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2nd arrest in robbery that led to NYPD friendly fire death

Feb. 16, 2019 12:45 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Police arrested a man Friday suspected of being the lookout during a robbery that led to the friendly fire death of a New York City police detective, an official briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press. The man was taken into custody in Queens hours after NYPD Commissioner...

Georgiev stops 31 in Rangers' 6-2 win over Sabres

Feb. 16, 2019 12:03 AM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Rangers were locked up in another tight game before pulling away at the very end. It was quite a relief for coach David Quinn. Rookie Alexandar Georgiev stopped 31 shots and Vladislav Namestnikov scored two of New York's three goals in the final four minutes of a 6-2...

Border declaration protesters arrested at NYC Trump hotel

Feb. 15, 2019 11:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Some people have been arrested while protesting President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration outside a New York City hotel that bears his name. The NYPD wasn't immediately able to say how many people were taken into custody Friday night outside the Trump International Hotel &...

Luis Severino, Yankees agree to $40M, 4-year contract

Feb. 15, 2019 10:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Right-hander Luis Severino avoided an arbitration hearing with the New York Yankees, agreeing Friday to a $40 million, four-year contract. Severino's deal includes a team option for 2023 that could make the agreement worth $52.25 million for five seasons. If the option is not exercised,...

Greene scores 14 to lead Manhattan over Niagara 64-60

Feb. 15, 2019 10:11 PM EST

NIAGARA, N.Y. (AP) — Tykei Greene had 14 points off the bench to carry Manhattan to a 64-60 win over Niagara on Friday night. Samir Stewart had 14 points for Manhattan (8-17, 6-7 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Ebube Ebube added 11 points. Tyler Reynolds had seven rebounds for the visiting team....

Cespedes says he thinks he'll return to Mets this season

Feb. 15, 2019 8:55 PM EST

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes says he thinks he'll be able to play at some point this season. Recovering from surgery on both heels, the New York Mets slugger told reporters through a translator at spring training Friday he is finally pain-free. He has been working out and plans to begin...

Even in bullpen age, several teams still built on starters

Feb. 15, 2019 8:04 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Forget about this bullpen obsession for a moment. Believe it or not, plenty of big league teams are still anchored by well-armed rotations. In this age of openers and closers, with relievers starting games and starters rarely finishing them, it might seem starting pitchers have...

Beer from 1886 shipwreck may yield new brew

Feb. 15, 2019 7:23 PM EST

COBLESKILL, N.Y. (AP) — Ahoy, beer lovers: A bottle from a 133-year-old shipwreck may yield yeast for a new brew in upstate New York. Biotechnology students at the State University of New York at Cobleskill uncorked a bottle from the shipwrecked SS Oregon on Thursday. Serious Brewing Company of Howes Cave...

Farquhar wears protective cap for 1st bullpen session

Feb. 15, 2019 7:05 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Danny Farquhar wore a specially designed protective cap Friday during his first spring training bullpen session with the New York Yankees. Farquhar collapsed in the Chicago White Sox dugout last April 20 after pitching in the sixth inning against Houston. He was diagnosed with a ruptured...

Gucci to step up diversity hiring after 'blackface' uproar

Feb. 15, 2019 7:03 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Italian fashion house Gucci announced a major push Friday to step up diversity hiring as part of a long-term plan to build cultural awareness at the luxury fashion company following an uproar over an $890 sweater that resembled blackface. Gucci also said it will hire a global director for...