Mon, 17 May 2021

New observation deck in New York's 4th tallest building to open

NEW YORK CITY, New York: An observation deck atop a newly built New York skyscraper will provide unmatched views of ...

All U.S. residents age 12 and up to be eligible for Covid vaccinations

WASHINGTON D.C.: As the rate of Covid infections continues to decline in the United States, regulators have approved the use ...

Washington looks to financial reforms to stop massive postal losses

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. House of Representatives is seeking solutions to reduce the $10 billion annual loss suffered by the ...

Blue Jays power up early, hold on to top Phillies

Marcus Semien and Bo Bichette opened the bottom of the first inning with home runs and the Toronto Blue Jays ...

Rehab assignment put on hold for Mets' Brandon Nimmo (finger)

Outfielder Brandon Nimmo has left his rehab assignment at Triple-A Syracuse and is rejoining the New York Mets to receive ...

Alex Wood gets fifth win as Giants top Pirates 4-1

Alex Wood allowed one run and struck out six over six innings to improve to 5-0, and the visiting San ...

Kyle Palmieri's OT winner lifts Islanders past Penguins

Kyle Palmieri's second goal of the game at 16:30 of overtime lifted the visiting New York Islanders a 4-3 win ...

Blues' David Perron placed on COVID-19 list

St. Louis Blues leading scorer David Perron has been placed in the NHL COVID-19 protocol, putting his availability in jeopardy ...

Chris Webber, Paul Pierce elected to Hall of Fame

Chris Webber, Paul Pierce, Chris Bosh and Ben Wallace were among those announced on Sunday as members of the Naismith ...

Bryce Harper, J.T. Realmuto not in Phillies' lineup

Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper, catcher J.T. Realmuto and shortstop Didi Gregorius are not in the lineup for Sunday's ...

Giants sign WR/TE Kelvin Benjamin, RB Corey Clement

The New York Giants announced the signings Sunday of former first-round wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin and former Philadelphia Eagles running ...

Report: Chris Webber elected to Hall of Fame

Chris Webber, Paul Pierce and Ben Wallace will be announced on Sunday as members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall ...

Smartphone breathalyzer and its varied results

Pennsylvania [US], May 16 (ANI): A new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania finds ...

Braves bid for sweep against sputtering Brewers

A pair of ascending young right-handers will square off on Sunday afternoon when the visiting Atlanta Braves vie for a ...

Pitchers look to avoid long ball in Cubs-Tigers finale

Matthew Boyd has made it much more difficult for batters to square up on his pitches this season. The Detroit ...

Cubs', Tigers' pitchers look to avoid long ball in weekend finale

Matthew Boyd has made it much more difficult for batters to square up on his pitches this season. The Detroit ...

Health issues nag at Phils before series finale with Jays

The visiting Philadelphia Phillies will be facing lineup questions Sunday afternoon when they play the Toronto Blue Jays in the ...

Pirates aim to take series from Giants after walkoffs

It's funny how things work sometimes, and right now the Pittsburgh Pirates are the jovial ones after two straight walk-off ...

MLB roundup: Eduardo Escobar's 7 RBIs carry Diamondbacks to win

Eduardo Escobar had two home runs and seven RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks' pitching, including Seth Frankoff in his first ...

Jacob Stallings' walk-off homer helps Pirates rally past Giants

Jacob Stallings hit a walk-off two-run homer in the ninth inning Saturday after the Pittsburgh Pirates erased two four-run deficits ...

Blue Jays blank Phillies, 4-0

Vladimir Guerrero hit a solo homer for the second consecutive game and the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the visiting Philadelphia ...

Bryce Harper leaves game with shoulder soreness

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper left the game in the middle of the fourth inning Saturday against the Toronto Blue ...

Jacob Stallings' walkoff homer helps Pirates rally past Giants

Jacob Stallings hit a walkoff two-run homer in the ninth inning Saturday after the Pittsburgh Pirates erased two four-run deficits ...

Early goal stands up for Union, 1-0 over Red Bulls

Cory Burke scored the lone goal in the ninth minute to lift the host Philadelphia Union past the New York ...

DraftKings: Avalanche biggest favorite to win first-round series

The Colorado Avalanche were the biggest favorite to win their first-round Stanley Cup Playoffs series in odds set by sports ...

East's top seed in hand, Sixers cap regular season vs. Magic

Not that long ago, the Philadelphia 76ers started 1-30 and finished 10-72. They've come a long way since that 2015-16 ...

Sidney Crosby, Penguins open East Division semis vs. Islanders

It's a clash of history vs. the future, and a clash of the Pittsburgh Penguins' world-class but aging core vs. ...

LeBron James returns as Lakers visit Pacers

The Los Angeles Lakers should have their top three scorers on hand as they seek their fourth consecutive victory and ...

Playoff-focused Nets to face eliminated Bulls

The Brooklyn Nets will be looking to solidify their playoff seeding while the visiting Chicago Bulls will try to finish ...

Dodgers' Trevor Bauer looks to back up his talk vs. Marlins

Willing to express his opinion, often on a wide range of topics, Trevor Bauer was at it again last weekend ...

Brewers look to turn corner against Braves

The Atlanta Braves hope to get injured slugger Ronald Acuna Jr. back in the lineup Saturday when they play the ...

Reds, Tyler Mahle seeking different result against Rockies

Wade Miley received plenty of headlines after tossing a no-hitter for Cincinnati, but Tyler Mahle has put up good numbers ...

Blue Jays host Phillies in meeting of injury-plagued squads

The visiting Philadelphia Phillies will be out to clinch their three-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday night ...

Pirates, fighting for their jobs, host Giants

If the Pittsburgh Pirates have reached the point of looking for good signs for the future as much as they ...

Twins hope to solve A's lefty Cole Irvin

Oakland left-hander Cole Irvin will oppose the Minnesota Twins for the first time in his career on Saturday afternoon in ...

Cubs getting healthy as they continue series at Detroit

The Chicago Cubs are getting healthier, and it showed in Detroit on Friday. They recorded a crisp 4-2 victory over ...

MLB roundup: Yan Gomes leads Nationals' 17-run explosion

Yan Gomes had a career-high five hits and Max Scherzer threw five shutout innings as the Washington Nationals demolished the ...

NBA roundup: Sixers clinch top seed in East with win

Seth Curry scored 20 points, Shake Milton added 15 and the host Philadelphia 76ers clinched the top seed in the ...

Rhys Hoskins' 3-run double carries Phillies past Blue Jays

Rhys Hoskins hit a go-ahead three-run double in the seventh inning and the visiting Philadelphia Phillies went on to defeat ...

Rhys Hoskin's 3-run double carries Phillies past Blue Jays

Rhys Hoskins hit a go-ahead three-run double in the seventh inning and the visiting Philadelphia Phillies went on to defeat ...

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With 10,000 vacancies, McDonalds boosts pay for food workers

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Amazon court win defeats EU drive to tax corporations

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As alternative to electric, BMW hydrogen SUV on sale in 2022

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Alaska Air buys Boeing 737 MAX, Embraer aircraft

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Some 8 million U.S. jobs unfilled in March, setting new record

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. job openings grew to a record high 8 million in March, fueling criticism of the Biden administration's ...

To lure short features, YouTube to create $100 million fund

SAN BRUNO, California: Alphabet Inc's YouTube has announced it will launch a $100 million fund to pay content creators whose ...

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