<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - ap]]> http://gazette.com/rss/ap Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:25:05 -0600 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Cabrera, Abreu homer, White Sox beat Tigers 6-4 in 10]]> http://gazette.com/cabrera-abreu-homer-white-sox-beat-tigers-6-4-in-10/article/feed/456830?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/cabrera-abreu-homer-white-sox-beat-tigers-6-4-in-10/article/feed/456830?custom_click=rss

DETROIT (AP) — Melky Cabrera led off the 10th inning with a solo homer off Justin Wilson and Avisail Garcia added an RBI triple, lifting the Chicago White Sox to a 6-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.

Jose Abreu homered twice in his return to the lineup for Chicago.

The White Sox held onto a two-run lead in the 10th with David Robinson (1-0) making the most of a chance to pitch a second inning after losing a two-run advantage in the ninth.

Wilson (1-1) hadn't allowed a hit or a run in his first 11 appearances this season until Cabrera hit his first homer of the season.

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]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:20:01 -0600 <![CDATA[Warriors hope to get Livingston, Barnes back for round 2]]> http://gazette.com/warriors-hope-to-get-livingston-barnes-back-for-round-2/article/feed/456831?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/warriors-hope-to-get-livingston-barnes-back-for-round-2/article/feed/456831?custom_click=rss OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors hope to get injured reserves Shaun Livingston and Matt Barnes back from injuries for the second round of the playoffs after getting more than a week off between series.

The Warriors said Saturday that Barnes has been upgraded to probable for Tuesday night's Game 1 and Livingston remains questionable but is hopeful he will be ready to return. Star forward Kevin Durant is expected to be a full go after missing two games and being limited to 20 minutes in Game 4 last round because of a strained left calf.

Barnes has been sidelined since April 8, while Livingston sprained a finger on his right hand in Game 1 of the first-round against Portland.

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]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:15:22 -0600 <![CDATA[Red Sox ace Price throws simulated game; no date for return]]> http://gazette.com/red-sox-ace-price-throws-simulated-game-no-date-for-return/article/feed/456828?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/red-sox-ace-price-throws-simulated-game-no-date-for-return/article/feed/456828?custom_click=rss BOSTON (AP) — Left-hander David Price got back on the Fenway Park mound on Saturday for a two-inning simulated game before the Red Sox took batting practice for their game against the Chicago Cubs.

Under the watchful eye of team President Dave Dombrowski, who was positioned on a step on the batting cage, manager John Farrell, pitching coach Carl Willis and other players, Price threw to Chris Young, Josh Rutledge and Chase d'Arnaud.

Price has been sidelined by a strained left elbow since early in spring training. There is no set timetable for the former AL Cy Young Award winner to return.

"It was a quality workday for him, accomplished what the plan was and that was for two simulated innings after he warmed up," Farrel

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]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:15:01 -0600 <![CDATA[Ravens achieve goal of improving secondary and pass rush]]> http://gazette.com/ravens-achieve-goal-of-improving-secondary-and-pass-rush/article/feed/456829?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/ravens-achieve-goal-of-improving-secondary-and-pass-rush/article/feed/456829?custom_click=rss

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens returned to their roots in the 2017 NFL draft.

Baltimore took a defensive player with each of its first four picks, shoring up the backfield with first-round selection Marlon Humphrey before adding two linebackers and an end on Day 2.

Big plays, long passes and flashy fantasy football running backs draw most of the headlines these days in the NFL, but for Baltimore it's all about defense.

Humphrey was a starting cornerback for the second-ranked defense in the country.

The three players selected on Friday — Tyus Bowser of Houston, Michigan's Chris Wormley and Tim Williams of Alabama — combined for 45½ sacks over the past two seasons.

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]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:14:06 -0600 <![CDATA[Pick a horse, any horse: Kentucky Derby is wide open as ever]]> http://gazette.com/pick-a-horse-any-horse-kentucky-derby-is-wide-open-as-ever/article/feed/456747?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/pick-a-horse-any-horse-kentucky-derby-is-wide-open-as-ever/article/feed/456747?custom_click=rss Bob Baffert is sitting out the Kentucky Derby, and not by choice.

Having the four-time Derby-winning trainer without at least one horse in the race for just the second time in 11 years indicates what an unpredictable winter it's been leading to the start of the Triple Crown.

Baffert's best horse, Mastery, got hurt after crossing the finish line first in the San Felipe Stakes. None of his other 3-year-olds developed into Derby material. Instead, he'll aim for the $1 million Kentucky Oaks for fillies on Derby eve.

This year's road to the 143rd Derby derailed other contenders because of injuries, including now-retired Not This Time, Klimt and Syndergaard.

