Celtics stay atop East, beat Knicks 110-94 for 50th win

AP Photo/Seth Wenig NEW YORK (AP) — Isaiah Thomas had never been part of a 50-game winner, so one goal has been realized. The Boston Celtics have much bigger things ahead of them – starting with a showdown against the defending NBA champions. Thomas scored 19 points...

Rays' Longoria hits 1st home run of new major league season

AP Photo/Chris O’Meara ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Evan Longoria of the Tampa Bay Rays has hit the first home run of the new Major League Baseball season. Longoria connected for a two-run drive against New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka in the second inning on...

Washington's high-court fights date to Washington himself

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite WASHINGTON (AP) — Wondering when Supreme Court nominations became so politically contentious? Only about 222 years ago – when the Senate voted down George Washington’s choice for chief justice. This year’s brouhaha sees Senate...

AP FACT CHECK: GOP's selective history on high court fight

AP Photo/Susan Walsh WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the Republican talking point of the Sunday talk shows: If Democrats delay Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation to the Supreme Court this week, Republicans said, it would be an affront to history – the first time a nominee to...

Arsenal twice comes from behind to hold Man City in league

AP Photo/Alastair Grant LONDON (AP) — Arsenal twice fought back to hold Manchester City 2-2 in the Premier League on Sunday after the attacking resilience of Arsene Wenger’s side was undermined by defensive deficiencies. Although goals from Theo Walcott and Shkodran...

Fisherman Finds Woman’s Unidentified Body In Lake Erie

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio authorities say a fisherman has found the unidentified body of a woman in western Lake Erie. The Sandusky Register reports ( ) the Ottawa County coroner has said the fisherman found the body floating in the lake around 5 p.m. Saturday about 4 miles...

Bronson Arroyo Assigned To Minors, Could Join Reds Soon

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds have reassigned pitcher Bronson Arroyo to Triple-A Louisville, but he could be back in the majors next weekend if he has no setbacks during his workouts. Arroyo is trying to come back from Tommy John surgery more than two years ago. He signed a minor...

Rays' Longoria hits 1st home run of new major league season

AP Photo/Chris O’Meara ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Evan Longoria of the Tampa Bay Rays has hit the first home run of the new Major League Baseball season. Longoria connected for a two-run drive against New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka in the second inning on...

PHOTO GALLERY: Thousands show support for a united Europe

AP Photo/Markus Schreiber BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of people have joined rallies across Germany and other European countries to show their support for the idea of a united Europe. The weekly demonstrations organized by a grassroots group calling itself Pulse of Europe began...
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Oxford wins boat race after WWII bomb removed from Thames

Oxford Men’s crew, left, take the lead against Cambridge during the Men’s Boat Race on the River Thames, in London, Sunday April 2, 2017. ( Andrew Matthews/PA Wire via AP) LONDON (AP) — Oxford reclaimed the boat race title from Cambridge on Sunday, hours after...