ATLANTA (AP) — Shane Greene has emerged as one of baseball's top closers.
Now, he's got a chance to finish games that really matter.
Greene was among three relievers acquired by the...
ATLANTA (AP) — With a second straight trip to the playoffs firmly in their sights, the Atlanta Braves had plenty of options for improving their roster at the trade deadline.
Braves acquire reliever Chris Martin from Rangers
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The NL East-leading Atlanta Braves have gotten some bullpen help, acquiring hard-throwing reliever Chris Martin from the Texas Rangers for former first-round draft pick...
SEATTLE (AP) — The Texas Rangers have placed closer Shawn Kelley on the 10-day injured list with biceps soreness in his right arm, but manager Chris Woodward said the injury appears far less...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shawn Kelley knew the Texas bullpen was a little short-handed, so he volunteered for some extra work.
The Rangers' closer shut down a late White Sox rally with his...
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The first words from the first single of Avicii's latest album are a gut-punch: "Can you hear me? SOS." Not long after he wrote the lyric, the Swedish DJ-producer...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — With an impressive diving catch and the first game-ending hit of his career, Chad Pinder is making a strong case for more playing time.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Oakland slugger Khris Davis keeps going deep in Texas, and just about everywhere else he plays.
"A big shocking event. Khris hit a go-ahead home run here," Athletics...
Younger lifts Presbyterian past UNC-Asheville 106-59
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — JC Younger scored 24 points as Presbyterian routed UNC-Asheville 106-59 in the Big South Conference Tourney first round on Tuesday night. Romeo Crouch added 22 points for the...
Presbyterian rolls past Trinity Baptist 87-44
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Chris Martin scored 10 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Presbyterian had little trouble with Trinity Baptist in an 87-44 victory on Saturday.
Adam Flagler led Presbyterian (6-5) with 13 points and Ethan Kay added 11 points.
The Blue Hose (6-5) had a 54-28 rebounding margin and 21 points off turnovers. Relying on jump-shooting, Presbyterian made 17 3-pointers but scored just 16 points in the paint.
Gwyneth Paltrow posts photo of matching wedding bands
NEW YORK (AP) — It appears Gwyneth Paltrow married "Glee" co-creator Brad Falchuk over the weekend.
The actress posted a photo on Instagram of two hands wearing matching wedding bands, appearing to confirm reports of a wedding. There was no caption to go along with the photo. Her publicist has not returned an email seeking comment.
Thousands in Central Park panic after barrier collapse
NEW YORK (AP) — The collapse of a police barrier at a politically charged New York celebrity music show in Central Park sent thousands of spectators fleeing in panic, fearing the noise might have been gunshots.
Thousands in Central Park panic after barrier collapse
NEW YORK (AP) — Fearing possible gunshots, it took only the collapse of a police barrier at a politically charged New York celebrity music show Saturday to send thousands of spectators fleeing in panic.
Ohtani still slugging in the final days of a remarkable year
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani could have shut it down already. He could have wrapped up his singular rookie season with the Los Angeles Angels and proceeded straight to the Tommy John surgery looming for him next week.
Instead, Ohtani is still slugging away in the eighth inning of a sparsely attended night game in the final days of September between two teams that won't get anywhere near the playoffs this year.
Davis, Olson homer as A’s beat Rangers 8-6 to stay hot
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — On a rare day when Matt Olson wasn't in the starting lineup, he still became a difference-maker.
Olson homered to drive in the go-ahead run, Khris Davis hit his major league-leading 41st home run and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Texas Rangers 8-6 on Saturday for their fifth win in six games.
Official: Jailed, beaten Ugandan pop star in ‘a lot of pain’
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A pop star-turned-lawmaker is in "a lot of pain" after being beaten while in custody, the deputy speaker of Uganda's parliament said Wednesday, as dozens of top musicians including Angelique Kidjo and Chris Martin condemned the "vicious" treatment.
Pressure was mounting on the government to free Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, also known as Bobi Wine, who has emerged as an influential critic of longtime President Yoweri Museveni after winning a parliament seat last year.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rangers reliever Tony Barnette won't throw for at least four weeks after an MRI revealed a strained lat muscle.
Barnette had the MRI exam Wednesday, a day after leaving a game in the middle of a batter. The team had initially said the right-hander had a shoulder strain after he came out of Tuesday night's game.
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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jose Altuve was more than due when he came to bat in the 10th inning, and got a winning rally started for the Houston Astros.
"He hadn't gotten a hit in four at-bats," manager A.J. Hinch said of the second basemen who led the American League in hits each of the past four seasons and is the MLB leader so far this year.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Texas Rangers have activated reliever Chris Martin from the 10-day disabled list and optioned right-hander Ariel Jurado to Double-A Frisco.
Martin had been sidelined by right forearm irritation. He made two rehab appearances with Frisco, pitching a scoreless inning in each game.
Gwyneth Paltrow felt like a "failure" when she got a divorce.
