TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 21:51

Young Rays confident they can stay in AL playoff chase

Tampa Bay Rays confident they can weather tough five-week stretch and stay in contention for their first playoff berth since 2013.       ...

Young Rays confident they can stay in AL playoff chase

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Chase Elliott, Alex Bowman give Hendrick a 1-2 finish in NASCAR playoff race at Charlotte Elliott led a banner day for Hendrick Motorsports as teammates Alex Bowman finished second, while four drivers were eliminated from the playoffs.       ...
2019-09-30 07:00

Tampa Bay Rays bash A's in AL wild-card playoff, advance to face Houston Astros in ALDS The Tampa Bay Rays hit four home runs and their pitching held the Oakland Athletics in check during the American League wild-card playoff in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday night....
2019-10-05 02:00

Bengals' Zac Taylor is young, but confident to do things his way Change has come to Cincinnati in the form of the 35-year-old Taylor, who is already impressing with his vision, intelligence and attention to detail....
2019-05-25 17:00

Even these young Yankees have plenty of playoff experience There are players who approach their first taste of October baseball with the mindset that the baselines still are 90 feet long and the mound 60 feet, 6 inches from home plate — just like during the six-month regular season. Then there is James Paxto...
2019-10-01 13:00

The Mets’ Other Chase: Jacob deGrom Seeks a Second Cy Young The pitcher’s pursuit of the award for the second time in two years is an additional story line in the wild-card chase, which got a little bleaker on Sunday night....
2019-09-16 07:00

Rays’ Cy Young winner Snell chased by Yankees after 1 out NEW YORK (AP) — Rays left-hander Blake Snell was pulled Wednesday after one out against the New York Yankees in one of the worst outings ever by a Cy Young Award winner. Snell walked four, gave up two hits and was charged with six runs in the shortes...
2019-06-19 22:17

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confident Paul Pogba will stay at Man Utd after missing AC Milan friendly Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he has "no doubts at all" Paul Pogba will remain at the club beyond the transfer deadline after missing the friendly against AC Milan....
2019-08-04 09:51

Football Four: Clemson falls out, Auburn rises to top in College Football Playoff chase Week 5 challenged many of our preconceived notions about this college football season. Who looks Playoff-bound after one month of play?       ...
2019-09-30 07:00

Football Four: LSU moving up in College Football Playoff chase after shootout win LSU's standing as a legitimate College Football Playoff contender was bolstered Saturday night with the Tigers' big win over Florida.       ...
2019-10-13 15:51

ALDS Game 4: Rays chase Justin Verlander, beat Astros to force decisive Game 5 in Houston The Rays jumped on Justin Verlander early en route to a 4-1 victory in Game 4 of the ALDS to force a decisive Game 5.       ...
2019-10-09 08:00

ALDS: Tampa Bay Rays rock Zack Greinke, Houston Astros to stay alive The Tampa Bay Rays had an offensive explosion against Zack Greinke and cut their deficit to 2-1 in their AL Division Series with a 10-3 victory over the Houston Astros....
2019-10-08 04:00

Young Venezuelan ball players 'wanted to stay' in U.S. While playing for Venezuela in baseball's Little League World Series in the United States last month, 12-year-old Adrian Salcedo ate tacos and Chick-fil-A, donned a virtual reality headset to envision himself hitting home runs in big league ballparks...
2019-09-18 16:34

Ko Jin-young charges through the field to stay in British Open contention • South Korean finishes on -10 (68) • Hinako Shibuno leads on her major debut -14 (67)That Ko Jin-young could enter illustrious company on Sunday feels like an understatement. Babe Zaharias, Mickey Wright, Pat Bradley, Inbee Park, Ben Hogan and Tiger...
2019-08-03 20:51

Food giant to slash plastics use to 'stay relevant' to young shoppers Unilever, the UK's biggest food producer, is to slash its use of virgin plastics in a bid to stay relevant to young shoppers concerned about the environment....
2019-10-07 15:00

ALDS Game 3: Rays stay alive with power surge in rout of Astros; Justin Verlander to start Game 4 Tampa hit four home runs in a 10-3 win in Game 3 of the ALDS, keeping their season alive for at least one more day.       ...
2019-10-08 09:00

Get 5% Back On Paypal, Chase Pay, And Department Store Purchases With Your Chase Freedom Chase has announced its Q4 bonus categories for the Chase Freedom card, and you’ll have the opportunity to get 5% back on Paypal, Chase Pay, and department store purchases from October through the end of the year, if you activate the offer here....
2019-09-22 06:00

Leah Chase, civil rights activist and 'Queen of Creole Cuisine' at Dooky Chase, dies at 96 New Orleans legend and civil rights activist Leah Chase of Dooky Chase's Restaurant cooked with a secret ingredient: "Love."        ...
2019-06-02 21:17

Yankees 13, Rays 5: Yankees Beat Rays With a Taste of Their Own Medicine With James Paxton injured, the Yankees employed a so-called opener to start the game. The strategy paid off thanks to a seven-run explosion in the sixth inning....
2019-05-21 16:00

Cameron Young relishing US Open stage as young gun: ‘I should belong’ PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The 22-year-old amateur playing in his first professional tournament at this week’s U.S. Open, walked onto the Pebble Beach practice range Tuesday looking for a place to hit balls. There was one open spot: Right next to Tiger W...
2019-06-13 08:51

Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk' Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge”....
2019-05-21 15:34

How young is too young to wear makeup? A John Lewis and Mac masterclass for children has been cancelled after an outcry. Is there a right age to start experimenting with lipstick – and should schools be banning it?How young is too young to start wearing makeup? That’s the question being a...
2019-08-07 10:34

Klay (hamstring) to get MRI, confident for Wed. Klay Thompson exited Sunday's NBA Finals Game 2 in the fourth quarter with left hamstring tightness, but he was confident he'd be able to play in Game 3 on Wednesday....
2019-06-03 09:34

Huawei confident it can resolve ARM suspension Huawei said it was confident it could resolve the situation that has seen its chip design partner ARM suspend collaboration after the United States said it could block the Chinese company's access to U.S. technology....
2019-05-22 20:34

Huawei 'confident' UK will resist pressure from US over 5G Huawei is confident that the UK will resist "politically motivated" pressure from the US and "make the right decision" to allow the Chinese telecommunications giant to supply critical parts of its next generation 5G mobile internet infrastructure....
2019-08-16 17:34

After doubts, Melo confident he wants to play Carmelo Anthony, after doubting himself following his release from the Rockets after 10 games last season, said he's "in the gym every single day" and wants to play in the NBA....
2019-08-02 20:17

Huawei 'confident' UK will choose it for 5G development Huawei is confident the UK will allow its equipment to form part of the country's 5G infrastructure, its global head of government affairs said on Friday morning....
2019-07-12 15:34

Kipchoge 'confident' he can run first sub-two-hour marathon Kenyan marathon world record holder Eliud Kipchoge says he feels "more prepapred" to run the first ever marathon under two hours compared to his previous attempt....
2019-10-11 18:00

Why Jennifer Lopez Is More Confident and Happier Than Ever at 50 Jenny has come a long way from the block. It might be hard to believe this, but Jennifer Lopez is celebrating her 50th birthday on July 24. The superstar has been a household name since......
2019-07-24 13:17

Murray confident of return to top of men's tennis Former world number one Andy Murray has been buoyed by his return to tennis after career-saving hip surgery and is confident he can retake his place among the men's elite....
2019-07-08 04:17

Consumers are the most confident about their job prospects in nearly 2 decades Trade tensions between China and the U.S. have dimmed economic growth prospects and financial markets, but U.S. job seekers are growing more confident regardless....
2019-05-29 02:00

No guarantee these Red Sox are playoff-bound It hasn’t gotten to the point where the funeral directors in Boston can begin preparing Fenway Park for an AL East wake. No need to reserve New England’s living room from two-to-four and seven-to-nine when it comes to the Red Sox repeating as divisio...
2019-08-03 21:17

The Confident, Outspoken Leadership of Megan Rapinoe Megan Rapinoe has carried the U.S. women’s team into the World Cup semifinals and embraced what it means to belong to a generation of pro athletes armed with a broader platform than any of their predecessors....
2019-07-02 09:34

| Bullish Cisse confident Senegal will come good Coach Aliou Cisse believes Senegal will back up their status as the continent's top-ranked side after a stuttering start to their bid for a first Africa Cup of Nations title....
2019-06-30 22:51

Ryanair CEO says confident in 'great' Boeing 737 MAX despite delays Ryanair remains confident in the Boeing 737 MAX and believes the plane will be "warmly welcomed" by customers, Chief Executive Michael O'Leary said on Tuesday after he was forced to half the airline's 2020 growth plans due to the plane's grounding....
2019-07-16 15:51

What, them worry? Warriors confident despite NBA Finals hole The Golden State Warriors felt like they were seeing a version of themselves in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and now they have to stop it        ...
2019-06-01 23:34

Brexit rebels confident of stopping 'no deal' British lawmakers opposed to any possibility of a no-deal Brexit have submitted a bill for consideration. The legislation would see a further Brexit delay if no withdrawal deal is agreed....
2019-09-03 14:34

Emery confident 'amazing' Pepe will improve "Arsenal\u0027s Nicolas Pepe may have had a slow start to life at the north London club but manager Unai Emery is prepared to go the extra mile to help unlock the Ivorian forward\u0027s potential."...
2019-10-03 15:34

| 'Confident' Mothiba in battle mode for Bafana Striker Lebo Mothiba believes his battling style blends with the South Africa's possession-based approach and deliver success at the Africa Cup of Nations....
2019-06-23 15:00

The Berlin Police Are Confident the Killer Is in Jail. They Just Don’t Know His Name. The German authorities suspect the well-planned killing of a former Chechen separatist in Berlin was carried out by a Russian hit man released from prison for that purpose....
2019-09-26 09:00

Rocket Internet CEO says feels very confident about Jumia The chief executive of German tech investor Rocket Internet on Wednesday said he felt very confident about African ecommmerce company Jumia , but he declined to comment directly on reports that questioned its figures....
2019-05-29 09:00

Democrats confident in obstruction case against Trump — but want more House Democrats are increasingly confident they have all the evidence they need to impeach President Donald Trump for obstructing their investigations.Lawmakers say White House counsel Pat Cipollone’s letter sent Tuesday night to Speaker Nancy Pelosi...
2019-10-10 07:00

Princess Charlotte Is the Most Confident Student on Her First Day of School Princess Charlotte has officially kicked off her first day of school and nothing has ever been so royally adorable. On Thursday morning, the 4-year-old arrived at Thomas's Battersea......
2019-09-05 16:00

| New Sharks coach confident of Currie Cup success New Sharks Currie Cup coach Sean Everitt is confident that the franchise can defend their title despite the fact they have lost a number of senior players....
2019-07-04 07:17

Speith confident of getting back to winning ways Former world number one Jordan Spieth is confident he will soon be back on top form and believes this week's Wyndham Championship will offer a chance to gauge the quality of his game....
2019-08-01 02:00

Americans somewhat confident in fight against climate change WASHINGTON — Most Americans are at least somewhat confident that the world will step up in its fight against global warming — but there are limits to their optimism. That’s according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affair...
2019-09-19 01:34

Unai Emery confident Arsenal will soon have 'three or four' new players ‘I can say that we are going to have a very good team’Emery not drawn on possible loan for Dani CeballosUnai Emery insists Arsenal are working to bring in “three or four” players before the start of the new season.So far this summer the club have sig...
2019-07-17 15:17

| Vukusic confident of turning things around at AmaZulu Having penned a three-year deal with the club on Wednesday, new AmaZulu head coach Jozef Vukusic is confident of improving the players at his disposal....
2019-09-19 19:00

Brexit rebels confident of stopping 'no-deal' British lawmakers opposed to any possibility of a no-deal Brexit have submitted a bill for consideration. The legislation would see a further Brexit delay if no withdrawal agreement is reached....
2019-09-04 00:00

American Airlines 'confident' Boeing 737 Max will fly in December American Airlines said it's extended its grounding of the Boeing 737 Max until December, when it will be on the schedule for the Christmas travel season -- provided it's been cleared to fly by then....
2019-09-04 02:34

Solskjaer confident Man United squad can win over doubters "Manchester United can ease supporters\u0027 doubts after a relatively quiet transfer window by producing the attractive football that has delighted them in the past, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Friday."...
2019-08-09 18:34

India's Chand confident of making Olympic cut Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay sports star, has fought many battles off the track in recent years but for the next 12 months the sprinter is hoping to focus entirely on her running as she builds toward the Tokyo Olympics....
2019-08-22 17:34

The Mets’ playoff chances are skyrocketing For all of the laughing over Brodie Van Wagenen’s trade deadline strategy, maybe — just maybe — he had the right idea in mind. If nothing else, he’s made things interesting. Last week, the Mets’ playoff chances stood at ...
2019-08-02 00:34

Yankees playoff games don’t need to be this long I must confess: I am not usually one to complain about pace of play, about long games, even games that can stretch deep into a night. There is a large part of me that will forever be the kid who got two live baseball games a year — one at Shea, one a...
2019-10-05 23:34

Don’t rule out Steelers making a playoff run LAS VEGAS — A dazzling debut by Daniel Jones, who won his first start for the Giants, added some perspective to the NFL’s most valuable position on the season’s third Sunday. A team not grooming a quarterback for the future has no future. The Giants ...
2019-09-24 19:00

MLB playoff preview: Everything you need to know to get October ready As 10 teams start the quest for World Series glory, we've got inside intel, odds for every series and names to know to get you set for the postseason....
2019-09-30 15:34

Where Yankees stand in this crucial playoff war TORONTO — Presented with an opportunity to end a long road trip on a very high note the Yankees exited Canada with two losses in three games to the rebuilding Blue Jays, and lost ground to the Astros in the race for home-field advantage in the ALCS. ...
2019-09-16 10:00

Mets’ playoff dream is officially over Too little. Too late. Before the Mets even took the field Wednesday night, as they desperately tried to keep their season alive, they could see the Brewers — who needed to lose all five of their remaining games while the Mets won all five — had a six...
2019-09-26 08:00

Red Sox start playoff push, get Cashner from O's Andrew Cashner, who is 9-3 with a 3.83 ERA in 17 starts for the Orioles this season, had been traded to the Red Sox in exchange for two minor league prospects....
2019-07-14 04:17

Von Miller confident Broncos back on right track with Joe Flacco The Broncos are coming off consecutive losing seasons for the first time since 1971-72, but Von Miller thinks a few changes will pay dividends.       ...
2019-06-21 05:34

