Ryan Strome contract dilemma is far from resolved

Ryan Strome contract dilemma is far from resolved

Regarding the Rangers, who will jump from the draft into the free-agent pool on Friday: 1. Hours before the deadline for qualifying offers, management decided that it would be folly to allow Ryan Strome, their third-leading scorer, to get away for nothing. But that doesn’t necessarily mean the decision will go down that same way … Read more

EXPLAINER-What a N.Korean holiday may reveal about Kim Jong Un’s plans

Manufacturing Gives Iran a Lifeline

By Josh Smith SEOUL, Oct 8 (Reuters) – North Korea is expected to use a major holiday this weekend to showcase its military power, highlight domestic political messages, and galvanize citizens at a time when the country faces increasing economic hardship and isolation. International observers are closely watching the celebrations to mark the 75th anniversary … Read more

A’s beat up Astros’ bullpen late to stay alive in ALDS

A's beat up Astros' bullpen late to stay alive in ALDS

LOS ANGELES — Chad Pinder tied the score with a three-run homer in the seventh inning, Sean Murphy hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the eighth and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the Houston Astros 9-7 on Wednesday to avoid elimination in their AL Division Series. Houston leads the best-of-five series 2-1 and can advance … Read more

Wisconsin activates field hospital as COVID keeps surging

Wisconsin activates field hospital as COVID keeps surging

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin health officials announced Wednesday that a field hospital will open next week at the state fairgrounds near Milwaukee as a surge in COVID-19 cases threatens to overwhelm hospitals. Wisconsin has become a hot spot for the disease over the last month, ranking third nationwide this week in new cases per … Read more

Cindy Adams’ Blessing of the Animals will skip 2020

Cindy Adams' Blessing of the Animals will skip 2020

Twelve years ago, I decided we — the ASPCA board — needed our own Blessing of the Animals for those four-legged family members we love. So I did it. Every December, on a Christmastime Sunday, I’ve done New York’s Blessing of the Animals. Free, no reservations. Pet owners swarmed Park Ave’s Christ Church. The block … Read more