Blackhawks beat Kings 2-1 in Game 1

CHICAGO (AP) — Marian Hossa winked when the television camera focused on him during the national anthem, a signal to his friends watching th…

Hamlin needs wins to aid Chase push

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Denny Hamlin has tried to learn to love Dover. He just can’t. Not yet, at least. Maybe Hamlin has to learn to win at Dove…

Cueto, Reds shut down Pirates 6-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Neil Walker eyed Johnny Cueto’s fastball and turned on it. Before the Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman could get the bat …

Blackhawks, Kings collide in West finals

CHICAGO (AP) — For all the difficulties they endured along the way, the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings are still standing. They mi…

Kemp on DL with hamstring strain

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers placed slumping All-Star center fielder Matt Kemp on the 15-day disabled list Thursday becaus…