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A's bounce back to pound Astros, hit 6 HRs in 21-7 romp

Matt Olson and Sean Murphy both homered twice as the Oakland Athletics tagged Wade Miley for seven runs in the first inning and scored a season high in a 21-7 rout of the Houston Astros       ...

A's bounce back to pound Astros, hit 6 HRs in 21-7 romp

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Springer 5 hits, 2 homers as Astros romp 15-5, sweep Rangers HOUSTON (AP) — George Springer was 5 for 5 with four RBIs and a pair of home runs that increased total to an AL-high 15, leading the Houston Astros to a 15-5 rout over Texas on Sunday and a four-game sweep of the Rangers. Alex Bregman also homered tw...
18:32, 05/12/2019

Watch: Alex Bregman, Yordan Alvarez hit back-to-back homers in Astros' 99th win Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez hit back-to-back home runs in the sixth inning of a win against the Texas Rangers, helping the Houston Astros clinch their 99th victory of 2019....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Will Vettel bounce back? After a thrilling and controversial Italian Grand Prix, we assembled ESPN's panel of F1 journalists -- Kate Walker, Maurice Hamilton, Nate Saunders and Laurence Edmondson -- to discuss the main talking points from the race weekend....
11:01, 09/10/2019

'Aston Martin will bounce back better than ever' Opinion 8 Aug, 2019 Aston Martin's recent money troubles have become headline news, but Steve Fowler believes this is just a minor bump in the road...
08:16, 08/08/2019

Timbers aim for bounce-back effort against FC Dallas After leaving many regulars behind for Wednesday's loss on the East Coast, Portland Timbers coach Giovanni Savarese will hope they can return to lead a rebound Sunday night against a visiting FC Dallas side that also suffered midweek disappointment....
22:32, 06/29/2019

Alonso looks to bounce back after practice crash Fernando Alonso was uninjured after crashing on the second day of practice for the Indianapolis 500 on Wednesday. Alonso said his McLaren team will bounce back strong from the incident....
23:48, 05/15/2019

Racing Point will bounce back, says Szafnauer Racing Point principal Otmar Szafnauer says it is only a matter of time before the team, successors to now-defunct Force India, get back to being best of the rest behind Formula One's big three....
06:16, 08/07/2019

DHFL Shares Bounce Back From 11-Year Low Dewan Housing Finance (DHFL) news:Dewan Housing Finance shares climbed to as much as Rs. 51.40 apiece on Tuesday, marking a gain of 5.98% over the previous close. DHFL shares have plunged sharply over......
02:16, 07/16/2019

Can Ted Cheeseman bounce back against Kieron Conway? Matt Bozeat considers Ted Cheeseman's British title defence at York Hall The post Can Ted Cheeseman bounce back against Kieron Conway? appeared first on Boxing News....
10:48, 06/18/2019

Scotland bounce back to beat France 17-14 "A much-changed Scotland bounced back strongly from last week\u0027s thrashing by France by winning the return fixture 17-14 at Murrayfield on Saturday, though neither team will take much joy from what was a scrappy World Cup warm-up clash."...
08:32, 08/24/2019

Stocks bounce back as trade rhetoric cools U.S. stocks on Tuesday reclaimed some of the ground lost in the prior day's steep sell-off, with tariff-sensitive technology stocks leading the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq higher as investors were heartened by a tonal shift in U.S.-China trade rhetoric....
19:16, 05/14/2019

Lester, Cubs bounce back with 8-1 victory over Angels Jon Lester returned to form, allowing one run in seven innings, and the Chicago Cubs' offense came alive in an 8-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels        ...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Zverev, Khachanov bounce back at Halle Open Alexander Zverev, Karen Khachanov bounce back from Stuttgart disappointments to reach second round of Halle Open        ...
18:32, 06/18/2019

Trona, California, was trying to bounce back. Then an earthquake hit. Then a bigger one. "If we have another quake, I am not going to have a house," said a resident coping with damage in the 1,500-person town of Trona, California.        ...
04:32, 07/07/2019

Serbia bounce back to finish fifth at FIBA World Cup Serbia shooting guard Bogdan Bogdanovic poured in 31 points in a stand-out individual performance as they beat the Czech Republic 90-81 to grab fifth place at the FIBA Basketball World Cup after bouncing back from a slow start....
10:00, 09/14/2019

Lucky Bounce Puts Michael Chavis On Base; Unlucky Bounce Gets Him Out At The Plate Red Sox rookie Michael Chavis really went through it in the second inning of Boston’s 7-3 win today over the Oakland A’s. The second baseman knocked a grounder straight up the middle to Chad Pinder that would’ve been an easy double play if it hadn’t ...
03:32, 05/02/2019

76ers even series with impressive bounce-back win over Raptors in Game 2 Philadelphia answered its Game 1 loss in impressive fashion, with better defense and key adjustments to beat Toronto 94-89 and tie the series 1-1.        ...
23:00, 04/29/2019

Nuggets bounce back with tough win over Blazers in Game 4 to even series Denver held on to beat Portland 116-112 after a fourth quarter full of big shots that felt more like the punches and counter-punches of a heavyweight fight.        ...
22:00, 05/05/2019

NBA Finals: Why Steve Kerr is confident Warriors will bounce back TORONTO — The Warriors are in new territory in the NBA Finals in their fifth straight appearance. Before Thursday, they had never lost Game 1. Coach Steve Kerr’s excuse after his team’s convincing loss to Toronto was less about Kevin Durant’s absence...
02:32, 06/02/2019

2nd Test, Day 1 Live: England Eye Bounce Back After Humiliating Defeat ENG vs AUS 2nd Test Day 1 Live Score, Ashes 2019: Australia, who are eyeing their first away Ashes series win in 18 years, will look to once again get one over hosts England when the arch-rivals lock......
01:48, 08/14/2019

Yankees bounce back against possible trade target Marcus Stroman The Yankees got their up close look at potential trade target Marcus Stroman on Sunday and — more importantly — another victory. Gio Urshela had a two-run single in the second and scored the go-ahead run in the fifth with the help of a nifty slide, a...
14:32, 07/14/2019

| Solomon, Boros bounce back to take Berg River stage 1 Defending champions Graeme Solomon and Adrian Boros had to fight back from a disastrous mishap to take full control of the Berg River Canoe Marathon....
09:00, 07/03/2019

Mets vs. Marlins: Amazin’s will bounce back with Jacob deGrom Well Pete Buttigieg and Beto O’Rourke, your 15 minutes of fame are up. Baskin-Robbins flavors of the week got the bad news Thursday that Mayor “Big Bird” de Blasio flapped his wings and entered the already crowded Democratic presidential race. Don’t ...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Phillies vs. Mets: Aaron Nola will continue his bounce back “It’s a very unexciting group of people.” President Trump weighing in on, no not the Orioles lineup, but the field of 20 Democrats debating in Miami. Split into two divisions and Bill de Blasio, as expected, ran last of 10 Wednesday. While Trump was ...
08:48, 06/27/2019

Wheels24.co.za | British GP: Hamilton aims to bounce back with sixth home win Lewis Hamilton is aiming to bounce back from a rare weekend of disappointment by winning his home British Grand Prix for a record sixth time this weekend -- and in front of the biggest crowd at the historic Silverstone circuit in nearly three decades...
09:32, 07/11/2019

Masahiro Tanaka leads pitching rebound as Yankees bounce back They had witnessed Masahiro Tanaka’s second straight strong outing, the Yankees loading the bases without scoring, Tommy Kahnle’s superb two-strikeout effort and Zack Britton working around first baseman Mike Ford’s fielding error on Didi Gregorius’ ...
22:32, 08/16/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf markets bounce back as trade war simmers down Gulf stocks rebounded from their recent losses on Tuesday as markets' renewed fears about an escalating global trade war eased, with Beijing stepping in to stabilise the yuan and Washington dismissing fears of a lengthy trade...
08:16, 08/07/2019

76ers bounce back to handle Raptors and force decisive Game 7 Two nights after getting blown out by 36 points, the Sixers rebounded with a 112-101 win over the Raptors to force a Game 7 back in Toronto.        ...
22:16, 05/09/2019

Scott Parker given chance to help Fulham bounce back to Premier League • Former midfielder given manager’s job on permanent basis• Parker in charge since Claudio Ranieri’s February sackingScott Parker has been backed by Fulham’s chairman, Shahid Khan, to drive the club back to the Premier League at the first attempt. Pa...
11:48, 05/10/2019

England vs Bangladesh: Hosts bounce back from Pakistan defeat with clinical 106-run win in Cardiff Explosive with the bat, then rapid with the ball, England brushed Bangladesh aside in a clinical showing in Cardiff. It was, after defeat to Pakistan on Monday, just what the hosts needed before a six-day break....
14:32, 06/08/2019

South Africa vs India: Proteas will bounce back, insists Andile Phehlukwayo India will bid to become the third team this tournament to open their World Cup with a win over South Africa when the two teams meet at Southampton on Wednesday....
11:00, 06/04/2019

Global stocks bounce back as Trump downplays U.S.-China trade fight U.S. and European stocks regained ground on Tuesday after President Donald Trump downplayed the U.S.-China trade war as "a little squabble" a day after a spike in tensions between the world's two largest economies rattled financial markets....
19:16, 05/14/2019

Aubameyang breaks Aston Villa hearts as 10-man Arsenal bounce back late on At some point Arsenal may tire of lurching from famine to feast and offer their supporters a square meal. That day could hardly look further away, though, after a mindboggling 90 minutes into which they distilled their vibrant best and shambolic wors...
12:32, 09/22/2019

Mets’ Steven Matz finds right pitch pace in bounce-back effort Pitching close to home is nothing new for Steven Matz. As the left-hander said after the Mets’ 7-2 win Wednesday over the Marlins at Citi Field, “I don’t know anything else at this point.’’ That won’t be the case for Marcus Stroman, who will make his...
04:16, 08/08/2019

Euro 2020 roundup: Ronaldo gets four, France stroll it, Czechs bounce back • Ronaldo takes international tally to 93 in 5-1 win over Lithuania• Czech Republic leapfrog Kosovo with 3-0 victory in MontenegroPortugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo took his international goals tally to 93 when he scored four times to give the Europe...
15:32, 09/10/2019

Fulham ready to bounce back after learning from last season’s mistakes | Dominic Fifield The chaotic recruitment policy pursued before their brief return to the Premier League has been replaced by sensible planning, headed by their manager, Scott ParkerIt was as the conversation ticked inexorably towards the hour that Tony Khan issued th...
08:48, 07/23/2019

Justin Bieber opens up in new post: "It's taken me years to bounce back from all of these terrible decisions" Earlier this year, we reported on a long, vulnerable Instagram post wherein Justin Bieber said he was going to take a break from music to focus on “repairing some of the deep rooted issues” with which he’s long struggled. Now, in another long, vulner...
00:16, 09/04/2019

Gymnast Morgan Hurd needs to bounce back from late mistakes at U.S. national championships After hitting three routines on the first night of the U.S. Gymnastics Championships, the 2017 world all-around champ struggled on her final event.       ...
08:16, 08/10/2019

Will Bounce Back In 2021 Assembly Polls: Mamata Banerjee To Party Leaders Notwithstanding the party's dismal performance in the Lok Sabha polls, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Friday told the party activists to work hard as she is confident of bouncing back......
14:00, 07/05/2019

Asia stocks bounce back amid positive signals from Beijing on US-China trade Stocks in Asia traded higher on Friday following hints from Beijing that it will not retaliate against the latest round of tariffs from Washington for now, amid the ongoing U.S.-China trade war....
20:00, 08/29/2019

Pound bounces back against dollar as Tory MP defects The pound bounced back on Tuesday afternoon from its lowest level against the dollar since the so-called flash crash in October 2016, shortly after Tory MP Dr Phillip Lee's defection ended the government's working majority....
20:16, 09/03/2019

‘It’s Taken Me Years to Bounce Back.’ Justin Bieber Reflects on ‘Bad Decisions,’ Drug Use in Confessional Instagram Post NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber is opening up about a string of “bad decisions” that led him to go from being a beloved teen performer to “the most ridiculed, judged and hated person in the world.” In a very personal and i...
19:48, 09/03/2019

Opinion: Expect Aaron Rodgers to bounce back, but Packers' backup QB remains a mystery Aaron Rodgers will remain among the elite QBs in football, but the backup cast behind him remains a big question mark with the Packers.       ...
07:48, 07/16/2019

Pound-for-pound rankings: Naoya Inoue is coming for the top spot ... fast Naoya Inoue accomplished a few things with his latest KO victory: He stopped a legit opponent, won a bantamweight world title and made a big jump in the pound-for-pound rankings. Who completes the top 10?...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Astros' Carlos Correa back from injured list Star shortstop Carlos Correa returned to the Houston Astros' starting lineup Friday against the St. Louis Cardinals after missing 50 games due to a rib injury....
07:48, 07/28/2019

Juan Francisco Estrada gatecrashes the pound-for-pound list Srisaket Sor Rungvisai loses his WBC super-flyweight title to old foe Juan Francisco Estrada The post Juan Francisco Estrada gatecrashes the pound-for-pound list appeared first on Boxing News....
06:32, 05/01/2019

As Stipe Miocic moves into pound-for-pound rankings, who falls out? Stipe Miocic regained the UFC heavyweight title to stake his claim on a spot in the men's top 10. To make room, another champion dropped out of the rankings....
12:32, 08/21/2019

Jessica Andrade moves up in ESPN pound-for-pound MMA rankings On the strength of her slam KO to become UFC strawweight champion, Andrade advances from No. 6 to No. 4 in the ESPN pound-for-pound women's MMA top 10....
12:48, 05/14/2019

Tottenham legend Ledley King on Champions League Final bounce back, Harry Kane injury and new stadium lift For Tottenham, the challenge of how to improve on a rollercoaster 2018/19 campaign looms large as the players prepare to commence pre-season preparations....
06:00, 07/03/2019

MLB power rankings: Led by George Springer, red-hot Astros take back the No. 1 spot George Springer and Alex Bregman have been on fire to start the month of May and have the Astros primed to run away with the AL West.        ...
11:32, 05/13/2019

