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Mets’ stud pitching prospect won’t be called up as a reliever

If Anthony Kay receives a promotion to the Mets this season, it likely will be in his natural role as a starting pitcher. A day after the organization’s top pit...

Mets’ stud pitching prospect won’t be called up as a reliever

Source: nypost.com

Why Mets shouldn’t rush up stud pitching prospect Jason Vargas plans to return from the injured list Saturday afternoon to start for the Mets against the Tigers, and you know what that means: It’s time to contemplate other options for the Mets’ starting rotation. (Yes, to be fair, the soft-throwing ...
06:39, 05/25/2019

Tigers pitching prospect Mize has shoulder inflammation DETROIT (AP) — Tigers prospect Casey Mize is going on the injured list with right shoulder inflammation. The team announced the move Friday, saying the Double-A right-hander had an MRI that was reviewed by Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Stephen Lemos. The...
02:39, 06/15/2019

It took one week for Jay Bruce to turn into Phillies stud — and Mets’ nightmare The Mets thought they would see little of Jay Bruce when they shipped him to the American League, but he has returned to the NL East as one of the hottest hitters in baseball. The ex-Met has only been on the Phillies for a week, but has turned that i...
03:13, 06/11/2019

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

Mickey Callaway Has A Very Mets Reason For Overworking His Most Reliable Reliever Mets ace Jacob deGrom was electric Tuesday night against the Atlanta Braves. Coming off a dispiriting 12–3 loss Monday to open the series, and having lost five of seven to drop four games below .500, the Mets needed deGrom to do the ace thing, and he...
08:52, 06/19/2019

Mets send another reliever to the IL and bring back familiar face MILWAUKEE — A banged-up Mets bullpen lost another component Saturday when Luis Avilan was placed on the injured list with a sore elbow. Avilan, who walked off the mound in discomfort in Friday’s eighth inning after getting two outs, will return to Ne...
08:13, 05/05/2019

How to Find a Stud Without a Stud Finder We’ve all been there at some point: anxiously trying to find a wall stud while you’re in the process of hanging a picture, shelf or TV mount. Most stud finders are inconsistent at best, and I’ve found the more I learn about how houses are built, the ...
01:13, 06/08/2019

Mets trade for Wilmer Font for much-needed pitching help With their pitching staff under siege by injuries, the Mets worked the trade market for relief. The Mets acquired Wilmer Font from the Rays on Monday for a player to be named later, The Post’s Joel Sherman confirmed. With relievers Jeurys Famil...
18:39, 05/06/2019

Jason Vargas cramps up in Mets’ pitching nightmare Mets starting pitchers are dropping like flies. Hours after the Mets placed Noah Syndergaard on the injured list with a strained right hamstring, Jason Vargas left Sunday’s game against the Cardinals with a left calf cramp while batting in the ...
00:00, 06/17/2019

Mets’ offense stays silent, pitching is limping as it gets ugly MILWAUKEE — In remembrance of an iconic sitcom set in this city, these are “Unhappy Days” for the Mets. Their season may have jumped the shark Sunday, when starting pitcher Jason Vargas departed with “mild” left hamstring tightness and a makeshift li...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Top prospect Anthony Kay is moving closer to his Mets debut Anthony Kay is a step closer to his Mets debut. The highly touted 24-year-old lefty continues to blaze through the team’s farm system. Kay and right-handed reliever Ryley Gilliam were both promoted to Triple-A Syracuse on Monday, according to MLB.com...
03:13, 06/11/2019

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

Padres vs. Blue Jays: Take a shot on San Diego and its stud rookie We’re fast and now we’re first. If you are reading this, you are not alone. According to a new quarterly book from the Alliance for Audited Media, your Sunday New York Post (Amed Rosario) has blown past the lazy Daily News (Robinson Cano) in circulat...
19:13, 05/26/2019

How Maximum Security's Kentucky Derby disqualification affects his stud value Maximum Security wasn't supposed to be this good, and that could impact his breeding value far more than the Kentucky Derby controversy.        ...
16:52, 05/07/2019

Red Sox reliever Hembree placed on IL with elbow strain BALTIMORE (AP) — Boston Red Sox reliever Heath Hembree has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained right elbow. Hembree is 1-0 with a 2.51 ERA and one save in 31 appearances. He is working on a streak of nine straight games without all...
02:39, 06/15/2019

Cardinals activate veteran reliever Gregerson CHICAGO (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have activated veteran reliever Luke Gregerson from the 10-day injured list after he missed the first five weeks because of a right shoulder impingement. The 34-year-old right-hander has not pitched in a major l...
22:52, 05/04/2019

Jays place reliever Mayza on injured list The Toronto Blue Jays pitching staff was hit with another injury Sunday as the team announced right-handed reliever Tim Mayza had been placed on the the 10-day injured list with left ulnar neuritis....
02:26, 05/27/2019

Rangers reliever Kelley has lumps removed from throat ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers reliever Shawn Kelley had two lumps surgically removed from his throat this week. Kelley says an initial biopsy on the lumps was inconclusive, so doctors removed a couple of “decent-sized” lumps on Th...
23:26, 05/18/2019

Twins move on from struggling reliever Addison Reed SEATTLE (AP) — Relief pitcher Addison Reed has been designated for assignment by the Minnesota Twins following a rocky start to his rehabilitation assignment for a sprained thumb on his non-throwing hand that set him back in spring training. The 30-y...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Yankees reliever Dellin Betances throws in simulated game TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances faced hitters for the first time in almost three months, throwing 20 pitches to minor leaguers in a simulated game Wednesday. Betances has not pitched in a game since March 17, his fourth a...
20:26, 06/05/2019

Braves activate reliever Venters, send Minter to minors PHOENIX (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have activated left-handed reliever Jonny Venters from the injured list and sent former closer A.J. Minter to Triple-A Gwinnett. Atlanta made the moves before Friday night’s game at Arizona. Minter is 0-4 with ...
03:00, 05/11/2019

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

Cubs activate reliever Pedro Strop, hoping to boost bullpen CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs activated reliever Pedro Strop from the 10-day injured list before Tuesday night’s game against the Colorado Rockies and optioned reliever Dillon Maples to Triple-A Iowa. The 33-year-old Strop, who went on the IL...
04:13, 06/05/2019

Reds 1, Mets 0: Jacob deGrom Returns to 2018 Form. So Does the Mets’ Offense. After three straight losses, deGrom looked like himself throwing seven shutout innings. The Mets lost when Edwin Diaz allowed a solo homer in the top of the ninth inning....
07:52, 05/02/2019

Marlins 3, Mets 0: Mets Lose Fifth in Row, and Robinson Cano Joins Manager on Hot Seat Mickey Callaway, whose job security may have become more tenuous, defended Cano, who failed to run out a grounder for the second time in three games against the Marlins....
00:00, 05/20/2019

Phillies 14, Mets 3: An Inning to Forget: Steven Matz of the Mets Allows 8 Runs and Records No Outs Matz established a new nadir for the struggles of Mets starting pitchers, exiting with his team down by 8-0. The Phillies made it 10-0 by the end of the first before winning 14-3....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Umpires Delay Game To Review Reliever's Motion, Greatly Confuse Dee Gordon Most relief pitchers good enough to last eight seasons in the Major Leagues will have careers that look roughly as bizarre as Cory Gearrin’s. Some of those relievers are closers or setup aces or multi-inning firemen types, and they’ll have a more lin...
22:26, 05/14/2019

Mets 4, Reds 3 | 10 innings: Mets Blow Lead in Ninth but Pete Alonso Wins Game in Tenth The rookie first baseman hit a sacrifice fly that was the difference in a win over Cincinnati in which Jeurys Familia failed to secure a six-out save....
22:13, 05/08/2019

Do Not Let The Barrage Of Mets Failures Distract You From This Mets Failure When the Mets manage to make the covers of all three New York City–area tabloids, as they did on Tuesday morning, it is seldom because they’ve done something good. Some of that is because of how New York City’s tabloids work and most of it is because...
00:52, 05/23/2019

Arizona Diamondbacks reliever Yoan Lopez's tattoos personify family, journey to MLB Arizona Diamondbacks reliever Yoan Lopez remembers his mother, his boat trip from Cuba and his major league debut through his tattoos.        ...
04:13, 05/01/2019

Rangers vs. A’s: Pitching makes the Under the bet in this one The Texas Rangers had allowed four runs or fewer in nine of their past 14 games entering Thursday night, and have one of their more trustworthy starters going in Lance Lynn against the Oakland A’s. He is 7-4 with a 4.50 ERA and has yielded just one h...
23:52, 06/07/2019

Trevor Rosenthal Pitching Update: Look Out! Scattershot Nationals reliever Trevor Rosenthal was sent to the injured list back on April 26, two days after his last outing, another alarming disasterpiece in what is shaping up to be a nightmare of a season. The official line at the time was that ...
22:52, 05/31/2019

Yankees Continue to Pummel Orioles Pitching Clint Frazier homered twice and drove in a career-high five runs as the Yankees kept up their assault on Baltimore pitching in an 11-4 rout Tuesday night....
09:39, 05/22/2019

Diamondbacks vs. Rockies: Colorado’s pitching will be it’s undoing The Arizona Diamondbacks enter their series with the Colorado Rockies as the second-best team in the National League over their past 11 games, going 8-3 in that stretch. The Rockies are coming off a four-game series against the San Diego Padres in wh...
23:26, 06/18/2019

Angels vs. Dodgers: Pitching matchup makes Under the bet The interleague battle for Los Angeles kicks off Monday with an up-and-coming ace going for the Angels and the NL Cy Young front-runner for the Dodgers. Hyun-Jin Ryu is off to a 9-1 record with a 1.35 ERA. As impressive as that is, he has been even m...
03:13, 06/11/2019

Keuchel? Bumgarner? The only viable Yankees’ pitching saviors For this year’s trade-deadline class of starting pitchers, you very well could prefer the maybes to the definitelys. That leaves the Yankees, clearly requiring some arms to complete their mission, in the spot of rooting for teams on the bubble to stu...
05:52, 06/04/2019

James Paxton still worried after pitching test: ‘Felt it a little bit’ TAMPA, Fla. — Yankees pitcher James Paxton still has discomfort in his ailing left knee, and shortstop Didi Gregorius planned to start a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment that Saturday that has him returning to the big league team by mid-...
22:39, 05/24/2019

Athletics’ Fiers pitching no-hitter thru 8 innings vs Reds OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Fiers of the Oakland Athletics is pitching a no-hitter through eight innings against the Cincinnati Reds. Fiers has thrown 118 pitches Tuesday night in Oakland. He has struck out five and walked two. In 2015, Fiers pitched...
10:13, 05/08/2019

Fate Came Back Around To Punish Max Fried's Pitching Hand Atlanta’s Max Fried is a very cool young pitcher. He got off to a great start this season, compiling a 4–1 record and a 2.11 earned run average through his first six starts, with a scrumptious 0.991 WHIP. He has also evidently run afoul of Fate, whic...
09:00, 05/08/2019

How Cole Hamels found the secret to pitching in 2019 Why would a pitcher be OK with giving up home runs? For the Cubs left-hander, not fearing the long ball has been crucial to a career revival on the mound....
18:00, 04/30/2019

Domingo German to IL as Yankees pitching is now dangerously thin Injuries paved the way for Domingo German’s surprise season — and a trip to the injured list will soon put it on hold. The Yankees placed their impressive 26-year-old on the IL with a strained left hip flexor, calling up Stephen Tarpley i...
16:52, 06/09/2019

Noah Syndergaard back in big way: Homers while pitching shutout Noah Syndergaard was the complete package Thursday. After stumbling through his previous three starts, the Mets right-hander rebounded with a getaway day special: a four-hit shutout with 10 strikeouts in which he homered for the game’s only run in a ...
23:52, 05/02/2019

Villar slam, Means’ pitching lifts Orioles past Red Sox 4-1 BALTIMORE (AP) — Jonathan Villar hit a grand slam, John Means handcuffed Boston’s torrid offense over seven innings and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Red Sox 4-1 Monday night. Villar connected in the second inning off Josh Smith (0-1), who was...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Vornado pitching office building to replace Hotel Pennsylvania Vornado Realty Trust is now actively pitching the proposed 1,400-foot-tall office building that would take the place of the battle-worn Hotel Pennsylvania at 401 Seventh Ave. The Post revealed the first rendering of the 2.8-million-square-footer — de...
04:13, 06/12/2019

Yankees ride odd pitching and sixth-inning eruption into first place The Yankees opened with a struggling Chad Green and followed him up with Nestor Cortes, Jr., who hasn’t yet had success in the majors. Going against Tampa Bay’s Charlie Morton, the Yankees seemed to be in trouble when Green gave up two runs in the se...
00:52, 05/20/2019

How one of Yankees’ top pitching prospects fared in first Double-A start of year Yankees top pitching prospect Deivi Garcia needed a whopping 96 pitches to complete just four innings of work.  From start to finish, he allowed five walks, two singles, and one grand slam following a mound visit with two outs during the second frame...
20:52, 05/02/2019

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

Pitching Pitbull: The start-ups hitting Miami Beach for a chance to woo the superstar At the eMerge Americas conference in Miami, start-ups from around the world compete for a chance to pitch their breakthrough business ideas to Pitbull, the American rap star and entrepreneur....
19:52, 04/29/2019

Two-time Cy Young winner Corey Kluber breaks pitching arm after being hit by 102 mph liner Two-time Cy Young Award-winning pitcher Corey Kluber broke his right forearm Wednesday night after he was struck by Miami Marlins’ Brian Anderson’s liner in the fifth inning....
18:13, 05/02/2019

Manoah’s pitching leads West Virginia past Texas Tech OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alek Manoah’s dominance helped fourth-seeded West Virginia beat top-seeded Texas Tech 5-1 in the Big 12 Tournament on Thursday night. Manoah, the Big 12 Pitcher of the Year, gave up one run on four hits and struck out 10 in...
04:26, 05/24/2019

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

Snoop Dogg, rain out, Red Sox’s pitching give peek into sports madness How about a change-up from a screwball? Not that you care, but it’s time I shared the method to my growing madness. I compile notes — accent on pile — that I hope are of interest. Then I sort through them and bang on a keyboard. Today, however, a bli...
01:52, 06/16/2019

