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  • Urshela hits Yanks to 4th straight win, 4-3 over Halos in 14

    Urshela hits Yanks to 4th straight win, 4-3 over Halos in 14

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:52:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). New York Yankees' Kyle Higashioka, right, scores on a sacrifice fly hit by Gleyber Torres as Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy, left, loses the ball during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, April 22, 2019,...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). New York Yankees' Kyle Higashioka, right, scores on a sacrifice fly hit by Gleyber Torres as Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy, left, loses the ball during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, April 22, 2019,...
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). New York Yankees' Kyle Higashioka, right, scores on a sacrifice fly hit by Gleyber Torres as Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy, left, loses the ball during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, April 22, 2019,...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). New York Yankees' Kyle Higashioka, right, scores on a sacrifice fly hit by Gleyber Torres as Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy, left, loses the ball during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, April 22, 2019,...
    The Yankees blew a 12th-inning lead before rallying for a 4-3 win over the Angels in 14 innings.
    The Yankees blew a 12th-inning lead before rallying for a 4-3 win over the Angels in 14 innings.
  • Oh, yes! Nurse, Raptors look to finish series with Magic

    Oh, yes! Nurse, Raptors look to finish series with Magic

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:52:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse pumps his fist after his team scored a basket against the Orlando Magic during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.(AP Photo/John Raoux). Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse pumps his fist after his team scored a basket against the Orlando Magic during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse pumps his fist after his team scored a basket against the Orlando Magic during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.(AP Photo/John Raoux). Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse pumps his fist after his team scored a basket against the Orlando Magic during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.
    The Toronto Raptors can close out a first-round series against Orlando and earn a little bit of rest.
    The Toronto Raptors can close out a first-round series against Orlando and earn a little bit of rest.
  • Draft expert sees Kyler Murray and then linemen in NFL draft

    Draft expert sees Kyler Murray and then linemen in NFL draft

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:52:34 GMT
    (Ty Russell/Oklahoma University Athletics via AP). This June 21, 2018, photo provided by University of Oklahoma Athletics shows Kyler Murray. Murray is a possible pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.(Ty Russell/Oklahoma University Athletics via AP). This June 21, 2018, photo provided by University of Oklahoma Athletics shows Kyler Murray. Murray is a possible pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.
    (Ty Russell/Oklahoma University Athletics via AP). This June 21, 2018, photo provided by University of Oklahoma Athletics shows Kyler Murray. Murray is a possible pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.(Ty Russell/Oklahoma University Athletics via AP). This June 21, 2018, photo provided by University of Oklahoma Athletics shows Kyler Murray. Murray is a possible pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.
    Draft expert Ross Tucker sees Kyler Murray and then a bunch of defensive linemen in NFL draft.
    Draft expert Ross Tucker sees Kyler Murray and then a bunch of defensive linemen in NFL draft.
  • Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets

    Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:52:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, left, fouls Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) as he drives to the basket in the first half during Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Salt Lake Ci...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, left, fouls Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) as he drives to the basket in the first half during Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Salt Lake Ci...
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, left, fouls Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) as he drives to the basket in the first half during Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Salt Lake Ci...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, left, fouls Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) as he drives to the basket in the first half during Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Salt Lake Ci...
    Mitchell scores 31, Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets.
    Mitchell scores 31, Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets.
  • Bruins, Leafs go to Game 7 for 3rd straight playoff matchup

    Bruins, Leafs go to Game 7 for 3rd straight playoff matchup

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:52:31 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) celebrates with goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) and center Noel Acciari (55) after defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) celebrates with goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) and center Noel Acciari (55) after defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) celebrates with goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) and center Noel Acciari (55) after defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) celebrates with goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) and center Noel Acciari (55) after defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...
    The Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs are headed to Game 7 for the second straight year and the third time in as many playoff matchups.
    The Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs are headed to Game 7 for the second straight year and the third time in as many playoff matchups.
  • Klingberg's OT goal pushes Stars over Preds to advance

    Klingberg's OT goal pushes Stars over Preds to advance

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:52:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez). Dallas Stars' Esa Lindell (23) celebrates with John Klingberg after Klingberg scored in overtime against the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Dallas, Monday, April 22, 2019. The Sta...(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez). Dallas Stars' Esa Lindell (23) celebrates with John Klingberg after Klingberg scored in overtime against the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Dallas, Monday, April 22, 2019. The Sta...
    (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez). Dallas Stars' Esa Lindell (23) celebrates with John Klingberg after Klingberg scored in overtime against the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Dallas, Monday, April 22, 2019. The Sta...(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez). Dallas Stars' Esa Lindell (23) celebrates with John Klingberg after Klingberg scored in overtime against the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Dallas, Monday, April 22, 2019. The Sta...
    John Klingberg scored from the left circle 17:02 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 to wrap up their first-round Western Conference playoff series in six games.
    John Klingberg scored from the left circle 17:02 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 to wrap up their first-round Western Conference playoff series in six games.
  • Antetokounmpo scores 41, leads Bucks to sweep of Detroit

    Antetokounmpo scores 41, leads Bucks to sweep of Detroit

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:51:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is fouled by Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Detroit.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is fouled by Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Detroit.
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is fouled by Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Detroit.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is fouled by Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Detroit.
    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Detroit 127-104, completing a four-game sweep of the Pistons and advancing to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2001.
    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Detroit 127-104, completing a four-game sweep of the Pistons and advancing to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2001.
  • Harper angrily confronts ump, Phillies fall to Mets 5-1

