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hiker breaks leg, sends 7-year-old grandson for help


prescott, ariz. — arizona firefighters rescued an injured hiker after her 7-year-old grandson went for help at her direction and reached other hikers who called 911.the prescott fire department says the woman didn't have cell service where she fell and broke her leg thursday. she dispatched her grandson, and he approached two other hikers at the trailhead parking lot about a half-mile (half-kilometer) away.the boy then led the first responding firefighters to the grandmother and they began providing medical assistance.another fire engine arrived with a wheeled rescue basket that firefighters used to take the woman to an ambulance for transport to a hospital.the woman and child were not identified. the fire department said the grandson was "a capable, self-assured fellow who remained calm t






us completes 5-0 davis cup sweep of switzerland


birmingham, ala. — sam querrey and steve johnson won their singles matches sunday to complete the united states' second straight davis cup sweep of switzerland.querrey defeated adrien bossel 6-3, 7-5. then johnson, who clinched the americans' victory urday in doubles with jack sock, won his davis cup singles debut over antoine bellier, 6-4, 6-3.the u.s. won 5-0 and will travel to play australia for the world group quarterfinals on april 7-9. the u.s. is 26-20 all-time vs. australia in a rivalry that dates back to 1905, winning their last meeting 3-1 in australia in the 2016 world group first round.switzerland was without the country's two top players, 18-time grand slam champion roger federer and three-time major champ stan wawrinka.switzerland will compete in the world group playoff on se






name of lake forest academy used in scam


an elderly park ridge couple who believed they were helping a grandson with his legal troubles lost $46,000 in what is commonly known as a "grandparents scam," police saidthe man and woman, both 87 years old, reported receiving a phone call on feb. 27 from a man who said he was their grandson... (jennifer johnson)






kansas woman jailed in decapitation of ex-boyfriend's mother


wichita, kan. — a kansas woman has been arrested in the decapitation killing of her ex-boyfriend's mother whose 9-year-old grandson called 911 after fleeing from the attack.kake-tv (http://bit.ly/2nvgg7c ) reports that 63-year-old micki davis was killed sunday afternoon. a 35-year-old wichita woman has been jailed without bond in sedgwick county on suspicion of first-degree murder.lt todd ojile says the grandmother was attacked after she took her grandson to a home to collect property that belonged to the victim's son. ojile says that during the assault, the boy grabbed his grandmother's phone and ran away.responding officers called for backup after finding the victim's body in the garage. police say the suspect was found hiding in the home.police plan to present the case to prosecutors tu






davis cup: defending champ argentina ko'ed by italy


buenos aires, argentina — defending champion argentina was knocked out of the davis cup in the first round by italy on monday.italy's fabio fognini defeated guido pella in the deciding singles 2-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2.the match on outdoor clay was postponed from sunday because of rain and darkness.italy took a 2-0 lead after winning both singles on friday, but argentina e back by taking the doubles on urday, and the first reverse singles on sunday, when carlos berlocq defeated paolo lorenzi 4-6, 6-4, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3.argentina played without top player juan martin del potro, who made himself unavailable to focus on tournament play.italy will face belgium in the quarterfinals in april.






nhl playoff outlook


playoff outlookfirst-round, best-of-seven playoff series begin wednesday and thursday. here is how the matchups are shaping up:western conferencethe eight teams are set, but the pacific matchups are still in flux:• nashville (second wild card) vs. chicago (central champ)• st. louis (third in central) vs. wild (second in central)• calgary (first wild card) vs. pacific champ (anaheim or edmonton)• san jose (third in pacific) vs. second in pacific (anaheim or edmonton)eastern conferencethe eight teams and two of the matchups are set:• n.y. rangers (first wild card) vs. montreal (atlantic champ)•  third in atlantic (toronto or boston) vs. ottawa (second in atlantic)• second wild card (toronto or boston) vs. washington (metropolitan champ)• columbus (third in metropolitan) vs. pittsburgh (secon






monster truck freestylist champ pulls off back & front flips


most drivers dread nothing more than flipping, yet for the 2017 champ of the monster jam world finals, that was the whole point.though it takes lee o’donnell a few spins around the course to warm up, his big trick is well worth the wait, and the crowd goes wild when they realize that wasn’t the big trick, after all.full story at youtube.autos gone wild. posted by kate rinsema






