State & National News

October 6, 2015 - 8:57pm
5 min 4 sec ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree underwent surgery to repair his fractured right fibula on Tuesday, but coach Jeff Fisher says the team will wait to decide whether to make a roster move with him.

Fisher says the operation went "really well." Ogletree may be placed on injured reserve/designated for return, which would allow him to return after eight weeks.

Fisher says "it's going to be longer than eight weeks, but there's a chance for a...

October 6, 2015 - 7:55pm
5 min 4 sec ago

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed kicker Connor Barth for a third stint with the team.

Barth's signing was announced Tuesday, one day after rookie Kyle Brindza was released after going 2 for 7 on field-goal attempts with two missed extra points the past two games.

Barth is an eighth-year pro who's made 85.3 percent of his field-goal tries (116 of 136). He's converted all 149 of his extra-point attempts.


October 6, 2015 - 7:37pm
5 min 3 sec ago
All Times EDT

Tuesday, Oct. 6: Houston (Keuchel 20-8) at New York (Tanaka 12-7), 8:08 p.m. (ESPN)

Wednesday, Oct. 7: Chicago (Arrieta 22-6) at Pittsburgh (Cole 19-8), 8:08 p.m. (TBS)

(Best-of-5; x-if necessary)
American League
Kansas City vs. New...

October 6, 2015 - 7:22pm
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End of Regular Season
October 6, 2015 - 7:13pm
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Atlantic Division
October 6, 2015 - 7:10pm
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw will start Game 1 of the upcoming National League Division Series for the Los Angeles Dodgers against the New York Mets.

The Dodgers announced their rotation for the first three games of the best-of-5 series Tuesday after the team held a workout.

Kershaw (16-7) will oppose Jacob deGrom of the Mets in Friday's playoff opener at Dodger Stadium.

Zack Greinke (19-3) will take the mound for Game 2 on...

October 6, 2015 - 6:57pm
5 min 3 sec ago

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Greg Hardy has returned from a four-game suspension over his role in a domestic violence case, and the Dallas defensive end is making it clear that his focus is on football.

Meeting with reporters Tuesday for the first time since signing with the Cowboys as a free agent in March, Hardy answered almost every question about the episode in North Carolina last year with a reference to football.

Even when asked if he planned to get...

October 6, 2015 - 6:54pm
5 min 3 sec ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Butler Director of Athletics Barry Collier and Missouri Valley Conference Commissioner Doug Elgin will begin four-year terms on the National Invitation Tournament Committee, it was announced Tuesday.

C.M. Newton, chair of the NIT Committee since its inception in 2006, will now serve as chair emeritus. Reggie Minton will serve as chair this season.

Starting with 2015-16, committee members will serve a maximum four-year term and it...

October 6, 2015 - 6:50pm
5 min 3 sec ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues have promoted Rob DiMaio to director of player personnel.

The 47-year-old DiMaio had been director of scouting for three years. He joined the Blues as a scout in 2008.

DiMaio also had 277 points in 894 games during his playing career with the Islanders, Rangers, Lightning, Flyers, Bruins, Hurricanes and Stars.

The Blues open the season Thursday against Edmonton.

October 6, 2015 - 6:47pm
5 min 3 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have placed defenseman Michal Rozsival on long-term injured reserve.

The Blackhawks also recalled defenseman Ville Pokka from Rockford of the American Hockey League and assigned defenseman Viktor Svedberg to the IceHogs.

Rozsival broke his left ankle in Game 4 of Chicago's second-round sweep against Minnesota in the playoffs. He re-signed with the Stanley Cup champions last month.


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