    Harper angrily confronts ump, Phillies fall to Mets 5-1

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:51:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper, left, is restrained while arguing with umpire Mark Carlson, right, during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Monday, April 22, 2019, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper, left, is restrained while arguing with umpire Mark Carlson, right, during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Monday, April 22, 2019, in New York.
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper, left, is restrained while arguing with umpire Mark Carlson, right, during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Monday, April 22, 2019, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper, left, is restrained while arguing with umpire Mark Carlson, right, during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Monday, April 22, 2019, in New York.
    Bryce Harper bolted from the bench to angrily confront the plate umpire after being ejected, and it took three members of the Philadelphia Phillies to hold back the enraged slugger in a 5-1 loss to the New York Mets.
    Bryce Harper bolted from the bench to angrily confront the plate umpire after being ejected, and it took three members of the Philadelphia Phillies to hold back the enraged slugger in a 5-1 loss to the New York Mets.
  • Suns fire Igor Kokoskov after 1 losing season

    Suns fire Igor Kokoskov after 1 losing season

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:51:48 GMT
    The Phoenix Suns have fired coach Igor Kokoskov after one season.
    The Phoenix Suns have fired coach Igor Kokoskov after one season.
  • Kings coach Luke Walton accused of sex assault in lawsuit

    Kings coach Luke Walton accused of sex assault in lawsuit

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:51:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans. The Sacramento Kings have hired Luke Walton as their coach jus...(AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans. The Sacramento Kings have hired Luke Walton as their coach jus...
    (AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans. The Sacramento Kings have hired Luke Walton as their coach jus...(AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman, File). FILE - In this March 31, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton looks on during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans. The Sacramento Kings have hired Luke Walton as their coach jus...
    A female sports reporter has accused new Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault in a lawsuit.
    A female sports reporter has accused new Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault in a lawsuit.
  • LEADING OFF: Sale tries to turn corner, Harper gets heated

    LEADING OFF: Sale tries to turn corner, Harper gets heated

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 10:31 AM EDT2019-04-23 14:31:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale walks off the mound after the top of the fourth inning of the home opener baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Boston.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale walks off the mound after the top of the fourth inning of the home opener baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Boston.
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale walks off the mound after the top of the fourth inning of the home opener baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Boston.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale walks off the mound after the top of the fourth inning of the home opener baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Boston.
    LEADING OFF: Sale tries to turn corner, Harper gets headed in Queens, Pirates await diagnosis on Burdi, Gio hits the open market again.
    LEADING OFF: Sale tries to turn corner, Harper gets headed in Queens, Pirates await diagnosis on Burdi, Gio hits the open market again.
  • Customers videotaped at spa in Kraft case sue authorities

    Customers videotaped at spa in Kraft case sue authorities

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 9:12 AM EDT2019-04-23 13:12:55 GMT
    Federal class-action lawsuit filed against Florida authorities alleging they unlawfully videotaped dozens who received lawful massages at a parlor where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft allegedly paid for sex.
    Federal class-action lawsuit filed against Florida authorities alleging they unlawfully videotaped dozens who received lawful massages at a parlor where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft allegedly paid for sex.
  • Hurricanes rally past Capitals 5-2, force Game 7

    Hurricanes rally past Capitals 5-2, force Game 7

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 8:21 AM EDT2019-04-23 12:21:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerry Broome). Carolina Hurricanes' Teuvo Teravainen (86), of Finland, reacts following a goal against Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) during the second period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Raleigh, N....(AP Photo/Gerry Broome). Carolina Hurricanes' Teuvo Teravainen (86), of Finland, reacts following a goal against Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) during the second period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Raleigh, N....
    (AP Photo/Gerry Broome). Carolina Hurricanes' Teuvo Teravainen (86), of Finland, reacts following a goal against Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) during the second period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Raleigh, N....(AP Photo/Gerry Broome). Carolina Hurricanes' Teuvo Teravainen (86), of Finland, reacts following a goal against Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) during the second period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Raleigh, N....
    Jordan Staal scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist in the third period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Monday night to force Game 7 in their first-round playoff series.
    Jordan Staal scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist in the third period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Monday night to force Game 7 in their first-round playoff series.
  • Pirates reliever Burdi injured; Arizona rallies for 12-4 win

    Pirates reliever Burdi injured; Arizona rallies for 12-4 win

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 3:13 AM EDT2019-04-23 07:13:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Nick Burdi, right, holds his arm after delivering a pitch during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Pittsburgh, Monday, April 22, 2019. Burdi left the ga...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Nick Burdi, right, holds his arm after delivering a pitch during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Pittsburgh, Monday, April 22, 2019. Burdi left the ga...
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Nick Burdi, right, holds his arm after delivering a pitch during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Pittsburgh, Monday, April 22, 2019. Burdi left the ga...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Nick Burdi, right, holds his arm after delivering a pitch during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Pittsburgh, Monday, April 22, 2019. Burdi left the ga...
    Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Nick Burdi left in tears with a right-arm injury as the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 12-4 victory.
    Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Nick Burdi left in tears with a right-arm injury as the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 12-4 victory.
  • Nixed goal, rough 3rd period frustrate Ovechkin, Capitals

