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Rangers will retire Michael Young's No. 10 jersey in August

Texas Rangers will retire former infielder Michael Young's No. 10 jersey number later this season

The Latest: Lawyer: Minnesota wrestler grateful to be free

The Latest: Lawyer: Minnesota wrestler grateful to be free

Top-ranked Osaka gets 1st-round win in Birmingham on grass

Top-ranked Osaka gets 1st-round win in Birmingham on grass

Iowa's Epenesa focusing on '19 season, not '20 NFL draft

Iowa's Epenesa focusing on '19 season, not '20 NFL draft

Conservation group says Montana trail runs present bear risk

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A conservation group is opposing planned races on Montana trails, saying the events would put runners and grizzly bears at risk. The Missoulian reported Monday that the U.S. Forest Service has granted a special use permit for a 31-mile

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Captures Detailed Close-Up of Asteroid Bennu

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx is getting cozy with asteroid Bennu: The spacecraft just snapped another detailed image that highlights the space rock’s distinctive features and terrain. The image, which was captured on June 13 after OSIRIS-REx […] The p

NASCAR suspends Truck Series veteran Johnny Sauter

On Tuesday, NASCAR announced that Sauter would be suspended from this weekend’s race at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Ill.Despite missing the race, Sauter will remain eligible for the series playoffs so long as he remains in the top-20 of point

Midday open thread: A jackass, a problem, and a new job

Today’s comic by Jen Sorensen is The house is too damn big: Jackass: A Connecticut judge could impose penalties on InfoWars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on Tuesday, after Jones aired a show where he punched a picture of an attorney represe

Schumer thinks impeachment decision 'months down the road' would be perfect

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer rightfully charged his Republican counterparts Tuesday with «abdicating their responsibilities» to protect our elections by blocking election security legislation. But when it comes to initiating impeachment a

The Tree That Might Have Inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' Has Died

A Monterey cypress that is thought to have inspired the Truffula trees in Dr. Seuss' book «The Lorax» has died.

The Same Exact Foods Affect Each Person's Gut Bacteria Differently

Diet can influence the gut microbiome, but the same food can have the opposite effect on different people.

Rhythm Game Spin-Offs We Want After ‘Cadence of Hyrule’

I always thought Crypt of the NecroDancer was a cool concept. Fighting monsters while staying on beat turned combat into a kind of dance mixed with a very fast turn-based strategy game. And the […] The post Rhythm Game Spin-Offs We Want After ‘Ca

New study shows how environmental disruptions affected ancient societies

A new study shows that over the past 10,000 years, humanity has experienced a number of foundational transitions, or 'bottlenecks.' During these periods of transition, the advance or decline of societies was related to energy availability in the form of a ben

New evidence supports the presence of microbes in the placenta

Researchers report visual evidence supporting the presence of bacteria within the microarchitecture of the placental tissue.

Afraid of food? The answer may be in the basal forebrain

A brain circuit in the mouse basal forebrain that is involved in perceiving the outside world, connects with and overrides feeding behaviors regulated by the hypothalamus.

The fellowship of the wing: Pigeons flap faster to fly together

Homing pigeons fit in one extra wingbeat per second when flying in pairs compared to flying solo, new research reveals.

Egg-sucking sea slug from Florida's Cedar Key named after Muppets creator Jim Henson

Feet from the raw bars and sherbet-colored condominiums of Florida's Cedar Key, researchers discovered a new species of egg-sucking sea slug, a rare outlier in a group famous for being ultra-vegetarians.

Raiders sign top draftee Clemson DE Clelin Ferrell

The Oakland Raiders have signed first-round draft pick Clelin Ferrell. The defensive end from Clemson was selected fourth overall by the Raiders in April

Attorney: Deputy in clash with Raptors exec has concussion

Attorney: Deputy in clash with Raptors exec has concussion

NFL teams up with NCAA for next round of safety improvements

The NFL is teaming up with the NCAA to make football safer

2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup™: Australia’s Sam Kerr scores a great header early vs. Jamaica | HIGHLIGHTS

It didn't take long for Australia to get on the board in their last match of the group stage, as superstar Sam Kerr buried an outstanding header to go up 1-0 vs. Jamaica at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup™.

