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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...

Twins Beat Indians 7-3 In Gardenhire’s 1,000th Win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyle Gibson limited Cleveland to one run in his season debut after Brian Dozier led off the game with a home run, leading Minnesota to a 7-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday and giving Twins manager Ron Gardenhire his 1,000th career victory. Gibson...

Rallies in cities across US decrying deportation

PHOENIX (AP) — Immigration advocates and supporters rallied Saturday in cities across the country in a renewed effort to push President Barack Obama to put a freeze on deportations. Organizers of the more than 50 planned “Day of Action” demonstrations said...

Century-old Headstones Vandalized At Ohio Cemetery

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Vandals damaged close to 100 headstones at an eastern Ohio cemetery this past week. Some of the markers were almost 150 years old, dating back to the Civil War era. City officials in Zanesville think that more than one person was responsible for the damage...

Wildcats’ Fitzgerald urges ‘no’ vote on union

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald sided with his university against the formation of a players union in his first public comments Saturday, repeating what he already told his team: “I believe it’s in their best interests to vote...
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Editorial: The new IPCC report shows that work to limit climate change must begin now

HUMANS ARE having a hard enough time coping with the natural variability in our environment, which causes disasters such as heat waves, wildfires and floods. Just wait until climate change makes all three of those problems — and many more — worse. That was the stern warning from...
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Editorial: Disclosing Medicare payment data could be a boon for the nation

SKEPTICS SCOFFED — and not altogether without reason — when President Obama vowed to make major progress on domestic policy through the use of his executive power alone. In at least one instance, however, Mr. Obama’s administration has shown that it is possible to reform...