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Blues' O'Reilly has 'another gear' after being playoff MVP

Sep. 18, 2019 4:08 AM EDT

Ryan O'Reilly stockpiled quite the hardware to show off at his Stanley Cup day. On display next to the Cup he helped the St. Louis Blues win in June were the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP and the Selke Trophy as the NHL's best defensive forward. Any player would gladly celebrate with those shiny centerpieces,...

Twins top White Sox 9-8 on bases-loaded hit by pitch in 12th

Sep. 18, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins feted their fourth walk-off win in this remarkable season with a bath of water and bubble gum for Ronald Torreyes, whose bases-loaded hit by pitch in the three-run 12th inning brought them one step closer to their first American League Central title in nine years....

Stroman's strong outing keys Mets' 6-1 win over Rockies

Sep. 18, 2019 2:09 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Marcus Stroman provided a boost to the New York Mets' flickering playoff hopes. Stroman pitched seven shutout innings, Amed Rosario, Brandon Nimmo and Pete Alonso all homered in the sixth to break open a scoreless game and the Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Tuesday night. "We show up...

Severino sharp in season debut, Yanks top Angels 8-0

Sep. 18, 2019 1:58 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Severino got Albert Pujols to reach for a slider with runners at the corners and ground into a double play that ended the first inning of his season debut, then punched the pocket of his glove to celebrate. New York's ace was back on the mound, in time to make an impact in the...

Sackler money complicates donation policies for museums

Sep. 18, 2019 1:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ask the CEO and president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art whether he's accepting money from the Sacklers, the billionaire dynasty notorious for its ties to the drug company Purdue Pharma, and the answer is somewhat complicated. For one thing, it depends on which Sackler. "There are people...

Gas customers are casualties in fight over new pipelines

Sep. 18, 2019 1:10 AM EDT

Chris Miles and his partners were ready to open their new, seaside barbecue joint just in time for the summer season when they got stunning news: There would be no gas to fuel the fryers, griddles and stoves. National Grid, the utility that serves the Rockaway Beach section of Queens, refused to turn on natural...

Dellin Betances tore Achilles in return to Yankees

Sep. 18, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Dellin Betances' season appears to be over after just eight pitches. The New York Yankees reliever partially tore the Achilles tendon in his left foot when he hopped on the mound after striking out Brandon Drury, the second and final batter he faced in his season debut Sunday at Toronto....

Yanks' Stanton to be activated Wednesday or Thursday

Sep. 17, 2019 11:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton will be back with the New York Yankees on Wednesday or Thursday, hoping to salvage an injury-decimated season. Stanton has been limited to nine games this year and will see time at designated hitter and left field, an unsettled position for much of the season. The...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Wainwright in St. Louis

Sep. 17, 2019 9:30 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday: TWO GOOD ONES Max Scherzer faces Adam Wainwright as the Nationals and Cardinals finish their pivotal series in St. Louis. Washington is fighting for position in the wild-card race while St. Louis is looking to hold off Chicago and Milwaukee for the NL...

School rabbi accused of tricking student to send nude photos

Sep. 17, 2019 8:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say a rabbi and associate principal at a Jewish private school in the Bronx has been arrested for tricking a 14-year-old boy into sending him nude photos of himself. Jonathan Skolnick was arrested Saturday on charges of child enticement, production, receipt and...