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Chicago Photographer Heroically Avoids Being Retraumatized By Ugly First Pitch

Just a couple of weeks ago, Chicago photographer Darren Georgia narrowly avoided a serious bump on his face during a ceremonial first pitch gone awry. Mere mill...

Chicago Photographer Heroically Avoids Being Retraumatized By Ugly First Pitch

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Wild first pitch at Royals-White Sox game nails unsuspecting photographer A photographer was hit on a first pitch that went crazily awry Tuesday night before the Kansas City Royals game against the White Sox in Chicago.        ...
06:52, 05/30/2019

Reptile wrangler who retrieved alligator from Chicago lagoon throws first pitch before Cubs game The reptile wrangler who retrieved a roughly 5-foot alligator from the Humboldt Park Lagoon in Chicago threw out the first pitch at the Chicago Cubs’ game against the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday....
16:00, 07/17/2019

PITCH-DECK LIBRARY: The pitch decks that helped hot startups raise millions Gettty/Neilson Barnard Billions of dollars are invested in startups every year. Whether a startup seeks to raise money from angel investors, venture-capital firms, or other backers, the presentation — or "pitch" — about the business is c...
03:52, 08/17/2019

A young woman heroically disobeys her parents in the first teaser for Mulan We’ve seen dozens of teasers for live-action remakes of animated Disney films in the last few years, and most of them seem to be designed simply to remind viewers of the old cartoons they like—whether it’s with specific musical cues, familiar-looking...
08:00, 07/08/2019

The U.S. Coast Guard heroically airlifts people stranded in flooded waters The U.S. Coast Guard said that a crew from Air Station New Orleans evacuated a number of people from flooded areas in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.        ...
04:39, 07/15/2019

Klay Thompson Helped Off With Bad Knee Injury, Heroically Returns, Sinks Free Throws, Runs Back Off, Is Out Toward the end of the third quarter of Thursday night’s Game 6 in Oakland, Klay Thompson landed awkwardly after he was fouled on a breakaway layup by Danny Green, and appeared to badly mess up his left knee. Klay has already missed a game of this ser...
09:39, 06/14/2019

Chicago School Professor Fights ‘Chicago School’ Beliefs That Abet Big Tech The University of Chicago has long been associated with the idea that antitrust decisions should be based on prices for consumers, not market dominance. That’s starting to change....
07:00, 09/16/2019

A feast for the photographer's eye – in pictures Colour has been a lifelong obsession for New York-based photographer Lucia Fainzilber, and her latest project, The Cookbook, explores nine different shades. “Each of these dishes,” she says, “presents a different combination of ingredients, all of wh...
01:00, 07/14/2019

A different view of Johnson: Photographer's PM insights You've just given your first speech on the steps of Downing Street and entered that famous black door for the first time as prime minister, so what do you do next?...
08:00, 08/10/2019

Michael Cohen is angered by a photographer US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen showed anger at a photographer while walking through New York City Saturday. (May 4)        ...
09:52, 05/05/2019

It’s gotten really ugly for Tim Tebow Tebow Time has hit the skids in Triple-A. After 21 games with the Syracuse Mets, Tim Tebow has been missing at the plate, slumping to a .143 batting average and .396 OPS with 27 strikeouts in 70 at-bats. The 31-year-old outfielder and former NFL quar...
03:39, 05/03/2019

Why Is The First Pancake So Ugly? I make a lot of pancakes, but I have never been particularly skilled at making pretty pancakes, with even, golden-brown tops. The first pancake especially has always been aesthetically crap, with a mottled, splotchy appearance. But why?...
11:13, 05/14/2019

Robert Frank, groundbreaking photographer, dead at 94 Robert Frank, a giant of 20th-century photography whose seminal book "The Americans" captured singular, candid moments of the 1950s and helped free picture-taking from the boundaries of clean lighting and linear composition, has died. He was 94....
17:52, 09/10/2019

Photographer Jay Maisel Takes Clutter to the Next Level A new documentary, ‘Jay Myself,’ shows the renowned artist begrudgingly downsize and pack up an extraordinary collection of objects amassed over 50 years...
18:39, 07/31/2019

Fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh dies at 74 German fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, credited with inventing the concept of the supermodel in the 1980s, has died aged 74, a message on his Instagram account said on Wednesday....
16:52, 09/04/2019

The pioneering female photographer Ida Wyman – in pictures The US documentarian has died aged 93. A member of the influential Photo League cooperative in New York, she believed that ‘photos could be used to effect change’. At a time when few women pursued a career in the industry, she worked on photo essays ...
15:52, 07/19/2019

Photographer documents life on the Korean Peninsula's DMZ Jeong Seung-ik has been working in and around the Korean Peninsula's DMZ for nearly 20 years, documenting the day-to-day lives of South Korean soldiers....
06:39, 05/29/2019

This is the $10M loft of late rock photographer Ken Regan A full-floor Flatiron loft that was once home to the late photojournalist Ken Regan has hit the market for $10 million. The 4,100-square-foot unit, at 6 W. 20th St., features three bedrooms, three full bathrooms and a half bathroom. Regan, who died i...
07:52, 08/15/2019

RPS 2019 science photographer of the year – shortlist The shortlist for the Royal Photographic Society’s science photographer of the year competition will be exhibited at the Science Museum in London from 7 October until 5 January. The competition was open to all ages and levels of expertise and the win...
13:52, 08/14/2019

GDT nature photographer of the year 2019 – in pictures Run by the Society of German Nature Photographers (Gesellschaft Deutscher Tierfotografen), the prestigious annual contest celebrates the best wildlife photography from members in Germany. Here are this year’s winners Continue reading......
10:26, 05/08/2019

Behold, A Car So Ugly It Looks Like It's Already Been Wrecked My tolerance for cars that many consider ugly is abnormally high. I’m delighted by goblin-faced Citroën Amis and have publicly defended the late ‘90s Fiat Multipla. I’m not squeamish. That said, I have to admit that I have recently learned of a car t...
21:52, 09/11/2019

The politics of ugly buildings In 1984, when the British government was planning to build a flashy modernist addition to the National Gallery in London, Prince Charles offered a dissenting view. The proposed extension, he said, resembled “a monstrous carbuncle on the face of a muc...
06:52, 05/24/2019

MLB notebook: Yankees' Torres avoids IL The New York Yankees didn't have to add Gleyber Torres to their long injured list Wednesday, as tests on the infielder came back negative after he had to leave two games in the previous three days....
17:39, 08/08/2019

Tyreek Hill avoids suspension from NFL Tyreek Hill’s threats were not enough to suspend him, the NFL announced on Friday. The NFL will not suspend Chiefs wide receiver under its personal conduct policy in a domestic violence case involving his 3-year-old son. The league says in a st...
18:26, 07/19/2019

Ramsey now avoids dissing QBs: 'I'm growing' Jalen Ramsey isn't interested in critiquing other team's quarterbacks in 2019, telling ESPN's Adam Schefter he'd rather just talk about the Jags' Nick Foles....
15:39, 06/25/2019

Photographer captures gruesome image of poached elephant A devastating image captured by a South African photographer shows a mutilated elephant dead on the ground moments after poachers massacred the endangered mammal for its ivory tusks....
03:26, 07/26/2019

German Fashion Photographer Peter Lindbergh Dies at 74 Peter Lindbergh, the renowned German fashion photographer, died on Tuesday at the age of 74. His cause of death is not yet known. His official Instagram account announced the news on Wednesday morning: “It is with great sadness that we announc...
12:52, 09/04/2019

Renowned fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh has died at 74 Renowned German fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, who worked in the 1980s and 1990s with supermodels like Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss and Linda Evangelista, has died at the age of 74....
14:00, 09/04/2019

The big picture: an outing with nanny and photographer Vivian Maier This striking photograph by Chicago’s ‘real-life Mary Poppins’ showcases her skill as she transitions to colour Vivian Maier was one of the great secret artists of the last century. She took more than 150,000 photographs in her lifetime, but hardly s...
15:52, 05/12/2019

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 shortlist – in pictures The Milky Way over a Bavarian mountain, a colourful explosion of the Southern Lights in Tasmania, and the Horsehead and Flame nebulas, all featured in the Royal Observatory’s Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 shortlist.The co...
15:26, 06/19/2019

‘Tank man’ photographer urges China to open up on Tiananmen ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — The American photographer who shot the iconic image of a man standing in front of tanks at the 1989 Tiananmen protests says it’s time for the Chinese government to come clean about the bloody events of 30 years ago. Jeff...
04:39, 06/01/2019

Photographer captures squirrel stop and smell a flower Dick Van Duijn via Instagram CHARLOTTE (WCNC) – Wildlife, Nature and Landscape photographer, Dick van Duijn captured a stunning photo while on a photography trip with his friend in Vienna, Austria. After taking hundreds of photos on his camera,...
06:39, 09/10/2019

15 incredible images from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition released a limited selection of this year's 'highly commended' images.        ...
17:26, 09/09/2019

How German photographer Peter Lindbergh kicked off the supermodel era Star photographer Peter Lindbergh, who overturned the glossy standards of fashion photography, and who was seen as the "father" of supermodels such as Cindy Crawford and Naomi Campbell, has died at the age of 74....
07:26, 09/05/2019

Wildlife photographer of the year – highly commended images The Natural History Museum has released a selection of highly commended photographs from a range of categories. The winners will be announced on 15 October and the exhibition opens on 18 October Continue reading......
11:26, 09/09/2019

Robert Frank Dies; Pivotal Documentary Photographer Was 94 Mr. Frank, who was best known for his groundbreaking book, “The Americans,” had a visually raw and personally expressive style that made him one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century....
18:13, 09/10/2019

Bird's Eye! A portrait of aerial photographer Petra Leary Life’s about how you see it. Petra Leary sees the world from above, seeking startling heights to create stunning art, all while trying to make sense of the complex and challenging world around her. Having pushed back against traditional education and...
10:13, 08/31/2019

10 reasons every sports photographer needs an Oppo Reno 10x Zoom Oppo is a long-standing supporter of the ICC, the international governing body of cricket. It makes sense, therefore, that Oppo offers a phone that seems almost tailor-made for sport photography, the Oppo Reno 10x Zoom. You can zoom in on the ac...
17:26, 07/04/2019

Photographer plans to capture 30-year timelapse of NYC skyline A photographer is proving that the one good thing about New Jersey — its view — is true. Joseph DiGiovanna is shooting a 30-year time-lapse of the New York City skyline from his Weehawken window and is already four years into his project, CNN reports...
05:39, 09/13/2019

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 – winning images László Francsics has been named the overall winner in the Royal Observatory Greenwich’s Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 competition, for his composition showing the 35 phases of January’s total lunar eclipse. Other winners ...
18:26, 09/14/2019

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: stories behind classic portraits Past images are presented here in extracts from a book by Rosamund Kidman Cox, published by the Natural History MuseumThe watchful pelican by Helmut Moik Continue reading......
15:26, 05/27/2019

This photographer captures airplane's technicolor rainbow trails An airplane speeds through the clouds, a trail of technicolor contrails following behind, illuminating the sky in dazzling rainbow shades. Australian photographer Michael Marston...
04:13, 09/14/2019

I'm National Geographic Photographer Mark Thiessen, and This Is How I Work In their latest issue, National Geographic showed readers how smokejumpers fight wildfires in the Alaskan forest, with images by photographer Mark Thiessen. Firefighting photos is a specialty for Mark; he’s been doing it for 25 years, and shooting fo...
16:13, 05/22/2019

In Dublin, a Home Filled With Mementos From a Photographer’s Travels Simon Watson has spent decades collecting antiques and objects from around the world — all of which now coexist in improbable harmony at his family’s rowhouse....
13:13, 08/27/2019

Photographer Stephen Dupont looks back – a picture essay Renowned Australia photographer Stephen Dupont chooses 10 of his most memorable images and explains why they had an impact. He is talking at Aperture, the southern hemisphere’s largest photography conference, held from 22-23 June 2019 in SydneyNorthe...
22:52, 06/13/2019

Contract Negotiations Between the UAW and Detroit's Big Three Are Probably Going to Get Ugly Negotiations between the UAW and Detroit’s Big Three are already tense, autonomous systems are re-shaping how we produce car parts and trends seen from car inventories. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Monday, July 15, 2019....
02:00, 07/16/2019

Where Mets and Phillies go from here after ugly first half Saturday night’s Phillies-Mets showdown in the NL East (Fox, 7:15 p.m.) gives us a chance to update disappointing campaigns for both teams from a market perspective. Backers of each would be down money this season if they supported their favorites ev...
00:00, 07/07/2019

‘War is ugly’: For French vet, D-Day’s lessons are timeless OUISTREHAM, France (AP) — Among the tens of thousands of Allied soldiers who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944, was a hardened group of elite French commandos who ensured that France had D-Day exploits to be proud of, too. There are now just three s...
09:13, 05/23/2019

Yankees got just enough on ugly day for patchwork bullpen It was patchwork, but it was good enough work by opener Chad Green and three other Yankees pitchers. The Yankees’ offense helped make sure of that, but on a day when they were short in the bullpen, an unlikely lineup of Green, Nestor Cortes Jr., Adam...
20:13, 05/20/2019

Red Sox avoid ugly loss thanks to this non-superhero BOSTON — Michael Chavis had a simple thought as he walked to the plate. “A single scores him. Don’t try to be a superhero and hit a home run or anything like that. Just need one,” Chavis said Wednesday night after his walk-off singl...
10:52, 05/16/2019

Why one US can-maker avoids Trump's tariffs while rivals pay up One of the largest U.S. producers of aerosol cans, Colorado-based Ball Metalpack, has laid off 91 of its 500 U.S. workers since President Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on imported steel that abruptly hiked the firm's raw materials costs....
10:00, 06/14/2019

