National Sports

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A person familiar with the discussions tells The Associated Press the Buffalo Sabres are interviewing former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma for their head-coaching vacancy. The meeting was taking place in Buffalo on Wednesday afternoon, and included...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers dealt third baseman Juan Uribe to the Atlanta Braves in a six-player trade Wednesday. The Dodgers also sent right-handed pitcher Chris Withrow to the Braves for infielder Alberto Callaspo, left-handers Eric Stults and Ian Thomas, and...
Will Power heads to Detroit this weekend poised to make his 100th start for Team Penske. The milestone race will occur Sunday at Belle Isle, which hosts an IndyCar doubleheader this weekend. It will actually be the 145th career start for Power, who began his career in 2005 with...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson has spent the last five months sending vague and sometimes ambiguous messages about his desire or lack thereof to remain with the Minnesota Vikings. Coach Mike Zimmer cut right to the chase on Wednesday when asked about the situation...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Greg Biffle is not celebrating yet. But he believes Roush Fenway Racing is improving after a couple of down years trying to catch up to its rivals. Biffle had a strong two weeks at Charlotte Motor Speedway, capped by a second place in the Coca-Cola 600 — his...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Felix Hernandez pitched a four-hitter to become the major's first eight-game winner, Nelson Cruz hit his AL-best 18th homer to snap a scoreless tie in the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners completed a three-game sweep by beating the Tampa Bay Rays...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Felix Hernandez pitched a four-hitter to become the major's first eight-game winner, Nelson Cruz hit his AL-best 18th homer to snap a scoreless tie in the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners completed a three-game sweep by beating the Tampa Bay Rays...
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans will be the stars of this season of "Hard Knocks." The popular HBO reality series picks one team each season to follow during training camp. This year, viewers will get an inside look at the team with Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt and...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The NCAA baseball tournament starts Friday with regionals. The 16 winners advance to super regionals next week, and the final eight go to the College World Series in Omaha beginning June 13. Here are some of the tournament's top story lines: BRUINS ARE BACK:...