Fantasy Baseball: Little recourse for Corey Kluber injury in pitching-starved environment Corey Kluber has a fractured forearm, and the loss is felt throughout the Fantasy Baseball world. Scott White offers some suggestions for replacing him....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Bryan Hoch talks Yankees injuries, pitching depth, and 2009 stories On Monday’s episode of The Bronx Pinstripes Show, co-host Andrew Rotondi spoke with Yankees beat reporter Bryan Hoch about the Yankees slow start, Gio Gonzalez, Aaron Boone, and more. Hoch has been the Yankees beat reporter for MLB.com since 20...
11:52, 05/02/2019

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

Fantasy Baseball: Latest top 200 trade value rankings for H2H leagues show the value of competent pitching Looking to trade for high-end pitching? Scott White's Trade Chart shows it's something to cherish right now, even when looking at less proven options....
18:52, 05/08/2019

Mets 5, Brewers 2: Mets Bid Travis d’Arnaud Adieu, Then Beat Brewers D’Arnaud had struggled since returning to the majors less than a year since undergoing Tommy John surgery. The Mets’ win wasn’t without worry: Robinson Cano was hit by a pitch on his hand....
01:39, 04/29/2019

Prospect of Tighter Money at the ECB Increases Negotiations for top European Union jobs, including for the leadership of the European Central Bank, point to higher chances of a hawkish tilt in central-bank policy....
15:52, 05/29/2019

Clemson lands top-50 QB prospect Uiagalelei Clemson has landed yet another top-50 recruit in its 2020 class, this time with quarterback D.J. Uiagalelei. The No. 50 ranked prospect is the top pocket passer in the class and chose the Tigers over Oregon and Mt. San Antonio College....
23:39, 05/05/2019

ECB Raises Prospect of Rate Cut, Follows Fed Lead The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged but several officials raised the prospect of rate reductions, amplifying a global trend toward easier monetary policy to combat weaker growth....
16:52, 06/06/2019

Royals bringing top prospect Lopez up from minors KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals are bringing up top prospect Nicky Lopez from Triple-A Omaha, and he could make his big league debut when Kansas City opens a series against Texas on Tuesday night. Right-hander Jake Newberry was optioned to Omaha i...
02:13, 05/14/2019

Rockies prospect Fernandez gets 50-game ban for amphetamine NEW YORK (AP) — Colorado Rockies prospect Vince Fernandez has been suspended 50 games under baseball’s minor league drug program after testing positive for amphetamine. Fernandez is an outfielder with Double-A Hartford and was ranked the 24th b...
00:39, 06/08/2019

How to watch top MLB prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr.'s debut One of the best baseball prospects ever debuts Friday, with the Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. facing the Oakland Athletics. Here is how to watch....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Top US prospect R.J. Hampton signs with New Zealand team AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Guard R.J. Hampton, a top U.S. prospect, has decided to forego his college eligibility to sign with the New Zealand Breakers in the National Basketball League. The 18-year-old Hampton, who is a possible top 10 selection i...
10:52, 05/29/2019

Manchester City’s dominance is a frightening prospect "Manchester City were frighteningly good in the FA Cup final but their dominance of the English game is a frightening prospect for the game as a whole, writes Marcus Foley."...
10:26, 05/19/2019

Fantasy Baseball Prospect Call Up: Zac Gallen an immediate must-add? Minor-league breakout Zac Gallen becomes the latest promising arm to get a shot in the Marlins rotation, and he's worth scrambling to pick up on waivers....
21:52, 06/19/2019

Fantasy Baseball: Pitching mailbag focuses on innings limits, Lucas Giolito's rise and German Marquez's fall You probably have had your starting pitchers knocked around so far in 2019. Who hasn't? Here's some guidance on how to make the best of it moving forward....
08:00, 06/18/2019

Trump says of impeachment prospect: There was no high crime, no misdemeanor U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday rejected talk among Democrats about the possibility of launching an impeachment inquiry against him in the aftermath of the Russia probe, saying he did nothing to merit such an outcome....
16:13, 05/30/2019

Top Pirates prospect Keller to debut Monday in doubleheader Top pitching prospect Mitch Keller will make his major league debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates in a doubleheader Monday against the Cincinnati Reds        ...
02:26, 05/27/2019

Giants prospect suspended for performance-enhancing drug San Francisco Giants pitching prospect Logan Webb suspended 80 games for testing positive for performance-enhancing substance        ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Rays prospect Honeywell fractures bone, out another year BOSTON (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays pitching prospect Brent Honeywell has fractured a bone in his right elbow throwing a pitch during a bullpen session and will miss another season. The Rays made the announcement Saturday between games of a doubleheader in ...
01:00, 06/09/2019

AP source: Top Rockies prospect Rodgers expected in majors A person with knowledge of the situation says the Colorado Rockies are expected to call up top prospect Brendan Rodgers        ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with U.S.: foreign ministry Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with the United States, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Tuesday, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump said a deal with Tehran on its nuclear program was possible....
10:26, 05/28/2019

Yankees’ star prospect Estevan Florial goes off in return Estevan Florial, one of the Yankees’ top offensive prospects, returned to action Monday night for Single-A Tampa after being sidelined with a non-displaced right wrist fracture suffered during spring training. The 21-year-old went 2-for-4 with a home...
10:26, 06/04/2019

Indians call up prospect Mercado as Naquin heads to IL CHICAGO (AP) — The Cleveland Indians recalled prospect Oscar Mercado from Triple-A Columbus on Tuesday and placed outfielder Tyler Naquin on the 10-day injured list with a left calf strain. The 24-year-old Mercado started in left field and batted six...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Royals top prospect Nicky Lopez gets big league shot The Royals are giving top prospect Nicky Lopez his big league shot, summoning him from Triple-A Omaha and putting him right into the starting lineup for their series opener against the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night       &#...
23:52, 05/14/2019

Reds bring up top prospect Nick Senzel for debut CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds are bringing up top prospect Nick Senzel for his major league debut. The 23-year-old outfielder will bat second and play center field against the San Francisco Giants on Friday night. Cincinnati selected his cont...
20:13, 05/03/2019

How two tragedies shaped top NFL prospect Yetur Gross-Matos Yetur Gross-Matos' father saved him from drowning as a toddler. His older brother died after being struck by lightning. With the help of the rest of his family, he carries their memory as he's on the verge of stardom....
14:52, 06/14/2019

Video: The 'daunting' prospect of a Mercedes F1 engine upgrade Mercedes remains unbeaten six races into the 2019 Formula 1 season, but is the only engine manufacturer yet to have introduced an upgraded specification...
21:13, 05/29/2019

Passan: How a 19-year-old prospect is turning the MLB draft upside down By signing to play in Japan and shunning the draft, Carter Stewart will make himself millions of dollars and might be changing the way baseball does business....
07:00, 05/22/2019

Prospect of new Israeli vote looms as Netanyahu struggles with coalition  The prime minister’s former defense chief has been holding out, demanding concessions. Meanwhile, opposition lawmakers have begun a filibuster to block Netanyahu’s allies from dissolving the Knesset....
18:39, 05/29/2019

The NHL can thank women’s hockey for molding its top prospect into Barry Sanders on skates The presumptive No. 1 pick in the NHL draft has a first-round pick as his older brother, a potential NHLer as his little brother and a title-winning coach as his father. But his mom’s influence is central to his tale....
15:26, 06/19/2019

Xi visit raises prospect of 'concrete cooperation' with North Korea China's President Xi Jinping heads to Pyongyang this week holding out the prospect of fresh measures to support North Korea's floundering, sanctions-bound economy, the first trip in 14 years by a Chinese leader....
19:13, 06/19/2019

Royals prospect Witt hopes to live up to lofty billing Bobby Witt Jr., the son of retired pitcher Bobby Witt, has been introduced as the highest-profile new member of the Royals' farm system       ...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Qatar attendance at Saudi summit raises prospect of detente Gulf Cooperation Council will meet to discuss Iran’s alleged role in Gulf drone attacks A possible US-backed thaw in Qatar-Saudi relations has been signalled by Qatari diplomats travelling to Saudi Arabia to lay the ground for the country’s attendanc...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Hong Kong quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large HONG KONG (AP) — Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that would allow suspects to be tried in mainland Chinese courts. The prospect of further protests over the w...
05:39, 06/14/2019

Yankees prospect Michael King is latest injury blow This being the 2019 Yankees, even the prospect health news is unfortunate. Michael King, who shot through the Yankees’ system last year and was shelved during spring training after an MRI exam found a stress reaction in his right elbow, has had...
18:39, 05/06/2019

Why a top basketball prospect chose to play professionally in New Zealand over college "I enjoy watching it and stuff like that, but ... college basketball is not my main goal," said RJ Hampton, a highly ranked pro prospect for the 2020 class. "My main goal is the NBA.”...
18:13, 05/29/2019

'A bleak prospect': why legal weed in Britain may be a pipe dream While public interest is growing, experts say a mix of political and social factors is holding back changeThe legalization of cannabis in the US shows no signs of slowing down – but the prospect of a green rush in the UK, experts say, is “bleak”.The ...
20:13, 06/10/2019

| Teen NBA prospect LaMelo Ball signs with Australia's Hawks LaMelo Ball, rated among the top US high school prospects and the brother of NBA guard Lonzo Ball, has signed with the Illawarra Hawks of Australia's National Basketball League....
08:39, 06/18/2019

Carter Stewart, top MLB prospect, bolts to Japan after Braves fight Going to Japan a year after being picked in the top 10 of the draft usually can’t be construed as a victory. Carter Stewart is bucking the norm. The right-hander, who couldn’t complete a deal with the Braves after Atlanta selected him eig...
18:00, 05/21/2019

MLB Draft prospect Carter Stewart signs with Japanese team Eastern Florida State Junior College pitcher Carter Stewart, who was the No. 8 overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft but did not sign with the Atlanta Braves, is forgoing this year's draft to instead play in Japan....
06:39, 05/22/2019

Padres promote Canadian prospect Naylor, to debut in Toronto TORONTO (AP) — Canadian slugging prospect Josh Naylor has been called up for his major league debut by the San Diego Padres during a rare interleague series at Toronto. Naylor is from Mississauga, Ontario, about an hour away from Toronto. He was prom...
02:13, 05/25/2019

Yankees prospect thrives after escaping the Shohei Ohtani hype The Yankees had dreams of their version of Shohei Ohtani. Dermis Garcia had his own dreams to consider. “All of my life — all of my baseball-playing life — what I wanted to do was hit,” the Yankees’ slugging prospect, who currently is playing for Sin...
06:39, 05/23/2019

North Korea says prospect ‘gloomy’ for nuclear talks unless US changes its tune North Korea has again blamed the United States for the failure of the February summit in Vietnam between President Trump and Kim Jong Un, saying there will be no progress until Washington changes its approach to denuclearization talks....
23:00, 05/24/2019

Top NBA Draft prospect Zion Williamson casually launches football down beach Zion Williamson is poised to be one of the top picks in the upcoming NBA Draft but while he prepares for the scouting combine he was seen launching a football on a beach....
17:39, 05/09/2019

Top college basketball prospect RJ Hampton chooses New Zealand pro team over NCAA "I enjoy watching it and stuff like that, but ... college basketball is not my main goal," said Hampton, a highly ranked pro prospect for the 2020 class. "My main goal is the NBA.”...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Opinion: Tim Tebow is a pretty good football player for a baseball prospect The former NFL quarterback is hitting .130 with 32 strikeouts in 23 games this season at Class AAA Syracuse        ...
00:52, 05/08/2019

Austria Chancellor Faces Prospect of No-Confidence Vote as Coalition Unravels Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election to recover from the scandal that struck his far-right coalition partners. But the situation may now be out of his control....
21:13, 05/21/2019

Wall St. slips; banks fall with prospect of rate cut, energy drops Wall Street ended down slightly on Wednesday, with bank stocks declining as prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut rose and energy shares tumbling along with oil prices....
01:39, 06/13/2019

Report: Amateur prospect Carter Stewart opts for Japan over MLB draft Draft prospect Carter Stewart is making a unique career decision, foregoing his chance in this June's Major League Baseball draft to play overseas.        ...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Daniel James joins Manchester United a huge prospect but with work to do Flying forward was devastated when a move to Leeds collapsed but a remarkable FA Cup goal for Swansea changed everythingGraham Potter is not the sort to get carried away but as the questions about Daniel James kept coming, and the realisation that ev...
13:26, 06/11/2019

Israel Faces Prospect of New Election as Netanyahu’s Coalition Talks Stall After elections last month, Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to have an easy path back to power. But a deadlock between his potential partners shows no sign of easing....
20:00, 05/29/2019

Arsenal face prospect of having to leave Mkhitaryan at home for Baku final • Anger that safety fears may cost Armenian in Europa League• Gunners release statement about ‘extreme’ travel issuesArsenal are preparing for the prospect of leaving their Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan at home for the Europa League final in...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Israel faces prospect of new elections as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu needs Avigdor Liberman, his former defense minister with whom the Israeli leader has had a tempestuous history, to form a majority after coming out ahead in last month's elections....
15:52, 05/28/2019

Five-star basketball prospect RJ Hampton announces he'll play professionally in New Zealand RJ Hampton, a five-star prospect, announced his decision to play professional basketball overseas and forgo his NCAA eligibility on Tuesday.        ...
20:52, 05/28/2019

Ilya Samsonov, Capitals’ top prospect and goalie of the future, finds his footing in Hershey Since Samsonov recorded his first American Hockey League shutout on Jan. 12, he posted a 15-3-1-1 record with a 1.78 goals-against average and a .930 save percentage....
05:52, 05/09/2019

The prospect of Boris Johnson as prime minister has reignited Labour’s civil war | Gaby Hinsliff Critics of the party leadership are right to think it must clean up its act if a general election is comingWhy now? That’s the obvious question arising from yet another bruising encounter between Jeremy Corbyn and his frustrated MPs, widely described...
17:26, 06/11/2019

Watch: Elite wide receiver prospect Julian Fleming commits to Ohio State The Ohio State Buckeyes earned a commitment Friday from Julian Fleming, who is considered the top wide receiver prospect by multiple recruiting services,...
22:52, 05/31/2019