How One Large Game Studio Avoids Crunch How does the Chicago-based studio Iron Galaxy maintain a healthy work-life balance for all of its employees? On Kotaku Splitscreen, we talk to founder and Giant Bomb jokeman Dave Lang about his leadership philosophies and how Iron Galaxy avoids crunc...
17:26, 06/18/2019

Shell Avoids Hard Promises on That $125 Billion Investment and debt-reduction demands will persist, and the need for M&A can’t be ruled out. Investors should be grateful for the dividend they’ve got....
19:00, 06/04/2019

Mexico Avoids Tariffs for Now, but the Threat Lingers The deal the U.S. and Mexico struck to prevent the U.S. from imposing tariffs largely reaffirms the countries’ commitments to existing measures on immigration but will allow Washington to keep up pressure on Mexico....
11:52, 06/09/2019

New U.S.-Mexico deal avoids tariffs on tomatoes The United States and Mexico have reached a deal to avoid a 25 percent tariff on imports of Mexican tomatoes, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced Wednesday....
08:26, 08/22/2019

NFL notebook: Chiefs WR Hill avoids discipline Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill will not be punished under the personal conduct policy as the NFL closed its formal investigation into multiple alleged physical altercations....
09:52, 07/20/2019

Critical U.S. Open avoids another screw-up, says USGA After a string of U.S. Open screw-ups which angered the players and drew sniggers from fans, the United States Golf Association (USGA) admitted on Wednesday it was "critical" they get it right this year....
04:52, 06/13/2019

Meghan pays tribute to fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh The German photographer, who worked on the Duchess of Sussex’s Vogue cover, was best known for his 90s portraits of Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell and othersGerman fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, who died on Tuesday aged 74, was renowned for...
19:52, 09/04/2019

Corey Johnson is dating fashion photographer Ernest J. Martin City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is dating a dashing New York filmmaker and fashion photographer who’s worked with supermodels Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid. Johnson, 37, raised eyebrows Thursday by posting an intimate photo of Ernest J. Mar...
00:00, 08/10/2019

Alvin Baltrop: remembering New York's forgotten queer photographer The Bronx-born photographer captured gay culture on the outskirts in 70s Manhattan and his work is finally receiving the attention it deservesBronx-born photographer Alvin Baltrop spent days on end documenting gay life at the piers lining Manhattan’s...
10:13, 08/19/2019

‘The Communists Will Never Allow This.’ Photographer Liu Heung Shing on Tiananmen and His Life in China It may sound strange now, but when Liu Heung Shing went to China to cover the Tiananmen Square protests, he did it so he could have a rest. In 1989, he was a photographer for the Associated Press stationed in Seoul, where his daily grind was photogra...
08:39, 05/31/2019

Dallas photographer captures dramatic photos of active shooter Dallas Morning News photographer Tom Fox captured an attempted shooting at the Earle Cabell federal courthouse in Dallas.        ...
16:52, 06/18/2019

'Heroin chic’ and the tangled legacy of photographer Davide Sorrenti A new documentary about the late fashion photographer, who died at the age of 20, recalls the rise of the controversial look with which he made his name There is a sequence in See Know Evil, a new documentary-biography of the late photographer Davide...
18:13, 05/23/2019

Photographer captures squirrel smelling flowers in adorable snaps A photographer in Vienna captured the moment a small ground squirrel stopped to smell the flowers -- and it has made for the most adorable photo shoot ever....
20:26, 09/06/2019

Charlie Cole, photographer who captured the Tiananmen ‘Tank Man,’ has died “He made the image; I just took the picture," Cole said about the white-shirted man who stood before Chinese tanks in 1989. "I felt honored to be there.”...
00:13, 09/14/2019

North West Is a Budding Photographer and Kim Kardashian Has the Pictures to Prove It Move over, Annie Leibovitz--North West is picking up her camera. Kim Kardashian's famous 6-year-old firstborn is tackling a new hobby: photography. The reality star shared new snaps......
00:13, 07/03/2019

Photographer Who Shot Iconic Tiananmen Square 'Tank Man' Dies At 64 The photographer who snapped the defining image of China's Tiananmen Square crackdown -- a solitary man defiantly blocking the path of a column of tanks -- has died in Indonesia, according to US......
15:39, 09/14/2019

Photographer Harold Feinstein, the unsung chronicler of Coney Island He found fame in his teens with images of his native New York, then lost it again. A new film and show aim to give him the recognition he deservesIt began with a great outpouring of images. At 15, Harold Feinstein borrowed his neighbour’s Rolleiflex ...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Pioneering Photographer Susan Meiselas On The Power Of The Unretouched Woman “I don't retouch myself, but I find the whole process fascinating – when women decide to do it and when they don’t, and of course they should have the right to, or not to”...
17:52, 06/26/2019

Lens: A Photographer Confronts His Family’s Tragic Past in Colombia’s War Colombia’s bloody conflict left Andres Cardona an orphan. After years of covering how political violence devastated others, he now looks at how it changed his life forever....
15:39, 04/28/2019

Ukrainian fighter found guilty over killing of Italian photographer An Italian court sentenced a Ukrainian man to 24 years in jail on Friday over his role in the 2014 killing of an Italian photographer covering fighting between pro-Russian forces and Ukrainian troops....
21:39, 07/12/2019

Judge: Andy Warhol didn’t rip off photographer with Prince artwork Andy Warhol didn’t rip off a photographer when he transformed her 1981 picture of Prince into colorful artworks known as the “Prince Series,” a Manhattan judge has ruled. Federal Judge John Koeltl sided with the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual ...
17:52, 07/02/2019

Robert Frank, revolutionary American photographer, dies aged 94 Frank’s seminal book The Americans, with an introduction by Jack Kerouac, helped to change the direction of photography Robert Frank, the American artist whose photographs captured the lives of everyday people and influenced a generation with his raw...
03:00, 09/11/2019

JonBenét Ramsey’s former photographer indicted on child porn charges An Oregon man who reportedly photographed JonBenét Ramsey just months before her unsolved 1996 murder — and was later arrested for walking down a street naked, muttering “I didn’t kill JonBenét” — was indicted this week ...
08:26, 07/13/2019

Photographer slams 'influencer' who wants free wedding photos: 'You could have just said no politely' The days of asking for free goods and services in exchange for “exposure” are seemingly coming to an end. At least, the days of being able to do so without getting a snarky response are over....
21:00, 07/08/2019

If the Fed cuts interest rates, things could get ugly The Fed meets Tuesday and Wednesday this week with a decision on interest rates coming at 2 p.m. that second day. As of when I’m writing this, the markets think there is a 22-percent chance of a half-percentage point rate cut (50 basis points in bank...
05:00, 07/30/2019

| French first lady is 'truly ugly', says Brazilian minister A Brazilian government minister has said French first lady Brigitte Macron was "truly ugly", only days after the country's president appeared to endorse an attack on her appearance....
16:52, 09/06/2019

Some Of Monster Hunter World's New Gear Sure Is Ugly Monster Hunter World’s latest expansion, Iceborne, is a massive addition to the base game. It adds tons of new monsters and brings back old favorites. That also means new armor, and while plenty of it looks badass, a few pieces are bafflingly terribl...
16:39, 09/11/2019

The good, the bad and the ugly - digital transformation and legacy IT IT is a rapidly evolving industry and, as such, it is extremely difficult for businesses to keep up and continue to implement new technology as it is delivered to market. However, customer expectations and demands are arguably evolving at a faster pa...
14:52, 05/24/2019

Hugh Grant: I’m ‘too old, ugly and fat’ to be a rom-com leading man anymore Say it ain’t so, Hugh! The perpetually boyish star of “Notting Hill,” “Four Weddings and a Funeral” and every other rom-com in the last 20 years says he’s done with the genre. “I’ve gotten too old and ugly and fat to do them anymore,” Hugh Grant told...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Ugly Giants boobirds get worse upon further review At the end, the only witnesses were a gaggle of Jim Kelly and Thurman Thomas and Bruce Smith jerseys, a couple of Josh Allens thrown into the mix, sprinting to the lowest rows of MetLife Stadium, screaming joyously at their Buffalo Bills, glad-handin...
04:00, 09/16/2019

A caddie decided to see how bad he could be at golf. Things got ugly. He appeared to shoot away from the hole and, his playing partner said, "he said he that he wanted to shoot the highest recorded score in USGA history."...
21:52, 07/17/2019

Things going to dogs at ugly canine competition Things are starting to get ugly in the picturesque California town of Petaluma. Indeed, the place will go to the dogs when the winner of what’s being billed as the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest is announced Friday night. Nineteen contestant...
20:26, 06/21/2019

Knicks’ NBA draft history: The good, bad and very ugly The Knicks’ golden era was built through the draft. The final pieces that came later on — Dave DeBusschere, Dick Barnett, and later still Pearl Monroe and Jerry Lucas — were the auxiliary pieces that put them over the top. But from 1964-67, the follo...
04:00, 06/02/2019

Emotional ex-USC basketball coach avoids prison after plea A former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California dropped his head in relief Wednesday when a judge announced he won't go to prison for accepting a bribe to steer young athletes to a particular manager....
16:26, 06/06/2019

Rory McIlroy avoids penalty in ruling reversal Golf just can’t seem to get out of the way of its own rulebook, no matter how many times they tweak it. Luckily for Rory McIlroy, he did not suffer the indignity of a two-shot penalty that he was initially told he incurred for altering the sand in a ...
13:26, 08/10/2019

Antonio Brown avoids suspension as Raiders fold All is forgiven. Antonio Brown will play for the Raiders on Monday night against the Broncos, coach Jon Gruden said Friday, a stunning turnaround from 24 hours earlier, when it was believed the team was going to suspend Brown over a tirade against ge...
20:52, 09/06/2019

Ex-USC assistant Bland avoids jail in corruption case Former Southern California assistant coach Tony Bland was sentenced to two years' probation and 100 hours of community service Wednesday for his role in the college basketball corruption scandal....
04:52, 06/06/2019

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids prison Former Auburn University assistant basketball coach and NBA star Chuck Person's lifelong generosity may have driven him to the poorhouse, but it saved him from the jailhouse Wednesday when a judge sentenced him in a bribery scandal that touched some ...
15:39, 07/18/2019

Political Memo: ‘There He Goes Again’? Not Yet, as Biden Avoids Major Gaffes With aides enveloping him, Mr. Biden has not blurted anything out that delights his rivals or reinforces his image as America’s there-he-goes-again relative....
20:00, 05/12/2019

Huddersfield avoids most losses in Premier League season SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Relegated Huddersfield avoided tying the record for most losses in a Premier League season by coming from behind to draw 1-1 at Southampton on the final day of the campaign on Sunday. Nathan Redmond’s thunderous firs...
22:39, 05/12/2019

Libyan Airliner, Carrying 124, Narrowly Avoids Being Hit By Bombing A Libyan airliner has narrowly escaped being hit by incoming fire as it landed at war-torn capital Tripoli's sole functioning airport, aviation officials said....
17:00, 08/05/2019

Crowd control: street photographer Shane Taylor’s images of London A hit on Instagram, Taylor’s quest for finding connections in crowds helped him overcome social anxietyThey could be snapshots of an earlier time. In Shane Taylor’s street photographs of London, we see gentlemen in trilbys stalking around Mayfair and...
04:52, 08/26/2019

'Embedded in Harm's Way': FNC correspondent, photographer detail their 9 weeks with Marines in Iraq Fox News senior correspondent Rick Leventhal and photographer Christian Galdabini sat down for an intimate conversation about their time in Baghdad, and the trials and tribulations of reporting from an active warzone. ...
17:39, 07/17/2019

Photographer Captures The Hidden Beauty Inside Stripped Down Gaming Consoles What do the guts a Game Boy look like? In a new art series called Assembly Required, photographer Richard Parry takes apart old video game consoles to document all of their internal components, revealing the mesmerizing machinery inside their familia...
07:39, 07/03/2019

Photo finish: The world of horses seen through the eyes of photographer Barbara Livingston Barbara Livingston's career as the preeminent horse racing photographer in the world and is synonymous with many of the images that define the sport.        ...
07:26, 05/02/2019

Kim Kardashian "Deeply Shocked" by Photographer Marcus Hyde Misconduct Allegations Kim Kardashian is speaking out against celebrity photographer Marcus Hyde. In a new post shared on Instagram Stories Tuesday afternoon, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star shared her......
01:39, 07/24/2019

Photographer captures moment 'curious' squirrel stops to smell a flower A photographer in Vienna, Austria captured the moment a small ground squirrel stopped to smell the flowers — in order to find out which one would taste the best. ...
07:13, 09/06/2019

Mets’ bullpen implodes again in ugly defeat to Giants Robert Gsellman’s recent slump continued in just about the worst spot imaginable for the Mets on Tuesday night. Summoned to pitch the 10th inning, the overworked right-hander recorded only one out and got yanked, but not before the Giants had seized ...
05:39, 06/05/2019

Graham: IG's report on Russia probe will be 'ugly and damning' for DOJ Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is adamant about revealing what went on behind the scenes of the Russia investigation and is looking forward to the American people learning about what happened....
00:26, 08/19/2019

“So ugly he’s cute” – Maine pup vows for “ugliest dog” crown (WCSH/NBC News) Tostito may be the ugliest dog you’ve ever seen. His owner is certainly hoping so. Molly Horgan is set to travel from her Falmouth, Maine home to California later this month to enter Tostito in the World’s Ugliest Dog Cont...
21:39, 06/17/2019

MLB issues eight suspensions for ugly Reds-Pirates brawl MLB issued 8 suspensions Thursday after the Reds-Pirates benches-clearing brawl. All players are appealing their suspensions.       ...
02:13, 08/02/2019

The Harry Potter Pokémon Go game is so ugly it's almost magic Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
09:52, 07/12/2019

