Twins’ Kirilloff to have season-ending wrist surgery

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins outfielder Alex Kirilloff will undergo season-ending surgery on his right wrist, the team announced Sunday. Kirilloff, a 2016 first-round draft pick, will travel with Minnesota on its road trip to Los Angeles and undergo ulnar shortening surgery on Tuesday. “Any time you’re talking about shaving a bone down or shortening… Continue reading Twins’ Kirilloff to have season-ending wrist surgery

Shift in war’s front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit

By SUSIE BLANN KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Six more ships carrying agricultural cargo held up by the war in Ukraine received authorization Sunday to leave the country’s Black Sea coast as analysts warned that Russia was moving troops and equipment in the direction of the southern port cities to stave off a Ukrainian counteroffensive. Ukraine… Continue reading Shift in war’s front seen as grain leaves Ukraine; plant hit

Police shut off Perth street after a man is seen with bulletproof and assault rifle

After alarmed shoppers raised the alarm, heavily armed cops swarmed on an attractive man wandering by a crowded shopping center holding what seemed to be an assault rifle. A significant portion of central Perth was blocked off by police emergency response units out of concern for a shootout with the muscular suspect who was also… Continue reading Police shut off Perth street after a man is seen with bulletproof and assault rifle

Dortmund on verge of signing Cologne’s Anthony Modeste

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund is set to sign French forward Anthony Modeste from Bundesliga rival Cologne. Cologne says it has received an offer for the 34-year-old Modeste and agreed on a transfer. No financial details have been announced yet. Cologne sporting director Christian Keller says the player’s transfer is likely to be confirmed… Continue reading Dortmund on verge of signing Cologne’s Anthony Modeste

Edwin Diaz has stolen the show, but Adam Ottavino has been wildly important to Mets success

During this uncomfortable summer of blazing temperatures, make sure to thank your local fireman. Adam Ottavino, the Mets’ relief pitcher who’s been asked to get three or more outs in eight of his last 16 games, has been great at extinguishing the other team’s late-inning chances. After a scoreless outing in the first game of… Continue reading Edwin Diaz has stolen the show, but Adam Ottavino has been wildly important to Mets success

What happened to Jack? Mystery over Texas boating death of SoCal teen finally unravels years later

From the moment Jack Elliott tumbled from the bow of a 22-foot boat into the darkness of a Texas lake, “extreme hysteria” gripped the college friends who had ventured out for a day of revelry on the water. And in their panic, the teens hatched a plan to hide the truth from authorities and even Jack’s family… Continue reading What happened to Jack? Mystery over Texas boating death of SoCal teen finally unravels years later

Australia’s Barber takes javelin gold at Commonwealth Games

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Australia’s double world champion javelin thrower Kelsey-Lee Barber has again played the waiting game to perfection at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday. After adding the 2022 world championship title in Oregon in July to her success in Doha in 2019, Barber traveled to England favored to claim her first Commonwealth gold… Continue reading Australia’s Barber takes javelin gold at Commonwealth Games

Families of Kansas’ cold case victims find new hope for answers from an unexpected source — the state’s prisoners

(CNN) — James Winston was always immaculately dressed. Since he was 10 years old, he would carefully iron his clothes, right down to his socks and underwear. He would later do the same for his kids, making sure they were coordinated from head to toe. He would likely have done the same for his youngest… Continue reading Families of Kansas’ cold case victims find new hope for answers from an unexpected source — the state’s prisoners

Valor Christian alum Anna Hall’s Olympic dream rekindled with bronze medal performance at World Championships

The first Olympics Anna Hall remembers watching was the Beijing Games in 2008 when she was 7. Soon enough, a dream was born. After years of hard work, the Highlands Ranch native was on the cusp of turning her dreams into reality as one of the top heptathletes at the 2021 U.S. Olympic trials at… Continue reading Valor Christian alum Anna Hall’s Olympic dream rekindled with bronze medal performance at World Championships