all the harm caused by medical care is preventable, according to a review of 70 studies involving more than 330,000 patients around the world...
2019-07-18 01:30

Mega Millions Jackpot Goes Up To Nearly Half A Billion Dollars (CNN/LEX 18) – If you’re feeling lucky now would be a good time to buy a lottery ticket. The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to nearly half of billion dollars. The winning numbers on Friday night were 7, 8, 26, 65 and 67, plus the gold Me...
2019-06-02 02:45

Berlin Brandenburg: The airport with half a million faults Billions over budget, years late in opening, and still being rebuilt before a single plane has landed. What's gone so wrong at the new Berlin airport?...
2019-06-29 03:15

Luminar 3 brings AI to photo editing, and it’s nearly half-off today. Photo editing is starting to incorporate artificial intelligence to help speed the process along. One of the first to embrace 21st century touchups is Luminar -- and right now, you can get the complete award-winning Luminar 3 Software Bundle at almos...
2019-06-29 18:30

More than half of drivers break 30mph speed limits News 27 Jun, 2019 New Government data reveals 52 per cent of car drivers break 30mph speed limits, compared with 46 per cent on motorways...
2019-06-28 05:30

After Playing GoldenEye On The N64, Valve Changed Half-Life Today, developers have a huge variety of ways to create and manage enemy AI. However, back in the 90s it was much more difficult to create sophisticated enemy AI. It was even harder to do so on the N64 due to its limited power and resources. But Rare...
2019-07-13 21:15

More Than Half of the World's Population Is Now Online: Mary Meeker Mary Meeker has released her annual, much-anticipated report on Internet trends. Here are some of the highlights from her '2019 Internet Trends' report....
2019-06-12 15:00

Black kids in poor neighborhoods half as likely to receive CPR Researchers report that both black and Hispanic children are less likely than white kids to receive bystander CPR, which they say could be a result of racial issues -- or simply a lack of people trained to deliver CPR....
2019-07-11 04:30

Kim Jong Un's half-brother was CIA informant before his assassination: report Kim Jong Un’s half-brother was working as a CIA informant before he was brazenly murdered in a Malaysian airport in 2017, according to a report Monday....
2019-06-11 05:30

England’s Lucy Bronze: We’ll go far if we can repeat Scotland first half • Bronze and Nikita Parris shone in opening victory• England face Argentina in Le Havre on FridayLucy Bronze swapped a hotel by the Mediterranean for a new luxury base adjacent to the somewhat chillier beaches of the English Channel on Monday but not...
2019-06-11 05:15

Almost half the NCAA’s athletes are women. It needs to make a stand for them. As it has on other social issues in the past, college sports’ governing body should stop staging championships in states with restrictive abortion laws....
2019-06-11 00:45

For first time, Mexicans make up less than half of US undocumented migrants NBC NEWS – The number of Mexican immigrants in the U.S. without legal status has declined so sharply over the past decade that for the first time, they no longer make up the majority of that category, according to an estimate by the Pew Researc...
2019-06-13 01:45

Soccer: First-half goals give Venezuela 3-0 friendly win over U.S. Venezuela scored three goals without reply in a whirlwind first half to grab a convincing 3-0 win over the United States in a friendly in Cincinnati on Sunday....
2019-06-10 03:45

Take Your Pick of Cards Against Humanity Expansions For Half Off, Starting at $3 Cards Against Humanity offers several major expansions to keep the game fresh, but they’ve also offered a number of smaller themed packs through the years that can give your deck a unique character. Today on Amazon, several of them are on sale for ju...
2019-07-11 10:30

Half of babies affected by Zika virus are developing normally by age 2 In a group of about 200 babies affected by Zika virus, about half of those with abnormal brain scans after birth are developing normally by age 2 or 3...
2019-07-08 18:30

The Nationals saved their season in the first half. Now comes the real test. Washington has the best record in baseball since May 24, thanks to hard work and good luck. Now the team faces a stretch that could break its season as quickly as it was restored....
2019-07-12 00:30

Motorola Moto Z4 goes on sale at Verizon at half price The Moto Z4 went on pre-order late last month with the first shipments being sent as early as last week for those who placed their orders via Motorola's online store. However, the bulk of the sales are probably going to happen at Verizon, as many Mot...
2019-06-14 07:45

After a Strong First Half, Stocks Tend to Stay Higher After U.S. stocks notched the strongest first half of a year since 1998, history suggests they are likely to finish off 2019 higher than they started....
2019-07-08 14:45

USWNT is facing new challenge in second half of World Cup final The United States and the Netherlands are scoreless through Sunday’s first half of the Women’s World Cup Final. It’s the first time all tournament that the U.S. hasn’t scored through the first 45 minutes, as the Americans recorded their first t...
2019-07-07 21:30

Yankees embark on second-half of season as favorites to win AL pennant Masahiro Tanaka with the win, Clayton Kershaw with the loss, and Aroldis Chapman with the save.  These happened to be the pitchers of record for this summer’s All-Star Game in Cleveland. But could this trio of arms appear in the same box score ...
2019-07-12 20:30

We're Only Catching Half of All Ebola Outbreaks, Study Suggests The past five years have seen a surge in documented cases of the deadly and gruesome viral disease Ebola, thanks to widespread (and ongoing) outbreaks that have ripped through Africa and even made it to other areas of the world. But a new study out T...
2019-06-14 02:30

Auto Sales Slipped in First Half as Prices Surged Major auto makers’ U.S. new-vehicle sales slipped in the first six months of 2019 as higher interest rates and rising car prices dulled demand and sent many buyers to the used-car lot....
2019-07-02 19:15

HitmarkerJobs.com: Esports jobs grew 185% in first half of 2019 HitmarkerJobs.com said that global esports jobs grew 185.7% from 2,497 to 4,638 in the first six months of 2019, compared to the first six months of 2018.Read More...
2019-07-09 02:15

MacKenzie Bezos Pledges to Donate Half of Her Wealth MacKenzie Bezos, one of the richest women in the world, has committed to donate at least half of her wealth to charity following her divorce from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos....
2019-05-28 15:15

Ford's U.S. Sales Slowed in First Half, Following Industry Trend Ford Motor Co. said U.S. sales slid 2.9% in the first half of 2019, the latest car maker this week to report weaker sales as demand for new vehicles cools....
2019-07-04 03:30

Get the hot new Galaxy Tab S5e with a half-off Book Cover Keyboard at Samsung If you're in the market for a respectable Android tablet with decent overall specifications, a crazy thin body, modern software pre-installed, and a reasonable price point, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e is undoubtedly your top choice.While not as powerf...
2019-05-22 18:45

China is the biggest obstacle to US AI advancement, half of CEOs say A lack of talent and employee trust are some of the largest barriers to artificial intelligence adoption in US businesses, according to an EY report....
2019-05-21 18:45

MacKenzie Bezos is worth $35B, and she plans to give half of it away MacKenzie Bezos, who recently divorced from Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, revealed she plans to give at least half her wealth to charity.        ...
2019-05-28 21:30

Measles spreads to another state, with half of the U.S. now reporting new cases With new reports of measles popping up on a daily basis it was all but inevitable that this day would come, and here we are: Half of all U.S. states have now reported new cases of measles since the outbreak began several months back. The state that p...
2019-05-23 09:45

How Your Brain Perceives Magicians Cutting Their Assistants in Half Let me start by describing one of the first magic tricks I learned to perform when I was a kid. Here is what the audience sees: I reach into my pocket and reveal a jumbo-sized card depicting the four of spades on one side and the ace of spades on the...
2019-05-23 05:30

Arbitrator upholds Voynov suspension but says he served half An arbitrator has upheld Slava Voynov's one-season NHL suspension but is giving him credit for serving half of it in 2018-19        ...
2019-05-24 00:45

Nearly half a million UK firms in 'significant financial distress' New research from British insolvency firm Begbies Traynor revealed that 484,000 U.K. businesses are in "significant financial distress," which is 14% of all the economically active firms in the country....
2019-05-21 16:15

MacKenzie Bezos pledges half of $35B fortune to charity MacKenzie Bezos said on Tuesday that she would pledge half of her enormous fortune to charity, something her ex-husband, Jeff, has been criticized for not doing. ...
2019-05-29 05:45

