LOS ANGELES — The Fourth of July. Postgame fireworks at Dodger Stadium. Pitching for his hometown team. Check that. Pitching very well for his hometown team. Forgive Rockies left-hander Lucas Gilbreath for pinching himself. “Sometimes I have to take a step and think about where I am and I say, ‘Wow!’ ” Gilbreath said prior… Continue reading Colorado native Lucas Gilbreath making big strides in Rockies’ bullpen
Seiya Suzuki sprinted around the bases at American Family Field. He planned to keep running until told otherwise. Chicago Cubs third base coach Willie Harris did not hesitate, emphatically waving him home. Suzuki dodged the Milwaukee Brewers’ relay throw and tag attempt by catcher Victor Caratini as his hand swiped the plate while eluding Caratini’s… Continue reading Seiya Suzuki’s inside-the-park homer highlights his return to the Chicago Cubs lineup, but they fall to the Milwaukee Brewers in 10 innings
It was back on June 7 that Chicago White Sox general manager Rick Hahn first was asked about the possibility of a summer sell-off. “I really hope I don’t have to sit here in six weeks and eat these words,” he said. “But I don’t foresee us being in sell mode come the (trade) deadline,… Continue reading Column: Could Chicago White Sox be sellers at the trade deadline? Next 2 weeks vs. AL Central foes may tell the tale.
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WASHINGTON — More witnesses are coming forward with new details on the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot following former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson’s devastating testimony last week against former President Donald Trump, says a member of a House committee investigating the insurrection. The panel already has subpoenaed former White House counsel Pat Cipollone, who… Continue reading Jan. 6 panel: More turning up with evidence against Trump
The Chicago White Sox consulted with Major League Baseball on whether to play Monday night’s game with the Minnesota Twins after shootings at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park killed six and wounded more than two dozen others. “There was a conversation with MLB and they decided that we would play,” Sox manager… Continue reading Liam Hendriks calls out gun laws after Highland Park shootings. ‘The access to the weaponry … totally needs to change,’ Chicago White Sox closer says.
AUDUBON, N.J. (CBS) — A man is facing attempted murder charges after he’s accused of stabbing an elderly woman in the parking lot of a Camden County grocery store. The attack happened in broad daylight Sunday afternoon outside the Acme on West Nicholson Road in Audubon. Police say 40-year-old Altirik Higgins stabbed an 80-year-old woman… Continue reading Man Charged With Attempted Murder For Allegedly Stabbing Elderly Woman In Audubon Acme Parking Lot
OTTAWA, Ont. — The Canadian government has a quick fix for the crush of people standing in line for passports: 801 chairs — to be delivered ASAP. The Trudeau government has been under fire for weeks over long lineups at passport offices as a crush of Canadians look to travel abroad, many for the first… Continue reading Take a number, sit in line: Canada troubleshoots passport line chaos with a bulk order for chairs
Most mornings for more than two pandemic-laden years, Mike Westhoff woke early, ate breakfast and then sat on his bed at 7 a.m. with a pen and yellow legal pad to do something he never had. He wrote for hours each day. He wrote of listening with a young New York Giants assistant, Bill Belichick,… Continue reading Dave Hyde: Mike Westhoff tells all on Dolphins, Jets, Marino and the fight for his life
Jaylon Ferguson, the Ravens outside linebacker found unresponsive last month in a North Baltimore home, died from the combined effects of fentanyl and cocaine, according to a spokesman for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Bruce Goldfarb, the agency’s spokesman, said the death had been ruled an accident following an autopsy of the 26-year-old.… Continue reading Ravens player Jaylon Ferguson died of fentanyl and cocaine, medical examiner office says