LEADING OFF: Comedian Will Ferrell to play for 10 teams

A look at the highlights of what’s happening all around spring training in Florida and Arizona on Thursday: ___ NO JOKE Comedian Will Ferrell plans to play ball in spring training — and play ball and play ball and play ball. The “Anchorman” star is going to play every position while making appearances at five[…]

Vermette’s shootout goal lifts Blackhawks over Oilers 2-1

CHICAGO (AP) — Newcomer Antoine Vermette scored the lone goal of the shootout in the third round, giving the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night. Vermette, acquired on Saturday from Phoenix, missed on several chances in regulation, but beat Ben Scrivens on a backhander in the tiebreaker. Chicago’s Corey[…]