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2020 Olympic gymnastics trials heading to St. Louis

by Associated Press on April 23, 2019 at 12:43 pm

The 2020 U.S. Olympic men’s and women’s gymnastics team trials are heading to St. Louis. USA Gymnastics announced Tuesday the trials will be June 25-28, 2020, at the Enterprise Center, home of the NHL’s St. Louis Blues. Making the announcement 14 months in advance is a signal that USA Gymnastics is optimistic it will maintain… Continue Reading

Iowa Cubs pitcher builds a low-cost tiny home, finds peace

by Associated Press on April 23, 2019 at 12:21 pm

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Most players for the Triple-A Iowa Cubs live in hotels or apartments during the season, but one of their minor league pitchers has chosen to live in a self-built 104-square-foot tiny house this summer. Trevor Clifton was a 12th round draft pick by the Chicago Cubs in 2013. He made… Continue Reading

Wimbledon finalist Anderson skips French Open, clay circuit

by Associated Press on April 23, 2019 at 11:49 am

Two-time Grand Slam runner-up Kevin Anderson is skipping the clay-court swing this season because of a lingering right elbow injury. Anderson announced Tuesday via a post on Twitter that he is withdrawing from the French Open, as well as tuneup tournaments in Estoril, Madrid and Rome. The 6-foot-8 (2.03-meter) South African has been dealing with… Continue Reading

Sabres’ Zach Bogosian out 5-6 months after hip surgery

by Associated Press on April 23, 2019 at 11:48 am

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian will miss five to six months after his second hip operation in a little more than a year. The Sabres provided the update Tuesday, two weeks after their season ended. Bogosian missed the final eight games with what the team referred to only as a lower-body… Continue Reading

Iowa Cubs pitcher builds a low-cost tiny home, finds peace

by Associated Press on April 23, 2019 at 11:37 am

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Most players for the Triple-A Iowa Cubs live in hotels or apartments during the season, but one of their minor league pitchers has chosen to live in a self-built 104-square-foot tiny house this summer. Trevor Clifton was a 12th round draft pick by the Chicago Cubs in 2013. He made… Continue Reading

Hearing set over possible leak of Robert Kraft massage video

by Associated Press on April 23, 2019 at 10:33 am

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for two Florida massage parlor employees plan to ask a judge to hold police and prosecutors responsible for the possible unauthorized release of video that they say shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying for sex. The New York Daily News reported last week that someone anonymously… Continue Reading

Lowe switches from Premier League horse race to real equines

by Associated Press on April 23, 2019 at 10:30 am

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Rebecca Lowe is making a one-weekend switch from the Premier League horse race to actual equines. Lowe will co-host NBC’s coverage of the Kentucky Derby on May 4 with Mike Tirico, the network said Tuesday. She also will co-host the Kentucky Oaks on NBCSN on May 3, when she anchors the… Continue Reading

Former Florida forward Keith Stone transferring to Miami

by Associated Press on April 23, 2019 at 8:59 am

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Former University of Florida forward Keith Stone is transferring to the University of Miami for his senior season. The 6-foot-8 Stone, a South Florida native, expects to graduate this summer and will be eligible to play for the Hurricanes in 2019-20. Stone averaged 6.1 points and 3.9 rebounds in 17… Continue Reading

Tuesday’s Time Schedule

by Associated Press on April 23, 2019 at 8:14 am

All Times EDT BASEBALL Detroit at Boston, 1:05 p.m., 1st game Miami at Cleveland, 6:10 p.m. Atlanta at Cincinnati, 6:40 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Arizona at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. San Francisco at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Detroit at Boston, 7:10 p.m., 2nd game Kansas City at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia at… Continue Reading

Lowe switches from Premier League horse race to real equines

by Associated Press on April 23, 2019 at 8:03 am

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Rebecca Lowe is making a one-weekend switch from the Premier League horse race to actual equines. Lowe will co-host NBC’s coverage of the Kentucky Derby on May 4 with Mike Tirico, the network said Tuesday. She also will co-host the Kentucky Oaks on NBCSN on May 3, when she anchors the… Continue Reading