Astros OF Springer leaves game with lower back stiffness BOSTON (AP) — Astros outfielder George Springer has left Houston’s game against the Boston Red Sox in the fifth inning with lower back stiffness. Springer, who entered Sunday leading the majors with 17 homers, took three big swings in the first...
15:00, 05/19/2019

Jon Jones? Khabib Nurmagomedov? The real pound-for-pound No. 1 is ... Khabib Nurmagomedov made a case for himself at UFC 242 as the top fighter in all of MMA. And new strawweight champion Zhang Weili makes her debut in the women's top 10....
11:16, 09/11/2019

Can anyone bump Jones, Nunes from pound-for-pound No. 1 spots? Jon Jones and Amanda Nunes both saw challengers climb to the top of the mountain to try (but fail) to knock them off. How long can the No. 1 pound-for-pound male and female fighters rule?...
13:48, 07/10/2019

Naoya Inoue, the best pound-for-pound boxer you've probably never seen With 17 wins, 15 knockouts and an unblemished record on the way to titles in three divisions, Naoya Inoue could be the most dominant fighter in the world -- though many fans have never seen him in action....
07:00, 05/15/2019

Roger Federer 'hurting' after US Open defeat to Grigor Dimitrov but vows to bounce back Roger Federer crashed out of the quarter-finals of the US Open overnight against Grigor Dimitrov, a player who until the tournament began could barely even beg a victory....
03:48, 09/04/2019

Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson backs British boxer to bounce back Dwayne Johnson has backed Anthony Joshua to return "even better" than before following the British boxer's shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr at New York's Madison Square Garden....
09:32, 06/03/2019

Argentina, Spain romp into World Cup last four "Argentina steamrolled into the basketball World Cup semi-finals with a spectacular 97-87 win over Serbia, who were among the tournament favourites, and were joined by 2006 champions Spain who overpowered surprise package Poland 90-78 on Tuesday."...
14:00, 09/10/2019

Luplow hits 2 of Indians’ 5 HRs in 9-0 romp over White Sox CHICAGO (AP) — Jordan Luplow hit two of Cleveland’s five homers, Carlos Carrasco cruised through seven innings and the Indians pounded the Chicago White Sox 9-0 on Tuesday. Roberto Pérez, Jake Bauers and José Ramirez also went deep as the light...
16:16, 05/14/2019

| Rampant Liverpool stun Barcelona with Anfield romp Divock Origi was the unlikely hero as Liverpool pulled off the greatest semi-final comeback in Champions League beating Barcelona on an incredible night at Anfield....
17:32, 05/07/2019

Luplow hits 2 of Indians' 5 HRs in 9-0 romp over White Sox Jordan Luplow hit two of Cleveland's five homers, Carlos Carrasco cruised through seven innings and the Indians pounded the Chicago White Sox 9-0        ...
15:16, 05/14/2019

Giolito, Jimenez lead White Sox to 10-2 romp over Yankees CHICAGO (AP) — Lucas Giolito pitched into the seventh for his ninth straight win, Eloy Jimenez hit two three-run homers and the Chicago White Sox pounded the New York Yankees 10-2 on Friday night. Giolito (10-1) gave up a solo homer to Luke Voit in t...
22:48, 06/14/2019

Profar slam, A’s romp 17-3 for 13th straight win over Tigers DETROIT (AP) — Jurickson Profar hit his first career grand slam and the Oakland Athletics routed Detroit 17-3 Thursday for their 13th straight victory over the Tigers. Josh Phegley had four hits, including one of Oakland’s five home runs, as th...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Barcelona 5-2 Valencia: Ansu Fati stars in home romp 16-year-old scores after two minutes before setting up Frenkie De JongKevin Gameiro kept Valencia interestedGerard Pique and Luis Suarez seal points after the break 10.08pm BST That is from me, thanks for following our La Liga coverage. There is plen...
20:17, 09/14/2019

Profar slam, A's romp 17-3 for 13th straight win over Tigers Jurickson Profar hit his first career grand slam and the Oakland Athletics routed Detroit 17-3 for their 13th straight victory over the Tigers        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Rosario, homer-happy Twins romp past White Sox 11-4 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eddie Rosario went 4 for 5 with three RBIs and one of Minnesota’s three home runs in another power-packed romp by the major league-leading Twins, who beat the Chicago White Sox 11-4 on Friday night for their ninth win in thei...
22:16, 05/24/2019

Vincent Parco sentenced to 1 to 3 years for secret filming of sex romp Ex-TV gumshoe Vincent Parco landed one to three years behind bars Friday for a blackmail plot involving a secretly recorded threesome. Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Donald Leo admitted at sentencing that he liked the affable private investigator but c...
18:16, 06/14/2019

| Tattoo twins Peaty and Dressel romp to world swim gold Adam Peaty completed a world treble in the 100m breaststroke, while Caeleb Dressel continued to feed his obsession for gold by romping to the 50m butterfly title....
10:00, 07/22/2019

Vincent Parco to sue Brooklyn DA over ‘false’ press release on sex-romp filming Former TV gumshoe Vincent Parco plans to sue the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office over its announcement of his prison sentence for illegally filming a steamy sexcapade on behalf of a pedophile — claiming the press release unfairly pain...
00:49, 09/13/2019

Women's World Cup: USA's Alex Morgan scores five goals in 13-0 romp over Thailand Alex Morgan recorded a record-tying five goals as the United States national team cruised to a historic 13-0 win over Thailand in the Women's World Cup....
23:32, 06/11/2019

Pokémon Rumble Rush is an island-hopping, monster-capturing romp for iOS and Android The new mobile game has you exploring different islands in the Pokémon universe. You can collect new monsters through a simple battle system.Read More...
13:32, 05/15/2019

Watch: PSG's Kylian Mbappe megs keeper, shows off jets in romp of Dynamo Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe showed off his incredible speed and scored twice, including a nutmeg of the goalie, in a 6-1 win against Dynamo Dresden....
09:48, 07/17/2019

Champions League roundup: Håland makes history in Salzburg romp as Barça are held • Teenager scores first-half hat-trick in 6-2 win• Barcelona held to 0-0 draw by Borussia DortmundErling Braut Håland became the first teenager to score a hat-trick on his Champions League debut since Wayne Rooney in 2004 as Red Bull Salzburg thrashe...
23:00, 09/17/2019

History’s Game Changers: Inside the Video Game Wars — A romp through gaming’s early days Game Changers: Inside the Video Game Wars is a documentary airing soon on the History Channel that captures the great moments of the dawn of video games.Read More...
09:00, 06/07/2019

Why Do I Want to Bounce My Leg All the Time? I’m one of those people who is constantly moving. Whenever I’m not standing up, I get an uncontrollable urge to move my legs. They bounce for hours on end, and most of the time I don’t even notice it. When I do, I sometimes try to stop in case it’s a...
18:00, 07/16/2019

A new way to make droplets bounce away In many situations, engineers want to minimize the contact of droplets of water or other liquids with surfaces they fall onto. Whether the goal is keeping ice from building up on an airplane wing or a wind turbine blade, or preventing heat loss from ...
02:48, 06/27/2019

Stocks Bounce but Fear Remains Near-dated futures contracts tracking the Cboe Volatility Index, or VIX, continue to hover above those expiring later, a sign that investors are still girding for turbulence in stocks ahead in the near-term....
16:00, 08/15/2019

Will Argentina’s economy do the dead cat bounce? Argentina is about to default; again. It will be the ninth time in the past 200 years, and the Latin American sovereign is about to test its ability to survive beyond the ascribed mortality of cats....
06:32, 08/22/2019

Are the Tories about to enjoy a Boris bounce? At the end of a seminal week in politics, we discuss whether Boris Johnson's appointment as prime minister will lead to a boost in Conservative support - as even columnist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown gets swept up in the excitement....
03:00, 07/27/2019

Bounce house goes airborne, injuring five students Several students were injured at a Washington state high school Wednesday when a gust of wind catapulted a bouncy house at least 10 feet into the air, officials said. A “strong gust of wind” flipped the bounce house over around 2:30 p.m. ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Wall Street set to bounce after turbulent week Hopes of more official stimulus for the economy and the easing of a bond market rally put Wall Street on track to open sharply higher on Friday, as a bruising week for markets drew to a close....
06:32, 08/16/2019

Oil prices bounce nearly 3% after plummeting on Trump's tariff plan Oil prices rallied nearly 3% on Friday, a partial rebound from their biggest daily drop in several years on U.S. President Donald Trump's promise to impose more tariffs on Chinese imports....
09:16, 08/02/2019

After Boeing showstopper, Airbus seeks order bounce Airbus, reeling from the potential loss of a major customer for its best-selling A320neo as British Airways owner IAG placed a lifeline order for the grounded 737 MAX, prepared to hit back with more orders for its A321XLR on Wednesday....
00:16, 06/19/2019

Ireland's Greens eye return to government after local bounce Ireland's Green Party will consider playing a role in the country's next government, pushing to overhaul environmental policy, if its surge in this week's local and European elections is repeated in the next parliamentary poll, its leader said....
07:16, 05/26/2019

Charges Levied By Top Banks In Case Of A 'Cheque Bounce' Cheque bounce is a 'dishonour of cheque' that happens when the account holder has non-sufficient funds (NSF) in the bank account or if the signatures on the cheque do not match with the original......
06:48, 06/01/2019

'Boris bounce': UK Conservatives surge in opinion poll Britain's Conservative Party has opened up a 10-point lead over the opposition Labour Party since Boris Johnson took over as prime minister, an opinion poll showed....
16:16, 07/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Financials drive European stocks bounce after Fed hit European shares recovered from early losses on Thursday as a solid batch of bank earnings outweighed the impact of falling expectations of U.S. interest rate cuts and a slump in Shell shares after its worst results in more than two years....
02:48, 08/01/2019

US STOCKS-Futures bounce as investors cheer Apple results U.S. stock index futures jumped on Wednesday, pointing to a strong open for Wall Street as Apple Inc's stellar results and forecast allayed concerns about slowing growth in corporate profits....
06:16, 05/01/2019

Local U.K. Election Serves Up Early Test of a 'Boris Bounce' British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s grip on power will be tested in a district election in rural Wales that could further erode his government’s control in Parliament and raise the prospect of a national election in the fall....
08:16, 08/01/2019

Short's fortunate bounce delivers Shaw Charity Classic win For about 15 minutes, Scott McCarron looked like he had won the PGA Tour Champions Shaw Charity Classic with one of the more clutch putts on tour this season....
17:32, 09/01/2019

Global stocks steady, yields bounce, metals melt again Markets saw a modest rebound in risk appetite on Thursday, as traders took a break from selling beaten-down stocks and pumping money into safe-haven bonds and the dollar....
03:00, 05/30/2019

SpaceX's Starhopper test vehicle successfully makes its first bounce After completing zero of two launch attempts on Wednesday, SpaceX went two for two on Thursday. Its Dragon spacecraft is making a third trip to the ISS, while its Starhopper test vehicle took a tiny untethered jump from its test pad in Texas (the pic...
02:48, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 1-After Boeing showstopper, Airbus seeks order bounce Airbus, reeling from the potential loss of a major customer for its best-selling A320neo after British Airways owner IAG placed a lifeline order for Boeing's grounded 737 MAX, prepared to hit back on Wednesday with more orders for its new A321XLR....
01:00, 06/19/2019

Japan shares bounce as Fed signals rate cut, chip sector gains Japanese stocks rebounded in Friday morning trade, tracking Wall Street moves and clawing back some of the previous session's decline, with the semiconductor sector leading the gains....
22:16, 07/18/2019

9-year-old girl dies after bounce house blows into power lines RENO, Nev. — A 9-year-old Reno girl has died from injuries she suffered when strong winds blew an inflatable bounce house with three children inside into power lines last weekend. The family of Elizabeth “Lizzy” Hammond issued a statement...
19:48, 07/19/2019

9-year-old girl dies after bounce house blown into power lines A 9-year-old Reno girl has died from injuries she suffered when strong winds blew an inflatable bounce house with three children inside into power lines last weekend.        ...
08:48, 07/20/2019

Asian stocks bounce in relief as Trump delays China tariffs Asian stocks joined a global equities surge on Wednesday, after Washington delayed tariffs on some Chinese imports and gave much-needed relief for markets gripped by political and economic turmoil....
22:32, 08/13/2019

Milwaukee Bucks bounce Boston Celtics from NBA playoffs with Game 5 rout Milwaukee advanced to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time since 2001. The Bucks will meet either the 76ers or Raptors.        ...
22:16, 05/08/2019

European shares bounce off six week lows on trade deal hopes European shares strengthened on Friday, recovering from six weeks lows, as investors hoped that United States and China would still be able to resolve their trade dispute, even as a planned U.S. tariff hike on Chinese imports took effect....
01:16, 05/10/2019

Global stocks bounce fades on grim China data, Italy woes A global equity bounce stemming from softer rhetoric by U.S. President Donald Trump on the trade dispute with Beijing waned on Wednesday as grim China data and fresh Italian debt woes cast a shadow over global markets....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Brexit: A Nervous Pound Investors are getting nervous over the pound's value as UK heads to the Brexit deadline on Oct 31 under a new prime minister, likely to be Boris Johnson....
08:32, 07/23/2019

MLB roundup: Red Sox pound Yankees, 19-3 Xander Bogaerts crushed a three-run home run as part of a seven-run first inning, and the Boston Red Sox never looked back, routing the visiting New York Yankees 19-3 Thursday in the opener of a four-game series....
21:48, 07/25/2019

Nevada girl, 9, dies days after wind blew bounce house into power lines A 9-year-old Nevada girl has died just days after a gust of wind lifted a bounce house she was inside 10 feet off the ground into power lines last Sunday....
23:16, 07/19/2019

MLB roundup: Reds pound out 24 hits in win Phillip Ervin went 6-for-6 and the Cincinnati Reds rolled to a 17-9 win against the Colorado Rockies in the second game of the three-game series in Denver on Saturday night....
13:48, 07/14/2019

