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September 24, 2018 1:30 AM Saints QB Drew Brees makes history in ‘wild’ win over Falcons

Atlanta’s Matt Ryan had his first career game with five scoring passes. Calvin Ridley became the first Atlanta rookie with three scoring catches. That wasn’t enough for the Falcons (1-2) against Brees and the high-scoring Saints, who gained 534 yards. Ryan bemoaned a lost opportunity when the Falcons were forced to punt when stopped at the Atlanta 44 with 25 seconds 9

September 22, 2018 2:59 AM John Tavares scores two as Leafs beat Sabres

The Leafs retook the lead at 10:55 when Mueller plowed forward off a faceoff in the Sabres end before picking the pocket of the Buffalo defender and stuffing the puck past Ullmark. Tavares and Marner lost their regular winger early in the second when Zach Hyman left with a bone bruise after taking an innocent-looking shot by teammate Rasmus Sandin off the skate 10

September 18, 2018 5:41 PM Former DC mayor Marion Barry, who staged comeback after 1990 crack cocaine arrest, dead at 78

WASHINGTON - Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council. Instead, Barry will be remembered for a single night 31

September 18, 2018 4:41 PM Visa, Mastercard reach $6.2 billion settlement on swipe fees

NEW YORK—Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc. agreed to pay as much as $6.2 billion to end a long-running price-fixing case brought by merchants over card fees, the largest-ever class action settlement of an antitrust case. The total is in line with sums the two companies previously set aside to cover the costs of the litigation, including $5.3 billion already 11

September 18, 2018 3:36 PM PGA to bring Ryder Cup, other top events to Congressional

The PGA of America is bringing its biggest championships to Congressional over the next two decades. Nearly three months after the PGA Tour ended another run outside golf-rich Washington, the PGA of America announced an agreement for the club to host the Women’s PGA Championship twice, the Senior PGA Championship twice, the PGA Championship (2031) and the Ryder 10

September 18, 2018 12:04 AM Type 1 diabetes can’t stop Atlanta’s Adam Duvall from living MLB dream

On one side of his stomach, Duvall wears the glucose sensor, which looks like a small plastic disc. It’s held on with a sticky patch, and it sends blood sugar numbers to his pump. His insulin pump is connected to the other side of his stomach. Several inches of plastic tubing serve as the drip line that keeps him alive. That tubing connects to Duvall’s 9

September 16, 2018 1:50 AM Tory suggests he wants Queen’s Park to pass Bill 31 as soon as possible

On Thursday, Tory joined a majority of council colleagues in voting to have the city fight Bill 31 and the charter override to the Supreme Court, if necessary. The mayor, who is running for re-election, told council that working together to stop the legislation showed council’s “commitment to democracy.” On Saturday, Tory spokesman Don Peat denied the mayor 11

September 14, 2018 12:14 AM Milos Raonic good to go in Davis Cup tie for Canada

The 46-year-old Nestor, ranked 135th in doubles, is playing in his final Davis Cup. Pospisil has been focusing on his singles career so his doubles ranking has slumped to 1,253, but he peaked at No. 4 in 2015. The singles matchups will flip on Sunday, with Raonic playing Haase and Shapovalov taking on de Bakker. Montreal’s Felix Auger-Aliassime, 18, is Canada’s 16

September 13, 2018 12:21 PM ‘We have hit a tipping point.’ City clerk warns Oct. 22 municipal vote in jeopardy over confusion over number of wards

Toronto city council gathers Thursday to respond to Premier Doug Ford’s unprecedented push to cut council almost in half. Whether the city can logistically hold a 25-seat election on Oct. 22 — with or without advance voting, any legal options for the city to fight Ford’s use of the notwithstanding clause, and Mayor John Tory’s push for a referendum on council 13

September 10, 2018 4:01 PM Henderson looking to cap off successful year with Evian Championship win

“Hopefully all the pieces come together for the week and I can play well again.” With more than $1.2 million (U.S.) earned this season, Henderson sits second on the LPGA Tour money list with seven tournaments left. She’s also third on the year-long Race to the CME Globe. If she tops that points list after the CME Group Tour Championship, the final event 8