Tickets in North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas have matched all six numbers to split a $564.1 million Powerball jackpot, lottery officials said Thursday. Sue Dooley, senior drawing manager and production coordinator for the Multi-State Lottery Association, said the Puerto Rico ticket was the first Powerball jackpot winner ever sold outside the continental United States.
Montrezl Harrell had 30 points and Terry Rozier added 18 to help No. 8 Louisville beat Minnesota 81-68 in the season opener for both teams Friday night.
The Minnesota Twins will have two minor-league prospects playing in the Futures Game that leads off the All-Star events at Target Field next month. MLB released the rosters Tuesday, and a pair of Puerto Rico natives in right-handed pitcher Jose Berrios and first baseman Kennys Vargas will both play for the World team.
After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.
A benefit was held Saturday night for the family of a man killed during a snorkeling accident in Puerto Rico. The Medina Entertainment Center held the event to honor 30-year-old Matt Elmore, who drowned one day before his 31st birthday in December. He leaves behind a wife and three sons. All the proceeds from the event, which included live and silent auctions, will benefit Elmore’s family.
The family of a Minnesota man, who drowned in a snorkeling accident off the coast of Puerto Rico, is now looking for answers.
Richard Pitino will recognize the coach down the sideline next season when the Gophers men’s basketball team opens its 2014-15 regular season. That’s because it will be his father as they face Louisville in the 2014 Armed Forces Classic in Puerto Rico at the U.S. Coast Guard’s Air Station Borinquen.
Puerto Rico police say a 30-year-old tourist from Minnesota has died while snorkeling off the island’s north coast. Police said the victim was snorkeling with several other people about a mile (kilometer) off Cerro Gordo beach in Vega Alta. The others were rescued. Police did not immediately have the victim’s home town. Meteorologists had issued a high surf advisory on Saturday warning of waves up to 12 feet (four meters) through early Monday.
Angel Pagan led an All-Star lineup for Puerto Rico’s national team by going 2 for 3 with an RBI in an 8-7 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday in a tuneup for the World Baseball Classic.
Nine states will share $500 million in grant money won in a high-profile competition intended to jump-start improvements in often-overlooked early childhood programs, The Associated Press has learned.