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Gatland ‘honoured’ after becoming only second man to lead Lions for third time

• Gatland appointed coach for 2021 tour of South Africa• ‘I’m delighted to begin full-time in August 2020’ he saysWarren Gatland has been appointed head coach of the British & Irish Lions for the 2021...

Gatland ‘honoured’ after becoming only second man to lead Lions for third time

Source: theguardian.com

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

Warren Gatland to take Chiefs job after Wales but will take year out for Lions • New Zealander will return to homeland to coach home province• Gatland will take 12 months out from August 2020 for Lions roleWarren Gatland is to split his role as British and Irish Lions coach with a new job in Super Rugby in charge of the Chiefs. Gatland has agreed a four-year deal to return to ...
06:00 2019-06-28

Lions will suffer in South Africa unless Premiership final moved – Gatland • Final is due on 26 June 2021, one week before Lions’ first match• ‘There’s no doubt there will be some disadvantage,’ says GatlandEngland stars will be at risk of missing out on a place in the 2021 British & Irish Lions Test side in South Africa if Premiership Rugby refuses to move its final to gi...
01:00 2019-06-16

Warren Gatland to coach New Zealand's Chiefs before 2021 British and Irish Lions tour Warren Gatland's post-World Cup coaching commitments have been confirmed, with the Chiefs confirming he will join them on a four-year deal, and take a 12-month break to coach the British and Irish Lions in 2021....
15:39 2019-06-28

Unbeaten Warren Gatland '100% confident' of British and Irish Lions success in 2021 South Africa tour Warren Gatland says he is "100 per cent confident" he can lead the Lions to glory after being appointed head coach for the 2021 tour to South Africa....
13:26 2019-06-12

| Gatland signs Super Rugby deal with Chiefs Wales coach Warren Gatland has signed a four-year deal with Super Rugby side, the Chiefs, that includes a release in 2021 to handle the British and Irish Lions....
11:39 2019-06-28

Wales ‘in a good place’ says Warren Gatland with No 1 spot in sight • Wales could top rankings with favourable weekend results• Grand Slam champions choose strong side for TwickenhamWhen Eddie Jones took charge of England, one of his goals was to supplant the All Blacks at the top of the world rankings before the start of the World Cup. The All Blacks could be toppl...
07:39 2019-08-10

Patchell to start at fly-half for Wales against Ireland as Gatland rings changes • Scarlets player one of 15 changes for final World Cup warmup• Wyn Jones and North also return to starting XVRhys Patchell will feature in a Wales team showing 15 changes for Saturday’s final World Cup preparation game against Ireland.The Scarlets fly-half endured an injury-hit campaign last season...
16:00 2019-09-05

Van Dijk ‘honoured’ to be on Ballon d’Or shortlist "Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk says he would be delighted to win the Ballon d’Or but insisted the team’s aims were his main focus ahead of the Super Cup final with Chelsea."...
12:39 2019-08-14

Alaphilippe extends Tour lead over Thomas with stunning time-trial win • Frenchman extends lead over Thomas to 1min 26sec on stage 13• Thomas was expected to gain time back on AlaphilippeGeraint Thomas’s hopes of taking the yellow jersey at the foot of the Pyrenees wilted in the heat of the afternoon after his path to a second Tour victory became much more complicated ...
20:39 2019-07-19

Alaphilippe stuns Tour with time-trial win, builds race lead Inspired by his yellow jersey, Julian Alaphilippe has held off defending champion Geraint Thomas to extend his race lead and win the only individual time trial stage of this Tour de France       ...
20:39 2019-07-19

Amazon's Wheel of Time Series Casts Rosamund Pike in the Lead Rosamund Pike has been cast in the lead of Amazon Prime Video's series adaptation of The Wheel of Time, the series of high fantasy novels from Robert Jordan....
09:39 2019-06-20

Alaphilippe beats Thomas in time trial to extend Tour lead France's Julian Alaphilippe continued to amaze as he claimed an impressive victory in the 13th stage of the Tour de France, a 27.2-km individual time trial, to extend his overall lead on Friday....
02:00 2019-07-20

Warren Gatland picks Wales reserve side to take on under-pressure Ireland • Wales coach makes 14 changed for World Cup warm-up• ‘We can put a massive dent in their confidence,’ says GatlandWales’s first Test as leaders in the world rankings is Warren Gatland’s last in charge of them in Cardiff. He has chosen a reserve side to face Ireland, looking for evidence to settle t...
01:00 2019-08-30

Chic, not sombre – Karl Lagerfeld honoured in Paris Famous faces attended Karl for Ever at the Grand Palais for a memorial as dramatic as his showsThe designer Karl Lagerfeld, who died in February, was honoured in Paris on Thursday with a memorial as upbeat and stadium-sized as the catwalk shows which made him a fashion legend. Continue reading......
01:39 2019-06-21

Matildas captain Sam Kerr honoured with two prestigious US awards Australia striker bags brace of ESPYs at Los Angeles galaStephanie Gilmore and Ben Simmons miss out Matildas captain Sam Kerr has collected two prestigious ESPY awards for the best international women’s footballer and the best player in the USA’s National Women’s Soccer League.Australia’s world cham...
07:39 2019-07-11

Jen Beattie honoured to be back at Arsenal and alongside Joe Montemurro Jen Beattie is back at Arsenal after six years and, despite being in similar surroundings and with a coach she has worked with before, things couldn't feel more different....
18:39 2019-09-06

| Kohli honoured to be World Cup target for 'X-factor' Archer India captain Virat Kohli said on Thursday it was a "big compliment" to be a target wicket for England newcomer Jofra Archer at the upcoming World Cup....
23:13 2019-05-23

NJ Hypes $120 Million Plan to Slash the Time Needed to Replace Newark’s Toxic Lead Pipes As concerns continue to grow about dangerous lead in Newark, N.J.’s drinking water, Mayor Ras Baraka, along with county and state officials, announced a plan to speed up replacement of the city’s lead pipes to about two years—down from about 10....
17:13 2019-08-27

Trump talks of 'eternal friendship' with UK as he is honoured with state banquet Donald Trump paid tribute to the "eternal friendship" between the US and UK as he was honoured with a state banquet at Buckingham Palace alongside the Queen....
00:52 2019-06-04

Winnie Byanyima ‘honoured to be joining UNAIDS’ as next Executive Director The UN programme dedicated to the elimination of AIDS as a public health threat by 2030, has warmly welcomed the appointment of Winnie Byanyima as its new Executive Director....
12:39 2019-08-16

Venus Williams into US Open second round as Althea Gibson honoured • Johanna Konta beats Daria Kasatkina 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 in first round• Dan Evans and Novak Djokovic win, Angelique Kerber losesA few hours after the unveiling of a statue here to honour the great Althea Gibson – who won Wimbledon in 1957 and partnered Britain’s Angela Buxton to win two slam doubles tit...
10:00 2019-08-27

Indian-Origin Man Honoured With 'Star Of Jerusalem' Medal By Palestine Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has conferred Indian-origin Sheikh Mohammad Munir Ansari with the Star of Jerusalem medal - one of the highest honours given to foreign nationals by the Palestinian......
15:52 2019-06-14

PM Modi Honoured With UAE's Highest Civilian Award "Order Of Zayed" Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Saturday honoured with the "Order of Zayed", the UAE's highest civilian award, for his efforts to boost bilateral ties between the two nations....
14:00 2019-08-24

Australia's rich football history to be honoured by new FFA heritage committee Panel set up to recognise football’s long history‘Sport that forgets past has no future,’ says Simon HillGreater emphasis will be placed on celebrating and preserving Australia’s rich but often overlooked football history after an official heritage committee was announced.On Friday Football Federati...
06:00 2019-08-09

Tommy Burns-Jack Johnson and Harry Mallin honoured with plaques Jack Johnson enthralled the world when he chased down Tommy Burns, writes Alex Daley in his Yesterday's Heroes column The post Tommy Burns-Jack Johnson and Harry Mallin honoured with plaques appeared first on Boxing News....
13:13 2019-06-21

Sacrifice of fallen 'blue helmet' to be honoured with UN’s highest peacekeeping award In recognition of his “brave and selfless” action under fire in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)  ̶  saving the life of a fellow ‘blue helmet’ and helping his colleagues repel an armed group  ̶  the late Malawian soldier Chancy Chitete, will be honoured with the UN’s highest peacekeeping award...
16:13 2019-05-21

Alberta teen honoured to sing ‘O Canada’ in Cree before Blue Jays game An Alberta teen who sang the national anthem in both English and Cree before the Blue Jays game over the weekend said the entire experience was an honour....
07:52 2019-07-04

Warren Gatland's first match after leaving Wales will be against Wales Gatland to coach Barbarians side to face Wales on 30 NovemberWales head coach to leave role after World Cup in JapanWarren Gatland’s first match after stepping down as Wales coach this autumn will be against the team he has guided for over a decade.Gatland, who leaves his post after the World Cup in...
13:00 2019-06-05

Prince Harry 'honoured' as he meets Chelsea pensioners who landed on Normandy beaches on D-Day The Duke of Sussex said he was "honoured" to be alongside six D-Day veterans as he inspected Chelsea Pensioners at their annual Founder's Day parade at the Royal Hospital Chelsea....
00:39 2019-06-07

A Swedish scientist suggested the climate crisis could lead people to consider eating human flesh. It's not the first time a scientist has suggested the idea. Michaela Rehle/Reuters Climate change is likely to put stress on our agricultural system and cause severe food shortages in the future. Behavioral scientist Magnus Söderlund recently suggested that because of this, people might one day consider eating human flesh. In 2018, evolutionary biologi...
21:13 2019-09-11

The Latest: Johnson takes bigger lead in race to lead UK LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the voting to elect Britain’s next prime minister (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister, as one of his rivals was eliminated from the contest. Five contenders in all were still in ...
21:00 2019-06-18

BC Lions vs. Hamilton: Why the Over makes sense in this one The BC Lions entered their bye week at a woeful 1-6 straight up and against the spread in a season that started with big expectations. The Lions suffered consecutive double-digit blowout losses to the Saskatchewan Roughriders before the bye week, and this game is probably the last hope to turn the s...
23:52 2019-08-10

Estranged Calvin Johnson wants Lions to pay up: ‘You don’t do that’ Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is open to mending fences with his former team, but he has a stipulation. “The only way they’re going to get me back is they put that money back in my pocket,” Johnson told the Detroit Free-Press on Saturday. “Nah, you don’t do that. I don’t care wha...
20:00 2019-06-02

| Lions 2021: Where Boks should play them Rob Houwing speculates on most suitable venues for the huge Springboks v Lions trio of Tests in 2021, fancying that SA Rugby have not dissimilar ideas for the roster....
14:52 2019-07-12

I Hereby Declare The Lions The Most Miserable NFL Franchise Which franchise is the NFL’s poop standard (obviously, the inverse of the gold standard)? Part of what’s fascinating about football’s ongoing analytics revolution is the unknown—that there are possibilities we haven’t even considered for what we may someday be able to do with the application of high...
05:39 2019-08-27

Source: Pats acquire TE Roberts from Lions The Patriots are acquiring third-year tight end Michael Roberts from the Lions for a conditional seventh-round pick in 2020, a league source confirmed to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The Patriots are thin at tight end as they transition without Rob Gronkowski....
15:52 2019-06-13

Pats pick up another tight end in trade with Lions The Patriots have acquired third-year tight end Michael Roberts from the Lions for a conditional seventh-round pick in 2020, a league source told ESPN. The Patriots are thin at tight end as they transition without Rob Gronkowski....
21:13 2019-06-13

| Coetzee bucks the trend, STAYS at the Lions In an move not in keeping with the modern trend of late, Lions fullback Andries Coetzee has committed his services to the union for another 12 months....
15:39 2019-05-30

WR Kearse signs with Lions, reunites with Bevell Receiver Jermaine Kearse, who is coming off his most disappointing NFL season with only 37 catches for 371 yards for the Jets, has signed with the Lions....
18:26 2019-06-06

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Detroit Lions Some people are fans of the Detroit Lions. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Detroit Lions. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
19:52 2019-07-31

| Vermeulen returns for Bulls to face Lions Duane Vermeulen, Rosko Specman and Warrick Gelant will return to the Bulls starting team to face the Lions in their final Super Rugby match at Loftus Versfeld....
19:26 2019-06-12

Blue Bombers vs. BC Lions: Take Winnipeg and Over in CFL battle The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and BC Lions, two teams with aspirations of challenging the mighty Calgary Stampeders for West Division supremacy in the Canadian Football League, will square off Saturday night in the season opener for both teams. Winnipeg has improved under head coach Mike O’Shea, even re...
00:26 2019-06-16

A crucial population of lions has lost much of its genetic diversity Lions in the important Kavango-Zambezi conservation area may be less able to adapt to climate change due to a loss of genetic variation over the past century...
18:00 2019-05-21

Three Lions song gets feminist revamp for Women's World Cup New version of song also known as Football’s Coming Home aims to inspire public support for teamDavid Baddiel and Frank Skinner’s football song Three Lions has been rewritten as a feminist anthem to cheer on England’s women team in next month’s World Cup.Members of the team say they hope the reworke...
01:39 2019-05-28

| Lions tour: Juniors to boost Bok selection stocks? Widespread talent on display from the Junior Boks at present bodes well for possible young infusions to the Test side for the keynote 2021 Lions visit, says Rob Houwing...
19:00 2019-06-13

Former Detroit Lions safety Glover Quin retires from NFL at 33 After 10 seasons in the NFL, the last six with the Detroit Lions, safety Glover Quin announced his retirement with an Instagram video.       ...
21:26 2019-07-09

Lions trade TE Roberts to Patriots for conditional pick ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions traded tight end Michael Roberts to the New England Patriots for a conditional draft pick. Detroit made the move Thursday, creating an open roster spot. ESPN reported the Lions may get a seventh-round selection for Roberts in 2020. Roberts b...
17:13 2019-06-13

