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Stars+Stripes joins New York Yacht Club's America's Cup push

Jul. 23, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The New York Yacht Club has brought on the Stars+Stripes sailing team as part of its effort to field an all-American squad for the next multi-challenger America’s Cup. The NYYC made the announcement Friday. The club held the America’s Cup from 1851...

DOJ says no probe into state-run nursing homes in New York

Jul. 23, 2021 20:22 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Justice Department has decided not to open a civil rights investigation into government-run nursing homes in New York over their COVID-19 response, according to a letter sent Friday to several Republican members of Congress. Under former...

Mets acquire left-hander Rich Hill from Rays

Jul. 23, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The pitching-thin New York Mets on Friday acquired left-hander Rich Hill from the Tampa Bay Rays. The Rays got right-hander Tommy Hunter and minor league catcher Matt Dyer in return. The 41-year-old Hill is 6-4 with a 3.89 ERA in 19...

AP sources: Jones traded to Blackhawks, gets 8-year deal

Jul. 23, 2021 19:51 PM EDT

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Seth Jones is going to the Chicago Blackhawks. Chicago acquired the star defenseman from the Columbus Blue Jackets before the NHL draft began Friday, according to three people with knowledge of the move. Jones also has agreed...

1 man, 2 women fatally shot in LI home; baby found unharmed

Jul. 23, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

FARMINGVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A man and two women were discovered shot and killed inside a Long Island house on Friday, and a baby was found in the home unharmed, police said. Suffolk County authorities went to the home on Overlook Drive in Farmingville, New York, around...

Yankees pitchers Cortes, Loaisiga activated from COVID list

Jul. 23, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Yankees pitchers Nestor Cortes and Jonathan Loaisiga have been reinstated from the COVID-19 injured list, the first of six New York players to go on the list before the start of the second half of the season. To make room on the roster Friday,...

Ranging Bull: 'Barney' eludes capture days after farm escape

Jul. 23, 2021 17:13 PM EDT

MASTIC, N.Y. (AP) — An escaped bull has eluded capture for several days on Long Island despite searchers employing a helicopter and night-vision equipment along with attempts to lure the roaming animal with grain and a cow. Police in Suffolk County say they began...

MLB extends Castro's domestic violence leave through July 29

Jul. 23, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Nationals infielder Starlin Castro's administrative leave was extended an additional seven days Friday by Major League Baseball through July 29 under its domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy. The leave began July 16 under...

Buffalo Sabres deal Ristolainen to Flyers for 1st-round pick

Jul. 23, 2021 17:11 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres launched their offseason overhaul Friday by acquiring an additional first-round draft pick from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defenseman Rasmus Ristailainen. Eager to build its roster, Buffalo grabbed the Flyers'...

Rangers trade Buchnevich to Blues, begin buying out DeAngelo

Jul. 23, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

The New York Rangers continued their offseason makeover Friday by trading fourth-leading scorer Pavel Buchnevich to the St. Louis Blues for forward Sammy Blais and a 2022 second-round pick. Buchnevich had 20 goals and 28 assists for 48 points in 54 games last season. The...