    Nixed goal, rough 3rd period frustrate Ovechkin, Capitals

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 2:52 AM EDT2019-04-23 06:52:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerry Broome). Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8), off Russia, leaves the ice following a penalty during the third period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Carolina Hurricanes in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, Apri...(AP Photo/Gerry Broome). Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8), off Russia, leaves the ice following a penalty during the third period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Carolina Hurricanes in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, Apri...
    (AP Photo/Gerry Broome). Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8), off Russia, leaves the ice following a penalty during the third period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Carolina Hurricanes in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, Apri...(AP Photo/Gerry Broome). Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8), off Russia, leaves the ice following a penalty during the third period of Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Carolina Hurricanes in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, Apri...
    The frustrations built for Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals through their Game 6 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.
    The frustrations built for Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals through their Game 6 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.
  • US SailGP team trains on American waters for 1st time

    US SailGP team trains on American waters for 1st time

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 1:41 AM EDT2019-04-23 05:41:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). The U.S. team F50 foiling catamaran trains with the skyline in the distance after its launch Monday, April 22, 2019, in San Francisco. New global sports league SailGP launched the first of six F50 race boats into San Francisco ...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg). The U.S. team F50 foiling catamaran trains with the skyline in the distance after its launch Monday, April 22, 2019, in San Francisco. New global sports league SailGP launched the first of six F50 race boats into San Francisco ...
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). The U.S. team F50 foiling catamaran trains with the skyline in the distance after its launch Monday, April 22, 2019, in San Francisco. New global sports league SailGP launched the first of six F50 race boats into San Francisco ...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg). The U.S. team F50 foiling catamaran trains with the skyline in the distance after its launch Monday, April 22, 2019, in San Francisco. New global sports league SailGP launched the first of six F50 race boats into San Francisco ...
    The U.S. SailGP team trained on American waters for the first time after launching its new-look F50 foiling catamaran on San Francisco Bay.
    The U.S. SailGP team trained on American waters for the first time after launching its new-look F50 foiling catamaran on San Francisco Bay.
  • APNewsBreak: CBS Sports signs multiyear deal with WNBA

    APNewsBreak: CBS Sports signs multiyear deal with WNBA

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 1:12 AM EDT2019-04-23 05:12:34 GMT
    APNewsBreak: CBS Sports signs multiyear deal to air 40 WNBA games in primetime and on weekends on CBS Sports Network.
    APNewsBreak: CBS Sports signs multiyear deal to air 40 WNBA games in primetime and on weekends on CBS Sports Network.
  • Klingberg's OT goal pushes Stars over Preds to advance

    Klingberg's OT goal pushes Stars over Preds to advance

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 12:42 AM EDT2019-04-23 04:42:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez). Dallas Stars' Justin Dowling (37) and Nashville Predators' Roman Josi (59) slam against the boards chasing after the puck in the first period of Game 6 in an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Dallas, Monday, April 22, ...(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez). Dallas Stars' Justin Dowling (37) and Nashville Predators' Roman Josi (59) slam against the boards chasing after the puck in the first period of Game 6 in an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Dallas, Monday, April 22, ...
    (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez). Dallas Stars' Justin Dowling (37) and Nashville Predators' Roman Josi (59) slam against the boards chasing after the puck in the first period of Game 6 in an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Dallas, Monday, April 22, ...(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez). Dallas Stars' Justin Dowling (37) and Nashville Predators' Roman Josi (59) slam against the boards chasing after the puck in the first period of Game 6 in an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Dallas, Monday, April 22, ...
    John Klingberg scored from the left circle 17:02 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 to wrap up their first-round Western Conference playoff series in six games.
    John Klingberg scored from the left circle 17:02 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 to wrap up their first-round Western Conference playoff series in six games.
  • 'From the heart': Mullin's decision to leave St. John's

    'From the heart': Mullin's decision to leave St. John's

    Monday, April 22 2019 11:32 PM EDT2019-04-23 03:32:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019,file photo, St. John's head coach Chris Mullin in action during the first half of an NCAA basketball game against Butler in Indianapolis. Chris Mullin has "stepped down" as basket...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019,file photo, St. John's head coach Chris Mullin in action during the first half of an NCAA basketball game against Butler in Indianapolis. Chris Mullin has "stepped down" as basket...
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019,file photo, St. John's head coach Chris Mullin in action during the first half of an NCAA basketball game against Butler in Indianapolis. Chris Mullin has "stepped down" as basket...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019,file photo, St. John's head coach Chris Mullin in action during the first half of an NCAA basketball game against Butler in Indianapolis. Chris Mullin has "stepped down" as basket...
    'Straight from the heart and gut': Chris Mullin knew it was time to leave St. John's.
    'Straight from the heart and gut': Chris Mullin knew it was time to leave St. John's.
  • Harper ejected, bolts from dugout to confront plate umpire

    Harper ejected, bolts from dugout to confront plate umpire

    Monday, April 22 2019 11:32 PM EDT2019-04-23 03:32:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler, center, restrains Bryce Harper, left, while arguing a call with umpire Mark Carlson during the fourth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 22, 2019, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler, center, restrains Bryce Harper, left, while arguing a call with umpire Mark Carlson during the fourth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 22, 2019, in New York.
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler, center, restrains Bryce Harper, left, while arguing a call with umpire Mark Carlson during the fourth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 22, 2019, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler, center, restrains Bryce Harper, left, while arguing a call with umpire Mark Carlson during the fourth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 22, 2019, in New York.
    Bryce Harper bolted from the dugout to angrily confront the plate umpire after being ejected, and it took three members of the Philadelphia Phillies to hold back the enraged slugger.
    Bryce Harper bolted from the dugout to angrily confront the plate umpire after being ejected, and it took three members of the Philadelphia Phillies to hold back the enraged slugger.
  • Doctor: Alabama's Saban undergoes hip replacement surgery