Lions starters Davis, Ragnow exit with injuries Lions starting middle linebacker Jarrad Davis and center Frank Ragnow both had to be helped off the field after suffering injuries during Friday's preseason game....
05:13 2019-08-24

Lions vs. Cardinals: Matthew Stafford will propel Detroit Lions (-3) over CARDINALS: One thing Detroit QB Matthew Stafford can do is swat down mediocre foes, and Arizona, led by rookie quarterback Kyler Murray, fits the profile — even in the desert, in September. Doubt home side can keep up. Giants (+7) over COWBOYS: Big Blue weakened at skill positions, w...
14:26 2019-09-08

Lions lose starters Davis, Ragnow to injuries Lions starting middle linebacker Jarrad Davis and center Frank Ragnow both had to be helped off the field after suffering injuries during Friday's preseason game....
14:00 2019-08-24

Three lions 'shot dead after fatally mauling keeper' Three lions have been shot dead after a 70-year-old game keeper - who reportedly raised the animals as cubs - was fatally mauled in South Africa, according to local media reports....
19:52 2019-08-20

| Lions captain bemoans slow starts in Currie Cup Lions captain Ross Cronje admits they have been their own worse enemy in the Currie Cup this year, as they too often need to come from behind to win....
23:52 2019-08-06

Guard trampled to death by elephant while on look out for escaped lions A guard on the lookout for a pride of 14 lions that were thought to have escaped from the Kruger National Park has been trampled to death by an elephant....
04:26 2019-06-11

Detroit Lions sign former AAF quarterback Luis Perez The Lions signed quarterback Luis Perez, who made seven starts for the Birmingham Iron before the AAF suspended operations this spring.       ...
22:26 2019-08-27

Source: Lions' Kearse breaks leg, injures ankle Lions receiver Jermaine Kearse was carted off after getting injured while blocking on a running play on the first drive of Thursday's game against the Patriots....
11:13 2019-08-09

Lions, Tigers and Deers, Oh My! See All the Unusual Celebrity Pets Ever wonder if celebrity pets know they're owned by celebrities? Surely, these animals must know their lives are a little different than the regular house cat. Whether wearing......
14:26 2019-06-01

Opinion: Matt Patricia still isn't the right coach for the Lions The Lions' latest debacle doesn't help any argument that Matt Patricia can lead this team to the playoffs. His team blew 18-point fourth-quarter lead.       ...
05:39 2019-09-11

WR Kearse signs with Lions, rekindles memories for Patricia ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have many players, along with their general manager and coach, with ties to the New England Patriots. Jermaine Kearse, in a sense, is no exception. The veteran receiver had one of the most memorable catches in a Super Bowl in 2016 while playing for the Seat...
23:13 2019-06-06

Lions waive Roberts after trade with Patriots falls through ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions waived tight end Michael Roberts after trying to trade him to the New England Patriots. The Lions say trade conditions put Roberts back on the team’s roster before they took him off it for the second straight day. ESPN reported Roberts failed his phys...
01:13 2019-06-15

Roberts waived after Lions-Pats trade rescinded Another attempt by the Patriots to shore up their tight-end position ended when their trade with the Lions for Michael Roberts was rescinded due to a failed physical, a source told Adam Schefter....
00:26 2019-06-15

| Golden Lions to host Currie Cup semi after Griquas thriller The Golden Lions will host a home Currie Cup semi-final at Ellis Park next weekend after a pulsating final group stage clash against Griquas in Kimberley....
19:00 2019-08-24

Lions-Texans practice a reunion for Patricia and O'Brien Wednesday's joint practice between the Texans and Lions was a reunion for Houston coach Bill O'Brien and Detroit coach Matt Patricia after the two worked as assistants with the New England Patriots from 2007-11       ...
00:39 2019-08-15

African lions have started climbing trees to escape buffaloes Vulnerable African lions have started climbing trees to escape buffaloes in Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya. Their numbers are in decline from habitat loss, lack of prey and hunting by humans...
13:26 2019-07-09

Detroit Lions haven't won a playoff game in exactly 10,000 days Just two major American professional sports have gone longer than the Detroit Lions without advancing in the playoffs. Today marks 10,000 days.        ...
15:00 2019-05-23

Lions' Davis, Ragnow avoid season-ending injuries The Detroit Lions survived a pair of scares from Friday night, as head coach Matt Patricia said Saturday that linebacker Jarrad Davis and center Frank Ragnow avoided season-ending injuries....
04:13 2019-08-25

| Lions lose Kwagga for rest of Super Rugby season The Lions have received a blow with the news that loose forward Kwagga Smith is likely to be sidelined for the remainder of the Super Rugby competition....
14:13 2019-06-10

South Africa: 14 lions on the loose near Kruger National Park The lions were seen near a mining community close to the town of Phalaborwa outside the wildlife park. People have been warned to stay alert as rangers try to capture and resettle them....
21:00 2019-06-07

Watch the trailer for The Day Shall Come, the new satire from Four Lions director Chris Morris It’s been nearly 10 years since Chris Morris drew raves for Four Lions, a hilarious and controversial farce about, of all things, terrorism. Since then, he’s worked on episodes of Black Mirror and Veep, all while pulling together his new feature, The Day Shall Come. Morris is again mining satire fro...
20:52 2019-08-07

Detroit Lions to sign G Joe Dahl to two-year contract extension The Detroit Lions are signing offensive lineman Joe Dahl to a contract extension as he competes for the team's starting job at left guard in training camp....
06:00 2019-08-07

Teen double amputee throws touchdown at Lions practice Quarterback Matthew Stafford normally leads the Lions in the huddle, but that changed Friday when he surprised 14-year-old Calder Hodge with an opportunity to take a snap during an intrasquad scrimmage at Ford Field. Hodge, who was born with fibular hemimelia, which left his body without tibia bones...
20:52 2019-08-04

Lions and Chargers hope to learn how to maintain late leads The Los Angeles Chargers and Detroit Lions got off to solid starts in their openers, building double-digit leads in the second half before blowing them and going to overtime       ...
03:13 2019-09-13

Lions DE Mitchell Loewen recounts helping man whose SUV fell four stories Lions DE Mitchell Loewen, who once helped saved a man whose SUV fell four stories, is fighting through injuries and personal hardship to make the team.       ...
16:26 2019-08-04

Double amputee, 14, throws touchdown at Detroit Lions practice The Detroit Lions called in a special quarterback to lead the offense for one play during their intrasquad scrimmage Friday at Ford Field, where he touched the hearts of both temporary teammates and fans after delivering a perfect pass for a touchdown....
07:00 2019-08-04

Fourteen lions escape from Kruger park in South Africa Police warn local residents after pride escapes from world-famous reserveAuthorities in South Africa have warned residents living close to the Kruger park after 14 lions escaped from the world-famous reserve.The state government of Limpopo said the pride had been seen near the town of Phalaborwa, cl...
16:00 2019-06-07

How Barry Sanders could have changed Lions and NFL history by playing five more seasons Lions legend Barry Sanders retired at age 30. Here's how Detroit and NFL history might have changed had the Hall of Famer played until he was 35.       ...
03:26 2019-07-24

Patriots land tight end Michael Roberts in trade with Lions Michael Roberts was the odd man out at tight end after the Detroit Lions signed Jesse James and drafted T.J. Hockenson this spring.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Lions exit AFL finals race as Giants win classic contest Brisbane Lions 11.14 (80) lost to GWS Giants 12.11 (83)Giants now face Collingwood in preliminary finalCollingwood look the biggest winners after Greater Western Sydney beat Brisbane by three points in a brutal, controversial and absorbing AFL semi-final.The Giants’ 12.11 (83) to 11.14 (78) win book...
18:13 2019-09-14

Lions' Jermaine Kearse Carted Off Field After Leg Injury [Update] Eight-year veteran receiver Jermaine Kearse was carted off the field on Thursday after Patriots defensive back Terrence Brooks inadvertently rolled onto the back of the receiver’s leg. Brooks collided with Kearse’s leg while trying to bring down Detroit rookie back Ty Johnson in the first quarter of...
08:52 2019-08-09

Chinese Lion Kings: Winged Lions, Foo Dogs and Gaimei The King of the Beasts triumphs in Chinese mythology, albeit in many shapes and forms. Chinese artists combined different creatures’ attributes to create a composite beast, which they called pixiu (pi-hsieh).  The term is commonly used to refer to any animal amalgam (and there are many in Chinese my...
00:52 2019-06-02

Kyler Murray, Cardinals salvage tie as Lions crumble late Detroit Lions blow fourth-quarter lead to Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals as the two sides battled to a stalemate after OT.       ...
07:13 2019-09-09

Detroit Lions' T.J. Hockenson sets NFL record in debut T.J. Hockenson, a first-round pick out of Iowa, became just the 10th Detroit Lions tight end since 1950 to have a 100-yard receiving game.       ...
07:13 2019-09-09

Sportwatch: Giants edge Lions, Raiders and Sea Eagles win – as it happened AFL: Giants break Lions’ hearts with thrilling winNRL: Raiders stun Storm; Sea Eagles sink Sharks 1.26pm BST Now that was draining. The Lions were perhaps a little unlucky to lose to the Giants, and in the process exit the AFL finals race, but they can look to the future with great enthusiasm, with ...
14:52 2019-09-14

How One Nonprofit Is Using Venture-Capital Tactics to Help Save Africa's Last 20,000 Wild Lions In an era of Instagram-length attention spans, wildlife conservation philanthropies are trying new tactics to bring urgent attention to threatened species. Actress Michelle Rodriguez, model Jordan Barrett and photographer Gray Sorrenti band together to pitch in....
06:13 2019-07-01

Inspirational double-amputee QB Calder Hodge throws TD at Lions practice Detroit Lions gave Calder Hodge, an honorary ESPY winner, his own locker at Ford Field Friday, and he got to meet his idol, Matthew Stafford.       ...
09:01 2019-08-03

Detroit Lions waive TE Michael Roberts after trade with Patriots voids A day after trading Michael Roberts to the New England Patriots, the tight end was returned to the Detroit Lions, who subsequently waived him.       ...
04:39 2019-06-15

Journeyman QB Josh Johnson signs with Detroit Lions, his 13th different NFL team Josh Johnson signed a one-year deal with the Detroit Lions on Saturday, joining the 13th different NFL team of his long, winding career.       ...
23:52 2019-08-10

Ex-Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith facilitating pipeline to NFL as college coach Kevin Smith ran for 2,346 yards and 17 TDs in five seasons with the Detroit Lions. He's now coaching running backs at Florida Atlantic.       ...
23:52 2019-06-10

Darius Slay says on Instagram Live that he will not attend Detroit Lions minicamp Pro Bowl cornerback Darius Slay indicated Monday on Instagram Live that he will not be attending the Detroit Lions' minicamp this week.        ...
04:26 2019-06-04

Lions sign David Fales as backup QB option, cut Connor Cook ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed quarterback David Fales and waived quarterback Connor Cook. Detroit also added offensive lineman Luke Bowanko and released safety David Jones on Monday. Fales replaces Cook as a backup candidate behind Matthew Stafford and Tom Savage. Fales, who...
23:13 2019-06-10

England captain Sarah Hunter adds to call for women’s Lions team • Hunter eyes tours to France, North America and New Zealand• England coach Simon Middelton: ‘It is a great idea’The British & Irish Lions are coming under increasing pressure to create a women’s team after the England head coach, Simon Middleton, and the captain, Sarah Hunter, threw their weight be...
19:00 2019-06-01

Lions Gate, Spyglass Media, Viacom Are Leading Contenders to Buy Stake in Miramax Several potential buyers have expressed interest in purchasing a stake in Miramax, which is owned by BeIN Media Group and has produced popular and critically acclaimed films such as “Good Will Hunting” and “Pulp Fiction.”...
02:39 2019-08-02

Lions QB Matthew Stafford's family crisis puts football in perspective Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford waited hours as his wife, Kelly, underwent brain surgery during the offseason.       ...
20:00 2019-09-08

Calvin Johnson Puts Million Dollar Price Tag On Repairing His Relationship With The Lions Lions president Rod Wood really, really, really wants Calvin Johnson to like his team again. Reconnecting with Megatron has become a top priority for him ever since the receiver unexpectedly retired in 2015. In Wood’s ideal world, Johnson would go the way of Barry Sanders where he’d eventually get o...
02:00 2019-06-03

Ex-Lions star Calvin Johnson announces partnership with Harvard to study marijuana Former Detroit Lions players Calvin Johnson and Robert Sims are teaming up with Harvard University for medical marijuana research on pot and cancer.       ...
04:39 2019-08-17

England star Jadon Sancho dedicates first Three Lions goals to late grandmother England forward Jadon Sancho paid tribute to his late grandmother after scoring his first senior international goals in the Three Lions' chaotic 5-3 win over Kosovo....
01:26 2019-09-11

14 Lions Escape South Africa's Kruger National Park, Alert Issued A pride of 14 lions is on the loose near a mining community bordering South Africa's Kruger National Park, officials said Friday, and warned members of the public to be alert. The lions have been......
13:52 2019-06-07

Lions DE Romeo Okwara's passion project honors New York City firehouse New York City's legendary Rescue 2 firehouse lost seven firefighters on Sept. 11 2001. Okwara, a Lions defensive end, turned his photography hobby into a way to honor the nearly 100-year-old firehouse and its company....
22:52 2019-09-11

Opinion: Detroit Lions opener was a gut punch, but fans shouldn't panic The Detroit Lions tied the Arizona Cardinals in a game that felt like a loss. The result was a gut punch, but don't break out the paper bags just yet.       ...
22:52 2019-09-09

Sportwatch: Lions take top spot, Eels hold on and Lightning beat Giants – as it happened Super Netball: Giants 56-60 LightningAFL: Brisbane beat Gold Coast 22.12 (144) to 8.5 (53)NRL: Eels 20-14 Knights 10.27am BST Well that’s it from me tonight - I leave you in the very capable hands of Richard Parkin as he takes you through the Bledisloe Cup / Rugby Championships match between the Wal...
13:39 2019-08-10