MacKenzie Bezos pledges at least half her wealth to charity Jeff Bezos’ former wife, known as world’s 22nd richest person with $36.6bn fortune, signs up to the Giving PledgeMacKenzie Bezos, who recently became the world’s fourth richest woman after her divorce from Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive of A...
2019-05-29 02:15

Coal union invites Democratic 2020 hopefuls, at least half say 'Yes' The head of the main U.S. mine workers' union has invited all of the Democratic presidential candidates to visit its "turf" to demonstrate that the party still represents the working class....
2019-07-10 00:15

Earliest known animal was a half-billion-year-old underwater blob The weird ‘Ediacaran’ fossils have stumped scientists for decades - now fatty molecules found inside some of them confirm they are the most ancient animals we know...
2019-05-21 18:45

Deal: Samsung's newest wireless charger is nearly half off on Amazon Samsung's wireless charger is a great accessory for those who own Qi compatible smartphones. It's not that you'll get rid of the cables, but you can also charge not one, but two compatible devices at the same time. However, in order for that to work,...
2019-06-06 07:30

Air pollution in Birmingham 'shortens lives of children by half a year' City one of five required by government to set up a clean air zone to tackle nitrogen dioxide and PM2.5sPrimary school children who grow up in Birmingham could lose half a year of their lives due to illegal levels of air pollution in the city, a new ...
2019-07-08 07:45

Lab Startup uBiome Laying Off About Half Of Global Work Force Lab-testing startup uBiome Inc. is laying off about half its global workforce, the latest sign of turmoil after it suspended testing of its clinical products and had leadership shakeups and an FBI search of its San Francisco offices....
2019-07-10 21:45

Half A Million People Signed Up To Storm Area 51. What If They Show Up? Should everything go according to plan, more than half a million strangers will gather in a remote Nevada town in mid-September, united by a common goal: raid Area 51 in the wee hours of the morning -......
2019-07-13 15:15

Half Dozen Investors Bidding for Anbang Hotel Portfolio The field of investor groups bidding for the luxury hotel portfolio owned by a Chinese insurer has narrowed to about a half dozen, with bids ranging from about $5.5 billion to $5.8 billion....
2019-06-22 02:15

Orlando City scores 3 1st-half goals, beats Impact 3-0 MONTREAL (AP) — Nani, Tesho Akindele and Will Johnson scored in the first half in Orlando City’s 3-0 victory over the Montreal Impact on Saturday night. Orlando City (5-7-3) had won only once in its previous six games. Evan Bush was beaten thre...
2019-06-02 02:45

Polls Close For Primary Election In Eastern Half Of Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Polls have closed in the eastern half of Kentucky in the primary election races for governor, attorney general, secretary of state and other statewide offices. Voters in line at 6 p.m. local time are allowed to cast ballots, bu...
2019-05-22 01:15

Half-tonne birds may have roamed Europe at same time as humans Huge thigh bone in Crimean cave belonged to largest bird found in northern hemisphereGiant flightless birds that dwarfed modern ostriches and weighed nearly half a tonne roamed Europe when the first archaic humans arrived from Africa, scientists say....
2019-06-27 19:30

Meghan Markle's estranged half-brother wants to box Jose Canseco While Meghan Markle made her first public appearance since going on maternity leave, her estranged half-brother, Thomas Markle Jr., was getting socked in the groin — and he wants to do it all again with a famous opponent. ...
2019-06-11 17:45

Wickes sees 'half price discount' advert banned Home improvement retailer Wickes has been forced to withdraw a customer savings advert for a kitchen after doubling prices on the same day, wiping out any effective discount....
2019-06-05 04:15

Casino Playboy To CIA Spy: Rise And Fall Of Kim Jong Un's Half Brother Before the half brother of Kim Jong Un was killed in a brazen nerve agent attack at a Malaysian airport in 2017, he was known as a playboy and a hustler - not a secret CIA informant....
2019-06-13 04:15

Just over half of teen girls diagnosed with STIs in ERs fill prescriptions Only 54.1 percent of young women who received a diagnosis for a sexually transmitted infection in the emergency department had prescriptions filled for antimicrobial therapy to treat the condition...
2019-05-29 03:15

Amazon destruction accelerates 60% to one and a half soccer fields every minute Amazon deforestation accelerated more than 60% in June over the same period last year, in what environmentalists say is a sign that the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro are starting to take effect....
2019-07-02 22:00

Half of Americans think fake news is a big problem and they blame politicians for it Misinformation was cited more often as a major problem than sexism, racism, illegal immigration or terrorism.        ...
2019-06-06 01:30

Billionaire MacKenzie Bezos pledges to donate half her fortune Billionaire MacKenzie Bezos has signed on to Warren Buffet's Giving Pledge, agreeing to donate at least half of her fortune to charity.        ...
2019-05-28 19:30

BlackRock sees economic outlook worsening for the second half, but stocks doing well anyway BlackRock sees a weaker global growth outlook for the second half, and while it still sees a good environment for U.S. stocks, it no longer favors emerging market equities....
2019-07-08 13:45

Wayne Rooney scores wonder-goal from inside his own half for DC United "Wayne Rooney grabbed the headlines in Major League Soccer on Wednesday when he scored an incredible goal for DC United with a strike from inside his own half for the second time in his career."...
2019-06-28 01:30

MLB's burning second-half questions: The return of the 60-home run season? Christian Yelich might reach the 60-HR plateau, but that is just one of the questions that'll be answered in the second half of MLB season.       ...
2019-07-11 21:15

Cooking for vegans makes about half of Americans nervous: study Summer is time to chow down at a good old-fashioned American barbecue, but what about the vegans? A new study examined how the traditional concept of barbecue season accommodates those with meat-free and alternative diets and explored the lengths hos...
2019-06-21 23:15

UK manufacturing drops by nearly half amid Brexit factory shutdowns News 30 May, 2019 New car sales fell 44.5 per cent in April as manufacturers brought their annual factory shutdowns forward to the original Brexit date...
2019-05-30 14:30

Deal: Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro is half off on Amazon There's no doubt that $150 for a tablet keyboard is a tough pill to swallow even for an Apple product. Of course, there are some cheaper alternatives available on the market, but they can't be compared with Apple's keyboard.The Apple Smart Keyboard i...
2019-05-31 07:45

MacKenzie Bezos Pledges To Donate Half Of Her $36 Billion Fortune MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half of her $36 billion fortune to charity, following a movement founded by......
2019-05-29 03:30

Dad busted for marrying his daughter after ‘jealous competition’ with half-sister A depraved Nebraska man has been jailed for having sex with his biological daughter — even marrying her when cops were on the case, according to reports. Travis Fieldgrove, 40, was tracked down by daughter Samantha Kershner, 21, after pleading with h...
2019-05-31 18:15

Mega Millions Jackpot Swells To Nearly Half A Billion Dollars (CNN) — We’ve mentioned several times that you’re probably never winning the jackpot. Turns out, we were right, at least for Friday. The winning numbers were 7, 8, 26, 65 and 67, plus the gold Mega Ball 4 — and no ticket match...
2019-06-01 22:30

Zion dazzles early in summer debut, sits 2nd half Zion Williamson played for a sellout crowd in Las Vegas in his first summer league game, but he sat out the second half because of a knee-to-knee hit....
2019-07-06 09:30

Electric cars grab almost half of sales in oil-producing Norway Almost half of new cars sold in Norway in the first six months of 2019 were powered by fully electric engines, up from just over a quarter in the same period last year, ensuring the Nordic nation retains its top global ranking in electric vehicle sal...
2019-07-01 16:45

Japan sets new record for foreign visitors in first half of 2019 More than 16 million foreigners visited Japan in the first six months of 2019 -- an increase of nearly 5 percent over last year, official data said Wednesday....
2019-07-18 08:15

Why ‘glass half-full’ people live more fulfilling lives Everyone knows seeing a glass as half-full is associated with having an optimistic worldview, but does it hold up to the test? A new study of 2,000 Americans found that people who view a glass as half-full not only think more optimistically, but it m...
2019-06-01 02:15

