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Police: 4 shot, 3 arrested at Raptors rally in Toronto

Jun. 17, 2019 8:53 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Gunfire broke out and a stampede ensued as fans celebrated at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, leaving four people shot and thousands fleeing less than a block from where the players and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat on stage. Three people were arrested and two guns...

Bill Buckner, forever known for October error, dies at 69

May. 27, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

Bill Buckner was an All-Star and batting champion, a gritty gamer who was welcome on any team. A reliable fielder, too. But a little grounder forever changed his legacy. Buckner, who made one of the biggest blunders in baseball history when he let Mookie Wilson's trickler roll through his legs in the 1986 World...

Bill Buckner, forever known for error in 1986 World Series, dies at 69

May. 27, 2019 3:04 PM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — Bill Buckner, forever known for error in 1986 World Series, dies at 69.

Cardinals get 1st win over Rangers since 2011 World Series

May. 18, 2019 10:39 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Matt Carpenter almost homered and almost got picked off in the same decisive inning that pushed the St. Louis Cardinals to their first victory over Texas since the 2011 World Series. Carpenter was initially given a two-run homer in the fifth inning after his opposite-field shot that...

Against backdrop of controversy, Red Sox honored by Trump

May. 9, 2019 7:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump honored the World Series champion Boston Red Sox — well, some of them — at the White House on Thursday, but made no mention of the controversy that shadowed the visit. The team's manager, Alex Cora, did not attend the ceremony after citing his...

Philadelphia Phillies chairman David Montgomery dies at 72

May. 8, 2019 9:31 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies chairman David Montgomery, who was team president during Philadelphia's 2008 World Series championship season, has died. He was 72. The team issued a statement Wednesday saying Montgomery died after a five-year fight with cancer. Montgomery spent nearly 50 years working for the...

Red Sox manager Alex Cora won't visit White House

May. 5, 2019 8:02 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora will not attend the ceremony at the White House on Thursday honoring the 2018 World Series champions. Cora cited the Trump administration's response to Hurricane Maria in his native Puerto Rico as the reason for his decision. "The government has done some...