Mets’ Rhame suspended 2 games for pitches near Hoskins’ head

Sports 04/25/19, 17:16

New York Mets right-hander Jacob Rhame has been suspended for two games for sailing two fastballs over the head of Rhys Hoskins during a tense series with the Phillies.The commissioner's office also fined Rhame on Thursday for what it said were intentional near-beanings.The suspension is scheduled to begin Friday, when ...

Home-court advantage? Warriors had it, now 76ers need it

Sports 04/14/19, 18:35

Opening day of the NBA postseason was no time to be home.Not home for the summer. Home for a game.Only the Golden State Warriors managed to win there Saturday in a rough day for the higher seeds. Both No. 2s lost, and the Brooklyn Nets won the game and the ...

Mule a speedy workhorse for American Magic sailing crew

U.S. 03/15/19, 02:46

Out on Pensacola Bay, the combination of a fantastical-looking test boat called the Mule and technology from aviation giant Airbus is giving the New York Yacht Club's American Magic a flying start toward trying to win the America's Cup in two years.When the 38-foot Mule reaches a certain speed, it ...

Not plane sailing: Jumbo jet crawls through Dutch fields

Europe 02/06/19, 06:31

A Boeing 747 has begun its final journey — making its way at walking pace rather than jet speed — from Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport to the grounds of a nearby hotel, where it will be turned into a visitor attraction.After rolling out of Schiphol on a self-propelled trailer, the 150-ton ...

Ellison’s new SailGP sailing league set to hit the water

Sports 01/24/19, 02:28

SailGP, the new sailing league founded by tech billionaire Larry Ellison and five-time America's Cup winner Russell Coutts, will leap from concept to reality next month when six souped-up catamarans hit the starting line off Shark Island in Sydney Harbor.SailGP will be a true global league, featuring many of the ...

Update: Ship rescues British sailor in Southern Ocean

America 12/07/18, 11:06

The Latest on the rescue of a British sailor in the Southern Ocean. (all times local):4 p.m.A cargo ship has rescued a British woman who was dismasted by a violent storm in the Southern Ocean while sailing solo in a round-the-world race.British sailor Susie Goodall tweeted "ON THE SHIP!!!" soon ...

UK round-the-world sailor being rescued after losing mast

Sports 12/06/18, 11:35

A British woman sailing solo in a round-the-world race is being rescued after losing her mast and being knocked unconscious in a vicious storm in the Southern Ocean.Golden Globe Race officials said Thursday on the race website that they have been in regular radio contact with Susie Goodall since she ...

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