Boris Johnson 'confident' EU will back down in Brexit talks PM says ‘backstop just doesn’t work’ in run-up to meetings with Merkel and MacronBoris Johnson has claimed that EU leaders will change their positions and allow the UK to scrap the Brexit backstop in the withdrawal agreement.As the prime minister pre...
2019-08-19 22:34

F1 remains confident in US Grand Prix future in Texas Formula One official says series expects to race the U.S. Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas for many years to come        ...
2019-05-28 20:51

India minister says confident Jet Airways' problems will be solved India's new civil aviation minister said on Friday he is confident that problems at grounded Jet Airways Ltd will be solved, in the government's first comments on the debt-laden carrier since it was reelected last month....
2019-06-14 12:17

Colts QB Luck confident playing Week 1 is realistic Quarterback Andrew Luck believes playing Week 1 is a realistic expectation even after the Indianapolis Colts announced he would miss another week with a calf injury....
2019-08-06 01:17

After Delay of Chandrayaan-2 Launch, Indians Are Disappointed but Confident The country had been watching, eager for India to seize its place in space with a lunar landing. Scientists say the mission is still on — they just don’t know when....
2019-07-15 17:00

England confident they can cope without injured Billy Vunipola No 8 waiting on scan results before France game‘We plan for all eventualities,’ says Neal HatleyEngland are confident they can cope with the loss of Billy Vunipola if he is forced to miss any of their remaining World Cup matches with an ankle injury....
2019-10-08 13:00

Cowboys QB Dak Prescott enters 2019 season more confident than ever The Dallas quarterback, who is entering Year 4 in the NFL, said he is "comfortable in my game," and that confidence could be a bad sign for the Giants....
2019-09-08 03:00

England’s Mark Wood confident he will be fit for Cricket World Cup • Fast bowler left the field early on Saturday• Initial results of scan on left foot were positiveThe England fast bowler Mark Wood is confident he will be fit to take part in the Cricket World Cup after an anxious weekend. Wood pulled up sore after ...
2019-05-27 05:00

Pernod Ricard confident over Asia growth-slides Drinks group Pernod Ricard , which is being targeted by activist investor Elliot , on Tuesday struck a confident note over its growth prospects in Asia....
2019-06-04 11:00

Cycling: Ineos beaten again but still confident of Tour chances Team Ineos were dominated in the mountains again on Sunday, but the British outfit were confident time would play in their favor as the Tour de France heads into a grueling third week....
2019-07-21 20:17

Team Ineos beaten again but still confident of Tour chances "Team Ineos were dominated in the mountains again on Sunday, but the British outfit were confident time would play in their favour as the Tour de France heads into a gruelling third week."...
2019-07-22 00:17

Mets confident an Edwin Diaz resurgence may be ‘this close’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mets pitching coach Phil Regan held his left thumb about a half-inch from his index finger on Saturday when discussing his pet project. “I think we’re this close,” Regan said, referring to Edwin Diaz and a possible resurgence for t...
2019-08-18 01:00

Trudeau mum on why he is ‘confident’ Trump raised detentions with China The prime minister is not saying whether he has received specific assurances that a conversation about detained Canadians took place between Trump and the Chinese president....
2019-07-03 03:34

U.S. 'very confident' it can build maritime initiative in Gulf: Pompeo U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that he was "very confident" the United States would be able to build a maritime coalition in the Gulf, despite a lukewarm response from European and Asian allies....
2019-08-04 12:17

Warriors' owner 'confident' of keeping Thompson, Durant Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob intends to re-sign Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant when they become unrestricted free agents this summer, even though Durant's agent said the superstar is undecided....
2019-05-22 21:01

Honda F1 junior Matsushita confident "nightmare" F2 weekends over Nobuharu Matsushita is confident that his "nightmare" Formula 2 weekends are over as the Honda Formula 1 junior lies eighth in the championship after five rounds...
2019-06-04 15:51

| Froome confident of full recovery after horror crash Chris Froome is positive he can get back to his best on a bike despite suffering multiple fractures in a high-speed crash that has ruled him out of the Tour de France....
2019-06-15 23:17

Barkindo confident OPEC+ can achieve oil market stability OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo said on Monday he is confident that OPEC+ members will succeed in balancing oil production to guarantee market stability, Kuwait state news agency (KUNA) quoted him as saying....
2019-07-01 16:51

Michael Phelps Is O.K. With Losing World Records, and Confident He Is Still No. 1. It once seemed impossible that anyone could go faster in the butterfly. By the time it happened, the most decorated Olympian had a growing family and no problem letting go of records....
2019-08-20 01:34

Paper Round: Bayern 'confident' of signing Sane "Bayern Munich are set to make another bid for Leroy Sane, Idrissa Gueye is in Paris ahead of a medical and Manchester United make a verbal agreement for a Pogba replacement, but are dealt with a blow in their pursuit for Moussa Dembele. It\u0027s Mo...
2019-08-01 00:51

Trump is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the ...
2019-06-09 00:34

Rodri confident he can add physical presence to Manchester City • Blues spent record £62.8m to sign Atlético Madrid midfielder• Guardiola sees Rodri as long-term replacement for FernandinhoRodri believes he will add physical presence and attacking threat to the Manchester City team. Despite winning a domestic tre...
2019-07-23 04:34

Anthony Joshua: ‘I was so confident, I didn’t even ask about a rematch clause’ • Boxer pledges to ‘get titles back’ after shock loss to Andy Ruiz Jr• Eddie Hearn promises UK rematch in November or DecemberAnthony Joshua confirmed his intent to enforce an immediate return fight with Andy Ruiz Jr, admitting he was so confident in...
2019-06-02 21:17

Dallas rookie Ogunbowale remains confident despite losing Dallas rookie Ogunbowale remains confident despite losing, says her 'mindset was ready' for transition from college to WNBA       ...
2019-08-06 21:34

Trump says he is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the ...
2019-06-08 22:17

Aussie swimmer Chalmers confident after 3rd heart operation Olympic gold medalist Kyle Chalmers has had a third operation on his heart in a bid to keep his preparations for next year's Tokyo Olympics on track....
2019-08-27 21:00

Trump says U.S. is confident it shot down Iranian drone on Thursday U.S. President Donald Trump said he is confident U.S. forces on Thursday shot down an Iranian drone off Iran's southern coast, after Iran denied losing any of its unmanned aircraft over the Gulf....
2019-07-19 22:34

Knicks confident their summer wasn’t a total failure Knicks president Steve Mills stopped short of predicting playoffs for 2019-20 but stated his new Knicks are going to be beloved by the patient fans who have endured six straight losing seasons. In breaking his silence since late June, Mills said he w...
2019-09-30 23:34

100% Confident Trust Vote Will Be Defeated In Karnataka: BS Yeddyurappa As the Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition government in Karnataka faces a trust vote after the resignation of 16 legislators and two independents pulling their support earlier this month, Bharatiya......
2019-07-18 11:00

Art of playing Opens keeps Tiger Woods confident about his chances Woods is short of tournament practice but, with three Open wins, he knows he can work his way around Royal PortrushAccording to the nice lady at the tourist office, 200,000 people will swarm into Portrush for the Open Championship this week. Early on...
2019-07-16 20:51

Senate leader says he is confident budget deal will pass Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he was confident the Senate would pass a newly agreed deal to extend the U.S. debt limit and set federal spending caps for two years....
2019-07-23 23:34

Relax Cowboys fans: Why everyone is still confident Zeke deal will get done USA TODAY Sports' Jori Epstein discusses Ezekiel Elliott's, Dak Prescott's and Amari Cooper's extension talks with the Cowboys.       ...
2019-08-06 21:34

Bryson DeChambeau looking to recreate some playoff magic There is no better poster child for the change to the PGA Tour schedule than Bryson DeChambeau, who enters this week’s Northern Trust at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City as the defending champion — as well the player who won the first two of...
2019-08-07 06:34

Braves clinch playoff spot behind Acuña Jr. Ronald Acuña Jr. ignited a four-run rally with the go-ahead, two-run double, as the NL East leading Atlanta Braves clinched a playoff berth with a 10-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday       ...
2019-09-15 03:34

Saints fan drops lawsuit against NFL for playoff no-call NEW ORLEANS — An attorney and New Orleans Saints fan said Monday he will go no further with his court fight against the NFL over game officials’ failure to call an obvious penalty at a crucial point in a January playoff game. The no-call helped...
2019-09-10 18:34

Why Yankees’ greatest playoff fear isn’t all that daunting The Rays, Astros, Indians, A’s and Twins began the weekend ranked 1-5 for best ERAs in the AL. The Yankees were sixth. That feels revelatory because the Astros, Yankees and Twins are probably winning division titles, and the two wild-card spots will ...
2019-09-15 04:00

MLS transactions: Playoff hopefuls look overseas for offense Sitting one point out of the playoffs in the Eastern Conference standings, Toronto FC on Tuesday turned to Europe in an effort to boost their offense....
2019-07-31 19:17

Opinion: If it wants to take next step, Big 12 needs to win in the College Football Playoff Oklahoma has made the College Football Playoff three of the last four seasons. But for the Big 12 to take the next step it must win on biggest stage.       ...
2019-07-16 04:17

Creative Playoff Pitching Isn’t Just for M.L.B.’s Minnows Anymore Abandoning traditional starter-reliever pitching roles helped teams like Milwaukee and Tampa Bay, but the Yankees, Dodgers and Astros are adopting the practice as well....
2019-10-01 03:00

Truex Jr. wins playoff opener at Las Vegas Martin Truex Jr. did not arrive at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for Sunday night's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series opening race of the 10-event, 16-driver Playoffs on a hot streak....
2019-09-16 09:00

Don’t slot J.A. Happ into Yankees’ playoff bullpen just yet ARLINGTON, Texas — Eventually the Yankees will have to set their starting rotation for the ALDS that starts Oct. 4 at Yankee Stadium. With James Paxton, Luis Severino and Masahiro Tanaka set to face the Rangers in the final three games of the regular...
2019-09-27 12:34

Woods commits to opening two playoff events Tiger Woods will return to action for the first two legs of the FedExCup playoffs, which will mark only the second time all year he has competed in consecutive weeks....
2019-07-31 20:34

Yankees still have no clear answer to key playoff question LOS ANGELES — Barring what would be an unforgiveable collapse that would cause a drastic upheaval from top to bottom in the Yankees’ organization, the AL East leaders will avoid the AL wild-card game and participate in the best-of-five ALDS. With an ...
2019-08-24 06:00

Mets not ready to give up on NL playoff race PHILADELPHIA — The Cubs had already lost. No matter what happens the rest of the way, that will always be a part of the daily equation the next 29 days. The Cubs had gotten themselves good and shut out at Wrigley Field by the Brewers, so that meant s...
2019-09-01 10:00

J.A. Happ is making his playoff case to Yankees Anyone can do the math, and that would include members of the Yankees rotation. With a limited number of slots available for postseason starts, two of them locks for Masahiro Tanaka and James Paxton and a third likely reserved for Luis Severino if he...
2019-09-02 04:34

Another Yankees’ ‘opener’ gem fuels playoff debate While the Yankees brainstorm how to best sort out their postseason rotation, there’s still a chance they can do what they did in Wednesday night’s 4-1 win over the Rangers. Using Chad Green as the opener at Yankee Stadium, they then turned to Luis Ce...
2019-09-05 05:34

MLB roundup: Nationals clinch playoff bid with DH sweep Trea Turner hit a sixth-inning grand slam, and the Washington Nationals rallied past the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 on Tuesday night, sweeping a doubleheader and clinching a National League playoff berth....
2019-09-25 14:34

Another federal lawsuit over playoff 'no call' dismissed The last of three federal lawsuits against NFL officials over the failure to call a blatant penalty in January's NFC title game between the New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams has been dismissed by a U.S. District Court judge in New Orleans, leav...
2019-07-31 20:17

Man taken into custody after chase on eastbound I-10 MARANA, Ariz. – One subject was taken into custody following a police chase along eastbound Interstate 10 Tuesday afternoon. According to Casa Grande Police Department, the chase initially started off as an attempted traffic stop near milepost ...
2019-09-18 03:00

Rob Gronkowski confident New England Patriots can handle Antonio Brown Rob Gronkowski on Tuesday expressed confidence that his former head coach will be able to handle and drama that comes the New England Patriots’ way after signing wide receiver Antonio Brown....
2019-09-10 21:00

Canada manhunt: police are 'confident' two bodies found are fugitives Autopsy will be conducted to confirm identities of pair suspected of three killings A cross-Canada manhunt that transfixed the international community appears to have come to an end, with police saying they believe they have found the bodies of teen ...
2019-08-08 16:34

NBA Finals: Why Steve Kerr is confident Warriors will bounce back TORONTO — The Warriors are in new territory in the NBA Finals in their fifth straight appearance. Before Thursday, they had never lost Game 1. Coach Steve Kerr’s excuse after his team’s convincing loss to Toronto was less about Kevin Durant’s absence...
2019-06-02 12:51

Soaring Deivi Garcia is ‘confident’ Yankees bullpen possibility While Deivi Garcia pitched out of the bullpen Saturday for the first time this season, it’s what the Yankees top prospect did — not when he did it — that stood out most. The 20-year-old right-hander, who signed for $200,000 out of the Dominican Repub...
2019-08-19 06:00

Government Confident Of Meeting Kartarpur Corridor Deadline: S Jaishankar The External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Tuesday said the government was confident of meeting Kartarpur corridor deadline and the work on the same is moving in the right direction....
2019-09-18 05:00

American Airlines 'confident' of Boeing 737 MAX flying this year -executive American Airlines Group Inc is "confident" that its Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft will fly this year, in time for the holidays, Senior Vice President of Customer Experience Kerry Philipovitch told reporters on Tuesday....
2019-08-27 22:34

UK police confident Heathrow climate protest will not bring chaos British police said they were confident an attempt by climate change activists to disrupt London's Heathrow airport with toy drones from Friday would not lead to a repeat of the chaos seen at Gatwick last December....
2019-09-11 17:34

Jürgen Klopp confident Liverpool will improve despite lack of new signings • Adrián is the club’s only senior arrival this summer• Klopp thinks 98 points may not be needed to win titleJürgen Klopp believes Liverpool will improve this season without new signings and 98 points may not be required to win the Premier League giv...
2019-08-09 05:34

Indicted congressman Christopher Collins confident he'll be exonerated Rep. Christopher Collins of New York expressed confidence he'll be exonerated on charges he leaked information about a biopharmaceutical company as friends and family dodged $800,000 in stock losses. (Sept. 12)       &#...
2019-09-13 11:34