Sportwatch: Tigers teach Lions a lesson, Dragons dust Titans – as it happened AFL: Richmond crush Brisbane; GWS beat Western BulldogsNRL: Dragons too good for Titans in Widdop farewellBasketball: Boomers make it 4-0 at World Cup 1.37pm BST A big, big win for Richmond and a big, big win for Greater Western Sydney highlighted a, um, big day of AFL and a big day of sport. But th...
18:13 2019-09-07

Sportwatch: Demons beat Dockers, Saints v Lions, Super Netball and more – live! Updates from sports arenas across AustraliaAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroftAFL: Demons defeat DockersSuper Netball: Lightning 65-57 Fever 8.54am BST Rugby League: I’m going to be honest, I don’t really have much of a handle on how international rugby league operates, but New Zealand have jus...
10:00 2019-06-22

This Detroit Lions offensive lineman loves to eat deer heart: Meet Andrew Donnal Detroit Lions offensive lineman Andrew Donnal makes the most of what he's got. And the longtime hunter likes to eat the heart of deer.       ...
01:26 2019-08-02

South Africa tells public to be 'on alert' after 14 lions escape from Kruger National Park South African officials are warning the public to “be alert at all times” after a group of more than a dozen lions escaped from one of the country’s biggest game reserves....
15:39 2019-06-07

Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford opens up about 'tough times' while wife recovers from brain surgery Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford opened up about “some tough times” he and his wife, Kelly, have had to go through since she had surgery to remove a brain tumor....
17:52 2019-05-22

Fantasy Football: OTA headlines with Lions front and center; plus Anthony Miller, D'Onta Foreman, Pats, FFT and more It seems there's always Fantasy Football news as we near mandatory minicamps and the NFL's pre-camp vacation time. Let's start with headlines in Detroit....
23:13 2019-05-30

Sportwatch: Tigers beat Lions, Raiders fall to Sea Eagles, Port smash Dockers and more – as it happened Super Netball - Magpies reach finals with derby winNRL - Storm survive Titans scare; Manly hold on in CanberraAFL - Bulldogs reach finals; Tigers beat Lions; Port down Dockers 10.32am BST Final thoughtsOr maybe that should be finals thoughts. A weekend of sliding up and down ladders leaves the Bulld...
21:26 2019-08-25

Detroit Lions' Jordan Lasley gets fresh start after fight, heaving ball into pond New Detroit Lions wideout Jordan Lasley is on his third team this summer after being waived by the Ravens and Raiders earlier in training camp.       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Sportwatch: Tigers beat Lions, Raiders fall to Sea Eagles, Port smash Dockers and more – live! Any thoughts? Email richard.gadsby.casual@guardian.co.ukSuper Netball - Magpies reach finals with derby winNRL - Storm survive Titans scare; Manly hold on in CanberraAFL - Bulldogs reach finals; Tigers beat Lions 10.15am BST And the final siren sounds on the home-and-away season. A strong finish to ...
11:26 2019-08-25

How football helped Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford cope with wife's health scare Having to learn a new offense has helped take Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford's mind off his wife Kelly's recovery from brain surgery.        ...
23:39 2019-05-21

England squad console Aaron Wan-Bissaka after blunder leaves Young Lions on brink of Euro exit Aaron Wan-Bissaka's team-mates have rallied round the defender after his calamitous, last-gasp own goal left England facing elimination from the European Under-21s Championship....
12:39 2019-06-19

Fulham 4 Millwall 0: Scott Parker's pass masters maul Lions in London derby drubbing Millwall manager Neil Harris had said in the build-up to this match that Fulham were the best side in the Championship - and on this evidence he might be right....
00:39 2019-08-22

Jarrad Davis, Frank Ragnow injured in Detroit Lions' preseason loss to Buffalo Bills The result was meaningless, but the game became significant for the Detroit Lions, who had two key players get hurt against the Buffalo Bills.       ...
19:52 2019-08-24

England 5-3 Kosovo: Raheem Sterling stars at St Mary's as Three Lions are made to work in Euro 2020 qualifier Raheem Sterling scored one and created three more as England survived Kosovo's second-half comeback to win a chaotic encounter 5-3 and maintain their 100 per cent record in Euro 2020 qualifying....
01:26 2019-09-11

Calvin Johnson to Detroit Lions: 'Put that money back in my pocket' Detroit Lions forced Calvin Johnson to repay a seven-figure portion of his signing bonus when he retired after 2015 season.        ...
18:52 2019-06-02

'Trust me': Matthew Stafford, Matt Patricia explain unfortunate Lions timeout Patricia said he ordered offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell to call timeout before a would-be third-and-5 conversion late in the fourth quarter       ...
22:52 2019-09-09

Fulham vs Millwall: Neil Harris aware of 'Premier League qualities' as the Lions head to the Cottage Millwall manager Neil Harris knows his side will be up against a team "with a lot of Premier League qualities" when they take on Fulham at Craven Cottage on Wednesday....
11:00 2019-08-21

Ex-Lions lineman T.J. Lang blasts Antonio Brown for Oakland Raiders drama: 'Total diva' Former Lions offensive lineman T.J. Lang wrote that he believed Antonio Brown was being held accountable "for the first time in his career."       ...
03:52 2019-09-06

For Kids, Free Time Equals Screen Time---So Parents Fight Back To get kids off screens, experts are advising parents to structure their kids’ time, marking a retreat from past advice that children be given unfettered downtime....
14:13 2019-07-23

Garbage time, all the time: MLB sees historic spike in position players pitching While home runs fly at a record rate and pitchers aren't going deep into games, MLB has seen a record number of position players taking the mound.       ...
16:13 2019-08-21

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of unregulated facial recognition technology in law enforcement....
23:13 2019-06-04

'Time AI' Crypto Company Sues Black Hat After People Laughed at Its 'Time AI' Tech The creator of a curious encryption technology was heckled on stage during a bizarre presentation at the recent Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, and now the company has filed suit against the conference organizers for allowing them to be roasted.Read more......
08:26 2019-08-27

It's Rumor Time: Tarantino might be planning a Netflix extended cut for Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood Quentin Tarantino has been refreshingly candid about all the material he was forced to cut from his recent Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood, going so far as to include a credit for his old pal Tim Roth (cut) in the film’s closing crawl. That acknowledgment of edited scenes, actors, and more from the di...
01:39 2019-08-03

Back in time: See You Yesterday brings time travel to the streets of Flatbush Claudette "C.J." Walker (Eden Duncan-Smith), Sebastian (Dante Crichlow), and their lab mate, Eduardo (Johnathan Nieves), carefree and excited about science. [credit: YouTube/Netflix ] Direct...
21:13 2019-05-24

Trump 2020 press secretary: 'Time after time we see these anti-American remarks' from Democrat 'squad' Trump's 2020 campaign national press secretary Kayleigh McEnany continued to target anti-American remarks made by a group of "progressive" freshman congresswomen Monday and defended the president's remarks on Fox News Radio's  "Todd Starnes Show."...
04:26 2019-07-16

What time is the US Open men's final today? Rafael Nadal vs Daniil Medvedev UK start time Rafael Nadal can win his 19th Grand Slam to move within one of Roger Federer's record with victory in the US Open final against Daniil Medvedev on Sunday....
20:52 2019-09-08

Bye bye space-time: is it time to free physics from Einstein’s legacy? Einstein’s framework for the universe, space-time, is at odds with quantum theory. Overcoming this clash and others is vital to unravelling the true nature of the cosmos...
20:26 2019-09-11

What time is the US Open men's final? Rafael Nadal vs Daniil Medvedev UK start time and order of play Rafael Nadal can win his 19th Grand Slam to move within one of Roger Federer's record with victory in the US Open final against Daniil Medvedev on Sunday....
13:26 2019-09-08

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, Kim Komando takes a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. Here are some new skills on Alexa.       ...
16:52 2019-07-11

“Last time it was banks; this time it is governments.” There is only ONE thing that matters in global financial markets. And the global governments have less and less of "it." Discover more in this free excerpt from our June 17 European Short Term Update....
21:39 2019-06-19

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, I take a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. If you’re not familiar with skills, these programs give Alexa new tricks. What’s interesting is that individuals produce many Alexa skills, and Amazon shares skill revenues with developers....
18:39 2019-07-06

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX has surpassed 50 million shares traded. ......
13:26 2019-05-22

Why emoji use could lead to more sex A study claims that adding emojis to communications allowed people to reach a deeper level of intimacy with one anotherName: Sexy emojis.Appearance: Irresistible. Continue reading......
20:39 2019-08-20

And They Say Women Are Too Weak to Lead Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro, after previously saying he would decline the paltry $20 million pulled together by the G-7 nations to help firefighting efforts in the Amazon rainforest, has changed his mind. Instead, Bolsonaro says he’ll accept the donation if French President Emmanuel Macron apol...
00:52 2019-08-28

Can fingering lead to pregnancy? Fingering is very unlikely to bring sperm into contact with the vagina. However, it can occur in some instances, which might lead to pregnancy. Learn more here....
15:39 2019-09-11

Pochettino: I want to lead Spurs to another final "Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino appeared confident he would stay on as manager after his side lost to Liverpool in the Champions League final."...
01:00 2019-06-02

ECB Raises Prospect of Rate Cut, Follows Fed Lead The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged but several officials raised the prospect of rate reductions, amplifying a global trend toward easier monetary policy to combat weaker growth....
17:13 2019-06-06

Quintana: It’s going to be difficult to hold the lead "Movistar’s Nairo Quintana took the red jersey at La Vuelta after finishing second on a brutal Stage 9 won by Slovenian Tadej Pogacar but admits keeping it might prove tricky with the upcoming ITT."...
11:13 2019-09-02

Why 2nd Waves Can Lead to "Exciting Opportunities" In this 2-minute video, our European Short-Term Update editor, Murray Gunn, shows you ow to identify the end of 2nd wave corrections -- and prepare for "exciting opportunities."...
23:13 2019-06-28

Green putts her way to the lead at Women’s PGA CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green of Australia couldn’t miss on the greens and holed a bunker shot late in her round at Hazeltine National for a 4-under 68 and a one-shot lead in the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. Green started with a 15-foot par putt, made a birdie putt from 20 feet on ...
04:39 2019-06-21

How accountants can lead digital change In business, trust is everything. Yet 70% of small businesses would not recommend their accountant, and a third suggested avoiding them completely, according to a new poll of 1,500 UK SMEs. The entrepreneurs surveyed said accountants don’t understand their business, are flummoxed by technolog...
21:52 2019-09-06

Mets get six-run lead — and don’t completely collapse WASHINGTON — The hangover from their worst loss of the season – or maybe the decade? – was allowed to linger for roughly 12 hours. By the time the Mets arrived to Nationals Park on Wednesday, manager Mickey Callaway was preparing to meet with his team and purge the frustration of the previous night....
02:26 2019-09-05

Betts, Benintendi lead Red Sox to 10-6 win over Tigers Andrew Benintendi and Mookie Betts finished a homer short of the cycle as the Boston Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 10-6       ...
15:52 2019-07-07

6-way tie for first-round lead at Travelers Championship Zack Sucher made a 9-foot birdie putt in the last group of the day on the par-4 18th for a 6-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead in the Travelers Championship       ...
02:00 2019-06-21

Gryazin crashes out of ERC Rome lead "Nikolay Gryazin has crashed out of the lead on Rally di Roma Capitale, with last year’s FIA ERC1 Junior champion overshooting a corner and hitting a tree on stage two."...
12:26 2019-07-20

Germany looks to 'lead' US-Iran talks European powers hope to broker a new round of negotiations between the United States and Iran in a bid to prevent the collapse of the 2015 nuclear deal, Germany’s top diplomat said Saturday....
03:52 2019-06-09

| Alaphilippe breaks away to take overall Tour lead Julian Alaphilippe produced a magnificent show of power in stage three to give France its first win of the 2019 Tour de France and take the overall lead in the race....
17:52 2019-07-08

Bassitt, Phegley lead A’s to 8-3 win, O’s lose 8th in row OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chris Bassitt took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and won for the first time in more than three weeks as the Oakland Athletics beat Baltimore 8-3 Wednesday, handing the Orioles their eighth straight loss. Josh Phegley had a three-run homer, Marcus Semien extended his hittin...
02:26 2019-06-20

'Sharenting' Now May Lead to Identity Theft Later There are lots of reasons to think twice before we post pictures and anecdotes about our kids online—they might find it embarrassing later, we’re creating a digital life they have no control over, it’s an invasion of privacy, etc. But here’s another reason to lock down how much we share: We may be h...
02:26 2019-09-14

Ogwumike sisters lead Sparks to 77-70 win over Sun LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike scored 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting and her sister Nneka Ogwumike had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Connecticut Sun 77-70 on Friday night. Derek Fisher, who was named coach of the Sparks in December, got his first WNBA win. The...
09:13 2019-06-01

Europe take one-point Solheim Cup lead into day two Team Europe took a one-point advantage over the U.S. into the second day of the Solheim Cup with a 4-1/2 to 3-1/2 lead after Friday's foursomes and fourballs at Gleneagles....
14:52 2019-09-14

An and Im lead as Spieth entertains in Greensboro South Koreans An Byeong-hun and Im Sung-jae posted their best scores on the PGA Tour to share the first-round lead at the Wyndham Championship on Thursday as Jordan Spieth displayed a wondrous putting touch to match his lowest score of the season....
04:26 2019-08-02

How HPV and a taboo sex act can lead to anal cancer Actress Marcia Cross (“Desperate Housewives”) and her doctors revealed Wednesday that they believe her battle with anal cancer was caused by the same human papillomavirus (HPV) that lead to her husband Tom Mahoney’s throat cancer. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease, infe...
23:13 2019-06-07

