Last-place Blue Jackets beat NHL-best Stars 6-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets responded to coach John Tortorella's public scolding and turned his tough talk into something positive.

  • Written by ROBERT DENHARD, Associated Press

NFL season again filled with surprises, disappointments

The 2015 NFL season has had plenty of flops such as Jimmy Graham's move to the Northwest, the "lose-lose" LeSean McCoy-Kiko Alonso trade and the Ndamukong Suh-Miami Dolphins marriage.

  • Written by ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Pro Football Writer

Former outfielder Dave Henderson dies of heart attack at 57

SEATTLE (AP) — Dave Henderson, the former major league outfielder who hit one of the most famous home runs in postseason history, died Sunday after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 57.

  • Written by TIM BOOTH, AP Sports Writer

Ex-Globetrotters star Meadowlark Lemon dies

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Meadowlark Lemon, the "clown prince" of basketball's barnstorming Harlem Globetrotters, whose blend of hook shots and humor brought joy to millions of fans around the world, has died. He was 83.

  • Written by JOHN MARSHALL, AP Sports Writer