REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-13, 23:26

No Rookie Has Ever Homered Like Aristides Aquino

The Reds outfielder with the cool nickname and the even cooler actual name was called up on Aug. 1 after the Reds shipped away Yasiel Puig, and he’s done nothing but hit dingers. Dinger after dinger a...

No Rookie Has Ever Homered Like Aristides Aquino

Source: deadspin.com

Rookie Aristides Aquino smacks three more homers as Reds roll CINCINNATI — Rookie Aristides Aquino, already nicknamed “The Punisher,” isn’t keeping mementos from his prodigious power display, the one reminding everyone of another Reds outfielder who wore No. 44 and slashed homers with a whiplash swing. After taking so long to get this far, th...
2019-08-11, 13:52

In A Surprise To No One, Aristides Aquino Broke Another Rookie Home Run Record It didn’t take long for Aristides Aquino to hit another home run and attach his name to yet another record. On an 0-1 pitch from Miami’s Robert Dugger, the Reds rookie smoked one into the stands in left for his 14th dinger of the month, officially breaking Cody Bellinger’s NL rookie record of 13 set...
2019-08-30, 11:13

Watch: Reds rookie Aristides Aquino sets record with 8th homers in 12 games Cincinnati Reds outfielder Astrides Aquino continues to be on fire to start his career, hitting a record eight home runs in his first 12 Major League Baseball games....
2019-08-13, 17:39

Aristides Aquino Continues To Homer At An Alarming Rate Aristides Aquino is a phenomenon. But with every home run the Reds’ rookie outfielder hits and just keeps hitting, he makes it slightly harder to dismiss as a late-season, Kevin Maas/Shane Spencer–type smash-in-a-pan, and adds evidence that he might just be a young dude who’s really, really good at ...
2019-08-29, 19:13

Reds' Aristides Aquino Broke The Cubs And Made Some History Reds rookie Aristides Aquino decided to have his breakout game against the Cubs on Saturday with three home runs in his first three at-bats, and a new record of becoming the first rookie to smash a dinger in three consecutive innings....
2019-08-12, 10:13

Aristides Aquino continues home-run barrage for Cincinnati Reds, sets another record with 13th Cincinnati Reds outfielder Aristides Aquino became the first player in MLB history to homer 13 times in his first 100 career plate appearances.       ...
2019-08-29, 08:52

Whoa! Rookie Aquino homers 3 more times, Reds drub Cubs 10-1 Reds rookie Aristides Aquino homered in his first three at-bats, keeping up his prodigious power display and leading Cincinnati over the Chicago Cubs 10-1       ...
2019-08-11, 06:39

Cardinals fans loved that Albert Pujols homered against them ST. LOUIS — Albert Pujols took a curtain call for his adoring fans at Busch Stadium after homering against the Cardinals, but Marcell Ozuna connected to lead Dakota Hudson and St. Louis over the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 on Saturday. Pujols hit his 13th home run, a solo drive in the seventh inning. He ...
2019-06-23, 02:52

Hoskins powers Phillies past Aquino, Reds 7-1 Hoskins hits 2 homers, Harper and Kingery also go deep as Philadelphia Phillies overpower Cincinnati Reds 7-1; Reds' Aquino homers again       ...
2019-09-03, 05:00

These rookie actors will take over TV this fall Fall premieres are only weeks away, but these actors are already generating buzz as the ones to watch for the new TV season. Folake Olowofoyeku , “Bob Hearts Abishola” Sept. 23, CBS Guest spots on series such as “Modern Family” and “Transparent” did not prepare Olowofoyeku for what was about to happ...
2019-08-30, 23:39

Madden NFL 20 rookie ratings Madden NFL 20 released its rookie rankings earlier this week. Who got a raw deal? Who is rated correctly? Find out for yourself.       ...
2019-07-05, 18:52

A Marathon for a PGA Tour Rookie Sungjae Im of South Korea, the only rookie to advance to the Tour Championship and its youngest competitor, kept playing and playing this season to reach an unlikely goal....
2019-08-24, 18:00

Now it’s all about Giants for Will Hernandez after rookie whirlwind Will Hernandez never got the chance to exhale last year. A whirlwind of events began after the final game of his senior season at Texas-El Paso in 2017 and didn’t end until the end of his rookie year with the Giants in 2018. Preparing for the NFL draft, getting drafted, moving to a new city,......
2019-08-02, 09:39

The Redskins are already getting big contributions out of their rookie class Late-round draft choices Jimmy Moreland and Cole Holcomb have carved out roles, and the early returns are also positive for Washington's premium picks....
2019-09-02, 17:52

N.F.L. Suspends Bills Rookie for 6 Games Tyrel Dodson had previously been placed on the commissioner’s exempt list because he faces misdemeanor charges of domestic violence and disorderly conduct....
2019-09-13, 04:13

Rookie call-ups could put your fantasy team over the top On the heels of yet another set of successful minor league call-ups, this time in the form of Astros outfielder Yordan Alvarez and Marlins pitcher Zac Gallen, fantasy baseball owners should already be looking ahead to the next wave. Acquiring proven talent for the second half of the season will be i...
2019-06-23, 07:52

Top 5 picks make up NBA All-Rookie first team For the first time since the 1984-85 season, the top five selections in the NBA draft made up the NBA's All-Rookie first team that was announced Tuesday....
2019-05-22, 03:26

MLB notebook: Padres rookie Paddack sent down San Diego Padres right-hander Chris Paddack, in the midst of a strong rookie season, was surprisingly optioned to Class-A Lake Elsinore (Calif.) on Wednesday....
2019-06-13, 04:00

Mets rookie Pete Alonso going to bat for charity New York Mets rookie sensation Pete Alonso said Tuesday he is teaming up with Amazin’ Memorabilia to sell his autographed gear, including jerseys, home run baseballs, bats and batting gloves on an exclusive basis for charity, with the Mets donating net proceeds to the charitable Mets Foundation. Alo...
2019-09-04, 08:39

Rookie Yamamoto blanks Cardinals again, Marlins win 6-0 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rookie Jordan Yamamoto dazzled again, matching his first career start by pitching seven scoreless innings against St. Louis, and the Miami Marlins beat the Cardinals 6-0 on Tuesday night. Yamamoto (2-0) allowed two hits, struck out seven and walked two. He gave up three hits in seve...
2019-06-19, 06:00

Browns rookie goes from sleeping on the street to scoring a TD Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi didn't play football in high school, and talked his way into a Browns tryout. Now he's pushing for a roster spot after an emotional punt return for a TD....
2019-08-14, 18:13

Rookie’s homer in 13th helps Red Sox get some rest TORONTO — Michael Chavis got his team a win and his teammates some rest. Rafael Devers joined an exclusive club of young Red Sox sluggers who have homered in three straight games, Chavis hit a tiebreaking homer in the 13th inning and Boston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night. The team...
2019-05-23, 07:26

Injured reserve is a possibility for Broncos rookie QB Coach Vic Fangio won't rule out placing rookie quarterback Drew Lock on injured reserve to start the season       ...
2019-08-22, 23:39

Mayfield clears air with Giants rookie QB Jones Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield told reporters Wednesday that he reached out to Daniel Jones about his recently published comments regarding the New York Giants rookie....
2019-08-22, 00:52

A first Tour at 32: Rookie Canadian savoring every moment If there was a smiley-face jersey for the happiest rider at the Tour de France, Canadian Mike Woods would be in the running for it       ...
2019-07-19, 17:39

Rookie Saints DE sentenced to 6 months in jail A judge sentenced Saints defensive end Carl Granderson to six months in jail Thursday after rejecting the terms of his plea agreement on sexual assault charges....
2019-07-12, 05:39

A Rookie Mariners Pitcher Stifles the Yankees Manager Aaron Boone said he would look into images that TV cameras captured of a dark substance smudged under the brim of the cap worn by Mariners starter Yusei Kikuchi....
2019-05-21, 23:00

Marlins Rookie's Dad, During And After Son's First Career Dinger: [Screaming] Facing the reigning NL Cy Young award winner in your first ever MLB game is a tall order. Marlins rookie Isan Diaz went 0-for-2 in his first two at-bats against Jacob deGrom Monday afternoon, but in his third try, on a 1–2 count, Diaz took a mighty rip at a grooved fastball and crushed it deep to ri...
2019-08-06, 04:13

| After Rookie of Year campaign Im opens PGA season with ace South Korea's Im Sung-jae is wasting no time building on his US PGA Tour Rookie of the Year honors, by notching the first hole in one of the 2019-20 season....
2019-09-13, 10:00

Jays rookie Biggio gets first hit, homer in majors Heralded Blue Jays rookie Cavan Biggio got his first three major league hits Sunday, including his first home run, and his Hall of Fame father was at Rogers Centre to witness it....
2019-05-26, 23:26

Golf: Rookie of the year Im celebrates with Greenbrier ace A day after winning the Arnold Palmer Award as the 2018-19 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year, Im Sung-jae celebrated the start of the new season in style with a hole-in-one during the opening round at the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia on Thursday....
2019-09-13, 05:00

Texans send rookie CB to showers after big hits Houston Texans rookie Lonnie Johnson Jr. didn't make any friends on the first day of joint practices with the Green Bay Packers, and he didn't even get to finish the workout....
2019-08-06, 07:26

Yankees Greet Padres Rookie With Two Homers Right Off the Bat It was the 10th time in franchise history the Yankees began a game with back-to-back homers, and they came off Chris Paddack, who entered the game with a 1.93 E.R.A....
2019-05-30, 02:52

Yankees make Chris Paddack look like just another rookie Chris Paddack arrived in The Bronx as one of the season’s breakout stars. The 23-year-old departed his first game at Yankee Stadium looking like a rookie for the first time. Entering Wednesday having allowed four home runs all season, the Padres right-hander allowed three solo shots, and surrendered...
2019-05-30, 06:13

Doncic, Young unanimous NBA All-Rookie first-teamers NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas’ Luka Doncic and Atlanta’s Trae Young are unanimous first-team selections for the NBA All-Rookie team. Phoenix’s Deandre Ayton, Memphis’ Jaren Jackson and Sacramento’s Marvin Bagley III are also on the first team, which was announced Tuesday. It w...
2019-05-21, 21:52

Fantasy owners should be wary when it comes to rookie pitchers When Albert Pujols burst onto the scene from virtual obscurity in 2001, fantasy baseball owners’ quests to find the next big thing began to rapidly climb the priority list on draft day. When Mike Trout emerged as the can’t-miss, must-have rookie in 2012, the notion of proven talent over youth and up...
2019-06-02, 08:26

Rookie CG for Rangers wraps up doubleheader sweep over A’s ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Sampson threw a four-hitter for his first career complete game, and the Texas Rangers wrapped up a doubleheader sweep over the Oakland Athletics with a 3-1 win Saturday night. Sampson (5-3) struck out seven and walked one over 109 pitches to win his fifth game in a row...
2019-06-09, 07:01

Giants bench Eli, name rookie Jones as starting QB New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur named Daniel Jones as the team's starting quarterback for Week 3, sending Eli Manning to the backup role after an 0-2 start to the 2019 season....
2019-09-17, 19:00

Yanks' Dominican rookie squad scores 38 runs The New York Yankees' rookie-level affiliate in the Dominican Summer League routed the Minnesota Twins' squad 38-2 -- yes, that's 38 runs -- on Wednesday....
2019-07-04, 10:13

Collier having stellar rookie season for the Minnesota Lynx Napheesa Collier wanted to make her mark as a rookie for the Minnesota Lynx. With nine games left in the regular season, she's done just that, putting herself on the short list of candidates for the WNBA Rookie of the Year award....
2019-08-16, 12:52

Fantasy owners shouldn’t buy into the rookie tight-end hype Some things get better with age. A fine wine, a nice scotch, jeans. And fantasy tight ends. George Kittle wasn’t a monster his rookie season. Nor was Zach Ertz. Or even stalwarts or legends like Antonio Gates, Jimmy Graham or Tony Gonzalez. Of course, there are some exceptions. Rob Gronkowski was th...
2019-08-05, 07:52

Report: Zion's shoe deal richest ever for rookie New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson's shoe deal with Jordan Brand is the largest ever for an NBA rookie in terms of annual pay, ESPN reported Wednesday....
2019-07-25, 03:26

The Cowboys rookie shining in Ezekiel Elliott’s absence The Cowboys, at least outwardly, aren’t missing Ezekiel Elliott. With their star running back holding out of training camp, fourth-round pick Tony Pollard is drawing eyeballs and getting rave reviews instead. The latest in this standoff seems to be that the Cowboys are claiming happiness with ...
2019-08-05, 17:52

Fellow Knicks rookie is silver lining to another RJ Barrett dud LAS VEGAS — Oddly, the Knicks seem to have better early luck with their second-rounders than their lottery picks. In the second game at the Las Vegas Summer League, second-round pick Ignas Brazdeikis stole the show from fellow Canadian RJ Barrett to rack up 30 points, but the Knicks faded late in a ...
2019-07-08, 07:00

Sources: Zion shoe deal richest ever for rookie Before Zion Williamson committed to Jordan Brand, several shoe competitors made offers on total deals that extended well into the nine-figure range, sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
2019-07-24, 22:52

Giants owner hopes rookie QB Jones won't have to play Asked by SNY what he thought an ideal 2019 season would look like, Mara said the 38-year-old Manning is the Giants' present and rookie first-rounder Daniel Jones is the franchise's future....
2019-08-13, 23:52

Dallas rookie Ogunbowale remains confident despite losing Dallas rookie Ogunbowale remains confident despite losing, says her 'mindset was ready' for transition from college to WNBA       ...
2019-08-06, 22:13

Jets rookie Quinnen Williams already has teammates raving It may have happened anyway, but Leonard Williams’ absence, with what coach Adam Gase called an “irritation in his hip,” merely sped up the process. So there was Quinnen Williams, the heavily hyped rookie who is called “Big Baby” by his Jets teammates, working with the starters the past two days and...
2019-08-07, 08:52

Raiders rookie RB Jacobs flashes in brief preseason moment Rookie Josh Jacobs flashed in what figures to be the only series he plays in the entire preseason for the Oakland Raiders       ...
2019-08-20, 11:00

Rookie Tatis Jr. returns to Padres after missing 34 games SAN DIEGO (AP) — Prized rookie shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. is back with the San Diego Padres and vowing to play at full speed after missing 34 games with a strained left hamstring. He was scheduled to bat leadoff when the Padres opened a four-game series against the Washington Nationals on Thursday...
2019-06-07, 05:52