Continental to reduce lead in some components The German auto parts supplier, aiming to reduce lead in some electronic components that exceed certain EU limits, is identifying how many vehicles and which markets would be affected....
23:26 2019-08-10

AI Can Lead to Lower Dentist Bills Companies that provide business support to dentists are starting to use artificial intelligence to analyze X-ray images and automate certain steps in common procedures, pointing to the technology’s cost-cutting potential....
18:00 2019-07-16

Shortlist of Candidates to Lead IMF Emerges A shortlist of candidates most likely to succeed Christine Lagarde as head of the International Monetary Fund has emerged, with Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the former finance minister of the Netherlands and erstwhile president of the Eurogroup, among them....
17:52 2019-07-17

An, Im share lead at 62 after 1st round of Wyndham Byeong Hun An and Sungjae Im each shot 8-under 62s to share the lead after one round at the Wyndham Championship        ...
02:13 2019-08-02

For the Yankees, 6 Homers and a 6-Run Lead Aren’t Enough Jordy Mercer capped a six-run comeback with a game-winning single off Chance Adams in the ninth inning, as the Tigers overcame another onslaught by the Yankees in a 12-11 victory on Tuesday night....
11:13 2019-09-11

Hernández, Gurriel lead Blue Jays to 10-4 win over Red Sox Teoscar Hernández hit a three-run homer off new Boston Red Sox starter Andrew Cashner, and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had three hits on Tuesday night to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 10-4 victory....
08:52 2019-07-17

Giannis, Harden lead All-NBA; LeBron 3rd team LeBron James' 11-year run on the All-NBA first team ended, as he was named to the third team. Giannis and James Harden were unanimous first-team selections....
01:01 2019-05-24

Pars the stars as Woodland keeps U.S. Open lead Usually birdies and bogeys are the focal point of any round but for Gary Woodland it was pars that provided the highlights on Saturday, sending him into the final round of the U.S. Open with a one shot lead....
07:13 2019-06-16

Cycling: Polanc takes overall Giro lead Slovenian Jan Polanc seized the leader's pink jersey at the Giro d'Italia on Thursday as Cesare Benedetti claimed his first professional victory at the age of 31 on the first mountainous stage on this year's route....
01:26 2019-05-24

Why sleeptrackers could lead to the rise of insomnia – and orthosomnia In our chronically sleep-deprived society, many are using gadgets and apps to measure the quantity and quality of their shut-eye. But they could be causing more harm than goodFor more than nine months, Alex Whitecross’s routine on waking was to check the data about his sleep on his fitness tracker. ...
10:39 2019-06-17

Nucita thanks team for ERC Abarth Rally Cup lead "Andrea Nucita has issued a special thank you to his Loran Srl team after he cemented his lead of the Abarth Rally Cup on Barum Czech Rally Zlín yesterday."...
14:26 2019-08-19

| Newcomers join DeChambeau in 3M Open lead Former world amateur No 1 Collin Morikawa and 2019 US college champion Matthew Wolff matched US compatriot Bryson DeChambeau for the Round 3 3M Open lead....
09:39 2019-07-07

Lopez, Dozier lead Royals to 3-0 win over Marlins Jorge Lopez pitched six innings of four-hit ball and Hunter Dozier homered, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 3-0 victory over the Miami Marlins       ...
06:52 2019-09-07

| Harrington storms into lead at Irish Open European Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington showed he can still play by storming into the lead with a seven-under-par first round at the Irish Open in Lahinch....
01:52 2019-07-05

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by consumers....
18:13 2019-07-05

Kaymer builds 2-shot lead at Memorial DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Martin Kaymer didn’t look the part of someone who hasn’t won in five years. He was bogey-free Saturday in the Memorial for a 6-under 66 that gave him a two-shot lead over Adam Scott going into the final round. Scott also had a 66, finishing with a shot into 3 feet on ...
01:26 2019-06-02

Nats blow another lead behind Scherzer, Marlins win 3-2 José Ureña pitched seven solid innings, Washington's bullpen blew another lead behind ace Max Scherzer and the Miami Marlins beat the Nationals 3-2 to avoid a four-game sweep        ...
23:13 2019-05-27

Dustin Johnson’s Northern Trust lead could have been so much more If Dustin Johnson’s putter had been going, he might have left the field in the dust. Instead, the long-bomber scratched out a 4-under 67 in his second round of The Northern Trust at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City on Friday, giving him a one-shot edge over a star-studded leaderboard. That ...
08:39 2019-08-10

Soccer: Sinclair to lead Canada in her fifth World Cup Christine Sinclair was named to her fifth women's World Cup team on Saturday and will lead Canada in France where she will have a chance to also claim the career all-time scoring record on the sport's biggest stage....
00:52 2019-05-26

Thomas shoots course-record 61 for six-shot lead at BMW Justin Thomas enjoyed "one of those freaky days in the zone" as he carded a course-record 11-under-par 61 to vault to a six-stroke lead in the third round at the BMW Championship in suburban Chicago on Saturday....
10:13 2019-08-18

Faster algorithm could lead to more realistic sounds in VR Producing realistic sound models in VR is tricky, even compared to conventional video games. You don't always know how objects will sound in a given environment or where the listener will be, and you don't have the luxury of waiting hours for conven......
03:39 2019-08-06

Raptors beat Warriors 123-109, take lead in NBA Finals Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green and Kyle Lowry kept finding answers for every big shot by Stephen Curry and the beat-up Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors grabbed a pivotal road win in the NBA Finals by beating Golden State 123-109 on Wednesday night for a 2-1 series lead....
10:39 2019-06-06

Ogwumike, Gray lead Sparks to 98-81 win over Mystics Nneka Ogwumike had a season-high 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Chelsea Gray had her first career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Washington Mystics 98-81       ...
07:13 2019-07-08

Thomas turns it around and shares lead at Medinah Justin Thomas turns it around quick with share of course record at Medinah and share of BMW Championship lead with Jason Kokrak        ...
05:26 2019-08-17

Britain & Ireland takes 7-5 lead over US in Walker Cup Alex Fitzpatrick and Conor Gough each won two matches to help Britain and Ireland take a 7-5 lead over the United States in the Walker Cup at Royal Liverpool Golf Club        ...
06:00 2019-09-09

FCA, Renault talks could lead to merger, reports say Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault have accelerated in recent days as negotiators found a way to structure a deal, people familiar with the discussions told Bloomberg. Renault’s board is scheduled to meet early Monday....
05:52 2019-05-27

Kreidler homers twice to lead UCLA to 11-6 win over Baylor LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ryan Kreidler drove in three runs and hit one of UCLA’s four home runs as the Bruins eliminated Baylor 11-6 on Sunday in an elimination game at the Los Angeles Regional. Kreidler’s two-run homer in the sixth gave UCLA a three-run lead, which it was able to expand. Jake...
02:13 2019-06-03

FCA talks with Renault could lead to merger, reports say Talks between Fiat Chrysler and Renault have accelerated in recent days as negotiators found a way to structure a deal, people familiar with the talks told Bloomberg. Renault’s board is scheduled to meet early Monday....
01:26 2019-05-27

Schumer to lead Democratic border visit Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he and other congressional Democrats will travel to the southern border this weekend to "investigate, inspect and evaluate the latest conditions at these facilities."The New York Democrat said he will report back to the Senate and the public what he finds."...
22:26 2019-07-18

M&S sacks fashion boss with CEO to lead turnaround Marks & Spencer (M&S) says its clothing boss Jill McDonald is "leaving the business", declaring the transformation of its fashion fortunes must now "move on at pace"....
22:52 2019-07-11

Discovery could lead to lyme disease treatment (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lym...
21:01 2019-06-19

Study: Hypertension in middle-age may lead to dementia People between age 54 and 63 with blood pressure readings above 140/90 Hg, and saw their readings drop below 90/60 Hg later in life, have an increased risk of dementia, according to a study published Tuesday....
19:26 2019-08-13

Out of turmoil, Infantino set to lead FIFA into calmer era After years of turmoil for FIFA, Gianni Infantino this week will get a fresh four-year presidential term to lead world soccer in relative calm        ...
14:13 2019-06-03

Sei Young Kim shoots 64 to take Marathon Classic lead Sei Young Kim shot a 7-under 64 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over U.S. Women's Open champion Jeongeun Lee6 in the Marathon Classic        ...
04:00 2019-07-13

Report: FTC to lead possible Facebook antitrust probe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook as part of an arrangement that would give the Justice Department oversight of Google. The FTC and the Justice Department both oversee antitrust issues in th...
20:39 2019-06-03

Laura Ingraham: The UK needs to follow Trump's lead Could the UK benefit from following the lead of President Trump? Fox News' Laura Ingraham thinks they could and said that Trump's visit across the pond could enlighten people to see that what is 'making America great again' could get the United Kingdom on the same path....
07:00 2019-06-04

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
15:52 2019-05-21

| Van Zyl to lead Bulls as Tuks star debuts Scrumhalf Ivan van Zyl will captain an injury-hit Blue Bulls side in their must-win Currie Cup clash against the Golden Lions at Ellis Park in Johannesburg....
20:52 2019-08-07

Gary Woodland Maintains U.S. Open Lead At 11 under par, Gary Woodland will attempt to win his first career major title on Sunday at Pebble Beach. He is one shot ahead of Justin Rose. Brooks Koepka, the two-time defending champion, is one of three players at 7 under par....
22:00 2019-06-16

Poland's lead at the top cut after goalless draw with Austria "Poland were held to a 0-0 draw in a top-of-the-table clash with Austria in their Euro 2020 qualifier on Monday as their lead in Group G was cut to two points after Slovenia\u0027s win over Israel."...
00:52 2019-09-10

Marquez extends championship lead with French GP win "Honda\u0027s world champion Marc Marquez won the French Grand Prix at Le Mans on Sunday for his third victory in the last four races to extend his lead at the top of the MotoGP standings."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Etzebeth to lead much-changed Boks against Australia Lock Eben Etzebeth has been named captain of South Africa for their Rugby Championship opener against Australia at Ellis Park on Saturday, leading a much-changed squad that includes three uncapped players....
17:39 2019-07-17

Lead from the top: What it takes to incorporate IoT into a legacy industry McKinsey senior partner Mark Patel, Otis chief digital officer Neil Green, and John Deere engineering manager Mark Chaney talked IoT at Transform 2019.Read More...
04:26 2019-07-11

Netflix's Serious Men Casts Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the Lead Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been cast in the lead of Serious Men, the upcoming Indian film from Netflix being directed by Sudhir Mishra and based on Manu Joseph's award-winning book....
10:52 2019-06-03

Stroman, Gurriel lead Blue Jays over Red Sox 6-1 BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Stroman pitched six shutout innings, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had three hits and threw out a runner at the plate, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 6-1 Sunday. Danny Jansen hit a two-run single and Eric Sogard a solo homer for the Blue Jays, who won the final two game...
23:13 2019-06-23

Myers, Machado lead Padres to 4-1 win over the Giants Wil Myers homered, Manny Machado was 2 for 3 with a triple and Joey Lucchesi pitched six strong innings as the San Diego Padres defeated the San Francisco Giants 4-1 on Saturday night       ...
10:13 2019-09-01

Raptors rip Warriors to take commanding 3-1 NBA Finals lead OAKLAND, Calif. — It may now be all up to Kevin Durant and the state of his calf strain to save the Warriors from doom. Before Friday’s Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Steve Kerr was asked about this being potentially the final Warriors game at Oracle Arena. “The mindset is, let’s make sure there’s......
08:52 2019-06-08

EU settles on World Bank's Georgieva to lead IMF European Union governments picked Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund after more than 12 hours of talks on Friday that highlighted the EU's internal divisions....
02:39 2019-08-03

MPs fear EU settlement scheme will lead to 'new Windrush' MPs have serious concerns about the scheme by which EU citizens must apply to stay in the UK after Brexit, and fear it will lead to a new Windrush scandal....
14:00 2019-05-30

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked the city for months -- including invoking a colonial-era law that grants her broad powers similar to martial law. The last time it was used, in 1967, t...
17:52 2019-08-30

Does overconsumption of bad TV lead to populism? | Oliver Burkeman Every hour you’re sitting in front of a rubbish cartoon is an hour you’re not reading or exploring the physical worldThe world is such a confusing place these days, politically speaking, that it’s easy to assume the reasons must be confusing, too. But what if it’s simple? What if, for example, part ...
17:00 2019-08-23

Lashley stays hot to maintain lead in Detroit Nate Lashley proved his opening round 63 at the Rocket Mortgage Classic was no fluke by firing a five-under-par 67 on Friday to maintain his one-stroke lead in Detroit....
02:39 2019-06-29

Cima gets 1st pro win on Stage 18; Carapaz keeps Giro lead SANTA MARIA DI SALA, Italy (AP) — Damiano Cima of Italy earned his first professional victory by winning the 18th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Thursday, and Ecuadorian cyclist Richard Carapaz remained in the overall lead. Cima, who rides for Nippo-Vini Fantini-Faizane, had been part of a thre...
19:00 2019-05-30

Graham warns withdrawing from Afghanistan will lead to ‘another 9/11’ Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., warned in an interview with Fox News Saturday that withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan would lead to “another 9/11."...
08:39 2019-08-25

Perez takes 1-shot lead at Valderrama Victor Perez leads defending champion Sergio García and four others by one stroke after the opening round of the Andalucía Valderrama Masters on Thursday        ...
06:26 2019-06-28

MLB roundup: Cards one-hit Cubs, lead NL Central by one Jack Flaherty took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, allowed one hit in seven outstanding innings and combined with two relievers on a one-hitter as the St. Louis Cardinals continued their surge with an 8-0 victory over the visiting Chicago Cubs on Thursday night....
18:00 2019-08-02

Lea Schüller: The goals to lead Germany to glory Easygoing and dangerous in front of goal: the young striker is the new hope for Germany ahead of the Women's World Cup in France. Can her goals lead Germany to the title in France this summer?...
11:52 2019-06-07