India minister says confident airline capacity problems will be solved India's new civil aviation minister said on Friday he is confident that airline capacity shortage problems following the grounding of Jet Airways Ltd will be solved, in the government's first comments about the issue since it was re-elected last mon...
2019-06-14 15:34

Pernod confident on Asia, Jacob's Creek selling well in China Drinks group Pernod Ricard, which is being targeted by activist investor Elliot, sounded confident on Tuesday over its growth prospects in Asia including for wines such as its Jacob's Creek brand....
2019-06-04 17:34

Redskins QB Dwayne Haskins confident he will start, but for now, he's still learning Redskins rookie QB Dwayne Haskins is still learning, but confident he'll be the starter "one way or the other."       ...
2019-08-02 17:17

Aspire to Be As Confident As the Watch What Happens Live Fan Who Just Asked Out Andy Cohen It's only Tuesday but we're awarding Andy Cohen's Mazel of the Week to this fan for his self-assurance. On Monday night's episode of Watch What Happens Lives, Jacob from......
2019-08-13 16:17

Canadian police 'confident' they found bodies of teen fugitives Canadian police announced Wednesday they discovered bodies they believe belong to two teenage fugitives suspected in the deaths of three people last month....
2019-08-08 13:00

Mets growing confident in their newfound Citi Field advantage Welcome to the new Citi Field, where wild jersey-ripping celebrations, the home team mashing and, most importantly, wins have become the norm. As the Mets chase down a playoff spot that seemed like a fantasy at the All-Star break, they have made Citi...
2019-08-23 02:34

The tales of Super Burrow, LSU's ultra-confident breakout star QB Fans might be surprised by LSU quarterback Joe Burrow's superstar turn against Texas. But to those who know him best, that's just what he's always done....
2019-09-10 21:34

Rihanna Reveals Her Secret to Feeling Confident on Her Worst Days Rihanna is putting in that "work, work, work" during Fashion Week. After showcasing Savage X Fenty's latest lingerie collection on Tuesday night for New York Fashion Week, the......
2019-09-12 07:00

| Coleman confident hearing will clear him of drugs test violation Christian Coleman has denied reports of violations for missing drug tests, saying he's confident a hearing will clear him to compete at the IAAF World Championships....
2019-08-24 22:34

Trump says confident China sincere about wanting a trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was confident that China was sincere about wanting a trade deal with the United States because it had taken "a very large hit" in recent months....
2019-08-27 00:34

Ireland's Varadkar confident of Brexit solidarity from next Commission chief Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar said he was confident the nominee to lead the European Commission, Germany's Ursula von den Leyen, would show the same solidarity with Ireland over Brexit as its outgoing president, Jean-Claude Juncker....
2019-07-02 21:17

'Two warriors will go to war': Joshua and Ruiz confident ahead of rematch - video Andy Ruiz Jr has warned Anthony Joshua he will be much better prepared for their controversial rematch in Saudi Arabia in December but Joshua insisted that Ruiz’s reign would be a short one. Ruiz won the world heavyweight championship in June after b...
2019-09-05 12:34

Mets still confident in Zack Wheeler’s trade value as return nears SAN FRANCISCO — Zack Wheeler may throw a full bullpen session as early as Sunday, possibly the final step before he is considered for activation from the injury list. The right-hander has not pitched in two weeks because of an impingement in his righ...
2019-07-21 07:34

Benjamin Netanyahu attorneys confident as pre-indictment trial begins Attorneys for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday before a pre-indictment hearing they were confident that corruption charges against him will eventually be dropped....
2019-10-04 00:00

Jets’ Kaare Vedvik confident despite rough patch with Vikings A week ago, Kaare Vedvik thought he would be kicking for the Vikings this season. On Wednesday, he stood in the middle of the Jets’ locker room and spoke about kicking Sunday against the Bills. Things change quickly in the NFL. The Vikings sent a fif...
2019-09-05 09:34

Andy Ruiz Jr confident history will be repeated in rematch with Joshua • Mexican sure he can defeat Briton again in Riyadh in December• Ruiz: ‘I don’t want just 15 minutes of fame, I want it to last’Andy Ruiz Jr has warned Anthony Joshua he will be faster, leaner and much better prepared for their controversial rematch ...
2019-09-05 07:00

Mandy Moore Says She Feels ''So Confident'' About Her New Music at the 2019 Emmys Awards season is in full effect! Celebrating television's biggest and brightest celebrities, the 2019 Emmys are here. Gracing the awards ceremony in a vibrant red and pink......
2019-09-23 02:00

Soccer-Solskjaer confident Pogba will still be at United for season start Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is expecting to name Paul Pogba in the line-up for the first game of the new Premier League campaign against Chelsea next weekend, despite the Frenchman's overtures to leave the club in the close season....
2019-08-04 22:51

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn is comfortable, confident, more engaged and ‘not as bored’ Gus Malzahn is back doing what he loves most and what got him to Auburn in the first place — calling plays — and having plenty of success doing it.       ...
2019-10-03 18:34

Italy's PM Conte confident to finalize talks over new govt by Wednesday Italy's prime minister said on Sunday he expected to finalize talks over a new government by Wednesday, as 5-Star Movement and once bitter adversary Democratic Party are into intense talks to hammer out a deal over a common agenda and cabinet posts....
2019-09-01 23:34

Embodying taller avatars in VR can make us more confident in real life The high immersive capacity of virtual reality is often acknowledged as its main virtue when compared to other media and communication technologies. It is indeed a defining virtue. However, when it comes to the virtue that could really position VR as...
2019-08-02 01:51

Renault confident to reach an agreement with Nissan on board committees The chairman of French car maker Renault said he was confident of reaching an agreement with partner Nissan on the composition of the Japanese company's main board committees....
2019-06-12 21:34

Italy's PM Conte confident on finalizing talks over new government by Wednesday Italy's prime minister said on Sunday he expected to finalize talks over a new government by Wednesday, as the 5-Star Movement and Democratic Party were in intense discussions during the weekend to hammer out a deal on a common agenda and Cabinet pos...
2019-09-02 10:00

Sachin Pilot Confident Congress Will Win Both Bypoll Seats In Rajasthan Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister and state Congress unit president Sachin Pilot today exuded confidence that the party will win the by-election in the Mandawa and the Khimsasr Assembly constituencies....
2019-10-10 15:00

British drug discovery firm C4X confident of striking deals Britain's C4X Discovery said on Tuesday it was confident of striking partnership deals for its programmers in therapy areas such as sickle cell, cancer and inflammation, sending the AIM-listed company's shares up 5%....
2019-10-01 20:34

Trading platform IG confident of turning corner after profit slump IG Group expects to return to revenue growth in the second half of this year after the online trading platform reported a 31% slump in annual earnings due to Europe's clampdown on high-stakes financial betting by amateur traders....
2019-07-23 12:17

Ian Poulter confident he can qualify for 2020 Ryder Cup and beyond before considering captain role Ryder Cup talisman Ian Poulter is adamant he can keep on qualifying for Europe's team well into his forties before even being considered as a non-playing captain....
2019-09-25 19:00

Billy Vunipola confident of being fit for England’s World Cup quarter-final • No 8 suffered a twisted ankle against Argentina• Mako Vunipola also expected to start last-eight tieBilly Vunipola is confident of being fit for England’s World Cup quarter-final next Saturday despite suffering a twisted ankle against Argentina sev...
2019-10-13 06:51

Steve Lacy: Apollo XXI review – a casually confident kaleidoscope (3QTR) As a teenager, Steve Lacy released two albums with funk troupe the Internet, one of them Grammy-nominated; he also released a solo EP, and, often building beats purely on his iPhone, worked with Kendrick Lamar, Solange, Vampire Weekend and man...
2019-05-24 11:00

The Rays Are a Surrealist’s Delight In an era of baseball’s richest teams dominating smaller-market clubs, Tampa Bay has managed a third way: spending less and winning more through ceaseless innovation....
2019-05-21 16:00

Why your Avengers UHD Blu-rays aren’t actually 4K Welcome to the latest episode of Upscaled, our explainer show where we look at the components and parts that make our favorite tech better. In this week, we're actually taking a step away from components to talk about 4K movies and TV. As comp....
2019-06-20 02:00

MLB-best Twins overpower Rays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Minnesota Twins started the new month like they ended the last one. Winning, with home runs leading the way. Marwin Gonzalez and Byron Buxton both connected and drove in two runs as the Twins kept scoring, beating the Tampa...
2019-06-02 05:51

MLB playoff preview: will the Dodgers finally hold their nerve? The Boston Red Sox didn’t make the postseason, meaning we’re guaranteed a new World Series champion. We break down the final eight contendersThe wildcard games have been decided and the business end of the season is now upon us. Nothing is guaranteed...
2019-10-03 18:34

Yankees eyeing ‘beast’ in playoff scenario they might not escape ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Numbers are the coldest facts in baseball and never lie. They can be massaged to benefit an opinion, but scores, batting averages, standings and ERA are always straight shooters. And that meant, heading into the Yankees-Rays ga...
2019-09-26 08:00

The Mets have a secret weapon for their final playoff push Even when they ranked among the industry’s higher rollers, the Mets routinely found themselves plagued by organizational depth concerns. Or have you forgotten how they placed the fate of their 2006 season in the hands of erratic Oliver Perez (he pitc...
2019-09-20 13:00

Yankees to test CC Sabathia as reliever in possible playoff preview CC Sabathia has made one big league relief appearance in 585 games, working 1 ¹/₃ innings in a 3-2 loss in a deciding Game 5 of the 2011 ALDS against the Tigers. Now the Yankees are going to use the final week of the season to see if the veteran left...
2019-09-21 12:34

Nats win DH opener, ending Phillies' playoff hopes Trea Turner had three hits, major league RBI leader Anthony Rendon drove in a pair of runs, and the Washington Nationals defeated the visiting Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader on Tuesday....
2019-09-25 09:00

Na squanders lead before beating Cantlay in Vegas playoff Kevin Na squandered a four-shot lead on the back nine but came up trumps in a playoff against Patrick Cantlay to win the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas on Sunday....
2019-10-07 06:34

Tucson Sugar Skulls to battle for playoff lives TUCSON – The expansion professional indoor football team the Tucson Sugar Skulls have a chance to make it to the post season.  If the Sugar Skulls can beat Quad City on Saturday at the TCC they’ll advance to the playoffs.  Here’s mo...
2019-06-10 10:17

Wiesberger beats Hebert in Scottish Open playoff Bernd Wiesberger beat Benjamin Hebert on the third playoff hole at the Scottish Open on Sunday for his sixth European Tour title        ...
2019-07-16 03:17

NASCAR notebook: Hamlin comfortable as playoff favorite If you tout Denny Hamlin as a favorite to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship this season, don't expect the driver of the No. 11 Joe Gibbs racing Toyota to contradict you....
2019-09-01 00:34

Yankees’ James Paxton’s playoff debut ruined by one at-bat James Paxton nearly got out of the fifth inning having allowed just two runs and delivering just about everything the Yankees could have asked for in Game 1 of the ALDS. But the lefty gave up an RBI single to Jorge Polanco after a nine-pitch at-bat t...
2019-10-05 19:34

MLB roundup: Nats edge closer to playoff berth Adam Eaton, Yan Gomes and Trea Turner hit solo homers in the first three innings, and the host Washington Nationals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Monday night....
2019-09-24 07:34

Magical playoff ride ends in more disappointment for Sharks The San Jose Sharks had all the ingredients in place for an elusive first championship once star defenseman Erik Karlsson arrived in September        ...
2019-05-22 22:34

How September's results could impact the College Football Playoff Think early-season games don't matter when it comes time to pick the CFP teams? Think again. We look at the biggest games so far and key matchups in October....
2019-09-30 00:00

J.A. Happ’s resurgence could alter Yankees’ playoff rotation ARLINGTON, Texas — Eventually the Yankees will have to set their starting rotation for the ALDS that starts Oct. 4 at Yankee Stadium. With James Paxton, Luis Severino and Masahiro Tanaka set to face the Rangers in the final three games of the regular...
2019-09-27 21:34

Why Tyler Lyons made the Yankees’ playoff roster The decision to carry a 12 pitchers instead of 13 on the ALDS roster was a topic of discussion among Yankees brass. “The 12 or 13 pitches was a little bit of a debate for us, obviously something we stewed over,’’ Aaron Boone said before the Yankees’ ...
2019-10-05 19:34

Joe Panik is already feeling the effects of Mets’ playoff push The feeling was strange, but sweet. It was unfamiliar, yet comfortable. For the first time, Joe Panik was playing for an organization other than the Giants. For the first time in eight years, the former St. John’s star was playing for his hometown te...
2019-08-10 06:34

NHL to consider expanding video review after playoff officiating debacle BOSTON — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league will consider expanded video review after a couple of high-profile missed calls during the playoffs. During his annual state of the NHL speech prior to Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final, Bettman sa...
2019-05-28 14:17

The College Football Playoff fix the sport is reluctant to make It has been 150 years since college football was born at Rutgers. And, still, somehow — 116 years after the first World Series, 90 years since the first NCAA Tournament, 41 years since college football’s first Division I-AA playoff — the FBS remains ...
2019-08-27 10:34

Yankees, Astros respond to playoff-ball controversy HOUSTON — A recent report indicated baseballs aren’t going as far in the postseason as they did in the regular season, when record home run numbers were produced. And the Cardinals said Saturday their analytics were specific about the balls lacking d...
2019-10-13 04:51

Wiesberger wins Scottish Open in playoff over Hebert Austrian Bernd Wiesberger made hard work of it but eventually won the Scottish Open when he beat Benjamin Hebert in a playoff in North Berwick on Sunday....
2019-07-14 23:34

England's Carney to retire after third-place playoff England faces Sweden on Saturday in the Women's World Cup looking to secure a second straight bronze medal       ...
2019-07-05 21:51

Moffitt wins at Canadian Tire, notches second playoff win BOWMAVILLE, ONTARIO - Past NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races on the historical and scenic Canadian Tire Motorsport Park road course have ended in hot tempers and dramatic last-lap passes....
2019-08-26 19:34

J.A. Happ shake-up gives insight to Yankees’ playoff plan CC Sabathia isn’t the only high-priced left-handed starter who looks to be headed to the bullpen for the Yankees. J.A. Happ will pitch Wednesday at Tampa Bay “in some way, shape or form,’’ Aaron Boone said after the Yankees beat the Blue Jays 8-3 on ...
2019-09-23 04:34

