• Prospects of the Year for each organization

    1:15 AM UTC Jim Callis, Sam Dykstra and Jonathan Mayo Now, let's take some season-ending awards to the system level. These are our picks for Hitting and Pitching Prospects of the Year for each of the 30 Minor League organizations. In order to qualify for this list, a player must have spent at least half

  • 3 reasons the Wild Card Series favors Cleveland

    7 minutes ago Mandy Bell This story was excerpted from Mandy Bell's Guardians Beat newsletter. To read the full newsletter, click here. And subscribe to get it regularly in your inbox. The Guardians and Rays almost make too much sense as competitors. It's two teams that rely on contact and quality pitching rather than the

  • Plaintiffs argue Alex Jones should pay $500 million in damages in Sandy Hook defamation trial

    Jason Marz/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- The plaintiffs' attorney in a defamation trial against Alex Jones argued the conspiracy theorist should pay more than half a billion dollars to victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting for calling the massacre a hoax. "It is your job to make sure he understands the wreckage he

  • 2 dead, 3 in critical condition from stabbings outside Las Vegas casino: Police

    Kali9/Getty Images (LAS VEGAS) -- Two people are dead and three are in critical condition from a series of stabbings outside a Las Vegas casino on Thursday, according to police. There are eight victims total from the incident, which started around 11:40 a.m. local time, Las Vegas police said. They include both locals and tourists,

  • Pioneer Field Report: Moisture variation showing this harvest

    Troy Putnam, field agronomist with Pioneer, joins Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo as they discuss early observations from harvest so far. The two discuss how moisture variation throughout the growing season is showing during harvest, high wheat prices for next year being reflected in acres planted now, and Soybean Cyst Nematode notes among much more.

  • Tito ‘scared’ for October, but that’s a good thing

    49 minutes ago Mandy Bell CLEVELAND -- Guardians manager Terry Francona has 22 years of experience as a manager, yet every time he reaches this point in the year, he can't help but feel butterflies. "Oh, I'll be scared to death," Francona said, when asked about how he'll feel Friday. o AL Wild Card Game

  • Suspect in custody after shooting at Hampton Inn in Dearborn, Michigan: Police

    Catherine Falls Commercial/Getty Images (DEARBORN, Mich.) -- A suspect has been taken into custody following a shooting and hourslong negotiations with authorities at a Hampton Inn in Dearborn, Michigan, the Michigan State Police said. "The barricaded gunman has been taken into custody without incident," police said Thursday night. "Michigan Ave. is still closed and will

  • Biden announces pardons for thousands convicted of federal marijuana possession

    (WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Thursday announced he's pardoning all Americans who've been convicted of simple marijuana possession under federal law, coming closer to keeping a 2020 campaign promise to try to get the drug decriminalized a little more than a month before the midterm election. The executive action will benefit 6,500 people with

  • Judy Tenuta, accordion-playing 1980s comedy star, dead at 72

    Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images Judy Tenuta, the popular comedian who called herself "The Love Goddess" while playing the accordion, has died, her publicist confirms to ABC News. She died of ovarian cancer on Thursday afternoon in Studio City, CA. She was 72. Tenuta, who got her start in Chicago comedy clubs, broke

  • Brothers, best friends and now, teammates: Naylors fulfill dream

    26 minutes ago Mandy Bell CLEVELAND -- Chris and Jenice Naylor rushed into their seats in section 156 on Sunday afternoon. Jenice pulled her phone out of her pocket, opened the camera and pressed "record" as she heard the Progressive Field public address announcer begin to list the Guardians' lineup. o AL Wild Card Game

  • ‘Super Mario Bros. Movie’ teaser: Hear Chris Pratt as Mario for the first time

    Universal Pictures The first look at the highly anticipated The Super Mario Bros. Movie is finally here. Nintendo and Illumination, the studio behind the Despicable Me and Minions films, released the first teaser for the movie on Thursday at 4:05 p.m. ET during a Nintendo Direct presentation specifically focused on the film. While revealing more

  • MLB’s youngest team, one of its oldest managers make the perfect match

    14 minutes ago Anthony Castrovince As the pop fly that sealed the American League Central for the Cleveland Guardians hung high inside Globe Life Field on Sept. 25, Terry Francona let out an exclamatory expletive from his spot along the rail in the visiting dugout and then, as the ball was caught, raised his arms