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Leggett scores 16 to carry Rhode Island over Harvard 64-57

BOSTON (AP) — Ishmael Leggett finished with 16 points as Rhode Island defeated Harvard 64-57 on Wednesday night. Malik Martin had 13 points, nine rebounds and three blocks for the Ra...

GOP's Baker won't seek 3rd term as Massachusetts governor

BOSTON (AP) — Republican Gov. Charlie Baker announced Wednesday he won't seek a third term as governor of Massachusetts, where his party is bitterly split between supporters and foes of former Preside...

Mysteries of omicron variant could take weeks to untangle

A pandemic-weary world faces weeks of confusing uncertainty as countries restrict travel and take other steps to halt the newest potentially risky coronavirus mutant before anyone knows just how dange...

Japan emperor's daughter Aiko turns 20, throne not in sight

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Princess Aiko, the daughter of Emperor Naruhito, on Wednesday turned 20, ready for a debut as a new adult member to take a share of official duties for the royal family whose pop...

US panel backs first-of-a-kind COVID-19 pill from Merck

WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of U.S. health advisers on Tuesday narrowly backed a closely watched COVID-19 pill from Merck, setting the stage for a likely authorization of the first drug that Ameri...

Celebrity surgeon Dr. Oz running for Senate in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV’s "Dr. Oz Show" after rocketing to fame on Oprah Winfrey's show, announced Tuesday that he is running for...

Former player, labor lawyer lead MLB into 9th work stoppage

NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Clark was a minor league prospect in the Detroit Tigers’ system and Rob Manfred a junior lawyer on Major League Baseball management’s legal team during the sport's last work stopp...

Key people and background in MLB labor negotiations

NEW YORK (AP) — Key people and background in Major League Baseball’s labor negotiations: COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT A five-year contract between MLB and the Ma...

Smith & Smith each score 11 as No. 10 Louisville beats CSU

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Louisville coach Jeff Walz appreciates scoring efficiency. That's why the shooting performances of the two Smiths — Ahlana and Kianna — resonated deeply wi...

Ledlum lifts Harvard past Northeastern 77-57

BOSTON (AP) — Chris Ledlum recorded 17 points and 12 rebounds to lift Harvard to a 77-57 win over Northeastern on Saturday. Noah Kirkwood had 16 points for Harvard (5-2), which earne...

High inflation? Low polling? White House blames the pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation is soaring, businesses are struggling to hire and President Joe Biden’s poll numbers have been in free fall. The White House sees a common culprit for it all: C...

Kirkwood, Sakota carry Harvard over Colgate 89-84 in OT

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Noah Kirkwood and Luka Sakota scored 17 points apiece and Harvard beat Colgate 89-84 in overtime on Wednesday night. Chris Ledlum added 16 points with 12 rebo...

Israeli court rejects Gaza man's appeal in deadly strike

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected an appeal from a Palestinian man who was seeking an apology and compensation from Israel over a 2009 tank strike that killed three of his ...

Top rivalries: Iron Bowl, The Game, Army-Navy, Red River

The best college football rivalries can change over time depending on the state of the programs involved. Go back 25 or 30 years and Miami-Florida State probably would have been near...

Hopkins scores 16 to carry Siena over Harvard 72-69

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Nick Hopkins registered 16 points as Siena edged past Harvard 72-69 on Monday night. Colby Rogers had 15 points and seven rebounds for Siena (1-4), which broke it...