NEW YORK (AP) — Parades celebrating LGBTQ pride kick off in some of America's biggest cities Sunday amid new fears about the potential erosion of freedoms won through decades of activism.
NEW YORK (AP) — A grandmother was killed and four people were injured, including a child, by a vehicle fleeing a police traffic stop in New York City, authorities said.
Assistant Chief Judith Harrison said officers in a patrol car pulled over a vehicle with mismatched license plates.
New York Mets (47-26, first in the NL East) vs. Miami Marlins (32-38, fourth in the NL East)
Miami; Sunday, 12:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: David Peterson (4-1, 3.18 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 42 strikeouts); Marlins: Daniel Castano (0-1, 2.57 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, eight strikeouts)
Houston Astros (45-26, first in the AL West) vs. New York Yankees (52-20, first in the AL East)
New York; Sunday, 1:35 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Jose Urquidy (6-3, 4.68 ERA, 1.46 WHIP, 52 strikeouts); Yankees: Nestor Cortes (6-3, 2.31 ERA, .96 WHIP, 78 strikeouts)
NEW YORK (AP) — Cristian Javier, Héctor Neris and Ryan Pressly combined on the first no-hitter against the New York Yankees in 19 years, shutting down the best team in baseball and pitching the Houston Astros to a 3-0 victory on Saturday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Alex Verdugo hit a three-run homer, Jarren Duran had a career-high four hits and an RBI, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Cleveland Guardians 4-2 Saturday for their sixth straight victory.
MIAMI (AP) — Pete Alonso hit two leadoff homers, including a go-ahead shot in the eighth inning, and the New York Mets beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 Saturday.
Alonso’s home run over the left-center field wall against Miami reliever Jimmy Yacabonis (0-1) snapped a 3-3 tie.
A look at what's happening around baseball Sunday:
NEW YORK (AP) — Cristian Javier kept sending the New York Yankees back to their dugout in short order, taming his often inconsistent control and thwarting the team with baseball's best record, most runs and preeminent power.
NEW YORK (AP) — An Army private charged with plotting to murder members of his unit overseas with help from a secretive violent anarchist group was planning a defense calling it all an internet fantasy before pleading guilty just before trial, court records show.
NEW YORK (AP) — Houston's Cristian Javier and Héctor Neris have held the New York Yankees hitless through eight innings Saturday in a game the Astros lead 2-0.
Javier pitched seven innings with a career-high 13 strikeouts and one walk, throwing 71 of 115 pitches for strikes.
NEW YORK (AP) — Seven women who say Ghislaine Maxwell helped Jeffrey Epstein steal the innocence of their youth and poison the promise of their future are asking a judge to consider their pain as she decides what prison sentence she will dispense Tuesday to the incarcerated British woman.
1916 — The Cleveland Indians wore numbers on their sleeves in a game against the Chicago White Sox. It marked the first time players were identified by numbers corresponding to the scorecard.
NEW YORK (AP) — When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down New York's tight restrictions on who can carry a handgun, condemnation erupted from liberal leaders and activists.
Houston Astros (44-26, first in the AL West) vs. New York Yankees (52-19, first in the AL East)
New York; Saturday, 1:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Cristian Javier (4-3, 3.07 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 68 strikeouts); Yankees: Gerrit Cole (6-1, 3.14 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 103 strikeouts)
New York Mets (46-26, first in the NL East) vs. Miami Marlins (32-37, fourth in the NL East)
Miami; Saturday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Chris Bassitt (5-5, 3.92 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, 90 strikeouts); Marlins: Trevor Rogers (3-6, 5.83 ERA, 1.62 WHIP, 53 strikeouts)
A look at what's happening around baseball today:
New York Red Bulls (7-4-5, second in the Eastern Conference) vs. Los Angeles FC (9-3-3, first in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: LAFC -114, New York +279, Draw +270; over/under is 2.5 goals
New York City FC (8-3-3, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia Union (6-1-8, second in the Eastern Conference)
Chester, Pennsylvania; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Philadelphia +154, NYCFC +170, Draw +232; over/under is 2.5 goals
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander pitched four-hit ball over seven innings, Kyle Tucker hit a three-run homer and the Houston Astros beat the Yankees 3-1 Friday night to stop New York’s 15-game home winning streak.
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander was amped up, throwing nine of his 20 fastest pitches this season.
“Maybe it was the adrenaline,” he said.
Looking as strong as ever in his return season from Tommy John surgery, Verlander pitched four-hit ball over seven innings against the major league-leading Yankees.
MIAMI (AP) — Francisco Lindor homered, doubled and drove in four runs to lead the New York Mets past the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Friday night.
Mark Canha also went deep and Taijuan Walker pitched six-plus innings of three-run ball for the NL East leaders.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge arrived at the players' association office in Manhattan for his salary arbitration hearing, set for noon Friday.