    Doctor: Alabama's Saban undergoes hip replacement surgery

    Monday, April 22 2019 11:22 PM EDT2019-04-23 03:22:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt). Alabama head coach Nick Saban chews out a player during the first half of Alabama's A-Day NCAA college football scrimmage, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.(AP Photo/Vasha Hunt). Alabama head coach Nick Saban chews out a player during the first half of Alabama's A-Day NCAA college football scrimmage, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
    (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt). Alabama head coach Nick Saban chews out a player during the first half of Alabama's A-Day NCAA college football scrimmage, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.(AP Photo/Vasha Hunt). Alabama head coach Nick Saban chews out a player during the first half of Alabama's A-Day NCAA college football scrimmage, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
    Alabama coach Nick Saban has undergone hip replacement surgery.
    Alabama coach Nick Saban has undergone hip replacement surgery.
  • Readying for his return, Golovkin seeks path back to Alvarez

    Readying for his return, Golovkin seeks path back to Alvarez

    Monday, April 22 2019 11:03 PM EDT2019-04-23 03:03:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, file photo, Gennady Golovkin acknowledges the crowd during a boxing news conference in Las Vegas. Golovkin is set to return to the ring when he meets Steve Rolls on June 8, 2019, a...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, file photo, Gennady Golovkin acknowledges the crowd during a boxing news conference in Las Vegas. Golovkin is set to return to the ring when he meets Steve Rolls on June 8, 2019, a...
    (AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, file photo, Gennady Golovkin acknowledges the crowd during a boxing news conference in Las Vegas. Golovkin is set to return to the ring when he meets Steve Rolls on June 8, 2019, a...(AP Photo/John Locher, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, file photo, Gennady Golovkin acknowledges the crowd during a boxing news conference in Las Vegas. Golovkin is set to return to the ring when he meets Steve Rolls on June 8, 2019, a...
    Gennady Golovkin carrying a champion's confidence into bout against Canadian Steve Rolls.
    Gennady Golovkin carrying a champion's confidence into bout against Canadian Steve Rolls.
  • Jury selected in 2nd trial over NCAA recruitment

    Jury selected in 2nd trial over NCAA recruitment

    Monday, April 22 2019 10:12 PM EDT2019-04-23 02:12:24 GMT
    Jury selection has begun in the fraud trial of an aspiring agent and a former amateur coach charged with bribing big-school coaches to boost their business relationship with amateur basketball players.
    Jury selection has begun in the fraud trial of an aspiring agent and a former amateur coach charged with bribing big-school coaches to boost their business relationship with amateur basketball players.
  • A baseball branding bonanza, and 2 guys helping it happen

    A baseball branding bonanza, and 2 guys helping it happen

    Monday, April 22 2019 8:41 PM EDT2019-04-23 00:41:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Jake Sheehan, 9, wears an Akron RubberDucks cap as he watches a minor league baseball game between Akron and the Bowie Baysox, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Akron, Ohio. Up in New England, there are yard goats. In the Deep South, ...(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Jake Sheehan, 9, wears an Akron RubberDucks cap as he watches a minor league baseball game between Akron and the Bowie Baysox, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Akron, Ohio. Up in New England, there are yard goats. In the Deep South, ...
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Jake Sheehan, 9, wears an Akron RubberDucks cap as he watches a minor league baseball game between Akron and the Bowie Baysox, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Akron, Ohio. Up in New England, there are yard goats. In the Deep South, ...(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Jake Sheehan, 9, wears an Akron RubberDucks cap as he watches a minor league baseball game between Akron and the Bowie Baysox, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Akron, Ohio. Up in New England, there are yard goats. In the Deep South, ...
    Branded: Minor league ball teams get help finding identity.
    Branded: Minor league ball teams get help finding identity.
  • Wife of Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has brain surgery

    Wife of Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has brain surgery

    Monday, April 22 2019 4:42 PM EDT2019-04-22 20:42:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File). FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2015, file photo, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, right, smiles while watching the Detroit Pistons play the Cleveland Cavaliers with his wife Kelly, left, during the first half of an ...(AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File). FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2015, file photo, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, right, smiles while watching the Detroit Pistons play the Cleveland Cavaliers with his wife Kelly, left, during the first half of an ...
    (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File). FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2015, file photo, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, right, smiles while watching the Detroit Pistons play the Cleveland Cavaliers with his wife Kelly, left, during the first half of an ...(AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File). FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2015, file photo, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, right, smiles while watching the Detroit Pistons play the Cleveland Cavaliers with his wife Kelly, left, during the first half of an ...
    Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, says she is home after surgery to remove a brain tumor.
    Kelly Stafford, the wife of Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, says she is home after surgery to remove a brain tumor.
  • Road, sweet road! NBA away teams go 8-0 over weekend