Study: WNBA, NBA earn high grades in diversity hiring

Diversity report finds WNBA, NBA lead professional sports leagues in racial and gender hiring practices

VidAngel ordered to pay $62.4M for copyright infringement

The VidAngel story seemingly ended in late 2017 when it declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy. But the bad news wasn’t over for streaming service, which promised to edit all of the dirty bits out of other people’s films. This week a federal jury in California or

Spain refuels Russian ships despite NATO pressure, says UK has to leave Gibraltar

Madrid has raised fresh complaints about British military presence in Gibraltar while continuing to resist NATO pressure to bar the Russian navy from refueling at the nearby port of Ceuta. Read Full Article at

'That’s why I’ll never enter politics': Yevgeny Kafelnikov recalls adventures with prostitutes

Two-time Grand Slam winner and former world No. 1 tennis player Yevgeny Kafelnikov says he won’t embark on a political career, due to 'the compromising material on him' which could have been collected at the peak of his career. Read Full Article at

All the stuff: The ultimate Zion Williamson scouting report

Yardbarker NBA draft analyst Brett Koremenos offers in-depth assessments of the top-five prospects leading into the draft Thursday. Here's his analysis of Duke's Zion Williamson, Yardbarker's No. 1 draft prospect. More prospect reports: No. 2: Ja Morant | N

Inhaling air pollution-like irritant alters defensive heart-lung reflex for hypertension

Using a rat model for high blood pressure (hypertension), a common chronic cardiovascular condition, researchers found that preexisting hypertension altered normal reflexes in the lungs to affect autonomic regulation of the heart when an irritant mimicking ai

New insight from Great Barrier Reef coral provides correction factor to climate records

Newly developed geological techniques help uncover the most accurate and high-resolution climate records to date, according to a new study. The research finds that the standard practice of using modern and fossil coral to measure sea-surface temperatures may

Monitoring biodiversity with sound: How machines can enrich our knowledge

Ecologists have long relied on their senses when it comes to recording animal populations and species diversity. However, modern programmable sound recording devices are now the better option for logging animal vocalizations. Scientists have investigated thi

How hepatitis B and delta viruses establish infection of liver cells

Researchers have developed a new, scalable cell culture system that allows for detailed investigation of how host cells respond to infection with hepatitis B (HBV) and delta virus (HDV).

An ounce of prevention: Preoperative management of inflammation may stave off cancer recurrences

Administering anti-inflammatory treatments that prevent inflammation as well as proresolution treatments that tamp down the body's inflammatory response to surgery or chemotherapy can promote long-term survival in experimental animal cancer models, new resear

Bill Ford: Le Mans GT win stripped by “thinnest possible margin”

The statement from executive chairman Bill Ford, the great-grandson of company founder Henry, follows the exclusion of the Keating Ford GT when its fuel tank was found to be oversize in post-race scrutineering on Monday. The fuel capacity of the car was mea

YouTube’s new AR Beauty Try-On lets viewers virtually try on makeup while watching video reviews

Makeup tutorials and reviews are some of the most popular content on YouTube, as they help people learn about new products as well as how to apply them. YouTube is now kicking that experience up a notch with the introduction of a new AR feature for virtual ma

Parkland survivor Kyle Kashuv’s 'racist posts' are ‘those of a shooter’ – Former Republican

Former GOP congressman David Jolly praised Harvard’s decision to reverse Parkland survivor and gun rights advocate Kyle Kashuv’s admission over years-old racist messages, saying they were exactly like those of a school shooter. Read Full Article at

AOC says ‘fascist’ Trump running ‘concentration camps’ on border

Firebrand Democrat congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez raised some eyebrows when she said that immigrant detention centers on the southern US border are “concentration camps,” while calling President Donald Trump a “fascist.” Read Full Article at R

Federer off to winning start in bid for 10th Halle title

Federer off to winning start in bid for 10th Halle title

Wife: David Ortiz's condition upgraded to 'good'

Wife: David Ortiz's condition upgraded to 'good'

Former FIFA head Blatter: Sarkozy meeting key to Qatar vote

Former FIFA head Blatter: Sarkozy meeting key to Qatar vote

White Sox bring up C Collins from Triple-A Charlotte

Chicago White Sox bring up C Zack Collins from Triple-A Charlotte

Democrats turned Nevada blue last year, and now they've passed a bundle of laws to improve voting

Democrats won full control of Nevada’s government for the first time in two decades following Gov. Steve Sisolak's victory last year, and they further made history by electing the nation’s first majority-woman legislature. Lawmakers quickly used their new
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