Insane stats prove how ugly this Mets loss is The Mets’ 11-10 gut-wrenching loss to the Nationals on Tuesday night was clearly brutal. How brutal? Entering Tuesday, teams leading by six or more runs entering the bottom of the sixth inning were 274-0, according to ESPN. The Mets blew a 10-4...
10:52, 09/04/2019

Mets flop in all facets in ugly loss to Phillies Toss this one into the dumpster and forget it existed if you are the Mets. Saturday was “nothing went right” night, unless the bullpen’s conspicuous absence from blame is noted. Marcus Stroman provided little resistance for the opposition, but the ri...
05:26, 09/08/2019

China's Campaign Against Online Reselling Would Be Ugly for Cosmetics China’s campaign to tax online sellers is bad news for daigou practitioners, the middlemen who buy cosmetics or baby formula abroad and resell it back home—and for companies that rely on selling to them....
13:52, 07/01/2019

Kenya promises ugly future for dopers after Kiptum ban Kenyan athletics chiefs said dopers must brace for "an ugly future" until substance abuse is eradicated from the sport, a senior Athletics Kenya official said on Saturday....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Red Sox bullpen implodes in ninth in ugly loss to Indians BOSTON — The Cleveland Indians had plenty to celebrate despite the late hour. Zach Plesac delivered a solid start in his major league debut and the bottom of Cleveland’s lineup led a wild ninth-inning rally as the Indians scored five and beat t...
09:39, 05/29/2019

Union face Fire looking to shake off ugly loss Coming off their worst performance of the season, the Philadelphia Union look to re-establish themselves as the Eastern Conference's top team when they play host to the Chicago Fire on Saturday....
00:00, 07/20/2019

After Years of Ugly Watches, Garmin's Got Some Fresh Styles While Garmin might be known for powerful frumpy smartwatches, at IFA it’s launched some gorgeous wristables a fashionista wouldn’t be ashamed to wear.Read more......
15:52, 09/05/2019

The plastic crisis isn't just ugly — it's fueling global warming Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn't bad enough, a new report shows it's also accelerating global warming. Stopping climate change also means curbing plastic....
23:52, 05/15/2019

The mantra Mets must embrace as schedule turns ugly Since Mickey’s Miscue, the Mets have won two straight games. Thanks to late-inning heroics from Todd Frazier and Jeff McNeil and a flurry of moves by Mickey Callaway that worked, the Mets knocked off the inept Giants 7-3 in Thursday’s matinee at Citi...
07:13, 06/07/2019

Yankees, Coming Off a Hot Streak, Slog Through an Ugly Loss James Paxton’s first-inning struggles continued, and this time the Yankees’ bats were unable to bail him out. Can this rotation be trusted in October?...
02:39, 07/22/2019

Why Jets are underdogs despite Falcons’ ugly preseason history While there was plenty of enthusiasm about individual performances from the Jets in last week’s preseason opener against the Giants, Sam Darnold and company still find themselves as market underdogs Thursday night to an opponent that hasn’t won an ex...
02:13, 08/16/2019

Buffett hints at possible successors, but 88-year-old CEO largely avoids the issue again Buffett says that longtime executives Greg Abel and Ajit Jain could one day join him and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger on stage and answer questions from shareholders....
00:26, 05/05/2019

Sunbather narrowly avoids being hit as stowaway falls from plane over London The body of a suspected stowaway fell hundreds of meters from a plane flying over southwest London, landing in the garden of a man's home, just missing him as he sunbathed, according to neighbors....
16:13, 07/02/2019

The Latest: Ex-Stanford coach avoids prison in bribery case BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the former Stanford sailing coach’s sentencing for his role in the college admissions bribery scheme (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A former head sailing coach at Stanford will avoid prison after he admitted to accepti...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Guatemala avoids Trump threat of sanctions with new migration deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he agreed to drop the threat of economic sanctions against Guatemala after the country said it would implement new asylum measures for migrants fleeing Honduras and El Salvador....
01:13, 07/27/2019

Andrew avoids Epstein question on first overseas trip since scandal Prince Andrew has been photographed on his first royal overseas engagement since the scandal over his relationship with the late paedophile financier Jeffrey Epstein....
16:26, 09/07/2019

1, not done: Osaka avoids French Open upset; Halep wins, too Top-seeded Naomi Osaka was two points from losing her first-round match at the French Open before coming back to win; Simona Halep also needed 3 sets to advance        ...
21:13, 05/28/2019

| Osaka narrowly avoids catastrophic Roland Garros shock Japan's Naomi Osaka battled back from a set and a break down to defeat Slovakia's Anna Karolina Schmiedlova to reach the Roland Garros second round....
19:00, 05/28/2019

ATP roundup: Fritz avoids Isner's fate, advances at Atlanta American Taylor Fritz, the second seed, avoided the disaster that befell top seed John Isner in his opener by beating American qualifier Kevin King 6-2, 6-3 on Thursday to advance to the quarter-finals of the BB&T Atlanta Open....
06:39, 07/26/2019

| Trump celebrates US might, avoids politics in rousing July 4 speech US President Donald Trump sang the praises of the US military and American heroes of the past two and a half centuries as he skirted politics in a rousing Independence Day speech in Washington....
11:13, 07/05/2019

Christian Coleman: Athletes criticize 'loophole' after sprinter avoids ban Athletes have criticised the US Anti-Doping Agency's (USADA) decision to drop its charges against sprinter Christian Coleman following the advice of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)....
02:26, 09/04/2019

Portugal parliament rejects teacher pay rises, avoids PM resignation Portugal's parliament rejected on Friday proposed retroactive pay hikes for teachers, quelling the prospects of a political crisis following last week's threat by the government to resign if the measure was approved....
15:13, 05/10/2019

Portugal parliament rejects teacher pay hikes, avoids PM resignation Portugal's parliament rejected on Friday proposed retroactive pay hikes for teachers, quelling the prospects of a political crisis following last week's threat by the government to resign if the measure was approved....
13:52, 05/10/2019

Throwback Thursday: Do You Know the Legendary Black Photographer Who Inspired Fenty’s Debut Campaign? Of the many references in Rihanna’s first collection for luxury line Fenty, one is particularly special. The debut campaign for “Release 5-19,” was inspired by the work of living legend, Black Arts Movement photographer and fellow Bajan Kwame Brathwa...
21:13, 05/30/2019

Wildlife photographer captures images of dragonflies covered in dew: It 'clung to their bodies like jewels' A wildlife photographer was stunned when he came across dragonflies covered in morning dew, giving the illusion the small insects were diamond-encrusted. ...
23:13, 08/29/2019

Inmate smiles for photographer after being convicted of breaking into Wayne Newton's mansion A Nevada prison inmate was found guilty Friday of breaking into entertainer Wayne Newton's home twice last year.        ...
10:26, 06/22/2019

"What the F--k?!" Olivia Pierson's Brother Owen Is Tired of Being Her & Natalie Halcro's Second-String Photographer Womp womp. Owen Pierson feels overlooked and excluded from the family brand in this confrontational clip from Sunday's new Nat & Liv, despite his cousin Joel Halcro's attempts......
20:39, 06/13/2019

Photographer threatens lawsuit against Jewish group over the 'unauthorized' use of Rep. Ilhan Omar image A professional photographer is seeking up to $150,000 in damages after the Jewish rights group The World Values Network, led by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, ran a controversial advertisement condemning Rep. Ilhan Omar over her anti-Semitic remarks....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Giants report card: One bright spot amid a lot of ugly Grading the Giants after their 28-14, Week 2 loss to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Offense As bland as turkey on white bread. Great first drive and then a whole lot of nothing. More slop on third down (3-of-12 conversions) and more avoidance of the e...
00:13, 09/16/2019

Jordan Spieth bounces back from ugly Wyndham round Thursday’s Northern Trust first round for Jordan Spieth was a bit of a show-me moment — for himself. After posting two rounds in the 60s at the Wyndham Championship last week, Spieth stunned himself with a third-round 77 that left him missing the Sat...
06:26, 08/09/2019

Airport worker fired for slipping ‘you ugly’ note to traveler A security screener at a New York airport is out of a job after slipping a note to a traveler that read: “you ugly.” Neal Strassner was going through a security checkpoint at Greater Rochester International Airport in late June when the s...
09:26, 08/18/2019

Hong Kong protests are growing smaller, but more violent and ugly Dozens of people were injured Sunday in another night of violence in Hong Kong, as the city marked its fifteenth consecutive weekend of anti-government protests....
05:39, 09/16/2019

The U.S.-China trade war is getting ugly. Is this really the ‘most dangerous financial moment since 2009’? President Trump’s trade war has been underway since January 2018. What’s different in the past week is any hope of a swift deal between the U.S. and China is gone....
23:00, 08/06/2019

Corey Kluber breaks his arm in Indians’ loss: ‘It looked ugly’ MIAMI — Cleveland ace Corey Kluber broke his right forearm when he was hit by a line drive during the Indians’ 4-2 loss to the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. Kluber (2-3) was struck by Brian Anderson’s comebacker in the fifth inning. T...
13:00, 05/02/2019

CC Sabathia’s scare sparks Yankees’ downfall in ugly loss CLEVELAND — CC Sabathia’s second stab at a milestone victory was a lot like the first one and left him looking at a third try. Facing the team he broke into the majors with, the Yankees’ veteran lefty was the loser in an 8-4 defeat to the Indians on ...
02:39, 06/09/2019

Louisiana woman posts about her own wanted photo: 'That picture ugly' A Louisiana woman wanted for second-degree murder was apparently not happy with the photo officials decided to use on social media to help bring her into custody – and she decided to vent to the very officers looking for her....
17:52, 07/12/2019

'It's had its day': ugly scenes as drama descends on Tonga's beauty pageant Annual event marred by accusations of bullying, backstabbing and racism as women’s leaders call for pageant to be scrappedThe South Pacific nation of Tonga is in uproar after its annual beauty pageant was marred by accusations of bullying, backstabbi...
11:39, 07/11/2019

‘Beautiful People’ dating site: These ‘ugly’ flaws get you banned Who asked you, Beautiful People? Users on the controversial dating website, which is said to have turned away some 8.5 million would-be members, have revealed their list of “ugly” features preventing folks from being accepted by their sup...
04:26, 05/07/2019

Yankees spoil Miguel Andujar’s return with ugly showing The return of Miguel Andujar, coupled with a rejuvenated Gary Sanchez, made the Yankees’ lineup seem close to normal on Saturday after weeks of Mike Tauchman hitting fifth and Gio Urshela cleanup. But the Yankees responded with one of their worst gam...
02:13, 05/05/2019

Griezmann Says Heart With Barcelona After Ugly Atletico Madrid Exit Antoine Griezmann's 120 million-euro transfer was contested by Atletico Madrid, who insisted Barcelona should have paid a higher price for the World Cup-winning French striker....
15:13, 07/22/2019

iPhone 11's ugly camera design seems certain after two new case-render leaks The iPhone 11 is still several months away, and as with every Apple flagship in recent memory, there've already been numerous rumors and leaks about the device – many of which are, admittedly, impossible to confirm this far out from relea...
05:39, 05/13/2019

Jed Lowrie is finally joining Mets after ugly injury saga Jed Lowrie’s highly anticipated debut in a Mets uniform was finally here. For the Mets’ 141st game of the season, Lowrie was activated Saturday afternoon prior to their matchup with the Phillies at Citi Field. The day felt like it would never come, a...
03:00, 09/08/2019

The Latest: Scamp the Tramp wins California Ugly Dog Contest The Latest on the Ugly Dog Contest in California (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Scamp the Tramp’s looks have made him a winner — but it wasn’t a beauty contest. The snaggle-haired, bug-eyed pooch took the top prize Friday at the 31st annual...
08:52, 06/22/2019

Robinson Cano’s ugly Mets tenure is getting harder to hide PHILADELPHIA — On a night when the ball was flying at Citizens Bank Park, all but one Met in the starting lineup had at least one hit. The outlier stuck out like a sore thumb. Robinson Cano couldn’t hide, either, batting third in the order again and ...
06:39, 06/25/2019

Watch: Yankees try to fix Giannis Antetokounmpo's ugly baseball swing New York Yankees players and coaches attempted to fix Giannis Antetokounmpo's baseball swing when the Milwaukee Bucks star paid a visit to the Yankee Stadium batting cages....
00:39, 07/17/2019

Australian model avoids U.S. prison sentence after fracas on international flight An Australian model who was found guilty of assault after a fracas on a flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles avoided prison when she was sentenced in U.S. court on Monday....
04:00, 07/16/2019

Florida preschool teacher who admitted to molesting 4-year-old avoids prison ORLANDO, Fla. (AP/WESH) – A former preschool teacher has been sentenced to 15 years of probation for molesting a boy under his care at a child care center in Orlando. Court records who Jayrico Hamilton pleaded guilty to three counts of lewd and...
04:39, 05/10/2019

Missouri man who pleaded guilty to molesting 11-year-old avoids jail time SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (WFLA/AP) – A Missouri man who pleaded guilty to molesting an 11-year-old girl who later tested positive for chlamydia, has been sentenced to five years of supervised probation. Joseph Meili, 22, of Russellville, was convicted ...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Scottish gamekeeper who killed protected birds of prey avoids jail Campaigners call for stiffer penalties after Alan Wilson given community sentenceA sheriff has criticised Scotland’s weak wildlife crime laws after a gamekeeper convicted of killing protected birds of prey and mammals avoided a prison term.Alan Wilso...
17:52, 08/19/2019

Supreme court upholds Indiana abortion law but avoids broader issue Court is splitting 7-2 on fetal remains measure but staying out of debate over limits on a woman’s right to an abortionThe US supreme court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted embryos and fetuses in the ...
03:39, 05/29/2019

