New book on bloody WWII battle inspired by NY veteran

New book on bloody WWII battle inspired by NY veteran

ALBANY, N.Y. — When military history author Bill Sloan sought inspiration for his new book on World War II in the Pacific, he found it in a then-96-year-old combat veteran from upstate New York who survived one of the war's...

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Rangers put Perez on DL after LHP hurts right thumb at hotel

NEW YORK — Martin Perez has been placed on the 10-day disabled list after injuring the thumb on his non-pitching hand in an accident at the team hotel, the latest setback for a depleted Texas Rangers rotation.The team says Perez...

Eduardo Rodriguez scheduled to pitch rehab start with Portland on Thursday

A custom brace that Eduardo Rodriguez is wearing on his injured right knee is allowing the pitcher to feel more comfortable -- and may allow the pitcher to return soon.The Red Sox left-hander is progressing well after he tweaked...

Vargas earns 11th win as Royals top Blue Jays 3-2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jason Vargas missed most of last season after having elbow surgery in 2015. This year he is a candidate to be the AL All-Star Game starter.Vargas earned his major league-leading 11th victory, pitching seven...

Mark Hamill Deems Jar Jar Tongue Candy as Goofiest ‘Star Wars’ Merchandise Ever Created

Mark Hamill is something of a merchandise connoisseur thanks to his decades starring in the nerdiest, most merchandise-heavy franchise in history and a lifetime of being into the hobby himself (see his show “Pop Culture Quest...

Josh Rutledge sent to 7-day DL with concussion

Josh Rutledge may have been playing with a concussion for close to a month.The third baseman was placed on the seven-day concussion DL yesterday, but not before sustaining concussion Farrell said could be traced back to the team...