Martinez 2 HRs, Chavis 5 RBIs as Red Sox pound M’s 11-2 BOSTON (AP) — J.D. Martinez made hitting look easy even in the lousy weather conditions by belting his first two home runs of the season at soggy Fenway Park. Martinez sent a pair of shots over the Green Monster, rookie Michael Chavis drove in five r...
18:32, 05/12/2019

Twins hit 4 HRs, pound stumbling Mariners 11-6 Viral video star C.J. Cron and Byron Buxton fueled a seven-run fourth inning with homers, and Michael Pineda pitched the Minnesota Twins past the Seattle Mariners 11-6        ...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Yelich (2 HRs), Brewers pound Phillies Christian Yelich homered twice and had three hits, two RBIs and three runs scored, and Yasmani Grandal added a homer and four RBIs as the visiting Milwaukee Brewers won their third in a row with an 11-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thurs...
19:16, 05/16/2019

After Georgia Passes Restrictive Anti-Abortion Bill, Film Companies Vow to Bounce Productions to Other States Several film production companies say they’re taking the midnight train the hell out of Georgia until the state reverses its recently passed anti-abortion law, which is now among the most restrictive in the nation....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Epson's New Short Throw Laser Projector Includes a Special Screen to Bounce Away Overhead Lighting Projectors can be a cheaper and far more convenient way to put a gigantic 100+ inch TV in your living room. But to get an image that rivals an LCD or OLED TV, you can’t just point them at a bare wall. So with its new LS500 short-throw 4K laser projec...
08:00, 09/12/2019

Stocks in Asia mostly rise following overnight Dow bounce; China shares subdued amid trade tensions Shares in Asia were higher in Friday morning trade following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors stateside cheered strong earnings and economic data....
21:16, 05/16/2019

U.K. Pound Falls as May's Brexit Plan Falters The British pound fell against the euro and U.S. dollar as concerns grew that the U.K. has little ability to pass a Brexit plan that would govern its exit from the European Union....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Branson: Pound could be just a dollar in ‘no-deal’ Brexit Virgin Group founder Richard Branson has warned that a no-deal Brexit will force the company to invest less in Britain because of pressures on the pound...
07:00, 07/11/2019

9-pound, 11-ounce Tennessee baby is born on 9/11 at 9:11 GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (AP) – A Mississippi couple welcomed a 9-pound, 11-ounce baby into the world on 9/11, at 9:11 p.m. The Commercial Appeal reports Christina Malone-Brown was born by cesarean section at a hospital in Germantown, Tennessee. Chris...
13:32, 09/14/2019

Will Pound Test Lows as Brexit Looms? Will the pound test its record low against the US dollar set in 1985 as UK under the leadership of Boris Johnson stumbles to the Brexit deadline on Oct 31?...
10:00, 08/21/2019

‘Big boned’ 26-pound cat in search of forever home PHILADELPHIA (WCAU) – Chonk. Jumbo-sized. Genuinely big boned. These are only a few of the terms that were used to describe a humongous cat that’s up for adoption at a Philadelphia animal shelter. The Morris Animal Refuge tweeted photos of BeeJ...
19:32, 08/22/2019

Torrential rains pound southeastern Spain Rescue workers saved thousands of people from rising waters Friday as record rainfall pounded southeastern Spain, a deluge that authorities said killed at least four people and closed down airports, trains, roads and schools. (Sept. 13)   ...
18:16, 09/14/2019

Boris Johnson Is Playing With Fire on the Pound Some Brexiters think sterling’s plunge is good for exports. But they’re ignoring the threat of new tariffs, regulatory barriers and higher import costs....
05:48, 07/31/2019

1,000-pound birds once roamed Europe, researchers say If you’re going to pick a fight with a bird, the common ostrich should probably be near the bottom of your list. They’re tall, powerful, and the largest specimens can weigh in at well over 300 pounds. They’re not to be messed with, ...
23:48, 06/27/2019

Can you solve secret puzzle on UK’s new 50 pound note? A new design for Britain’s highest value banknote has won acclaim not just for who it features but also a sneaky puzzle hiding in plain sight. Yesterday the Bank of England, which despite its name sets monetary policy for the entire UK, revealed who ...
17:00, 07/16/2019

Andrade stuns Namajunas to win UFC 115-pound belt in Rio RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Jessica Andrade stunned Rose Namajunas with a second-round knockout to win the UFC 115-pound strawweight championship in her home country in the main event of UFC 237 on Saturday night. Andrade topped Amanda Nunes for the most w...
22:16, 05/11/2019

Fisher, Huskers pound Iowa 11-1 at Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nate Fisher scattered four hits over seven innings and Nebraska pounded Iowa 11-1 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament. Cam Chick had four RBIs for the Huskers (30-20), who finished off the Hawkeyes (31-23) i...
14:32, 05/24/2019

More to the falling pound than no-deal Brexit fears Some years ago I asked Alan Greenspan, who was just retiring as chairman of the Federal Reserve, whether he had ever worked out how to predict currency movements....
10:48, 07/29/2019

Traders on tenterhooks ahead of Fed verdict; pound rebounds The dollar index was flat on Wednesday while the pound bounced back from a 'no-deal Brexit' slump, with oil up for a fifth day and stocks little changed ahead of a highly anticipated statement from the U.S. central bank....
10:16, 07/31/2019

U.S. Stocks Climb, Pound Falls on Brexit Fears U.S. stocks rose, lifted by gains across everything from retailers to technology firms, and the British pound fell after U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to suspend Parliament....
11:00, 08/28/2019

One million pound buy-in poker tournament starts in London A poker tournament featuring a 1 million pound ($1.2 million) buy-in - a record according to organizers - started in London on Thursday, with 54 players from around the world competing for the 19 million pound first prize....
11:48, 08/01/2019

Meet the 9-pound, 11-ounce baby girl born at 9:11 p.m. on 9/11 Sept. 11 was the 18th anniversary of the terror attacks. But that date now holds a dear memory for Christina Malone-Brown’s family.        ...
18:16, 09/14/2019

900-pound drug suspect had hole cut in home to get to court A 900-pound man was set to be literally cut out of his house in Virginia on Monday afternoon in a huge operation to bring him to court to face drug charges. Authorities later only confirmed that obese suspect Kenneth Hicks, 48, was taken from his Emp...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Teen girl and dad reel in 700-pound tuna after 10 hours A teen girl from Massachusetts caught a 700-pound Bluefin tuna — after she and her dad took turns reeling it in for 10 hours Friday. “I was shocked! It was huge,” Devin Zelck, whose father is a commercial fisherman, told FOX station...
22:16, 07/29/2019

A crustacean investigation into the Hamptons $100-per-pound lobster salad Lobster salad has hit $100 per pound at one shop in the Hamptons, a new high. What makes lobster salad $100 at one place and half of that elsewhere? Given that I treat every beat like it’s the Pentagon Papers, I launched my own crustacean investigati...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Dollar near one-month highs before Fed minutes; pound dives The dollar held near a one-month high on Wednesday as trade tensions between the world's two biggest economies remained high before Fed minutes that may give more clues on what prompted U.S. policymakers to strike a broadly neutral stance this month....
05:48, 05/22/2019

2 injured as stormy winds, rain pound Balkans Stormy winds have uprooted trees, knocked over traffic lights and disrupted traffic in Croatia, injuring two people and prompting authorities to advise people to stay indoors....
02:32, 05/13/2019

Pound Falls Against Dollar Amid Brexit Fears Rising fears about a no-deal Brexit pushed the British pound further downward, reflecting a shift in tone from the U.K. government under new Prime Minister Boris Johnson....
09:48, 07/29/2019

Dollar up, stocks fall after Fed cut; pound rebound stalls The dollar index rose on Wednesday and stocks tumbled even as the Federal Reserve cut interest rates after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the 25-basis-point cut was not the same as the beginning of a lengthy rate cutting cycle....
13:16, 07/31/2019

Investors shun pound as Brexit concerns dominate Daniel Chambers, head of trading at Sequoia Capital Fund Management, has stopped trading the pound in his nearly $200 million systematic currency portfolio over the course of the year because of the Brexit headline risk....
13:00, 09/13/2019

Investors Betting Against the British Pound Fear a Reversal Some investors are betting that the biggest risk to the British pound isn’t that the turmoil around Brexit causes it to plunge further against the dollar, but that it stages an unexpected rally....
18:32, 08/27/2019

Yankees pound Mariners as CC Sabathia eyes next milestone By the time the Mariners broke through against CC Sabathia, the Yankees had a seve- run lead thanks to the veteran left-hander blanking the visitors in the first three frames and home runs by Luke Voit, Brett Gardner and Thairo Estrada. That cushion ...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Costco selling ‘magnificent’ 72-pound cheese wheel for $900 If you’re charmed by parm, Costco’s latest outlandishly oversize item may seem too gouda brie true — but it’s the real deal. In recent days, the superstore has made headlines for selling a whopping 72-pound wheel of parmigiano reggiano cheese. ...
17:16, 09/02/2019

Pound suffers against euro for 13th day in a row amid May turmoil Longest losing streak takes place since creation of single currency two decades agoThe pound has suffered its longest losing streak against the euro since the creation of the single currency two decades ago as turmoil in Downing Street spilled over i...
15:16, 05/22/2019

Hearing in Virginia drug case delayed for 900-pound man RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A hearing scheduled in Virginia in a cocaine conspiracy case has been delayed after the 900-pound (410-kilogram) defendant had to be taken to the hospital. U.S. Magistrate Judge David J. Novak continued the hearing for 48-year-ol...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Stocks little changed, pound hits 6-week high A gauge of global stocks held near flat on Monday after bouncing between gains and losses as investors questioned whether likely stimulus measures from the world's central banks would be enough to deter slowing growth, while the pound hit a six-week ...
17:32, 09/09/2019

Codebreaker Alan Turing Will Be on Britain’s New 50-Pound Currency LONDON — Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday. Governor Mark Carney said Turing, who did ground-breaking work on computers and artif...
06:00, 07/15/2019

Meadows drives in 4, streaking Rays pound Twins 14-3 Hot-hitting Austin Meadows drove in four runs to back the pitching of Charlie Morton, who remained unbeaten for the Tampa Bay Rays with a 14-3 victory over the major league-best Minnesota Twins        ...
22:16, 05/30/2019

Brexit: Pound Set For Volatile Fall after Calm Summer? UK's next prime minister will lead the country past the Brexit deadline on Oct 31. Options are signaling a volatile fourth quarter for the British pound....
07:00, 07/16/2019

Yankees vs. Blue Jays: Toronto will pound J.A. Happ Thought the woman posing for a photo with a venomous octopus on her face was a lock for loser of the week. But when presidential candidate Bill de Blasio goes on Sean Hannity’s Fox show to say how his “Meatless Mondays” are a hit in the public school...
17:48, 08/09/2019

MLB roundup: Yelich homers twice as Brewers pound Phillies Christian Yelich homered twice, and Yasmani Grandal added a homer and four RBIs as the visiting Milwaukee Brewers won their third in a row with an 11-3 victory Thursday over the Philadelphia Phillies....
09:32, 05/17/2019

UK's Johnson pledges 14 billion pound boost for schools British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he would boost funding for schools over the next three years by more than 14 billion pounds ($17.2 billion), adding to speculation that he might be planning an election around the time of Brexit....
15:32, 08/30/2019

Pound Pushed Toward Historic Low as Investors Worry Over Brexit The new U.K. government’s strident line on Brexit negotiations is pummeling the pound, reflecting increased investor fears the country could crash out of the European Union without an exit agreement....
17:16, 07/30/2019

Bank of England warns pound set to plunge under No Deal Brexit The Bank of England today slashed its forecasts for economic growth and warned that a no-deal Brexit could trigger a further fall in the value of the pound....
08:16, 08/01/2019

UK plays Brexit hardball from a submarine base, pound tumbles Sterling tumbled to a 28-month low on Monday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the Brexit divorce was dead and warned that unless the European Union renegotiated, Britain would leave on Oct. 31 without a deal....
11:16, 07/29/2019

With Boris Johnson becoming UK leader, experts are predicting more weakness for the pound Sterling whipsawed Tuesday as Boris Johnson emerged as the winner of the Conservative Party leadership contest, and will become British Prime Minister as of Wednesday....
07:16, 07/23/2019

It's a boy! Mikki the elephant gives birth to 200-pound calf at Louisville Zoo Mikki, Louisville Zoo's 33-year-old female African elephant, gave birth to a male calf just before midnight on Friday.        ...
17:48, 08/03/2019

Decarbonizing UK economy will cost 1 trillion pound, cannot be delayed - Hammond Britain cannot put off reducing greenhouse gas emissions but must be aware that the 1 trillion pound ($1.27 trillion) cost to the economy will limit other desirable public investment, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday....
04:16, 06/07/2019

Dolphins want to see 330-pound Brazilian judo champ play in preseason Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores told UPI he wants to see what 330-pound Brazilian judo champion Durval Queiroz Neto can do in the preseason. Queiroz is part of the International Player Pathway Program....
11:48, 08/02/2019

Pound rallies while CBI welcomes 'chink of light' over no-deal Brexit The pound has enjoyed its best two-day rally in ten months as investors and business groups welcome the vote by MPs to try and stop a no-deal Brexit....
02:16, 09/06/2019

Mama rhino gives birth to 123-pound calf after 488 days of pregnancy (um, no thanks) A 15-month pregnancy is normal for rhinos, and this is Tashi's fourth calf. The Buffalo Zoo says mom and baby are doing well.        ...
13:32, 06/21/2019

Saudi-Led Warplanes Pound Yemen Rebels After Pipeline Attack Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck Yemeni rebel targets, including in the capital Sanaa, today, two days after the insurgents claimed drone strikes that shut a key oil pipeline in the neighbouring......
03:00, 05/16/2019

No-deal Brexit could leave pound at record low - Bank of England A no-deal Brexit will leave Britain worse off, triggering falls in economic output, a rise in inflation and a drop in the pound that could leave sterling at record lows against other currencies, the Bank of England has warned....
09:48, 08/01/2019

