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MLB notebook: Nationals ace Scherzer on 10-day IL

The Washington Nationals placed ace right-hander Max Scherzer on the 10-day injured list on Saturday due to back issues. The move is retroactive to July 10....

MLB notebook: Nationals ace Scherzer on 10-day IL

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Scherzer strikes out 14 as Nationals top Tigers, 2-1 Max Scherzer struck out 14 against his former team and Anthony Rendon homered for the second straight game as the Washington Nationals topped the Detroit Tigers 2-1       ...
22:39, 06/30/2019

Max Scherzer has been a $210 million steal for the Nationals An ESPN poll of 35 MLB executives dubbed Scherzer's deal the “Worst Free Agent Signing” and “Most Outrageous Contract” of the 2015 offseason. That turned out to be fake news....
22:39, 06/20/2019

MLB notebook: Scherzer scratched from Sunday's star Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer has been scratched from Sunday's start against the Philadelphia Phillies due to back soreness, manager Davey Martinez told reporters on Friday....
04:39, 07/13/2019

Scherzer, Dozier lead Nationals over Padres, 4-1 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out nine in seven strong innings and Brian Dozier hit a two-run home run for his 1,000th career hit to lead the Washington Nationals to a 4-1 victory against the San Diego Padres on Saturday night. Scherzer (4-5) ...
08:39, 06/09/2019

Cubs vs. Nationals: Take the under in Scherzer-Hamels battle The Nationals’ Max Scherzer is 2-4, but has still been dominant despite the record and should be involved in a solid pitchers’ duel on Friday with Cole Hamels and the visiting Cubs. Scherzer’s 3.64 ERA is over-inflated given that he has not had...
22:52, 05/17/2019

Nationals' Scherzer starting with broken nose Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer is starting the second game of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Philadelphia Phillies despite a broken nose....
01:52, 06/20/2019

Nationals place ace Max Scherzer on 10-day injury list The Washington Nationals have placed Max Scherzer on the 10-day injury list because the ace right-hander has a mid-back strain       ...
01:52, 07/14/2019

Nationals’ Scherzer hit in face during bunting drill WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer took a ball off the face during a bunting drill on Tuesday. Manager Dave Martinez said before the Nationals faced the Phillies that he hadn’t yet gotten a chance to check on Scherzer. ...
02:26, 06/19/2019

Scherzer strikes out 10, Nationals beat Arizona 7-3 WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out 10 in seven innings, Anthony Rendon and Howie Kendrick homered and the Washington Nationals defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3 on Friday night. Scherzer (5-5) leads the National League with 136 strikeouts....
06:52, 06/15/2019

Bruised ace Scherzer leads Nationals to sweep of Phillies Max Scherzer shrugged off a broken nose and a black eye to throw seven shutout innings, Brian Dozier and Victor Robles hit solo homers, and the Washington Nationals completed a day-night doubleheader sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies with a 2-0... ...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Mets Wait Out Max Scherzer and Rally Against the Nationals’ Bullpen Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead, three-run double off Washington closer Sean Doolittle, and Rajai Davis capped the six-run eighth inning with a three-run homer in his first at-bat for the Mets....
15:52, 05/23/2019

Max Scherzer, the Nationals’ snorting, stomping ace, has a night we won’t forget Pitching seven scoreless innings while banged up and bruised a day after breaking his nose, Scherzer provided the kind of effort that can turn a season around....
07:39, 06/20/2019

Broken nose and black eye can’t stop Nationals’ Max Scherzer WASHINGTON — With a broken nose, pronounced black eye and seven shutout innings, Max Scherzer provided a striking capper to the Washington Nationals’ day-night doubleheader sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies. Scherzer himself? He shrugged off h...
16:52, 06/20/2019

Max Scherzer, broken nose and all, pitches Nationals to sweep of Phillies Nationals ace Max Scherzer tossed seven scoreless innings in a win over the Phillies, one day after breaking his nose taking batting practice.       ...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Nationals' Max Scherzer to make Wednesday start despite broken nose Despite breaking his nose in a freak accident during batting practice Tuesday, Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer will make his scheduled start Wednesday evening....
04:00, 06/20/2019

Nationals vs. Marlins: Max Scherzer, Trevor Richards will be pitchers’ duel Max Scherzer is 4-0 in June as he takes on the Marlins in Miami on Tuesday night. Though the Miami Marlins have a 30-46 record, they are 20-15 in their past 35 games. Scherzer is 0-1 with a 5.58 ERA in two starts against Miami this season, not making...
23:52, 06/25/2019

Watch: Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer breaks nose on bunt attempt Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer suffered a broken nose Tuesday after taking a ball off the face during a bunting drill, the team announced....
03:26, 06/19/2019

Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer plans to start despite breaking nose during batting practice Washington Nationals star Max Scherzer is still set to start Wednesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies despite a bizarre incident he had during batting practice Tuesday....
23:13, 06/19/2019

Nobody Tells Max Scherzer To Leave The Mound Except Max Scherzer After throwing 117 pitches and striking out 14 batters, Max Scherzer did not feel like he was ready to leave Sunday’s game against the Reds. He made those feelings known to Nationals manager Dave Martinez, who tried to take out his streaking ace in t...
07:52, 06/03/2019

MLB roundup: Scherzer strikes out 15 in Nats win Nationals ace Max Scherzer allowed just one run and three hits with a season-high 15 strikeouts over eight masterful innings as Washington defeated the host Cincinnati Reds 4-1 on Sunday in the rubber match of their three-game series....
18:00, 06/03/2019

Nats blow another lead behind Scherzer, Marlins win 3-2 WASHINGTON (AP) — José Ureña pitched seven solid innings, Washington’s bullpen blew another lead behind ace Max Scherzer and the Miami Marlins beat the Nationals 3-2 Sunday to avoid a four-game sweep. After Scherzer went six innings and left le...
23:39, 05/27/2019

Max Scherzer breaks nose in bunting catastrophe Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer broke his nose during a bunting drill on Tuesday. A ball deflected off Scherzer’s bat and into his face during pitchers’ batting practice, sending him to the dugout to be checked by the training staff...
07:13, 06/19/2019

Max Scherzer, not Hyun-Jin Ryu, should be the front-runner for NL Cy Young Award Scherzer is striking out more batters per nine innings than Ryu, doesn’t get as much run support as Ryu and plays in front of one of the worst fielding teams in the majors this season....
21:39, 06/18/2019

LEADING OFF: Scherzer on rare skid, Sabathia vs Felix in NY LEADING OFF: Scherzer on rare skid, Sabathia vs Felix in NY, Red Sox sluggers get rolling, Padres try building on Renfroe's slam        ...
04:00, 05/06/2019

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs. deGrom, Hamels faces Phillies LEADING OFF: Nats' Scherzer vs. Mets' deGrom in a rematch of opener; Cubs' Hamels starts against Phillies for the first time        ...
13:26, 05/22/2019

Syndergaard? Scherzer? Inside MLB’s intriguing trade market The MLB draft ran from Monday through Wednesday. As the process was concluding, word began circulating that Craig Kimbrel would be signing with the Cubs. Twenty-four hours later, Dallas Keuchel was in agreement with the Braves. With that, the trade m...
23:00, 06/08/2019

Nats' Scherzer breaks nose during bunting drill Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer suffered a broken nose when he took a ball off the face during batting practice on Tuesday. His status for Wednesday's start is to be determined....
04:13, 06/19/2019

LEADING OFF: Scherzer breaks nose, Judge nears return LEADING OFF: Max Scherzer breaks nose, Yanks try to make space for Aaron Judge, MLB chides umpires union for tweet, Cubs get cautious with Kyle Hendricks       ...
14:13, 06/19/2019

Max Scherzer Breaks His Nose While Bunting, During Practice, For Crying Out Loud Bunting is cool! It’s cool to surprise an infield. It’s cool to humiliate a shifted defense. It’s cool to make a noble sacrifice to advance a teammate. It’s cool to drive dipshit purists insane by bunting your way on to break up a lousy combined no-h...
03:52, 06/19/2019

Max Scherzer, not Hyun-Jin Ryu, should be the front-runner for this year’s NL Cy Young Award Scherzer is striking out more batters per nine innings than Ryu, doesn’t get as much run support as Ryu and plays in front of one of the worst fielding teams in the majors this season....
21:39, 06/18/2019

Wild Man Max Scherzer Is Pitching With A Huge Shiner One Day After Breaking His Nose Tuesday afternoon Max Scherzer broke his nose during batting practice, while working on his bunting. Among the many reasons this was unfortunate is poor timing: Scherzer was scheduled to pitch Thursday evening, in the second game of a day-night doubl...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Scherzer fans 10, wins 5th straight start, Nats beat Marlins MIAMI (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out 10 in eight innings and won his fifth straight start, leading the Washington Nationals over the Miami Marlins 6-1 on Tuesday night. The three-time Cy Young Award winner also had two hits and scored twice. Scherzer...
04:00, 06/26/2019

LEADING OFF: Brewers streaking, Scherzer skid, d'Arnaud deal LEADING OFF: Brewers streaking, Scherzer skid, Sabathia and Samardzija in rematches, d'Arnaud again on the move        ...
10:39, 05/11/2019

Why You Still Need a Workout Notebook Use workout apps long enough, and you’ll realize you can’t trust a single one. Sometimes they go defunct, or you take a break from running and forget your password, or your phone dies and takes your data with it. And even when all goes well, the apps...
02:13, 05/08/2019

NFL notebook: LT Williams reportedly wants out of D.C. Seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams wasn't present Tuesday for the start of the Washington Redskins' mandatory minicamp, and it was presumed he wanted a new contract....
03:00, 06/06/2019

NFL notebook: Pierre-Paul out at least 5 to 6 months Tampa Bay Buccaneers pass rusher Jason Pierre-Paul will miss five to six months as a best-case scenario due to the broken neck he suffered in a car accident last week, head coach Bruce Arians told reporters on Friday....
04:00, 05/11/2019

MLB notebook: Dodgers to extend netting One day after a fan a Dodger Stadium got hit in the head by a foul ball, the Los Angeles Dodgers announced Monday that they would extend the protective netting further down the foul lines....
07:13, 06/25/2019

NBA notebook: Popovich in talks about returning Gregg Popovich, the longest-tenured coach in the big four pro sports in the United States, hinted Monday he is in negotiations to return to the San Antonio Spurs for a 24th season....
05:13, 04/30/2019

NFL notebook: Suitors aplenty for DT McCoy All-Pro defensive tackle Gerald McCoy concluded a two-day visit with the Baltimore Ravens and will meet with the Carolina Panthers, according to multiple media outlets....
08:00, 05/30/2019

MLB notebook: Oakland's Montas gets 80-game PED ban Oakland Athletics right-hander Frankie Montas was suspended 80 games without pay on Friday after testing positive for Ostarine in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment program....
10:26, 06/22/2019

NBA notebook: Warriors GM saw no way to retain Durant Golden State general manager Bob Myers was hopeful his team would retain Kevin Durant since it could offer a five-year, $221 million contact but said Monday that there wasn't anything the Warriors could have done to keep the star forward with the tea...
08:00, 07/16/2019

NFL notebook: Texans reportedly cut TE Griffin The Houston Texans have released veteran tight end Ryan Griffin, multiple outlets reported Friday, three weeks after he was arrested in Nashville, Tenn., for allegedly punching a hotel window....
08:26, 05/18/2019

MLB notebook: Athletics' Davis lands on IL The Oakland Athletics placed designated hitter Khris Davis on the 10-day injured list on Friday, retroactive to May 22, because of a left hip/oblique injury....
05:00, 05/25/2019

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Game 1 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is unlikely to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday against either the Toronto Raptors or Milwaukee Bucks....
05:00, 05/25/2019

MLB notebook: Padres rookie Paddack sent down San Diego Padres right-hander Chris Paddack, in the midst of a strong rookie season, was surprisingly optioned to Class-A Lake Elsinore (Calif.) on Wednesday....
06:52, 06/13/2019

NBA notebook: Durant to miss at least one more week Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant is not yet ready to resume on-court work and will be re-evaluated in a week, the team announced Thursday, shortly before hosting Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers....
16:13, 05/17/2019

NFL notebook: 18-game sked under discussion While the concept of a future 18-game NFL season is nothing new, with players objecting to the wear and tear of an added two games, the Wall Street Journal reported a potential compromise Friday....
14:52, 07/13/2019

NBA notebook: Durant officially out for Game 3 Kevin Durant is officially out for Game 3, while Klay Thompson was listed as questionable by Golden State coach Steve Kerr for Wednesday's NBA Finals game against the visiting Toronto Raptors....
07:52, 06/05/2019

NBA notebook: Lakers hope to add third star The Los Angeles Lakers, with LeBron James in place and Anthony Davis on the way, reportedly are attempting to clear enough salary-cap space to make a run at a third star player this summer....
10:26, 06/19/2019

MLB notebook: Orioles tab C Rutschman with No. 1 pick Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman was the No. 1 overall selection by the Baltimore Orioles in the 2019 MLB Draft on Monday night. The switch-hitting Rutschman batted .411 with 17 homers and 58 RBIs in 57 games for the Beavers this season as a juni...
03:39, 06/04/2019