City DOE warns that 900 more classrooms need lead treatment The Department of Education revealed Thursday that 900 additional classrooms require lead paint remediation before the beginning of the school year. That brings the total number of city classrooms found to contain peeling or exposed lead paint to more than 1,800, according to the DOE. The marked inc...
21:00 2019-08-30

Cambage has 15 points, 7 rebounds to lead Las Vegas ATLANTA (AP) — Liz Cambage had 15 points, seven rebounds and three assists in her first start for Las Vegas and the Aces beat the Atlanta Dream 92-69 on Thursday night. Las Vegas scored the first 10 points of the game, held a 19-2 lead, and it was 25-13 at the end of the first quarter after holding ...
07:00 2019-06-07

Europe holds the lead, US has the momentum in Solheim Cup The United States limited the damage on the opening day of the Solheim Cup by making 18th-hole birdies in the final two matches of the afternoon fourballs to secure half-points and trail Europe 4 1/2-3 1/2.        ...
02:00 2019-09-14

HPV vaccine may lead to elimination of cervical cancer NBC NEWS – The HPV vaccine is far more effective than expected, with benefits extending beyond those who receive the vaccine, a study published Wednesday finds. The new study, published in The Lancet, suggests that the more people who receive the vaccine, the better. That’s because vaccination...
02:26 2019-06-28

The one key that could lead us to another Nadal-Djokovic final in Paris You can't win a Grand Slam title in the first week, but you can certainly lose it. Which is why Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will be focused on one thing early on at the French Open: Conserving energy....
03:13 2019-05-29

Gasly and Verstappen lead Hungarian GP 2nd practice Red Bull driver Pierre Gasly finsihed ahead of teammate Max Verstappen in a rain-hit and low-key second practice session for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Friday       ...
18:00 2019-08-02

All-Star starters revealed: Astros lead with three Alex Bregman, the runaway All-Star winner at third base for the American League, will be joined in the starting lineup by fellow Astros George Springer and Michael Brantley....
05:13 2019-06-28

Rose rides hot putter to U.S. Open lead Justin Rose rode a red-hot putter to an opening round of six-under-par 65 and a one-shot lead at the U.S Open on Thursday while Tiger Woods and two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka turned in scrappy efforts to stay in contention....
07:00 2019-06-14

Jansen, Biggio lead Jays over Royals 7-5 A few weeks ago Toronto Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo conducted separate conversations with rookies Danny Jansen and Cavan Biggio about taking on leadership roles despite their youth....
04:52 2019-06-30

Scherzer, Dozier lead Nationals over Padres, 4-1 Max Scherzer struck out nine in seven strong innings and Brian Dozier hit a two-run home run for his 1,000th career hit to lead the Washington Nationals to a 4-1 victory against the San Diego Padres       ...
08:01 2019-06-09

Bonner, Griner lead Mercury over Storm 69-67 SEATTLE (AP) — DeWanna Bonner and Brittney Griner each scored 20 points to help the Phoenix Mercury beat Seattle 69-67 on Sunday, handing the Storm their first home loss of the season. The Mercury (5-5) took the lead for good at 57-56 on Griner’s basket with 5:05 left in the game. That sparked...
04:13 2019-07-01

Trump admits his trade war could lead to recession but says ‘I have to do it’ Trump has spent days arguing that the possibility of recession is a media creation. But Tuesday, he suggested it might be the price of doing the much-needed business of his trade war....
23:52 2019-08-20

EU leaders agree on France's Lagarde to lead ECB European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name Frenchwoman Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the other four top jobs in the bloc after tortuous marathon talks exposed their deepening divisions....
20:13 2019-07-02

How the Trump administration got into a showdown with Iran that could lead to war Sergei Chirikov/Pool via REUTERS; GOL/Capital Pictures/MediaPunch/AP Democratic lawmakers have expressed concern about a potential war with Iran amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran. The Trump administration has rejected the notion it's moving toward war despite deploying military as...
00:52 2019-07-02

Alaphilippe extends Tour de France lead Going into the Tour de France's first big mountain climb in the Pyrenees, the question was: How much time would Geraint Thomas make up on Julian Alaphilippe?...
19:39 2019-07-20

| Van der Poel regains Tour of Britain lead Mathieu van der Poel has regained the overall lead in the Tour of Britain after the Dutchman came sixth in the short stage six individual time-trial....
22:00 2019-09-12

Astros lead way with 6 All-Stars; Dodgers among clubs with 4 NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole and four of their Houston Astros teammates will lead the American League squad at the All-Star Game in Cleveland on July 9. Major League Baseball unveiled full rosters for the midsummer showcase Sunday, and the Astros top all big league clubs with six pl...
00:26 2019-07-01

| Barker takes round one lead at Sun City Kyle Barker carded a near-perfect six-under-par 66 to take to the summit of the leaderboard after the opening round of this year’s Sun City Challenge....
07:13 2019-06-06

Blanco, Clark lead Timbers to 1-0 win over NYCFC Sebastián Blanco scored his first goal in more than two months, Steve Clark had his second consecutive shutout and the Portland Timbers beat New York City FC 1-0       ...
04:26 2019-07-08

U.S. Deals Lead the Way as Rest of the World Lags Behind A flurry of mergers and big initial public offerings in the U.S. make it the runaway success story in global deal making, standing in contrast to sluggish activity in Europe and Asia....
19:39 2019-06-30

Biden's polling lead in first primary state all but evaporates Joe Biden remains on top in the state that holds the first presidential primary in the race for the White House, but a new poll is the second in two days to suggest the former vice president’s lead over his 2020 Democratic nomination rivals has all but disappeared....
22:01 2019-07-16

Nissan, Volvo and FCA lead European sales decline European car sales dropped 7.9% in June, led by bigger declines for Nissan , Volvo and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) , according to industry data published on Wednesday....
11:39 2019-07-17

Mookie Betts’s 3 Homers Lead Another Red Sox Demolition of the Yankees Batters have had three-homer games on four straight days for the first time in big league history. Betts followed the Mets’ Robinson Cano, St. Louis’s Paul DeJong and Minnesota’s Nelson Cruz....
20:26 2019-07-31

Chaves wins Stage 18, Carapaz keeps Giro lead SAN MARTINO DI CASTROZZA, Italy (AP) — Esteban Chaves secured an emotional victory on the 18th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Friday, and Ecuadorian cyclist Richard Carapaz remained in the overall lead. It was Chaves’ first win since being diagnosed with Epstein-Barr virus while competing...
18:13 2019-05-31

Jim Herman takes 2nd-round lead in Barbasol Championship Jim Herman shot his second straight 7-under 65 to take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship        ...
06:13 2019-07-20

Poll: Biden has 2-1 lead in early primary states Former Vice President Joe Biden, who continues to maintain his wide lead in the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination race, holds an even bigger 2-to-1 lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders in early primary states, according to the latest survey on the race....
00:00 2019-05-30

The Latest: Woodland hits homestretch with 2-shot lead PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on final round of the U.S. Open (all times local):5:55 p.m. 5:55 p.m. In search of his first major championship, Gary Woodland is taking a two-shot lead over Brooks Koepka into the final three holes of the U.S. Open. Woodland hit 3-wood from 263 yards to the ed...
03:26 2019-06-17

Vogt, Yastrzemski team up to lead Giants over Brewers 8-7 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Catcher Steven Vogt hit two triples and left fielder Mike Yastrzemski made a nifty catch for the final out to help the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-7 on Saturday. The Giants rallied from a 5-1 deficit for their fourth straight win. Christian Yelich hit his m...
05:52 2019-06-16

ABB names ex-GE exec Maryrose Sylvester to lead U.S. business ABB has appointed industrial and software specialist Maryrose Sylvester as the new head of its U.S. business, the Swiss engineering company said on Wednesday, replacing company veteran Greg Scheu, who is due to retire....
09:39 2019-06-12

Clemson, Atlantic Division lead off ACC media days The Atlantic Coast Conference opens its preseason media days Wednesday with a focus on reigning national champion Clemson and the rest of the Atlantic Division       ...
10:00 2019-07-17

Former first lady Torres takes lead in Guatemala election Center-left candidate Sandra Torres took an early lead in Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday but was well short of an outright majority and will likely face a major test from a conservative challenger in a run-off....
09:52 2019-06-17

Thaiss homers, drives in 3 to lead Angels over Tigers 6-1 Matt Thaiss homered and drove in three runs, Shohei Ohtani had three hits, Griffin Canning threw four-hit ball over six innings and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-1       ...
17:39 2019-07-31

As Gabon's new forests minister, UK conservationist aims to lead by example Gabon hopes to lead by example in stamping out illegal logging of the world's tropical hardwoods, a prominent British conservationist said on Tuesday after being named the central African country's new forests minister....
06:26 2019-06-12

Austria: Top court justice to lead caretaker government Austria's president says he will appoint the head of the country's top court to lead a caretaker government until new elections in September following a video scandal that destroyed the previous government....
16:39 2019-05-30

HBO, 'Game of Thrones' lead nominations for TV's Emmy awards HBO and its medieval fantasy blockbuster "Game of Thrones" led nominations, as expected, on Tuesday for the Emmy Awards, but the list of contenders for the highest honors in television was dominated by newcomers, many of them women....
04:26 2019-07-17

Clanton, Suwannapura team to take 5-shot lead in Midland Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura shot a 7-under 63 in alternate-shot play to open a five-stroke lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour's first-year team event       ...
02:39 2019-07-20

Springer and Altuve homer to lead Astros over Athletics 4-2 Jose Altuve and George Springer both hit two-run homers to back up another solid start by Justin Verlander and give the Houston Astros a 4-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday       ...
00:01 2019-07-25

Surprise contender grabs second-round lead at US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Gary Woodland believes it’s finally his time. This week. This major championship. This U.S. Open. In his first 27 career major championships, Woodland failed to post as much as a top-10 finish. In his past four, he has had two top-10s. On Saturday, entering the third round of ...
08:26 2019-06-15

Basso holds Rome lead over ERC champion Lukyanuk "Giandomenico Basso has maintained his lead on Rally di Roma Capitale over last year’s FIA European Rally Championship winner Alexey Lukyanuk during Sunday morning\u0027s four stages."...
13:00 2019-07-21

Merritt takes early lead by 2 shots at Memorial DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Troy Merritt chipped in for eagle on his way to a 6-under 66 that gave him a two-shot lead over the early starters in the second round of the Memorial. Merritt was at 9-under 135, two shots ahead of a large group that included Patrick Cantlay, Adam Scott and Rickie Fowler. Also a...
21:00 2019-05-31

Chaves wins Stage 19, Carapaz keeps Giro lead Esteban Chaves secured an emotional victory on the 19th stage of the Giro d'Italia, and Ecuadorian cyclist Richard Carapaz remained in the overall lead        ...
20:39 2019-05-31

Golf: Rose opens up three-shot lead at U.S. Open Birdies were harder to come by at the U.S. Open on Friday but a rock steady Justin Rose was able to collect two of them to increase his lead to three shots midway through the second round at a chilly Pebble Beach Golf Links....
22:13 2019-06-14

Báez, bullpen lead streaking Cubs over Padres 6-5 Javier Báez hit a go-ahead, three-run homer and four Cubs relievers combined for one-hit ball over the final four innings, lifting Chicago to a 6-5 victory over the San Diego Padres       ...
01:52 2019-07-21

Russia, an Early Space Pioneer, Never Regained Its Lead Russians still brim with pride over being the first nation to send a human into space. But ever since the U.S. leapfrogged the Soviet Union by landing a man on the moon 50 years ago this month, Russia never regained its lead....
19:13 2019-07-19

Fletcher, Trout lead Angels past Mariners 6-2 David Fletcher singled home the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning, Mike Trout followed with a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels took advantage of a big mistake on defense by Seattle to beat the Mariners 6-2       ...
09:13 2019-07-21

Woodland takes 1-shot lead into Sunday at Pebble Justin Rose enters the final round of the U.S. Open in second place. Brooks Koepka is in third, four shots back at 7 under along with Chez Reavie and Louis Oosthuizen....
07:52 2019-06-16

Woodland takes 1-shot lead over Rose in US Open Pebble and pressure all that stands in the way of Woodland, Rose and perhaps another US Open title for Koepka        ...
05:39 2019-06-16

Beyond Meat slides after lead underwriter downgrades stock Shares of Beyond Meat Inc fell as much as 22% on Tuesday after one of the stock's lead underwriters, J.P. Morgan, downgraded it, saying the exponential growth expected from the plant-based burger was now priced in....
19:13 2019-06-11

Higa wrestles first-round lead at U.S. Women's Open Japan's Mamiko Higa, feeding off encouragement from her sumo wrestler fiance, sizzled on her U.S. Women's Open debut, wielding a hot putter on a scorching morning to take the clubhouse lead with a six-under-par 65 on Thursday....
03:00 2019-05-31

Gary Woodland surges to 36-hole lead at US Open Gary Woodland posted a bogey-free, 6-under-par 65 in Friday's second round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach and will sleep on a two-shot lead.        ...
13:39 2019-06-15

| Herman takes halfway lead at Barbasol Championship Jim Herman credited "a good talking to" from US President Donald Trump with helping him take the halfway lead at the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship....
08:26 2019-07-20

Tanak strengthens his WRC Rally Italy lead over Sordo Toyota World Rally Championship driver Ott Tanak has pulled clear of Hyundai rival Dani Sordo to lead Rally Italy by 25.9 seconds with four stages remaining on Sunday...
20:52 2019-06-15

| Herman holds onto 1-shot Barbasol Championship lead Jim Herman rolled in two eagle putts in a 10-under par 62 to maintain a one-shot lead heading into the final round of the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship....
09:39 2019-07-21

Matthiessen, Beck lead Stanford past Hornets, 11-0 Will Matthiessen had two hits, drove in two runs and hit one of the four Stanford home runs in support of Brendan Beck's three-hitter over seven innings in the Cardinal's 11-0 victory over Sacramento State on Friday in the Stanford Regional opener        ...
03:13 2019-06-01

