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NY Mets Apologize After Confrontation With Reporter

After a loss on Sunday, New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway cursed at a reporter, and pitcher Jason Vargas had to be restrained from charging the writer during a confrontation in the team’s clubhouse. The confrontation with Tim Healey of Newsday occurred after the Mets blew a late lead in their 5-3 defeat to the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. There was no physical contact. ...Read more

Military Service Member Found Dead In Southern Arizona

Authorities say a military service member assigned to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border has died in southern Arizona. The military service member with the Southwest Border Support Mission was found dead Sunday near Ajo, Arizona, according to officials at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado. They say the incident is under investigation, but foul play isn’t suspected. ...Read more

Hall Of Fame Trainer Banned From Santa Anita After 30th Horse Dies

Hall of Fame horse trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned from Santa Anita racetrack on Saturday after the death of another horse under his care. One of Hollendorfer’s horses, a 4-year-old gelding named American Currency, was running on a training track when it sustained a life-ending leg injury. It is the 30th horse to be euthanized after sustaining an injury at Santa Anita since Dec. 26, and the fourth from Hollendorfer’s stable. ...Read more