• In this Sept. 29, 2015, photo, Jason Robins, center, CEO of DraftKings website, speaks on a panel at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas. His company’s rising visibility is spawning debate among the casino industry and regulators about the definition of gambling and whether all sports betting should be legalized and regulated. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    As daily fantasy eschews ‘gambling’ label, scrutiny grows

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Stock market traders and chess players — that’s who’s playing DraftKings, according to CEO Jason Robins, who told a crowd of casino executives last week in Las Vegas that fewer than 15 percent of the players on his site make wagers in traditional sports books.

  • An attendant works to stow equipment in the club house at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, a day after the Boston Red Sox finished the baseball season in last place in the American League East. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Red Sox more optimistic despite another last-place finish

    BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox tried to buy their way out of the AL East cellar last offseason with splashy free agents, guaranteeing Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval a total of $183 million.

  • Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo wins Web.com Tour Finals finale

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo made a 25-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday to win the Web.com Tour Finals-ending Web.Com Tour Championship, and Rob Oppenheim got the last PGA Tour card when Lucas Glover shook up the order with a closing bogey.

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  • Argentina’s Emiliano Grillo leads Web.com Tour Finals finale

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Emiliano Grillo holed out from the fairway for an eagle on the par-4 18th hole Friday to take the lead in the Web.com Tour Finals-ending Web.Com Tour Championship.

  • FIFA President Sepp Blatter drives his car into the garage of the FIFA headquarters on his way to work in Zurich, Switzerland, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015. Blatter was questioned by Swiss investigators on Friday about why FIFA paid 2 million Swiss francs (about $2 million) to UEFA President Michel Platini in 2011 for work supposedly carried out at least nine years earlier. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

    Blatter calls for more women in leadership roles in soccer

    ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter’s lawyer says FIFA president ‘will not resign’ despite calls from major sponsors.

  • Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, left,  exchanges a rugby ball for an American football with former American football player Dan Marino, during a media event inside 11 Downing Street in London on Friday Oct. 2, 201  (Justin Tallis/Pool, via AP)

    Britain seeks NFL franchise in London within 5 years

    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s treasury chief pushed his case Friday for placing a permanent NFL franchise in London, saying he hoped the league would move a team to the capital within the next five years.

  • Rhein Gibson leads Web.com Tour Finals finale

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rhein Gibson shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the Web.com Tour Finals-ending Web.Com Tour Championship.

  • Bruins owner Jacobs talks pros, cons of NHL expansion

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs says both groups hoping to land an NHL expansion team made impressive presentations at the recent league meetings.

  • In this Aug. 5, 2013, file photo, the Washington Post for Kindle application is displayed for purchase on an Amazon Kindle in New York. A recent poll by survey by Media Insight Project, a collaboration of the American Press Institute and the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, shows that about 40 percent of U.S. adults ages 18-34 pay for at least some of the news they read, whether it’s a print newspaper, a digital news app or an email newsletter. (AP Photo/Karly Domb Sadof, File)

    40 percent of millennials pay for print, online news

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a world flush with free information, some young people are still willing to shell out for news they read.