DiMarco, 4 others lead Senior PGA Championship at 4-under 67

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Something in southwest Michigan agrees with Chris DiMarco’s golf game. As a 19-year-old playing for the Florida Gators, DiMarco won the prestigious 1988 Western Amateur at Point O’Woods Golf & Country Club in Millburg. On Thursday, the 53-year-old was one of five golfers who shot an opening 4-under 67 at… Continue reading DiMarco, 4 others lead Senior PGA Championship at 4-under 67

Man convicted of 1st-degree murder in beheading case

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A jury on Thursday convicted a New Hampshire man of first-degree murder for killing his wife’s coworker after he discovered they were texting, and then forcing her to behead him. Armando Barron, 32, faces a life sentence without parole. He also was convicted of assaulting his wife, Britany Barron, the night… Continue reading Man convicted of 1st-degree murder in beheading case

Phoned-in threat puts several 4S Ranch-area schools on lockdown

SAN DIEGO – Del Norte High School and several other schools in the 4S Ranch area were placed on a lockdown Thursday by police while officers investigate an anonymous phone threat, police and district officials said. A lockdown was put into place at Del Norte and Oak Valley Middle School as well as the Stone… Continue reading Phoned-in threat puts several 4S Ranch-area schools on lockdown

Back to health, back with Broncos, Essang Bassey tries to win reserve cornerback role

Broncos cornerback Essang Bassey’s first-hand experience that the NFL is a wacky business was revealed during the second half of last season. He played against the Chargers … and for the Chargers. He was waived by the Broncos … and re-claimed by the Broncos. He moved out of his Denver area apartment … and moved… Continue reading Back to health, back with Broncos, Essang Bassey tries to win reserve cornerback role

Yankees’ emphasis on bullpen depth being put to the test with key injuries

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Yankees rode their bullpen to a hot start this season, now they desperately need to find a way to maintain it. In just the last week they have lost Chad Green for the season to Tommy John surgery and Aroldis Chapman (Achilles) and Jonathan Loaisiga (shoulder) to the 10-day injury… Continue reading Yankees’ emphasis on bullpen depth being put to the test with key injuries

Giants OTAs Notebook: Third-round pick Josh Ezeudu gets look at left tackle

Third-round pick Josh Ezeudu, an offensive guard from North Carolina, played first-team left tackle in Thursday’s live team drills with Andrew Thomas continuing to nurse a surgically repaired left ankle. Ezeudu started 20 games at left guard, six at left tackle and two at right tackle for the Tar Heels. GM Joe Schoen said when… Continue reading Giants OTAs Notebook: Third-round pick Josh Ezeudu gets look at left tackle

Giants’ Kayvon Thibodeaux sidelined, but coach Brian Daboll not concerned

Kayvon Thibodeaux’s work ethic has impressed Giants outside linebackers coach Drew Wilkins from the jump. “He’s incredibly eager,” Wilkins said after Thursday’s sixth OTA practice. “He comes here, he gets his playbook. I’m out with my wife at the Comedy Cellar. You know how you gotta put your phone in the little bag? I pull… Continue reading Giants’ Kayvon Thibodeaux sidelined, but coach Brian Daboll not concerned

Omar Kelly: Hunter Long must solve Dolphins TE riddle to get on field

Hunter Long has mastered the Rubik’s Cube to the point he can solve the 3-D combination puzzle in less than a minute. Unfortunately, adulthood and the NFL was a more perplexing puzzle, one that took the Miami Dolphins tight end an entire season to figure out. “Year one on and off the field is a… Continue reading Omar Kelly: Hunter Long must solve Dolphins TE riddle to get on field

Jets defense could catch up with rest of AFC East this season

The Jets want to get out from the AFC East basement and play meaningful football in 2022, and they’ll need their defense to accomplish it. Gang Green’s defense made headway this offseason, but they’re still playing catch up to the rest of the division. There is, of course, the legitimate possibility that Jets group improves… Continue reading Jets defense could catch up with rest of AFC East this season