U.S. consumer confidence fell for the second straight month in November amid ongoing high inflation, rising interest rates, and layoffs in the tech sector.
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GENOA, Italy (AP) — South Africa will field a new second row and has also been forced to shift Franco Mostert to flanker for the test against Italy on Saturday when the world champions are desperate to get a victory on the board on their European tour.
BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Argentina is taking nine defenders, seven midfielders and seven forwards to the World Cup in Qatar as coach Lionel Scaloni's team aims to build on its Copa America success.
TORONTO (AP) _ Franco-Nevada Corp. (FNV) on Monday reported third-quarter net income of $157.1 million.
The Toronto-based company said it had net income of 82 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 83 cents per share.
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland did enough to beat world champion South Africa 19-16 in an arm wrestle at Lansdowne Road on Saturday to justify its ascent to No. 1 in the rankings.
Ireland broke a 6-6 halftime deadlock with two tries in four minutes early in the second half, the first from a lineout maul by flanker Josh van der Flier and then a more expansive counterattack score from left wing Mack Hansen.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence waned this month as concerns about inflation took hold after receding somewhat in recent months.
The Conference Board reported Tuesday that its consumer confidence index fell to 102.5 in October, from 107.8 in September.
SAINT PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Franco Fragapane scored early in the first half, Jonathan González added an insurance goal in the second and Minnesota United defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 on Sunday to clinch a playoff spot in the Western Conference.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin tried to keep the moment at bay as long as he could.
Mitch Trubisky did too while gamely — if futilely — enduring what quickly became a weekly referendum on his ability to hang onto the starting quarterback job in Pittsburgh during a slow start.
Toronto Blue Jays (84-66, second in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (83-67, third in the AL East)
St. Petersburg, Florida; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Mitch White (0-0); Rays: Jeffrey Springs (9-4, 2.45 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 130 strikeouts)
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wander Franco had three RBIs, Jonathan Aranda homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 on Thursday night in the opener of a big four-game series between playoff contenders.
Toronto Blue Jays (84-65, second in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (82-67, third in the AL East)
St. Petersburg, Florida; Thursday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Jose Berrios (11-5, 4.99 ERA, 1.38 WHIP, 136 strikeouts); Rays: JT Chargois (2-0, 2.76 ERA, .98 WHIP, 12 strikeouts)
ZURICH (AP) — Swiss champion Zurich fired coach Franco Foda on Wednesday leaving the team without a win in the defense of its title and after losses to Arsenal and Bodø/Glimt in the Europa League.
Foda, who guided Austria to the knockout stage at the European Championship last year, was hired only in June to replace title-winning coach André Breitenreiter, who returned to Germany to join Hoffenheim.
DURBAN, South Africa (AP) — South Africa was forced to select 35-year-old veteran Frans Steyn at flyhalf on Tuesday for the decisive final game of the Rugby Championship against Argentina.
The Springboks were already missing their top two No.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Taylor Walls homered, six Tampa Bay pitchers combined on a six-hitter and the Rays beat the Texas Rangers 5-1 Saturday night.
Tampa Bay remained 1 1/2 games behind Toronto for the top AL wild card.
Sept. 9 - 15, 2022
This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean. It was curated by AP photojournalist Arnulfo Franco in Panama City.
TORONTO (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays made major league history on Thursday by starting nine Latin American players against the Toronto Blue Jays.
It happened as baseball celebrated Roberto Clemente Day, honoring the late Hall of Fame outfielder from Puerto Rico.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Hicks was removed midgame after failing to catch consecutive drives to left that landed for run-scoring doubles in the fourth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 4-2 Friday night to close within 3 1/2 games in the AL East.
NEW YORK (AP) — Shortstop Wander Franco was activated from the 10-day injured list by the Tampa Bay Rays after missing two months with a right hamate bone injury that required surgery.
The 21-year-old was batting second in Friday night's series opener against the AL East-leading New York Yankees, and he doubled to the right-center field gap on his first pitch.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay shortstop Wander Franco took batting practice Tuesday for Triple-A Durham and is ready to play again in his minor league rehabilitation, according to Rays manager Kevin Cash.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The “Immaculate Reception” will live on forever in Pittsburgh. Now too, will the number of the author of the most iconic play in NFL history.
ST. PETERBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Wander Franco is set to resume his minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Durham on Sunday.
Franco, who went on the injured list July 10 with a right hamate bone injury that required surgery, played part of one game in mid-August for Durham but departed early due to hand soreness.
MADRID (AP) — Gibraltar said Friday some heavy fuel continues to seep from a damaged and partly sunken bulk carrier ship off its shore.
The government said that despite Thursday's sealing efforts to halt a slick, small amounts were still leaking Friday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Josef Martínez and Juan José Purata scored back-to-back goals midway through the second half and Atlanta United rallied to beat D.C. United 3-2 on Sunday.
Ravel Morrison scored his first goal of the season to give D.C.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Wander Franco has had a setback and was removed from his rehab assignment with Triple-A Durham on Sunday due to ongoing hand soreness.
Franco, who went on the injured list July 10 with a right hamate bone injury that required surgery, hasn't played since leaving his first rehab game Tuesday with the soreness.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Franco Fragapane’s goal led Minnesota United to a 2-1 victory Saturday over Austin.