    Road, sweet road! NBA away teams go 8-0 over weekend

    Monday, April 22 2019 4:42 PM EDT2019-04-22 20:42:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris (13) celebrates during the second half of Game 4 against the Indiana Pacers in the NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Indianapolis, Sunday, April 21, 2019. The Celtics defeated t...(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris (13) celebrates during the second half of Game 4 against the Indiana Pacers in the NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Indianapolis, Sunday, April 21, 2019. The Celtics defeated t...
    (AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris (13) celebrates during the second half of Game 4 against the Indiana Pacers in the NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Indianapolis, Sunday, April 21, 2019. The Celtics defeated t...(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris (13) celebrates during the second half of Game 4 against the Indiana Pacers in the NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Indianapolis, Sunday, April 21, 2019. The Celtics defeated t...
    Road, sweet road: There were eight NBA playoff games over the weekend, and away teams won them all.
    Road, sweet road: There were eight NBA playoff games over the weekend, and away teams won them all.
  • Hertl lifts Sharks past Vegas 2-1 in 20T to force Game 7

    Hertl lifts Sharks past Vegas 2-1 in 20T to force Game 7

    Monday, April 22 2019 4:41 PM EDT2019-04-22 20:41:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). San Jose Sharks celebrate after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 6 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). San Jose Sharks celebrate after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 6 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Las Vegas.
    (AP Photo/John Locher). San Jose Sharks celebrate after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 6 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). San Jose Sharks celebrate after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 6 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Las Vegas.
    Tomas Hertl scored a short-handed goal 11:17 into the second overtime to lift the San Jose Sharks to a 2-1 win over the Vegas Golden Knights, forcing a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series.
    Tomas Hertl scored a short-handed goal 11:17 into the second overtime to lift the San Jose Sharks to a 2-1 win over the Vegas Golden Knights, forcing a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series.
  • Warriors beat LA 113-105, take 3-1 series lead to Bay Area

    Warriors beat LA 113-105, take 3-1 series lead to Bay Area

    Monday, April 22 2019 12:23 PM EDT2019-04-22 16:23:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, left, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams defends during the first half in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, left, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams defends during the first half in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Los Angeles.
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, left, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams defends during the first half in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Los Angeles.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, left, shoots as Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams defends during the first half in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Los Angeles.
    Kevin Durant scored 33 points, Klay Thompson added 32 points, and the Golden State Warriors defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 113-105 to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
    Kevin Durant scored 33 points, Klay Thompson added 32 points, and the Golden State Warriors defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 113-105 to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
  • Marchand helps Bruins beat Maple Leafs 4-2 to force Game 7

    Marchand helps Bruins beat Maple Leafs 4-2 to force Game 7

    Monday, April 22 2019 12:23 PM EDT2019-04-22 16:23:33 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) celebrates with goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) and center Noel Acciari (55) after defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) celebrates with goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) and center Noel Acciari (55) after defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) celebrates with goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) and center Noel Acciari (55) after defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) celebrates with goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) and center Noel Acciari (55) after defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...
    Brad Marchand had two goals and an assist as the Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2, forcing a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series.
    Brad Marchand had two goals and an assist as the Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2, forcing a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series.
  • Lillard sparks Portland past Oklahoma City for 3-1 lead

    Lillard sparks Portland past Oklahoma City for 3-1 lead

    Monday, April 22 2019 12:23 PM EDT2019-04-22 16:23:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams). Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) goes to the basket as Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (12) defends in the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday, April 21, 2019, i...(AP Photo/Alonzo Adams). Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) goes to the basket as Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (12) defends in the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday, April 21, 2019, i...
    (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams). Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) goes to the basket as Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (12) defends in the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday, April 21, 2019, i...(AP Photo/Alonzo Adams). Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) goes to the basket as Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (12) defends in the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday, April 21, 2019, i...
    Lillard's strong 3rd quarter sparks Portland past Oklahoma City for 3-1 lead.
    Lillard's strong 3rd quarter sparks Portland past Oklahoma City for 3-1 lead.
  • Celtics complete rare sweep by beating Pacers 110-106

    Celtics complete rare sweep by beating Pacers 110-106

    Monday, April 22 2019 12:13 PM EDT2019-04-22 16:13:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris (13) celebrates during the second half of Game 4 against the Indiana Pacers in the NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Indianapolis, Sunday, April 21, 2019. The Celtics defeated t...(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris (13) celebrates during the second half of Game 4 against the Indiana Pacers in the NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Indianapolis, Sunday, April 21, 2019. The Celtics defeated t...
    (AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris (13) celebrates during the second half of Game 4 against the Indiana Pacers in the NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Indianapolis, Sunday, April 21, 2019. The Celtics defeated t...(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris (13) celebrates during the second half of Game 4 against the Indiana Pacers in the NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Indianapolis, Sunday, April 21, 2019. The Celtics defeated t...
    Gordon Hayward scored 20 points and Marcus Morris started a decisive 3-point flurry late in the fourth quarter Sunday to give the Boston Celtics a series-clinching 110-106 victory at Indiana.
    Gordon Hayward scored 20 points and Marcus Morris started a decisive 3-point flurry late in the fourth quarter Sunday to give the Boston Celtics a series-clinching 110-106 victory at Indiana.
  • Sofia Kenin helps US beat Switzerland 3-1 in Fed Cup

