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Pima baseball player named All-American

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

Pima baseball player named All-American

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Raptors forward Leonard named NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard was named the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player for the second time after his team's championship win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday....
07:00 2019-06-14

Baseball player distraught after child hit A child is taken to hospital after she was hit by a foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr at the Houston Astros' stadium, leaving the player in tears....
10:00 2019-05-30

Tucson Sugar Skulls standout is named IFL Defensive Player of Week TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls have back-to-back IFL Defensive Players of the Week with defensive back Micah Eugene Jr. earning the honor this week.  As the Sugar Skulls prep for Saturday’s game at the TCC, here’s more from News 4 Tucson sportscast: It is the sixth Player of the...
11:39 2019-05-23

Former Clemson baseball player, brother charged in assault Police in South Carolina charged a former Clemson baseball player and his brother in connection with an assault that left a man in critical condition.        ...
17:39 2019-06-02

Former St. John’s baseball coach, player Russo dies at 74 NEW YORK (AP) — Former St. John’s baseball coach and player Joe Russo, who captained the team to the College World Series in 1966 as a slick-fielding shortstop and returned twice as the program’s skipper, has died. He was 74. The university announced Monday in a statement...
03:00 2019-05-28

Former St. John's baseball coach, player Russo dies at 74 Former St. John's baseball coach and player Joe Russo, who captained the team to the College World Series in 1966 as a slick-fielding shortstop and returned twice as a coach, has died        ...
04:52 2019-05-28

Zack Thompson Named Third-Team All-America by Baseball America Zack Thompson – Photo by UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky junior left-hander Zack Thompson has added All-American to his resume after being named Third-Team All-America by Baseball America, it was announced Monday. He becomes the eighth player to earn All-America honors the past three se...
03:26 2019-06-11

Thousands graduate from Pima Community College TUCSON – Pima Community College graduates received their diplomas on Thursday, May 23rd at a ceremony held at The Tucson Convention Center. Nearly 4,000 people received their diplomas. The oldest graduate was 75-years-old. While, the youngest was just 14-years-old! Officials said many of the s...
06:52 2019-05-24

Budget proposal would allocate $26M for Pima County roads PIMA COUNTY- Pima County roads could see a multi-million dollar boost. A budget proposal from County Administrator, Chuck Huckelberry, would allocate $26 million to road repairs. “What we’re talking about are treatments from removing failed asphalt, and replacing it with new asphalt, to applyi...
13:39 2019-05-22

Pima County to host Home Ownership Fair TUCSON – If you are interested in becoming a homeowner, Pima County has an upcoming opportunity for you. As part of National Home Ownership Month, and partnership with a number of other agencies, the county will be hosting a Home Ownership Fair on Sunday, June 8th. The free event takes place f...
01:52 2019-06-01

New grant to fund archery backstops at 2 Pima County ranges TUCSON – A $30,000 grant from Arizona Game and Fish Department will be used to renovate backstops at two Pima County ranges. The funds will be used at Tucson Mountain Park Archery Range and Southeast Regional Park Archery, Pima County said. According to a news release, “Pima County will match the fu...
18:13 2019-05-30

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

Nearly a pound of suspected fentanyl pills located in Pima County TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department Major Investigations Unit and the Border Interdiction Unit seized nearly one pound of suspected fentanyl pills during a traffic stop on Wednesday. PCSD says the vehicle was stopped on Interstate 19. The responding deputies located the pills in a hidden...
03:52 2019-06-07

Pima County implements new model to aid youth in welfare, justice system TUCSON — Pima County Juvenile Court announced Thursday that it will be soon put in place a new practice that aims to improve the lives of youth in the welfare and justice system. According to Arizona Superior Court, Crossover, Youth Practice Model will introduce the youth and their families to...
21:00 2019-05-30

Pima County asks residents to take flood-prone areas survey TUCSON – Pima County Regional Flood Control District is asking for your input ahead of Monsoon 2019. They developed an online survey asking residents to share their knowledge of the flood-prone areas they live and work in and travel through. RELATED: Preparing for Monsoon 2019: Flash floods The Dist...
22:26 2019-06-14

Pima County votes 3-2 to continue funding water stations along border TUCSON – The narrow 3-2 vote renews the contract that provides water stations along the southern border until June of 2020 and will cost $30,000. “I think this is another wonderful example of the kind hearts of Pima County that were able to save lives every year,” Joel Smith said. ...
18:52 2019-06-05

Trump ally and top cop named to head ATF President Trump has gone out of his way to support and embrace the nation’s law enforcement, and now he has picked the nation’s top police union chief to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives....
00:13 2019-06-07

UA’s Cannon named 1st Team All-American TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats infielder Cameron Cannon has been named a First-Team All-American by Baseball America, the publication announced on Monday. Cannon, honored as a second baseman, was one of 17 players named to the first-team.  Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast: Cannon i...
05:26 2019-06-11

New Golan Heights community to be named after Trump President Trump is expected to get his imprimatur on the Golan Heights on Sunday, when a new community named Ramat Trump – or “Trump Heights” – will be established in the verdant plateau. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to conduct a special cabinet session in the Golan that day to la...
01:26 2019-06-14

Meet a cuddly baby dugong named Marium A baby dugong that has developed an attachment to humans after getting lost in the ocean off southern Thailand is being nurtured by experts. (June 14)        ...
14:39 2019-06-14

New York City street named for rapper Notorious B.I.G. NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City street has been named for rapper Notorious B.I.G. Community members and elected officials gathered in a downpour on Monday at the intersection of St. James Place and Fulton Street. Rapper Lil’ Kim — embracing the event’s themes of social justice and making...
23:13 2019-06-10

Rihanna named world's richest female musician Forbes magazine estimates the musician’s fortune at $600m, a figure bolstered by her lucrative fashion and beauty venturesRihanna has been named the world’s richest female musician by Forbes magazine. The singer’s worth is estimated at $600m (£472m), including revenues made from her fashion and beau...
15:39 2019-06-05

Joe Horrigan wins PFWA award named for his father Football historian Joe Horrigan, who retired on June 1 as executive director after 42 years on the Pro Football Hall of Fame's staff, has been selected as the 2019 Jack Horrigan Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America        ...
00:13 2019-06-07

Blues forward O'Reilly named Stanley Cup playoffs MVP St. Louis Blues forward Ryan O'Reilly was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player of the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup playoffs on Wednesday after leading his team to their first championship....
05:13 2019-06-13

UA Women’s Golf’s Ianello named co-Pac-12 Coach of Year TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats head coach Laura Ianello earned Pac-12 Women’s Golf Co-Coach of the Year, the league announced Tuesday.  Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson: Ianello split the honors with first-year USC head coach Justin Silverstein. Ianello has ...
18:52 2019-06-05

Antonio Conte named Inter Milan coach MILAN (AP) — Antonio Conte has been named Inter Milan coach after being out of a job since June 2018 after being fired by English Premier League side Chelsea. Inter made the widely expected announcement at 6 a.m. (0400 GMT) Friday on its website. While details were not disclosed, the former Juventus...
08:52 2019-05-31

For the fifth year in a row, a named storm has formed early in the Atlantic Enlarge / Subtropical Storm Andrea, about 475km southwest of Bermuda, isn't much to look at. (credit: NOAA) On Monday evening, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center determined that a low pressure system in the Atlantic Ocean had sustained winds of 40mph, and therefore should be named Subtro...
16:00 2019-05-21

Lexington native Alex Francke named Miss Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The first runner-up in last year’s Miss Kentucky pageant is now wearing the crown. News outlets reports Lexington native Alex Francke won the competition Saturday night at the Brown Theater in Louisville. Francke will represent Kentucky in the Miss America Pageant later ...
23:26 2019-06-09

CBOE NAMED U.S. OPTIONS EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR, INNOVATOR IN ETFS CHICAGO, May 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. options marketplace and the creator of listed options, in mid-April received two prestigious awards for leadership in product innovation.Additionally, a third award was given to a new product based on a CBOE benchmark...
14:13 2019-05-22

Seven Newly Named Glaciers Honor the Satellites That Helped Discover Them Glaciers and other icy landscapes are often named after the scientists who first set eyes on them. But it isn’t just human eyes spotting new features in Earth’s frozen wastes; many of these remote landforms are discovered and detailed via satellite. So, shouldn’t the robots get some credit, too?Read...
20:00 2019-06-07

Semenya, Van Niekerk named in S Africa world championship team Double Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa's preliminary team for this year's world championships in Doha, though it is dependent on the outcome of her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal....
21:52 2019-06-10

Ken Cuccinelli Named Acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director (WASHINGTON) — An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies has been named acting director of the agency that manages legal immigration, despite deep opposition from key Senate Republicans. Ex-Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli will oversee U.S. ...
21:52 2019-06-10

Homeless Student Awarded $3 Million in Scholarships, Named Valedictorian For most high school students, their senior year is riddled with challenges. But outside of the demands of homework and having hormones on the fritz, 17-year-old Tupac Mosley of Memphis, Tenn., faces a particular challenge unlike anyone else in his graduating class: he’s homeless....
01:52 2019-05-23

CBOE Named “Best Options Exchange” at the Markets Choice Awards CHICAGO, IL - February 20, 2015 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that the exchange was named “Best Options Exchange” for the second consecutive year at the third annual Markets Media Markets Choice Awards last night in New York City....
03:39 2019-05-22

Sharad Kumar Named Interim Central Vigilance Commissioner Vigilance Commissioner Sharad Kumar has been named interim CVC until a new incumbent is chosen by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-headed selection panel....
13:26 2019-06-11

Former Navy Judge Named to Oversee Guantánamo Military Court Progress in trying terrorist suspects has been scant. The last full-time person in the role was dismissed after considering plea deals in the Sept. 11 and the destroyer Cole cases....
00:52 2019-05-29

Hirscher future remains in doubt despite being named in Austria squad "The future of defending Alpine Skiing World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher remains in doubt despite being named in Austria’s squad for the 2019/20 season."...
22:39 2019-05-28

The Meaningful Reason Why Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Named Their Son Psalm What's in a name? Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their fourth child on May 10 and revealed one week later that they named their baby boy Psalm West. Fans immediately began......
15:00 2019-05-21

El-Erian named new president of Queens' College, University of Cambridge Mohamed El-Erian, the chief economic adviser at Allianz and one of the world's most widely followed economists, was named on Tuesday as the new president of Queens' College, a constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England....
15:26 2019-05-28

'Luigi's Mansion 3' stars a jelly doppelganger named Gooigi Luigi's Mansion 3 hits Nintendo Switch in 2019, six years after the launch of the previous installment, Dark Moon. Luigi's Mansion 3 stars Luigi, rather than Mario, as he sneaks around a haunted hotel fighting ghosts and searching for his friends. Ni......
20:26 2019-06-11

Dallas school speech interrupted when shooting victims named School officials in Dallas say they're investigating why a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted after she said the names of Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice....
23:26 2019-06-06

CBOE’s Laura Zinanni Named Vice President, Office of the CEO CHICAGO, IL – November 7, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has promoted Laura Zinanni to the position of Vice President, Office of the CEO. In her new role, Zinanni will serve as a primary advisor to CEO Edward T. Tilly, providing advice and recommendati...
22:13 2019-05-21

TrueCar CEO Chip Perry is retiring; Darrow named interim leader Perry, 65, came on board in 2015 to mend relationships with dealers at the vehicle-shopping site. He will be replaced by Michael Darrow, who was named interim president and CEO....
23:52 2019-06-03

Warren Gatland named Lions coach for record-equalling third time "New Zealander Warren Gatland will lead the British and Irish Lions for the third time after being named on Wednesday as head coach for the 2021 tour of South Africa."...
12:26 2019-06-12

2019 Atlantic hurricane season to be 'near-normal' with 9 to 15 named storms, NOAA says The Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be close to "normal" this year but it only takes one storm to devastate a community, government forecasters said Thursday....
21:39 2019-05-23

Spread Love, It’s the Christopher Wallace Way: Brooklyn Block Re-Named for Notorious B.I.G. On any other day, the storm that lingered over Brooklyn, N.Y.,f may have been looked on as ominous or foreboding. It certainly would’ve deterred anyone from standing in it longer than they absolutely had to. But on Monday, on one block bordering the Clinton Hill and Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhoods,...
01:52 2019-06-12

Africa Cup of Nations: Bony named in Ivory Coast's final squad Former Swansea and Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony is named in Ivory Coast's final 23-man squad for this month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt....
19:00 2019-06-09

Virginia Beach shooting: 12 victims and gunman named after 'horrific crime' Eleven killed were city staff members, one was contractorPolice say additional weapons found at suspect’s homeAmerica was reeling on Saturday after 12 people were shot dead at a government building in Virginia Beach late on Friday afternoon. It was the deadliest mass shooting this year and prompted ...
17:52 2019-06-01

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly fired when she showed up and they learned she was a woman, a lawsuit claims. Ryans McGovern says she was hired for the $16-an-hour gig at Hudson Hall’...
05:26 2019-06-09

Rescue group: Missing SC pony named ‘Pikachu’ found dead FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (AP) — A group dedicated to finding missing horses says a South Carolina pony named Pikachu has been found dead. Stolen Horse International got involved after Hidden Pasture Farm owner Kate Nichols said last week that her miniature palomino filly had vanished overn...
16:39 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Bombardier consortium named preferred bidder for $3.4 bln Egypt monorail Bombardier Inc said its consortium has been named as Egypt's preferred bidder for a 3 billion euro ($3.4 billion) contract to build a monorail link out of Cairo, part a flagship project of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi....
17:26 2019-05-28

Hurricane season begins Saturday; top U.S. experts predict about 13 named storms After two years of above average activity, forecasters say the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season -- which begins June 1 -- will be pretty close to normal, and include about a dozen named storms....
13:26 2019-05-30

NASA executive quits weeks after being named to lead moon initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
05:52 2019-05-24

Bombardier's rail unit named preferred bidder for $3.4 bln Egypt monorail project Bombardier Inc's rail business was named the preferred bidder for a 3 billion euros ($3.36 billion) monorail project in Egypt, which would be the unit's biggest in recent years if confirmed....
15:26 2019-05-28

