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Pelicans standing tall, visit Hawks (Jan 17, 2018)

ATLANTA -- The New Orleans Pelicans try for their first four-game winning streak of the season as they face the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night at Philips Arena to start a stretch against four teams with losing records.

In North Korea nuke site closing, spectacle trumps substance

TOKYO (AP) - Foreign journalists will be allowed to journey deep into the mountains of North Korea this week to observe the closing of the country's Punggye-ri nuclear test site in a much-touted display of goodwill before leader Kim Jong Un's planned summit w

Baker Mayfield throws a mountain of shade at Josh Rosen

Baker Mayfield is a pro quarterback now after being selected No. 1 overall in the 2018 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. But for anyone had any thoughts that being the top pick of the draft might soften some of Mayfield’s edges, it’s time to reexamine th

Braves pull the plug on the Jose Bautista experiment

It looks like the Jose Bautista Experiment in Atlanta has drawn to a close, as the onetime formidable slugger could not get into any groove at the plate. The time clearly arrived for the Braves to make a move with the 37-year-old with the team in the mix for

Kings, Hawks likely to pass on Luka Doncic?

Luka Doncic isn’t sure he’ll come stateside to play in the NBA next season, as he tells ESPN’s Jonathan Givony. “I will tell about all at the right time. Right now I just want to celebrate with my team. Soon I will tell,” the prospect said followin

Mike D’Antoni: Rockets were ‘soft’ in Game 3

Mike D’Antoni called out his team for playing “soft” during Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors on Sunday.D’Antoni’s Houston Rockets were destroyed 126-85 in the game. They were blown out in the second half, get

Sportsbooks stand to lose big if Golden Knights win Stanley Cup

The Vegas Golden Knights have been great for the city of Las Vegas, but they might not be so great for the local sportsbooks.Several fans got behind the Golden Knights early in the season, expressing confidence in them by placing bets on the team. Because th

Buxton hopes to get going as Twins host Tigers (May 20, 2018)

Byron Buxton is still trying to find his stroke since coming off the 10-game disabled list May 10, but Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor believes the center fielder is about to turn a corner.

Quigley scores 22 to help Sky beat Liberty 80-76 (May 20, 2018)

CHICAGO (AP) Allie Quigley scored 15 of her 22 points in the fourth quarter to help the Chicago Sky beat the New York Liberty 80-76 on Sunday night.

White Sox go for season-high 3 straight wins (May 20, 2018)

The Chicago White Sox will try to match a season high with their third straight victory when they welcome the Baltimore Orioles to open a four-game series on Monday night at Guaranteed Rate Field.

LEADING OFF: Big Sexy vs Bronx Bombers; Harper in walk year

A look at what's happening around the majors Monday:

Curry comes alive to score 35, Warriors rout Rockets by 41

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Stephen Curry got his groove back to score 35 points with five 3-pointers, shooting over James Harden and driving past the Houston star as the Golden State Warriors made a second-half statement to beat the Rockets 126-85 on Sunday night

Open thread for night owls: Facial recognition software to be installed in Lockport schools

The Buffalo News reports that come next fall, facial recognition software will be installed in all Lockport public schools. Lockport will spend $1.4 million of the state's money on the Aegis system, from SN Technologies of Ganonoque, Ont., in all 10 distric

Stock an unlikely hedge against turmoils in debt, dollar, emerging markets

The pain from increasing dollar strength and higher US yields could spread through corporate America. Emerging market turmoil could deepen

Why isn't the United States on the metric system?

My son recently asked me why the United States does not use the metric system, as that is all he uses in physics and chemistry classes. I am not sure he expected the answer I gave him. I was in middle school during the last push to put the United States on t

NASCAR Xfinity Series rookie Kaz Grala lands a new ride

Fury Race Cars announced on Friday that it would field the No. 61 Ford for Grala in the next four races, beginning with next weekend’s race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Shane Wilson will serve as his crew chief.This will mark the first time Fury Race Cars,

“That first lap blew my mind!” says Carpenter of Indy 500 pole run

To the roars of the crowd, Carpenter opened his qualifying run with a 230.088mph lap, eclipsing the next best lap – Simon Pagenaud’s first lap in the #22 Penske-Chevy – by almost 1mph. When he followed it up with three laps over 229, he jumped to P1,

Rays fall short of completing sweep as Shohei Ohtani, Angels take series finale

The Tampa Bay Rays gave it their best in attempting the sweep Shohei Ohtani and the Los Angles Angels though come up just a bit short in the series finale.

