Ackert: Andy Pettitte insists Luis Severino will be fine, but the '98 World Series champs are a reminder of how much better Yankee rotation needs to be

Ackert: Andy Pettitte insists Luis Severino will be fine, but the '98 World Series champs are a reminder of how much better Yankee rotation needs to be

“I thought he came out on the attack, early. Thought there was some real urgency, especially in that first inning,” Boone said. “His fastball was much better today, much crisper. A couple strikeouts on changeups that first inning, a couple really good pitches. … He walked a couple guys I think and he had some deeper counts, where he was just off the edge with his fastball, but not making mistakes in the center of the plate.

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age of 80

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at age of 80

Annan spent virtually his entire career as an administrator in the United Nations. His aristocratic style, cool-tempered elegance and political savvy helped guide his ascent to become its seventh secretary-general, and the first hired from within. He served two terms from Jan. 1, 1997, to Dec. 31, 2006, capped nearly mid-way when he and the U.N. were jointly awardedthe Nobel Peace Prize in 2001.

Teen charged with pushing her 16-year-old friend off bridge in Washington after video of incident goes viral

Teen charged with pushing her 16-year-old friend off bridge in Washington after video of incident goes viral

“I went to the top of the bridge and my other – my friend … she came up to the bridge with me,” Holgerson told KATU Aug. 9. “And so, she was counting down but I didn’t think anything of it. And I was like, ‘No, don’t count down, like, I won’t go if you count down. I’m not ready.’ And then she pushed me.”