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Burling skippers Kiwis to New York regatta win and clinches spot in SailGP's $2M Grand Final

Jun. 23, 2024 16:18 PM EDT

Peter Burling and the New Zealand Black Foils sailed a flawless podium race on the Hudson River on Sunday to win the Mubadala New York Sail Grand Prix and clinch a spot in SailGP's $2 million, winner-take-all Grand Final in San Francisco next month. Burling and his mates took the...

6 people shot in Rochester, New York, park as early morning argument erupts in gunfire

Jun. 23, 2024 12:21 PM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Six people were wounded in a shooting early Sunday at a park in Rochester, New York, police said. None of the injuries are believed to be life threatening. Rochester Police Chief David Smith said at least one person started shooting into a crowd of people...

Former first lady Melania Trump stays out of the public eye as Donald Trump runs for president

Jun. 23, 2024 07:27 AM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — After Melania Trump missed key events in her husband's presidential bid earlier this year — from the kickoff of the 2024 election in Iowa to Donald Trump’s Super Tuesday victory party — reporters asked the former first lady whether she planned to hit the...

Manoel, Gjengaar and Harper score goals as Red Bulls beat Toronto 3-0

Jun. 22, 2024 23:53 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Elias Manoel scored a goal, Dennis Gjengaar added his first goal in MLS and the New York Red Bulls beat Toronto FC 2-0 Saturday night in a game delayed by inclement weather. Manoel ripped a shot from just outside the area that slipped under the crossbar and...

Olympic track hopeful Eric Holt quits job, moves in with parents to focus on making Paris Games

Jun. 22, 2024 22:33 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Middle-distance runner Eric Holt quit his job and moved back in with his parents. They pay his cellphone bill and let him use the car for a long commute to practice. He works out in any pair of running shoes he happens to get for free and babysits at his sister's place for...

Robertson skippers Canada into lead of SailGP's New York regatta on a fickle day on the Hudson River

Jun. 22, 2024 20:28 PM EDT

Phil Robertson skippered Canada's 50-foot foiling catamaran to finishes of fourth and second in the opening races of the New York Mubadala New York Sail Grand Prix on the Hudson River on Saturday before a dying breeze forced the third fleet race to be abandoned. Canada sits atop a...

Taillon pitches 7 sharp innings as the Cubs beat the Mets 8-1

Jun. 22, 2024 17:57 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jameson Taillon pitched seven crisp innings, Christopher Morel homered and the Chicago Cubs cooled off the New York Mets with an 8-1 victory on Saturday. Taillon struck out a season-high 10 in his first win since May 4. The right-hander allowed one run and six hits....

Breanna Stewart leads New York to 98-88 win over Los Angeles for 10th victory in last 11 games

Jun. 22, 2024 17:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 33 points, seven assists and six blocks to help the New York Liberty beat the Los Angeles Sparks 98-88 on Saturday. Sabrina Ionescu added 24 points and Kayla Thornton had 20 for New York (14-3), which has won 10 of its last 11 games, including...

Former CNN anchor takes on professor in primary aimed at finding Democrat who can win on Long Island

Jun. 22, 2024 11:09 AM EDT

A former CNN anchor and a retired chemistry professor are facing off in a Democratic primary to pick a challenger to U.S. Rep. Nick LaLota in an eastern Long Island congressional district that has been in Republican hands for a decade. John Avlon, who was a senior political analyst...

Lindsey Vonn goes sailing with Team USA and joins grinder Anna Weis on the winches

Jun. 21, 2024 20:27 PM EDT

Lindsey Vonn went sailing on the Hudson River on Friday aboard a foiling catamaran, enjoying one of the perks of joining the board of directors of the United States SailGP team. The retired skiing champion was the “sixth sailor” with Team USA for a jaunt off Manhattan before all...