Canada M&A set to slow on volatility, high valuations after first-half drop The dip in corporate deals activity in Canada in the first half of 2019 is likely to continue into the third quarter as economic uncertainty creates market volatility and asset valuations remain elevated, according to bankers and lawyers....
2019-07-04 18:45

Over half a million International Driving Permits bought since February News 17 Jul, 2019 Drivers in the UK have spent more than £3m buying International Driving Permits since February in preparation for a no deal Brexit...
2019-07-17 14:15

Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother, Killed In 2017, Was CIA Informant: Report Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the Wall Street Journal reported......
2019-06-11 04:30

Balyasny gains in first half after losses prompted reorganization in 2018 Balyasny Asset Management, a Chicago-based hedge fund that shed $4 billion in assets last year and cut 20% of its staff, was back in positive territory for the first half of this year, suggesting its......
2019-07-16 20:30

Darkfield's Flight: an immersive experience that leaves you half dead In the sylvan surroundings of Dartington Hall, the pioneers of immersive theatre are exploring the many-world interpretation of quantum mechanics, one air crash at a time...
2019-05-21 15:30

Outrage after music festival charges half for people of color A Detroit music festival has sparked outrage by offering half-price tickets to “people of color” — with at least one biracial artist pulling out in protest. The AfroFuture Fest has early-bird ticket prices of $10 for POC (“peo...
2019-07-08 04:30

Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader, 'was a CIA informant' There was a ‘nexus’ between Kim, who was assassinated in 2017, and US intelligence agency, Wall Street Journal reports Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the...
2019-06-11 06:45

If you think most TV shows are too long, check out these 7 excellent half-hour series The modern TV landscape is starting to generate something of a first world problem among some harried viewers increasingly faced with a perplexing dilemma. Shows with runtimes of less than an hour seem to be few and far between these days. Thanks to ...
2019-06-16 04:45

Deal: Sony's mid-tier noise-canceling headphones are half off Sony's headphones portfolio covers all price tiers, but we mostly covered the premium models since they're quite popular among audiophiles, especially when they're on sale. But since there are many consumers who can't afford to pay so much money for ...
2019-06-20 21:45

Dollar hovers near three-and-a-half-week high, supported by higher U.S. yields The dollar hovered near a four-week high on Wednesday, supported by higher U.S. yields after the United States eased trade restrictions on Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies....
2019-05-22 03:45

Study: Youth cholesterol levels improve since 1999, but half still not ideal Half of children and teens in the United States have unhealthy cholesterol levels, and one quarter have clinically high levels, but researchers say this still marks an improvement in the last two decades....
2019-05-22 19:15

Amazon boss' ex-wife pledges half her $36bn fortune to charity The ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has promised to give away to charity half of the reported $36bn (£28.4bn) she received following her divorce....
2019-05-28 22:45

England and Spurs need to recognise that a half-fit Harry Kane is no use | Barney Ronay Club and country must ease the burden on the striker who was rushed back from injury for the Champions League final and then unnecessarily taken to PortugalWith one minute gone in England’s Nations League play-off game in Guimarães, Harry Kane did so...
2019-06-11 05:15

MacKenzie Bezos pledges half her fortune to charity after Amazon divorce MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give away half her fortune to charity, following a movement founded by billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates....
2019-05-28 15:30

More than half of opioid abusers are also binge drinkers, government data shows More than half of opioid abusers are also frequent binge drinkers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a new report Tuesday that highlights the case for stemming alcohol abuse to curb the opioid epidemic....
2019-06-11 10:15

An Easter Egg In Half-Life: Decay Can Only Be Found After Hitting A Corpse 600 Times Some secrets in video games are found after hitting a hidden button or jumping out of a certain area. Sometimes you can find a secret by just doing nothing, which is the case in Far Cry 4. But in Half-Life: Decay, to find a small Easter egg you will ...
2019-07-05 23:45

Was North Korean leader Kim's slain half brother a CIA source? Kim Jong Nam, the slain half brother of North Korea’s leader, met on several occasions with CIA operatives, the Wall Street Journal reports.        ...
2019-06-11 17:45

Asgreen’s Tour in doubt after crash leaves bike snapped in half "Kasper Asgreen will continue to be monitored by Deceuninck-Quickstep’s medical staff after a crash during Stage 3 of the Tour de France left the rider’s bike snapped in half."...
2019-07-09 05:00

Rays Suggest Playing Half Their Home Games In Montreal: Seriously, What The Hell? Given all of the problems with the Rays—and there are many—dire situations call for nontraditional thinking. Like hanging out with your friends and smoking a ton of weed and wondering aloud Dude. What if a team could play in two cities? That is proba...
2019-06-21 01:45

$2 Trillion Worth of Deals Were Struck in the First Half of 2019, but Caution Crept In Businesses had plenty of reasons to worry in the first half — from slowing economic growth to geopolitical tensions — but they looked beyond those factors to strike big deals at a record pace....
2019-07-02 08:45

MacKenzie Bezos promises to donate half of her $37 billion fortune to charity The saga involving Jeff Bezos earlier this year almost reads like a script for an upcoming Netflix drama. All the ingredients are there: a famous CEO who just so happens to be the richest man in the world, an illicit affair involving trips around the...
2019-05-29 08:30

Apple's Beats Solo3 wireless headphones are more than half off in 'open box' packaging If you don't mind the advanced age of the Beats Solo3, the snazzy wireless on-ear headphones can still be a much smarter buy than the hot new Powerbeats Pro for certain people... at a certain price point. While these bad boys are definitely not worth...
2019-06-06 15:15

Roughly half of Pikangikum residents now evacuated as forest fire burns The commander of Pikangikum's emergency operations centre said on Friday that around 2,000 of the First Nation's approximately 4,000 residents have been moved to Regina and other host communities in Ontario....
2019-07-13 03:15

Danny Cipriani could make World Cup squad as emergency scrum-half • Barbarians denied access to No 10 for Sunday’s game• Cipriani could feature in England’s wider training squadDanny Cipriani is likely to feature in England’s wider World Cup training squad next month after it emerged the Barbarians were blocked fro...
2019-05-31 04:45

Half-Naked Australian Man Uses Didgeridoo To Ward Off Intruder, Then Reenacts The Whole Thing Thieves in Australia, beware: Do not try to break into the house of Adelaide’s Kym Abrook. Though he’s 52 years old, he teaches Brazilian jiu-jitsu and has the ability to destroy you with a didgeridoo if it comes to that. He doesn’t even need pants t...
2019-06-04 08:45

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to developing economies is "hidden," a new study has found....
2019-07-12 12:30

Moffat's team to bring Infiniti back to BTCC in second half of 2019 Laser Tools Racing driver Aiden Moffat will swap from a Mercedes A-Class to a recently uprated Infiniti Q50 for the remainder of the British Touring Car Championship season...
2019-07-12 17:15

Goulon scores incredible free-kick from his own half in cup semi-final "Harold Goulon\u0027s amazing stoppage time free kick goal from midfield capped a 3-1 victory for Pahang over visiting Perak in their opening leg Malaysian FA Cup semifinal in Kuantan on Saturday."...
2019-06-23 11:45

Trump's half-cocked and loaded tweet draws barrage of reaction U.S. President Donald Trump, whose Twitter malaprops often set off a deluge of social media criticism, was targeted on Friday for a linguistic misfire involving the phrase "locked and loaded."...
2019-06-22 00:45

Nearly Half of Juul's Followers on Twitter Last Year Were Teens, Report Claims Juul says that it has aggressively attempted to curb the use of its products by teens amid ongoing pressure from the Food and Drug Administration, but teens may have made up a significant percentage of the brand’s social following on Twitter in 2018,...
2019-05-21 14:45

What to watch in the market in the week ahead: Stocks on track for best first half in 22 years The fate of U.S.-China trade talks could play out in the week ahead, and that could set the tone for markets and the economy in the second half of the year...
2019-06-21 22:30

An Amusement Park Ride Snapped in Half and Killed Two People in India A popular pendulum-style ride at an amusement park in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad broke on Sunday while the ride was operating. The accident was caught on video. The city mayor’s office said two people died, and 29 others were injured ...
2019-07-16 17:30

The horrifying moment a carnival ride snaps in half, killing 2 in India Horrifying video shows a pendulum-style amusement ride snapping in half and crashing to the ground, killing two and injuring 27 in India. The video initially appears to show no obvious problems as riders scream with joy as the Discovery ride swings b...
2019-07-15 19:30