Skylar Diggins talks Wings win | Dallas Wings Opening Day

Skylar Diggins on the Win | Dallas Wings Opening Day

Lopez goes 8 innings as White Sox blank Rangers 3-0

Lopez goes 8 innings as White Sox blank Rangers 3-0

Tigers fall to Mariners 3-2 in 11 innings despite masterful outing by Liriano

He holds Seattle to one hit over eight innings

Ohtani sparkles for Angels; Romo starts again for Rays

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Shohei Ohtani struck out nine while throwing 7 2/3 innings of excellent six-hit ball in his seventh career start, and the Los Angeles Angels snapped their five-game skid with a 5-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday.

Photos of the Week: 5/13/18 - 5/19/18

FOX Sports North rounds up the best Minnesota sports photos of the past week

No need for Democrats to fear their progressive wing: join it, instead

Last Tuesday's primary elections were a near-perfect day for progressives. They won races in Pennsylvania, Nebraska, Idaho, and Oregon. Should this outcome worry rank-and-file Democrats? The answer is a categorical no—and here is why. The progressive wing

Are algorithms hacking our thoughts?

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Carlin drivers proud of starting top 20 with rookie IndyCar team

After three years in Indy Lights, winning the 2016 championship with Ed Jones, Carlin Racing graduated to IndyCar this year, and was able to hire Kimball and Chilton when Chip Ganassi Racing cut its team from four cars down to two.Kimball, who finished third

Orbital ATK is launching a cargo rocket for the ISS early tomorrow morning

Wake up in the wee hours of the morning on the East Coast, and you might get a chance to watch a rocket launch more than three tons of cargo for the International Space Station. Set for a 4:39 ET liftoff from NASA’s facility on Wallops Island, Virginia

Nvidia’s researchers teach a robot to perform simple tasks by observing a human

Industrial robots are typically all about repeating a well-defined task over and over again. Usually, that means performing those tasks a safe distance away from the fragile humans that programmed them. More and more, however, researchers are now thinking ab

Rosenstein responds to Trump: We need to know if 'anyone' infiltrated a presidential campaign

Earlier today Donald Trump sent a furious tweet in which he «hereby demand[ed], and will do so officially tomorrow,» that the Department of Justice examine whether the government «infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political Pu

All the live TV streaming services compared: Which has the best channel lineup? - CNET

Sling TV, DirecTV Now, YouTube TV, Hulu and PlayStation Vue are all vying for your cord-cutting dollar. Here's how the top 100 channels stack up.

Don Mattingly talks about tough loss to the Atlanta Braves

Marlins manager Don Mattingly talks about the tough loss to the Atlanta Braves.

Another great Sho: Shohei Ohtani strikes out 9 for Angels vs. Rays

Shohei Ohtani fans 9 vs. the Rays on Sunday.

Golden Knights bringing Stanley Cup Finals to Las Vegas in expansion season

Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final

Three Cuts: Johan Camargo takes Braves' third base job ... now the question is for how long?

Plus, relievers strengthen Atlanta's collection of All-Star contenders, and a gauntlet of a schedule awaits

Sparks buzzer-beater derails Lynx's season opener

The Lynx stormed back in the fourth quarter, but Chelsea Gray and the Sparks dealt Minnesota a 77-76 loss in their season opener

Flaherty dominates as Cardinals defeat Phillies 5-1

Jack Flaherty struck out a career-high 13 to earn his first major league win as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 on Sunday.

Rossi on P32: “Starting this far back is a new challenge”

While Marco Andretti will lead the six-car Andretti Autosport assault, starting from 12th after an average of 227.288mph, Rossi’s average was only 224.935. After starting his run with a 227.454mph lap, he radioed to his team that it was loose, and on the se

The Republican solution to mass murders: America as police state

In the aftermath of yet another mass murder in an American school, the National Rifle Association and their apologists are out in full force with explanations of why such gun violence continues to happen in the United States—and only in the United States.

Marlins stunned, Braves unleash for 6 runs in 9th-inning comeback win

The Miami Marlins cruised through 8 1/2 innings, which included a grand slam and two home runs then came an Atlanta Braves 6-run rally in the 9th.

Gophers get guard Brock Stull, grad transfer from Milwaukee

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota has picked up another scholarship player for the upcoming season, getting shooting guard Brock Stull, a graduate transfer from Milwaukee.
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