Venezuela rallies past Italy 4-3 to reach 2nd round of WBC
The World Baseball Classic is on to the second round, and both the United States and Venezuela still are in the running ... for now. Francisco Rodriguez gave up Alex Liddi's leadoff homer in the bottom half before getting three straight groundouts for the save, eliminating Italy. Mexico was set to advance, as it was informed that if it won by two, it would face Italy in a tiebreaker game, with the victor advancing to the next round of the tournament.
The Venezuelans advanced despite giving up 35 runs in the first round, the third-highest mark in the history of the tournament.
Shots fired! Two days after Mexico got knocked out of the World Baseball Classic following an error on the part of tournament officials with regards to a first-round tiebreaker, first baseman Adrian Gonzalez vowed that he'll never again play in the WBC and had some harsh words for its organizers. The game was ended after eight innings because of the 10-run rule. Chris Roberson drove in two runs for Mexico, which lost its first two games. Jair Jurrjens picked up the win after striking out five batters and holding Israel to one run and five hits over six innings. So who's to say he'd be playing anyway?
UNC's opponent enters the tournament after going 16-2 in the SWAC conference on their way to a 23-11 overall record. If history is any indicator, there will nearly certainly be some ACC flavor in town for the NCAA Tournament .
Outside South Korea's Constitutional Court Friday morning, thousands of South Koreans crammed onto the street to await the ruling. A leftish government might well re-open the industrial complex just inside North Korea, but with South Korean firms and managers.
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One boy and a man were treated for smoke inhalation and released, according to the chief. "They really don't", Dominick said. It cited the local fire chief as saying the family heard " sizzling and crackling " coming from the board and an outlet.
Maintaining peace between the groups in Manbij will be crucial if they will work together in the battle for Raqqa. SDF has captured wide areas from IS since then, under the cover of airstrikes by the US -led coalition.
Plow truck drivers will be out once this storm moves into the area making the interstates and busiest roads a priority. Travel restrictions are expected for I-99 with a 45-mile-per-hour speed limit from Cumberland, Maryland to Bedford.
The family of the slain officer, who was found dead with 42 wounds to his body, told the ABC it is now a matter for authorities. During the trial, his girlfriend, Sara Connor , who faced the same charge, said she wasn't an active participant in the attack.
The court said it was not possible to stop the oath-taking ceremony as the Congress has so far done nothing to prove that Mr. Thus, the effective majority now will go down to 30, allowing the BJP to form the next government comfortably.
Having a confident Koenig hitting from the 3-point line should force defenses to think twice about doubling Happ and Hayes. UW shot 53.8% in the first half (14 of 26) to stay within a point but slumped to 26.7% (8 of 30) in the second half.
Ackman Sells Entire Valeant Stake, Takes Huge Loss
The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website . Laurion Capital Management LP raised its stake in shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl by 0.3% in the second quarter.
Leicester v Sevilla - The talking points
The Frenchman got away from Wes Morgan with a wonderful first touch but his shot was saved by Kasper Schmeichel. The new manager, Craig Shakespeare , wants to continue their winning form against Sevilla .
Minnesota Vikings Sign Datone Jones
The 6-foot-4-inch defender is still listed at 285 pounds by the Packers and could join an already strong Vikings defensive line. House left the Packers for a four-year deal with the Jaguars, but was released by Jacksonville after two years.
NCAA Tournament Games in Milwaukee Announced
Jawun Evans, the best scoring point guard in country, leads the nation's eighth highest-scoring offense (85.5 points per game). MI plays five starters who can all make three-pointers and the team ranks among the top 25 in three-pointers made per game.
Andromeda launch trailer drops out of orbit
The release of Mass Effect: Andromeda is only two weeks away, and every day, EA and BioWare tease something new about the game. The demo showcases oodles of never-before-seen gameplay with the focus being the Loyalty Mission for Liam Kosta .
E-mail threat forces JCC to close
The DeWitt center was put on lockdown for some time while police investigated a non-specific threat of violence. Similar threats have been called in today in Wisconsin, New York and California.
Ireland U20s Six Nations hopes dealt a blow against the Welsh
Ireland's Six Nations championship dream is over for another year after Wales won this evening's encounter in Cardiff 22-9. Little offloads, discipline, those sorts of things throughout the 80 minutes that we could control, and we did that today.
Kane Sustains Injury In FA Cup Match
That'd be, obviously, the worst-case scenario, but it's way too early to make that kind of 1:1 correlation. One of our best performances was against Manchester City [2-0 victory in October] and he was the striker.
The sudden death of Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin
He spent over 40 years in the diplomatic service and headed the Russian Mission to the United Nations for more than a decade. The medical examiner investigates deaths that occur by criminal violence, accident or suicide or when the death is sudden.