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Frk, Nielsen score 2 each as Red Wings beat Bruins 5-1

Jerry Lewis' six sons were purposely excluded from the late comic's will. The legendary comedian, who died in August at 91, explicitly asked that they receive no benefits from his estate. In documents obtained by the Blast and People, the Emmy-winning star's last will and testament declares the exclusion of his children with ex-wife Patti Palmer, whom he

Red Sox and Yankees back in postseason together for first time since 2009

Since Major League Baseball introduced the wild card in 1995, the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees have appeared in the same postseason eight times. That’s about to become nine, as the historic rivals have each clinched a postseason berth for the first time since 2009.We weren’t expecting any big

NFL Owners Defend Players in Response to Donald Trump’s Criticism

Multiple NFL owners issued statements Saturday defending their players from president Donald Trump’s criticism.Trump has tweeted several times expressing his anger at NFL athletes who have chosen to protest racial inequality during the national anthem before games. The president invoked players’ jobs as a privilege and said that they should

Tanaka implodes as Yanks drop first game of series to Jays, 8-1

Yankees starter RHP Masahiro Tanaka had an uncharacteristic start as the Blue Jays tacked on eight to win the first game of the three-game series, 8-1, in Toronto.  >> Box score With the game tied 1-1 in the bottom of the third, Teoscar Hernandez broke it with a solo homer to left center to take the

Raiders optimistic Sean Smith will play against Redskins

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Sean Smith's sore neck and shoulder appear to be getting better and Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio is hopeful the veteran cornerback will be able to play Sunday in Washington.Smith was held out of Oakland's Week 2 win over the New York Jets and suffered

NFL schedule: Week 3 game times and TV coverage

Week 3 of the NFL season includes a key AFC West battle and a tougher test for the 2-0 Raiders.MoreThe AFC West battle will continue develop in Week 3 of the 2017 season when the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Chargers face off Sunday afternoon.Elsewhere, the Cowboys look

Brendan Smith is expected to take on more of a leadership role

Brendan Smith said that he thinks he can "flourish" in Alain Vigneault's system and said that many factors came into play regarding his decision to re-sign with the Rangers. (NYR) Smith said that despite it being his first camp with the Rangers he feels he has been with the organization

New York native Romano starts for Reds vs. Red Sox

CINCINNATI -- Rookie right-hander Sal Romano will carry some extra motivation to the mound on Friday night when he and the Cincinnati Reds face the Boston Red Sox in the opener of a three-game series at Great American Ball Park.Romano is focused on winning a game for the Reds and

London Brings Out The Best In The NFL’s Dregs

The NFL will take over London for the 18th time — and the 11th consecutive year — this weekend when the Baltimore Ravens take on veteran overseas travelers the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium. The game will be the first of four set in England this season, the most that

Raul Mondesi sentenced on corruption charges in Dominican Republic

Mondesi, the 1994 National League Rookie of the Year while with the Los Angeles Dodgers, had been under house arrest since February while awaiting trial.? The three-judge panel also fined Mondesi the equivalent of $1.27 million for defrauding more than $6 million during his time as mayor from 2010 to 2016.

MLB Capsules: Joe Maddon wins in return to Tropicana Field

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon walks into the visitor's dugout during warmups before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)MoreST. PETERSBURG, Florida (AP) — Mike Montgomery took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning, Kyle Schwarber hit his

Fantasy scoring is down and likely to stay that way

If you’re disappointed in the scoring of your fantasy teams and your Sundays seem a lot more boring, you are not alone.The biggest early season trend in 2017 is a lack of offense. Through two weeks teams are averaging just 1.93 offensive touchdowns per game. Last season it was 2.40,

Even LeBron James can’t stop the Cavaliers losing money

Having the NBA’s best all-round player on your team apparently provides no guarantee of financial success, as the Cleveland Cavaliers are finding out.A report by ESPN shows 14 NBA franchises lost money in the 2016-17 season. Nine of those teams made losses even after revenue-sharing was taken into account.Those teams

Hischier scores as Devils beat Capitals in preseason opener

View photosAs Washington Capitals Christian Djoos, of Sweden, (20), skates past, New Jersey Devils right wing Stefan Noesen (23) celebrates his goal with center Joseph Blandisi (64) during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)MoreNEWARK, New Jersey (AP)

Aaron Judge hits homer No. 44, now five shy of MLB’s rookie record

In case you haven’t noticed, Aaron Judge appears to be back. The New York Yankees slugger, who suffered a terrible post-All-Star slump, has hit five homers in his past eight games after a first-inning blast Monday night at Yankees Stadium against the Minnesota Twins.[Now’s the time to sign up for

Marshawn Lynch Dance Party is a thing of beauty

The NFL is better with Marshawn Lynch in it. After a year-long siesta, Lynch returned to the NFL this year in the silver and black of his hometown Oakland Raiders, and he’s clearly thrilled to be here. Prior to Sunday’s game he gave away free Skittles throughout the Bay Area,

Fantasy Football Rankings Week 3: Defense

Fantasy Football Rankings Week 3: Defense In Week 1, five D/STs scored 19 or more fantasy points. In Week 2, no teams scored more than 19 points. In Week 3, we can't promise any teams to put up wild numbers, but the top teams in this week's defense rankings could see a

Sunday afternoon Orioles game thread: at Yankees, 1:05

The way the Orioles have played the last week and a half, I hardly even want to look at them or think about them any more. I won’t have to look at them today, since I’ll be driving, though I’ll still listen on the radio because I have a problem.