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44-year wait over for Colon family who never lost hope

Apr. 10, 2021 09:32 AM EDT

HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — Evelyn Colon’s mother imagined her daughter living happily surrounded by her own family and children. She was spared the heartbreaking news that her beautiful, green-eyed daughter never lived to see her 16th birthday or the birth of her own baby...

LEADING OFF: Judge still sore; Jays' Hernández to C-19 IL

Apr. 10, 2021 02:52 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ RULING PENDING Aaron Judge's health is again a concern for the New York Yankees. The star slugger has missed two games with soreness in his left side, and manager Aaron Boone...

Georgiev stops 31 shots, Rangers beat Islanders 4-1

Apr. 10, 2021 00:52 AM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Alexandar Georgiev made 31 saves in his first start since March 19, Alexis Lafreniere and Colin Blackwell scored in the second period, and the New York Rangers beat the Islanders 4-1 on Friday night. Mika Zibanejad and K'Andre Miller also scored...

Knicks rally late, snap Grizzlies' 4-game win streak in OT

Apr. 09, 2021 23:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Knicks were down and almost out. They had trailed nearly the entire game that was minutes from ending. Turns out, there was just enough time left for an out-of-nowhere comeback. “We needed it bad,” All-Star Julius Randle...

Man facing hate crime charges in Brooklyn anti-Asian attacks

Apr. 09, 2021 21:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A man was arrested on hate crime charges in connection to multiple incidents in recent weeks where police said Asian people were shoved or grabbed while on Brooklyn streets. The New York Police Department said Joseph Russo, of Brooklyn, was arrested on...

Bronx DA clears NYPD officers in 2019 friendly fire shooting

Apr. 09, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — No charges will be filed against five New York City police officers who in 2019 opened fire while another officer and an armed man struggled on the grounds of a Bronx housing project, prosecutors said Friday. The barrage of gunfire from both NYPD Officer...

Hill sharp, Kluber roughed up as Rays beat Yankees 10-5

Apr. 09, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays insist it didn't matter who was on the other side of the field. Yes, it felt good to unveil a couple of more title banners at Tropicana Field and beat the New York Yankees 10-5 in their home opener Friday. However, the...

LEADING OFF: Judge still sore; Jays' Hernández to C-19 IL

Apr. 09, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: ___ RULING PENDING Aaron Judge's health is again a concern for the New York Yankees. The star slugger has missed two games with soreness in his left side, and manager Aaron...

The Latest: MLB has 4 positive virus tests in past week

Apr. 09, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Major League Baseball had two players and two staff members test positive for the coronavirus over the past week, according to results released by the league and...

Yankees slugger Judge out of lineup for 2nd straight game

Apr. 09, 2021 15:08 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Yankees slugger Aaron Judge was held out of New York's lineup for the second straight game Friday with soreness in his left side. The Yankees were also without third baseman Gio Urshela for the series opener after he was placed on the...