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Mets' deGrom, Scherzer take next steps toward rejoining Mets

Jun. 29, 2022 12:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets aces Jacob deGrom and Max Scherzer took their next steps Wednesday toward returning to New York's rotation. DeGrom, sidelined since last July 7, threw 27 pitches to hitters in Port St. Lucie, Florida, and could progress to a minor league injury rehabilitation...

R&B hitmaker R. Kelly in court for sex abuse sentencing

Jun. 29, 2022 12:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — R& B star R. Kelly faces the possibility of a quarter century or more in prison when he is sentenced Wednesday in a federal sex trafficking case in New York. A jury found Kelly, 55, guilty of racketeering and other counts last year at a trial that was seen as a...

Woman is killed by subway after falling onto tracks in NYC

Jun. 29, 2022 07:58 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman was fatally struck by a New York City subway train after she fell onto the tracks at Grand Central Terminal, police said Wednesday. The 20-year-old woman somehow fell onto the tracks as a No. 7 train approached shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday, a police...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer makes rehab start, Ohtani vs Chisox

Jun. 29, 2022 03:52 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ SCHERZER'S START Mets ace Max Scherzer will make a minor league rehab start for Double-A Binghamton. The outing against the Hartford Yard Goats was pushed back a day from Tuesday, but...

R. Kelly timeline: Shining star to convicted sex trafficker

Jun. 29, 2022 01:16 AM EDT

R. Kelly's musical accomplishments have been accompanied by a long history of allegations that he sexually abused women and children. Now the R&B singer could be put away behind bars for a quarter-century or more when he is sentenced Wednesday in a federal courtroom in New York City. ...

Takeaways from first primaries since Roe v. Wade overturned

Jun. 29, 2022 00:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A rare Republican who supports abortion rights found success in Colorado in the first primary elections held since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, while New York's first female governor positioned herself to become a major voice in the post-Roe landscape. ...

Sears pitches major league-best Yankees past lowly A's 2-1

Jun. 28, 2022 23:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Last week, JP Sears was pitching before 4,209 fans at Toledo. Now he was getting a standing ovation from a screaming crowd of 38,051 at Yankee Stadium. “That was awesome. That's something that I really appreciate,” the 26-year-old left-hander said Tuesday night...

AP source: Knicks dealing Alec Burks, Noel to Pistons

Jun. 28, 2022 23:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks are trading Nerlens Noel and Alec Burks to the Detroit Pistons, a person with knowledge of the details said Tuesday, moves that free up nearly $20 million more for free agency. Having already agreed to send Kemba Walker to the Pistons on draft...

Tucker homers, Valdez goes 8 in Astros' 9-1 romp over Mets

Jun. 28, 2022 23:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Tucker gave Astros starter Framber Valdez all the support he needed with a three-run homer in the first inning. Houston piled on anyway. “We scored early and we kept scoring,” manager Dusty Baker said. “That's the thing we got to do.” ...

NY Democrats choose Hochul for governor; GOP picks Zeldin

Jun. 28, 2022 23:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nine months after she stepped into the job of New York governor as a relative unknown, Democrat Kathy Hochul easily locked up her party's nomination Tuesday, setting her on an expected glide path to win the office in November. Hochul was serving as an...