• Former Mets star Staub had heart attack on plane, recovering

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets say former star Rusty Staub is recovering in a hospital in Ireland after a heart attack on an overseas flight.

  • FILE- In this May 28, 2013 file photo, Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, addresses a news conference, in New York. The federal prosecutor is believed to be investigating Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature economic development project, the Buffalo Billion, which awarded significant state money to companies run by Cuomo donors.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    US attorney appears to focus on political favors in New York

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Questions about whether campaign donors to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo benefited from his Buffalo Billion economic development initiative are highlighting the long and murky relationship between money and public policy in Albany.

  • Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner, right, scores on a single by Corey Seager ahead of the tag of San Diego Padres catcher Derek Norris, lower left, as home plate umpire CB Bucknor gets ready to make the call during the third inning of a baseball game, Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Padres lose to Dodgers 6-2; fall to 35-44 on road

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the Los Angeles Dodgers trying to earn home-field advantage in the NL Division Series, the San Diego Padres appear to be ideal fodder this weekend.

  • Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner, center, scores on a single by Corey Seager ahead of the tag of San Diego Padres catcher Derek Norris during the third inning of a baseball game, Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Dodgers beat Padres 6-2 to gain on Mets for home field

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Corey Seager’s two-run single highlighted a five-run third inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 6-2 Friday night to take a half-game lead over the Mets for home-field advantage in their upcoming playoff series.

  • Colgate makes late stand to hold off Cornell 28-21

    ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Jake Melville threw two touchdown passes and ran for one, the Colgate defense made a last-minute stand and the Raiders held off Cornell 28-21 on Friday night.

  • Saborio scores in extra time; DC United secures playoff spot

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Alvaro Saborio knocked in a loose ball on a free kick in the 92nd minute and D.C. United beat New York City FC 2-1 on a rainy Friday night to secure an Eastern Conference playoff spot.

  • New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez, left, laughs as he watches teammate John Ryan Murphy chug champagne as the Yankees celebrated clinching a wild card berth in the playoffs with a 4-1 win over the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game in New York, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015.   (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Yankees-Orioles game called by rain; will play 2 on Saturday

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The New York Yankees might have a busy weekend before getting a one-day break ahead of the playoffs.

  • Tulowitzki back in Blue Jays lineup

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki is back in the AL East champion Toronto Blue Jays’ lineup after missing three weeks due to injuries.

  • A car is stuck in floodwaters along Central Avenue in Sea Isle City, N.J., Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. New Jersey got pounded Friday by heavy rain and strong winds that were expected to bring coastal flooding this weekend, even though the state is no longer in the anticipated path of Hurricane Joaquin. (Lori M. Nichols/Gloucester County Times via AP)  PHILLY METRO OUT NEWS; MANDATORY CREDIT, TV OUT, NO SALES, MAGS OUT

    3 MLB games postponed as Atlantic faces rain and wind

    NEW YORK (AP) — Three major league baseball games were postponed Friday as the East Coast faced steady rain with Hurricane Joaquin swirling in the Atlantic.

  • Tulowitzki in Blue Jays’ lineup against Rays

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki is listed in the Toronto Blue Jays’ starting lineup for their game against the Tampa Bay Rays.