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NC State rallies past Wake Forest 6-5 in ACC tournament

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AP Updated 12:18 AM EDT May 24, 2019 DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Terrell Tatum's two-run infield single keyed North Carolina State's four-run ninth inning that rallied the Wolfpack past Wake Forest 6-5 on Thursday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Third-seeded N.C. State (42-15), in its tourney opener, trailed 5-2 entering the ninth before getting a two-run single from Brad Debo. David Harrison pinch ran for Debo and reached second on a wild pitch, and Tatum beat out a grounder to second that scored Tyler McDonough with the tying run. Harrison was i...
Pardon from President Donald Trump is fully warranted for Navy SEAL

Pardon from President Donald Trump is fully warranted for Navy SEAL

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opinion Duncan Hunter Opinion contributor Published 12:09 AM EDT May 24, 2019 As commander in chief, President Donald Trump’s constitutional authority includes ensuring that America’s warfighters receive a fair legal process when accused of crimes. Accordingly, when prosecutorial conduct becomes so corrupt that this is not possible, the President has every right to act. This is the situation involving decorated Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Eddie Gallagher. His case is as follows: Af...
Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead

Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead

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AP Updated 11:39 PM EDT May 23, 2019 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Leonard showed no obvious signs of the leg soreness that bothered him in Toronto's victories in the previous two games, hitting the 30-point mark for the fourth time in the series. He made five 3-pointers and had seven rebounds and nine assists. Fred VanVleet scored 21 points, hitting seven 3s. Kyle Lowry added 17 a...

Rankings change to help tennis pros at lower, junior levels

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AP Updated 10:24 PM EDT May 23, 2019 ROEHAMPTON, England (AP) — Tennis players at the lower and junior levels will have an easier opportunity to move up to the main tours under a new system that makes rankings points available at their tournaments. The agreement announced Thursday by the International Tennis Federation allocates rankings on the ATP and WTA Tours at $15,000 ITF World Tour tournaments, additional points at men's $25,000 tournaments, and expanded singles qualifying draws to 48 players. Also, three places in $1...
Rays get inside-the-park homer, 3 others in stopping Indians

Rays get inside-the-park homer, 3 others in stopping Indians

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AP Updated 10:28 PM EDT May 23, 2019 CLEVELAND (AP) — As he sprinted madly around the bases, Kevin Kiermaier wondered when he'd stop. He never did. Kiermaier legged out a three-run, inside-the-park homer when Cleveland outfielders Oscar Mercado and Leonys Martin collided, and Ryan Yarbrough handled the Indians' struggling lineup into the eighth inning of his first start this season to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-2 win Thursday night. With the Rays ahead 3-0 in the sixth, Kiermaier hit a...

Rainy forecast postpones Iowa-Nebraska game at B10 tourney

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AP Updated 10:06 PM EDT May 23, 2019 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Iowa-Nebraska game at the Big Ten Tournament has been postponed until Friday morning because of inclement weather in the Omaha, Nebraska, area on Thursday night. The Ohio State-Maryland game Thursday was delayed 95 minutes because of a thunderstorm, and more rain was expected late at night. The loser between eighth-seeded Iowa and No. 5 seed Nebraska will play an elimination game against Minnesota on Friday night. The winner would advance to a game Saturday against...