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Oilers upend Jets

EDMONTON—On paper it looked like no contest but the rookie-laden Winnipeg Jets gave the mainly veteran Edmonton Oilers all they could handle last night.

Matt Hendricks scored the winner on a late penalty shot, and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a pair of assists, as the Oilers remained perfect in pre-season play after edging the Jets 3-2.

Mets inch closer

NEW YORK—Jonathon Niese won for the first time in a month and Michael Conforto homered as the N.Y. Mets inched closer to an NL East title with a 4-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves last night.

Daniel Murphy lined a two-run double and Yoenis Cespedes had three hits as the Mets handed hard-luck Shelby Miller (5-16) his 15th-straight defeat.

Collaros’ season over

HAMILTON—Zach Collaros’ brilliant 2015 season is over.

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats confirmed yesterday their star quarterback will miss the rest of the campaign with a torn ACL in his right knee.

Collaros suffered the injury in the second quarter of a 25-18 home loss to the Edmonton Eskimos on Saturday afternoon.

He underwent an MRI yesterday.

Jets’ defence stifles Colts

INDIANAPOLIS—Darrelle Revis’ new team is getting the same results he’s always had against Andrew Luck.

The veteran cornerback still is mystifying the young quarterback.

Revis picked off one pass, recovered two fumbles, and helped the suddenly opportunistic Jets’ defence come up with five turnovers again last night to help New York pull away for a 20-7 victory at Indianapolis.

Day moves to No. 1 in world

LAKE FOREST, Ill.—Jason Day has plenty of rivals at the moment but very few peers.

Day’s runaway victory victory yesterday in the BMW Championship vaulted him to No. 1 in the world ranking, backing up a boast the then little-known Australian made during a conference call with reporters in 2007—and for which he was roasted on more than one occasion since.

Defensive miscues cost Jays

TORONTO—The Toronto Blue Jays’ usually smooth defence was due for a misfire.

Toronto had three errors and other defensive miscues as the Boston Red Sox rallied to a 4-3 victory yesterday afternoon.

“We’ve been playing outstanding defence so we’re due for a clunker like this,” said Jays’ starting pitcher Mark Buehrle, who was charged with an error in the fourth inning.

Mets have meltdown

NEW YORK—Managing innings for Matt Harvey, plus an entire team in a pennant race, is becoming quite a headache for Terry Collins.

Carlos Beltran, CC Sabathia, and the N.Y. Yankees took advantage of Harvey’s early exit last night—routing the sloppy N.Y. Mets 11-2 to tighten the AL East standings just in time for a critical trip to Toronto.