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Mets, Royals personalize lucky gloves

KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Royals’ reliever Ryan Madson was in a real jam.

Standing on the mound, he realized he had the wrong glove.

He meant to wear a mitt with son Luke’s name stitched on the thumb. Instead, this one said “Sean”—the boy’s younger brother.

“It threw me,” Madson said. “I didn’t know what to do.”

Then a funny thing happened.

Cardinals beat Ravens

GLENDALE, Ariz.—Chris Johnson rolled to victory.

His Arizona Cardinals had to hold on to win.

Johnson rushed for 122 yards, including 62 on a play where he rolled over the belly of a big defender and kept on running to set up a field goal, as the Cardinals held on to beat the luckless Baltimore Ravens 26-18 last night.

Makeshift memorial grows after car crashes into Oklahoma homecoming parade crowd, killing 4

STILLWATER, Okla. Anthea Lewis had tears in her eyes on Sunday as she placed a child’s hat with an Oklahoma State University logo at the base of a makeshift memorial where a car crashed into a homecoming parade crowd a day earlier, killing four people including a 2-year-old boy and injuring dozens more.

One of the injured had been a baby sitter for Lewis, she said.

Senators fall in SO

OTTAWA—Chris Neil is used to delivering a knockout punch but last night, the New Jersey Devils proved to be the heavyweights.

The Devils topped the Senators 5-4 in a shootout—ruining what otherwise was a perfect night for Neil, who was playing his 900th career game with Ottawa.