Fernando Tatis Jr. Bends Fabric Of Space And Time, Avoids Getting Tagged Out It appeared as though Braves pitcher Mike Soroka was about the record the first out of his appearance against the Padres on Sunday. With an 0-2 count against Eric Hosmer, Soroka picked off Fernando Tatis Jr., who had a considerable lead at first base...
16:00, 07/15/2019

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids prison over bribery scandal Chuck Person has avoided prison in a bribery scandal that has touched some of the biggest schools in college basketball.       ...
21:52, 07/17/2019

Conservative Conference Avoids Trump as They Rebrand Nationalism and Economic Policy David Brog had a message for any white supremacists potentially lurking in the crowd the National Conservatism Conference in Washington, D.C. on July 14-16. After hailing the electoral victories of Brexit and Donald Trump, Brog pointed his finger tow...
21:13, 07/21/2019

Former Ironwood HS coach avoids jail time for sexual conduct with minor TUCSON – The former assistant volleyball coach at Iron Ridge High School will avoid jail time in connection to an inappropriate sexual relationship involving a juvenile female. Robert Forman II/ Tucson Police Department Back on Jan. 20, 2018, 2...
05:13, 05/11/2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill avoids suspension Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill will not be suspended by the NFL for violating the league's personal conduct policy following investigations into child abuse claims made against the wide receiver....
23:13, 07/19/2019

Amazon Pushes Fast Shipping but Avoids Responsibility for the Human Cost The retail giant directs the destinations, deadlines and routes for its network of contract delivery drivers. But when they crash, Amazon is held harmless....
20:52, 09/06/2019

Yankees’ Tommy Kahnle barely avoids injury after dugout drama DETROIT — Tommy Kahnle had to see the trainer after the second game of the Yankees’ doubleheader sweep over the Tigers on Thursday. He issued a walk and gave up a triple before being pulled in the ninth of the Bombers’ 6-4 win. Aaron Boon...
19:39, 09/13/2019

Ex-Stanford coach avoids prison time in college bribery scam BOSTON — A former head sailing coach at Stanford avoided prison time for agreeing to help students get into the elite university as recruited athletes in exchange for money for his sailing program, a judge ruled Wednesday. John Vandemoer is the first...
05:52, 06/13/2019

Oklahoma woman who forced kids to eat dog feces avoids jail time An Oklahoma woman who allegedly forced her two young children to eat dog feces won’t be thrown in the slammer right away — but she has been ordered to stay away from her kids, according to a new report. Mary Elizabeth Moore, 34, of the city of ...
06:52, 08/28/2019

Senior huntsman who allowed hounds to kill fox cubs avoids jail A senior huntsman convicted of allowing his hounds to kill four fox cubs has been handed a 16-week suspended jail sentence for causing their "painful, terrifying" deaths....
00:26, 06/11/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in U.S. college admissions scandal A former Stanford University sailing coach avoided prison on Wednesday in the first sentencing to result from the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting he took bribes to help children of wealthy parents gain admission to the school....
01:52, 06/13/2019

Patriots' Julian Edelman avoids thumb scare, hand is fine New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman raised concern when he landed awkwardly on his left hand during a preseason game, but he did not aggravate his broken thumb....
02:26, 08/31/2019

Philip Green's Arcadia avoids collapse as creditors back deal Philip Green's Topshop-to-Dorothy Perkins fashion empire staved off a collapse into administration on Wednesday as creditors approved his sweetened restructuring plan....
22:39, 06/12/2019

Dashcam Captures Moment Driver Narrowly Avoids Lorry Crash A driver made a lucky escape by swerving just in time to avoid crashing into a lorry. Bethany Pearson took to Twitter to share shocking footage, captured on her car's dashboard camera, which shows her......
06:39, 08/03/2019

Stunning image of rare volcanic lightning captured by German photographer: 'It was a scary moment' A German photographer who traveled to a small Russian island in the hopes of capturing volcanic lighting — a rare but dazzling phenomenon —  seems to have gotten what he wished for. ...
21:39, 08/13/2019

Taking pictures at the Kentucky Derby is a snap for horse racing world's top photographer At some point just before 7 p.m. Saturday, as the horses in the Kentucky Derby enter the stretch, horse racing's top photographer must make a decision        ...
10:13, 05/03/2019

Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado wins German book trade Peace Prize The prestigious Peace Prize of the German Book Trade has been awarded to 75-year-old Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado for raising awareness about environmental destruction and the climate crisis....
16:00, 06/18/2019

What happens when a pitcher loses his best pitch Everyone who takes the mound, no matter the age or experience, has at some point lost the feel for the ball. And everyone has his own way of dealing with it....
16:52, 06/24/2019

Let The Alligator Throw The First Pitch Chance the Snapper—a Chicago alligator who gained fame last week when he was first noticed living in the Humboldt Park lagoon—was taken into custody Tuesday morning by reptile expert Frank Robb, who was hired specifically to grab the creature. Before...
00:13, 07/17/2019

This could be the worst ceremonial first pitch ever CHICAGO — A Chicago White Sox employee of the month got to throw out a first pitch. And, to put it mildly, she was just a little bit off target. The rookie right-hander uncorked one of the most wayward first pitches ever when she plunked a team photo...
09:39, 05/29/2019

Mom, Can I Stay Up to Prepare for My Pitch? Businesses started by children contend with challenges that are typical, like identifying a mission, and not so typical, like knowing when someone else gets to be the boss....
13:26, 06/29/2019

Samuel de Champlain monument should reflect ‘good, bad and ugly’ of Canada, mayor says Parks Canada, which owns the structure and the land it once sat on, has delayed its return for more than a year as a working group studied what to do in response to complaints about how it portrays Indigenous people....
21:26, 07/08/2019

In iOS 13, Apple turns its ugly Photos app duckling into AI swan and video editor Let's face it, Apple's Photos app has been a bit of a mess since, well, inception. All of your pictures are bunched up into a single album called "All Photos," if you want them backed up to iCloud, bazinga!The new Photos app in iOS 13, thankfully, ad...
00:26, 06/04/2019

Mets fine manager, pitcher after ugly clubhouse confrontation with reporter The episode involving Mickey Callaway and Jason Vargas unfolded in the visitors’ clubhouse at Wrigley Field, after the New York Mets lost to the Chicago Cubs....
02:13, 06/25/2019

Cramer Remix: Macy's ugly fiscal Q2 is not reflective of consumer health Jim Cramer says the performance issues at Macy's are tied to the grim state of mall-based retailers and breaks down bright spots he sees in the sector....
17:52, 08/15/2019

Tanaka’s Ugly Start in Boston Sets Off October Alarms for the Yankees Masahiro Tanaka allowed 12 runs in three and a third innings against the Red Sox, reminding the Yankees that their offense, however improved this season, cannot be expected to win a title on its own....
07:39, 07/26/2019

Phillies vs. Mets: Zach Eflin can pull Phils out of ugly tailspin A cramped Cam Newton tried to buy some extra leg room from a first-class passenger on a flight to France. Fig Newton offered $1,500. Passenger declined but Lori Loughlin, riding in coach on the same flight, was sitting in the spacious seat minutes la...
20:26, 06/24/2019

Socialite accuses ‘coke-snorting’ ex of abuse in ugly custody battle A Manhattan socialite is waging a nasty custody battle with her allegedly abusive, coke-snorting ex-husband, court papers said. Julianne Michelle — a 34-year-old philanthropist and actress — claims her elevator executive ex-husband Karl Reeves has a ...
20:00, 07/02/2019

Mets manager, pitcher snap in ugly clubhouse confrontation with reporter The episode involving Mickey Callaway and Jason Vargas unfolded in the visitors’ clubhouse at Wrigley Field, after the New York Mets lost to the Chicago Cubs....
14:00, 06/24/2019

America's wackiest cell phone towers may be key to solve the 'ugly' 5G revolution Whether you are cruising down the Florida Panhandle, or taking the uninterrupted highways of Montana, there is nothing more American than... camouflaged cell phone towers. That's right, full incognito mode for the venerable equipment that delivers yo...
22:52, 06/10/2019

A Ridiculously Low-Mileage MG Metro 6R4 Rally Car Is Headed to Auction; Someone Buy This Ugly Thing The MG Metro 6R4—named after its six cylinders, rally purpose, and four-wheel drive—may be the ugliest Group B rally car ever, but it’s also incredibly soulful and it sounds incredible. One with only seven miles on its odometer is going up for auctio...
03:00, 05/31/2019

"Attacks On Kamala Harris Racist, Ugly": Democrats Hit Back At Trolls Sen. Kamala Harris, one of only two black presidential candidates in a field of two dozen, had a history-making moment on the debate stage Thursday night when she challenged former vice president Joe......
06:52, 06/30/2019

"Paint Ugly Picture Of Me, Won't File Complaint," PM Jabs Mamata Banerjee Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday took a swipe at Mamata Banerjee over the arrest of a BJP activist for posting a meme of her, saying the West Bengal chief minister should make an "ugly" painting......
22:13, 05/15/2019

Mets plummet to fourth place in division after ugly loss to Braves ATLANTA — Hey, Miami Marlins, come get them. The number of NL East teams chasing these disappointing Mets shrunk to one Wednesday night, as manager Mickey Callaway’s crew ran itself out of innings on the bases and Steven Matz crumbled against this im...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Shaft review – regressive sequel swaps out style for ugly homophobia Samuel L Jackson returns in the latest take on the 70s detective to unleash a toxic stream of bigotry in a misjudged attack on millennial masculinityHow do you update Shaft for the modern era? John Singleton tried in 2000 with a serviceable if unspec...
18:13, 06/13/2019

An ugly basketball game drove Gary Woodland to his golf calling PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — This wasn’t Gary Woodland’s initial plan. Attaining greatness in basketball, not golf, was the central focus of Woodland’s dream. When he was leading his Shawnee Heights High hoops team in Topeka, Kan., to two state championshi...
22:13, 06/17/2019

Mets’ offense stays silent, pitching starts limping as it gets ugly MILWAUKEE — In remembrance of the iconic sitcom set in this city, these are “Unhappy Days” for the Mets. Their season may have jumped the shark Sunday, when starting pitcher Jason Vargas departed with “mild” left hamstring tightness and a makeshift l...
01:26, 05/06/2019

Frills, feathers and puffed sleeves: why Cinderella's 'ugly sisters' are on trend After a summer of wholesome prairie dresses, fashion is heading in a more garish and flamboyant direction, inspired by two of panto’s favourite mischief-makers High fashion has long been fascinated by clothes that turn traditional ideas of prettiness...
18:52, 09/02/2019

Gary Sanchez, Gleyber Torres save Yankees from ugly setback BALTIMORE — If luck is really the residue of design, the Yankees qualified for architectural awards Monday night at Camden Yards. Starting pitcher J.A. Happ was shelled and didn’t get out of the fourth inning. After four frames the Yankees trailed by...
14:26, 05/21/2019

‘You ugly!!!’: Airport guard fired for slipping mean note to random traveler It looks like the TSA is hiring the cast of “Mean Girls” now. A traveler passing through security at Rochester International Airport got an unexpected sick burn from an employee — when she handed him a folded-up note that said, “You ugly!!!” Neal Str...
09:52, 08/17/2019

Warships and wives: debate in Indian election turns increasingly ugly From jibes over the prime minister's wife to criticism of the main opposition leader's family holiday three decades ago, one trend stands out in this year's general election campaign in India: this time, it's personal....
13:39, 05/14/2019

To avoid ugly Pixel phones, Google has three design teams: rumor The Google Pixel 3 XLThe Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL certainly aren’t for everyone. The former sports large bezels above and below the display which make it look slightly dated, while the latter switches the upper bezel for a meme-worthy notch that...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Director Paul Downs Colaizzo on how Brittany Runs A Marathon avoids clichés It’s easy when you see the trailer for Brittany Runs A Marathon to think “oh great. Another movie about a drunk, overweight girl realizing she’s unhealthy.” And while that’s part of Brittany Runs A Marathon, it’s deeper than that. She does run a mara...
20:00, 08/23/2019

British hacker avoids jail time, pleads guilty to creating malware British hacker Marcus Hutchins, who helped thwart a global cyberattack in 2017, avoided jail time on Friday but faced a year of supervised release after pleading guilty to two counts of creating malware....
02:53, 07/27/2019

Matteo Salvini avoids questions over alleged League links to Russian money Absent from parliament, Italy’s deputy PM says his party did not ask for or take moneyItaly’s deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini has avoided an interrogation in parliament over claims his far-right League party sought money from Russia.In Salvini’s...
22:26, 07/24/2019

Janet Jackson lauds Michael's music legacy but avoids abuse claims Michael Jackson’s sister gives interview ahead of 10th anniversary of his deathJanet Jackson has said her brother Michael’s musical legacy will continue, but refused to comment on enduring allegations of child sexual abuse.Two men, James Safechuck an...
14:26, 06/23/2019

Officer avoids jail time in attempted unlawful sexual conduct case TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department officer accused of overlooking an arrest warrant in exchange for oral sex was sentenced to three years of probation in connection to the case Monday afternoon. Back in January, Officer Richard Daniel was ar...
04:13, 06/18/2019

Friars Club head avoids jail time for filing false tax returns Friars Club executive director Michael Gyure — who pleaded guilty in January to filing false income tax returns — will avoid prison time. Gyure was sentenced to time served on Monday by District Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald of the federal court in Manh...
10:52, 07/09/2019

| WATCH | Dashcam captures moment driver narrowly avoids truck crash A driver has a lucky escape as a truck crashes across into the southbound carriageway of the A34. Rear dashcam footage shows the lorry sliding alongside another vehicle during the incident....
23:26, 08/03/2019

