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How RJ Barrett is ‘wired differently:’ Duke recruiter

The man who recruited RJ Barrett to Duke said his best attribute is his “competitive streak.’’ Jeff Capel, a former Blue Devils assistant and now head coach at Pittsburgh, said he feels Barrett’s game translates better to the pros than it did in college. “I think the kid is a winner and he’s a competitor. […]

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Twins-Angels postponed after afternoon storm soaks field

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Twins have run into bad weather all over the country this season, from Baltimore to New York to Minneapolis. Now, the most improbable: Southern California. The Twins and Angels were postponed Wednesday after Angel Stadium was rendered unplayable following an afternoon rain storm. The teams will conclude the series at 3 […]

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Alleged bribers who bought Coney Island apartments paid sliver of market rate

It was a steal by any measure. The cash-rich alleged bribers who swindled their way into Coney Island co-ops intended for lower-income New Yorkers paid graft that was significantly more than the units’ intended prices — but a sliver of the market rate. Plum deals in the five-building Luna Park complex, governed by the Mitchell-Lama […]

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Vladimir Guerrero Jr. era against Red Sox has begun

TORONTO — In the first of what should be many, many more encounters against the Red Sox, Blue Jays rookie phenom Vladimir Guerrero Jr. went 2-for-5, both singles, with a strikeout Tuesday night. His appearance marked the 20th big-league game for the 20-year-old, who is far more than the son of Hall of Famer Vladimir […]

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Boys volleyball: Palatine outlasts West Chicago for regional title

After seeing West Chicago capture game one 27-25, Palatine’ boys volleyball team found itself tied with the Wildcats 22-22 in game two and facing the possibility of its season coming to an end in Wednesday evening’s South Elgin regional final match. It was at that moment the second-seeded Pirates found their championship mettle which led […]

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Rockies put on overall good show in 9-3 victory against Pirates

PITTSBURGH — The Rockies’ 9-3 victory against the Pirates on Wednesday night at PNC Park was the kind of tantalizing performance that showed what the Rockies are capable of when they string all of the elements together. Solid starting pitching? Check. Jon Gray allowed three runs on seven hits over seven innings. He stuck out seven […]

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Parents, advocates weigh in on Boston Public Schools reconfiguration plans

Parents, teachers and school advocates expressed concerns about low resources and overcrowding as school officials outlined reconfiguration plans that would merge McCormack Middle School with the Boston Community Leadership Academy beginning in the 2020 school year. “Once again, BPS has created a system that pits school communities against each other,” said Maura O’Toole, who also […]

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‘Archer’ Season 10 ‘1999’ Has Space Gladiators, Android Krieger and More Jokes Than Recent Seasons

Archer: 1999, the show’s tenth season, premieres Wednesday, May 29 on FXX. A new “First Look” video for the upcoming episodes reveals more about the plot and various settings coming to this sci-fi iteration of the animated espionage series. In Archer: 1999, Sterling Archer (H. Jon Benjamin) is the captain of a spaceship, crewed by […]

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New South Bay BART Station Transforms Neighborhood In San Jose

SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) — A new city-within-a-city is springing up in San Jose and a new BART station is the big reason why. “We’ve got a thousand units that are vertical now,” said Ralph Borelli, a San Jose developer who has been working on plans to transform the San Jose Flea Market property into […]

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Charles Schwab Challenge: Can Justin Rose Defend At Colonial?

By Norm Elrod (CBS DFW/CBS Local) — The Charles Schwab Challenge, set to get going Thursday at Colonial Country Club, rolls out one of the stronger post-major fields the PGA Tour is likely to see this season. Defending champion Justin Rose, Jon Rahm, Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler are among the headliners, though they’ll enjoy […]

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