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NEW YORK (AP) — Big expectations followed Kris Bryant and Carlos Correa from the moment each was drafted just a few years ago. It didn’t take long for both to deliver. Bryant was a unanimous pick as NL Rookie of the Year on Monday, and Correa took the American League prize in a close vote by...
NEW YORK (AP) — He’s the player daily fantasy sports fans across the country are suddenly watching: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who ordered industry giants DraftKings and FanDuel this past week to stop accepting play from New Yorkers, saying their business amounts to illegal...
New England Patriots' LeGarrette Blount (29) rushes past New York Giants' Robert Ayers (91) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, in East Rutherford, N.J. AP Photo/Julio Cortez
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — There’s an air of invincibility and inevitability about the New England Patriots. Invincible because since January, they haven’t lost. Inevitable because of the feeling they will find a way — something they did in their toughest test this season, edging the New York...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Matthew Stafford threw for two touchdowns, and Detroit stopped a 24-game road losing streak against Green Bay when it held on for an 18-16 victory despite a late blunder by Calvin Johnson. Mason Crosby missed a 52-yard field goal as time expired after the Packers recovered...
SEATTLE (AP) — Carson Palmer threw for 363 yards and three touchdowns, Andre Ellington had a 48-yard touchdown run with 1:58 remaining and the Arizona Cardinals moved three games ahead in the NFC West with a wild 39-32 victory over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night. Palmer helped the...
No. 4 Oklahoma State is the highest ranked team from the Big 12 and Oklahoma moved up five spots to No. 7 in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday. The top three of No. 1 Clemson, No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 Alabama is unchanged after all three won on Saturday. The Tigers have 34...
Dale Earnhardt Jr., center left, and his pit crew celebrate their third victory of the season after winning the the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Phoenix International Raceway, Sunday, in Avondale, Ariz. Earnhadrt was leading on lap 219 when the race was called due to rain. AP Photo/Ralph Freso
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — NASCAR’s championship field was set Sunday at rain-soaked Phoenix International Raceway when the race was called 93 laps from the scheduled finish — denying Joey Logano and three others a chance to race their way into the finale. Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the race when NASCAR...
Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart (36) drives past Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) in the third quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday. Boston won 100-85. AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Marcus Smart got the best of Russell Westbrook, and afterward, Westbrook was already looking for a rematch. Smart scored a career-high 26 points to help the Boston Celtics beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-85 on Sunday night. He also was the centerpiece of a collective...
Mahar running back Malik Adams (22) uses a stiff arm to keep a pair of Pittsfield defenders at bay during Friday night's football contest in Orange. Adams racked up 75 yards rushing, giving him 1,013 for the season, but the Senators suffered a 20-18 loss to the Generals. Photo By Josh Talbot
ORANGE — The Mahar football team was dealt a double-whammy in a 20-18 loss to Pittsfield, Friday night, at the James S. Woodward Athletic Complex. With 43 second to play, Generals’ quarterback Kolbe Muzzy connected with Terrick Boire for a 26-yard touchdown on a fourth-and-seven play to give...
Athol's Shawn Smart (30) makes a cut up the field as teammate Nick Casella (25) throws a block during Friday night's football contest in Athol. The Raiders defeated Smith Voke 39-12 for their third straight victory. Photo By Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Red Raiders easily rolled to their third straight victory at a cold and windy O’Brien Field Friday night. The Athol High School football team made quick and easy work of Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School, beating the Vikings, 39-12, and were never really challenged. Athol...

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