Sid and the Kids: Crosby thriving with Sheary, Guentzel

AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Guentzel still finds himself staring. And really, it’s kind of hard to blame him. A year ago he was fresh out of Nebraska-Omaha trying to find his legs with the Pittsburgh Penguins’ AHL affiliate, all speed and...

Nurse hits 9 3-pointers to lead UConn over Syracuse 94-64

AP Photo/Jessica Hill STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Kia Nurse scored 29 points and tied an NCAA Tournament record with nine 3-pointers to lead UConn to a 94-64 win over Syracuse on Monday night in a second-round rematch of last year’s national championship game. Nurse hit 10...

Mel B files for divorce from husband of nearly 10 years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Court records show singer and television personality Mel B has filed for divorce from her husband of nearly 10 years. The former Spice Girl, whose real name is Melanie Brown, cited irreconcilable differences for her breakup from producer Stephen...
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Colin Farrell tapped to play Oliver North for Amazon

AP Photo/Uncredited Colin Farrell is slated to star as Oliver North in a limited series from Amazon. Yorgos Lanthimos, who directed Farrell in the film “Lobster,” will direct the untitled, one-hour series that will cover the Iran-Contra scandal. Ben Stiller is among...

Back From Shoulder Woes, Indians’ Brantley Gets 2 Hits

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — For most teams, seeing an All-Star get two hits in a spring training game would be no big deal. For the Cleveland Indians, watching Michael Brantley swing back into action meant something. Coming off a year almost totally lost to shoulder trouble, Brantley...

Tim Tebow heading to Mets' Class A team: Columbia Fireflies

AP Photo/John Bazemore COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tim Tebow is joining the Columbia Fireflies. The former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback will start his pro baseball season with the Mets’ Class A franchise in Columbia. New York Mets manager Terry Collins...

2 men dead in burning car believed tied to TV performer ID'd

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — The deaths of two New Jersey men whose bodies were found in a burning car believed to belong to a reality television show performer have been ruled homicides. Passaic County prosecutors identified the men Monday as Aaron Anderson and Antonio Vega Jr....
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Penelope Cruz to play Versace in 'American Crime Story'

AP Photo/Uncredited NEW YORK (AP) — Penelope Cruz is headed to television to play fashion designer Donatella Versace in the third installment of “American Crime Story” on FX. The Academy Award-winning actress will star in the 10-episode series focused on the...

Jets Sign Veteran QB Josh McCown To 1-year Deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have signed veteran free-agent quarterback Josh McCown to a one-year deal. The team announced the signing Monday night. Agent Mike McCartney announced on Twitter that the contract is for one season. Financial terms were not immediately available....

Ohio Police Officers Who Shot, Injured Teen Won’t Be Charged

CENTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police officers who shot and wounded a 15-year-old boy who had an air gun won’t face criminal charges. Montgomery County’s prosecutor said Monday that a county grand jury declined to indict the two Centerville police officers after hearing...