    Sofia Kenin helps US beat Switzerland 3-1 in Fed Cup

    Monday, April 22 2019 11:20 AM EDT2019-04-22 15:20:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darren Abate). United States' Sofia Kenin carries the flag around the arena after winning a tie breaker against Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky, after their playoff-round Fed Cup tennis match, Sunday, April 21, 2019, in San Antonio.(AP Photo/Darren Abate). United States' Sofia Kenin carries the flag around the arena after winning a tie breaker against Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky, after their playoff-round Fed Cup tennis match, Sunday, April 21, 2019, in San Antonio.
    (AP Photo/Darren Abate). United States' Sofia Kenin carries the flag around the arena after winning a tie breaker against Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky, after their playoff-round Fed Cup tennis match, Sunday, April 21, 2019, in San Antonio.(AP Photo/Darren Abate). United States' Sofia Kenin carries the flag around the arena after winning a tie breaker against Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky, after their playoff-round Fed Cup tennis match, Sunday, April 21, 2019, in San Antonio.
    Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens win matches to give the United States a 3-1 victory over Switzerland in Fed Cup World Group playoff.
    Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens win matches to give the United States a 3-1 victory over Switzerland in Fed Cup World Group playoff.
  • Boston avoids big early hole with sweep of Rays

    Boston avoids big early hole with sweep of Rays

    Monday, April 22 2019 11:01 AM EDT2019-04-22 15:01:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Nesius). Boston Red Sox closer Ryan Brasier, left, celebrates with first baseman Steve Pearce (25) after the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 during an 11-inning baseball game Sunday, April 21, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla.(AP Photo/Steve Nesius). Boston Red Sox closer Ryan Brasier, left, celebrates with first baseman Steve Pearce (25) after the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 during an 11-inning baseball game Sunday, April 21, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla.
    (AP Photo/Steve Nesius). Boston Red Sox closer Ryan Brasier, left, celebrates with first baseman Steve Pearce (25) after the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 during an 11-inning baseball game Sunday, April 21, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla.(AP Photo/Steve Nesius). Boston Red Sox closer Ryan Brasier, left, celebrates with first baseman Steve Pearce (25) after the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 during an 11-inning baseball game Sunday, April 21, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla.
    The Red Sox trail the Rays by five games in the AL East, but it could have been a lot worse.
    The Red Sox trail the Rays by five games in the AL East, but it could have been a lot worse.
  • Flyers remove statue of late singer Kate Smith

    Flyers remove statue of late singer Kate Smith

    Monday, April 22 2019 10:42 AM EDT2019-04-22 14:42:28 GMT
    (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). The covered Kate Smith statue sits outside Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Friday, April 19, 2019. The Philadelphia Flyers covered the statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following ...(David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). The covered Kate Smith statue sits outside Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Friday, April 19, 2019. The Philadelphia Flyers covered the statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following ...
    (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). The covered Kate Smith statue sits outside Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Friday, April 19, 2019. The Philadelphia Flyers covered the statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following ...(David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). The covered Kate Smith statue sits outside Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Friday, April 19, 2019. The Philadelphia Flyers covered the statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following ...
    The Philadelphia Flyers have removed a statue of late singer Kate Smith outside NHL team's arena, two days after covering it amid allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of "God Bless...
    The Philadelphia Flyers have removed a statue of late singer Kate Smith outside NHL team's arena, two days after covering it amid allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of "God Bless America.".
  • LEADING OFF: Yelich crunching Cards, Sale slump, deGrom OK?

    LEADING OFF: Yelich crunching Cards, Sale slump, deGrom OK?

    Monday, April 22 2019 9:52 AM EDT2019-04-22 13:52:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich (22) celebrates with Lorenzo Cain (6) after hitting a three-run home run during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Milwa...(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich (22) celebrates with Lorenzo Cain (6) after hitting a three-run home run during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Milwa...
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich (22) celebrates with Lorenzo Cain (6) after hitting a three-run home run during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Milwa...(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich (22) celebrates with Lorenzo Cain (6) after hitting a three-run home run during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Milwa...
    LEADING OFF: Yelich takes aim again at Cardinals, Sale in slump for Red Sox, Mets see about deGrom.
    LEADING OFF: Yelich takes aim again at Cardinals, Sale in slump for Red Sox, Mets see about deGrom.
  • Celtics face tough road after sweeping Pacers

    Celtics face tough road after sweeping Pacers

    Monday, April 22 2019 9:52 AM EDT2019-04-22 13:52:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) shoots over Indiana Pacers forward Thaddeus Young (21) during the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Indianapolis, Sunday, April 21, 2019. The Celti...(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) shoots over Indiana Pacers forward Thaddeus Young (21) during the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Indianapolis, Sunday, April 21, 2019. The Celti...
    (AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) shoots over Indiana Pacers forward Thaddeus Young (21) during the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Indianapolis, Sunday, April 21, 2019. The Celti...(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) shoots over Indiana Pacers forward Thaddeus Young (21) during the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Indianapolis, Sunday, April 21, 2019. The Celti...
    Celtics prove they're every bit as physical as Pacers, and they may need to get tougher.
    Celtics prove they're every bit as physical as Pacers, and they may need to get tougher.
  • Romine, Yankees shake bullpen meltdown, top Royals 7-6 in 10

    Romine, Yankees shake bullpen meltdown, top Royals 7-6 in 10

    Monday, April 22 2019 9:32 AM EDT2019-04-22 13:32:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adam Hunger). New York Yankees pitcher James Paxton delivers a pitch during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Sunday, April 21, 2019, in New York.(AP Photo/Adam Hunger). New York Yankees pitcher James Paxton delivers a pitch during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Sunday, April 21, 2019, in New York.
    (AP Photo/Adam Hunger). New York Yankees pitcher James Paxton delivers a pitch during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Sunday, April 21, 2019, in New York.(AP Photo/Adam Hunger). New York Yankees pitcher James Paxton delivers a pitch during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Sunday, April 21, 2019, in New York.
    Austin Romine drove in the winning run in the 10th inning with his third RBI single, and the New York Yankees overcame a bullpen collapse that followed another scoreless start by James Paxton to beat the Kansas...
    Austin Romine drove in the winning run in the 10th inning with his third RBI single, and the New York Yankees overcame a bullpen collapse that followed another scoreless start by James Paxton to beat the Kansas City Royals 7-6.
  • Red Sox beat AL East-leading Rays 4-3 in 11 to finish sweep