Dodgers’ Ryu loses no-hit bid in 8th vs Nationals LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu of the Los Angeles Dodgers has lost his no-hit bid with one out in the eighth inning when Gerardo Parra doubled for the Washington Nationals. Parra drove Ryu’s 105th pitch to deep left-center and it bounced over ...
05:39, 05/13/2019

Where do the Nationals and Davey Martinez go from here? Can the Nats turn things around and salvage the season? Or will they continue to underachieve and be a deadline seller? Their manager's job hangs in the balance....
14:52, 05/27/2019

Nationals are in shambles, and the scapegoating seems near Tuesday night ended with Bryce Harper’s first Phillies grand slam. Wednesday began with the Nationals boss blaming everyone — manager included — for the team’s turtle-like start. And their Wednesday afternoon finished in utter...
02:13, 05/09/2019

MLB notebook: Stanton (calf) shut down for 7-10 days New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton, who was scratched from the lineup of a scheduled rehab game Tuesday due to a strained left calf, will be shut down for a week to 10 days, manager Aaron Boone said Wednesday....
06:52, 05/23/2019

NBA notebook: Durant opts out, will hit free agency NBA superstar Kevin Durant has declined his $31.5 million player option with the Golden State Warriors and will become an unrestricted free agent, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday....
07:39, 06/27/2019

MLB notebook: Astros lose Springer to injury Houston Astros All-Star outfielder George Springer will miss Monday's game and is day-to-day with lower back stiffness, manager AJ Hinch said after Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox....
05:52, 05/20/2019

MLB notebook: Stanton on IL, to miss London trip New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is returning to the 10-day injured list with a strained right posterior cruciate ligament and will miss this weekend's trip to London, manager Aaron Boone told reporters Wednesday....
07:39, 06/27/2019

NBA notebook: Oladipo recovery to extend into season Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo will miss the start of the 2019-20 season as he continues his recovery from a ruptured right quad tendon, team president Kevin Pritchard said Friday....
10:26, 06/22/2019

MLB notebook: Rangers RHP Kelley awaits biopsy Texas Rangers reliever Shawn Kelley had two lumps surgically removed from his vocal cords this week and is awaiting the results of a biopsy, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Saturday....
03:26, 05/19/2019

NBA notebook: Celtics reported favorite for G Walker The Boston Celtics are expected to make All-Star guard Kemba Walker a four-year, $141 million contract offer when free agency opens Sunday, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported....
05:00, 06/28/2019

MLB notebook: Ortiz 'flashed that smile' in recovery Former Red Sox star David Ortiz is in stable condition after a second surgery in Boston, his wife Tiffany Ortiz said in a statement provided by the team....
05:26, 06/12/2019

NFL notebook: Lawson to pay for funeral of slain girl Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson will pay for the funeral of an 11-year-old girl who was killed this week when gunshots hit her home in Anderson, S.C....
12:13, 06/28/2019

MLB notebook: Angels mourn loss of Skaggs At an emotional press conference Tuesday in Arlington, Texas, to discuss the death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, team owner Arte Moreno said, "It's like a punch in the heart. These kids are like family."...
14:00, 07/03/2019

NBA notebook: Magic accuses Lakers GM of backstabbing The Los Angeles Lakers on Monday introduced new head coach Frank Vogel at a news conference. However, their old president made all the headlines with accusations of backstabbing by his former subordinate....
12:39, 05/21/2019

MLB notebook: Yankees' Judge to return Friday The New York Yankees are expected to activate slugger Aaron Judge from the injured list on Friday and have him in the lineup to face the Houston Astros....
06:26, 06/21/2019

MLB notebook: Ohtani 'getting close' to mound work Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani continues to progress in his rehab from Tommy John surgery, and he could throw from a mound before the All-Star break....
04:52, 06/14/2019

NFL notebook: Bell works out at Jets' minicamp Running back Le'Veon Bell took part in on-field workouts at the New York Jets' mandatory minicamp Tuesday after skipping most of the team's spring voluntary workouts....
07:52, 06/05/2019

MLB notebook: Keuchel, Yanks reportedly near agreement Free agent left-hander Dallas Keuchel is closing in on an agreement with the New York Yankees, MLB Network indicated Tuesday, with the St. Louis Cardinals, Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros thought to be left in the wake of the American League East ...
07:52, 06/05/2019

NBA notebook: GM Ainge didn’t see Celtics’ commitment Danny Ainge is just five weeks removed from his second heart attack, but that didn't stop him from delivering a strong opinion of the 2018-19 Boston Celtics on Wednesday....
03:00, 06/06/2019

NFL notebook: Wentz signs extension through 2024 The Philadelphia Eagles locked up franchise quarterback Carson Wentz on Thursday, with the sides agreeing to terms on a four-year contract extension through the 2024 season....
04:52, 06/07/2019

NFL notebook: Falcons WR Jones in line for extension The Atlanta Falcons are confident they will re-sign wide receiver Julio Jones to a new long-term extension before training camp begins next month, ESPN reported Tuesday....
10:26, 06/19/2019

MLB notebook: Umpires angered by Machado discipline The Major League Baseball Umpires Association criticized the one-game suspension of San Diego Padres infielder Manny Machado, calling it "a slap in the face" and "a disgrace to the game."...
04:00, 06/19/2019

NFL notebook: Texans fire Gaine after one season The Houston Texans announced Friday that they have fired general manager Brian Gaine after one season, admitting that the timing of the change was "unusual."...
06:00, 06/08/2019

NFL notebook: Texans abandon bid for Pats' Caserio Nick Caserio is staying with the New England Patriots as the Texans withdrew their request Friday to interview Bill Belichick's right-hand man for the vacant general manager post in Houston....
04:00, 06/15/2019

NHL notebook: Bruins' Chara reportedly has broken jaw Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara sustained a broken jaw when hit in the face by a puck in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday....
07:52, 06/05/2019

NBA notebook: Jazz to acquire Grizzlies' Conley The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade point guard Mike Conley to the Utah Jazz for guards Kyle Korver and Grayson Allen, forward Jae Crowder and two first-round picks, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday....
09:52, 06/20/2019

NFL notebook: DT McCoy reportedly to pick from 3 teams After finishing his latest free-agent visit with Carolina on Friday, six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Gerald McCoy will reportedly decide on his 2019 team among three final suitors: the Panthers, the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns....
05:00, 06/01/2019

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Finals opener The Golden State Warriors announced Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful he can return during the series....
08:13, 05/24/2019

MLB notebook: Astros place OF Springer (hamstring) on IL The Houston Astros put star outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list on Saturday, a day after he strained his left hamstring while chasing a foul ball....
09:00, 05/26/2019

MLB notebook: Buckner dies at 69 after battling dementia Bill Buckner, the 1980 National League batting champion who registered more than 2,700 hits during a career that touched four decades, died Monday after a battle with dementia. He was 69....
13:00, 05/28/2019

MLB notebook: Correa out 4-6 weeks with massage injury Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, who was placed on the 10-day injured list on Wednesday, will be sidelined four to six weeks because of a fractured rib that occurred during a massage....
08:00, 05/30/2019

NBA notebook: Pelicans lobby Davis to stick around In what resembled a sales pitch to an available free agent, the New Orleans Pelicans met with Anthony Davis on Wednesday in the hope of convincing him to embrace in the direction the franchise is now headed....
08:00, 05/30/2019

NASCAR notebook: Pocono known to produce first-timers Although Pocono Raceway has long been regarded as one of the most challenging stops on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule, young drivers have shown a propensity in mastering the challenge....
02:52, 05/31/2019

NFL notebook: Browns coach Kitchens changes tune on OBJ Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens changed his tune on Odell Beckham Jr. missing all but one of Cleveland's 10 workouts permitted under NFL rules for organized team activities....
08:00, 05/31/2019

NBA notebook: Kerr says Durant could return for Game 3 Golden State forward Andre Iguodala is expected to play Sunday, despite being hobbled at the end of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but teammate Kevin Durant won't....
05:00, 06/01/2019

NBA notebook: Gunshots mar Raptors' title celebration Four people sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds at Monday's rally celebrating the Raptors' championship, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said....
10:13, 06/18/2019

NFL notebook: Manning not concerned over competition from Jones New York Giants starting quarterback Eli Manning doesn't sound like he's too concerned with the buzz over rookie Daniel Jones, the sixth pick in the NFL Draft who earned positive reviews in offseason workouts....
00:52, 06/29/2019

MLB notebook: Extent of Tatis' injury unknown San Diego Padres rookie shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. departed Sunday's game against the Washington Nationals with a hamstring injury that occurred when he awkwardly did the splits....
04:00, 04/29/2019

Critic’s Notebook: The Dronepocalypse Is Here — in Documentary Footage, at Least An epidemic of aerial shots has infected nonfiction filmmaking. It can be a tremendous boon for subjects that are hard to access, but overuse is an issue....
17:26, 05/08/2019

MLB notebook: Kluber hopes to return in 2019 Cleveland Indians ace right-hander Corey Kluber is hopeful he'll be able to return from a fractured right forearm at some point during the 2019 season....
09:52, 05/08/2019

NFL notebook: Kraft ordered to appear at next court date Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, was ordered to appear in West Palm Beach, Fla., for a hearing on the admissibility of video evidence in his prostitution and solicitation case....
08:52, 05/04/2019

NFL notebook: Cardinals plan to start Murray Arizona general manager Steve Keim said he remembers the moment he decided the Cardinals would make former Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray the first pick of the 2019 NFL Draft....
05:13, 04/30/2019

MLB notebook: Verlander insists baseballs are 'juiced' Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander surrendered a MLB-high 26 home runs before the All-Star break, so it's no great surprise his opinion of the spike in offense and home runs is explicit....
04:52, 07/09/2019

MLB notebook: Cubs' Russell respects fan criticism Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell seemed to change his tune Friday, one day after his "that's on them" comment toward fans who booed him after his return from a suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic abuse policy....
09:00, 05/11/2019

MLB notebook: Yankees’ Tanaka among All-Star additions Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez was named Saturday to the National League All-Star team along with Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Brandon Woodruff, Major League Baseball announced....
04:13, 07/07/2019

NBA notebook: Warriors' Durant done for Rockets series Kevin Durant is done for the rest of the Western Conference semifinals, and head coach Steve Kerr said the Golden State Warriors must grasp the task ahead: Replace the best player in the NBA....
05:13, 05/10/2019

Critic’s Notebook: The Broadway Musical Has a Man Problem From “Kiss Me, Kate” to “Tootsie,” shows old and new are working to reflect today’s gender politics. Women fare better, but what about the mediocre men?...
10:26, 05/02/2019

MLB notebook: Mets place reliever Familia on IL Bothered by a sore right shoulder and some rough outings recently, New York Mets reliever Jeurys Familia was placed on the 10-day injury list Wednesday....
04:00, 05/02/2019

MLB notebook: Some Red Sox skip White House visit While manager Alex Cora, a native of Puerto Rico, and about a dozen players of color skipped a visit honoring the world champion Boston Red Sox at the White House on Thursday, President Donald Trump avoided discussing the controversy....
06:39, 05/10/2019

NBA notebook: Lakers eye James as point guard LeBron James is preparing to take on a new role with the Los Angeles Lakers this season as point guard, according to a report Monday by Yahoo! Sports' Chris Haynes....
04:52, 07/09/2019

NFL notebook: Falcons reach deal with DT Jarrett The Atlanta Falcons and defensive tackle Grady Jarrett agreed to a four-year, $68 million deal ahead of Monday's franchise tag deadline, multiple outlets reported....
08:00, 07/16/2019

Reporter’s Notebook: Who Gets a ‘Game of Thrones’ Tattoo? Last week, a British TV streaming service offered free tattoos related to the series. The reasons people took part in the publicity stunt reveal the power of the show’s appeal....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Critic’s Notebook: In Soccer, Power’s Always in Play A new exhibition at the Arab World Institute in Paris explores how the game embodies political and social changes in Africa, the Middle East and beyond....
18:52, 04/28/2019

MLB notebook: Dodgers LHP Urias on administrative leave Major League Baseball placed Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias on administrative leave Tuesday after he was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic battery on Monday night....
07:13, 05/15/2019

NFL notebook: Rosen opens up about Cards exit Now that Josh Rosen has made his move for a fresh start with the Miami Dolphins, the 22-year-old quarterback who experienced a disappointing rookie season with the Arizona Cardinals is ready to start talking. Well, more like trash talking....
07:13, 05/15/2019

NBA notebook: Davis bullish about Lakers' roster Anthony Davis met the media in Los Angeles on Saturday for the first time since he was traded to the Lakers and expressed his enthusiasm about joining LeBron James and DeMarcus Cousins to create one of the NBA's top trios....
08:26, 07/14/2019

Diamondbacks hit 4 HRs off Strasburg, beat Nationals 10-3 Ketel Marte hit two of Arizona's four solo homers off Stephen Strasburg and the Diamondbacks beat the Washington Nationals 10-3       ...
04:00, 06/16/2019

Nationals 2B Dozier departs after getting hit by pitch WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals second baseman Brian Dozier left a game Tuesday night against the Chicago White Sox after he was hit on his right arm by a pitch. Chicago starter Reynaldo Lopez hit Dozier as he was leading off the second inning. Dozier wa...
04:13, 06/05/2019

