BOSTON (AP) — Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh wants to ban chewing tobacco in sports venues across the city.
The mayor is expected to discuss a proposed new ordinance Wednesday morning at a city park. Public health officials, advocates, local youth and former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling are expected to attend.
Schilling, now an ESPN analyst, revealed earlier this year he was diagnosed and treated for mouth cancer. He believes chewing tobacco was the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candace Parker had 18 points, 13 rebounds, five assists and four steals in her first home game and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx 83-61 on Tuesday night for their third straight win.
Jantel Lavender recorded her league-leading 11th double-double for Los Angeles (6-14) with 14 points and 13 rebounds. Los Angeles had a season-high 12 steals.
Los Angeles started the third quarter on a 17-7 spurt, with six points from...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jimmy Nelson scattered three hits over 6 2-3 solid innings, Khris Davis drove in two runs and the Milwaukee Brewers snapped a six-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night.
The Padres scored an unearned run off Nelson (9-9) in the fourth, but the big right-hander, who threw a season-high 112 pitches, allowed nothing more. He walked one and struck out four before leaving with a 2-1 lead and two out in the seventh. Jeremy...
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian senator and former star player Romario says the inquiry he's leading into the national football confederation will question former President Jose Maria Marin in detention in Switzerland, as well as a prominent Brazilian businessman in the United States.
Romario is president of the Senate committee installed last month to investigate allegations of wrongdoing by Brazilian football officials.