Missing California man named 'person of interest' in the death of 8-month-old daughter, police say The missing father of an 8-month-old girl found dead behind a California funeral home Monday was named a person of interest on Wednesday in the child's death, police said....
22:39 2019-05-29

CBOE Named ‘Exchange of the Year’ at GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards 2016 CHICAGO, IL – June 3, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it was named “Exchange of the Year” Thursday night at GlobalCapital’s Americas Derivatives Awards 2016 ceremony in New York City....
23:26 2019-05-21

Jofra Archer named in England’s Cricket World Cup squad as Willey misses out • Pace bowler has made rapid rise since qualifying for selection• Dawson makes squad as back-up spinner in preference to DenlyJofra Archer’s rapid rise was cemented on Tuesday morning when England’s selectors named the Barbados-born fast bowler in the 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup.Archer’s ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Milo Yiannopoulos named grand marshal of Boston's 'Straight Pride' parade Organizers of Boston's "Straight Pride" parade on Friday named controversial right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos, who is openly gay, as the grand marshal. ...
00:52 2019-06-09

White House Requested Hiding Warship From Trump, Named After Dead Rival The acting Pentagon chief confirmed Sunday that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan....
05:52 2019-06-03

Petition calling for terminal to be named after Fort Hood's 'hug lady' gains steam More than 82,000 signatures have been collected by late Monday for a petition to rename the Fort Hood air terminal after the "hug lady," whose embrace boosted the spirits of thousands of American soldiers over nearly a decade as they shipped out for Iraq and Afghanistan....
11:13 2019-06-04

Cincinnati Bengals Coach Named Honorary Pace Car Driver for Quaker State 400 Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor speaks with his players during practice at the team’s NFL football training facility, Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Sparta, Ky. – First-year Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor will serve as the Honorary Pace Car D...
23:13 2019-06-06

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria The first female Navy service member killed in the battle against the Islamic State deserves the “honor” of having a U.S. Navy ship named after her, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Thursday....
23:00 2019-06-14

'Baby Fani': Odisha Newborn Named After Cyclone As Storm Unleashes Fury A baby who shared her birth in Bhubaneswar this morning with the landfall of Cyclone Fani off the coast of Odisha will share its name too. A 32-year-old woman gave birth to the baby girl at the......
14:39 2019-05-21

Two more UA baseball players taken in MLB draft on day 3 TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats left-handed pitchers Andrew Nardi and Randy Labaut were both selected on the final day of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday. Nardi was taken by the Miami Marlins in the 16th round (471st overall), while Labaut was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in th...
09:52 2019-06-06

Murray Gell-Mann, Nobel Prize-winning physicist who named quarks, dies at 89 1969 Nobel laureate helped discover subatomic particlesDeath confirmed by Santa Fe Institute he co-foundedMurray Gell-Mann, the Nobel-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping discover and classify subatomic particles, has died. He was 89. Related: Video: Murray Gell-Mann on dit...
23:52 2019-05-26

Kanye West Launches Grant for Young Creatives, YEEZY Alum Named First Recipient Rapper and revisionist historian Kanye West has launched a grant for young creatives, providing financial assistance and mentorship to up-and-coming designers....
00:01 2019-06-02

‘Elated’: Tennessee Team Named Valedictorian, Receives $3 Million In College Scholarships All While Homeless (Courtesy Black Market Strategies) MEMPHIS, Tn. (NBC NEWS) – A Tennessee teenager received more than $3 million in college scholarships and graduated as his high school’s valedictorian all while being homeless. Tupac Moseley at his graduation.Tupac Moseley / via Facebook On Sunday, Tupac...
22:26 2019-05-25

George Nader, Businessman Named in Mueller Probe, Faces Child Pornography Charges (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — A Lebanese-American businessman who worked to advance Saudi Arabia’s agenda to the Trump administration and who later provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller about his efforts to connect a Russian banker to members of Trump’s transition t...
00:26 2019-06-04

An orphaned otter named Otto died after guests threw human food into his enclosure The Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium began looking after Otto the otter and his sibling after their parents died in a flood.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Union Minister Piyush Goyal Named Deputy Leader Of House In Rajya Sabha Union minster Piyush Goyal has been appointed as the Deputy Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, sources said, according to news agency Press Trust of India....
10:52 2019-06-12

New Death Stranding trailer provides more throat baby, a character named "Die-Hardman," and a release date For years now, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima has been showing off his team’s new game, Death Stranding, through a slow drip of baffling trailers. In them, we’ve been shown everything from a lovingly digitized baby popping out of Norman Reedus’ dang throat to Léa Seydoux eating bugs to Mads ...
03:00 2019-05-30

‘Automatic’ habits ruining baseball One can almost hear Vin Scully: “Down to their final out of the 1986 World Series, the Mets will have Robinson Cano bat for Mookie Wilson.” I was unaware that colleague Mike Puma has a profound comedic side, let alone that he worked big rooms, until I read Wednesday’s Post in which he wrote that......
05:26 2019-05-31

Two more UA baseball players selected on second day of MLB draft TUCSON –  Arizona Wildcats outfielder Matt Fraizer and left-handed pitcher Avery Weems were both selected on the second day of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday.  Here’s more on how the MLB draft affects the Wildcat baseball team (from our Tuesday sportscast): Fraizer was ...
18:52 2019-06-05

Now Here Is One God-Awful Way To Lose A Baseball Game If you are the type of person who does not enjoy watching people experience self-inflicted embarrassments in public, heed these two warnings: Do not listen to this clip of an author finding out live on radio that the entire premise of her latest book is false, and do not watch this clip from yesterd...
02:26 2019-05-25

How baseball announcers are destroying the game Perhaps the last great short-form descriptive phrase to be concocted then adopted was “crunch time.” That said it all. The game was on the line. It needed no further explanation or embellishment. Now the emphasis is on conjuring the opposite — the long-form vague, the phony-hip, the arcane and impra...
03:52 2019-06-09

Joe Russo, former St. John’s baseball linchpin, dead at 74 Former St. John’s baseball coach and player Joe Russo, who captained the team to the College World Series in 1966 as a slick-fielding shortstop and returned twice as the program’s skipper, has died. He was 74. The university announced Monday in a statement that Russo died Sunday after a ...
05:26 2019-05-28

ACC baseball tourney slated for Charlotte in 2020 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference’s 2020 baseball tournament will be held in Charlotte. The league said in a news release Thursday that the selection culminated a yearlong process involving the conference’s baseball committee and was approved by the league’s memb...
02:00 2019-05-31

2019 NCAA baseball tournament schedule The 64 teams in NCAA baseball tournament have been set with UCLA as the No. 1 seed. Eight teams will advance to the College World Series in Omaha.        ...
23:13 2019-05-27

| Baseball netting back in spotlight after fan hospitalised The issue of protective netting at Major League Baseball faced renewed scrutiny on Thursday after a young fan was hospitalised by a stray foul ball in Houston....
00:26 2019-05-31

Challenges and pitfalls of baseball's draft A common cliche about baseball is that it's a game of failure because the best players only get hits 30% of the time        ...
08:52 2019-06-03

Eloy Jiménez Blammo'd This Baseball Out Of Existence In the top of the second inning of today’s game between the White Sox and Royals, White Sox outfielder Eloy Jiménez latched onto a hanging curveball at the top of the zone. It didn’t even look like he put that hard of a swing on the ball, but then it just... kept... going... and going:...
02:00 2019-06-10

Joe Litterio out as Rutgers baseball coach after 6 seasons PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers is looking for a new baseball coach. Athletic Director Pat Hobbs announced Tuesday the Big Ten Conference school is not renewing the contract of Joe Litterio. He was finishing the final year of a two-year contract. Litterio had a 140-173-1 record in six seasons, inclu...
06:00 2019-05-29

Hear Me Out: Infinite-Field Baseball Games A few weeks ago, I was reading this interview with architectural critic Paul Goldberger about baseball stadiums in America when I stumbled upon a reminder from Goldberger that doubles as a breathtaking conversation piece for stoners all across the land:...
20:00 2019-05-30

Velocity is strangling baseball — and its grip keeps tightening Pick a problem, or a perceived problem, in baseball, and it can probably be traced back, directly or indirectly, to the rise of velocity as the sport’s ultimate weapon....
14:39 2019-05-21

Baseball signed by Hall of Famers gets $236,389 at auction A baseball signed by 11 of Major League Baseball’s original Hall of Fame inductees in 1939 fetched $236,389 at the Lelands Spring Classic Auction. Among the other highlights were: an original team photo of the 1914 Baltimore Orioles featuring Babe Ruth, which sold for a record $190,373; a Bobb...
07:26 2019-06-10

How two men turned average baseball players into superstars In 2006, Kyle Boddy was a 27-year-old college dropout who had just left a server job at the Olive Garden for one in tech. He coached Little League baseball in his spare time, using a cautious approach based on drawing walks and increasing on-base percentage that earned him the derision of rival coac...
23:26 2019-06-08

Baseball, Softball Regional Scores and Highlights Baseball Region 10 at Montgomery County High School G1: Montgomery Co. 13, St. Patrick 0 G2: Nicholas Co. 5, Scott 3 G3: Campbell Co. 7, Harrison Co. 1 Semi 1: Montgomery Co. 12, Nicholas Co. 1 Semi 2: Campbell Co. 2, Bourbon Co. 0 Regional Final: Montgomery Co. vs Campbell Co. 5/27 – 5:30pm ...
23:52 2019-05-27

Tim McCormack: Volunteer fire chief named as pilot killed in helicopter crash-landing on New York skyscraper The pilot who was killed when a helicopter he was flying crash-landed on top of a New York City skyscraper has been identified as a volunteer fire department chief....
09:39 2019-06-11

Arizona Baseball will miss NCAA Tournament for second season TUCSON – Despite a hot finish to the regular season, the Arizona baseball team will miss the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season. On Monday, the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced the 64 teams competing for the 2019 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship. Unfortunately, the...
01:39 2019-05-28

Rare baseball card sells for $1.2 million at auction The Honus Wagner T206, prized by baseball collectors as the hobby’s “holy grail” fetched $1.2 million at auction. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Bryce Harper Can Still Throw The Dick Off A Damn Baseball Bryce Harper’s hitting still mostly hasn’t come around. He’s socked a couple impressive dingers recently, but he’s still batting just .229 on the season after putting up another 0-fer Monday night against the Cubs. Ultimately it’ll be his plate production that determines whether the Phillies are get...
15:13 2019-05-21

Oregon parts with baseball coach George Horton EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon and longtime baseball coach George Horton have mutually agreed to part after 11 seasons at the school. The school announced the sides agreed not to exercise a one-year contract option for the 2020 season. Horton says it was “not an easy decision but I believe it to b...
21:39 2019-05-29

Baseball, Softball Regional Semifinal Scores and Highlights Highlights from the 11th region baseball semifinals tonight. @tatescrbaseball and @SportsLafayette advance to the championship. pic.twitter.com/MaFZJlLTec — Charlie Walter (@CharlieWalterTV) May 29, 2019 WATCH: Softball Regional Semifinal winners include @MSHSSoftball1, @WoodfordFstptch, @Bo...
06:00 2019-05-29

Two EKU Baseball Players Earn Academic All-America Honors EKU Athletics AUSTIN, Texas – Two Eastern Kentucky University baseball players received the highest academic/athletic honor in college athletics last week.  Nick Howie and Ryland Kerr were chosen to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Baseball Team as selected by the College Sports Informati...
03:26 2019-06-11

2019 NCAA baseball tournament schedule and results The super regionals field is set, with 16 teams one step closer to Omaha. Follow along the entire tournament for the latest schedules, scores, news and videos....
20:39 2019-06-04

Colorado man pleads not guilty to murdering fiancé with baseball bat A Colorado man accused of bludgeoning his fiancé to death with a baseball bat last year pleaded not guilty on Friday to murdering the young mother whose body has yet to be found, a court official said....
21:39 2019-05-24

Baseball, Softball Regional Championship Scores and Highlights "They're my boys. I'm so excited for them, to watch how they've grown. They deserve this."@tatescrbaseball wins their first Regional Championship hardware since 2014 with a 7-1 victory over @LHSBaseball1939 @TCDORES1 pic.twitter.com/TM6r6MBKpz — Eli Gehn (@EliGehnLEX18) May 30, 201...
11:26 2019-05-30

Urshela? German? Creating a team of baseball’s best surprises Luke Voit was hitting fifth and playing first base for the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds on Memorial Day a year ago. Gio Urshela was inserted as a pinch-runner and moved to third amid the only six weeks he would play in the majors in 2018, shuffling mainly between short and third while the Blue Jays wai...
20:13 2019-05-27

Suspects offered $8,000 to kill baseball's David Ortiz The alleged shooter of David Ortiz has been arrested along with four others in a group offered nearly $8,000 to kill the former Boston Red Sox star at a Dominican Republic bar, authorities said on Wednesday....
07:26 2019-06-13

Fantasy Baseball: Re-drafting the first two rounds for the rest of 2019 Wonder how drastically player values have changed at the highest end of the player pool? Scott White considers what the draft would look like a quarter of the way into 2019....
21:52 2019-05-21

11 More Minor League Baseball Alternate Hats That We Really Love We’ve already geeked out over Minor League Baseball’s Copa de la Diversión alternate hats, but a bunch of minor league teams have other alternative logos, names, and uniforms that they use throughout the year as well....
02:26 2019-06-01

Auburn baseball team playing through off-field tragedy Auburn baseball team playing 'for something bigger' after death of longtime broadcaster Rod Bramblett and his wife in car accident        ...
19:52 2019-06-06

At Black Colleges, the Baseball Teams Increasingly Aren’t As the number of African-American baseball players continues to decline, black players are often surprised to find themselves in the minority even at historically black colleges....
15:39 2019-05-21

England cricket team news: Jofra Archer, Liam Dawson and James Vince named in World Cup squad Jofra Archer's incredible rise in the global game has taken another step on Tuesday morning as he was named in England's final squad for the World Cup, alongside Liam Dawson, who has not played for England this year....
17:39 2019-05-21

