Anthony Barretta

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New York Yankees

Terry Collins comes to defense of Daniel Murphy's paternity leave

After some New York radio personalities took exception to Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy missing two games due to the birth of his child, manager …

Baseball

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Did Junior Lake get dressed in the dark again?

MLB injuries, news and rumors roundup for April 3

Our nightly roundup of injuries, rumors and more.<p><b>More MLB: Scoreboard | Standings | Probable Pitchers | Sortable Stats | Odds</b><p>Well, what do you know? …

Baseball

Matt Adams and fan battle for foul ball

Coco Crisp, you just walked off for the A’s. Here’s some pie and water for your troubles

Coco Crisp, you just walked off for the A’s. Here’s some pie and water for your troubles.

5 Reasons to Be Optimistic for Philadelphia Phillies' 2014 Season

Monday, March 31 welcomed back baseball into the hearts of fans everywhere. In Philadelphia, while that is certainly the case, how much love fans will give back to the sport is a different story.<p>The Philadelphia Phillies were the worst team in all of the majors in spring training. Cole Hamels is …

Texas Rangers

Homer crushed it in the weight room while the team was at MIN. #SoxDog

Exploring consciousness, suicide and the quiet horror of SOMA

"Amy? Is that you?" The voice is soft, masculine and earnest as it calls for help. As I edge closer, he tells me he's hurt. He needs help. But when I lock onto the source of these pitiful cries, I'm not looking at a person. It's a robot.<p>Unlike the machines running next to it, the device is crushed …

Reggae star Vybz Kartel sentenced to life in prison for murder

Convicted of the 2011 murder of Clive 'Lizard' William, the Jamaican musician won't be eligible for parole for 35 year<p>Jamaican dancehall and reggae star Vybz Kartel has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2011 murder of Clive "Lizard" Williams. Following his conviction last month, Kartel …

Bible belt baptism - a picture from the past

After a 42-year career as a staff photographer, B. Anthony Stewart became known as the most prolific photographic contributor to National Geographic magazine. His images, like this evocative shot of a baptism in Arkansas, show a mastery of colour and composition

Urban Instagram photographers you should follow

SOUTH AFRICA<p>@garethpon is an urban photographer from Johannesburg. His favourite spot to photograph in the city is Maboneng Precint. For him, photography is not so much about shooting pretty pictures, but about “being as honourable as possible to capture in a single image the story that a moment …

AP Photographer Killed, Reporter Wounded By Gunman In Afghanistan

"A veteran Associated Press photographer was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan," the wire service reports.<p>Anja Niedringhaus, 48, a photographer who in 2005 was part of an AP team that won …

Underwater hunt for missing black boxes begins

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Crews searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet launched a targeted underwater hunt on Friday for the plane's black boxes along a stretch of remote ocean, with just days left before the devices' batteries are expected to run out.<p>The Australian navy ship Ocean Shield, …

Two Red Sox have best-selling jerseys

David Ortizand Dustin Pedroiakeep winning. The twoRed Soxstars have had the best-selling jerseys inMajor League Baseballsince Boston won theWorld Seriesin October.<p>No. 3 on the list released Thursday was<p>Yankeescaptain Derek Jeter. His jersey had been the top seller since he announced Feb. 12 this …

Coco Crisp's walk-off homer sends Athletics past Mariners in 12th

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Coco Crisp altered his batting approach and tried to muscle up in his last at-bat.<p>It couldn't have worked out any better for the …

Thunder beat Spurs to snap 19-game winning streak

Oklahoma City's huge third quarter stopped the Spurs from making history on Thursday night.<p>The Oklahoma City Thunder took it upon themselves to stop the Spurs on Thursday night, and they did it the only way they know how. Kevin Durant dropped 28 points and the playoff atmosphere at Chesapeake …

Mets' Murphy, Collins defend paternity leave

NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Murphy is proud he put fatherhood ahead of baseball, and New York Mets manager Terry Collins thinks criticism his second baseman received for taking paternity leave this week was unfair.<p>Murphy made his season debut in Thursday's 8-2 loss to Washington, three days after the …

Derek Jeter, rookie Yangervis Solarte help Yankees to first win

HOUSTON -- New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi admitted he didn't know anything about Yangervis Solarte when he was signed to a minor league deal in …