Hirscher leads, Ligety 3rd after 1st run in Badia
ALTA BADIA, Italy (AP) — Two-time defending overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher led the opening run of a giant slalom on the Gran Risa course Sunday, while favorite Ted Ligety stood third after making a couple mistakes.
Court docs: Rangers' Martin victim in ransom plot
MIAMI (AP) — Like many Cuban baseball stars, outfielder Leonys Martin dreamed of leaving the communist island for the bright lights and big money of Major League Baseball. Martin accomplished his goal in 2011 when he signed with the Texas Rangers, but not before what court documents and the Justice Department describe as a harrowing ordeal in which he was held for ransom in Mexico while his family members were kept under surveillance in South Florida.