Ex-NBA star Chuck Person avoids prison time in NCAA corruption scandal Former NBA star Chuck “The Rifleman” Person avoided prison time after pleading guilty to taking bribes as an NCAA coach to steer student-athletes to a financial adviser, with the judge blaming Person’s charitable nature for his downfall. Person wept ...
23:13, 07/17/2019

Hundreds protest in New York after police officer avoids charges in chokehold case Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest a decision by the U.S. Department of Justice not to bring federal charges against a policeman accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in 2014....
01:39, 07/18/2019

College student avoids summer job after winning $1 million Mega Millions second prize One New Jersey college student got to skip out on a lecture from his dad about his summer job plans when he realized during a car ride to lunch that he held a winning $1 million lottery ticket, lottery officials announced Tuesday. ...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Juventus soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo avoids criminal rape charges in US The current captain of the Portugal national soccer team had been accused of raping Kathryn Mayorga in Las Vegas in 2009. He still faces a civil complaint from his accuser....
00:00, 07/23/2019

O'Rourke struggles, Castro emerges and Warren avoids trouble in Democratic debate Ten Democrats took the stage in the first Democratic debate of the 2020 U.S. election campaign on Wednesday night, each trying to introduce themselves to millions of voters who will decide whether they should be president....
08:26, 06/27/2019

U.S. Supreme Court avoids abortion question, upholds fetal burial measure The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sent a mixed message on abortion, refusing to consider reinstating Indiana's ban on abortions performed because of fetal disability or the sex or race of the fetus while upholding the state's requirement that fetal r...
19:52, 05/28/2019

Naomi Osaka avoids French Open upset; Simona Halep wins, too Top-seeded Naomi Osaka was two points from losing her first-round match at the French Open before rallying; Simona Halep needed three sets to win.        ...
06:52, 05/29/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach avoids prison time in college admissions scandal Stanford University's former sailing coach, who received hundreds of thousands of dollars for his program in exchange for helping prospective students get recruited to the elite school as athletes, was sentenced Wednesday to two years of supervised r...
04:13, 06/13/2019

Stanford Coach Avoids Prison in Admissions Scandal. Have Colleges Avoided Blame? The first sentencing in the scandal raised questions about culpability in the case and the role of universities, who have been described by prosecutors as victims....
07:26, 06/13/2019

Former Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in first sentence of college admissions scandal John Vandemoer is the first of the 22 defendants who pleaded guilty in the nation's sweeping college admissions scandal to be sentenced.        ...
11:26, 06/13/2019

Supreme Court avoids abortion question, upholds fetal burial measure The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday sent a mixed message on abortion, refusing to consider reinstating Indiana's ban on abortions performed because of fetal disability or the sex or race of the fetus while upholding the state's requirement that fetal r...
23:26, 05/28/2019

Adidas fixer Thomas Gassnola avoids prison for role in NCAA scandal A one-time Adidas fixer whose testimony helped convict former footwear execs for their role in the NCAA corruption scandal was sentenced to time served Tuesday — even though he didn’t actually spend any time in jail. Manhattan federal court Jud...
04:13, 09/11/2019

Hyundai Motor Agrees Wage Deal, Avoids Strike For First Time In 8 Years Hyundai Motor Co and its South Korean workers' union have reached a tentative wage deal and averted strike action for the first time in eight years, sending the automaker's shares up by more than 4......
05:13, 08/29/2019

Hyundai Motor agrees wage deal, avoids strike for first time in eight years Hyundai Motor Co and its South Korean workers' union have reached a tentative wage deal and averted strike action for the first time in eight years, sending the automaker's shares up by more than 4%....
10:00, 08/28/2019

California photographer snaps sea lion ‘trapped’ in humpback whale’s mouth: ‘The true Jonah experience’ A wildlife photographer in California recently snapped a photo of the moment a humpback whale surfaced and appeared to gobble up an unsuspecting sea lion in its mouth....
05:00, 07/31/2019

Trevor Bauer Knows He Could Just Not Pitch To Max Kepler, Right? The Minnesota Twins are socking dingers at a historic pace, and the individual that is currently leading everyone on the roster in that stat is Max Kepler. With that knowledge, it shouldn’t be a complete surprise that he added a couple more in a 6-2 ...
18:13, 07/14/2019

Dee Gordon angered after he's hit in wrist by pitch Seattle Mariners infielder Dee Gordon criticized Yankees pitcher J.A. Happ on Thursday night after a pitch hit Gordon's right wrist and forced him to leave the game....
13:00, 05/11/2019

Lee Cattermole: ‘There were two years when I shouldn’t have been on the pitch’ After playing for years with a torn hip, the Sunderland midfielder is back to full fitness and ready for a League One play-off final date with CharltonIt is a cool March night at the Stadio Olimpico in 2006, Middlesbrough have just eliminated Roma fr...
13:52, 05/25/2019

Look out! First pitch goes a bit awry for White Sox employee CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago White Sox employee of the month got to throw out a first pitch. And, to put it mildly, she was just a little bit off target. The rookie right-hander uncorked one of the most wayward first pitches ever when she plunked a team ...
06:13, 05/29/2019

Nationals 2B Dozier departs after getting hit by pitch Nationals second baseman Brian Dozier left a game Tuesday night against the Chicago White Sox after he was hit on his right arm by a pitch        ...
03:39, 06/05/2019

Algeria deserved their Afcon triumph but a shame they decided to win ugly | Jonathan Wilson Djamel Belmadi’s side were exciting throughout the tournament yet allowed their verve to take a back seat to time-wasting and diving to edge out Senegal 1-0 in the finalWhy do Algeria make it so hard for themselves? They have been the best team at th...
02:52, 07/20/2019

Apple’s ugly iPhone 11 camera square finally puts function over form Apple is criticized for valuing form over function, but its latest design values a third rear camera too much to compromise its functionality for elegance.Read More...
01:52, 05/14/2019

Mets begin sealing their trade deadline fate with ugly loss to Braves ATLANTA — The perfect storm of stench, ugliness and ineptitude enveloped the Mets on Monday in starting this crucial road trip with an embarrassing loss. Zack Wheeler certainly was better than his final line suggested, but he wasn’t good. The lineup ...
16:52, 06/18/2019

The Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting is an ugly reminder that mental health matters Once again, we awake to tragic reports of another senseless mass shooting. At Sunday’s Gilroy Garlic Festival in Northern California, a 19-year-old sent a stream of lethal bullets into a crowd of helpless people. Such irrational violence prompts the ...
08:13, 08/01/2019

Mets waste Pete Alonso’s history-tying blast in ugly loss The Mets hardly looked like a team that had pulled itself off the mat and back into playoff contention during Saturday’s ugly 9-5 loss to the Braves at Citi Field. From a third straight subpar outing by Zack Wheeler, to poor baserunning and bad defen...
11:00, 08/25/2019

Antonio Brown avoids suspension as Raiders plan to play receiver in opening game The Raiders plan to have Antonio Brown in the lineup after all despite reports of a heated confrontation with general manager Mike Mayock.       ...
00:26, 09/07/2019

A Pregnant Woman Avoids Transit, Parents Battle in Court and Other Tales of Measles Anxiety Readers in some of the 22 states where measles have been diagnosed this year discuss how the fear of catching the disease is affecting their daily lives....
02:39, 05/04/2019

A$AP Rocky avoids threat of harsher sentence as prosecutor decides not to appeal assault ruling Swedish prosecutors will not appeal the conditional sentence for assault handed to A$AP Rocky earlier this month, meaning the US rapper will avoid the threat of a harsher ruling....
22:00, 08/27/2019

Bus driver Xi Chen avoids jail after accident killed young lawyer Kimberly Greer A bus driver who struck and killed a newly married federal law clerk in lower Manhattan took a no-jail plea deal Tuesday and was sentenced to a conditional discharge for the tragic death. Xi Chen, 50, hit Kimberly Greer at 7:30 p.m. in December as sh...
00:00, 07/24/2019

Briton who helped stop 2017 WannaCry virus avoids jail over malware charges Marcus Hutchins pleaded guilty to two malware chargesHutchins sentenced to time served and supervised releaseA British cybersecurity expert credited with helping stop a worldwide computer virus in May 2017 will not serve any additional time behind ba...
22:00, 07/26/2019

Lori Loughlin avoids media, slips into court for possible conflicts in college admissions scandal Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband appeared in federal court Tuesday to address possible conflicts of interest or their attorneys.        ...
02:00, 08/28/2019

Gay rugby player facing deportation to Kenya avoids detention but still faces threat of being sent home Supporters of a gay rugby player who faces being sent back to Kenya after losing his deportation battle are holding a protest outside the Home Office....
01:13, 06/08/2019

Ariana Grande Cuts Ties With Celeb Photographer Marcus Hyde Over Model's Nude Photo Claim Ariana Grande has seemingly spoken out against celeb photographer Marcus Hyde, after a model accused him of bribing her for nude portraits. On Sunday night, Los Angeles-based model......
06:00, 07/23/2019

Supercars gets extension to pitch for new fifth Bathurst event The Bathurst Regional Council has given Supercars an extension for its proposal to host the venue's new slot for a fifth motorsport event of the year....
19:13, 06/17/2019

UK's Johnson, in pitch to be PM, says not aiming for no-deal Brexit Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said he was not aiming to leave the European Union without a deal but it was only responsible to prepare for no-deal as he launched his bid to replace Theresa May as Prime Minister....
13:26, 06/12/2019

Dueling in the dark: EU candidates pitch to (some) voters Raising corporate taxes and wages, cutting carbon emissions, handling African migrants and standing up to Russia, China and the United States all got an airing in Europe's "presidential debate" on Wednesday....
00:26, 05/16/2019

Voit gets hit in face by pitch, scores, then leaves Luke Voit left the Yankees' game on Saturday after being hit in the face by a 91 mph fastball in the fourth inning, but he stayed in the game long enough to score....
00:52, 07/21/2019

'Die Hard' fan: Willis one-hops first pitch in Philly Bruce Willis, wearing a No. 19 Phillies jersey, threw out the first pitch before Philadelphia played Milwaukee on Wednesday night, one-hopping the throw to ace Aaron Nola....
03:00, 05/16/2019

Voit thought 'broken jaw' when hit by Bettis pitch Yankees slugger Luke Voit said he remembered when Giancarlo Stanton's jaw was broken by Milwaukee's Mike Fiers five years ago when he took a pitch to the face on Saturday....
19:13, 07/21/2019

Ortiz returns to Fenway to throw out 1st pitch Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz, in his first public appearance three months after being shot in the back in the Dominican Republic, threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Monday night's game against the New York Yankees in Fenway Park....
13:52, 09/10/2019

| After losing arm, Zimbabwean footballer returns to pitch Zimbabwean footballer Hardlife Zvirekwi looks like any other member of his football team as he dribbles fast down the wing, but just last year he lost an arm in a car crash....
07:00, 06/20/2019

Shohei Ohtani can hit, pitch -- and keep his teammates laughing "You envy him sometimes, like, 'Damn.' He's like Superman." The Japanese star's talents aren't limited to the baseball field; he's quite a hit in the Angels' dugout and clubhouse as well....
18:26, 09/12/2019

MLB notebook: Ortiz throws out 1st pitch at Fenway Red Sox legend David Ortiz, in his first public appearance three months after being shot in the back in the Dominican Republic, threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Monday night's game against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park in Boston....
13:52, 09/10/2019

Cuphead is coming to Netflix — and it’d better be dark as pitch Cuphead, cartoonish indie platformer darling, is getting its own Netflix show, according to its developers at Studio MDHR. The show, which will be made by Netflix Animation, will be called The Cuphead Show! As a fan of the game, I can only hope the t...
11:39, 07/10/2019

Dan Dakich, Trey Wingo fire personal attacks in ugly Andrew Luck feud The Andrew Luck retirement has caused a full-on hot-take implosion — with ESPNers getting personal in their attacks on each other. It started with ESPN Radio host (in Indianapolis) and college basketball analyst Dan Dakich doing a victory dance Satur...
20:00, 08/26/2019

Warren blasts Trump for ‘ugly and racist’ tweets directed at black Democratic congressman Democratic White House contender Elizabeth Warren slammed President Trump Saturday for what she called “ugly and racist” tweets directed at House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings....
15:39, 07/28/2019

Senate Dems accuse Lindsey Graham of underhanded tactics during ugly fight over asylum Sen. Lindsey Graham earlier this year vowed that “immigration Lindsey” would make an appearance in the chamber — a reference to his bipartisan work on reforming the nation’s immigration laws. But on Thursday, Senate Democrats cried foul on Graham’s p...
03:00, 08/02/2019

YouTube Dismantles 'Influence Operation' Targeting Hong Kong Protests, Avoids Discussing Its Reach YouTube has disabled some 210 channels it says were used in a coordinated “influence operation” spreading disinformation related to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. However, the company refused to answer any questions on Thursday when asked how use...
07:39, 08/23/2019

Dan Loeb’s pitch to break up Sony lifts stock Sony shares got a boost Friday on hopes billionaire investor Dan Loeb will persuade the conglomerate to shed one of its “crown jewels.” Loeb argued in an eight-page letter to shareholders and 102-page slideshow Thursday that the tech-and-entertainmen...
12:00, 06/15/2019

Sources: Kawhi to let Raptors make final pitch Kawhi Leonard is expected to allow the Raptors to make the final pitch among teams meeting with him in Los Angeles next week, sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
00:39, 06/28/2019

At This Dating Event, People Can Pitch Their Single Friends Franklin Hall's first Pitch a Friend night enlisted 12 on-the-market locals to be hawked by their friends. As the bar's Facebook page noted, it was like "Shark Tank" for singles....
10:39, 06/28/2019

Sanders, Harris pitch immigration reform in Calif. Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris dueled Friday over Hispanic votes in California, a central front in the nation's immigration battle where Latinos represent the state's largest ethnic group. (May 31)        ...
08:52, 06/01/2019

