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Dave Wallace to be Mike Scioscia's Olympic pitching coach

Apr. 22, 2021 12:44 PM EDT

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Dave Wallace will be Mike Scioscia's pitching coach when the U.S. manager tries to qualify his team for the Olympic baseball tournament. Jerry Weinstein will be bench coach, Ernie Young hitting and first base coach, Darren Fenster third base coach and...

Man whose pipe bomb mostly misfired in a crowded New York City subway station in 2017 is sentenced to life in prison

Apr. 22, 2021 12:34 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Man whose pipe bomb mostly misfired in a crowded New York City subway station in 2017 is sentenced to life in prison.

Say Hey, kid! Willie Mays wins lifetime achievement award

Apr. 22, 2021 12:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Willie Mays has won the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award presented by Baseball Digest. The Hall of Fame center fielder was honored Thursday with a new accolade to be given annually recognizing a living individual who has made “significant...

Man whose NYC subway pipe-bomb fizzled gets life in prison

Apr. 22, 2021 12:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge sentenced a Bangladeshi immigrant to life in prison Thursday, saying he plotted to carry out a “barbaric and heinous” plot to kill as many people as he could with a suicide bombing attack in New York City's subway beneath Times Square in 2017. ...

Police chiefs hail Chauvin verdict as a key step to healing

Apr. 22, 2021 09:54 AM EDT

Not long after a jury convicted former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin of killing George Floyd, police chiefs across the U.S. started speaking up. And it wasn't to defend the police. New Orleans Police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson said convicting Chauvin on...

Police: Woman fatally shot by ex-girlfriend on NYC sidewalk

Apr. 22, 2021 08:28 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman fatally shot her ex-girlfriend on a Brooklyn sidewalk, police said. Nichelle Thomas, 51, was fatally shot at around 1 p.m. Wednesday on Fourth Avenue in Park Slope, police said. Latisha Bell, who police said was the victim's former partner, was...

Relics seized from smugglers are returning to Afghanistan

Apr. 22, 2021 03:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Precious relics of Afghanistan’s ancient past are returning home as the nation confronts deepening uncertainty about its future. A collection of 33 artifacts seized from a New York-based art dealer who authorities say was one of the world's most...

LEADING OFF: Padres-Dodgers back at it, Astros struggling

Apr. 22, 2021 02:42 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ OPEN WITH ACES Los Angeles right-hander Walker Buehler (1-0, 2.00 ERA) starts the opener of a four-game series against the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium. Buehler will...

Báez hits slam, Cubs get boost from Mets errors in 16-4 romp

Apr. 22, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Báez insisted he was seeing the ball well and had his timing down, though his approach was a little off and the results weren't what he wanted. This time, everything clicked. Báez hit a grand slam and the Chicago Cubs took...

Anderson, Braves slip by slumping Yanks with 4 hits, win 4-1

Apr. 22, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Red Sox fan from upstate New York, Ian Anderson imagined he might one day win at Yankee Stadium. Probably, he wasn't picturing a Bronx Bombers lineup so thoroughly lacking in punch. Anderson took a shutout into the seventh inning,...