No-no! Detroit Tigers top prospect Casey Mize throws brilliant no-hitter in Double-A debut Detroit Tigers top prospect Casey Mize looked like a man among boys pitching in Double-A. He threw a no-hitter in his debut with the Erie SeaWolves.        ...
05:52, 04/30/2019

From Incarceration to Gentrification: Realtors Drool Over Prospect of Turning Former Harlem Prison into ‘Trophy Real Estate’ If you’re the sort of person who believes we’re currently in—or at the very least, teetering on the brink of—a warped, capitalist dystopia, then go ahead and pull up a seat, because do I have a story for you....
08:00, 05/30/2019

Agent Scott Boras criticizes MLB as amateur prospect Carter Stewart skips draft for Japan Agent Scott Boras says MLB was a detriment to Carter Stewart's situation and that playing in Japan is a necessity, where he hopes to re-establishing his value.        ...
16:52, 05/23/2019

Fantasy Baseball: Ranking recent prospect callups Keston Hiura, Nicky Lopez, and Oscar Mercado With three interesting prospects getting the call in recent days, Chris Towers breaks down what to expect from Keston Hiura, Nicky Lopez, and Oscar Mercado...
01:26, 05/15/2019

Mother's Day special: Astros prospect's grandmother tears up at his MLB debut Corbin Martin's first major league start is an emotional one for his family, especially since it came on Mother's Day.        ...
01:39, 05/13/2019

It Should Always Be Called 'Jizz' An old and possibly racist saying states that Eskimos have over 50 words for “snow.” American English has at least as many words for ejaculate, most of which are gross. It seems like now is the time to set the record straight. There should be only on...
22:52, 05/31/2019

Have You Called A Plumber To Your Home Lately? Hello! Today we meet Andre 3000, finally get our canvas bags, look at some bad wigs and play 20 questions with Jonathan Frakes. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
19:00, 06/15/2019

Here's what Huawei's Android replacement may actually be called The fact Huawei has its own Android replacement in the works is certainly no secret. In fact, rumor has it the operating system could be ready for launch as early as this fall. And thanks to recent trademark filings, we now know what it could be call...
15:52, 05/27/2019

So-called 'Medicare for All' gets its 15 minutes of infamy Last week, the House Rules Committee held a landmark hearing on Medicare for All. The idea's advocates championed the hearing as a major step towards providing Americans universal, government-run healthcare....
15:26, 05/13/2019

There's An Actual Satellite In Space Called "XCOM" Hello, Commander. We have received reports that the US Naval Research Laboratory has launched two new satellites into orbit around the Earth. One of them is called: XCOM....
08:13, 05/09/2019

Kids in Germany called on to name exoplanet, star German schools, kindergartens and amateur astronomers have been asked to come up with names for two heavenly bodies. The huge exoplanet and its star currently go by the unpoetical catalog numbers HD 32518 and HD 32518b....
10:39, 06/07/2019

Weirdly Ford V Ferrari Is Called Le Mans '66 In The UK If you’re a racing fan in the United Kingdom you’ve probably figured this out already. But Ford V Ferrari, the upcoming new Matt Damon/Christian Bale film that recaps the time Ford whooped Ferrari’s ass at Le Mans FOR AMERICA, won’t have that title o...
01:52, 06/09/2019

Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendum An Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's government has been released from jail....
14:00, 05/25/2019

Trump lashes out at Rep. Amash after he called for impeachment President Trump lashed out at a Republican congressman who said special counsel Robert Mueller’s report shows Trump committed impeachable offenses, calling him a “loser’ who’s helping the Democrats. “Never a fan of @just...
18:13, 05/19/2019

MIT Scientist's Biotech Research Is Called Into Question MIT researcher Dr. Ram Sasisekharan and his team are defending their computer-assisted research against an accusation that they misled the scientific community about the discovery of drugs for the flu and Zika viruses....
18:52, 05/27/2019

The Next Call of Duty Is Called Modern Warfare (Yep, Really) The first Modern Warfare was called Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, so it’s only natural that the fourth Modern Warfare is called Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Confused yet? That’s video games for you....
21:13, 05/24/2019

Bolton's Championship game against Brentford called off - EFL "Bolton Wanderers\u0027 home Championship game against Brentford will now not take place and the visitors will be awarded three points on the basis of a 1-0 victory, the English Football League (EFL) said on Friday."...
16:13, 05/03/2019

Man waved box cutter, called bus passenger 'terrorist' A man caught on video calling another man a terrorist and waving a box cutter at him aboard a bus in New Jersey has been charged with bias intimidation....
19:52, 05/16/2019

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupi...
01:00, 05/30/2019

She called 911. Then she was killed. Now a jury has awarded $1 million to her family Woman called 911 for help. JPD admitted procedures weren't followed. She was found dead. Five years later, jury awards $1M in wrongful death lawsuit.        ...
02:00, 05/20/2019

Bill de Blasio called a ‘liar’ by protesters outside GMA interview Bill de Blasio’s first interview as a presidential candidate was marred on Thursday by protesters chanting “Liar!” and “Can’t run the city! Can’t run the country!” throughout the live segment. The mayor appea...
16:52, 05/16/2019

Why a judge called this alleged fraudster ‘worse than El Chapo’ Even El Chapo had manners, a judge seethed Monday as he remanded an accused Ponzi schemer for lunging at a prosecutor in a courthouse hallway. “I’ve tried cases with Mafia hitmen, with Mexican sicarios [hired killers] and with terrorists who tried to...
04:52, 05/07/2019

Moldova snap election called as crisis deepens A day after a new government was approved after months of wrangling, the country's new, acting president has called a fresh vote in September. The move prompted tens of thousands of people onto the streets....
21:39, 06/09/2019

Rep. Amash, who called for Trump’s impeachment, gets primary challenger Two days after GOP Rep. Justin Amash claimed that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, a Michigan state representative has stepped forward to challenge him in the primary election. ​ State Rep. Jim Lower​, calling himself a ​”​pro-Tr...
18:39, 05/20/2019

Top NYPD cops called in to take down art showing kids in cages Elite NYPD cops were forced to spend Wednesday morning inspecting and dismantling guerrilla art installations around the city depicting children confined in metal cages — and department insiders were furious the officers were diverted from more impor...
22:52, 06/12/2019

Prison: Tow truck driver assaulted women who called for tow A tow truck driver has been sentenced to six years in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting three women who had called him to tow their cars....
04:39, 06/11/2019

Judge: Anheuser-Busch must revise ads called ‘misleading’ MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors’ light beers contain corn syrup, in a preliminary ruling on a lawsuit filed by MillerCoors against its rival. U.S. District Judge W...
08:39, 05/25/2019

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new financial service will allow consumers to keep their cryptocurrency safe, as well as make various t...
22:39, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Slain police officer called a ‘man of integrity’ BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of a police officer killed in Mississippi (all times local): 3:35 p.m. One of Mississippi’s top elected officials says a police officer killed on duty was “a man of integrity” who prote...
22:52, 05/13/2019

"Called Me Indian Spy": Pak Minister Defends Slapping Journalist A popular Pakistan broadcast journalist said Monday he had officially complained to police about being assaulted by a government minister, who responded by saying it was "an unfortunate incident"....
20:26, 06/17/2019

SpaceX is about to launch a dummy astronaut called Ripley to the ISS SpaceX plans an uncrewed test flight of the Dragon spacecraft on 2 March, which will carry cargo and an astronaut dummy to the International Space Station...
21:26, 04/28/2019

Biden called Barr ‘one of the best’ attorneys general — 24 years ago Joe Biden praised Attorney General William Barr 24 years ago, calling him “one of the best” attorneys general he’d ever worked with in his long Congressional career. Biden complimented Barr in 1995 when he was the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judic...
22:39, 06/11/2019

That First Black Hole Seen in an Image Is Now Called Pōwehi, at Least in Hawaii The word, which means “adorned fathomless dark creation,” is derived from the Kumulipo, a centuries-old Hawaiian creation chant, said a professor who helped with the naming....
21:52, 04/28/2019

"Called Mamata Banerjee After Cyclone, But..." Say Officials In PM Office Officials in Prime Minister's Office today said the claim that the Prime Minister has not contacted Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee after the Cyclone Fani, is not correct....
18:39, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Killings called torture in dad’s murder case COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A prosecutor says a South Carolina father deserves to die for killing his five children in a carefully thought out effort to avoid pri...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Netflix didn't nail its 'Nailed It!' thumbnail and was called out Netflix's choice of thumbnail for one of its beloved original series got fingers wagging on Tuesday night after a Twitter user called out the streaming giant for the misstep....
01:13, 05/30/2019

Teacher ’asked to perform oral sex on boy, 14, and called him scaredy-cat when he said no' A TEACHER allegedly asked a 14-year-old boy if she could perform oral sex on him after driving into an empty car park then called him a “scaredy-cat” after he told her no....
08:00, 06/01/2019

Florida boy called 911 because he was lonely and wanted a friend, police say A young Florida boy called 911 this week and asked the responding officer to be his friend because he was lonely, the Tallahassee Police Department wrote on Facebook....
16:13, 05/09/2019

The First of VW's Mass-Market EVs Is Now Called the ID.3 with Deliveries Planned for Mid-2020 The Volkswagen ID.3 electric hatchback, formerly known just as the ID, is now open to early booking deposits in Europe with production planned for the end of this year and deliveries to start mid-2020. Perhaps the most interesting bit of news, though...
16:26, 05/08/2019

Several More 2020 Democrats Just Called for Impeachment Proceedings to Begin As he closed his investigation on Wednesday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller alluded to impeachment, noting that the Constitution spells out a process to “formally accuse a sitting President of wrongdoing.” Several Democratic presidential ...
22:13, 05/29/2019

McConnell Called Hypocrite After Saying G.O.P. Would Confirm Justice in 2020 The Senate majority leader acknowledged that Republicans would treat a judge nominated by a Republican president differently from one nominated by a Democratic president....
12:39, 05/29/2019

Redmi Flagship Tipped to Be Called K20 Pro, Specifications Leaked Leak shows that the Redmi K20 Pro will be powered by the Snapdragon 855 processor, pack 4,000mAh battery, a 48-megapixel sensor, and a 6.39-inch AMOLED display as well....
11:13, 05/07/2019

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent, an international conference in Dakar has said....
13:39, 06/19/2019

‘Lying’ cops called to testify at trials: prosecutor’s records Five NYPD cops found guilty of lying didn’t just keep their jobs — they were set to bear witness at criminal trials as recently as January, The Post has learned....
02:26, 05/20/2019

Opinion: U.S. women called a lot of things at World Cup, but slackers won't be one of them USWNT coach Jill Ellis says her team will play to win, even though Group F winner likely will have to play France and England to get to title game.       ...
19:52, 06/17/2019

Bill Cosby Called Himself 'America's Dad' and Black Twitter Determined That Was a Lie Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby might be a lot of things—an alleged serial rapist, “a sexually violent predator,” inmate number NN7687—but one title he can no longer claim is “America’s Dad.”...
07:13, 06/18/2019

Woman sues cop who called her ‘bleeding heart liberal’ during arrest A Pittsburgh woman claims she was arrested by a President Trump-loving cop who allegedly teased her for being a “bleeding heart liberal,” according to a new lawsuit. Darian Balcom said she was grilled over her political views in December 2017 when sh...
01:26, 05/03/2019

Google introduces swipeable Wear OS widgets called Tiles Over the next month, Google will be rolling out a new element of its Wear OS smartwatch software interface that’s meant to improve the ease and simplicity with which you access information. The new feature, announced today, is the introduction ...
16:39, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump "Very Surprised" After Son Called To Testify In Russia Probe US President Donald Trump rushed to his son's defence Thursday, saying he was "very surprised" by a Senate panel's order that Donald Trump Jr testify as part of its investigation into Russia election......
00:00, 05/10/2019

Sri Lankan Islamist Called for Violence on Facebook Before Easter Attacks A charismatic leader who allegedly helped plan and execute Sri Lanka’s Easter bombings called before the attacks for killing non-Muslims in Facebook posts that remained online despite complaints from moderate Muslims who say they asked the company to...
04:52, 05/01/2019

'I get called a sell-out all the time': Trump's voters of colour speak out What’s it like to be one of the few minority supporters among the president’s overwhelmingly white following?Follow the latest US politics news – liveDonald Trump likes to claim, among other things, that his presidency has been a huge success for non...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Rahul Baba Kept Mum When PM Modi Was Called ''Neech'': Amit Shah BJP president Amit Shah today accused Congress chief Rahul Gandhi of remaining silent after his party leader Mani Shankar Aiyar hurled abuses at Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Rialto Theatre’s hotel project called off, renovations still planned TUCSON – Last year, News 4 Tucson reported on a $88 million high-rise hotel project that was set to go up right behind the Rialto Theatre downtown. READ MORE: Downtown Tucson is growing with new development Part of the project was going to incl...
18:26, 05/30/2019

AOC blames Twitter, readers after called out for tweets about Alabama pro-life law Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blamed Twitter's character limitations -- and the reading skills of her critics -- after getting called out for spreading misinformation about the newly signed abortion ban in Alabama....
13:13, 05/16/2019

Michael Cohen called himself 'a man all alone' ahead of imprisonment, recording shows President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen confided a sense of isolation and anger to actor Tom Arnold weeks before the estranged Trump organization fixer reported to federal prison....
15:39, 05/09/2019

Teenager Who Called UK's Prince Harry 'Race Traitor' Is Jailed A teenage neo-Nazi who called for Britain's Prince Harry a race traitor months after his marriage to U.S. actress Meghan Markle and suggested he should be shot was jailed for more than four years on......
17:52, 06/18/2019

"I Never Called Meghan Markle Nasty," Tweets Donald Trump President Donald Trump sparked a new debate in Britain this past week, after calling past comments by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, "nasty," in an interview with the Sun tabloid....
07:39, 06/03/2019

AOC called out by meteorologist after linking DC tornado warning to climate change Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., took to social media on Thursday during a tornado warning in Washington, D.C., and swiftly tried to connect it to climate change -- prompting one meteorologist to call her out for not knowing "the difference bet...
15:13, 05/24/2019

