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Idaho Post Office Named After Minnesota Twins Legend Harmon Killebrew

Idaho Post Office Named After Minnesota Twins Legend Harmon Killebrew

7 days ago   |   CBS

PAYETTE, Idaho - A U.S. Post Office in a small western Idaho town has been named after National Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Harmon Killebrew. Republican Gov. Brad Little and...
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FIFA hires Portugal team spokesman to lead communications

20 days ago   |   National Post

ZURICH - FIFA has hired long-time Portugal national team spokesman Onofre Costa as head of communications. FIFA said Costa started work in Zurich on Monday with the title chief...
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Volunteers transcribed nearly 2,000 Branch Rickey scouting reports from the Library of Congress

21 days ago   |   The Washington Post

The former Dodgers GM's often blunt assessments of players, which were digitized last year, are now more discoverable.
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Facing protests, Trump backs off Special Olympics cuts

23 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says he is backing off his budget request to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics, reversing course on a proposal that was unlikely to...
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DeVos reverses course on Special Olympics cuts after Trump orders funding

23 days ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Education Secretary Betsy DeVos spent three days defending her plan to eliminate Special Olympics funding from next year's budget. But that didn't stop her from...
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Trump, in Abrupt Pivot, Says Funding for Special Olympics Will Continue

23 days ago   |   NY Times   |   4 articles

The president's budget is highly unlikely to win approval in Congress, but the Special Olympics funding enjoys broad support among Republicans and Democrats.
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Trump backs off proposed cuts to Special Olympics: 'I have overridden my people'

Trump backs off proposed cuts to Special Olympics: 'I have overridden my people'

23 days ago   |   Politico   |   3 articles

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the federal government will not slash $17.6 million in funding for the Special Olympics - overriding his administration's...
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Betsy DeVos Wants to Cut Special Olympics Funding. Here's Why It Probably Won't Happen

24 days ago   |   NY Times   |   3 articles

A proposal to cut $17.6 million from the Special Olympics is drawing widespread opposition, but it's unlikely to make it past Congress anyway.
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DeVos defends proposed Special Olympics cut amid outcry

DeVos defends proposed Special Olympics cut amid outcry

24 days ago   |   Politico   |   7 articles

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is pushing back against a social media outcry over her proposal to slash $17.6 million in federal funding for the Special Olympics. In a...
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ESPN personalities defend Special Olympics after Betsy DeVos' proposal to defund it

25 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Betsy DeVos didn't just receive criticism from members of Congress on Tuesday over the Trump Administration's proposal to cut funding for the Special Olympics. Plenty of people...
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Solskjaer's latest setback as Everton crushes Man United 4-0

Solskjaer's latest setback as Everton crushes Man United 4-0

LIVERPOOL, England - In the latest setback since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was handed the manager's job on a permanent basis, Everton humiliated Manchester United 4-0 in the Premier... Read more ...

PSG wins French league after 2nd-place Lille fails to win

PSG wins French league after 2nd-place Lille fails to win

PARIS - Paris Saint-Germain clinched the French league title without kicking a ball as second-place Lille could only draw 0-0 at Toulouse on Sunday. Read more ...

Judge has 'pretty significant strain,' will be out awhile

Judge has 'pretty significant strain,' will be out awhile

NEW YORK - Aaron Judge has a "pretty significant strain" of his left oblique, according to Yankees manager Aaron Boone, and it will be several weeks before New York can even... Read more ...

NHL playoffs 2019: Braden Holtby talks Capitals' statement win

NHL playoffs 2019: Braden Holtby talks Capitals' statement win

The Capitals downed the Hurricanes 6-0 in Game 5 to take a 3-2 advantage in their series. Read more ...

Fed Cup semi: Australia, Belarus tied 2-2 ahead of doubles

Fed Cup semi: Australia, Belarus tied 2-2 ahead of doubles

BRISBANE, Australia - The Fed Cup semifinal between Australia and Belarus is going to a doubles decider. Read more ...

Embiid returns to help 76ers beat Nets for 3-1 series lead

Embiid returns to help 76ers beat Nets for 3-1 series lead

NEW YORK - Joel Embiid had 31 points and 16 rebounds, and passed to Mike Scott for the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets... Read more ...

Nuggets beat Spurs 117-103 to tie series at 2-2

Nuggets beat Spurs 117-103 to tie series at 2-2

SAN ANTONIO - Nikola Jokic had 29 points and 12 rebounds, Jamal Murray added 24 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the San Antonio Spurs 117-103 on Saturday night, rebounding... Read more ...

Blue Jays lose Shoemaker to knee injury, beat Athletics 10-1

Blue Jays lose Shoemaker to knee injury, beat Athletics 10-1

OAKLAND, Calif. - Toronto pitcher Matt Shoemaker injured his left knee in a rundown chase, and the Blue Jays went on to beat the Oakland Athletics 10-1 Saturday. Read more ...

Danny Garcia fires on all cyclinders, scoring a seventh-round knockout over...

Danny Garcia fires on all cyclinders, scoring a seventh-round knockout over Adrian Granados

Former two-division world champion Danny Garcia had easy night at the office against Adrian Granados. Read more ...

Yankees star Aaron Judge exits early with oblique injury

Yankees star Aaron Judge exits early with oblique injury

NEW YORK - Yankees star Aaron Judge left Saturday's game after injuring his left oblique and was set for tests at a hospital. Read more ...