How the Nationals won a series for the first time in a month It has been a grim start for Washington, but with Gerardo Parra providing a spark Thursday, the Nats and their fans finally have something to shout about....
13:26, 05/17/2019

Nationals hit 3 HRs, complete sweep of Phillies with 7-4 win WASHINGTON (AP) — Anthony Rendon and Victor Robles homered in a four-run sixth inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4 Thursday night to complete a sweep of their rain-shortened series. Rendon led off the sixth with a ...
06:13, 06/21/2019

US To Deport Over 70 "Illegal" Pakistani Nationals The US will deport over 70 "illegal" Pakistani nationals and a special chartered plane will bring them back on Wednesday, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Tuesday....
19:26, 05/14/2019

31 foreign nationals busted in ICE crackdown Federal officials nabbed 31 foreign nationals in New York for U.S. immigration laws in a five-day crackdown. Nearly all of those picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement between May 19 and 23 had stayed in the U.S. after being ordered to leav...
18:13, 05/26/2019

Mets stun Doolittle, Nationals in 8th for 6-1 win NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead, three-run double off Washington closer Sean Doolittle, Rajai Davis capped the six-run eighth inning with a three-run homer in his first at-bat for the Mets and New York rallied to beat the Nationals 6-1 We...
04:39, 05/23/2019

NASCAR notebook: Reddick happy to be in top echelon of Xfinity DOVER, Del. -- Even though Tyler Reddick won the NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship on the strength of his final-race performance at Homestead-Miami Speedway last year, he concedes that Christopher Bell, driving the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, wa...
03:39, 05/04/2019

SUPREME COURT NOTEBOOK: Thomas, RBG align in 5-4 rulings WASHINGTON (AP) — Since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s return in late winter from cancer surgery and broken ribs, she has regularly accepted Justice Clarence Thomas’ extended hand to help her down the three steps behind the Supreme Court b...
07:00, 06/06/2019

NFL notebook: Rams' Gurley unsure how knee will hold up Todd Gurley, the Los Angeles Rams' primary ballcarrier, said he isn't certain how his arthritic knee will hold up over the long haul. An "arthritic component" in his knee became problematic in the playoffs last season, when the team attempted to mana...
04:26, 07/11/2019

MLB notebook: Gausman faces suspension for Urena throw Atlanta Braves right-hander Kevin Gausman received a five-game suspension Monday for intentionally throwing a pitch at Marlins right-hander Jose Urena on Friday night in Miami....
09:26, 05/07/2019

NBA notebook: Warriors’ Cousins plans playoff return Injured Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins doesn't want to be counted out of the playoffs. If the Warriors can keep playing this postseason while eyeing another NBA title, so will he, despite having suffered a partially torn quadriceps mus...
09:26, 05/07/2019

MLB notebook: Authorities say Ortiz wasn't targeted in shooting The orchestrated attack that resulted in David Ortiz getting shot at a nightclub earlier this month was not meant to target the former Boston Red Sox star, Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday....
09:52, 06/20/2019

NBA notebook: Rockets swap Paul for Thunder's Westbrook The Oklahoma City Thunder traded guard Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for guard Chris Paul and a pair of first-round draft picks, multiple media outlets reported Thursday....
16:39, 07/12/2019

NFL notebook: Security guard presses charges against Elliott Security guard Kyle Johnson has pressed charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident in Las Vegas, Fox 5 Las Vegas reported....
08:26, 07/14/2019

NFL notebook: Cowboys, Prescott making progress on deal Negotiations between the Dallas Cowboys and Dak Prescott on a contract that would make the quarterback the highest-paid player in team history are progressing, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Tuesday....
09:52, 05/08/2019

NFL notebook: McVay opens up on Super Bowl loss Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay experienced paralysis by analysis in the days before his team lost to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3....
06:26, 05/09/2019

Reporter's Notebook: Inside Hezbollah’s attack tunnels Amid new regional tension with Iran, reports indicate the tunnels were meant to be used by the Iranian proxy Hezbollah in a ground operation against Israel....
23:00, 05/30/2019

MLB notebook: Reds release three-time All-Star Kemp The Cincinnati Reds on Saturday released 34-year-old outfielder Matt Kemp, who had been a disappointment since being acquired in an offseason deal from the Los Angeles Dodgers....
02:26, 05/05/2019

MLB notebook: Giants lose Longoria to plantar fasciitis Just as he was heating up, San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria wound up on the 10-day injured list Monday due to plantar fasciitis in his left foot....
08:00, 07/16/2019

NFL notebook: Lynch eyes possible return after Crowell injury Oakland Raiders running back Isaiah Crowell suffered a torn Achilles tendon on Tuesday and is out for the season, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Wednesday....
04:00, 05/02/2019

NBA notebook: Durant officially to miss finals opener Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the host Toronto Raptors on Thursday and he might not make the trip due to his calf injury, coach Steve Kerr told reporters on Monday....
13:00, 05/28/2019

NFL notebook: Seahawks officially cut ties with Baldwin, Chancellor The Seattle Seahawks officially severed ties with two longtime standouts who are expected to retire due to health concerns, waiving wideout Doug Baldwin and safety Kam Chancellor with failed physical designations....
05:13, 05/10/2019

NHL notebook: Karlsson signs $92 million deal with Sharks All-Star defenseman Erik Karlsson signed an eight-year deal to remain with the San Jose Sharks. The team did not release contract figures, but multiple reports on Monday said it's worth about $11.5 million per year -- $92 million total....
10:13, 06/18/2019

MLB notebook: Ortiz back in Boston for gunshot recovery Former slugger David Ortiz arrived in Boston on a Red Sox team plane and was taken to a hospital on Monday, a day after he was shot in the back while at a Dominican Republic nightclub....
08:39, 06/11/2019

NASCAR notebook: Yellow comes at wrong time for Truex With four laps left in Monday's rain-delayed FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Monday, Martin Truex Jr. thought he had second place in the bag....
08:39, 06/11/2019

NBA notebook: Suns deal former top pick Jackson to Grizz The Phoenix Suns dealt former fourth overall pick Josh Jackson to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday in a trade involving four players and two draft picks, according to an ESPN report....
03:52, 07/04/2019

NFL notebook: Pats file tampering charges vs. Texans The Patriots filed tampering charges against the Texans and the NFL opened an investigation, according to multiple reports Wednesday, regarding Houston's attempts to hire New England director of player personnel Nick Caserio as its new general manage...
03:26, 06/13/2019

NFL draft notebook: QBs Finley, Stidham taken in fourth round Quarterbacks took center stage Saturday on the third and final day of the 2019 NFL Draft, with three teams focusing on prospects that one day perhaps could replace franchise quarterbacks and three others looking for some insurance....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Two Major Met Opera Arrivals, Just 15 Hours Apart Rosa Feola made her debut as Gilda in “Rigoletto” on Friday. The next morning, Andreas Schager brought his Siegfried to the Met in “Götterdämmerung.”...
22:26, 04/28/2019

NBA notebook: Warriors, Blazers both enter Game 4 banged up Though the Golden State Warriors have won all three games of the Western Conference finals thus far against Portland, the series is taking its toll on both teams....
05:00, 05/20/2019

NHL notebook: Rain doesn't stop Blues parade Heavy rain didn't dampen the spirits of the St. Louis Blues or their fans Saturday as a crowd estimated in the hundreds of thousands turned out to see the 2019 Stanley Cup champions parade through downtown....
09:13, 06/16/2019

NFL notebook: Cardinals CB Peterson banned 6 games (PEDs) Eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals has been suspended for the first six games of 2019 for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy....
16:13, 05/17/2019

NBA notebook: Durant to miss Game 1 of conference finals Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant will miss Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the visiting Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday due to a right calf strain, ESPN said Monday....
04:00, 05/14/2019

MLB notebook: Tommy John surgery for White Sox's Rodon Chicago White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon will undergo Tommy John surgery on Wednesday with the procedure likely sidelining him through the first half of the 2020 season....
04:00, 05/14/2019

MLB notebook: Phils' Herrera suspended for rest of season Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera was suspended for the remainder of the 2019 season without pay for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy. Herrera's suspension will include the postseason should the Phillies qu...
13:27, 07/06/2019

NBA notebook: Leonard, George officially join Clipper The Los Angeles Clippers signed free agent forward Kawhi Leonard to a three-year, $103 million maximum contract and officially completed a trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder for Paul George....
04:26, 07/11/2019

MLB notebook: Wacha, Freeland activated, start Monday The St. Louis Cardinals activated right-hander Michael Wacha from the 10-day injured list Monday in time for him to start against the Washington Nationals....
05:13, 04/30/2019

Critic’s Notebook: 50 Years On, the Art Ensemble of Chicago Is Still Transforming Once a quintet known for challenging the expectations of Western ears, it has grown into a 17-piece group that just released a triumphant double album....
21:13, 05/01/2019

NBA notebook: Warriors' Looney returns to action in Game 4 Golden State reserve forward Kevon Looney returned from injury to play in Friday's Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors in Oakland, Calif....
06:00, 06/08/2019

NFL notebook: Pro Football Hall of Famer Marchetti dies Former Baltimore Colts defensive end and Pro Football Hall of Famer Gino Marchetti died Monday night. Conflicting media reports listed his age as 92 or 93....
05:39, 05/01/2019

Nationals hit 4 straight homers in 8th to stun Padres 5-2 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon hit consecutive home runs off Craig Stammen with one out in the eighth inning and Stephen Strasburg beat his hometown team again as the Washington Nationals defeated the San ...
04:39, 06/10/2019

Four British nationals arrested in eastern China Four British nationals have been arrested in eastern China, the British Embassy in Beijing said Friday, amid escalating diplomatic tension between the two countries....
11:26, 07/12/2019

Hedges caps Padres’ rally in 5-4 win vs Nationals SAN DIEGO (AP) — Austin Hedges’ RBI single with two outs in the ninth capped a two-run rally off Sean Doolittle and gave the San Diego Padres a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night. Hedges’ single brought in rookie Jo...
11:52, 06/08/2019

Nationals 3B Anthony Rendon to IL after missing 7 of 8 games Nationals 3B Anthony Rendon finally heading to injured list with bruised left elbow after sitting out 7 of Washington's past 8 games        ...
21:13, 04/30/2019

Castillo, Jiménez power White Sox to 7-5 win over Nationals CHICAGO (AP) — Eloy Jiménez believes he’s much improved since the start of the season and will continue to grow throughout his rookie year. Welington Castillo hit a grand slam and Jiménez homered at home for the first time, powering the Chicago...
07:13, 06/12/2019

Strasburg fastest to 1,500 Ks, Nationals beat Cardinals 2-1 Stephen Strasburg reached 1,500 strikeouts in fewer innings than any pitcher in major league history, and the Washington Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 after a long rain delay to salvage the finale of a four-game series    ...
08:39, 05/03/2019

Watch: Nationals hit four straight homers in win over Padres The Washington Nationals hit four consecutive home runs for the second time in three years in Sunday's 5-2 victory over the San Diego Padres at Petco Park....
20:39, 06/10/2019

Turner homers again as Nationals beat White Sox 12-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Trea Turner homered in the second straight game, Aníbal Sánchez pitched into the seventh and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago White Sox 12-1 on Monday night. Turner tripled and scored in the third, went deep against Odrisamer ...
05:39, 06/11/2019

Six Chinese nationals arrested in Vanuatu: media Authorities in Vanuatu have arrested six Chinese nationals following Chinese complaints they were operating an internet scam from the Pacific island, media reported on Saturday....
08:26, 06/29/2019

Ryu carries no-hitter into 8th, Dodgers blank Nationals 6-0 Hyun-Jin Ryu took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, Corey Seager hit a grand slam and the Los Angeles Dodgers blanked the Washington Nationals 6-0 to split a four-game series that featured three shutouts        ...
01:39, 05/13/2019

Corbin pitches shutout in Nationals 5-0 win over Marlins Patrick Corbin pitched a four-hit shutout, Yan Gomes hit a three-run RBI double in the fourth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 5-0 on Saturday        ...
02:00, 05/26/2019

Corbin shuts down Dodgers again in Nationals’ 6-0 victory LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patrick Corbin shut down the Los Angeles Dodgers’ powerful lineup again, pitching the Washington Nationals to a 6-0 victory Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series. Corbin fired seven smooth innings and Howie Kendr...
08:00, 05/10/2019

Strasburg strikes out 11, Nationals hold off Braves 5-4 ATLANTA (AP) — Stephen Strasburg matched his season high with 11 strikeouts in seven innings and the Washington Nationals took the lead on three straight walks to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Tuesday night. Howie Kendrick had three hits, including ...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Stephen Strasburg ‘immaculate’ for surging Nationals Steven Strasburg fired the first “immaculate inning” of his career in the Nationals’ 3-1 win over the Marlins on Wednesday night in Washington. In the top of the fourth, Strasburg struck out the side on nine pitches. The right-hande...
06:26, 07/04/2019

Nationals vs. Reds: Take Patrick Corbin and Washington The Washington Nationals finally have their key position players healthy which makes their one big woe a bullpen that is dead last in the MLB in ERA. The best way to mitigate that is by not going to it and with Patrick Corbin on the mound, it is alwa...
22:52, 05/31/2019

