Keuchel sharp as Astros oust Yankees

Dallas Keuchel goes six innings, giving up three hits, as Houston wins the wild-card in New York, 3-0.

A year ago, no one could’ve pictured this. Yet here they were, Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros, soaking in champagne, merrily posing for a victory shot on the mound at Yankee Stadium.

Stats show ‘icing’ kickers more effective this year

Calling a timeout in an attempt to “ice” a kicker before a critical field-goal attempt has become almost as routine a decision for coaches as punting on fourth-and-long.

Rockies manager Weiss to return next season

Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss will return to the dugout next season after meeting with General Manager Jeff Bridich.

Hornets forward Kidd-Gilchrist to miss six months

Charlotte Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is expected to miss six months after having right shoulder surgery.

New Jersey Devils to retire Brodeur’s No. 30 jersey

Shortly after Martin Brodeur was selected by the New Jersey Devils with the 20th pick in the 1990 NHL draft, the 18-year-old was confused.

New Warrior Malinen leads WWCC at Warner Pacific Invite

Walla Walla Community College men’s golfer Lars Malinen, a newcomer to the Warriors’ roster, shot 3-over-par 77-72—149 over the opening 36 holes at the Warner Pacific Invitational at Glendover Golf Course on Monday.

Column: Hawks can’t rely on Wilson’s miracles

Russell Wilson displayed wizardry, resilience, grace, grit and improvisation.

Close calls for Cy Young

The Cy Young race is one of the deepest in decades.

Here’s how stacked the NL Cy Young race is: Max Scherzer struck out 276 batters with a 2.79 ERA and became the first major leaguer in 42 years to throw two no-hitters in one season.

Former college players take union fight to AFL-CIO

Ramogi Huma and Kain Colter refuse to allow one decision to derail their mission to unionize college athletics.

Dolphins fire coach Philbin four games into season

Joe Philbin was fired four games into his fourth season as coach of the Miami Dolphins, and one day after a flop on an international stage that helped seal his fate.