Player of the Week: Woodgrove’s Tony Cammarota

When he first started at running back for the Woodgrove High School football team, then-sophomore Tony Cammarota stood out from other players. Instead of bouncing outside and away from would-be tacklers, he often took the contact head-on. The following year, as a junior, Cammarota showed the ability to use his speed and get outside when… Continue reading Player of the Week: Woodgrove’s Tony Cammarota

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Torres leads Yankees to AL East clinching 5-2 win against Blue Jays, Judge stays at 60 HR but draws four walks

TORONTO — Aaron Judge stood in the middle of the narrow visitors clubhouse at the Rogers Centre Tuesday night covered in champagne and beer. The slugger had a real big smile on his face and looked as relaxed as he had been in weeks. There was finally something to celebrate. No, Judge did not make… Continue reading Torres leads Yankees to AL East clinching 5-2 win against Blue Jays, Judge stays at 60 HR but draws four walks

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Top Pakistan diplomat urges flood aid, patience with Taliban

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pakistan’s foreign minister says the international community should work with Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban, not against it, when it comes to combatting foreign extremist groups and the economic and humanitarian crises in that country — even as many U.S. officials say the Taliban have proved themselves unworthy of such cooperation. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari,… Continue reading Top Pakistan diplomat urges flood aid, patience with Taliban

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Hawaii fines US Navy for unauthorized sewage release

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Department of Health said Tuesday it has fined the U.S. Navy $8.8 million for repeatedly discharging untreated or partially treated sewage into state waters from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The department said in a news release that it recorded 766 counts of the Navy discharging pollutants in excess of limits… Continue reading Hawaii fines US Navy for unauthorized sewage release

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Eye of Ian

Hurricane Ian continues its journey across the southern Gulf of Mexico. As of 11 PM (Tue night) the dangerous hurricane is still packing winds of 120 mph with higher gusts. The center of the system is located a little more than 100-miles southwest of Naples and moving steadily to the NNE at 10 mph. On… Continue reading Eye of Ian

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Blasts precede Baltic pipeline leaks, sabotage seen likely

By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA, JAN M. OLSEN and DAVID KEYTON WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Denmark believes “deliberate actions” caused big leaks in two natural gas pipelines running under the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany, and seismologists said powerful explosions preceded the leaks. European leaders and experts pointed to possible sabotage amid the energy standoff with… Continue reading Blasts precede Baltic pipeline leaks, sabotage seen likely

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Judge 4 walks, still at 60 HR; Yankees win AL East, top Jays

TORONTO (AP) — Aaron Judge walked four times and stayed at 60 home runs, one shy of Roger Maris’ American League record, as the New York Yankees clinched the AL East title by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 Tuesday night. The Yankees celebrated their first division championship since 2019 and 20th overall, tied for… Continue reading Judge 4 walks, still at 60 HR; Yankees win AL East, top Jays

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Kiszla: Enough with the TLC for Michael Porter Jr. What he needs from Nuggets is tough love.

LA JOLLA, Calif. – The Nuggets have made a $179 million bet they can’t afford to lose. Will Michael Porter Jr. ever justify the money that Denver wagered on him? At age 24, having endured three surgeries on his back, MPJ no longer takes any doctor’s word as gospel. “I don’t really get my assurance… Continue reading Kiszla: Enough with the TLC for Michael Porter Jr. What he needs from Nuggets is tough love.

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Andújar’s bases-clearing double lifts Pirates over Reds 4-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Miguel Andújar hit a tiebreaking three-run double in the seventh inning, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. Andújar’s hit snapped a 1-all tie and came in his second game with the Pirates. The designated hitter was claimed off waivers from the New York… Continue reading Andújar’s bases-clearing double lifts Pirates over Reds 4-1

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