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Super League backer says breakaway competition is on standby

MADRID (AP) — The Super League is far from dead and its clubs have not given up on the idea of the breakaway competition despite having to shelve the project just a few days after it was announced, Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez said on Thursday. Pérez, who would have been the new league’s founding…MORE

Sheriff: Deputy fatally shot Black man while serving warrant

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina deputy shot and killed a Black man while serving a search warrant Wednesday, authorities said, spurring an outcry from community members who demanded law enforcement accountability and the immediate release of body camera footage. Authorities wouldn’t provide details of the shooting but eyewitnesses said that Andrew Brown…MORE

García’s 3-run homer in 8th sends Rangers past Angels 7-4

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When Adolis García came up in the eighth with two runners on and the Rangers down two runs, Texas manager Chris Woodward leaned over to his coaches. “I said, ‘It’s a pretty easy way to become an instant fan favorite if he hits a home run right here,’” Woodward recalled with…MORE

A’s extend winning streak to 11, helped by 2 errors in 10th

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics extended their winning streak to 11, rallying from a two-run deficit to beat the Twins 13-12 Wednesday when Luis Arraez threw away Ramón Laureano’s grounder for Minnesota’s second error of the 10th inning. Nelson Cruz had two home runs and four RBIs for the Twins, and Byron Buxton…MORE

Wizards rookie Avdija wheeled off court with leg injury

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards rookie Deni Avdija suffered a serious-looking injury to his lower right leg and was taken from the court in a wheelchair Wednesday night. Avdija landed awkwardly after missing a layup late in the second quarter against Golden State. He lay on the floor for several minutes and teammate Jordan Bell…MORE

Narvaez, Peterson homer, Brewers win 4-2 to sweep Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Omar Narvaez hit a two-run homer and Jace Peterson added a solo shot for the Milwaukee Brewers, who beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep. San Diego right-hander Dinelson Lamet left his season debut after two scoreless innings due to right forearm tightness. The Padres closed…MORE

Scherzer’s 9 K’s, Avila RBI double lift Nats past Cards 1-0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wind that topped 30 mph and sent napkins twirling around Nationals Park rippled Max Scherzer’s white jersey and dried out his hands. His forearm was a little sore from trying to grip the baseball hard enough to control where it would go when he let it fly. He loaded the bases in…MORE

Benzema scores twice as Madrid beats Cádiz in Spanish league

MADRID (AP) — Karim Benzema scored two goals and set up another to lead Real Madrid to a 3-0 win over Cádiz in the Spanish league in the team’s first game since the implosion of the proposed Super League. The Cádiz players wore T-shirts before the game condemning the Super League, which was proposed by…MORE

Dalai Lama and 100 other Nobel Prize laureates call for fossil fuels to be phased out

(CNN) — As the world’s most powerful leaders prepare to come together for the President <a href=”http://www.cnn.com/2021/04/18/politics/john-kerry-climate-change-joe-biden/index.html” target=”_blank”>Joe Biden’s virtual climate summit</a>, the Dalai Lama and 100 other Nobel Prize winners have a clear message for them: Keep fossil fuels in the ground. The 101 Nobel laureates have written to Biden and those attending the…MORE

Rockets’ Brown recovering in Houston after assault in Miami

HOUSTON (AP) — Rockets guard Sterling Brown is back in Houston recovering from injuries sustained when he was assaulted outside a strip club in Miami early Monday morning. “He’s recovering,” coach Stephen Silas said. “He was assaulted and he has bumps and bruises and stuff like that, so stuff like that usually gets a little…MORE

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