“I don't know who picked that, but kind of bad timing,” he said.
PHOENIX (AP) — The attorney for the Arizona Senate's ethics committee submitted a report Friday on his investigation of a Republican lawmaker's online comments that appeared to blame the federal government for a supermarket massacre in Buffalo, New York.
A look at what's happening around baseball Saturday:
NEW YORK (AP) — LGBTQ Pride commemorations that sometimes have felt like victory parties for civil rights gains are now grappling with an environment of ramped-up legislative and rhetorical battles over sexual orientation and gender identity, and fears that a Supreme Court ruling on abortion opens the door to rights being taken away.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House sent President Joe Biden the widest ranging gun violence bill Congress has passed in decades Friday, a measured compromise that at once illustrates progress on the long-intractable issue and the deep-seated partisan divide that persists.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said she is bringing state lawmakers back on Thursday to consider gun safety legislation in response to the Supreme Court striking down key portions of the state's licensing law.
MIAMI (AP) — New York Mets right-hander Max Scherzer will not be activated from the injured list and start the final game of the club’s series against the Miami Marlins Sunday.
“Nobody ever said he was,” Mets manager Buck Showalter said before the series opener Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. Army private from Kentucky pleaded guilty Friday to charges that he plotted to murder members of his unit in an attack that he planned to carry out in 2020 on behalf of a group that promotes extreme violence to bring about the demise of Western civilization, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Racing Association has increased purses by $1.6 million for the upcoming summer meet at Saratoga Race Course.
The NYRA announced the increases Friday for the meet that runs from July 14-Sept.
NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a rock musical space odyssey. Star Wars goes to Warped Tour, all grown up. And it’ll make you want to dance.
Coheed and Cambria's “Vaxis II” is a sprawling 13-track prog-rock symphony, out Friday.
1921 — Jock Hutchinson is the first American to win the British Open, a nine-stroke victory over Roger Wethered in a playoff.
1926 — Bobby Jones becomes the first amateur in 29 years to win the British Open.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees have a hearing Friday to determine the three-time All-Star's salary for the 2022 season.
Whatever gets decided, the verdict has already come down in the Bronx:
New York Mets (45-26, first in the NL East) vs. Miami Marlins (32-36, fourth in the NL East)
Houston Astros (43-26, first in the AL West) vs. New York Yankees (52-18, first in the AL East)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets drafted two centers in the first round of the NBA draft — trading one and keeping the other.
The Hornets selected Memphis center Jalen Duren with the 13th overall pick before trading the pick to the New York Knicks.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Supreme Court’s decision overturning a gun-permitting law in New York has states with robust firearms restrictions scrambling to respond on two fronts — to figure out what concealed-carry measures they might be allowed to impose while also preparing to defend a wide range of other gun control policies.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge lined a game-winning single on the eve of his salary arbitration showdown, capping a four-run ninth inning that included Aaron Hicks’ tying three-run homer off closer Ryan Pressly in the New York Yankees’ 7-6 victory over the Houston Astros on Thursday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — The question for weeks leading into the NBA draft was whether the first pick would be Paolo Banchero, Chet Holmgren or Jabari Smith Jr.
The answer finally came Thursday night — and even Banchero didn't know it until moments before the announcement of the Orlando Magic's selection.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has issued its biggest gun rights ruling in more than a decade. Here are some questions and answers about what the Thursday decision does and does not do:
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks removed Kemba Walker and added no players in the first round of the NBA draft on Thursday.
Walker wasn't around the Knicks late in the season and now he won't be with them at all after they agreed to deal him to the Detroit Pistons.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate easily approved a bipartisan gun violence bill Thursday that seemed unthinkable a month ago, setting up final approval of what will be Congress' most far-reaching response in decades to the nation's run of brutal mass shootings.
NEW YORK (AP) — Let the Victor Wembanyama watch begin.
This year, Duke's Paolo Banchero was the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. A choice some consider at least a mild surprise.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a New York state law that had restricted who could obtain a permit to carry a gun in public.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer on patrol in a marked vehicle was injured Thursday when a bullet struck the driver's side window, shattering the glass.
Police said the detective's arm was injured at about 4:30 p.m.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Democratic leaders aim to preserve as many restrictions as possible on carrying a handgun in public after the U.S.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state supreme court judge on Thursday set bail at $100,000 for a Canisius College basketball recruit arrested for having two handguns, a shotgun and numerous high-capacity magazines outside the school’s indoor athletic complex.
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees pitcher Nestor Cortes presented broadcaster and Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Kaat with the franchise's Lifetime Achievement Award on Thursday night, about three weeks after Kaat used an offensive nickname when talking about New York's breakout left-hander.
The New York Racing Association suspended trainer Bob Baffert for one year Thursday for repeated medication violations,
A panel credited Baffert for time served from an initial suspension that makes the two-time Triple Crown-winner eligible to saddle horses in New York again Jan.