Coroner Called To Scene Of Roof Collapse In Floyd County PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Floyd County Coroner has been dispatched to the scene of a roof collapse in Prestonsburg. The collapse happened at a business on Arnold Avenue and Court Street in downtown. The roof was blown off during a severe...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Kaitlin Bennett claims ‘liberals’ at Rutgers called cops on her The self-styled Kent State “Gun Girl” — whose graduation photo with an AR-10 went viral — blasted “a group of liberals” for calling the police on her during a visit to Rutgers University. Kaitlin Bennett claimed she was nearly booted off the campus i...
16:52, 05/03/2019

Facebook called before Senate panel over digital currency project Facebook Inc's plans to create a global cryptocurrency will face scrutiny from the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16, the latest sign that policymakers around the globe are casting a wary eye on the project....
23:13, 06/19/2019

The Jonas Brothers strike deal for memoir called ‘Blood’ NEW YORK (AP) — The Jonas Brothers want to share their story. Musicians Kevin, Joe and Nick Jonas have signed a deal with Macmillan to publish their memoir. The book will delve into the band’s formation, rise to stardom, breakup in 2013 and rec...
23:00, 05/28/2019

KCR Impact? Why Mamata Banerjee, Rahul Gandhi Seem To Have Called Truce Telengana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's meeting with his Kerala counterpart may have had an impact in distant Purulia in West Bengal. Campaigning in the same district, Rahul Gandhi and Mamata......
07:00, 05/08/2019

Yankees shuffle relievers: Jake Barrett to IL, Joe Harvey called up As Didi Gregorius takes steps toward returning, you knew the good Yankees injury vibes couldn’t last too long. Righty reliever Jake Barrett is the latest to go down, placed on the 10-day injured list Sunday, retroactive to Thursday, with right ...
19:13, 05/26/2019

Twitter User Who Leaked Most E3 Announcements Says Nintendo's Lawyer Called Them After promising early and unreleased information about Nintendo’s E3 reveals on Twitter this weekend, an account that’s been leaking the rest of this week’s announcements says they received a call and email from Nintendo asking them to stop....
19:26, 06/10/2019

CNN's Jim Acosta claims Trump was just engaging in an 'act' when he called him 'fake news' CNN reporter Jim Acosta will reportedly release a new book, on June 11, in which he suggests that President Trump didn't take the "fake news" accusation seriously at the beginning of his presidency....
19:26, 05/25/2019

Reputed mobster called ‘Boobsie’ convicted of illegal gambling A reputed mobster called “Boobsie” gambled in Manhattan court Friday — and lost. Eugene Castelle, an alleged foot soldier for the Luchese crime family, had turned down a plea deal from the government that would have likely got him between eight and 1...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Texas lawmakers strike down so-called ‘Save Chick-Fil-A’ bill Texas’s so-called “Save Chick-Fil-A” bill got plucked before lawmakers could cast a vote on it. “Hopefully, this is the day … discrimination against the LGBT community dies in Texas,” said State Rep. Julie Johnson, an openly gay Dem...
17:39, 05/11/2019

BJP Should Be Called Bharatiya Jumla Party: Manish Sisodia On PM's Speech Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia described Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Delhi on Wednesday as "jumlebaazi" (rhetoric), saying the real name of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)......
22:52, 05/08/2019

Spotify is testing a voice-controlled device called "Car Thing" The company says don't be surprised if you hear about new devices like "Voice Thing" and "Home Thing" sometime soon.        ...
21:52, 05/17/2019

First Redmi Laptop to Be Called RedmiBook 14, Alleged Specifications Leaked The rumoured upcoming Redmi laptop will reportedly be called RedmiBook 14. The RedmiBook 14 is said to be the first laptop to be released under Xiaomi's Redmi brand in China....
19:13, 05/17/2019

Joe Jonas' Bachelor Party Was So Wild the Police Were Called 3 Times It looks like Joe Jonas' bachelor party was a wild time--so wild, in fact, the police called on the groom and his gang three times in one night. Nick Jonas and Kevin Jonas dished on......
18:00, 06/13/2019

Parliamentarians directly called to take action on global issues by UN chief Addressing parliament elected officials from around the world gathered at United Nations Headquarters in New York on Thursday for an annual hearing, UN chief António Guterres called for their support on legislation and financing of global solutions t...
04:39, 04/29/2019

Coast Guard officer called 'terrorist' due back in court A Coast Guard lieutenant whom prosecutors describe as a domestic terrorist is due back in court next week for a hearing on the conditions of his possible release from federal custody....
23:00, 04/30/2019

He Claimed He Caught a Record-Breaking Fish. Now He’s Being Called a Liar. Anglers are fiercely protective of fishing records. When Tom Volk caught a huge walleye in North Dakota, it led to social media outcry and a criminal investigation....
12:39, 05/25/2019

Saudi killers called Khashoggi ‘sacrificial animal’ before murder: UN report The Saudi operatives who killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi referred to their prey as the “sacrificial animal,” according to a new report by the UN Human Rights Council’s The Special Rapporteur released Wednesday. The report, which also found “credibl...
21:13, 06/19/2019

Rubio hits back at NYT reporter who called him out for ‘smiling’ at Trump rally Senator Marco Rubio hit back at a reporter after he tweeted it was “very strange” to see the Florida senator “smiling and chuckling” at the president’s re-election rally in Orlando Tuesday evening....
07:52, 06/19/2019

Bebe Rexha Claps Back at Body Shamer Who Called Her Too Thick Bebe Rexha doesn't have time for body shamers. The 29-year-old singer clapped back at a Twitter troll on Monday after the social media user made a comment about her......
00:13, 05/21/2019

Volkswagen Set to Launch a New Compact SUV Called Tarek for North America: Report During an event in Argentina, Volkswagen announced to the gathered crowd that a new SUV, slotted below the Tiguan, would be built for worldwide consumption. According to Argentina Autoblog he car will be built in Russia and China under the Tharu name...
02:52, 05/18/2019

I was heartbroken when I called Sweden cowards. Now rawness is accepted | Hope Solo I did not express myself well after USA’s loss to Sweden at the Rio 2016. But US Soccer made sure it exploited my comments for its own endsThis World Cup is about championing emotion – especially in a lot of the marketing and ads surrounding the tour...
19:52, 06/19/2019

Add Finn Jones to the list of Game Of Thrones actors who called the ending When we realized Gwendoline Christie predicted one integral aspect of the Game Of Thrones finale a few years before it was even written, we were pretty impressed. Now, however, we’re forced to contend with the fact that Finn Jones, who played Loras T...
22:26, 05/31/2019

Records show border patrol agent called migrants “subhuman” PHOENIX (AP) — A Border Patrol agent in Arizona sent texts calling immigrants “savages” and “subhuman” the month before using his patrol vehicle to knock over a Guatemalan man who was trying to flee, prosecutors say. Court documents filed earlier thi...
07:13, 05/21/2019

Alysia Montaño called out Nike for not supporting parents. Many Americans can relate. The Olympian and seven-time national champion appeared to have it all: a healthy child, a supportive husband and her dream job. What she didn’t have, though, was maternity leave....
18:13, 05/29/2019

New Zealand police called in after mass hacking attempt on 'wellbeing' budget Treasury says systems deliberately hacked, with more than 2,000 attempts since SundayNew Zealand police have been asked to investigate after the Treasury office said its systems were hacked in an attempt to reach documents on the forthcoming budget, ...
10:39, 05/29/2019

Incredible sportsmanship as Djokovic OVERRULES umpire, after Zverev serve called out "Novak Djokovic produced this amazing moment at the French Open on Thursday as he overruled a call from the umpire to award opponent Alex Zverev a point!"...
17:26, 06/06/2019

University of Alabama votes to return $26.5 million to donor who called for boycott The University of Alabama voted to return a $26.5 million gift from a donor who recently encouraged students to boycott the school over Alabama’s controversial new abortion law....
21:39, 06/07/2019

Joe Biden Called Heather Heyer’s Mother After Campaign Video Debut Susan Bro, whose daughter was killed at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., said she warned Mr. Biden to tread carefully around the episode and spoke with him about grief....
18:13, 04/28/2019

Cavan Biggio, son of Hall-of-Famer Craig, called up by Blue Jays TORONTO — Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, was brought up by Toronto on Friday and set to make his major league debut against San Diego. Biggio was in the lineup to bat eighth and play second base, the position ...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Mitch McConnell Called Out for Blocking Vote on Net Neutrality Rules Republicans Actually Like The consumer protections widely known as “net neutrality” are hugely popular among Republicans throughout the U.S., if only because cable and internet providers are American’s choice example of rapacious corporate gluttony. In Washington, however, t...
12:26, 06/12/2019

Police fired 55 times at Willie McCoy. A consultant called it 'reasonable' The 20-year-old aspiring rapper had been sleeping in his car at a Taco Bell when Vallejo police shot himThe California police officers who killed Willie McCoy, a 20-year-old who had been sleeping in his car, fired 55 bullets at him in 3.5 seconds – w...
00:26, 06/13/2019

A Chrysler PT Cruiser Monster Truck Called 'PT Bruiser' Is for Sale Right Now and It's Amazing For some reason, the world likes to give the Once Hot-Selling Chrysler PT Cruiser a lot of shit, but I for one am a fan of its daring, 1920s hot rod-ish design. So it should be no surprise that I’m borderline obsessed with this lifted one for sale ri...
19:13, 06/16/2019

Nike Called Out By Three Olympians Over Punitive Sponsorship Policy For Pregnant Athletes American 800-meter specialist Alysia Montaño has won six national championships, but she may be most famous for running the 2014 race while eight months pregnant with her daughter. Montaño, a 2012 Olympian, also ran in 2017 while five months pregnant...
02:13, 05/24/2019

Republican who called for Trump impeachment doubles down, says some of president's actions have been 'corrupt' Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., continued criticizing President Trump on Thursday, claiming that he engaged in both "inherently corrupt" actions as well as actions that were corrupt because of his intent....
00:39, 05/24/2019

When PM Modi Called Mamata Banerjee's Detractor Adhir Chowdhury A Fighter Congress lawmaker Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, a feisty leader from West Bengal, came in for a bit of praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi who called him a "fighter" after the all-party meeting on......
16:52, 06/17/2019

India’s Modi paints image of Hindu ascetic called to power NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose Hindu nationalist party has declared victory in parliamentary elections, has carefully cultivated his image as a pious man of the people. Like President Donald Trump, to whom he is of...
12:52, 05/23/2019

Moldovan president suspended, snap election called as crisis deepens A Moldovan court temporarily relieved President Igor Dodon of his duties on Sunday to allow a stand-in to call a snap election, deepening a standoff between rival political parties over the formation of a new government after months of deadlock....
18:52, 06/09/2019

Cuban activists had their annual pro-LGBT parade ready. Then the government called it off. Cuba’s National Center for Sex Education said the annual Conga Against Homophobia and Transphobia could not go ahead as planned due to “new tensions in the international and regional context.”...
01:26, 05/12/2019

Meghan McCain Getting Called Out on Her Ilhan Omar Smears Is Beautiful Television Meghan McCain went on Late Night with Seth Meyers on Tuesday night, where the show’s host proceeded to call her out on her continual smearing of Rep. Ilhan Omar for nearly five tense minutes. It was excellent....
17:39, 05/08/2019

Judge blocks release of Coast Guard officer called terrorist GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal judge in Maryland is blocking the release of a Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling combat gear and compiling a hit list of prominent Democrats and TV journalists. U.S. District Judge George Hazel agreed Monda...
21:39, 05/13/2019

A dubious puck grab that wasn’t called helps sink Islanders RALEIGH, N.C. — Maybe the Hurricanes’ Justin Faulk closed his hand on the puck, but plays like that go uncalled every game. At least, that’s how the Islanders were trying to rationalize dealing with it. The defenseman came bursting out of the Hurrica...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Judge to weigh freeing Coast Guard officer called terrorist GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of drafting a hit list of prominent Democrats and journalists is getting a hearing on the conditions of his possible release from federal custody. A defense attorney has proposed several pretrial...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Colorado teen Joshua Jones called mom while subduing school shooter LITTLETON, Colo. — A student who helped thwart a shooting at a suburban Denver high school says he was still pinning one of the attackers down when he decided to call one of the most important people in his life — his mother. Joshua Jones, an 18-year...
09:39, 05/15/2019

‘Fox and Friends’ called Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya ‘transgender.’ She’s not. Semenya, 28, is believed to have a condition that causes her body to produce testosterone at levels much higher than most women. Fox apologized on Thursday, saying it regretted the error....
05:52, 05/03/2019

Stranded Florida teens' prayers answered by sailboat called 'Amen' A pair of Florida teens who were swept out to sea by a strong current said they were praying for help when their rescue came in the form of a boat called "The Amen."...
21:39, 05/03/2019

Hand on doomed Oregon ship texted, called wife before death A crew member on a doomed Oregon crabbing vessel that sank in rough seas, killing all three aboard, sent desperate texts and told his wife he was putting on his life vest in the final moments before he was tossed overboard....
01:26, 05/16/2019

Texicanas Sneak Peek: Will Being Called "Anal" Send Mayra Spiraling? Everything's bigger in Texas, even the drama. E! News as your exclusive sneak peek at Texicanas, Bravo's latest reality endeavor, and if you're a Real Housewives fan, these ladies are......
22:26, 05/03/2019

Iran’s president says it will keep excess enriched uranium, instead of selling it as called for by nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says it will keep excess enriched uranium, instead of selling it as called for by nuclear deal....
10:13, 05/08/2019

Jason Momoa called out fisherman that mutilated a shark: 'Never have I wanted to hurt a human as much as I did' In true “Aquaman” fashion, actor Jason Momoa called out a pair of Icelandic fishermen after they filmed themselves laughing as they cut off a shark’s tail just to toss it back into the ocean wounded....
18:26, 06/03/2019

Kia SP2i Production Model Spotted Sans Camouflage; To Be Called Seltos Globally The production version of the Kia SP2i concept-based SUV was recently spotted while being filmed for a TV commercial, outside India. As per the badging on the SUV, the production version of the SP2i......
12:52, 05/30/2019

