The Wire

  • Rally falls short in Rockies 10-9 loss to Phillies

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 10:24pm

    (AP) — Forced to leave Sunday's game early because of pain in his left knee, Rockies star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez said he plans to be back in the lineup for Colorado's next game Monday against San Francisco.

  • Discovery network cancels Everest jump

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 10:19pm

    (AP) — The Discovery Network is canceling a daredevil's planned jump off the summit of Mount Everest in a wing suit next month following the avalanche that killed at least 13 people on Friday.

  • Nene dominates, Wizards rally past Bulls, 102-93

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 10:00pm

    (AP) — Nene dominated with 24 points, Trevor Ariza scored 18, and the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 down to beat the Chicago Bulls 102-93 in their playoff opener on Sunday night.

  • More bodies from ship; transcript reveals wavering

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 9:56pm

    (AP) — Divers continued the grim work of recovering bodies from inside a sunken South Korean ferry Monday, securing a new entryway into the wreck, as a newly released transcript showed the ship was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing. The transcript suggests that the chaos may have added to a death toll that could eventually exceed 300.

  • Rollins gets key hits, Phillies beat Rockies 10-9

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 8:51pm

    (AP) — Jimmy Rollins homered early, then hit a go-ahead single in the eighth inning that sent the Philadelphia Phillies past the Colorado Rockies 10-9 Sunday.

  • Japan logs record $134B trade deficit in FY 2013

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 8:43pm

    (AP) — Japan's trade deficit surged nearly 70 percent to a record 13.75 trillion yen ($134 billion) in the last fiscal year as exports failed to keep pace with surging costs for imported oil and gas.

  • After early brawl, Pirates lose in 14th to Brewers

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 8:28pm

    (AP) — The Pirates aren't accustomed to seeing closer Jason Grilli struggle. They are, however, plenty familiar with Ryan Braun punishing them.

  • Phillies 10, Rockies 9

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 8:25pm

  • Jimenez closes with 67 to win Greater Gwinnett

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 8:04pm

    (AP) — Miguel Angel Jimenez quickly shifted his focus back to the Ryder Cup after winning his first Champions Tour event.

  • Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 7:32pm

    (AP) — Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.

  • Sleeping girl killed after car drives into home

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 7:31pm

    Updated on April 20, 2014 at 7:31pm

    (AP) — Officials say a 16-year-old Southern California girl asleep in her bed has died after a driver accused of being drunk crashed his SUV into her home.

  • Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 7:08pm

    (AP) — Revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the skies above a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday.

  • Country music singer Kevin Sharp dies at age 43

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 6:31pm

    (AP) — Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, has died. He was 43.

  • Brewers win in 14th after early brawl with Pirates

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 6:17pm

    (AP) — Khris Davis delivered the biggest hit in a game interrupted by a punch-filled brawl, homering in the 14th inning to lift the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Sunday.

  • James, Wade lead Heat past Bobcats 99-88 in Game 1

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 6:08pm

    (AP) — LeBron James scored 27 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Miami Heat used a late charge to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 99-88 on Sunday in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round series.

  • Kuchar rallies, chips in for RBC Heritage win

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 5:56pm

    Updated on April 20, 2014 at 5:56pm

    (AP) — Matt Kuchar overcame a four-stroke deficit to finally finish on top, when his stunning chip-in on the 18th hole gave him a 64 and a victory at the RBC Heritage on Sunday.

  • On eve of marathon, festivities and tight security

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 5:46pm

    (AP) — In many ways, it felt like any other pre-marathon Sunday in Boston.

  • Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 5:24pm

    Updated on April 20, 2014 at 5:27pm

    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.

  • Pivotal Game 3 awaits with Pens, CBJ tied at 1-1

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 4:55pm

    (AP) — Not so long ago, the Columbus Blue Jackets were the worst team in the NHL.

  • Police: Man pelted woman at egg decorating party

    Posted on April 20, 2014 at 4:39pm

    (AP) — Pittsburgh police say a man threw hardboiled eggs at his girlfriend during an Easter egg decorating party, then tried to attack police.