Massive 1,100-pound bone of ‘world’s biggest dinosaur’ found Paleontologists have unearthed a 140-million-year-old dinosaur bone, 6.5 feet in length, weighing 1,100 pounds in France. The thigh bone was discovered in Charente, an area that dates back 140 million years and has been a treasure trove for archaeolo...
08:32, 07/26/2019

Williams takes Hurd’s 154-pound belts by unanimous decision FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Challenger Julian Williams unanimously outpointed Jarrett Hurd on Saturday night to take the IBF, WBA and IBO super welterweight titles. Williams (27-1-1), fighting for a title for the second time in his career, knocked down Hurd ...
22:16, 05/11/2019

Nearly a pound of suspected fentanyl pills located in Pima County TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department Major Investigations Unit and the Border Interdiction Unit seized nearly one pound of suspected fentanyl pills during a traffic stop on Wednesday. PCSD says the vehicle was stopped on Interstate 19. The...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Pound rises as CBI welcomes 'chink of light' over no-deal Brexit The CBI has welcomed the vote by MPs to try and stop a no-deal Brexit as a "small chink of light for business" but warned that uncertainty would continue to hold back investment....
07:16, 09/05/2019

British pound slides ahead of Brexit showdown this week The pound dropped Tuesday to its lowest level against the dollar since 1985, excluding a brief “flash crash” in 2016 that may have been caused by technical glitches, as international investors fret over a political showdown over Brexit this week. The...
18:16, 09/03/2019

Man Spends Children's Inheritance Fighting 100-Pound Speeding Fine A British man said he spent tens of thousands of pounds in savings earmarked for his children's inheritance unsuccessfully fighting a speeding fine -- for 100 pounds....
17:00, 09/10/2019

Pound could fall to parity with dollar on hard Brexit concerns Fear of ‘hardline’ Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt could push sterling down to mid-80s levels, says Morgan StanleyThe pound’s fall to a two-year low against the dollar could be the start of a no-deal Brexit inspired wave of selling that would push ster...
18:16, 07/17/2019

Alan Turing revealed as new face of British 50-pound note The World War II codebreaker, whose work was widely credited with hastening the end of the war and saving thousands of lives, committed suicide in 1954 after he was convicted of engaging in homosexual activity....
08:00, 07/15/2019

Pound slides after Johnson reveals plan to suspend parliament Business leaders voice alarm over economic impact, as sterling falls to six-day lowThe pound has fallen sharply after Boris Johnson announced plans to suspend parliament for five weeks before the Brexit deadline, raising the chances of a no-deal exit...
16:00, 08/28/2019

Yen, franc firm as trade tensions fester; pound sinks The Japanese yen and the Swiss franc firmed on Wednesday as risk appetite remained weak in the backdrop of festering trade tensions between the United States and China....
02:00, 05/22/2019

Pound falls as plug pulled on cross-party talks The pound sank to a four-month low following the collapse of cross-party Brexit talks and uncertainty over who will replace Theresa May in Downing Street....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Pound hits two-year low over rising fears of no-deal Brexit The pound fell briefly to its lowest rate against the dollar in two years on Tuesday, as the two remaining Conservative Party leadership candidates appeared to spook the currency by refusing to rule out a no-deal departure from the EU in October....
14:16, 07/16/2019

1,100-pound US bomb from WWII defused in Germany after mass evacuation A World War II bomb was defused near the Frankfurt headquarters of the European Central Bank hours after thousands of people were evacuated from the surrounding district Sunday....
20:48, 07/07/2019

Tottenham Hotspur FC completes 637 million pound stadium refinancing Tottenham Hotspur Football Club has completed a 637 million pound ($798.67 million) stadium refinancing package that included a bond issue to U.S. investors and a term loan, the company said in a......
02:00, 09/21/2019

British Pound Falls to Two-Year Low Amid U.K. Economic Worries The currency fell against the dollar to its lowest level in two years, as investors grew worried about the country’s prospects and the specter of a no-deal Brexit....
11:00, 07/09/2019

Pound-euro parity by mid-2019 if no deal on Brexit, says Argentex A boutique broker renowned for the accuracy of its currency forecasts has warned that a no-deal Brexit could see the pound fall to parity with the euro by the middle of next year....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Big Move in Pound v. Dollar: See the Long-Term Chart that Saw It Coming The July Global Market Perspective showed a long-term chart of the British Pound v. the U.S. Dollar. See why a long-term chart in a monthly publication is very relevant to investors who look for opportunities right now....
12:00, 07/12/2019

Why visibility is the key to protecting vulnerable customers and appealing to the Purple Pound The Financial Service’s understanding of vulnerable customers is growing, but are organisations able to react quickly enough and provide the level of customer service that is not only expected by the general public, but also by the regulator?&...
03:32, 05/01/2019

A's rack up 25 hits, 6 HRs in 21-7 win over Astros Matt Olson and Sean Murphy both homered twice, and the Oakland Athletics tagged Wade Miley for seven runs in the first inning and scored a season high in a 21-7 rout of the Houston Astros on Tuesday....
02:48, 09/11/2019

Angels hit 4 homers to down Astros 5-4 Mike Trout hit his 26th homer and Kole Calhoun, Shohei Ohtani and Andrelton Simmons also went deep to give the Los Angeles Angels a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros       ...
20:32, 07/05/2019

Lucky Find: Bought For A Pound, Vase Once Belonged To A Chinese Emperor A man who bought a vase for a pound (less than Rs 90), was amazed to find that it could be sold for as much as 80,000 pounds, as it once belonged to the Qianlong Emperor...
19:48, 09/04/2019

Bleak German mood weighs on Europe, Brexit pummels pound Darkening German investor morale and fresh Brexit woes cast a shadow over European markets on Tuesday, with German benchmark bond yields coming under pressure and the pound plunging to six month-lows against the euro....
06:16, 07/16/2019

Pound to Euro exchange rate: Sterling rises after Theresa May resigns The value of the pound climbed slightly against the euro and US dollar following Theresa May's announcement she will step down as Prime Minister on June 7....
11:16, 05/24/2019

Asia stocks dented by trade war, Brexit showdown paralyzes pound Global stocks dropped on Tuesday, hurt by U.S.-China trade frictions while the British pound fell to its lowest since January 2017 amid political uncertainty as Prime Minister Boris Johnson tried to stymie lawmakers' efforts to stop a no-deal Brexit....
00:16, 09/03/2019

39 Billion Pound Divorce Bill Not Due In No-Deal Brexit: Boris Johnson Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday that if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, it will no longer legally owe the 39 billion pound ($47.88 billion) divorce bill agreed by his......
12:00, 08/25/2019

British man says he caught record-breaking 232-pound carp fish in Thailand A British man reeled in a 232-pound carp fish in Thailand last month — a reportedly record-breaking size believed to be the world's largest caught carp fish....
16:48, 07/07/2019

22-Pound Dresses and 1 Million Crystals: Details on the Craziest 2019 Met Gala Looks The 2019 Met Gala was nothing short of impressive. Lady Gaga set the bar high when she arrived in a bright pink Brandon Maxwell parachute dress that required five people to hold it. As......
21:48, 05/06/2019

Global equities rally, pound jumps on upbeat geopolitical news Stock indexes worldwide rebounded on Wednesday, and the euro and pound sterling bounced back as easing geopolitical concerns and upbeat economic data from China brought buyers back to the equities market....
09:48, 09/04/2019

Watch the Mars 2020 rover do a biceps curl with an 88-pound turret Over the past months, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory installed the Mars 2020 rover's wheels, legs, arm and other components in preparation for the series of tests it has to go through before it heads to the red planet. One of those tests ...
06:16, 07/28/2019

Pound hits three-year low as election threat adds to Brexit jeopardy Sterling sank to a three-year low below $1.20 on Tuesday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson's implicit threat to lawmakers to support him on Brexit or face an election sent investors rushing to dump British assets....
15:16, 09/03/2019

Pound hits 27-month low as no-deal Brexit fears grow - as it happened Sterling is sliding as UK and Brussels head for fresh clash over the Irish BackstopPound slides as Hunt and Johnson say backstop is deadPound hits 27-month low vs dollar, 6-month low vs euroConservative leadership rivals hurt sterlingWeaker pound wil...
10:16, 07/16/2019

Pound falls below $1.28 as collapse of Brexit talks looms – business live Theresa May on brink as she struggles to reach deal with Labour and agrees to set her own departure timetable 9.36am BST The pound is still hovering around three-month lows against the US dollar, as we wait for the latest update on the political fron...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Pound recovers from $1.20 tumble as government loses majority - business live Sterling has hit its lowest point since October 2016 flash crash, amid fears of a no-deal Brexit next monthLatest: Pound recovers as government loses majorityNewsflash: UK construction hit by Brexit crisisIntroduction: Pound slumps amid political cri...
09:16, 09/03/2019

Court hearing for 900-pound drug suspect will be held on loading dock A morbidly obese man weighing over 900 pounds is due to face drug charges Tuesday afternoon — in a makeshift courtroom convened on a loading dock. Kenneth Hicks, 48, is scheduled for the unusual hearing at 1:15 p.m. in Virginia because he is confined...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Jaguar to make multi-million pound electric car investment in UK plant Britain's biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover is making a multi-million pound investment to build electric vehicles in its home market, in a major boost to a sector hit by a slump in diesel sales and Brexit uncertainty....
00:48, 07/05/2019

Pound hits lowest level against dollar since 2016 flash crash The pound has fallen sharply on increasing speculation the UK is heading for a general election, as the clock ticks down to the Halloween Brexit deadline....
03:48, 09/03/2019

Pound Falls After Boris Johnson Ramps Up No-Deal Brexit Rhetoric U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson will begin face-to-face meetings with EU leaders only if they agree to change key aspects to the deal, something the other 27 member states have so far refused to do, a standoff that helped send the pound to its lowe...
12:16, 07/29/2019

Britain to create 1 billion pound fund for clean energy technology Britain will create a 1 billion pound ($1.25 billion) fund for scientists around the world to create and test new technology to help developing countries reduce carbon emissions, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will say on Monday....
18:32, 09/22/2019

CORRECTED-Pound jumps after Germany's Merkel says Brexit backstop solution possible by Oct. 31 The British pound jumped more than half a cent on Thursday to nearly a one-month high after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a solution to the Irish border issue could be found before the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union....
07:00, 08/22/2019

Britain not paying 39 bln pound Brexit bill would not constitute default - S&P Global Britain withholding the 39 billion pound ($50 billion) it promised the European Union as part of its original Brexit plan would not constitute a sovereign default, rating agency S&P Global said on Monday....
05:32, 06/10/2019

Pound hits two-year low as City fears of no-deal Brexit intensify Sterling falls by a cent against dollar after Tory leadership candidates’ backstop remarks The pound has fallen to its lowest level in more than two years after pledges by both Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to ditch a key part of the UK-EU withdrawal...
09:16, 07/17/2019

900-pound Virginia man to be transported to court, possibly after officials cut out his wall: report In order to transport a 900-pound Virginia man to court, a federal judge has approved a plan that could involve cutting out a wall of the man’s home....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Whimpering dog dragged to euthanasia room at city pound in heartbreaking video This is the moment a dog at the city’s pound was dragged to its death. A viral video taken inside the Manhattan Animal Care Center on May 9 shows workers using two leashes to drag a whimpering dog to the euthanasia room — offering a rare ...
01:32, 05/18/2019

900-pound Virginia man has hearing in loading dock, pleads guilty from ambulance A 900-pound Virginia man pleaded guilty in a cocaine conspiracy case from inside an ambulance during a hearing the loading dock of a federal courthouse on Tuesday....
15:32, 05/21/2019

Astros use big 1st inning to hold off Mariners 4-2 Robinson Chirinos homered to cap a three-run first inning, Houston added an insurance run on a baffling play by Seattle's defense, and the Astros beat the Mariners 4-2 on Monday night for their sixth win in seven games     &...
22:32, 06/03/2019

Astros' Springer put on IL with hamstring strain Astros right fielder George Springer has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain after he hurt himself chasing a pop foul during Friday's game....
14:16, 05/25/2019

The Astros badly want to trade for one of these pitchers Two years ago, the Astros pulled off the coup of the trade season by landing Justin Verlander moments before the old Aug. 31 deadline. Now, they may be hoping to pull another fast one on their rivals. Houston badly wants to come away with Madison Bum...
16:16, 07/30/2019

Astros prove again there is no such thing as a lock There is really no such thing as a sure thing. The Astros, who entered Wednesday night’s game as -520 favorites to the Tigers, lost 2-1. According to Sports Illustrated’s Jimmy Traina, Houston became the biggest MLB favorite to lose in the past 15 ye...
09:00, 08/22/2019

It’s amazing how far J.D. Davis has come from Astros afterthought Early in spring training, there was some thought J.D. Davis could begin the year at Triple-A Syracuse. Now, it’s hard to envision the Mets without him. The converted outfielder was finally given a chance by the Mets after five years in the Astros’ mi...
09:00, 08/22/2019

Correa’s RBI single in 9th gives Astros 4-3 win over Boston HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. After Boston tied it in the top of the inning, Aledmys Diaz led off the bottom with a double to lef...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Astros extend win streak to 6 with 8-1 win over Tigers Aledmys Diaz, Robinson Chirinos, Jake Marisnick and Alex Bregman homered for Houston, and the Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1, extending their winning streak to six        ...
21:16, 05/13/2019

MLB roundup: Astros top Red Sox for 10th straight win Tyler White capped a five-run first inning with a two-run double, and Josh James delivered three scoreless innings of relief as the Houston Astros defeated the host Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Saturday at Fenway Park to extend their winning streak to 10....
23:32, 05/18/2019

Cole fans 12 as Astros down Cubs 6-5 HOUSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole tied a season high with 12 strikeouts in six solid innings and the Houston Astros reached Cole Hamels early and held on for a 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs in the opener of an interleague series on Monday. Anthony Rizzo hit...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Astros on a tear despite absence of Altuve Even after a loss to Boston snapped their 10-game winning streak, the Houston Astros have the best record and best run differential in the major leagues        ...
03:32, 05/20/2019