Minnesota's Collier takes WNBA's top rookie prize Napheesa Collier fended off fierce competition to become the WNBA's Rookie of the Year on Monday, with the Minnesota Lynx standout capping a prolific season in which she logged 444 regular season points with an early-career accolade....
2019-09-16, 23:13

Rookie Peter Lambert bottles up Cubs again, Rockies win 10-3 Rookie Peter Lambert went five strong innings and baffled Chicago for a second time in five days as the Colorado Rockies won their 10th straight at home by beating the Cubs 10-3       ...
2019-06-12, 07:26

Jaguars rookie Josh Allen: ‘They brought me here to do one thing’ Josh Allen didn't earn a sack in the preseason, but the Jacksonville Jaguars rookie told UPI he knows they are coming. Allen said he was the team's first-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft for one reason: playmaking....
2019-09-06, 18:26

Rookie Alvarez homers again as Astros beat Brewers 10-8 HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit one of Houston’s four home runs to become the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two major league games and lead the Astros to a 10-8 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. Yuli Gurriel, Robinson Chirinos and Tyler White a...
2019-06-12, 07:52

RJ Barrett GQ Interview: The Knicks Rookie Is Ready to Shine The 19-year-old Canadian only knows how to win—which is why he's the Knicks' best hope for reclaiming the team's former glory. We sat down with the former Duke star—and Steve Nash's godson!—to talk about which players he studies, why Toronto is having a moment, and Celine Dion....
2019-09-05, 18:39

NFL suspends Bills rookie linebacker Dodson for 6 games The NFL has suspended Buffalo Bills rookie linebacker Tyrel Dodson for six games as a result of an alleged altercation with his girlfriend at her home in Scottsdale, Arizona       ...
2019-09-13, 03:00

The Blues' Stunning Stanley Cup Run Was Keyed by a Rookie Goaltender St. Louis’ worst-to-first campaign began after the team called up Jordan Binnington from the minor leagues in mid-December. In Game 7 of the Finals, he turned into a brick wall against the Bruins’ attack....
2019-06-13, 17:26

Who will win? PGA Tour announces Player, Rookie of the Year nominees The 2018-19 PGA Tour season is over, and now all eyes are on the end of the year honors after final nominees were announced for top player and rookie.       ...
2019-08-29, 01:39

Rookie Collier scores 27, Lynx drop Sky 89-71 in opener MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 27 points, the second most in WNBA history by a rookie in her debut, and the new-look Minnesota Lynx pulled away from the Chicago Sky in the second half for an 89-71 win in the season-opener for both teams Saturday night. Collier, who was the sixth pick in ...
2019-05-26, 06:13

Nationals rookie outfielder Robles departs with injury WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals outfielder Victor Robles has left the game against the Atlanta Braves with an undisclosed injury in the second inning. Robles went down to a knee in center during Nick Markakis’ at-bat Saturday, and manager Dave Martinez and an athletic trainer soon jogge...
2019-06-23, 02:26

Yankees rookie league team scores 38 runs Meet the Dominican Bombers. The Dominican Summer League Yankees annihilated the DSL Twins, 38-2, behind a season-high nine doubles and five home runs on Wednesday. All eleven Yankee batters had at least two hits, while three tied for a game-high four. They left 26 stranded. The Twins went through se...
2019-07-04, 05:39

Rookie trifecta: Smith delivers 3rd straight walk-off for LA LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hours after being called up from the minors, Will Smith connected for a pinch-hit, three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning that lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Colorado Rockies 6-3 Sunday. It was the third straight day a Dodgers rookie hit a walk-off homer — all ...
2019-06-24, 03:26

Why Pete Alonso could be left off Rookie of the Year ballots Pete Alonso is on the path to the best season ever by a Mets rookie position player. Yet, he may not win NL Rookie of the Year and might not even appear on every ballot. With the season one-third complete, the NL Rookie race is setting up as the best of any award. If the......
2019-05-25, 20:00

Report: Falcons rookie Lindstrom may have broken foot The Atlanta Falcons fear first-round offensive lineman Chris Lindstrom fractured his foot in Sunday's season-opening loss at the Minnesota Vikings, FOX Sports' Jay Glazer reported....
2019-09-09, 06:00

Norris: I’ll learn more "on the limit" at McLaren in rookie F1 year McLaren Formula 1 rookie Lando Norris believes he will gain more by being "on the limit" this season than being conservative because he still has "a lot" to learn...
2019-08-20, 22:26

Bills rookie’s girlfriend in jarring 911 call: ‘He hit me across my face’ Buffalo Bills rookie linebacker Tyrel Dodson assaulted his girlfriend in Arizona after she confronted him about vomiting on her bedroom carpet, the woman told police during a frantic 911 call. The alleged victim told Scottsdale police on May 25 in a 911 call obtained by TMZ that Dodson, 20, shoved h...
2019-06-07, 20:13

Texans rookie Lonnie Johnson Jr. sent off for big hits against Packers in practice Houston Texans rookie cornerback Lonnie Johnson Jr. was sent off the practice field for a pair of big hits against the Packers during practice.       ...
2019-08-06, 15:26

Raiders rookie S Abram to miss season with shoulder injury Oakland Raiders rookie safety Johnathan Abram will be placed on injured reserve after injuring his shoulder in the season opener       ...
2019-09-12, 01:52

Jets Rookie Quinnen Williams: "I'mma Go Play With Myself Today ... That Came Out Weird" While Quinnen Williams was still a player at Alabama last December, he had a funny moment on press row where he overrode his impulse to say something interesting about his team’s Orange Bowl opponent, then-Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray. Now with the New York Jets, Williams is still struggling with his so...
2019-08-06, 04:13

Afton Williamson, a Star of ‘The Rookie,’ Said She Was Sexually Harassed and Bullied Ms. Williamson said on Instagram that she was leaving the ABC police drama because she was subjected to sexual harassment and assault, bullying and racist comments....
2019-08-06, 03:13

Watch: Seahawks rookie D.K. Metcalf catches decisive TD in win over Steelers Seattle Seahawks rookie wide receiver D.K. Metcalf made his presence felt by catching a 28-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter of a win against the Pittsburgh Steelers, helping his squad seal a dramatic victory....
2019-09-17, 00:00

ABC, eOne investigating allegations that prompted 'Rookie' actress' exit ABC and eOne said an investigation is being conducted into the allegations of sexual harassment and racism made by "The Rookie" actress Afton Williamson....
2019-08-05, 14:26

NFL notebook: Giants turn to rookie QB Jones, bench Manning New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur named Daniel Jones as the team's starting quarterback for Week 3, sending Eli Manning to the backup role after an 0-2 start to the 2019 season....
2019-09-18, 07:26

49ers rookie Nick Bosa not practicing with team in Ohio Rookie defensive end Nick Bosa is not practicing as the San Francisco 49ers began three days of workouts at Youngstown State.       ...
2019-09-11, 22:39

Afton Williamson, a Star of ‘The Rookie,’ Says She Was Sexually Harassed and Bullied Ms. Williamson said on Instagram that she was leaving the ABC police drama because she was subjected to sexual harassment and assault, bullying and racist comments....
2019-08-07, 05:13

MLB notebook: Alonso sets NL rookie mark with 40th homer New York Mets slugger Pete Alonso became the first National League rookie to hit 40 homers in a season when he went deep during Sunday's 11-5 victory over the host Kansas City Royals....
2019-08-19, 04:26

Star IndyCar rookie Herta set to part with Harding team IndyCar race winner Colton Herta looks set to leave the Harding Steinbrenner team for the 2020 season, with Andretti Autosports and Arrown McLaren SP eager to sign the rookie...
2019-08-16, 23:13

49ers rookie Deebo Samuel stuck with $3,700 dinner bill San Francisco 49ers receiver Deebo Samuel took part in an expensive tradition foisted upon rookies Wednesday night when he shelled out $3,700 for the team's dinner at a steakhouse. ...
2019-08-16, 12:52

Opinion: Six NFL rookie coaches are on the hot seat for the first time as season opens Of NFL’s new coaches, six are in hot seat for first time. But Kliff Kingsbury symbolizes questionable hiring of teams searching for next Sean McVay.       ...
2019-09-08, 03:39

Jerry Seinfeld a big fan of Mets rookie slugger Pete Alonso Pete Alonso, who just set the Mets' franchise home run record for a single season, was astounded when he found out Jerry Seinfeld was a big fan of his.       ...
2019-08-28, 18:00

Titans offensive coordinator apologizes for yelling at injured rookie Arthur Smith is in his first season as the Titans offensive coordinator. A.J. Brown is in his first as an NFL player. Both rookies are still learning.       ...
2019-08-13, 23:26

Ravens rookie Marquise Brown scores 2 touchdowns on first 2 NFL catches Marquise Brown made quite the NFL debut on Sunday by scoring two long touchdowns on his first two receptions for the Ravens.       ...
2019-09-09, 00:26

NBA rookies say Zion Williamson will win Rookie of the Year, but Cam Reddish will have better career NBA rookies say Zion Williamson will win Rookie of the Year, but they think Cam Reddish will have a better career, according to league survey.       ...
2019-08-20, 20:52

Survivor Steve McLendon has become perfect mentor for Jets rookie The interview will have to wait. Practice ended a few minutes ago at Jets training camp, but Steve McLendon still has work to do. The veteran nose tackle heads to an area adjacent to the field and begins working on some rush moves. A Jets staffer tells a waiting reporter that McLendon will speak to....
2019-08-10, 13:39

MLB Awards Watch: Historic MVP chase, surprising Cys and a new rookie phenom Christian Yelich and Cody Bellinger are still neck and neck, the Cy Young races are wide open and Houston's Yordan Alvarez is making a big push for some hardware....
2019-08-08, 21:26

Patriots effusive of long-locked rookie Chase Winovich Former Michigan star Chase Winovich is already making a name for himself within the Patriots organization, which drafted the defensive end in the third round (77th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft. And it isn’t just from his distinct blond locks that hang out of the back of his helmet. Patriots star l...
2019-08-07, 22:13

Giants dodge injury scare with rookie DeAndre Baker The Giants were able to exhale Monday when they learned rookie cornerback DeAndre Baker did not sustain a serious injury to his left knee and might not miss substantial time. Baker was diagnosed with a sprained knee. The diagnosis was confirmed Monday morning by team physician Dr. Scott Rodeo after ...
2019-08-12, 21:39

A Pelicans Rookie Had The Best Dunk Of Summer League And It Was Not Zion Williamson Monday night in Las Vegas, New Orleans Pelicans rookie center Jaxson Hayes caught a nifty wraparound pass on a side pick-and-roll and dunked someone named Mychal Mulder into The Further....
2019-07-09, 07:13

Mets rookie Alonso to participate in All-Star Home Run Derby NEW YORK (AP) — Mets rookie Pete Alonso plans to compete in the Home Run Derby during All-Star week in Cleveland. The power-hitting first baseman says he accepted an invitation from Major League Baseball to participate July 8 regardless of whether he’s selected to the National League squad for...
2019-06-29, 02:26

South Korean rookie Lee grabs share of Connecticut lead PGA Tour rookie Lee Kyoung-hoon of South Korea used a hot start and two back-nine birdies to move into a six-way share of the lead after the first round lead of the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut on Thursday....
2019-06-21, 03:39

Redskins rookie Bryce Love always has had the same goals: Football, then med school After nearly winning the Heisman Trophy as a junior, Love returned to Stanford and tore his ACL. The decision may have cost him millions, but the running back, who wants to become a doctor, has no regrets....
2019-07-21, 01:39

Linebacker Quincy Williams signs rookie deal with Jaguars JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Quincy Williams, a third-round draft pick from Murray State, has signed his rookie contract. Williams signed a four-year deal following mandatory minicamp practice Wednesday, becoming the last of the team’s seven draft picks to do so. U...
2019-06-12, 20:52

New York Giants rookie Deandre Baker surprises mom with Bentley New York Giants first-round pick Deandre Baker used some of the money he received when he signed his rookie contract with the team on a lavish gift for his mother....
2019-06-29, 04:39

Rookie Sacramento police officer killed, stand-off ensues A rookie police officer in Sacramento, California, died after she was shot while answering a domestic disturbance call late on Wednesday, spurring an eight-hour standoff with the suspect, who fired his rifle "off and on" for hours, police said....
2019-06-20, 20:00

Rookie Sacramento police officer killed in domestic disturbance A rookie police officer in California's capital city has died after she was shot at the scene of a domestic dispute, spurring a standoff and exchange of gunfire with the suspect, who surrendered early on Thursday, police said....
2019-06-21, 02:26

Redskins rookie Bryce Love has always had the same goals: Football, then med school After nearly winning the Heisman Trophy as a junior, Love returned to Stanford and tore his ACL. The decision may have cost him millions, but the running back, who wants to become a doctor, has no regrets....
2019-07-18, 14:00

ERC rookie Žala hoping “energy from Lithuania flows over” into Poland "Vaidotas Žala will look to carry over his impressive debut pace in the FIA European Rally Championship when he contests PZM 76th Rally Poland later this month."...
2019-06-06, 12:26

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 circulation and is now the city’s most-read tabloid. Have ...
2019-05-26, 15:13

Saints rookie DE Carl Granderson sentenced to six months in jail New Orleans Saints rookie defensive end Carl Granderson was taken into custody during a court date Thursday and ordered to serve six months in jail by the presiding judge, who refused to accept a plea deal entered in his sexual assault case. Granderson pleaded not guilty in April to one count of thi...
2019-07-12, 09:26

Renault's Zhou targets F2 wins, "not interested" in 'rookie title' Renault Formula 1 junior Guan Yu Zhou says he is not interested in being the top Formula 2 newcomer in 2019 and his target is overall wins and podiums...
2019-07-11, 17:00

Rookie pitcher Means to represent Orioles in All-Star Game A surprising season for Orioles rookie left-hander John Means reached another level when he was named Baltimore's lone representative on the AL All-Star team       ...
2019-07-01, 01:13

Pete Alonso is studying more than pitchers to avoid rookie wall LOS ANGELES — Pete Alonso still meticulously records his at-bats in a notebook after every game for the simple reason he tends to remember information better when he handwrites it instead of typing on a keyboard. The Mets rookie entered Monday in something of a slump for May, hitting only .192 for t...
2019-05-28, 04:52

Knicks rookie Ignas Brazdeikis looking to prove skeptics wrong LAS VEGAS — Ignas Brazdeikis worked out with 13 teams but never for the Knicks. His representatives couldn’t imagine the 6-foot-7 freshman forward from Michigan falling to New York and their 55th pick of the second round. The 21-year-old from Canada never fell that far, but dropped far enough. With ...
2019-07-05, 10:13

