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September 11, 2018 2:58 AM Darnold marches Jets past Lions in NFL opener blowout

DETROIT—Sam Darnold made a stellar debut, despite throwing a pick-6 on his first NFL pass, and the New York Jets intercepted five passes while routing the Lions 48-17 in their season opener Monday night. The 21-year-old Darnold became the youngest quarterback to start a season opener since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger, and he got off to an inauspicious start 10

September 5, 2018 8:33 PM Jordan Spieth looking to avoid an extra week off

Woods has finished out of the top 20 in both playoff events and has dropped five spots to No. 25, needing to play well to avoid missing the Tour Championship for the first time when playing a full schedule. Fowler missed the first two events with an injury and is No. 26. U.S. captain Jim Furyk announced three of his four picks for the Ryder Cup on Tuesday 16

September 5, 2018 4:43 PM Alvin ‘Ab’ McDonald, the first Winnipeg Jets captain, dies at age 82

“He’s a four-time Stanley Cup winner and was the captain on many teams, and our first captain here in Winnipeg. Just a tremendous guy who was looked up to by many. “And he loved Winnipeg. He came home every summer from playing hockey. He was just a guy who liked people.” McDonald also played with the Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, Pittsburgh Penguins 12

September 2, 2018 1:07 AM Webb Simpson holds lead at Dell Technologies Championship

He is more interested in doing well enough, often enough, to be consistently among the elite. “I don’t want to just have a couple of good years and have it go away for two years,” Simpson said. “There are a few guys that are always top 10 in the world. I want to do that.” Jordan Spieth showed signs of getting on track, despite opening with two straight 11

August 30, 2018 1:31 AM Red Sox pitcher David Price leaves game after being hit by line drive

Three innings later, they said “X-Rays were negative and further testing would be done as needed.” When the play was over, Price looked at his hand as he walked to the dugout and headed straight down the dugout steps into the clubhouse. He was followed by a team trainer, pitching coach Dana LeVangie and manager Alex Cora. When the top of the fourth started 10

August 24, 2018 1:27 AM Tiger Woods ‘a little defensive’ in return to FedEx Cup playoffs

Woods is back in the FedEx Cup playoffs for the first time in five years, and it was his first time at Ridgewood Country Club since 2010. Thousands came to watch him play, and they heard plenty of cheers from the group behind him. Dustin Johnson rimmed out a 6-iron on the par-3 sixth for one of his seven birdies to offset a triple bogey for a 67. U.S. Open and PGA champion 14

August 11, 2018 5:03 PM Bill Murray accused of accosting Carly Simon’s brother at restaurant

He told the responding officer that Murray was “irate” that he was taking pictures and ultimately grabbed him and poured water on his shirt. Murray, however, told authorities Simon, 71, was “taking pictures of him and harassing him while he was quietly minding his business,” the police report states. The restaurant’s owner, Katherine Domitrovich, meanwhile 13

July 14, 2018 9:14 PM Blue Jays fall to Red Sox on Bogaerts walk-off slam in 10th

The AL East-leading Red Sox had their 10-game winning streak halted Friday. They haven’t lost two straight since June 19 and 20. Boston starter Eduardo Rodriguez had to leave the game with a sprained right ankle after stumbling to the ground when his left foot hit the helmet of Lourdes Gurriel Jr., who was diving into the bag on his infield hit. Betts 19

July 11, 2018 8:30 PM Series preview: Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox

It’s no secret Kendrys Morales had a tough start to the season, hitting .143 as of May 10. But in the last two months, he’s slashing .304/.355/.529 with an OPS of .884, to go along with seven home runs and 18 RBIs. He comes up against stiff competition in the Red Sox’s J.D. Martinez, the American League’s starting designated hitter at next week’s all-star 18

July 9, 2018 3:10 PM J.A. Happ named Jays’ representative for all-star game

“I have gotten better about handling tough outings but the last couple have hurt, so this is nice,” Happ said. “It kind of helps you turn the page and look forward to my next outing and then the all-star game.” As for what he’s most looking forward to when the festivities roll around, Happ said he will try his best to take it all in. “See the best players 18