Mets snap 5-game skid with 5-3 win over Nationals NEW YORK (AP) — Amed Rosario and Pete Alonso homered in the first inning as the New York Mets, after learning embattled manager Mickey Callaway is staying around, broke out of their offensive funk a bit to beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Monday ...
08:13, 05/21/2019

What Nationals can learn from Yankees if they choose to be sellers In the days leading up to the 2016 trade deadline, Yankees officials believed they were going to deal Aroldis Chapman to the Nationals and Andrew Miller to the Cubs. A proposal that seemed acceptable to both sides to move Chapman to Washington was on...
07:52, 05/16/2019

Nationals hold off Mets for rare series win Gerardo Parra went 3-for-3, including a homer, drove in three runs and scored three as the host Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 7-6 Thursday, winning a series for the first time in a month....
23:26, 05/16/2019

NASCAR notebook: DiBenedetto shines with career-best result at Sonoma SONOMA, Calif. - In the last 11 laps of Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway, Matt DiBenedetto passed seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson for fifth place and 2014 Champion Kevin Harvick for fourth....
04:13, 06/24/2019

MLB notebook: Yankees’ Boone calls Torres snub ‘a joke’ Snubs involving players perfectly capable of making the All-Star team continue to be a yearly tradition, and in 2019, New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone is speaking out about one of his own -- infielder Gleyber Torres....
03:52, 07/04/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Cannes Film Festival: It’s Apocalypse Now, Thanks to Jim Jarmusch The start of this year’s festival has all the customary stars and glamour as well as flesh-eating American zombies and a Brazilian fight to the death....
20:52, 05/16/2019

NASCAR notebook: Truex Jr., Busch savor friendly rivalry JOLIET, Ill. - Both Joe Gibbs Racing team drivers Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch eased into grins Saturday morning when asked if their Monster Energy NASCAR Cup excellence this year has caused any sort of divisive inner-team rivalry....
05:13, 06/30/2019

NFL notebook: Judge suppresses video in Kraft's solicitation case A judge on Monday granted Robert Kraft's motion to suppress video evidence, delivering the New England Patriots owner a huge victory -- and potentially derailing the prosecution's case -- as he combats charges of soliciting a prostitute at a Jupiter,...
05:52, 05/14/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Tribeca Film Festival: 9 Filmmakers Who Should Be on Your Radar Their films may be flawed, but they reflect talent behind the camera. This is your chance to say you saw these directors when they were just starting out....
20:00, 04/28/2019

NFL notebook: Saints' Jordan reportedly lands $52.5 million extension The New Orleans Saints and defensive end Cameron Jordan reached an agreement on a three-year contract extension, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday....
05:26, 06/12/2019

MLB notebook: Phils' Herrera arrested on domestic assault charge Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night and charged with simple assault after a domestic incident at an Atlantic City, N.J., casino, police said....
05:39, 05/29/2019

NBA notebook: Raptors president confident team can sign Leonard Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri said Tuesday he has met with Kawhi Leonard, who is days away from becoming a free agent, and is confident the NBA champions can re-sign the superstar....
04:52, 06/26/2019

OTAs notebook: Jags' Ramsey absent, but Ngakoue shows Cornerback Jalen Ramsey remains absent from Jacksonville Jaguars offseason workouts, but defensive end Yannick Ngakoue was present on Tuesday after missing workouts earlier this spring....
04:13, 05/22/2019

NFL notebook: Gase calls Bell trade talk 'ridiculous' New York Jets coach Adam Gase on Thursday dismissed speculation that All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell was on the trading block, calling it "ridiculous."...
08:13, 05/24/2019

NBA notebook: Nuggets' Porter sustains minor knee injury Denver Nuggets rookie forward Michael Porter Jr. sprained his left knee in a minicamp scrimmage Wednesday night and is not likely to play for the team in summer league action at Las Vegas, according to the Denver Post....
04:52, 07/05/2019

NFL notebook: On audio, Chiefs' Hill heard denying assault In a full version of an audio recording aired by a Kansas City radio station on Tuesday, Chiefs star wide receiver Tyreek Hill is heard denying assaulting his fiancee, although Hill pleaded guilty to an assault and battery charge in 2015....
08:00, 07/10/2019

NFL notebook: Seahawks LB Wagner prepared for Seattle swan song Bobby Wagner expects 2019 to be his final season with the Seattle Seahawks. The four-time All-Pro wants to retire as a Seahawk, he said, but grasps the reality that comes with paying your quarterback more than $35 million per season....
09:26, 05/07/2019

Critic’s Notebook: From Clay Tablets to Smartphones: 5,000 Years of Writing The act of writing always seems to be under threat from technology, yet it manages to adapt and survive. An exhibition at the British Library shows how....
17:52, 05/02/2019

NBA notebook: Dominoes fall after Clippers' league-altering moves The Los Angeles Clippers rocked the NBA late Friday night with news they had come to terms with free agent Kawhi Leonard and agreed to trade for Paul George, and hours later, several teams responded with moves of their own, some filling out rosters a...
04:13, 07/07/2019

Epson just announced the perfect business notebook, but good luck trying to buy one The 13.3" Epson Endeavor NA520E offers swappable batteries, field-replaceable RAM and SSDs, a wealth of ports, thin bezels, and durability without being a tank. But you'll have to buy it in Japan....
19:00, 07/10/2019

NBA notebook: Magic denies mistreating employees during Lakers' stint Reacting to an ESPN report earlier Tuesday that described a toxic culture in the Los Angeles Lakers' front office, Magic Johnson denied mistreating any employees during his stint as team president that ended last month....
05:39, 05/29/2019

NOTEBOOK: Campaigning for commuter votes, politicians should look at how people get to work Ridings held by Liberals tend to have the highest percentage of transit users and the longest commute times, while in Conservative ridings, the car is king....
14:26, 07/05/2019

NFL notebook: Chiefs' Hill denies accusations in attorney's letter The attorney for Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill sent the NFL a four-page letter Thursday, a detailed denial of child abuse allegations made against his client....
03:13, 05/03/2019

NASCAR notebook: Chevrolets gang up to foil Logano’s chances TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Joey Logano had the lead in Sunday's GEICO 500 for the final restart on Lap 185 of 188, but the front of the field proved a tough place to be, given what was happening behind him....
04:00, 04/29/2019

The Nationals saved their season in the first half. Now comes the real test. Washington has the best record in baseball since May 24, thanks to hard work and good luck. Now the team faces a stretch that could break its season as quickly as it was restored....
19:00, 07/11/2019

Back in action at last, Nationals open doubleheader with 6-2 win over Phillies Gerardo Parra — with his new walk-up music, children’s anthem “Baby Shark” — delivered at the plate and defensively, and Patrick Corbin bounced back....
00:26, 06/20/2019

Fierce storms hit Greece killing six foreign nationals Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms lashed northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees and collapsing roofs, authorities said....
10:00, 07/11/2019

Nationals to start Austin Voth on Tuesday against Baltimore Washington is chipping away at its rotation situation, but still needs to decide who will start on Wednesday against Baltimore before an important four-game set in Atlanta over the weekend....
23:00, 07/14/2019

Nationals to extend protective netting almost all the way to foul poles Washington becomes the latest team to enact the safety measure, which comes just a few weeks after a four-year-old girl was struck by a foul ball during a game between the Cubs and Astros....
22:39, 06/20/2019

The Nationals Have Finally Freed Themselves From The Curse Of Trevor Rosenthal If you listen closely with your ear towards a swamp-like city near the mid-Atlantic, you’ll be able to hear the faint sounds of mild optimism returning to the minds and spirits of the dozens of Nationals fans in the DC-metro area. The reason for this...
23:52, 06/23/2019

Nationals to extend protective netting at All-Star break Washington Nationals to extend protective netting during All-Star break after recent injuries in baseball increased focus on fan safety       ...
22:39, 06/20/2019

Nationals release struggling reliever Trevor Rosenthal WASHINGTON (AP) — Right-hander Trevor Rosenthal has been released by the Washington Nationals, who ran out patience waiting for the reliever to return to form. Rosenthal ends his three-month stint in Washington with a 0-1 record and an unsightly 22.7...
21:00, 06/23/2019

Nationals rookie outfielder Robles departs with injury WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals outfielder Victor Robles has left the game against the Atlanta Braves with an undisclosed injury in the second inning. Robles went down to a knee in center during Nick Markakis’ at-bat Saturday, and manage...
02:00, 06/23/2019

Ron Capps leads Funny Car qualifying at NHRA Nationals NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — Ron Capps led Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. Capps had a 3.879-second pass at 329.18 mph in a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. “Conditions here are always good when the sun goes d...
05:39, 06/22/2019

Sanchez beats old team, lead Nationals over Tigers, 3-1 DETROIT (AP) — Anibal Sanchez beat his former team for his third win in four starts, Juan Soto hit his 14th home run of the season and the Washington Nationals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Friday night. Sanchez (4-6), who went 46-49 for the Tigers ...
05:13, 06/29/2019

Matt Adams’ 3-run homer lifts Nationals over Marlins 7-5 MIAMI (AP) — Matt Adams hit a three-run homer to lead the Washington Nationals over the Miami Marlins 7-5 on Wednesday night. Patrick Corbin pitched seven solid innings and snapped a four-game road losing streak. Corbin (7-5) allowed one run and thre...
05:13, 06/27/2019

3 Pak Nationals Detained With Gold Worth Over Rs 23 Lakh In Rajasthan Three Pakistani nationals were detained with gold worth over Rs 23 lakh from Munabao railway station near the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan's Barmer district, Customs officials said today....
15:00, 06/16/2019

Rhys Hoskins’ 3-run homer lifts Phillies over Nationals 4-2 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins hit a three-run homer, Jerad Eickhoff threw five crisp innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Friday night. After Kurt Suzuki went deep off Seranthony Dominguez (3-0) to give the Na...
06:52, 05/04/2019

Mets explode in eighth to topple Nationals for third straight win Mickey Callaway didn’t mince words before the Mets went for their third straight win over the Nationals on Wednesday at Citi Field: “We’ve got to win some games. We have to approach this like it’s the playoffs.’’ It took a while, but his team finally...
06:39, 05/23/2019

Nationals place Adams on 10-day IL with left shoulder strain PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Washington Nationals placed first baseman Matt Adams on the 10-day injured list with a left shoulder strain and recalled infielder Jake Noll from Triple-A Fresno on Sunday. Adams, who is batting .250 with three homers and 13 R...
19:52, 05/05/2019

U.S. Slows Hiring of Chinese Nationals by Chip Makers The U.S. has sharply slowed approvals for the nation’s semiconductor companies to hire Chinese nationals for advanced engineering jobs, according to industry insiders, limiting access to talent....
13:13, 05/21/2019

Tommy Johnson Jr. wins Route 66 NHRA Nationals JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Tommy Johnson Jr. raced to his first Funny Car victory since the end of the 2017 season, beating Robert Hight in an explosive final round Sunday at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals. Johnson’s Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat had an engi...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Cain, Brewers top Nationals 6-0; Rendon ejected in return MILWAUKEE (AP) — Lorenzo Cain’s three-run double with two outs in the seventh inning broke a scoreless tie and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Washington Nationals 6-0 Tuesday night for their fifth straight win. Nationals star Anthony Rendon had...
05:39, 05/08/2019

Casali homers off Corbin, Reds beat Nationals 9-3 CINCINNATI (AP) — Curt Casali hit a three-run homer off Patrick Corbin, who had one of the worst starts of his career, and the Cincinnati Reds beat Washington 9-3 Friday night to end the Nationals’ streak of eight straight wins at Great America...
07:13, 06/01/2019

Corbin shuts down Dodgers again in Nationals' 6-0 victory Patrick Corbin shut down the Los Angeles Dodgers' powerful lineup again, pitching the Washington Nationals to a 6-0 victory in the opener of a four-game series        ...
11:52, 05/10/2019

2 Chinese Nationals Arrested At Pak Airport On Suspicion Of Trafficking Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested two Chinese nationals at the Islamabad airport today as part of its ongoing investigation into alleged fake marriages and human trafficking......
16:39, 05/10/2019

Joe Maddon’s delivery protest draws ire of Nationals’ closer WASHINGTON — Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he was seeking fairness when he questioned the legality of Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle’s delivery in the ninth inning Saturday night and ultimately protested the game. That wasn’t D...
08:39, 05/19/2019

Mets’ gamble backfires in forgettable loss to Nationals WASHINGTON — The gamble to give Wilmer Font a shot against the Nationals in this short-handed Mets rotation resembled a sucker’s bet almost from the start Wednesday night. With Zack Wheeler on full rest and Jacob deGrom behind him, manager Mickey Cal...
07:52, 05/16/2019

Nationals vs. White Sox: Anibal Sanchez will shut down Chicago Belmont Stakes draw was held at Citi Field. Bodexpress, who threw jockey John Velazquez after leaving the gate in the Preakness, will be ridden by Yoenis Cespedes. … Campaign update: Mayor de Blasio seen bugging people in South Carolina, the Pa...
16:13, 06/05/2019

The Nationals Are Having A Hard Time Adjusting To Their Self-Imposed Mediocrity The 13–17 Washington Nationals made the oddly timed decision Thursday night to fire pitching coach Derek Lilliquist, immediately following a 2–1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. The Nationals hold the 23rd-ranked team earned run average in baseb...
05:00, 05/04/2019

