• New York Mets' Alejandro De Aza follows through on a two-run single during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Wainwright loses and game, too, as Mets beat Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright lost his glove trying to tag out Yoenis Cespedes in a bizarre play and lost the game, too, when Alejandro De Aza’s homer and five RBIs sent the New York Mets over St. Louis 10-6 Thursday night.

  • In tis July 30, 2016, file photo, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz runs a drill during NFL football training camp in East Rutherford, N.J. Cruz returned to practice Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, for the Giants and earned the Odell Beckham Jr. seal of approval.  It marked the first time in almost two weeks that the oft-injured 29-year-old wide receiver practiced with the team, and slightly increases the hope he will be able to resume his career after two frustrating seasons. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

    Victor Cruz to make preseason debut for Giants against Jets

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Barring an injury, Victor Cruz is going to play for the New York Giants on Saturday in the annual preseason game against the Jets.

  • In this Aug. 9, 2016 file photo, U.S. gymnasts, from left, Simone Biles, Gabrielle Douglas, Lauren Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman hold their gold medals during the medal ceremony for the artistic gymnastics women's team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. MTV said Thursday, Aug. 25, that Biles, Raisman, Douglas, Hernandez and Kocian along with swimmer Michael Phelps, will present awards at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

    Michael Phelps, Final Five gymnasts to present at MTV VMAs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Recent Olympic gold medalists Michael Phelps and the Final Five are heading to the MTV Video Music Awards.

  • Gov. Cuomo opens NY State Fair, touts upgraded fairgrounds

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York State Fair has opened its 12-day run, with Gov. Andrew Cuomo on hand to tout $50 million in upgrades to the fairgrounds.

  • Fan falls into Yankees dugout during win over Seattle

    SEATTLE (AP) — A fan fell into the New York Yankees dugout during their victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, landing on the dugout steps before being corralled by law enforcement.

  • In this Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 photo, James Cawley sits in the captains chair while talking about his replica of the starship Enterprise from the original "Star Trek" series during the Trekonderoga festival in Ticonderoga, N.Y. Sets mimicking those of the 1960s TV series “Star Trek” have become a tourist attraction in upstate New York. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

    Fan-made ‘Star Trek’ sets become tourist attraction in NY

    TICONDEROGA, N.Y. (AP) — On its many voyages through space, the Starship Enterprise has endured bridge-shaking blasts from enemy ships and infiltration by scheming aliens. Now it’s being invaded by tourists.

  • St. Louis Cardinals' Randal Grichuk rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run off New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom during the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Mets’ deGrom allows 3 HRs in 8-1 loss to Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The New York Mets came out of Wednesday night wondering what might be wrong with right-hander Jacob deGrom and hoping nothing serious is amiss with right fielder Jay Bruce.

  • St. Louis Cardinals' Randal Grichuk watches his solo home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Cardinals hit 3 HRs off deGrom, break loose to beat Mets

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter, Randal Grichuk and Stephen Piscotty homered off Mets starter Jacob deGrom, powering the St. Louis Cardinals past New York 8-1 Wednesday night.

  • Endwell, N.Y., left fielder Justin Ryan just misses a three-run home run by Bowling Green, Ky.'s Carson Myers during the first inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    New York secures spot in U.S. championship game of LLWS

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Jude Abbadessa was 5 for 5 with six RBIs to lead Endwell, New York past Bowling Green, Kentucky 13-10 on Wednesday night for a place in the U.S. championship game of the Little League World Series.

  • New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez is congratulated on his home run against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

    Sanchez homers again, Tanaka rolls as Yankees blank Mariners

    SEATTLE (AP) — It took little time for Yankees’ rookie Gary Sanchez to receive the type of respect normally reserved for established veterans considered among the elite hitters.