The Boston Red Sox extended their winning run in MLB thanks to pitcher Brian Johnson.
Political differences aside, Nova Scotia's major party leaders can find common ground on a few fronts: They all enjoy political non-fiction, locally tailored suits and the province's beaches. Both Liberal Stephen McNeil and the NDP's Gary Burrill kept it simple, however, when it came to their culinary favourites.
On May 19, the Texas Rangers began a lengthy road trip as the hottest team in the majors leagues. On Monday, they return home somewhat cooled off as they prepare to face the Tampa Bay Rays in the opener of a three-game series. Texas (25-26) took a nine-game winning streak into its three-city, 10-game trip after winning eight straight home games against the San Diego Padres, Oakland Athletics and Philadelphia Phillies.