• Panama forward Jorman Aguilar, left, takes a shot as USA defender Cameron Carter-Vickers covers during the first half of a CONCACAF Olympic qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in Commerce City, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Americans use 2nd-half surge to beat Panama 4-0

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Sluggish in the first half, the Americans needed some kind of catalyst.

  • From left, Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro, relief pitcher Luke Gregerson (44), third baseman Luis Valbuena, and infielder Marwin Gonzalez, celebrate the Astros 3-0 shutout of the New York Yankees  in the American League wild card baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    Keuchel, Astros beat Yankees in AL wild-card game

    NEW YORK (AP) — A year ago, no one could’ve pictured this. Yet here they were, Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros, soaking in champagne, merrily posing for a victory shot on the mound at Yankee Stadium.

  • United States' Jordan Spieth plays a chip shot during his final practice round ahead of the Presidents Cup golf tournament at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea, in Incheon, South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    Spieth, Dustin Johnson partners in Presidents Cup

    INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson battled at Chambers Bay in the U.S. Open. They will be partners in South Korea at the Presidents Cup.

  • Memphis Grizzlies guard Russ Smith (2) shoots between Houston Rockets center Clint Capela and forward Sam Dekker (7) in the second half of an NBA basketball preseason game Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

    Smith leads Grizzlies past Rockets, 92-89

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Russ Smith scored 12 points, Jeff Green and Courtney Lee added 11 apiece and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Houston Rockets 92-89 on Tuesday night in the preseason opener for both teams.

  • FILE- In this Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, Len Don Diego, marketing manager for content at DraftKings, a daily fantasy sports company, works at his station at the company's offices in Boston.  New York's attorney general has sent letters to daily fantasy sports websites DraftKings and FanDuel demanding they turn over details of any investigations into their employees on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

    NY attorney general opens probe into fantasy sports websites

    NEW YORK (AP) — The state’s attorney general on Tuesday sent letters to daily fantasy sports websites DraftKings and FanDuel demanding they turn over details of any investigations into their employees, saying they “may have gained an unfair, financial advantage in a contest known as Daily Fantasy Football.”

  • Milwaukee Bucks' Damien Inglis, center, shoots against Chicago Bulls' Doug McDermott (3) and Aaron Brooks (0) during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

    Butler, McDermott pace Bulls over Bucks, 105-95

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jimmy Butler and Doug McDermott scored 23 points each to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 105-95 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night, making new coach Fred Hoiberg a winner in his preseason debut.

  • Warne, Tendulkar to lead star-studded cricket tour of US

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Cricket greats Shane Warne of Australia and Sachin Tendulkar of India will captain opposing teams of former star players in a three-match exhibition tour of the United States next month.

  • Rockies will bring back manager Walt Weiss for another year

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss will return to the dugout next season after meeting with General Manager Jeff Bridich on Tuesday.

  • Fresno State QB Greenlee charged in public drunkenness case

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Fresno County District Attorney’s office has filed charges against Fresno State quarterback Zack Greenlee and a teammate arrested last month during a house party near the campus.

  • Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles (34) and Indiana Fever center Lynetta Kizer (12) battle for a rebound in the first half of Game 2 of the WNBA basketball finals Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Fowles, Lynx pull out tense Game 2 to even WNBA Finals 1-1

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sylvia Fowles and the Minnesota Lynx walked off the court after Game 2 of the WNBA Finals standing tall, responding with an aggression and desperation that was sorely needed after losing homecourt advantage in the opener.