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December 30, 2018 12:58 PM Nancy Grace Roman, 'Mother Of Hubble' Space Telescope, Has Died, At Age 93

When Nancy Grace Roman was a child, her favorite object to draw was the moon. Her mother used to take her on walks under the nighttime sky and show her constellations, or point out the colorful swirls of the aurora. Roman loved to look up at the stars and imagine. Eventually, her passion for stargazing blossomed into a career as a renowned astronomer 76

December 30, 2018 10:57 AM DaMarcus Beasley re-signs with Houston Dynamo for 20th professional season

DaMarcus Beasley will stay with the Houston Dynamo for his 20th professional season, re-signing with the Major League Soccer side for the 2019 campaign. Beasley, 36, has played with the Dynamo since joining midway through the 2014 season. The veteran left back played in 26 games -- all starts -- last season and finished with a goal and two assists for the Dynamo 89

December 27, 2018 11:09 PM Transgender inmate gets rare transfer to female prison

This undated photo provided by the Illinois Department of Correction shows Deon "Strawberry" Hampton. The transgender woman serving a 10-year sentence in Illinois for burglary has been moved from a men's to a women's prison in one of the first cases of its kind in the state. Lawyers for Hampton announced her transfer Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, after year-long 84

December 24, 2018 5:35 AM NFL roundup: Saints hold off Steelers, clinch home field

Taking advantage of a special teams stop on a fake punt, Drew Brees threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Thomas with 1:25 left to lift the host New Orleans Saints to a 31-28 comeback victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday and clinch home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs. Pittsburgh (8-6-1) led 28-24 with little more than four minutes 166

December 23, 2018 10:11 PM NFL: Patriots and Cowboys claim division titles, playoff spots

(Reuters) - The New England Patriots and Dallas Cowboys are headed to the NFL playoffs after victories in early games on the penultimate Sunday of the regular season. The five-time Super Bowl champion Patriots (10-5) wrapped up their 10th consecutive American Football Conference (AFC) East title with a 24-12 win over the Buffalo Bills. The Cowboys (9-6) claimed 125

December 23, 2018 8:28 PM Panthers' Christian McCaffrey sets RB catches record with 106

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers might be having a down season, but Christian McCaffrey is having a record-breaking one. The eighth pick of the 2017 draft broke the NFL's single-season receiving record for a running back Sunday during Carolina's 24-10 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Matt Forte had 102 catches in 2014 for the Chicago Bears. McCaffrey 90

December 22, 2018 8:46 PM Cubs, Kendall Graveman agree to deal

The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a deal with free-agent right-hander Kendall Graveman, a source told ESPN's Jesse Rogers on Saturday. The 28-year-old Graveman, who is still rehabbing after having Tommy John surgery in late July, will receive at least $575,000 for 2019 and has a $3 million club option for 2020, according to multiple reports. The signing 77

December 22, 2018 5:54 AM NHL roundup: Hall enjoys 4-point night for Devils

Reigning NHL MVP Taylor Hall scored two goals and added two assists as the New Jersey Devils routed the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Friday night in Newark, N.J. The Devils’ Kyle Palmieri also scored once, giving him a team-best 18 goals, and had two assists. Pavel Zacha and Nico Hischier scored New Jersey’s other goals. New Jersey goalie Keith Kinkaid earned 123

December 21, 2018 11:59 PM Incoming Campbell Soup CEO Clouse to be paid up to $7.4 million in 2019

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Campbell Soup Co (CPB.N) said on Friday that incoming Chief Executive Mark Clouse, a food industry veteran, could be paid as much as $7.4 million in compensation for fiscal 2019. Clouse, the former chief of frozen food maker Pinnacle Foods, was named Campbell’s new CEO on Thursday after a seven-month search to replace former CEO Denise 105

December 21, 2018 3:56 PM A's agree to deal with Soria

Joakim Soria has agreed to a two-year deal worth $15 million with the Oakland Athletics, according to multiple reports. Soria was 3-1 with a 4.09 ERA last season after being acquired in July by the Milwaukee Brewers from the Chicago White Sox. Prior to the trade, Soria had posted a 2.56 ERA with 16 saves for the White Sox. The Athletics lost closer Jeurys 103