BOSTON — Boston’s failed bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics underestimated costs for hosting the games, potentially leaving Massachusetts taxpayers on the hook for significant cost overruns, according to a state-funded report released Tuesday.
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NEW YORK—Long after they saw starter Bryan Mitchell suddenly exit with a bloody face and head to the hospital, the N.Y. Yankees were greeted with a most welcome sight: the rookie pitcher was back in the locker-room after a late win.
SAN DIEGO—Colin Rea’s second big-league start was less dramatic than his first.
But it ended the same way: with a victory for the San Diego Padres’ right-hander.
Rea became just the seventh starter in Padres’ history to begin his big-league career 2-0, pitching into the sixth inning of San Diego’s 5-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves last night.
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Tiger Woods will play the Wyndham Championship for the first time.
In an e-mail to The Associated Press yesterday, agent Mark Steinberg confirmed Woods will play in Greensboro this week.
That ends a few days of uncertainty around Sedgefield County Club—the site of the final tournament of golf’s regular season.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Across the Bering Strait, Robert Soolook can easily see the looming hulk of the neighbouring Russian island where some of his relatives used to live before they were forced to relocate to the Soviet mainland at the start of the Cold War.
PALO ALTO, Calif. — The office has all the trappings of a high-tech startup. There’s a giant beanbag in the foyer and erasable, white board walls for brainstorming. Someone’s pet dog lounges happily on the sunny balcony.
Welcome to the Palo Alto home of the Ford Motor Co., six miles from the headquarters of Google.
Danica Patrick’s fit and healthy lifestyle has landed her a new sponsor that allows her to stay with Stewart-Haas Racing.
SEOUL, South Korea — The rival Koreas have resumed cross-border propaganda warfare as North Korea matched South Korea’s loudspeaker campaign with broadcasts of its own that reportedly included criticism of Seoul and praises for Pyongyang.
BERLIN — Doctors in Germany say quadruplets born prematurely three months ago to a 65-year-old woman are doing well and can leave a Berlin hospital soon.
The United Nations said Monday it plans to contact telecom giant AT&T about a report that it allowed the U.S. National Security Agency to wiretap all Internet communications at U.N. headquarters.