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Boy Scouts could be hit with more sex abuse claims

Apr. 24, 2019 7:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The lawyers' ads on the internet aggressively seeking clients to file sexual abuse lawsuits give a taste of what lies ahead this year for the Boy Scouts of America: potentially the most fateful chapter in its 109-year history. Sexual abuse settlements have already strained the Boy Scouts'...

'War of the Roses' author Warren Adler dies at 91

Apr. 24, 2019 4:58 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Best-selling author Warren Adler who chronicled dysfunction and duplicity, most notably in his divorce novel "The War of the Roses," a dark comedy that was made into a hit film has died. He was 91. Adler died at his Manhattan home on April 15. The Washington Post reports that his son...

Voit homers twice to lead Yankees over Angels 7-5

Apr. 24, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Yankees slugger Luke Voit showed last season what an unproven player can gain when injuries create opportunities for playing time. With New York depleted almost beyond recognition, Mike Ford and the rest of this year's injury replacements are seizing their moment. Voit homered twice...

Siena star frosh Jalen Pickett to test NBA waters

Apr. 24, 2019 1:47 AM EDT

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Jalen Pickett had a hard time getting schools to notice him before he signed with Siena a year ago. Now, he already has workouts scheduled with NBA teams after entering his name into consideration for the upcoming draft. "I'm going to go out there and see where I stand with all the...

Wheeler homers, strikes out 11 as Mets rout Phillies 9-0

Apr. 23, 2019 11:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Power pitching, that's what the New York Mets hope to get from Zack Wheeler. But power hitting? Wheeler connected for his first major league home run and struck out 11 in seven sharp innings as the Mets handed the Philadelphia Phillies their fifth loss in six games, 9-0 on Tuesday night....

Leonard has 27 as Raptors rout Magic 115-96, clinch series

Apr. 23, 2019 11:10 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors turned in another dominant defensive effort, extending their playoff winning streak to a team-record four and clinching a berth in the second round. Kawhi Leonard scored 27 points, Pascal Siakam added 24 and the Raptors routed the Orlando Magic 115-96 on Tuesday night,...

MLB looks at Harper's ejection; no decision on discipline

Apr. 23, 2019 10:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is reviewing Bryce Harper's rant at an umpire, trying to determine whether the Philadelphia Phillies star should be disciplined. "Hope not. We'll see," Harper said after Tuesday night's 9-0 loss to the New York Mets. There was no decision by then, a day after Harper...

APNewsBreak: 2019 MLB payrolls drop due to signing bonuses

Apr. 23, 2019 8:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Big deals for Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and others that included large signing bonuses masked an otherwise flat market for the second straight offseason that caused Major League Baseball's opening-day payrolls to drop by $43 million for 2019. Payrolls, however, rose by $131 million when...

Clint Frazier not in Yankees' lineup after hurting ankle

Apr. 23, 2019 8:14 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Clint Frazier is not in the New York Yankees lineup for Tuesday night's game against the Los Angeles Angels as a precaution after he injured his left ankle in Monday night's game. Frazier sustained the injury during the 12th inning when he got tangled up with Angels shortstop...

Promoter sues USSF over proposed Ecuador match in Florida

Apr. 23, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A promoter has sued the U.S. Soccer Federation, asking a court to order the governing body to sanction an Ecuador league match in Florida. Relevent Sports filed suit Monday in New York Supreme Court in Manhattan, alleging the USSF illegally denied its application to have Ecuador's Barcelona...