Al Arbour, who coached Isles to 4 Cup titles, dies at 82

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Al Arbour, who coached the New York Islanders to four consecutive Stanley Cup championships and ranks as the NHL’s second-most winningest coach, has died, team officials announced Friday. He was 82. The cause of death is unclear, though Arbour...

Triple Crown winner gallops before thousands at ‘Pharatoga’

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — With a crowd of about 15,000 cheering him all the way, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah went for a glorious gallop around Saratoga Race Course the day before he runs in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes. The sun was shining and temperatures...

Triple Crown winner gallops before thousands at ‘Pharatoga’

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — With a crowd of about 15,000 cheering him all the way, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah went for a glorious gallop around Saratoga Race Course the day before he runs in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes. The sun was shining and temperatures...

Teacher who was late 111 times says he was eating breakfast

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An elementary school teacher who was allowed to keep his job despite being late for work 111 times in two years said Friday that breakfast is to blame for his tardiness. “I have a bad habit of eating breakfast in the morning and I lost track of...

Mylan shareholders approve pursuit of Perrigo

NEW YORK (AP) — Mylan NV’s shareholders approved the proposed buyout of Perrigo Co. and the generic drugmaker hopes to push ahead with a formal offer soon….

Brooke Burke-Charvet to co-host Miss America pageant

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Brooke Burke-Charvet, the actress, entrepreneur and fitness guru, will co-host the 2016 Miss America pageant next month….

Ashton Eaton races out to big lead in decathlon at worlds

BEIJING (AP) — The clock by the track isn’t broken, Ashton Eaton. You really did run that fast. The defending decathlon champion thought for sure there was some sort of malfunction after seeing 45.00 seconds displayed in big, bold numerals as he finished the 400...

Ashton Eaton races out to big lead in decathlon at worlds

BEIJING (AP) — The clock by the track isn’t broken, Ashton Eaton. You really did run that fast. The defending decathlon champion thought for sure there was some sort of malfunction after seeing 45.00 seconds displayed in big, bold numerals as he finished the 400...

Mariners fire general manager Jack Zduriencik

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners fired general manager Jack Zduriencik on Friday after seven disappointing seasons during which the club failed to end its playoff drought. Team President Kevin Mather announced the decision to fire Zduriencik, with assistant general...

Mariners fire general manager Jack Zduriencik

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners fired general manager Jack Zduriencik on Friday after seven disappointing seasons during which the club failed to end its playoff drought. Team President Kevin Mather announced the decision to fire Zduriencik, with assistant general...