Fragapane’s winner came in the 62nd minute to put United (12-9-5) ahead 2-1.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays ace Tyler Glasnow threw 20 pitches in his first live batting-practice session since undergoing Tommy John surgery a little over one year ago.
The 2021 opening-day starter faced hitters Saturday at the Rays’ spring training complex in Port Charlotte, Florida.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alan Benitez scored the deciding goal in a 2-1 win for Minnesota United over Nashville on Sunday.
Benitez scored the game-winning goal in the 75th minute to put United (11-9-5) ahead 2-1.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Wander Franco took on-field batting practice Sunday for the first time since being sidelined last month by a right hamate bone injury that required surgery.
TORONTO (AP) _ Franco-Nevada Corp. (FNV) on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $196.5 million.
On a per-share basis, the Toronto-based company said it had net income of $1.02.
CHICAGO (AP) — Joey Meneses hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning, Keibert Ruiz went deep twice and the Washington Nationals regrouped after blowing a three-run lead, beating the Chicago Cubs 6-5 Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government unveiled a proposed new Official Secrets Law on Monday, the first since the country returned to democracy in 1978.
The current law was enacted in 1968, under late dictator Gen.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Franco Jara’s goal and Maarten Paes’ four saves led Dallas to a 1-0 victory Saturday night over the LA Galaxy.
Jara scored in the ninth minute to give Dallas (9-6-8) a 1-0 lead.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Luis Amarilla scored two goals, including the equalizer, for Minnesota United in a 4-4 tie with the Portland Timbers on Saturday.
Amarilla’s tying goal came in the 69th minute for United (10-8-5).
UMAG, Croatia (AP) — Top-seeded Carlos Alcaraz raced past Facundo Bagnis 6-0, 6-4 at the Croatia Open on Friday to reach his seventh semifinal of the year.
The 19-year-old Spaniard is defending the first ATP title he won in the coastal town of Umag last year.
UMAG, Croatia (AP) — Top-seeded Carlos Alcaraz eased past Norbert Gombos 6-2, 6-3 to start the defense of his first ATP title at the Croatia Open on Thursday.
The 19-year-old Spaniard became the second-youngest player this century to break into the top five in the rankings, which were announced Monday.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays standouts Kevin Kiermaier and Mike Zunino are out for the season because of injuries, another significant blow for the defending AL East champions.
Manager Kevin Cash said before Monday night's game at Baltimore that Kiermaier is having an operation in the coming weeks.
HOUSTON (AP) — Bongokuhle Hlongwane scored the deciding goal, and Minnesota United extended its unbeaten streak to six by beating the Houston Dynamo 2-1 on on Saturday night.
Hlongwane’ scored in the 72nd minute to put United (10-8-4) ahead 2-0.
BERLIN (AP) — A German court on Friday convicted a military officer who posed as a Syrian asylum-seeker of plotting to attack prominent politicians, sentencing him to 5½ years in prison.
The Frankfurt state court convicted the defendant of preparing a serious crime meant to endanger the state, violations of weapons laws and fraud, German news agency dpa reported.
MADRID (AP) — Spain’s lower house of parliament has approved a new historical memory law that declares illegal the regime of former dictator Gen. Francisco Franco and makes the central government responsible for the recovery of the bodies of tens of thousands of people missing from the Spanish Civil War and the dictatorship.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Wright tied for the major league lead with his 11th victory and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 5-4 Thursday in the opener of a four-game series.
Michael Harris II, Matt Olson and Dansby Swanson homered for Atlanta, which has won five of its last seven and leads the National League with 142 home runs.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla, (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays' injured list increased to a major league-high 16 when left-hander Josh Fleming was placed on the IL with right oblique tightness on Tuesday.
Fleminig was hurt in Monday night's game against Boston and became Tampa Bay's 11th player on the IL, most in the AL.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Wander Franco will have surgery Tuesday on his right wrist.
Franco has a hamate injury. He left Saturday's 5-4 loss at Cincinnati after fouling off a 100.2 mph Hunter Greene pitch before striking out.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Shortstop Wander Franco was put on the 10-day injured list by the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday, one day after he left the game against the Cincinnati Reds with what the team called right wrist discomfort.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Kemar Lawrence, Luis Amarilla and Franco Fragapane scored second-half goals and Minnesota United beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 on Friday night for its third straight victory.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves paid tribute to their longtime public address announcer, Casey Motter, on Monday night in a ceremony before the team’s first home game since his death last week.
Following a video tribute to Motter, a moment of silence was observed in his memory before the game against the St.
TORONTO (AP) — Francisco Mejía homered twice, Isaac Paredes had three hits and five RBIs, and the Tampa Bay Rays swept a doubleheader against the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.
The Rays won the first game 6-2, and nearly doubled their run output for the second with an 11-5 win.
TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays right-hander Kevin Gausman left Game 1 of Saturday’s doubleheader against Tampa Bay after he was hit in the right foot by a line drive from Rays shortstop Wander Franco.
Franco’s liner, which had an exit velocity of 100 miles per hour, struck Gausman and ricocheted to catcher Gabriel Moreno, who retired Franco at first to end the inning, leaving the bases loaded.