A man sits on the edge of an infinity pool contemplating his existence in Michel Franco’s “ Sundown.” It’s one of many such ennui-laden images, though the settings get less luxurious as we go along on this strange journey with Neil, a man who decides to drop out of his own life suddenly and with no explanation.
MILAN (AP) — K-way, the Franco-Italian brand synonymous with windbreakers, is stepping into luxury fashion with its first live runway show ever on the closing day of Milan Fashion Week.
The Milan-based brand has been edging into the space with collaborations for such fashion houses as Fendi and YSL, DSquared2 and Comme des Garcons.
NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court on Friday acquitted a Roman Catholic bishop of charges of raping a nun in her rural convent, a case that became a major issue amid allegations of sexual harassment in the church.
Two women meet in a maternity ward and their lives become inextricably linked in Pedro Almodóvar’s gentle but penetrating “ Parallel Mothers.”
1933 — Montreal’s Howie Morenz scores his 251st goal to become the NHL’s career goal-scoring leader. Morenz’s goal caps the Canadiens’ 3-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings.
1951 — Norm Van Brocklin’s 73-yard touchdown pass to Tom Fears in the fourth quarter gives the Los Angeles Rams a 24-17 victory over the Cleveland Browns for the NFL title.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pedro Almodóvar has a theory that his films with male protagonists, like his autobiographical 2019 film “Pain and Glory,” are darker and more somber.
“I look inside myself when I talk about male characters,” says Almodóvar.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Thousands of Catalans took to the streets of Barcelona on Saturday to protest against a court decision that mandates that 25% of all school subjects be taught in Spanish, reducing the still predominant use of the local Catalan language in classrooms.
SMITHFIELD, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man being sought on murder and assault charges in connection with a shooting has been arrested in Georgia, a sheriff's office said Tuesday.
The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office said last week that its detectives were searching for Clemente Hernandez-Mojica, a suspect accused of shooting two people in Zebulon on the morning of Dec.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wander Franco and the Tampa Bay Rays both got what they wanted in the shortstop’s $182 million, 11-year deal that includes a club option for the 2033 season.
The 20-year-old Franco got financial security for his family and Tampa Bay locked up a homegrown budding star long term.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wander Franco and the Tampa Bay Rays have finalized an $182 million, 11-year contract that includes a club option for the 2033 season.
The shortstop's deal, which could be worth up to $223 million if the club option is exercised and incentives are reached, was announced Saturday.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The family of two close friends from suburban Chicago who were killed at the Astroworld concert in Houston this month have filed wrongful death lawsuits against rapper Travis Scott, the Live Nation entertainment company and others.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 19-year-old man has been ordered to stand trial on first-degree murder for allegedly opening fire on two teenagers in Omaha killing one of them.
The Omaha World-Herald reports that the judge made the decision Monday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sebastian Blanco scored the go-ahead goal and adding an insurance score and the Portland Timbers eliminated Minnesota United from the MLS playoffs with a 3-1 opening-round victory Sunday.
GUADALAJARA, Spain (AP) — Carnations in hand, 94-year-old Julio López del Campo has come decade after decade to mark the spot where he believes the body of his brother, Mariano, was tossed into a pit along with other victims of the brutal regime of Francisco Franco in Spain.
LONDON (AP) — South Africa will start fresh halves Handre Pollard and Cobus Reinach against England in their rugby test at Twickenham this Saturday.
Lock Lood de Jager has also swapped back into the run-on side and Franco Mostert gone to the bench.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Chicago's Liam Hendriks earned his second straight Mariano Rivera Award as the American League Reliever of the Year on Wednesday, and Milwaukee's Josh Hader won his third Trevor Hoffman Award as the National League Reliever of the Year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Randy Arozarena and Cincinnati Reds second baseman Jonathan India were named rookies of the year by Baseball Digest and eBay.
Arozarena won the American League award Wednesday after batting .274 with 20 home runs and 69 RBIs for the AL East champions this season.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Victor Rosa had 20 points as Florida Gulf Coast routed Florida National 94-57 on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams.