Paulson to sell almost half of Steinway factory to Robert De Niro group John Paulson has a plan for the historic Steinway piano factory in Queens — and it involves sharing some of the premises with Robert De Niro. The billionaire hedge fund mogul — who scooped up Steinway & Sons in 2013 for $512 million — has agreed to s...
2019-06-14 04:00

How a small Turkish city successfully absorbed half a million migrants Gaziantep has grown by 30% due to newcomers fleeing the crisis across the border in Syria, but remains a model of tolerance and pragmatismImagine you live in a medium-sized city such as Birmingham or Milan. Now imagine that overnight the population i...
2019-06-19 15:45

China's first-half fiscal spending up 10.7% as Beijing boosts support for economy China's fiscal spending increased 10.7% in the first six months from a year earlier, the finance ministry said on Tuesday, underlining the government's bid to support the slowing economy....
2019-07-16 07:45

Andrew Left's Citron Capital posted net return of 24.7% in 1st half of 2019 Andrew Left's Citron Capital posted a net return of 24.7% after fees and expenses in the first half of 2019, according to an investment letter posted on the fund's website Wednesday, but said "it has......
2019-07-17 21:15

Yankees report card: First-half success easing injury sting They have the best record in the American League at 57-31 despite not having Luis Severino and Dellin Betances at all and missing Giancarlo Stanton for essentially the entire first half. All-Star DJ LeMahieu is a bona fide MVP candidate and Gio Urshe...
2019-07-11 01:30

Woman takes exams at hospital — a half hour after giving birth It was no rest for the weary for an Ethiopian woman who took her exams in a hospital — only 30 minutes after giving birth, according to a report. Almaz Derese, 21, of Metu in western Ethiopia, had hoped to take the secondary school tests before her b...
2019-06-12 20:30

What’s happening in Hong Kong? Scenes from the biggest protests in half a decade. Clashes in Hong Kong turn violent as protesters challenge a new extradition bill that would effectively apply China’s justice system to the people of Hong Kong...
2019-06-13 01:15

Theme park attendance crosses half-billion mark for 1st time Worldwide attendance at the 10 biggest operators of amusement parks increased 4% last year and crossed the threshold of a half-billion visitors for the first time...
2019-05-24 00:45

Nearly half of all child deaths in Africa stem from hunger, study shows Almost 60 million children deprived of food despite continent’s economic growth, in what is ‘fundamentally a political problem’One in three African children are stunted and hunger accounts for almost half of all child deaths across the continent, an ...
2019-06-05 08:30

Cable Answers Cord-Cutters With Half-Price Cellphone Service Cable-TV provider Altice USA is preparing to launch a mobile service likely to cost between $20 and $30 a phone, joining Comcast and Charter in trying to stem cord-cutting by undercutting wireless carriers....
2019-05-28 14:15

Stocks finish best June in decades, capping strong first half to 2019 The good news is tempered by the fact that investors relied on five giant companies for a third of the gains over the past quarter, reflecting the digital economy’s remarkable growth and its potential for fragility....
2019-06-29 08:30

Andrew Left's Citron Capital posted net return of 24.7% in first half of 2019 Andrew Left's Citron Capital posted a net return of 24.7% after fees and expenses in the first half of 2019, according to an investment letter posted on the fund's website Wednesday....
2019-07-18 04:15

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origin of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by German botanist Robert Caspary, who received the book from Darwin....
2019-06-16 08:00

Under the radar, underrated, or simply missed: 7 books from 2019’s first half that deserve more attention As we approach the longest day of the year later this week, one could certainly take advantage of the extra daylight and warm weather and spend some time outside. Drink a drink on a porch, take a boat out on a body of water, or even just go for a wal...
2019-06-18 19:15

Biden's support from black voters cut in half after debate: Reuters/Ipsos poll Former Vice President Joe Biden, the early front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, has lost support among African-Americans after taking heat on racial issues during the party's first debate, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll....
2019-07-03 18:30

Watch: Australia's Sam Kerr scores two first half headers vs. Jamaica at Women's World Cup Australian striker Sam Kerr gave the Matildas a 2-0 first half lead against Jamaica in a Group C match at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Tuesday in Grenoble, France....
2019-06-18 22:45

Morgan Stanley predicts 'maximum nicotine' policy could cut tobacco profits in half Profits for major U.S. tobacco companies could be cut in half if the FDA adopts a "maximum nicotine" rule within the next 15 years, according to analysts at Morgan Stanley....
2019-06-17 19:30

Israel will be destroyed in half an hour if America attacks Iran: senior Iranian MP Israel will be destroyed in half an hour if the United States attacks Iran, a senior Iranian parliamentarian said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr news agency....
2019-07-01 15:45

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2019-07-01 17:30

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Welcomes 842 New Members, Half of Them Women (NEW YORK) — The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Monday invited 842 members from 59 countries to the Oscars organization and, for the first time, reached gender parity in its new class of inductees. Half of the new invitees to t...
2019-07-02 07:45

Texas woman banned from Walmart reportedly for eating half a cake and refusing to pay Six months after a Texas woman was banned by Wichita Falls police for drinking wine from a Pringles can, a second has been banned for taking the cake.       ...
2019-06-29 06:30

Stocks on pace to post best first half in two decades. Trade deal needed for more gains The broad market climbed 17% the first half of the year. A trade deal will be needed for further strong gains, analysts say.       ...
2019-06-28 19:45

Kylie Cosmetics palettes are half-off at Ulta right now, including one inspired by Kris Jenner Ulta Beauty Ulta Beauty is having a sale on Kylie Jenner's line of Kylie Cosmetics Kyshadow palettes. The eye shadow palettes are all half-off, with some priced as low as $21. The sale lasts until July 6. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. ...
2019-07-03 01:30

From casino playboy to slain CIA informant: The rise and fall of Kim Jong Un’s half brother Kim Jong Nam is believed to have met with an American intelligence agent on a Malaysian island a few days before he was killed, according to a Malaysian official....
2019-06-13 04:00

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origins of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by German botanist Robert Caspary, who received the book from Darwin....
2019-06-16 01:15

'Money to share' - MacKenzie Bezos pledges half her Amazon fortune to charity MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half of her $36 billion fortune to charity, following a movement founded by billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates....
2019-05-28 20:30

Half a dozen Skagen hybrid smartwatch models are on sale for $60 a pop after massive discount Skagen is one of many traditional fashion brands that have tried their hand at combining classic wristwatch designs with modern wearable technology in recent years, but although some of the results are absolute head-turners, they're not exactly compe...
2019-06-18 11:30

The Chrysanthemum Throne: A Two and a Half Millennia History of Divine Imperial Rule in Japan The Chrysanthemum Throne is the throne of the Emperor of Japan and a metonym referring to the Japanese monarchy itself. The Japanese imperial family has recently been in the news, due to the ascension of Emperor Naruhito on the 1st of May 2019 ...
2019-05-26 04:30

Jeff Bezos’ ex-wife MacKenzie says she will donate half her roughly $37 billion to charity FILE – In this March 4, 2018 file photo, Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie Bezos arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie, announced Thursday, April 4, 2019, in a series of tweets that they have finali...
2019-05-29 03:30

Single neutron star merger supplied half the Solar System’s plutonium Enlarge / The aftermath of a simulated neutron star merger. (credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/CI Lab) We are all, as Carl Sagan said, star-dust. You might think that since most stars are pretty much the same, all star-dust is equal. But w...
2019-05-21 14:45

Pick up this popular official Apple iPad accessory for half-price at Amazon You love your Apple iPad (2018), we get it. But you didn't want to pay $39 for an official Smart Cover from Apple, and now you're concerned about damaging the tablet. Well, suppose we told you that the same accessory that Apple charges $39 for can be...
2019-06-06 19:01

Levi Strauss Shares Fall on Smaller Profit, Second-Half Sales Outlook Levi Strauss shares fell after the jeans maker said costs related to its IPO hurt profits in the latest quarter and that it expects sales growth to moderate....
2019-07-10 16:45