Swift, Grande lead VMA nominations but K-pop fans unhappy Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande dominated nominations on Tuesday for the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) with 10 apiece, but some K-pop fans cried foul when best-selling Korean bands were placed in a separate category....
02:39 2019-07-24

Amazon's 'Homecoming' casts Janelle Monáe as its new lead When Amazon Prime Video series Homecoming returns for its second season, it'll have a new star. Actor and musician Janelle Monáe is taking over the lead role from Julia Roberts. She'll play a woman who wakes up a canoe with no idea how she got......
23:26 2019-07-23

'We're not afraid to lead': Myanmar’s displaced find a new voice Fearful for their safety, many of the 241,000 people forced from their homes by conflict in Myanmar are reluctant to go back. Now campaigners are mobilising to resist organised returnsBawk Nu Awng hasn’t been home since 2011. All three of the villages where she spent her childhood have been destroye...
08:39 2019-08-01

Substation fires lead to power blackout for 12,000 in Wisconsin Fire at a pair of electricity substations in Wisconsin's capital Friday cut power to thousands of residents in the midst of a heat wave, officials said....
20:26 2019-07-19

Hamilton: "Bad decisions" by F1's rulemakers lead to boring races Lewis Hamilton says boring Formula 1 races are not the drivers' fault and instead the blame lies at the rulemakers for a "constant cycle" of making bad decisions...
21:13 2019-06-23

Alzolay’s strong debut, 6-run 3rd lead Cubs over Mets 7-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs top pitching prospect Adbert Alzolay tossed four innings of dazzling relief in his major league debut and the offense broke through with a six-run third as Chicago beat the New York Mets 7-4 on Thursday night. Javier Báez homered and tripled, and Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run doubl...
06:26 2019-06-21

Bezuidenhout takes 4-shot lead at Valderrama Masters SOTOGRANDE, Spain (AP) — Christiaan Bezuidenhout of South Africa has taken a four-shot lead over Sergio Garcia and three other golfers at the Andalucía Valderrama Masters. Bezuidenhout carded a 3-under 68 on Friday to reach 8 under for the tournament after two rounds. He started with a 66 that inclu...
23:39 2019-06-28

Delle Donne’s 29 points, 11 rebounds lead Mystics LAS VEGAS (AP) — Elena Delle Donne had 29 points and 11 rebounds, Ariel Atkins added 19 points and the Washington Mystics beat the Las Vegas Aces 95-72 on Thursday night. Delle Donne scored 10 of Washington’s first 21 points and the Mystics led 30-19 at the end of the first quarter. She had 16...
06:26 2019-06-21

Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1 HOUSTON (AP) — Renato Núñez hit his 16th homer, Richie Martin added a two-run shot in the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a three-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday. Núñez homered in the sixth inning and the Astros tied it in the bottom half on a sacrifice fly, ...
01:13 2019-06-09

Rapinoe scores twice to lead US past France 2-1 in World Cup Megan Rapinoe went from controversy to triumph, scoring twice for the United States in the much-anticipated clash with host France to send the defending champions into the semifinals of the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 victory       ...
04:26 2019-06-29

McIlroy moves into share of lead at Canadian Open Rory McIlroy shot a bogey-free 6-under 64 to move into a share of the lead after three rounds at the Canadian Open        ...
01:39 2019-06-09

Sanchez beats old team, lead Nationals over Tigers, 3-1 DETROIT (AP) — Anibal Sanchez beat his former team for his third win in four starts, Juan Soto hit his 14th home run of the season and the Washington Nationals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Friday night. Sanchez (4-6), who went 46-49 for the Tigers from 2012-17, was facing his old team for the firs...
06:52 2019-06-29

| Markram, Bavuma to lead South Africa 'A' in India CSA has named Aiden Markram as captain of the four-day squad and Temba Bavuma as captain of the one-day squad for the SA 'A' tour to India in August and September....
19:39 2019-06-29

Thornton, Plaisance lead Wings past Mercury 69-54 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kayla Thornton had 18 points and 11 rebounds, Theresa Plaisance added 12 points and 11 rebounds and the Dallas Wings beat the Phoenix Mercury 69-54 on Thursday night. Dallas led by nine points entering the fourth quarter, but Phoenix made four 3-pointers in the first three mi...
04:39 2019-06-21

Marches by far-right, anti-fascist groups lead to clashes PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Competing demonstrations spilled into the streets of downtown Portland on Saturday, with fights breaking out in places as marchers clashed. At least three groups had planned rallies or demonstrations at different sites in the city, including members of the so-called Proud Boys ...
05:39 2019-06-30

Raptors hit big shots, beat Warriors for 2-1 NBA Finals lead Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry kept finding answers for every big shot by Stephen Curry and the beat-up Warriors, and the Toronto Raptors grabbed a pivotal road win in the NBA Finals by beating Golden State 123-109 for a 2-1 series lead        ...
07:00 2019-06-06

Raptors take advantage of shorthanded Warriors for 2-1 series lead Kawhi Leonard and Toronto took advantage of Golden State without Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant and weathered 47 points from Steph Curry for the win.        ...
07:00 2019-06-06

Raptors beat shorthanded Warriors, take 2-1 Finals lead The Toronto Raptors defeated a shorthanded Golden State Warriors squad 123-109 in Oakland on Wednesday to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals....
07:00 2019-06-06

| Lashley seizes 6-stroke PGA Tour Detroit lead Nate Lashley, the last player to make the field, fired a nine-under par 63 to seize a six-stroke lead after the third round of the PGA Tour's Rocket Mortgage Classic....
08:26 2019-06-30

Mets vs. Braves: Max Fried is going to lead Atlanta to sweep Devils forward Jack Hughes, selected No. 1 in the draft, seems to be a couple of sandwiches short of an NHL player. Top pick, tipping the scales at 170 pounds, is a picky eater, so the Devils will bring in healthy eating expert Joey Chestnut. And once again Bartolo Colon has been left on the......
22:26 2019-06-30

Lead Sarcophagus Find Surprises Spanish Archaeologists Spanish archaeologists working in the downtown of Granada were going about routine excavations in a historic building in preparation for underground work at the site.  ...
00:00 2019-06-21

Markets Right Now: Banks lead midday gains for US stocks NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Banks are leading stocks higher in midday trading on Wall Street after the Federal Reserve gave many of them permission to raise their dividends and buy back more stock. JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America e...
18:39 2019-06-28

That Texting-While-Driving Ticket Can Also Lead to a Car Insurance Penalty Many insurers charge the penalty for three years after the violation, meaning you’ll be paying the price long after the check for your ticket has cleared....
17:26 2019-06-28

Green grabs first round lead at Women's PGA Championship Australian Hannah Green held a one-shot lead at the end of the opening round of the Women's PGA Championship on Thursday after Michelle Wie was reduced to tears as she pondered her future in the wake of an opening round 84....
13:39 2019-06-21

Yellow brick road: Lib Dem Jo Swinson wants to lead a new movement As her party's popularity soars, the Jo Swinson tells Susannah Butter about unity, introducing proxy voting and why taking her baby into Parliament isn't the naughtiest thing she's ever done...
16:13 2019-06-07

Hannah Green holds onto 1-shot lead at Hazeltine CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green has a one-shot lead going into the final round of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and fresh evidence that going after her first LPGA Tour victory at a major won’t be easy. Green three-putted for bogey on the 18th hole at Hazeltine for a 2-under 70, lea...
03:26 2019-06-23

‘Children are being poisoned’: California moms lead the way to pesticide ban Chlorpyrifos, a chemical used to treat pest infestations, was banned from residential use in 2000 but is still used in agricultureElisa Rivera’s face swelled up, her eyes watered and soon she was struggling to breathe.The 39-year-old first started to feel ill when the smell of pesticides drifted fro...
18:39 2019-06-27

Grandal hits first lead-off HR, Brewers beat Reds 6-5 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yasmani Grandal led off for the first time in his career and homered in his opening at-bat to help the Milwaukee Brewers snap a season-high five-game losing streak with a 6-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. Grandal, who had never batted first in 795 career games, put the B...
03:26 2019-06-23

Renfroe, Lucchesi lead Padres past Nationals, 5-4 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hunter Renfroe hit a two-run homer and left-hander Joey Lucchesi settled down after falling behind 4-0 in the first inning to help the San Diego Padres beat the Washington Nationals 5-4 on Thursday night. The Padres snapped the Nationals’ four-game winning streak and welcomed ...
09:26 2019-06-07

The Latest: Blues beat Bruins 2-1 for 3-2 lead in Cup Final BOSTON (AP) — The Latest from Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues (all times local): 11:05 p.m. The St. Louis Blues are one win away from their first Stanley Cup championship. Jordan Binnington stopped 39 shots, and Ryan O’Reilly and David Perron score...
07:00 2019-06-07

WIMBLEDON '19: Djokovic, Federer, Nadal lead the way again The AP takes a look at some of the men to watch at Wimbledon in 2019, including defending champion Novak Djokovic, 8-time winner Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal        ...
04:13 2019-06-28

Bradley earns first-round lead with 63 at Canadian Open Brooks Koepka endured a frustrating day on the greens, shooting an even-par 70 that left him seven strokes behind first-round leader Keegan Bradley at the Canadian Open in Ontario on Thursday....
01:52 2019-06-07

Binnington, Blues beat Bruins 2-1, lead Stanley Cup 3-2 From last place in the league to the brink of their first Stanley Cup championship, the St. Louis Blues need one more win to complete their improbable journey....
23:13 2019-06-07

Hamels, Báez lead Cubs past Cardinals 3-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels threw eight innings of three-hit shutout ball, Javier Báez hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs topped the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Friday. The Cubs have won four of five since being swept in a three-game series at St. Louis last weekend. The Cardinals opened a seaso...
00:52 2019-06-08

The Latest: Trump to nominate Esper to lead Pentagon WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Pentagon leadership (all times local): 8:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he will nominate Mark Esper to be the next U.S. defense secretary. Esper, who is currently Army secretary, is scheduled to take over as acting defense secretary Sunday. His predecessor as act...
04:00 2019-06-22

NBA’s weird trade rules lead to draft hat confusion The conversation was about what the players were wearing on Thursday night, but for wrong reasons. Several players picked during the 2019 NBA Draft were seen wearing hats of a team they aren’t going to actually suit up for, thanks to trade agreements and NBA rules. De’Andre Hunter heard his name ann...
00:52 2019-06-22

Hannah enjoys rub of the green en route to Women's PGA lead Australian Hannah Green pitched in from 60 yards to save par early in her second round en route to a four-shot clubhouse lead at the Women's PGA Championship in Chaska, Minnesota on Friday....
23:26 2019-06-21

Hannah Green has big early lead at Women’s PGA at Hazeltine CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green of Australia twice escaped trouble with par saves and shot 3-under 69, setting a daunting target at Hazeltine National with an early four-shot lead at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. Green thought luck was on her side when she holed a short-sided bunker sho...
23:13 2019-06-21

| Bernal tightens hold on Tour de Suisse lead Egan Bernal consolidated his grip on the yellow jersey at the Tour de Suisse and showed he is a contender for the Tour de France by climbing to victory....
21:39 2019-06-21

China tariffs could lead to a ‘Bible tax’ in the U.S., Christian publishers say The parent company of the two largest Bible publishers in the United States has warned the Trump administration that proposed tariffs on China would amount to a "Bible tax."...
18:01 2019-06-21

In Tense Times, ‘Call in the Woman’: Lagarde Will Lead the E.C.B. Christine Lagarde will become one of the most powerful figures in international finance, giving her a leading hand in the world’s second largest economy....
01:26 2019-07-03

Jim Pike, 82, Co-Founder and Lead Singer of the Lettermen, Is Dead Known for their lush harmonies, the trio was one of a raft of clean-cut male vocal groups that climbed the charts with folk and pop ballads in the 1960s....
23:13 2019-06-20

Former federal prisons executive to lead corrections agency FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former high-ranking official for the Federal Bureau of Prisons has been selected to serve as interim commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Corrections. State Justice Secretary John Tilley says Kathleen Kenney will join the department. Kenney has more than 25 years of ex...
13:26 2019-06-03

Bailey Horn, Williams lead Auburn past GT, 4-1 ATLANTA (AP) — Bailey Horn pitched six shutout innings and Steven Williams drove in two runs as Auburn beat Georgia Tech 4-1 in the Atlanta regional of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday night. The teams play again Monday with the winner advancing to the 16-team super regionals. Horn (4-0) allowed just t...
08:52 2019-06-03

Parris overcomes nerves to lead England to win against Scots Sitting in her hotel on the French Riviera on the eve of her World Cup debut, England forward Nikita Parris suddenly felt an unexpected twinge of nerves....
14:39 2019-06-10

Jerry Lawson, Lead Singer of the Persuasions, Is Dead at 75 Mr. Lawson and his colleagues revived the lost art of a cappella singing and attracted a loyal following that included Joni Mitchell and Frank Zappa....
23:52 2019-07-12

Goosen shoots 62 to take 3-shot lead in Senior Players Retief Goosen shot an 8-under 62 on to take a three-stroke lead in the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship, the fourth of the PGA Tour Champions' five major tournaments        ...
01:13 2019-07-13

Buemi improves twice to lead Toyota 1-2 in first Le Mans test day The two Toyotas were separated by just under a second at the end of the Le Mans 24 Hours test day after Sebastien Buemi found big improvements in the afternoon...
23:39 2019-06-02

Arenado, Senzatela lead Rockies to rout of D-backs PHOENIX (AP) — Nolan Arenado homered and drove in three, Antonio Senzatela pitched one-run ball into the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-1 Tuesday night. Charlie Blackmon stayed hot with three hits, and the Rockies (39-35) took over second place in the NL West...
08:26 2019-06-19