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]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:13:15 -0600 <![CDATA[Monaco gets ready for Juventus with 3-1 win over Toulouse]]> http://gazette.com/monaco-gets-ready-for-juventus-with-3-1-win-over-toulouse/article/feed/456777?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/monaco-gets-ready-for-juventus-with-3-1-win-over-toulouse/article/feed/456777?custom_click=rss PARIS (AP) — Monaco warmed up for its Champions League semifinal against Juventus with a 3-1 win over Toulouse to move three points clear of Paris Saint-Germain at the top of the French league on Saturday.

Teenage striker Kylian Mbappe, the new wonder of French football, scored his 14th league goal this season.

Kamil Glik and Thomas Lemar also got on the scoresheet for the hosts.

Mbappe has been unstoppable in recent months, scoring 22 goals in his last 20 starts in all competitions.

Having turned 18 just four months ago, Mbappe has scored 24 goals in 38 games in his first full professional season to become one of the most sought-after players across Europe.

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]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:13:12 -0600 <![CDATA[Samantha Bee's show briefly upstages correspondents' dinner]]> http://gazette.com/samantha-bees-show-briefly-upstages-correspondents-dinner/article/feed/456698?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/samantha-bees-show-briefly-upstages-correspondents-dinner/article/feed/456698?custom_click=rss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's once-glitzy "nerd prom" was briefly upstaged Saturday as comedians and Hollywood stars gathered for jokes and jests about President Donald Trump for a tongue-in-cheek event to counter the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.

Late-night TV star Samantha Bee pulled in celebrities for the first "Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner": Alysia Reiner of "Orange Is the New Black," Retta of "Parks and Recreation" and Matt Walsh of "Veep." Bee's show, a comedic tribute to American news organizations, featured actor Will Ferrell and other guests roasting Trump and his allies.

The star power of the real correspondents' dinner took a hit this year when Trump declined to attend, the first presi

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]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:12:57 -0600 <![CDATA[The Latest: Climate protesters in Chicago target Trump Tower]]> http://gazette.com/the-latest-climate-protesters-in-chicago-target-trump-tower/article/feed/456817?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/the-latest-climate-protesters-in-chicago-target-trump-tower/article/feed/456817?custom_click=rss

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on climate marches around the U.S. Saturday (all times local):

4:10 p.m.

Thousands of people have marched through downtown Chicago and outside Trump Tower to demand action to prevent climate change and protect the environment.

Saturday's rain-soaked march coincided with hundreds of similar events across the U.S. as President Donald Trump marks his 100th day in office.

Among those attending the Chicago rally were members of the union representing Environmental Protection Agency employees. Trump has proposed cutting the EPA's budget by almost one-third, eliminating more than 3,000 jobs.

John O'Grady is president of the American Federation of Government Employees Council 238.

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]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:12:32 -0600 <![CDATA[Japan's Haru Nomura keeps leads in wind at LPGA in Texas]]> http://gazette.com/japans-haru-nomura-keeps-leads-in-wind-at-lpga-in-texas/article/feed/456819?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/japans-haru-nomura-keeps-leads-in-wind-at-lpga-in-texas/article/feed/456819?custom_click=rss IRVING, Texas (AP) — Haru Nomura of Japan shot a 1-over 72 on another windy day on the LPGA Tour in North Texas to extend her lead through three rounds despite a late double bogey.

Nomura was at 8-under 205 at the end of play Saturday. She was two strokes ahead of 17-year-old amateur Eun Jeong Seong (69), Cristie Kerr (70) and two-time Texas winner Inbee Park (71).

Stacy Lewis won at Texas in 2014 and had the day's best round with a bogey-free 66. Tied for 44th place after 36 holes, Lewis moved up to fifth place.

There were winds of about 20 mph and a threatening storm that created difficult conditions for the second straight day. The second-round leaders teed off nearly 3 1/2 hours earlier than scheduled for the thir

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]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:11:57 -0600 <![CDATA[The Latest: Bee's show briefly upstages press corps' dinner]]> http://gazette.com/the-latest-bees-show-briefly-upstages-press-corps-dinner/article/feed/456761?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/the-latest-bees-show-briefly-upstages-press-corps-dinner/article/feed/456761?custom_click=rss WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the White House Correspondents' Association dinner and the competing event organized by late-night TV star Samantha Bee (all times EDT):

5:10 p.m.

Washington's once-glitzy "nerd prom" is being briefly upstaged as comedians and Hollywood stars gather for jokes and jests about President Donald Trump.

The tongue-in-cheek event Saturday is a counter to the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.