How Vegas is looking at rotations of Yankees and Astros As the much-anticipated Houston Astros-New York Yankees series continues this weekend at the Stadium, bettors should already be thinking about starting pitching outlooks for the postseason. Houston and New York are virtual locks to make the playoffs ...
11:48, 06/21/2019

MLB roundup: Four Astros combine to no-hit Mariners Four Houston Astros pitchers combined to no-hit the Seattle Mariners Saturday night in a 9-0 win in front of the home crowd, the second time the Mariners have been victims of a combined no-hitter this season....
00:48, 08/04/2019

Easing hopes prop up global stocks, pound sags as Britain eyes new PM Expectations of policy easing by major central banks such as the Federal Reserve propped up global stocks on Tuesday, while the pound sagged as Britain braced for a new prime minister who could pave the way for a no-deal exit from the European Union....
19:32, 07/22/2019

British pound falls after UK factory activity dives at fastest rate since 2012 British manufacturing contracted last month at the fastest rate in seven years, boding poorly for the chances of an economic rebound in the third quarter, a survey showed on Monday....
07:00, 09/02/2019

Richard Branson warns the pound will 'collapse to parity' with the dollar in a hard Brexit The U.K. leaving the European Union without a deal on October 31 would cause the pound to reach "parity" with the dollar, Virgin boss Richard Branson has said....
07:00, 07/11/2019

UK inflation driven up by 'brutal' energy bills, as pound slides - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest on the US-China trade war and new UK inflation figuresInflation jumps to 2.1%Energy costs surged after price cap liftedPound hit by Brexit crisisUS considers blacklistin...
02:16, 05/22/2019

Dennis Rodman accused of stealing 400-pound crystal, merchandise from yoga studio A California yoga studio is claiming that former NBA star Dennis Rodman and a few acquaintances stole more than $3,500 in merchandise.        ...
14:48, 05/11/2019

Watch An Electric Ford F-150 Prototype Tow a 1 Million Pound Train as Part of a PR Stunt Ford has already promised us an all-electric F-150, and now, to prove to The Truck People that EVs can be Tough and Macho, The Blue Oval brand put together a PR stunt involving an F-150 prototype towing over 1 million pounds worth of train cars. Watc...
11:48, 07/23/2019

Alan Turing, codebreaker and mathematician, to be face of Britain's new 50 pound note Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday.       ...
12:00, 07/15/2019

Massive 800-pound alligator named ‘Mighty Mike’ arrives at Arizona aquarium An 800-pound alligator named “Mighty Mike” has been brought to an Arizona aquarium, making him what some believe is the largest gator outside Florida....
14:48, 05/15/2019

Pound hits five-week high as no-deal Brexit fears ebb - business live Sterling is rallying as City investors anticipate a Brexit delay, and an electionLatest: Sterling rallies on no-deal Brexit hopesPound goes up as Johnson’s problems mountCity hopes no-deal Brexit can be avoidedDelay could push pound over $1.30, says ...
09:16, 09/05/2019

British Pound Hits Multiyear Lows as Brexit Deals Blow to Economy The British pound took a hit Friday, touching multiyear lows against the dollar and euro as the economy showed signs of being hampered by the U.K.’s political standoff with Europe....
18:48, 08/09/2019

Watch: Michigan company's 690-pound lint ball sets Guinness record Guinness World Records said a Michigan company's bid to set a new world record was successful when it amassed a ball of lint weighing in at 690 pounds....
15:00, 09/20/2019

Pound drops to lowest level in two years amid no-deal Brexit rhetoric Sterling slips below $1.23 against US dollar and also falls sharply against the euro The pound has slumped to a 28-month low as investors reacted with alarm to the escalation of no-deal rhetoric by Boris Johnson’s government.Sterling dropped below $1...
14:16, 07/29/2019

MH370 had 'mysterious' 200-pound load added to flight list after takeoff: report Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had a "mysterious" addition to the flight list after takeoff, according to an engineer whose wife and two children were aboard the ill-fated aircraft when it disappeared in 2014....
08:48, 07/17/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-China stimulus hopes spur emerging market bounce Hopes of more stimulus for China's slowing economy lifted emerging market stocks from a near-four month low and steadied currencies on Wednesday, as officials made conciliatory noises about a destabilising trade conflict with the United States....
04:00, 05/15/2019

Cole’s 12 Ks, Díaz’s slam help Astros top Rangers 11-4 HOUSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole struck out a season-high 12, Aledmys Díaz hit a grand slam while starting in place of injured star Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 11-4 Saturday night. Altuve sat out a night after straining his le...
22:16, 05/11/2019

MLB roundup: Chirinos delivers as Astros walk off O's in 11 Robinson Chirinos delivered a walk-off double with two outs in the 11th inning, as the Houston Astros rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in the opener of this three-game series Friday at Minute Maid Park....
00:32, 06/08/2019

MLB notebook: Astros' Sanchez set for shoulder surgery Houston Astros right-hander Aaron Sanchez will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery next week, general manager Jeff Luhnow told reporters Thursday....
20:16, 09/05/2019

Rangers rally from 4 down to beat Astros 9-8 on Santana hit Danny Santana lined a game-winning single with two outs in the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros 9-8       ...
21:16, 07/12/2019

Alvarez hits 2-run HR in MLB debut as Astros blank O’s 4-0 HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez hit a two-run homer in his major league debut, Wade Miley pitched into the seventh inning and the Houston Astros beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 on Sunday. The 21-year-old Alvarez was called up from Triple-A Round Rock be...
15:32, 06/09/2019

Chirinos has RBI in 11th to lift Astros over Orioles 4-3 HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit an RBI double with two outs in the 11th inning to lift the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Yuli Gurriel singled with one out in the 11th before Chirinos hit a line drive to ...
22:16, 06/07/2019

Bregman, Astros beat Mariners 11-5 for 5th straight win Alex Bregman had two hits and three RBIs, and seven other Astros drove in at least one run as Houston beat the Seattle Mariners 11-5 for its fifth straight win        ...
23:48, 06/04/2019

MLB roundup: Verlander, Astros dominate White Sox Justin Verlander carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and Michael Brantley keyed a four-run uprising in the fifth with an opposite-field double to left as the Houston Astros claimed a 5-1 victory over the visiting Chicago White Sox on Tuesday...
01:48, 05/22/2019

MLB roundup: Astros bash 7 homers, hammer A's Houston battered Oakland pitching for 11 runs on 12 hits -- six of them home runs -- in the first two innings as the Astros hammered the visiting Athletics 15-0 to set a franchise record for home wins on Monday night....
01:00, 09/10/2019

Astros vs. Tigers: Houston will get best of replacement starter Of course … (1) Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber’s new song is appropriately titled, “I Don’t Care”… (2) New subway announcement, “Attention customers, we are experiencing an unexpected delay in service” … (3) Mayor de Blasio held a “Gr...
12:16, 05/14/2019

MLB notebook: Astros lose Springer to injury Houston Astros All-Star outfielder George Springer will miss Monday's game and is day-to-day with lower back stiffness, manager AJ Hinch said after Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox....
02:16, 05/20/2019

Verlander, Altuve lead Astros to 12-4 win over Rangers Justin Verlander followed a two-run first inning with five no-hit innings and José Altuve hit Houston's franchise-record ninth grand slam of the season as the Astros beat the Texas Rangers 12-4       ...
18:00, 07/14/2019

Springer leads rally as Astros down Rays 8-6 George Springer broke a tie with a bloop RBI single in Houston's three-run seventh inning as the Astros rallied for an 8-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays to extend their winning streak to six       ...
01:00, 08/29/2019

James Paxton gives Yankees a look at their best Astros answer That guy would have a fighting chance against the Astros. That guy showed some resiliency. Any chance that guy will be wearing a Yankees uniform in October? Yankee Stadium rocked Friday night once Gleyber Torres crushed a first-inning grand slam, and...
02:48, 08/03/2019

MLB roundup: Astros' Verlander no-hits Jays Houston Astros right-hander Justin Verlander threw a no-hitter Sunday in a 2-0 win over the host Toronto Blue Jays, becoming one of just six major league pitchers with three or more no-hitters....
10:48, 09/02/2019

LEADING OFF: Marlins streak the right way, Sale vs Astros LEADING OFF: Marlins streaking in right direction, Sale faces Astros again, Orioles finally return to Coors Field        ...
00:48, 05/24/2019

Reddick homers again as Astros beat Mariners 7-4 Josh Reddick homered for the second straight game and Alex Bregman had two hits and stole home to help the Houston Astros to a 7-4 win on over the Seattle Mariners       ...
23:16, 09/06/2019

White Sox turn triple play against Astros HOUSTON (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have turned a triple play against the Houston Astros. It came in the third inning Wednesday night with runners on first and second. Jake Marisnick hit a grounder down the line to third baseman Yoan Moncada, who st...
20:32, 05/22/2019

MLB roundup: Verlander, Astros stifle Rangers Justin Verlander allowed one hit over seven strong innings, and the Houston Astros belted three solo homers while overcoming an injury to star Jose Altuve to beat the visiting Texas Rangers 3-0 on Friday night for their third consecutive victory....
00:16, 05/11/2019

Verlander allows 1 hit in 7 innings, Astros beat Rangers 3-0 HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander pitched one-hit ball for seven dominant innings, right fielder Josh Reddick made another leaping catch and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 3-0 on Friday night. Jake Marisnick homered in the third, and Yuli Gu...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Brantley, Peacock help Astros blank Royals Michael Brantley homered twice, Brad Peacock pitched seven innings and Josh James completed the 3-hitter in Houston's 9-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night        ...
22:16, 05/08/2019

MLB roundup: Astros top Angels; Lucroy sent to hospital Yuli Gurriel ran his hitting streak to 11 games with a game-tying grand slam, and George Springer delivered a walk-off hit in the 10th inning as the host Houston Astros claimed a wild 11-10 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Angels in the rubber mat...
22:48, 07/07/2019

Goldschmidt homers again as Cardinals beat Astros 5-3 Paul Goldschmidt homers again as St. Louis Cardinals beat Houston Astros 5-3 to take over first place in NL Central       ...
23:00, 07/26/2019

Yankees beat skidding Astros 4-1 for 7th straight win NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez and Gleyber Torres each homered for the third game in a row, providing a pair of two-run shots that sent the New York Yankees past the skidding Houston Astros 4-1 on Friday night for their seventh straight victory. Aaron ...
21:32, 06/21/2019

MLB roundup: Yanks continue HR streak, down Astros Gary Sanchez, Gleyber Torres and DJ LeMahieu homered in the bottom of the fourth inning as the New York Yankees connected for the 23rd consecutive game and recorded a 10-6 victory over the Houston Astros on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium in the ope...
04:32, 06/21/2019

All-Star starters revealed: Astros lead with three Alex Bregman, the runaway All-Star winner at third base for the American League, will be joined in the starting lineup by fellow Astros George Springer and Michael Brantley....
17:32, 06/27/2019

Astros stunned in historic upset at sportsbooks Despite closing as +435 underdogs at Caesars Sportsbook and only managing two hits off Justin Verlander, the Tigers pulled off the largest upset in the majors in the last 15 years....
21:32, 08/21/2019

A’s completely destroy Astros to get sweet revenge HOUSTON — The Oakland Athletics could think of no better way to erase the memory of a blowout loss to the Houston Astros than to turn things around on the AL West leaders on Tuesday night. Matt Olson and Sean Murphy each homered twice, and the Athlet...
09:48, 09/11/2019

Astros put AL HR leader Springer on injured list Astros right fielder George Springer has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain after he hurt himself chasing a pop foul during Friday's game....
15:00, 05/25/2019

Reds rally for 2 in 9th, win 3-2 for rare sweep of Astros CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Senzel singled home the tying run with two outs in the ninth inning, and Jesse Winker followed with an RBI single Wednesday afternoon as the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a 3-2 victory and a rare sweep of the Houston Astros. The ...
13:16, 06/19/2019

How many bad teams would it take to beat the Astros, Dodgers or Yankees? We picked the best players from the worst rosters in baseball and pitted them against the game's big three. The results reflect the absurdity of our era....
09:16, 09/13/2019

MLB notebook: Astros place OF Springer (hamstring) on IL The Houston Astros put star outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list on Saturday, a day after he strained his left hamstring while chasing a foul ball....
00:16, 05/26/2019

Yanks get key hits off Astros’ gloves for 8th straight win NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit a pair of go-ahead, two-run singles, both off third baseman Yuli Gurriel’s glove, and the New York Yankees beat the Houston Astros 7-5 Saturday night for their eighth straight win. The Astros lost their sev...
20:16, 06/22/2019

Verlander sharp against old team, Astros top Tigers 5-1 DETROIT (AP) — Justin Verlander allowed two hits in seven impressive innings against his former team, and the Houston Astros won their eighth straight game, 5-1 over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Verlander (7-1) struck out nine in his second...
23:32, 05/15/2019

MLB notebook: Astros SS Correa returns from rib injury Astros standout shortstop Carlos Correa was activated off the 60-day injured list prior to Houston's Friday night road game against the St. Louis Cardinals....
20:00, 07/26/2019

Correa's RBI single in 9th gives Astros 4-3 win over Boston Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox        ...
21:00, 05/25/2019

Verlander strikes out 12, Astros beat Rangers 4-3 Justin Verlander struck out 12 in six solid innings, four Houston players hit solo home runs and the Astros held on to beat the Texas Rangers 4-3       ...
22:48, 07/19/2019

Devers homers, Red Sox avoid sweep with 4-1 win over Astros Rafael Devers homered off Justin Verlander, and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of two errors by the Houston Astros to avoid a series sweep with a 4-1 victory        ...
16:48, 05/26/2019

Alvarez, Cole help Astros sweep Mariners with 6-1 win HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Yordan Alvarez drove in three runs to back up seven strong innings by Gerrit Cole and help the Houston Astros to a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. The Mariners led 1-0 after J.P. Crawf...
16:32, 06/30/2019