In the not-so-distant future, “synbio” could lead to global catastrophe—maybe Enlarge / Artist's impression of a post-superbug world. (This is the cover art for Stephen King's The Stand, a story wherein a genetically enhanced superflu causes the end of the world. thatsthejoke.gif.) (credit: John Cayea / Doubleday) We're running a series of companion posts this week to accomp...
23:26 2019-06-18

Bruins rout Blues 7-2, take 2-1 lead in Stanley Cup Final Boston's best players led the Bruins to a 7-2 rout of the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final series....
08:26 2019-06-02

| UK leadership race narrows to five as Johnson cements lead The UK leadership race narrowed to five on Tuesday as Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson prepared to defend his runaway favourite status in his first television debate....
22:52 2019-06-18

The Latest: Bruins rout Blues 7-2, take 2-1 Cup series lead ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 10 p.m. The Boston Bruins have taken a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final with a 7-2 win in St. Louis. Patrice Bergeron opened the scoring on a power play in the first period and Boston jumped to a 4-0 lea...
05:52 2019-06-02

Britain's Fox says party leadership should not be rushed despite Johnson's lead The Conservative Party leadership contest should not be rushed even though Boris Johnson holds a big lead among party lawmakers, British Trade Minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday....
13:52 2019-06-18

Junis, Lopez lead Royals past White Sox 5-2 Jakob Junis struck out a career-high 10 and Nicky Lopez drove in a pair of runs and scored twice as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2       ...
07:00 2019-07-16

Sleeping with a screen on can lead to female obesity: study Turn off the lights on your way out. Sleeping amid the artificial glow of televisions, laptops, smartphones and even lamps may increase the likelihood of female obesity, a new study finds. Published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine, the research by a team at the National Institutes of Health is the ...
22:39 2019-06-10

U.S. Women’s Open: Former Duke Teammates Tie for Third-Round Lead Yu Liu of China and Celine Boutier of France, who helped the Blue Devils win the 2014 N.C.A.A. title, are at seven under par, a shot ahead of three others, including Lexi Thompson....
02:26 2019-06-02

Mikolas, O'Neill lead Cardinals to 7-0 win over Pirates 7-0 Miles Mikolas pitched an eight-hitter and Tyler O'Neill hit a pair of two-run homers, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates       ...
07:00 2019-07-16

Steve Stricker lead suspended Senior Players Steve Stricker topped the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship leaderboard at 5 under with a half a hole to play when the first round was suspended for the day because of lightning and rain        ...
01:52 2019-07-12

Kuchar shares lead on low-scoring day at Scottish Open Matt Kuchar shot an 8-under 63 to share the lead with three players in a low-scoring opening round at the Scottish Open       ...
23:26 2019-07-11

Trio to provisionally lead Germany's Social Democrats Three SPD politicians, including two state premiers, are set to provisionally lead the party after Andrea Nahles announced her resignation. When the party will elect a new leader will be determined later this month....
17:39 2019-06-03

Brexit backer vying to lead UK talks getting tough with EU British politician Boris Johnson, current favorite to be U.K.;s next prime minister, has stepped up his talk about getting tough with the European Union on Brexit...
02:52 2019-06-10

Harrington opens with 63 for 1-shot lead at Irish Open Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington shot a 7-under 63 to take a one-shot lead over Zander Lombard in the opening round of the Irish Open        ...
01:39 2019-07-05

DeChambeau shoots career best 62 to grab lead in Minnesota Bryson DeChambeau fired a PGA Tour career best round of nine-under-par 62 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead into the weekend at the inaugural 3M Open....
09:13 2019-07-06

All-Stars Lindor, Beiber lead Indians over Reds 7-2 Francisco Lindor homered twice, Roberto Perez connected on a tiebreaking shot in the eighth inning, and the Cleveland Indians won their fifth straight at Great American Ball Park, 7-2 over the Cincinnati Reds       ...
01:52 2019-07-07

Golf: Young gun Wolff's 62 gives him share of lead in Minnesota Matthew Wolff shot the best round of his young career on the PGA Tour on Saturday, firing a nine-under-par 62 to move into a share of the lead with Collin Morikawa and Bryson DeChambeau at the inaugural 3M Open....
03:26 2019-07-07

Greek conservatives take strong lead in exit poll Greece's opposition conservatives were on track to return to power by a landslide on Sunday, exit polls suggested, unseating incumbent leftists blamed for pushing the crisis-hit country further into debt....
18:52 2019-07-07

New poll says Biden is the only Democrat with a comfortable lead against Trump Evan Vucci/AP, NurPhoto via Getty Images Former Vice President Joe Biden is the only Democratic contender for the 2020 Election who holds a comfortable lead over President Donald Trump, according to a new poll. Biden led Trump by 10 points, well ahead of other Democratic contenders that scored eve...
03:52 2019-07-08

Buehler, Muncy lead Dodgers to 1-0 shutout of Giants Walker Buehler and two relievers combined on a five-hitter and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat ace Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants 1-0       ...
02:52 2019-06-10

Rutschman, Witt, Vaughn lead top 10 picks in MLB draft Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman, Texas high school shortstop Bobby Witt Jr., Cal first baseman Andrew Vaughn lead top 10 picks in MLB draft        ...
05:13 2019-06-04

DoubleLine's Gundlach says Fed's 'pivot' is following bond market's lead Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital and the most widely followed bond investor, said the Federal Reserve's dovish turn in its policy statement on Wednesday took its lead from the bond market....
02:52 2019-06-20

Breaching a “carbon threshold” could lead to mass extinction In the brain, when neurons fire off electrical signals to their neighbors, this happens through an “all-or-none” response. The signal only happens once conditions in the cell breach a certain threshold. Now an MIT researcher has observed a similar phenomenon in a completely different system: Eart...
01:52 2019-07-09

Griner, Bonner lead Mercury past Fever 94-87 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 26 points, DeWanna Bonner added 25 and the Phoenix Mercury used a dominate first half to defeat the Indiana Fever 94-87 on Sunday. Griner and former Indiana point guard Briann January both had 14 in the first half when the Mercury took a 53-28 lead at the h...
03:00 2019-06-10

The Indians’ mentality that could lead Trevor Bauer to Yankees CLEVELAND — The Indians are a season-high 12 games over .500. In the past three weeks they have cut the Twins’ 11-game lead in half, the 5 ¹/₂-game deficit the closest Cleveland has been to first place since May 20 and the AL Central’s top two teams face each other for three games to open......
08:39 2019-07-09

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22:39 2019-07-09

FCC vote next month could lead to faster 5G rollout in the states Looking to help speed up the rollout of nationwide 5G service in the U.S., the FCC said yesterday that it will be voting next month on a plan that would allow the agency to auction off some mid-band spectrum. To allow this auction to proceed, the FCC would drop a requirement that the mostly unused a...
21:39 2019-06-19

Google tumbles as US follows Europe's lead with antitrust investigation Google, the search engine giant fined $5.1 billion over anticompetitive practices in Europe last year, tumbled in New York trading after reports that prosecutors are planning an antitrust investigation of the company in the U.S....
19:13 2019-06-03

Tanaka Ks 10 in 2-hitter, Yankees blank Rays 3-0 to up lead NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka pitched a two-hitter with 10 strikeouts for his fourth major league shutout, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Monday night to increase their slim lead in the AL East. DJ LeMahieu hit a two-run homer off Yonny Chirinos, and Cameron Maybin homered...
05:00 2019-06-18

A Yellowstone supervolcano eruption could ‘lead to human extinction’ The eruption of a “supervolcano” underneath Yellowstone National Park would be like nothing humanity has ever seen, according to an op-ed from The New York Times. There are 20 supervolcanoes on Earth that represent that greatest natural threat to human life, writes journalist and “End Times...
21:39 2019-08-22

Highlights: Carapaz extends lead in GC after Roglic woes "A crash for Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic on the twisting descent of the Civiglio climb saw Ecuador’s Richard Carapaz extend his lead in the Giro d’Italia."...
01:39 2019-05-27

Molinari cards 6 under for two-shot lead of Czech Masters Edoardo Molinari shot his second straight 6-under 66 to take a two-shot lead after two rounds of the Czech Masters        ...
05:26 2019-08-17

Jimenez, Barron share PGA Tour Champions lead Miguel Angel Jimenez birdied three of the final six holes for a 7-under 65 and a share of the first-round lead with Monday qualifier Doug Barron in the PGA Tour Champions' Dick's Sporting Goods Open        ...
05:26 2019-08-17

MLB roundup: Turner, Gonsolin lead Dodgers over Yanks Justin Turner hit a home run, and rookie Tony Gonsolin pitched five strong innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers held on for a 2-1 victory Saturday afternoon over the visiting New York Yankees....
10:39 2019-08-25

| Latham, Watling power New Zealand to lead against Sri Lanka A century stand between Tom Latham and B.J. Watling helped New Zealand to a first innings lead against Sri Lanka on day four of the rain-hit second Test....
17:00 2019-08-25

Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 Thursday night to grab a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals...
06:00 2019-05-24

Park, van Dam, Lee share lead at Ladies Scottish Open Jane Park, Anne van Dam and Mi Hyang Lee took advantage of calm conditions in the opening round of the Ladies Scottish Open, shooting 8-under 63s to share the lead        ...
05:39 2019-08-09

De Blasio on Trump: I 'get under his skin,' probes will 'lead to impeachment' New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential hoeful Bill de Blasio is trying to fight against negative polls and questions about his likability, while attacking President Trump, hoping that voters will want to see the two clash in 2020....
17:00 2019-05-26

Trump says he has 'no' fear China trade war could lead to recession President Trump said Thursday that he had no fear that Chinese economic retaliation in the ongoing trade war would lead to a recession in the U.S. He argued that China was unlikely to retaliate in the first place and it would do more damage to the itself if it did....
12:39 2019-08-16

Biden's World: Joe Flexing a Commanding Lead in New Poll Americans know a mediocre thing when they see one, and they’re warming up to warming up 2015’s leftovers for the Oval Office, according to a new poll....
03:13 2019-05-27

Tiger shrugs off injury scare to sit one off the lead at the Masters "Tiger Woods was so determined to claw his way up the Masters leaderboard on Friday that not even a security guard who nearly knocked him over when he crashed into his foot could shake his steely-eyed focus."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Profar, Phegley homer to lead A’s to 10th straight win OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jurickson Profar and Josh Phegley homered off former Oakland starter Trevor Cahill and the Athletics rolled to their 10th straight win, 8-5 over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday. Profar tied the game with a two-run homer in the fourth against Cahill (2-5), and Phegley gave the...
03:00 2019-05-28

Merritt ties course record for lead at Northern Trust Troy Merritt ties course record with a 62 as Tiger Woods posts his second-worst score in FedEx Cup playoffs        ...
05:39 2019-08-09

| Latsha to lead Springbok Women in World Cup Qualifier Babalwa Latsha will lead the Springbok Women’s team, with Zinhle Ndawonde serving as her vice-captain a series of Women's Rugby World Cup qualifiers....
16:52 2019-08-05

Thomas shares Tour Championship lead despite low-key start Justin Thomas missed two short putts in a mediocre even-par 70 on the first day at the Tour Championship on Thursday but ended the round tied for the lead with fellow Americans Brooks Koepka and Xander Schauffele....
04:26 2019-08-23

Texting your ‘number neighbor’ could lead to a crazy conversation Won’t you be my “number neighbor”? There’s a new trend that has picked up steam over the last few days among social media users. People are texting complete strangers — or in internet speak, their “number neighbor” or “textdoor neighbor.” In other words, they’re messaging phone numbers t...
23:52 2019-08-06

Dugout Antics Lead to Another Brett Gardner Ejection Gardner, Aaron Boone and C.C. Sabathia were all ejected in the bottom of the sixth inning amid disputes with the umpires in a victory over the Cleveland Indians....
03:26 2019-08-18

Golf: Course record 63 lifts Matsuyama to halfway lead at BMW Hideki Matsuyama had one of the best putting days of his career to take the halfway lead with a course-record nine-under 63 in the second round at the BMW Championship in suburban Chicago on Friday....
17:26 2019-08-17

Manning and Jones throw TDs to lead Giants over Bears Eli Manning and heir apparent Daniel Jones threw first-half touchdown passes against Chicago backups and the New York Giants had an easy night in posting a 32-13 preseason victory over the Bears on Friday night       ...
09:00 2019-08-17

Green shoots 8-under 64 for one-shot lead of Czech Masters Gavin Green shot an 8-under 64 for a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Czech Masters on Thursday        ...
05:26 2019-08-17

U.S. effort to disqualify Huawei's lead lawyer goes to court A former U.S. Justice Department official who now represents Huawei Technologies is expected in Brooklyn federal court on Wednesday to defend his right to represent the Chinese company against U.S. charges of bank fraud and sanctions violations....
15:00 2019-09-04

Kaku, Omir Fernandez lead Red Bulls over FC Cincinnati 2-0 CINCINNATI (AP) — Romero “Kaku” Gamarra and Omir Fernandez scored late goals to help the New York Red Bulls beat expansion FC Cincinnati 2-0 on Saturday night. Kaku pounced on FC Cincinnati defender Mathieu Deplagne’s poorly managed ball and took it directly at the goalkeeper, slot...
09:26 2019-05-26

Study: unrestrained dogs can lead to distracted driving Many dogs love riding in cars. But a new study suggests that how they ride may be bad for your health. Researchers followed 15 people who were driving with their dogs for more than 30 hours. They found the risk of unsafe driving behaviors and distracted driving time more than doubled when the dog ro...
08:26 2019-08-27

McCutchen, Hoskins lead Phillies past Brewers 6-4 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking double in the sixth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies used stellar relief work to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 on Friday night, overcoming Christian Yelich’s major league-leading 20th homer. McCutchen’s two-hit hit drove in Scott K...
06:52 2019-05-25

Tottenham throws away lead against Arsenal, unease persists A wide-open north London derby fizzing with tension and littered with errors highlighted flaws that show why Arsenal and Tottenham are some way off from challenging for the Premier League title....
15:13 2019-09-02