Cittadella beats Verona 2-0 in Serie B playoff final 1st leg CITTADELLA, Italy (AP) — Davide Diaw scored in each half to help Cittadella beat Hellas Verona 2-0 in the first leg of the Serie B playoff final on Thursday. Diaw headed in the opener in the sixth minute and fired in a rebound 10 minutes from time to...
2019-05-31 01:17

Luke Voit ‘trying everything’ to make Yankees playoff roster ARLINGTON, Texas — Luke Voit insists his sick bat isn’t connected to the hernia that landed him on the injured list from July 31 to Aug. 29, but the slump has put the first baseman’s chances of being on the Yankees’ ALDS roster in peril. “I hope I ma...
2019-09-30 11:00

The Orioles Probably Didn't Even Notice They Were Eliminated From Playoff Contention The Orioles brought the inevitable to reality on Friday, officially getting eliminated from playoff contention with a 7-1 loss to the Rays. All things considered, the news probably isn’t hitting the clubhouse too hard. For one thing, the players will...
2019-08-24 23:00

Soderberg wins 5-man playoff for European Masters title Sebastian Soderberg won a five-man playoff for the European Masters title on Sunday, sinking his birdie putt on the first extra hole when Rory McIlroy and others could not        ...
2019-09-04 04:00

Indians 3B Ramírez out with broken hand for playoff push Indians third baseman José Ramírez needs surgery on broken right hand, major blow to club's postseason hopes       ...
2019-08-25 19:34

Justin Verlander already preparing for playoff date with Yankees Justin Verlander has learned “a lot of things” in two starts against the Yankees this season, but the Astros ace won’t share his thoughts on the deepest lineup in baseball. Even if the regular-season schedule shows no more games left between the Yank...
2019-06-24 07:51

| Woods pulls out of opening playoff event with injury Tiger Woods withdrew from the Northern Trust ahead of his second round with a "mild oblique strain" after struggling to an opening 75 the previous day....
2019-08-09 19:00

MLB playoff picture: 10-team field set, pairings still to be determined The field is set for the postseason, as the final two American League playoff slots were claimed Friday by the A's and Rays.       ...
2019-09-28 17:34

Kawhi Leonard caps epic playoff run as NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard led the Raptors to the first championship in team history and became the third player to win Finals MVP with two different teams.       ...
2019-06-14 08:00

Leaving on a jet plane to chase Muhammad Ali In September 1978, legendary Boxing News editor Harry Mullan went to America for the first time. Waiting for him was Muhammad Ali preparing to make history against Leon Spinks The post Leaving on a jet plane to chase Muhammad Ali appeared first on Bo...
2019-09-15 23:34

Here's the Soviet Equivalent of the Car Chase from 'Bullitt' When you think about Soviet cinema, I’m guessing you tend to picture ponderous WWII epics or maybe Solaris. What you probably aren’t imagining are wild car chases, but you’d be wrong! There were some pretty good car chases in Soviet movies, but the o...
2019-05-21 17:00

British Open: The chase for the Claret Jug Top shots from the 2019 the Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.        ...
2019-07-19 19:34

How to Opt Out of Chase's New 'Binding Arbitration' Rule Chase has started rolling out a new binding arbitration rule for its credit card users, Fast Company’s Cale Guthrie Weissman first reported last week....
2019-06-05 02:51

Man tries to chase down thieves, only to get robbed by their pals Rob me once, shame on you. Rob me twice… A man tried to chase down his armed robbers in The Bronx — only to get robbed again, cops said. The unfortunate incident unfolded early Saturday while the 25-year-old victim was waiting for a No. 6 train...
2019-09-23 02:00

Four women chase $500,000 W Series top prize W Series was created to address a gender imbalance in top flight motorsport Briton Jamie Chadwick leads rivals as inaugural all-female racing series heads for penultimate round W Series, the all-female single-seater motor racing series, has releas...
2019-07-18 07:51

The Kyrie Irving chase is officially on Kyrie Irving will officially become a free agent. As many expected, the Celtics point guard will not opt in to his $21.3 million deal for next season, becoming eligible to sign a new contract with Boston or elsewhere, according to The Athletic. Irvin...
2019-06-12 22:51

Chase Utley is still somehow torturing the Mets The bat that caused the Mets pain for nearly two decades has returned — just in a different set of hands. Enrique “Kiké” Hernandez used the retired Chase Utley’s lumber to launch a three-run home run in the sixth inning of the...
2019-05-28 14:17

First Date Ends In Police Chase A Florida woman’s first date with a man ended with a high-speed chase after he ran from police during a traffic stop. Flagler County sheriff’s deputies used stop sticks to disable the car early Thursday morning. Once they approached the c...
2019-08-13 03:17

Stranger Things swaggers home in a comfortable, confident season premiere In the first few minutes of Stranger Things’ third season, not much seems to have changed. In a familiar-looking underground lab, scientists and soldiers steeped in a familiar frisson of stress and sweat blast an elaborate beam into a familiar portal...
2019-07-04 16:51

Canada 'confident' U.S. raised issue of detained Canadians with China -Trudeau Canada's prime minister said on Tuesday he is "confident" U.S. President Donald Trump made good on his promise to raise the cases of two detained Canadians during recent discussions with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
2019-07-03 01:17

Democrat confident majority of caucus will be in favor of impeachment after Mueller testimony Robert Mueller's much-anticipated testimony may have been delayed for a week, but at least one Democrat has already made up his mind on what should happen after the former special counsel speaks on the Hill....
2019-07-15 22:51

Andy Murray fired up for singles return and confident he can challenge rivals • Comeback continues at pace with positive doubles displays• Murray: ‘I’m sure that, tennis-wise, I will be able to keep up’Andy Murray sees no reason he cannot still beat Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, the champions who have been pa...
2019-07-08 10:17

Canada 'confident' U.S. raised issue of detained Canadians with China: Trudeau Canada's prime minister said on Tuesday he is "confident" U.S. President Donald Trump made good on his promise to raise the cases of two detained Canadians during recent discussions with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
2019-07-03 06:34

UPDATE 1-Canada 'confident' U.S. raised issue of detained citizens with China Canada's prime minister said on Tuesday he is confident U.S. President Donald Trump made good on his promise to raise the cases of two detained Canadians during recent discussions with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
2019-07-03 11:51

After Its Split With Marvel, Sony Still Seems Confident in Spider-Man and Its Yet-to-Launch Shared Universe All remains quiet on the Spider-Man front. At a Variety sponsored event on Thursday, the chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures, Tony Vinciquerra, talked at length about the franchise, focusing mostly on his confidence in Sony’s plan moving forward.Read m...
2019-09-06 21:34

Marcus Rashford confident Harry Kane has already put Champions League nightmare behind him Marcus Rashford has backed Harry Kane to put his Champions League nightmare behind him and believes that the Tottenham striker will fire England to victory against Holland on Thursday night....
2019-06-05 14:51

India have ‘two games’ to focus on, says confident Virat Kohli before semi-final • Kohli appears to be planning for final before New Zealand semi• ‘Now we can focus totally on the remaining two games we have’New Zealand are embracing their underdog status leading up to the World Cup semi-final against an India team whose captain,...
2019-07-08 20:51

Megan Rapinoe confident she will recover in time for Women's World Cup final USA winger strained hamstring during France quarter-finalRapinoe says watching semi-final from bench was ‘stressful’Megan Rapinoe is confident the hamstring strain that kept her out of USA’s World Cup semi-final victory over England won’t rule her ou...
2019-07-03 14:34

| Modi's party confident after polls predict India election victory Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party said that exit polls from the country's marathon election showed an "overwhelming" vote in favour of a second term for the Hindu nationalist leader....
2019-05-21 14:51

Luke Campbell confident he can pull off huge upset against Vasyl Lomachenko • Campbell challenging for three world lightweight titles• The British boxer has a height and reach advantageThey call Vasyl Lomachenko “the Matrix” because of his preternatural ability to control space, timing and distance in the ring. And he is suc...
2019-08-30 01:34

Elizabeth Warren offers a confident, “No thanks, I got this” to Stephen Colbert’s campaign advice It’s campaign season everybody, in that it’s still more than an entire goddamned year until Election Day. That means that the ever-so-slowly narrowing field of Democrats jostling to be the one to hurl Donald Trump into the Potomac (politically speaki...
2019-09-18 16:34

Confident USA riding high entering Women's World Cup knockout stage A win over Sweden may not have done much to settle concerns over the defense, but the US are brimming with confidence as the business end of the tournament comes into viewIt’s onto the knockout round of the Women’s World Cup for the defending champio...
2019-06-21 20:34

Procter & Gamble writes down Gillette business but remains confident in its future Despite Procter & Gamble's write-down of its Gillette shaving business, executives said they remain confident about the future of the grooming category....
2019-07-31 19:51

Stockholm Olympic bidders confident Swedes will back 2026 Games "Officials for Stockholm\u0027s 2026 Winter Olympics bid believe the majority of Swedes will eventually back the project if the city wins the Games on Monday."...
2019-06-21 18:17

Gen. Keane 'confident' US diplomats won't back third Trump-Kim summit without 'some evidence' of denuclearization Fox News senior strategist analyst Gen. Jack Keane has argued it's imperative that the government see real evidence of denuclearization from North Korea before negotiating further....
2019-07-01 23:00

Lewis Hamilton confident he can remain a power in Canadian Grand Prix • Mercedes introduce new upgraded engine• Briton stands 55 points ahead of Ferrari’s VettelLewis Hamilton has expressed his confidence going into the Canadian Grand Prix, as Mercedes bring their first upgraded engine to the race. The British driver, ...
2019-06-07 03:34

Virgil van Dijk is confident experienced Adrián will ‘slot into’ Liverpool side • Adrián to play in Super Cup against Chelsea after Alisson injury• Jürgen Klopp says time to forget European Cup and look aheadVirgil van Dijk believes the former West Ham goalkeeper Adrián will be able to do a job for Liverpool as the Spaniard prep...
2019-08-11 09:34

Trump confident Hong Kong and China will 'work things out' after protests U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was sure China and Hong Kong would be able to "work things out" after mass protests in the city against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-13 01:00

Chapman gets to Castillo again, A’s beat Rays 4-2 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Chapman homered in the third inning and doubled in the go-ahead run in the seventh, and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 on Saturday. Ramón Laureano had two hits, was hit by pitches twice — incl...
2019-06-23 02:00

Why Rays aren’t going to catch the Yankees Last weekend, VSiN studied key indicator categories for bettors to evaluate the chances that the Red Sox might catch the Yankees in the American League East race. That now seems like a moot point. With a four-game series in Tampa Bay beginning Thursd...
2019-07-05 02:34

A’s vs. Rays: Take the Under in elite pitching matchup The Oakland A’s have done this dance before, making their third appearance in the one-game AL wild-card format. They will be relying on a starter who has only pitched five games this season, but has been highly effective. Sean Manaea is 4-0 with a 1....
2019-10-03 00:00

What bettors should know about Rays’ surprising success An ounce of run prevention is worth a ton of wins. Though their players don’t make a lot of “Benjamins” by MLB standards, that has been the key to another amazing season for the underpaid and unappreciated Rays, in town for a huge three-game series a...
2019-06-17 17:34

Rays Power Over the A’s to Win the Wild Card The victory earned the Rays a trip to Houston’s Minute Maid Park, where the mighty Astros await in an American League division series that starts Friday afternoon....
2019-10-03 13:00

Yankees come up big in clutch to take second straight from Rays The addition of Edwin Encarnacion and the return of Giancarlo Stanton will no doubt add power to an already powerful Yankee lineup. But on Tuesday, the Yankees’ key hits were singles and they came from familiar faces, as DJ LeMahieu tied the game in ...
2019-06-19 07:17

Morton pitches Rays past Red Sox All-Star pitcher Charlie Morton struck out 11 in seven strong innings, and Guillermo Heredia doubled in the go-ahead run to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday afternoon in St. Petersburg, Fla....
2019-07-24 22:34

Rays Top the Astros and, for Once, Fill Their Stadium Tampa Bay has struggled to pack Tropicana Stadium despite success on the field, but their first home postseason game in six years drew a lively crowd....
2019-10-08 09:34

Meadows goes 4 for 4 with leadoff HR, Rays top Indians 6-3 CLEVELAND (AP) — Austin Meadows led off the game with a home run and was 4 for 4 with three RBIs, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the reeling Cleveland Indians 6-3 on Sunday. Tampa Bay (31-19) is a season-high 12 games over .500 after taking three of...
2019-05-26 23:17

The Rays Drew Their Smallest Crowd Ever It’s old hat by now to say the Rays have attendance issues. The stadium’s bad. The location’s bad. Ownership is bad. The region itself might be bad. (Neil deMause ran down each of the theories in turn.) We know all this already. But it’s still news w...
2019-05-29 15:51

Fan at Los Angeles Sparks playoff game tackled after rushing the court In a scary moment, a fan at the Los Angeles Sparks' playoff game rushed the court to approach Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike with something in his hand.       ...
2019-09-16 06:34

MLB playoff picture: Updated look at division, wild card races The division races are all but decided in the American and National League, but the wild card races are still up for grabs.       ...
2019-09-10 06:34

Conn Smythe Trophy winners: Stanley Cup playoff MVPs St. Louis Blues forward Ryan O'Reilly is the latest winner of the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP. A look at recent winners.       ...
2019-06-13 07:34

Trudeau says family ‘extremely excited’ about Raptors historic playoff run Justin Trudeau says his son is a massive Raptors fan who has been staying up later than usual to watch the team play in the NBA Eastern Conference final....
2019-05-24 19:17

Five games in Week 7 that will impact the College Football Playoff race Week 7 has several intriguing games that will impact the College Football Playoff, led by Florida-LSU, Oklahoma-Texas and Alabama-Texas A&M.       ...
2019-10-11 16:00

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.        ...
2019-05-23 17:51

Martin Truex Jr. storms to win in NASCAR playoff opener in Las Vegas Martin Truex Jr., who won the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series championship, opened the 2019 playoffs with the win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.       ...
2019-09-16 06:34

Week 5 games that will impact the College Football Playoff race Week 5 has several intriguing games that will impact the College Football Playoff, led by Notre Dame-Virginia and Mississippi State-Auburn.       ...
2019-09-27 18:00

The five biggest Week 1 games that will impact the College Football Playoff The season is young, but that doesn't mean the stakes are low. Five games in Week 1 that will impact the College Football Playoff, led by Oregon-Auburn       ...
2019-08-30 16:34

Aaron Hicks Saves The Day, Twice, In Wild Potential Playoff Preview Don’t call it a revenge game, because that would imply Aaron Hicks is resentful toward the Twins instead of relieved they gave up on him. Whatever it was, Hicks’s two-out magic at the plate and with the glove saved New York’s bacon in an absolutely b...
2019-07-24 19:34