The Astros prove how costly this betting strategy can be That stunning seven-game losing streak endured recently by the Houston Astros showed the drama and potential horror of “double up to catch up” betting approaches (commonly called “Martingale” strategies). Squares are prone to errant thinking that mag...
13:00, 06/25/2019

Astros lead way with 6 All-Stars; Dodgers among clubs with 4 NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole and four of their Houston Astros teammates will lead the American League squad at the All-Star Game in Cleveland on July 9. Major League Baseball unveiled full rosters for the midsummer showcase Sunday, a...
16:32, 06/30/2019

Twins vs. Astros: The two starters make this an Under play Going into May, the Minnesota Twins were the third-most profitable team in the American League for those who bet the money line on every one of their games and are looking to get a great start from their ace on Thursday. Jose Berrios has some of the ...
06:16, 05/02/2019

Gerrit Cole leads Astros to 11-1 win over Athletics Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and Aledmys Diaz, Yordan Alvarez and Yuli Gurriel homered as the Houston Astros jumped on Homer Bailey for nine runs early and sailed to an 11-1 win over the Oakland Athletics      &#...
21:16, 07/22/2019

Watch: Athletics crush Astros with historic 21-7 win The Oakland Athletics became just the second team in MLB history to lose a game by 15 runs and win their next game against the same opponent by 14 runs with a 21-7 blowout of the Houston Astros....
11:16, 09/11/2019

Astros' Correa blames massage for fractured rib Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, who is hitting .295 with 11 home runs and 35 RBIs this season, is expected to miss four to six weeks with a fractured rib....
17:16, 05/29/2019

MLB roundup: Cubs' win over Astros marred by fan's injury Kyle Hendricks pitched eight effective innings, Kyle Schwarber and Kris Bryant homered, and the visiting Chicago Cubs averted a series sweep at the hands of the Houston Astros with a 2-1 interleague victory Wednesday....
23:32, 05/29/2019

Report: Astros trade 1B White to Dodgers The Houston Astros traded first baseman Tyler White to the Los Angeles Dodgers for minor league right-hander Andre Scrubb, The Athletic reported Thursday....
12:32, 07/25/2019

Verlander, Astros historic favorites against Tigers The Astros are listed as -500 favorites over the Tigers at Caesars Sportsbook and as high as -550 at other sportsbooks, making them the heaviest favorite in a game in at least the past 15 seasons....
12:32, 08/21/2019

California police seek suspect who allegedly attacked 400-pound robot security guard A 400-pound robot security guard -- likened to famed “Star Wars” droid R2-D2 -- was damaged after a suspected vandal attacked it earlier this month inside a Northern California parking garage, authorities said....
15:32, 08/21/2019

Dennis Rodman Accused Of Stealing, Destroying Yoga Studio's 400-Pound Amethyst Crystal Having personally brokered peace for all time between the U.S. government and North Korea, basketball Hall of Famer and all-around goof Dennis Rodman spends his time nowadays, among other things, being accused of stealing 400-pound amethyst crystals ...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Life-threatening rains pound U.S. capital; White House basement offices leak Driving rains flooded parts of Washington, D.C., on Monday, shattering a daily record in just an hour, forcing 15 swift-water rescues from stranded cars and causing an undeniable leak in the White House....
11:32, 07/08/2019

Trump climbed into a sumo ring to present a 60-pound ‘President’s Cup’ in highlight of Japan trip Trump’s appearance at the sumo match was restrained for a president who became a reality TV star and often seems to thrive amid — and even encourage — chaos....
08:48, 05/26/2019

200-pound Florida python named 'Ginormica' could reach world-record size, zoo official says A 200-pound reticulated python at a Florida zoo already stretches over 20 feet long – but the massive reptile is still slithering toward world-record size, according to a zoo official....
11:00, 07/16/2019

Shares slide and pound dives as trade war and Brexit fears mount - business live Financial markets are gripped by a nervy selloff as tensions between Beijing and Washington escalate, and fears of a no-deal Brexit riseLatest: The rout continues!Pound hit by no-deal Brexit worriesBeijing: Trade talks can’t continue unless US mends ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage following in their wake, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday....
08:48, 07/12/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares on defensive, pound at 28-month low on hard Brexit fears Asian shares weakened in early trade on Wednesday, rattled by fresh trade war concerns following threats from President Donald Trump to Beijing, while increasing worries about a no-deal Brexit kept the pound under pressure....
18:16, 07/30/2019

British ex-soldier upsets French town by leaving 700-pound rowing machine on mountain A British ex-soldier infuriated the mayor of a French Alps town when he attempted to scale Mont Blanc with a 700-pound rowing machine — and then left the bulky device behind when the weather worsened. Matthew Disney, a former Royal Marine Comma...
03:16, 09/05/2019

MLB roundup: Alvarez's seven RBIs carry Astros to rout of O's Yordan Alvarez hit three homers, including a grand slam, and drove in seven as the visiting Houston Astros finished with six homers overall and defeated the Baltimore Orioles 23-2 Saturday night....
18:32, 08/12/2019

MLB roundup: Alvarez's 7 RBIs carry Astros to rout of O's Yordan Alvarez hit three homers, including a grand slam, and drove in seven as the visiting Houston Astros finished with six homers overall and defeated the Baltimore Orioles 23-2 Saturday night....
04:00, 08/11/2019

Astros pitchers combine for no-hitter -- with Nolan Ryan there to see it Aaron Sanchez looked like a reinvented pitcher in his Houston debut, throwing six stellar innings to start the Astros on a combined no-hitter Saturday night in their 9-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners....
03:16, 08/04/2019

Straw’s 3B in 14th lifts Astros over pesky Mariners 8-7 SEATTLE (AP) — Myles Straw led off the 14th inning with a triple and scored on Yuli Gurriel’s sacrifice fly, and the Houston Astros outlasted the pesky Seattle Mariners 8-7 Thursday night in the longest game of the season by innings for both te...
20:48, 06/06/2019

Astros’ Altuve likely headed to injured list with hamstring HOUSTON (AP) — Astros star Jose Altuve seems likely to end up on the 10-day injured list after straining his left hamstring Friday. Houston manager AJ Hinch said Saturday he’s “not optimistic” the 2017 AL MVP can avoid an IL stint. ...
17:48, 05/11/2019

MLB roundup: Twins' Odorizzi outduels Astros' Verlander Ehire Adrianza homered, and Jake Odorizzi pitched seven shutout innings to outduel Justin Verlander as the Minnesota Twins edged the Houston Astros 1-0 on Monday night in Minneapolis....
00:48, 04/30/2019

Astros become latest MLB team to extend stadium netting HOUSTON — The Houston Astros will extend the protective netting at Minute Maid Park to cover more of the seating area, joining other teams that have taken safety measures after foul balls injured fans. The team announced Thursday that the extended ne...
16:16, 08/08/2019

Rookie Alvarez homers again as Astros beat Brewers 10-8 HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit one of Houston’s four home runs to become the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two major league games and lead the Astros to a 10-8 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night....
21:00, 06/11/2019

Odorizzi edges Verlander as Twins beat Astros 1-0 Jake Odorizzi pitched seven solid innings to outduel Justin Verlander, Ehire Adrianza homered off Houston's ace and the Minnesota Twins beat the Astros 1-0        ...
19:48, 04/29/2019

MLB roundup: Brewers power past Astros in 14th Mike Moustakas slugged the Brewers' fourth home run of the night with one out in the 14th inning, a two-run shot that led Milwaukee to a 6-3 win over the host Houston Astros on Wednesday....
09:32, 06/13/2019

MLB roundup: Astros hammer six home runs to rout M's Rookie Yordan Alvarez slugged the first of Houston's season-high six home runs as the Astros bashed their way to a 10-2 victory over the visiting Seattle Mariners on Friday....
11:16, 08/03/2019

Long 3-run blast by Chirinos lifts Astros over Indians, 4-1 Robinson Chirinos hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in a four-run seventh inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-1 win over the Cleveland Indians        ...
19:48, 04/28/2019

How the Astros’ deadline splash is changing the futures market LAS VEGAS — Wednesday’s MLB trade deadline has come and gone but its repercussions very well could continue to be felt deep into October. The blockbuster that fans, media, and not to mention bettors and bookmakers, were waiting for came late that aft...
12:16, 08/02/2019

Astros' Marisnick suspended for plate collision with Lucroy Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick was suspended for two games by Major League Baseball on Thursday for his violent home plate collision with Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy before the All-Star break....
08:00, 07/12/2019

Attorney: Girl hit during Astros game had skull fracture HOUSTON (AP) — An attorney for the family of a 2-year-old girl struck by a foul ball during a game last month between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros says the girl suffered a skull fracture. Attorney Richard Mithoff on Wednesday provided the firs...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Moustakas hits 2-run HR in 14th as Brewers beat Astros 6-3 HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer during Milwaukee’s three-run 14th inning, and the Brewers struck out 15 times against Houston ace Justin Verlander before rallying for a 6-3 victory over the Astros on Wednesday night. Christian...
22:48, 06/12/2019

Bell, Dickerson lead Pirates to 14-2 rout of Astros Josh Bell hit his 21st homer, Corey Dickerson had four hits and three RBIs, and rookie Dario Agrazal threw six strong innings to earn his first major league win as the Pittsburgh Pirates routed the Houston Astros 14-2      &...
22:16, 06/26/2019

Springer, Bregman propel Astros to 6-2 victory over Angels George Springer and Alex Bregman homered, Wade Miley pitched two-run ball into the sixth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-2       ...
01:32, 07/19/2019

MLB roundup: Cole hits 300 K's, pitches Astros to playoffs Gerrit Cole eclipsed the 300-strikeout mark for the season and did so in style, pitching host Houston to a 3-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday, allowing the Astros to clinch their fourth playoff berth in five years....
03:00, 09/19/2019

Blue Jays trade Sanchez, Biagini to Astros KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Toronto Blue Jays shipped out another two of their few remaining ties to their most recent playoff teams in a deal just before Wednesday's trade deadline....
14:16, 07/31/2019

Fisher’s homer leads Astros past Athletics 3-2 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Fisher hit a tiebreaking homer to lead off the eighth inning for his first long ball of the season and the short-handed Houston Astros rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. The Astros trail...
23:00, 05/31/2019

Angels beat Astros 7-2 for 5th straight W; Marisnick plunked Albert Pujols hit a bases-clearing double during the Angels' six-run first inning in a 7-2 victory over the Houston Astros       ...
06:00, 07/17/2019

Alvarez hits 2-run HR in MLB debut as Astros blank O's 4-0 Yordan Alvarez hit a two-run homer in his major league debut, Wade Miley pitched into the seventh inning before four relievers completed the six-hitter and the Houston Astros beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-0       ...
14:32, 06/09/2019

Gurriel’s homer in 10th lifts Astros to 2-1 win over Seattle HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Friday night. Gurriel hit a 2-2 pitch from Matt Festa (0-2) off the facade in left field for his eighth homer. Houston&#...
22:48, 06/28/2019

Astros star George Springer punished for slurring ump Houston Astros star George Springer reportedly faced punishment for a foul-mouthed tirade in which he apparently called an umpire a “f—–g c——-r.” Springer’s meltdown occurred April 23 in a game against the Minnesota Twins. Ins...
18:32, 05/05/2019

Astros, Dodgers or Yankees? We debate which is baseball's best now -- and for October The three heavyweights in the standings have separated themselves from the rest of MLB. Which is the best bet to win it all, and can anyone stop the superteam trio?...
05:32, 08/14/2019

Astros start fast; beat Red Sox 7-3 for 10th straight win BOSTON (AP) — Tyler White’s two-run double capped a five-run first inning, Josh Reddick hit a solo homer and the Houston Astros kept rolling, beating the Boston Red Sox 7-3 Saturday night for their 10th straight victory. Michael Brantley had th...
22:00, 05/18/2019

Gurriel hits 2nd straight game-winner, Astros down M’s in 10 HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel doubled in the 10th inning for his second straight last at-bat game winner, lifting the Houston Astros to a 6-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. The Astros hadn’t scored since putting up five runs in ...
22:16, 06/29/2019

Urquidy dominates struggling Rangers in Astros' 6-1 win José Urquidy threw seven dominant innings for his first major league win and Yuli Gurriel hit a three-run homer, sending the Houston Astros to a 6-1 victory over the skidding Texas Rangers       ...
19:48, 07/20/2019

Castillo pitches two-hit ball into 7th, Reds beat Astros 3-2 CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Senzel returned from an eye injury and drove in a pair of runs Monday night, Luis Castillo pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning, and the Cincinnati Reds held on for a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros. The Reds got th...
21:32, 06/17/2019

Astros beat Athletics 6-4 in 12 innings for 3-game sweep OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Rookie Myles Straw had three hits, three stolen bases and scored the go-ahead run on Michael Brantley’s single in the 12th inning to help the Houston Astros complete their second three-game sweep of the season against the...
18:00, 06/02/2019

Astros acquire Greinke in stunning pitching grab Zack Greinke held the New York Yankees to two runs on two hits over five innings on Wednesday, and that was the good news for the Bronx Bombers when it comes to the veteran pitcher....
15:16, 07/31/2019

Bregman homers twice as Astros rally past Cubs 9-6 HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman homered twice, his second a tiebreaking two-run shot in the sixth inning that propelled the injury-weakened Houston Astros to a 9-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night that gave manager AJ Hinch his 500th career vic...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1 HOUSTON (AP) — Renato Núñez hit his 16th homer, Richie Martin added a two-run shot in the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a three-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday. Núñez homered in the sixth inning and the Astr...
17:16, 06/08/2019

MLB roundup: Yanks drop Astros to win eighth straight Giancarlo Stanton drove in his first four runs of the season on a pair of two-run singles as the host New York Yankees extended their season-high winning streak to eight games with a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night....
00:32, 06/23/2019

Astros roll past Red Sox for 10th straight victory BOSTON — The Houston Astros are sending an early message to the rest of baseball. They’re playing and sounding like they’re the best. Tyler White’s two-run double capped a five-run first inning, Josh Reddick hit a solo homer and the...
04:48, 05/19/2019

