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  • Hiller, Flames beat Avalanche

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    CALGARY, Alberta — Jonas Hiller made 28 saves, and the Calgary Flames beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-0 in a preseason game on Tuesday night. Hiller signed a $9 million, two-year deal over the summer. He is battling Karri Ramo for the starting job after spending the previous seven...

  • A capsule look at the Giants-Pirates playoff game

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    A look at the National League wild-card playoff between the San Francisco Giants and Pittsburgh Pirates: ___ Schedule: Wednesday, at Pittsburgh, 8:07 p.m. EDT (ESPN). ___ Season Series: Pirates won 4-2. ___ Projected Lineups: Giants: CF Gregor Blanco (.260, 5 HRs, 38 RBIs), 2B...

  • Olympian Michael Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    Michael Phelps' comeback has been sidetracked by more trouble away from the pool. The Olympic champion was arrested for the second time on DUI charges early Tuesday in his hometown of Baltimore, another embarrassment for a swimmer who came out of retirement this year with his sights...

  • A's Soto leaves AL wild-card game with injury

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Athletics catcher Geovany Soto left Tuesday night's AL wild-card game against the Kansas City Royals after hurting his left thumb in the first inning on a play at the plate. Soto got the start for Oakland over Derek Norris, even though he had never caught Jon...

  • Faried even more confident after gold-medal summer

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    DENVER — Coach K believed in him, enough to even ask him to take charge of the team. All Stars listened to him, too, especially at crunch time. So, yeah, Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried is soaring with confidence heading into the season. He's ready to take his high-flying game...

  • A capsule look at Tigers-Orioles playoff series

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    A look at the best-of-five American League Division Series between the Detroit Tigers and Baltimore Orioles: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Thursday, at Baltimore (5:37 or 6:07 p.m.); Game 2, Friday, at Baltimore (12:07 or 3:07 p.m.) Game 3, Sunday, at Detroit (3:45 p.m.);...

  • Braves hitting coach quits after dismal season

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — The changes keep coming for the Atlanta Braves. Already in the market for a general manager, they'll have to hire a new hitting coach as well. Greg Walker resigned from the coaching staff Tuesday, a move that was expected after the Braves struggled through a miserable...

  • Volquez looks to continue revival against Giants

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Edinson Volquez's renaissance began with a simple game of catch. During his brief session with Pittsburgh Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage on that January day at the team's training facility in Florida, the talented but erratic right-hander listened as Searage...

  • Cowboys' Carter out this week with quad strain

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Dallas linebacker Bruce Carter is out this weekend against Houston and could miss next week's game at Seattle because of a strained quadriceps. Carter said in a story on the team's website Tuesday that a timetable for his return was 10 to 14 days. The fourth-year...

  • Wilhoite filling the injury void at linebacker

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Michael Wilhoite knows he had important shoes to fill whenever he takes the field. NaVorro Bowman, out with a knee injury, has been impressed with his replacement. San Francisco opened the season without two All-Pro linebackers in Bowman and Aldon Smith....

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