Idiot On The Pitch Is Nearly Trampled, Escapes Unscathed, Has Whiskers, Is A Cat An idiot invaded the pitch in the 92nd minute of Wednesday night’s Leagues Cup Tournament match between Real Salt Lake and Liga MX side Tigres UANL, at a point when the game was very much still up for grabs. The absolute moron very nearly took the ba...
08:26, 07/25/2019

Monica Puig Serves Up A Smashing Ceremonial First Pitch It’s generally lame when non-baseball athletes use non-baseballs to complete ceremonial first pitches. You see this most often with football players, using their vile spheroids to throw first pitches that really have nothing to do with the sport of b...
10:26, 08/09/2019

We've A New Contender For The Title Of Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Of All Time The look on the face White Sox pitcher Evan Marshall, doing the catching for the ceremonial first pitch ahead of Tuesday night’s Royals-White Sox game, tells you something. That is not the expression of a man who has a lot of confidence in the person...
11:39, 05/29/2019

Decision to let Rick Porcello pitch the eighth backfires on Red Sox BOSTON — The Houston Astros patiently waited out Rick Porcello through seven scoreless innings, then pounced when the Red Sox right-hander delivered a pair of mistakes. Jake Marisnick led off the eighth with a double and George Springer drove the ver...
14:13, 05/18/2019

Trump’s Cringe-Worthy Pitch to HBCU Leadership: I’m the Best You’ve Ever Had Donald Trump, addressing leaders of the nation’s HBCUs on Tuesday, pledged to be a force for “strengthening” historically black colleges and universities, as HBCU leadership often find themselves working to separate the messaging on money for their s...
12:52, 09/11/2019

One pitch is turning James Paxton into Yankees weapon SEATTLE — James Paxton came to the Yankees to win. Bottom line. That is what the left-hander is doing on a consistent basis of late. A big reason for that success is the decision to throw his back-door curveball more, which sets up his other pitches....
05:39, 08/29/2019

Joey Chestnut eats hot dog while throwing first pitch for Mets Competitive eater Joey Chestnut held a hot dog in one hand and the baseball in the other hand, before devouring the treat and throwing the ceremonial first pitch at a New York Mets game....
17:00, 07/01/2019

How Yankees’ Zack Britton got his signature pitch back Baseball is all about depth. The Yankees have shown their depth in many ways. That is how they are playing .600 ball despite injuries to such stars as Aaron Judge, Miguel Andujar, Luis Severino and Giancarlo Stanton, who has a mysterious left shoulde...
10:26, 05/15/2019

Edwin Encarnacion can’t pitch, but it’s still a winning move by Yankees CHICAGO — Can Edwin Encarnacion pitch? Kidding, kidding. And you had best be kidding if you pose the same question. Of course the Yankees’ surprise acquisition of the American League home run leader Encarnacion from the Mariners doesn’t cure their st...
23:52, 06/16/2019

Yankees’ Dellin Betances unsure when he can pitch off a mound BALTIMORE — Luis Severino and Dellin Betances played catch on flat ground before the Yankees’ 9-4 win over the Orioles on Tuesday night at Camden Yards. While Severino might be throwing off a bullpen mound Friday in Toronto, Betances didn’t kno...
13:00, 08/07/2019

Utley honored, tosses pitch to Always Sunny’s Rob McElhenney Chase Utley ran out to second base one more time wearing a red pinstriped No. 26 Philadelphia Phillies jersey and dark blue suit pants while his walk-up song by Def Leppard blared and adoring fans stood and cheered...
03:26, 06/22/2019

The Austrian football stadium with a forest on the pitch – in pictures ‘For Forest – The Unending Attraction of Nature’ by Klaus Littmann has transformed the Wörthersee Stadium in Klagenfurt into Austria’s largest public art installation Continue reading......
18:52, 09/06/2019

KCR's Federal Front Pitch Gets New Direction From MK Stalin: Sources Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's efforts to rope in DMK chief MK Stalin for a non-Congress, non-BJP Federal Front, did not go off the way he expected today....
21:13, 05/13/2019

Lowe homers on 1st pitch in 1st; Rays beat Diamondbacks 6-3 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Lowe homered on the first pitch in the bottom of the first, opener Ryne Stanek and five other relievers combined on a seven-hitter, and the Tampa Bay Rays moved to a season-high 11 games over .500 with a 6-3 win ov...
05:00, 05/08/2019

See the pitch deck an influencer used to try and get sponsors for her "surprise" engagement The world of Instagram influencers can be a trip. It’s a vortex of luxurious lives, handcrafted and monetized for maximum engagement. It’s how they make their living, and, hey, props to them for securing their bags by being beautiful. But one influen...
12:52, 06/22/2019

Ole says Pogba and Rashford must decide penalty-taker on the pitch "Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he will not change his penalty strategy after Paul Pogba’s saved spot-kick led to Wolves earning a draw on Monday night."...
13:00, 08/20/2019

Congressional Veterans Pitch In to Rebuild Oversight Muscle Years of budget cuts and a stream of departures have left Congress lacking in expertise and experience to challenge a recalcitrant Trump White House....
19:52, 06/22/2019

England will not walk off pitch for racist abuse, says Southgate "England manager Gareth Southgate has said his players will not walk off the pitch in protest if they are racially abused by supporters following discussions with his squad and staff."...
08:39, 05/17/2019

The pitch that’s made Yankees’ Aroldis Chapman a force again Whether Aroldis Chapman opts out of the final two years on his five-year contract and leaves $30 million in the wind won’t be revealed until after the Yankees’ season is over. What is known is the gas-throwing lefty closer has turned a pedestrian Jul...
13:13, 08/30/2019

Craig Kimbrel Had To Pitch In A Ballpark Of Little Leaguers Mocking Him The Cubs’ 7-1 win over the Pirates in Williamsport, Penn., on Sunday night wasn’t the tightest of ballgames, but the Little Leaguers in attendance had fun all the way through the end. In the ninth inning, with the game far out of reach and Craig Kimb...
01:26, 08/20/2019

Umpire Mike Everitt leaves game after being hit by pitch Home plate umpire Mike Everitt left a game between the Chicago White Sox and Washington Nationals after being struck in the chest by a pitch        ...
03:39, 06/05/2019

David Ortiz Throws Out First Pitch at Fenway Park Three months after he was shot in the Dominican Republic, Ortiz addressed the fans before the Red Sox-Yankees game on Monday, thanking teammates and opponents for their support....
07:53, 09/10/2019

EU rejects Trump pitch for quotas on cars, parts European Union trade chiefs meeting in Brussels dismissed an idea floated by President Trump earlier this month of fixing quotas on the EU's automotive exports to the U.S. ...
06:13, 05/29/2019

Eric Garner: Family of black man who died during arrest attempt tell of anger as police officer avoids prosecution The family of a black American who died during an attempted police arrest have voiced their anger after the white officer involved avoided prosecution....
13:00, 07/17/2019

Roger Stone avoids jail, banned from major social media after judge rules he breached gag order Stone, 66, a notorious Republican political operative who has described himself as a "dirty trickster," had previously been dressed down by the judge for his public remarks about the federal criminal case in Washington, D.C....
20:26, 07/16/2019

Former Stanford sailing coach, the 1st person sentenced in the college admissions bribery scheme, avoids prison time BOSTON (AP) — Former Stanford sailing coach, the 1st person sentenced in the college admissions bribery scheme, avoids prison time....
22:00, 06/12/2019

Lori Loughlin avoids media, slips into court to address potential conflicts in college admissions scandal Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband appeared in federal court Tuesday to address possible conflicts of interest or their attorneys.        ...
23:13, 08/27/2019

Rugby World Cup preparations hit bump with concerns over readiness of pitch Yokohama pitch relaid a month out from first matchOrganisers remain confident of ‘optimal conditions’ Rugby union has never been synonymous with luscious green grass and impeccable playing surfaces. But the venue for this year’s Rugby World Cup final...
03:39, 09/03/2019

Watch: Bruce Willis bounces in first pitch before Phillies game Actor Bruce Willis watched his ceremonial first pitch 'Die Hard' in the air before it could make it to the plate prior to the Philadelphia Phillies' loss to the Milwaukee Brewers....
18:26, 05/16/2019

Padres’ Paddack (stiff neck) scratched, to pitch Wednesday TORONTO (AP) — San Diego Padres rookie right-hander Chris Paddack was scratched from his start against the Blue Jays because of a stiff neck and is expected to throw Wednesday instead. Manager Andy Green said Sunday the neck issue is “nothing s...
21:26, 05/26/2019

Why Yankees haven’t lost faith in this Aroldis Chapman pitch Had Travis d’Arnaud’s fly ball to right field died on the warning track Monday night instead of crawling into the seats for what turned out to be a game-winning, three-run homer, Aroldis Chapman getting beat on a slider wouldn’t have been the hot top...
20:13, 07/17/2019

2 finalists in UK leadership race make pitch to Tory members LONDON (AP) — The two finalists in the race to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party — and to become the country’s new prime minister — are making their first formal pitches to party members. Former British foreign secretary and ex-...
20:52, 06/22/2019

Warriors making pitch for Kevon Looney to return next season OAKLAND, Calif. — Shaun Livingston was on the campaign trail Tuesday stumping for injured teammate, Kevon Looney, the backup role-playing big man and a free agent. Looney’s fourth season in Golden State is over after busting his collarbone in Game 2,...
11:26, 06/05/2019

Watch: LSU beats Auburn with wild pitch, error in SEC Tournament Down 3-2 with one out in the ninth inning, the LSU Tigers scored the game-winning runs on a wild pitch and an error to beat Auburn in the SEC Tournament on Thursday....
18:39, 05/24/2019

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred slams New York pol’s rain-delay pitch Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred on Wednesday brushed back a Brooklyn’s lawmaker’s pitch for MLB to revise its rain-delay rules , saying the proposal would be “impractical” to enforce. Manfred fired off a response letter a day after Cou...
10:52, 05/16/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Joe Biden mangles his own campaign pitch Joe Biden fumbled during his closing statement at the Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday, erroneously encouraging prospective supporters to “go to Joe 30330″ — rather than texting “Joe” to the campaign number. “If you agree...
08:13, 08/01/2019

Diehard Fan: Actor Bruce Willis throws 1st pitch in Philly PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bruce Willis was moonlighting for the Philadelphia Phillies. Willis, star of “The Sixth Sense” and “The Fifth Element” threw the first pitch in his No. 19 Phillies jersey before Philadelphia played the Milw...
03:39, 05/16/2019

Review: Late Night Is a Pitch-Perfect Workplace Comedy Comedy, the genre that’s easiest to underestimate, can be a tunnel into practically everything. We may make distinctions between dumb comedies and smart comedies, but the best ones prick the skin at least a little, injecting an energy rush that...
02:39, 06/08/2019

Wild pitch, errant throw help LSU rally past Auburn 4-3 HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — In a bizarre finish, No. 5 seed LSU scored the tying and winning runs after a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth to defeat No. 8 seed Auburn 4-3 in a Southeastern Conference Tournament elimination game Thursday. LSU trailed 3-2...
23:52, 05/23/2019

Google’s pitch to Android devs: Assistant can drive app engagement Google is telling Android developers that connecting with Google Assistant can spur more engagement, though there's no evidence to demonstrate that yet.Read More...
05:26, 05/15/2019

Cameroon’s Nchout Ajara, a heroine on and off the pitch, can hurt England Forward is the main threat to England in the World Cup last 16 but is equally known for her work with orphans and prisonersThe clock was ticking towards the 96th minute when Aboudi Onguene headed the ball towards Nchout Njoya Ajara. With Cameroon nee...
16:52, 06/21/2019

Baseball's Daffy Pitch for a Combination Tampa Bay-Montreal Franchise Thank you, baseball! Thank you for serving up the wackiest idea in sports: an underappreciated Florida franchise sharing its team with a Canadian city that lost its own baseball club, the Expos, a generation ago....
19:39, 06/21/2019

Joe Root hits out at ‘substandard’ Lord’s pitch after England’s three-day Test win • Root: ‘It wasn’t even close to being a fair contest’ • England avoid defeat but Lord’s groundsman under fireEngland’s bowlers will not thank Joe Root for it but their captain was highly critical of the Lord’s pitch after his side’s 143-run victory ...
00:13, 07/27/2019

People Aren't Buying the American War Machine's Pitch for War With Iran If national security advisor John Bolton is Ahab, war with Iran has long been his Moby Dick. Now, Bolton’s dream of a new, disastrous conflict feels closer than ever to becoming reality....
19:13, 05/15/2019

Saudi Aramco asks banks to pitch for roles in IPO: sources Saudi Aramco has formally asked major banks to submit proposals for potential roles in its planned initial public offering, two sources said, in what could be the world's biggest IPO....
00:39, 08/20/2019

Karen Carney: farewell to a trailblazer, both on and off the pitch | Suzanne Wrack The winger was one of the last of the generation of top players that paid to play, yet at 31 it feels too soon to be saying goodbyeKaren Carney is quiet in the limelight. There was almost a serenity to her final season at Chelsea and her fourth World...
20:00, 07/05/2019

Boring and lifeless: Cricket NSW slams plans for drop-in pitch at the SCG SCG Trust is considering a drop-in pitch at the behest of the AFLCricket NSW is strongly opposed to the changeCricket NSW is opposing moves to use drop-in pitches at the SCG, fearing it will result in boring cricket which will turn off spectators.The...
06:13, 07/02/2019

QPR youth team right to leave pitch due to racist abuse-club CEO "Queens Park Rangers\u0027 Under-18 coach Paul Furlong was right to take his players off the pitch after they were allegedly subjected to racist taunts in a friendly in Seville last week, the Championship club\u0027s CEO Lee Hoos said on Wednesday."...
01:52, 08/15/2019