Minefields and ruins: Israeli settlement called Trump built on conquered land ‘It will mean something for him, that there is a place in the world, far away from the States, with his name’It is a world away from the grandiose high-rises that bear his name.A sleepy, crumbling hamlet of fewer than a dozen Israeli residents surrou...
06:26, 06/17/2019

Norwegian Epic cruise passenger goes overboard in Mediterranean Sea; search for woman called off A woman went overboard from the Norwegian Epic cruise ship in the Mediterranean Sea over the weekend, and in a grim development, officials called off the search for her on Sunday....
02:39, 06/10/2019

Ubisoft teases an Apple TV+ series called ‘Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet' Ubisoft is working on a live-action series called Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet, the company has announced at E3 2019. The new show, which stars Rob McElhenney (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) and Danny Pudi (Community), is said to be co...
03:52, 06/11/2019

Telesup school’s fake façade called ‘a symbol of Peruvian university system’ Education inspectors revealed the university had failed to get accreditation, prompting the state to order a shutdownFrom the street, the newest site of the Telesup university in Lima appeared to be a gleaming, glass-fronted 7-story tower. Inside, ho...
14:13, 06/08/2019

Trump faces critics over Mexico deal called 'hostage-taking' by ex-WTO chief Pascal Lamy: tariff threats are against spirit of diplomacy Pelosi slams ‘tantrums’ while New York Times questions dealThe immigration agreement imposed on Mexico by Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs is a victory for “hostage-taking” ...
23:39, 06/08/2019

Burial chamber full of riches called England’s version of King Tut’s tomb An underground chamber discovered accidentally by road workers in appears to be the site of the earliest Christian royal burial ever found in Britain, archaeologists say....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Fairweather friends: Elton John’s best collaborations, from Aretha to A Tribe Called Quest Elton John has assumed many guises throughout his more than 50 years in music. Campy, glammy pop star. Earnest piano balladeer. Bluesy troubadour. Incisive, emotional storyteller. Disney soundtrack kingpin. However, his appearance on Dionne Warwick’s...
17:26, 05/30/2019

Kodak Black will remain jailed until trial, called a ‘danger to the community’ by judge Federal prosecutors in Miami on Wednesday successfully appealed a judge's decision to release rapper Kodak Black on bond after his arrest for a weapons violation....
00:39, 05/30/2019

Archer called up, Willey left out of England's final 15-man squad for Cricket World Cup "David Willey has missed out on a place in England\u0027s 15-man squad for the ICC Men\u0027s Cricket World Cup, but there is a space for Sussex bowler Jofra Archer."...
12:13, 05/21/2019

Nadler once called Holder contempt vote ‘shameful,’ now leads charge against Barr House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., led the charge Wednesday to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt of Congress -- but Nadler took a very different stance on contempt back in 2012....
16:52, 05/09/2019

Sergeant claims cops called him ‘sand monkey’ in lawsuit filed against NYPD An NYPD sergeant was harassed by his brothers in blue because he’s Egyptian, he claims in a lawsuit. Higher-ups at Staten Island’s 123rd Precinct allegedly harangued Kappa Farid, 54, for his Arabic accent, called him “sand monkey,” refused to let him...
02:26, 06/16/2019

Google says it will address AI, machine learning model bias with technology called TCAV TCAV is short for Testing with Concept Activation Vectors and its a technology that can identify high concept signals and therefore defend against bias....
21:52, 05/07/2019

Cachet Boutique hotel to get private rooftop deck called Glass Cube The Cachet Boutique hotel and its elegant Playboy Supper Club at 510 W. 42nd St. are being topped with a private rooftop observation deck and performance space fronted by a huge LED billboard. Known as the Glass Cube, it is being created for the priv...
04:52, 06/12/2019

U.S. plan to make Guatemala take asylum seekers called ludicrous by rights group A U.S. plan to make asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador seek refuge in Guatemala instead of the United States would endanger, not protect, refugees, a prominent rights group said on Friday as U.S. negotiators met Guatemalan officials....
00:00, 06/15/2019

When Taco Bell runs out of tacos, who do you call? One person reportedly called the police When Taco Bell runs out of tacos, who do you call? In Louisiana, a consumer called the police department.        ...
06:26, 06/05/2019

Ivy League ‘dad killer’ called super from jail to remove crime scene stickers The Ivy League grad on trial for shooting dead his father, allegedly in a dispute over his weekly allowance being cut, called his super from jail to have him remove crime scene stickers from his apartment door, according to Tuesday’s testimony. Prose...
02:39, 06/05/2019

Alyssa Milano called for a ‘sex strike’ to protest anti-abortion laws. It didn’t go over well. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy," Alyssa Milano tweeted. "JOIN ME by not having sex until we get bodily autonomy back."...
02:26, 05/12/2019

Come Jan. 1, Abortion Will Be Virtually Outlawed in the State of Georgia as Governor Signs So-Called Heartbeat Bill Into Law With a stroke of a pen Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp basically outlawed abortions in his state, signing into law the so-called heartbeat bill....
04:52, 05/08/2019

'Voice' judges Kelly Clarkson, John Legend called 'unpatriotic' for 'God Bless the USA' critiques Kelly Clarkson and John Legend have being accused of being unpatriotic after the two coaches on “The Voice” criticized Gyth Rigdon’s rendition of “God Bless the U.S.A.”...
23:26, 05/14/2019

Sen. Josh Hawley proposes ban of Candy Crush, other so-called ‘loot box’ apps that he says target kids Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley is targeting the tech industry by proposing a ban on “pay-to-win” and “loot box apps aimed at children that offer an assortment of digital items that critics say can be costly for parents and fosters addiction and gambling....
11:13, 05/09/2019

Virat Kohli on South Africa's woes and being called 'immature' by Kagiso Rabada – video India’s captain Virat Kohli brushed aside criticism from Kagiso Rabada after the South African cricketer said he ‘comes across as very immature’.Rabada told the Cricket Monthly that while Kohli is a ‘phenomenal player’, ‘he can’t take the abuse’.Kohl...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms.       ...
21:13, 06/18/2019

UGG has a sister company called Koolaburra that designs cute sandals and casual sneakers under $100 — here’s how they stack up Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
00:52, 06/08/2019

Elizabeth Warren called 'the original Rachel Dolezal' in awkward interview over ancestry claims A radio interview with Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren turned awkward Friday after the host pressed the candidate over her past claims of Native American ancestry and told her, “You're kind of like the original Rachel Dolezal.”...
19:39, 05/31/2019

Alleged ‘Hollywood Ripper’ trial begins; Ashton Kutcher could be called to testify: report The trial of a man who has been charged with allegedly killing two women in their California homes -- including one woman who dated actor Ashton Kutcher -- began on Thursday in Los Angeles, according to reports....
02:13, 05/03/2019

North Korea Called John Bolton a ‘War Monger’ After He Said Missile Tests Violated Rules (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Monday called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective human product” after he called the North’s recent tests of short-range missiles a violati...
11:39, 05/27/2019

Valve's Auto Chess Game Is Called Dota Underlords, Open Beta Next Week A few weeks ago, Valve announced that it’d be making its own version of the massively popular Dota 2 mod Auto Chess. Today, it revealed that it’s called Dota Underlords, and it’ll go into open beta in “approximately” one week. And if you’ve purchased...
00:39, 06/14/2019

Daughter of Catherine Oxenberg, India, called a 'monster' over alleged NXIVM sex cult involvement A Nxivm whistleblower once lashed out at India Oxenberg, calling her a “monster” for “spreading hate” as part of the alleged sex cult, an attorney claimed on Thursday....
15:52, 05/17/2019

James Comey Called Donald Trump a ‘Chronic Liar’ on National TV and Y’all’s Little ‘President’ Is Pissed Two years to the date after he was unceremoniously fired from his job as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation by Donald J. Trump, James Comey took questions Thursday night at a CNN town hall hosted by Anderson Cooper....
23:00, 05/10/2019

The fate of Trump’s economy now hinges on the Federal Reserve, the agency the president called ‘crazy’ The Fed’s consideration of an interest-rate cut to counter the president’s trade war puts the central bank and its chair — which have prioritized independence from politics — in an uncomfortable position....
00:39, 06/08/2019

Cracker Barrel turns away Grayson Fritts, detective who called for LGBTQ executions in Tennessee The Cracker Barrel restaurant chain says it has a zero-tolerance policy for "discriminatory treatment or harassment of any sort."        ...
19:26, 06/19/2019

A 1974 Hymn Called ‘Sing Hallelujah to the Lord’ Has Become the Anthem of the Hong Kong Protests On a footbridge leading to the Hong Kong’s Legislative Council building, about three dozen people are intoning “Sing Hallelujah to the Lord,” giving barely a pause after the short, four-line verse ends before starting it again. Arou...
07:26, 06/19/2019

Trump 'smiled' when North Korea called Biden 'low IQ,' suggests critical editorial was a 'signal' President Trump reiterated his confidence in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday, indicating that the rogue nation may have tried to send him a "signal" with its critical editorial on former vice president Joe Biden....
01:26, 05/26/2019

Beto O'Rourke peddles false claim that Trump called asylum-seekers 'animals' Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, a candidate for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, used a televised town hall event Tuesday night to spread the debunked claim that President Trump called asylum seekers “animals."...
08:26, 05/22/2019

A company called Armbruster-Stageway out of Fort Smith, Arkansas has quite a long history of buildin A company called Armbruster-Stageway out of Fort Smith, Arkansas has quite a long history of building funeral coaches and limos. Back in the ’70s, it built this 454 cubic-inch, fifteen-passenger monster Chevrolet Suburban. I love the look of all thos...
18:52, 05/20/2019

Medieval fighting game For Honor just got a new limited time mode called Shadows of the Hitokiri. Medieval fighting game For Honor just got a new limited time mode called Shadows of the Hitokiri. On Twitter, the mode’s description reads, “Face the Hitokiri, the ghostly Samurai fighting with their masakari in this limited time in-game event. Custo...
23:00, 06/10/2019

West Virginia Woman Who Called Michelle Obama ‘Ape in Heels’ Headed to Prison for Embezzling $18,000 in FEMA Aid Ah, karma. The ousted director of a West Virginia nonprofit who got the boot after referring to then (and always) first lady Michelle Obama as an “ape in heels” is now headed to federal prison for wrongly accepting monies meant for flood victims....
04:52, 06/04/2019

Swiss Soccer Match Called Off After Angry Fans Demand Players Give Up Their Shirts And Socks Grasshopper Club Zurich are historically the biggest club in Switzerland. But for the first time in 68 years, Grasshoppers were relegated to the second division with this weekend’s loss to Luzern. This didn’t sit well with fans, who communicated thei...
22:52, 05/13/2019

Constance Wu issues apology after fans called her 'ungrateful' for complaining about her sitcom 'Fresh Off the Boat' being renewed Kelsey McNeal/ABC via Getty Images On Saturday, actress Constance Wu took to Twitter to apologize for recently complaining about the renewal of her ABC sitcom "Fresh Off the Boat." Wu explained that the renewal meant she would have to pass on anothe...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Hear George Lucas' First Screening of Star Wars as Recreated in a New Narrative Podcast Called Blockbuster Did you ever dream of being in the room during an iconic moment of film history? A new podcast called Blockbuster is doing its best to make that dream a reality.Read more......
04:26, 05/15/2019

Justin Amash, GOP Congressman Who Called President Trump’s Conduct ‘Impeachable,’ Faces a Primary Challenge (GREENVILLE, Mich.) — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the first Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct, is facing a primary challenge. State Rep. Jim Lower (LOW’-ur) announced Monday he’s runni...
19:13, 05/20/2019

The Soviet MD-160 “Caspian Sea Monster” ground effect vehicle aquatic plane/boat [called an ekranopl The Soviet MD-160 “Caspian Sea Monster” ground effect vehicle aquatic plane/boat [called an ekranoplan in local parlance] is a little like the combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell that some small midwest towns have. It’s not particularly good at flyin...
07:00, 06/11/2019

Track Officials Called Caster Semenya ‘Biologically Male,’ Newly Released Documents Show The governing body of track used that language as it argued in court that Semenya must suppress her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in certain women’s races....
03:00, 06/19/2019

Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine called teammate's family about shooting, witnesses urged to come forward Just hours after celebrating being selected as the New York Giants’ sixth-round draft pick, cornerback Corey Ballentine had to make a heartbreaking call to his college teammate’s family Sunday to tell them their 23-year-old son was shot and killed in...
22:13, 04/29/2019

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey called Rep. Ilhan Omar after Trump’s tweet sparked a flood of death threats Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey privately phoned Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday, more than a week after President Trump shared an incendiary video targeting the congresswoman that resulted in her receiving a flood of death threats....
18:52, 04/28/2019

David Ortiz shooting highlights crime plaguing Dominican Republic, slugger had called on police chief to 'take care of' it David Ortiz hoped the Dominican Republic would have increased security prior to Sunday night shooting that left him with a gunshot wound in the torso at near point-blank range....
18:13, 06/12/2019

Maybe the Mets really are cursed For years, I have tried to lecture my friends who are Mets fans that there are no such thing as jinxes, hexes, poxes or curses, not when it comes to sports, not when it comes to baseball, not when it comes to the Mets. I have raged with fury when the...
06:13, 05/21/2019

Mets’ bullpen did everything it could to blow it again The closest thing the Mets have had to a reliable bullpen option these last few weeks nearly became their downfall. And, for the second game in three, so did Edwin Diaz. But somehow, some way, Seth Lugo escaped a bases-loaded eighth inning without gi...
00:00, 06/17/2019

Suddenly the best Mets are the anonymous ones It was an inning that showed you exactly where the Mets are at these days and why, when they should be concerned about their immediate future, they’re heading to Los Angeles bursting with new-found confidence. The fourth inning at Citi Field against ...
08:13, 05/27/2019

Mets won’t be able to get away with spackling over problems Just enough spackle can create a beautiful illusion. Too much spackle, though? Eventually, those cracks prevail. So told the tale of your Mets, whose four-game winning streak came to a jarring end Friday night with a roller-coaster, 9-8 loss at Citi ...
11:00, 05/25/2019

The Mets' Plague Doctors Are At It Again The latest string of updates about the quad injury that’s hounding Mets second baseman Robinson Cano are so familiar that it’s hard to absorb them without feeling intense déjà vu. Let me assure you that this is not news you have read before, or a mem...
22:00, 06/09/2019

