Mark Canha the walk-off hero in A’s sweep of Houston Astros

OAKLAND — The Oakland A’s gave the final home crowd at the Coliseum a walk-off to remember. Mark Canha’s drive to center-left field with the bases loaded, one out in the bottom of the ninth sent the A’s to a 4-3 win and sweep of the Houston Astros at home Sunday afternoon in front of a crowd of 12,228. Sean Murphy led off the bottom of the ninth inning with a single off Ryan Stanek, then Vimael Machin’s sacrifice bunt wound up a bunt single with a mad, unsuccessful scramble for the ball by the Astros. A passed ball advanced both runners into scoring position with no outs. Starling Marte’s… Read More

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Fast Facts: Seahawks’ defensive struggles continue in 30-17 loss to Vikings

The Seahawks’ season has not started like they were hoping for. Vikings 30, Seahawks 17: Box score Seattle fell to 1-2 with a 30-17 loss to the Minnesota Vikings (1-2), as the defense struggled to stop quarterback Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota offense while the Seahawks’ own offense couldn’t build on a fast start. Making matters worse for the Seahawks is that injuries piled throughout the game, though the big story was both a secondary that allowed Cousins to throw for 323 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions, and a rush defense that gave up 112 yards to second-string running back Alexander Mattison with star RB Dalvin Cook injured for… Read More

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A Michigan doctor said 6 out of 8 patients who questioned his medical advice on COVID-19 have died

Chaplain Kristin Michealsen holds the hand of a deceased COVID-19 patient while talking on the phone with the patient’s family member at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in the Mission Hills section of Los Angeles on January 9, 2021. Jae C. Hong/AP Photo A Michigan doctor shared 8 interactions he had with severely ill COVID-19 patients in a Facebook post. The patients decried the severity of the pandemic and questioned his medical advice. Dr. Matthew Trunsky told The Washington Post 6 of those patients have died. See more stories on Insider’s business page. A Michigan pulmonologist recounted interactions with eight patients who were severely suffering from COVID-19 while they ignored… Read More

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SF Giants complete another Coors Field sweep, magic number down to 5 in NL West

DENVER — A Giants team that’s held the best record in the majors for most of the season entered Sunday’s series finale in Colorado riding a Rocky Mountain high following back-to-back wins and more offensive fireworks from the team’s best hitter, Brandon Belt. The Giants continued their winning ways with a ninth-inning rally that featured a go-ahead pinch-hit single from Tommy La Stella and a three-run home run from Brandon Crawford, yet even after emerging with a 6-2 victory over the Rockies to complete their second straight sweep at Coors Field on Sunday, San Francisco has reason to be concerned. The excitement the Giants offered their fans during a four-run… Read More

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Ryder Cup: Utah’s Tony Finau falls to Ian Poulter in singles match, but Americans storm to easy victory over Europeans

Charlie Neibergall, Associated Press Former Salt Lake City resident Tony Finau went 1-2 at the 43rd Ryder Cup and is now 3-3 in two appearances at the venerable golf event Utah’s Tony Finau ran into one of the Ryder Cup’s most legendary players on Sunday, and the results weren’t pretty for the American. Europe’s Ian Poulter made six birdies en route to a 3 & 2 win over Finau at Whistling Straits Golf Club in Kohler, Wisconsin. However, Finau was one of the few Americans to lose, as the United States took a 19-9 win to wrestle the cup back from the Europeans in the 43rd iteration of the event.… Read More

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So close! Iceland almost gets female-majority parliament

By Egill Bjarnason | Associated Press REYKJAVIK, Iceland — Iceland briefly celebrated electing a female-majority parliament Sunday, before a recount produced a result just short of that landmark for gender parity in the North Atlantic island nation. The initial vote count had female candidates winning 33 seats in Iceland’s 63-seat parliament, the Althing, in an election that saw centrist parties make the biggest gains. Hours later, a recount in western Iceland changed the outcome, leaving female candidates with 30 seats, a tally previously reached at Iceland’s second most recent election, in 2016. Still, at almost 48% of the total, that is the highest percentage for women lawmakers in Europe. Only… Read More

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6 improving at Tennessee hospital after grocery shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Six people wounded in a mass shooting at a Tennessee supermarket are no longer in critical condition, a hospital spokeswoman said Sunday. One person was in serious condition and five others were in good condition, Angie Golding, a spokeswoman for Regional One Health in Memphis, told news outlets. [ns-video id=”7d15b539686935a6b0d9a3c7a1a2104″ publisher=”21905″] On Thursday, a gunman killed one person and himself and wounded 14 others at a Kroger in Collierville, an upscale suburb 30 miles (50 kilometers) east of Memphis. The victims included 10 employees and five customers, police said. Related Articles At least 1 killed, 12 hurt in shooting at Tennessee grocery store Shooting at Russian… Read More

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The Latest: Report: LA County police, fire saw 211 outbreaks

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Public health officials have identified more than 200 coronavirus outbreaks at police or fire agencies throughout Los Angeles County since the start of the pandemic, according to data obtained by the Los Angeles Times. The 211 outbreaks, accounting for more than 2,500 cases between March 2020 and last month, represent 9% of total workplace outbreaks across the county, the newspaper reported Sunday. However, they have continued to occur regularly even as vaccination rates increased among police and fire personnel and the number of individual coronavirus cases per outbreak has fallen since last winter. The data showed 38 outbreaks at public safety agencies were… Read More

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LA police, fire agencies had over 200 COVID-19 outbreaks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Public health officials have identified more than 200 coronavirus outbreaks at police or fire agencies throughout Los Angeles County since the start of the pandemic, according to data obtained by the Los Angeles Times. The 211 outbreaks, accounting for more than 2,500 cases between March 2020 and last month, represent 9% of total workplace outbreaks across the county, the newspaper reported Sunday. However, they have continued to occur regularly even as vaccination rates increased among police and fire personnel and the number of individual coronavirus cases per outbreak has fallen since last winter. The data showed 38 outbreaks at public safety agencies were identified in April… Read More

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