Renfroe, Lucchesi lead Padres past Nationals, 5-4 Hunter Renfroe hit a two-run home run and left-hander Joey Lucchesi settled down after falling behind 4-0 in the first inning to help the San Diego Padres beat the Washington Nationals 5-4        ...
08:00, 06/07/2019

Cubs vs. Nationals: Kyle Hendricks will beat Washington New Jersey Dept. of Transportation is expecting more than 100,000 fans at MetLife Stadium this weekend to see Korean boy band BTS, short for “Beyond the Scene” not “Bankrupt taking Stitches.” The chaos is not sitting well with state officials. And wi...
14:52, 05/19/2019

Carter Kieboom is the hero until he isn’t in a dramatic Nationals debut Kieboom hits the tying home run in the eighth and then strikes out to end the game with the bases loaded in the ninth in Washington’s 4-3 loss to the Padres....
19:13, 04/28/2019

Rizzo homers, Cubs hold off Nationals’ rally for 6-5 win WASHINGTON (AP) — Anthony Rizzo homered, Albert Almora Jr. had three hits and the Chicago Cubs held off the Washington Nationals for a 6-5 victory Sunday night. Chicago led 6-1 before Washington closed to within a run on a three-run homer by Anthony ...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Two Indian Nationals Arrested Without Valid Visa In Sri Lanka Two more Indian nationals have been arrested by police in Colombo for violating Sri Lankan immigration laws during their stay in the country, authorities said....
13:39, 05/01/2019

Corbin Ks 11, Robles homers as Nationals beat Mets 5-1 WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Corbin struck out 11 in eight strong innings and Victor Robles homered to help the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 5-1 on Wednesday night. Anthony Rendon had three hits for Washington (17-25), which had lost seve...
03:52, 05/16/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....
19:52, 05/15/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Bikini Kill, Then and Now: A Front-Row View of a Punk Revolution Twenty-seven years have passed between a critic’s first Bikini Kill show and the band’s return. The songs, and the politics, are still vital and loud....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Reporter's Notebook: North Korea's UN ambassador silent about Otto Warmbier When we saw Kim Jong Un's ambassador to the United Nations, Kim Song, leaving the U.N. Secretariat building, I thought that his sudden appearance presented an opportunity for Fox News to ask the questions his government has long not seen fit not to a...
23:13, 05/08/2019

NASCAR notebook: Late caution erases Logano’s chance at winning When Bubba Wallace spun in Turn 2 with six laps left in Saturday night's Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, it changed the course of the entire race....
12:52, 07/14/2019

From On-Set Screaming Matches to the Role That Almost Went to Britney Spears: 15 Shocking Secrets About The Notebook it wasn't over, it still isn't over. 15 years later, we're all still swooning over The Notebook. Released on June 25, 2004, the romantic drama became an instant......
17:52, 06/25/2019

NASCAR notebook: Kyle Busch in tough position to extend top-10 streak TALLADEGA, Ala. -- If Kyle Busch is to extend his streak of top-10 finishes in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races, he'll have to do so from the 22nd starting position in Sunday's GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway (2 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and Sir...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Vanessa Hudgens to Play Allie in Reading of The Notebook Musical Adaptation Vanessa Hudgens is returning to her music roots, sort of. The High School Musical star, who also showcases her musical performance skills in Grease: Live and Rent: Live, is set to lead a......
20:00, 06/13/2019

Tigers snap 8-game losing streak, beat Nationals 7-5 DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera had three hits and three RBIs as the Detroit Tigers rallied twice and snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 7-5 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday. The Tigers rebounded from a three-run deficit in the...
06:13, 06/30/2019

Rizzo homers, Cubs hold off Nationals' rally for 6-5 win Anthony Rizzo homered, Albert Almora Jr. had three hits and the Chicago Cubs held off the Washington Nationals for a 6-5 victory        ...
07:13, 05/20/2019

Cubs’ Kris Bryant blasts three homers to destroy Nationals WASHINGTON — Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs saved their best for last — bad news for a Nationals bullpen that’s having a hard enough time as it is. Bryant matched a career high with three home runs and drove in five while the Cubs piled on ag...
09:13, 05/18/2019

Nationals complete series sweep of Marlins, climbing all the way back to .500 Matt Adams and Victor Robles turn the tide with home runs in the sixth inning, and Washington wins, 8-5, to even its record after falling 12 games under in late May....
07:26, 06/28/2019

Cambodia charges Chinese nationals over deadly building collapse A Cambodian court charged seven people on Tuesday, including five Chinese nationals, with involuntary manslaughter and conspiracy after 28 people died in a collapsed building on the weekend....
06:52, 06/25/2019

Could Fernando Rodney be the missing piece to make the Nationals’ bullpen whole? The 42-year-old veteran reliever looks like he could be a high-leverage option for Washington going forward after his career appeared in jeopardy after being designated for assignment by Oakland in late May....
14:13, 06/29/2019

Injury may force Nationals' Rendon to skip All-Star Game Just a couple of days after being selected to the All-Star Game for the first time, Washington Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon said Tuesday that injuries might prevent from playing in next week's Midsummer Classic....
14:00, 07/03/2019

Beckman tops Funny Car qualifying in NHRA 4-Wide Nationals Jack Beckman topped Funny Car qualifying at zMAX Dragway in the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals        ...
21:52, 04/28/2019

Carter Kieboom’s whirlwind first week with the Nationals ends with frustration Kieboom had a promising start with two home runs in his first three games, but nine strikeouts in 22 at-bats and a pair of costly defensive miscues in Wednesday's loss to St. Louis put a damper on his first week in the bigs....
16:52, 05/02/2019

Salinas tops Top Fuel qualifying at NHRA 4-Wide Nationals Mike Salinas took the No. 1 qualifying spot in Top Fuel at the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals. Salinas had a zMAX Dragway-record time of 3.687 seconds at 327.43 mph Friday night        ...
21:52, 04/28/2019

Todd tops Funny Car qualifying in NHRA Southern Nationals COMMERCE, Ga. (AP) — J.R. Todd led Funny Car qualifying Friday in the Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. The defending season champion had a 3.944-second run at 323.50 mph in a Toyota Camry. “This gives me a lot of confide...
06:52, 05/04/2019

Brittany Force takes No. 1 spot at NHRA Southern Nationals COMMERCE, Ga. (AP) — Brittany Force took the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel on Saturday in the Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. Force raced to her third No. 1 qualifier of the season and 13th of her career with her Frid...
00:13, 05/05/2019

Six foreign nationals killed as severe weather hits Greece Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees and collapsing roofs, authorities said....
04:00, 07/11/2019

Suzuki, Robles homer in 8th to lead Nationals past Phillies Kurt Suzuki and Victor Robles hit consecutive home runs in the eighth inning to lead the Washington Nationals to a 10-8 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Phillies        ...
06:39, 05/05/2019

Hagan, Torrence repeat winners in NHRA New England Nationals Matt Hagan and Steve Torrence were repeat winners at New England Dragway, both racing to victories at the NHRA New England Nationals       ...
03:26, 07/08/2019

Nationals sign outfielder Gerardo Parra to 1-year deal The Washington Nationals signed veteran outfielder Gerardo Parra to a one-year deal and the left-handed hitter was available off the bench for the opener of a four-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers        ...
04:00, 05/10/2019

Nationals vs. Dodgers: Deceiving pitching matchup recipe for runs The Nationals and Dodgers send a pair of high-profile pitchers — Max Scherzer and Walker Buehler, respectively — to the mound Saturday. Their past success has led to a very low total, which may not be warranted given the way things have gone for them...
02:13, 05/12/2019

As MLB draft continues, Nationals take college slugger, four more pitchers among Day 2 picks The Nationals drafted Florida State's Drew Mendoza with their third-round pick Tuesday. The selected seven additional players through the end of the 10th round....
04:39, 06/05/2019

MLB power rankings: With stunning turnaround, Nationals are a real force in the NL Hope looked lost for the Nationals two months ago, but their surge has them in a wild-card spot coming out of the All-Star break.       ...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Luck, health and strength of schedule will decide Nationals’ fate Per FanGraphs, the Nationals have a 23 percent chance to win the division and a 42 percent chance to make the playoffs, but there is reason to believe those numbers can improve....
18:26, 05/20/2019

Mets 3B Frazier and Nationals OF Eaton exchange heated words A camera caught New York Mets third baseman Todd Frazier and Washington outfielder Adam Eaton jawing at each other from a distance in a heated exchange between innings before each was led away        ...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Parra’s HR ends Roark’s streak, Nationals beat Reds 5-2 CINCINNATI (AP) — Gerardo Parra hit a three-run homer that ended Tanner Roark’s streak of keeping the ball in the park and Matt Adams added a solo shot Saturday, leading the Washington Nationals to a 5-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in a st...
02:26, 06/02/2019

Robert Hight tops qualifying at Route 66 NHRA Nationals JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Funny Car points leader Robert Hight topped qualifying Saturday night in the Route 66 NHRA Nationals. Hight claimed his sixth No. 1 qualifier of the season and 66th in his career with a pass of 3.880 seconds at 334.24 mph in a Che...
08:52, 06/02/2019

2 Mexican nationals sentenced in Kansas City heroin ring KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two Mexican nationals have been sentenced for their roles in a conspiracy that distributed more than 14 kilograms (30.86 pounds) of heroin in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Federal prosecutors say 46-year-old Julian Felix-...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Strasburg earns 100th win as Nationals rally past White Sox Stephen Strasburg earned his 100th career victory, Anthony Rendon homered and drove in five runs and the Washington Nationals rallied to defeat the Chicago White Sox 9-5        ...
06:39, 06/05/2019

Capps tops Funny Car qualifying in Route 66 NHRA Nationals JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Ron Capps topped Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the Route 66 NHRA Nationals. Coming off consecutive events victories, Capps had a 3.893-second pass at 326.00 mph in his first run in the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. “To g...
07:13, 06/01/2019

Nationals vs. Mets: Taking another shot on Nats, Stephen Strasburg Superhero Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was depicted taking down a red Republican elephant in her comic book debut last week. AOC, who has a problem with well, everyone including her own party, is now taking on vegetables, suggesting growing cauliflower i...
14:39, 05/23/2019

The Nationals’ Gerardo Parra has 8,000 reasons to root for the Raptors in the NBA Finals Parra can thank his former San Francisco Giants teammates for talking him into joining their clubhouse pool before he was designated for assignment and signed with Washington last month....
23:26, 06/06/2019

Sánchez sparkles as Nationals pound Gausman, Braves 14-4 Aníbal Sánchez allowed only one hit in six scoreless innings, Howie Kendrick hit a three-run double and drove in four runs and the Washington Nationals withstood a grand slam by Atlanta rookie Austin Riley to beat the Braves 14-4  ...
06:13, 05/30/2019

Steve Torrence beats dad Billy in NHRA Heartland Nationals Steve Torrence earned his fifth straight Top Fuel victory, beating his father Billy Torrence at the NHRA Heartland Nationals        ...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Washington Nationals slug four consecutive home runs in San Diego Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon slug back-to-back-to-back-to-back homers in San Diego.       ...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Tatis Jr.'s return helps spark Padres over Nationals, 5-4 Hunter Renfroe hit a two-run homer and left-hander Joey Lucchesi settled down after falling behind 4-0 in the first inning to help the San Diego Padres beat the Washington Nationals 5-4        ...
09:13, 06/07/2019

After blazing start, Nationals’ offense goes AWOL in loss to Padres Washington hands starter Patrick Corbin a 4-0 first-inning lead, but Corbin scuffles through five innings and Nats go cold at the plate in 5-4 loss in San Diego....
08:13, 06/07/2019

Mets vs. Nationals: Eric Fedde will out pitch Zack Wheeler Bold bowl photos of Alex Rodriguez sitting on the can were taken outside a window of his luxury apartment. Seems A-Rod forgot to close the blinds and was blindsided. His lawyers may seek legal action citing privacy laws if they can flush out who capt...
20:52, 05/21/2019

NASCAR notebook: Byron appreciates crew chief Knaus' direct approach SONOMA, Calif. - William Byron got a surprise as he took his first quick laps around Sonoma Raceway in Friday's opening Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice....
05:13, 06/23/2019

Critic’s Notebook: ‘The Phantom Menace’ Wasn’t Great, but Its Force Still Runs Strong Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new “Star Wars” movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future of movies....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Reporter’s Notebook: Mel Gibson’s ‘Rothchild’ Movie? There Are More Bizarre Films for Sale at Cannes The Cannes Film Festival is also a marketplace where merchants flaunt movies that haven’t been made yet, in the hope of drawing media attention and buyers....
00:39, 05/18/2019

Parra hits grand slam as Nationals rally to beat Dodgers 5-2 Gerardo Parra's grand slam in the eighth inning helped the Washington Nationals rally for a 5-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers        ...
09:00, 05/12/2019

Nationals sign reliever Fernando Rodney to a minor league deal Rodney, 42, was designated for assignment by the Oakland Athletics on May 25. If called up to the big club, he will be the oldest pitcher in baseball....
06:52, 06/02/2019

