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Snakes in office force Liberia's president to work from home

Apr 19, 2019 • 5:18 AM ET Sports The Washington Times  

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - A spokesman says Liberia's president is working from home after two snakes were found in the building that contains his …

Aussie doctors bestowed Thai royal honors for cave rescue

Apr 19, 2019 • 5:10 AM ET Sports The Washington Times  

BANGKOK (AP) - Two Australian doctors in Thailand to receive royal honors for helping rescue a boys soccer team from a flooded cave say they are …

Knicks Fans Dream of Durant and Irving. Will Dolan Be the Nightmare?

Apr 19, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Sports The New York Times  

The Knicks could be a superteam next season. Or their owner, James L. Dolan, could mess it all up. What’s a fan to …

Held at bay, Gaudreau hopes to ignite Flames in Game 5

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:19 AM ET Sports USA TODAY  

Calgary heads back home for Game 5 in a precarious situation. The top seed in the West trails Colorado 3-1 in the best-of-seven series.               …

Thursday Sports in Brief

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:14 AM ET Sports The Washington Times  

COLLEGE BASKETBALL RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell has resigned after an external review found she had …

College golfer in hijab out to blaze trail for Muslim girls

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:07 AM ET Sports The Washington Times  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Noor Ahmed outwardly lives her Muslim faith, and even growing up in a state as diverse as California she says she encountered …

College golfer in hijab out to blaze trail for Muslim girls

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:07 AM ET Sports USA TODAY  

Nebraska's Noor Ahmed wears hijab on golf course, hopes to be role model for Muslim girls               …

Yankees drop Kate Smith’s ‘God Bless America’ after questions of possible racism arise

Apr 19, 2019 • 2:20 AM ET Sports The Washington Post  

The team said it made its decision out of a preference for “erring on the side of sensitivity.” Smith had a 1931 hit with “That’s Why Darkies Were …

Mariners blow 8-run lead, rally for 11-10 win over Angels

Apr 19, 2019 • 2:15 AM ET Sports The Washington Times  

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Jay Bruce delivered a tiebreaking pinch-hit RBI single in the ninth, and the Seattle Mariners blew a late eight-run lead …

Mariners blow 8-run lead, rally for 11-10 win over Angels

Apr 19, 2019 • 2:14 AM ET Sports USA TODAY  

The Seattle Mariners blew an eight-run lead they took into the seventh inning before they rallied to beat the Angels 11-10               …

Votto hits 1st career leadoff homer in Reds' 4-1 win

Apr 19, 2019 • 2:12 AM ET Sports USA TODAY  

Joey Votto hit his first career leadoff homer and Tucker Barnhart and Jesse Winker also connected for the Cincinnati Reds, who beat the San Diego …

North Carolina Coach Sylvia Hatchell Resigns After Investigation

Apr 19, 2019 • 1:57 AM ET Sports The New York Times  

Ms. Hatchell led U.N.C. women’s basketball for 33 years, but an investigation ordered by the university supported accusations that the coach had made …

UNC women’s hoops coach Sylvia Hatchell resigns amid allegations of berating players, racial remarks

Apr 19, 2019 • 1:52 AM ET Sports The Washington Post  

Hall of Famer was under investigation for forcing injured players to practice. AD says probe “led us to conclude that the program needed to be taken …

Opinion: Warriors ensure no comeback this time with rout of Clippers in Game 3

Apr 19, 2019 • 1:41 AM ET Sports USA TODAY  

Kevin Durant and the Warriors made sure there would be no comeback this time, building a big lead and holding it for a Game 3 win over the Clippers. …

Durant, Curry shut down Clippers in Warriors' 132-105 win

Apr 19, 2019 • 1:27 AM ET Sports The Washington Times  

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kevin Durant scored 38 points, Stephen Curry added 21 playing with five fouls, and the Golden State Warriors dominated from the …

Durant, Curry shut down Clippers in Warriors' 132-105 win

Apr 19, 2019 • 1:27 AM ET Sports USA TODAY  

Kevin Durant scored 38 points, Stephen Curry added 21 points playing with five fouls, and the Golden State Warriors dominated from the opening tip to …

McMahon homers twice, Rockies beat Phillies 6-2

Apr 19, 2019 • 1:25 AM ET Sports USA TODAY  

McMahon hits 2 homers, Freeland tosses 6 scoreless innings as Rockies beat Phillies 6-2               …

Votto hits 1st career leadoff homer in Reds' 4-1 win

Apr 19, 2019 • 1:04 AM ET Sports The Washington Times  

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Joey Votto hit his first career leadoff homer and Tucker Barnhart and Jesse Winker also connected for the Cincinnati Reds, who beat …

Hurricanes beat Capitals 2-1 in Game 4 to even series

Apr 19, 2019 • 12:58 AM ET Sports The Washington Times  

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Teuvo Teravainen scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals …

UNC's Hatchell resigns after findings from program review

Apr 19, 2019 • 12:41 AM ET Sports The Washington Times  

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell resigned Thursday after an external review found she had made "racially …