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Marijuana legalization in Canada won't change NHL _ yet

Oct. 15, 2018 3:13 AM EDT

As Riley Cote took and delivered countless punches over more than a decade of junior and pro hockey, he was eager to avoid painkillers. Early on, marijuana was touted to the enforcer as a healing option. "I started noticing some therapeutic benefits," Cote said. "It helped me sleep, helped with my anxiety and...

LEADING OFF: Yelich, Brewers face Dodgers, ALCS has day off

Oct. 15, 2018 3:02 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich is heading home for Game 3 of the NL Championship Series with the matchup against the Dodgers tied at 1-all. Yelich, the favorite for NL MVP, was born in Thousand Oaks, California, and went to Westlake...

Price, Red Sox bounce back, beat Astros 7-5, tie ALCS 1-1

Oct. 15, 2018 12:17 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — David Price went home a winner in a postseason start for the first time in his career. That, he insisted, is all he ever cared about. "This is bigger than David Price," he said on Sunday night. "This isn't about me. This is about the Boston Red Sox." Price was good enough, the Red Sox...

Cole struggles in 2nd playoff start with Astros

Oct. 15, 2018 12:15 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole struggled at the beginning of his second playoff start with the Houston Astros. By the time he recovered, it was too late. Boston was well on its way to a big win. Cole's electric fastball was lined all over Fenway Park and he also committed a costly error in his first career...

Today in History

Oct. 15, 2018 12:05 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 15, the 288th day of 2018. There are 77 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 15, 1991, despite sexual harassment allegations by Anita Hill, the Senate narrowly confirmed the nomination of Clarence Thomas to the U.S. Supreme Court, 52-48. On this date:...

Cleveland Indians donate to Sockalexis statue in Maine

Oct. 15, 2018 12:04 AM EDT

CALAIS, Maine (AP) — A Maine man who's creating a monument to a Penobscot Nation baseball star says he's received a $10,000 donation from the Cleveland Indians. Ed Rice, director of Louis Sockalexis Monument Fund, said the 8-foot bronze sculpture in Maine is estimated to cost between $80,000 to $100,000....

Red Sox ace Chris Sale hospitalized with stomach illness

Oct. 14, 2018 11:19 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox say ace left-hander Chris Sale has a stomach illness and will spend the night in the hospital. The Red Sox made the announcement Sunday night in the seventh inning of Game 2 of the AL Championship Series against Houston. Boston said Sale reported the illness earlier in the...

Rookie Buehler looks to eat some innings for Dodgers in NLCS

Oct. 14, 2018 8:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers manager Dave Roberts came into the postseason willing to let his starters go deeper into games. He has yet to find someone who can stick around. Hyun-Jin Ryu lasted 4 1/3 innings in Game 2 against the Milwaukee Brewers. Ace Clayton Kershaw managed just three innings in Game 1....

Heavy snow blankets Colorado, Wyoming in early season storm

Oct. 14, 2018 5:09 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado and Wyoming residents woke up Sunday to find that an early season snowstorm had blanketed their homes and roadways with up to a foot (30 centimeters) of snow and sent temperatures plunging overnight. The storm caused crashes, snarled traffic and temporarily closed some major highways...

Red Sox shuffle lineup heading into Game 2 of ALCS vs Astros

Oct. 14, 2018 5:06 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora has shuffled his lineup for Game 2 against the Houston Astros, putting infielders Ian Kinsler and Rafael Devers and catcher Christian Vazquez in the starting lineup for the first time in the AL Championship Series. Devers was batting sixth and playing third...