WGAU

MLBPosted by
WGAU

Pujols HR, Dodgers send Diamondbacks to 17th straight loss

PHOENIX — (AP) — Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer and passed Mel Ott for 14th on the career runs list, and the Los Angeles Dodgers extended the Arizona Diamondbacks' losing streak to 17 games with a 9-8 victory Sunday. Arizona trailed 9-2 before rallying with six runs in the...
Picture for Pujols HR, Dodgers send Diamondbacks to 17th straight loss
SportsPosted by
WGAU

The Latest: Orji wins triple jump, earns spot at Tokyo Games

EUGENE, Ore. — (AP) — The Latest on U.S. track and field trials (all times PDT):. Keturah Orji qualified for her second straight Olympics by winning the triple jump at the U.S. track and field trials. The 25-year-old Orji turned in a top leap of 47 feet, 7¾ inches (14.52...
Picture for The Latest: Orji wins triple jump, earns spot at Tokyo Games
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
Energy IndustryPosted by
WGAU

Iran’s sole nuclear power plant undergoes emergency shutdown

TEHRAN, Iran — (AP) — Iran’s sole nuclear power plant has undergone an unexplained temporary emergency shutdown, state TV reported on Sunday. An official from the state electric company Tavanir, Gholamali Rakhshanimehr, said on a talk show that the Bushehr plant shutdown began on Saturday and would last "for three to four days.”
GolfPosted by
WGAU

Shot into canyon costs Louis Oosthuizen at US Open

SAN DIEGO — (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen spent the week before the U.S. Open moving to the horse country in North Florida, where he bought an 86-acre ranch. Once the family moves into the ranch house next spring, Oosthuizen plans to buy some horses, maybe some cattle, enjoy life among the oak trees and open fields.
MLBPosted by
WGAU

LEADING OFF: MLB begins checking pitchers for sticky stuff

A look at what's happening around the majors on Monday:. Major League Baseball begins its crackdown against pitchers using sticky substances when umpires start making regular, random mound checks. Yankees ace Gerrit Cole isn’t sure what to expect. “I think I’m in the same boat as everyone else, just waiting...
Omaha, NEPosted by
WGAU

What a comeback: Manuel wins at trials, Adrian falls short

OMAHA, Neb. — (AP) — When Simone Manuel whipped around to see the “1” beside her name, months of emotions came pouring out. She closed her eyes, brought her hands together in prayer and struggled to hold back the tears. Abbey Weitzeil, the woman she had just beaten, leaped over...
MLBPosted by
WGAU

Tigers overcome Ohtani's 23rd HR, hold off Angels 5-3 in 10

ANAHEIM, Calif. — (AP) — Shohei Ohtani got four hits in the past three games against the Tigers. All four were homers, including a two-run shot in the fifth inning Sunday that put him tied atop the majors with 23 this season. So when the Angels' fearsome slugger came up...
MLBPosted by
WGAU

Rays set to promote SS Wander Franco, MLB's No. 1 prospect

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays infielder Wander Franco, considered the best prospect in the minors, is set to make his major league debut. The Rays say they plan to promote the 20-year-old Franco from Triple-A Durham on Tuesday. Tampa Bay is off Monday and hosts the Red Sox on Tuesday night.
Lebanon, TNPosted by
WGAU

Larson romps to yet another victory for Hendrick Motorsports

LEBANON, Tenn. — (AP) — Kyle Larson won his fourth race in seven days then finally headed home to sleep in his own bed. The busiest driver in motorsports won again Sunday in the Cup debut at Nashville Superspeedway, where Larson drove to NASCAR's victory lane for the fourth consecutive week.
Oregon StatePosted by
WGAU

Oregon triple homicide, kidnapping suspect arrested in Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — A man suspected of killing his father and two other people in Oregon on Friday turned himself in to police in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Sunday. Police in North Bend, Oregon, where the murders took place, were notified at about 6 a.m. Sunday that Oen Evan Nicholson, 30, had turned himself in peacefully to Milwaukee police, The Oregonian reported.
Public SafetyPosted by
WGAU

Fear shakes Mexico border city after violence leaves 18 dead

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico — (AP) — Fear has invaded the Mexican border city of Reynosa after gunmen in vehicles killed 14 people, including taxis drivers, workers and a nursing student, and security forces responded with operations that left four suspects dead. While this city across the border from McAllen, Texas...
GolfPosted by
WGAU

Rahm birdies last 2 holes to win US Open at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO — (AP) — Whether it was destiny or karma was of no relevance to Jon Rahm. He won the U.S. Open on Sunday at Torrey Pines, the perfect time and the perfect place to become a major champion. How it unfolded was beyond his dreams. One shot behind...
Eugene, ORPosted by
WGAU

The Latest: Norman edges Cherry to win the 400 at trials

EUGENE, Ore. — (AP) — The Latest on U.S. track and field trials (all times PDT):. Michael Norman used a strong finish to hold off Michael Cherry and win the 400 meters. Norman finished in a time of 44.07, while Cherry ran a personal-best 44.35. Randolph Ross out of North Carolina A&T was third and earned the final U.S. spot to the Tokyo Games in the men's 400.
SciencePosted by
WGAU

Footprints of last dinosaurs to walk on UK soil found near White Cliffs of Dover

Footprints believed to belong to the last of the dinosaurs that roamed the United Kingdom have been discovered near the White Cliffs of Dover. The discovery by Philip Hadland, a curator at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, is considered the last record of dinosaurs in Britain and dates from the early Cretaceous Period, or about 110 million years ago, the BBC reported.
Foreign PolicyPosted by
WGAU

Russia's ambassador, recalled over spat, returns to US

MOSCOW — (AP) — Russia’s ambassador has returned to the United States three months after being recalled as tensions rose between Moscow and Washington, according to a tweet from the Russian Embassy on Sunday. Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Joe Biden agreed at their summit in Geneva last week...
NBAPosted by
WGAU

Booker has first triple-double, Suns beat Clippers 120-114

PHOENIX — (AP) — Devin Booker's first exposure to playoff basketball continues to be a revelation. Not necessarily for him, but for the rest of the NBA. Booker had 40 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists for his first career triple-double and the Phoenix Suns overcame Chris Paul's absence to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 120-114 on Sunday in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
NBAPosted by
WGAU

Booker has first triple-double, Suns beat Clippers 120-114

PHOENIX — (AP) — Devin Booker's first exposure to playoff basketball continues to be a revelation. Not necessarily for him, but for the rest of the NBA. Booker had 40 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists for his first career triple-double and the Phoenix Suns overcame Chris Paul's absence to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 120-114 on Sunday in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.