Austin Richie had 11 points for Florida Gulf Coast.
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Franco Mostert, Elton Jantjies and Willie le Roux have been brought back as starters for South Africa against Scotland on Saturday at Murrayfield.
Mostert, at lock, and Jantjies, at flyhalf, were rotated in for Lood de Jager and Handre Pollard after coming off the bench in the 23-18 win over Wales last weekend.
NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Mets reliever Pedro Feliciano, who pitched so often he earned the nickname “Perpetual Pedro,” has died. He was 45.
Friends and former teammates told the Mets that Feliciano was found dead in his sleep Monday at home in Puerto Rico.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Lionel Messi was included in the Argentina squad for two upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Brazil despite having struggled with a knee injury in recent weeks.
HOUSTON (AP) — Dominique Badji scored in the 58th minute and the Colorado Rapids beat the Houston Dynamos 1-0 on Sunday to tie Sporting Kansas City and Seattle for the Western Conference lead.
Badji accepted a pass just inside the box and turned to left foot it low into the far corner, helping the Rapids improve to 16-7-10.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Emanuel Reynoso's penalty kick in the 37th minute was the difference as Minnesota strengthened its playoff potential with a 2-1 win over Sporting Kansas City on Sunday.
It was the first successful penalty kick of the season for Minnesota, which moved into fifth place in the Western Division.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jesús Ferreira scored his career-high tying eighth goal of the season, Franco Jara also scored and FC Dallas beat Austin FC 2-1 on Saturday night.
Jara came on in the 80th minute and scored seconds later, putting away a volley off a ball-in that was re-directed by Austin's Alexander Ring to give Dallas (7-15-11) a 2-1 lead.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence rose in October after three straight declines as the public's anxiety about the delta variant of the coronavirus appear to have abated.
The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to a reading of 113.8 in October, up from 109.8 in September.
Minnesota United FC (12-10-9, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC (11-9-11, seventh in the Western Conference)
Vancouver, British Columbia; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Vancouver +136, Minnesota United FC +182, Draw +250; over/under is 1.5 goals
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Javier “Chicharito" Hernández Balcázar converted from penalty spot, Sebestian Lletget scored his first goal in more than five months and the LA Galaxy rallied from a two-goal halftime deficit to tie 2-2 with FC Dallas on Saturday night.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Cristian Arango had a hat trick, scoring two goals four minutes apart late in the second half, and LAFC beat a Ricardo Pepi-less FC Dallas team 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Pepi did not play after injuring a foot last week in the U.S.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Robin Lod and Franco Fragapane scored goals a few minutes apart as Minnesota United beat the Philadelphia Union 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Emanuel Reynoso stole a pass in the attacking third and pulled the Philadelphia defense with him in the center before playing a back-heel pass to Lod for a one-touch finish to tie the game 2-2 in the 63rd minute.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Cristian Arango's hat trick, which included two goals four minutes apart late in the second half, led LAFC over a Ricardo Pepi-less FC Dallas team 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Pepi did not play after injuring a foot last week in the U.S.
New York City FC (11-11-7) vs. Atlanta United FC (11-9-9)
Atlanta; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Atlanta United FC +158, New York City FC +145, Draw +259; over/under is 2.8 goals
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Franco Fragapane scored an early goal in Minnesota United's 1-0 victory over expansion Austin on Saturday night.
Minnesota (11-10-8) entered having lost four of its last seven matches, including two of the last three.
Tampa Bay Rays (100-62, first in the AL East) vs. Boston Red Sox (92-70, second in the AL East)
Boston; Monday, 7:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rays: Collin McHugh (0-1, 1.69 ERA, .91 WHIP, 74 strikeouts) Red Sox: Eduardo Rodriguez (0-1, 4.74 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 185 strikeouts)
GENEVA (AP) — After having just four presidents in its first 97 years, the International Ski Federation voted for leadership term limits on Friday and adding more women to the ruling committee.
