NFL’s Amazon deal could be test for more streaming games

FILE - This Sept. 29, 2014, file photo shows the Amazon Fire TV, a product for streaming popular video services, apps and games in high-definition, in Decatur, Ga. Amazon begins its foray into live streaming of NFL games Thursday night, Sept. 28, 2017, when the company will air the game between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers on its Prime Video service as another option to the traditional broadcasts on CBS and the NFL Network. (AP Photo/Ron Harris, File)

Amazon begins its foray into live streaming of NFL games Thursday night when it will air a matchup between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers on its Prime Video service.

Predators facing challenge of staying on top

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban chases the puck during the third period in an NHL hockey preseason game against the Florida Panthers in Nashville, Tenn. For the first time in franchise history, the Predators will find out how hard it is to defend a Western Conference championship. As usual, the West looks stacked, from Anaheim to Chicago and Dallas to Minnesota.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

The Nashville Predators are proof anything is possible in the NHL playoffs. History suggests they are up against quite a challenge.

Fowles grabs 17 boards, Lynx beat Sparks 70-68

Los Angeles Sparks' Odyssey Sims, center, tries to squeeze by Minnesota Lynx's Sylvia Fowles, right, in pursuit of Lynx's Lindsay Whalen during the first half of Game 2 in the WNBA basketball finals Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Lynx were still stinging two days after they failed to grab a single rebound in the first quarter of their WNBA Finals-opening loss to the Los Angeles Sparks.

Dodgers rout Padres to clinch NL home field

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasmani Grandal watches his three-run home run in front of San Diego Padres catcher Luis Torrens during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Wood’s fastball wasn’t as sharp as usual, yet his stuff was still effective and the results were the same. Another win.

Davis Love III among four inducted to Hall of Fame

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 1997, file photo, a rainbow soars above Davis Love III, of Sea Island, Ga., after he won the PGA Championship at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. Love is one of four players to be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Davis Love III was among four players inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in a ceremony rich in history and praise for the family who helped get them there — and for Lorena Ochoa, a family that allowed her to leave with purpose.

Golden Knights drop first home game to Kings

Los Angeles Kings' Brooks Laich celebrates after making the game-winning goal against Vegas Golden Knights goalie Calvin Pickard during overtime of an NHL preseason hockey game Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Las Vegas. The Knights won 3-2. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The expansion Vegas Golden Knights dropped their first-ever home game when Brooks Laich scored 12 seconds into overtime to give the Los Angeles Kings a 3-2 exhibition win on Tuesday night.

Penguins, Capitals losses make East wide open

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) is upended by St. Louis Blues' Paul Stastny as he tries to get to the puck in the go rease during the third period of the NHL preseason hockey game, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Cranberry, Pa. The Blues won 4-1. The preseason game was awarded to Rostraver Ice Garden, the winner of the 2016-2017 Kraft Hockeyville USA contest, but is being played at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex because Rostraver is not suitable for an NHL game. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

A handful of Pittsburgh Penguins players whose names are on the Stanley Cup, some of them twice or even three times, are gone.

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