Padres beat Cubs 3-2 on Torrens’ bases-loaded walk

San Diego Padres from left, Cory Spangenberg (15), Erick Aybar, Wil Myers, and Jose Pirela celebrate the team’s 3-2 win over the Chicago Cubs after a baseball game Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) CHICAGO (AP) — Erick Aybar hit a...

Padres beat Cubs 3-2 on Torrens’ bases-loaded walk

San Diego Padres from left, Cory Spangenberg (15), Erick Aybar, Wil Myers, and Jose Pirela celebrate the team’s 3-2 win over the Chicago Cubs after a baseball game Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) CHICAGO (AP) — Erick Aybar hit a...

2 bodies found in rural residence

ADA — The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the deaths of a male and a female whose bodies were discovered Monday night in a rural Ada house. The deaths were not the result of violent crime, the sheriff’s office said. The bodies were found about 9 p.m. Monday in a...

NCAA Title IX report: Spending up, gender gaps remain

Spending on men’s and women’s athletic programs has doubled over the past decade across all three NCAA divisions and the greatest gap between the two can be found in Division I, according to a report released Wednesday marking the 45th anniversary of the Title IX...

Draft is next up during NBA’s dizzying days of deals

FILE – In this March 17, 2017, file photo, Kansas’s Josh Jackson (11) goes up for a shot over UC Davis’s Garrison Goode (44), Brynton Lemar (0) and Mikey Henn (24) in the first half of a first-round game in the men’s NCAA college basketball tournament in...

Marlins rally in 8th to beat Scherzer and Nats 2-1

Washington Nationals’ Max Scherzer delivers a pitch during the third inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) MIAMI (AP) — Max Scherzer’s bid for the third no-hitter of his big league career...

Marlins rally in 8th to beat Scherzer and Nats 2-1

Washington Nationals’ Max Scherzer delivers a pitch during the third inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) MIAMI (AP) — Max Scherzer’s bid for the third no-hitter of his big league career...

MLB, players’ union donate $1M to Negro Leagues museum in KC

Major League Baseball commissioner Robert Manfred, left, MLB Players Association Executive Director, Tony Clark, second from left, and Bob Kendrick, right, president of the Negro League Baseball Museum, unveil a symbolic check during ceremonies in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday,...

Nationals’ Scherzer holds Marlins hitless through 7 innings

Washington Nationals’ Max Scherzer delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) MIAMI (AP) — Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer has held the Miami Marlins hitless...

765 on Home Rails

Milepost 1209 Mr. Maddox was here the other day and as soon as he came into the house, he went straight to my computer, leaned on the chair and simply said, “Trains!”  Watching trains on youtube seems to be one of his favorite activities at our house and even...