Davey Martinez's Meltdown Saved Him From Watching Yet Another Nationals Bullpen Disaster The Nationals, sitting at 19–31 on the season and having won just one series since mid-April, very much have the look of a pile of crap. It’s not clear that the organization has accepted this as anything other than a phase, but the time is fast appro...
03:26, 05/24/2019

Anthony Rendon gets ejected, Stephen Strasburg gets hit, and Nationals unravel against Brewers Washington allows six runs in the seventh in a 6-0 loss to Milwaukee to fall seven games under .500 for the first time since 2011. Afterward, Rendon continues to express his displeasure with home plate umpire C.B. Bucknor in the clubhouse....
09:13, 05/08/2019

Feds bust cheating ring that took English test for Chinese nationals William Singer wasn’t running the only college admissions scam in town. The same day his bribery scandal was broken wide open on March 12, the feds also quietly arrested five people in California for allegedly helping Chinese nationals score US stude...
04:52, 05/03/2019

Franco's walkoff homer lifts Phillies past Nationals 4-3 Maikel Franco homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals       ...
00:13, 07/15/2019

First of 15 replicas of Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit unveiled at Nationals Park The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum on Tuesday unveiled the first of 15 life-sized statues of Neil Armstrong's spacesuit from his historic walk on the moon. The resin statue was put on view at Nationals Park....
02:00, 06/05/2019

Home Plate Umpire Takes A Backswing To The Head In Nationals-White Sox For the second week in a row, the home plate umpire at a Washington Nationals game has suffered a wound in a freak accident. Last Tuesday umpire Mike Everitt took a 95-mph fastball directly to the chest and eventually had to leave the game. Tonight ...
10:00, 06/12/2019

Even in a rocky outing, Stephen Strasburg shows why Nationals’ strength is their starters Washington will have to rely on its rotation to get back in the NL East race, and Strasburg displayed toughness after a terrible first inning against the White Sox....
12:26, 06/05/2019

Nationals shake things up, fire pitching coach Derek Lilliquist Lilliquist joined the Nationals ahead of the 2018 season. The pitching staff was hit by injuries last season but has regressed during a 13-17 start to this season....
05:00, 05/03/2019

Nationals pitcher breaks nose when errant bunt hits him in the face Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer broke his nose during batting practice in a hard-to-watch moment during batting practice Tuesday, the team confirmed....
09:39, 06/19/2019

Watch: Nationals' Stephen Strasburg throws first career 'immaculate inning' Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg threw his first career 'immaculate inning' as part of a 14-strikeout performance against the Miami Marlins....
15:52, 07/04/2019

Tyler Skaggs: Nationals' Patrick Corbin wears No. 45 to honor former teammate Washington Nationals pitcher Patrick Corbin wore No. 45 on Tuesday night in honor of former teammate and Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who was found dead Monday in Southland, Texas....
17:26, 07/03/2019

Carlos Gomez’s blast vs. Nationals puts Mets in unfamiliar territory Call them the smoke and mirror Mets. Down five projected starters, a few days removed from their manager’s job being believed to be in serious jeopardy, the Mets have put together their first four-game winning streak of the season after beating Max S...
22:26, 05/23/2019

Alonso hits 16th homer, Mets rally past Nationals 6-5 NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso hit a long tying home run in the eighth inning, Amed Rosario had a winning infield single with two outs in the ninth and the New York Mets rallied from deficits three times to beat the Washington Nationals 6-5 Tuesday nigh...
07:26, 05/22/2019

Watch: Matt Adams lifts Nationals past Marlins with 3-run bomb Washington Nationals first baseman Matt Adams spoiled an otherwise stellar outing from Miami Marlins starter Zac Gallen by crushing a sixth-inning three-run homer, sparking a 7-5 victory Wednesday at Marlins Park....
06:26, 06/27/2019

This time, Erick Fedde is embracing his role in Nationals’ bullpen experiment The Nats first tried the starter in a relief role two years ago. “I was a lot younger when I tried that last time,” Fedde said, “and I feel like I’ve developed more and have a better attitude going into it this time.”...
17:52, 05/10/2019

Foreign Office warns British-Iranian nationals against travel to Iran The Foreign Office has advised dual British-Iranian nationals against all travel to Iran, warning they face an "unacceptably higher" risk of detention and mistreatment....
18:26, 05/17/2019

As Mike Rizzo ponders whether to buy or sell, Nationals stay afloat with another win in Miami Before a 7-5 win over the Marlins that got tight in the ninth inning, Rizzo says he will use the next few weeks to evaluate his plan for the rest of the season....
18:39, 06/27/2019

Bryce Harper fires insane 310-foot throw from right field to third base for out vs. Nationals Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper fired a 310-foot throw from the outfield to retire ex-Nationals teammate Victor Robles at third base.       ...
04:00, 07/14/2019

Watch: White Sox's Yoan Moncada hits 458-foot homer in loss to Nationals Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada hit an absolute bomb in a loss to the Washington Nationals, clearing the fence with a 458-foot solo shot....
16:13, 06/05/2019

Nationals option starter Erick Fedde to minors, but more roster decisions loom Washington now has an open spot on its 25- and 40-man rosters, and a handful of questions to answer ahead of a three-game series with the Marlins in Miami this week....
17:13, 06/24/2019

Singapore detains Myanmar nationals accused of links to Rakhine insurgent group Singapore authorities said on Wednesday they had arrested a group of Myanmar nationals accused of rallying support for armed violence against the Myanmar government....
21:39, 07/10/2019

Adrián Sanchez, Nationals’ second-longest tenured player, is running out of options and time After spending a decade with the organization, Sanchez is playing his final year with minor league options. After this season, he’ll have to go through waivers if the Nationals don’t keep him in the majors....
18:39, 06/27/2019

Nationals’ Adam Eaton blasts ‘chirping’ Todd Frazier after fiery scene Yet another long, eventful day in Mets Land concluded with … Todd Frazier getting verbally destroyed by an ex-teammate? You can’t predict Mets chaos. Frazier and Nationals right fielder Adam Eaton, who played together for the 2016 White Sox, ha...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Obama surprises kids at Washington Nationals academy: 'You're going to make a real difference' Former President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at the Washington Nationals’ Youth Baseball Academy on Wednesday and played a few games with the kids while he was there....
21:39, 05/24/2019

Nationals phenom Juan Soto thinks mastering English will help him become one of baseball's best Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto has impressed teammates and staff on the field but also with how quickly the 20-year-old picked up English.        ...
13:52, 05/09/2019

Patrick Corbin stymies Dodgers as Nationals snap four-game losing streak Left-hander delivers seven sterling innings and Howie Kendrick puts Washington ahead to stay with a three-run, first-inning home run in a 6-0 victory in Los Angeles....
08:52, 05/10/2019

American killed in border shootout was attempting to smuggle in Chinese nationals, officials say The American man killed at the border in a shootout with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers Monday night was attempting to smuggle in two Chinese nationals, officials announced Wednesday....
18:13, 06/06/2019

Nationals pitching coach fired on night Stephen Strasburg hits K milestone WASHINGTON — The Washington Nationals have fired pitching coach Derek Lilliquist. Minor league pitching coordinator Paul Menhart has been promoted to replace Lilliquist. General manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement Thursday, moments after the Nat...
09:13, 05/03/2019

Nationals’ tandem of Yan Gomes and Kurt Suzuki not delivering on all-star level hopes at catcher The Nationals hoped before the season that they could have an all-star catcher between Yan Gomes and Kurt Suzuki. The numbers say that hasn't panned out....
23:13, 06/07/2019

Nationals place Jonny Venters on the IL, shift minor league pitchers in advance of second half Erick Fedde, Austin Voth and Kyle McGowin all moved from Class AAA to Class AA Harrisburg Thursday, so as to be more easily available on short notice....
07:13, 07/12/2019

Nationals put Justin Miller back on injured list and Tanner Rainey joins the bullpen Miller heads to the IL with a strained right rotator cuff, his second trip there. Hard-throwing Rainey, part of the Tanner Roark deal, gets the call....
01:52, 05/19/2019

Nationals' Patrick Corbin pitches gem just a day after death of good friend Tyler Skaggs Donning Tyler Skaggs' jersey number 45 as a tribute, an emotional Patrick Corbin threw a gem to honor his deceased friend.       ...
08:26, 07/03/2019

Washington Nationals' Patrick Corbin wears No. 45 to honor late friend Tyler Skaggs Washington Nationals pitcher Patrick Corbin wore No. 45 on Tuesday night in honor of his late friend, Tyler Skaggs, who died suddenly at a Texas hotel hours before his Los Angeles Angels were set to play the Rangers on Monday....
21:13, 07/03/2019

Nationals' Patrick Corbin will honor friend Tyler Skaggs by wearing his jersey number Patrick Corbin lost one of his great friends in baseball on Monday in Tyler Skaggs. Tuesday, the pitcher will honor Skaggs by wearing No. 45.       ...
01:26, 07/03/2019

Nationals' Patrick Corbin honors friend Tyler Skaggs by wearing his jersey number Patrick Corbin lost one of his great friends in baseball on Monday in Tyler Skaggs. Tuesday, the pitcher honored Skaggs by wearing No. 45.       ...
06:26, 07/03/2019

'The Notebook' 15th anniversary: The most romantic movie moments ever 'The Notebook,' 'When Harry Met Sally ...' and 'Say Anything' are all marking anniversaries. Here are some of the most romantic movie moments ever.        ...
11:52, 06/25/2019

'The Notebook' author Nicholas Sparks apologizes to LGBTQ community for past emails Nicholas Sparks took to Facebook to apologize for past emails he has sent that suggested intolerance to the LGBTQ community.        ...
15:52, 06/18/2019

Parra's HR ends Roark's streak, Nationals beat Reds 5-2 Gerardo Parra hit a three-run homer that ended Tanner Roark's streak of keeping the ball in the park and Matt Adams added a solo shot, leading the Washington Nationals to a 5-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in a stadium where they've dom...
03:26, 06/02/2019

Nationals' Stephen Strasburg becomes MLB's fastest to 1,500 career strikeouts Stephen Strasburg set a new MLB record by becoming the fastest player to register 1,500 career strikeouts.        ...
04:13, 05/03/2019

Robinson Cano, called out for not hustling, gets hurt hustling in Mets' game vs. Nationals Two days after being benched for a lack of hustle, the New York Mets' Robinson Cano appeared to injure his leg running out a ground ball.        ...
03:26, 05/23/2019

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts on if he'd go to White House: Visiting 'Nationals is plenty for me' Manager Dave Roberts isn't sure he'd accept an invitation from President Donald Trump to the White House if the Dodgers win the World Series.       ...
23:13, 07/09/2019

Nationals' Adam Eaton is OK with exploiting minor-leaguers: 'For the betterment of everybody' Eaton, in his eighth MLB season, thinks that "struggle is good" and that the poor conditions in the minor leagues "makes people tougher."       ...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Mets' Todd Frazier responds in feud with Nationals' Adam Eaton: 'Pay off your mortgage' After brushing off the subject following the Mets' win over the Nationals the previous night, Todd Frazier opened up on his feelings about Adam Eaton.        ...
04:26, 05/22/2019

Serena Williams battles burden of expectation before Simona Halep final Both Wimbledon finalists will be fighting their emotions in what should be a momentous duel, with the American well placed for a 24th slamWhen Sabine Lisicki lost the final at Wimbledon to Marion Bartoli in 2013, she could not control the flow of tea...
03:52, 07/13/2019

Chandrayaan-2 To Head Near Moon's South Pole, Where Others Have Not Gone India's Chandrayaan-2 mission after its lift-off from Sriharikota will head close to the South Pole of the Moon for a soft landing. Almost the entire Chandrayaan-2's orbiter, lander and rover have......
04:52, 07/13/2019

Russell Westbrook says goodbye to Oklahoma City in touching post Russell Westbrook had spent his entire 11-year career in Oklahoma City. After being traded, he thanked the organization and the community.       ...
05:26, 07/13/2019

Suicide attack on hotel kills at least seven in Somalia Two journalists among those who died in al-Shabaab attack on popular hotel in Kismayo At least seven people have been killed in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by al-Shabaab militants on a hotel in southern Somalia, a security official said.Aut...
06:00, 07/13/2019

Trump administration freezing fuel efficiency penalties The Trump administration said late on Friday it was issuing final rules to suspend a 2016 Obama administration regulation that more than doubled penalties for automakers failing to meet fuel efficiency requirements....
06:00, 07/13/2019

|Trumphasafavouritecurrency,andit’snotBitcoin When Donald Trump’s former adviser, Steve Bannon, praised Bitcoin last year as “disruptive populism” and revealed he was working on his own cryptocurrency, it was evidence of something many people had long suspected....
07:52, 07/13/2019

‘There was blood on the walls’: what to do when teen parties go wrong When my son threw a Facebook bash for 25 friends, it spiralled out of control. So why did I encourage him to have more? We were enjoying a final barbecue with our two younger children on the last night of a holiday in Cornwall. Earlier we had dropped...
08:26, 07/13/2019

Virginia Beach staffer fired for ‘threatening’ comments on mass shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A Virginia Beach city employee has been fired and charged with disturbing the peace after supervisors say she threatened them during a meeting about the deadly mass shooting that erupted in a city building in May. It’s the...
08:39, 07/13/2019