sock, isner win first-round davis cup matches vs switzerland


birmingham, ala. — jack sock and john isner gave the united states a sweep of friday's singles matches in a first-round davis cup tie against switzerland.sock, the world's 20th-ranked player, defeated no. 146 marco chiudinellli 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 in the first match at legacy arena. isner dropped the first set before rebounding to beat henri laaksonen 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (1).switzerland was without the country's two best players: 18-time grand slam champion roger federer and three-time major champ stan wawrinka. federer won the australian open on sunday night.sock said he started out playing tentative but got a lift from an early service break."there are always a few extra nerves, i think, playing davis cup," he said. "when you're playing for your country, being a part of a team, maybe at a norma






landing stadium al davis couldn't


this was always going to be mark davis’ lasting legacy as the raiders’ owner and the one, ultimate crusade that his father left for him.get the stadium. guarantee the fiscal health of this family franchise into the decades. just do that. get the stadium.and mark davis just did it. however the las vegas move turns out for the raiders, whatever problems arise… he got this deal, and got it through the nfl voting, when so many presumed he couldn’t.which is exactly what his father needed him to do.al davis was a giant, a football immortal, and the first and last of his kind, but he could never quite crack the code to get his beloved franchise a new, state-of-the-art stadium that would lift the raiders and the davis family into the loftier end of the nfl financial hierarchy.al davis didn’t accum






kansas, north carolina, gonzaga join 2016 champ villanova as no. 1 seeds in ncaa


share storythe associated pressnew york (ap) — kansas, north carolina, gonzaga join 2016 champ villanova as no. 1 seeds in ncaa tournament.the associated presscustom-curated news highlights, delivered weekday mornings.thanks for signing up!






a's khris davis healthy again and back in oakland lineup


san francisco – khris davis doesn’t exactly have a bull’s eye covering his no. 2, but it’s clear that he’s no. 1 as far as the a’s offense is concerned.before friday’s game 2 of the bay bridge series, manager bob melvin said the one constant in the oakland lineup would be davis, coming off a 42-homer, 102-rbi season, batting cleanup.davis put it another way.“oakland is certainly counting on me a lot,” davis said. “i can feel it.”should the a’s feel that way?“they should,” he said.davis was back in the lineup friday at at&t park after not having played since march 22 because of a calf problem. melvin used him as the dh, and the plan is for davis to be in left field saturday when the three-game series closes out in the coliseum.“i’m feeling good, i think i could have played yesterday,” davis






viola davis is a grammy shy of winning the egot


viola davis made history last night as the first black actor to win an emmy, oscar and tony for acting. this makes her a grammy award away from winning the four major entertainment awards, commonly referred to as the egot.read: she’s the first: viola davis makes history with her third oscar nominationif davis became an egot winner, she’d be the 13th person in history and the second black woman to do so (the first is whoopi goldberg). naturally, twitter is pining for the how to get away with murder star to become part of the exclusive group of entertainers.many users have come up with creative ways for davis to win a grammy award, from writing a book and releasing an audiobook recording of it, to being featured on chance the rapper’s next song.it could be difficult to win that last award, b






viola davis: 'at 51, i’m loving me'


viola davis, who is now one "g" from egot-ing, won an oscar for her role in "fences." backstage at the academy awards, davis shared her thoughts on winning big and maybe having a celebratory vodka. what would annalise keating [her character from "how to get away with murder"] say about your win? viola davis: she would most definitely say i deserved this. and then she would have some vodka, and in that we are very similar. how do you feel in this moment? davis: it’s not my style to wake up and go 'i’m an oscar winner. let me go for a run.' i'm good with it. i’ll have some mac 'n' cheese and go back to washing my daughter's hair tomorrow night. this is the first day in my life that i step back and i can’t believe my life. i grew up in poverty. [tears up]. i grew up in apartments that were co






would-be chicago sports villain rajai davis relives game 7 homer — every day


another curious teammate in the a's clubhouse at hohokam park stopped rajai davis on thursday to relive the moment davis homered in world series game 7 against the cubs."just to talk about it and tell me he was jogging when i hit it,'' davis said, laughing.this happens regularly since davis, then with the indians, drilled a game-tying, two-run, 369-foot home run off aroldis chapman in the eighth inning. davis and former cubs outfielder dexter fowler enjoyed reminiscing earlier this winter at a golf event in las vegas where fowler razzed him about almost ruining everything. from players to clubhouse attendants to random people at airports, every day somebody feels compelled to ask davis about the line drive that cleared the left-field fence at progressive field and created such hysteria.eve






