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December 13, 2018 4:27 PM Record-breaking holiday traffic is expected this season, and these are the worst times to drive in it

AAA says it expects 102.1 million Americans to hit the road this season, and not all on Christmas Eve. Wednesday, Dec. 19 is predicted to be the worst day for driving in Boston, Houston and Seattle, with traffic moving 2.5 to 3.5 times slower than usual. New York, Los Angeles and Washington D.C. should peak the following day as folks try to escape for a very long weekend 117

December 12, 2018 6:42 PM Radio pioneer Al Helfer wins Hall of Fame's Frick Award

LAS VEGAS -- Al Helfer, who broadcast games on radio for the "Mutual Game of the Day" in the 1950s, has won the Ford C. Frick Award for excellence in broadcasting, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announced. Helfer, who died in 1975, will be recognized on July 20 at Cooperstown, New York, as part of the Hall's induction weekend. He called 84

December 9, 2018 1:23 AM Army tops Navy for eighth straight win

Quarterback Kelvin Hopkins Jr. ran for two touchdowns, and Army defeated Navy 17-10 in the annual battle between the two military schools on Saturday in Philadelphia. This was the 119th meeting in the historic series, and the Black Knights now have won three straight. Army improved to 10-2 this season and plays next on Dec. 22 in the Lockheed Martin 143

December 8, 2018 7:44 PM Brandon Ingram suffered sprained ankle against Spurs

Ohm Youngmisuk has covered the Giants, Jets and the NFL since 2006. Prior to that, he covered the Nets, Knicks and the NBA for nearly a decade. He joined ESPNNewYork.com after working at the New York Daily News for almost 12 years and is a graduate of Michigan State University. The Lakers said Ingram will be re-evaluated in a week. He is expected to miss at least 102

December 6, 2018 10:54 PM Chevron projects $20 billion spending budget for 2019

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Chevron Corp (CVX.N), the second largest U.S.-based oil producer, is budgeting $20 billion for capital projects next year, the company said on Thursday. The San Ramon, California-based company’s spending budget is at the high end of its annual $18 billion to $20 billion range through 2020 that it set earlier this year. Chevron said in a statement 109

December 6, 2018 6:13 PM Washington Redskins QB Alex Smith suffering from complications after surgery on broken leg, reports say

Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith’s right ankle bent in an awkward direction during a play against the Houston Texans. Smith was carted off the field. Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is reportedly battling post-operation complications after surgery on his broken fibula and tibia, which he suffered in a game more than two weeks ago. Smith 115

December 6, 2018 3:10 PM Playoff hero Nathan Eovaldi agrees to deal with Red Sox

Nathan Eovaldi is returning to the Boston Red Sox after agreeing to re-sign with the team, according to multiple reports. The deal is pending a physical, as The Athletic first reported. Eovaldi has had two Tommy John surgeries, most recently in 2016. Eovaldi, 28, emerged as a star in the postseason, dominating both as a starter and late-inning reliever 73

December 6, 2018 12:21 AM The nation honors President George H.W. Bush

Bush will lie in repose at Houston church Now that the state funeral for George H.W. Bush has wrapped up at the Washington National Cathedral, the former president's body will be flown back to Texas. Bush's body is set to arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston, Texas, this evening. He'll lie in repose at the church overnight, until 7 a.m. ET Thursday 88

December 3, 2018 3:29 PM Bulls fire Hoiberg, promote Boylen to head coach

The Chicago Bulls fired head coach Fred Hoiberg on Monday and promoted Jim Boylen to lead the team. “Decisions like this one are never easy to make, however I felt this was the right choice for our organization at this time,” Bulls Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations John Paxson said in a statement. “After a thorough evaluation, I elected 127

December 3, 2018 10:13 AM Houston Texans star DeAndre Hopkins shows Kaepernick support before game

Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) is defended by Cleveland Browns strong safety Damarious Randall (23) after making a catch during the first half of an NFL football game. (AP Photo/Sam Craft) Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins showed his support for free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Sunday with a jersey prior to the game against 111