Two vacant TUSD schools considered as shelters for asylum seekers TUCSON —  TUSD board member Kristel Foster said the image of using what used to be the Pima County Juvenile Detention Center to house migrant families on a temporary basis sends the wrong message. “We don’t detain migrants in Tucson...
09:00, 07/13/2019

Arizona Supreme Court’s new chief justice shares thoughts, goals for community TUCSON – Arizona’s new chief justice, Robert Brutinel spend Thursday afternoon sharing his thoughts about the courts’ commitment to the citizens of Arizona. Justice Brutinel was sworn into office on June 21. Prior to serving as Ariz...
09:00, 07/13/2019

Cutting just 300 calories a day can improve your heart health Cutting just 300 calories a day can improve your heart health. That’s according to new research from Duke University. The study tracked over 200 adults who were at a normal weight or carrying just a few extra pounds. Those who ate 300 fewer cal...
09:00, 07/13/2019

For Love of the Baseball Movie Posters, Starring the Mets’ Clubhouse Guy Kevin Kierst, the team’s clubhouse manager, has collected a mind-boggling array of baseball artifacts — including thousands of dollars’ worth of baseball movie posters....
09:26, 07/13/2019

LeBron James’ number gift to Anthony Davis will have to wait LeBron James may be hanging on to No. 23 a little bit longer. James had wanted to give the number to the Lakers’ newly acquired center Anthony Davis, who has worn 23 for his entire career, but it looks like it will have to wait. When the Lakers asked...
09:39, 07/13/2019

LeBron James’s plan of gifting his No. 23 jersey to Anthony Davis has hit a snag Nike reportedly says production issues and the subsequent financial hit won't allow James's new Lakers teammate to wear the jersey until the 2020-2021 season....
10:13, 07/13/2019

| LATEST: Foreigners among 26 killed, 56 injured in Al-Shabaab attack on Somali hotel At least 26 people, including many foreigners, have been killed and 56 were injured in a suicide bomb and gun attack claimed by Al-Shabaab militants on a popular hotel in southern Somalia....
11:52, 07/13/2019

In the frame: summer's best sunglasses – in pictures Whether you want to look sophisticated in tortoiseshell or add a pop of colour courtesy of pink heart-shaped frames, here’s our selection to help you put other sun-seekers in the shade Continue reading......
12:00, 07/13/2019

New Silverstone surface praised but Ricciardo gives MotoGP warning Silverstone's new surface has come been praised by the majority of Formula 1 drivers, but Daniel Ricciardo says MotoGP riders will "kick up a fuss" about bumps at Brooklands...
12:52, 07/13/2019

Jeffrey Epstein: Jailed US billionaire 'tried to influence witnesses with $350,000 payouts' Jailed US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who stands accused of sex-trafficking underage girls, sent $350,000 payouts to two witnesses, US prosecutors have claimed....
13:00, 07/13/2019

Google whistleblower launches project to keep tech ethical Jack Poulson’s non-profit group Tech Inquiry aims to make it easier for coders to speak outEmployees of tech companies should have the right to know when they are working on projects they may find ethically unacceptable, a former Google whistleblower...
13:13, 07/13/2019

Prussian monarchy heirs seek restitution of artefacts from German state Hohenzollerns want property and artworks lost after two world wars and Soviet occupationThe heirs of the former Prussian monarchy are seeking the return of thousands of artworks, memorabilia and other historical artefacts from the German state, the c...
13:13, 07/13/2019

A look at Serena Williams' dominant career Unless you've been living under a rock the past two decades, you know that Serena Williams has carved out a legendary tennis career. But, if you're a rock dweller, here's a refresher on just how amazing it's been.   ...
14:00, 07/13/2019

10 of the best restaurants in Brittany, France The region is famous for its crêpes, cider and fresh seafood, which can be enjoyed everywhere from oyster markets to fine bistros overlooking the seaOyster lovers should try them freshly caught at Cancale’s beachside market. The town, which is not fa...
14:39, 07/13/2019

Man Utd 2 Perth Glory 0: Marcus Rashford and James Garner score in experimental friendly win Marcus Rashford and teenager James Garner got Manchester United's pre-season tour off to a winning start, with new boys Daniel James and Aaron Wan-Bissaka showing promise in a comfortable 2-0 victory against Perth Glory....
15:39, 07/13/2019

"Practice Before Next Photo-Op": Omar Abdullah Trolls Hema Malini Again Omar Abdullah, in a series of tweets, once again mocked BJP leader Hema Malini who was seen sweeping the premises outside Parliament as part of a cleanliness drive on Saturday....
15:52, 07/13/2019

First LGBTI job fair held in India after gay ban lifted An LGBTI job fair, billed by organizers as the first such event in India, attracted more than 250 people on Friday looking for employment with companies including Intel, Goldman Sachs and Uber....
16:13, 07/13/2019

Five hospitalized on seventh day of Pamplona bull run Five people were hospitalized for injuries suffered on the seventh day of the running of the bulls at the annual San Fermin festival in the Spanish city of Pamplona on Saturday, the Red Cross said....
16:13, 07/13/2019

Hong Kong protesters target traders from mainland China Thousands of Hong Kongers once again took to the streets in protest, this time to vent out their anger at traders from mainland China who buy goods in Hong Kong and resell them across the border....
17:00, 07/13/2019

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious wealth could be explained by a Ponzi scheme The mystery source of Jeffrey Epstein’s wealth could be buried in a 1980s fraud case resurfacing as the billionaire financier faces a slew of sex-trafficking charges. For years, Epstein’s old boss, and former owner of The New York Post, S...
17:39, 07/13/2019

NFL’s Richie Incognito Wanted to Cut Off His Dead Father’s Head, Gets 2 Game Suspension. Kaepernick Still Doesn’t Have a Job In August Richie Incognito walked into the funeral home in charge of burying his father and told those working that he needed access to his dead father’s body so he could cut off his head....
18:13, 07/13/2019

How you can see which companies found you on Facebook Facebook's new ad-transparency features can give valuable context into how companies find you, but it’s not likely to stop a tracking industry.       ...
18:26, 07/13/2019

No more nerds: how Dungeons & Dragons finally became cool TV’s Stranger Things and Game of Thrones have brought millions of new players to the classic fantasy gameFor the past few days the ancient walls of Northumberland’s Langley Castle have resounded to the clang of clashing broadswords and the battle cri...
18:26, 07/13/2019

California sex crimes detective admits to assaulting girl, 15, in case he investigated A veteran California sex crimes detective who had been accused of raping a 15-year-old sexual assault victim after he was assigned to investigate her complaint has pleaded guilty to two felonies....
20:13, 07/13/2019

Chandrayaan-2: All You Need to Know About India's Second Lunar Mission Chandrayaan-2 ISRO mission will be India's first space mission to conduct a soft landing on the moon. Here's every key detail you need to know about it....
20:39, 07/13/2019

NYPD union boss urges members to ‘stand shoulder-to-shoulder’ with ICE A police union boss urged members to put politics aside and “stand shoulder-to-shoulder” with Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents during raids expected on Sunday in cities across the country, according to the letter released Saturd...
21:39, 07/13/2019

| 51 injured as shallow earthquake rocks southern Philippines Fifty-one people have been injured and several homes, churches and other buildings were damaged when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn....
21:52, 07/13/2019

Red Sox vs. Dodgers: Count on strikeout machine Chris Sale In the words of Apollo Creed, “there ain’t gonna be no rematch” if the Red Sox do not raise their game in the second half of the season. It’s a tough draw having to face the Dodgers off the break. Series is rematch of last year’s World Series, but ma...
22:39, 07/13/2019

Police kill man who allegedly attempted to attack immigration prison with fire Authorities say police shot and killed a man who was armed with a rifle and throwing incendiary devices at an immigration prison in Washington state.        ...
23:00, 07/13/2019

Two escape from Florida farm where a couple was preparing for Armageddon, police say The females reported they were physically and sexually abused by the couple, who stockpiled "food rations and weapons" in case of disaster.        ...
23:00, 07/13/2019

Tiger Woods’ new mentality may only hurt him Only Tiger Woods knows what’s best for him. The question is whether that’s going to be good enough to win the British Open this week at Royal Portrush. It would be somewhere between Pollyanna and irresponsible not to question Woods’ preparation strat...
23:26, 07/13/2019

Barry now a hurricane as it looms off the coast of Louisiana “We have a hurricane!” Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center declared Saturday, upgrading Barry from a tropical storm as it slowly plodded along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. The large storm is moving at just 6 miles per ho...
23:39, 07/13/2019

France's Macron announces creation of space force command On the eve of Bastille Day, the president confirmed plans to boost the country's defense capabilities by harnessing outer space. China, Russia and the US have recently fueled fears about the militarization of space....
23:39, 07/13/2019

The Latest: Halep says Slam losses helped her beat Williams Simona Halep figures her past problems in Grand Slam finals allowed her to come through against Serena Williams at Wimbledon        ...
00:13, 07/14/2019

Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar debuts at British GP Aston Martin Valkyrie runs at the British Grand Prix Aston's 1160bhp multi-million-pound hypercar has been driven in anger during the British Grand Prix weekend The new 1160bhp Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar has run in public for the first time at...
01:00, 07/14/2019

The Angels Paid Tribute To Tyler Skaggs With A Combined No-Hitter In their first home game since the death of 27-year-old pitcher Tyler Skaggs on July 1, the Angels threw a combined no-hitter in a 13-0 win over the Mariners on a night dedicated to the player’s memory....
01:52, 07/14/2019

Ex-Fox & Friends co-host Clayton Morris leaves country amid fraud allegations, lawsuits Morris and his wife say they plan to fight lawsuits from abroad. He has moved with his family to a coastal resort town in Portugal.        ...
02:13, 07/14/2019

Russia launches cutting-edge telescope into orbit If all goes well, the telescope will arrive at its designated position in three months, becoming the first Russian spacecraft to operate beyond Earth's orbit since the Soviet era....
02:26, 07/14/2019

Inside Jeffrey Epstein's press machine: How the financier tried to rehab his image post-conviction with donations and pay-for-play journalism New York state sex offender registry Jeffrey Epstein spent 13 months in jail after being accused of sexually abusing dozens of girls as young as 14 in 2008, but he was able preserve his reputation as a wealthy financier, socialite, and philanthropis...
02:26, 07/14/2019

Widespread power outages hit parts of New York's Manhattan Widespread power outages were reported in parts of New York City's Manhattan borough on Saturday evening, with subway stations affected and street lights out in part of the Upper West Side, according to officials and social media reports....
02:52, 07/14/2019

Founder of Baton Rouge African-American History Museum found dead A woman found dead in the trunk of a car in Louisiana was identified by police Saturday as the founder of an African American history museum in Baton Rouge....
05:13, 07/14/2019

Transformer fire leaves tens of thousands without power in NYC: Officials The New York City Fire Department said a transformer fire at West 64th Street and West End Avenue affected hundreds of thousands of customers along a 30-block stretch from Times Square to about 72nd Street and Broadway....
06:00, 07/14/2019

New York City power outage: Here's what we know about the widespread blackout The power outage comes 42 years to the day after The Great Blackout of 1977, which left most of New York City without electricity. Here's what we know about Saturday's widespread blackout.        ...
06:26, 07/14/2019

Taiwan president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen visited Haiti on Saturday in an attempt to bolster support in the region after the neighboring Dominican Republic broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan last year....
06:52, 07/14/2019

Man tries to set immigration jail on fire, dies after shootout with police TACOMA, Wash. — A 69-year-old man armed with a rifle threw incendiary devices at an immigration jail in Washington state early Saturday morning, then was found dead after four police officers arrived and opened fire, authorities said. The Tacoma Poli...
06:52, 07/14/2019

Florida ‘doomsday prepper’ couple accused of enslaving and abusing two women Two women escaped from a Florida farm where they were held captive, forced into hard labor, and physically and sexually abused for years by an unhinged couple preparing for the end of the world, authorities said....
06:52, 07/14/2019

Himalayan highs … and lows: trekking in Nepal Big skies and golden eagles aside, without the training even Nepal’s ‘easiest’ hike is a challenge. But the mountains still work their magic on our writerOn the second morning of our trek up Poon Hill, in a clearing in a rhododendron forest, my frien...
08:52, 07/14/2019

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's handling of an extradition bill revives other......
09:13, 07/14/2019

43 Dead, 24 Missing In Floods, Landslides In Nepal At least 43 people, including 18 women, were killed and 20 others injured in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in various parts of Nepal, the police said....
09:13, 07/14/2019

|SundayRead:AlookatSA'sautomanufacturingindustry About a third of value addition within SA's domestic manufacturing sector is derived either directly or indirectly from vehicle assembly and automotive component manufacturing activity....
10:52, 07/14/2019

IFFI 2019 Meet To Be Headed By Oscar Academy President: Prakash Javadekar Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar chaired a steering committee meeting of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Panaji today....
11:13, 07/14/2019

Tour de France 2019: stage nine – live! Rolling report on the 170km Bastille Day stage to BrioudeEmail Tom or tweet him with your thoughts on the stage 1.22pm BST 133km to go: Marc Soler has joined the leading group, which is a hell of an effort on this narrow, vertiginous climb on a road ...
14:39, 07/14/2019

