Japan buzzing for Shohei Ohtani’s return in WBCMarch 8, 2023 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — Everyone in Japan seems to be a fan of Shohei Ohtani, and the buzz even extends to his teammates.
That includes St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Lars Nootbaar — the first to play for Japan's national team because of ancestry.
Lamont schedules 1st of 2 special elections for legislatorsDecember 10, 2021 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A special election has been scheduled for Jan. 25 to fill the Connecticut House of Representatives seat vacated by Caroline Simmons, who resigned after being elected mayor of Stamford.
Simmons elected Stamford mayor, defeating former MLB managerNovember 3, 2021 GMT
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Democratic state Rep. Caroline Simmons was elected Tuesday as mayor of Stamford, Connecticut, as former MLB manager and player Bobby Valentine conceded defeat in what ended up being a close race decided by absentee ballots.
Former MLB manager Valentine runs for mayor in hometownOctober 26, 2021 GMT
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former Major League Baseball manager and player Bobby Valentine scoffs at any suggestion he might be out of his league running for mayor in his hometown of Stamford, Connecticut’s second-largest and fastest-growing city.
Stamford, Hamden mayors lose Democratic primariesSeptember 15, 2021 GMT
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Mayors David Martin of Stamford and Curt Leng of Hamden both lost to fellow Democrats in Tuesday's primary elections, while a group of Republicans in Guilford who want to influence how racial concepts are taught in local schools defeated incumbent GOP board of education members.
LEADING OFF: Mets host Yankees on 20th anniversary of 9/11September 11, 2021 GMT
A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday:
20th anniversary of terrorist attacks marked by NY teamsSeptember 10, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Zeile thought back 20 years, to the night baseball returned in New York following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
“We put a small Band-Aid on a big wound for a couple of hours,” the retired Mets infielder said Friday.
George W. Bush among donors to Bobby Valentine’s mayoral bidJuly 17, 2021 GMT
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former Major League Baseball player and manager Bobby Valentine has raised about $300,000 for his independent campaign for mayor of Stamford, Connecticut, since announcing his bid in May, including donations from former President George W.
Baseball’s Bobby Valentine running for mayor of hometownMay 7, 2021 GMT
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former Major League Baseball player and manager Bobby Valentine is taking a swing at politics, announcing Friday that he's running for mayor of his Connecticut hometown.
Valentine, 70, who currently serves as the athletic director at Sacred Heart University, posted a video on social media and said he'll run as an independent candidate in Stamford...
Vignettes from life of Hall of Fame manager Tommy LasordaJanuary 9, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vignettes from the life and career of Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda. He died Thursday at age 93...