Numbers drawn in $487 million Powerball jackpot
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 23:08:16 -0400
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The winning numbers for the Powerball are 11-17-21-23-32 and Powerball 5.
Iglesias' ninth-inning infield single gives Tigers 3-2 win
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 23:03:43 -0400
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers and Houston Astros matched two-run ninth-inning comebacks Saturday night. Luckily for the Tigers, they had the last one.
Nishikori seeks revenge in Toronto final
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 22:56:39 -0400
Novak Djokovic and Japan's Kei Nishikori both powered through in straight sets at the ATP Toronto Masters to set up a repeat of a high-profile spring final. Top seed Djokovic dismissed Gael Monfils 6-3, 6-2 in 74 minutes, winning the 14th of his last 15 matches at Masters 1000 events. Nishikori took advantage of a fade in form from Stan Wawrinka as Asia's top player reached the title match with a 7-6 (8/6), 6-1 win.
Donald Trump rescued from stalled elevator in Colorado city
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 22:53:32 -0400
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Springs Fire Department says that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump had to be rescued from an elevator that was stuck between the first and second floors of a resort.
Venezuela seeks to annul vote to reinstate lawmakers
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 22:49:21 -0400
Venezuela's attorney general made a request to nullify the National Assembly's decision to reinstate three lawmakers accused of voting fraud. Venezuela's highest court had suspended the three lawmakers in January after they were accused of buying votes in December's legislative election. The decision to reinstate the lawmakers comes as the Venezuelan government asked electoral authorities Tuesday to ban the opposition coalition seeking to oust President Nicolas Maduro in a recall vote, accusing them of massive fraud.
Big crowd greets Rams for 1st camp practice in LA return
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 22:35:28 -0400
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — On the night before the Los Angeles Rams' first public practice of training camp, coach Jeff Fisher warned his players to be prepared for a crazy welcome.
Braves acquire Matt Kemp, send Hector Olivera to San Diego
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 22:22:10 -0400
ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves acquired pricey slugger Matt Kemp and $10.5 million from San Diego for troubled outfielder Hector Olivera.
Skydiver becomes first person to jump and land without chute
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 22:13:39 -0400
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 42-year-old skydiver with more than 18,000 jumps made history Saturday when he became the first person to leap without a parachute and land in a net instead.
80 years after Owens stole Hitler's Berlin show
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 22:00:43 -0400
Eighty years after Jesse Owens won four medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, his daughter says Germany's Nazi leader Adolf Hitler refused to shake her father's hand. The controversial Berlin Olympics opened on August 1, 1936 to much fanfare with Reich's Chancellor Hitler hoping to showcase the best of the Aryan race with the hosts planning to dominate the podium across the 19 different sports events. Owens ruined Hitler's plans as the black American sprinter won gold in the 100 metres, 200m, 4x100m relay and long jump gold over six magical days at Berlin's Olympic Stadium.
Cowboys pay tribute to Dallas police before start of camp
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 21:59:59 -0400
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — In one wave after another, Jason Witten, Tony Romo and Dez Bryant walked arm-in-arm onto the field for the start of the Cowboys' training camp with families of the Dallas police officers killed by a gunman this month.