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Rangers name defenseman Jacob Trouba captain

Aug. 09, 2022 19:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have named defenseman Jacob Trouba captain. Rangers president and general manager Chris Drury announced the selection in a news release Tuesday morning, and the team held a news conference with Drury, Trouba and coach Gerard Gallant at the...

Fillies may win Hambletonian for 3rd time in 5 years

Aug. 05, 2022 12:21 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Fillies have won two of the last four Hambletonians and the trend might continue Saturday with Jiggy Jog S and Joviality S both making the final of trotting's biggest race of the year for 3 year olds. Joviality S and Jiggy Jog S are the second-and-third...

Hawaii school named for US leader muddles alumni identity

Aug. 04, 2022 04:04 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — In Hawaii, there's a common question posed in the pidgin language of the islands: “Where you went grad?” Knowing where someone went to high school has long been an important identity marker for Hawaii residents and helps connect people in the state's close-knit...

Rebuff favored in $1 million Hambletonian at the Meadowlands

Aug. 02, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

CREAM RIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Rebuff, who won one of last week’s two elimination races, drew the No. 1 post and was made the 9-5 morning-line favorite in the $1 million Hambletonian at the Meadowlands on Saturday. Jiggy Jog S, who won the other elimination and is one of two fillies in...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 7-13

Aug. 01, 2022 12:37 PM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 7-13: Aug. 7: Humorist Garrison Keillor is 80. Actor John Glover (“Smallville”) is 78. Actor David Rasche (“Sledge Hammer!”) is 78. Country singer Rodney Crowell is 72. Actor Caroline Aaron (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”) is 70....

Women's soccer energizes England in a league of their own

Jul. 29, 2022 02:38 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Izzy Short, 13, struggles to pick her favorite England player as she anticipates the team’s appearance in Sunday’s final of the European soccer championships. There’s forward Ellen White. Defender Lucy Bronze. Midfielder Georgia Stanway. Captain Leah Williamson....

Bridge designed to avoid flooded road opens on NC coast

Jul. 28, 2022 17:16 PM EDT

RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — The N.C. Department of Transportation officially opened another bridge on the Outer Banks on Thursday which will allow residents and tourists to avoid a constantly washed-out route which is the sole link between the barrier islands and the mainland. The...

England and Germany set for historic Euro 2022 final

Jul. 28, 2022 11:22 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — England against Germany at Wembley Stadium. A final that underlines the growing stature of women's soccer in Europe and echoes decades of history. When host nation England takes on Germany in the European Championship final Sunday, it will have a tournament-record...

A religiously diverse Edmonton hosts Pope Francis' visit

Jul. 26, 2022 20:12 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — As Pope Francis pays a historic visit to Canada, he is encountering a country that is less Catholic, more secular and more religiously diverse than the last time it hosted a pontiff two decades ago. And the city where he landed on Sunday — Edmonton —...

Bolsonaro kicks off presidential bid at party convention

Jul. 24, 2022 13:42 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro made official his bid to run for reelection in October, giving him three months to close a double-digit gap to secure victory. The Liberal Party's formal approval of Bolsonaro's candidacy took place at its convention Sunday...