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SOUTH BEND, Ind. | Pitt faces tall task against No. 5 Notre Dame’s ‘Sequoias’

SOUTH BEND, Ind.— Wide receiver Miles Boykin is usually the tallest guy in a classroom at Notre Dame. The Irish offensive huddle is another matter. “Once we had Chase (Claypool), Cole (Kmet), Alizé (Mack) and me, and I’m the smallest receiver out there on the field,” said the 6-foot-4, 228-pound senior wideout, one of the … Continue reading SOUTH BEND, Ind. | Pitt faces tall task against No. 5 Notre Dame’s ‘Sequoias’

HOUSTON | In October of openers, Indians and Astros will ride starters

HOUSTON — This postseason may be best remembered for its bullpen openers. Just not in the AL Division Series between the Houston Astros and Cleveland Indians. Relief pitchers are covering entire games for other championship contenders this October, but the Astros and Indians are ready to roll old school, starting with Cy Young Award winners … Continue reading HOUSTON | In October of openers, Indians and Astros will ride starters

MILAN | In Milan, colors pop at Versace, MSGM, Etro

MILAN — Fashion may seem a respite for the cares of the world, but often it is actually an expression of them. Designers in Milan this week are finding ways to express their concerns about the global affairs through their collections, in some cases purposely providing an escape but in others using textiles and seams … Continue reading MILAN | In Milan, colors pop at Versace, MSGM, Etro

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. | Allen, Nash, Kidd, Hill in lineup for basketball hall

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Grant Hill thinks his Hall of Fame classmate Ray Allen is being undersold if he’s only remembered as a 3-point shooter. “I remember Milwaukee Ray,” Hill said, recalling Allen’s first stop in the league. “He was one of the greatest shooters of all time, but Ray would dunk on you. He would … Continue reading SPRINGFIELD, Mass. | Allen, Nash, Kidd, Hill in lineup for basketball hall

DETROIT | At Franklin’s funeral, a call for respect for black America

DETROIT — As Aretha Franklin was remembered at her funeral Friday as a proud black woman who also used her magnificent voice to stand up for the black community she loved, several speakers used the moment to continue to demand respect for black America. Amid the gospel, personal reflections and grief were calls to register … Continue reading DETROIT | At Franklin’s funeral, a call for respect for black America

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Romania recalls McCain’s anti-corruption letter

WASHINGTON— The Latest on services for Sen. John McCain and other related activities after his death on Saturday at his Arizona home (all times local): 7:25 a.m. U.S. Sen. John McCain is being remembered in Romania for a letter he sent to the government urging the East European nation not to backtrack on fighting corruption. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Romania recalls McCain’s anti-corruption letter