High school baseball

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred gestures while speaking during a Major League Baseball owners meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
February 20, 2018 - 6:31 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Major League Baseball players will honor victims of last week's shooting in Florida by wearing Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hats at spring training games this week. Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday all 30 teams will wear the school hats during pregame...
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FILE - This Jan. 7, 2010, file photo shows Andre Dawson during a news conference in New York. Black college coaches and players who’ve participated in a New Orleans tournament sponsored by Major League Baseball say success shouldn’t be measured by how many players who wind up in the big leagues. That number is zero for the decade-old tournament. But MLB executives remain committed and have renamed it after Hall-of-Famer Andre Dawson, who played for a historically black university.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
February 14, 2018 - 1:10 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Baseball Hall-of-Famer Andre Dawson sees elements of his own story in the black college players converging in New Orleans this week for a tournament being sponsored, promoted and broadcast nationally by Major League Baseball. Before Dawson's two-decade career with the Montreal...
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FILE - In this Feb. 27 2017, file photo, New York Mets outfielder and former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow laughs during a news conference at the baseball teams spring training facility in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Tebow will attend major league spring training with the New York Mets. The 30-year-old outfielder was among nine spring training invitees announced by the team Friday, Jan. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
January 20, 2018 - 4:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tim Tebow will be at spring training with the New York Mets. The 30-year-old outfielder was among a group of nine spring training invitees announced by the team Friday. The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback is preparing for his second professional baseball season. He...
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November 07, 2017 - 2:55 am
PRO FOOTBALL BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Josh Gordon has never played an NFL game sober. That has to change if he plans to play in another one. One day before the Browns wide receiver gets another shot at rebooting his star-crossed career, Gordon revealed in a candid magazine interview that he used drugs or...
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October 03, 2017 - 2:38 am
FOOTBALL EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Dalvin Cook became the latest integral offensive player lost by the bad-luck-trodden Minnesota Vikings. The team's fear of a torn ACL in the rookie running back's left knee was realized Monday, sealing the end of a promising rookie season. Coach Mike Zimmer...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge hits a home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 17, 2017 - 12:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge connected and there was no doubt about it. Except how far the ball went. Judge launched a titanic homer into the upper deck, Didi Gregorius snapped a seventh-inning tie with a two-run double and the New York Yankees beat the Mets 5-3 on Wednesday night for their third...
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July 26, 2017 - 12:01 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped all charges against a two-sport star at a suburban Pittsburgh high school who had been accused of raping a 17-year-old girl. Michael Berquist, an assistant district attorney for Allegheny County, told a Common Pleas judge on Wednesday that the girl and her...
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July 26, 2017 - 11:44 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped all charges against a two-sport star at a suburban Pittsburgh high school who had been accused of raping a 17-year-old girl. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ( http://bit.ly/2v80JHq ) reports that Allegheny County prosecutors told a judge the girl and her...
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July 14, 2017 - 8:42 am
TENNIS-WIMBLEDON Men's semifinals underway LONDON (AP) — Play in the men's semifinals at Wimbledon has started. Marin Cilic (CHIHL'-ihch) is serving to Sam Querrey (KWEER'-ee) in the opening game on Centre Court. The winner of the match will face either Roger Federer or Tomas Berdych in Sunday's...
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July 14, 2017 - 3:30 am
TENNIS-WIMBLEDON Venus Williams to meet Garbine Muguruza in final LONDON (AP) — Venus Williams has reached the Wimbledon final for the ninth time. The five-time champion at the All England Club will play Garbine Muguruza (GAHR'-been moo-gah-ROO'-thuh) for the title on Saturday. Williams improved to...
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