ESPN’s baseball version of Adrian Wojnarowski fails in MLB draft bit Jeff Passan’s Twitter bit shaped into a flop. It began as a playful ploy and quickly turned tired, with ESPN’s go-to baseball news breaker mimicking his basketball equivalent, Adrian Wojnarowski, by tweeting coded language Monday night at the MLB draft. These days, the goal for national ...
17:00 2019-06-04

Washington State hires Brian Green as baseball coach PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State has hired Brian Green as its new baseball coach. Green comes to Pullman after five seasons as coach at New Mexico State, where he led the Aggies to the 2019 Western Athletic Conference regular-season championship and an NCAA Regional appearance in 2018. New Mex...
01:52 2019-06-04

Baseball stars react to David Ortiz shooting news Former Red Sox David Ortiz was shot and wounded Sunday at a club in the Dominican Republic, according to reports. The news caused an outpouring of love, support and prayers across social media for the three-time World Series champion and 10-time All-Star....
08:52 2019-06-10

Fantasy Baseball: Closer trade candidates and their potential replacements Trying to figure out who will emerge or remain as closers through trade season? Paul Mammino employs his ADRIEP model to help him find those answers....
20:26 2019-06-11

Man beat uncle to death with baseball bat over game of pool: cops An Ohio man enraged over a game of pool beat his uncle to death with a baseball bat, police said. Cameron Blake Goodrich, 34, was arrested late Tuesday after his uncle, Dino Goodrich, 59, was found unresponsive by cops on the garage floor of a home they shared in Gahanna, a suburb of Columbus. Param...
17:26 2019-06-06

UCLA earns No. 1 national seed for NCAA baseball tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pac-12 champion UCLA is the No. 1 national seed for the NCAA baseball tournament. The Bruins (47-8) won every series for the first time in program history and carry a 10-game winning streak into the tournament, which opens with regional play Friday. The NCAA selection committee an...
19:00 2019-05-27

Longtime Texas baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies at 64 DALLAS (AP) — Gerry Fraley, a longtime baseball writer who spent most of his career with The Dallas Morning News, has died. He was 64. Fraley died early Saturday after a two-year battle with cancer, the newspaper reported. After covering the Braves for the Atlanta Constitution-Journal, Fraley joined...
22:26 2019-05-25

For love and the game: How his son and baseball family inspire Charlie Montoyo The Blue Jays skipper has plenty to celebrate: He's finally managing in the big leagues and his son Alex is healthy after multiple open-heart surgeries....
00:26 2019-06-16

AOC takes swing at baseball team for calling her ‘enemy of freedom’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Tuesday to a minor league baseball team that aired a video portraying her as an “enemy of freedom” and put her picture next to Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Bronx Democrat wrote in a series of tweets that messages like the one shown on a screen during the ...
03:52 2019-05-29

Honus Wagner baseball card sells privately for $1.2 million LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) — A Honus Wagner baseball card has been sold privately for $1.2 million. SCP Auctions in Southern California says the 1909-11 T206 card was graded in Good 2 condition on a scale of 1 to 10 by Professional Sports Authenticator. The auction house says this example of the Wag...
06:00 2019-05-29

Bill Buckner, Red Sox icon entrenched in baseball history, dead at 69 Bill Buckner, a baseball great who unfortunately secured his place in history when a ground ball went through his legs in the 1986 World Series, has died. He was 69. “After battling the disease of Lewy Body Dementia, Bill Buckner passed away early the morning of May 27th surrounded by his fami...
20:13 2019-05-27

Baseball's David Ortiz walks after surgery; second man arrested in shooting David Ortiz, a retired Red Sox star, took a few steps on Tuesday in his Boston hospital room after surgery for a gunshot wound he suffered in the Dominican Republic, media reported....
11:00 2019-06-12

Reds' Derek Dietrich doing everything he can to make baseball loosen up Reds veteran Derek Dietrich has become the king of hijinks, making headlines this season with bat-flips and colorful antics.        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

The Lonely Island rap as baseball greats in 'Bash Brothers Experience' Comedic rap group The Lonely Island have released on Netflix what is described as a long-form visual poem titled "The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience."...
21:00 2019-05-23

Baseball's 106mph barrier: have pitchers reached the limits of their velocity? The 100mph fastball used to be a rarity: now it’s an everyday occurrence in Major League Baseball. But the human body may not be built for such speedsSidd Finch was almost too good to be true. The rookie pitcher, while in spring training with the New York Mets, was reported to have shattered pitchin...
14:52 2019-05-21

Legendary baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies after cancer battle Gerry Fraley, who spent three decades at The Dallas Morning News covering the Texas Rangers, baseball and other sports, died Saturday at 64.        ...
18:52 2019-05-25

Boston's baseball blueprint has brought soccer silverware back to Liverpool Liverpool has put itself back at the head of European soccer's top table after securing a sixth Champions League success and the team's American owners believe they're just getting started....
17:52 2019-06-03

Baseball team apologizes for calling Ocasio-Cortez ‘enemy of freedom’ A minor-league baseball team in California said it erred when an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared with a photo of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in a video honoring Memorial Day at the ball park. The Fresno Grizzlies aired the more than 3-minute video Monday during a double-header ...
16:52 2019-05-28

Tim Tebow helps break up fight during minor league baseball game New York Mets minor league outfielder Tim Tebow appeared to try and help douse the hot tempers that flared between the Syracuse Mets and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Sunday night....
18:00 2019-05-28

Opinion: It's up to baseball fans to demand MLB teams add more protective netting After a 4-year-old girl was hit in the head by a foul ball on Wednesday, it's time for fans to demand that MLB teams add more protective netting at ballparks.        ...
22:13 2019-05-30

Two EKU Baseball Players in Cape Cod Summer Ball League, Others Playing Throughout the Country EKU Athletics RICHMOND, Ky. – Thirty-one Eastern Kentucky University baseball players are playing in summer baseball leagues throughout the nation and two Colonels are playing in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball League. Junior to be Daniel Harris IV is playing in the infield for the Brewster White...
01:13 2019-06-15

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Nick Pivetta shows his potential — again The highs have always been high, but Nick Pivetta gave us reason to believe there might have been some changes made for the better Sunday, Chris Towers says....
06:13 2019-06-03

Alleged shooter arrested in $8,000 plot to kill baseball's David Ortiz The alleged shooter of David Ortiz has been arrested along with four others in a group offered nearly $8,000 to kill the former Boston Red Sox star at a Dominican Republic bar, authorities said on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-06-13

Former baseball star David Ortiz wounded in Dominican Republic shooting Former Boston Red Sox slugger was at an entertainment centre when the shooting took placeFormer Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz has been shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic.His father Leo Ortiz told ESPN that he was shot while at an entertainment centre in Santo Domingo on Sunday. Continue ...
07:52 2019-06-10

Adult fan at Big Ten baseball tournament celebrates after taking foul ball away from child An Iowa fan at the Big Ten baseball tournament snatched a ball away from a young Ohio State fan who was also going for it, then celebrated it.        ...
08:26 2019-05-27

On Baseball: Mets’ Brodie Van Wagenen Isn’t Ready to Give Up on His Roster, or His Manager Firing Manager Mickey Callaway would be admitting flaws in the Mets’ plan, but Van Wagenen opted to double down on the team he assembled in his first off-season as a general manager....
15:26 2019-05-21

Top college baseball coaches make major-league money; at least nine at $1 million or more College World Series baseball coaches lead a group of nine making $1 million or more. At least 11 MLB managers are making $1 million or less.       ...
18:00 2019-06-15

Record season puts Fordham on college baseball’s biggest stage Kevin Leighton knew reaching the NCAA Tournament was big. But he didn’t know just how significant it was to Fordham until he finished dinner Saturday night and picked up his phone. “It’s been crazy,” the Fordham baseball coach said in a phone interview. “We won on Saturday and my phone just went nut...
05:26 2019-05-31

‘Velocity is the number one thing’: This high-tech biomechanics lab is changing baseball Driveline Baseball is helping pitchers throw harder than ever, using sophisticated equipment and an intellectual approach. Its influence can be felt at the highest levels of the sport....
18:00 2019-05-23

Baseball team sorry for video equating Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' Fresno Grizzlies apologize for ‘misleading’ Memorial Day videoVideo equated Ocasio-Cortez with Kim Jong-un and Fidel CastroA minor-league affiliate of the Washington Nationals has apologized to US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for the “misleading and offensive editing” of a Memorial Day tri...
20:01 2019-05-28

Fantasy Baseball: 10 players we can't figure out, led by Jake Odorizzi and Aaron Nola With the many statistical advancements made over the years, it's rarely a mystery why players perform the way they do. But these 10 have Scott White baffled....
16:52 2019-06-04

Player needs treatment after U.S. Open ace Kevin O'Connell is still down to play in the U.S. Open, the United States Golf Association (USGA) said on Wednesday, despite reports that he needed medical treatment during a practice round following a hole-in-one....
22:13 2019-06-12

7 Tips to become a pro rummy player Are all your skills falling short at a game of online rummy? This skill-based game is one of the favorite games we play as a pastime and it’s been going on for generations. The best way to become a pro at playing rummy is to play it more often. It is a game which can be perfected with practic...
06:13 2019-06-04

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in WTA history Every woman who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the WTA's computer rankings on November 3, 1975.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Dominican police arrest second suspect in shooting of baseball star David Ortiz Dominican police arrested a second suspect on Tuesday evening in the shooting of David Ortiz, the retired Boston Red Sox baseball star, the Boston Globe reported....
14:39 2019-06-12

Baseball team apologizes after including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' A minor league baseball team has apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after the team aired a Memorial Day video in which the New York Democrat was depicted among "enemies of freedom."...
20:39 2019-05-29

SEC hopes to turn continued baseball dominance into another College World Series championship The SEC has four teams at this year's College World Series and has sent 21 over the past eight years, but has just two titles to show for it so far.       ...
18:26 2019-06-15

Fantasy Baseball: Is Craig Kimbrel signing with Cubs a sure-fire path to relevance? Hasty build-ups following delayed signings haven't always turned out so well for the pitchers who followed that path, but Craig Kimbrel is no ordinary pitcher, our Scott White writes....
10:13 2019-06-06

Baseball star David Ortiz awake in Boston after surgery for Dominican shooting David Ortiz, the retired baseball star who played for the Boston Red Sox, was awake and stable after undergoing surgery in Boston on Monday night for wounds suffered when he was shot in the Dominican Republic, his wife said on Tuesday....
20:26 2019-06-11

David Ortiz shooting: Baseball legend needed parts of organs removed Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz had to have parts of his intestines and colon, as well as his gallbladder, removed after being shot in his native Dominican Republic, according to reports. The 43-year-old also suffered liver damage when a gunman fired at him from near point-blank range duri...
16:39 2019-06-10

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Options beyond Yordan Alvarez plus winners and losers Yordan Alvarez has all the waiver-wire buzz, but most Fantasy players missed out on that rush. Here are other options plus winners and losers from a busy weekend....
18:52 2019-06-10

Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 sleeper hitters for Week 10 include Hunter Pence, C.J. Cron The Pirates are scheduled to play eight games and the Rockies have seven at home. Who can you use to make the most of these oddities? Scott White shares his favorite hitters for Week 10....
00:26 2019-05-25

Fantasy Baseball: Top 10 sleeper hitters for Week 10 feature Hunter Pence, C.J. Cron The Pirates are scheduled to play eight games and the Rockies have seven at home. Who can you use to make the most of these oddities? Scott White shares his favorite hitters for Week 10....
00:26 2019-05-27

Dominican baseball players 'embarrassed' over David Ortiz shooting: 'It's an international shame' Major League Baseball players from the Dominican Republic feel “embarrassed” by the shooting that wounded David Ortiz at a Santo Domingo bar over the weekend, Eduardo Nunez said Wednesday....
23:52 2019-06-14

For love and the game: How his brave son and extended baseball family inspire Charlie Montoyo The Blue Jays skipper has plenty to celebrate: He's finally managing in the big leagues and his son Alex is healthy after multiple open-heart surgeries....
16:52 2019-06-15

Mashing Titan Josh Bell Sends Another Worthless Baseball Screaming Into Hell Friends and dinger lovers, rejoice! The mighty works of Josh Bell continue unabated into the summer. In the second inning of Wednesday night’s Pirates-Rockies game, foolish mortal Jon Gray left a puny 87-mile-per-hour changeup up in the zone, and Bell promptly sent it to the Cenobites for an eternit...
03:13 2019-05-23

Tates Creek Elementary School Named National Green Ribbon School LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lexington Elementary School is turning heads nationally for going green and this year alone, saved Fayette County School District about $18,000 for their efforts. Tate’s Creek Elementary School earned the title “National Green Ribbon School” this we...
22:52 2019-05-28

Pit bull from 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' named top dog of Cannes Film Festival Quentin Tarantino accepted the Palm Dog – a riff on Cannes' top prize, the Palme d'Or – on behalf of the pit bull from "Once Upon a Time."        ...
00:52 2019-05-25

Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi and hubby welcome baby No. 3 named Angelo Angelo James LaValle, the son of Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and husband Jionni LaValle, arrived in the world at 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 30.        ...
01:13 2019-05-31

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in ATP Tour history Every man who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the ATP Tour's rankings on August 23, 1973.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Kevin Durant is the NBA's best player, but the Warriors are way more fun without him Golden State have reached their fifth NBA finals in a row but KD has missed time through injury. His absence has brought joy back to the teamThe first thing you need to know is a cold hard fact: the Warriors are a better team with Kevin Durant on the floor. The discourse surrounding Golden State’s f...
14:52 2019-05-21

MLB draft: The best player ever picked at every spot from 1-30 Alex Rodriguez, Ken Griffey Jr. and Chipper Jones were all taken No. 1 overall in the MLB draft through the years.        ...
16:00 2019-05-25

Kawhi Leonard Is Doing Everything A Player Could Be Asked To Do Kawhi Leonard is no longer the defensive marauder he once was, maybe because he’s been saddled with Jordanesque duties on the other side of the ball. The Raptors’ sludgy tar-pit offense leaves Leonard no possession to catch his breath. Almost every trip down the floor, he’s relied upon to create som...
15:13 2019-05-21