Rookie Alvarez homers again, Astros top Blue Jays 7-2 HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez homered again and Jack Mayfield hit three doubles as Houston’s rookies delivered in a big way, leading the Astros over the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 on Saturday. Alvarez became the fourth player in major league history...
16:48, 06/15/2019

Astros ace Greinke deal; two-dozen trades on MLB's deadline day On a dizzying day that featured two dozen trades, the Astros pulled off the biggest and most startling deal, adding ace Zack Greinke to an imposing rotation already loaded with All-Stars Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole....
23:48, 07/31/2019

Chavis homers, Red Sox snap Astros’ 10-game win streak BOSTON (AP) — Michael Chavis homered, Xander Bogaerts hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox averted a sweep against Houston with a 4-3 victory Sunday that snapped the Astros’ 10-game winning streak. Mookie Betts ...
15:00, 05/19/2019

Astros Offer Yankees a Potential Glimpse of the Postseason Houston was missing two of its best hitters for this series. But Justin Verlander was on the mound Sunday and the Astros won the season series between the teams....
17:16, 06/23/2019

Astros rout Tigers 11-4, extend winning streak to 7 Carlos Correa started another Houston onslaught with a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Astros routed the Detroit Tigers 11-4, extending their winning streak to seven games        ...
20:16, 05/14/2019

Cole strikes out 12, Bregman HR lifts Astros over Tigers 6-3 Gerrit Cole struck out 12 over seven scoreless innings, Alex Bregman homered and the Houston Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3       ...
23:32, 08/22/2019

Opinion: Astros save MLB trade deadline from being an all-time dud In what was emerging as the dullest and most pathetic trade deadlines in ages, the Astros stepped up and seized the moment, grabbing Zack Greinke.       ...
18:16, 07/31/2019

Pound could 'hit parity' with US dollar after no-deal Brexit; London house prices slide - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as UK housing market keeps slowing and the pound hits fresh lowsLatest: Parity warning for the poundSterling fell below $1.24 today to 27-month lowLondon house prices fell 4.4% in MayBiggest...
09:16, 07/17/2019

Pound suffers further slide after Boris Johnson takes Brexit hard line – business live Rolling coverage of business, economics and markets as sterling hits new 28-month low against the US dollarPound drops to lowest level in two years amid no-deal Brexit rhetoric Chief of British Gas owner Centrica to step down as it posts loss Mark Ca...
02:48, 07/30/2019

Animal shelter slims down 110-pound border collie dubbed ‘Bopper the Whopper!' This border collie arrived at a shelter at twice his normal weight. Dubbed Bopper the Whopper, the staff has slimmed him down and gotten him adopted.        ...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Houston Astros clinch third consecutive AL West division title George Springer's three home runs fuel Astros' 13-5 rout of Angels as ace Justin Verlander earns his 20th win of the season.       ...
22:00, 09/22/2019

Astros place Altuve on injured list with hamstring strain HOUSTON (AP) — Astros star Jose Altuve has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a strained left hamstring. Manager AJ Hinch announced the move after an 11-4 win over Texas on Saturday night. Altuve was injured in the first inning of a 3-0 win ...
22:16, 05/11/2019

Verlander pitches 3rd career no-hitter, Astros beat Jays 2-0 Justin Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter, punctuating a dominant season by striking out 14 to lead the Houston Astros past the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0       ...
18:01, 09/01/2019

Watch: Astros dominate Rays despite Justin Verlander ejection Houston Astros star Justin Verlander watched his double-digit strikeout streak come to an end before being ejected during a dominating victory against the Tampa Bay Rays....
12:32, 08/28/2019

Astros' Carlos Correa suffers fractured rib during massage Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa has been put on the injured list with fractured rib suffered during an in-home massage.        ...
00:32, 05/30/2019

Yuli Gurriel drives in eight runs as Astros destroy Rockies HOUSTON — With Houston’s powerful offense, there always seem to be men on base when Yuli Gurriel comes to the plate in the bottom part of the Astros order. On Wednesday, he found a way to send most of them home. Gurriel drove in a team-record-t...
04:16, 08/08/2019

Houston Astros' Justin Verlander pitches 3rd career no-hitter Justin Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter, punctuating a dominant season by striking out 14 to lead the Houston Astros past the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0 on Sunday....
18:32, 09/01/2019

Altuve, Alvarez HR as Astros halt Yanks to end 7-game slide Jose Altuve hit a leadoff homer, rookie Yordan Alvarez connected again and the Houston Astros beat the streaking New York Yankees 9-4 to end a season-high seven-game skid       ...
14:48, 06/23/2019

Child struck by line drive at Cubs-Astros game A young fan at Wednesday night's game between the Cubs and Astros in Houston was struck by a foul ball hit by Albert Almora Jr., shaking up the Chicago center fielder....
19:48, 05/29/2019

Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander throws third no-hitter of career Astros righty tosses third career no-hitter against Blue JaysVerlander, 36, struck out 14 and threw 120 pitches in 17th winHouston Astros ace Justin Verlander tossed the third no-hitter on Sunday against the Toronto Blue Jays.Verlander struck out 14 ...
17:00, 09/01/2019

Big favorites at sportsbooks for second time in 10 days, Houston Astros let down bettors again The Houston Astros closed as high as -600 at some sportsbooks, but the Detroit Tigers used two solo homers to beat them, 2-1, on Wednesday.       ...
08:00, 08/22/2019

Carlos Correa’s clutch hit in ninth propels Astros past Red Sox HOUSTON — Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. After Boston tied it in the top of the inning, Aledmys Diaz led off the bottom with a double to left off...
09:16, 05/26/2019

Gurriel hits 2nd straight game-winner, Astros down M's in 10 Yuli Gurriel doubled in the 10th inning for his second straight last at-bat game winner, lifting the Houston Astros to a 6-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night       ...
05:32, 06/30/2019

Astros hit 3 homers, beat Cards 6-2; Goldschmidt streak ends George Springer led off the game with a home run, Jose Altuve and rookie Yordan Alvarez also connected and the Houston Astros beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2       ...
15:48, 07/28/2019

Choi hits key double, Rays rally past Astros 9-8 Ji-Man Choi put Tampa Bay ahead with a two-run double in the seventh, Travis d'Arnaud homered and drove in four, and the Rays beat the Houston Astros 9-8 to avoid a three-game sweep       ...
17:00, 08/29/2019

Chavis homers, Red Sox snap Astros' 10-game win streak Michael Chavis homered, Xander Bogaerts hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox averted a sweep against Houston with a 4-3 victory that snapped the Astros' 10-game winning streak       ...
14:48, 05/19/2019

Pirates' rout sends Astros to first home series loss Corey Dickerson and Josh Bell each belted a two-run homer, and Joe Musgrove tossed six strong innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates handed the Houston Astros their first series loss at home with a 10-0 romp on Thursday afternoon....
18:32, 06/27/2019

MLB trade roundup: Astros stun baseball, land Greinke When the 4 p.m. ET trade deadline passed Wednesday, the biggest names in the rumor mill in recent days hadn't gone anywhere and the new July 31 drop-dead cutoff seemed to be a dud. Then the Houston Astros stepped in....
07:16, 08/01/2019

Rookie Yordan Alvarez homers again, Astros top Blue Jays 7-2 Yordan Alvarez homered again and Jack Mayfield hit three doubles as Houston's rookies delivered in a big way, leading the Astros over the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2       ...
18:16, 06/15/2019

Thornton shuts down former team, Blue Jays rout Astros 12-0 HOUSTON (AP) — Trent Thornton was looking forward to Sunday’s game against the Astros since he was traded to Toronto in the offseason. He delivered arguably his best start of the season. Thornton shut down his former team into the seventh innin...
20:48, 06/16/2019

Fisher's homer leads Astros past Athletics 3-2 Derek Fisher hit a tiebreaking homer to lead off the eighth inning for his first long ball of the season and the short-handed Houston Astros rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics        ...
22:32, 05/31/2019

Astros All-Star George Springer carted off after colliding with wall George Springer was carted off after hitting his head against the wall making a catch in the Astros' game against the Brewers.       ...
21:16, 09/03/2019

A's edge Astros 3-2 in 13 to inch closer in playoff chase Robbie Grossman singled home the winning run with two outs in the 13th inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros       ...
06:00, 08/17/2019

Springer's single in 10th lifts Astros over Angels 11-10 George Springer hit a game-ending, RBI single in the 10th inning and the Houston Astros beat the Angels 11-10 after a violent collision at home plate knocked Los Angeles catcher Jonathan Lucroy out of the game       ...
16:48, 07/07/2019

Marcus Stroman trade accentuates Yankees’, Astros’ frustrations The Yankees and Astros have spent most of this season viewed as the best teams in the AL. And they have similarities going into the trade deadline. They badly want to add to their rotations, though they will fall back to further stock strong pens if ...
14:48, 07/29/2019

Cole K's 11, Marisnick has 3 hits as Astros beat Angels 11-2 Gerrit Cole struck out 11 over seven innings, Jake Marisnick had three hits amid a chorus of boos and the Houston Astros got back on track by beating the Los Angeles Angels 11-2       ...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Astros’ other deadline move is fantasy baseball game-changer There is really nothing better than stumbling across a game-changer this late in the fantasy baseball season. The MLB trade deadline didn’t exactly produce the normal frenzy we see in the fantasy world afterwards, but there is definitely one piece mo...
20:48, 08/10/2019

Astros’ pitching looks scary good with Zack Greinke on deck HOUSTON — Another day, another dominant pitching performance by the Astros. Justin Verlander struck out 10 on Sunday and the Astros beat the Mariners 3-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep. A day after Astros newcomer Aaron Sanchez and three relievers com...
00:16, 08/05/2019

Yordan Alvarez belts 3 homers as Astros destroy Orioles BALTIMORE — Houston manager A. J. Hinch was awestruck by his team’s extraordinary display of power. The Astros aren’t showing any type of weakness heading into the final stretch of the season. Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit three of Houston...
23:16, 08/10/2019

Verlander fans 10, pitching-rich Astros beat Mariners 3-1 Justin Verlander struck out 10 in another dominant Houston pitching performance, and the Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 for a three-game sweep       ...
14:48, 08/04/2019

Justin Verlander orders Astros to bar Detroit reporter over grudge At Justin Verlander’s request, the Astros blocked a Detroit Free Press reporter from his post-game media session Wednesday night. On Thursday, Verlander explained why, labeling past behavior of the reporter, Anthony Fenech, as “unethical,” and said h...
12:00, 08/22/2019

Springer, Correa, Chirinos homer, Astros beat Royals 6-4 HOUSTON (AP) — George Springer, Carlos Correa and Robinson Chirinos each homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 6-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night. Springer opened the first with his 11th home run of the season, including three lead...
21:16, 05/06/2019

Astros’ Altuve leaves game with left hamstring issue HOUSTON (AP) — Astros star Jose Altuve has been pulled from a game with left hamstring discomfort. The second baseman left in the first inning Friday night against the Texas Rangers. Houston says the 2017 AL MVP is day to day. Altuve beat out an infi...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Weekend Watch: Our takes on Pujols, Keuchel, Yankees-Astros and more Albert Pujols is back in St. Louis, Dallas Keuchel is back on the mound and the Yankees are back at full strength (or close to it). Here's what we expect to see....
08:32, 06/21/2019

Surging Yankees bash rival Astros for statement victory Aaron Judge’s return from the injured list on Friday has raised the question about just how deep the Yankees’ lineup will be. According to Chad Green, his buddies in the pitching fraternity are going to find out it won’t be much fun to navigate aroun...
01:00, 06/21/2019

LEADING OFF: Snell's 2nd chance vs Yanks, Astros on roll LEADING OFF: Blake Snell gets second chance vs Yanks, Astros seek 10th straight win, Justin Turner banged up, Marlins find stroke vs Mets, Giolito turning things around        ...
00:32, 05/18/2019

Tennessee Volunteers’ 325-pound football recruit dunks, sinks full-court shot in wild video A nearly 325-pound Tennessee Volunteers football recruit showed off his athleticism in a video of him dunking a basketball followed by draining a full-court shot....
16:16, 05/16/2019

‘I started in fairground boxing booths at 16, no headguards, small gloves and I’d get a pound a fight.’ The life and times of Big Ron Gray Cigar chomping Black Country giant Ron Gray rose to become chief matchmaker for Mickey Duff, Barry Hearn and Frank Warren. He reflects on his life sentence in the hardest game The post ‘I started in fairground boxing booths at 16, no headguards...
17:48, 08/09/2019

Australian farmer says human surgical plate found in belly of 1,500-pound croc, may lead to missing person An Australian crocodile farmer says the discovery of a human orthopedic plate inside the belly of a 1500-pound croc may be the clue that leads authorities to the fate of a missing person....
19:48, 08/01/2019

Astros Bar Reporter From Postgame Presser At Justin Verlander's Request [Update] A Detroit Free Press reporter was barred from the Houston Astros’ postgame press conference last night because Justin Verlander said he would refuse to speak with media if the reporter was present....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Watch: Orioles beat Astros with walk-off homer after embarrassing loss The Baltimore Orioles recovered from Saturday's 23-2 loss to the Houston Astros with a walk-off win against the same team to close out a three-game series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards....
05:32, 08/13/2019

Pueblo High grad & UofA broadcasters calls “no-hitter” for Astros HOUSTON – Pueblo High School and Univ. of Arizona alum Francisco Romero got the chance to call his fifth “no-hitter” as a Major League Broadcaster. We caught up with Romero after the historic call of the Justin Verlander No-hitter f...
22:32, 09/01/2019

Jiménez hits 2 HR, White Sox turn triple play to beat Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Eloy Jiménez homered twice and the Chicago White Sox turned the first triple play in the majors this season during a 9-4 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. Charlie Tilson’s first career homer was a grand slam in ...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Jiménez hits 2 HR, White Sox turn triple play to beat Astros Eloy Jiménez homered twice and the Chicago White Sox turned the first triple play in the majors this season during a 9-4 victory over the Houston Astros        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Astros starter Justin Verlander throws no-hitter against Blue Jays The Astros star became the first pitcher to no-hit the same team twice on the road, according to MLB.com. Verlander did it in 2011, too.       ...
18:01, 09/01/2019