    Red Sox beat AL East-leading Rays 4-3 in 11 to finish sweep

    Monday, April 22 2019 2:12 AM EDT2019-04-22 06:12:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Nesius). Boston Red Sox's Christian Vazquez hits a sacrifice fly ball to center field to knock in the game-winning run off Tampa Bay Rays reliever Jose Alvarado during the 11th inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 21, 2019, in St. Pe...(AP Photo/Steve Nesius). Boston Red Sox's Christian Vazquez hits a sacrifice fly ball to center field to knock in the game-winning run off Tampa Bay Rays reliever Jose Alvarado during the 11th inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 21, 2019, in St. Pe...
    (AP Photo/Steve Nesius). Boston Red Sox's Christian Vazquez hits a sacrifice fly ball to center field to knock in the game-winning run off Tampa Bay Rays reliever Jose Alvarado during the 11th inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 21, 2019, in St. Pe...(AP Photo/Steve Nesius). Boston Red Sox's Christian Vazquez hits a sacrifice fly ball to center field to knock in the game-winning run off Tampa Bay Rays reliever Jose Alvarado during the 11th inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 21, 2019, in St. Pe...
    Christian Vazquez hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning and the Boston Red Sox completed an uplifting three-game sweep of the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays with a 4-3 victory.
    Christian Vazquez hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning and the Boston Red Sox completed an uplifting three-game sweep of the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays with a 4-3 victory.
  • Judge has 'pretty significant strain,' will be out a while

    Judge has 'pretty significant strain,' will be out a while

    Monday, April 22 2019 2:12 AM EDT2019-04-22 06:12:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, center, clenches his helmet while walking in the dugout after he was pulled from the game after suffering an apparent injury while hitting a single off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Glenn Sp...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, center, clenches his helmet while walking in the dugout after he was pulled from the game after suffering an apparent injury while hitting a single off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Glenn Sp...
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, center, clenches his helmet while walking in the dugout after he was pulled from the game after suffering an apparent injury while hitting a single off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Glenn Sp...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, center, clenches his helmet while walking in the dugout after he was pulled from the game after suffering an apparent injury while hitting a single off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Glenn Sp...
    Aaron Judge has a "pretty significant strain" of his left oblique, according to Yankees manager Aaron Boone, and it will be several weeks before New York can even estimate when the slugger will return.
    Aaron Judge has a "pretty significant strain" of his left oblique, according to Yankees manager Aaron Boone, and it will be several weeks before New York can even estimate when the slugger will return.
  • C.T. Pan rallies to win RBC Heritage for 1st PGA Tour title

    C.T. Pan rallies to win RBC Heritage for 1st PGA Tour title

    Monday, April 22 2019 2:11 AM EDT2019-04-22 06:11:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mic Smith). Jordan Spieth lines up his putt on the seventh hole during the final round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament at Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island, S.C., Sunday, April 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Mic Smith). Jordan Spieth lines up his putt on the seventh hole during the final round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament at Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island, S.C., Sunday, April 21, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Mic Smith). Jordan Spieth lines up his putt on the seventh hole during the final round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament at Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island, S.C., Sunday, April 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Mic Smith). Jordan Spieth lines up his putt on the seventh hole during the final round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament at Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island, S.C., Sunday, April 21, 2019.
    C.T. Pan took advantage of Dustin Johnson's back-nine meltdown to win the RBC Heritage for his first PGA Tour victory.
    C.T. Pan took advantage of Dustin Johnson's back-nine meltdown to win the RBC Heritage for his first PGA Tour victory.
  • Nets GM fined $25K, suspended for entering refs' locker room

    Nets GM fined $25K, suspended for entering refs' locker room

    Monday, April 22 2019 1:32 AM EDT2019-04-22 05:32:46 GMT
    Nets general manager Sean Marks has been suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000 for entering the referees' locker room after Brooklyn's loss to Philadelphia in Game 4 of their playoff series.
    Nets general manager Sean Marks has been suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000 for entering the referees' locker room after Brooklyn's loss to Philadelphia in Game 4 of their playoff series.
  • Leonard scores 34, Raptors top Magic 107-85 for 3-1 lead

    Leonard scores 34, Raptors top Magic 107-85 for 3-1 lead

    Sunday, April 21 2019 11:41 PM EDT2019-04-22 03:41:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard (2) gets a shot off as he gets past Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic (9) during the first half in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.(AP Photo/John Raoux). Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard (2) gets a shot off as he gets past Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic (9) during the first half in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard (2) gets a shot off as he gets past Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic (9) during the first half in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.(AP Photo/John Raoux). Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard (2) gets a shot off as he gets past Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic (9) during the first half in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.
    Leonard scores 34, and Toronto moves within a game of the second round by topping Magic 107-85.
    Leonard scores 34, and Toronto moves within a game of the second round by topping Magic 107-85.
  • Smoak nabbed after Laureano overthrow, but Jays sweep A's

