- Swiss police detain soccer officials ahead of FIFA congress
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 05/27/2015 - 02:32 AM
The Swiss Federal Office of Justice says six soccer officials have been arrested and detained pending extradition at the request of U. S. authorities ahead of the FIFA congress in Zurich.
- WNBA's Johnson: Didn't expect arrest after Griner fight
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Wednesday - 05/27/2015 - 02:24 AM
Glory Johnson had no idea her fight with then-fiancee Brittney Griner would become such a big deal.
- AP Interview: Afghanistan's first lady breaks taboos
Associated Press, Wednesday - 05/27/2015 - 02:22 AM
Afghanistan's first lady has broken numerous conventions in a society that traditionally sequesters women behind closed doors - speaking out on issues such as violence against women, the rule of law and the power of religion. But perhaps Rula Ghani's biggest taboo breaker is simply being the country's first presidential spouse in decades to be seen and heard in public.
- Craft? Micro? Increasingly, 'nanobrews' slake local thirst
San Diego Union-Tribune, Wednesday - 05/27/2015 - 02:01 AM
In a nondescript industrial park, beer geeks line up several times a week outside Bissell Brothers to get the latest batch of fresh beer — much like foodies seeking the freshest baguettes, pomegranates or kale.
- David Price outpitches Jesse Chavez as Tigers beat Athletics
The Macomb Daily, Wednesday - 05/27/2015 - 01:48 AM
David Price outdueled Jesse Chavez to win for the first time in four starts, and the Detroit Tigers bounced back from a shutout a day earlier to beat the Oakland Athletics 1-0 on Tuesday night.(CLICK HERE FOR A PHOTO GALLERY FROM THIS GAME)Price (4-1) gave up five hits, struck out three and walked one in seven innings for a third straight winning decision, but his first victory since May 2 at Kansas City.
- Kershaw, Dodgers breeze to 8-0 win over Braves
Sacramento Bee, Wednesday - 05/27/2015 - 01:48 AM
Clayton Kershaw combined with two relievers on a five-hitter and capped a six-run fourth inning with an RBI single, Adrian Gonzalez notched his 1,000th RBI with a two-run homer, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 8-0 on Tuesday night. …
- Brassard, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Lightning 7-3
New York Daily News, Wednesday - 05/27/2015 - 01:17 AM
Derick Brassard had a hat trick and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 36 shots in another season-saving performance as the New York Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-3 Tuesday night to force Game 7 in the Eastern Conference finals.
- Pacific Gas & Electric Co. president announces retirement
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 05/27/2015 - 12:58 AM
The president of Pacific Gas & Electric Company is retiring at the end of the year. California's largest utility announced the retirement of Christopher P. Johns in a statement, and said the board of directors will discuss a replacement before Johns' last day. Johns led the company through a deadly 2010 pipeline explosion that resulted in a $1.6 billion fine by the California Public Utilities Commission earlier this year. Federal investigators faulted both PG&E and lax oversight by the utilities commission in the explosion, which killed eight people in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno. Johns joined PG&E in 1996 as vice president and controller.
- Lightning routed 7-3 by Rangers in Game 6
Associated Press, Wednesday - 05/27/2015 - 12:54 AM
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop admitted that he really doesn't want to watch the tape of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals.
- Flores delivers again, Mets beat Phillies 5-4 in 10 innings
Sacramento Bee, Tuesday - 05/26/2015 - 11:17 PM
Wilmer Flores singled home the winning run with two outs in the 10th inning for his second huge hit in two days, giving the New York Mets a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. …
- Teixeira Drives In 4 Runs, Yankees Beat Royals 5-1
Hartford Courant, Tuesday - 05/26/2015 - 11:17 PM
Mark Teixeira homered and drove in four runs, Adam Warren pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Tuesday night to send the AL champions to their first three-game skid this season.
- Donaldson's 2nd homer lifts Blue Jays over White Sox 10-9
Kansas City Star, Tuesday - 05/26/2015 - 11:17 PM
Josh Donaldson hit three-run homer off David Robertson in the ninth inning, his second home run of the game, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays over the Chicago White Sox 10-9 on Tuesday night. …
- Reds end 9-game losing streak with 2-1 win over Rockies
NBC News, Tuesday - 05/26/2015 - 11:02 PM
Skip Schumaker hit a game-winning double in the ninth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds ended a nine-game losing streak - their longest in 17 years - with a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.
- LeBron, Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Tuesday - 05/26/2015 - 10:57 PM
LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games and the Cleveland Cavaliers reserved a spot in the NBA Finals with a 118-88 victory over the Atlan…
- Pirates run win streak to 5, top Marlins 5-1
Sacramento Bee, Tuesday - 05/26/2015 - 10:49 PM
Jeff Locke worked into the sixth inning in his first win in more than a month, and the Pittsburgh Pirates dropped the reeling Miami Marlins 5-1 on Tuesday night. …
- Proposed Uribe-for-Callaspo trade falls through
San Antonio Express-News, Tuesday - 05/26/2015 - 09:31 PM
The deal collapsed because of collective bargaining agreement provision that any player who became a major league free agent and cannot be traded without his approval until after June 15. Callaspo, who played for the Los Angeles Angels from 2010 through 2013, started at third base and batted seventh on Tuesday night after getting scratched from manager Fredi Gonzalez's starting lineup before Monday night's series opener.
- LEADING OFF: Lester vs Scherzer in high-priced matchup
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Tuesday - 05/26/2015 - 08:56 PM
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
- Phillies GM apologizes to fans for disparaging comments
Waco Tribune-Herald, Tuesday - 05/26/2015 - 08:17 PM
Embattled general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. apologized Tuesday to Philadelphia Phillies fans for saying they "don't understand the game" and the "process" that goes into constructing a t