MLB playoff rankings: Eight best World Series bets after the trade deadline Baseball's trade deadline has passed and the league's contenders had varying levels of success in acquiring additional assets. Who's in the best shape?       ...
2019-08-01 05:17

Playoff-contending A's get starter Tanner Roark from Reds The playoff-contending Oakland Athletics have acquired starter Tanner Roark from the Cincinnati Reds, filling out a rotation that also could have left-hander Sean Manaea back soon       ...
2019-08-01 05:51

The AHL Playoff MVP Made Some Buffalo Wings Inside The Damn Calder Cup One of the best traditions in hockey is the customary “players’ day with the Cup” that happens after a team wins a championship. And while the St. Louis Blues are gallivanting around with the Stanley Cup doing god knows that, we can say with some cer...
2019-08-27 18:34

Brewers seal playoff spot, eliminating Cubs, Mets The Milwaukee Brewers continued their scorching September with their 19th win of the month Wednesday, clinching a postseason berth and eliminating both the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs in the process....
2019-09-26 06:00

Week 4 games that will impact the College Football Playoff race Week 4 has several intriguing games that will impact the College Football Playoff, led by Georgia-Notre Dame and Michigan-Wisconsin.       ...
2019-09-20 16:00

Dodgers clinch 7th straight NL West title, 1st playoff team The Los Angeles Dodgers sprayed each other with bubbly, emptied dozens of bottles of beer while drinking very little of it and essentially carried on in a fashion appropriate for a team celebrating its seventh consecutive NL West title....
2019-09-11 16:00

Five games in Week 6 that will impact the College Football Playoff race Week 6 has several intriguing games that will impact the College Football Playoff, led by Florida-Auburn, Ohio State-Michigan and Iowa-Michigan.       ...
2019-10-05 04:34

Johnson blames '25 bad races' for NASCAR Cup Series playoff failure Jimmie Johnson blamed his first-ever failure to qualify for NASCAR's playoffs on '25 bad races' rather than the Indianapolis crash that ended his chance of being a Cup title contender...
2019-09-09 16:34

Lampard, Terry subplot in Premier League playoff match Derby and Aston Villa meet at Wembley Stadium on Monday in the League Championship playoff final as they look to secure promotion to the Premier League        ...
2019-05-24 12:00

What Domingo Germán’s absence means for Yankees’ playoff plans After overcoming injuries to key players from spring training to the final two weeks of the season on the way to an AL East title, the Yankees’ postseason hopes took a colossal dip Thursday due to something a lot more serious than a strained oblique....
2019-09-21 00:34

MLB playoff predictions: Astros are huge favorites to win World Series The Astros, who finished with an MLB-best 107 wins, have been established as favorites to win the World Series by USA TODAY Sports. Who can stop them?       ...
2019-10-03 18:34

Golf: Pavan beats Fitzpatrick in playoff to win BMW International Open Andrea Pavan overcame rain and a tense playoff to beat England's Matthew Fitzpatrick and seal his second European Tour crown at the BMW International Open in Munich on Sunday....
2019-06-23 19:51

Tiger battling back stiffness ahead of playoff opener Tiger Woods on Wednesday said stiffness in his surgically repaired back had limited his ability to practice ahead of the Northern Trust Open, which kicks off the PGA Tour playoffs on Thursday in Jersey City....
2019-08-08 13:00

Tiger to play gallery-free early in playoff opener Liberty National was damaged by a heavy storm Wednesday, and PGA Tour officials decided to keep spectators from entering until 10 a.m. ET Thursday -- meaning some groups won't have galleries early....
2019-08-08 12:00

Yankees’ playoff-shares meeting is departure from 2018 debacle A year ago the Yankees’ shares meeting resulted in staff members getting drastically cut and played a part in reliever David Robertson, who chaired the meeting and was an upcoming free agent, not being retained by the club. At 2 p.m. Friday, the rece...
2019-09-21 12:34

The five biggest Week 2 games that will impact the College Football Playoff The season is young, but stakes are high. Five games in Week 2 that will impact the College Football Playoff, led by Clemson-Texas A&M and LSU-Texas.       ...
2019-09-07 05:00

MLB roundup: Braves hammer Nats, clinch playoff spot Ronald Acuna Jr.'s two-run double highlighted a four-run seventh-inning rally Saturday that sparked visiting Atlanta to a 10-1 win over the Washington Nationals -- and propelled the Braves into the playoffs....
2019-09-15 13:34

NFL bets: Browns have better postseason odds than eight 2018 playoff teams The New England Patriots have an NFL-best 84.2 percent chance of making the playoffs, while the Miami Dolphins have just an 8.6 percent change of appearing in the 2019 postseason, according to an online sports book....
2019-06-17 21:00

Stanley Cup playoff schedule: Results, dates, times, TV for NHL postseason The Boston Bruins will host Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Memorial Day against the winner of the San Jose Sharks-St. Louis Blues series.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

The Mystics’ historic regular season isn’t over yet, but they have flipped into playoff mode Washington has broken several franchise and league records this regular season. "I ignore it," Coach and General Manager Mike Thibault said. "Mainly because none of that matters if you don't win at the end."...
2019-09-06 12:00

After breaking leg in playoff loss, QB Noah Kim is back to lead Westfield The Virginia Tech commit faced a long road back to last Friday's win, but he appears to be his old self as the Bulldogs remain a top team in the area....
2019-09-05 21:00

Hefty challenge stands between Yankees and playoff game changer The luxury of nestling within the friendly confines of The Bronx are all but over following the Yankees’ 8-4 defeat to the Indians on Sunday. For not only does the team with the AL’s best record face a daunting nine-game trip to the West Coast that f...
2019-08-19 04:00

NBA playoff schedule: Conference finals matchups, dates and TV times The long regular season is over and it's finally playoff time. The quest for the Larry O'Brien Trophy and the NBA championship is on.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Golf: Soderberg slays McIlroy to win European Masters in playoff Sebastian Soderberg was thrilled to play Sunday's final round of the European Masters with Rory McIlroy but he did not let the occasion overwhelm him as he won the title following a five-way playoff in the Swiss Alps....
2019-09-01 23:00

The 10 games that could unexpectedly trip up each College Football Playoff contenders Contenders for the College Football Playoff will always be motivated by their biggest games. But sometimes it is the unlikely ones that doom a season.       ...
2019-08-29 00:34

Double whammy shows the tenuousness of Mets’ playoff dream ATLANTA — The Braves have so much athleticism and talent, starting with leadoff slugger Ronald Acuna Jr., who wrecked the Mets on Tuesday night. The Mets only have so much depth and talent, that is one of their biggest problems, and in the 5-3 defeat...
2019-08-14 15:51

The College Football Playoff folks will throw money at everything but the athletes The 13-member committee just gathered at the Ritz. This offends the senses — and it shows a telling carelessness if not a callousness toward athletes....
2019-08-22 18:00

‘Playoff Emma is having some fun!’ Mystics’ reserved Meesseman puts on a show. The Belgian forward, rejuvenated after sitting out the WNBA season last year, has scored 57 points and made nearly two-thirds of her shots in two playoff games....
2019-09-22 05:34

Luis Severino itching for next phase of Yankees playoff audition TRENTON — Luis Severino says he’s ready to rejoin the Yankees’ rotation. Wednesday night’s start at Arm & Hammer Park may have been the final step in his rehab process before potentially rejoining the Yankees after the team returns to The Bronx to fa...
2019-09-12 09:00

Millie Bobby Brown Reveals Her Secret to Feeling Confident Even on Her ''Hot Mess'' Days Everyone has those days where all you can bring yourself to wear are your favorite pair of sweats. Believe it or not, Stranger Things actress Millie Bobby Brown feels the same way every......
2019-10-08 05:00

Man Utd target three signings after Wan-Bissaka with club confident over Bruno Fernandes and Longstaff deals Manchester United are confident they will get a clear run at Sean Longstaff and Bruno Fernandes as they look to step up Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's summer rebuild....
2019-06-28 17:34

Keenan Allen Remains Confident Broncos' Chris Harris Jr. Cannot Wield His Undergarments Beef! We’ve beef in the world of football, pals, between a receiver and a cornerback who share a division, which is really the only way NFL beefs can dry-age their way to maximum succulence, outside of the aging racks of intense playoff action. I’m p...
2019-10-11 18:34

Viswanathan Anand Confident Of Sealing Grand Chess Tour Finals Berth Viswanathan Anand, who finished a disappointing tied third in the Sinquefield Cup last month, needs 13 points from the remaining two legs in Bucharest and Kolkata....
2019-09-12 12:34

NOCs confident Tokyo 2020 can overcome heat, water quality issues Searing heat and water quality issues have dogged Tokyo 2020 organizers in recent weeks but delegates to a Chef de Mission seminar on Tuesday said they are confident their hosts will find solutions ahead of next year's Summer Olympics....
2019-08-20 15:34

UPDATE 1-Saudi Aramco confident Khurais full output to resume by end-Sept Saudi Aramco is confident full production will resume by the end of September from Khurais, one of two oil sites attacked on Sept. 14, a company executive said on Friday....
2019-09-20 15:00

Leicester confident of sealing Youri Tielemans deal as player flies to England • Leicester negotiating with Monaco over fee for midfielder• Player hopes to train with Premier League club next weekLeicester are confident of completing the club-record transfer of Youri Tielemans after the Belgium international flew to England wit...
2019-07-06 01:34

Wife of Green Beret accused of murder 'confident' in Trump's judgment on pardon The wife of Army Maj. Mathew Golsteyn, a Special Forces soldier accused of murder, said she is not concerned President Trump did not pardon her husband on Memorial Day....
2019-05-29 04:17

Confident and quirky as ever, Kansas coach Les Miles savors Boston College and plans for more Kansas' Les Miles' second act is entertaining, like we all expected. But a resounding win at Boston College suggests it might be successful, as well.       ...
2019-09-18 23:00

Yankees' Brian Cashman confident despite not adding pitcher at 'unique' trade deadline New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is comfortable with the team's chances of winning the World Series despite not adding a starting pitcher before Wednesday's trade deadline....
2019-08-01 18:51

Man Leads Police On Multi-County Chase FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man is in jail after leading police in a high-speed chase through two counties. Frankfort police tell LEX 18 that the crash started on US 460 as an attempted reckless driving stop, but they say that the suspect ...
2019-06-02 13:34

Turns out Tesla police cars run out of 'gas' mid-chase, too If you're a cop involved in a high-speed pursuit, the last thing you want to see on your dash is a notification that your car is about to run out of gas -- or in the case of one Fremont police officer, battery life. But that's what happened...
2019-09-26 21:00

Cabbie fatally hit by his own car after jumping out to chase thief A yellow cab driver jumped out of his car to chase down a fare who had just swiped his backpack Sunday night in the Bronx — and was accidentally killed by his own ride, cops and police sources said. Mohammad Zafrullah had just dropped off a passenger...
2019-07-16 03:34

Ad Astra's Lunar Rover Car Chase Looks Like Mad Max In Space Brad Pitt’s in a new movie, Ad Astra, about a future where people live on the moon, which seems fine if not particularly revolutionary. But I don’t think I’ve ever seen a lunar rover car chase quite like this before. This clip has strong “Mad Max in ...
2019-09-09 04:00

Politician led cops on ‘very bizarre’ chase with kid in SUV: police A California pol led cops on a “very bizarre” car chase — that started in a police parking lot, officials said. Leemore Councilwoman Holly Andrade Blair, 37, was busted Wednesday after driving her red 2008 Honda Pilot at around 30 mph into a rear par...
2019-06-06 20:34

Dog jumps from motor home during police chase A woman in a stolen recreational vehicle led authorities on a wild chase in Los Angeles on Tuesday, smashing into cars and a palm tree before finally coming to a halt with a large dog hanging out of the shattered windshield. (May 22)   ...
2019-05-23 01:34

Dodgers with big lead as they chase another NL West title After six straight victories, the Los Angeles Dodgers now lead the NL West by 13 games as they chase a seventh consecutive division title       ...
2019-06-24 11:00

Driver charged with DUI after wild RV chase in Los Angeles The driver who went on a demolition derby in a stolen RV — with one of her dogs hanging out of the smashed windshield during the high-speed police chase — is now facing charges, including driving under the influence. The woman was not immediately ide...
2019-05-22 17:00

Lampard seeks more of the same as Chelsea chase first home win "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is confident that his team\u0027s improving performances can bring them a first home Premier League win of the season against Brighton \u0026 Hove Albion on Saturday."...
2019-09-28 01:00

Ash from Italy volcano appears to chase boat A volcano in Italy erupted in a massive explosion for the second time in two months spewing ash into the atmosphere.        ...
2019-08-30 14:00

Paper Round: United chase £50m McGinn "Manchester United want John McGinn, Mike Ashley passes the buck, Chelsea aim to keep Callum Hudson-Odoi and Real Madrid want Sadio Mane. It\u0027s Sunday\u0027s Paper Round..."...
2019-06-30 13:51

Why Chase Wiped Out Debt for Canadian Cardholders Ever wish your credit card debt would simply vanish? Haven’t we all, my friends. But if you’re a Chase customer, it may have actually happened. There’s just one catch: You have to be one of its former Canadian customers....
2019-08-14 02:51

BP rig zigzags North Sea in chase with Greenpeace ship A BP drilling rig heading to an oilfield in the British North Sea has been forced to turn away twice over the past two days as a Greenpeace vessel protesting climate change tries to hamper its progress....
2019-06-18 11:17

25 years since the infamous OJ Simpson police chase Monday, June 17 marks 25 years of the infamous OJ Simpson Bronco chase. It captured the attention of an estimated 95 million people. A manhunt for the former football star began shortly after he was charged with the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Bro...
2019-06-17 22:51

MLB roundup: Rays walk off after Yankees' rally Travis d'Arnaud hit a game-winning homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Tampa Bay Rays overcame blowing a late lead and edged the New York Yankees 4-3 in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Saturday....
2019-07-07 08:34

MLB roundup: Rays, A's seal AL wild cards Tommy Pham hit a two-run homer, Austin Meadows added a solo shot, and the visiting Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 Friday night to clinch an American League wild-card spot....
2019-09-28 14:00

MLB roundup: Yanks' Tanaka shuts out Rays Masahiro Tanaka pitched a two-hitter and was backed by two homers, as the New York Yankees opened a 10-game homestand with a 3-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night....
2019-06-18 10:34

