17 October 2019


Patrick Day, Boxer Beaten Unconscious In Title Bout, Dies At Age 27 (41)
Day is at least the third pro fighter to die from head injuries in the ring this year. By Ron Dicker Boxer Patrick Day's fight for life has ended. The super welterweight died Wednesday surrounded by friends and family, four days after being knocked out by Charles Conwell during a USBA title bout in Chicago.
Choosing among airports? Don't let price be your only guide (4)
Updated 8:25 am PDT, Thursday, October 17, 2019 FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2018, file photo a worker fuels a Delta Connection regional airlines passenger jet at Logan International Airport in Boston. More than 7 in 10 U.S.
Chicago teachers strike in nation's 3rd largest district (23)
By KATHLEEN FOODY and DON BABWIN , Associated Press, Associated Press 2019/10/17 19:33 CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago teachers are on strike after failing to reach a contract deal with the nation's third-largest school district. Picket lines are going up Thursday morning after the Chicago Teachers Union confirmed Wednesday night that its 25,000 members would not return to their classrooms.
Marines make high school hurler Roki Sasaki top pick in NPB amateur draft (3)
Kyodo The Chiba Lotte Marines took hard-throwing high school pitcher Roki Sasaki in NPB's amateur draft Thursday after four teams selected the teen talent who has been on the radar of major league clubs. The 17-year-old Sasaki's fastball has been clocked in competition at 160 kph and as high as 163 kph in a national team tryout camp. "He's an extraordinary pitcher," Marines manager Tadahito Iguchi said after
Angels hire Joe Maddon as new manager (5)
AP, AFP-JIJI ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA - Joe Maddon is back under the halo. Maddon agreed to a three-year deal to become the Los Angeles Angels' manager on Wednesday, reuniting the World Series-winning former skipper of the Chicago Cubs with the organization where he spent the first three decades of his baseball career. The Angels will formally introduce Maddon at a news conference next week, but he already knows his way around Angel Stadium.
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