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Mets' Smith hits go-ahead HR in 1st game since tearful plea

[ad_1] Dominic Smith hit the go-ahead home run in his first game since tearfully pleading for help combating racial inequality, Pete Alonso also connected and the New York Mets beat the crosstown Yankees 6-4 in the opener of a doubleheader Friday. Smith, a 25-year-old Black man, wept Wednesday night reflecting ...

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Jacob Blake no longer handcuffed to hospital bed

[ad_1] MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jacob Blake is no longer shackled to his hospital bed, as he had been following a police shooting in southeastern Wisconsin that left him paralyzed, his attorneys said Friday. Kenosha Police Officer Rusten Sheskey shot Blake, a Black man, seven times in the back on ...

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Kenosha police union gives its version of Blake shooting

[ad_1] MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Kenosha police union on Friday offered the most detailed accounting to date on officers’ perspective of the moments leading up to police shooting Jacob Blake seven times in the back, saying he had a knife and fought with officers, putting one of them in ...

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Anthony Smith and Aleksandar Rakic go nose to nose

[ad_1] UFC on ESPN+ 33 (aka UFC Vegas 8) is set following Friday’s weigh-in at the Apex in Las Vegas. The UFC Vegas 8 fight card is topped by No. 5 ranked light heavyweight Anthony Smith vs. No. 8 ranked Aleksandar Rakic. The winner is looking to take a step ...

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