Broadhurst, Toledo vault to Senior PGA Championship lead PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Defending champion Paul Broadhurst and Esteban Toledo shared the lead Friday two rounds into the Senior PGA Championship. Another day of unsettled weather led to a shuffle of the leaderboard with Broadhurst and Toledo vaulting 15 players. Both shot 3-under 67 to reach 3-under ...
03:13 2019-05-25

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off: QuickTake Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked the city for months -- including invoking a colonial-era law that grants her broad powers similar to martial law. The last time it was used, in 1967, t...
15:00 2019-08-30

England build big lead in final Ashes test "Joe Denly\u0027s fluent 94 put England in control of the final Ashes test and the hosts moved on to 313 for eight to lead Australia by 382 runs at the close on the third day on Saturday."...
07:13 2019-09-15

Odorizzi, Twins end skid, top Indians for AL Central lead Max Kepler and Marwin Gonzalez homered, All-Star Jake Odorizzi earned his career-high 13th victory and the Minnesota Twins broke a tie with Cleveland atop the AL Central, beating the Indians 4-1 to snap a four-game losing streak       ...
15:13 2019-08-11

Margot, Renfroe lead Padres over staggering Rockies 8-5 Manuel Margot hit a go-ahead, two-run home run in the eighth inning and Hunter Renfroe had a homer among his three hits and scored four runs as the San Diego Padres beat the staggering Colorado Rockies 8-5       ...
15:13 2019-08-11

Todd Frazier belts two HRs to lead Mets to much-needed win PHILADELPHIA — The thunder that had eluded the Mets for the last week surfaced in a glorious late-inning outburst Friday night to crush a losing streak. As the celebration from Amed Rosario’s go-ahead single in the eighth was just concluding, Todd Frazier muscled a ball into the left-field seats. An...
11:52 2019-08-31

Bradley cards 9-under 61 to lead Shaw Charity Classic Michael Bradley birdied his final two holes and tied the course record with a 9-under 61 in the opening round of the Shaw Charity Classic        ...
21:13 2019-09-03

Wiesberger comes to life to lead Made in Denmark by 1 shot Bernd Wiesberger bogeyed a third hole to finish the third round and still led the Made in Denmark event by a shot in Farso        ...
18:52 2019-05-25

Bellinger, Seager lead Dodgers past Pirates 7-2 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager both doubled and drove in two runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers slugged their way past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 on Saturday night. Max Muncy added two doubles for the Dodgers, who had eight two-base hits in all, the most in the major leagues this sea...
09:26 2019-05-26

Realmuto, Harper lead Phillies over Hamels, Cubs 11-1 J.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper went deep twice and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 in Charlie Manuel's first game as hitting coach, ruining Cole Hamels' return home       ...
05:52 2019-08-15

Paris streets near Notre Dame to be decontaminated from lead Paris police have closed off streets near the Notre Dame cathedral as part of a lead decontamination effort. Several residents and activists had criticized authorities for underestimating the effects of lead pollution....
05:00 2019-08-15

Na overcomes double-bogey to lead, Spieth two back Kevin Na rebounded from a double-bogey on the back nine to grab a two-stroke lead after three rounds of the PGA Tour's Charles Schwab Challenge on Saturday, while Jordan Spieth's deft touch on the greens saw him move into a tie for second....
08:26 2019-05-26

Na settles for 69, 2-shot Colonial lead over Spieth, Furyk Kevin Na settled for a 1-under 69 a day after going low at Colonial again, taking a two-shot lead after the third round over a group that included local favorite Jordan Spieth and 2003 U.S. Open champion Jim Furyk        ...
03:26 2019-05-26

NFL roundup: Backup QBs lead Steelers past Bucs With Ben Roethlisberger sitting out the Steelers' preseason opener, Mason Rudolph threw two touchdown passes and rookie Devlin Hodges added a scoring strike as host Pittsburgh beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30-28 on Friday....
09:52 2019-08-10

Cycling: Ecuador's Carapaz attacks to take lead in Giro Ecuadorean Richard Carapaz launched a solo attack 28km from the end of a mountainous 14th stage to seize the leader's pink jersey from Jan Polanc in the Giro d'Italia on Saturday....
00:52 2019-05-26

| Schalk Brits to lead Springboks into battle against Argentina The Springboks have been challenged by Rassie Erasmus to make a resounding statement about the health of SA rugby in the team’s Farewell Test against Argentina....
23:00 2019-08-14

Huawei surges with 5G lead amid renewed U.S. pressure Huawei said Tuesday it has signed more than 50 commercial 5G contracts, putting it ahead of the competition at a time where the U.S. administration continued to push its allies to isolate the Chinese telecom giant....
23:00 2019-09-03

‘KKK cop’ revelation may lead to review of unarmed black man’s death A probe into a white cop accused of having a framed KKK application at his Michigan home could lead to a fresh look at the officer’s fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in 2009, a prosecutor said. Muskegon County Prosecutor DJ Hilson said the results of an internal investigation into Police Offic...
21:26 2019-08-12

Microsoft warns wormable Windows bug could lead to another WannaCry (credit: Pixabay) Microsoft is warning that the Internet could see another exploit with the magnitude of the WannaCry attack that shut down computers all over the world two years ago unless people patch a high-severity vulnerability. The software maker took the unusual step of backporting the just...
16:39 2019-05-21

UK's first marine park in Plymouth 'to lead way in ocean innovation' Plymouth Sound is set to be designated the UK's first national marine park, with the aim of protecting the area's estimated 1,000 species of marine life and vast seafaring economy....
12:13 2019-09-14

WRC Finland: Tanak extends lead over Lappi, Ogier currently fifth World Rally Championship points leader Ott Tanak will take a 16.4 second advantage into the final day of Rally Finland after edging away in the Saturday afternoon loop...
19:39 2019-08-03

Mills could lead Boomers to title says Pierce after U.S. loss Australia point guard Patty Mills' performances at the basketball World Cup have helped propel his team into a hot favorite for the title after the United States were knocked out by France, according to NBA great Paul Pierce....
06:00 2019-09-12

Europe retain one-shot Solheim Cup lead after foursomes Team Europe continued to hold a slender one-point advantage over the U.S. with a 6-1/2 to 5-1/2 lead after the second day's foursomes in the Solheim Cup saw the teams share two wins each in gusty conditions at Gleneagles....
14:52 2019-09-14

Debate Analysis: Trio of Democrats lead field Thursday night's Democratic presidential debate in Houston, Texas made clear that there are three main candidates leading the field, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, according to AP Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace. (Sept. 13)        ...
12:26 2019-09-13

Jo Swinson: Corbyn and Johnson are unfit to lead country Lib Dem leader casts next election as choice between liberal and authoritarian valuesLatest politics news - live updatesJo Swinson has ruled out backing a Jeremy Corbyn-led government after a general election, saying the Liberal Democrats could not even have an informal support arrangement with Labo...
17:39 2019-09-13

Chick-fil-A and Popeyes lead Twitter beef over ‘best chicken’ These two fast-food chicken chains are having a major beef. Chick-fil-A has long held the top spot for America’s favorite chicken sandwich, but recently Southern fried chicken franchise Popeyes has come up with its own delicious version, which many eaters say gives the so-called “Home of...
08:13 2019-08-21

New electric Fiat 500 to lead five-model renewal plan "The 500 family will carry premium pricing to absorb the extra cost of the all-electric drivetrain" New EV-only 500 to head upmarket next year, with new Panda, SUVs and estate to follow Fiat is planning a major two-pronged renewal of its European range centred around its two biggest sellers: the...
15:52 2019-08-19

Geoghegan Hart and Poels to lead Ineos at La Vuelta "Team Ineos have announced that exciting British youngster Tao Geoghegan Hart will be a co-leader for the team at La Vuelta a Espana alongside the experienced Wout Poels."...
07:13 2019-08-21

Santana, Reyes lead Indians past White Sox 11-3 Carlos Santana homered, Franmil Reyes had a three-run double and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Chicago White Sox 11-3       ...
13:00 2019-09-03

Buhai extends lead at Women's British Open South Africa's Ashleigh Buhai remained alone atop the leaderboard Friday after the second round of the AIG Women's British Open, the LPGA's fifth and final major championship of 2019....
05:39 2019-08-03

Callum Shinkwin shoots 66 to lead KLM Open after 1st round Unheralded Callum Shinkwin shot five birdies and an eagle Thursday on his way to a 6-under 66 and a one-shot lead after the first round of the 100th edition of the KLM Open        ...
20:00 2019-09-13

European Union Nominates Kristalina Georgieva to Lead I.M.F. Ms. Georgieva, the World Bank chief executive, would replace Christine Lagarde at the International Monetary Fund, one of the most prominent posts in global economic diplomacy....
02:13 2019-08-03

Roglic overcomes crash to keep Spanish Vuelta lead Primoz Roglic was involved in a crash but recovered to finish safely in the peloton on Friday, keeping his lead entering the final competitive stage of the Spanish Vuelta       ...
21:39 2019-09-13

Van der Poel reclaims Tour of Britain lead in stage six "Dutchman Mathieu van der Poel reclaimed the lead at the Tour of Britain during Thursday\u0027s sixth stage in Worcestershire after finishing sixth in the individual time trial."...
22:00 2019-09-12

Stocks shoot up as major retailers lead the way; Dow up 240 points Target soared, up roughly 17% after a surprising earnings report. Lowe's also jumped after beating forecasts.       ...
11:00 2019-08-22

Sleeping on back may not lead to worse pregnancy outcomes (Reuters Health) - Although doctors often tell pregnant women it's safest to sleep on their left side, a new study suggests sleeping in other positions may not be a problem....
01:39 2019-09-12

Tanak wins in Finland to extend WRC lead over Ogier "Toyota\u0027s Ott Tanak won Rally Finland for the second year in a row on Sunday to extend his lead over Citroen\u0027s Sebastien Ogier in the world championship to 22 points."...
16:01 2019-08-04

MDS vulnerabilities lead Chrome OS 74 to disable hyper-threading Hyper-Threading, Intel's implementation of symmetric multithreading (SMT) can be exploited using the newly-disclosed MDS vulnerabilities, like Fallout and ZombieLoad....
15:13 2019-05-21

We could use bees' honey to track environmental lead pollution Honey is a surprisingly effective tool for monitoring the levels of lead in the environment. It could be used in places where sampling is hard to organise...
16:39 2019-08-22

Golf: An's 'okay' 65 earns him halfway lead at Wyndham Championship Former teenage prodigy An Byeong-hun seized the sole halfway lead at the Wyndham Championship in North Carolina on Friday as big guns Webb Simpson, Jordan Spieth and Paul Casey focused their sights for a weekend shootout....
05:39 2019-08-03

Garcia, Shinkwin share KLM Open lead after 3rd round Sergio Garcia and Callum Shinkwin both shot six-under 66s Saturday to share the lead at 15-under after the third round of the KLM Open        ...
01:39 2019-09-15

Common antibiotics may lead to condition that causes heart failure People who use Ciprofloxacin and other fluoroquinolone antibiotics have a 2.4 times higher risk of developing aortic and mitral regurgitation due to blood backflow into the heart...
14:00 2019-09-11

WRC Finland: Tanak increases championship lead with victory Toyota's Ott Tanak increased his lead at the top of the World Rally Championship to 18 points over Sebastien Ogier after taking a second successive victory on Rally Finland...
16:26 2019-08-04

Ashes: Smith, Head Lead Australia's Fightback ENG vs AUS LIVE Score, Ashes 2019: After losing three early wickets, Steve Smith and Travis Head ensured they do not loose anymore wickets and took Australia to 83/3 at lunch....
15:26 2019-08-01

Salvini wants to lead Italy. He may be about to get the chance | Maurizio Molinari A dangerous new phase in Italy’s populist drama is beginning, with the nationalist League set on devouring its coalition partnerWe are witnessing the beginning of act two in the drama of Italian populism, and it is a showdown between the protagonists who made phase one happen. Since the election of ...
17:39 2019-08-18

I put myself through hell as an IPCC convening lead author, but it was worth it Enlarge / A view of the building of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), hosting the 50th session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on August 8, 2019 in Geneva. (credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images) In my day job, I am a scientist at the University of Aberdeen i...
15:13 2019-08-18

Iniesta, Villa lead Vissel Kobe over Nagoya in J-League David Villa and Andres Iniesta scored two goals each as struggling J-League side Vissel Kobe beat Nagoya Grampus 5-3 on Sunday       ...
17:39 2019-06-30

Trump to nominate Antonin Scalia’s son to lead Labor Department President Trump confirmed Tuesday that he plans to nominate Eugene Scalia — son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia — to head up the Department of Labor. The 56-year-old Virginia resident is a partner at the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, and from 1992 to 1993 served under then- and ...
04:26 2019-08-28

Chez Reavie shoots 63, takes a 6-stroke lead at Travelers CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Chez Reavie shot a 7-under 63 on Saturday and took advantage of second-round leader Zach Sucher’s problems to take a six-stroke lead into the final round of the Travelers Championship. Coming off a third-place tie last week in the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, the 37-year-o...
03:26 2019-06-23

Victory in Manitoba election would lead to cleaner fuel: Pallister Party leader Brian Pallister says a win by the Progressive Conservatives in the Manitoba election on Sept. 10 would lead to cleaner fuel to reduce emissions....
20:26 2019-08-27

Turkington extends BTCC lead with Oulton Park double Colin Turkington Triple champion secures 50th career win, while Jake Hill is denied his first after being penalised for a mid-race clash Team BMW racer Colin Turkington extended his points lead in the British Touring Car Championship with an emphatic double victory at Oulton Park, including his...
21:00 2019-06-30

Several Arrested Outside MTV VMAs in Newark After Protests Over Lead in City’s Water Police in Newark made several arrests outside the MTV Video Music Awards on Monday after protesters gathered to bring attention to the lead contamination in the city’s water supply. Police said the arrests came after some protesters attempted to enter a secure area of the star-studded event. M...
06:26 2019-08-27