Mets’ Max Scherzer fades late but wins Opening Day start

MIAMI — Max Scherzer threw 100 pitches in his final Spring Training appearance, with the idea of ​​making him stronger in the second half of the season opener. “Unfortunately, we gave up a few hits and didn’t finish the game strong,” Scherzer said Thursday after the Mets beat the Marlins 5-3. Scherzer rolled in the […]

Iona fades away after strong first half

Albany — Friday’s first 20 minutes were just as Rick Pitino made them. Iona hit the ball well and kept Connecticut star Jordan Hawkins scoreless. The Gaels got ahead and calmed the Husky crowd. The only problem was that we had 20 minutes left. The No. 4 seed was enough time for UConn to find […]

Turkey-Syria Earthquake Deaths Approach 20,000, Hope Fades for Survivors

The confirmed death toll from Monday’s earthquake in Turkey and Syria topped 19,000 on Thursday. With rescue efforts to the missing and trapped victims halted, the already terrifying sum of earthquakes is high enough to become one of the deadliest earthquakes in recorded history. There is a chance that the quake will disrupt much-needed humanitarian […]