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Today in History

Apr. 23, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2019. There are 252 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On April 23, 1954, Hank Aaron of the Milwaukee Braves hit the first of his 755 major-league home runs in a game against the St. Louis Cardinals. (The Braves won, 7-5.) On this...

LEADING OFF: Yanks star Judge hurt, Pujols climbs RBI chart

Apr. 21, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: A BENCH FOR THIS JUDGE The New York Yankees are expected to put All-Star slugger Aaron Judge on the injured list, a day after he hurt his left oblique taking a swing against Kansas City. The Yankees already had a dozen players out, including Giancarlo Stanton,...

Pujols passes Ruth on RBI list, but Mariners beat Angels 6-5

Apr. 21, 2019 2:22 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols was humbled after he caught and passed Babe Ruth for fifth place on baseball's career RBI chart. Yet even the Los Angeles Angels slugger's 636th homer was no match for the Seattle Mariners' latest power display. Pujols passed Ruth with an early RBI double and a late...

Angels' Albert Pujols ties Babe Ruth with 1,992nd career RBI

Apr. 20, 2019 10:33 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols has tied Babe Ruth for fifth place in baseball history with his 1,992nd career RBI. Pujols drove home Andrelton Simmons with a double off Seattle's Yusei Kikuchi in the third inning Saturday night. The Angel Stadium crowd gave a standing...

Today in History

Apr. 8, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, April 8, the 98th day of 2019. There are 267 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 8, 1994, Kurt Cobain, singer and guitarist for the grunge band Nirvana, was found dead in Seattle from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound; he was 27. On this date:...

Show focused on black fans, athletes finds SiriusXM home

Mar. 23, 2019 9:53 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — When Larry Robinson and Howard Robertson created a pilot for their sports talk radio program "R&R on Sports" in 2013, something was missing from the marketplace. "At the time, there were no national syndicated sports radio shows with two African-American male hosts," Robinson...

Giants look to get back to winning in Bochy's last season

Mar. 19, 2019 2:23 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy has long been a manager who makes it all about his players, the men he writes into the lineup day after day, game after game, month after month. That's a big reason San Francisco's veteran, likely Hall of Fame skipper, decided in February to make it public he will retire at...

Schmidt: I've been in Harper's shoes, he can walk the walk

Mar. 8, 2019 5:11 PM EST

Bryce Harper has been a celebrity since he was on the cover of Sports Illustrated as a high school player. No player ever entered professional baseball with more fanfare. His training was under the tutelage of his father, a blue-collar steelworker, who pushed him to be a "can't-miss" prospect. This father-son...