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Deal the Kraken? Francis can't make official trades -- yet

Apr. 14, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

Just because the NHL can't release the Kraken until October doesn't mean Seattle wasn't in the mix at the trade deadline. General manager Ron Francis can't finalize any transactions until ownership makes its final expansion payment to the league, but there's precedent for...

NC lawmakers: Making daylight saving permanent still timely

Apr. 13, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Many North Carolina legislators say it's still the right time to seek making daylight saving time permanent in the state, advancing a House measure Tuesday to move clocks up an hour for good if Congress allows it. A House committee voted...

Defending champ Columbus, Philadelphia again tops in East

Apr. 13, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

ATLANTA UNITED 2020 Record: 6-13-4, 12th in the East Coach: Gabriel Heinze New Faces: MF Franco Ibarra, MF Santiago Sosa, D Alan Franco Moved On: MF Jeff Larentowicz, MF Jon Gallagher, MF Eric Remedi ...

Democrat says registration key to ousting SC's Tim Scott

Apr. 12, 2021 08:53 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — More than a year and a half ahead of the 2022 general election, a Democratic state lawmaker is mounting a bid to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, saying her campaign — with the aim of registering 150,000 new voters across South Carolina — has what it takes to...

Montana faith groups, advocates show LGBTQ support

Apr. 11, 2021 10:14 AM EDT

KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Shortly after the deadly 2016 mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Courtney VonLindern, who is gay and non-binary, was walking through downtown Missoula in a state of dejection when they spotted a pride flag displayed in the window of the United...

Benin's president seeks re-election after violent protests

Apr. 11, 2021 09:03 AM EDT

COTONOU, Benin (AP) — Benin's voters cast ballots Sunday in a presidential election that has been marred by violent demonstrations as incumbent leader Patrice Talon ran for a second term despite once pledging he would not. The opposition said the vote was going forward...

UK mourns Prince Philip; leaders honor his service to queen

Apr. 09, 2021 13:59 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — World leaders and people on the street honored Prince Philip’s life of service to his wife, Queen Elizabeth II, and the British nation Friday after hearing of the death of a man who had been at the center of public life longer than most of them have been alive. ...

Cratering Blues running out of time to salvage season

Apr. 07, 2021 22:29 PM EDT

Craig Berube stood back and watched his St. Louis Blues practice battle drills so he could see how players handled the situation amid a seven-game losing streak. Anyone looking in from the outside can spy a team in deep trouble. Berube's Blues have...

Augusta National now a 10-day celebration at home of Masters

Apr. 04, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A stream of people young and older walked on a path along the driving range at Augusta National, most of them carrying bags from the golf shop, some of them taking home a prized trophy. To their right was Bryson DeChambeau and Phil Mickelson,...

Transgender athletes begin fight against sports limits bill

Apr. 03, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — For Asher, being a member of his school’s track & field team was a year in the making. After previously being discouraged from taking part, he found more support in 2021 and joined the team in time for competition this spring. One problem,...