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Stars look to continue playoff push vs. Blue Jackets

The quest for the Dallas Stars is monumental, but as they head into Saturday's home clash with the struggling Columbus ...


Blazers star Damian Lillard (hamstring) sits out vs. Spurs

Trail Blazers star guard Damian Lillard was ruled out of Portland's Friday night game against the San Antonio Spurs due ...


Austin FC opens inaugural MLS season at LAFC

If Austin FC is looking for a blueprint to follow as it joins Major League Soccer as an expansion team, ...


Young Rapids set to open against revamped FC Dallas

When FC Dallas and the Colorado Rapids open their respective MLS seasons on Saturday at Frisco, Texas, a familiar face ...


Shock, Outlaws win Overwatch League openers

The 2021 season of the Overwatch League kicked off with a bang on Friday as the defending champion San Francisco ...


North Texas assistant coach dies in car accident

North Texas basketball assistant coach Nelson Haggerty died in a single-car accident Friday morning. He was 47. "Our hearts hurt ...


Texans' GM mum about contingency plans at QB

The Houston Texas undoubtedly have a contingency plan should legal issues keep quarterback Deshaun Watson out of action, but general ...


Braves place Drew Smyly on IL, call up Kyle Wright to face Cubs

The Atlanta Braves made a pitching change prior to Friday's afternoon game against the host Chicago Cubs. The Braves placed ...


Royals look to extend run of solid pitching against Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays might need to send some gear to Ward Melville High School in East Setauket, N.Y. After ...


Rangers' Mike Foltynewicz out to stifle cold-hitting Orioles

Right-hander Mike Foltynewicz is still looking for his first win as a Texas Rangers starting pitcher. But he has some ...


MLB roundup: Braves beat Marlins to end skid

Dansby Swanson lined the first pitch he saw into left field to complete a two-run rally and give the Atlanta ...


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Timberwolves bounce back from lopsided losses, stun Heat

After losing its past two home games by a combined 55 points, the host Minnesota Timberwolves used a big fourth ...

Reds use 7-spot in 3rd to blast Indians

Joey Votto's two-run homer highlighted a seven-run third inning, and the Cincinnati Reds won their sixth straight at home, 10-3 ...

Kyle Schwarber's 9th-inning homer lifts Nats over D-backs

Kyle Schwarber homered in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the host Washington Nationals a 1-0, walk-off win ...

Grizzlies hand Bulls fifth straight setback

Dillon Brooks scored a season-high 32 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies handed the Chicago Bulls their fifth consecutive loss, 126-115, ...

Rays, Michael Wacha shut down Yankees

Michael Wacha pitched six sharp innings of one-hit ball as the visiting Tampa Bay Rays capitalized on shoddy defense by ...

Nikola Jokic's 50th double-double leads Nuggets in rout

Nikola Jokic posted his 50th double-double of the season while Michael Porter Jr. scored 21 points as the Denver Nuggets ...

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NASA awaits software update before Mars helicopter takes off

ORLANDO, Florida: A software problem has caused NASA to delay the first helicopter flight on Mars.When Perseverance, the Mars rover, ...

U.S. deepens ties with Taiwan following Chinese threats

BEIJING, China: Following increasing Chinese military activity around Taiwan, the U.S. State Department has announced it would deepen relations with ...

Investigation underway into mass shooting near Indianapolis Airport

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - At least eight people have been shot dead by a lone gunman at a FedEx facility in ...

Covid surges in Brazil, France stops flights to the country

PARIS, France: As Brazil has been hit hard by a coronavirus variant, France will temporarily halt all flights to and ...

Russia says newly arrived U.S. warships should remain clear of Crimea

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia has called upon the United States to keep its naval ships from approaching the Crimea, saying U.S. ...

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Dow Jones and Standard and Poor's 500 cruise to new record highs

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks powered ahead on Friday breaking new records, as sharemarkets generally around the globe ...


Intel to manufacture chips for cars in U.S., Ireland, Israel

SANTA CLARA, California: U.S. semiconductor company Intel Corp is in discussions to begin production of chips for automakers, in a ...


Moderna study for U.S. shows vaccine 95% effective after 6 months

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts: A new study indicates that the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine protects recipients for over six months with a 95 ...


Stocks in Asia jump after China records 18.3% growth in first quarter

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - An astonishing 18.30 percent GDP growth in the fourth quarter in China drove Asian stock markets ...


$11 million fund to provide free rides to receive Covid vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Uber, PayPal and Walgreens pharmacies have set up an $11-million Vaccine Access Fund to provide free rides to ...


Wall Street breaks out champagne as stocks soar into stratosphere

NEW YORK, New York - Strong economic data propelled already-high U.S. stocks to even greater dizzying levels on Thursday.The Dow ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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