Men's sports

New Jersey Devils' Kyle Palmieri celebrates scoring during the season-opening NHL Global Series hockey match between Edmonton Oilers and New Jersey Devils at Scandinavium in Gothenburg, Sweden, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, (Bjorn Larsson Rosvall /TT News Agency via AP)
October 07, 2018 - 12:21 am
GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — Kyle Palmieri, Travis Zajac and the New Jersey Devils left the Edmonton Oilers behind in their season-opener, showing the form that helped them return to the playoffs last season. Palmieri and Zajac scored two goals each to lead the Devils to a 5-2 victory Saturday night...
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Houston Astros' Carlos Correa (1) and George Springer (4) celebrate their win over Cleveland Indians in Game 2 of a baseball American League Division Series, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 06, 2018 - 9:39 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole have been even more brilliant in the playoffs, keeping Cleveland's powerful offense in check to give the Houston Astros a 2-0 lead in the AL Division Series. Cole struck out 12 and walked none, combining with two relievers on Houston's second straight...
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October 06, 2018 - 9:28 pm
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker birdied the final three holes Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the PGA Tour's season-opening Safeway Open. Snedeker finished with a 3-under 69 to get to 16-under 200 on the North Course at Silverado Resort and Spa. He won the Wyndham...
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Atlanta Braves base runner Ronald Acuna walks off the field after the final out in a 3-0 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of a baseball National League Division Series, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal Constitution via AP)
October 06, 2018 - 9:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers head to Atlanta full of confidence after consecutive shutouts gave them a commanding 2-0 lead over the Braves in their National League Division Series. Now the Braves must win the first postseason game in their new ballpark to extend their season. And they face some...
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Manchester United's manager Jose Mourinho reacts and gestures to his players during their English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
October 06, 2018 - 2:54 pm
LONDON (AP) — Just when Jose Mourinho needed it most, Manchester United dug deep to pull off a gutsy victory for its under-fire manager. Mourinho, under mounting scrutiny over his position because of poor results and frequent criticism of his players, was a picture of abject misery on the touchline...
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A tent kiosk for legalized sports betting is seen at the Dover International Speedway, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Dover, Del. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 06, 2018 - 2:49 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Bradley Saucier and Joshua Merrill made the trip from Maine to watch this weekend's NASCAR races at Dover. They had bags full of NASCAR merchandise, wore hats and shirts supporting their favorite drivers and came prepared to spend on their new favorite accessory: betting slips...
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Juventus's forward Cristiano Ronaldo, right, celebrates with his teammates Paulo Dybala, left, and Rodrigo Bentancur after scoring during a Serie A soccer match between Udinese and Juventus, at the Dacia Arena stadium in Udine, Italy, Saturday, Oct.6, 2018. (Stefano Lancia/Ansa via AP)
October 06, 2018 - 2:20 pm
UDINE, Italy (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo's form doesn't appear affected by a lawsuit accusing him of rape. Ronaldo scored Juventus' second goal in a 2-0 win at Udinese to extend the Bianconeri's perfect start in Serie A on Saturday. Shortly before the break, Ronaldo blasted a powerful shot from 10...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw watches a pitch to the Atlanta Braves during the first inning of Game 2 of a baseball National League Division Series on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
October 06, 2018 - 1:59 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With Sandy Koufax sitting in the front row, Clayton Kershaw pitched the best postseason game of his career, motivated partly by being passed over as the Dodgers' Game 1 starter. He responded with a postseason career-high eight innings of two-hit ball in his team's second straight...
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Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant listens to a question from a reporter before the team's NBA preseason basketball game against the Sacramento Kings, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
October 06, 2018 - 1:51 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Kevin Durant got off the bus inside the loading dock of KeyArena about two hours before tipoff and made a quick glance toward the court, visible through the tunnel. He was back where his NBA career began more than a decade ago. "When I woke up from my pregame nap I was nervous,"...
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Houston Astros' George Springer celebrates his solo home run against Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber during fifth inning in Game 1 of an American League Division Series baseball game Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 06, 2018 - 1:40 am
A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: SPRINGTIME Astros leadoff man George Springer has a chance to tie the postseason record for most consecutive games with a home run. Springer connected for the fifth game in a row Friday as Houston beat Cleveland 7-2 to open their AL Division...
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