Late-night TV star Samantha Bee pulled in celebrities for the first "Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner." Attending are Alysia Reiner of "Orange Is the New Black," Retta of "Parks and Recreation" and Matt Walsh of "Veep.

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]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:11:47 -0600 <![CDATA[Arkansas star running back leaves practice in ambulance]]> http://gazette.com/arkansas-star-running-back-leaves-practice-in-ambulance/article/feed/456787?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/arkansas-star-running-back-leaves-practice-in-ambulance/article/feed/456787?custom_click=rss

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A year and a half after he broke his neck in a game, Arkansas running back Rawleigh Williams suffered another injury scare when he was taken away in an ambulance from a Razorbacks practice on Saturday.

Williams was injured prior to an Arkansas scrimmage, falling to the ground after a light hit and remaining there afterward. He was able to move his fingers before being loaded onto a stretcher and cart, and the university announced his injury as a "stinger."

Following the completion of the scrimmage, Razorbacks coach Bret Bielema said the early indications about Williams' injury were "very, very positive."

"Obviously, a huge scare out there," Bielema said. "With his history and everything that

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]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:10:46 -0600 <![CDATA[Conforto's 2 home runs power Mets past Nationals 5-3]]> http://gazette.com/confortos-2-home-runs-power-mets-past-nationals-5-3/article/feed/456826?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/confortos-2-home-runs-power-mets-past-nationals-5-3/article/feed/456826?custom_click=rss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Conforto hit two home runs and slumping Jose Reyes also connected, leading the New York Mets over the Washington Nationals 5-3 Saturday.

The banged-up Mets had lost six in a row when they began this series at Nationals Park against the team with the best record in the majors. Behind their power and bullpen, the Mets beat Washington for the second straight day.

The Nationals also got steamed over a no-call involving a steal by Jayson Werth in the fourth inning. Werth swiped second as Jose Lobaton struck out, and got up and banged into shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when the throw skipped away.

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]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:10:06 -0600 <![CDATA[Larson takes second Xfinity victory of season at Richmond]]> http://gazette.com/larson-takes-second-xfinity-victory-of-season-at-richmond/article/feed/456813?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/larson-takes-second-xfinity-victory-of-season-at-richmond/article/feed/456813?custom_click=rss

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kyle Larson took the lead with only a handful of laps to go when race leader Ty Dillon jumped a restart and won the NASCAR Xfinity race in overtime at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday.

Larson won after barely making it to the overtime line in a two-lap dash to the finish. The line marks the spot the race leader must have crossed for the race to be deemed official, and just after Larson crossed it, a crash behind him brought out a yellow flag.

But it was an earlier restart, without five laps to go, that put him in position to cash in on the last one.

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]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:06:55 -0600 <![CDATA[The Latest: Round 1 is a jabfest]]> http://gazette.com/the-latest-round-1-is-a-jabfest/article/feed/456825?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/the-latest-round-1-is-a-jabfest/article/feed/456825?custom_click=rss

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Anthony Joshua-Wvladimir Klitschko heavyweight title fight in Wembley Stadium. (all times local):

10:05 p.m.

Round one: Both fighters come out jabbing, but Anthony Joshua lands the better flurries. Mostly a get acquainted round. Joshua 10-9


9:55 p.m.

The British and Ukrainian national anthems out of the way, Wladimir Klitschko and Anthony Joshua are about to get it on.

Joshua kept Klitschko cooling in the ring while making a theatrical entrance, then waited longer for the anthems. Referee David Fields is about to bring the fighters together for final instructions.


9:48 p.m.

Wladimir Klitschko was met with boos as he began his ring walk into We

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]]> Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:06:48 -0600 <![CDATA[How Bayern claimed its 5th straight Bundesliga title]]> http://gazette.com/how-bayern-claimed-its-5th-straight-bundesliga-title/article/feed/456827?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/how-bayern-claimed-its-5th-straight-bundesliga-title/article/feed/456827?custom_click=rss

BERLIN (AP) — No team had ever won the Bundesliga more than three times in a row before Bayern Munich extended it to four last year.

Now make that five.

As expected, the Bavarian powerhouse extended its record with its fifth straight title Saturday, beating Wolfsburg 6-0 away to wrap up its 27th German championship overall with three games to go.

How did Bayern do it and what makes the club so dominant in Germany?

Here are a few reasons:



After taking over from Pep Guardiola last summer, Carlo Ancelotti inherited a squad of Germany's World Cup winners such as Thomas Mueller, Philipp Lahm and Jerome Boateng, as well as stars like Robert Lewandowski, Thiago Alcantara, Arjen Robben a

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