• Langer ready to defend his Dick’s Sporting Goods Open title

    ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Since it became a stop on the Champions Tour eight years ago, the Dick’s Sporting Goods Open has not had a repeat champion. Bernhard Langer is ready to change that, even without daughter Christina helping call the shots.

  • University police: Buffalo forward Moss accused of stealing

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Forward Justin Moss was one of three Buffalo men’s basketball players accused of stealing $650 out of a dorm room in June, some three months before the Mid-American Conference player of the year was dropped from the team.

  • Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, with exercise rider George Alvarez up, works out at Saratoga Race Course on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. American Pharoah is the overwhelming 1-5 favorite in a 10-horse field for Saturday's Travers Stakes horse race at Saratoga. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    American Pharoah gets 1st look at Saratoga Race Course

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — No worries, so far. American Pharoah seems to love Saratoga Race Course.

  • Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher David Price works against the Texas Rangers during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    Encarnacion helps Price celebrate 30th, Jays top Texas 12-4

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Edwin Encarnacion turned David Price’s 30th birthday into a party — and a win for Toronto’s new ace.

  • Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Porcello pitches Red Sox past Sale, White Sox 3-0

    CHICAGO (AP) — For one night at least, it was all there for Rick Porcello. He kept his fastball down, and stepped up in every big spot.

  • New York Mets' Juan Uribe hits a line drive single to center field in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Philadelphia. Michael Conforto scored on the play. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)

    Colon tosses 7 scoreless innings, Mets beat Phillies 9-4

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bartolo Colon tossed five-hit ball and struck out eight in seven sharp innings, Michael Cuddyer hit a long homer and the NL East-leading New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-4 on Wednesday night.

  • Houston Astros' Evan Gattis celebrates with third base coach Gary Pettis on his way to home plate after hitting a home run during the second inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Astros top last year’s win total, beat Yankees 6-2

    NEW YORK (AP) — A green laser beam bounced around a fog-filled clubhouse, music blared from all corners of the darkened room. It’s a postgame party that’s becoming commonplace with these Houston Astros.

  • American Pharoah is bathed after arriving at Saratoga Race Course on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The Triple Crown winner is the overwhelming favorite for Saturday's Travers Stakes horse race at Saratoga. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Triple Crown winner arrives at Saratoga for Travers

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — With a dozen roses and about 300 people waiting to greet him, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah arrived at Saratoga Race Course on Wednesday and was led off a horse van next to his barn after a flight from California.

  • In this March 24, 2015, photo, Colin Drummond, 4, pushes luggage from behind as he walks with family members to check-in a relative for an Alaska Airlines flight at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. Fliers in certain markets are seeing bargain flights as fare wars make a limited return. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

    Airfare deals pop up as airlines wage limited fare wars

    ABOARD AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 1223 (AP) — Airline fare wars are making a comeback.

  • RHP Michael Pineda returns to Yankees, starts vs Astros

    NEW YORK (AP) — Right-hander Michael Pineda has returned to the New York Yankees after nearly a month on the disabled list and set to start against Houston.