Code hints at new BlackBerry handset code-named Monet According to CrackBerry, a new BlackBerry handset might be on the way. Code discovered in certain files contain hints about a phone with the code name "Monet" and a model number of BBJ100. The device will apparently have two variants, a single SIM model and an International version with dual SIM cap...
04:52 2019-05-23

These Poor Dogs Had To Watch 11 Innings Of Tigers-Marlins Baseball On A Chilly Tuesday Night It was 54 degrees and cloudy in Detroit when the Marlins and the Tigers wrapped up their series opener at 10:39 p.m on Tuesday. In a contest between the two teams with the lowest position player WAR in all of MLB, the Marlins won 5-4 in eleven innings, which is a baseball-watching experience in 2019...
07:26 2019-05-22

East Lansing High assistant baseball coach dies after throwing batting practice East Lansing High School assistant baseball coach Ed Outslay collapsed after batting practice. He was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital.        ...
15:26 2019-05-22

Righteous Baseball Dude Kumar Rocker Saves Vanderbilt's Season With 19-Strikeout No-Hitter Vanderbilt found themselves down 1-0 in the best-of-three Nashville Super Regional against Duke, and so they sent stud pitcher Kumar Rocker to the mound to start Game 2 yesterday and asked him to save the season. Rocker responded with 19 strikeouts and a no-hitter, leading Vandy to a 3-0 win....
02:00 2019-06-10

Former Baylor coach Art Briles named head coach of Texas' Mount Vernon High School Art Briles, who was fired by Baylor in 2016 amid the school's sexual assault scandal, has been hired by Mount Vernon High School in Texas.        ...
05:00 2019-05-25

The prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
01:13 2019-06-12

In the era of player power, the Raptors' NBA dynasty may be over before it begins Toronto brought in Kawhi Leonard to win a title quickly, and he could be gone by the end of the summer. Other teams will be willing to take similar risksIt took titanic performances from Kyle Lowry and Pascal Siakam, and Kawhi Leonard doing Kawhi Leonard things, for the Toronto Raptors to seal their...
20:00 2019-06-14

Winamp’s woes: How the greatest MP3 player undid itself Tens of millions of Winamp users are still out there. (credit: Flickr user uzi978) As many of us are busy crafting the perfect playlist for grilling outdoors, most likely such labor is happening on a modern streaming service or within iTunes. But during the last 15 years or so, that wasn't always t...
14:52 2019-05-21

The Latest: Ex-NFL player will face new rape trial VISTA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a rape case against former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. (all times local): 11:25 a.m. California prosecutors will retry Kellen Winslow Jr. on eight charges left undecided by the jury that convicted the former NFL player of rape. The prosecution announced its decis...
20:39 2019-06-14

Pro Fortnite Player Banned From Twitch After Claims He Was Only 12 Most of the details in Turner “Tfue” Tenney’s recent lawsuit against FaZe Clan focused on the ills of his since-leaked contract with the esports organization. But the suit also alleged that FaZe lied about the age of another player it signed, saying he was 13 when, at the time, he was only 11. This ...
01:52 2019-06-06

At stake in the NBA Finals: The title of ‘best player in the league’ For the first time in eight years, LeBron James isn't in the NBA Finals. His mantle as the game's top player is up for grabs, and three stars could make compelling cases....
15:00 2019-05-29

New agent rule leaves Div. II player in limbo Glenville State forward Phil Bledsoe's playing status is in limbo after he discovered that the new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential doesn't apply to Division II players....
20:26 2019-05-29

'Rainbow Six Quarantine' is a three-player co-op zombie shooter Ubisoft really, really loves the Tom Clancy brand. Alongside Breakpoint, The Division 2, Rainbow Six Siege, and a new mobile game called Elite Squad, the publisher is working on a co-operative shooter called Rainbow Six Quarantine. The campaign is se......
02:39 2019-06-11

| Koepka dismisses US Open player complaints Brooks Koepka shrugged off complaints about the setup for next week's US Open as he returns to golf for his first time since winning the PGA Championship....
07:13 2019-06-06

Tim Tebow strikes out versus position player Tim Tebow has struggled with the Syracuse Mets, but this could be a new low. Tebow, who is hitting .156 with the Mets’ Triple-A squad, struck out looking against Jordan Peterson, a position player, during the team’s 16-2 blowout win over the host Buffalo Bisons on Tuesday night. Tebow lo...
14:26 2019-05-29

DeMarcus Cousins is now Warriors’ most intriguing player: ‘F–k them’ If nothing else, DeMarcus Cousins is direct. “F–k them,” he told reporters about those who were critical of the time it took Kevin Durant to come back from a calf strain. “F–k them.” After missing just over a month with the injury, suffered against the Rockets in ...
22:00 2019-06-11

Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet Enlarge / Apple TV on a vintage TV cabinet. (credit: Thomas Martin Lewins V) Consumer and household tech obviously looks quite different today than it did years ago—there's a significant analog and digital divide, for one thing. Among other things, bridging that gap makes integrating the latest te...
00:13 2019-06-14

Buffalo Bills have player wearing OJ Simpson’s former No. 32 ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — For the first time in 42 years, the Bills have a player wearing O.J. Simpson’s former No. 32. Running back Senorise Perry wore the jersey number at Buffalo’s spring practices this week. Simpson, whose name remains on the Bills Wall of Fame, served nine years for...
08:00 2019-05-22

O.J. Simpson’s No. 32 given to Bills player for first time in 42 years Simpson, who last played for Buffalo in 1977, said he was "fine" with his number being worn by running back Senorise Perry, who plays mostly on special teams and was signed in the offseason....
10:13 2019-05-22

Angels’ Ohtani first Japanese player to hit for cycle ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani became the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle, helping the Los Angeles Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 Thursday night after a delay caused by a power outage. Ohtani hit a three-run homer in the first inning and completed the feat with a singl...
05:00 2019-06-14

How to Digitize Vinyl Records Without a Record Player Digitizing vinyl is a lot harder than ripping a CD. An external CD drive costs $26 on Amazon; a record player with a digital output costs $250 or more. Plus you have to use special software, specify the beginning and end of each track, write out all the metadata, and make sure the record plays smoot...
21:39 2019-06-12

Mississippi St player at hospital after “medical event” STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State pitcher Jack Eagan was taken to the hospital after receiving medical attention in the dugout during the team’s game against Stanford in the NCAA Tournament’s super regionals. The school said Eagan, a junior who did not play in Saturday’s g...
10:26 2019-06-09

Apple already the No. 3 smartglasses player without a product, says survey Digi-Capital and Augmented World Expo dish out a bevy of takeaways in a research report on augmented reality and smartglasses, but they didn't quite expect Apple to be cited as a player even though it doesn't have a product....
18:00 2019-05-24

Former Jets player Muhammad Wilkerson arrested for DWI NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson was charged with driving while intoxicated after his arrest Saturday in New York City behind the wheel of a late-model Rolls-Royce. A police spokesman told The Associated Press that the 29-year-old, 6-foot-4 player was arraigned i...
05:52 2019-06-02

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, player says he was set up A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. After the revelation, the player used Instagram to publish a 7-minute video that includes WhatsApp messages he says he exchanged with the accuser in a friendly way days later. Ney...
07:39 2019-06-02

White House 'ordered USS ship named after John McCain to be kept away from Donald Trump' on visit to Japan The White House ordered the US Navy to keep a warship named after late senator John McCain out of Donald Trump's sight during his trip to Japan, officials have said....
14:00 2019-05-30

Fantasy Baseball: Two-start pitcher rankings for Week 12 mark Spencer Turnbull, Jon Duplantier as sleepers Week 12 is shaping up to be an excellent time for two-start sleepers, according to Scott White, thanks in large part to newcomers like Jon Duplantier....
04:39 2019-06-10

Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters include Derek Dietrich, Howie Kendrick Derek Dietrich and Howie Kendrick may not get the most consistent at-bats, but Scott White says the matchups work out for them to make a Fantasy impact in Week 11....
03:13 2019-06-01

Fantasy Baseball: Two-start pitcher rankings for Week 12 identify Spencer Turnbull, Jon Duplantier as sleepers Week 12 is shaping up to be an excellent time for two-start sleepers, according to Scott White, thanks in large part to newcomers like Jon Duplantier and Cal Quantrill....
22:39 2019-06-07

Fantasy Baseball: Setting realistic expectations for Austin Riley, the ultimate sell-high candidate Austin Riley is the talk of the Fantasy Baseball world right now, but there are red flags, according to Scott White, that might make him worth shopping....
16:52 2019-06-04

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Oscar Mercado, Addison Russell, and Winners and Losers from Monday Heath Cummings says now that Memorial Day has passed we have to stop saying it's early. In other words, it may be time to cut bait or at least bench high draft picks....
18:52 2019-05-28

Minor league baseball team apologizes to Ocasio-Cortez over 'misleading and offensive' Memorial Day video A Washington Nationals minor-league affiliate apologized Monday for a Memorial Day tribute video that appeared to show an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in between dictators Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro while former President Ronald Reagan spoke of “enemies of freedom.”...
18:00 2019-05-28

Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Preview: Top 10 sleeper hitters feature Derek Dietrich, Howie Kendrick Derek Dietrich and Howie Kendrick may not get the most consistent at-bats, but Scott White says the matchups work out for them to make a Fantasy impact in Week 11....
03:26 2019-06-03

Baltimore Orioles select Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman with top pick in baseball draft SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Baltimore Orioles select Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman with top pick in baseball draft. The post Baltimore Orioles select Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman with top pick in baseball draft appeared first on LEX18.com....
01:52 2019-06-04

Fantasy Baseball: Latest H2H trade values chart shows Jose Ramirez losing ground in the top 200 It's taken a while, but Jose Ramirez is finally beginning to slide down the rankings. And it could speed up from here, says Scott White, who assigns a trade value to each of his top 200....
18:26 2019-05-22

6 Suspects Have Been Arrested in the Shooting of Former Red Sox Player David Ortiz (SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic) — An alleged gunman and five accomplices have been detained in the shooting of former Red Sox superstar David Ortiz, Dominican officials said Wednesday, while providing no information about why a group of young men would try to kill their country’s mos...
13:26 2019-06-13

Brazil's Marta becomes first player to score at five World Cups Brazil's Marta became the first player to score at five different soccer World Cups when she put her team 1-0 ahead in their Group C game against Australia in the women's tournament on Thursday....
20:13 2019-06-13

Warriors co-owner suspended for pushing Toronto player OAKLAND – Klay Thompson is set to return from a left hamstring injury for the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on Friday night. On the Toronto side, Kyle Lowry says the Warriors executive who shoved him in Game 3 should not be allowed to be part of ...
14:39 2019-06-07

The football prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
04:13 2019-06-12

This NFL player can solve a Rubik's Cube in less than 3 minutes Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Amari Cooper can do more than just run routes and catch passes. He can solve a Rubik's Cube insanely fast.        ...
15:39 2019-06-07

Eagles promote Andy Weidl to VP of player personnel PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Eagles have promoted Andy Weidl to vice president of player personnel to replace Joe Douglas. Weidl is entering his fourth season with the Eagles and worked in Baltimore with Douglas, who left to become the general manager of the New York Jets. The team also promoted Ian Cunn...
03:00 2019-06-14

Jury convicts ex-NFL player of rape, mulls 8 other charges A California jury that convicted former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman has been ordered to keep deliberating after jurors told a judge they were deadlocked over eight other charges, including the rapes of two more women....
09:39 2019-06-11

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani first Japanese player to hit for cycle ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani has become the first Japanese player to hit for the cycle in the majors. Ohtani completed his cycle with a single in the seventh inning of a game Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Rays. He is the first Angels player to accomplish the fe...
06:13 2019-06-14

Why the best female soccer player is skipping the Women's World Cup Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian striker and the first ever female winner of the Ballon d'Or – but you won’t see her playing for her home country at the World Cup over the next month....
18:26 2019-06-06

Norway Might Have Won The Whole Thing, If Only They Hadn't Alienated The Best Player In The World The situation with Norway’s women’s soccer team is like something out of the Iliad. In this analogy, the World Cup is the Trojan War, the Norwegian team is the heavily armed but nonetheless overmatched Greek army, and Ada Hegerberg is Achilles, the Grecian hero of otherworldly abilities who very wel...
23:13 2019-06-05

Yankees can’t afford to make DJ LeMahieu a bench player So many of them come to New York and the stage is too big for them, the lights too bright. Their knees knock and their legs turn to jelly. And then there’s DJ LeMahieu. Another one making Yankees general manager Brian Cashman look like a genius. The most unheralded former batting champion you will e...
19:52 2019-06-01

Apple already the No. 3 smart glasses player without a product, says survey Digi-Capital and Augmented World Expo dish out a bevy of takeaways in a research report on augmented reality and smartglasses, but they didn't quite expect Apple to be cited as a player even though it doesn't have a product....
23:00 2019-05-29

Tim Tebow is struck out by a position player who had never pitched in minors before Tim Tebow's struggles in Class AAA continued Tuesday night when he struck out looking against a first baseman/outfielder making his pitching debut.        ...
11:52 2019-05-29

Christian Yelich and reimagining the 'five-tool player' in 2019 He's one of the five best players in baseball. But the Brewers star isn't actually "a five-tool player." Here's how that term is misunderstood -- and why it could use a refresh....
18:26 2019-05-23

Andre Iguodala says he thinks Stephen Curry is the second-best NBA player ever Stacy Bengs/AP Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala called Stephen Curry the second-greatest NBA player ever. In an INSIDER poll conducted in March, an overwhelming majority of Americans chose Michael Jordan as the NBA "G.O.A.T." followed by LeBron James. Only 2% of Americans voted Curry as...
22:26 2019-05-21

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, father says player set up A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The document obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday says the incident took place on May 15 at 8:20 p....
01:26 2019-06-02

SA vs BAN: Quinton De Kock, South Africa Player To Watch Out For Quinton de Kock seems to be the one steady hand in the South Africa batting in World Cup 2019, as was evident in South Africa's first match against England....
11:13 2019-06-01

