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Reds spoil Scherzer's return with a 1-0 ninth-inning win

Jul. 06, 2022 00:18 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Max Scherzer turned in a stellar performance for the New York Mets in his return from an oblique injury. Perhaps more importantly for the NL East leaders, the ace right-hander felt good the entire time on a steamy Tuesday night in Cincinnati. ...

Today in History: July 6, Richard III is crowned

Jul. 06, 2022 00:14 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 6, the 187th day of 2022. There are 178 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 6, 1944, an estimated 168 people died in a fire that broke out during a performance in the main tent of...

Judges keeping Capitol riot trials in DC amid bias claims

Jul. 06, 2022 00:13 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For some of the Washington, D.C., residents who reported for jury duty last month, a pro-Trump mob's assault on the U.S. Capitol felt like a personal attack. Ahead of a trial for a Michigan man charged in the riot, one prospective juror said a police officer...

Pirates spoil Taillon's return to Pittsburgh, top Yanks 5-2

Jul. 05, 2022 23:24 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bill Mazeroski threw out the first pitch. David Bednar froze one of the most feared hitters in baseball with the last. In between, the Pittsburgh Pirates offered a fleeting glimpse of what they're trying to build, one that came at the expense of an old friend and...

Spirit wins takeoff and landing rights at key Newark airport

Jul. 05, 2022 19:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Spirit Airlines will get valuable takeoff and landing times that Southwest Airlines is abandoning at busy Newark-Liberty International Airport near New York City. The U.S. Transportation Department said Tuesday that Spirit “is most likely to provide the lowest...

Feds settle suit alleging abuse by men detained after 9/11

Jul. 05, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Tuesday settled a decades-old lawsuit filed by a group of men who were rounded up by the government in the weeks after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and held in a federal jail in New York in conditions the department’s own watchdog called abusive and...

Sharks hire Mike Grier as NHL's first Black GM

Jul. 05, 2022 16:27 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks' three-month search for a general manager ended with a barrier-breaking hire as the team made longtime NHL forward Mike Grier the first Black GM in league history. “It means a lot to me,” Grier said at his introductory news conference...

New York Rangers give Gauthier 1-year contract extension

Jul. 05, 2022 12:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have given forward Julien Gauthier a one-year contract extension. Rangers general manager Chris Drury announced the move on Tuesday. Gauthier had three goals and four assists in 49 games this past season, with the goals and...

76 million-year-old dinosaur skeleton to be auctioned in NYC

Jul. 05, 2022 12:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The fossilized skeleton of a T. rex relative that roamed the earth about 76 million years ago will be auctioned in New York this month, Sotheby's announced Tuesday. The Gorgosaurus skeleton will highlight Sotheby's natural history auction on July 28, the auction...

Nimmo, Lindor homer as first-place Mets beat Reds 7-4

Jul. 04, 2022 22:55 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Brandon Nimmo and Francisco Lindor homered, helping the New York Mets beat the lowly Cincinnati Reds 7-4 on Monday night. Taijuan Walker (7-2) struck out nine in six innings as NL East-leading New York earned its second straight win after a stretch of four losses...