Making a wager? Half of Americans live in states soon to offer sports gambling Within five years as many as 40 U.S. states may legalize sports gambling, and by next year roughly 50% of the U.S. population may have access to betting on games. A 2018 Supreme Court decision opened the challenge to Vegas. New Jersey is gaining....
2019-07-10 15:30

Wayne Rooney goal: Watch DC United star scores from inside his own half... again! Wayne Rooney grabbed the headlines in Major League Soccer on Wednesday when he scored an incredible goal for DC United with a strike from inside his own half for the second time in his career....
2019-06-27 22:30

Morgan Stanley cuts about half a dozen Asian equities jobs -sources Morgan Stanley has cut about half a dozen equity sales, trading and research jobs across Asia as part of a global cost-cutting move, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 13:00

Governor: Flags Lowered To Half-Staff To Honor Virginia Beach Victims FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Governor Matt Bevin’s Office announced Sunday morning that American and state flags at public office buildings will be lowered to half-staff until sunset on June 4 to honor the victims of the Virginia Beach shooti...
2019-06-02 19:15

Morgan Stanley sees Fed cutting by half percentage point at July meeting Morgan Stanley economists expect the Fed to take decisive action to cut rates, reducing its fed funds target range by a half percentage point at its July meeting....
2019-07-10 15:30

Impossible Foods sets its sights on Asia, which consumes nearly half the world's meat "Asia is by far the number one focus for us. It is core to our mission; core to our business," says Nick Halla, senior vice president for international at Impossible Foods....
2019-07-15 03:45

Marvel makes a half-hearted attempt to reach Chinese audiences with Aero The international success of the Marvel movies has made Marvel a global brand in a way that it’s never been before, so naturally the publisher would try and reach out to readers outside of the U.S. Last year, Marvel Comics partnered with Chinese tech...
2019-07-10 20:45

Post-Brexit tech brain drain worries half of businesses -survey Just over half of Britain's businesses believe the country is at risk of a brain drain after Brexit, with many worried in particular about a shortage of tech skills, according to research by cloud-based software company Salesforce.com....
2019-07-11 02:45

Treasury could breach debt ceiling in first half of September, much sooner than previously thought The Bipartisan Policy Center, a think tank, said Monday that the Treasury Department has brought in far less tax revenue this year than was projected....
2019-07-10 12:30

Post-Brexit tech brain drain worries half of businesses: survey Just over half of Britain's businesses believe the country is at risk of a brain drain after Brexit, with many worried in particular about a shortage of tech skills, according to research by cloud-based software company Salesforce.com....
2019-07-11 12:00

More Than Half a Million Corals Died to Bring Bigger Ships Into Miami Port Off the coast of Miami, corals are dying. Why? Because of a 16-month-long project to expand the harbor channel. A new study shows how the project killed over half a million corals between 2013 and 2015.Read more......
2019-05-31 23:45

Intensifying storm cut half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, closes coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
2019-07-11 22:00

Tornado torment: The half dozen people responsible for severe storm warnings For the half dozen on-duty meteorologists – and just two or three on overnights – stationed at the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, south of Oklahoma City, the lives of all Americans are in their hands....
2019-05-31 19:45

Save big on unlimited data mobile phone deals with Three's 'half price for six months' Whether it be a SIM only deal or a brand new mobile phone deal, Three is the go to name for unlimited data offers. But, as satisfying as it is to blast through HD streams for hours on end, the cost of having no data caps can be massively off-putting....
2019-07-06 14:45

Half a dozen popular Anker accessories are on sale at up to 25 percent discounts today only Anker is a name that comes up a lot in conversations about reasonably priced, exceptionally well-specced mobile accessories, some of which are occasionally available at substantial discounts as part of limited-time Amazon promotions.One such comprehe...
2019-06-04 14:30

Half of American adults expect war with Iran 'within next few years': Reuters/Ipsos poll Half of all Americans believe that the United States will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll released on Tuesday amid increased tensions between the two countries....
2019-05-21 20:45

Market outlook: Stocks post best 1st half since 1997. Trade deal needed for more gains The broad market climbed 17.4% the first half of the year. A trade deal will be needed for further strong gains, analysts say.       ...
2019-06-29 06:30

Stunning free-kick goal from opposing half in Malaysia FA Cup semi-final - video Hérold Goulon's amazing stoppage time free-kick goal from the other half of the pitch capped a 3-1 victory for Pahang over visiting Perak in the opening leg of the Malaysia FA Cup semi-final in Kuantan on Saturday. Goulon lofted a shot from inside th...
2019-06-23 19:45

Arsenal pay heavy penalty for ignoring Hazard warning lights in half-baked Baku "Eden Hazard battered Arsenal in Baku to give Chelsea a perfect farewell gift in the Europa League final and perhaps a hint of better times ahead for Real Madrid, writes Desmond Kane."...
2019-05-30 09:15

Half sister of Saudi crown prince is on trial in Paris after theft and kidnapping charges The princess returned to Saudi Arabia within days of the incident and is being tried in absentia, despite an international arrest warrant that was issued more than a year after her departure....
2019-07-10 20:30

Nationals place Jonny Venters on the IL, shift minor league pitchers in advance of second half Erick Fedde, Austin Voth and Kyle McGowin all moved from Class AAA to Class AA Harrisburg Thursday, so as to be more easily available on short notice....
2019-07-12 07:15

With half of Somaliland children not in school, UNICEF and partners launch education access programme Access to education in Somaliland is extremely limited, with more than 50 per cent of children in Somaliland out of school. In an effort to address the problem, the UN children’s fund, UNICEF, has partnered with the government, and the global fund Ed...
2019-07-14 00:30

Bring on the tartan blankets and half a shandy, I’m happy to embrace later life | Kevin McKenna As a survey reveals that the over-50s are joining gyms and having sex, the reality is something rather more comfortableThe psychological challenges that arrive with your 50th birthday are rarely addressed in debates about Scotland’s health. To be hon...
2019-07-14 13:15

Christen Press Scores, Alex Morgan Trolls, And USWNT Leads England 2-1 At The Half Anyone concerned by Megan Rapinoe’s absence from the starting lineup of today’s USWNT Women’s World Cup semifinal against England was given swift reassurance that everything would be okay when Christen Press, Rapinoe’s replacement, scored this arrowi...
2019-07-03 08:15

Trump orders flags at half-staff in memory of Justice John Paul Stevens In memory of Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died Tuesday night at 99, President Trump ordered the American flag be flown at half-staff at the White House and other government facilities....
2019-07-17 21:30

Half of public school kids in Bronx District 9 fail state math test The numbers are damning. More than half of public school kids in the Bronx’s District 9 who took a pivotal state algebra exam last year failed the test — while just 2% notched scores in the top tier, according to state data. Those figures stand in co...
2019-07-03 12:30

Amid swine fever outbreak, China's pork output in the first half of 2019 falls China produced 24.7 million tonnes of pork in the first six months of 2019, down 5.5% from a year earlier, amid a severe epidemic of African swine fever....
2019-07-15 08:30

Ex-wife of Amazon boss Jeff Bezos pledges half of her £27.5 billion fortune to charity The ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has promised to donate at least half her fortune to charity, just months after finalising her divorce from the world's richest man....
2019-05-28 21:45

A woman has been banned from Walmart after she reportedly ate half a cake in the store and then refused to pay full price Shutterstock A customer has been barred from a Walmart in Wichita Falls, Texas, after officials say she refused to pay for a cake that she had already partially eaten. When the woman arrived at the register, Walmart employees said that she demanded ...
2019-07-04 02:00

UPDATE 1-Morgan Stanley cuts about half a dozen Asian equities jobs -sources Morgan Stanley has cut about half a dozen equity sales, trading and research jobs across Asia as part of a global cost-cutting move, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 13:00

Chile's Christiane Endler Became A Goal-Stopping Machine And Frustrated The USWNT Into A Goalless Second Half Given the low expectations for Chile entering this tournament, and the eerily similar halftime score, it seemed like the USWNT was on pace to thrash yet another opponent in the group stages of the women’s World Cup. But, as outlined in Lauren Theisen...
2019-06-17 01:15

North Korean leader's slain half-brother was a CIA informant: Wall Street Journal Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday....
2019-06-11 06:45