Top Dems make final pitch to caucus for border compromise House Democrats will soon vote on a move that some of its members once considered unthinkable: Delivering billions of dollars to the Trump administration to confront the migrant crisis at the southern border.Democrats appear likely to pass a border f...
15:13, 06/21/2019

Norway's government defeated by wide margin (on the soccer pitch) The Norwegian government suffered a heavy defeat on Thursday, but it was on the football pitch rather than in parliament as a team of recovering addicts defeated them 7-0 in a soccer match....
00:00, 08/09/2019

'Britain's Trump': Corbyn to attack Johnson in election pitch Jeremy Corbyn will today accuse Boris Johnson of being "Britain's Trump, the fake populist and phoney outsider" as he urges voters to back Labour if a snap general election is called in the autumn....
09:52, 08/19/2019

'Britain's Trump': Corbyn attacks Johnson in election pitch Jeremy Corbyn has accused Boris Johnson of being "Britain's Trump, the fake populist and phoney outsider" as he urged voters to back Labour if a snap general election is called in the autumn....
17:52, 08/19/2019

John Means will pitch Orioles to rare Camden Yards win Alec Baldwin says he’s sooo done with his impersonation of President Trump. “I can’t imagine I would do it again. I just can’t.” Sure, Alec, and Kawhi Leonard is going to be a Knick next year. … Seems Justin Bieber has acquired that Baldwin fig...
19:13, 06/11/2019

Former referee who invaded pitch in Mexican wrestling mask gets 10-year ban Man will not be able to play, officiate or attend gamesCanberra referee left ‘feeling quite threatened’A pitch invader wearing a Mexican wrestling mask has been handed a 10-year ban following bizarre scenes in a Canberra first-grade football match ov...
08:39, 05/07/2019

Miscommunication Leads To Kevin Pillar Taking The Slowest Possible Hit-By-Pitch Kevin Pillar wanted to call time during Wednesday’s game in San Diego, but home plate umpire Jeff Nelson didn’t grant it to him. That ended up benefitting the Giants outfielder, because Padres pitcher Luis Perdomo threw a hilariously soft pitch which...
07:26, 07/05/2019

Deadspin We’ve A New Contender For The Title Of Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Of All Time | Jezebel N Deadspin We’ve A New Contender For The Title Of Worst Ceremonial First Pitch Of All Time | Jezebel New Bones and Huge Testicles Tied Up With String, These Are a Few Of Incels’ Favorite Things | The Root ‘If I Would Have Complied, I Would Have Got Kil...
19:39, 05/29/2019

30 nations pitch internet security rules amid Huawei concern Officials from over 30 countries have proposed a set of principles to ensure the safety of next generation mobile networks amid concerns over the use of gear made by China’s Huawei...
16:13, 05/03/2019

Castillo fans 11, bounces back to pitch Reds past Giants 7-0 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When Luis Castillo walked the first two batters he faced, he didn’t panic. Instead he just kept his focus. Castillo struck out a season-high 11 in six innings, Nick Senzel hit a two-run triple and the Cincinnati Reds beat t...
08:52, 05/11/2019

Lyles overcomes high pitch count, Pirates beat Cardinals 2-1 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Lyles overcame a 30-pitch first inning to combine with four relievers on a two-hitter, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 Saturday for their seventh win in 10 games following an eight-game losing strea...
06:39, 05/12/2019

Biden prompts confusion with bungled pitch for supporters to text campaign Joe Biden ended Wednesday night's Democratic presidential primary debate by issuing a vexing call for supporters visit "Joe 30330" -- leading to confusion as to whether the former vide president promoting a website, text messaging number, or even the...
10:13, 08/01/2019

Saudi Aramco asks banks to pitch for roles in planned IPO-sources Saudi Aramco has formally asked major banks to submit proposals for potential roles in its planned initial public offering, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said....
20:13, 08/19/2019

Congress's Counter To Amit Shah's "Hindi As National Language" Pitch Hours after Union minister Amit Shah's Hindi language pitch, the Congress on Saturday said the three-language formula should not be tinkered with and controversies must not be stirred up on "emotive"......
07:39, 09/15/2019

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit pitch as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmakers....
02:39, 05/24/2019

Bernie Sanders makes closed-door pitch to top Democrats in must-win New Hampshire Bernie Sanders needs to come out on top next February in the New Hampshire primary, where he crushed Hillary Clinton by more than 20 percentage points in the state’s 2016 Democratic contest. And on Tuesday, during a campaign swing in NH, Sanders met ...
07:39, 05/29/2019

Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Swarm of bees causes a buzz on Durham pitch There was a bizarre moment in Sri Lanka's Cricket World Cup contest against South Africa on Friday as the players and umpires took special measures to avoid a swarm of bees....
16:00, 06/28/2019

Conflict escalation reaches fever pitch in this Immortal Hulk exclusive The Immortal Hulk is the best superhero comic on the stands, and in a rare instance of the market rewarding quality, the book has turned out to be a massive commercial success. Sales have skyrocketed with recent issues—there’s a great sales analysis ...
23:26, 08/01/2019

Red Sox legend David Ortiz throws out first pitch in first public appearance since he was shot David Ortiz threw out the first pitch before the Red Sox's game against the Yankees in his first public appearance since he was shot in June.       ...
07:26, 09/10/2019

Google has made a virtual soccer pitch to train AIs to play football Google has created a virtual soccer training pitch for AIs to use to learn how to play football. The AIs will need to learn short-term control and high-level strategies...
19:26, 07/03/2019

Watch: Yankees' CC Sabathia throws out first pitch at final All-Star Game New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Progressive Field before Tuesday's MLB All-Star Game, his final Midsummer Classic as a player....
19:52, 07/10/2019

Rays erase 6-run deficit, beat Blue Jays on wild pitch in 10 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - It was a single for almost anyone else. It was a double for Kevin Kiermaier, whose speed in the bottom of 10th inning produced the run to cap Tampa Bay's big comeback....
01:13, 08/08/2019

Max Scherzer plans to pitch Wednesday with broken nose, says Nationals manager Max Scherzer, who broke his nose Tuesday during batting practice, plans to pitch the second game of a DH on Wednesday, says Nationals manager.       ...
21:39, 06/19/2019

| 'He did talking on pitch': Saracens coach hails Vunipola in Euro triumph Saracens coach Mark McCall praised controversial England star Billy Vunipola for "doing his talking on the pitch" in the European Champions Cup final....
08:39, 05/12/2019

White House hopefuls to make a pitch to undecided New Hampshire Democrats A parade of 19 Democratic White House hopefuls will plead their case to thousands of New Hampshire party activists on Saturday, hoping a quick sales pitch will help ignite their campaigns in the race to pick a challenger to Republican President Donal...
13:00, 09/07/2019

You Could Microwave A Hot Pocket In The Time It Took Zack Greinke To Throw This Damn Pitch Zack Greinke was up against Ozzie Albies in the top of the second and had just thrown his second consecutive changeup outside of the strike zone to give the Braves batter a full count. With two men on base, Greinke didn’t want to be the one to break ...
14:26, 05/12/2019

This Is Football shows the ‘magic of the game’ is not just a sales pitch | Barney Ronay For once, emotions are genuinely stirred by the story of Rwanda and how the game helped heal its divisionsIt can be hard in England to get a feel for the scale, the power and – yes really – the beauty of the Premier League’s vast global reach. Probab...
00:13, 07/27/2019

| Unsuitable CT Stadium pitch sees CT City v Chiefs PSL blockbuster moved The Absa Premiership encounter between Cape Town City and Kaizer Chiefs will not go ahead at the Cape Town Stadium after the pitch was ruled unsuitable....
09:39, 08/22/2019

Players should walk off the pitch if racially abused, says FIFA Secretyar General FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura says the clearest message players can send to fans who are racially abusing them is to walk off the field of play....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Bruce Willis hears boos from Phillies fans after one-hopping first pitch Philadelphia Phillies fans let Bruce Willis hear it after the “Die Hard” actor threw a bad first pitch before Wednesday’s 5-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers....
17:39, 05/16/2019

Lawyers pitch plan to include entire U.S. in opioid settlement talks Lawyers representing county and municipal governments accusing drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic proposed a novel plan on Friday that would allow every community nationally to participate in negotiating billions ...
20:13, 06/14/2019

Inside Chase Center: The Warriors’ $1.4 billion pitch to keep Kevin Durant SAN FRANCISCO — On Wednesday, with all the hullabaloo swirling over a Warriors’ part-owner shoving Toronto’s Kyle Lowry on the sidelines at Oracle Arena, Golden State executive Rick Welts was across the Bay Bridge, conducting his final tour of the fr...
00:52, 06/08/2019

Sink Navy Warship, Get Artificial Underwater Reef: Maharashtra's Pitch Two months after the Navy decommissioned INS Ganga, an indigenous guided-missile frigate, the government of Maharashtra has officially written to the Navy Chief, Admiral Karambir Singh, asking for......
14:00, 06/14/2019

Robert Frank, groundbreaking 'The Americans' photographer, dies at 94 Robert Frank, a giant of 20th century photography whose book "The Americans" captured candid moments of the 1950s, has died at 94, his wife confirmed.        ...
21:26, 09/10/2019

'If he ... sees me, he’s going to shoot me': Dallas photographer Tom Fox recounts his story of survival Dallas Morning News photographer Tom Fox was mere feet away from a gunman who opened fire at a Dallas federal courthouse on Monday.        ...
14:13, 06/18/2019

Peter Lindbergh death: Meghan Markle pays tribute to renowned fashion photographer after his death age 74 The Duchess of Sussex, Emma Watson and Nicole Kidman are among those who paid tribute to renowned fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh after his death at 74....
08:39, 09/05/2019

Charlie Cole dead: Tianamen Square 'Tank Man' photographer dies aged 64 American photographer Charlie Cole, whose picture of the famous "Tank Man" during the Tiananmen Square protests became a defining image of the 1989 pro-democracy protests, has died aged 64....
19:13, 09/13/2019

Here's how an American photographer got the famous 'Tank man' image during China's Tiananmen protests, and why he says China should 'just come clean on what happened' Associated Press Jeff Widener arrived in Beijing in mid-1989 to help cover the growing student-led pro-democracy protests in the country. While there, he captured one of the most iconic images of the 20th century: the famous 'tank man' defying tanks...
22:39, 06/03/2019

2020 Dems pitch plans to combat gun violence, white nationalism after massacres Both South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee introduced detailed plans for curbing gun violence and white nationalist terrorism Tuesday, while other candidates introduced or re-emphasized their support for various proposals....
04:39, 08/07/2019

Liverpool under FSG: How learning from Fulham and Man Utd off the pitch helped bring glory back to Anfield As the city of Madrid turned into a speck on the horizon for the passengers of a flight chartered to bring the newly crowned champions of Europe back to Liverpool, John W Henry had plenty of time to consider everything that had led him to that moment...
10:13, 06/15/2019

England players against walking off the pitch if targeted by racist abuse, says Gareth Southgate England manager Gareth Southgate says his side will not walk off the pitch if they suffer racist abuse, with none of the current squad keen to make a statement in that fashion....
08:52, 05/17/2019

UCLA's Rachel Garcia capped off a 179-pitch day with a heroic walk-off homer The UCLA softball team is going to the championship of the Women's College World Series thanks to one of the most heroic games you'll ever see.        ...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Watch: Rangers' Joey Gallo homers on first pitch he sees in All-Star Game Texas Rangers center fielder Joey Gallo didn't take long to feel comfortable in his first career All-Star Game, hitting the first pitch he saw from Giants reliever Will Smith over the right-field wall for a home run....
19:52, 07/10/2019

Shaq Makes Sleazy Low-Ball Reverse Pitch For Cheap Content For New TNT Show Shaq, that lovable character you can’t get enough of in his capacity as the grumbling grouch on TNT’s NBA studio coverage, apparently has a new docuseries—a fancy word that means “reality television show”— coming up on TNT. The show, apparently alrea...
21:13, 08/29/2019

QPR's support for race victims after U18s walk off pitch during friendly in Spain QPR will continue to support and monitor the welfare of their Under-18 players after they were alleged to have suffered racist abuse and walked off the pitch during a friendly in Spain....
15:26, 08/15/2019

Klopp says Adrián is a Liverpool injury concern after collision with pitch invader – video Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian could miss his side's Premier League game against Southampton on Saturday after a collision with a pitch invader. Manager Jürgen Klopp said the Spaniard injured his ankle during post-match celebrations following Liverpool'...
05:00, 08/17/2019

Courting Black Support, Booker and Harris Pitch Differing Economic Plans As income inequality becomes a central issue for Democrats, two plans offered by Senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris offer a proxy of the battle between them....
12:13, 05/01/2019

Review: Pitch-perfect Ready or Not is a sharp and witty blood-soaked delight Enlarge / Samara Weaving delivers a standout performance in the new horror comedy Ready or Not. (credit: Fox Searchlight) An unsuspecting bride finds herself fighting for her life on her wedding night in Ready or Not, a wickedly funny, blood-soaked...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Toddler rescued by Aussie Rules player after running on to pitch during match – video A two-year-old girl was rescued by a player after she ran on to the field during an association Aussie Rules match. St Bernard's Alex McLeod told foxfooty.com.au that the incident during their defeat to the Old Melburnians was 'one of the strangest t...
16:52, 05/13/2019

This is the 19-slide pitch deck two 22-year-olds used to nab $57 million in funding from Silicon Valley Technology is shattering legacy financial systems that can't keep pace with market demand — and Brex is at the forefront. It's one of fintechs buzziest startups, aiming to rebuild B2B financial products starting with corporate cards for technol...
00:00, 09/03/2019

Fan's viral 96 mph pitch catches attention of MLB team, scores minor league contract A baseball fan's life has changed forever after he threw an unbelievable pitch at a Major League Baseball game, shocking officials and viewers around the world....
17:26, 08/03/2019

