News archive from 25 March 2018

Former big-league star Howard Johnson hit in face by line drive at spring-training game

Minor-league baseball hitting coach and former big-league star Howard Johnson was struck in the face by a line drive and transported off the field on a stretcher Saturday. Johnson, 57, is a Texas Rangers minor-league hitting coach. He was struck by a...

AZCentral, 20:57 in Sport
 

Congressman says time to look at making ‘domestic terrorism’ a federal charge after Austin bombings

A key member of Congress said Saturday he’s willing to look into whether federal laws should include a domestic terrorism charge for killers like the Austin bomber. U.S. Rep. Mike McCaul, an Austin Republican whose district stretches into Harris...

Chron, 20:59 in Politics
 

Devils hold off Lightning in possible playoff preview

CLOSE John Hynes on the Devils' lineup ahead of the Lightning game on Saturday, March 24. NEWARK - John Hynes wanted some respect. Games like these will certainly help. The Devils beat another Stanley Cup favorite and gave an encouraging preview of...

Usa Today, 23:02 in Sport
 

Trump defends $1.3T spending plan, points to military gains

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his decision to sign a $1.3 trillion federal spending bill despite his misgivings, pointing to billions in new funding for the military and national security. Trump said on Twitter from...

Chron, 08:11 in Politics
 

Trump says 'many lawyers' want to represent him

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump says many lawyers and top law firms want to represent him in the Russia case following a shake-up of his legal team. Attorney John Dowd is leaving Trump's legal team. He has been key to molding Trump's...

Chron, 09:00 in Politics
 

The Latest: 2 lawyers not joining Trump legal team after all

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Russia investigation (all times local): 10:40 a.m. An attorney for President Donald Trump says that two lawyers who planned to join the legal team handling the special counsel's Russia investigation won't be...

Chron, 10:49 in Politics
 

UNICEF calls on Yemen's warring sides to stop impeding aid

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Warring sides in Yemen and their international backers must stop blocking or delaying aid deliveries, a top official in the U.N. children's agency said Sunday, warning that such practices have contributed to worsening malnutrition...

Chron, 12:47 in Health
 

The Penny Hardaway process: How the Memphis Tigers hired their new men's basketball coach

CLOSE Memphis introduced former Tigers star Penny Hardaway as its new men's basketball coach March 20 at the Laurie-Walton Family Basketball Center. Buy Photo The Memphis men's basketball team's 2017-18 season had ended with a loss to Cincinnati in...

Usa Today, 14:18 in Sport
 

Arizona Diamondbacks' 2001 World Series team: Where are they now?

Where are they now?A look at some of the key figures from the Diamondbacks' 2001 winning World Series championship team and what they are doing now: Infielder Jay Bell: Manager of the Trenton Thunder, the Yankees' Advanced Double-A affiliate in the...

AZCentral, 15:32 in Sport
 

Phoenix Suns alums Steve Nash, Grant Hill, Jason Kidd up for Hall of Fame induction

The list of former Phoenix Suns players in the Naismith Basketball Hall Fame isn't long. It consists of six names, and three of those players burnished their credentials elsewhere. The threesome of Shaquille O'Neal, Dennis Johnson and Gus Johnson, who...

AZCentral, 16:25 in Sport
 

Arizona Diamondbacks option Yasmany Tomas to Triple-A Reno

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInArizona Diamondbacks spring training – 2018 FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Arizona Diamondbacks' Nick Ahmed hits a three-run double against the Los Angeles Angels during the fourth inning...

AZCentral, 17:01 in Sport
 

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