Tributes flood in for Seville and former Arsenal player Reyes "Jose Antonio Reyes\u0027 former club Arsenal have paid tribute to the 35-year-old winger who was killed in a car crash, it was confirmed on Saturday."...
14:13 2019-06-01

Simeone pledges future to Atletico despite player exodus "Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has pledged his future to the Liga club despite an expected exodus of senior players from the Estadio Metropolitano in the close season."...
17:52 2019-05-22

UA player hopes to follow aunt’s footsteps with Nat. Title TUCSON – Arizona infielder Alyssa Palomino-Cardoza is hoping to follow in the footsteps of her aunt (former Wildcat softball great Toni Mascarenas). Mascarenas won a national championship with the Cats in 2001.  Arizona’s 2019 team suits up Thursday at the College World Series. Here̵...
06:52 2019-05-30

Swedish club Djurgarden says player has been racially abused STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish club Djurgarden says one of its players has received racial abuse following a top-flight league game in which he won a penalty. The Stockholm-based team says striker Mohamed Buya Turay, who is black, has been the subject of “unacceptable messages — both serious insults...
21:01 2019-05-21

Our favorite two-player board games, 2019 edition If you're anything like us, Valentine's Day brings to mind iconic images of candlelit dinners, boxes of chocolate, roses, and, of course, board games. "What tabletop games are best for couples?" is a question we get all the time here at Ars Cardboard, and today we're answering (again) by reprising o...
15:39 2019-05-21

Louis van Gaal: ‘I thought Manchester United could buy every player’ United’s former manager on Rooney, tactics, why the club is too commercial and being ‘very surprised’ at Solskjær’s appointmentThe Guardian sat down with Louis van Gaal at Noordwijk’s Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin, three years since his dismissal by Manchester United.Jamie Jackson: Did you feel betrayed...
11:26 2019-06-03

J.J. Watt Is Engaged to Pro Soccer Player Kealia Ohai J.J. Watt is "the luckiest man in the world." After dating for over three years, the Texans football star got down on one knee to ask for Kealia Ohai's hand in marriage. And,......
10:26 2019-05-27

Ex-NFL player faces trial in death of girlfriend's child A former pro football player was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on murder and child abuse charges in the death of his girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter soon after they moved into his Las Vegas apartment this year....
02:26 2019-05-23

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....
20:00 2019-05-27

South Koreans Say Sorry To China As Player Celebrates With Foot On Trophy South Korea's victorious under-18 footballers apologised to "all the people in China" after a picture emerged of one of their players celebrating with his foot on the Panda Cup....
09:26 2019-05-30

José Antonio Reyes, former Arsenal and Spain player, dies at age of 35 • Sevilla announce that Reyes has died in a car accident• Thierry Henry and Sergio Ramos lead tributes to forwardTributes have poured in for José Antonio Reyes after the news that the former Arsenal, Sevilla and Spain forward has died in a car accident at the age of 35.“We couldn’t be confirming wor...
15:39 2019-06-01

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow II found guilty of rape, other charges A California jury found former NFL player Kellen Winslow II guilty of rape, indecent exposure and misdemeanor lewd conduct charges while still deadlocked over eight other counts of sexual assault....
11:00 2019-06-11

Former FC Tucson player joins So. Arizonans who “sand board” at Kino Bay KINO BAY, SONORA (MEXICO) – A Former FC Tucson soccer player is now taking part in the extreme sport of “Sand Boarding” in the dunes that overlook the Sea of Cortez (just a 45-minute drive from Hermosillo).  Josue Henriquez joined Co-Founder of FC Tucson Demitri Downing in sandboar...
13:39 2019-05-22

Ex-Florida player charged with murder in wife's 2016 death A former University of Florida football player, Earl Antonio "Tony" Joiner, has been arrested and charged with killing his wife in a case dating to 2016, police said....
01:39 2019-06-10

World Cup 2019: Shoaib Malik, Pakistan Player To Watch Out For When it comes to the World Cup or tournaments of that magnitude, it is always the seasoned players who make a difference. Shoaib Malik will be a key player for Pakistan in World Cup 2019....
11:52 2019-05-30

Ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr convicted of raping homeless woman Former tight end faces life in prison for two counts of rape Winslow Jr, 35, played for Browns, Bucs, Patriots and JetsFormer NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr – the son of a Hall of Famer who himself earned more than $40m during his career – has been convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last...
15:52 2019-06-11

Ex-Florida player charged with murder in wife’s 2016 death FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a former University of Florida football player, Earl Antonio “Tony” Joiner, has been arrested and charged with killing his wife in a case dating to 2016. Joiner was a former safety at Florida under then-Coach Urban Meyers and part of the team that ...
03:00 2019-06-10

'Fortnite' player Tfue presses his esports team to #ReleaseTheContract Just a couple of days after pro Fortnite player Turner "Tfue" Tenney filed a lawsuit against his esports team FaZe Clan, the gamer himself is speaking out in a new video. As we explained yesterday, Tenney's lawsuit seeks to sever ties with FaZe Clan,......
11:52 2019-05-23

Poland honors national soccer player murdered in Holocaust Jozef Klotz, a Polish Jewish soccer player who scored the national team's first ever goal in an international match but was later murdered by the Nazis, was honored by Poland's soccer association on Monday....
21:52 2019-06-10

Colombian soccer player Leidy Asprilla found dead BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Police say Colombian soccer player Leidy Asprilla has been found dead, several days after she was reported missing. Police said the striker’s body was found Wednesday on a road next to a motorcycle in Valle del Cauca region in southwestern Colombia. Prosecutors said the...
21:26 2019-05-23

Michigan's Howard becomes latest NBA player to coach college Michigan's hiring of Juwan Howard continues a recent trend of college programs hiring former NBA players        ...
09:52 2019-05-31

NFL’s ‘great white heroes’ need to support Colin Kaepernick: ex-player A former Super Bowl champion said Thursday top white NFL quarterbacks should pick up where Colin Kaepernick was forced to leave off and begin kneeling for the national anthem to bring awareness to perceived racial and social injustice. Martellus Bennett, who won a Super Bowl with the New England Pat...
21:00 2019-06-01

Report: Louisville Police Arrest Ex-NBA Player Grundy In Fatal Hit-Run Anthony Grundy LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WLWT) —Louisville police have arrested a former NBA player in connection with a fatal hit-and-run after he turned himself in. WLWT reports that police say 40-year-old Anthony Grundy struck a woman June 7 as she tried to cross Dixie Highway near Ratcliffe Avenue. The v...
15:39 2019-06-15

Mack Brown has knee replacement surgery performed by former player North Carolina football coach Mack Brown had his right knee replaced in a surgery performed by one of Brown's former players, Dr. Michael Bolognesi.        ...
17:00 2019-06-04

College softball player hospitalized after teammate's throw hit her in the face A pitcher for the University of Texas softball team was taken to a hospital Friday after a ball thrown by her own teammate struck her in the face, the team said on Twitter....
20:52 2019-05-26

New agent rule leaves college basketball player in limbo The new NCAA rule designed to help players explore their NBA draft potential by allowing them to sign with an agent and still return to school surprisingly doesn't apply to all college players....
13:00 2019-05-29

Warriors part-owner banned for shoving Raptors player Golden State Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens, who shoved the Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry during the NBA Finals game on Wednesday, will be fined $500,000 and banned from attending NBA games for one year, the Warriors and the NBA said on Thursday....
01:52 2019-06-07

Bills let another player wear O.J. Simpson's No. 32 for first time in 42 years Buffalo Bills back Senorise Perry picked No. 32 as his jersey for the 2019 season. Just like that, O.J. Simpson's number belongs to another player.        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

Watch: Shohei Ohtani becomes first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Los Angeles Angeles designated hitter Shohei Ohtani became the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle during a 5-3 win against the Tampa Bay Rays....
22:52 2019-06-14

High School Soccer Player Scores Wondergoal With His Butt Aside from the arms, every part of the human body is fair game when it comes to scoring goals in soccer. We’ve seen Clint Dempsey score with his dick, and Chicharito score off his face. But it takes a true visionary to turn away from the action, thrust out your hips, and do it with the butt....
23:39 2019-05-21

Ex-NBA player Terrence Jones clotheslined after low blow during game overseas Terrence Jones, who played for three NBA teams over six seasons, was involved in one of the most bizarre on-court altercations you'll see.        ...
15:39 2019-06-05

NCAA clears Division II player after agent-rule mistake The NCAA has cleared Glenville State’s Phil Bledsoe for his senior season after the Division II college basketball player mistakenly used a new rule permitting only Division I players to declare for the NBA draft and sign with an agent while maintaining college eligibility. NCAA spokeswoman St...
20:52 2019-06-08

A Novice Player Gets a Painful Lesson in Middle East Peacemaking Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a rough debut as Middle East peacemaker, ending the first trip by a Japanese leader to Iran in 41 years with the U.S.-Iran conflict even more volatile than before....
17:52 2019-06-14

Tottenham 0-2 Liverpool: Champions League final player ratings Joël Matip was strong in defence and helped create Liverpool’s second but Harry Kane brought little to the table for TottenhamHugo Lloris Conceded after two minutes and, although blameless, sometimes appeared ill-at-ease. Made a decent save from Alexander-Arnold. 6 Continue reading......
00:52 2019-06-02

Former UK Basketball Player Isaac Humphries to Host Benefit Concert LEXINGTON, Ky. – Former Kentucky men’s basketball player Isaac Humphries is set to return to the city of Lexington to perform a benefit concert supporting the Ronald McDonald House Charities® of the Bluegrass at the Lexington Opera House. Humphries, along with special guests, will take the stage on ...
01:26 2019-06-08

Time, money, access: A baseball hotbed for a century, Tampa evolves as game’s economic winds shift Tampa has been talent-rich in baseball for nearly a century, but the city's latest stars also symbolize a greater demographic shift in the sport.        ...
17:52 2019-06-05

Conservation Nightmare: Rhinos Have Become Even More Attractive To Poachers After Evolving Skin Made Of Rare Mint-Condition Baseball Cards The constant scourge of poaching has driven many rhino species to the brink of extinction, and unfortunately, it now looks like their situation is becoming more dire than ever before: Rhinos have become even more attractive to poachers after evolving skin made of rare, mint-condition baseball cards....
04:52 2019-06-08

Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Preview: Two-start pitcher rankings highlight Wade Miley, Griffin Canning as sleepers While there's no shortage of useful two-start options in Week 11, most of them are owned already. Scott White unearths the few gems who might still be available....
03:26 2019-06-03

Fantasy Baseball Week 11 Preview: Two-start pitcher rankings identify Wade Miley, Griffin Canning as sleepers While there's no shortage of useful two-start options in Week 11, most of them are owned already. Scott White unearths the few gems who might still be available....
03:13 2019-06-01

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Cavan Biggio, Kevin Cron, Josh Naylor the latest prospects getting the call Lucas Giolito threw a shutout and C.J. Cron collected five hits, but it's the latest call-ups who are attracting the most attention, according to Scott White....
17:26 2019-05-24

Biggest event in international soccer is missing world's best player Ada Hegerberg, the inaugural winner of women's Ballon D'Or, hasn't played for Norway since 2017 in protest over gender inequity in soccer.       ...
18:52 2019-06-11

Franck Ribery on leaving Bayern Munich: 'I was the best player in Europe, it was fantastic' After 12 years in Munich, Franck Ribery is set to leave Bayern. The winger sat down with DW to speak about his trophy-laden time with the club and explain why it's so difficult to say goodbye....
14:39 2019-05-21

NRL player Jack de Belin faces two new charges over alleged sexual assault Dragons player has pleaded not guilty to one charge relating to alleged rape of 19-year-old woman in December The St George Illawarra Dragons player Jack de Belin will face two new rape charges over the alleged assault of a teenager in Wollongong.The 27-year-old was charged with aggravated sexual as...
04:26 2019-05-29

Opinion: Raptors star Kawhi Leonard making his case for best player in the NBA Kawhi Leonard has carried the Raptors to the brink of the first NBA Finals appearance in franchise history, and he's done it less than 100% healthy.        ...
13:39 2019-05-24

U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday in the second day of trial of a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Johnson of fueling the crisis....
23:00 2019-05-29

Play of the Day: Player sits down DURING point, umpire takes epic catch "Eurosport favourites Annabel Croft and Alex Corretja give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments of day four at Roland Garros."...
19:52 2019-05-29

Former ASU basketball player Jill Noe gives birth to twins as surrogate for twin sister Former Arizona State basketball player Jill Noe was a surrogate for her twin sister, Whitney Bliesner, and recently gave birth to Bliesner's twins.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

World Cup 2019: Chris Gayle, West Indies Player To Watch Out For Chris Gayle is a headline-maker, irrespective of whether he succeeds or not. The 39-year-old has been one of the players who have kept cricket alive in the West Indies and around the world and World......
16:13 2019-05-30

Tennis Player Loses Match, Reacts With A Virtuosic Racket Smash Mario Vilella Martínez played Tomislav Brkić today in the first round of the ATP Challenger in Shymkent, Kazakhstan. Vilella Martínez broke in the third set to go up 5-3. With a chance to serve out the match at 5-4, he lost the game at love. Then he lost the next return game and began to crack....
22:52 2019-06-10

Ex-Florida football player Tony Joiner charged with murdering wife Joiner played safety for the Florida Gators from 2004-07 under head coach Urban Meyer, serving as a team captain his senior season.       ...
21:52 2019-06-09

Rugby player on life support in Ibiza after three-storey car park fall A rugby league player is on life support in an Ibiza hospital after suffering horrific injuries in a three-storey fall from the island's airport car park....
03:26 2019-05-22

Rich White Man Gets Away With Shoving Black NBA Basketball Player Because He Has a Lot of Money [Updated] Kyle Lowry was on fire Wednesday when he helped his Toronto Raptors dismantle a hobbled Golden State Warriors team in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, 123-109....
10:39 2019-06-07

