The Latest: Marisnick won’t be on Astros’ roster

by Associated Press on October 23, 2017 at 9:44 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): ___ 6:30 p.m. Outfielder Jake Marisnick won’t be on Houston’s World Series roster. He broke his right thumb midway through last month, cutting short a season in which the 26-year-old hit 16 home runs in 106 games. Manager A.J. Hinch says Marisnick’s… Continue Reading

Zanesville girls soccer rolls along to district championship game

by David Carl Kinder II on October 23, 2017 at 9:17 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Monday’s district semi-final match at West Muskingum High School between Zanesville and Maysville was a tale of two halves. The top seeded Blue Devils scored the game’s first goal halfway through the first half. It came on a corner kick that Leikyn Dalponte put in the back of the net. That was… Continue Reading

Ducks’ Patrick Eaves recovering from Guillain-Barre syndrome

by Associated Press on October 23, 2017 at 8:53 pm

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Anaheim Ducks forward Patrick Eaves has been diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome, and his hockey career is on hold while he recovers. The Ducks announced Eaves’ diagnosis Monday, disclosing that the veteran was in intensive care last week. Eaves is still hospitalized in Newport Beach, California. Guillain-Barre syndrome is a rare disorder… Continue Reading

The Latest: Seager expected to be back on Dodgers’ roster

by Associated Press on October 23, 2017 at 8:51 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): ___ 5:45 p.m. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says Corey Seager is taking aggressive groundballs during the team’s workout in preparation for Game 1 of the World Series. He says that unless something “really unforeseen happens” he expects Seager to be on the… Continue Reading

Eagles without starting CB Darby, LB Kendricks vs. Redskins

by Associated Press on October 23, 2017 at 7:26 pm

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Eagles were without starting cornerback Ronald Darby for the fifth straight week and starting linebacker Mychal Kendricks for Monday night’s game against Washington. Darby practiced this week for the first time since he dislocated his right ankle in the opener against the Redskins. Darby was listed as inactive and might be… Continue Reading

Metta World Peace joins Lakers’ G League team as ass’t coach

by Associated Press on October 23, 2017 at 7:20 pm

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Metta World Peace has joined the Los Angeles Lakers’ NBA G League affiliate as a player development coach. The veteran NBA forward was added to the South Bay Lakers’ staff Monday. World Peace played 16 NBA seasons for six franchises, including six years with the Lakers from 2009-10 and 2015-17…. Continue Reading

Costas, Michaels, Joe Buck among Frick Award finalists

by Associated Press on October 23, 2017 at 6:53 pm

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Bob Costas, Al Michaels and Joe Buck are among the finalists for the Hall of Fame’s 2018 Ford Frick Award for excellence in baseball broadcasting. Don Drysdale, Dizzy Dean, Joe Morgan and Pee Wee Reese, a quartet in the Hall of Fame for their playing careers, also are among the finalists,… Continue Reading

Sabres sign 2016 3rd-round pick Cliff Pu to 3-year contract

by Associated Press on October 23, 2017 at 6:44 pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have signed playmaking prospect Cliff Pu to a three-year, entry-level contract. Pu was selected by the Sabres in the third round of the 2016 draft. He is currently playing his fourth season in the Ontario Hockey League. The 19-year-old forward from suburban Toronto finished eighth in the OHL… Continue Reading