Dodgers legend Carl Erskine, last surviving ‘Boys of Summer’ member, dead at 97

[ad_1] Carl Erskine, a legendary pitcher for the Dodgers who was the last surviving member of the 1950s “Boys of Summer” squad, has died. He was 97 years old.  Erskine died in his hometown of Anderson, Indiana, at Community Hospital Anderson, according to Michele Hockwalt, who serves as the hospital’s marketing and communication manager.  “For … Read more

Promoted Wrexham denied title by Stockport

[ad_1] Apr 16, 2024, 04:26 PM ET Wrexham‘s promotion won’t come with silverware in tow after the Welsh side were pipped to the League Two crown by Stockport County, who sealed the title with a 5-2 win over Notts County on Tuesday. The Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney owned side had sealed promotion to League … Read more

U.S.C. Cancels Valedictorian’s Speech After Pro-Israel Groups Object

[ad_1] The University of Southern California said it has canceled plans for a graduation speech by this year’s valedictorian, Asna Tabassum, who is Muslim. The school said the decision stemmed from security concerns based on emails and other electronic communications warning of a plan to disrupt the commencement, including at least one that targeted Ms. … Read more

City boss Pep Guardiola ‘doesn’t fear’ Madrid

[ad_1] Rob Dawson, CorrespondentApr 16, 2024, 09:10 AM ET MANCHESTER, England — Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he “doesn’t fear” 14-time Champions League winners Real Madrid ahead of their quarterfinal second leg. City have faced Real Madrid in each of the last three seasons, knocking them out in the semifinals a year ago but … Read more

Governors decry United Auto Workers push to unionize car factories in six southern states

[ad_1] Six Republican governors are condemning efforts by the United Auto Workers to organize car factories in their states, a flash point as the labor group tries to build on its success last year winning concessions from the Big Three automakers by making inroads in the historically union-averse South.  “We have a responsibility to our constituents … Read more

Justice Dpt. to hit concert promoter Live Nation with antitrust lawsuit

[ad_1] The Justice Department plans to file an antitrust lawsuit against concert promoter Live Nation, people familiar with the investigation confirmed Tuesday. The specific allegations remain unclear, and the timing of a lawsuit is uncertain. The Justice Department declined to comment. But performers, politicians, scholars, rival promoters and other ticket sellers have argued that Live … Read more

Drinking 100% orange juice is linked to surprising health benefits, study finds

[ad_1] Pure orange juice might have some unexpected benefits. Researchers from Toronto Metropolitan University researched the effects of drinking 100% orange juice compared to a sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB), or “orange drink,” on appetite, food intake and glycemic response in adults. The study was funded by the Florida Department of Citrus. It was published in the … Read more

4 in ‘God’s Misfits’ Group Charged in Disappearance of 2 Kansas Women

[ad_1] Two Kansas women who disappeared last month were likely targeted over a custody dispute, the authorities said, after four people involved in an anti-government group they called God’s Misfits were arrested on murder and kidnapping charges in the case. Two bodies were recovered as part of the investigation, but they have not yet been … Read more

Girl in Red is back, baby!

[ad_1] Girl in Red’s new album is downright cheerful, and if that doesn’t sound quite on brand, you’re not paying attention. As the title track, “Doing It Again Baby,” unravels from an upbeat, synthy groove into a banjo-forward breakdown, those less in the know might ask: What happened to the homemade bedroom pop that launched … Read more

Champions League live blog: Barcelona vs. PSG, Dortmund vs. Atlético Madrid

[ad_1] ESPN Apr 16, 2024, 02:37 PM ET Email Print Open Extended Reactions Champions League soccer is back for the quarterfinals! Europe’s premier club competition returns with two high-stakes, heavy-weight matches on Tuesday, providing exciting storylines, top talent and drama. Enjoy the play-by-play from both of the games as Barcelona host Paris Saint-Germain and Atlético … Read more