Angry Lakers rookie rips off Mitchell Robinson’s headband One Laker was so frustrated during a lopsided loss to the Knicks on Wednesday that he ripped off Mitchell Robinson’s headband and threw it at the towering center. The odd sequence of events — in the third quarter of the Knicks 117-96 first Summer League win — earned Nick Perkins an...
2019-07-11, 08:39

Mets’ Pete Alonso has shot at bunch of rookie homer records CHICAGO — Pete Alonso is moving fast toward multiple rookie records. By blasting his 26th homer in Saturday’s first inning, the Mets first baseman tied Darryl Strawberry’s franchise rookie record for homers in a season. Alonso also broke Cody Bellinger’s NL rookie record for homers before the All-St...
2019-06-23, 12:13

Pete Alonso crushes Mets’ rookie home run record in style Another record down for Pete Alonso. And there are plenty left to be shattered. The Amazin’ first baseman launched his 27th home run of the season to center field in the fourth inning of Sunday’s game against the Chicago Cubs. The 454 ft. solo shot, of off Cole Hamels, broke the teamR...
2019-06-24, 01:52

Mets’ Pete Alonso breaks NL rookie home run record in huge win KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Michael Conforto’s slump on this road trip had only been compounded by the Mets sending their best hitter to the injured list and watching another key component spend the last two days on the bench hobbled with a calf injury. That meant no Jeff McNeil, a limited J.D. Davis and Con...
2019-08-19, 00:00

Fernando Tatis Jr. injury news shakes up NL Rookie of the Year race Padres rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. is “most likely done for the season.” because of a back injury, San Diego mananger Andy Green told reporters on Friday. The injury makes Pete Alonso’s road to the NL Rookie of the Year award a little clearer as Tatis was the Mets first baseman’s chief competition. Ta...
2019-08-17, 00:26

‘A dream come true:’ Mets rookie Chris Mazza thrives in MLB debut Chris Mazza waited for the rain to stop. Then, his decades-long wait would be over. Replacing starter Steven Matz after a 70-minute rain delay at Citi Field, Mazza made a strong major league debut in a 5-4 loss to the Braves, as the 29-year-old threw four innings, and was in line for Saturday’s win,...
2019-06-30, 11:13

Daniel Jones: New York Giants rookie QB finishes 4-for-4 in first preseason start Daniel Jones made his first professional start Thursday night. The next time Jones takes the field after this one remains a mystery.       ...
2019-08-30, 14:00

RJ Barrett’s first Rookie of the Year hurdle: Summer League battle with Zion Two days after the NBA Draft, RJ Barrett was in Santa Monica presenting the Rookie of the Year Award at the league’s awards banquet. “The NBA Awards was great,’’ Barrett said. “Hopefully I’ll win the award next year. It was good to experience that.” The Knicks’ new 6-foot-7 swingman sniper was...
2019-07-02, 22:52

Four reasons No. 1 NBA draft pick Zion Williamson won't win Rookie of the Year The New Orleans Pelicans have said they are building their team around Zion Williamson, but that comes with added pressure to perform.       ...
2019-06-21, 14:26

San Diego Padres send rookie right-hander Chris Paddack to Class A Despite a strong start, Chris Paddack has been optioned to Class A, where he'll have a reduced workload before rejoining the Padres rotation.       ...
2019-06-13, 04:13

'Rookie' investigation finds 'no inappropriate behavior' after Afton Williamson's claims An investigation has found no evidence of 'Rookie' actress Afton Williamson's claims, producers said Tuesday.        ...
2019-09-18, 03:26

Daniel Jones named starter: How other Giants rookie QBs fared in debuts With Eli Manning giving way to Daniel Jones for the rookie’s first career NFL start on Sunday against Tampa Bay, Jones will become the first Giants rookie quarterback to start a game since Manning himself did it in 2004. Here’s a look at how other Giants rookie quarterbacks have fared in...
2019-09-18, 00:39

New York Giants bench Eli Manning, name rookie Daniel Jones starting QB Giants promote rookie Jones to starting role after 0-2 startManning, 37, won a pair of Super Bowl titles with New YorkNew York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur named Daniel Jones as the team’s starting quarterback for Week 3, sending Eli Manning to the backup role after an 0-2 start to the 2019 season....
2019-09-17, 21:52

Galvis slam leads Reds; M's rookie Lewis homers again Freddy Galvis connected for a go-ahead grand slam, Eugenio Suarez hit his 45th home run and the Cincinnati Reds overcame another drive by Mariners rookie Kyle Lewis to beat Seattle 11-5       ...
2019-09-13, 10:26

Giants rookie Corey Ballentine participates in OTA practice one month after being shot Giants sixth-round pick and former Division II Washburn star Corey Ballentine took part in team drills Tuesday, one month after being shot.        ...
2019-05-28, 20:39

Oakland Raiders' rookie leaves lasting impact on face mask Oakland Raiders rookie Johnathan Abram will miss the rest of the season with a shoulder injury but made one lasting impression Monday night against the Denver Broncos....
2019-09-12, 01:26

Mortal Kombat 11 Rookie Steamrolls Evo Champion SonicFox To Win Major Tournament The ongoing Mortal Kombat 11 Pro Kompetition made its first and only stop in Canada last weekend, bringing players to the Great White North to compete for a chunk of points towards qualifying for the finals next year. Even with some of the world’s greatest players in attendance, the Mortal Kombat 11...
2019-09-10, 07:39

Mets rookie Alonso sets team record with 42nd home run New York Mets slugger Pete Alonso has become the first rookie in 81 years to break his team's season home run record       ...
2019-08-28, 08:39

Scottish rookie MacIntyre takes 4-shot lead at European Open Scottish rookie Robert MacIntyre fired seven birdies in a bogey-free 7-under 65 to take a four-stroke lead in the second round of the European Open        ...
2019-09-07, 00:26

New York Jets cut rookie linebacker after he racked up more than $100G in fines: report The New York Jets released a third-round draft pick over the weekend as they trimmed down their roster prior to the start of the 2019 regular season....
2019-09-05, 21:52

NFL 2019: USA TODAY's Super Bowl, MVP, rookie of the year picks and more USA TODAY Sports' staff of NFL experts weigh in with their choices for the league's 2019 champion and individual award winners.       ...
2019-09-04, 14:39

Fantasy football: Rookie running backs on the rise as Week 1 approaches Cowboys' Tony Pollard, Eagles' Miles Sanders, Bills' Devin Singletary among the preseason's top fantasy risers.       ...
2019-09-04, 10:13

Afton Williamson responds after 'Rookie' investigation finds 'no inappropriate behavior' An investigation has found no evidence of 'Rookie' actress Afton Williamson's claims, producers said. The actress called the results "heartbreaking."        ...
2019-09-18, 08:13

High expectations for Jets’ Chris Herndon after breakout rookie season As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them before......
2019-07-11, 16:26

Texans Rookie Lonnie Johnson Jr. Got Kicked Out Of Practice For Tackling Like A Psycho The Texans and Packers held a joint practice yesterday, and as is often the case when two teams that are already grumpy from practicing every day in high temperatures get together, a fight broke out. This was different from your standard training-camp fight, though, because it was instigated by one ...
2019-08-06, 17:26

Minnesota Vikings rookie to serve military commitment while playing his first two seasons Austin Cutting' will get to serve his country and still play on Sundays. The 22-year-old will be used in a recruiting role for the Air Force.       ...
2019-07-22, 03:00

Pete Alonso’s Rookie of the Year race runs into Padres pair This week’s three-game series with the Padres will feature the top candidates for NL Rookie of the Year honors, with Padres Fernando Tatis Jr. and Chris Paddack looking to contend with the Mets’ Pete Alonso. But to Mickey Callaway, the only thing to consider is Alonso’s numbers. “He’s in first in ev...
2019-07-24, 05:39

Father of Celtics rookie Tremont Waters found dead in motel Police in Connecticut say the father of Boston Celtics rookie Tremont Waters was found dead in a motel room; death ruled a suicide.       ...
2019-07-13, 18:39

New York Jets' rookie lineman has an unmatched talent with puzzle phenomenon The New York Jets have a talented core of young players eager to make a name for themselves and bring the team back to glory – but none of them can probably do what Calvin Anderson can do....
2019-08-01, 02:01

Cardinals' Murray focused on playing well amid rookie hype Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray is trying to pick up the offense in his first NFL training camp, and says the team won't show much of its offense in the preseason       ...
2019-08-02, 05:39

| England rookie McConnochie eager to complete Olympic and World Cup double Uncapped winger Ruaridh McConnochie is on the brink of a notable achievement following his shock inclusion in England's squad for next month's Rugby World Cup....
2019-08-12, 21:39

Giants rookie Julian Love facing daunting playbook challenge Training camp can be an information overload for most rookies. Try learning two positions in a new playbook at the same time. That is the challenge with which Julian Love has been tasked, getting reps at both nickel cornerback and free safety early in camp, but the fourth-round pick out of Notre Dam...
2019-08-04, 02:13

"Pretty insane" McLaren scale added rookie Formula 1 pressure – Norris Lando Norris says the scale of McLaren's Formula 1 operation is "pretty insane" and added pressure to his rookie season, particularly in the early stages...
2019-08-16, 23:13

Actress Afton Williamson Quits ABC’s The Rookie Over Racial Discrimination, Sexual Harassment On Set (NEW YORK) — Afton Williamson, co-star of the ABC crime series “The Rookie,” said she’s quitting the show because of sexual harassment and racial discrimination she experienced during the show’s first season. In an Instagram post Sunday, Williamson said that throughout ...
2019-08-05, 20:39

As broadcasters interview his parents, Marlins rookie Isan Diaz homers in his MLB debut Parents go crazy as Marlins rookie gets his first MLB hit, a home run off reigning Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets.       ...
2019-08-06, 02:26

Kansas man charged in wounding of Giants rookie Corey Ballentine, killing friend An 18-year-old Kansas man has been charged in an April 28 shooting that wounded New York Giants rookie cornerback Corey Ballentine and killed his college teammate, Dwane Simmons....
2019-07-14, 03:13

Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones stays poised as heat of spotlight intensifies Giants rookie Daniel Jones has gotten the most out of his first month in the NFL and he seems ready for more with offseason program winding down.       ...
2019-06-12, 07:26

Mets rookie Pete Alonso wins $1m in one night after victory in Home Run Derby Prize dwarfs player’s 2019 salary from Mets of $555,000First baseman will give 10% of prize money to charityVlad Guerrero Jr hits 91 HRs over three rounds but loses finalMets rookie Pete Alonso has a million-dollar swing. New York’s newest slugger outlasted a worn-down Vladimir Guerrero Jr in the fi...
2019-07-09, 14:00

Afton Williamson responds after 'Rookie' investigation concludes 'no inappropriate behavior' occurred Afton Williamson says she's "heartbroken" after her claims of misconduct on the set of "The Rookie" weren't substantiated by an independent investigator....
2019-09-18, 16:52

Opinion: Arizona Cardinals rookie QB Kyler Murray an NFL X-factor with lofty expectations Cardinals QB Kyler Murray sounds like a man who is not going to be fazed when it comes to the scrutiny department. He knows. It’s always something.       ...
2019-09-01, 19:26

BTCC rookie Smith barred from Croft session for breaking test rules British Touring Car Championship newcomer Rob Smith was barred from taking part in the opening practice session at Croft as the MG6 racer was found to have broken testing rules...
2019-06-15, 12:52

Afton Williamson leaves 'The Rookie,' citing allegations of harassment, assault and racism Afton Williamson has announced she will not be returning for Season 2 of "The Rookie," citing allegations of on-set bullying, racial discrimination, and sexual harassment, as well as a sexual assault at a wrap party....
2019-08-06, 10:13

Giants rookie Daniel Jones' jersey was highest selling in NFL after QB named starter Sales of rookie quarterback Daniel Jones' jersey skyrocketed over 500 percent on Tuesday, when he was named the Giants' starter.       ...
2019-09-18, 23:13

Falcons rookie RB Qadree Ollison honors slain brother with jersey number Falcons coach Dan Quinn came up for rookie Qadree Ollison to take No. 30, the same one his slain brother wore during youth football.       ...
2019-09-04, 10:13

Cleveland Indians rookie Zach Plesac says he received letter from Boston Red Sox vet after debut Cleveland Indians pitcher Zach Plesac made his major league debut Tuesday against the Boston Red Sox and after the game received a surprise from a player on the opposing team....
2019-05-31, 18:39

Jaguars rookie QB Gardner Minshew becoming NFL cult hero: 'I do some pretty weird stuff' With that epic mustache and the highest passer rating ever by a rookie through three games, Gardner Minshew is a budding rookie legend.       ...
2019-09-21, 19:39

Watch: Spurs rookie Keldon Johnson scores 29 in Summer League victory San Antonio Spurs rookie guard Keldon Johnson showed why he was selected in the first round of last month's NBA Draft, scoring 29 points in a Summer League victory over the Memphis Grizzlies....
2019-07-03, 19:52

Rookie goalie Jordan Binnington makes history in St. Louis Blues' Game 6 win St. Louis rookie goalie Jordan Binnington achieved another historic milestone as the Blues defeated the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals....
2019-05-22, 17:13

The Rookie star Afton Williamson quits over ignored racism and sexual harassment allegations As reported by Deadline, The Rookie star Afton Williamson—she played the training officer who worked with Nathan Fillion’s character on the ABC series—has announced that she won’t be returning to the show for its second season, claiming that she experienced systemic racism and sexual harassment from...
2019-08-05, 04:39

Summer vacation is amateur hour in the travel industry; here are 6 rookie errors to avoid Look before you book, read the fine print, pack the right attitude and more tips for avoiding rookie travel mistakes during summer travel season.       ...
2019-07-12, 16:39

Rookie Nick Bosa, DB Jimmie Ward out for 49ers' off-season program after OTA injuries Rookie Nick Bosa and veteran defensive back Jimmie Ward will miss the remainder of the San Francisco 49ers' off-season program after sustaining injuries during OTAs....
2019-05-25, 00:52

Seattle Seahawks rookie receiver DK Metcalf scheduled for minor knee surgery Seattle Seahawks rookie wide receiver DK Metcalf will have minor knee surgery. Pete Carroll is optimistic Metcalf could return by Week 1.       ...
2019-08-19, 11:52

