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New York Mets' Michael Cuddyer, right, scores on Noah Syndergaard's second-inning RBI-single in an interleague baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in New York, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Mets avoid sweep, beat Red Sox

Sunday, August 30, 2015

NEW YORK — With every swing, a healthy Michael Cuddyer is becoming a major player for the New York Mets. Cuddyer hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning and the NL East leaders stopped their five-game home skid, averting a sweep by beating the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Sunday. The 36-year-old Cuddyer kept up his three-week surge since coming … 0

Day fires 62, wins in blowout at The Barclays

Sunday, August 30, 2015

EDISON, N.J. — Jason Day powered and putted his way to another blowout against a world-class field Sunday at The Barclays. Fresh off his first major at the PGA Championship, Day pulled away early and poured it on with three long birdie putts on the back nine at Plainfield. A birdie on the … 0

Keen Ice beats American Pharoah in Travers upset

Sunday, August 30, 2015

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The day after American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes and became the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, trainer Bob Baffert already was leery of Saratoga in the summer. He had every reason to be and now, American Pharoah may have run his last race. The track lived … 0

IndyCar heads to finale reeling from Wilson loss

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

When Tony Kanaan arrived home following the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway, his wife asked him why he continued to race in a series that has such high risk. Justin Wilson had been airlifted out of the track earlier that day after being hit in the head with … 0

Patriots welcome vet Colts wideout Wayne

Monday, August 24, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — New England Patriots players are looking forward to having veteran wide receiver and former rival Reggie Wayne on their team. “He’s a good player. He’s played at a high level for a long time,” fellow receiver Danny Amendola said Monday. “He played on some other good … 0

Garoppolo rallies Patriots to 26-24 win

Sunday, August 23, 2015

NEW ORLEANS — Saints receiver Brandin Cooks looks ready to fulfill the promise he showed as a rookie last season before smashing his hand on a helmet. Cooks caught all four passes thrown his way for 117 yards, … 0

Royals rally past Red Sox with four-run ninth, 8-6

Sunday, August 23, 2015

BOSTON — Boston’s Junichi Tazawa found out the hard way that life as closer can have its lousy days. Tazawa gave up four runs and six hits in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for … 0

Red Sox smack Royals

Friday, August 21, 2015

BOSTON — Johnny Cueto had his worst start since coming to Kansas City just before the trading deadline, and the Boston Red Sox beat the AL Central-leading Royals 7-2 on Friday night to send them to their second … 0

Saints WRs, Patriots DBs tested each other plenty

Friday, August 21, 2015

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler appreciated the chance to spend a couple days being tested at practice by record-setting quarterback Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints’ offense, even if there were moments when … 0

Woods has share of lead at Wyndham

Friday, August 21, 2015

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Tiger Woods signed up for his first Wyndham Championship knowing a win would definitively keep his season from ending. He’s halfway there. Woods shot a 5-under 65 on Friday to share the second-round lead with … 0

Miley, Bos ox trim KC, 4-1

Thursday, August 20, 2015

BOSTON — Ryan Hanigan drove in two runs and scored another on Jackie Bradley Jr.’s triple to help the Boston Red Sox beat Kansas City 4-1 Thursday night, ending the Royals’ five-game winning streak. Wade Miley (10-9) left in the eighth inning, allowing just one run. The Red … 0

Silent Brady on the money vs. Saints

Thursday, August 20, 2015

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Tom Brady’s media blackout, purportedly on advice of lawyers handling the legal challenge to his “Deflategate” suspension, has left him unavailable to even discuss how the New England Patriots look on the football … 0

Peyton, Broncos unveiling mash-up offense

Thursday, August 20, 2015

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Get ready to see Peyton Manning like you haven’t seen him in years. Roll-outs. Bootlegs. Sprint-outs. He’ll be lining up under center or in the pistol (with a running back behind him for some play-action possibilities) instead of the shotgun, from which he’s operated almost … 0