Saturday Night

DES MOINES, Iowa | 2 winning tickets sold for $750 million Powerball jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa— Lottery officials say two tickets have won the estimated $750 million Powerball jackpot. Powerball officials say tickets purchased in Iowa and New York match all six numbers in Saturday night’s drawing. The jackpot is the fourth-largest in U.S. history. The winning numbers were 8, 12, 13, 19 and 27, and Powerball 4. … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | 2 winning tickets sold for $750 million Powerball jackpot

STARKVILLE, Miss | Mississippi State upsets No. 16 Texas A&M, 28-13

STARKVILLE, Miss.  — One week after arguably the worst game of his college career, Nick Fitzgerald made throws that had a little extra zip to them. The decisions were a little quicker. The running had more purpose. In short, Mississippi State’s quarterback had his mojo back. And the Bulldogs responded with an impressive upset win. … Continue reading STARKVILLE, Miss | Mississippi State upsets No. 16 Texas A&M, 28-13

SAN DIEGO | Book, Williams lead No. 3 Notre Dame over Navy, 44-22

SAN DIEGO  — Ian Book threw for 330 yards and two touchdowns, Dexter Williams ran for 142 yards and three scores and No. 3 Notre Dame overwhelmed Navy 44-22 on Saturday night to remain undefeated and in the playoff picture. JaFar Armstrong added a rushing touchdown for the Fighting Irish. They are 8-0 for the … Continue reading SAN DIEGO | Book, Williams lead No. 3 Notre Dame over Navy, 44-22

NEW YORK | NYPD suspends use of body camera model after one explodes

NEW YORK — The New York City Police Department has suspended use of a model of body camera after one exploded. The NYPD says an officer noticed smoke coming from the Vievu LE-5 body camera on Saturday night. The officer removed it and the device exploded. No one was injured. The NYPD says that the … Continue reading NEW YORK | NYPD suspends use of body camera model after one explodes

MILWAUKEE | Dodgers beat Brewers in Game 7, face Red Sox in World Series

MILWAUKEE  — Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer, Chris Taylor made a key catch and the Los Angeles Dodgers reached the World Series for the second straight year, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 on Saturday night in Game 7 of the NL Championship Series. Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw closed out the win, setting up a … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Dodgers beat Brewers in Game 7, face Red Sox in World Series

NEW YORK | Jayson Tatum scores 24 points, Celtics edge Knicks 103-101

NEW YORK — Jayson Tatum had 24 points and 14 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics withstood his careless foul with 1.9 seconds left to beat the New York Knicks 103-101 on Saturday night. Tatum had just given the Celtics a three-point lead with two free throws with 7.9 seconds left and the Knicks called their … Continue reading NEW YORK | Jayson Tatum scores 24 points, Celtics edge Knicks 103-101

NEWCASTLE, England | Newcastle drops to last in EPL after losing to Brighton 1-0

NEWCASTLE, England — Newcastle dropped to the bottom of the English Premier League after extending its winless start to nine games in losing to Brighton 1-0 at home on Saturday. There was a touch of fortune about Beram Kayal’s 29th-minute strike, which came via a deflection off Jose Izquierdo’s volley, on an afternoon when Brighton … Continue reading NEWCASTLE, England | Newcastle drops to last in EPL after losing to Brighton 1-0

BOSTON | Verlander cools off Red Sox 7-2 in Game 1 of ALCS

BOSTON — Justin Verlander outlasted an uncharacteristically wild Chris Sale, overcoming control problems of his own to give Houston six innings of two-hit ball on Saturday night and lead the Astros over the Boston Red Sox 7-2 in the AL Championship Series opener. On a 48-degree night that left both aces struggling to find the … Continue reading BOSTON | Verlander cools off Red Sox 7-2 in Game 1 of ALCS