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May 29, 2017 5:05 PM Miami left out of baseball tourney, ending NCAA's longest streak

The Hurricanes were not among the 64 teams selected to play for the national title when the NCAA bracket was released Monday afternoon. Miami (31-27) hasn't sat out the tournament since 1972, winning four national titles in that span. ACC rival Florida State takes over with the longest active tournament streak at 40 years. The Seminoles were chosen to host a regional 12

May 29, 2017 4:32 PM The Latest: Trump hails heroes at Arlington

President Donald Trump is expressing his nation’s “boundless and undying” gratitude to Americans who have fallen in battle and to the families they left behind. Trump hailed heroes in his first Memorial Day remarks as president at Arlington National Cemetery. He told the stories of two soldiers who died in Afghanistan, Green Beret Capt. Andrew D. Byers 15

May 29, 2017 2:15 PM Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch

PARIS Defending champion Novak Djokovic enjoyed a winning French Open start under new coach Andre Agassi on Monday, cruising past Spain's Marcel Granollers 6-3 6-4 6-2 in the first round. The 12-times grand slam champion parted company with his entire coaching team earlier this month after a string of disappointing results before inviting American great 12

May 29, 2017 1:03 PM $100 carbon tax by 2030 could save climate, say economists

BERLIN – Economists say countries should ramp up the price of carbon emissions to as much as $100 per metric ton by 2030 to stop catastrophic global warming. Experts including Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and former World Bank chief economist Nicholas Stern say carbon dioxide should be taxed at $40-$80 per ton by 2020. They say prices should rise to $50-$100 by 2030 to give businesses 11

May 29, 2017 11:05 AM The Latest: Raonic through to 2nd round at French Open

Fifth-seeded Milos Raonic is safely through to the second round of the French Open after sweeping past Steve Darcis of Belgium in straight sets. Raonic took just 92 minutes to beat the 38th-ranked Darcis 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 — taking the final game to love. The Canadian will next play either Rogerio Dutra Silva of Brazil or Russian Mikhail Youzhny 13

May 29, 2017 9:58 AM Djokovic, Muguruza start title defenses at French Open

Garbine Muguruza and Novak Djokovic will start the defense of their titles at the French Open on Monday. Muguruza, who claimed the women's title last year by upsetting Serena Williams in the final, plays first on Court Philippe Chatrier. The fourth-seeded Spanish player takes on 2010 champion Francesca Schiavone in an intriguing matchup. Djokovic, who completed 12

May 29, 2017 5:54 AM 16 NCAA baseball regional sites spread among 7 conferences

OMAHA, Neb. -- Sixteen teams representing seven conferences will host regionals in the NCAA Division I baseball tournament. Five Atlantic Coast Conference teams and four from the Southeastern Conference were chosen as hosts Sunday night. Last year, 13 of the 16 hosts were from the ACC and SEC. Each of the host schools is guaranteed a spot in the 64-team 13

May 29, 2017 12:49 AM 16 regional sites selected for 2017 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced the 16 regional sites for the 71st annual NCAA Division I Baseball Championship. By virtue of being awarded a regional, all 16 host institutions have also been selected to the 64-team championship field. Each regional field features four teams, playing in a double-elimination format. One of the regionals 20

May 28, 2017 11:42 PM It's time to finally believe in Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato

INDIANAPOLIS -- The 101st edition of the Indianapolis 500 went exactly as the motorsports experts predicted. They said a veteran driver would win. They said a driver from the five-man Andretti Autosport stable would wear the wreath. They said a Honda-powered machine would push its driver into the winner's circle. They said a racer with Formula One pedigree 20

May 28, 2017 10:48 PM Navy Parachutist Dies During Demonstration Over Jersey City

The cause of the malfunction is being investigated, Admiral Scorby said. The Leap Frogs were a main attraction of a Fleet Week event billed as an educational celebration in which the public, especially families with children, could learn more about the Navy, the Coast Guard and the Marine Corps by exploring military vehicles and participating in activities 13