Stevenson KO's Guevara in thrilling homecoming Rising featherweight star Shakur Stevenson retained his regional belt after a dominant showing against Alberto Guevara in his hometown of Newark, New Jersey....
14:39, 07/14/2019

Kenyan blames high doping-offence figures on participation numbers Kenya's anti-doping and athletics chiefs on Friday disputed figures that put the east African nation as the third-most cheating nation in the sport in terms of biological passport offences....
14:52, 07/14/2019

Red Bull's Gasly: Silverstone performance a "massive step" forward Red Bull Formula 1 driver Pierre Gasly says he has made a "massive step" forward during what he feels is so far his "strongest" weekend of the season at Silverstone...
15:00, 07/14/2019

Craigslist's Craig Newmark: 'Outrage is profitable. Most online outrage is faked for profit' The founder of the online classifieds site is a survivor from the era of internet optimism. He has given significant sums to protect the future of news – and rejects the idea his website helped cause journalism’s financial crisisAs the Craig in Craig...
15:52, 07/14/2019

Politicians can’t stop spending — and they don’t want to Dear John: Your column about debt is right on. I have been following federal spending, deficits and debt for many decades. Where you and I part is that I believe that all this excessive federal spending is the result of central banking, i.e., the Fed...
16:13, 07/14/2019

Gulf Coast faces life-threatening rains as Barry moves farther inland Tropical Storm Barry was moving slowly northward Sunday over west-central Louisiana, creating live-threatening rains as the primary threat after reaching landfall as a hurricane the day before....
17:26, 07/14/2019

World Bank Court Orders Pak To Pay $6 Billion To Firm Over Mine Closure Pakistan will have to pay almost $6 billion in damages to a foreign gold mining firm whose dig was shut down by the government in 2011, the World Bank said Sunday....
18:13, 07/14/2019

Hong Kong extradition protesters escalate fight in suburbs Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government's handling of an extradition bill that has revived fears of China tightening its grip over the former British colony and eroding its freedoms....
19:00, 07/14/2019

The customer is always right: ‘Even the couple who had sex in our laundry room’ From the man who ended up in a fist fight with Gordon Ramsay to the couple who sit a puppet at their table – chefs and restaurateurs on their most memorable customersChef-owner, the Crown, Burchetts Green, Berkshire Continue reading......
19:13, 07/14/2019

Libya's civil war: US 'undermines any hope for a successful political process' The warring factions in Libya's stalemated conflict don't seem to be interested in a diplomatic solution. The United States could use its clout in order to trigger discussions — but it appears to be doing the opposite....
19:39, 07/14/2019

Trump pulled out of Iran deal to spite Obama, U.K. ambassador said in leaked memo In the May 2018 cable published by the Mail on Sunday, U.K. Ambassador Kim Darroch called Trump's decision to abandon the international accord "an act of diplomatic vandalism, seemingly for ideological and personality reasons" because the pact "was O...
20:26, 07/14/2019

Bernie: Pelosi too tough on AOC’s squad, says they are ‘the future of the Democratic party’ Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., weighed in on the infighting that has been going on in the Democratic party, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi trading barbs with freshman representatives led by New York's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
20:39, 07/14/2019

Russia Fast Facts See CNN's Russia Fast Facts for a look at the Russian Federation, which is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-ninth of the earth's land area....
21:26, 07/14/2019

Britain, France and Germany air fears over Iran nuclear deal Britain France and Germany say they fear the Iran nuclear deal is at risk of collapsing after the US pulled out of the agreement and reimposed sanctions which has seen escalating tensions in the Gulf....
21:39, 07/14/2019

"Never Promised Separate State": Bengal BJP Leader On Gorkhaland Issue West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh, whose party swept the north Bengal region including Darjeeling seat in the Lok Sabha elections, Sunday said the party has never promised to create a separate......
22:26, 07/14/2019

Trial Of Juvenile In Kathua Rape Case From Today A juvenile justice board has framed charges against a minor in the case of gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua and has fixed Monday for examining prosecution witnesses and......
22:26, 07/14/2019

Senegal vs. Algeria, Mane vs. Mahrez in African Cup final Riyad Mahrez scored from a free kick in the fifth minute of injury time for Algeria to beat Nigeria 2-1 and progress to the African Cup of Nations final against Senegal       ...
00:13, 07/15/2019

Williams hits 5 3s, scores 23 as Sparks beat Dream in OT Riquna Williams scored 23 points, hitting five 3-pointers, and Nneka Ogwumike added 17 points and 15 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Atlanta Dream 76-71 in overtime on Sunday       ...
00:13, 07/15/2019

Retief Goosen wins Bridgestone Senior Players Retief Goosen birdied the final two holes to win the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship at Firestone Country Club for his first PGA Tour Champions title        ...
01:13, 07/15/2019

Verlander, Altuve lead Astros to 12-4 win over Rangers Justin Verlander followed a two-run first inning with five no-hit innings and José Altuve hit Houston's franchise-record ninth grand slam of the season as the Astros beat the Texas Rangers 12-4       ...
02:00, 07/15/2019

A Texas grandmother fell three years ago. Her daughter let her decay on the floor, police say Delissa Crayton lived with her mother's decaying remains for three years after she fell in their shared residence, police in Seguin, Texas said.        ...
02:13, 07/15/2019

Kim Kardashian's Sons Saint West and Psalm West Cuddle in Adorable Photo Now that's brotherly love! Kim Kardashian posted on her Instagram page on Sunday an adorable photo of her and Kanye West's eldest son Saint West, 3, cuddling his 2-month-old......
02:13, 07/15/2019

Here's Your Sekiro Easy Mod(e) If you were intrigued by the world of Sekiro but put off by the game’s difficulty, this mod by the appropriately-named Tender Box is exactly what you need....
02:39, 07/15/2019

Don't tell Phoebe, but Pottery Barn is going to start selling Friends furniture soon If the huge response to the news that Friends will eventually be leaving Netflix for WarnerMedia’s upcoming HBO Max streaming service wasn’t a clear enough indication that the show still has a weirdly enormous level of culture value, this news should...
05:13, 07/15/2019

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defense purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday....
05:26, 07/15/2019

| Federer rues 'missed opportunity' to win Wimbledon title Roger Federer said he could not believe he had let slip two match points which would have sealed his ninth Wimbledon title after losing to Novak Djokovic....
07:00, 07/15/2019

China June aluminum output climbs to daily record - Reuters calculations China's daily aluminum output hit record levels in June, according to Reuters calculations, even as total production for the whole of the month fell slightly according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday....
07:13, 07/15/2019

Devils’ mascot shatters window at kid’s birthday party That was one body check! Devils’ mascot “NJ Devil” destroyed a glass window while running around at a children’s birthday party, an undated video shared to social media on Sunday shows. The two-horned mascot could be seen putting its gloves to ...
07:13, 07/15/2019

Zambian president removes finance minister, appoints central bank deputy governor Zambia's president has appointed central bank deputy governor Bwalya Ng'andu as finance minister, taking over from Margaret Mwanakatwe who has been fired, a statement from the president's office said....
07:13, 07/15/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: Every deals article we’ve written so far Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Amazon Prime Day 2019 is happening this Monday and Tuesday on July 15-16, 2019. It will be live for 48 hours (the longest Prime Day event yet), starting at 12 a.m. PT on July 15 and ending at 11:59 p.m. PT on July 16. T...
08:52, 07/15/2019

Taiwan’s Opposition Party Picks Populist Mayor Over Former Foxconn Chief for 2020 Presidential Race (TAIPEI, Taiwan) — Taiwan’s main opposition party picked a pro-China populist mayor Monday as its candidate for the 2020 presidential race against an incumbent who often bashes Beijing. The Nationalist Party said Han Kuo-yu had won the pr...
08:52, 07/15/2019

Florida dad who raped 1-year-old daughter, posted videos on dark web, gets 70 years: report A former paramedic from Florida was sentenced to 70 years in prison for recording a series of heinous videos of himself raping his 1-year-old daughter and posting them to the dark web....
08:52, 07/15/2019

Djokovic reveals ‘silly’ mental trick to help him deal with crowd at Wimbledon It was obvious to anyone watching the men’s Wimbledon final on Sunday to notice that the crowd leaned heavily in favor of eight-time champion Roger Federer over his opponent Novak Djokovic....
09:00, 07/15/2019

Albon fell out of British GP points after high-voltage Honda scare An unusual high-voltage problem denied Alex Albon a points finish in the British Grand Prix after his Honda Formula 1 engine issue prevented him from making a second pitstop...
09:39, 07/15/2019

Easy Rider at 50: how the rebellious road movie shook up the system In 1969, Dennis Hopper and friends set out to make one of the last great movies of the decade, changing independent film-making foreverIt’s a matter of historical record that Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, and Jack Nicholson smoked marijuana while shoot...
09:39, 07/15/2019

Golf: McIlroy hopes to attack Royal Portrush with driver Rory McIlroy has signaled an attacking policy for this week's British Open, saying he hopes to use his driver liberally at Royal Portrush after having enjoyed considerable success with the strategy last year....
10:00, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 1-No impact from Broome earthquake on Australia oil, gas, port operations Oil and gas operations onshore and offshore Western Australia were unaffected by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck off the northern coast of the state on Sunday, the country's offshore petroleum safety regulator and companies said....
10:13, 07/15/2019

After Technical Snag, Spectators At Moon Mission Site Leave Disappointed Enthusiasts of all ages who had gathered at Sriharikota to witness the launch of Chandrayaan-2 were left disheartened as India's second mission to Moon was called off due to a technical snag less than......
10:26, 07/15/2019

WHO urges ban on high levels of sugar from fruit puree in baby food High sugar content may be threat to first teeth and affect food preferences in adulthoodCommercial baby foods contain too much sugar – even when they are labelled as savoury meals, says the World Health Organization, which is seeking a ban on added s...
11:26, 07/15/2019

| Pastor confirmed with Ebola as disease spreads in Democratic Republic of Congo The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last August, the health ministry has said....
12:39, 07/15/2019

U.S. should skip moon and head for Mars, Apollo 11's Michael Collins says Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins is glad to hear more talk about space missions to Mars, as the 50th anniversary of the historic first moonwalk stokes public interest in space....
12:52, 07/15/2019

Monsoon flooding forces thousands from their homes in Myanmar Days of heavy monsoon rain and dangerously high river levels in Myanmar have forced more than 18,000 people from their homes and flooded at least one camp for people displaced by recent fighting, authorities and a politician said on Monday....
13:00, 07/15/2019

Apollo 11: The songs astronauts listen to above Earth may surprise you The 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 20, 1969 is approaching. Celebrate with this Spotify tracklist.       ...
13:26, 07/15/2019

South Africa's Zuma denies breaking law with business brothers Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that he had never broken the law with the Gupta family, describing the businessmen at the center of an influence-peddling scandal as friends....
14:00, 07/15/2019

Florida man charged with exporting hundreds of AR-15 parts to Argentina, authorities say A South Florida man was charged Thursday for allegedly shipping hundreds of AR-15 parts to Argentina and other Latin American countries as part of a massive smuggling operation, authorities said....
14:00, 07/15/2019

Rachel Roddy’s recipe for potato and red pepper soup | A Kitchen in Rome This Sicilian soup is a surprisingly good marriage of red pepper, tomato and potato, and is best served at room temperatureThe temperature of plates and bowls is a habitual discussion in our family. It is usually started by Dad because the plates are...
14:13, 07/15/2019

Novak Djokovic: Wimbledon win 'mentally the most demanding' of my career Novak Djokovic has described his Wimbledon victory over Roger Federer as the biggest mental challenge of his career after he saved two championship points to lift his fifth title at the grand slam tournament....
14:13, 07/15/2019

EU Commission president nominee says open to further Brexit extension Germany's Ursula von der Leyen said on Monday she would support giving Britain more time to negotiate its exit from the European Union as part of a series of promises to persuade EU lawmakers to back her as European Commission president....
14:39, 07/15/2019

Europe's likely next president may need far-right votes to win. Some see that as a 'catastrophic sign' Germany's Ursula von der Leyen is on the verge of succeeding Jean-Claude Juncker to become the European Commission's first female president on Tuesday -- if leaders of the 28 EU member states have their way....
15:13, 07/15/2019

Apple stops selling budget iPhone 6 and SE in India ahead of fall event Four different affordable iPhone models are on the chopping block in India, bringing the entry cost of Apple's devices up -- at least, in theory.Read More...
15:26, 07/15/2019

Phil Mickelson says he lost 15 pounds with a six-day fast before British Open Golfer Phil Mickelson, who turned 49 last month, says he has lost 15 pounds by fasting for six days before this week's British Open.       ...
15:39, 07/15/2019

Trump doubles down on ‘go back’ tweets amid outrage, calls on ‘Radical’ reps to apologize President Trump doubled down Monday after taking heavy fire for inflammatory tweets calling on Democratic congresswomen to "go back" to where they came from -- even though most of his intended targets were born in America -- as he called on those sam...
15:39, 07/15/2019

Tom Homan on explosive battle with AOC, House Dems: This is when I broke, I'd 'had enough' Former Acting ICE Director Tom Homan blasted House Democrats for pushing a "false narrative" during an explosive hearing in which he clashed with Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Gerry Connolly and others. ...
15:39, 07/15/2019