Rays lose combined perfect game bid in 9th The Tampa Bay Rays' bid for the first combined perfect game in major league history ended with a leadoff single in the ninth inning by the Orioles' Hanser Alberto....
2019-07-15 01:34

How the Rays are thriving with the smallest payroll in baseball In a world of $200 million superteams, Tampa Bay is living the $60 million dream. Here's what their beer-soaked wild-card celebration revealed about how the Rays are getting it done....
2019-10-03 18:34

Gerrit Cole Made Mincemeat Out Of The Rays Game 5 of the American League* Divisional Series between the Astros and Rays functionally ended in the first inning. Not because the Astros put 10 runs on the board, a la the Cardinals, but because they put more than a single run on the board, in a g...
2019-10-11 18:34

Kiermaier (HR, 3B) returns to lead Rays past Red Sox 8-5 Kevin Kiermaier homered on the first pitch he saw after coming off the injured list, and Austin Meadows hit a three-run shot to lead Tampa Bay to an 8-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox       ...
2019-08-01 05:51

Thornton solid as Blue Jays top Rays After more than his share of highs and lows rookie right-handed starter Trent Thornton finished his first season with the Toronto Blue Jays on a high....
2019-09-29 14:34

Springer leads rally as Astros down Rays 8-6 George Springer broke a tie with a bloop RBI single in Houston's three-run seventh inning as the Astros rallied for an 8-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays to extend their winning streak to six       ...
2019-08-29 08:34

Series with Rays revealed the truth about these Yankees ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — This was a four-game test, the perfect way for the Yankees to end the first half instead of one of those roll-over series against the Orioles. Face a team like the Rays with strong pitching, a team that is good at run preventio...
2019-07-08 08:00

Rays place 1B Choi on IL, activate RHP De Leon The Tampa Bay Rays placed first baseman Ji-Man Choi on the 10-day injured list with a left ankle strain and recalled infielder Mike Brosseau from Triple-A Durham....
2019-07-03 21:17

Rays to explore splitting games with Montreal The Rays have received permission from MLB's executive council to explore a plan in which they would play early-season home games in the Tampa Bay area and the remainder of the year in Montreal, commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday....
2019-06-21 00:17

Rays looking into splitting season between Tampa and Montreal And you thought the Islanders had it bad. Major League Baseball’s executive council has given the Rays the “permission to explore” a split season between Tampa Bay and Montreal, commissioner Rob Manfred announced at the conclusion of the owners’ meet...
2019-06-21 01:00

Rays survive 9th inning Angels’ rally, win 6-5 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Yandy Diaz hit an RBI single during Tampa Bay’s two-run eighth inning, and the Rays held off Los Angeles’ late rally to beat the Angels 6-5 Sunday. Mike Trout hit a two-run homer off Diego Castillo in the ninth...
2019-06-16 23:34

Yankees-Rays postponed due to rainy forecast Wednesday’s game between the Yankees and Rays at the Stadium in the Bronx was postponed due to a rainy forecast. The game will instead be played as part of a single-admission double-header on Thursday, with the make-up game starting at 3 p.m....
2019-07-18 01:17

Chapman’s 3-run homer in 9th rallies A’s past Rays 5-4 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Chapman was thinking slider, and he guessed right. Chapman hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics stunned the skidding Tampa Bay Rays with a 5-4 comeback victory Thu...
2019-06-21 11:51

Astros vs. Rays: Gerrit Cole will be too much for Tampa Bay Decision 2020. With Mickey Callaway out, there are many names being bandied about to replace him as Mets skipper. Joe Maddon, Joe Girardi and Buck Showalter bring managerial experience. Mets fan Jerry Seinfeld would certainly keep the clubhouse loose...
2019-10-05 23:34

Rays fan club-record 24, walk 0 in 13-inning win Mike Brosseau's pinch-hit RBI single in the 13th inning drove in Eric Sogard to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 1-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday....
2019-08-18 07:34

Yankees Beat Rays With a Taste of Their Own Medicine With James Paxton injured, the Yankees employed a so-called opener to start the game. The strategy paid off thanks to a seven-run explosion in the sixth inning....
2019-05-22 19:51

Rays come out swinging to beat A’s 8-2, end long stretch OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Travis d’Arnaud drove in three runs and hit a two-run homer, Austin Meadows hit a three-run double, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Oakland Athletics 8-2 on Sunday for a split of the four-game series. Ryan Yarbrough (6-3)...
2019-06-24 01:34

Chapman gets to Castillo again, A's beat Rays 4-2 Matt Chapman homered in the third and doubled in the go-ahead run in the seventh, and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2       ...
2019-06-23 02:00

D’Arnaud homers twice, leads Rays to 6-1 win over Tigers DETROIT (AP) — Travis d’Arnaud homered for the first time in over 14 months, going deep twice for the Tampa Bay Rays in a 6-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. D’Arnaud missed all but four games in 2018 due to Tommy John surger...
2019-06-07 00:00

The Madman Theory Of The Montreal/Tampa Bay Rays Any self-respecting student of insane Machiavellian gambits should be familiar with the Madman Theory, Richard Nixon’s self-invented strategy for winning the war in Vietnam. The theory, as recounted by Nixon chief of staff H.R. Haldeman after he got ...
2019-06-27 19:17

Kiermaier, Garcia lead Rays to 8-1 win over Dodgers ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Avisail Garcia and Kevin Kiermaier each hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to power the Tampa Bay Rays past the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 on Wednesday night. Kiermaier also made a rocket throw from center field to c...
2019-05-23 08:34

Virtual reality helps kids getting X-rays (Reuters Health) - A virtual reality program with cartoon characters may reduce children's fear before imaging procedures, a South Korean study suggests....
2019-09-14 11:34

Rays take lead on walk in 9th, beat Mariners 5-3 Pinch-hitter Ji-Man Choi drew a bases-loaded walk that snapped a ninth-inning tie and the Tampa Bay Rays ended their nine-game losing streak in Seattle, beating the Mariners 5-3       ...
2019-08-10 16:34

The A's And Rays Deserve Better Than Fighting For The Right To Be Devoured By The Astros It is an accepted truth that the Houston Astros are planet-eaters, loaded beyond reason with all the things a baseball team needs to beat its foes stupid. Put another way, manager A.J. Hinch could walk up to either Oakland’s Bob Melvin or Tampa Bay’s...
2019-10-01 18:00

Jimmie Johnson's last-gasp battle for 2019 NASCAR Cup playoff place Seven-time NASCAR Cup champion Jimmie Johnson is on the cusp of missing the playoffs title shootout for the first time in his career, with just two races until the cut-off...
2019-08-31 04:00

Todd Frazier power show keeps Mets in thick of playoff race Several times, the Mets have looked cooked. On multiple occasions, Todd Frazier’s with the club appeared to be coming to an end. The Mets would go on long losing stretches, flirting with irrelevance. The veteran third baseman from New Jersey would go...
2019-09-12 09:00

After playoff heartbreak and roster turnover, Raptors are ready for Finals close-up Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri and all-star guard Kyle Lowry are eagerly anticipating the start of the NBA Finals, which stands as a big payoff for a rocky summer....
2019-05-30 18:51

Astros’ Gerrit Cole keeping focus solely on playoff push HOUSTON — Off-the-charts talent. Off-the-charts focus. Whoever signs free agent Gerrit Cole over the winter will be getting the complete package. The Yankees drafted Cole out of high school in 2008 before he went to UCLA. They could not complete a tr...
2019-10-05 19:34

Bowl projections: Ohio State now No. 1 seed for College Football Playoff Ohio State is the top seed for the College Football Playoff in the latest USA TODAY bowl projections after passing Alabama and will play in Peach Bowl.       ...
2019-10-08 18:34

Opinion: Why college football needs new blood to break through current playoff blockade The College Football Playoff has been dominated by Alabama, Clemson, Oklahoma and Ohio State but the sport needs new teams to breakthrough.       ...
2019-08-30 16:34

Washington Nationals finally write a happy playoff ending: ‘We’re not going home’ The Washington Nationals overcame the failures of postseasons past to put together a stunning wild-card comeback against the Milwaukee Brewers.       ...
2019-10-02 12:34

Dodgers quickly decide Dave Roberts’ fate after playoff debacle The Dodgers’ season came to a stunning end at the hands of the Nationals in the National League Division Series on Wednesday, and manager Dave Roberts took a lot of heat for the short postseason run. But Roberts, who came to the team in 2016, will re...
2019-10-11 18:34

Meet the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoff drivers Sixteen drivers have earned the right to compete for the championship that will be decided on Nov. 17 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.       ...
2019-09-11 23:00

Watch: Nationals eliminate Bryce Harper's Phillies in playoff clincher Trea Turner powered the Washington Nationals to a playoff-clinching win against the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday night, with a sixth-inning grand slam at Nationals Park....
2019-09-25 14:00

2019 MLB playoff schedule: Dates, TV channels for postseason, World Series The 2019 MLB postseason begins on Oct. 1 and can go all the way to Oct. 30, if the World Series reaches seven games.       ...
2019-09-19 04:34

Ten games that will determine which teams make the College Football Playoff field The college football season is a marathon and not a sprint. Along the way, there will be 10 games to decide the College Football Playoff field.       ...
2019-08-21 23:00

Tiger Woods withdraws from PGA Tour playoff event with oblique strain Tiger Woods withdrew several hours before his scheduled second round tee time at the Northern Trust on Friday due to an oblique strain.        ...
2019-08-09 22:34

Pete Alonso is keeping Mets alive in crazy playoff hunt This pit of scorching snakes was no match Monday night for the world’s greatest Polar Bear exhibit. As well as the Diamondbacks have played over the past two weeks to surge into serious NL wild-card contention, there are just games Pete “Polar Bear” ...
2019-09-10 09:34

Dearica Hamby Wins Playoff Game With Absurd Steal-And-Heave The Las Vegas Aces and Chicago Sky went back and forth throughout today’s highly entertaining first game of the Western Conference Finals, and as the final seconds were ticking away, it looked like the Sky were on their way to escaping with a 92-90 w...
2019-09-16 05:00

Relegation playoff: Union Berlin seal valuable away goals in Stuttgart Second-division Union Berlin managed to equalize twice and ensure a 2-2 draw in the first leg of the relegation playoff against top-flight Stuttgart. The pair of away goals gives the underdogs a slight advantage....
2019-05-24 00:51

Alabama Wants Students To Exchange Their Privacy For College Football Playoff Tickets The fervor that students who attend SEC schools have for their respective football programs is so well known that it’s become cliché for religious comparisons to be made. But for University of Alabama coach Nick Saban, that level of fandom has just n...
2019-09-14 21:34

D.C. United squanders golden opportunity for home playoff game in 0-0 draw Needing a win to secure a home playoff game, D.C. is unable to find the back of the net despite a two-man advantage for more than a half against the MLS's worst side....
2019-10-08 04:00

Atlanta Braves under fire for nixing Tomahawk Chop during playoff game Some Georgia Republicans blamed the Atlanta Braves’ blowout loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 of the National League Division Series on the club nixing giving away foam tomahawks to fans....
2019-10-12 04:34

Kevin Harvick wins caution-plagued Brickyard 400 as playoff field is set The 2014 NASCAR champion dominated Sunday, leading 118 of the 160 laps on an afternoon filled with yellow flags and playoff intrigue.        ...
2019-09-09 07:00

College Football Playoff projection: Clemson, followed by SEC's LSU, Alabama, Georgia This is when everyone gets very excited because a bunch of SEC teams at the top of the rankings, or else they get very upset. Relax, y’all.       ...
2019-09-08 22:34

SEAL Eddie Gallagher's defense confident Navy's top admiral will give him full exoneration The legal team of Special Warfare Chief Edward Gallagher, a Navy SEAL recently accused of war crimes, is confident that their client will have his reduction in rank reversed after the chief of Naval Operations decided to take the case over on Saturda...
2019-08-06 12:00

Investigators ‘reasonably confident’ Texas suspect left anti-immigrant screed, tipped off before attack EL PASO — Investigators are examining a screed believed to have been posted online by the suspect in Saturday’s fatal shooting at a Texas shopping mall an hour before the attack, senior law enforcement officials say. Investigators are “re...
2019-08-04 06:34

Nik Lentz confident BJ Penn match will happen, even after Hall of Famer's street fight Veteran UFC lightweight Nik Lentz is confident he's still fighting B.J. Penn despite the Hall of Famer's latest trouble outside the cage.       ...
2019-08-30 08:00

Serena and Halep chase milestones in Wimbledon final Serena Williams no longer wants to obsess about elusive Grand Slam "number 24" and Simona Halep is desperate to win Wimbledon more than to stop the American reaching that milestone but there will be no place for either to hide in Saturday's final....
2019-07-12 19:51

Semenya to chase fast 800m at Prefontaine Classic Caster Semenya will get another chance at her favorite event, the 800 meters, when the South African competes in the June 30 Prefontaine Classic in California, her agent and meeting officials told Reuters on Tuesday....
2019-06-19 02:00

British Open: Tiger leads chase for the Claret Jug Top shots from the 2019 the Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.        ...
2019-07-16 21:00

Giants vow not to ‘chase ghosts’ in response to Vikings’ bickering You never know how these things work out. The true character of a team normally reveals itself during a time of adversity. That’s what the Vikings face Sunday when they play the Giants at MetLife Stadium. Though the Vikings might not be the NFL’s ver...
2019-10-04 10:34

Officials Search For Suspect After Chase Ends In Crash LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Authorities are searching for a man who escaped following a chase. It happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday on Highway 30. Officials say the chase ended when the vehicle they were pursuing wrecked in the Mill Creek area ...
2019-05-29 12:51

Deadly police car chase sparks anger in Argentina Protesters rallied against police brutality in Buenos Aires after three teenagers and one adult died during a police car chase. Police officers had allegedly opened fire at a car which then crashed into a truck....
2019-05-25 07:00

JPMorgan Chase's Profit Boosted by Consumer Unit JPMorgan Chase’s second-quarter profit rose 16%, with the strong performance of its consumer businesses offsetting a slowdown across its other operations....
2019-07-16 16:17

Armed man in custody after ramming police cruiser during chase PICTURE ROCKS, Ariz. – An armed man is in police custody after he reportedly rammed a Marana police cruiser during a vehicle chase Thursday morning. He was just captured — Marana Police Dept (@MaranaPD) July 12, 2019 Kyle Montgomery, 25, was ...
2019-07-12 18:00

Brewers vs. Giants: Chase Anderson will stymie San Francisco Holiday greetings from reader James Durda. An 86-year-old man went to his doctor. Asked how he was feeling, and the senior said, “Great, I’ve never felt better. I have a 20-year-old bride who is pregnant with my child. What do you think about that Do...
2019-06-16 19:17