The 'Mortdecai' star was married to Chris Martin until 2016 and when they decided to go their separate ways after 13 years of marriage, she admits she felt like she had failed.
Gwyneth Paltrow's celebrity friends are planning a wild VIP bachelorette party for her in Mexico this weekend.
The 45-year-old actress considers her upcoming wedding to producer Brad Falchuk to be her first, having previously eloped with her ex-husband, Coldplay star Chris Martin.
And the 'Sliding Doors' star - who has been dating Brad since 2014 - is set to attend a star-studded bash in Mexico before she gets marriage again.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shohei Ohtani never saw such a quick pickoff move by Chris Martin when they were teammates in Japan.
Ohtani had an RBI single in the second inning that put the Los Angeles Angels ahead to stay, but was picked off first base in the eighth by his former teammate in a 7-2 victory Wednesday night over the Texas Rangers.
Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult are reportedly rekindling their romance.
The 27-year-old actress and the former 'Skins' star ended their five-year relationship in 2014, and according to sources, Jennifer - who recently called time on her romance with 49-year-old director Darren Aronofsky - spent "an awful lot of time" with Nicholas whilst she was in the UK last month promoting new movie 'Red Sparrow'.
Gwyneth Paltrow is engaged to Brad Falchuk.
The 'Goop' founder has confirmed that she and the 'Glee' co-creator have taken their relationship to the next level.
The couple said in a joint statement: "We feel incredibly lucky to have come together at this juncture in our lives when our collective successes and failures can serve as building blocks for a healthy and happy relationship."
Gwyneth Paltrow is getting married.
The actress/publisher posted the news via Instagram, sharing the cover of the latest issue of Goop, showing her and producer/boyfriend Brad Falchuk with the only comment an emoji of an egagement ring.
Paltrow released a joint statement with Falchuk confirming the engagement to "Good Morning America" on Monday.
Gwyneth Paltrow announces engagement on Goop magazine cover
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gwyneth Paltrow is engaged to television writer-producer Brad Falchuk.
The 45-year-old actress and lifestyle guru announced the engagement Monday morning with an Instagram preview of them embracing in a black and white photo on the cover of Goop magazine. She used a diamond ring emoji as the caption.
Chris Martin joins hometown Rangers after 2 years in Japan
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have finalized Chris Martin's $4 million, two-year contract after the homegrown pitcher spent the past two seasons in Japan.
The 31-year-old right-hander, who was born in Arlington and went to high school about 4 miles from the Rangers' ballpark, had a long road to his first shot in the majors with Colorado three years ago. He pitched for the New York Yankees before joining the Pacific League's Nippon Ham Fighters.
Sam Smith, Miley Cyrus to perform Elton John tribute show
NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Smith, Miley Cyrus and Coldplay's Chris Martin are set to honor Elton John at a tribute concert next month.
The Recording Academy announced Friday that it will tape "Elton John: I'm Still Standing — A GRAMMY Salute" at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York on Jan. 30, two days after the 2018 Grammy Awards.
The concert will broadcast at a later date on CBS. The Grammys will air live from Madison Square Garden on Jan. 28.
AP source: Martin headed to Rangers after 2 years in Japan
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers are bringing another pitcher back from Japan to try to bolster their bullpen, and this time it's a homegrown talent who took a long road to his first shot at the majors three years ago.
The Rangers and right-hander Chris Martin have agreed on a $4 million, two-year contract after the reliever spent the past two seasons in Japan, a person with direct knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Monday.
Rising singer Daniel Caesar blazes trail with celeb fan base
NEW YORK (AP) — What do Stevie Wonder and Kylie Jenner have in common? They're both fans of rising R&B singer Daniel Caesar.
The golden-voiced Canadian singer, who also counts Coldplay's Chris Martin, Rick Rubin and Erykah Badu as admirers, has built a strong celebrity fan base, thanks to his smooth, soulful R&B sound.
Caesar calls Wonder "one of my favorite songwriters of all-time," and said meeting the iconic musician left him star-struck.
Demi Lovato could never listen to her own music while "doing it".
The 'Confident' singer insists she'd much prefer to have the likes of The Weeknd playing in the background when she's getting intimate with someone than be able to hear her own voice.
After being told Usher once claimed his own son was conceived to his music, she said: "Oh. Wow. That's creepy. I can't say I listen to my own music while I'm... I'm doing it!
Thousands pack Charlottesville stadium for unity concert
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Thousands of people have packed a stadium in Charlottesville for a concert intended to raise money for charity and promote unity in the aftermath of this summer's white nationalist rallies.
Dave Matthews, whose band got its start in the Virginia college town, hosted the Sunday show and thanked the attendees and performers for coming together on short notice.
Gwyneth Paltrow has messed up "so many relationships".
The 'Iron Man' star - who was previously married to Coldplay frontman Chris Martin for 13 years and is now dating television producer Brad Falchuk - has confessed she has "f***ed up" so many romances because it's where she is at her "most vulnerable".