Mets to Tom Brady: There’s only one ‘Tom Terrific’ The Mets have officially weighed in on the Tom Terrific debate. Unsurprisingly, they’re on Seaver’s side, tweeting at the US Patent and Trademark Office to get their side of the story out. “Hey @uspto, with all due respect to @TomBr...
20:39, 06/03/2019

Mets managed to get it done, but it’s never easy PHOENIX — The Mets can’t hang with the Dodgers, but they can beat the mediocre teams and that is a start. Nothing comes easy for this team. After losing three of four in Los Angeles, the Mets blew a two-run lead Friday night against the Diamondbacks....
14:39, 06/01/2019

Desperate Mets have only one option now The Nationals are once again locked in a deep funk, a franchise built on three big starters going nowhere fast. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it Mets? Only the names have changed. Instead of Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg and Patrick Corbin, you have Jac...
07:39, 05/14/2019

Why the Mets are banning backpacks The New York Mets are banning backpacks from Citi Field starting May 20. The team said Friday the move is to enhance safety. Fans still can bring purses, tote, drawstring and messenger bags, and soft-sided coolers that don’t exceed 16-by-16-by-...
01:13, 05/11/2019

Second chance was as bad as the first for Mets’ closer Less than 24 hours later, it didn’t get any better for Edwin Diaz. After blowing a two-run lead in the top of the ninth inning Thursday night in a game that was subsequently suspended, the Mets’ closer doubled down on the damage and gave up the go-ah...
19:00, 06/15/2019

We’re about to find out the truth about these Mets There comes a time during every season when a team has to stand its ground and prove whether it’s building something special or playing out another regular season that won’t lead to the playoffs. The Mets may be reaching that crossroads. A disastrous...
11:52, 06/08/2019

The sad Mets reality that keeps getting worse MILWAUKEE — Such is life with the Mets nowadays — most days? — that they can’t even win the battles they lose. And now their greatest weakness, their pitching depth, appears poised to face its biggest test yet. Look, if Mickey Callaway’s guys had sim...
06:00, 05/06/2019

Spring All-Mets 2019 As it has on other social issues in the past, college sports’ governing body should stop staging championships in states with restrictive abortion laws....
20:13, 06/11/2019

Mets must be careful, or this season will get away from them WASHINGTON — Despite appearances, the Mets actually have been quite fortunate so far. They have yet to play an extended stretch of inspired ball, have spent most of the past two weeks under .500, yet because the NL East is living way down to expectat...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Fyre Festival founder apparently writing a memoir called Promythus: The God of Fyre Billy McFarland is currently serving six years in a medium-security prison for the schadenfreude-laden grift that was Fyre Festival, a luxury music festival that left its upper-crust clientele stranded on a Bahamian island and screwed island locals o...
20:13, 05/03/2019

Roguelike dungeon crawler Unexplored is getting a sequel, called Unexplored 2: The Wayfarer’s Legacy Roguelike dungeon crawler Unexplored is getting a sequel, called Unexplored 2: The Wayfarer’s Legacy. It’s available now in open access on crowdfunding platform Fig....
21:52, 06/10/2019

Terrorism joke gets cops called on Egyptian-American comedian Ahmed Ahmed An Egyptian-American comedian had the cops called on him after a stand-up set in Florida over the weekend — when an audience member took his joke about terrorism seriously. Funnyman Ahmed Ahmed, 48, told The Post the ordeal started when told a ...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Bette Midler thanks those who defended her after Trump called her a 'washed up psycho' After the president referred to Bette Midler as a "washed up psycho" on Tuesday, the actress is thanking those who defended her.        ...
20:26, 06/05/2019

Report: Boeing Insiders Called FAA Hotline to Report Issues With 737 Max Jets At least four current or former Boeing employees called a Federal Aviation Administration hotline to report issues with the company’s 737 Max line of jets on April 5, the day after Ethiopia’s minister of transportation released a preliminary report o...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Bose Launches Its AR Audio Sunglasses in India, Called Bose Frames Bose Frames will go on sale beginning next week in the country alongside Bose Frames Lens Collection. The Bose Frames combine three functionalities into one device – premium sunglasses, wireless......
13:26, 06/13/2019

Apple just took a direct shot at Google and Facebook with a new service called 'Sign in with Apple' (AAPL) Apple Apple introduced a new sign-in service called "Sign in with Apple" at its WWDC keynote on Monday. The new service is a direct shot at Google and Facebook, which offer similar services but sell your personal information to advertisers and third...
21:52, 06/03/2019

Tim Tebow gives sad Mets land fleeting joy The Mets are in shambles — their manager’s job in doubt, their season, now, too. But 1,500 miles north of their deflating Sunday sweep, suffered to the lowly Marlins, came a glimmer of hope. Tim Tebow launched his first Triple-A home run,...
04:39, 05/20/2019

It's Not Even June And The Mets Look Ready To Give Up The Mets got entirely shut out by the Miami Marlins over the weekend, losing 2-0 on Saturday as 23-year-old starter Pablo Lopez threw a one-hitter, and then going down in a 3-0 loss on Sunday against 23-year-old Sandy Alcantara, who only gave up two ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Mets may have talked themselves out of win as game gets suspended They were on the verge of returning to .500, and then the Mets possibly talked themselves out of a victory. Wait until Friday for the dramatic conclusion. Thursday night ended with the score tied 4-4 between the Mets and Cardinals in a game suspended...
08:00, 06/14/2019

Ryu dominant again, Dodgers blank Mets 2-0 Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched four-hit ball into the eighth inning of his latest dominant outing, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 win over the New York Mets        ...
08:00, 05/31/2019

Jed Lowrie is stuck in Mets limbo for now WASHINGTON — Jed Lowrie’s status remained in limbo Monday, as Mets officials discussed the next step for the veteran infielder. A club source indicated it was possible Lowrie would be activated from the injured list for Tuesday’s game against the Nat...
08:13, 05/14/2019

Michael Conforto becoming a Mets’ force again Michael Conforto returned from the injured list on May 26. Finally, he may truly be back. After initially struggling in his return from a concussion, Conforto has reached base in nine straight games following his two-run homer in the Mets’ rain...
12:26, 06/14/2019

Why Triple-A could be ‘zenith’ for Mets’ Tim Tebow Tebow Time in Syracuse has been underwhelming, casting doubt upon whether a former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback will take the final step and complete a journey to the Mets. Tim Tebow entered Wednesday with a .158/.244/.222 slash line with one h...
12:26, 06/13/2019

Jed Lowrie’s Mets debut will have to wait Mets officials have decided against removing Jed Lowrie from the IL to play against the Marlins on Friday. Lowrie will remain at Triple-A Syracuse at least through the weekend to receive additional at-bats in his rehab assignment. Lowrie is just 1-fo...
04:52, 05/10/2019

The Mets heat is on more than just Mickey Callaway Reset and refocus. And not just Mickey Callaway. One of the pluses of the Friday meeting with COO Jeff Wilpon, GM Brodie Van Wagenen and manager Mickey Callaway is that the Mets finally are expecting a little more from their players. It’s about time....
06:52, 05/13/2019

Prepare the 2019 Mets’ eulogy The people told you all you needed to know. There were 37,054 of them at Citi Field on a mostly sunny Sunday, less than a week shy of summer, and they were trying their best to honor the calendar. This is still supposed to be a time of hope, of optim...
03:52, 06/17/2019

Mets must be willing to bench underperforming veterans MILWAUKEE — This has been a very Mets-ian turn of events, wouldn’t you say? The only way to climb out of this vicious cycle? Rely less on former Yankees. OK, that’s oversimplifying matters, but the bottom line is that in order to guide his team out o...
16:00, 05/04/2019

Mets' Callaway: Can't worry about job security Amid increasing speculation that he is on the hot seat, Mets manager Mickey Callaway said he would "continue to lead this team to something special."...
05:52, 05/19/2019

Jason Vargas gives Mets what they need in return from IL Jason Vargas hadn’t pitched in nearly three weeks, and fans were fed up with him before the game’s first at-bat was through. Vargas threw his first pitch wide. His second, too. The third was deemed low. When the oft-injured, oft-struggling southpaw f...
07:52, 05/26/2019

Chase Utley is still somehow torturing the Mets The bat that caused the Mets pain for nearly two decades has returned — just in a different set of hands. Enrique “Kiké” Hernandez used the retired Chase Utley’s lumber to launch a three-run home run in the sixth inning of the...
09:00, 05/28/2019

Mets-Marlins game rained out The Mets will have a two-day break. The series finale at Citi Field against the Marlins on Sunday has been rained out. It has been rescheduled for a single-admission doubleheader on Aug. 5 at 4:10 p.m., the Mets announced. The Mets took the first two...
17:52, 05/12/2019

Edwin Diaz gets it right for Mets after four-out letdown Edwin Diaz’s first blown save with his new team didn’t sit well. He was hoping for a chance right away to make up for it. “No closer ever wants to give up the tying run or the lead run,” he said after closing out the team’s 4-3 win over the Tigers at...
08:13, 05/27/2019

This Mets’ chance is one they cannot afford to blow As badly as the Mets have played, at least they aren’t the Marlins and Nationals. That becomes a relevant point beginning Friday, when manager Mickey Callaway’s beleaguered bunch begins a stretch of 13 straight games against those NL East slackers. A...
14:52, 05/10/2019

Mets outlast Tigers in 13 thanks to another unlikely hero Juan Lagares one night. Carlos Gomez the next. Now Tomas Nido. The Mets’ offensive heroes have been as hard to predict as the weather. The backup catcher Nido was the latest to send the injury-riddled Mets to a walk-off victory, drilling a solo homer...
04:00, 05/26/2019

The lineup combination Mets never saw coming Jed Lowrie remains stashed in Florida, perhaps in the witness protection program under the name Ivan, which appropriately enough would give him the initials “IL.” The Mets signed the veteran infielder last offseason as part of their flexibility plan,...
16:26, 06/11/2019

The Diamondbacks Keep the Mets Reeling on the Road Merrill Kelly struck out 10 and Ketel Marte hit a 482-foot home run, helping Arizona give the Mets their 17th loss in their past 21 away from Citi Field....
04:39, 06/03/2019

Kelly strikes out 10 in Diamondbacks’ 7-1 win over Mets PHOENIX (AP) — Merrill Kelly struck out a career-high 10, Ketel Marte hit a long homer and had three RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Mets 7-1 on Sunday. Marte hit his first career leadoff home run against Steven Matz (4-4), a 482...
03:00, 06/03/2019

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

Mets’ Robinson Cano is ‘sad’ but that may soon change Robinson Cano spent two weeks as a spectator, even traveling cross-country with the Mets so he wouldn’t feel dissociated from the team. Tuesday night he is hoping to be an active participant again, as Cano said he expects to be activated from the inj...
10:26, 06/04/2019

MLB Draft: Who’s going No. 1 and where Yankees and Mets may turn The true impact of the MLB Draft won’t be known for years, but the next three days are important. They will shape the future of so many organizations in this day when youth is so prevalent in the game. The first two rounds take place Monday night, ro...
13:00, 06/03/2019

Alonso's sac fly gives Mets 4-3 win over Reds in 10 Rookie Pete Alonso hit a game-winning sacrifice fly off Cincinnati closer Raisel Iglesias in the 10th inning, and the New York Mets rebounded from a blown ninth-inning lead to beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 and avoid dropping below .500   &#...
08:26, 05/01/2019

Answer to Mets’ bullpen woes isn’t who you think Well, on the bright side, Edwin Diaz still hasn’t blown a save in a Mets uniform. If the closer doesn’t quickly move on from his two consecutive blown games, however, then he’ll turn up the heat not only on himself, but on his employers. Going after ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Mets’ Robinson Cano not about to panic WASHINGTON — Robinson Cano doesn’t want to look back. But his manager is banking on his past to help get him out of the slump he is currently mired in after going hitless and striking out three times Wednesday in the Mets’ 5-1 loss to the Nationals. ...
10:26, 05/16/2019

The Mets are teetering on the edge of hopelessness SAN DIEGO — Give Pete Alonso credit. The kid still cares. How many Mets fans can say the same? Completely understandable of that latter group, to be clear. If you watched the Mets get dominated by Padres rookie Chris Paddack on Monday night to the tu...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Gio Gonzalez is making the Mets look awful Gio Gonzalez has been more than a marginal upgrade for the Brewers since the Mets passed on him again after he opted out of his minor-league contract with the Yankees last month. The 33-year-old lefty owns a 2-0 record and a 1.69 ERA in four starts f...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Arsenal coach who called young official a 'little p****' should pay fine to referee fund, say charity A referees' charity today demanded an overhaul of football's disciplinary procedures after an Arsenal academy coach was fined and banned for calling a teenage female referee a "little p****"....
14:26, 06/14/2019

Adobe’s upcoming iPad painting app is called Adobe Fresco Adobe's forthcoming iPad art app -- Project Gemini -- is being rebranded as Adobe Fresco, a nod to the centuries-old Italian painting technique. The company revealed that the latest addition to Creative Cloud Suite is currently available for pri...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Hilaria Baldwin fires back at critic who called her 'annoying' for sharing miscarriage news Alec Baldwin's wife had opened up about her pregnancy journey and when a critic commented it should be "private," she asked for compassion.        ...
00:52, 05/02/2019

Todd Frazier, and the Mets, Dig In for a Series Win Over the Giants Frazier got underneath an eighth-inning curveball to help the Mets to a 7-3 win, delivering a positive end to a series that began with criticism of Mickey Callaway....
02:00, 06/07/2019

Jeff McNeil’s ‘D or C swing’ was all the Mets needed Even on a day he wasn’t in the starting lineup, Jeff McNeil managed to deliver one of the most important hits of the afternoon. With the Mets trailing by a run with one out in the seventh, Mickey Callaway first called on McNeil to pinch hit for Zack ...
07:26, 06/07/2019

Alonso’s 2-run homer lifts Mets to 7-6 win vs Padres SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Pete Alonso got his revenge against San Diego by hitting a 449-foot, two-run home run with no outs in the ninth inning to lift the New York Mets to a 7-6 victory over the Padres on Tuesday night. Alonso celebrated his monster ...
10:13, 05/08/2019

