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2 Renaissance masterpieces coming to New Orleans museum

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Two Renaissance masterpieces are coming to the New Orleans Museum of Art - only the third museum ever to display them together, and the second outside Italy. Paolo Veronese (POW-loh veh-roh-NAY-zuh) painted «St. Jerome in the Wilderne

Recap: Angels 4, Giants 3 (4/21)

Angels manager Mike Scioscia was very happy after Saturday's game which featured his starting pitcher Garrett Richards throw six innings and match a career high with 11 strike outs and two of his best offensive weapons get back on track with home runs from Mi

D-backs host Padres, go for seventh straight series win (Apr 22, 2018)

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks are not surprised with their strong start after a breakout 2017 season in which Torey Lovullo won the National League Manager of the Year award.

Angels face Cueto in rubber game vs. Giants (Apr 22, 2018)

The Los Angeles Angels will try to win a series for the sixth time this season when they host the San Francisco Giants at Angel Stadium on Sunday.

Martinez, Almiron lead Atlanta past Zlatan's Galaxy, 2-0 (Apr 22, 2018)

CARSON, Calif. (AP) Josef Martinez scored a first-half goal, Miguel Almiron converted a penalty late in second-half stoppage time, and Atlanta United kept Zlatan Ibrahimovic off the scoreboard in a 2-0 victory over the LA Galaxy on Saturday night.

Kiwi teams keep winning in Super Rugby

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) From hail-lashed Christchurch to subtropical Brisbane, New Zealand teams continued to stack up wins in Super Rugby as only the beleaguered Blues lost in the weekend's 10th round.

The Latest: Romney promises hard campaign in Senate primary

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah (AP) - The Latest on Mitt Romney's bid to win the GOP nomination for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah at the party's state convention. (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Mitt Romney says he is looking forward to a primary campaign after failing to

Astros seek emphatic sweep of White Sox (Apr 21, 2018)

CHICAGO -- There was a time not that long ago when Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch was concerned about how much offensive support his starting pitchers were receiving.

Adrien Broner, Jessie Vargas fight to 12-round majority draw

NEW YORK (AP) Adrien Broner and Jessie Vargas fought to a 12-round majority draw in a welterweight fight Saturday night at the Barclays Center.

Dodgers back Ryu with 3 HRs in 4-0 win over Nationals (Apr 21, 2018)

LOS ANGELES (AP) Joc Pederson, Kike Hernandez and Cody Bellinger all homered, and Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven innings of two-hit ball as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 4-0 Saturday night.

Denny Hamlin on third-place run: «We got close there»

Although Hamlin wanted the win, he appreciated how his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing team worked to make his car better after struggling during opening practice on Friday.“We couldn’t make a lap on Friday without (the car) sliding up the track,” said Hamlin.

Suspected broken arm for Erebus mechanic

Apprentice mechanic Nash Jennings had his arm pinned between the car and the wall while the car was being pulled back into the garage, which resulted in the suspected break.He was initially assessed at the circuit, before being transported to Wonthaggi Hospit

Truex's race gets derailed by late pit stop: «We beat ourselves»

That's because on the second to last pit stop, the No. 78 team fumbled and it cost Truex big time. He fell from second to ninth for the ensuing restart, which came with just six laps to go.After another incident that sent the race into overtime, Truex pitte

Oakland's Sean Manaea no-hits Red Sox

The Red Sox entered play Saturday with the majors’ best record (17-2), the majors’ most runs (123) and the majors’ top triple-slash line (.293/.361/.497). None of that fazed Athletics left-hander Sean Manaea, who no-hit the Red Sox over nine innings of

Oakland left-hander Sean Manaea throws no-hitter in Athletics' 3-0 victory over Boston Red Sox

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Oakland left-hander Sean Manaea throws no-hitter in Athletics' 3-0 victory over Boston Red Sox.

A's lefty Manaea pitches no-hitter vs streaking Red Sox (Apr 21, 2018)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) A's lefty Sean Manaea pitched the first no-hitter against Boston in 25 years, with an overturned call preserving the gem Saturday night in Oakland's 3-0 win over the sizzling Red Sox.

Godley, Pollock lead D-Backs past Padres 6-2 (Apr 21, 2018)

PHOENIX (AP) Zack Godley settled down after a shaky start to throw 5 1/3 solid innings and singled home a run as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 6-2 on Saturday night.

Mets' Wheeler feels right at home vs. Braves (Apr 21, 2018)

ATLANTA -- Zack Wheeler got to make his major league debut nearly five years ago back home in Atlanta with his family and friends watching and the New York Mets right-hander didn't disappoint.

Upstart Rays going for sweep over Twins (Apr 21, 2018)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- All of the sudden, the Tampa Bay Rays are playing winning baseball.

