Ebron out with knee injury for Detroit

SEATTLE (AP) — Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron is out of Monday's game against the Seattle Seahawks after suffering a knee injury in the first half.

Ebron suffered a left knee injury midway through the...

After encouraging season, D-backs GM says 'we're close'

PHOENIX (AP) — A 15-game improvement in the standings with a core of talented young players and an aggressive style has the Arizona Diamondbacks believing they are headed in the right direction.


Air Academy jumps to lead over Falcon to close in on league softball crown

By: SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com

Even before the game started, Air Academy softball coach Chris Hernez knew it was going to be a good day.

Turned out he was right.

Air Academy scored four runs over the first two innings and the Kadets...

Defense steps up in both of Rams victories

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Big stops by the defense have been behind both of the St. Louis Rams' victories.

Against the Cardinals, they perhaps had more ferocious hits than they'd had the previous three games...

Keuchel, Astros still have something to prove against Yanks

NEW YORK (AP) — For Dallas Keuchel, pitching on three days' rest for the Houston Astros in the American League wild-card game is just one more chance to prove a season's worth of doubters wrong.

"I play with...

Move over Rodgers: Packers defense is rolling, too

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Defense has been one of the biggest question marks in recent years when it came to the viability of the Green Bay Packers as a Super Bowl contender.

So far, it's not a problem after the first...

A capsule look at the Astros-Yankees playoff game

A look at the American League wild-card game between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees:


Schedule: Tuesday, at New York, 8:08 p.m. EDT (ESPN).


Season Series: Astros won...

Luck limited at practice, uncertain for game at Houston

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck's prognosis for Thursday night's game is still under wraps, and that's how the Colts plan to keep it.

After missing his first NFL game Sunday because of an injured right...