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Police: Dozens arrested, 11 officers hurt at NYC protest

Jan. 19, 2021 9:23 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Martin Luther King Jr. Day march that ended with 29 arrests and 11 injured police officers represented the “antithesis of what Martin Luther King stood for,” New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said Monday. Shea said some of Monday's protesters were throwing...

This screen grab from a Zoom call shows New York Mets general manager Jared Porter Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. Mets general manager Jared Porter sent graphic, uninvited text messages and images to a female reporter in 2016 when he was working for the Chicago Cubs in their front office, ESPN reported Monday night, Jan. 18, 2021. (Zoom via AP, File)

Mets fire GM after he sent explicit texts to female reporter

Jan. 19, 2021 9:22 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets general manager Jared Porter was fired Tuesday after sending graphic, uninvited text messages and images to a female reporter in 2016 when he was working for the Chicago Cubs in their front office. ESPN reported late Monday night that Porter sent dozens of unanswered texts to the...

Amtrak cancels trains in Virginia ahead of inauguration

Jan. 19, 2021 8:58 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak announced all Northeast Regional trains south of Washington D.C, which includes all stations in Virginia, will be canceled Tuesday and Wednesday amid heightened security concerns following the attack on the U.S. Capitol. Amtrak auto train services will be unaffected but The...

New York Mets fire general manager Jared Porter

Jan. 19, 2021 8:18 AM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets fire general manager Jared Porter.
Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant (7) shoots over Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Harden, Durant star as Nets edge Bucks 125-123

Jan. 18, 2021 11:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — James Harden missed a jumper with a chance for the lead, tracked down the rebound and fired it out to a wide-open Kevin Durant. Plays like that are why the Brooklyn Nets will be such tough opponents after reuniting the multi-time scoring champions. Even when teams stop one superstar,...

New York Islanders goalie Semyon Varlamov (40), of Russia, makes a glove-save against the Boston Bruins during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Varlamov, Pageau lead Islanders to 1-0 win over Bruins

Jan. 18, 2021 8:53 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Semyon Varlamov stopped 27 shots for his 29th career shutout, Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored with 4:09 remaining, and the New York Islanders beat the Boston Bruins 1-0 in their home opener Monday. Adam Pelech fired a shot from the left point and Boston's Patrice Bergeron deflected the...

Irving sits out seventh straight game as Nets host Bucks

Jan. 18, 2021 8:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving missed a seventh straight game Monday and could rejoin the Brooklyn Nets later this week in his original NBA home. The Nets hoped their point guard would be able to return for the showdown against the Milwaukee Bucks in a matchup of Eastern Conference powers, listing him as...

FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2020, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Joe Musgrove delivers against the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game in Cleveland. The San Diego Padres are adding yet another pitcher to their rotation, agreeing to bring right-hander Musgrove to his hometown in a trade with the Pirates, according to a person familiar with the deal. 
 (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, file)

AP source: Padres acquiring SD native Musgrove from Pirates

Jan. 18, 2021 8:21 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres are adding yet another pitcher to their rotation, agreeing to bring right-hander Joe Musgrove to his hometown team in a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates, according to a person familiar with the deal. Another person confirmed the New York Mets were also involved in the...

FILE - Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Porter Jr. drives against the Philadelphia 76ers in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Cleveland, in this Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, file photo. The Cavaliers are moving on from troubled and talented forward Kevin Porter Jr., a person familiar with his standing with the team told the Associated Press on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. The Cavs will either trade or release Porter, who has not played for them this season, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

AP source: Cavs move on without troubled Kevin Porter Jr.

Jan. 18, 2021 8:21 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers went to extremes to help forward Kevin Porter Jr. He pushed them too far. Cleveland has decided to move on from the troubled and talented player, a person familiar with his standing with the team told The Associated Press on Monday. The Cavs are shopping Porter around to see...

New York Knicks guard Immanuel Quickley (5) goes up for a shot with Orlando Magic forward Gary Clark (12) and Magic guard Jordan Bone (23) reacting during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, Pool)

Barrett, Randle power Knicks past struggling Magic 91-84

Jan. 18, 2021 4:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Elfrid Payton's words at the podium Monday had to be sweet music to the ears of New York Knicks coaches and executives. “We're not satisfied,” Payton said after the Knicks' 91-84 victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday. For a franchise that has spent the most of the last two...