Bills rookie Devin Singletary copes with death of friend to fulfill NFL dream Bills rookie Devin Singletary's friend and high school teammate Greg Bryant was killed in a drive-by shooting, and now Singletary' plays in his honor.       ...
2019-08-05, 08:13

New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson gets jail time for sexual battery New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail after he pleaded no contest to sexual battery and unlawful contact charges....
2019-07-12, 20:39

Watch: Toronto Blue Jays rookie Cavan Biggio records first MLB hit, home run Toronto Blue Jays rookie second baseman Cavan Biggio smacked his first major league hit and home run on Sunday with his Hall of Fame father, Craig Biggio, in attendance....
2019-05-26, 22:13

Browns rookie QB David Blough issues $250 challenge after comically low Madden rating Celveland Browns quarterback David Blough holds a 48 rating in the upcoming Madden NFL 20, the lowest of the 16 rookie quarterbacks in the video game.       ...
2019-07-03, 20:00

Dodgers make MLB history as rookie lifts team with walk-off homer for third night in a row The Dodgers' Matt Beaty, Alex Verdugo and Will Smith became the first set of rookie teammates to hit back-to-back-to-back walk-off homers.       ...
2019-06-24, 10:26

Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez breaks Albert Pujols' RBI record Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez has 35 RBI in his first 30 games, passing the mark Albert Pujols set with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2001.       ...
2019-07-23, 17:26

Atlanta Falcons rookie gets chance to swap jersey numbers to honor late brother Atlanta Falcons rookie running back Qadree Ollison made the team’s final 53-man roster ahead of the start of the 2019 season and was able to honor is brother in a special way....
2019-09-05, 21:52

'The Rookie' star quits ABC show, citing claims of sexual harassment and racial discrimination Actress Afton Williamson, who stars in the ABC drama “The Rookie,” announced Sunday she will not be returning to the show, citing sexual harassment and racial discrimination she allegedly experienced during the making of the first season....
2019-08-05, 05:26

Houston Texans' rookie Lonnie Johnson Jr booted from practice after two big hits during non-tackling session Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien sent rookie Lonnie Johnson Jr. to the showers early Monday after the cornerback delivered two big hits to Green Bay Packers players in a non-tackling session of their joint practice....
2019-08-06, 17:52

An All-Star as a rookie, Orioles lefty John Means shines for the worst team in baseball The Orioles have the worst record in baseball, but 26-year-old rookie John Means has been one of the best pitchers in the American League.       ...
2019-07-09, 04:39

New York Giants rookie Daniel Jones reportedly ripped by young fan at training camp Since being selected by the New York Giants with the No. 6 pick of the 2019 NFL Draft, quarterback Daniel Jones has appeared to have a tough time scoring fans in his new city....
2019-08-08, 02:39

Rookie Dwayne Haskins leads Washington Redskins past fumbling Atlanta Falcons If Case Keenum is still the leader in the Redskins’ QB competition, rookie Dwayne Haskins at least gave coach Jay Gruden more to think about.       ...
2019-08-23, 18:52

New York Giants rookie Daniel Jones welcomed to Yankee Stadium with resounding boos New York Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones has yet to step onto an NFL field and take a professional snap but he is already getting made out to be enemy No. 1 in New York City....
2019-06-18, 20:13

Minnesota Vikings' Kirk Cousins expresses concerns over rookie offensive lineman's sweat Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins expressed his concerns with rookie center Garrett Bradbury during a press conference with reporters at training camp Wednesday....
2019-08-08, 19:00

Patriots place rookie WR N'Keal Harry on IR, re-sign Demaryius Thomas, per report The Patriots' wide receiver outlook is still shifting, as N'Keal Harry will miss significant time and Demaryius Thomas is returning.       ...
2019-09-02, 22:13

Arizona Cardinals rookie Kyler Murray looked calm and in total command against LA Chargers Kyler Murray's passes had zip and didn't look overwhelmed in the Arizona Cardinals' preseason opener against the Los Angeles Chargers.       ...
2019-08-09, 11:13

Watch: New York Mets' Pete Alonso breaks NL rookie record with 40th home run New York Mets slugger Pete Alonso blasted his 40th home run of the season Sunday to break the National League rookie record for homers in a single season....
2019-08-19, 05:13

Pints and punts: Cleveland Browns rookie Jamie Gillan told he made team while in bar Cleveland Browns rookie punter Jamie Gillan, "The Scottish Hammer," was having beers in a bar when the team let him know he made the 53-man roster.       ...
2019-09-03, 05:00

Watch: Pete Alonso sets Mets record for rookie homers before All-Star break New York Mets star Pete Alonso hit his 16th home run of the season against the Washington Nationals, setting the franchise mark for rookie bombs before the All-Star break....
2019-05-22, 17:13

Watch: Mets' Pete Alonso breaks National League rookie home run record New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso became the first rookie in National League history to hit 26 home runs before the All-Star Break with his homer against the Cubs on Saturday....
2019-06-23, 01:39

MLB power rankings: Rookie slugger Austin Riley on fire as Braves dream of another NL East title Atlanta is looking like a contender since promoting top prospect Austin Riley and the NL East race is going to heat up this summer.        ...
2019-05-28, 18:26

Chicago Bears' Kyle Long booted from practice after fight with rookie defensive lineman: report Chicago Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long was reportedly kicked out of practice Wednesday after getting into an intense fight with rookie defensive end Jalen Dalton....
2019-08-16, 12:52

New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso confirms he's seen 'weird stuff' in Vegas when asked about aliens Nevada is one of the major hotspots in the U.S. for UFO sightings and New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso appeared to confirm Tuesday night he has seen some weird things in the state....
2019-06-13, 19:26

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady to be backed up by rookie Jarrett Stidham after Brian Hoyer's release With the Patriots' release of veteran Brian Hoyer, fourth rounder Jarrett Stidham ascends as New England's understudy under center.       ...
2019-09-01, 10:00

Home Run Derby 2019 as it happened: Pete Alonso outlasts Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in all-rookie final In one of the wildest Home Run Derbies of all time, Pete Alonso beat out fellow rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to win the crown.       ...
2019-07-09, 06:13

Part of the Christian Yelich trade, Marlins rookie Jordan Yamamoto inspires hope in Miami The Marlins might be headed for a second consecutive last-place finish, but at least are seeing tangible returns from trades of their former stars.       ...
2019-07-05, 13:52

Playing in Mexico just weeks ago, 29-year-old Rays rookie Johnny Davis endures rags-to-riches path to MLB A native of Compton, Johnny Davis took a long road to the majors, spending time playing in Mexico and an independent league.       ...
2019-09-18, 18:39

The fresh prince of Chavez Ravine: Rookie catcher Will Smith makes his mark as Dodgers push for a title Running away with their seventh consecutive NL West crown, the Dodgers have yet another youngster making an instant impact.       ...
2019-09-05, 01:13

No sweat for Montez Sweat: Washington rookie pushes on after tumultuous NFL draft Montez Sweat was believed to have a heart condition, but a subsequent report indicated otherwise. The rookie isn't getting caught up in the drama.        ...
2019-05-30, 13:39

Saints high on small-stature, small-school rookie returner Saints rookie Deonte Harris wanted to believe his record-setting career as a return man at Division II Assumption College would translate in the NFL       ...
2019-09-09, 00:26

The lights went on for Giants QB Daniel Jones' debut and the rookie was lights out After facing consistent criticism since being selected No. 6 by the Giants, Daniel Jones was flawless on the lone drive of his preseason debut.       ...
2019-08-09, 06:52

British Open: Kyle Stanley unapologetic about 'Fore' incident with rookie Kyle Stanley refused to show remorse for failing to shout 'Fore' during the second round of the British Open. "To me it's kind of a non-issue."       ...
2019-07-20, 19:26

Zion Williamson signs reported 7-year, $75M contract to sell Nikes; rookie contract second only to LeBron's Former Duke star Zion Williamson hasn't played a second in the NBA, but he just struck a seven-year, $75 million deal to help Nike and Michael Jordan sell sneakers, according to a report....
2019-07-25, 00:00

Padres star rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. will 'most likely' miss rest of year with back injury Padres standout rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. has a back injury that will likely cost him the rest of this year, manager Andy Green said Friday.       ...
2019-08-17, 21:00

Giants co-owner John Mara hopes QB Daniel Jones 'never sees the field' as rookie John Mara says he hopes that Eli Manning will remain the starter and give Daniel Jones the opportunity to sit and learn as a rookie.       ...
2019-08-13, 23:26

Afton Williamson names 'The Rookie' co-star, crew member she accused of racism, harassment "The Rookie" actress Afton Williamson publicly named the people she accused of making racist comments and sexually harassing and assaulting her.        ...
2019-08-06, 18:52

Afton Williamson accuses 'The Rookie' guest star, crew member of racism, harassment ABC entertainment president Karey Burke said she learned of the allegations in June and, as far as she knows, that's when the investigation began.        ...
2019-08-07, 03:13

'The Rookie' actress Afton Williamson quits show, alleges sexual assault, racist comments "The Rookie" actress Afton Williamson is leaving the show after alleging experiences with racist comments, sexual harassment and assault on set.        ...
2019-08-04, 22:26

Jon Gruden ends NFL dreams on 'Hard Knocks' debut; rookie Johnathan Abram makes impression Typically, the ending of NFL dreams is saved for the season finale of "Hard Knocks." Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden doesn't have time for that.       ...
2019-08-07, 10:52

Scottish rookie Robert MacIntyre calls out Kyle Stanley for not yelling 'Fore' at British Open Scottish rookie Robert MacIntyre wasn't happy with playing partner Kyle Stanley after Stanley hit two spectators with errant shots.        ...
2019-07-20, 15:39

Rookie RB Tony Pollard gets Dak Prescott’s vote as one of Cowboys' 'most exciting' players With Ezekiel Elliott holding absent, fourth-round draft pick Tony Pollard has made the most of his opportunity at Dallas Cowboys training camp.       ...
2019-08-05, 18:13

Packers rookie Rashan Gary feels he's getting closer to becoming a 'game changer' Despite extended play time, Rashan Gary has not registered in the box score after two exhibitions. No sacks. Not even a single tackle.       ...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Mariners 10, Yankees 1: A Rookie Mariners Pitcher Stifles the Yankees Manager Aaron Boone said he would look into images that TV cameras captured of a dark substance smudged under the brim of the cap worn by Mariners starter Yusei Kikuchi....
2019-05-21, 14:38

Jets DBs Adams, Johnson upset with benching Jets coach Adam Gase said he pulled Jamal Adams from Monday's game to "calm him down." Addressing Trumaine Johnson's situation, he said "it hasn't worked out as well as we need it to."...
2019-09-19, 05:26

The hardship Le’Veon Bell is facing with Jets in miserable spot There are a number of places to point the finger for the Jets’ 0-2 start — an avalanche of injuries to key players, underperformance from significant players and questionable coaching decisions. Le’Veon Bell is one player who should be free of blame. One person, however, disagrees. Le’Veon Bell. “I ...
2019-09-19, 05:52

Ereck Flowers knows he has a long way to go, but with Redskins, he’s enjoying football again The Redskins' left guard, who was a frequent target of criticism during failed stints with the Giants and Jaguars, has been solid through two games with Washington....
2019-09-19, 05:52

Ben Olsen’s choice for D.C. United: Wayne Rooney or Ola Kamara The coach prefers to start one striker but will have two proven scorers when both are healthy. It’s Rooney’s job to lose, though he has gone two months and five matches without a goal....
2019-09-19, 05:52

Feds Scold HUD Administrator Lynne Patton for Her Political Comments on Company Time Watch your mouth! That was the word from the feds to Lynne Patton, former Trump event planner and now somehow an administrator for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, over her making political comments while on the clock....
2019-09-19, 06:13

There may be a huge Apple Watch upgrade cycle on the horizon Over the past few years, the Apple Watch has quickly evolved from a niche product into a mainstream device. Thanks to a number of impressive updates that saw Apple add cellular connectivity, along with a host of health and fitness features, Apple Watch sales have increased at an impressive clip each...
2019-09-19, 06:13

Google canceled the Pixel Watch years ago and never looked back We’ve come across rumors detailing Google’s so-called Pixel Watch with some regularity, but the company never made a Wear OS gadget of its own that could compete against the Apple Watch. Meanwhile, the Apple Watch kept growing, having virtually no rival in the market that stands a chance...
2019-09-19, 06:13

Android 10 beta for Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 is almost here Unless you own a Pixel, waiting for the latest Android release to hit your device can be excruciating, but anyone who picked up one of the latest flagship phones from Samsung this year won’t have to wait too much longer. On Tuesday, SamMobile reported that Google will have a beta for Android 1...
2019-09-19, 06:13

The Rise and Demise of the Seleucid Empire The Seleucid Empire was a Hellenistic state that existed between the 4th and 1st centuries BC. It was established by Seleucus I Nicator ...
2019-09-19, 06:39

Trump tours border barrier as part of a show of force on immigration ahead of reelection campaign The visit comes as the administration has felt emboldened after winning new legal authority to move forward in funding a border wall and gaining additional powers to enforce asylum restrictions....
2019-09-19, 07:00

Is this China's 'Loch Ness monster'? Footage goes viral Grainy footage of something moving in China’s Yangtze River has been dubbed the country’s “Loch Ness Monster,” sending ripples through Chinese social media....
2019-09-19, 07:00

Jet's QB Darnold working way back to health Sam Darnold is back at the New York Jets facility and is feeling healthier. Patience and caution are the two biggest parts of his game plan right now but the second-year quarterback is looking forward to when he can get back under center. (Sept. 18)        ...
2019-09-19, 07:52

Man claims Chicago cop framed him for murder at 15. Lawyers say they can prove it Chicago Police Detective Reynaldo Guevara framed 15-year-old Demetrius Johnson for murder, lawyers with The Exoneration Project say in a new petition.        ...
2019-09-19, 07:52

Washington Monument reopens after 3-year closure After a three-year closure, the Washington Monument is reopening to the public on Thursday, and first lady Melania Trump is expected to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony. (Sept. 18)        ...
2019-09-19, 07:52

New national security adviser attacked Trump for being 'chummy' with Putin President Trump’s incoming national security adviser suggested during the 2016 Republican primary campaign that Texas Sen. Ted Cruz attack then-candidate Donald Trump's attitude toward Russian President Vladimir Putin....
2019-09-19, 07:52

The Pentagon is taking on ISIS 'clandestine insurgency' The remnants of the Islamic State have returned to the group's insurgent roots since the destruction of its land caliphate earlier this year, but it may be regrouping to make another land grab, the Pentagon says....
2019-09-19, 07:52