Presidents will be limited to three four-year terms after a near-unanimous vote by member federations to update the FIS legal statutes.
ST. PETERSBURG (AP) — Randy Arozarena became the first player to hit a home run and steal home in a postseason game, and rookie Shane McClanahan pitched the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox in their AL Division Series opener Thursday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez and Rougned Odor both struck out with two runners on to blunt a ninth-inning rally and the New York Yankees’ lead atop the AL wild-card standings got even tighter with a 4-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police have made an arrest of a man wanted in a shooting outside a midtown Omaha mall that killed another man and injured a woman injured.
The Metro Area Fugitive Task Force arrested 19-year-old J’Maun Haynie early Thursday morning on a warrant charging him with first-degree murder, second-degree assault and other counts, Omaha police said in a news release.
Atlanta United FC (10-8-9) vs. CF Montreal (10-10-7)
Montreal; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta United FC visits Montreal in Eastern Conference action.
Inter Miami CF (9-11-5) vs. Atlanta United FC (9-8-9)
Atlanta; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Atlanta United FC -141, Inter Miami CF +368, Draw +290; over/under is 1.5 goals
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Shane Baz pitched 5 2/3 scoreless innings to win his second straight start and the AL East champion Tampa Bay Rays beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 Sunday for their team-record 14th series sweep.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Robin Lod scored the fastest goal in franchise history, Ethan Finlay also had a goal and Minnesota United beat the Houston Dynamo 2-0 on Saturday night.
Lod slipped behind the defense and put away a one-touch shot — off a pass by Franco Fragapane — to open the scoring just 51 seconds into the game.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays rookie Wander Franco was reinstated from the 10-day injured list Friday after missing two weeks with a right hamstring injury.
The AL East-leading Rays, who started a three-game series with Miami on Friday night, clinched a postseason spot on Thursday.
Atlanta United FC (9-7-9) vs. Philadelphia Union (9-7-8)
Chester, Pennsylvania; Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Philadelphia +111, Atlanta United FC +218, Draw +265; over/under is 2.5 goals
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson has insisted that Britain's relationship with France is “ineradicable,” despite fury in Paris over a U.S.-U.K.-Australia submarine deal.
A meeting between French Defense Minister Florence Parly and her British counterpart, Ben Wallace, has been postponed as the agreement roils relations between France and major allies.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Emanuel Reynoso scored two goals in the first 20 minutes, the 25-year old's first multi-goal game in MLS, and Minnesota United beat the LA Galaxy 3-0 on Saturday night.
Reynoso rolled a left-footer from 25 yards out inside the post in the fourth minute and then blasted another from just outside the area that deflected off goalkeeper Jonathan Klinsmann's fingers into the neat to give Minnesota (9-8-7) a 2-0 lead in the 20th.
DC United (10-10-4) vs. Atlanta United FC (8-7-9)
Atlanta; Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Atlanta United FC -109, DC United +289, Draw +259; over/under is 2.5 goals
ATLANTA (AP) — Josef Martínez scored a goal in each half and Atlanta United beat Cincinnati 4-0 on Wednesday night.
Luiz Araújo opened the scoring for Atlanta (8-7-9) in the fifth minute, dribbling past two defenders near midfield and racing down the right side to bend it past goalkeeper Przemyslaw Tyton.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a man was killed and a woman injured in a late-night shooting outside a midtown Omaha mall that was the scene of a mass shooting in 2007.
The latest shooting at Westroads Mall happened around 11 p.m.
FC Cincinnati (4-10-8) vs. Atlanta United FC (7-7-9)
Atlanta; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Atlanta United FC -175, FC Cincinnati +450, Draw +310; over/under is 2.5 goals
PARIS (AP) — Two French politicians kicked off their presidential campaigns Sunday, seeking to become France’s first female leader in next year’s spring election.
The far-right National Rally party's Marine Le Pen and Paris' Socialist mayor, Anne Hidalgo, both launched their presidential platforms in widely expected moves.