'It's such a rush': How PFL fighters deal with two bouts in one night during chase for $1M Sean O'Connell, Lance Palmer, Vinny Magalhaes and John Howard each went through the experience of fighting twice during the first season of PFL playoffs, and ahead of the 2019 playoffs, they share what they learned....
2019-10-07 17:00

Guy on angel dust leads cops on Manhattan car chase A driver who told cops he was high on angel dust led police on a 30-block chase that left six people hospitalized on Sunday morning, officials said. The mayhem began when cops received a call for a Grey Nissan Ultima that side-swiped two unoccupied p...
2019-09-30 06:00

Explainer: How Trump used the U.S. government to chase conspiracy theories President Donald Trump has enlisted parts of the U.S. government and key allies in the pursuit of unproven or disproven conspiracy theories, some incubated in the dark and anonymous corners of the internet....
2019-10-10 23:34

Mac from It's Always Sunny finally got to have a catch with his hero, Chase Utley 13 seasons in, It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia is host to one of the densest nests of callbacks and inside jokes in the world of modern TV, many of them centered on Rob McElhenney’s sweetly stupid Mac, and his various struggles to figure out what k...
2019-06-23 05:51

BMW's WEC exit prompted da Costa to chase his new Jota drive New Jota Sport driver Antonio Felix da Costa targeted a return to the World Endurance Championship as soon as he knew BMW was ending its GTE campaign...
2019-08-31 04:00

One Cuban soccer player is able to chase his pro dream in the U.S. — without defecting Luis Paradela, who plays for a second-tier club in Nevada and will represent his national team against the U.S. on Friday, is believed to be the only Cuban athlete in 60 years to join a U.S. sports team on a visa....
2019-10-08 21:00

Cop chase of ‘reckless’ Citibike rider ends in collision A Citibike on an allegedly wild run through the East Village ended up partially wedged under an NYPD patrol car in an incident now under review by the department. The collision happened outside Tompkins Square Park on Avenue A about 7 p.m., and quick...
2019-07-06 23:00

Pete Alonso is completely loving his chase for history Pete Alonso’s dream rookie season will end Sunday, but he isn’t going quietly. The Mets first baseman cleared the left-field fence at Citi Field in his first at-bat against the Braves on Friday night for homer No. 52, tying him with Aaron Judge for t...
2019-09-28 11:00

Tom Brady cuts some of Chase Winovich’s hair on the sideline Yoga wasn’t the only weird thing Tom Brady was doing on the sideline last week. Looking for any way to pass the time during the Patriots’ preseason finale against the Giants, Brady cut some hair off the head of rookie linebacker Chase Win...
2019-09-03 05:00

Dog jumps from campervan during wild police chase – video A woman in a stolen campervan led police on a wild chase in Los Angeles on Tuesday, smashing into cars and a palm tree before finally coming to a halt with a large dog hanging out of the shattered windscreen. Another dog had jumped out of the moving ...
2019-05-23 15:51

Florida man leads cops on low-speed chase, gets 5th DUI: police A Florida man looked very pleased with himself in his mugshot despite being arrested for his fifth DUI Thursday after leading police on a low-speed chase....
2019-09-24 21:34

Police chase 20 escaped cows through Texas neighborhood Police in Texas said it took them about an hour to round up approximately 20 cows that escaped from a ranch and went wandering through a neighborhood....
2019-07-05 17:34

Why, as a software investor, I don’t chase fast-growth companies In VC, the default growth expectation of SaaS companies is triple, triple, double, double, double. But that pace is quite likely to kill a company.Read More...
2019-08-11 03:00

| Slam chase means more to Nadal than winning the most majors Rafael Nadal is more excited about the thrill of battling for Grand Slam trophies than he is worried about if he ever holds the record for Grand Slam titles....
2019-09-07 10:34

Utah sex suspect missing after chase, car plunge into river A Utah man sought in an alleged sex crime involving a juvenile was missing Saturday after his car plunged into a river in a northwestern Arizona gorge a day earlier, authorities said. Police in Hurricane, Utah, said in a statement that the man’s car ...
2019-06-02 00:34

Armed man at-large after ramming police cruiser during chase LIVE LOOK: Pima County Sheriff's Department said the man was last seen armed with a long gun at Ina Road and Featherstone Loop near Picture Rocks. http://bit.ly/2S9AKrK Posted by News 4 Tucson – KVOA on Thursday, July 11, 2019 PICTURE RO...
2019-07-11 22:51

Nets seen as ‘front-runner’ in Kevin Durant chase “Watch. I’m telling you, this could be transformational.” That’s what a highly placed source told The Post regarding the Nets’ pursuit of free agents. It’s looking more and more possible that Kevin Durant could be part of that transformation. The Net...
2019-06-22 05:01

Pham, Lowe HRs help Rays and Chirinos beat Orioles 16-4 Tampa Bay emerged from the All-Star break by scoring seven runs in the first inning, and the Rays got homers from Tommy Pham and Nate Lowe in a 16-4 rout of the error-prone Baltimore Orioles       ...
2019-07-13 04:51

Rays to explore splitting games in Tampa Bay and Montreal The Rays received permission from Major League Baseball's executive council to explore the possibility of playing games in both Tampa Bay and Montreal....
2019-06-21 05:01

Rays' Glasnow: Tipped pitches 'pretty obvious' While Rays starter Tyler Glasnow said it was "pretty obvious" he was tipping his pitches Thursday night, both Tampa Bay and Houston said that wasn't what did in the Rays in the ALDS....
2019-10-11 07:34

Rays beat Blue Jays 5-3, win for 9th time in 10 games ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Travis d'Arnaud and Daniel Robertson drove in runs with two outs in the eighth inning, helping the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday night....
2019-09-08 12:00

Rays get inside-the-park homer, 3 others in stopping Indians CLEVELAND (AP) — Ryan Yarbrough handled Cleveland’s lineup into eighth inning in his first start this season and Kevin Kiermaier legged out a three-run, inside-the-park homer when two outfielders collided as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the slumping...
2019-05-24 06:34

Rays extend winning streak to 6, beat Marlins 7-2 Yonny Chirinos allowed one run in five innings before leaving with a hand injury and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Miami Marlins 7-2 and to match their longest winning streak this season at six games       ...
2019-08-04 23:51

White Sox win in 11th, hand Rays fifth straight loss Yoan Moncada scored from first base on a single in the 11th inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Saturday night       ...
2019-07-21 05:00

Astros eliminate Rays 6-1, will play Yankees for AL pennant Gerrit Cole pitched another playoff masterpiece and the Houston Astros jumped to a quick lead, turning back the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 Thursday night in Game 5 to set up a titanic showdown with the New York Yankees in the AL Championship Series....
2019-10-11 10:34

Lynn goes 8 strong inning, Rangers beat Rays 5-0 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Lance Lynn struck out 10 over eight innings of three-hit ball, and the Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0 Friday night for their season-best sixth-consecutive win. Lynn (10-4) allowed just one runner to reach third ...
2019-06-29 05:51

Rays beat Orioles 6-3; McKay goes 0 for 4 in hitting debut Kevin Kiermaier's three run home run lifted the Tampa Bay to a 6-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night in a game in which two-way player Brandon McKay went 0 for 4 in his major league debut as a hitter for the Rays    ...
2019-07-02 05:17

Rays reporter doused with alcohol in wild celebration The Rays have had a lot to celebrate in the last five days, but Wednesday night’s wild-card celebration went up a notch. After the Rays defeated the Athletics, Fox Sports Florida reporter Tricia Whitaker was doused with alcohol. The camera was ...
2019-10-03 19:00

Rays pitchers combine on 2-hitter in 5-0 win over Blue Jays Brendan McKay and four relievers combined on a two-hitter, Mike Zunino hit a two-run homer, and the AL playoff-contending Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0       ...
2019-09-07 05:00

Kershaw takes shutout in 7th, Dodgers beat Rays 7-3 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Clayton Kershaw took a shutout into the seventh inning in his first start at Tropicana Field and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 on Tuesday night. The three-time NL Cy Young Award winner (4-0) wound up ...
2019-05-22 04:34

Maybin makes bid to keep spot with HR, Yanks beat Rays 6-3 NEW YORK (AP) — Cameron Maybin homered again with his roster spot in doubt, Edwin Encarnación went deep for his first hit with the Yankees and New York beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 Tuesday night to extend its AL East lead to 2 1/2 games. Playing throu...
2019-06-19 08:51

Rays come out swinging to beat A's 8-2, end long stretch Travis d'Arnaud drove in three runs and hit a two-run homer, Austin Meadows doubled in three runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Oakland Athletics 8-2 for a split of the four-game series       ...
2019-06-24 01:51

Yankees can’t crack Rays in loss that has one big silver lining ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Missing a chance to extend the AL East lead over the Rays didn’t change the big picture for the first-place Yankees. After winning the first two of a four-game series at Tropicana Field, the Yankees had an opportunity to bury t...
2019-07-08 04:51

‘Family was everything’ to Rays’ minor leaguer whose wife, son were murdered KEELING, Va. — Blake Bivens was inconsolable as the 24-year-old minor league pitcher flew from a road trip back to southern Virginia, where his wife, 1-year-old son and mother-in-law were slain. “It was awful,” said Montgomery Biscuits manager Morgan...
2019-08-30 07:34

Snell has 12 strikeouts in 6 innings. Rays beat Rangers 6-2 Blake Snell struck out 12 over six innings for just his second win in 10 starts and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 on Sunday       ...
2019-06-30 22:00

Rays top Twins 5-2 in 18 innings to end trip on high note MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Yandy Díaz hit a sacrifice fly for Tampa Bay in the 18th inning to break a tie that lasted since the second, and the Rays finally pulled away from Minnesota for a 5-2 victory on Thursday to avoid being swept in a series by the Twin...
2019-06-28 02:51

Red Sox protest gutting loss to Rays after substitution chaos Sometimes, the charms of baseball’s rules mean that you get one pitch in 21 minutes because the umpires are quibbling over whether a substitution is legal. Here’s what the Rays tried to do against the Red Sox Wednesday in the eighth innin...
2019-07-25 00:00

Rays' Brosseau goes from undrafted to middle of MLB lineup The thrifty Tampa Bay Rays think they have found another hidden gem in Mike Brosseau, an undrafted infielder from Oakland University in Michigan who signed for $1,000 and bolted to the big leagues       ...
2019-07-18 21:51

Morton’s unbeaten streak at 20 after Rays blank Tigers 4-0 DETROIT (AP) — Charlie Morton allowed five hits in seven innings, extending his unbeaten streak to 20 starts and leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Morton (7-0) hasn’t lost since Aug. 11, and onl...
2019-06-06 04:34

Fiers goes 6, Olson and Davis homer as A’s beat Rays 4-3 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mike Fiers pitched six effective innings, Matt Olson and Khris Davis hit consecutive homers, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Tuesday night. Fiers (6-3) allowed two runs and three hits, and is 4-0 i...
2019-06-12 05:00

D'Arnaud 3 HRs, 3-run drive in 9th lifts Rays over Yanks 5-4 Travis d'Arnaud hit three home runs, including a startling, three-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning off Aroldis Chapman, and the Tampa Bay Rays overcame their Yankee Stadium woes to beat New York 5-4       ...
2019-07-16 05:34

Gonzalez and Buxton homer, Twins beat Rays 6-2 Marwin Gonzalez and Byron Buxton both homered and drove in two runs as the Minnesota Twins kept scoring, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2        ...
2019-06-01 23:34

MLB-best Twins rally, beat Rays 5-3 in matchup of hot teams ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Eddie Rosario hit a tiebreaking two-run single off Diego Castillo in the ninth inning after a pair of batters were hit by pitches, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 Friday night in a matchup of two of the...
2019-06-01 05:00

Sabathia, Rays stir it up again in benches-clearing fracas Benches cleared but no punches were thrown following a shouting match between Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia and Tampa Bay Rays hitter Avisaíl García       ...
2019-07-17 03:51

LEADING OFF: Rays on a roll, Cubs vs Cards, Red Sox at Yanks LEADING OFF: Rays on a roll, Cubs vs Cards, Red Sox at Yanks, Arrieta faces Dodgers in 1st-place matchup, Rockies walk off        ...
2019-05-31 07:34

Meadows drives in 4, streaking Rays pound Twins 14-3 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hot-hitting Austin Meadows drove in four runs to back the pitching of Charlie Morton, who remained unbeaten for the Tampa Bay Rays with a 14-3 victory over the major league-best Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. Meadows d...
2019-05-31 05:00

Justin Verlander’s gem gives Astros ALDS lead over Rays HOUSTON — Asked what went wrong for his Tampa Bay Rays, manager Kevin Cash invented a word. “We got Verlandered,” Cash said. Justin Verlander looked every bit the October ace, Jose Altuve polished his postseason resume and the Houston Ast...
2019-10-05 05:00

Rays top Astros 4-1 to send ALDS to deciding game Willy Adames homered and made a sensational relay throw from shortstop, Tommy Pham also went deep and the Tampa Bay Rays chased Justin Verlander early in beating the Houston Astros 4-1 Tuesday night to even their AL Division Series at two games apiec...
2019-10-09 09:00

CC-Rays rift heats up in benches-clearing fracas Benches cleared but no punches were thrown following a shouting match between Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia and Tampa Bay Rays hitter Avisail Garcia during a game Tuesday night....
2019-07-17 05:00

X-rays help astronomers detect spinning black holes It can be tricky to measure the spin of a black hole, particularly when it's hard to see them, but astronomers have pulled off just such a feat. They've gauged the spins of five supermassive black holes through a combination of data from t...
2019-07-08 06:51

Gleyber Torres gets delayed All-Star nod with Rays injury MLB can stop kicking rocks. It was announced on Thursday that Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres would replace the Rays’ Brandon Lowe in next week’s All-Star Game in Cleveland. Torres is hitting .298 with 19 home runs and 50 RBIs in hi...
2019-07-04 19:51

Morton remains unbeaten, Lowe homers as Rays top A’s 6-2 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Morton remained unbeaten with Tampa Bay, pitching seven shutout innings en route to a 6-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night. Brandon Lowe homered for the third time in two days, snapping a scoreles...
2019-06-11 07:51

LeMahieu, Sanchez help Yankees beat Rays 8-4 in 10 innings DJ LeMahieu hit a tiebreaking two-run single and the AL East-leading New York Yankees overcome a ninth-inning blown save by closer Aroldis Chapman to beat the second-place Tampa Bay Rays 8-4       ...
2019-07-05 06:17

