Ovechkin back at left wing as Capitals open camp

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, skates during a drill at NHL hockey training camp, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Barry Trotz says “there’s no coach on the planet” who can teach what Alex Ovechkin does when playing left wing.

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Utah doctor gets up to life in wife’s murder

Martin MacNeill enters the courtroom before his sentencing, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Provo, Utah. MacNeill, a Utah doctor convicted of killing his wife in a trial that became a national true-crime cable TV obsession, has been sentenced to 17 years to life in prison. MacNeill was found guilty of giving his wife drugs prescribed after cosmetic surgery and leaving her to drown in the bathtub of their home in 2007 so he could begin a new life with his mistress. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah doctor convicted of murdering his wife in a case that became a true-crime cable TV obsession was sentenced Friday to 17 years to life in prison at a hearing in which his daughter called him a monster.

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Paul Konerko back in White Sox lineup

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko is back in the starting lineup after being out since early September because of a broken left hand.

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Commissioner: ‘We have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong. That starts with me. ‘

NEW YORK (AP) — Commissioner: ‘We have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong. That starts with me. ‘

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Spartans heavily favored against Eastern Michigan

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio seems acutely aware of what is probably the biggest obstacle facing the Spartans this weekend.

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