Skullcandy's Crusher ANC block noise while you feel the bass Skullcandy's Crusher headphones have offered thumping bass tones that rumble your dome (literally) since 2013. In 2016, the company introduced a wireless version and followed up with "an ultra-realistic sensory bass experience" on the Crusher 360 las......
2019-09-19, 08:13

Zero's 2020 electric motorcycles include one that's loaded for adventures Imagine how people use Zero's electric motorbikes and you'll probably picture a commute to work or a quick blast through the countryside. Now, however, it's encouraging you to make longer-lasting journeys. The company has introduce a 2020 bike line......
2019-09-19, 08:13

DA won’t prosecute Antonio Brown on rape accusations because of statute Allegheny DA won’t prosecute NFL star on rape accusationsNFL has interviewed accuser as it conducts own investigationBrown farted in my face and didn’t pay his bill, doctor saysNew England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown won’t be prosecuted on sexual assault accusations because of the statute o...
2019-09-19, 08:13

Wallabies go with Pocock-Hooper combination for World Cup opener ‘Pooper’ combination to start against Fiji in SapporoLukhan Salakai-Loto demoted to benchMichael Cheika wants no surprises in Australia’s opening World Cup game which is why he is fielding the “Pooper” flanker combination against the dangerous Fiji. The Wallabies will start their renowned openside m...
2019-09-19, 08:13

Toyota to expand plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state, joining Volkswagen, GM Toyota Motor Corp on Thursday announced a 1 billion reais ($243.29 million) expansion at a plant in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo, joining Volkswagen and General Motors in new investments in the region....
2019-09-19, 08:13

Asian shares turn lower on guarded Fed, yen rises after BOJ Asian shares turned lower on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected but signaled a higher bar to further policy easings....
2019-09-19, 08:13

INSIGHT-Fire and hail push insurers to rethink climate change risks By the time David Kaisel got back from selling his flour at a farmers' market, a wildfire in California's Capay Valley had burnt both his tractor and the shipping container where he kept some tools. His insurer is set to pay out a sixth of his losses....
2019-09-19, 08:39

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares turn lower on guarded Fed, yen rises after BOJ Asian shares turned lower on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected but signalled a higher bar to further policy easings....
2019-09-19, 08:39

New UN report launched to help ratchet up action to combat climate crisis Ahead of global leaders’ arrival in New York for the Climate Action Summit on 23 September, the United Nations deputy chief has launched a comprehensive report on how the world can take swift and meaningful action to slow down climate change....
2019-09-19, 08:39

AI can't offer protection from 'deepfakes,' new report says Artificial intelligence-based solutions may not be able to save us from deceptively altered videos, known as deepfakes, according to a new report from Data and Society....
2019-09-19, 09:00

Ken Burns' 'Country Music': The rise of Cash and Elvis, and Patsy Cline's tragic death Episode 4 of Ken Burns' "Country Music," is fueled by the origin stories of giants, including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn.        ...
2019-09-19, 09:26

Jacinda Ardern confuses Japan for China during Tokyo trip New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has just kicked off her first official trip to Japan as leader. Unfortunately for her, she appeared to confuse it for China on arrival....
2019-09-19, 09:26

Sanders’s apples-and-oranges comparison on Medicare-for-all costs During the third Democratic debate, Sanders suggested his health-care plan would lower health-care costs significantly compared to the "status quo." Most studies say his plan will raise costs....
2019-09-19, 10:13

Uncertainty of the trade war — not tariffs — is slowing global growth, says former Fed official The lack of clarity surrounding the U.S.-China trade war is what's really hitting global growth, says ex- Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin....
2019-09-19, 10:13

Australian unemployment at one-year high in August, rate cut expected Data showed 34,700 jobs were created in July, more than three times what the market had expected, although full-time employment fell by 15,500 and measures of underemployment and under-utilization edged up....
2019-09-19, 10:13

Tokyo court clears former Tepco executives of negligence over Fukushima disaster A Tokyo court cleared on Thursday three former Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) executives of negligence for the 2011 Fukushima disaster, the only criminal case to arise out of the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl in 1986....
2019-09-19, 10:39

Longer-lasting avocados will soon be here to save your guacamole Will they live up to the ripe? On Wednesday, Kroger grocery stores rolled out “longer-lasting” avocados to some 1,100 stores across the country. According to Kroger, these extra-hearty fruits “maintain their just-harvested quality longer” than the average avo. Their national ...
2019-09-19, 10:39

Woman documents 7-year-old cottage cheese in work fridge One woman’s curdled snack has turned into an annual celebration. Julia Giacoboni took to Reddit to share the long, rancid journey of a container of cottage cheese she opened up seven years ago — and has kept in the fridge ever since. On Tuesday, the Philly resident shared a composite of ...
2019-09-19, 10:39

University of California to dump fossil fuel investments “Our job is to make money for the University of California and we’re betting we can do that without fossil fuels investments,” said an opinion article in the Los Angeles Times written by two UC executives....
2019-09-19, 10:39

Justin Trudeau brownface: Canada PM apologises after image emerges Canadian prime minister says he deeply regrets image from 2001 party, which emerges weeks out from electionJustin Trudeau has apologised for wearing brownface makeup to a party when he was a teacher in 2001, saying “it was a racist thing to do” – and marking a potential turning point in next month’s...
2019-09-19, 11:00

Robert O'Brien replaces John Bolton as Trump's national security adviser Elevation of the state department’s chief hostage negotiator seen as a win for US secretary of state Mike PompeoDonald Trump has appointed the state department’s chief hostage negotiator – whose most prominent international role until now was monitoring the Swedish trial of the US rapper A$AP Rocky ...
2019-09-19, 11:00

Afghanistan: dozens dead as country is rocked by triple attacks – video report At least nine people have been wounded in eastern Afghanistan by a suicide bomber and gunmen in an attack on Wednesday, that came 24 hours after two other attacks in the country left more than 48 people dead. The Taliban have claimed responsibility for Tuesday’s attacks, while no one has yet said t...
2019-09-19, 11:00

The argument for renewables is now 'pure economics': Milken Institute Michael Milken of the Milken Institute says the case for renewables is not just the environmental benefits, but also the lower costs. He says, for two-thirds of the world, renewables are cheaper than a significant amount of carbon-based energy....
2019-09-19, 11:00

Bizarre beauty: Shin Noguchi's everyday Japan – in pictures From big-scramble zebra crossings to a man in a hedge, the award-winning street photographer revels in the life that swirls around him Continue reading......
2019-09-19, 11:26

Nokia 7.2 with triple cameras launched in India starting at Rs 18,599 Just weeks after its IFA 2019 unveiling, the Nokia 7.2 has come to India, bringing a much-needed refresh to the Nokia 7 lineup of mid-rangers.HMD Global’s strategy for India involves having a Nokia phone at every price point, and the new Nokia 7.2 will try to take care of the sub Rs 20K segme...
2019-09-19, 11:26

NBN Co is proposing new high speed 250Mbps and 1Gbps plans In a past consultation paper, NBN Co floated the idea of raising the prices for Australian broadband users based on the type of data they were using rather than the amount. This was dubbed the ‘Netflix tax’ by critics, as it was predominantly targeting streaming media usage. The p...
2019-09-19, 11:26

Ukraine hopes to agree with Russia at gas transit talks on Thursday Ukrainian Energy Minister Oleksiy Orzhel said "it would probably be good" if Ukraine and Russia could reach an agreement on gas transit to Europe during talks in Brussels on Thursday....
2019-09-19, 11:52

There’s absolutely no way this ‘space hotel’ will be ready for guests by 2025 NASA is currently planning to finally send humans back to the lunar surface by 2024. It’s an incredibly ambitious and optimistic timeline, and there are plenty of experts who believe NASA may not be able to pull it off. Sending things into space is hard, and safely ferrying humans to a destina...
2019-09-19, 11:52

Thousands Of Schools Shut In Malaysia, Indonesia As Haze Affects Students Thousands of schools were shuttered across Malaysia and Indonesia Thursday, affecting at least 1.7 million pupils, officials said, as toxic haze from rampant forest fires sent air quality plummeting....
2019-09-19, 11:52

"Should Have Known Better": Justin Trudeau Sorry For Wearing 'Brownface' Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday for wearing brownface and blackface after a yearbook picture surfaced showing him at an Arabian Nights-themed party in 2001, embroiling the......
2019-09-19, 11:52

Tonga holds state funeral for climate change campaigner PM Tonga observed a day of national mourning on Thursday for the state funeral of Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva, known as a pro-democracy and climate change campaigner in the South Pacific....
2019-09-19, 11:52

Indonesia to push back palm replanting target beyond 2025 Indonesia could take at least 12 years to complete a program of replanting palm-growing areas after a farm ministry official said it was revising down annual targets, due to difficulties smallholders faced in proving they were eligible for the scheme....
2019-09-19, 11:52

Benjamin Netanyahu's fate uncertain after no clear winner in Israel vote After Israel's do-over election indicated no clear winner, the fate of Israel's longest-serving leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, looks uncertain.        ...
2019-09-19, 12:13

Israel election: Donald Trump proves he's the 'King of Israel' Every U.S. president, citing shared values and security commitments, has been staunchly pro-Israel; President Donald Trump more than most.        ...
2019-09-19, 12:13

Google launches AI lab in Bangalore, India Google is opening an AI lab in Bangalore, India that will focus in part on the creation of systems to improve education, agriculture, and health care.Read More...
2019-09-19, 12:13

Booking.com 'still duping consumers' despite regulator demands Booking.com is "continuing to mislead consumers" with false claims about the availability of hotel rooms months after regulators demanded the website improve its standards, according to a report....
2019-09-19, 12:39

Jack Conte, Patreon, and the Plight of the Creative Class The DIY musician's crowdfunding platform set out to provide a livelihood for artists on the internet. Is it more than just a band-aid for a broken system?...
2019-09-19, 13:00

Some Arizona Democratic Party members say Sinema is not progressive enough TUCSON —  Some members of Arizona’s Democratic Party say their Democratic U.S. Senator isn’t progressive enough. And now, they want to take action. “We want to let her know that we want her to vote like a Democrat,” said Betts Putnam-Hidalgo, the Secretary of the Arizon...
2019-09-19, 13:00

Israelis Are Contending With the Prospect of a Third Poll Just Days After Voting JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis were contending with the prospect of a third election on Thursday, two days after an unprecedented repeat election left the country’s two main political parties deadlocked, with neither Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor his rivals holding a clear path to a c...
2019-09-19, 13:26

Yankees’ long night lacks champagne party It was nearly 1 a.m. when the Yankees finally left their clubhouse in The Bronx, knowing they had to wait at least one more day to clinch their first AL East title since 2012. They had their chances Wednesday night/Thursday morning, first in a 3-2 loss to the Angels and then later, when the players....
2019-09-19, 13:52

UK Supreme Court hears attack on PM Johnson from ex-leader Major Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament in the run-up to Brexit will come under attack in Britain's Supreme Court on Thursday from one of his predecessors as prime minister and Conservative Party leader, John Major....
2019-09-19, 13:52

Virat Kohli "Leads By Real Spirit And Passion": Mike Hesson Virat Kohli also received praise from RCB head coach Simon Katich who lauded him after his yet another match-winning performance against South Africa in 2nd T20I....
2019-09-19, 14:13

OECD cuts growth outlook to post-crisis low The trade war between the United States and China has plunged global growth to its lowest levels in a decade, the OECD said on Thursday as it slashed its forecasts....
2019-09-19, 14:13

Lisa Vanderpump Slams Eileen Davidson for Calling Her Real Housewives Exit a "P---y Move" Lisa Vanderpump has a few words for Eileen Davidson. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills alumna clapped back at her former castmate for calling her decision to skip the reunion and......
2019-09-19, 14:39

School Shooting Hoodies Draw Outrage From Survivors A New York street wear company showcased sweatshirts last week featuring bullet holes and the names of schools where students have been killed in mass shootings....
2019-09-19, 14:39

In Stunning Reversal, Reds Pitcher Amir Garrett Runs From Fight Reds pitcher Amir Garrett, who led a valiant if poorly planned solo charge of the entire Pittsburgh Pirates organization back in July, seems to have put those salad days behind him....
2019-09-19, 15:26

| WATCH | Canada's Trudeau admits to racist 'brownface' makeup Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologised for wearing brownface makeup at a party 18 years ago, as he scrambled to get on top of a fresh blow to a re-election campaign dogged by controversy....
2019-09-19, 15:26

DTM to Sweden at Anderstorp, "exciting" round to be revealed The DTM has announced a new-look calendar that includes a first visit to Sweden and Hockenheim slimming to a single round, with one "exciting" addition yet to be announced...
2019-09-19, 15:52

'I love it here, but it's still a business': Mookie Betts' future looms large in Boston Boston's title defense is over and its front office is in flux. And with their biggest star approaching his walk year, the Red Sox have a ton of work to do this winter and beyond....
2019-09-19, 15:52

Ex-Overstock CEO planned crypto dividend to thwart short sellers When Patrick Byrne vacated the helm of Overstock last month, he left a nasty surprise for short sellers. Brokers at JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley in recent days have been helping short sellers roll back a bizarre plan by Overstock’s controversial ex-CEO to pay shareholders their next dividend in the f...
2019-09-19, 15:52

Stephen Hawking was wrong. Black holes are bald. Back in 2017, a gravitational wave rang across Earth like the clear tone of a bell. It stretched and squished every person, ant and scientific instrument on the planet as it passed through our region of space. Now, researchers have gone back and studied that wave, and found hidden data in it — data ...
2019-09-19, 16:13

WordPress.com parent Automattic raises $300 million from Salesforce at a $3 billion valuation WordPress.com parent Automattic has raised $300 million in funding from Salesforce Ventures, giving it a post-funding valuation of $3 billion.Read More...
2019-09-19, 16:13

In diverse Toronto, the Raptors’ sports hijab is hailed as a win for inclusivity The head coverings, worn in public by some Muslim women, have not always been accepted by major sports organizations. Now, they are being marketed and sold by the Raptors and Nike as part of an inclusive initiative inspired by Muslim women basketball players in Toronto....
2019-09-19, 16:13

Netflix Said to Plan to Pay Bonuses to Filmmakers When Movies Succeed Netflix plans to pay filmmakers, actors and movie producers a bonus if their films are successful, a new incentive aimed at winning projects that might otherwise go to rival studios, according to......
2019-09-19, 16:39