Cole strikes out 15 as Astros top Rays for 2-0 ALDS lead Gerrit Cole struck out 15 batters in 7 2/3 innings, leading the visiting Houston Astos tp a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday in Game 2 of the American League Division Series at Minute Maid Park....
2019-10-06 21:34

Chirinos throws 8 scoreless innings, Rays beat Red Sox 5-1 BOSTON (AP) — Yonny Chirinos pitched two-hit ball for eight scoreless innings and the Tampa Bay Rays stopped Boston’s four-game winning streak, beating the Red Sox 5-1 on Friday night. Kevin Kiermaier homered and drove in four runs and Ji-Man C...
2019-06-08 06:51

Choi, Meadows homer in Rays' 7-5 win against Padres Ji-Man Choi hit a go-ahead, two-run home run with two outs in the seventh inning and rookie Austin Meadows also connected for the Tampa Bay Rays, who beat the San Diego Padres 7-5 for their sixth straight win       ...
2019-08-14 11:17

Astros top Rays 3-1 as Cole fans 15, Bregman homers Gerrit Cole carried his splendid September into an outstanding October and Alex Bregman handed fans chanting MVP the mighty swing they craved and the Houston Astros survived a wild ninth inning to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 on Saturday night for a 2...
2019-10-06 12:00

D'Arnaud homers twice, leads Rays to 6-1 win over Tigers Travis d'Arnaud homered for the first time in over 14 months, going deep twice for the Tampa Bay Rays in a 6-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers        ...
2019-06-07 00:00

Smoak shines in Blue Jays finale vs. Rays Justin Smoak hit a pair of doubles and drove in three runs in what was likely his final game as a Blue Jay, and Toronto ended its season with a 8-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday....
2019-09-30 04:34

Rays prospect Honeywell fractures bone, out another year Tampa Bay Rays pitching prospect Brent Honeywell has fractured a bone in his right elbow throwing a pitch during a bullpen session and will miss another season. The Rays made the announcement between games of a doubleheader in Boston   ...
2019-06-09 01:34

Hernández drives in 2, Price solid, Red Sox split with Rays BOSTON (AP) — David Price had a milestone night and Marco Hernández completed his long journey back to the big leagues. Hernández hit a key two-run double in his first major league start in over two years, Price pitched six solid innings in his 300th...
2019-06-09 04:51

MLB roundup: Rays' d'Arnaud hits 3 HRs to beat Yanks Tampa Bay leadoff man Travis d'Arnaud hit three homers, including a go-ahead three-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning off Aroldis Chapman, and the Rays stunned the host New York Yankees 5-4 Monday night in the opener of a four-game series....
2019-07-16 21:51

Lowe’s 2 HRs, Snell’s start carries Rays past Red Sox, 6-1 BOSTON (AP) — Brandon Lowe hit a pair of solo homers, Blake Snell baffled Boston’s lineup and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 6-1 Sunday to take three of four from the World Series champions. Guillermo Heredia and Yandy Díaz also hit...
2019-06-10 01:34

Sharks and rays 'starved and suffocated' by plastic debris More than a thousand sharks and rays have become entangled in discarded fishing gear and plastic debris, potentially leading to starvation and suffocation, scientists have warned....
2019-07-05 09:34

Yankees Beat Rays in a Game Full of Firepower Aaron Judge hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth, and soon after that, Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam. Two innings before, the benches cleared and Gregorius had to restrain C.C. Sabathia....
2019-07-17 07:17

2 Rays have combined perfect game thru 7 innings vs Orioles A pair of Tampa Bay Rays pitchers has combined on a perfect game through seven innings against the Baltimore Orioles       ...
2019-07-14 21:34

Rays talking like a team ready to ‘Shock the World’ HOUSTON — There is the Rays Way. The Rays have pushed the mighty Astros to the brink with their talented tiny-market team, a collection of players who are all annoyingly different. Some have come from the scrap heap. Some were acquired in wise trades...
2019-10-10 14:00

Astros vs. Rays: The run line makes Tampa Bay the pick The Houston Astros and Tampa Bay Rays were both able to defend the home field to set up a Game 5 matchup that features two elite pitchers whom the Pittsburgh Pirates probably wish they did not trade — Gerrit Cole and Tyler Glasnow. Glasnow was limite...
2019-10-10 22:00

Morton’s streak ends as Angels beat Rays 5-3 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Morton lost for the first time in 22 starts and Los Angeles hit three homers to lead the Angels to a 5-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday. The loss was Morton’s first since Aug. 11, when he was pitchin...
2019-06-15 23:51

Rays’ Tyler Glasnow will be bringing the heat to Astros HOUSTON — If you are looking for heat, you’ve come to the right place with Tyler Glasnow on the mound Friday for the Rays versus Astros ace Justin Verlander at Minute Maid Park. “[Glasnow is] probably going to come out throwing 103 miles an hour,’’ R...
2019-10-04 10:34

Family of Rays prospect killed in triple homicide In a statement, the Rays said their "hearts are broken for Blake [Bivens]." The Double-A pitcher's wife, child and mother-in-law were killed Tuesday, sources told ESPN....
2019-08-28 11:34

Meadows, Garcia homer in Rays 3-1 win over Blue Jays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Austin Meadows homered for the third straight game and five Tampa Bay pitchers combined to throw a six-hitter and beat struggling AL East rival Toronto 3-1 on Tuesday night....
2019-05-29 04:34

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 ho...
2019-06-18 05:00

Giving fans T-shirts for playoff games has become NBA tradition, but process isn't easy NBA fans receiving T-shirts for playoff games has become a league tradition, but the process for teams is more complicated than you might think.        ...
2019-06-05 22:51

Michigan showed it is a pretender, while Wisconsin joined the College Football Playoff contenders Two programs going in different directions played in Madison. Wisconsin proved to be a College Football Playoff contender and Michigan showed it is a pretender.       ...
2019-09-22 02:34

NASCAR notebook: Johnson weathers collision, sees Playoff position improve Nineteenth wasn't what Jimmie Johnson wanted in his first race with Cliff Daniels as his crew chief, but solid runs in the first two stages of Sunday's GoBowling at The Glen were enough to lift the seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion...
2019-08-05 07:51

Braves’ playoff loss was ‘karma’ for not distributing foam tomahawks, say Georgia GOP leaders The team decided to distance itself from the “tomahawk chop” stadium chant in deference to a St. Louis Cardinals pitcher who's a member of the Cherokee Nation....
2019-10-11 06:34

'I'm back on my playoff diet': How Warriors’ Draymond Green plans to attack new season Warriors forward Draymond Green trained extensively to assume a significant workload during the NBA regular season for a changing Golden State team.       ...
2019-10-02 19:34

Jose Ramirez injury delivers huge blow to Indians’ playoff push CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians have been dealt a major blow at the worst time possible. Third baseman José Ramírez, whose hitting tear has aligned with Cleveland’s surge in the standings, needs surgery on his broken right hand and will be si...
2019-08-26 03:34

Ex-Cowboys WR Dez Bryant trolls Dean Blandino with shoes commemorating playoff no-catch Dez Bryant hasn't forgotten the dreaded no-catch from the playoff game vs. the Packers at Lambeau. He wants to make sure Dean Blandino didn't either.       ...
2019-09-04 11:34

Nationals star Anthony Rendon wishes more fans saw playoff clinch: 'It would have been nice' Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon wished more fans showed up to watch the team clinch a playoff appearance Tuesday night.       ...
2019-09-25 18:00

Opinion: Against all odds, the Brewers' Boys of September kept pushing to earn a playoff berth The Brewers, despite losing reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich, go on an unexpected winning spree to clinch at least a wild-card playoff berth.       ...
2019-09-26 05:00

Jerry Jones spins Ezekiel Elliott contract drama into playoff chatter Jerry Jones doesn’t appear to be overly concerned about the possibility of Ezekiel Elliott missing the regular season. Addressing his prized running back’s holdout Wednesday, the Cowboys owner is already thinking ahead to the postseason, ...
2019-08-28 23:34

Teammates turn on Acuna for lack of hustle after Braves' playoff loss to Cardinals 21-year-old star admired drive rather than sprinting to secondAtlanta ended up losing tight game with St Louis 7-6Acuna has been benched for similar hiccup in pastIn a one-run playoff loss, Ronald Acuna Jr’s lack of hustle was the obvious mistake the...
2019-10-04 15:00

Washington Nationals send LA Dodgers to shock playoff exit on Kendrick's slam Howie Kendrick’s 10th-inning grand slam lifts Nats to 7-3 winDodgers crash out after league-best 106 wins in regular seasonWashington will open NLCS at St Louis Cardinals on FridayHowie Kendrick hit a tiebreaking grand slam off Joe Kelly in the 10th ...
2019-10-10 09:34

Opinion: Bears' defense enough to keep playoff hopes alive despite injured QB Mitchell Trubisky So long as Chicago has Khalil Mack and even half of its ferocious defense, the Bears only need someone who is serviceable under center.       ...
2019-09-30 07:00

Bowl projections: College Football Playoff seeds shuffled after Clemson's near-loss A near-loss by Clemson led to the shuffling of the College Football Playoff seeding in the latest bowl projections       ...
2019-10-01 20:34

Four drivers seek Bristol boost as NASCAR playoff bubble begins to shrink It appears four drivers will battle for the final two playoff berths as the NASCAR Cup Series heads to Bristol with three regular-season races left.       ...
2019-08-16 14:34

NFL labor talks could include 18-game season, more playoff teams, new marijuana policy As discussions between the league and players' union heat up, some owners appear willing to compromise on marijuana policy and the commissioner’s disciplinary authority....
2019-05-29 22:00

D.C. United earns 0-0 draw against Red Bulls, keeping home playoff game within reach United is in fourth place in the Eastern Conference and simply needs to beat last-place Cincinnati in next week's finale to ensure the postseason opener is at Audi Field....
2019-10-01 19:34

Football Four Playoff Projection: Clemson, LSU, Alabama, Oklahoma plus Georgia, Ohio State Football Four Playoff projection: It's Clemson, Alabama -- and also LSU, Oklahoma, Georgia and Ohio State. Shake 'em up, pull 'em from a hat.       ...
2019-09-16 00:34

Confident Rodri looks right at home as Man City gain early advantage in Premier League title race The embrace between Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp at full-time said it all. Like two heavyweights who'd slugged it out for 12 rounds, there was mutual respect – and acknowledgement that more battles are to come....
2019-08-04 23:17

Mabel: High Expectations review – confident pop lacks personality | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Polydor)On her undeniably hit-making debut, the daughter of Neneh Cherry sings ‘I’m not a people pleaser’ over backings intent on pleasing as many as possibleThe title of Mabel McVey’s debut album seems less like an expression of thrusting youthful ...
2019-08-01 17:51

Australians chase down US to win relay gold at world swimming titles Victory gives Australia third gold medal of meetAriarne Titmus misses out in 200m freestyle finalAustralia claimed a surprise 4x100m mixed medley relay gold at the world swimming titles in South Korea on Wednesday night when Cate Campbell reeled in t...
2019-07-25 07:17

Kim Goldman recalls OJ Simpson car chase, comments on gloves 25 years on: 'They fit!' Amid the 25th anniversary of her brother's murder, Kim Goldman told Fox News why she thought suspect and former football player O.J. Simpson was guilty and recalled the epic car chase that led to his capture....
2019-06-16 02:00

Legendary Queen of Creole Cuisine, Leah Chase, dies at 96 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The legendary New Orleans chef and civil rights icon Leah Chase has died at 96, according to a statement her family released to news outlets. Chase shepherded Dooky Chase’s Restaurant from a sandwich shop that catered to patr...
2019-06-02 13:34

Paper Round: City lead chase for £105m Felix "Manchester City want Joao Felix, United move for Harry Maguire, Juventus and Inter Milan prepare a swap and Crystal Palace find Aaron-Wan Bissaka\u0027s replacement."...
2019-06-16 09:51

Woman in stolen RV leads cops on wild chase in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES — A woman in a stolen recreational vehicle led authorities on a wild chase in Los Angeles on Tuesday, smashing into cars and a palm tree before finally coming to a halt with a large dog hanging out of the shattered windshield. The half-ho...
2019-05-22 07:17

JPMorgan Chase accused of purging accounts of conservative activists JPMorgan Chase is under fire for closing the bank accounts of several customers in the conservative movement as other right-wingers are threatening to close their accounts unless the bank plays nice....
2019-05-26 08:51

Preferred vs Reserve: How the Chase Sapphire credit cards stack up Alyssa Powell/Business Insider The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card and the Chase Sapphire Reserve are both fantastic credit cards, with valuable rewards and useful benefits. While the Sapphire Reserve offers additional perks, it has a higher annual fe...
2019-08-29 22:34

Arsenal’s Zaha chase has echoes of Ian Wright but this time it may get messy Ron Noades let Wright join Arsenal after an emotional plea from the player but Crystal Palace will not be held to ransomRon Noades used to enjoy telling the story about the day a tearful Ian Wright pleaded with him to accept Arsenal’s offer for his s...
2019-07-05 13:51

Man held after high-speed chase, crash in Laurel County LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Several law enforcement agencies teamed up to stop a fleeing suspect Friday evening. Authorities arrested 26-year-old Justin Donley of Georgia after a high-speed chase. The pursuit began just before 8:30 p.m. in Lo...
2019-06-29 16:51

Funeral set for civil rights icon and chef Leah Chase NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A public viewing and funeral have been set for civil rights icon and chef Leah Chase. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports that the viewing is planned for 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the Xavier University Convocation Center in ...
2019-06-04 23:51

Leah Chase, legendary queen of Creole cuisine, dies at 96 _____ NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans chef and civil rights icon Leah Chase, who created the city’s first white-tablecloth restaurant for black patrons, broke the city’s segregation laws by seating white and black customers and introduced count...
2019-06-02 21:17

Pakistan triumph as England fall short in huge run chase "Pakistan beat England by 14 runs at Trent Bridge on Monday as the World Cup\u0027s first centuries from Joe Root and Jos Buttler were not enough to help the hosts and pre-tournament favourites overhaul the huge target of 349 set for them."...
2019-06-03 21:00

How a dad’s lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase could lead to more equal parental leave elsewhere “If my phone ringing off the hook is any indication,” said one human resources consultant, “organizations have really been drawn to all the attention on this case.”...
2019-06-06 18:51

JPMorgan Chase settles with dad who demanded equal parental leave for men JPMorgan Chase agreed to pay $5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit from male employees who alleged they were denied access to the same paid parental leave as mothers....
2019-05-30 21:34