BC-HKO–ECHL Glance

NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Fort Wayne at Kalamazoo, 7 p.m. Manchester at Reading, 7 p.m. Norfolk at Elmira, 7:05 p.m. Toledo at Brampton, 7:15 p.m. Atlanta at Allen, 8:05 p.m. Indy at Tulsa, 8:05 p.m. Missouri at Wichita,...

Column: Kid does it all, even with one eye on back home

AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh CHICAGO (AP) — A single sheet of paper sat on Willson Contreras’ chair in front of his locker when the Chicago Cubs rookie showed up for practice on Friday. It was a form letter asking players to list the names of people picking up the four tickets...

Sidelined For 10 Months, Devin Smith Set To Return For Jets

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Devin Smith has had 10 months to think. About life. About football. About his future. The New York Jets wide receiver has been sidelined since last December with — and threw his career into uncertainty. “Really, you just realize that this game can...

Rams make their last big move in trip to Detroit, London

AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — In a year of constant motion, the Los Angeles Rams are making their last big move. The Rams (3-2) headed out on a 10-day, two-game road trip to Detroit and London on Friday, filling a couple of jets with several tons of...

Maeda to start Game 1 for Dodgers

AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast CHICAGO (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda will start Game 1 of the NL Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. Maeda has lost three straight starts, lasting just three innings in his first career playoff...

Odd (base)ball: Indians' Bauer cuts pinkie fixing drone

AP Photo/Orlin Wagner CLEVELAND (AP) — A drone dropped into the AL Championship Series before the first pitch was even thrown. No, this isn’t a pre-Halloween hoax. Indians starter Trevor Bauer cut open his right pinkie while fixing one of the hovering objects he likes...

Helen Mirren calls on women to change the future by voting

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — At a Friday event to recognize philanthropic contributions by Hollywood women, Helen Mirren said women can “change the landscape for future generations” by voting in the upcoming presidential election. The actress said,...

Banged-up Browns Place Bitonio On IR, QB McCown Still Out

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns are dropping like, well, the Browns. Decimated by injuries since the season opener, Cleveland placed starting left guard Joel Bitonio on injured reserve Friday. They also ruled out quarterback Josh McCown for this week’s game at Tennessee as he...

'Debris flying everywhere' as tornado, rain wallop Northwest

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A tornado struck an Oregon beach town Friday, sending “debris flying everywhere” and toppling powerlines and trees as strong winds and heavy rain walloped the Pacific Northwest. Thousands were without power as...

19 homes destroyed in northern Nevada wildfire

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval declared a state of emergency Friday as hundreds of firefighters battled a wind-whipped fire that has destroyed 19 homes in the Washoe Valley between Reno and Carson City. The fire that broke out about 1:30 a.m. in the mountains...