Nathan MacKinnon, Mikko Rantanen lead Avalanche rally past Bruins

DENVER — Mikko Rantanen got an assist for setting up the go-ahead goal. Nathan MacKinnon wanted to give him something more — full credit. “All Mikko there,” he said. MacKinnon scored the...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Oakland’s Melvin, Atlanta’s Snitker voted top managers

NEW YORK – Oakland’s Bob Melvin was voted Manager of the Year for the third time, winning the American League honor Tuesday after leading the Athletics to the playoffs despite the lowest...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES – The NFL moved the Rams’ Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles on Tuesday due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium. The...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell refuses to sign tag, out for 2018

PITTSBURGH – Le’Veon Bell won’t play in 2018. The star running back declined to sign his one-year $14.4 million franchise tender with the Pittsburgh Steelers by Tuesday’s deadline, making him...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ferguson: Jason Dufner does the math in determining success rate

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. – Jason Dufner scanned down both sides of the crowded practice range Tuesday at Sea Island as he tried to find a spot to practice. So many players, even if he doesn’t know...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rory McIlroy giving up European Tour membership for PGA schedule

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Rory McIlroy is set to give up European Tour membership in 2019 to focus on the U.S. PGA Tour. Just for the year, for now. McIlroy said on Tuesday at the World Tour...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nuggets mired in 3-game slump with Rockets arriving Tuesday

DENVER – Nuggets coach Michael Malone kept the mood light at practice Monday and the lectures to a minimum. No reason to get too worked up over Denver’s current three-game skid. After all, this is...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Shohei Ohtani wins AL Rookie of the Year; Ronald Acuna wins NL honor

NEW YORK – Two-way star Shohei Ohtani was a singular sensation in voting for AL Rookie of the Year. A standout on the mound and at the plate for the Los Angeles Angels, Ohtani was an overwhelming...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

It’s done: Jimmy Butler trade to Philadelphia completed

MIAMI – Jimmy Butler is in Philadelphia, and upon his arrival he immediately began talking about winning a championship. “The Process” has a whole new meaning. Butler, a four-time All-Star forward,...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NHL reaches settlement with former players in concussion suit

The National Hockey League reached a settlement worth nearly $19 million with former players who had sued the league over brain injuries suffered while playing. The suit alleged the league and team...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Varlamov stops 26 shots, Avalanche beat Oilers 4-1

EDMONTON, Alberta – Semyon Varlamov stopped 26 shots to help the Colorado Avalanche beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 Sunday night to snap a five-game losing streak. Mikko Rantanen, Carl Soderberg and...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lopez makes eight 3-pointers, Bucks beat Nuggets 121-114

DENVER – Brook Lopez always drew attention in the paint. Now, the Milwaukee Bucks’ 7-footer is starting to draw a defensive crowd the moment he crosses the half-court line because of his 3-point...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 15 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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