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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Dodgers’ Hill finishes strong after tough spring

Rich Hill had mostly lousy starts this spring, and still left every game with a similar message: "I'm pretty much terrible every spring," he said. "I'll be fine when the … Click to Continue »

Encarnacion, Gomes homer in Indians’ spring finale

Edwin Encarnacion was signed to a $60 million, three-year contract this offseason to provide power in the middle of the Cleveland Indians' lineup. It took a little while this spring, … Click to Continue »

Sporting KC, Toronto FC play to 0-0 tie

Toronto FC played to a 0-0 tie with Sporting Kansas City in their home opener Friday night in a matchup of unbeaten MLS teams. Toronto (1-0-3) had more chances on … Click to Continue »

It’s all SEC for women’s title after Mississippi St stunner

Now that UConn is surprisingly out of the way, it's time for an SEC party with a pair of teams that have never played in the NCAA women's championship game. … Click to Continue »

IPA rules the Seattle beer scene, and that’s ok

"Hops are a really sexy ingredient."

Crawford helps Giants beat A’s with bat, glove

With one swing and a pair of defensive gems, Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford is more than ready for the regular season to begin. Same thing goes for pitcher Jeff Samardzija, … Click to Continue »

North Carolina ‘bathroom bill’ reset gets applause and jeers

North Carolina's deal to undo its "bathroom bill" is receiving both complaints and applause, along with one big vote of confidence that could pump tens of millions of dollars into … Click to Continue »

Medals for 2020 Tokyo Olympics to be made of recycled metal

Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have begun collecting discarded electronic devices that will be used in the production of the medals to be awarded to athletes. Japanese Olympic swimmer … Click to Continue »

3 arrested in Atlanta fire underneath interstate bridge

Three people have been arrested in connection with the raging fire that collapsed a portion of Interstate 85 a few miles north of downtown Atlanta, crippling a major traffic artery … Click to Continue »

Ring that Cowbell! Mississippi St shocks UConn in Final Four

Mississippi State coach Vic Schaefer last year was showing the movie "Miracle" to his players and hoping for one. Now, the Lady Bulldogs are living one. A year after an … Click to Continue »

Warriors use big fourth quarter to hold off Rockets 107-98

Just this week, Golden State has handled West powers Memphis and San Antonio and taken down Houston twice. Now, these Warriors want to wrap up the No. 1 seed and … Click to Continue »

John Wall lets loose on referees after Wizards loss to Jazz

John Wall ripped into the referees after his Washington Wizards lost to the Utah Jazz 95-88 on Friday night, and a fine from the league could be coming. The All-Star … Click to Continue »

Starved Public Disclosure Commission did meaty Eyman probe

Our state's Public Disclosure Commission is something the voters wanted to track political money. The Legislature, however, has started it for years. With its investigation of Tim Eyman's initiative empire, however, the PDC shows the value of having a watchdog around.

Rockies 5, Mariners 5 (tie): Late infield defensive lapses prove costly

Not a banner defensive night for the Mariners’ infield. What should have been an error on shortstop Jean Segura led to one run in the seventh inning, and errors by … Click to Continue »

Iginla’s 625th goal, Quick’s 35 saves get Kings past Canucks

Jarome Iginla scored his 625th career goal and Jonathan Quick made 35 saves for his second shutout of the season as the Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-0 … Click to Continue »

Myanmar by-elections take pulse of Suu Kyi’s popularity

Voting is underway in 19 by-elections in Myanmar, in the first test of the popularity of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy since it formed the government a … Click to Continue »

Coyotes win 6-3, end Capitals’ winning streak at 6

Christian Dvorak scored a pair of unassisted goals and the Arizona Coyotes chased Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby early in a 6-3 victory on Friday night that ended Washington's six-game winning … Click to Continue »

Venezuela leader urges court to review ruling on congress

President Nicolas Maduro urged Venezuela's Supreme Court early Saturday to review a decision stripping congress of its last powers, a ruling that set off a storm of criticism from the … Click to Continue »

NY state budget talks grind on as deadline passes

New York state entered a new fiscal year without a state budget Saturday as lawmakers failed to find compromises on key proposals relating to education spending and juvenile justice. Still, … Click to Continue »

GOP Rep. Chris Stewart booed at Salt Lake City town hall

A crowd of more than 1,000 people in Utah's Democratic stronghold booed Republican U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart at a Friday night town hall as the congressman defended GOP positions on … Click to Continue »