The Fox News Primary? How Trump’s Favorite Network Became a Democratic Power Player A Sunday town hall with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was another sign of Fox News’s ability to influence the Democratic primary, despite a ban by party leaders....
03:00 2019-06-03

She was just 17: Amanda Anisimova first player born in 2000s to reach Slam quaterfinals American Amanda Anisimova, 17, is the first player born in the 2000s to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal.        ...
09:39 2019-06-04

PlayStation Preview update brings 16-player parties and chat transcription PlayStation 4 gamers could soon have access to bigger party sizes. In a blog post by Sony, the company announced it was testing a number of new updates to the Party function, including improved audio quality, better network connectivity and increased......
18:13 2019-06-04

Egyptian tennis player Taweel found guilty of match-fixing A low-ranked Egyptian tennis player has been found guilty of three charges related to match-fixing after an investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Pro 'Fortnite' player sues FaZe Clan over 'oppressive' team contract A lawsuit might just redefine how esports teams treat their players. Turner Tenney, better known as the pro Fortnite player Tfue, has sued FaZe Clan for allegedly hurting his opportunities with an "oppressive, onerous, and one-sided" contract that vi......
15:13 2019-05-21

Milwaukee mulls $400K offer to Bucks player to settle suit MILWAUKEE (AP) — The city of Milwaukee wants to offer Bucks guard Sterling Brown $400,000 to settle his lawsuit alleging that police used excessive force when they used a stun gun to arrest him over a parking violation. The Journal Sentinel reports that the city’s Common Counci...
21:00 2019-05-31

Shohei Ohtani makes history as he becomes the first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani collects home run, triple, double and single during his first four at-bats against Rays.       ...
12:52 2019-06-14

Thiem labels Nadal 'best clay court player of all-time' – video Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem share their immediate reactions following the 2019 French Open final. Thiem pushed Nadal hard for two sets, but ultimately the Spaniard was too strong, claiming his 12th French Open title in four sets. Despite an injury-riddled lead up, Nadal proved he is almost unbeat...
06:00 2019-06-10

Gears 5's New Mode Is A Three-Player Escape Mission From The Heart Of Locust Territory Shortly after the Xbox briefing at E3 2019, I sat down to play Gears 5’s new “Escape” mode, a three-player co-operative challenge mode. The three playable characters in the mode, who are named Mac, Lahni and Keegan, are Hivebusters. This means they get captured by the enemy Swarm on purpose, then fi...
20:52 2019-06-10

Martellus Bennett: White quarterback would change conversation on NFL player protests Former NFL tight end Martellus Bennett believes the conversation on protests during the national anthem would be different if a white QB participated.        ...
09:52 2019-05-31

Danny Cipriani targets World Cup place after player of the season award • Gloucester fly-half wins Premiership award• Eddie Jones will watch Saturday’s game against SaracensDanny Cipriani has been named the Premiership’s player of the season in further recognition of an outstanding first campaign with Gloucester which he hopes will culminate with a place in England’s Wo...
23:52 2019-05-22

Former Indianapolis Colts, Ball State player killed in Florida shooting Former Indianapolis Colts and Ball State player Eric Patterson was shot to death Saturday in Tampa, Florida.       ...
18:13 2019-06-10

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: On Martin Perez's and Joe Musgrove's collapse, Didi Gregorius' return and Cesar Puello's emergence Lucas Giolito threw a shutout and C.J. Cron collected five hits, but it's the latest call-ups who are attracting the most attention, according to Scott White....
17:39 2019-05-31

Jamaican player whiffs on bicycle kick, nails Italian captain in the face The Italian women’s soccer team narrowly missed out on having a huge injury to their captain during their second group-stage match against Jamaica on Friday....
23:52 2019-06-14

Olympian soccer player found dead in Colombia days after being reported missing An Olympian soccer player, who represented Colombia in the 2016 Rio Games, was found dead Wednesday several days after she had been reported missing, police said....
18:52 2019-05-24

Colombian Soccer Player Found Dead Days After Family Reported Her Missing Leidy Asprilla, a 22-year-old soccer player who had represented Colombia in youth international tournaments, was found dead off the side of a road yesterday. Her family reported her missing on Sunday after Asprilla left home to pick up a teammate for a training session but never arrived....
00:13 2019-05-24

A pro ‘Fortnite’ player is suing his team and the entire esports world could feel the fallout In a lawsuit that could drastically alter how esports player contracts are structured, Turner "Tfue" Tenney is claiming his team illegally restricted his earnings from sponsorship deals....
00:00 2019-05-22

Professional volleyball player Eric Zaun dead at 25 after apparent suicide: report Professional beach volleyball player Eric Zaun died at 25 after jumping from the twenty-ninth floor of his Atlantic City hotel room Tuesday, reports said....
11:13 2019-06-14

World Cup broadcaster, ex-player Kaylyn Kyle says she got death threats for USWNT criticism Ex-Canadian soccer player Kaylyn Kyle, a World Cup analyst for TSN, said she got death threats after criticizing the U.S. team over its celebrations.       ...
21:39 2019-06-12

Abbey Cheek Wins Schutt Sports/NFCA National Player of the Year Abbey Cheek rounding the bases – Photo by Joshua R. Gateley LEXINGTON, Ky. – Following the most prolific statistical offensive season in Kentucky Softball history, senior third baseman Abbey Cheek has been named as the winner of the 2019 Schutt Sports/NFCA Division I National Softball Player o...
23:13 2019-06-06

Star soccer player turned rebel icon dies in Syria fighting A Syrian star soccer player turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt died on Saturday after getting injured battling government forces in the northwest, his faction said....
18:39 2019-06-08

Matildas player Aivi Luik pledges to donate 1% of earnings to charity – video The World Cup-bound midfielder says joining the Common Goal global movement was 'a no-brainer' after being introduced to the idea by her teammate Alex Chidiac. The pair have decided to give 1% of their earnings to the growing global cause, which tackles social issues by raising money for what it ter...
00:39 2019-05-30

José Antonio Reyes: Former Arsenal player dies aged 35 - video obituary Former Arsenal player José Antonio Reyes died in a car accident aged 35, Spanish club Sevilla announced on Saturday. Reyes was playing at Extremadura following a career that included eight years at Sevilla and spells at Atlético and Real Madrid. The forward was part of Arsenal’s 2003-04 squad that c...
19:00 2019-06-01

North Carolina coach Mack Brown has knee replacement surgery done by former player North Carolina Tar Heels football coach Mack Brown underwent knee replacement surgery Monday and the operation was done by one of his former players, the team announced....
19:39 2019-06-04

Glenville State aims to clear player amid agent-rule mistake Glenville State is working to clear Phil Bledsoe after the Division II college basketball player mistakenly used a new NCAA rule permitting only Division I players to declare for the NBA draft and sign with an agent while maintaining college eligibility. Compliance coordinator Bill Lilly told The As...
03:26 2019-05-31

Ex-college soccer player threatened to kill 45 athletes over gambling losses: feds A former Massachusetts college soccer player who was a prolific gambler sent death threats to 45 professional and amateur athletes he blamed for his losses — including some that included vile racial slurs, federal prosecutors said. Addison Choi, 23, of Fullerton, California, was charged Wednes...
21:26 2019-05-30

Maryland’s Megan Taylor wins Tewaaraton Award, given to the top player in college lacrosse The Terps' goalie received the honor four days after Maryland lifted the national championship trophy and she was named the Final Four’s most outstanding player...
14:00 2019-05-31

Kellen Winslow II, ex-NFL player, found guilty of rape involving homeless woman Kellen Winslow II was also found guilty of indecent exposure in a case involving a 58-year-old woman, and lewd conduct involving a 78-year-old woman....
08:13 2019-06-11

Tim Tebow Chooses To Watch, Stand Fast In The Faith, And Strike Out Looking Against Position Player When we last checked in with Tim Tebow, he was preparing for professional life full of Triple-A baseball and a personal life full of matrimonial sex. Tebow and his fiancée still haven’t officially tied the knot, so the sex is still on hold, as is the progress of his baseball career. Tebow has been e...
00:26 2019-05-30

Mistrial Declared on Remaining 8 Rape and Kidnapping Charges Facing Ex-NFL Player Kellen Winslow II A group of Southern California jurors found the charismatic former NFL player guilty of the rape of a homeless woman he befriended and of engaging in lewd and indecent conduct in front of two other women, but they could not agree on another eight charges involving another two women, and a judge on T...
09:52 2019-06-12

For a Fast-Rising Chilean Player, French Open Success Has Been a Long Time Coming Just over a year ago, Cristian Garín, 22, was ranked outside the top 200. He is now 37th and has won 20 matches on clay courts, the second most on tour....
02:26 2019-05-29

Ex-NFL Player Kellen Winslow II Found Guilty of Rape, Lewd Conduct Involving 3 Women Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II is facing some eight years in prison after a Southern California jury found him guilty Monday of rape and lewd conduct charges in which three women were violated....
04:26 2019-06-11

The Oakland Raiders Grabbed an Openly Racist Player Out of Retirement and Colin Kaepernick Still Doesn't Have a Job If a raccoon crawled out of the woods and vomited onto a Confederate flag and that pile of Confederacy raccoon vomit was next to newly signed NFL guard Richie Incognito, the untrained eye would have a hard time determining which one plays in the NFL....
21:52 2019-05-29

FIFA 19 TOTS Ligue 1 Predictions - Release Date, Reveal Time for new FUT player upgrades FIFA 19 fans are getting ready for another TOTS squad, this time for the best of the best from the French Ligue 1. Here's everything you need to know, including some predictions on who could feature....
14:39 2019-06-11

Gay rugby player facing deportation to Kenya avoids detention but still faces threat of being sent home Supporters of a gay rugby player who faces being sent back to Kenya after losing his deportation battle are holding a protest outside the Home Office....
23:13 2019-06-07

Distant relative of NFL veteran Tyrann Mathieu accused of trying to extort millions from player: officials A distant relative of Kansas City Chiefs star Tyrann Mathieu was arrested for allegedly trying to extort millions from the defensive back, according to federal investigators....
17:52 2019-05-22

Wichita State basketball player Teddy Allen arrested on domestic violence charge Wichita State basketball player Teddy Allen was arrested early Thursday on suspicion of domestic violence, theft and criminal damage to property.       ...
04:39 2019-06-15

FIFA 19 TOTS Bundesliga COUNTDOWN: Release date, reveal time, FUT player predictions FIFA 19 fans are gearing up for another TOTS, this time potentially coming from the best of the best in the German Bundesliga. Here's everything you need to know, including some predictions on who could feature....
10:26 2019-05-24

Admin special, play-off previews and life as a released player – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Marcus Bean and Ali Maxwell discuss Uefa’s Europa League final problems, Fifa’s World Cup ticketing problems, life after being released by your club and Batistuta’s red and white armyJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the last few day...
01:26 2019-05-24

A team-by-team look at baseball's draft from 1996-2018 Using the search engine at Baseball-Reference.com, The Associated Press evaluated each team's draft performance from 1996 through 2018        ...
11:00 2019-06-03

Tottenham vs Liverpool player ratings: Alisson excels as Champions League Final comes too soon for Harry Kane Liverpool's 2018-19 season came to an unforgettable conclusion as Mohamed Salah and Divock Origi fired Jurgen Klopp's men to Champions League glory against Tottenham....
01:52 2019-06-02

NFL star's distant family members accuse player of making threats as man faces extortion charges The family of a man accused of trying to extort NFL star Tyrann Mathieu of millions of dollars said Wednesday the Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive back made threats against them....
22:00 2019-05-23

35-year-old José Antonio Reyes, star player for Arsenal and Real Madrid, has died in a car crash Martin Rose/Getty Images Spanish soccer star José Antonio Reyes died at the age of 35 Saturday in a car accident. His former club Sevilla FC announced the death of the midfielder, who previously won five Europa League titles and played on Arsenal's legendary "Invincibles" squad. Several of R...
05:39 2019-06-02

Ex-UCLA football coach's brutal practices drove player to attempt suicide, lawsuit claims A former UCLA Bruins offensive lineman reportedly filed a lawsuit against former coach Jim Mora, alleging that the brutal practices drove him toward a suicide attempt....
18:39 2019-05-30

Pete Rose 'over' National Baseball Hall of Fame, shares Joe DiMaggio shower story on radio Pete Rose, who has made several media appearances this week as he promotes a new book, said that he doesn't think he'll get into the Hall of Fame.        ...
18:26 2019-06-06

Mother of Oklahoma football player who died of opioid overdose: I 'absolutely' hold drug companies responsible An Oklahoma mother whose son died of a prescription opioid overdose has argued that pharmaceutical companies are to blame for the modern opioid crisis, not doctors, ahead of a landmark civil case in her home state....
18:00 2019-05-28

Chelsea vs Arsenal player ratings: Eden Hazard and Olivier Giroud star as Mesut Ozil flops Eden Hazard bid a glorious farewell to Chelsea by netting a brace as Maurizio Sarri's side roared past Arsenal to seal Europa League success in Azerbaijan....
23:52 2019-05-29

Report: Coaches Wasted 25 Minutes Before Calling Paramedics In Heat Stroke Death Of Junior College Football Player Football coaches at Garden City Community College, a prominent junior college program in Kansas that has played in two of the last three NJCAA championship games, reportedly delayed for 25 minutes before contacting paramedics after finding 19-year-old Braeden Bradforth collapsed outside his dorm las...
03:39 2019-06-07

Opinion: From Big Papi to 'big brother,' David Ortiz's baseball impact a true love affair David Ortiz was shot through the back in Dominican Republic and is in stable condition after surgery. Here is why no player may be as loved.       ...
18:13 2019-06-10

World Cup, Australia vs Windies: Oshane Thomas, Windies Player To Watch It has been quite a while that a genuine match-winning West Indies fast bowler has been seen in action. Oshane Thomas could possibly fill that slot well....
12:26 2019-06-05

FIFA 19 TOTS LATAM FUT Team Revealed: New Ultimate Team Player upgrades from EA Sports EA Sports has revealed the FIFA 19 Team of the Season for the best from Mexican, Argentinian, Colombian and Chilean leagues in the LATAM. Here's everything you need to know....
20:00 2019-06-14

