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Stanton HR, triple play key Yankees' 8-4 win over Blue Jays

Jun. 18, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit a go-ahead homer in a four-run seventh inning and the New York Yankees pulled off a wacky triple play Thursday night in an 8-4 win over the reeling Toronto Blue Jays. Stanton broke a 3-all tie with his 13th homer, an...

MLB loosens COVID restrictions, drops masks for vaccinated

Jun. 17, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All fully vaccinated players and staff can stop wearing masks in dugouts, bullpens and clubhouses under the latest change to Major League Baseball's coronavirus protocols. In addition, fully vaccinated players and staff may eat in restaurants without...

Wallenda over Buffalo: Daredevil walks on 5-story high wire

Jun. 17, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Daredevil Nik Wallenda safely completed a high-wire walk between two five-story buildings on a Buffalo college campus Thursday. “What's up Buffalo!” Wallenda shouted as he walked across a 320-foot (98-meter) high wire to mark the opening of...

Cole, Sánchez, Chapman come through as Yanks edge Blue Jays

Jun. 17, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Gerrit Cole pitched eight effective innings, pinch-hitter Gary Sánchez connected for a two-run homer and Aroldis Chapman dodged trouble in the ninth as the New York Yankees held off the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Wednesday night. Sánchez’s 10th...

Frazier snaps tie, Yankees come back to beat Blue Jays 6-5

Jun. 15, 2021 23:59 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Clint Frazier snapped an eighth-inning tie with a pinch-hit double and the New York Yankees hit three solo homers in a much-needed 6-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night. Frazier ripped a line drive inside the third-base line to score...

Judge OKs Weinstein's extradition for California rape case

Jun. 15, 2021 16:31 PM EDT

A New York judge on Tuesday approved disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's extradition to California, where he faces additional sexual assault charges, ending a legal fight prolonged by the COVID-19 pandemic, the defense's concerns about Weinstein's failing health and a squabble over...

Nola lifts Phillies back over .500, beats reeling Yanks 7-0

Jun. 13, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola allowed three hits and struck out nine, leading Philadelphia over the New York Yankees 7-0 Sunday for a two-game sweep that moved the Phillies back over .500. Odubel Herrera, Jean Segura and J.T. Realmuto combined to go 7 for 13 with a...

Lawsuit over sexual misconduct reporting in jails settled

Jun. 11, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New York state officials have agreed to settle a lawsuit that accused the Erie County Sheriff’s Office of improperly responding to reports of sexual misconduct involving staff and inmates at the county jails, Attorney General Letitia James said Friday. ...

High-wire star Nik Wallenda to walk over Buffalo campus

Jun. 10, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — High-wire star Nik Wallenda is scheduled to help open a college's new health clinic next week by walking a wire over the college's Buffalo campus. The June 17 event will mark the opening of D'Youville College's Health Professions Hub. ...

Blue Jays extending stay in Buffalo through July 21

Jun. 07, 2021 11:54 AM EDT

The Toronto Blue Jays will be extending their stay at their adopted home in Buffalo, New York, through July 21. The team previously was committed to playing in Buffalo through July 4. The extension comes as the Blue Jays on Monday announced the...