would-be chicago sports villain rajai davis relives game 7 homer — every day


another curious teammate in the a's clubhouse at hohokam park stopped rajai davis on thursday to relive the moment davis homered in world series game 7 against the cubs."just to talk about it and tell me he was jogging when i hit it,'' davis said, laughing.this happens regularly since davis, then with the indians, drilled a game-tying, two-run, 369-foot home run off aroldis chapman in the eighth inning. davis and former cubs outfielder dexter fowler enjoyed reminiscing earlier this winter at a golf event in las vegas where fowler razzed him about almost ruining everything. from players to clubhouse attendants to random people at airports, every day somebody feels compelled to ask davis about the line drive that cleared the left-field fence at progressive field and created such hysteria.eve






would-be chicago sports villain rajai davis relives game 7 homer — every day


another curious teammate in the a's clubhouse at hohokam park stopped rajai davis on thursday to relive the moment davis homered in world series game 7 against the cubs."just to talk about it and tell me he was jogging when i hit it,'' davis said, laughing.this happens regularly since davis, then with the indians, drilled a game-tying, two-run, 369-foot home run off aroldis chapman in the eighth inning. davis and former cubs outfielder dexter fowler enjoyed reminiscing earlier this winter at a golf event in las vegas where fowler razzed him about almost ruining everything. from players to clubhouse attendants to random people at airports, every day somebody feels compelled to ask davis about the line drive that cleared the left-field fence at progressive field and created such hysteria.eve






would-be chicago sports villain rajai davis relives game 7 homer — every day


another curious teammate in the a's clubhouse at hohokam park stopped rajai davis on thursday to relive the moment davis homered in world series game 7 against the cubs."just to talk about it and tell me he was jogging when i hit it,'' davis said, laughing.this happens regularly since davis, then with the indians, drilled a game-tying, two-run, 369-foot home run off aroldis chapman in the eighth inning. davis and former cubs outfielder dexter fowler enjoyed reminiscing earlier this winter at a golf event in las vegas where fowler razzed him about almost ruining everything. from players to clubhouse attendants to random people at airports, every day somebody feels compelled to ask davis about the line drive that cleared the left-field fence at progressive field and created such hysteria.eve






davis cup: defending champ argentina ko'ed by italy


buenos aires, argentina — defending champion argentina was knocked out of the davis cup in the first round by italy on monday.italy's fabio fognini defeated guido pella from two sets down in the deciding singles 2-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in more than four hours.the match on outdoor clay was postponed from sunday because of rain and darkness.it's the 10th time since the challenge round was abolish in 1972 that a defending champion has lost in the first round. switzerland was the most recent in 2015.argentina was without top player juan martin del potro, who preferred to focus on tournament play. only pella and leonardo mayer remained from the team which won argentina's first davis cup title in december.but pella almost won it for them. up by two sets, his game lost its sting. he missed break






tennessee titans select wr corey davis of western michigan with fifth pick


5. tennessee titans: corey davis, wr, western michigandavis was the mac offensive player of the year last season, with 97 catches for 1,500 yards and 19 touchdowns.quick take: titans essentially take davis sight unseen, as he has yet to work out because of a bad ankle. need weapons for marcus mariota.






documentary delves into life of music pioneer clive davis


new york — music mogul clive davis has celebrated his legacy with the debut of a documentary about his life during the opening night of the 2017 tribeca film festival.the 85-year-old says it was a dream come true to launch "clive davis: the soundtrack of our lives" at radio city music hall since he grew up in brooklyn and didn't visit manhattan until he was 13.davis was all smiles at the multi-hour event wednesday night that featured performances from artists he helped become icons including aretha franklin, carly simon, barry manilow and earth, wind & fire.davis founded arista records in 1975 and j records in 2000. his documentary will be available on apple music.






wade davis' history comforts cubs manager joe maddon


it was only three springs ago that the chicago cubs witnessed jose veras eroding from their closer to being released only two months into the 2014 season.that scenario doesn't exist this spring with wade davis and his 19.64 era, based largely on manager joe maddon's history with davis dating  to their days with the tampa bay rays."honestly, i’ve know him long enough to where it’s not (a concern)," maddon said sunday, one day after davis allowed four runs in only one-third of an inning. "you’re not going to believe this, but he’s throwing better than he normally does in spring training. the biggest problem he’s having now is command."maddon believes davis' velocity, in the mid-90 mph range, is nearly 10 mph faster than his springs with the rays. "he’s just not throwing the ball where he wan






wade davis: cubs' outfield as good as any in majors


wade davis hasn't forgotten the air-tight outfield that played behind him in kansas city, so he has a pretty good idea of the potential of the cubs' outfield."this is as good as any others," the cubs closer said after albert almora jr. put on a defensive clinic in thursday's 4-0 win over the dodgers. "it seems like there’s a lot of good communication. there’s a good feel for what everybody is doing out there."during his time with the royals, davis appreciated four-time gold glove left fielder alex gordon and speedster lorenzo cain in center field.but davis has taken note of the cubs' outfield skills since joining the team in mesa, ariz."almora, from watching him in spring training, and seeing what he does, is pretty special," davis said. "(kyle) schwarber is getting good reads. and (jason)