Singapore-Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Bangladesh A Singapore-bound Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight on Thursday made an emergency landing the airportas the aircraft's wheels failed to retract, an official said....
2019-09-19, 17:00

Game of Thrones Composer Ramin Djawadi Breaks Down the Hidden Meanings in the Music That Played Over Daenerys’ Death Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. If you’re still wondering why Drogon chose to burn the Iron Throne rather than Jon Snow (Kit Harington) after discovering that Jon had killed Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) in the Game of Thrones finale, then the show’s compos...
2019-09-19, 17:26

These Famous Actors Have Never Won an Emmy Award On Sunday night, the 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will air on Fox. Long considered television’s biggest night, Emmy competition has become increasingly stiff as high-quality shows have proliferated, thanks in part to the continued expansion of streaming services like Netflix and Amazon. F...
2019-09-19, 17:26

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Buttigieg unveils health plan Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Thursday unveiled his plan to reform the U.S. healthcare system by offering everyone coverage under the federal Medicare program, but not forcing people to give up private heath insurance plans....
2019-09-19, 17:26

Biotech is going to the dogs - and big profits await For Jessica Lescault there is no question that her 6-year old English bulldog "Moose" deserves cutting-edge biotechnology cancer treatment as much as any human patient....
2019-09-19, 17:26

T-Mobile will give Apple Card owners higher in-store cashback T-Mobile has announced a partnership with Apple to offer up to three percent cashback on in-store purchases for customer's who use the new Apple Card. The company said it's "the only wireless provider to offer three percent Daily Cash on Apple Card,"......
2019-09-19, 17:52

'Assemble with Care' sets the standard for Apple Arcade exclusives I've never been much of a tinkerer. I look after my favorite gadgets -- new and old -- wiping them down, swaddling them in cases and backing up whatever personal data they might hold. But I've never been part of the 'maker movement' and rarely use a......
2019-09-19, 17:52

Impossible Burger makes its grocery store debut in Southern California Impossible Burger will soon be available at your local grocer. The company announced that starting on September 20th its plant burgers will be available at Gelson's Markets in Southern California, marking the first time customers can buy them in groc......
2019-09-19, 17:52

Turns out smartphones aren't making millennials grow horns after all Demonizing smartphones and millennials is a favorite past time among certain segments of the population, and earlier this year there was an excellent opportunity for both when a science journal published a dubious article claiming that using smartpho......
2019-09-19, 17:52

Google makes Assistant available via a free phone call in India Getting fast and accurate answers to queries is still a big challenge in places where people don't have reliable access to the internet. To help the hundreds of millions of people in India who have a mobile phone but limited or no internet access, Go......
2019-09-19, 17:52

Hawaii police training sparks false emergency sirens A police training exercise in Hawaii "inadvertently triggered" a false emergency siren on the islands of Oahu and Maui — sparking panic among residents, who have experienced false alerts before....
2019-09-19, 17:52

The Impossible Burger Will Be Officially Available at Grocery Stores Starting Tomorrow Getting Impossible Foods’ plant-based burger alternative from the lab and onto consumers’ grills has been a long, drawn out process. But the company has announced that starting tomorrow, the new Impossible Burger will finally be available to purchase in grocery stores—assuming you live in California...
2019-09-19, 17:52

What Fall Style Move Are You Most Excited to Pull Off This Season? Fall is the best time of year to add some fire to your fits, so we asked GQ editors about the style moves their most excited to pull off this season....
2019-09-19, 17:52

USA TODAY Sports college football staff picks for Week 4 of the season Week 4 of the college football season bring a matchup between Notre Dame and Georgia plus two other showdowns. USA TODAY staff pick the Top 25 games.       ...
2019-09-19, 18:13

Kentucky LB Kash Daniel fires back at allegations he tried to hurt Florida QB Kyle Trask Kentucky LB Kash Daniel vehemently denies allegations made by Florida fans on Twitter that he intentionally tried to injure Gators QB Kyle Trask       ...
2019-09-19, 18:13

Must-see TV: Titans CB Adoree' Jackson has designs that go beyond the NFL Tennessee Titans defensive back Adoree' Jackson is entering his third NFL season and aims to make his mark both on and off the field.       ...
2019-09-19, 18:13

Macanese driver Leong joins Sochi F3 finale with Jenzer team Jenzer's tally of FIA Formula 3 drivers has reached six as Hon Chio 'Charles' Leong has joined Red Bull, Honda Formula 1 junior Yuki Tsunoda and Andreas Estner at Sochi...
2019-09-19, 18:13

American Horror Story is fun again with 1984 Maybe it’s a sign of our dark times that a show that involves so much s’more-side bloodshed can seem like light TV. Or maybe it’s just the fact that after the last two seasons of American Horror Story reminded its viewers, with increasingly less subtlety, that they were already living in the darkest...
2019-09-19, 18:13

Two former Giants clash over Eli Manning Hall of Fame debate Some argue Eli Manning’s two Super Bowls (and Super Bowl MVPs) are enough to get him into the Hall of Fame. The other side will point to the mediocrity that surrounded Manning throughout the rest of his 16-year-career. To one of the many Manning backups, it’s simpler than all of that. &#...
2019-09-19, 18:39

With EMUI 10, Huawei courts developers EMUI is Huawei’s bespoke Android environment, available across its entire handset lineup. The latest version, EMUI 10, is a dramatic step forward for the company, and introduces a new “dark mode,” as well as a design language that’s unambiguously inspired by print magazines. In short, EMUI 10 will l...
2019-09-19, 18:39

North Korea’s cryptocurrency is most likely bullshit — just like its conference North Korea is supposedly preparing to develop its own cryptocurrency to dodge the strict international sanctions crippling its economy, VICE News reports. The project was announced by Alejandro Cao de Benos, the head of “Korean Friendship Association,” a group that seeks to promote international re...
2019-09-19, 18:39

Google Pay will let you use your cards in India without actually carrying them Along with Google‘s announcement of an AI research center, its local language translation with Google Lens, and a phone number for Google Assistant, today the search giant announced Tokenized payment cards in the Google Pay app in India. With this feature, you’ll be able to load your card in the Goo...
2019-09-19, 18:39

Las Vegas soccer match's pregame festivities send residents into panic amid 'Storm Area 51' frenzy Soccer fans attending the Leagues Cup final between Cruz Azul and Tigres UANL were treated to a show in the sky in Las Vegas before the match, but residents outside the stadium were left on edge instead....
2019-09-19, 18:39

New York Jets' Jamal Adams rips NFL after fine for hit on Baker Mayfield New York Jets safety Jamal Adams ripped the NFL on social media after he was fined for a hit he put on Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield in the team’s loss Monday night....
2019-09-19, 18:39

Marquez warns Moto2 precedent set at Misano could hit MotoGP MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez has warned race direction about the precedent set by the decision not to penalise Misano Moto2 race winner Augusto Fernandez...
2019-09-19, 19:00

German police take wild buzzard under their wing Patrol police in a small German town had an unusual passenger after a buzzard presented itself in need of urgent help. The bird of prey had come off the worse after colliding with a motorcyclist....
2019-09-19, 19:26

Facebook working on AR glasses it hopes will replace smartphones Facebook is reportedly developing augmented reality (AR) glasses with a twist. These won’t be tethered to a mobile device, but will instead work as a standalone product that could replace smartphones. Facebook aims to release the product by 2025, but the company doesn’t have a great track record whe...
2019-09-19, 19:26

Eintracht Frankfurt v Arsenal, Rennes v Celtic: Europa League – live! Europa League clockwatch updates from the opening gamesLive scoreboard: all the latest from tonight’s gamesAnd you can email Simon here or tweet him here 6.10pm BST Meanwhile in Rennes, Grenier heads wide when he might have put the home side ahead against Celtic. 6.09pm BST Arsenal fluff another exc...
2019-09-19, 19:26

Fighter pilot rescued from high-voltage power line after crash in France F-16 pilot’s parachute got caught in electricity line after he ejected from jet in BrittanyA Belgian F-16 fighter pilot has been rescued from a high-voltage electricity line after his jet crashed in Brittany, France.The plane came down over the town of Pluvigner at about 10.30am local time on Thursd...
2019-09-19, 19:26

'We will fight to the last drop of blood': embattled Kashmiris target freedom – video Determined to prevent security forces from entering their community, people in the suburb of Anchar, in the disputed region of Kashmir, stand united in their desire to achieve freedom from India. Defying teargas and pellets, they are the last remaining pocket of resistance in the country's only Musl...
2019-09-19, 19:26

Iowa officials claim confusion over scope led to arrest of pen-testers Enlarge / The Dallas County, Iowa, courthouse, the site of a penetration test gone wrong. (credit: By Iowahwyman - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0) In a post to the Iowa Judicial Branch website today, a spokesperson for the state's court administration released redacted images of the documents associated w...
2019-09-19, 19:52

Kodi Lee, singer who is blind and has autism, wins ‘America’s Got Talent’ By Drew Weisholtz, TODAY  Kodi Lee’s long journey is now complete. Lee, a 23-year-old singer who is blind and has autism, won the 14th season of “America’s Got Talent” on Wednesday night. Lee joined the Detroit Youth Choir as one of the final two acts competing for the $1 million grand prize and the...
2019-09-19, 19:52

Jeff Bezos unveils Amazon’s sweeping plan to address climate change Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled a sweeping new plan to tackle climate change at an event held on Thursday at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. Bezos said Amazon has committed to meet the goals of the U.N.’s Paris Agreement 10 years ahead of schedule, as well as measure and reporting the comp...
2019-09-19, 19:52

Everything You Should Do Before Updating Your iPhone to iOS 13 Happy iOS 13 release day! Now that the update is live, resist the urge to tap your way through to the big iOS update. There are a few things you can do before you start installing it—really, things worth doing at least once a year, and iOS update time is the perfect reminder to do them....
2019-09-19, 19:52

Surging Ethane Demand to Trigger Big Gas-Carrier Orders Ship owners are likely to order up to 40 large ethane carriers over the next 12 months as demand for the gas widely used in the petrochemical industry to make plastics and detergents steadily rises....
2019-09-19, 20:39

Cancer worries halt shipments of generic Zantac A division of Novartis is reportedly halting distribution of generic Zantac pills amid concerns about an ingredient possibly linked to cancer.       ...
2019-09-19, 20:39

Apple iOS 13 is now available. Here's what you need to know before installing it Software update works with phones back to iPhone 6S and SE, and is available Thursday. New tools include safer sign-on credentials, robocaller killer.       ...
2019-09-19, 20:39

Mike Pence to meet with NYPD officials, ‘Finest’ football team Vice President Mike Pence is expected to condemn recent acts of disrespect toward NYPD cops – including the rash of water-bucket attacks – during remarks at One Police Plaza on Thursday afternoon, law-enforcement sources told The Post. Pence will also meet with high-ranking NYPD official...
2019-09-19, 21:00

NYPD cop who ‘provided security’ for El Chapo’s wife busted for dealing cocaine An NYPD officer who provided security for the wife of El Chapo was busted for dealing cocaine and acting as security for other dealers in Queens, sources said Wednesday. Officer Ishmael Bailey, 36, escorted the wife of the notorious drug kingpin, Emma Coronel Aispuro, to Joaquín “El Chapo̶...
2019-09-19, 21:00

Tony Blair: Jeremy Corbyn must not risk mixing Brexit with general election EXCLUSIVE: Former PM warns of big 'gamble' on Brexit election Says Boris Johnson advised 'by gang of adventurers' Follow our live politics updates HERE...
2019-09-19, 21:00

10 Thoughts About the Upcoming 'A Night with Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Tour' 1. I could understand a Las Vegas residency for “A Night with Whitney.” What happens there, rightly stays there, so it makes sense. Yes, that’s a non-sequitur. But so is ‘Whitney was popular let’s make her a ghost and tour her.’ I’ve been to Vegas and seen things that I have not seen anywhere else, ...
2019-09-19, 21:26

Haute Girl Autumn? A Few of Our Faves Sizzle on This Season’s Covers C’mon, melanin! The crush of New York Fashion Week coincided with the latest batch of black girl magical covers headed to newsstands as fall arrives this weekend, so we’re just catching up on the hauteness of October’s covers, several of which star some of our favorite faces. Our consensus? Hot Girl...
2019-09-19, 21:26

'I'm About to Die': Tekashi 6ix9ine Chokes Up As He Recalls Being Beaten, Kidnapped By His Former Crew Disgraced rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine, also known as cooperating witness Daniel Hernandez, has spent the last two days pointing fingers and telling on me and you, your momma, and your cousin too as he testifies against his former friends Anthony “Harv” Ellison and Aljermiah “Nuke” Mack, alleged members o...
2019-09-19, 21:26

Whistleblower complaint, reportedly on Trump 'promise' to foreign leader, touches off DC firestorm A whistleblower complaint that reportedly involved allegations President Trump made a troubling and unspecified "promise" to a foreign leader touched off a new Washington firestorm on Thursday, as the intelligence community’s top watchdog was questioned by Congress on the matter and the president ad...
2019-09-19, 21:26

The Goldfinch's Aneurin Barnard on the internet's love affair with Finn Wolfhard In The Goldfinch, Aneurin Barnard and Finn Wolfhard play the same guy—Boris, a Ukrainian kid who’s moved around a lot and befriends Theo while living in a desolate subdivision outside Las Vegas. Wolfhard plays the teenage version, while Barnard plays the grown up, slightly more hardened version....
2019-09-19, 21:26

|TECHNICALANALYSIS:Wooliesstockbreaksoutaboveimportantresistancelevels Woolworths has been the leading retail stock in recent months on the JSE, and it’s now gone on to break out above important resistance levels. This is bullish and the stock has two higher price targets....
2019-09-19, 21:26

Damson Idris: the British star making waves in the US In the US, Peckham-born Damson Idris is fawned over by Beyoncé and Jay-Z, graces the couches of prime-time chat shows and is regularly stopped in the street by adoring fans. But back home, his star is only just ascending. Jimi Famurewa gets a glimpse into the actor's wild double life...
2019-09-19, 21:52

What is 5G? The business guide to next-generation wireless technology It is a capital improvement project the size of the entire planet, replacing one wireless architecture created this century with another one that aims to lower energy consumption and maintenance costs. It’s also a huge gamble on the future of transmission technology, doubling down on consumers’ will...
2019-09-19, 21:52

Copper Smelting Shows Edomites Could Have Rivalled Israelites In the Hebrew Bible, the Edomites were the descendants of Jacob's brother Esau, but did an ancient Egyptian invasion trigger technological innovations within this biblical kingdom? ...
2019-09-19, 21:52