Cardinals Take Care of Business Twice Against Mets’ Bullpen After completing Thursday’s game by rallying against Edwin Diaz, St. Louis hit two homers in the eighth inning of the second game against Jeurys Familia. The Mets lead the majors in blown saves....
08:00, 06/15/2019

Mets vs. Rockies: Jacob deGrom won’t get it done vs. Colorado North Korea ain’t the kind of place to raise your kids. … Movie “Rocketman” has been met with mixed reviews and is struggling at the box office. President Trump is pleased. “I spoke with President Moon of South Korea … asked him how Rocke...
23:52, 06/07/2019

Jeff McNeil is unlikely hero who must save Mets The 90-minute Urgency Summit involving Mets COO Jeff Wilpon, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen and manager Mickey Callaway undoubtedly reached the following conclusions: Brandon Nimmo, Robinson Cano, Wilson Ramos have to start hitting better. Amed R...
04:26, 05/12/2019

Mets’ problems much deeper than Mickey Callaway SAN DIEGO — Before you conclude that Mickey Callaway is the disease that ails the Mets, consider this data point: This team reported to work Tuesday at Petco Park having scored 156 runs and allowed 183, the third-worst run differential in the Nationa...
06:52, 05/08/2019

Brutal stretch will show what Mets are made of A week ago at this time, media chatter debated the future of Mets manager Mickey Callaway. A 6-1 stretch against the struggling Washington Nationals and Detroit Tigers helped erase the damage done by five straight losses against the Nats and Miami Ma...
21:52, 05/28/2019

Bochy gets 1,000th win with Giants, SF tops Mets 9-3 in 10 NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Bochy joined John McGraw as the only Giants managers to win 1,000 regular-season games when San Francisco beat the New York Mets 9-3 Tuesday night behind Stephen Vogt’s tiebreaking, two-run double in the 10th inning. On a ...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen’s Mets take doesn’t match what we’re seeing The team tells you. Not Brodie Van Wagenen preening that the Mets are the club to beat in the NL East. Not Mickey Callaway with his near-daily invocation that the Mets are on the brink of taking off. They are paid spokesmen for the organization. Thei...
01:52, 06/16/2019

The Mets’ plan to fix returning Jeurys Familia An important member of the Mets’ family will be back by Mother’s Day. Jeurys Familia is expected to be activated off the 10-day injured list on Sunday, the first day the setup man is eligible to return after he was shut down on May 1 with a bone spur...
02:13, 05/12/2019

For Mets, there’s no relief in sight — literally and figuratively First Edwin Diaz faced the music, as Jeurys Familia waited nearby at his locker. Then it was Familia’s turn. Batter up. “I think for any athlete, sometimes they do have bad seasons,” Familia said through a translator after goating a demoralizing 9-5 ...
19:00, 06/15/2019

Mets reach deal with their first-round pick The Mets have agreed to terms with first-round pick Brett Baty. The third baseman from Lake Travis High School in Austin, Texas, who was drafted 12th overall, will be introduced Saturday at Citi Field, where he will take batting practice before the M...
19:00, 06/15/2019

Mets’ Seth Lugo looking for more setup opportunities Seth Lugo was largely happy with his season before going on the injured list last month, but since returning he has taken his performance to a higher level. The results by the Mets’ right-hander have been so satisfactory that a shift in roles has occ...
06:52, 06/13/2019

Mets’ first hurdle to contention has been mocking them all season Twenty-one to go. The teetering-below-.500 Mets lost one and won one in the split doubleheader Subway Series on Tuesday. The Yankees breezed to a 12-5 victory in the sunlight as the Mets played a ragged first game at Yankee Stadium. In the nightcap, ...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Mets RHP Syndergaard exits with strained right hamstring NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard has left his start for the New York Mets with a strained right hamstring. Syndergaard reached for the back of his leg after throwing a pitch in the seventh inning Saturday night against the St. Louis Cardinals. Mets m...
07:52, 06/16/2019

Mets OF Conforto activated after concussion, OF Davis cut New York Mets activate OF Michael Conforto from 7-day injured list, put him in starting lineup against Detroit Tigers, designate OF Rajai Davis for assignment        ...
19:52, 05/26/2019

Mets showing all signs of a bad team — but there is some hope SAN DIEGO — Now this historical comparison, I did not see coming as the Mets gathered their belongings to get the heck out of America’s classiest city, their season on the brink. A 3-2 loss to the Padres on Wednesday afternoon at Petco Park gave the ...
04:39, 05/09/2019

Mets’ miserable bullpen at it again in horrid loss The Cardinals are going to miss the Mets bullpen. The NL East-leading Braves probably can’t wait to see this tattered group of arsonists who absorbed the loss in all three defeats to the Cardinals this weekend. This time, it was converted starter Chr...
00:00, 06/17/2019

Seth Lugo beginning to give Mets exactly what they need Mickey Callaway can’t count on Seth Lugo day after day, but there are few players the manager counts on more. Making his fourth appearance since returning from a near-two week absence with shoulder tendinitis, Lugo continued his extraordinary stretch...
08:52, 06/09/2019

A rested Carlos Gomez busts out in a big way for Mets Maybe all Carlos Gomez needed was a breather. Returning to the starting lineup for the first time in three games, the struggling center fielder ended a 14 at-bat hitless stretch with an early two-run homer, and finished 2-for-4 in the Mets’ 5-3 win o...
10:00, 06/09/2019

Mets’ Darling says he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer NEW YORK (AP) — Mets announcer Ron Darling says he has thyroid cancer and hopes to return to SNY’s broadcast booth in about a month. Darling issued a statement April 13 saying he planned to have surgery to remove a large mass from his chest and...
21:13, 05/06/2019

Gómez helps Mets top slumping Diamondbacks 5-4 PHOENIX (AP) — Carlos Gómez snapped a tie with a pinch-hit double during New York’s bizarre two-run eighth inning, sending the Mets to a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. Adeiny Hechavarría had two hits and two RBIs for...
07:52, 06/01/2019

Syndergaard, Frazier send Mets to 6-1 win over Rockies NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard allowed one hit in seven shutout innings, Todd Frazier homered and drove in four runs, and the New York Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Sunday. Nolan Arenado grounded a leadoff single through the right side in t...
01:13, 06/10/2019

Cardinals knock off Mets in 10 in suspended game Paul DeJong delivered a tie-breaking RBI single in the top of the 10th inning Friday afternoon as the St. Louis Cardinals finished off a two-day comeback and beat the host New York Mets 5-4 in the completion of a game suspended by rain Thursday night...
03:00, 06/15/2019

Jay Bruce has had ‘bizarre’ season since Mets trade Jay Bruce could only find one word to accurately describe his season up to this point. “Bizarre,” the former Mets outfielder told The Post before his new team, the Mariners, began a three-game series against the Yankees in The Bronx. It certainly fit...
05:39, 05/07/2019

Noah Syndergaard to IL in familiar Mets dilemma Noah Syndergaard is returning to a familiar place: The Injured List. The young right-hander, who underwent an MRI on his strained right hamstring on Sunday, has now been shelved each of the last three years. He made just 32 starts the last two season...
00:00, 06/17/2019

Mets’ slowly realizing the only way to keep their season alive PHOENIX — The Mets need to play desperate baseball. Too often they settle for the easy way out. Too often they take a lead and fail to add on runs. All that must change. We will see how Robinson Cano handles things when he is expected to come back to...
01:13, 06/02/2019

Brodie Van Wagenen insists Mets still have a chance Brodie Van Wagenen is steering the Mets full steam ahead. Whether or not he is re-arranging the chairs on a sinking ship remains to be seen. The Mets ended Saturday two games under .500, 6 ¹/₂ games back of the Braves for first place in the NL East a...
11:00, 06/16/2019

Mets analyst Nelson Figueroa fired from SNY Mets TV analyst Nelson Figueroa has been fired from his job with SNY, The Post has learned. Figueroa was let go Friday morning after he showed up Thursday in what was described by sources as a state not fit to work. Figueroa allegedly demanded to sti...
06:52, 06/01/2019

Dodgers rally for 4 in 9th off Díaz to defeat Mets 9-8 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit a tying double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored four runs off All-Star closer Edwin Díaz to rally past the New York Mets 9-8 on Wednesday night. Joc Pederson and Max Muncy opened the bottom ...
09:26, 05/30/2019

Jed Lowrie’s return to the Mets’ lineup is imminent SAN DIEGO — The Mets’ almost forgotten free-agent addition is nearing his debut with the club. Jed Lowrie could join the team as soon as Friday, according to manager Mickey Callaway, potentially providing a needed lineup spark. Lowrie, who arrived on...
14:52, 05/08/2019

Mets suspect Dodgers’ sluggers ‘know what’s coming’ LOS ANGELES — Big swings, not many big misses. The Mets took notice in their 9-5 loss on Monday night at Dodgers Stadium just how often Los Angeles seemed to guess right at the plate. Amazin’. That got the Mets’ attention. On Tuesday night it was a d...
04:39, 05/30/2019

DeJong tags Mets again, Cardinals win 4-3 with only 3 hits NEW YORK (AP) — Paul DeJong tagged the Mets again, hitting a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning that sent the St. Louis Cardinals over New York 4-3 on Sunday. The Cardinals won despite getting outhit 10-3. They took three of four in the series...
23:26, 06/16/2019

Mets’ Jacob deGrom catching plan isn’t going anywhere LOS ANGELES — Tomas Nido received a second straight start behind the plate for Jacob deGrom on Monday, but that doesn’t mean the Mets ace necessarily has a personal catcher. That is manager Mickey Callaway’s story, at least, and he is sticking to it....
09:00, 05/28/2019

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

Mets have a Jeff McNeil scare they really can’t afford WASHINGTON — Opposing pitchers have been unable to slow down Jeff McNeil, but an injury did Thursday against the Nationals. The Mets’ best hitter left the game after the top of the third with abdominal tightness, the team announced, addin...
00:00, 05/17/2019

J.D. Davis delivers another clutch moment for Mets J.D. Davis has earned himself a more consistent spot in the Mets’ starting lineup of late. But his big-time hits don’t stop when he comes off the bench. Davis delivered in the clutch Tuesday, pinch hitting in the seventh inning and crushing a three-r...
11:13, 05/22/2019

Mets need to get on roll, or latest team meeting will mean nothing ATLANTA — The Mets needed this. Every bit of it. They needed the team meeting. They needed another monster game from Pete Alonso. They needed to know they could beat a first-place team. They needed Jacob deGrom to get back to being Jacob the Ace. For...
11:13, 06/19/2019

Jeurys Familia now facing his next Mets dare Jeurys Familia’s pedigree and contract alone won’t be enough. For now, he’s going to have to prove he’s worthy of returning to his previous role as the team’s setup man. Until that happens, Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman aren’t just going to lose the ...
00:52, 05/13/2019

Mets appear to finally be disciplining Robinson Cano It may be too little, too late, but it seems Mickey Callaway is finally punishing Robinson Cano for his refusal to run out of the batter’s box. Cano is out of the Mets’ lineup for Monday night against the Nationals a day after standing in...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Jacob deGrom gives Mets what they desperately needed ATLANTA — Mickey Callaway turned to the oldest trick in the book Tuesday in search of a motivational boost. With ace Jacob deGrom ready to take the mound, the Mets manager called a team meeting in the visitor’s clubhouse at SunTrust Park. And for a n...
07:13, 06/19/2019

Frustrating loss exposes all that is wrong with Mets WASHINGTON — The Mets had tasted prosperity for the first time in a long while, and so that was probably why the 5-1 loss the Nationals slapped on them Wednesday night was so frustrating. They had dragged themselves back to .500 from three below on t...
08:52, 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

Mets back up desperate Mickey Callaway in best way possible Here was the ultimate vote of confidence Monday for the Mets: They finally won a game. With Mickey Callaway told by GM Brodie Van Wagenen he would remain the team’s manager for the “foreseeable future,” the Mets got their act together for a night and...
06:13, 05/21/2019

Changes will be made as Mets’ season and fight slip away ATLANTA — The Mets’ Now or Never Tour got off to a pathetic start. No surprise there. These Mets don’t deserve to be on the same field as the Braves. At this rate, there will be lots of changes in player personnel for these much-less-than-mediocre Me...
10:26, 06/18/2019

Mets’ J.D. Davis outfield experiment has begun WASHINGTON — J.D. Davis had been limited to third base in his first six weeks with the Mets, but he received a different opportunity in Wednesday’s eighth inning. After beginning workouts in the outfield in recent weeks, Davis shifted to left field i...
08:52, 05/16/2019

Mets must solve ongoing dilemmas before it’s too late WASHINGTON — Two off days following an abbreviated two-game sweep of the Marlins gave the Mets a chance to reset before facing the scuffling Nationals. But the fact remains the Mets are one game below .500 and in desperate need of a hot streak in thi...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Mets RHP Syndergaard has ‘low-grade’ hamstring strain ATLANTA (AP) — New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway says right-hander Noah Syndergaard has a low-grade hamstring strain and will miss at least one start. Syndergaard underwent an MRI on Sunday and was placed on the 10-day injured list. Callaway hope...
01:52, 06/18/2019

Mets vs. Braves: Mike Soroka is right guy to keep hot streak going The name Zack Wheeler may resonate with casual baseball fans more than that of Mike Soroka, but the Braves’ Soroka has been by far the better starting pitcher. Soroka has allowed more than one earned run in two of his 11 starts this season while givi...
01:26, 06/18/2019

Mets’ Steven Matz able to navigate through traffic The traffic kept mounting and Steven Matz kept swerving through it without so much as a scratch. The Mets lefty put 12 runners on base — 10 hits and two walks — in six innings Thursday and lived to tell about it. Nine Nationals reached scoring positi...
09:52, 05/24/2019

Mets train wreck, Van Wagenen’s credibility: Why even believe? Brodie Van Wagenen said Monday that Mickey Callaway “has our full support to lead this team for the foreseeable future,” but how far into the future can the Mets’ rookie general manager really foresee if he was the guy talking trash about his remodel...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Mets actually on winning streak after dramatic walk-off Amed Rosario ran away from his teammates at first, all the way toward shortstop, playfully hopping up and down. Eventually, he accepted the friendly slaps on his helmet and feel-good Gatorade bath delivered by Pete Alonso. After the ugly sweep in Mia...
11:13, 05/22/2019

