Mets acquire NL RBI leader Jay Bruce from Reds

NEW YORK (AP) — One year later, the New York Mets finally landed All-Star outfielder Jay Bruce to boost a struggling lineup. And now, he'll provide protection for Yoenis Cespedes rather than an alternative to him.

  • Written by MIKE FITZPATRICK, AP Baseball Writer

HOF 2016: Brett Favre headlines 2016 Hall of Fame class

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Brett Favre was equal parts desperado and virtuoso during his 20-year NFL career that was predicated on taking big risks in the game's biggest moments.

  • Written by ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Pro Football Writer