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau’s blackface scandal makes international headlines Newspapers, websites and television stations in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and beyond gave the burgeoning scandal prominent play on Thursday....
2019-09-19, 22:13

S&P 500 Edges Higher, Nears Record Levels The S&P 500 ticked higher as gains in shares of health-care, materials and technology companies put the index within striking distance of its closing high....
2019-09-19, 22:13

Alphabet unit to make drone deliveries for Walgreens, FedEx in the U.S. Alphabet Inc's aviation unit Wing said on Thursday it has partnered with Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and FedEx Corp for deliveries directly to homes in Virginia using drones, beginning next month....
2019-09-19, 22:13

Champions League soccer: Zidane rips Real Madrid after loss to PSG Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane ripped his squad for a lack of intensity after a loss to Paris Saint-German in the group stage of the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League....
2019-09-19, 23:00

The return of the Champions League – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and Philippe Auclair discuss action in the Champions League group stage as three of the four English teams stumbled, plus a rugby XV of current and former playersWe discuss the return of the Champions League group stages, as Liverpool, Tottenham and Ch...
2019-09-19, 23:00

I Wish Games Didn't Update So Much Where a video game goes, a patch will surely follow. It wasn’t that long ago that updates were rare things, but today almost every game will get updated at some point—some far more than others. While it may sound strange, there are times when I wish that biweekly updates just weren’t a thing anymore...
2019-09-19, 23:00

Hailee Steinfeld plans to take over the world (with poems) in the new trailer for Apple's Dickinson Apple TV+’s anachronistic historical drama Dickinson is rapidly approaching, with the series set to launch alongside the new streaming service on November 1, and now Apple has released a new trailer that not only gives us a look at the frustrating social pressures and misogyny that drive Emily Dicki...
2019-09-19, 23:00

A Led Zeppelin lullaby: Inside the Rockabye Baby world Ask a parent what their kid is listening to, and they’ll probably say something awful. (“Baby Shark,” anyone?) Luckily, there’s a soothing and satisfying alternative out there for parents, and has been for over 10 years....
2019-09-19, 23:00

iPhone 11 Series Pre-Orders Are Now Live via Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max are now available for pre-orders in India via Amazon, Flipkart, and Paytm Mall. The sales will open September 27....
2019-09-19, 23:00

'We declare our support for Extinction Rebellion': an open letter from Australia's academics Leading academics from around the country say it is their moral duty to rebel to ‘defend life itself’ We the undersigned represent diverse academic disciplines, and the views expressed here are those of the signatories and not their universities. While our academic perspectives and expertise may dif...
2019-09-19, 23:26

MOVES-Citigroup hires Summerfield to run asset management investment banking Citigroup Inc has hired former Credit Suisse Group AG banker Hamish Summerfield as its global head of asset management investment banking, according to an internal memo reviewed by Reuters....
2019-09-19, 23:26

How to Make Your Old Phone Feel Like New Phones age like bananas, or relationships. Our culture pressures us to spend money on the latest and greatest (phone, not banana). But there’s a wide range of ways to make your current phone feel new, for cheap or for free....
2019-09-19, 23:52

For the Last Time, Stop Calling Food 'Crack' Earlier this year, Christini Tosi changed the name of “Crack Pie” to “Milk Bar Pie,” explaining that the name “fell short” of Milk Bar’s mission “to spread joy and inspire celebration.” It wasn’t exactly an apology, and it wasn’t clear if Tosi really understood why the name was a problem in the firs...
2019-09-19, 23:52

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant will start taking donations to 2020 presidential candidates Starting in October, users of Amazon’s voice-controlled home assistant Alexa will be able to dictate/verbally make a political contribution between $5 and $200 to a participating 2020 presidential candidate, the company announced Wednesday....
2019-09-19, 23:52

Vaping-related lung injury cases reach 530 as investigations of cause ramp up The number of cases of lung injuries confirmed as or judged as probably associated with vaping both nicotine and THC have jumped from 380 to 530 as of Sept. 17, the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday....
2019-09-20, 00:13

Daily on Healthcare: Pelosi unveils drug pricing plan Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-09-20, 00:13

‘Running With the Devil’ movie review: A weak ‘Traffic’ rip-off Nicolas Cage has had a pretty good run lately (see “Color Out of Space,” which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last week), so it’s disheartening if not surprising to see him in this weak “Traffic” rip-off. Like that film, it purports to be an incisi...
2019-09-20, 00:13

25 years on, Collective Soul stays true to roots live and on new album “Blood,” the 10th studio album by Atlanta rock band Collective Soul, is chock full of crunching guitar riffs, thought-provoking lyrics and just enough production quirks to blur the line between classic rock and new wave. In other words, it sounds like Collective Soul. “Once you bec...
2019-09-20, 00:13

The question Elizabeth Warren won’t answer The Democratic candidate for president keeps being asked whether she would raise middle-class taxes to pay for Medicare-for-all and declines to answer. It's true the question ignores the broader issue of cost and savings, but why not just level with people — as Bernie Sanders has done?...
2019-09-20, 00:39

U.S. expels two of Cuba's U.N. diplomats, citing 'influence operations' The Trump administration on Thursday ordered the expulsion from the United States of two members of Cuba's delegation to the United Nations and restricted travel of the remaining mission members to Manhattan, drawing strong condemnation from Havana....
2019-09-20, 01:00

Sierra Leone toughens penalties for sexual violence Sierra Leone's parliament voted on Thursday to significantly increase prison sentences for rape, a move that follows the president's declaration earlier this year that sexual violence constituted a national emergency....
2019-09-20, 01:00

Berbatov announces retirement from football "Former Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur striker Dimitar Berbatov announced his retirement from football on Thursday, 18 months after leaving India\u0027s Kerala Blasters, bringing an end to a glittering 20-year career."...
2019-09-20, 01:00

Skillprint studies how you play games to unlock your hidden skills Play games, unlock your inner superpowers, and win at life. That’s the idea behind Skillprint, a startup that uses advanced analytics to study how you play games and uses that information to discern your personality and what kind of jobs might be right for you. Skillprint plans to use entertai...
2019-09-20, 01:00

American Airlines canceled more flights than any US carrier in July: 'It was a tough summer for us' American Airlines struggled with flight delays and cancellations this summer, hamstrung by the grounded Boeing 737 Max and mired in a bitter labor dispute with its mechanics....
2019-09-20, 01:00

UAW strike threatens Michigan economy, could push state into recession: Moody's, Lending Tree Moody's said the work stoppage, now in its fourth day, poses an "outsized economic threat" to Michigan as well as some local governments such as Detroit....
2019-09-20, 01:00

Opinion: Brian Flores’ short-term pain with Miami Dolphins includes long-term ramifications Miami will have seven picks in the first three rounds in April and more extra picks the year after to go with fat salary cap room. Talent is coming.       ...
2019-09-20, 01:00

Showdown preview: The 2019 BSB season so far "Ahead of the final three rounds and The Showdown, we take a look back at what has been an action-packed 2019 season in Bennetts British Superbikes."...
2019-09-20, 01:26

Armani sees airy spring for Emporio line, Fendi picks earthy tones in Milan Italian designer Giorgio Armani chose a light breezy silhouette for his Emporio Armani line at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, picking soft colours and loose cuts for the brand’s spring line....
2019-09-20, 01:26

Merger of Dish and DirecTV probably won’t be happening Dish Network’s chances of buying DirecTV could be about as remote as a satellite that’s orbiting the earth. That’s the take from sources close to Dish Chief Executive Charlie Ergen, who say that in addition to regulatory stumbling blocks the mercurial billionaire faces tough financial hurdles in acq...
2019-09-20, 01:26

'Bachelor in Paradise' star Mike Johnson breaks silence on ABC's pick for next 'Bachelor' Mike Johnson broke his silence on ABC's choice as the next "Bachelor." Peter Weber was named the franchise's new leading man in September.        ...
2019-09-20, 01:26

Iran Judo Federation suspended for ordering fighter to withdraw The Iran Judo Federation has been suspended from all competitions for trying to make judoka Saeid Mollaei withdraw from the World Judo Championships....
2019-09-20, 01:26

Rob Howley faces uncertain future with long wait for betting verdict Coach understood to be contender for Italy jobWales head to Toyota for their opener against GeorgiaRob Howley faces a long and anxious wait for the investigation into his suspected breach of rugby’s betting rules to conclude, a delay that could affect his chances of coaching with Italy or the Britis...
2019-09-20, 01:52

Wilder: Cuts should have stopped Fury fight, happy they didn't Deontay Wilder believes Tyson Fury's fight with Otto Wallin should have been stopped due to the cuts suffered by Fury. He's glad it wasn't and that his rematch with the "Gypsy King" is still on course....
2019-09-20, 01:52

Lyft's app just got a major safety upgrade for bike and scooter rentals (LYFT, UBER) Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Lyft and its subsidiary bike rental apps will now show bike lanes on a map, the company announced Thursday. It's a major safety upgrade for bikes and scooters as the ride-hailing company continues to invest in growing the service. Still, both Uber and Lyft have faced ...
2019-09-20, 01:52

Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy to present $24 bln reorganization plan The committee for wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said in a court filing on Thursday it is prepared to present a $24 billion reorganization plan for the power provider....
2019-09-20, 02:13

David Cameron Says Manmohan Singh Confided In Him On Pak Military Action Former British premier David Cameron released his memoirs on Thursday, in which he speaks of getting on well with "saintly" former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh, who even confided in him about......
2019-09-20, 02:13

RSS, BJP Misleading Nation Using Mahatma Gandhi's Name: Ashok Gehlot Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday said the state will celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary next year by educating the new generation about him at a time when Prime......
2019-09-20, 02:13

Oktoberfest on a budget? How and where to celebrate for less in the US For an American, traveling to Munich and celebrating Oktoberfest costs an estimated $5,000. But you can celebrate stateside, at a much lower cost.       ...
2019-09-20, 02:13

LI college student arraigned in fatal stabbing of high schooler A Long Island college student was arraigned Thursday in the stabbing death of an Oceanside high school student whose vicious attack was caught on video by do-nothing bystanders. Murder suspect Tyler Flach, 18, of Lido Beach, pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder as the family of 16-year-old sta...
2019-09-20, 02:39

City makes a splash with E. River pool plan A city agency made a splash Wednesday with its call for a public pool in the East River — a plan that could return swimming to the urban estuary for the first time in over 100 years. “I’m excited this is finally getting some attention!” gushed Jasmine Blake, who has worked on...
2019-09-20, 02:39

Jerry strengthens into 4th hurricane of season Hurricane Jerry continued to strengthen as it reached hurricane status on Thursday. With a potential track that could slam the Leeward Islands, Jerry is the 10th named storm and the fourth recognized hurricane of 2019 At...
2019-09-20, 03:00

Scientists claim key advance in battle against citrus greening Scientists have discovered how to grow the bacteria that causes citrus greening disease, which has blighted orange trees in Florida and Texas and threatens commercial groves in California....
2019-09-20, 03:00

Trump says he had a 'nice' meeting with Facebook CEO Zuckerberg President Donald Trump said in a tweet that he had a "nice meeting" with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday and he included a picture of him shaking hands with Zuckerberg in the Oval Office....
2019-09-20, 03:00

Shares edge up after Fed rate cut, oil prices gain A gauge of global equity performance edged higher on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates, but crude oil prices climbed higher on concerns last weekend's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities pose supply risks....
2019-09-20, 03:00

'Progress' as Britain shares partial plans with EU to break Brexit deadlock Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he thinks progress is being made, after Britain submitted written documents to the EU to try to break the Brexit deadlock....
2019-09-20, 03:26

Whistleblower complaint involves 'multiple acts' by Trump, report says – live Reports say complaint involves ‘promise’ Trump made during a phone conversation with a foreign leader – get the latest liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.13am BST The whistleblower complaint at the heart of a showdown between the intelligence community and Congress “centers ...
2019-09-20, 03:26

Justin Trudeau says he does not remember how many times he wore blackface – video Justin Trudeau has apologised for the second time in 24 hours for wearing blackface – but said he was unable to confirm whether there were further instances yet to come to light. The Canadian prime minister claimed he was 'wary about being definitive' about how many times he had done so. Trudeau sai...
2019-09-20, 03:26

Man buys fridge safe to stop his fiancée from eating chocolate It’s a choc-block! While most people might profess their love with a box of chocolates, a UK man is locking up his candy stash to prevent his bride-to-be from eating sweets in a move that’s been deemed both “genius” and “dastardly” by social media users. Stacey Lowe posted Facebook pics on Sep...
2019-09-20, 03:26

State Department: ISIS scaring Taliban into peace talks with US Taliban leaders have an interest in negotiating with the United States because of the risk that an Islamic State offshoot will establish a caliphate in Afghanistan, according to a senior diplomat....
2019-09-20, 03:52

Commercial fishing vessel catches fire, sinks off Hawaiian coast A 46-foot fishing vessel which caught fire off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii sunk 2,700 feet into the ocean Wednesday morning after the fire, the U.S. Coast Guard said....
2019-09-20, 05:00

Jets’ Jamal Adams remains indignant over ‘crazy’ $21K fine Jamal Adams keeps delivering hits. On Thursday, the Jets safety continued to blast the NFL for fining him over the unnecessary roughness penalty called for his hit on Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield in Monday night’s loss to Cleveland. “It’s crazy. It bothered me a lot. It’s kind of like, what do ...
2019-09-20, 05:39

Iran Envoy Warns of ‘All-Out War’ if Hit for Saudi Oil Facility Attack (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Any attack on Iran by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia will spark an “all-out war,” Tehran’s top diplomat warned Thursday, raising the stakes as Washington and Riyadh weigh a response to a drone-and-missile strike on the kingdom’s oil industry th...
2019-09-20, 06:00

Fetal remains found in Ill. nearly 2 decades old Illinois authorities say the more than 2,200 fetal remains found at the Illinois home of an abortion doctor who died this month were from abortions conducted between 2000 and 2002. (Sept. 19)        ...
2019-09-20, 06:00

Hearing begins for California synagogue shooting suspect who killed 1, injured 3 John T. Earnest, 20, entered court in blue jail garb, showing no facial expressions as he looked at the first witness.        ...
2019-09-20, 06:00

'In desperate need of facts.' FDA launches criminal probe as vaping illnesses jump to 530 The FDA is investigating the recent spike in vaping-related illnesses as the number of confirmed cases jumps to 530, CDC says        ...
2019-09-20, 06:00