One ‘tough hop,’ and it was all over the Mets PHILADELPHIA — For a second, it looked like Seth Lugo had done just enough to escape the seventh inning while hanging onto the lead. But Tomas Nido could not do the same for Lugo’s curveball in the dirt. Scott Kingery struck out, but reached first on...
2019-06-27 20:45

The Mets at Midseason: Can They Dig Their Way Out? It was a trying first half in Queens — with a few bright spots. Manager Mickey Callaway has continued to express optimism, but his club has plenty of questions to answer....
2019-07-12 09:30

Maybe the Mets really are cursed For years, I have tried to lecture my friends who are Mets fans that there are no such thing as jinxes, hexes, poxes or curses, not when it comes to sports, not when it comes to baseball, not when it comes to the Mets. I have raged with fury when the...
2019-05-21 14:31

What 1969 Mets are up to now This is part of a series honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets. Here’s a look at where they are now: Gil Hodges Manager After managing two more seasons with the Mets after the magical 1969 run, Hodges died suddenly of a heart a...
2019-06-28 08:15

NFL adjusts replay review of pass interference, forcing coaches to challenge in final two minutes of half The league adopts revision to newly implemented rules to review pass interference, forcing coaches (not the booth) to challenge at end of each half.        ...
2019-05-22 18:30

Deal: Grab a Withings Nokia Steel Limited Edition hybrid smartwatch at half price French company Withings makes some of the nicest smartwatches if you like minimalist design. On top of that, they are priced very competitively, as most of them cost no more than $200. Not to mention that the company often offers discounts on some of...
2019-06-07 20:30

Katherine Schwarzenegger's half-brother Joseph Baena sends warm wishes after wedding Joseph Baena , 21, is the son of Arnold Schwarzenegger and his former housekeeper, Mildred Baena. The two had a an affair, revealed in 2011.        ...
2019-06-11 15:30

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
2019-07-12 01:45

Fresh doubt over Sadiq Khan's housing target as half of approved new homes in London do not get built Fresh doubt has been thrown on Sadiq Khan's ability to hit his housing targets by "staggering" figures showing how almost half the proposed new homes in London do not get built despite winning planning permission....
2019-05-28 21:45

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Steve Kerr nails half-court shot ahead of Game 5 Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr showed off his shooting ability with a half-court shot before Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-11 11:15

Half marathon training with the Polar Vantage V: Detailed plans, reports, and coaching lead to solid results Several months ago I started training for my half marathon with a Polar Vantage V and Polar training plan. The plan guided me to a successful race, although conditions outside of Polar's control prevented me from achieving a PR....
2019-06-30 15:45

French thieves steal over half a million dollars worth of vintage wines from Michelin restaurant: reports Thieves in Paris made off with at least 150 bottles of wine, estimated at over half a million dollars, Monday after police say they cut a hole into the wine cellar of Michelin rated restaurant. ...
2019-07-04 02:30

Mets to Tom Brady: There’s only one ‘Tom Terrific’ The Mets have officially weighed in on the Tom Terrific debate. Unsurprisingly, they’re on Seaver’s side, tweeting at the US Patent and Trademark Office to get their side of the story out. “Hey @uspto, with all due respect to @TomBr...
2019-06-03 23:15

Second chance was as bad as the first for Mets’ closer Less than 24 hours later, it didn’t get any better for Edwin Diaz. After blowing a two-run lead in the top of the ninth inning Thursday night in a game that was subsequently suspended, the Mets’ closer doubled down on the damage and gave up the go-ah...
2019-06-15 12:30

Suddenly the best Mets are the anonymous ones It was an inning that showed you exactly where the Mets are at these days and why, when they should be concerned about their immediate future, they’re heading to Los Angeles bursting with new-found confidence. The fourth inning at Citi Field against ...
2019-05-27 01:15

Marlins Keep the Mets Reeling Miami’s Caleb Smith (5-4) pitched six innings, allowing two unearned runs and three hits. He struck out six and worked around a season-high five walks....
2019-07-13 10:30

Mets managed to get it done, but it’s never easy PHOENIX — The Mets can’t hang with the Dodgers, but they can beat the mediocre teams and that is a start. Nothing comes easy for this team. After losing three of four in Los Angeles, the Mets blew a two-run lead Friday night against the Diamondbacks....
2019-06-01 11:45

Mets won’t be able to get away with spackling over problems Just enough spackle can create a beautiful illusion. Too much spackle, though? Eventually, those cracks prevail. So told the tale of your Mets, whose four-game winning streak came to a jarring end Friday night with a roller-coaster, 9-8 loss at Citi ...
2019-05-25 11:30

We’re about to find out the truth about these Mets There comes a time during every season when a team has to stand its ground and prove whether it’s building something special or playing out another regular season that won’t lead to the playoffs. The Mets may be reaching that crossroads. A disastrous...
2019-06-08 14:00

Mets’ new reality is sadly here This was, in its way, as bad a harbinger of what’s to come for the Mets as anything else. There was no drama this time, no tragic plot twist tinged with a little sitcom. There never was a lead to blow: early, late, in-between. Most of the energy in e...
2019-07-04 06:45

The Mets' Plague Doctors Are At It Again The latest string of updates about the quad injury that’s hounding Mets second baseman Robinson Cano are so familiar that it’s hard to absorb them without feeling intense déjà vu. Let me assure you that this is not news you have read before, or a mem...
2019-06-09 21:00

Spring All-Mets 2019 As it has on other social issues in the past, college sports’ governing body should stop staging championships in states with restrictive abortion laws....
2019-06-11 21:30

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
2019-06-14 10:45

UPDATE 5-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
2019-07-12 08:15

Defenseless Mets just fundamentally bad on road ATLANTA — You can do a lot in 80 days, including go around the world, back when it wasn’t as easy to go around the world. Here is what the Mets haven’t been able to do and it will be at least 80 days by the time the four-game series in Chicago agains...
2019-06-20 11:15

Zack Wheeler doesn’t help his cause in Mets dud A chorus of “Auld Lang Syne” might have been applicable for Zack Wheeler as he departed the mound Sunday, but this probably isn’t how he would want to remember Citi Field. With the right-hander serving as potential trade bait and the Mets set to open...
2019-07-08 05:30

Kelly strikes out 10 in Diamondbacks’ 7-1 win over Mets PHOENIX (AP) — Merrill Kelly struck out a career-high 10, Ketel Marte hit a long homer and had three RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Mets 7-1 on Sunday. Marte hit his first career leadoff home run against Steven Matz (4-4), a 482...
2019-06-03 01:45

At Intermission, the Mets Stagger off the Stage The Mets end the first half of the season with another loss and a 40-50 record that suggests little reason for optimism. But the manager isn’t giving up....
2019-07-08 02:45

Mets’ Robinson Cano is ‘sad’ but that may soon change Robinson Cano spent two weeks as a spectator, even traveling cross-country with the Mets so he wouldn’t feel dissociated from the team. Tuesday night he is hoping to be an active participant again, as Cano said he expects to be activated from the inj...
2019-06-04 14:45

Ryu dominant again, Dodgers blank Mets 2-0 Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched four-hit ball into the eighth inning of his latest dominant outing, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 win over the New York Mets        ...
2019-05-31 08:30

Mets outlast Tigers in 13 thanks to another unlikely hero Juan Lagares one night. Carlos Gomez the next. Now Tomas Nido. The Mets’ offensive heroes have been as hard to predict as the weather. The backup catcher Nido was the latest to send the injury-riddled Mets to a walk-off victory, drilling a solo homer...
2019-05-26 02:45

Yankees live out Mets’ nightmare for once Sometimes, the mouse eats the hawk. So it went Tuesday night at Citi Field, where an announced number of 42,150 ticket holders can someday tell their grandkids about the night the Mets’ bullpen outpitched the Yankees’. Yes, this will go down as one o...
2019-07-03 09:30

Mets need this to be just the beginning for Michael Conforto In his heart, Michael Conforto believed he’d swung the bat well already. This was certainly a matter of personal interpretation. Twice, he’d grounded into inning-ending 4-6-3 double plays, one that merited preservation in the scorecard behind yellow ...
2019-07-03 09:30