Afghanistan vs Australia: David Warner, Australia Player To Watch Out For Back in the fray after a scandalous exit from all cricket after the ball-tampering row, David Warner is going to be one of the players to watch out for in the Australian World Cup 2019 squad....
19:13 2019-05-31

Afghanistan vs Australia: Rashid, Afghanistan Player To Watch Out For Rashid Khan is possibly the most improved player in international cricket and he will by a lynchpin for Afghanistan during their World Cup 2019 campaign....
19:13 2019-05-31

Undrafted player shows up at Panthers' stadium with 'will pass rush for hot wings' sign On Monday, Harold showed up to the Carolina Panthers' Bank of America Stadium with a sign that read, "Will pass rush for hot wings."        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

Raptors coach calls Warriors' Steph Curry a 'transformational' player in three-point shooting Steph Curry’s influence on basketball is undeniable. With his three-point shooting, the Warriors star has changed how the game is played, even at the youth level.        ...
04:39 2019-06-02

Dani Carvajal welcomes Chelsea star Eden Hazard at Real Madrid: 'He's a player who doesn't hide' Dani Carvajal believes Chelsea star Eden Hazard would help Real Madrid get back on track with his talismanic qualities and his never-say-die attitude....
15:39 2019-06-06

Families plan own autopsies for couple who died in Dominican Republic The bodies of Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Ann Day — the Maryland couple found dead in a hotel room in the Dominican Republic — have been flown back to the US, as their families prepare to have autopsies performed. Relatives are hashing out funeral plans but will have autopsies and toxicology tests ...
17:26 2019-06-13

Meryl Streep Reveals What Really Made Her a Big Little Lies Fan Meryl Streep, you may have heard of her, she's got eight Golden Globes, three Oscars (and 21 nominations), three Emmys and countless other accolades. A woman like Streep just doesn't......
17:26 2019-06-13

John Krasinski Trolls Jenna Fischer at Stanley Cup With Epic Office Throwback Well played, John Krasinski! The 39-year-old actor cheered on the Boston Bruins during game seven of the Stanley Cup Final. However, his former castmate from The Office, Jenna Fischer,......
17:26 2019-06-13

Ancient Chinese Death Rituals Involved Smoking Cannabis Specifically “To Get High” Archaeological evidence gathered at the excavation of ‘eight ancient Chinese tombs’ has finally determined that people were indeed smoking cannabis 2,500 years ago, just to “get high”. ...
17:39 2019-06-13

Target launches same-day delivery across the US Target is expanding its same-day delivery service to just about everyone. The giant retailer announced today that customers in 47 states will now be able to place orders on Target.com and have them delivered in as little as one hour. Deliveries will......
17:52 2019-06-13

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees....
17:52 2019-06-13

AI improves Alexa’s error rate with challenging training sets In a new paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa AI division describe an active learning method that improves Alexa's performance with challenging samples.Read More...
17:52 2019-06-13

How to Participate in Build-A-Bear's Pay Your Age Event Build-a-Bear is every little kid’s mecca, rivaling the likes of Chuck E. Cheese. Just a glimpse of the store’s sign can start a chorus of “Pleeeeease oh pleeeeeease can we go in?”...
18:39 2019-06-13

Honda won't radically change its MotoGP bike to suit Lorenzo Honda MotoGP boss Alberto Puig says the Japanese manufacturer won't overhaul its bike just to help Jorge Lorenzo adapt, so long as Marc Marquez continues to win...
19:00 2019-06-13

Study: Black women born in U.S. have more aggressive breast cancer Black women born in the United States have a higher rate of triple-negative breast cancer than black women who are U.S. citizens born in Eastern and Western Africa, and the Caribbean, a study says....
19:00 2019-06-13

How Trump Could Suddenly Amplify Hong Kong Protests Protesters in gas masks flooding the streets of Hong Kong might hope U.S. President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure against the former British colony’s China-backed leadership. Trump has the unilateral power to rescind Hong Kong’s status as a preferential trading partner -- a potentially huge blow...
19:00 2019-06-13

Central Park Five lead prosecutor steps down from role at Columbia Law School over fallout from Netflix series The lead prosecutor in the Central Park Five trial announced Wednesday that she would not return as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School as she, and other key figures from the case, continue to face fallout over the recent Netflix miniseries....
19:00 2019-06-13

Bakkt says bitcoin futures testing to begin in July Bakkt, the startup cryptocurrency platform affiliate of New York Stock Exchange-owner Intercontinental Exchange Inc, said on Thursday it would begin letting users test two physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts on July 22....
19:13 2019-06-13

UPDATE 3-Hudson's Bay Co sales slump; optimistic about China trade impact Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co on Thursday posted a wider-than-expected loss as sales at its Lord & Taylor unit fell, but said it was optimistic about its ability to deal with the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods....
19:13 2019-06-13

Watch a SpaceX rocket cut through fog to deliver trio of Canadian satellites into orbit Bad weather can be a death sentence for a scheduled rocket launch, but SpaceX didn’t mind a bit of fog getting in the way on Wednesday as it launched its Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The vehicle successfully delivered three Canadian radar satellites into orbit....
19:26 2019-06-13

'Hero' teen dies after he tried to save 3-year-old girl from Bronx apartment fire Lucas Silverio, 19, ran back into the building after a fire broke out early Sunday to find Yasleen McDonald, 3, who was on the 14th floor.        ...
19:26 2019-06-13

Phoenix ties record-high temperature as excessive heat warning continues in Southwest Another day of brutal heat was forecast Thursday for the Phoenix area, a day after the city tied a record high of 112 degrees.        ...
19:26 2019-06-13

You Can Now Sign Into Your Google Account on iOS Using an Android Phone Google has been on a quest to kill the password, so in its latest efforts to further that agenda, the tech giant has now made it possible to log into your Google account on iOS devices by using an Android phone. Read more......
19:39 2019-06-13

India, China "Do Not Pose Threats" To Each Other: Xi Jinping To PM Modi Chinese President Xi Jinping told Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday that India and China "do not pose threats" to each other as he expressed Beijing's willingness to join New Delhi in pushing......
20:13 2019-06-13

Review: Pixar's 'Toy Story 4' is one fun and rollicking existential crisis after another Pixar's 'Toy Story 4' deals in weepy emotions and Tom Hanks warmth, but also features adventure, laughs and one nutty road trip with a jittery spork.        ...
20:13 2019-06-13

Verizon to start selling the TicWatch Pro smartwatch soon It might sound weird for some, but Mobvoi, the company behind the TicWatch brand, might be on to something. After successfully making the TicWatch name popular in the United States, the company might soon team up with a major carrier to offer customers one of its best smartwatches, the TicWatch Pro....
20:26 2019-06-13

Coal-fired power burning out as Fiddler's Ferry to shut 'Big six' energy firm SSE has announced the closure of its last coal-fired power station, days after a government pledge to cut the UK's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050....
20:26 2019-06-13

Qatar: Dragging its feet over reform? As allegations linger over financing terrorism and treatment of foreign workers, is Qatar doing only the minimum over reform? Conflict Zone's Tim Sebastian meets foreign ministry spokesperson Lolwah Al-Khater....
20:39 2019-06-13

Hope Solo adds to US women's soccer celebration controversy over Thailand win: 'I think it was unnecessary' Former U.S. women’s soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo stirred more controversy Thursday adding to the criticism of her former team that their celebrations during a 13-0 blowout against Thailand were unnecessary....
21:13 2019-06-13

Cybersecurity giant Symantec plays down unreported breach of test data Hacker accessed passwords and list of purported clients, including Australian government agencies – but company says these were only demonstration accountsThe American cybersecurity giant Symantec has downplayed a data breach that allowed a hacker to access passwords and a purported list of its clie...
21:13 2019-06-13

Beto O'Rourke: Joe Biden would be return to the past, 'we've got to be bolder' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said electing Joe Biden would be a "return to the past" Thursday on "Morning Joe," and urged Democrats to leave the Obama era behind. ...
21:26 2019-06-13

Cuba Gooding Jr. surrenders to NYPD after denying groping allegations from a second woman A second woman has accused actor Cuba Gooding Jr. of inappropriately touching her just before he surrendered to the New York Police Department to potentially face charges for allegedly groping a different woman at a Manhattan bar....
21:26 2019-06-13

Brazil loses on devastating own goal after controversial offside review REUTERS Brazil's Monica recorded an own goal on Thursday during the team's matchup with Australia, making the score 3-2 Matildas. The assistant referee put the offside flag up, indicating that Australia's Sam Kerr was ahead of the defenders, but upon review, the goal counted. The ruling was contr...
21:39 2019-06-13

Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in public....
21:39 2019-06-13

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claimed a second victim....
21:52 2019-06-13

Why is Justin Bieber Cruising for a bruising? Forget Ali v Frazier, a scrap between the Canadian singer and Tom Cruise, an actor known for his hard-as-nails fitness, would surely be the (one-sided) fight of the centuryDignitaries and handlers alike flock to the central temple where Tom Cruise spends 18 hours of every day sleeping still with his...
22:13 2019-06-13

Donald Trump Jr. takes on Justin Amash on Twitter over impeachment comments Donald Trump Jr. took on Republican Rep. Justin Amash on Twitter Thursday and floated the idea of a primary challenge, after Amash became the first GOP House member to call for the impeachment of President Trump. ...
22:13 2019-06-13

Something Feels Off About The Avengers Gameplay Demo Crystal Dynamics’ take on Avengers looks like a slightly skewed version of the Marvel Cinematic Universe—just similar enough to pique your interest, but just different enough to make you feel itchy. Five of the most film-famous Avengers star in a 25-minute gameplay demo that Kotaku saw behind closed...
22:26 2019-06-13

CNN host says Trump acting like 'toddler' after 'un-American' comments about opposition research CNN host John King had some strong words about President Trump Thursday after he said he would be willing to listen to opposition research from another country without telling the FBI....
22:26 2019-06-13

Medical Mystery: This Woman Has Seen Dozens Of Doctors And None Of Them Can Tell Her Why She Feels Totally Fine Right Now There’s nothing scarier than knowing that you have a medical issue but not being able to get any answers about it, and unfortunately, that’s the terrifying situation currently playing out for a 28-year-old woman in Minneapolis: She has seen dozens of doctors and none of them are able to figure out w...
22:26 2019-06-13

Pak Extends Airspace Ban Along Its Eastern Border With India Till June 28 Pakistan on Thursday extended its airspace ban along its eastern border with India for the third time till June 28, according to a notice issued by the country's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)....
22:39 2019-06-13

Man contracts flesh-eating bacterial infection after dipping toes in water WARNING: Graphic content A Texas man said “he’ll never be the same” after he contracted a potentially deadly bacterial infection from dipping his toes in the water. Adam Perez, who reportedly was homeless prior to the infection, said that so far he has required several surgeries and has lost most of...
22:52 2019-06-13

Oil surges on tanker attacks; stocks rise on Fed rate cut expectations Oil futures rose on Thursday after attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while the U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened and stocks rose following economic data seen as strengthening the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
23:26 2019-06-13

Airbus in talks with Indigo Partners on A321XLR sale: sources Airbus is in talks with U.S.-based private equity firm Indigo Partners about a potential sale of its new A321XLR passenger jet, industry sources said on Thursday....
23:26 2019-06-13

Ex-OU president says severing ties was best for university OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former University of Oklahoma President David Boren says he initiated the termination of his contract with the school he led for 24 years because he felt a sexual misconduct probe was damaging the institution. In his first public statement on the accusations, Boren said Thursday...
23:39 2019-06-13

Russia uncovers 40,000 year-old wolf head, preserved in ice About 40,000 years ago, a wolf died in what we know as Siberia. Now its severed head has been found, and because of the freezing conditions, it is so well preserved that its fur, teeth, brain and......
00:00 2019-06-14

We are playing history and Argentina at the World Cup, says Phil Neville • This is a proud football nation, adds England’s head coach• Jade Moore likely to start in midfield as Neville rotates squadEngland’s challenge on Friday night in a city designed by the architect Auguste Perret – supposedly the “poet of reinforced concrete” – is to deconstruct an Argentinian backli...
00:13 2019-06-14

Eddie Jones extends England deal to 2021 with further extension possible • Head coach to remain, regardless of World Cup showing• Australian said: ‘I’m not looking to go anywhere else’Eddie Jones is poised to continue as England’s head coach until at least 2021 even if his side fail to achieve their target at the World Cup in Japan this year. The Rugby Football Union’s n...
00:13 2019-06-14

The inventor of toilet paper rolls hung them in the 'over' position — and a modern homemaking expert says he was right Darren Foreman / Flickr Melissa Maker, author of "Clean My Space," sets the record straight on the over vs. under debate. Toilet paper rolls were invented in 1891 and renderings show the tearable sheets in an "over" position. Maker told INSIDER it's all about personal preference. Visit INSIDER's ho...
00:26 2019-06-14

AppOnBoard acquires mobile game dev suite Buildbox AppOnboard, the maker of playable ads for mobile games, has acquired Buildbox, a platform that enables developers to create mobile games without coding.Read More...
00:26 2019-06-14

Turkish Prosecutors Indict Economists, Bloomberg Journalists Turkish prosecutors have launched a criminal probe against 38 individuals, including economists and two Bloomberg reporters, for allegedly disseminating fake news and causing chaos on financial markets last summer....
00:39 2019-06-14

Hong Kong Protesters Adjust Tactics With Lessons From 2014 The Hong Kong demonstrations of the past week have been haunted by the ghosts of the 2014 Umbrella Movement, with protesters drawing lessons about how to prepare while staying anonymous....
00:39 2019-06-14

Rich People Sad, Hook It to My Veins Rich guys are always winning in politics—not just when they run for office, but also when they want laws passed and bills defeated. In the rare instances where they do not win, they are shocked that they did not. And it is very funny when this happens....
00:52 2019-06-14

Toyota holds Le Mans 24 Hours front row after second qualifying Toyota is now on course to start the Le Mans 24 Hours first and second after its #7 and #8 LMP1 cars made significant gains in Thursday evening's qualifying session...
01:00 2019-06-14