Chris Martin has reportedly rekindled his romance with Annabelle Wallis.
The Coldplay frontman - who has daughter Apple, 13, and son Moses, 11, with his ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow - and the 32-year-old actress dated for almost two years before their split in June, but it seems the pair couldn't stay away from one another for long as it has been reported they are getting their romance back on track.
Bebe Rexha has a crush on Chris Martin.
The 27-year-old singer has admitted she's a huge fan of the Coldplay frontman, revealing she loves his "cute" appearance, his charming personality and his music.
She shared: "Chris Martin is so hot. He's cute, first of all, but second of all I'm a big fan of his music and what I'm learning is it's not all about looks. It's about personality."
One Coldplay fan got to experience the aural brilliance of the band up close when he was brought onstage during their sold-out show in Dublin.
A young man named Rob can be seen in fan-shot footage crowd-surfing in a wheelchair, something that unsurprisingly caught lead singer Chris Martin's eye.
Gwyneth Paltrow's European vacation was a "victory" for a "homebody" like herself.
The 'Mortdecai' star took to Instagram to share a picture from the two-week adventure, where she admitted it was tough being away from home for so long.
Captioning the picture, she wrote: "Two week trip complete #conildelafrontera #victorydanceofahomebody (sic)"
Coldplay's new EP features rapper Big Sean.
The rock band have unveiled the full track-listing for 'Kaleidoscope', and aside from releasing the single 'All I Can Think About Is You' - available to download and buy now - they've confirmed the 29-year-old hip-hop star features on the song 'Miracles (Someone Special)'.
Chris Martin has thanked Noel Gallagher for giving him his "blessing" to perform Oasis songs at the One Love Manchester benefit concert.
The 40-year-old rocker provided acoustic guitar and backing vocals on 'Live Forever with Noel's estranged brother Liam Gallagher, who made a surprise appearance to sing his former band's track at the northern city's Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground on Sunday night (06.04.17).
Liam Gallagher has blasted his brother Noel for not performing with him at One Love Manchester.
The 44-year-old rocker made a surprise appearance at the charity concert in the city on Sunday (06.04.17) evening, with many fans hoping for an Oasis reunion, but instead the singer - who flew back from Germany for the event - teamed up with Coldplay's Chris Martin for a rendition of 'Live Forever'.
Coldplay and Ariana Grande perform Don’t Look Back In Anger at benefit concert
Coldplay and Ariana Grande performed a rendition of Oasis' 'Don't Look Back In Anger' at the One Love Manchester benefit concert on Sunday (04.06.17).
Liam Gallagher made a special appearance at the One Love Manchester benefit concert on Sunday (04.06.17).
The 44-year-old former Oasis frontman surprised audiences at the event at the Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground in the English city which was held to raise funds for those affected by the terrorist atrocity which killed 22 people and left more than 50 injured after the star's concert at Manchester Arena on May 22.
Gwyneth Paltrow strives to see the "positives" in her divorce from Chris Martin.
The 44-year-old actress parted ways with the Coldplay frontman - with whom she has two children, Apple, 13, and Moses, 11 - in 2015 before their divorce was finalised a year later, and has said that whilst she knows her decision to leave Chris was for the best, she admits the process was "the most difficult thing" she's ever been through.
Dua Lipa says it was "surreal" working with Chris Martin.
The 21-year-old singer teamed up with the Coldplay frontman on a new track 'Homesick' and was in awe of the singer's skills.
She said: "It was surreal to sit at the piano with him. He's so distinctive in the way he works - the second he sits down and is playing piano, you're like, 'S*** that's Coldplay!'"
And the 'Be The One' hitmaker is looking forward to releasing her self-titled debut album.
Coldplay vocalist visits sick fan in Manila hospital
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Coldplay's lead vocalist visited a fan with cancer on Tuesday, hours before the group played a packed concert at Manila's seaside Mall of Asia Arena Concert Grounds.
Chris Martin visited Ken Valiant Santiago in a hospital where the medical student is battling cancer and spends much of the time listening to favorite Coldplay songs.
Gwyneth Paltrow "plans on marrying" her boyfriend Brad Falchuk.
The 44-year-old actress has been dating the 'American Horror Story' writer and producer since August 2014, and she reportedly sees her long-term future with Brad.
A source said: "They speak about marriage all the time and know it'll happen."
The Oscar-winning actress shares two children - Apple, 12, and Moses, 10 - with her ex-husband Chris Martin, but Brad has reportedly already developed a strong relationship with the pair.
The Chainsmokers have brought out Chris Martin's inner "raver".
The chart-topping electronic dance duo - comprised of pals Alex Pall and Drew Taggart - teamed up with the Coldplay frontman on their duet 'Something Just Like This Year', which was unveiled at the BRIT Awards last Wednesday (22.02.17), and producer Alex says they unleashed the 39-year-old rocker's secret love for dance music by collaborating on the EDM track.