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Fellow managers offer Gabe Kapler support for protest

May. 28, 2022 20:32 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Several of Gabe Kapler’s fellow managers are offering their support for his decision to avoid the field during the national anthem as a protest following the school shootings in southwestern Texas. Kapler, manager of the San Francisco Giants, said Friday he...

White Sox designate LHP Dallas Keuchel for assignment

May. 28, 2022 20:21 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel gave the Chicago White Sox a boost two years ago, helping a team with an exciting young core reach the playoffs. That ended up being Keuchel's most successful season in Chicago. The veteran left-hander was designated for assignment on Saturday. ...

No. 1 Scheffler has lead alone going to Colonial final round

May. 28, 2022 20:03 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Scottie Scheffler almost made it through another round at Colonial without a bogey, this time with wind gusting through the trees at Hogan's Alley. The world's top-ranked player has the lead alone after the third round. Scheffler, whose only bogey at...

Semien ends HR drought with slam, Rangers rout A's 11-4

May. 28, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Semien hit a grand slam for his first home run after signing with Texas in the offseason, Corey Seager and Adolis García added back-to-back shots and the Rangers routed the Oakland Athletics 11-4 on Saturday. Texas had a season-high 18 hits, the most...

Uvalde a mix of pride and anger as it grieves school attack

May. 28, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Days after a local man burst into an elementary school and killed 19 children and two teachers before officers managed to kill him, the signs of grief, solidarity and local pride are everywhere in Uvalde. Many are wearing maroon, the color for Uvalde's school...

Florida's Shelton, Texas' Stearns win NCAA tennis titles

May. 28, 2022 19:03 PM EDT

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Ben Shelton rallied to beat San Diego's August Holmgren and give Florida back-to-back men's singles national championships and Peyton Stearns of Texas took the women's title with a straight-sets win over Stanford's Connie Ma on Saturday at the Khan Outdoor Tennis Complex. ...

US state legislators praise abortion access in Mexico

May. 28, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A group of U.S. state legislators from Texas, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico and North Carolina toured Mexico and said this week they are impressed by efforts to expand abortion access south of the border. The legislators visited the country's three largest...

The names: 19 children, 2 teachers killed in Uvalde school

May. 28, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — Nineteen children were looking forward to a summer filled with Girl Scouts and soccer and video games. Two teachers were closing out a school year that they started with joy and that had held such promise. They're the 21 people who were killed Tuesday when an 18-year-old...

Sandlin Ks 10, Oklahoma beats Kansas St. in Big 12 semis

May. 28, 2022 17:10 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — David Sandlin allowed two runs — one earned — with a career-high 10 strikeouts over 7 innings, Jimmy Crooks hit a two-RBI double to give Oklahoma the lead for good in the bottom of the third and the Sooners beat No. 7 seed Kansas State 4-3 Saturday to advance to the...

TIMELINE: Texas elementary school shooting, minute by minute

May. 28, 2022 16:57 PM EDT

In the hours and days following the fatal shooting of 19 children and their two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday, authorities gave shifting and at times contradictory information of what happened and how they responded. The investigation of the massacre...