Twitter reacts to Sean Manaea’s no-hitter against Red Sox

Sean Manaea made history on Saturday night with the first no-hitter of the 2018 MLB season and 12th in Oakland A’s franchise history.The 26-year-old southpaw tossed his first career complete game, allowing just two walks while striking out 10 in a 3-0 win o

Dodo's violent death revealed

The famous Oxford Dodo died after being shot in the back of the head, according to new research. Using revolutionary forensic scanning technology and world-class expertise, researchers have discovered surprising evidence that the Oxford Dodo was shot in the n

Not just Starbucks: LA Fitness profiles, ejects, bans longtime member for working out while black

While everyone was still (rightfully) raging at a Philadelphia Starbucks for racially profiling black male customers as dangerous users of restrooms, another national chain was doing the same damn thing in New Jersey, with just a fraction of the public scrut

Twenty years after Columbine, an American generation raised on school shootings fights back

Nineteen years after the massacre at Columbine shocked the entire nation, five years and four months after Sandy Hook made the American president cry on television, and two months after Parkland shocked us again, students at over 2,500 schools across the U.S

Kyle Busch makes it three in a row with win at Richmond

Busch jumped out to a lead in overtime and held off Chase Elliott to win Saturday night’s Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond (Va.) Raceway for his third consecutive victory in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.That matches the longest winning streak of Busch

Anthony Davis eager for another shot at Warriors in playoffs

Anthony Davis is eager for another shot at the Golden State Warriors in the playoffs.Davis was a monster on Saturday, scoring 47 points with 11 rebounds in the New Orleans Pelicans’ 131-123 win over the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 4. The win gave the Pel

Giants’ Bruce Bochy breaks down his evolution as a manager

Giants manager Bruce Bochy is known as one of the best player managers in the majors and he shares why he believes he earned that reputation and how he has adapted to the ever-evolving technology since he entered the game with Jose Mota

Twins' bats quiet in 10-1 loss to Rays

Brian Dozier stretched his hit streak to 15 games, but the Twins' offense struggled in a 10-1 loss to the Rays

Orlando City wins 4th straight, beating Earthquakes 3-2

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Chris Mueller had a goal and an assist and Orlando City held on to beat the San Jose Earthquakes 3-2 on Saturday night for its fourth win in a row.

Phillip Island Supercars: McLaughlin bags sixth straight PI pole

It was Jamie Whincup led the way very early on, the Red Bull Holden driver going top with a 1m30.605s a few minutes into the session.McLaughlin then took over at the top at the eight-minute mark with a 1m30.207s on his first run, sparking a fastest first sect

Jamie McMurray unhappy with Kyle Larson after slamming the wall | 2018 RICHMOND | FOX NASCAR

NASCAR Cup Series Highlights: Jamie McMurray shows his displeasure with Kyle Larson after slamming the outside wall.

Capitals take 3-2 series lead on Jackets

Overtime came at the perfect time for the Washington Capitals.

Yankees try to stay above .500 vs. Blue Jays (Apr 21, 2018)

NEW YORK -- In the last two weeks, the New York Yankees have made it above .500 only to fall back to the break-even point again.

Phillies poised to sweep Pirates (Apr 21, 2018)

Starter Nick Pivetta will try to give the Philadelphia Phillies another solid start and help them complete a four-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park.

Reds seek relief from struggling ways against Cards (Apr 21, 2018)

This is the way things go when you sport the worst record in the majors.

Nuts & Bolts: Inside Democratic campaigns—Issue briefs

Welcome back, Saturday Campaign D-I-Y’ers! For those who tune in, welcome to the Nuts & Bolts of a Democratic campaign. Each week, we discuss issues that help drive successful campaigns. If you’ve missed prior diaries, please visit our group or follow

QB Fields shows off dual-threat skills in Dogs' spring game

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) A crowd of more than 82,000 cheered when Justin Fields jogged onto the field for the first time at Sanford Stadium at Georgia's G-Day spring game on Saturday.

Joey Logano passes Bowyer to win Stage 2 at Richmond

The stage victories were the first two of the season for Logano.Aric Almirola finished third, Kurt Busch was fourth and rookie William Byron completed the top-five.Also finishing in the Top 10 and collecting stage points were Kyle Busch, Ryan Newman, Brad Kes

Backstrom scores in OT, Caps take 3-2 series lead

WASHINGTON (AP) Nicklas Backstrom scored his second goal of the game 11:53 into overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday and a 3-2 lead in the first-round playoff series.

Expansion Los Angeles FC tops Montreal Impact 5-3

MONTREAL (AP) Carlos Vela scored on a penalty kick in the 83rd minute and expansion Los Angeles FC overcame Ignacio Piatti's hat trick to beat the 10-man Montreal Impact 5-3 on Saturday.

Angels' Ohtani set for 'full gorilla' bullpen Sunday

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Shohei Ohtani is scheduled to throw a ''full gorilla'' bullpen session on Sunday that will give the Los Angeles Angels a better idea if the blister that forced the Japanese two-way sensation out of his last pitching start has healed.
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