Have the Mets actually turned their season around? Or is it just an NL East mirage? The Mets themselves would have you believe it is simply a rounding into form of a championship-caliber team, but in this division, it's probably not that simple....
19:00, 05/15/2019

Two bad innings sink Mets’ Zack Wheeler WASHINGTON — The Mets survived Zack Wheeler’s dreaded one big meltdown Thursday. Then he gave up one big hit. After Wheeler got tagged for four runs in the first inning, the Mets recovered to tie the game through three innings. But before Wheeler was...
09:26, 05/17/2019

Mets one-hit by Marlins as Mickey Callaway ax looms MIAMI — Mickey Callaway likely won’t be fired Sunday, but getting to Monday night could be another story altogether. The Mets manager entered the realm of double-secret probation Saturday and, by fault of his own or not, may leave club COO Jeff Wilpo...
01:39, 05/19/2019

A Head’s-Up Play and Another Unlikely Hero Fuel a Win for the Mets Todd Frazier bunted against a shift to start a rally, and Adeiny Hechavarria put the team ahead with an unlikely homer. Business as usual for the injury-hampered, depth-fortified Mets....
01:39, 05/27/2019

The hidden numbers that show how bad Mets’ dive really is A long slump against betting market expectations often foreshadows a firing. Did the recent collapse by the New York Mets send such signals about Mickey Callaway? The answer to that is a resounding yes. After a horrible weekend in Miami, the Mets had...
19:52, 05/21/2019

The ‘bad guy’ mentality driving Mets’ Edwin Diaz Mets closer Edwin Diaz saved some time for a Q&A session with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: How do you want to be remembered one day? A: I want to be a Hall of Famer. Q: What is your mentality on the mound? A: I try to be the bad guy for [opponents]...
01:39, 05/19/2019

Zack Wheeler, With His Bat and Arm, Carries the Mets Over the Phillies Wheeler hit his first major league home run and struck out 11 in seven sharp innings as the Mets handed the Philadelphia Phillies their fifth loss in six games....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Mets vs. Marlins: Syndergaard a lock — if they play With rain falling in New York City 24 of the past 27 days, Mother Nature got our attention and made a late run for Mother of the Year honors. Too little, too late. Lori “The Lock” Loughlin was a landslide winner. You don’t mess with Mother Nature. Bu...
15:52, 05/12/2019

BBC bosses called on to issue an apology after Imam who made 'disturbing' social media comments appeared on BBC debate Viewers today called on BBC bosses to issue an apology after "disturbing" social media posts were unearthed from an Imam who made an appearance on the Tory leaders' debate....
10:52, 06/19/2019

Jeurys Familia to IL in Mets’ desperate bullpen shakeup Jeurys Familia is back on the shelf. The Mets put the struggling reliever on the injured list Tuesday, citing a Bennett lesion in his right shoulder — essentially a bone spur, the same injury that sidelined him for two weeks in May after anothe...
02:13, 06/19/2019

A good first step back for Mets’ Jeurys Familia WASHINGTON — He will have to do it more than once to convince everyone he’s truly back, but Jeurys Familia took the first step Wednesday night. The Mets reliever pitched for the first time since coming off the injured list for a sore right shoulder a...
09:39, 05/16/2019

Jacob deGrom is reliving his Mets’ worst nightmare SAN DIEGO — Jacob deGrom is back to being Jacob deGrom, which, translated, means pitching brilliantly and not winning the game. In a throwback performance from last year, the Mets ace dominated the Padres on Monday, but got stuck with a fat “L” as da...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Mets find a new hero after 112-mile Uber ride An Uber driver named Jason picked up his passenger at 1050 IronPigs Way in Allentown, Pa., early Wednesday evening. The rider needed to go about 112 miles to 123-01 Roosevelt Avenue in Queens for what would be a hefty fare during the heart of rush ho...
11:52, 05/23/2019

Mets’ offense and bullpen fail Jacob deGrom The Mets started a critical stretch of games Friday night the same way their benches-clearing clash against the Rockies ended: with a dud. There was a lot of talking and not much action, the same as the Mets’ bats in a 5-1 loss to the Rockies at Citi...
04:52, 06/08/2019

Wilson Ramos finally provides offensive punch for Mets WASHINGTON — The manager, he had a premonition. He had a feeling, a sense, and he was armed with some handy factoids to back it all up. This was around 4 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, and someone had asked Mickey Callaway about his catcher, Wilson Ramos...
10:26, 05/15/2019

Mets’ Craig Kimbrel reluctance screams more horrors Instead of relief, all the Mets get is agita. But the team’s search for answers is limited in scope based on a reluctance to sign Craig Kimbrel and the scarcity of potential trade options this early, coupled with the organization’s dearth of high-end...
10:26, 06/04/2019

Murphy homers, benches clear, Rockies top Mets 5-1 NEW YORK (AP) — Ian Desmond got plunked square in the back by a pitch from New York Mets rookie Drew Gagnon immediately after two colossal Colorado homers, leading to a bench-clearing scrum late in the Rockies’ 5-1 victory Friday night. The bul...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Paddack, Renfroe lead Padres over deGrom, Mets 4-0 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Pumped-up rookie Chris Paddack struck out a career-high 11 to outduel NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom, and Hunter Renfroe homered for the San Diego Padres in a 4-0 victory against the New York Mets on Monday night. Paddack (3-1...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Mets’ urgency arrives with Edwin Diaz about-face The playoffs have come early for the Mets. Just over a month after the team made public that Edwin Diaz would not be used for more than three outs until the postseason, the Mets have loosened the reins on their electric closer. “We’re doing this earl...
06:39, 05/23/2019

Mets activate Robinson Canó from IL after quadriceps strain NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets have activated All-Star second baseman Robinson Canó from the injured list. Canó was set to bat third for New York against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night. He’s been out since May 22 with a strained left qua...
22:52, 06/05/2019

Mets vs. Cardinals: Skid won’t end vs. St. Louis’ Michael Wacha You read it here first. The Blues won the Stanley Cup in seven games over the Bruins. Warriors in six, however, proved to be our Achilles’ heel. The Raptors (1995) and Blues (1967) were crowned champions for the first time in their histories, setting...
21:13, 06/15/2019

Mets place RHP Familia on DL, ship RHP Gagnon to minors ATLANTA (AP) — The slumping New York Mets have placed pitcher Jeurys Familia on the 10-day injured list and optioned pitcher Drew Gagnon to Triple-A Syracuse. Familia went on the IL Tuesday with a bone spur in his right shoulder, one day after giving...
02:26, 06/19/2019

Dominic Smith returns with a blast in Mets victory WASHINGTON — Dominic Smith had one thought when he got the green light with a 3-0 count while pinch-hitting in the ninth inning Tuesday night. “I wanted to let it eat,” Smith said. A 435-foot home run would suffice his appetite. A week ago, Smith had...
10:26, 05/15/2019

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

Mets’ Amed Rosario hitting more homers because of one tweak Amed Rosario is well ahead of schedule. Breaking open Wednesday’s 7-0 win over the Giants with a three-run homer, the Mets shortstop hit his seventh home run of the season. Last year, Rosario didn’t hit his seventh home run until Aug. 25 (122nd game)...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Mets select Brett Baty in MLB draft surprise The Mets added to the one strength of their minor league system. Need had to wait. After being linked to a number of college pitchers, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen’s first draft pick Monday night at the MLB draft was power-hitting Texas high sc...
05:52, 06/04/2019

Mets’ Mickey Callaway can breathe sigh of relief — for 1 day Mea culpa Mickey is 1-0. And this time Mickey Callaway pushed his starting pitcher Jason Vargas to 117 pitches and a complete game, considering the state of the Mets bullpen that is long overdue. The night after Callaway apologized to his team after ...
14:00, 06/06/2019

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

Where Mickey Callaway really stands in desperate Mets times SAN DIEGO — Mickey Callaway’s footing as Mets manager remains secure, but for how long? A club source on Tuesday described it as “way, way too early,” when asked about the possibility of general manager Brodie Van Wagenen dumping his inherited manage...
02:26, 05/08/2019

Cano out of Mets lineup day after tweaking injured quad NEW YORK (AP) — Robinson Cano is out of the New York Mets’ lineup against San Francisco, a day after tweaking his left quadriceps. Mets manager Mickey Callaway said Cano was being evaluated and the team hoped he would be available off the bench...
18:52, 06/06/2019

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

Ron Darling easing his way back into Mets’ broadcast booth His thyroid cancer stabilized, Ron Darling realized it was time to return to work over the last week. He couldn’t turn off the Mets games on their recent trip out West until the night’s final out was recorded, a positive sign of his recovery. “I knew...
02:26, 06/05/2019

The mantra Mets must embrace as schedule turns ugly Since Mickey’s Miscue, the Mets have won two straight games. Thanks to late-inning heroics from Todd Frazier and Jeff McNeil and a flurry of moves by Mickey Callaway that worked, the Mets knocked off the inept Giants 7-3 in Thursday’s matinee at Citi...
07:26, 06/07/2019

This road trip means everything for the Mets’ betting future Beginning a road trip that features visits to Atlanta, Chicago and Philadelphia, the New York Mets clearly are at the crossroads of their 2019 season. Betting-market followers have been skeptical about the Mets’ chances for quite some time. New York ...
20:39, 06/18/2019

With a Lift From Jacob deGrom, the Mets Trounce the Braves DeGrom took a shutout into the ninth inning, and Pete Alonso homered to highlight the first four-hit game of his career as the Mets routed the first-place Atlanta Braves, 10-2....
08:00, 06/19/2019

MLB roundup: Braun lifts Brewers over Mets in 18th Ryan Braun's two-run single with one out in the bottom of the 18th inning Saturday night finally capped a marathon game and lifted the host Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 win over the New York Mets....
14:13, 05/05/2019

Braun’s 6th hit of night lifts Brewers past Mets 4-3 in 18 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun’s career-high sixth hit, a two-run single with one out in the 18th inning, lifted the Milwaukee Brewers to a 4-3 comeback victory over the New York Mets on Saturday night in the longest game in Miller Park history. B...
08:39, 05/05/2019

50 years later, Ron Swoboda’s catch still symbol of Mets miracle This is about how an ordinary man can seize one extraordinary moment, as much as anything. The coming weeks and months will be a glorious celebration of the golden anniversary of the Mets’ golden summer, and all the wonderful memories forever attache...
08:39, 05/19/2019

Mets get revenge on Yankees in forgettable Subway Series There have been many great moments over the years during the Subway Series. You’d be hard-pressed to find many in Tuesday’s day-night doubleheader in The Bronx, as the Yankees and Mets split a pair of ugly games marred by bad pitching and sloppy defe...
06:13, 06/12/2019

Zack Wheeler and Mets share one maddening trait The Mets are Zack Wheeler, and Zack Wheeler is the Mets. Together they are confident one instant, confounding the next. They can look terrific when all the parts are working together. And they can look positively terrifying when they are not. All of ...
10:13, 06/12/2019

Travis d’Arnaud copes with abrupt Mets exit Travis d’Arnaud bid his farewell. Mets fans waited nearly a decade for d’Arnaud to even partly resemble the man he grew up idolizing, but he never became this era’s Mike Piazza. On Friday, the Mets ended his tenure by officially rel...
01:13, 05/05/2019

Mets’ Jason Vargas shows his renaissance is not a fluke Turns out the Mets just needed their stopper to take the mound. Jason Vargas’ shutout streak is over, but his renaissance is not, as the veteran lefty crafted together six innings to help the Mets salvage a split of the Subway Series doubleheader wit...
11:52, 06/12/2019

Jesse Winker’s Mets war: More proof karma is undefeated Look, we can sit back and pretend this is all the product of a new generation, that there’s no way Jesse Winker would have survived 10 minutes in baseball’s golden age when men were men and frontier justice ruled the day, and everyone played with the...
01:13, 05/05/2019

Mets and Yankees’ rain-delay ripoffs couldn’t be more different It’s the normalization of the preposterous. Who would you prefer to be ripped off by, the Yankees or the Mets? I’d take the Yanks. They’re more blunt, take-a-hike direct. The Yanks don’t pretend they’ve done right by their customers — who, oddly enou...
21:13, 05/04/2019

Braun homers to lead Brewers past Mets 3-1 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the fifth inning, Brandon Woodruff pitched five solid innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Friday night. Braun had three hits to lift his average to .226, incl...
06:52, 05/04/2019

Dominic Smith gets the boot in Mets’ surprise reshuffle MILWAUKEE — Adeiny Hechavarria’s opt out from his minor league contract and Dominic Smith’s relative lack of playing time prompted the Mets to tweak their 25-man roster Friday. In something of a surprise move, Smith was optioned to Triple-A Syr...
02:13, 05/04/2019

Mets’ rotation about to get a boost with return of Steven Matz WASHINGTON — The Mets are getting a rotation boost. Steven Matz is scheduled to return from the injured list Saturday, giving the team 80 percent of its Opening Day rotation. The left-hander missed the past two weeks with nerve irritation in his left...
09:26, 05/17/2019

Robinson Cano’s loafing strikes again — and Mets are the victims MIAMI — Robinson Cano’s penchant for loafing from the batter’s box bit him and the Mets in the backside Friday night. The veteran second baseman, not knowing the number of outs, jogged from the box on the grounder he hit to pitcher Adam Conley in the...
12:13, 05/18/2019

What minor-leaguers can take away from Pete Alonso’s Mets beginnings Before he was breaking rookie records, anchoring the Mets lineup and captivating the fan base, Pete Alonso was a raw slugger with the Brooklyn Cyclones. The rookie phenom’s professional journey to Flushing started with the short-season Single-A team ...
17:00, 06/14/2019

Marlins beat deGrom and Mets 8-6 to end 7-game skid MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins scored for the first time in 27 innings, pounded Jacob deGrom for seven runs and snapped a seven-game losing streak by beating the New York Mets 8-6 Friday night. Garrett Cooper’s two-run single in the third brought hom...
06:00, 05/18/2019