Kim Kardashian West Returns to the White House to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to speak at an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce. Kardashian West, who has been advocating for criminal justice reform issues, tweeted a video of herself en r...
01:01 2019-06-14

What it takes to be a $200,000-a-year nanny Child care positions aren't usually thought of as high-paying jobs. But with wealthier families seeking nannies that are trained in newborn care, child development or languages, it's becoming more common to see in-home caregivers earning six-figure salaries....
01:13 2019-06-14

U.S. has 'no interest' in new conflict in Middle East: military The United States has no interest in engaging in a new conflict in the Middle East but will defend American interests including freedom of navigation, the U.S. military said on Thursday as it directed a destroyer to the scene of an attack in the Gulf of Oman....
01:13 2019-06-14

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior officials said the US has photographed an unexploded mine on the side of one of the tankers near the Strait of Hormuz and believes Iran is responsible. The ...
01:26 2019-06-14

Lamborghini Is Actually Considering Putting Its Wild Off-Road Huracan Into Production Lamborghini, the fast-SUV manufacturer, hasn’t completely lost its way. No, Lamborghini still has some good ideas, like the off-road Huracan concept it debuted recently. And that particular idea might just make it to production....
01:26 2019-06-14

Amazon launches new secured credit card for those with bad or no credit The new Amazon secured credit card can be a good way to build credit history, but customers still need to be wary of some of its other features.       ...
01:52 2019-06-14

Vestal Virgins: Powerful Priestesses of Rome’s Sacred Flame In the Res Gestae Divi Augustus (‘The Deeds of the Divine Augustus’), Augustus demonstrates his piety by stating that he was a member of all four major priesthoods in Rome – the Pontifices, Augures, Quindecemviri and Septemviri. There was, however, one Roman religious college that was off limits to ...
01:52 2019-06-14

Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Posthumous Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards The 2019 BET Awards will honor the late Nipsey Hussle and the work he did for his community over the years. In late March, the 33-year-old Grammy-nominated rapper, née Ermias......
02:00 2019-06-14

Woman Held Against Her Will In A Tent In Laurel Co. LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man was arrested after deputies say his girlfriend was hiding from him with the help of Walmart employees after he had kept her held against her will for days. Deputies say that the boyfriend was walking around the store looking for the victim. She was hiding wit...
03:00 2019-06-14

Why hasn’t the Trump campaign paid all its police security bills? WASHINGTON — “Do we love law enforcement or what?” President Donald Trump asked a cheering crowd during his “Make America Great Again” political rally Oct. 12 in Lebanon, Ohio. “Thank you, law enforcement!” the president later told officers, who he called “h...
03:13 2019-06-14

Ina, Orange Grove roads to close at I-10 overnight Monday  TUCSON – Crews are set to install an overhead message sign at the Ina Road interchange with Interstate 10 Monday night. Eastbound I-10 is scheduled to be closed from 10 p.m. Monday until 5 a.m. on Tuesday. Eastbound I-10 traffic detouring on the eastbound frontage road between Ina Road exit and the...
03:13 2019-06-14

Navy SEAL rejected by FDNY for being too old may be firefighter after all The decorated Navy Seal rejected as too old to join the FDNY may become a city smoke-eater after all. City Council members passed a local resolution Thursday asking that the state legislature consider passing two separate bills — in the Senate and Assembly — that would increase the number of years a...
03:13 2019-06-14

Raptors vs Warriors live stream: how to watch Game 6 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere They were so close! The Toronto Raptors were within a point of claiming their first ever NBA championship on Monday, but the Warriors survived and now bring their Canadian opponents back to Oakland for Game 6 in the 2019 NBA Finals. You’ve come to the right place if you're looking for a ...
03:13 2019-06-14

OnePlus 7 Pro Almond Colour Variant to Go on Sale in India Today OnePlus 7 Pro Almond colour variant is all set to go on sale today in India. The phone will be available starting at 12pm (noon) via Amazon India, OnePlus.in, OnePlus exclusive physical retailers, and......
04:13 2019-06-14

Brazil Supreme Court rules homophobia a crime The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that homophobia should be criminalized under existing legislation until Congress creates a specific law for the subject, weighing in on a topic that has drawn the ire of President Jair Bolsonaro....
05:00 2019-06-14

Community Project Faces Setback LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A local activist says he faced a setback when the money he raised for his newest community project was stolen. Devine Carama is a well-known activist, hip hop artist, and the director of Believing in Forever Inc. “Hip hop was born to be a voice for the voiceless,...
05:00 2019-06-14

Selena Gomez says Bill Murray was whispering 'dumb' stuff on the Cannes red carpet Selena Gomez is talking about how Bill Murray went viral in a red carpet picture that was reminiscent of Murray's famous "Lost In Translation" ending....
05:39 2019-06-14

Boston chain Papa Gino’s helping Bruins fans cope with free pizza One Boston-area chain is stepping up to help the city remember how to get over that losing feeling. A day after the Bruins fell to the St. Louis Blues in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final — denying Boston its 13th pro sports title since the turn of the century — pizza chain Papa......
06:13 2019-06-14

How Officials Faced Leeches, Mountains To Hold Polls In Arunachal Pradesh A 41-member election team visited Kra Daadi district of Arunachal Pradesh on April 27 for re-polling. On their way back, they were stranded due to inclement weather....
06:39 2019-06-14

Abused By Protesting Doctors During Hospital Visit, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the protesting junior doctors of Kolkata's SSKM Hospital of verbally abusing her during her visit....
06:39 2019-06-14

Perry, Shin in front at rain-delayed Meijer LPGA Classic Katherine Perry and South Korea's Jenny Shin each shot 6-under-par 66 on Thursday to share the clubhouse lead in the first round of the rain-delayed Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids, Mich....
07:00 2019-06-14

MLB notebook: Ohtani 'getting close' to mound work Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani continues to progress in his rehab from Tommy John surgery, and he could throw from a mound before the All-Star break....
07:00 2019-06-14

NY woman, 53, died on vacation in Dominican Republic; son demands answers A New York woman, 53, is the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers....
07:00 2019-06-14

Samsung’s $100 Galaxy Fit tracker focuses on the basics It's been more than a year since Samsung last updated its Fit line of activity-tracking bands, and it's high time for a refresh. After first announcing the new Galaxy Fit in February alongside the new Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Watch Active, the company i......
07:00 2019-06-14

Klay Thompson's injury and free throw return sends Twitter into a frenzy Klay Thompson headed to the locker room after suffering a scary knee injury in the third quarter, but not before making a heroic comeback to shoot his free throws in a bizarre turn of events at Oracle Arena....
07:13 2019-06-14

Staten Island man charged with hiring hitman to whack wife’s suspected lover A jilted Staten Island man has been charged with orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot to bump off another man with whom he suspected his wife was having an affair. The feds charged Ramon Ramirez, 48-year-old Staten Island resident known as “Obendy,” and his associate Vance Collins, 50, a Staten Isla...
07:39 2019-06-14

Ducey touts Arizona’s universal licensing in meeting with Trump PHOENIX (KPNX) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey made a stop at the White House on Thursday to discuss how to reduce barriers to enter the workforce. The Republican governor was among a number of bipartisan state leaders who met with President Donald Trump for a “working lunch,” as the White Hou...
07:39 2019-06-14

| Sudan army rulers admit dispersing sit-in Sudan's ruling military council has for the first time admitted it had ordered the June 3 dispersal of a Khartoum protest sit-in that left dozens dead and hundreds wounded....
08:26 2019-06-14

How Ketamine Opens a New Era for Depression Treatment Researchers have discovered that ketamine, a drug of choice for club-goers for decades, can be used to fight severe cases of the blues. For more than three decades, patients seeking treatment for depression in the U.S. have been steered primarily to one family of pharmaceuticals. Doctors have been l...
08:26 2019-06-14

U.S. Special Forces Battle Against ISIS Turns to Containment, and Worry “They’re always going to hold those mountains,” a Green Beret said of Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan. The fear is that the group will keep growing....
08:52 2019-06-14

Put the world on mute – absolute silence is a divine state | Hannah Jane Parkinson Lying on my back in a cyan sea, both ears underwater, I felt every problem I had could sink into the sand and bury itselfNot many people have heard of misophonia – which is ironic, because it has everything to do with hearing. It describes extreme reactions – in my case, mostly rage, but in the case...
09:39 2019-06-14

| WATCH: Trump announces exit of 'warrior' spokesperson Sarah Sanders President Donald Trump has announced the surprise departure of his spokesperson Sarah Sanders, after a combative tenure that saw her all-but-kill off traditional White House briefings to journalists....
10:26 2019-06-14

High-profile UK political defection highlights Brexit schism LONDON (AP) — A prominent British lawmaker who quit the Labour Party to try to form a new pro-European political force has moved on again, this time joining the centrist Liberal Democrats. Chuka Umunna’s move is the latest sign of Brexit-driven cracks in Britain’s established political o...
10:52 2019-06-14

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill vowed further demonstrations after hundreds of thousands took to the streets this week....
11:13 2019-06-14

Mi 9T All Set to Make Its Asia Debut on June 20 Mi 9T has received a date for its Asian debut. Mi 9T is a rebranded version of the Redmi K20, which was introduced in China last month. Mi 9T has been so far introduced in France, Italy, and Spain....
11:39 2019-06-14

Hong Kong extradition protests turn violent Protests between protestors and Hong Kong police turned violent on Wednesday morning. Protestors of proposed extradition laws occupied the streets.        ...
11:52 2019-06-14

Karnataka Chief Minister Expands Cabinet By Inducting 2 Ministers Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today expanded his cabinet by inducting two Independent MLAs into the ministry in an apparent move to give stability to his 13-month-old wobbly government....
12:13 2019-06-14

Jaguar XE 2019 long-term review Should more people searching for a true driver's car consider Jaguar's compact saloon? We're finding out over six months with an XE Why we’re running it: To evaluate Jaguar’s under-appreciated entry saloon and discover whether some of the UK’s BMW 3 Series and Audi A4 buyers need to think a little ...
12:39 2019-06-14

Grimdark, hopepunk and George Clooney Katie shares the best of the Pinkpop festival, Stevie gets appropriately overexcited about Euphoria and Bethany has a beverage melt-down in the presence of George Clooney....
13:26 2019-06-14

Arsenal coach who called young official a 'little p****' should pay fine to referee fund, say charity A referees' charity today demanded an overhaul of football's disciplinary procedures after an Arsenal academy coach was fined and banned for calling a teenage female referee a "little p****"....
14:13 2019-06-14

Women's World Cup 2019: talking points from the first week of action Fifa’s ticket policy, French sarcasm, colourful supporters and teams making their World Cup debut have grabbed attentionThe word on the street in Nice and Le Havre – well, mainly from the mouths of taxi drivers but they’re usually a decent barometer – is that many French people are aggrieved that ti...
14:39 2019-06-14

$17,000 hatchback from Vietnam rolls out to take on Ford, Toyota VinFast, which will start delivering cars to customers Monday, wants to be the first Vietnamese company to succeed at challenging foreign rivals such as Toyota, Ford and Honda in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies....
14:52 2019-06-14

Amanda Knox: Kercher family lawyer labels return to Italy 'inappropriate' Knox, twice acquitted of killing Meredith Kercher, is to attend a debate on ‘trial by media’ Amanda Knox’s return to Italy has been described as “inappropriate” and “very painful” by a lawyer for the family of the murdered British student Meredith Kercher.Knox was twice convicted and twice acquitted...
15:00 2019-06-14

Trump rejects Iran’s denials that it attacked tankers, citing video released by Central Command The two tankers were targeted early Thursday in what observers said marked a serious escalation in the strategic waterway used to ship oil from the Persian Gulf. ...
15:00 2019-06-14

Film Director Cannot Divorce Wife Over Affair, Rules Court A cheating husband cannot divorce his wife despite having a years-long affair, a South Korean court ruled Friday, insisting only the injured party in a marriage could initiate a legal separation....
15:52 2019-06-14

Government Made Rs 15.50 Crore From NEET Counselling Last Year The Union Health Ministry said from the 114,198 students, who registered themselves for counselling in 2018-19, a total of Rs 18,32,87,500 was collected as registration amount....
15:52 2019-06-14

Portugal is the new hot travel destination. Here's why Portugal, and Lisbon in particular, has been popping up lately as a hot travel destination – and with good reason.       ...
16:00 2019-06-14

Catholic Bishops Vow to Hold Themselves Accountable for Sexual Abuse and Cover-Ups The United States’ Catholic bishops enacted a new system meant to help restore faith in the church. But some worried about “bishops policing bishops.”...
16:01 2019-06-14

Privacy improvements in Chrome 76 will make it easier to bypass paywalls Future improvements to Chrome will fix a gap in Incognito Mode, preventing publishers from blocking users from using incognito mode to jump over soft paywalls....
16:13 2019-06-14

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall as trade war hits chips NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are falling early Friday on signs the trade war between the U.S. and China is putting the squeeze on the semiconductor industry. Technology shares dropped after chip maker Broadcom reduced its 2019 re...
16:39 2019-06-14

Kentucky high court rules police can be sued in deadly chase LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled that police can be sued for damages when their car chases lead to the death or injury of third parties. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the court’s 6-1 ruling on Thursday overturned a 1952 decision that had granted police blanket i...
16:39 2019-06-14

Inert grenade in Detroit airport luggage causes brief scare ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say what turned out to be an inert grenade in a piece of luggage caused a brief scare and drew a heavy law enforcement presence at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. The airport in the Detroit suburb of Romulus says Transportation Security Administration officers on Thur...
16:39 2019-06-14

Courtroom gasps as New Zealand mosque massacre suspect smirks while lawyer enters not guilty plea The accused New Zealand mosque shooter prompted gasps from the audience attending a public court hearing Friday after he pleaded not guilty to the charges of terrorism, murder and attempted murder....
16:52 2019-06-14

NASA Administrator Available to Speak with Media at Paris Air Show NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will be available to speak with media during the International Paris Air Show on Tuesday, June 18, in Le Bourget, France....
17:00 2019-06-14