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E3 expo highlights virtual reality's never-ending challenge: to get real

When Elizabeth Ching took off her headset, she was panting. She had just finished playing a new virtual reality boxing game called “Creed: Rise to Glory” at E3, the nation’s biggest video game convention, and she’d knocked her computer opponent out cold. With the exception of a few boxing classes...
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College World Series: Texas Tech stuns Florida 6-3 in opener
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:15:00 +0200
Gabe Holt hit a tiebreaking single in the fifth inning and drove in an insurance run in the ninth, leading Texas Tech to a stunning 6-3 win over defending national champion Florida in the College World Series on Sunday night. The Red Raiders (45-18) won...
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MLB: Carlos Carrasco is put on Indians' DL
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 05:40:00 +0200
Right-hander Carlos Carrasco was put on the 10-day disabled list Sunday by the Cleveland Indians because of a bruised right elbow. Carrasco was struck by Joe Mauer’s line drive in the second inning of Cleveland’s 9-3 loss to the Minnesota Twins on...
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Texas Border Patrol center where immigrant families are separated draws lawmakers, protest
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 05:40:00 +0200
A baby boy cried as a staffer carried him past chain-link fenced holding areas in the Border Patrol processing center in McAllen, Texas, on Sunday morning, a sprawling former warehouse, the largest of its kind on the border. Such crying is not unusual,...
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Phil Mickelson didn't talk about that unfortunate moment, but U.S. Golf Association did
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 04:50:00 +0200
Just about everyone was still talking Sunday about slapping back a runaway putt the day before. Everyone but Mickelson, that is. He spent a half hour after his round with Rickie Fowler working the rope line, signing autographs for fans and posing for...
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Dodgers' Matt Kemp doesn't start against Giants, but not because he's serving a suspension
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 03:50:00 +0200
Matt Kemp was not in the Dodgers starting lineup Sunday, but it wasn’t because the hot-hitting left fielder dropped his appeal of a one-game suspension for a shoving match with Texas catcher Robinson Chirinos on Wednesday night. “It’s just a day...
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Dodgers fall 4-1 to Giants, fail to complete series sweep
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 03:40:00 +0200
Cody Bellinger’s first-inning drive sounded like a home run Sunday, the ear-splitting crack of the bat echoing through Dodger Stadium and the ball whistling through the cool air of a 65-degree afternoon to deep center field, where it died on the warning...
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Gunfire erupts at New Jersey arts festival; 22 wounded and suspect killed
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 03:40:00 +0200
Gunmen opened fire at an all-night arts and music festival early Sunday, sending people running over one another in the scramble to safety, authorities said. One suspect was killed, and 22 people, including two suspects, were injured. Of 17 people treated...
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College World Series: Arkansas rides 8-run inning to 11-5 win over Texas
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 03:30:00 +0200
Luke Bonfield hit the go-ahead home run in the fifth inning and Arkansas broke it open with an eight-run sixth in an 11-5 victory over Texas on Sunday in the College World Series. The Razorbacks (45-19) scored double-digit runs for the fourth time in...
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Angels blow late lead, fall to Athletics 6-5 in 11 innings
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 03:15:00 +0200
The solution seemed simple Sunday, but the bullpen remained a complicated issue for the Angels. “You gotta make pitches in this league,” reliever Blake Parker said. “You can’t be giving guys free bases and expect to get out of it and expect to...
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2nd bombing in Afghanistan raises two-day death toll to 55 and mars temporary cease-fire
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 03:05:00 +0200
Inside the provincial governor’s compound, officials hosted dozens of Taliban fighters and hundreds of guests in a celebration Sunday of a temporary cease-fire that many hoped would be a precursor to peace talks in Afghanistan. But the deadly violence...
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Brooks Koepka joins rare club with back-to-back U.S. Open championships
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 02:50:00 +0200
Hours before he headed out to Shinnecock Hills to defend his U.S. Open title in the final round Sunday, Brooks Koepka and his buddies had a bench-pressing contest at a local gym. “He put up 225 [pounds] 14 times on a Sunday; that’s pretty impressive,”...
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Right-wing senator wins Colombia's presidential election, beating left-wing former guerrilla
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 02:45:00 +0200
Right-wing Sen. Ivan Duque easily defeated left-wing former guerrilla Gustavo Petro in Colombia’s presidential runoff election Sunday, winning the right to lead a country struggling with deep divisions over a troubled peace deal. Duque had a 2.3-million-vote...
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Right-wing former senator wins Colombia's presidential election, beating left-wing former guerrilla
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 02:45:00 +0200
Right-wing former Sen. Ivan Duque easily defeated left-wing former guerrilla Gustavo Petro in Colombia’s presidential runoff election Sunday, winning the right to lead a country struggling with deep divisions over a troubled peace deal. Duque had a...
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Sparks stay atop WNBA with 81-72 win over Sky
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 02:30:00 +0200
Chelsea Gray scored 21 while Nneka Ogwumike added 20 points and 11 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Chicago Sky 81-72 on Sunday night. Candace Parker added 16 points and 11 rebounds for the Sparks (8-2), who won their fourth straight and...
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Angels fail to close against Athletics in 6-5 extra-innings loss
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 02:20:00 +0200
Jonathan Lucroy hit an RBI single off the center-field wall in the 11th inning and the Oakland Athletics capped their comeback Sunday with a 6-5 win over the Angels. The A's rallied for two runs in the ninth to tie it at 5, then took advantage of control...
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