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LEADING OFF: More All-Star starters in Chisox-Brewers set

Jul. 25, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ STAR STARTERS The White Sox and Brewers close a weekend full of impressive pitching matchups in Milwaukee with arguably the best of the bunch Sunday night. ...

Hernández hits 2 of Toronto's 5 homers in 10-3 win over Mets

Jul. 24, 2021 23:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star Teoscar Hernández hit two of Toronto’s five home runs and the Blue Jays beat New York Mets 10-3 Saturday night to stop a three-game losing streak. George Springer, Marcus Semien and Bo Bichette also homered for the Blue Jays, who overtook the...

Astros lose combo no-hit try in 8th; Rangers' skid hits 11

Jul. 24, 2021 23:34 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez used so many pitches as he struggled to find the zone early on Saturday night that he was forced to leave the game after the sixth inning without giving up a hit. Houston's bullpen took over after the left-hander was pulled and lost the...

Jackie Mason, comic who perfected amused outrage, dies at 93

Jul. 24, 2021 22:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jackie Mason, a rabbi-turned-comedian whose feisty brand of standup comedy led him to Catskills nightclubs, West Coast talk shows and Broadway stages, has died. He was 93. Mason died Saturday at 6 p.m. ET at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Manhattan after being...

Woman charged with hate crimes in 4 anti-Asian attacks

Jul. 24, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A 25-year-old woman suspected in four separate attacks on people of Asian descent in Queens faces hate crime charges, prosecutors said Saturday. The unprovoked attacks took place between May and July, they said. In the latest case, July 21, a 75-year-old...

Odor, Yankees rally in 8th, end Boston's 4-game win streak

Jul. 24, 2021 20:14 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Rougned Odor’s two-run double highlighted a four-run rally in the eighth inning after his two errors helped Boston build an early lead, and the New York Yankees beat the Red Sox 4-3 on Saturday. Gleyber Torres added a go-ahead, bloop single for the...

Mets newcomer Hill expected to start Sunday vs Toronto

Jul. 24, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets newcomer Rich Hill is expected to make his debut for the NL East leaders on Sunday when New York plays Toronto at Citi Field. Mets manager Luis Rojas said Hill would arrive at the ballpark before Saturday night's game against the Blue Jays and throw...

The Latest: Education Dept OKs Georgia plan for relief funds

Jul. 24, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

ATLANTA — The U.S. Department of Education approved Georgia’s plans to use $1.4 billion in federal coronavirus relief money. Federal officials already distributed two-thirds of the $4.2 billion that Georgia schools received under the American Rescue Plan, the relief...

Man arrested in attempted sex attacks on 3 women in NYC park

Jul. 24, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

A man has been arrested on charges of attempting sexual attacks on three women and hitting two of them in the head within 40 minutes in an upper Manhattan park, police said Saturday. Elvis Nina Pichardo, 40, also was arrested on a public lewdness charge stemming from an...

Couple from NYC opens restaurant in remote Nevada town

Jul. 24, 2021 12:12 PM EDT

BAKER, Nev. (AP) — On a remote stretch of highway near the Nevada-Utah border sits a restaurant that may seem out of place in a town like this. Kerouac’s is the business of Jake Cerese and Kate Claeys, a couple that gave up urban life in New York City back in 2017 to...