• Broncos release veteran fullback James Casey

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos’ release of veteran fullback James Casey says plenty about how they’ve skewed the offense more toward Peyton Manning’s strengths and away from coach Gary Kubiak’s trademark running style.

  • Sabres Lehner to IR; Lieuwen recalled

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have placed starting goaltender Robin Lehner on the Injured Reserve with a lower body sprain.

  • Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis works the sidelines in the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

    Surprise: Bengals are the unbeaten team vs Seahawks

    One of the six remaining undefeated NFL teams will be on the field in Cincinnati on Sunday when Seattle visits.

  • 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)

    Daily fantasy sports and cheating allegations, a quick Q&A

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cheating allegations rocked the daily fantasy sports industry this week and as scrutiny mounts, a largely self-aimed spotlight has grown blindingly bright on DraftKings and FanDuel, which have flooded televisions, phones and computers with advertisements promising million-dollar payouts to a lucky few.

  • Kings, Richards settle grievance over contract termination

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Center Mike Richards and the Los Angeles Kings have settled their dispute over the termination of Richards’ contract after his arrest in June.

  • Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning passes against the Minnesota Vikings during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

    Sambrailo out, Mathis iffy for Broncos’ game at Oakland

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Four of the Denver Broncos’ starting O-linemen were either hobbled or sidelined at practice this week and one of them, left tackle Ty Sambrailo, will miss his second straight game Sunday with a sore left shoulder.

  • AHL defenseman for Flyers diagnosed with sarcoma in leg

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Defenseman Logan Pyett of the Philadelphia Flyers’ AHL affiliate has been diagnosed with a form of cancer and will be out indefinitely.

  • In this Sept. 22, 2015, file photo, Anaheim Ducks defenseman Simon Despres skates before an NHL preseason hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche in Denver. Despres has agreed to a five-year contract extension with the Ducks on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, solidifying his role in Anaheim after joining the club in a trade last season. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

    Simon Despres gets 5-year, $18.5 M extension from Ducks

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Defenseman Simon Despres agreed to a five-year, $18.5 million contract extension with Anaheim on Friday, punctuating his remarkable six-month rise with the Ducks.

  • In this June 24, 2015, file photo, Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon rubs his eyes after a run by the Kansas City Royals during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Seattle. The Mariners have fired manager Lloyd McClendon after two seasons,  Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, less than a week after the Mariners concluded a disappointing 76-86 season. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

    Mariners fire Lloyd McClendon after 2 seasons

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners fired manager Lloyd McClendon on Friday after two seasons as new general manager Jerry Dipoto looks to bring in his own field boss.

  • Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker (33), center, leaves the floor after being ejected from the game after an altercation between himself and and Los Angeles Lakers center Roy Hibbert (17) during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in Honolulu.  (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

    Jazz forward Booker suspended 1 game for hit on Hibbert

    NEW YORK (AP) — Utah Jazz forward Trevor Booker has been suspended one game without pay for striking Los Angeles Lakers center Roy Hibbert with an open hand to the head.