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January 16, 2019 1:50 AM Hamstring to sideline Utah's Ricky Rubio at least one more week

Utah Jazz point guard Ricky Rubio will miss at least another week as he continues to deal with a mild right hamstring strain. The Jazz said Tuesday that Rubio was re-examined by the team's medical staff Tuesday, and will be re-evaluated again in a week. Rubio, who is averaging 12.8 points and 6.2 assists in 40 games this season, hasn't played since Jan. 7. Also Tuesday 4664 1

January 9, 2019 9:40 AM 'Traditional masculinity' deemed harmful, could lead to sexual harassment, medical group says

The American Psychological Association for the first time in its history released guidelines concerning men and boys, saying that so-called “traditional masculinity” not only is “harmful” but also could lead to homophobia and sexual harassment. “The main thrust of the subsequent research is that traditional masculinity — marked by stoicism, competitiveness 196

January 4, 2019 7:13 PM LeBron James to miss another week with groin strain before reevaluation

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James will miss at least another week as he continues to recover from a significant groin strain, with the team ruling him out for Friday's game against the New York Knicks as well as an upcoming two-game road trip. The Lakers said in a release Friday that James continues to receive daily treatment and will be reevaluated 94

January 4, 2019 4:46 AM US and China to hold trade talks in Beijing next week

A US delegation will visit China next week for talks aimed at defusing the trade war between the world's two largest economies. The closely watched meeting follows a dismal week for US markets, with losses fuelled partly by trade fears. Last year, China and the US imposed tariffs on more than $300bn (£237bn) worth of each other's goods. It will be the first 114

January 2, 2019 8:23 AM South Koreans seek Nippon Steel asset seizure in 'forced labor' case

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean plaintiffs in a World War Two forced labor court case against Japan’s Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp have applied to seize some of Nippon Steel’s Korean assets, their lawyers said on Wednesday. The application for the asset seizure, if approved by the court, could further strain South Korea’s already frosty bilateral 116

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 207

December 23, 2018 7:07 PM Austin Rivers getting deal with Rockets for rest of season

Austin Rivers has agreed to a guaranteed deal for the rest of the season with the Houston Rockets, a league source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Rivers will likely help Houston replace Chris Paul, who will miss at least two weeks with a Grade 2 strain of his left hamstring suffered in Thursday's loss to the Miami Heat. Rivers and Paul had an acrimonious 100

December 19, 2018 11:16 PM Ireland unveils 'stark' contingency plans for no-deal Brexit

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland on Wednesday disclosed its first major set of contingency plans in case Britain crashes out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal, including possible emergency measures to avoid any shortages of medicines and food. Deputy Prime Minister Simon Coveney described the plans as “stark”, but said his government was not yet making 121

December 17, 2018 5:51 PM Devils goalie Cory Schneider has abdominal strain, goes on IR

The Devils announced the injury Monday and recalled goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood from Binghamton (AHL). Schneider, who lost his starting job to Keith Kinkaid last season, has struggled this season after offseason surgery on his left hip in May. He has a 0-5-1 record with a 4.29 goals-against average and a .862 save percentage. Schneider was lifted 64

December 13, 2018 10:50 PM Woman’s tweets detailing heart attack go viral: ‘I was lucky’

A woman who recently survived a heart attack is using her experience to remind others how symptoms of the sometimes fatal occurrence can differ for men and women. The woman, identified only as Twitter user @gwheezie, took to the social media platform on Sunday to share her story, detailing what she later realized were signs of a heart attack. “I want to warn women 169