Pirates Make 4 Errors, 6-game Win Streak Ends, Fall To Reds

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Despite three late comebacks, the Pirates’ chances of extending their winning streak couldn’t endure some shoddy defense. Pittsburgh committed a season-high four errors in addition to misplaying some other balls during a 6-5 loss to the Cincinnati...

DeRozan has 30 points, Raptors beat Pacers 89-84 in Game 7

TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 rebounds and 10 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Indiana Pacers 89-84 on Sunday night in Game 7 of the first-round playoff series to advance to face Miami in the conference semifinals. Game 1 is...

Puerto Rico won’t make $370 million in debt payments Monday

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico’s government will not make nearly $370 million in bond payments due Monday after a failure to restructure or find a political solution to the U.S. territory’s spiraling public...

Firefighters contain huge fire at New York City church

AP Photo/Kathy Willens NEW YORK (AP) — The main body of a fire that heavily damaged a historic church in New York City has been knocked down. Authorities report one minor injury in the blaze that started Sunday evening at the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava in...

Companies crucial to energy exploration abandon $34B merger

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two companies crucial to the business of U.S. energy exploration have abandoned their planned $34 billion merger, the Justice Department said Sunday. The department filed suit April 6 to block the merger of Halliburton and Baker Hughes. It claims the...

May Day Marchers Take To US Streets In Heated Election Year

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of May Day marchers chanting slogans and carrying signs — and at least one Donald Trump piñata — took to the streets of Los Angeles on Sunday calling for immigrant and worker rights and decrying what they see as hateful presidential campaign rhetoric....

Schebler, Reds End 6-game Skid, Beat Pirates In 11th

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Scott Schebler hit an RBI double in the 11th inning and the Cincinnati Reds snapped a six-game losing streak, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 on Sunday. The Pirates had won six in a row. Eugenio Suarez led off the Reds 11th with a triple past diving left...

Firefighters battle huge fire at New York City church

AP Photo/Kathy Willens NEW YORK (AP) — Firefighters are battling a huge fire at a historic church in New York City. Authorities say no serious injuries have been reported in the blaze that broke out early Sunday evening at the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava in...

The Latest: All sing with Guthrie: ‘Alice’s Restaurant’

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival (all times local): 7 p.m. A standing-room-only crowd filled the Blues Tent when Arlo Guthrie began playing “Alice’s Restaurant” as the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival wound...

Pomeranz gives up RBI single to Kershaw, Padres fan 14 times

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drew Pomeranz did just fine for the San Diego Padres, giving up just three hits over seven innings. Too bad for him, he was matched up against Clayton Kershaw. Kershaw pitched a three-hitter, struck out 14 and delivered an RBI single that led the Los...