Mets stun Doolittle, Nationals in 8th for 6-1 win NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead, three-run double off Washington closer Sean Doolittle, Rajai Davis capped the six-run eighth inning with a three-run homer in his first at-bat for the Mets and New York rallied to beat the Nationals 6-1 We...
2019-05-23 05:15

Jason Vargas gives Mets what they need in return from IL Jason Vargas hadn’t pitched in nearly three weeks, and fans were fed up with him before the game’s first at-bat was through. Vargas threw his first pitch wide. His second, too. The third was deemed low. When the oft-injured, oft-struggling southpaw f...
2019-05-26 05:30

Prepare the 2019 Mets’ eulogy The people told you all you needed to know. There were 37,054 of them at Citi Field on a mostly sunny Sunday, less than a week shy of summer, and they were trying their best to honor the calendar. This is still supposed to be a time of hope, of optim...
2019-06-17 02:15

Todd Frazier would be ‘OK’ if Mets trade him Todd Frazier’s résumé includes a trade at the deadline two years ago that thrust him into a pennant race, so he certainly knows the drill. Among the Mets’ non-pitchers, the veteran third baseman might be the most likely traded before July 31, as the ...
2019-07-04 06:45

The Diamondbacks Keep the Mets Reeling on the Road Merrill Kelly struck out 10 and Ketel Marte hit a 482-foot home run, helping Arizona give the Mets their 17th loss in their past 21 away from Citi Field....
2019-06-03 03:30

The lineup combination Mets never saw coming Jed Lowrie remains stashed in Florida, perhaps in the witness protection program under the name Ivan, which appropriately enough would give him the initials “IL.” The Mets signed the veteran infielder last offseason as part of their flexibility plan,...
2019-06-11 17:45

What Brodie Van Wagenen must do now that Mets’ season is over PHILADELPHIA — Brodie Van Wagenen sure got this season all wrong, but let’s see if the Mets’ general manager can begin to recover from his rookie mistakes or if he compounds them. The competitive portion of this Mets season ended at Citizens Bank Par...
2019-06-28 15:30

Edwin Diaz gets it right for Mets after four-out letdown Edwin Diaz’s first blown save with his new team didn’t sit well. He was hoping for a chance right away to make up for it. “No closer ever wants to give up the tying run or the lead run,” he said after closing out the team’s 4-3 win over the Tigers at...
2019-05-27 07:45

The Mets badly needed this because of what’s coming next Bring on the Yankees! Well, maybe that might be a little aggressive, considering how well the Yankees are playing. But the Mets certainly have a better outlook on facing their rivals after beating the Braves in dramatic fashion Sunday night at Citi F...
2019-07-01 13:45

Michael Conforto becoming a Mets’ force again Michael Conforto returned from the injured list on May 26. Finally, he may truly be back. After initially struggling in his return from a concussion, Conforto has reached base in nine straight games following his two-run homer in the Mets’ rain...
2019-06-14 12:30

Why Triple-A could be ‘zenith’ for Mets’ Tim Tebow Tebow Time in Syracuse has been underwhelming, casting doubt upon whether a former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback will take the final step and complete a journey to the Mets. Tim Tebow entered Wednesday with a .158/.244/.222 slash line with one h...
2019-06-13 08:30

Mets apologize after confrontation with reporter Mets manager Mickey Callaway and pitcher Jason Vargas were involved in a clubhouse incident with a Newsday reporter after Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Cubs....
2019-06-24 07:15

Mets can’t even win one for the 1969 miracle team Not even a visit from the Miracle Mets can fix things in Queens. After the Mets rallied from a three-run deficit — and took the lead thanks to a hit by Robinson Cano — their disastrous bullpen cost them again in a 5-4 loss to Atlanta on Saturday. Set...
2019-06-30 04:00

A Mets selloff looks inevitable — but is it in the right hands? ATLANTA — The Mets’ Now or Never Tour got off to a pathetic start. No surprise there. These Mets don’t deserve to be on the same field as the Braves. At this rate, there will be lots of changes in player personnel for these much-less-than-mediocre Me...
2019-06-18 17:45

Report: Mets shopping RHP Wheeler The New York Mets have started trade conversations with the Boston Red Sox revolving around right-hander Zack Wheeler, the New York Post reported Monday....
2019-07-09 04:30

Why Yankees know better than to look past struggling Mets Following two flights across the Atlantic in five days that netted two precious victories over the fast-fading Red Sox, the Yankees face the Mets at Citi Field on Tuesday night. While the second portion of the four-game Subway Series will draw custom...
2019-07-02 09:00

What The Hell Did The Mets Do To Edwin Díaz? You hear things. Rumblings and dark intimations, whispers that skitter down corridors on ghostly little feet. People say that there’s something there, something hard to name, some kind of power. Something that doesn’t listen or bargain or play by the...
2019-07-08 22:45

What’s driving Mets’ new pitching coach to keep at it CHICAGO — The one constant in baseball is change. In personnel and approach. The Mets moved Dave Eiland out as pitching coach Thursday and now 82-year-old Phil Regan is trying to point the team’s pitchers in the right direction. On Friday, Regan got ...
2019-06-22 17:30

MLB Draft: Who’s going No. 1 and where Yankees and Mets may turn The true impact of the MLB Draft won’t be known for years, but the next three days are important. They will shape the future of so many organizations in this day when youth is so prevalent in the game. The first two rounds take place Monday night, ro...
2019-06-03 12:45

Wheeler, Mets top Tigers 4-3 for 6th win in 7 games NEW YORK (AP) — Zack Wheeler pitched into the eighth inning, Todd Frazier delivered a clever push bunt and the New York Mets kept up their run of comebacks, beating the Detroit Tigers 4-3 Sunday for their sixth win in seven games. Adeiny Hechavarria&...
2019-05-26 22:45

Jay Bruce is sounding a lot like a Mets killer Jay Bruce cracked a smile as the New York reporters walked his way. The former Met knew what was coming after another big performance against his old team in the stadium he called home for parts of three seasons. “There’s no hard feelings,” the Phill...
2019-07-08 12:00

The Mets are playing with dubious magic It isn’t the best policy to fire folks on the fly once a season is under way. It is, in truth, an indictment that no matter how carefully planned a season might be, how meticulously blueprinted it was, something has gone wrong. That’s never a g...
2019-06-23 00:30

Eden Hazard reveals what Maurizio Sarri told Chelsea during Europa League Final half-time team talk Eden Hazard has revealed what Maurizio Sarri's said during his half-time team-talk to inspire Chelsea to Europa League glory after a 4-1 victory over Arsenal in Baku....
2019-05-30 03:30

Why Miracle Mets are New York’s most improbable champions This is the third of a five-part series honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets: You know all about the mythology, of course. You know all the nicknames — the Amazin’ Mets, the Miracle Mets. God Himself, in the voice and person of Geor...
2019-06-28 08:15

Mets actually on winning streak after dramatic walk-off Amed Rosario ran away from his teammates at first, all the way toward shortstop, playfully hopping up and down. Eventually, he accepted the friendly slaps on his helmet and feel-good Gatorade bath delivered by Pete Alonso. After the ugly sweep in Mia...
2019-05-22 07:45

Mets affiliate’s fireworks show goes very wrong — again They were the blazin’ Mets. A Florida minor-league Mets affiliate’s Fourth of July fireworks went up in flames Thursday night. The inferno broke out during the High-A St. Lucie Mets’ post-game pyrotechnics display, following a 4-1 v...
2019-07-05 09:30

Jeff McNeil’s ‘D or C swing’ was all the Mets needed Even on a day he wasn’t in the starting lineup, Jeff McNeil managed to deliver one of the most important hits of the afternoon. With the Mets trailing by a run with one out in the seventh, Mickey Callaway first called on McNeil to pinch hit for Zack ...
2019-06-07 08:45

Maddening Mets’ loss sparked by unlikely source CHICAGO — The Mets’ best reliever this season wilted in a crucial spot Sunday, flushing the Mets’ dreams of a rare road-series victory along with it. Seth Lugo watched Javier Baez blast a slider into the right-field bleachers in the eighth inning at ...
2019-06-24 00:00

Mets' Alonso captures HR derby title In a matchup of rookies, Pete Alonso of the New York Mets outhomered Vladimir Guerrero Jr. of the Toronto Blue Jays 23-22 in the final round of the All-Star Home Run Derby at Progressive Field in Cleveland on Monday....
2019-07-09 07:45