In Pitch Black Waters, Scientists Capture Historic Video Of Giant Squid In the pitch black waters 750 meters below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, a thin, undulating arm emerges from the gloom. For the first time, a live giant squid had been filmed in U.S. waters....
04:13, 06/24/2019

Activists in Hong Kong make pitch to extradition protesters: register to vote Campaigners in Hong Kong have registered thousands of new voters during mass protests against controversial extradition law reform, pouncing on an opportunity to bolster the democratic opposition's prospects in upcoming elections....
13:26, 06/20/2019

Democratic 2020 candidates pitch Iowa party leaders on how to beat Trump Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates delivered rapid-fire sales pitches to Iowa party leaders on Sunday, touting their ability to energize voters, win the White House and deliver on longtime party goals such as universal healthcare....
02:52, 06/10/2019

In Paris, Héctor Bellerín Swaps The Football Pitch For The Louis Vuitton Catwalk "Playing a game is the best thing ever and you cannot compare the two things but [walking in the show] was something that I really, really enjoyed and I was very happy to be able to do it," the Arsenal defender told Vogue post-show...
21:00, 06/21/2019

Amazon's video ad push, Jeffrey Katzenberg's pitch to advertisers, and iHeart's Apple hack Reuters Hi! Welcome to another edition of the Advertising and Media Insider newsletter, where we recap all the big stories we worked on this past week. If someone forwarded you this newsletter, sign up for your own here. Send me tips or feedback at l...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Read the pitch deck that business travel startup Lola used to secure $37 million in funding Lola.com CEO Mike Volpe thinks business travel on the whole is just horrible – but he saw that as a big business opportunity. Lola focuses on making it easier for medium-sized companies to manage corporate travel arrangements. Companies use the...
00:00, 08/22/2019

Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco announces he is fighting leukemia, hopes to pitch again in 2019 The Indians right-hander told a Dominican TV station that he has leukemia, a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow.       ...
00:13, 07/07/2019

Don't burn-out on the bricks! Charity will benefit if Brickyard winner avoids defacing famed IMS bricks The Speedway and Riley Children’s Foundation announced a promotion to benefit children and families affected by childhood cancers.        ...
10:39, 09/07/2019

Former pitcher Don Mossi, 'complete five-tool ugly player,' dies at 90 Don Mossi, who pitched for 12 seasons with four teams and was better remembered as “The Sphinx” or “Ears,” died at the age of 90.       ...
02:00, 07/26/2019

Reducing 'Ugly Cholesterol' May Help Prevent Stroke: Home Remedies To Manage Cholesterol Reducing high levels of remnant cholesterol or 'ugly cholesterol' can significantly cut the risk of stroke and myocardial infarction, say researchers....
17:00, 08/03/2019

Cubs' Cole Hamels leaves Reds game after throwing warmup pitch in second inning Cole Hamels left after one inning against the Cincinnati Reds Friday night, the latest blow to a Chicago Cubs rotation already missing Kyle Hendricks.       ...
17:13, 06/29/2019

Angels’ Andrew Heaney honors Tyler Skaggs with special first pitch, etches message into mound Los Angeles Angels pitcher Andrew Heaney honored the memory of his teammate Tyler Skaggs on Saturday with a special first pitch in his first start since his friend’s tragic death last week....
00:52, 07/08/2019

Liverpool goalie Adrian may miss next English Premier League match after pitch-invader incident Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian, fresh off a European Super Cup victory over Chelsea, may miss the club’s second English Premier League match of the season because of a bizarre injury suffered this week....
20:39, 08/16/2019

Gwyneth Paltrow called an 'extortionist' for expensive 'health summit' that turned out to be Goop sales pitch Attendees of Gwyneth Paltrow’s UK wellness summit in London are revolting after they were charged $5,700 to attend — then subjected to a weekend-long Goop sales pitch, while the actress skipped out on some of the festivities....
17:52, 07/03/2019

Airport security worker fired for passing note saying 'You ugly!!!' to a passenger Security video on YouTube shows a Greater Rochester International Airport security worker laughing after she gave a man a note that read 'You ugly!!!'        ...
22:26, 08/18/2019

Accountant for 'ugly models' agency fleeced firm out of more than £21,000, court hears An accountant for an alternative modelling agency fleeced the firm out of more than £21,000 by forging her boss's signature in a bid to clear her debts, a court heard....
19:13, 05/17/2019

Three observations from No. 8 Florida's ugly defeat of Miami (Fla.) in college football's season opener It wasn't easy, but Florida somehow beat Miami despite a multitude of mistakes in the opening game of the college football season.       ...
13:00, 08/25/2019

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial gets ugly fast with first accuser's testimony Kellen Winslow II faced his first rape accuser in court on Tuesday, when she underwent intense questioning from his attorney.        ...
16:39, 05/22/2019

High court avoids new case over same-sex wedding case FILE- This Feb. 5, 2013, file photo, shows exterior of the now closed Sweet Cakes by Melissa in Gresham, Ore. The Supreme Court is throwing out an Oregon court ruling against bakers who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. The move k...
21:39, 06/17/2019

Trump to pitch Israeli-Palestinian peace plan at Camp David summit with Arab leaders: reports The Trump administration is set to host a peace summit with Arab leaders at Camp David in September to pitch its much-awaited political solution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
07:26, 08/01/2019

England Lionesses lose on the pitch but victory for women's football brings watershed moment closer than ever Phil Neville had promised that losing this semi-final would 'mean nothing' to him but, when he is finally able to reflect on an agonising defeat, the England manager will feel differently....
01:26, 07/03/2019

Atlanta Braves’ Culberson suffers facial fractures after taking pitch to face on bunt attempt, team says Atlanta Braves utility player Charlie Culberson suffered "multiple facial fractures" after a 91 mph pitch struck him in the face during a bunt attempt in Saturday's playoff-clinching win over the Washington Nationals, the team announced....
06:13, 09/16/2019

'I see my camera as a shield': As the bullets flew, a photographer's instinct kicked in Dallas Morning News photographer Tom Fox said he stood behind a column while the gunman’s bullets ricocheted off the granite above his head.        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Kim Kardashian: 'Deeply shocked' about accusations against photographer she's worked with Why is Kim Kardashian saying she is "deeply shocked, saddened and disappointed"? A photographer she's worked with has been accused of bad behavior.        ...
04:52, 07/24/2019

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson avoids putting together his daughter's Barbie house and we get it Dwayne Johnson shared a photo of himself to social media and joked about how he was going to defer the task to mom.        ...
04:26, 06/19/2019

Marcus Hyde allegations: Photographer Emma Holley is offering free photoshoots to victims of Marcus Hyde A number of women have accused photographer Marcus Hyde of sexual misconduct, prompting his former clients Kim Kardashian and Ariana Grande to speak out...
14:52, 07/26/2019

'Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly' reveals singer's abuse, ugly relationship with Jay-Z “Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly” is written by Jim DeRogatis, the journalist who doggedly pursued Kelly’s story from his early days in Chicago.        ...
00:52, 06/05/2019

I'm not swooning over 'Breakthrough.' It avoids hard questions about miracles and God. If a child's cancer is evidence that God works in mysterious ways, so is a house that survived a tornado. Neither proves God favors some over others.        ...
23:26, 04/28/2019

Experts explain why the 'too ugly to rape' argument doesn't hold up After E. Jean Carroll accused Trump of rape, he said she was "not his type," a tactic experts say is used to discredit sexual assault victims.        ...
05:39, 06/26/2019

Aaron Rodgers vows Packers' offense will improve after 'ugly' win Imagine this: The Packers won their 2019 opener in the Bears’ backyard not because of their quarterback, but in spite of him.       ...
19:39, 09/06/2019

Alice Feeney's messy 'I Know Who You Are' wallows in ugly thrills An actress named Aimee is under suspicion after her husband disappears in this ugly, often grotesque thriller from Alice Feeney.        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

Toby Alderweireld says Tottenham will 'leave our hearts on the pitch' in Champions League Final Toby Alderweireld is the only member of the Tottenham squad to have played in a Champions League Final but the defender says any mention of his 2014 defeat with Atletico Madrid has been banned ahead of Saturday....
17:52, 05/29/2019

Pirates broadcaster criticizes Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. for 'all the jewelry' after hit by pitch Longtime Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass tacitly criticized Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. for wearing jewelry Tuesday after a hit by pitch.        ...
10:52, 06/06/2019

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
04:26, 06/04/2019

Nonprofit to help Chicago clear pot convictions Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx says clearing tens of thousands of convictions for marijuana possession is a critical part of righting the wrongs on the war on drugs. (Aug. 27)        ...
02:00, 08/28/2019

Broncos vs. Bears: Chicago will struggle again BRONCOS (+2½) over Bears: Customers were pounding Da Bears in Super Bowl futures as if Vegas was about to run out of ticket paper. Chicago’s defense is worthy — but offensive brain trust isn’t, and Mitchell Trubisky has about a year to prove out. The...
16:39, 09/15/2019

Chicago's Giolito strikes out 11 in win over Royals Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts in Saturday's 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium....
08:00, 06/09/2019

R Kelly returns to Chicago court After R Kelly appeared in court for a hearing Tuesday, his attorney told reporters he's still waiting for prosecutors to hand over videotape of what another attorney, Michael Avenatti, says shows the singer having sex with an underage girl. (May...
06:13, 05/08/2019

Uber Freight HQ opens in Chicago Uber today announced the opening of its Chicago-based Uber Freight HQ, which it says will be one of the engineering hubs for its transport business.Read More...
20:39, 09/09/2019

Chicago-area man gets more than 27 years for sex trafficking CHICAGO — A federal judge has sentenced a suburban Chicago man to more than 27 years in prison in a sex trafficking case. Federal prosecutors in Chicago said Monday that 32-year-old Deronarte Norwood of North Chicago sent a 15-year-old girl to have s...
14:26, 06/04/2019

Chicago West Just Proved She's Braver Than All of Us Introducing Chicago West, budding snake charmer. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's 1-year-old daughter doesn't have tons of world experience just yet, but she already proved......
19:13, 08/21/2019

Deadliest weekend for Chicago in 2019 Over the weekend 52 people in the city were shot, eight of them fatally, and two people were stabbed to death.        ...
04:26, 06/04/2019

GM's Maven pulls out of Chicago, New York Maven, the mobility brand operated by GM, said its car-sharing service will remain in operation in Detroit and Los Angeles while it discontinues operations in other major U.S. cities....
23:39, 05/20/2019

The Chicago Bears' Kickers Are In Hell The Chicago Bears have been trying all sorts of methods to move on from January’s season-ending double-doink. Nothing seems to be working....
21:52, 06/12/2019

More than a dozen hurt in Chicago July 4 stampede Police say a false report of gunfire set off a stampede that trampled more than a dozen people at Chicago’s annual July 4 fireworks display at Navy Pier (July 5)        ...
18:26, 07/05/2019

Three stabbed in scuffle at 4th of July celebration in Chicago Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago on Thursday and more than a dozen more were injured as many of the crowd fled the scene, police and media reports said early Friday....
10:26, 07/05/2019

Chicago spent more than $30K to capture ‘Chance the Snapper’ The city of Chicago's efforts to wrangle the alligator nicknamed Chance the Snapper, who was found living in a park lagoon this summer, cost more than $33,600....
11:52, 08/02/2019

Chicago, check out the new documentary When I Last Saw Jesse for free We like to give away tickets to preview screenings of Hollywood films here at The A.V. Club; it’s a good way to keep our readers in the loop, and this writer used to enter/go to them regularly before she started writing for The A.V. Club, so it feels...
23:39, 09/06/2019

Alligator spotted in popular Chicago lagoon Authorities on Tuesday were attempting to rescue a possible alligator or crocodile in the Humboldt Park lagoon.        ...
18:52, 07/10/2019

See you later alligator as Chicago's Chance the Snapper is captured 5ft 3in animal had been spotted last week in Chicago lagoonReptile caught by Florida expert will be sent to sanctuary or zooThe alligator had a good run as day after day the people hunting for him in a Chicago lagoon came up empty, but in the end he ...
07:26, 07/17/2019

Legendary Chicago Defender publication to go digital only The publication dates back to 1905 and has had a major role in covering the civil rights era. The owners say they will reach more people online.       ...
04:39, 07/08/2019

Chicago police confirm alligator in lagoon Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4- to 5-foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city's most popular parks. (July 10)        ...
23:13, 07/10/2019

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Chicago Bears Some people are fans of the Chicago Bears. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Chicago Bears. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
16:00, 08/23/2019

Starbucks will open its biggest store ever in Chicago The biggest Starbucks in the world is slated to open in November in Chicago — a four-story, 43,000-square-foot caffeine mecca that will employ 200 people. The Starbucks Reserve Roastery Chicago, a mega store that was first announced more than two yea...
02:13, 09/08/2019

Can Chicago's new mayor stop the bloodshed from gun violence? Some are hopeful that Lori Lightfoot can succeed where her immediate predecessors did not – but others are concerned she has reverted to failed ‘get tough’ policiesHeading into a long Fourth of July weekend last month, Lori Lightfoot, the new Chicago...
08:13, 08/01/2019

Chicago officer recorded asking teen for sex is fired CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer who allegedly asked a 17-year-old girl for sex in return for getting her mother’s impounded car released by the city has been fired. The Chicago Tribune reports that the city’s polic...
20:39, 05/28/2019

Braves vs. Cubs: Max Fried will baffle Chicago again Following up on some late-breaking Sunday news. Nik Wallenda, after defying death walking 25 stories above Times Square, had his wallet lifted walking on 42nd Street. Cam Newton, denied leg room after his $1,500 offer was refused, offered $100 to a D...
03:26, 06/26/2019