Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Portland 4, Seattle FC 4, tie New York at Montreal, 4 p.m. Philadelphia at Chicago, 5 p.m. Toronto FC at Columbus, 6 p.m. Colorado at Vancouver, 6:30 p.m. New England at D.C. United, 7 p.m. FC Dallas at Houston, 8 p.m. Real...
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Obama praises Afghans on presidential election

Afghan men line up for the registration process before they cast their votes at a polling station in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 5, 2014. Afghans flocked to polling stations nationwide on Saturday, defying a threat of violence by the Taliban to cast ballots in what...
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Writer-environmentalist Peter Matthiessen dies

AP Photo/ED BETZ NEW YORK (AP) — Peter Matthiessen, an award-winning author who helped found The Paris Review, has died. His publisher Geoff Kloske of Riverhead Books said Matthiessen died Saturday after being ill “for some months.” He had been diagnosed with...

Massachusetts Episcopalians Elects New Bishop

BOSTON (AP) — The Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts has a new bishop. Clergy and lay delegates from parishes and missions across the diocese on Saturday voted for Alan Gates to succeed retiring M. Thomas Shaw, who has led the church since 1994. Gates is currently serving as...
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Kentucky’s Cauley-Stein appears out for semifinal

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein was not dressed out as his teammates warmed up for their national semifinal against Wisconsin on Saturday night at AT&T Stadium. While the Wildcats were stretching in a tunnel during...

Kentucky’s Cauley-Stein appears out for semifinal

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein was not dressed out as his teammates warmed up for their national semifinal against Wisconsin on Saturday night at AT&T Stadium. While the Wildcats were stretching in a tunnel during...

Davis’ Grand Slam In 9th Lifts Mets Over Reds

NEW YORK (AP) — Pinch-hitter Ike Davis hit a game-ending grand slam and the New York Mets were aided by a favorable ninth-inning replay review in rallying to beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-3 Saturday. Brandon Phillips had given the Reds a 3-2 lead with a two-run homer off Dillon Gee...
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FINALS WATCH: UConn rallies after slow start

AP Photo/Eric Gay ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Connecticut has pushed out to a comfortable lead after falling behind by 12 points against Florida early in the first half. The Huskies went on a 27-6 run for a 31-22 edge on the overall top seed capped by a 3-pointer from Shabazz...
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FINALS WATCH: UConn rallies after slow start

AP Photo/Eric Gay ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Connecticut has pushed out to a comfortable lead after falling behind by 12 points against Florida early in the first half. The Huskies went on a 27-6 run for a 31-22 edge on the overall top seed capped by a 3-pointer from Shabazz...

Mets 6, Reds 3

No outs when winning run scored. E_Phillips (1). DP_Cincinnati 1. LOB_Cincinnati 5, New York 6. 2B_Heisey (1), Tejada (1). HR_Phillips (1), Ludwick (1), Granderson (1), I.Davis (1). S_Bernadina, Recker. Hoover pitched to 4 batters in the 9th. Balk_Cueto. Umpires_Home, John...