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Clint Frazier becomes 15th Yankee to go on injured list

Apr. 25, 2019 12:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Clint Frazier became the New York Yankees' 15th player to go on the injured list, sidelined because of a sprained left ankle. The 24-year-old outfielder is hitting .324 with six homers and 17 RBIs. Frazier was placed on the 10-day injured list Thursday. He was hurt Monday night sliding into...

Kanter, Siakam among players starring in their support roles

Apr. 25, 2019 11:33 AM EDT

Just a few months ago, Enes Kanter was toiling for a New York Knicks team that was heading nowhere. Now, he's a significant contributor for a Portland Trail Blazers team heading to the Western Conference semifinals. Kanter is one of several players starring in their supporting roles and helped put their...

AP-NORC Poll: Many blame drug firms for opioid crisis

Apr. 25, 2019 10:55 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — About two-thirds of Americans believe drug companies are to blame for the opioid crisis, although nearly as many hold drug users themselves responsible, a new poll finds. The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll showed many people also fault doctors who prescribed...

Showtime: 18th Tribeca opens in Harlem with 'The Apollo'

Apr. 25, 2019 8:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The 18th Tribeca Film Festival moved uptown on Wednesday for an opening night that honored an elder New York institution: the Apollo Theater. Roger Ross Williams' "The Apollo" premiered at the iconic Harlem music hall whose 85-year history is chronicled in Williams' documentary. The movie...

Yankees rally from 5 runs down for 6-5 win over Angels

Apr. 25, 2019 3:10 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — DJ LeMahieu hardly ever shows emotion between the lines, so his modest celebration after rounding first base must have meant his ninth-inning hit was something even bigger than the moment. Whether it's a 5-0 deficit in the sixth inning or their dismaying list of injured stars, these...

Hurricanes stun defending champion Capitals in 2OT in Game 7

Apr. 25, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justin Williams returned to the building that was the scene of his only Game 7 loss and left the ice relieved and redeemed after knocking off his old friends and defending Stanley Cup champions. The man who earned the "Mr. Game 7" moniker shook Alex Ovechkin's hand after the Carolina...

Hoskins taunts Rhame after near-beanings, Phils top Mets 6-0

Apr. 25, 2019 12:18 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rhys Hoskins fired up the engines of an NL East rivalry by cooling down his jets after a memorable homer. A night after getting buzzed twice by high fastballs from Jacob Rhame, Hoskins got the ultimate revenge with a ninth-inning homer and taunted the New York Mets reliever with a slow jog...

Castellanos scores in 9th minute, NYCFC tops Fire 1-0

Apr. 24, 2019 9:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Valentín Castellanos scored in the ninth minute to help New York City FC beat the Chicago Fire 1-0 on Wednesday night. New York City (2-1-5) won its second straight game after opening the season with a six-match winless streak. Chicago (2-3-3) had its four-game unbeaten stretch come to...

Man arrested in spate of Wi-Fi kiosks vandalism in NYC

Apr. 24, 2019 8:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police have arrested a man on criminal mischief charges for smashing up New York City's flashy sidewalk Wi-Fi kiosks. New York City police on Wednesday said the suspect, identified as 41-year-old Juan Rodriguez, was seen on surveillance video hurling bricks or other objects at 42 LinkNYC...

US measles cases hit highest mark in 25 years

Apr. 24, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Measles in the U.S. has climbed to its highest level in 25 years, closing in on 700 cases this year in a resurgence largely attributed to misinformation that is turning parents against vaccines. "This is alarming," said Dr. William Schaffner, a Vanderbilt University vaccine expert. Not only...