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FILE - In this Jan. 16, 1967, file photo, Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr, right, throws a pass during first quarter action during Super Bowl I against the Kansas City Chiefs, at the Los Angeles Coliseum. The Packers beat the Chiefs 35-10. Starr, the Green Bay Packers quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse teams of the 1960s, has died. He was 85. The Packers announced Sunday, May 26, 2019, that Starr had died, citing his family. He had been in failing health since suffering a serious stroke in 2014. (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times)/Los Angeles Times via AP)
May 26, 2019 - 7:57 pm
Bart Starr was an ordinary quarterback until teaming with Vince Lombardi on the powerhouse Green Bay Packers teams that ruled the 1960s and ushered in the NFL as America's most popular sport. The quarterback's graceful throws helped turn a run-heavy league into a passing spectacle, yet it's a run...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 26, 2019 - 7:39 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: PAIR OF ACES It's a marquee matchup on Memorial Day at Dodger Stadium when NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom (3-5, 3.72 ERA) pitches for the New York Mets against three-time winner Clayton Kershaw (4-0, 3.33). Kershaw is 5-0 with a 1.59 ERA...
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Chicago Cubs center fielder Jason Heyward, left, and right fielder Kris Bryant (17) collide while chasing a ball hit by Cincinnati Reds'c Eugenio Suarez (7) during the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Chicago. Bryant was charged with an error on the play. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
May 26, 2019 - 5:25 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs slugger Kris Bryant left Sunday's game against Cincinnati after colliding with center fielder Jason Heyward in the sixth inning. Speaking right after Chicago's 10-2 loss, manager Joe Maddon said he hadn't watched the replay but was told Bryant was hit in the head/neck area. "He'...
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Kip Adams, left, president of Colonial Country Club, presents Kevin Na with the Leonard Trophy after Na won the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/ Richard W. Rodriguez)
May 26, 2019 - 5:06 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Na birdied four of the first eight holes and shot a 4-under 66 for a four-shot victory over Tony Finau in the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial on Sunday. Na opened with a two-shot lead and was in front by at least that many for the final 16 holes after putting his...
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May 26, 2019 - 4:48 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers is not entitled to damages from BP for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. At issue were the accounting practices the team used to argue that the 2010 spill caused the team's revenues to fall. The Bucs had...
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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2019, file photo, Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) and St. Louis Blues left wing Pat Maroon (7) fight during the first period of an NHL hockey game, in Boston. Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals between the Bruins and Blues is Monday, May 27. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
May 26, 2019 - 3:42 pm
BOSTON (AP) — When the NHL altered its rules with an eye toward speed and skill, this is not the Stanley Cup Final it had in mind. Hockey is becoming less of a big man's game, offense is up and it's faster than ever. Then there's the big and tough St. Louis Blues facing off against the bigger and...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, file photo, Brett Favre, right, smiles at Bart Starr during a ceremony at halftime of an NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears in Green Bay, Wis. Starr, the Green Bay Packers quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse teams of the 1960s, has died. He was 85. The Packers announced Sunday, May 26, 2019, that Starr had died, citing his family. He had been in failing health since suffering a serious stroke in 2014. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer, File)
May 26, 2019 - 3:07 pm
Reaction from the football world and beyond to the death of Hall of Famer Bart Starr on Sunday at age 85: ___ "Bart Starr was the most kind, thoughtful and classiest person you could ever know. I consider myself extremely lucky to have called him friend and to have been mentioned in the same breath...
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Manchester United Legend's David Beckham celebrates scoring his side's fifth goal of the game during the legends match between Manchester United Legends and Bayern Munich Legens at Old Trafford, Manchester, England, Sunday, May 26, 2019. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
May 26, 2019 - 1:25 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wound back the years as the Manchester United manager came off the bench to score for Alex Ferguson's side against a Bayern Munich team in the "Treble Reunion" match — 20 years to the day after United won the 1999 Champions League final. Fans young...
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Sunny, the “Today” show dog, watches NHL Stanley Cup Final media day festivities in Boston, Sunday, May 26, 2019. The 18-month old Labrador is training to be a guide dog. (AP Photo/Stephen Whyno)
May 26, 2019 - 1:03 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on media day at the Stanley Cup Final (all times Eastern): 3:45 p.m. The biggest star at Stanley Cup Final media day doesn't play for the Boston Bruins or St. Louis Blues. He's 18-month old "Today" show dog Sunny, who roamed the interview room the day before the Cup Final...
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May 26, 2019 - 12:40 pm
The television ratings for this year's Stanley Cup playoffs have been steady despite many top markets not having teams qualify and finalists from the past two years eliminated in the first round. Going into the start of Monday's final between the St. Louis Blues and Boston Bruins, television...
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