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October 12, 2015 - 3:33pm
1 day 6 hours ago

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Kings forward Dwight King will be sidelined for at least two months after having surgery on his broken foot.

Kings coach Darryl Sutter announced the extent of King's injury Monday.

King is a two-time Stanley Cup champion who plays a valuable depth role for Los Angeles. He had 13 goals and 13 assists for the Kings last season.

He was slated to start at left wing on the Kings' third line this...

October 12, 2015 - 3:33pm
1 day 6 hours ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns star cornerback Joe Haden will likely miss one game with a concussion sustained during Sunday's overtime win at Baltimore.

Haden, who was already playing with a broken right ring finger, got hurt when he came up to stop a screen pass on the first play of the fourth quarter. Browns coach Mike Pettine said Monday that Haden has been placed in the NFL's concussion protocol.

Haden sat out last week's game with the broken finger,...

October 12, 2015 - 3:25pm
1 day 6 hours ago

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson has returned to practice after serving a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

Richardson was back with the team Monday following the Jets' bye-week break and coach Todd Bowles says he will play in New York's home game against Washington on Sunday, although his role is uncertain. Bowles wants Richardson to get back into "football shape" and adds that rookie Leonard...

October 12, 2015 - 3:16pm
1 day 6 hours ago

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — South Florida offensive lineman Benjamin Knox has been suspended from all team activities after being charged with firing a gun at the exterior of a residence hall on campus.

The athletic department said in a prepared statement that it is investigating an incident that occurred early Sunday and "working with the proper authorities."

Knox, 21, is a red-shirt freshman reserve who's appeared in all five of USF's games this season....

October 12, 2015 - 3:00pm
1 day 6 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets infielder Matt Reynolds, who has never played in the majors, has replaced injured shortstop Ruben Tejada on New York's roster for the remainder of the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Reynolds batted .267 with six homers and 65 RBIs this season for Triple-A Las Vegas. He could become the second player since the first World Series in 1903 to make his big league debut in the postseason, according to STATS. Mark Kiger did it for...

October 12, 2015 - 2:32pm
1 day 6 hours ago

LINZ, Austria (AP) — Margarita Gasparyan of Russia rallied from a break down in the final set to beat Carina Witthoeft of Germany 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 on Monday on the opening day of the Generali Ladies.

Gasparyan, who won her maiden WTA title in Baku in August, converted all six break points to set up a second-round match against last year's finalist Camila Giorgi of Italy or Julia Goerges of Germany.

Earlier, Anna-Lena Friedsam defeated Magdalena...

October 12, 2015 - 2:30pm
1 day 6 hours ago

HONOLULU (AP) — A 25-year-old surfer who recently lost most of his leg in a shark attack near Oahu says he's determined to ride the waves again.

Hawaii News Now reports ( ) that doctors amputated most of Colin Cook's left leg after he was attacked by a 10- to 12-foot tiger shark near island's North Shore on Friday.

The day later, Cook was out of his hospital bed and taking a few steps.

The Oahu man had just...

October 12, 2015 - 2:19pm
1 day 6 hours ago
All Times EDT

Tuesday, Oct. 6: Houston 3, New York 0

Wednesday, Oct. 7: Chicago 4, Pittsburgh 0

(Best-of-5; x-if necessary)
American League
Houston 2, Kansas City 1

Thursday, Oct. 8: Houston 5,...

October 12, 2015 - 2:18pm
1 day 6 hours ago

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia qualified for next year's European championships with a 2-0 win over Montenegro on Monday, while Sweden goes into the playoffs.

Veteran defender Oleg Kuzmin and striker Alexander Kokorin scored both Russian goals in the space of five first-half minutes to ensure Russia takes the second automatic qualifying place in Group G behind Austria, which had already qualified.

Qualification caps a dramatic turnaround under new coach Leonid...

October 12, 2015 - 2:16pm
1 day 6 hours ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts quarterback Andrew Luck returned to full participation for Monday's practice for the first time in two weeks.

He is still day-to-day with a sore right shoulder and had been limited in practice since leading Indianapolis to a 35-33 win at Tennessee on Sept. 27. The Colts (3-2) host defending Super Bowl champion New England (4-0) on Sunday night.

Luck says he is hopeful to play against the Patriots after missing the last two...

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