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Shares gain as Evergrande says it will make interest payment

Sep. 22, 2021 03:54 AM EDT

World shares and U.S. futures advanced Wednesday after Chinese developer Evergrande said it intends to make an interest payment on its debt that is due Thursday. Shares rose in Paris, Frankfurt and Shanghai but fell in Tokyo. Markets have been...

Rookie quarterbacks struggling through 1st 2 weeks

Sep. 22, 2021 03:09 AM EDT

The rookie class of quarterbacks that entered the season full of fanfare is finding the adjustment to the NFL is not very easy. Top two picks Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson lead the league with five interceptions after opening the season with back-to-back losses, Trey...

Americans champs at ping-pong table, not so much Ryder Cup

Sep. 22, 2021 03:06 AM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau was so excited about making the last Ryder Cup team that he went out and bought a new ping-pong paddle to bring with him to France. Patrick Reed celebrated the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup win in Minnesota by playing ping-pong with actor Bill Murray. ...

Apple, Google raise new concerns by yanking Russian app

Sep. 22, 2021 03:04 AM EDT

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Big Tech companies that operate around the globe have long promised to obey local laws and to protect civil rights while doing business. But when Apple and Google capitulated to Russian demands and removed a political-opposition app from their local app stores, it...

Sun, Aces get to rest, watch early WNBA postseason matchups

Sep. 22, 2021 03:01 AM EDT

Jonquel Jones and the Connecticut Sun have dominated opponents this season, winning their last 14 games en route to the best record in the WNBA. That earned the Sun a double bye in the playoffs that begin Thursday. And if history is any indication, they are in a good spot...

Tuesday's Scores

Sep. 22, 2021 03:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Alliance def. Gordon/Rushville, 25-15, 25-15, 25-13 Alma def. Medicine Valley, 25-17, 25-16, 25-19 Arlington def. Louisville, 25-19, 19-25, 25-21, 25-18 Auburn def. Humboldt/Table...

"Late Night Lamonte" lifts Giants over Padres 6-5

Sep. 22, 2021 02:55 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — “Late Night LaMonte" struck again for the San Francisco Giants. LaMonte Wade Jr. singled over leaping All-Star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. in the ninth inning to bring in the go-ahead run and the Giants beat the staggering San Diego Padres 6-5...

AP source: Simmons won't report to 76ers' training camp

Sep. 22, 2021 02:52 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons may have missed his last playoff free throw with the Sixers. Simmons will not report to Philadelphia 76ers' training camp next week and prefers to continue his NBA career with another team, a person with direct knowledge of the player’s...

Cards win 10th in row, beat Brewers to extend wild-card lead

Sep. 22, 2021 02:15 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cardinals closer Giovanny Gallegos fanned pinch-hitter Pablo Reyes with the bases loaded for the final out and St. Louis won its 10th straight game, increasing its lead in the playoff chase by holding off the division-leading Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 Tuesday night. ...

Pujols hit in 10th, Dodgers beat Rox, stay close in NL West

Sep. 22, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Pinch-hitter Albert Pujols drew on his vast baseball wisdom to get that clutch hit. Once he reached first base, he celebrated like a kid. Pennant chases will do that. Pujols drove in the go-ahead run with a single up the middle in the...