Time for Brodie Van Wagenen to own his Mets mess A Mets season already in tatters by the Fourth of July is not a new phenomenon. But the architect of this latest disappointment has changed, and he owes it to the fans to explain what occurred and if there is a plan for the future. It’s admirable tha...
2019-07-05 04:45

Mets’ Robinson Cano trade could get even worse CLEVELAND — You know what should never be said about the Mets’ trade for Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz? That it can’t get worse. Cano and Diaz have sunk well below the worst predictions for their seasons. Cano is one of just five players with at least...
2019-07-10 03:45

Mets’ slowly realizing the only way to keep their season alive PHOENIX — The Mets need to play desperate baseball. Too often they settle for the easy way out. Too often they take a lead and fail to add on runs. All that must change. We will see how Robinson Cano handles things when he is expected to come back to...
2019-06-02 02:45

Mets reach deal with their first-round pick The Mets have agreed to terms with first-round pick Brett Baty. The third baseman from Lake Travis High School in Austin, Texas, who was drafted 12th overall, will be introduced Saturday at Citi Field, where he will take batting practice before the M...
2019-06-15 12:30

Todd Frazier, and the Mets, Dig In for a Series Win Over the Giants Frazier got underneath an eighth-inning curveball to help the Mets to a 7-3 win, delivering a positive end to a series that began with criticism of Mickey Callaway....
2019-06-07 02:45

Mets fail on all fronts as they drop sixth in a row Who could have known that firing the pitching coach and bullpen coach last week wouldn’t solve the Mets’ problems? At least this one wasn’t a blown lead. The Mets’ lineup ensured that with a lackluster performance against Mike Soroka and three Braves...
2019-06-29 07:15

For Mets, there’s no relief in sight — literally and figuratively First Edwin Diaz faced the music, as Jeurys Familia waited nearby at his locker. Then it was Familia’s turn. Batter up. “I think for any athlete, sometimes they do have bad seasons,” Familia said through a translator after goating a demoralizing 9-5 ...
2019-06-15 12:30

Mets suspect Dodgers’ sluggers ‘know what’s coming’ LOS ANGELES — Big swings, not many big misses. The Mets took notice in their 9-5 loss on Monday night at Dodgers Stadium just how often Los Angeles seemed to guess right at the plate. Amazin’. That got the Mets’ attention. On Tuesday night it was a d...
2019-05-30 04:45

Mets’ Seth Lugo looking for more setup opportunities Seth Lugo was largely happy with his season before going on the injured list last month, but since returning he has taken his performance to a higher level. The results by the Mets’ right-hander have been so satisfactory that a shift in roles has occ...
2019-06-13 06:30

The hidden numbers that show how bad Mets’ dive really is A long slump against betting market expectations often foreshadows a firing. Did the recent collapse by the New York Mets send such signals about Mickey Callaway? The answer to that is a resounding yes. After a horrible weekend in Miami, the Mets had...
2019-05-21 23:45

Mets OF Conforto activated after concussion, OF Davis cut NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have activated outfielder Michael Conforto from the seven-day injured list and put him in the starting lineup against the Detroit Tigers. Conforto cleared Major League Baseball’s concussion protocol and was bat...
2019-05-26 19:45

Mets vs. Cubs: Chicago the pick as Yu Darvish comes in off gem Mayor de Blasio, who is never here, has hired Gregory Russ to be the new NYCHA chief. Russ, who will make $402,000 yearly, will be spending his weekends in Minnesota with family. The perfect hire. … The Mets, looking for a scapegoat, fired pitc...
2019-06-21 19:00

The other Mets pitching prospect quietly moving on up As Anthony Kay took center stage at the MLB Futures Game on Sunday night in Cleveland, the Mets’ other fast-rising pitching prospect was off the radar. By now, Ryley Gilliam is probably used to there being little fanfare for him. The Mets’ 2018 fifth...
2019-07-08 22:45

Cardinals knock off Mets in 10 in suspended game Paul DeJong delivered a tie-breaking RBI single in the top of the 10th inning Friday afternoon as the St. Louis Cardinals finished off a two-day comeback and beat the host New York Mets 5-4 in the completion of a game suspended by rain Thursday night...
2019-06-15 02:15

Mets’ Steven Matz able to navigate through traffic The traffic kept mounting and Steven Matz kept swerving through it without so much as a scratch. The Mets lefty put 12 runners on base — 10 hits and two walks — in six innings Thursday and lived to tell about it. Nine Nationals reached scoring positi...
2019-05-24 05:30

Mets trade Keon Broxton to Orioles They found a taker. The Mets traded Keon Broxton to the Orioles on Wednesday, offloading the DFA’d outfielder for $500,000 in international bonus pool money to the worst team in the American League. Broxton hit just .143 in 49 at-bats this seas...
2019-05-23 01:15

Solving the Mets’ defensive nightmare before it gets worse The Mets are a terrible defensive team. The execrable bullpen is a more overt culprit in explaining how a team with expectations could begin the holiday weekend with a better record than only one other NL club. The bad glove work, though, has contrib...
2019-07-06 22:30

Mets Go Ahead in 9th, but Lose on Home Run by Phillies The Mets’ Todd Frazier hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off Hector Neris with one out in the ninth, but the Phillies rallied in the bottom of the inning to win it....
2019-06-28 06:30

DeJong tags Mets again, Cardinals win 4-3 with only 3 hits NEW YORK (AP) — Paul DeJong tagged the Mets again, hitting a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning that sent the St. Louis Cardinals over New York 4-3 on Sunday. The Cardinals won despite getting outhit 10-3. They took three of four in the series...
2019-06-16 23:45

Nothing’s coming easy for Mets’ Noah Syndergaard Noah Syndergaard got the win despite allowing four runs in five innings while pitching to Tomas Nido. He admitted he’s fighting himself. “When I get on the mound, it’s pretty much me against me,’’ Syndergaard said after the Mets’ 6-5 win over t...
2019-07-07 10:15

Mike Francesa goes off on the hapless Mets: ‘Fire all of ‘em’ As if his live-action rant wasn’t enough, Mike Francesa wanted to make extra sure everyone knew. “Yes, the Mets annoyed me this afternoon,” the WFAN host tweeted. It’s no wonder why: Todd Frazier’s homer in the top of th...
2019-06-28 03:15

Syndergaard, Frazier send Mets to 6-1 win over Rockies NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard allowed one hit in seven shutout innings, Todd Frazier homered and drove in four runs, and the New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Sunday. Nolan Arenado grounded a leadoff single through the right side in t...
2019-06-09 22:30

Bamboozled! Segura’s 3-run HR lifts Phillies over Mets 6-3 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jean Segura hit a three-run, walk-off homer against Edwin Díaz moments after Maikel Franco hit a tying, two run shot against the closer in the bottom of the ninth inning, and Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 6-3 Thursd...
2019-06-27 23:00

Seth Lugo beginning to give Mets exactly what they need Mickey Callaway can’t count on Seth Lugo day after day, but there are few players the manager counts on more. Making his fourth appearance since returning from a near-two week absence with shoulder tendinitis, Lugo continued his extraordinary stretch...
2019-06-09 10:15

A rested Carlos Gomez busts out in a big way for Mets Maybe all Carlos Gomez needed was a breather. Returning to the starting lineup for the first time in three games, the struggling center fielder ended a 14 at-bat hitless stretch with an early two-run homer, and finished 2-for-4 in the Mets’ 5-3 win o...
2019-06-09 10:15

Mets vs. Phillies: Aaron Nola will get it done before the break “Wah! Wah! Wah!” Megan Rapinoe called out critics who said teammate Alex Morgan’s celebratory sip of English tea was disrespectful. A day later Wah-pinoe was the one whining. She is complaining the Women’s World Cup final has to share the spotlight w...
2019-07-07 21:30

J.D. Davis delivers another clutch moment for Mets J.D. Davis has earned himself a more consistent spot in the Mets’ starting lineup of late. But his big-time hits don’t stop when he comes off the bench. Davis delivered in the clutch Tuesday, pinch hitting in the seventh inning and crushing a three-r...
2019-05-22 17:45