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Rickwood Field, a time capsule of opportunity and oppression, welcomes MLB for Negro Leagues tribute 06/19/2024 06:00am • BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Gerald Watkins watched Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton and other New York Yankees wade through stalks of corn onto an Iowa field in 2021, near the filming site for the 1989 baseball movie “Field of Dreams.” Watkins thought about Rickwood Field, the 114-year-old ballpark Caitlin Clark and the WNBA are getting a lot of attention. It's about far more than basketball Caitlin Clark and the WNBA are getting a lot of attention. It's about far more than basketball 06/19/2024 04:03am • NEW YORK (AP) — Oh, you thought going to a WNBA basketball game might be an escape from the arguments and polarization that are so common in American life these days? Ha, good one. Some of the atmosphere in the public and media that has swirled around the professional women's league since the seas NBA mock draft: Frenchmen Alexandre Sarr to go No. 1, more big men to follow NBA mock draft: Frenchmen Alexandre Sarr to go No. 1, more big men to follow 06/19/2024 03:00am • French 7-footer Alexandre Sarr has widely been projected to follow the footsteps of fellow countryman Victor Wembanyama as the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. But Sarr isn't the only big man expected to have his name called. Though the June 26 draft isn't loaded with bigs, it does have the two-time nat With pardons in Maryland, 2.5 million Americans will have marijuana convictions cleared or forgiven With pardons in Maryland, 2.5 million Americans will have marijuana convictions cleared or forgiven 06/19/2024 12:17am • Maryland this week became the latest state to announce mass pardons for people convicted of marijuana-related crimes as the nation wrestles with how to make amends for the lives disrupted in the decadeslong war on drugs. Under Gov. Wes Moore's plan, more than 175,000 convictions for possession of ca Luke Whitlock delivers on Olympic dream by teaming up with Bobby Finke on U.S. distance swim team 06/18/2024 11:16pm • INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three years ago, Luke Whitlock watched the Tokyo Olympics and dreamed of the day he could compete on the American team. Now he's being mentioned in the same sentences as Michael Phelps. The 18-year-old soon-to-be college freshman at Florida became the youngest male swimmer to q Kansas is making a big run at Kansas City's pro teams with a plan to help pay for new stadiums Kansas is making a big run at Kansas City's pro teams with a plan to help pay for new stadiums 06/18/2024 10:11pm • TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is making a serious run at becoming the new home for the reigning Super Bowl champions with legislators approving a plan Tuesday for luring both the Chiefs and Major League Baseball’s Kansas City Royals away from Missouri. Bipartisan legislative supermajorities OKed t 'Baby bonds' bill aims to build generational wealth for kids in Montgomery County 'Baby bonds' bill aims to build generational wealth for kids in Montgomery County 06/18/2024 09:15pm • A so-called "baby bonds" bill is being considered in Montgomery County, in which $1,000 would be invested for every child born in the Maryland county. The Child Investment Fund would be overseen by an 11-member committee, and the funds would be available for applicants once they reach age 18. California man charged with killing gay college student takes the stand 06/18/2024 08:43pm • SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California man charged with killing a gay University of Pennsylvania student in an alleged hate crime six years ago testified Tuesday about how the two men connected on social media and went to a park. It was the last time the victim was seen. Samuel Woodward, 26, took t The shooter who killed 5 at a Colorado LGBTQ+ club pleads guilty to 50 federal hate crimes The shooter who killed 5 at a Colorado LGBTQ+ club pleads guilty to 50 federal hate crimes 06/18/2024 08:35pm • DENVER (AP) — The shooter who killed five people and injured 19 others at an LGBTQ+ club that was a refuge in the conservative city of Colorado Springs pleaded guilty to federal hate crimes and was sentenced to 55 life terms in prison on Tuesday, but once again declined to apologize or say anythin Connor Hults halts North Carolina comeback bid to help Seminoles advance with 9-5 win at CWS 06/18/2024 06:58pm • OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Connor Hults felt a whole lot better walking off the mound at the end of the game Tuesday than he did three days earlier. Hults pitched 4 1/3 innings of shutout relief to thwart North Carolina's comeback bid, and Jaxson West and Max Williams hit back-to-back homers in the ninth For years, crumbs of cannabis impacted a Maryland man's life. Now he sees a clearer future For years, crumbs of cannabis impacted a Maryland man's life. Now he sees a clearer future 06/18/2024 06:44pm • BALTIMORE (AP) — For years, a few crumbs of cannabis played an outsized role in shaping Shiloh Jordan’s life. With a stroke of a pen by Maryland Gov. Wes Moore, Jordan looks forward to that being in the past for him — as well as tens of thousands of other Marylanders who have been pardoned for NCAA College World Series Glance 06/18/2024 06:00pm • At Charles Schwab Field Omaha Omaha, Neb. All Times EDT (Double Elimination; x-if necessary) Friday, June 14 Game 1 -- North Carolina 3, Virginia 2 Game 2 -- Tennessee 12, Florida St. 11 Saturday, June 15 Game 3 -- Kentucky 5, NC State 4, 10 innings Game 4 -- Texas A&M 3, Florida 2 Sunday, June Noam Chomsky's wife says reports of famed linguist's death are false Noam Chomsky's wife says reports of famed linguist's death are false 06/18/2024 05:46pm • NEW YORK (AP) — Noam Chomsky's wife, Valeria Wasserman Chomsky, says reports Tuesday that the famed linguist and activist had died are untrue. “No, it is false,” she wrote Tuesday in response to an emailed query from The Associated Press. Noam Chomsky, 95, had been hospitalized in Brazil whil Kentucky-Florida game at CWS is postponed until Wednesday amid forecast of storms 06/18/2024 04:07pm • OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The College World Series elimination game between Kentucky and Florida scheduled for Tuesday night was postponed until Wednesday because of inclement weather forecast for the Omaha area. The Wildcats and Gators will meet at 10 a.m. at Charles Schwab Field. The winner of the Flor For Dominicans, Celtics star Al Horford is a national treasure after NBA championship victory 06/18/2024 03:57pm • SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Al Horford is being celebrated in the Dominican Republic after the Boston Celtics center became the first player from the country to win an NBA title on Monday. Horford — whose full name is Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso — has been congratulated by the president of t
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