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Prep baseball: Carey rallies to stun Chieftains

CAREY — Down 6-5 Carey scored four in the bottom of the sixth inning to knock off Hopewell-Loudon 9-6, for its first baseball win over the Chieftains in more than a decade. Brady Mullholand’s two-run single was the big blow in the sixth inning as the Blue Devils...

Prep baseball: Liberty-Benton atop BVC

Liberty-Benton hasn’t won a Blanchard Valley Conference baseball title since 2009. The Eagles took a huge step toward correcting that situation, though, riding a balanced offense and outstanding pitching by Alex Harter to a 5-1 win over McComb on Wednesday in a mid-season...
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Pineda tossed for pine tar; Red Sox beat Yanks 5-1

Home plate umpire Gerry Davis ejects New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda after a foreign substance was discovered on his neck in the second inning of the Yankees’ baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP...

Costa Rica is demanding US explain ‘Cuban Twitter’

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — The Costa Rican government says it’s still waiting for the Obama administration to explain why it launched the secret “Cuban Twitter” network from inside the Central American nation’s borders despite warnings in 2009...
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Mavs roll past Spurs 113-92, even series at 1-1

Dallas Mavericks’ Monta Ellis (11) is pressured by San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan, right, as he tries to score during the first half of Game 2 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Dallas...
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UN considering sanctions over South Sudan massacre

EDS NOTE GRAPHIC CONTENT In this image taken from video dead bodies lie on the road near Bentiu South Sudan on Sunday April 20, 2014. U.N.’s top humanitarian official in south Sudan Toby Lanzer told The Associated Press in a phone interview Tuesday April 23, 2014, that the...
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Obama offering Japan security, economic assurances

President Barack Obama, center, reviews troops during a welcome ceremony as he arrives at Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Thursday, April 24, 2014. Facing fresh questions about his commitment to Asia, Obama will seek to convince Japan’s leaders Thursday that he can deliver on his...