Thursday, October 18, 2018

Jimmy Butler to ESPN: I was ’brutally honest’ with Wolves

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer Jimmy Butler is back with the Minnesota Timberwolves, and his first practice of the season had fireworks. He caused them...

Red Sox beat Yankees, will face Astros in ALCS

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Eduardo Nunez charged Gleyber Torres’ four-hopper toward third base and whipped the ball across the diamond...

Indians’ first-round exit leaves sour taste

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — For the third year in a row, the unmistakable aroma of champagne wafted into the hallway outside...

Granderson gives Brewers upbeat, veteran presence off the bench

By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE (AP) — Curtis Granderson rounded first base and kept going. He reached second, stopped and turned around to...

The Trust helping with post-football transition

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer Now that Eric Winston is no longer playing pro football, he’s not exactly soaking up the rays in some...

Oklahoma City’s Adams among big men reviving center position

By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Steven Adams is invaluable to the Oklahoma City Thunder. He’s also a reminder: Big men in the...

Bolt to get start in trial game for soccer club in Australia

GOSFORD, Australia (AP) — Usain Bolt says his performance in a trial game on Friday could determine his future with the Central Coast Mariners...

Machado, Dodgers finish off the Braves in NLDS

By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer ATLANTA (AP) — When the Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their already power-packed lineup with slugging shortstop Manny Machado, this is...

Brees makes history in Saints win

By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Before Drew Brees could blow kisses to the adoring Superdome crowd, before he could embrace his...

Astros sweep Indians, advance to ALCS

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — As his teammates sprayed each other with champagne and beer in Houston’s buzzing clubhouse, ace Justin Verlander...