cubs closer wade davis reunited with manager joe maddon


mesa, ariz. (ap) — wade davis was a promising starting pitcher when he made his major league debut for joe maddon and the tampa bay rays almost eight years ago. then he was a reliever, and then a starter again and then a reliever.now he gets the ball from maddon once again — only this time as the closer for the chicago cubs.much has changed for davis over the years, and not much at the same time.“the only way he’s changed is he is a relief pitcher,” a chuckling maddon said. “he was a starter when i first met him. he’s the same cat. he’s very deliberate in his methods and even conversationally.”most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.that’s just fine with maddon, who is hoping for more of the same from davis after a dominant run with kansas city. while the dodgers, giants






march madness to crown a new champ


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march madness to crown a new champ


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viola davis wins for ‘fences’


viola davis won the supporting actress oscar for her role as rose maxon in “fences.” davis, who reprised her broadway role, plays a woman navigating life with her overbearing husband in an adaptation of the play by august wilson, directed by denzel washington. with her nomination for “fences,” davis became the first african american actress to have scored three academy award nominations. she was nominated in 2009 for her performance in "doubt" and again in 2012 for "the help." other nominees include: naomie harris , "moonlight" nicole kidman , “lion” octavia spencer , “hidden figures” michelle williams , “manchester by the sea”






mock draft: raiders select florida ilb jarrad davis at no. 24


ilb jarrad davis, florida general manager reggie mckenzie has always thought he can fill linebackers needs late in the draft or via free agency, but this match is too good to pass up. davis can play sideline to sideline, and the raiders defense needs playmakers.vic tafur, san francisco chronicle






cubs closer wade davis reunited with manager joe maddon


mesa, ariz. — wade davis was a promising starting pitcher when he made his major league debut for joe maddon and the tampa bay rays almost eight years ago. then he was a reliever, and then a starter again and then a reliever.now he gets the ball from maddon once again — only this time as the closer for the chicago cubs.much has changed for davis over the years, and not much at the same time."the only way he's changed is he is a relief pitcher," a chuckling maddon said. "he was a starter when i first met him. he's the same cat. he's very deliberate in his methods and even conversationally."that's just fine with maddon, who is hoping for more of the same from davis after a dominant run with kansas city. while the dodgers, giants and yankees spent big money on closers over the winter, the wor






wade davis takes over as closer for the chicago cubs


mesa, ariz. — wade davis was a promising starting pitcher when he made his major league debut for joe maddon and the tampa bay rays almost eight years ago. then he was a reliever, and then a starter again and then a reliever.now he gets the ball from maddon once again — only this time as the closer for the chicago cubs.much has changed for davis over the years, and not much at the same time."the only way he's changed is he is a relief pitcher," a chuckling maddon said. "he was a starter when i first met him. he's the same cat. he's very deliberate in his methods and even conversationally."that's just fine with maddon, who is hoping for more of the same from davis after a dominant run with kansas city. while the dodgers, giants and yankees spent big money on closers over the winter, the wor






joe davis, the dodgers' new lead voice, won't try to be vin scully, but being hi


as joe davis prepares to settle into the most hallowed vacant seat in los angeles sports history, he can take solace in one bit of decorative relief.he won’t actually be sitting in vin scully’s chair. it just so happens that the dodgers have chosen this season to renovate the dodger stadium broadcast booth.“i’m not replacing vin scully, nobody out there can replace him, there’s nobody yet born who could replace him,” davis said.the dodgers’ new television broadcaster — who will formally begin filling the retired scully’s spot wednesday night for a spring training game against the san francisco giants on sportsnet la at 5:05 p.m. — will also benefit from another change that will separate him from scully’s shadow.davis will not work alone as scully did, but instead will be joined during his






espanola grandma first to alert police about boys allegedly exchanging sex for f


it was an espanola grandmother who first alerted police almost three years ago that paul mccoleman and young boys in the norther ontario town were allegedly exchanging sex favours.the woman testified monday that her teen grandson and a teenage male friend were talking on her veranda in june of that year when her grandson came into her home upset.“(the friend) told him he could take him to paul mccoleman, if he did a sexual act, he could put out for sexual favours,” recalled the woman. “he told me that if he wanted alcohol or drugs, he just had to do something sexual to paul mccoleman. (my grandson) appeared hurt and became angry.”mccoleman, 45, is facing 36 charges including communication for the purpose of child prostitution, luring children, sexual exploitation and indecent exposure invo






detroit lions use 21st pick to select ilb jarrad davis of florida


no. 21 detroit lions: jarrad davis, ilb, floridadavis was second-team all-southeastern conference despite being slowed by a leg injury last season.quick take: lions finished 31st in sacks last season. davis helps solidify the interior of their defense. team still needs an edge rusher.






