The Kansas City Royals will try to preserve their slim hopes for a wild-card playoff berth when they open a three-game road series against the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. Kansas City (75-77) is 3 1/2 games behind the Minnesota Twins with 10 games remaining in the race for the American League's second wild-card spot. The Royals will aim for their third consecutive victory after posting back-to-back wins over the Toronto Blue Jays, 15-5 and 1-0.
New Jersey Devils right wing Jimmy Hayes (10) complains after being called for one of many penalties during the first period of a preseason NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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