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Braves, manager Snitker agree on contract extension

The Atlanta Braves agreed to a two-year contract with manager Brian Snitker. FILE PHOTO: Oct 5, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker (43) looks on from the during out prior to game two of the 2018 NLDS playoff baseball series against the Los Angeles Dodgers at …

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Bradley's 3-run double helps Red Sox even ALCS

Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a go-ahead, bases-clearing double with two outs in the third inning, and the Boston Red Sox evened the American League Championship Series at one game apiece with a 7-5 victory over the visiting Houston Astros on Sunday night. Oct 14, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red …

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NFL roundup: Pats end Chiefs' unbeaten run

Tom Brady passed for 340 yards, and the New England Patriots got a 28-yard field goal from Stephen Gostkowski as time expired Sunday night to beat the Chiefs 43-40 at Foxborough, Mass., dumping Kansas City from the unbeaten ranks. Oct 14, 2018; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom …

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WTA roundup: Ukrainian teen Yastremska wins Hong Kong

Ukrainian teen Dayana Yastremska cruised past No. 6 seed Qiang Wang 6-2, 6-1 to win the Hong Kong Open in China on Sunday. It’s the first career title for the 18-year-old, who admitted waking up nervous. “Yesterday, I felt very confident that I could win the title, but in the …

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Basketball chief Baumann dies suddenly at Youth Olympics

(Reuters) – Patrick Baumann, the 51-year-old secretary general of basketball’s world governing body, has died of a heart attack at the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: International Olympic Committee Evaluation Commission Chairman Patrick Baumann speaks during a news conference following …

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NHL roundup: Pastrnak hat trick leads Bruins in rout

David Pastrnak scored his second career hat trick, Jake DeBrusk added two goals and Patrice Bergeron had three assists as the Boston Bruins cruised to an 8-2 victory over the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Saturday afternoon. Oct 13, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins left wing David Pastrnak (88) …

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Jefferson retires from NBA, pays tribute to father

Richard Jefferson, who played 17 years in the NBA, has officially retired. Planning to pursue a career in broadcast journalism, the small forward announced Saturday on Instagram that he has made the decision to “move on from basketball.” He also offered a tribute to his late father. FILE PHOTO: Jan …

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