rickey henderson night a special one for a's rajai davis


oakland – there will come a day in this opening series against the angels when rajai davis won’t be the a’s leadoff hitter.the center fielder is grateful that for monday, at least, he’s the man at the top of the lineup.the a’s are honoring rickey henderson, who is not only the consensus best leadoff hitter in baseball history but an idol of davis’ by naming the playing surface “rickey henderson field.”“it’s great that i’m here to be leading off on the night they’re naming the field after the greatest leadoff hitter ever,” davis said. “opening day is always special, but this makes it that much more so.”henderson, named a special assistant to a’s president dave kaval during the off-season has been increasingly more around the a’s in the last few seasons. during davis’ first tour of duty from






viola davis reminds hollywood 'i have a story that needs to be told'


"sometimes, i feel like i'm forced to remind people that i look different," said davis. "i saw an absence of people that look like me. "it becomes a knee- response to write narratives and present a homogenized story. i want to tell people that we, in the past, have not been invited to the party," davis continued. "it is intentional. "but when i do say it, i'm not saying it to put myself on the outside. it's not to be ultra-political. it's just to raise my hand and say, 'are you aware that i'm here? and that i'm ual and i have my own beauty and i have a story that needs to be told.'"






jinxing a dodgers no-hitter is off limits for play-by-play man joe davis


as the dodgers took a no-hitter into the seventh inning of thursday’s freeway series exhibition, joe davis and orel hershiser joked in the television booth about whether they could jinx a spring training no-hitter.when the season starts monday — the first for davis, after 67 for vin scully — this might not be a joking matter for the new voice of the dodgers. if a certain three-time national league cy young award winner is three outs from a no-hitter, there is one sentence davis says he will not use.“i’m not going to tell you, ‘here we go to the ninth inning, and clayton kershaw is throwing a no-hitter,’ ” he said.when kershaw no-hit the colorado rockies three years ago, scully reminded viewers he did not entertain the silly notion that a no-hitter could be jinxed because he said the pitche






another award for viola davis: harvard 'artist of the year'


cambridge, mass. — fresh from her best supporting actress oscar win for her role in "fences," viola davis is set to receive the harvard foundation 2017 artist of the year award.davis will accept her arts medal at a ceremony saturday at harvard's cultural rhythms festival.in addition to the oscar, davis received the critics' choice, golden globe, screen actors guild, and british academy of films and television arts awards for her portrayal of rose maxson in the film adaptation of "fences," an august wilson play.davis co-starred in the play's 2010 broadway revival with denzel washington. her performance in the play earned her a tony award.davis currently stars in the television show, "how to get away with murder."previous winners include quincy jones, andy garcia, matt damon, salma hayek and






titans tab wheaton warrenville south graduate corey davis fifth in nfl draft


five months ago, corey davis became the all-time leader in receiving yards in fbs history.on thursday night, the western michigan product via wheaton warrenville south high school, made more history when the titans picked him fifth overall in the nfl draft, the highest a mid-american conference receiver has been chosen.randy moss went 21st overall to the vikings in 1998, the only other receiver from the conference selected in the first round."it means everything," davis told the tennessean of being the first receiver picked. "i'm going to work like i'm last, though, and … do everything in my power to bring this team some (wins)."seven years ago, not many expected davis to hold such distinctions. no one could have predicted davis would amass a standard-setting 5,278 yards on 326 catches, 52






titans tab wheaton warrenville south graduate corey davis fifth in nfl draft


five months ago, corey davis became the all-time leader in receiving yards in fbs history.on thursday night, the western michigan product via wheaton warrenville south high school, made more history when the titans picked him fifth overall in the nfl draft, the highest a mid-american conference receiver ever has been chosen.randy moss went 21st overall to the vikings in 1998, the only other receiver from the conference selected in the first round."it means everything," davis told the tennessean of being the first receiver picked. "i'm going to work like i'm last, though, and … do everything in my power to bring this team some (wins)."seven years ago few would have expected davis to hold such distinctions. no one could have predicted davis would amass a standard-setting 5,278 yards on 326 c






gray's anatomy mobile


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