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Today in History: November 29, Warren Commission appointed

Nov. 29, 2022 00:07 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2022. There are 32 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 29, 1947, the U.N. General Assembly passed a resolution calling for the partitioning of Palestine between...

Series saver Robertson gets 2nd Phils chance 3 years later

Oct. 30, 2022 18:12 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — David Robertson walked off the mound after retiring Miami’s Miguel Rojas in April 2019. He wouldn’t throw another big league pitch for nearly 2 1/2 years. He was a big bucks bust, his elbow shot less than a month into a $23 million, two-year contract with...

A statistical look at each MLB franchise's biggest play

Oct. 30, 2022 12:31 PM EDT

Yordan Alvarez's three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth that won Game 1 of the AL Division Series for Houston. J.T. Realmuto's solo shot in the top of the 10th that provided the winning margin for Philadelphia in Game 1 of the World Series. These are two of this...

Rivera would keep Boone, says earlier remarks out of context

Oct. 27, 2022 10:59 AM EDT

Mariano Rivera says he would keep Aaron Boone as the New York Yankees' manager and that remarks he made earlier this week were taken out of context. The Hall of Fame reliever told The Associated Press on Thursday that he was speaking generically about teams and managers when he...

Down 3-0 in ALCS, Yanks turn to '04 Red Sox for inspiration

Oct. 23, 2022 18:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees turned to an unusual source for inspiration Sunday: the 2004 Boston Red Sox. That year, Boston became the only team in major league history to overcome a 3-0 deficit in a best-of-seven postseason series, winning four straight games against the...

Edge of 17: Pens' core of Crosby, Letang, Malkin still going

Oct. 12, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The scene was mundane only in its familiarity. Sidney Crosby working just off to the side of the net. Kris Letang circling the point. Evgeni Malkin coiled in the right circle. The whistle from a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins coaching staff the only thing...

NBA unveils No. 6 patch to honor Bill Russell across league

Sep. 26, 2022 18:27 PM EDT

CANTON, Mass. (AP) — As the longest-tenured player on the Celtics, Marcus Smart has been in Boston long enough to appreciate what Bill Russell meant to the team, the city and the country. “We’ve heard things like ‘pioneer,’ ‘trailblazer,’” Smart said Monday while...

Yanks honor ex-captain Derek Jeter on Hall of Fame induction

Sep. 09, 2022 21:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter returned to Yankee Stadium five years after his number 2 was retired and was honored for his induction to the Hall of Fame two years ago. With his Hall plaque on a stand in front of the pitcher's mound, Jeter spoke at the end of a 27-minute ceremony...