New York Post
Malta rescues 216 migrants from 2 boats in Mediterranean Sea
Sat, 25 May 2019 06:01:12 -0400
VALLETTA, Malta — Maltese authorities say they have rescued 216 migrants aboard two dinghies in distress in the Mediterranean Sea near Malta. The migrants were rescued Friday night by the Armed Forces of Malta and are being taken to Malta where they will be examined by doctors and given the chance to seek asylum. The...
Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall
Sat, 25 May 2019 05:01:45 -0400
A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately halted the administration’s efforts to redirect military-designated funds to build sections of wall on the Mexican border. His...
This homecoming shows how far Yankees’ Luke Voit has come
Sat, 25 May 2019 03:53:43 -0400
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Luke Voit was back at Kauffman Stadium on Friday night, where the Missouri native took a significant step in his path to the majors. “This is where I had my first pre-draft workout,’’ Voit said before the Yankees and Royals had their game postponed by rain Friday night. “We stayed across...
Newest Met belts a homer in his first swing with new team
Sat, 25 May 2019 03:37:33 -0400
When May began, Aaron Altherr had only been with one organization since being drafted a decade ago. When he arrived in Queens on Friday, the outfielder was joining his third team in as many weeks. After being dumped by both the Phillies and Giants in a 15-day span, Altherr was at his home in Arizona...
Mets won’t be able to get away with spackling over problems
Sat, 25 May 2019 03:14:05 -0400
Just enough spackle can create a beautiful illusion. Too much spackle, though? Eventually, those cracks prevail. So told the tale of your Mets, whose four-game winning streak came to a jarring end Friday night with a roller-coaster, 9-8 loss at Citi Field to the terrible Tigers — who halted a nine-game losing streak by beating...
Yankees must follow Red Sox model and keep being bullies
Sat, 25 May 2019 02:53:53 -0400
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Opener or ace, injury after injury, none of that matters as these Yankees keep beating terrible teams. Keep being bullies, Yankees, even if it is with a second layer of players. The Yankees have stolen a page from the 2018 World Champion Red Sox, who won 108 games, along the way...
Texas softball pitcher ‘doing well’ after getting hit in face with ball
Sat, 25 May 2019 02:35:10 -0400
This was a painful victory for the Texas Longhorn softball team. Texas pitcher Miranda Elish took a throw to the face in the second inning of the Longhorns’ 7-5 comeback victory over host Alabama at in Friday’s NCAA softball super regional game in Tuscaloosa. Elish was helped off the field and taken to a local...
What’s next for Islanders after Brock Nelson signing
Sat, 25 May 2019 01:40:32 -0400
The first domino has fallen in the Islanders’ offseason of uncertainty. So now what? Team president Lou Lamoriello wrapped up his first big pending unrestricted free agent, inking 27-year-old Brock Nelson to a six-year, $36 million deal Thursday. The $6 million annual salary-cap hit proves to be a rather equitable solution for both player and...
Jake Marisnick wrecks Red Sox
Sat, 25 May 2019 00:50:07 -0400
HOUSTON — Thrust into an everyday role because of injuries, Jake Marisnick is making the most of his opportunity with the Houston Astros. Marisnick homered early off Chris Sale, then made two dazzling defensive plays in center field to help the Astros beat the mistake-prone Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Friday night. “There’s not much...
Kevin Durant snaps back at talk of being Warriors outsider
Sat, 25 May 2019 00:30:30 -0400
In his first interview since being felled by a calf strain, Kevin Durant indicated Friday that he still feels he’s perceived as a Warriors outsider — one of the factors in a growing belief he will leave as a free agent. The Warriors have moved on to The Finals without Durant. On Friday, the elephant...

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