U.S. Orders Duke and U.N.C. to Recast Tone in Mideast Studies The Education Department is investigating a Middle East studies program run by Duke and the University of North Carolina, citing, among other issues, how Judaism is discussed....
2019-09-20, 06:26

Sensex Rises Over 150 Points, Nifty Firm Above 10,700 The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 152.57 points to 36,246.04 in early deals, and the broader NSE Nifty index climbed to 10,746.80, up 42.00 points from the previous close. The GST Council,......
2019-09-20, 06:26

NY woman fined and released for bringing marijuana into Russia, court says A New York woman arrested in Russia on suspicion of possessing marijuana she claimed was medicinal has been released, a Russian court said in a statement....
2019-09-20, 07:00

Google expands Wi-Fi and adds toll-free Google Assistant line in India Announcements from Google event in India include giving villages in India access to Wi-Fi connectivity for the first time and a chance to call Google Assistant on a toll-free number....
2019-09-20, 07:00

NFL notebook: Dolphins reportedly to start Rosen at quarterback A day after head coach Brian Flores affirmed veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick, the Miami Dolphins reversed course and made Josh Rosen the starting quarterback for Sunday's game at the heavily favored Dallas Cowboys, according to multiple reports Thursday....
2019-09-20, 07:00

Reports: Dolphins reverse course, Rosen to start Sunday A day after head coach Brian Flores affirmed veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick, the Miami Dolphins reversed course and made Josh Rosen the starting quarterback for Sunday's game at the Dallas Cowboys, according to multiple reports Thursday....
2019-09-20, 07:00

Wait, the Indians went 18-1 against the Tigers? Inside the historic, season-long domination No team in the division era had defeated a single opponent 18 times in one year until Cleveland finished its latest thumping of Detroit. Here's how the record-setting disparity unfolded....
2019-09-20, 07:26

RPT-COLUMN-Oil traders reassess interruption of Saudi output: Kemp Brent oil futures prices have gyrated wildly as traders have tried to assess the impact of last week's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure on the actual availability of crude....
2019-09-20, 07:26

Were Neanderthals driven to extinction by a common childhood illness? There have been many theories about one of the biggest unsolved mysteries of anthropology -- what killed off Neanderthals -- but a new study puts a unique twist on the topic....
2019-09-20, 07:26

As Modi Heads to U.S. to Receive Gates Award, Controversy Follows Him Activists urged the Gates Foundation not to recognize India’s prime minister with a prestigious award. They accuse him of leading India into “deadly chaos.”...
2019-09-20, 07:26

Trump admin blocks ‘urgent’ whistleblower complaint from Congress The Trump administration is keeping Congress from even learning what exactly the whistleblower is alleging, but the intelligence community’s inspector general said the matter involves the “most significant” responsibilities of intelligence leadership....
2019-09-20, 07:26

Lawmaker accuses Justice Department of blocking whistleblower disclosure The U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman on Thursday accused the Justice Department of blocking intelligence officials from giving Congress a whistleblower complaint reported to involve communications between President Donald Trump and a foreign leader....
2019-09-20, 07:52

| Ex-Spurs, United forward Berbatov retires Dimitar Berbatov, Bulgaria's joint all-time leading international scorer, says that he was retiring as a player after more than a year without a club....
2019-09-20, 08:52

| Abbott shows Proteas have shed a costly ‘generation’ Kyle Abbott’s superlative county bowling feat served as a disconcerting reminder of the flight of high-calibre cricketers from SA soil, says Rob Houwing....
2019-09-20, 08:52

Philippines to vaccinate millions as polio virus resurfaces The Philippines is preparing to vaccinate millions of children against polio to halt an outbreak of a disease it believed to have been eradicated two decades ago, a top official said on Friday....
2019-09-20, 08:52

E-sniffer predicts non-responders to lung cancer immunotherapy An electronic "nose" that detects chemicals in the breath of lung cancer patients may help distinguish between those who will and will not respond to immunotherapy, a new study suggests....
2019-09-20, 08:52

Democratic presidential candidate Buttigieg unveils health plan Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Thursday unveiled his plan to reform the U.S. healthcare system by offering everyone coverage under the federal Medicare program, but not forcing people to give up private health insurance plans....
2019-09-20, 08:52

Medicinal cannabis could bring in $6 billion a year for Colombia, government says Colombia could export $6 billion a year in medicinal cannabis products, making marijuana its third-largest source of foreign exchange, the government said on Thursday, as investors called for simpler regulations for marijuana producers....
2019-09-20, 08:52

PETA Lauds Air India Proposal To Serve Vegan Meals To Crew Members People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has praised Air India for its proposal to serve its crew cost-effective low-fat meals in an attempt to tackle its financial crisis....
2019-09-20, 09:13

"Pak Can Choose To Stoop Low, We Will Soar High": India Ahead Of UN Meet India will soar high even if Pakistan chooses to "stoop low" at the high-level UN General Assembly session next week, India's top envoy to the United Nations has asserted, warning that Islamabad may......
2019-09-20, 09:13

University of Arizona to build integrative medicine center TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The University of Arizona in Tucson has announced plans to build a $20 million facility for its integrative medicine center. The Arizona Daily Star reported the new Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine building looks to provide a physical environment that supports the evi...
2019-09-20, 09:13

Bird populations plummet in the US and Canada A new paper signals an ecological crisis, and humans are to blame. There are far fewer birds today than in the 1970s, thanks largely to habitat destruction....
2019-09-20, 09:13

Top Wall Street bankers say firm botched $10M compensation payment Two top Wall Street dealmakers say they were snookered into a four-year legal battle over $10 million in back pay — only to learn from the New York Post that they were legally entitled to that money years ago. The bankers, Michael Kramer and Derron Slonecker, say their former employer, Perella Weinb...
2019-09-20, 09:13

US, Canada Have Lost 2.9 Billion Birds, Scientists Say People To Blame From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards, birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada, with a 29% population drop since 1970 and a net loss of about 2.9......
2019-09-20, 09:39

Mark Zuckerberg Meets Donald Trump, Rejects Calls To Break Up Facebook Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg met Thursday with US President Donald Trump and members of Congress on a political reconnaissance mission to Washington, where he rejected calls to break up......
2019-09-20, 09:39

UPDATE 1-UK's Thomas Cook hunts for $250 mln to fend off collapse Britain's Thomas Cook said its banks had ordered the company to find an additional 200 million pounds ($251 million) of funding in order to guarantee the survival of the world's oldest holiday company....
2019-09-20, 10:00

Score Arkham Knight and 5 more fantastic Batman PC games for free To celebrate 80 years of Batman – the iconic superhero character created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger waaaay back in 1939 – Epic Games is giving away six PC games starring the Caped Crusader until September 26. And you’d be a fool to skip out on them. Here’s what’s on offer: Batman: Arkham Asylum Bat...
2019-09-20, 10:26

The Best Strollers For Getting Around With Two Kids The second baby adds a new layer of complexity to getting out the door, especially with two under 2 years old. In the early days, when my newborn was small and light, I could wear her in a carrier and strap the older one into a single stroller. But as they both got older (and bigger and heavier), an...
2019-09-20, 10:52

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – live updates Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environmentRead more about the Covering Climate Now collaborationHow you can get involvedTell us: are you taking part in...
2019-09-20, 11:13

It’s taken years, but at last there’s real hope for meaningful climate action | Caroline Lucas The young protesters have been inspiring. Politicians have to respond – and our Green New Deal bill will slash carbon emissionsIt’s been more than 10 years in the making, and is the top demand of the youth strikers gathering on Friday for the UK’s largest ever climate protest – which is why Friday i...
2019-09-20, 11:13

Second country ditches Taiwan for Beijing Kiribati has become the second nation in a week to drop Taiwan as a diplomatic ally and move towards Beijing, Taipei's foreign ministry announced Friday....
2019-09-20, 11:39

Realme X2 to Include Snapdragon 730G, VOOC 4.0 Flash Charge Tech Realme X2 with the Snapdragon 730G SoC is set to debut in India as Realme XT 730G, Realme India CMO Francis Wang hinted at the development through a tweet....
2019-09-20, 11:39

Key Democrats ask if Trump interfered in antitrust probe of Calif. emissions pact Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers want the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four automakers that struck voluntary agreements with California to reduce tailpipe emissions....
2019-09-20, 12:00

Rolls-Royce hit by further setback to fixing Boeing 787 engines Rolls-Royce will take longer than expected to fix problems with its Trent 1000 engine, frustrating efforts to get Boeing 787s grounded by the glitch flying again and knocking the British company's shares....
2019-09-20, 12:00

Boxing Live: Amit Panghal, Manish Kaushik Look To Seal Final Berth Boxing Live Score: Amit Panghal and Manish Kaushik will aim to create history by booking their maiden final berths at the World Boxing Championships....
2019-09-20, 12:26

Arabic Readers in Israel Have to Hope the Border Guards Are Sloppy Books by famed Arab authors, and Arabic translations of writers like Orwell and Joyce, are scarce because of an Israeli ban on imports from Lebanon, Syria and Iraq....
2019-09-20, 12:52

SaskPower shuts off net metering program due to overwhelming demand A solar energy expert says there could be 500 jobs at risk following an announcement by SaskPower that they will no longer offer a net-metering rebate due to overwhelming demand....
2019-09-20, 12:52

FOCUS-Once hacked, twice shy: How auto supplier Harman learned to fight cyber carjackers When researchers remotely hacked a Jeep Cherokee in 2015, slowing it to a crawl in the middle of a U.S. highway, the portal the hackers used was an infotainment system made by supplier Harman International....
2019-09-20, 13:26

WRAPUP 2-'Do your jobs': Striking students demand leaders act on climate Tens of thousands of students were taking to the streets across Asia and Europe on Friday for a global strike demanding world leaders gathering at a U.N. climate summit adopt urgent measures to avert an environmental catastrophe....
2019-09-20, 13:26

Trump sues Manhattan prosecutor over tax returns, says immune from criminal probe Donald Trump sued Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Thursday, seeking to void a subpoena for eight years of tax returns related to a criminal probe into the U.S. president and his family business....
2019-09-20, 13:52

U.S. Senate hearing to confirm Trump pick Issa for trade post delayed by concern over FBI check The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee postponed a hearing on Thursday to consider former congressman Darrell Issa to lead the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, after Democrats accused the White House of withholding potentially compromising details in a background check....
2019-09-20, 13:52

New windfarms will not cost billpayers after subsidies hit record low Cost of supporting offshore turbines drops to less than market price for electricityThe UK’s next wave of offshore windfarms will generate clean electricity at no extra cost to consumers after record low subsidy deals fell below the market price for the first time.New offshore wind projects will pow...
2019-09-20, 13:52

A Love Letter to Canned Food When used with care, ingredients like canned artichokes, pumpkin, chickpeas and coconut milk can turn the monotony of weeknight cooking into a semi-homemade form of art....
2019-09-20, 14:52

Indian Cooking Tips: Pair Your Evening Cuppa With This Crispy Masala Toast We are used to pairing our evening cup of chai or coffee with delights like samosas, bhujias etc. But what if we say that you can now experiment with an extremely common kitchen ingredient and turn it......
2019-09-20, 14:52

Ed Buck Faces Federal Drug Charge in Death of Man in His Home The authorities outlined a disturbing pattern in which they say that Mr. Buck traded drugs and money for sexual favors. They said there were at least 11 victims....
2019-09-20, 14:52

Barrier issue forces WTCR to short Suzuka course, not F1 layout The World Touring Car Cup will switch from Suzuka's full Formula 1 layout to the shorter East Course for its 2019 round due to complications with the track's barrier set-up...
2019-09-20, 15:13

FIA insists on extra Formula 1 test amid 2020 Pirelli tyre dilemma The FIA is pushing through a plan to add an extra 2020 Pirelli Formula 1 tyre test to this year's schedule - despite not having unanimous support from teams...
2019-09-20, 15:13

Germany to raise incentives for buying electric cars: climate policy document The German government will raise incentives for buying electric cars under its new climate plan, as well as raising road tolls for trucks from 2023 and pumping money into rail operator Deutsche Bahn, a climate policy document seen by Reuters showed....
2019-09-20, 15:13

'Game of Thrones' tapestry goes up in Bayeux Inspired by the famous 11th century Bayeux Tapestry depicting the Norman invasion of England, a "Game of Thrones" version goes up in Bayeux Museum on loan from Northern Ireland. (Sept. 20)        ...
2019-09-20, 15:13

Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others stranded At least two people are known dead as the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda bring massive floods into the Houston area and East Texas. Others were still being rescued on Thursday night. (Sept. 20)        ...
2019-09-20, 15:13

Surgeon gives life-changing gift to high school graduates They knew they were going to leave with their high school diplomas, but they never expected this incredible gift.        ...
2019-09-20, 15:13

|IndiacutscorporatetaxinR300billionboosttogrowth India cut tax on local businesses to one of the lowest rates in Asia, while providing a more than R300bn boost to revive economic growth from a six-year low....
2019-09-20, 15:13

3rd Global Climate Strike calls for action ahead of U.N. summit Tens of thousands around the world are expected to take part in a coordinated global strike Friday, with the aim of conducting one of the largest environmental protests in history....
2019-09-20, 15:39

Fed’s James Bullard says US manufacturing appears ‘in recession’ The US manufacturing sector “already appears in recession” and overall economic growth is expected to slow “in the near horizon,” St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard said on Friday, explaining why he dissented at a recent Fed meeting and wanted a deeper, half percentage point rate...
2019-09-20, 16:00

The Senate surrenders legislating on guns to Trump The Senate is essentially outsourcing its legislative duties to a divided White House and the whims of President Donald Trump, as it makes its first sustained attempt at overhauling gun laws in years. It’s a clear reaction from senators being burned so often and so badly by Trump. After having tried...
2019-09-20, 16:00

Striking Students Tell World Leaders "Do Your Jobs" On Climate Thousands of students took to the streets of Australia and other Asia-Pacific countries on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders gathering for a UN Climate Action Summit adopt......
2019-09-20, 16:00

Sex work is legal here. But only if you register with the police Due to the stigma associated with sex work in Senegal, the women CNN interviewed asked that their identities be protected. They are identified using pseudonyms....
2019-09-20, 16:26

Vinales fastest in MotoGP Aragon FP2, Marquez crashes Maverick Vinales led Yamaha MotoGP team-mate Valentino Rossi in Aragon Grand Prix FP2, though Marquez held onto top spot on the combined times despite a small crash...
2019-09-20, 16:26