The 2-Year-Old Who Was Hit By A Foul Ball At An Astros Game Suffered A Skull Fracture On May 29, a two-year-old girl was struck by a foul ball during a game between the Cubs and Astros in Houston. In the first update about the child’s condition since then, an attorney representing her family revealed today that she suffered a fracture...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Bregman’s grand slam powers Astros past Angels in Mexico MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Alex Bregman hit a grand slam, his third homer during a two-game series in Mexico, and the Houston Astros blew out the Los Angeles Angels for the second straight day, 10-4 on Sunday. The Astros, who won 14-2 on Saturday, hit ...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Watch: Yordan Alvarez makes Astros history, homers in first two games Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez became the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two games, going deep in a win against the Milwaukee Brewers in Houston....
07:00, 06/12/2019

Watch: Astros' Michael Brantley records RBI double in return to Cleveland Houston Astros All-Star outfielder Michael Brantley received multiple standing ovations and hit an RBI double in Tuesday's MLB All-Star Game, his first game back in Cleveland since leaving the Indians last offseason....
06:48, 07/10/2019

Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez home run ball doesn't appear to land Houston Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez hit two home runs against the Oakland Athletics on Monday night, and at least one of the moonshots may have actually reached the lunar surface....
19:00, 09/10/2019

Opinion: Astros dominating opponents behind powerful offense, spectacular pitching The Astros continue to bludgeon the opposition, winning 21-1 and 15-0 in back-to-back games and outscoring its opponents by 255 run this season.       ...
09:00, 09/10/2019

Opinion: Astros dominate opponents behind powerful offense, spectacular pitching The Astros continue to bludgeon the opposition, winning 21-1 and 15-0 in back-to-back games and outscoring its opponents by 255 runs this season.       ...
15:32, 09/10/2019

LEADING OFF: Astros' Alvarez stars, Encarnación trade LEADING OFF: Astros rookie Alvarez making big impact, Yankees get Encarnación, Braves starter Newcomb exits after liner to head       ...
06:32, 06/16/2019

Astros' Jake Marisnick suspended two games for collision with Jonathan Lucroy MLB suspended Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick for two games Thursday after his violent collision at home plate with Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy....
02:16, 07/12/2019

Zack Greinke’s wasn’t good in Astros debut, but it didn’t matter HOUSTON — Zack Greinke’s debut with the Houston Astros on Tuesday night was made easier by the warm welcome he received from his new teammates in the days since his trade from the Arizona Diamondbacks. It didn’t hurt that the Astros also ...
09:48, 08/07/2019

Gurriel 8 RBIs, Cole wins 10th in row, Astros rout Rockies Yuli Gurriel drove in a team record-tying eight runs, Gerrit Cole won his 10th straight decision and the Houston Astros routed the Colorado Rockies 14-3 for their sixth victory in a row       ...
16:16, 08/07/2019

Astros to acquire former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke from Diamondbacks The Houston Astros have agreed to acquire veteran starting pitcher Zack Greinke from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for four Minor League prospects....
18:48, 07/31/2019

Watch: Astros' Alex Bregman hits two Mother's Day homers in front of mom Houston Astros star infielder Alex Bregman smacked two home runs while his mother was in the stands during a win against the Texas Rangers on Mother's Day in Houston....
08:16, 05/13/2019

Girl, 2, hit by foul ball at Astros game suffered skull fracture, attorney says A 2-year-old girl who was struck by a foul ball during a Houston Astros home game last month suffered a skull fracture and seizures, an attorney for her family said Wednesday....
21:48, 06/26/2019

LEADING OFF: Marlins' Gallen makes debut, Astros meet Yanks LEADING OFF: Gallen makes MLB debut for Marlins vs former club, Astros-Yanks meet in matchup of division leaders       ...
02:16, 06/20/2019

Watch: Astros star George Springer carted off after hitting head on wall Houston Astros star George Springer was carted off the field after hitting his head on the outfield wall during a loss to the Milwaukee Brewers in Milwaukee....
15:48, 09/05/2019

Houston Astros fans brave torrential downpour even with stadium roof closed The Houston Astros closed their roof Thursday for their game against the Texas Rangers but fans still needed to break out the umbrellas as the torrential downpour swept through the area....
16:32, 05/10/2019

In era of analytics, Astros aces Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole are keeping it old-school As home runs fly and WAR becomes a standard statistic to judge pitchers, some of the game's old-school aces still value wins and ERA.       ...
01:16, 09/13/2019

MLB: Justin Verlander, Houston Astros barring Detroit Free Press violates CBA Verlander requested the Houston Astros to keep writer Anthony Fenech out of the clubhouse after the Tigers' 2-1 win       ...
16:00, 08/22/2019

Houston Astros, Justin Verlander and Detroit Free Press: Here's what happened Justin Verlander and Detroit Free Press reporter Anthony Fenech have a checkered past, but that isn't the issue.       ...
03:32, 08/25/2019

Watch: George Springer sets Astros' leadoff homer record vs. Tigers Center fielder George Springer set the franchise record for leadoff homers in a single season by belting his 10th game-opening bomb of the year in a win against the Detroit Tigers....
18:00, 08/21/2019

Watch: Zack Greinke wins first game for Astros, Yuli Gurriel homers twice Zack Greinke picked up his first win for the Houston Astros and Yuli Gurriel hit two of his team's four homers in an 11-6 win against the Colorado Rockies....
06:48, 08/07/2019

Foul Ball Appears To Injure Young Child At Astros-Cubs Game During the fourth inning of tonight’s Astros-Cubs game, Chicago outfielder Albert Almora, Jr. hit a foul ball into the seats on the third base side of the Houston ballpark. According to those present at the game, that ball hit a small child, who was ...
18:32, 05/29/2019

Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit his first grand slam and finished with a career-high six RBIs, Gerrit Cole struck out 10 and the Houston Astros routed the Toronto Blue Jays 15-2 on Friday night. After Toronto walked Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez...
22:48, 06/14/2019

Watch: Astros' Tony Kemp makes diving, flipping catch vs. Pirates The Houston Astros were on the wrong end of a 10-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, but Tony Kemp provided one of the highlights of the game by making a diving and flipping catch during the setback....
08:48, 06/28/2019

Houston Astros acquire Zack Greinke in stunning deadline pitching grab Astros eclipse Yankees as AL favorites with stunning tradeNL-leading Dodgers add infield depth with Jedd Gyorko dealNationals reshape bullpen, adding three relievers at deadlineZack Greinke held the New York Yankees to two runs on two hits over five ...
17:48, 07/31/2019

UA/Astros broadcaster & Pueblo High grad reacts to trade for D-Backs Greinke HOUSTON – With former Arizona Diamondback ace Zach Greinke being traded to Houston, many believe the Astros have all it takes to win another World Series.  That includes Pueblo High School grad and U of A football announcer for Spanish-language...
05:16, 08/02/2019

Yordan Alvarez hits titanic home run as Houston Astros continue to overpower opponents Yordan Alvarez's blast is only the second ball ever to reach Minute Maid Park's upper deck as Houston outscores opponents 32-1 in 11-inning span.       ...
00:00, 09/10/2019

Fantasy Baseball Prospects Report: Yordan Alvarez gets the Astros front office talking Yordan Alvarez may be entering the Astros' plans. Should Zac Gallen be entering yours? Scott White addresses Carter Kieboom's and Nate Lowe's demotions and gives his top five prospects to stash....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Albert Almora in tears after striking child with foul ball in Cubs-Astros game Outfielder’s line drive enters stands and hits girlCubs player consoled by teammates after accidentA young fan at Wednesday night’s game between the Cubs and Astros was struck by a foul ball hit by Albert Almora Jr, shaking up the Chicago center fiel...
00:16, 05/30/2019

Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez breaks Albert Pujols' RBI record Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez has 35 RBI in his first 30 games, passing the mark Albert Pujols set with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2001.       ...
08:16, 07/23/2019

Astros block Free Press from Justin Verlander’s postgame media session The Houston Astros blocked the Detroit Free Press from interviewing Justin Verlander following the team's loss to the Tigers on Wednesday.       ...
05:32, 08/22/2019

Watch: Astros' Josh Reddick makes game-saving home run robbery vs. Rangers Houston Astros right fielder Josh Reddick saved the game for his team by robbing a 3-run home run from Hunter Pence in a win against the Texas Rangers....
07:48, 05/10/2019

Girl hit by foul ball at Astros-Cubs game suffered skull fracture, seizure: lawyer The 2-year-old girl who got hit by a foul ball at a Houston Astros game last month suffered a skull fracture from the incident — and then a seizure after she was hospitalized — and is now on medication as a result, her family says. The youngster’s lo...
16:48, 06/26/2019

Watch: Carlos Correa hits first grand slam, Astros snap Cardinals' winning streak The Houston Astros snapped the St. Louis Cardinals' six-game winning streak and Carlos Correa hit his first career grand slam in an 8-2 triumph Saturday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis....
07:48, 07/28/2019

Lawyer: 2-year-old hit by foul ball at Cubs-Astros game suffered skull fracture, seizure Lawyer says the 2-year-old girl hit by a foul ball at Cubs-Astros game last month in Houston suffered a fractured skull and seizure.       ...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Artist brings 800-pound opioid spoon to Johnson & Johnson's doorstep A Boston-based artist dropped off an 800-pound bent spoon in front of Johnson & Johnson's New Jersey headquarters Wednesday to highlight the company's role in the opioid crisis. ...
20:49, 09/19/2019

Fortnite Beach Ball Locations: Where to find giant beach balls to bounce in Fortnite map? Bounce a giant beach ball in different matches is the first Fortnite 14 Days of Summer Challenge that needs completing. Here's everything you need to know!...
07:32, 06/26/2019

Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy carted off after home-plate collision with Astros' Jake Marisnick Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy was carted off the field in the eighth inning after a collision at the plate with Houston's Jake Marisnick.       ...
16:48, 07/07/2019

Big birds: Giant, 1,000-pound birds once roamed around Europe At 1,000 pounds and over 10 feet tall, this bird was one the largest that ever lived in Earth's history, according to new research.       ...
20:32, 06/26/2019

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09:00, 05/30/2019

Bundesliga transfers: Schalke sign left back, Szalai back at Mainz Schalke have secured another promising talent in defense, signing an U19 European champion for two years. Elsewhere, Hungarian striker Adam Szalai has returned to his first club in Germany. Get the latest here!...
11:32, 08/30/2019

Liverpool reach back-to-back Champions League finals after comeback vs. Barcelona Jürgen Klopp's side overcame a large first-leg deficit against Barcelona to advance to the Champions League final for the second straight season. It is the third final in the German coach's career....
17:16, 05/07/2019

Crystal Palace lack of depth concerns Roy Hodgson despite back-to-back wins Crystal Palace claimed their first home win of the season on Saturday, but Roy Hodgson remains concerned over a lack of depth in certain areas of his squad....
20:00, 09/01/2019

One in 144 million: Two amateur golfers record holes-in-one on same hole in back-to-back swings Rob Gaboriault and Bob Maritano each aced the 10th hole at Links at Lang Farm on back-to-back swings in Vermont.       ...
17:00, 08/28/2019

Vergne seals back-to-back FE titles as Frijns wins New York finale Jean-Eric Vergne sealed the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E drivers title despite finishing down in seventh place in the second New York race, which was won by Robin Frijns...
00:00, 07/15/2019

Frijns wins in New York as Vergne seals back-to-back FE titles Jean-Eric Vergne sealed the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E drivers title despite finishing down in seventh place in the second New York race, which was won by Robin Frijns...
14:48, 07/14/2019

Jean-Eric Vergne crowned back-to-back Formula E champion Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne became the first driver to successfully defend the Formula E title as a seventh-placed finish in the final race of the 2018-19 season in New York Sunday was enough to wrap up the championship....
15:00, 07/14/2019

Ash Barty edges closer to back-to-back US Open doubles titles Barty and Victoria Azarenka move into semi-finalsAustralian set to regain world No 1 singles rankingDifferent partner, same result for Ashleigh Barty as Australia’s top tennis player took a giant stride towards notching another major milestone in her...
21:48, 09/03/2019

A minor league hockey team won back-to-back titles. Then it kept the trophy. "I don't know if I should say this or not, but Colorado kept the trophy, if you can believe it," Patrick Kelly, commissioner emeritus of the ECHL, said on a Toledo radio station....
02:32, 06/02/2019

After back to back shootings, Trump called for red flag laws. Here's what they are. In response to calls for action after two mass shootings, President Donald Trump told the country he has called for "red flag" laws.        ...
16:16, 08/05/2019

Back-to-Back Outbreaks of Gun Violence in El Paso and Dayton Stun Country In a country that has become nearly numb to men with guns opening fire in schools, at concerts and in churches, shooting in Texas and Ohio left the public shaken....
23:48, 08/04/2019

| Van Aert clinches back to back Dauphine stages, Yates in yellow Wout van Aert won a second successive stage of the Criterium du Dauphine with victory on day five as Britain's Adam Yates remained in the leader's yellow jersey....
11:32, 06/13/2019

Thirty dead in 13 hours: US reckons with back-to-back mass shootings Twenty-one killed in El Paso and nine killed in Dayton, OhioUS reels from killings as Trump faces criticism over immigrationA shattering weekend in which two mass shootings left at least 30 people dead and injured dozens put Donald Trump at the cente...
10:48, 08/05/2019

Back to school, and back to another year of our dumb education funding system The property tax-dependent education funding system creates a massive disconnect between the consumers of education and those providing it, Jake Novak writes....
14:16, 09/04/2019

Georgia lawmaker who said man told her to 'go back where you came from' walks back part of claim A Georgia state lawmaker has walked back a significant part of her viral claim that a white man told her to "go back where you came from" during a testy argument in a supermarket checkout lane, after the man denied the encounter unfolded the way she ...
08:48, 07/22/2019