Reds' big shortcoming sets up 3rd straight 90-loss season

CINCINNATI (AP) — Every Reds' opponent respects their offense, their defense and the back of their bullpen. They also know the missing ingredient that has been a constant thread in three straight 90-loss seasons.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer

Three's company; Pens eye 1st NHL three-peat in 35 years

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The parade celebrating the Pittsburgh Penguins' second straight Stanley Cup was still raging on that hot afternoon in mid-June when Mike Sullivan decided it was time to up the ante.

  • Written by By WILL GRAVES , AP Sports Writer

Indians get AL-best 102nd victory, beat White Sox 3-1

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians had already locked up the best record in the AL, captured the Central Division title and compiled the second-longest winning streak in baseball history.

  • Written by By BRIAN DULIK , Associated Press