Oct 25, 2016

BayStars sign infielder Ciriaco

The Yokohama BayStars hope to have found their third baseman as they announced the signing of Audy Ciriaco of the Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Ciriaco, 29, played for the Ishikawa Million Stars of the independent Baseball Challenge League this season, when he hit .332 ...

Amber-entombed flower may have been toxic

Mar 12, 2016

Amber-entombed flower may have been toxic

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Do not let its beauty fool you. A newly identified and exquisitely preserved flower found entombed in amber — fossilized tree sap — may have packed quite a punch. Scientists announced recently the discovery of the flower that lived 20 million to 30 million ...

Feb 5, 2016

Dominican Republic searching beaches for missing Florida surfer

Authorities in the Dominican Republic said Thursday that they are looking for a South Florida tourist who apparently vanished from a beach popular with surfers. Police said 46-year-old tennis coach Darryl Fornatora of West Palm Beach was last seen Jan. 27 at El Encuentro ...

Former Cardinals hurler Andujar, a four-time All-Star, dies at 62

Sep 9, 2015

Former Cardinals hurler Andujar, a four-time All-Star, dies at 62

Joaquin Andujar, a star pitcher with the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1980s who called himself “One tough Dominican,” has died in his native Dominican Republic. He was 62. “He was a joy to manage,” said former manager Whitey Herzog. “Everybody knew he didn’t ...

Unbeaten Spain, U.S. stay on collision course

Sep 4, 2014

Unbeaten Spain, U.S. stay on collision course

They were expected to be in Barcelona. They hope to finish their trip in Madrid. First, they had to take care of Bilbao. The Americans wrapped up the No. 1 seed in their group Wednesday, improving to 4-0 at the FIBA World Cup with ...