    Smoak nabbed after Laureano overthrow, but Jays sweep A's

    Sunday, April 21 2019 9:41 PM EDT2019-04-22 01:41:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Toronto Blue Jays' Justin Smoak, right, is congratulated by a teammate after hitting a two-run home run against the Oakland Athletics during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, April 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Toronto Blue Jays' Justin Smoak, right, is congratulated by a teammate after hitting a two-run home run against the Oakland Athletics during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, April 21, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Toronto Blue Jays' Justin Smoak, right, is congratulated by a teammate after hitting a two-run home run against the Oakland Athletics during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, April 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Toronto Blue Jays' Justin Smoak, right, is congratulated by a teammate after hitting a two-run home run against the Oakland Athletics during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, April 21, 2019.
    Justin Smoak got thrown out on a wild sequence that began with another sensational play by Oakland center fielder Ramon Laureano, but wound up with four hits as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Athletics 5-4 for a...
    Justin Smoak got thrown out on a wild sequence that began with another sensational play by Oakland center fielder Ramon Laureano, but wound up with four hits as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Athletics 5-4 for a three-game sweep.
  • Gallo gets 1st sac fly, Rangers hold on to beat Astros 11-10

    Gallo gets 1st sac fly, Rangers hold on to beat Astros 11-10

    Sunday, April 21 2019 9:32 PM EDT2019-04-22 01:32:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mike Stone). Houston Astros starting pitcher Collin McHugh looks towards the outfield as Texas Rangers' Hunter Pence (24) rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Arlingto...(AP Photo/Mike Stone). Houston Astros starting pitcher Collin McHugh looks towards the outfield as Texas Rangers' Hunter Pence (24) rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Arlingto...
    (AP Photo/Mike Stone). Houston Astros starting pitcher Collin McHugh looks towards the outfield as Texas Rangers' Hunter Pence (24) rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Arlingto...(AP Photo/Mike Stone). Houston Astros starting pitcher Collin McHugh looks towards the outfield as Texas Rangers' Hunter Pence (24) rounds the bases after hitting a home run during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Arlingto...
    Joey Gallo had the first sacrifice fly of his career in his 1,337th plate appearance and matched his best with five RBIs as the Texas Rangers held on to beat the Houston Astros 11-10.
    Joey Gallo had the first sacrifice fly of his career in his 1,337th plate appearance and matched his best with five RBIs as the Texas Rangers held on to beat the Houston Astros 11-10.
  • Syndergaard battered despite gift homer, Cards top Mets 6-4

    Syndergaard battered despite gift homer, Cards top Mets 6-4

    Sunday, April 21 2019 8:43 PM EDT2019-04-22 00:43:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong, left, and teammate Yadier Molina celebrate after scoring past New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud, right, during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 21, 2019, in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong, left, and teammate Yadier Molina celebrate after scoring past New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud, right, during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 21, 2019, in St. Louis.
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong, left, and teammate Yadier Molina celebrate after scoring past New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud, right, during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 21, 2019, in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong, left, and teammate Yadier Molina celebrate after scoring past New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud, right, during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 21, 2019, in St. Louis.
    Paul Goldschmidt drove in two runs and Noah Syndergaard had better luck at the plate than on the mound, hitting a homer with Dexter Fowler's help as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 6-4.
    Paul Goldschmidt drove in two runs and Noah Syndergaard had better luck at the plate than on the mound, hitting a homer with Dexter Fowler's help as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 6-4.
  • Fognini realizes boyhood dream to win Monte Carlo Masters

    Fognini realizes boyhood dream to win Monte Carlo Masters

    Sunday, April 21 2019 8:22 PM EDT2019-04-22 00:22:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Claude Paris). Italy's Fabio Fognini grimaces during the men's singles final match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament against Serbia's Dusan Lajovic in Monaco, Sunday, April, 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Claude Paris). Italy's Fabio Fognini grimaces during the men's singles final match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament against Serbia's Dusan Lajovic in Monaco, Sunday, April, 21, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Claude Paris). Italy's Fabio Fognini grimaces during the men's singles final match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament against Serbia's Dusan Lajovic in Monaco, Sunday, April, 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Claude Paris). Italy's Fabio Fognini grimaces during the men's singles final match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament against Serbia's Dusan Lajovic in Monaco, Sunday, April, 21, 2019.
    Fabio Fognini won the biggest title of his career after beating Dusan Lajovic 6-3, 6-4 in the Monte Carlo Masters final on Sunday.
    Fabio Fognini won the biggest title of his career after beating Dusan Lajovic 6-3, 6-4 in the Monte Carlo Masters final on Sunday.
  • Liverpool returns to top spot; Everton humiliates Man United

    Liverpool returns to top spot; Everton humiliates Man United

    Sunday, April 21 2019 8:13 PM EDT2019-04-22 00:13:22 GMT
    (Martin Rickett/PA via AP). Everton's Lucas Digne, left, celebrates scoring against Manchester United with teammate Seamus Coleman during the English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2019.(Martin Rickett/PA via AP). Everton's Lucas Digne, left, celebrates scoring against Manchester United with teammate Seamus Coleman during the English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2019.
    (Martin Rickett/PA via AP). Everton's Lucas Digne, left, celebrates scoring against Manchester United with teammate Seamus Coleman during the English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2019.(Martin Rickett/PA via AP). Everton's Lucas Digne, left, celebrates scoring against Manchester United with teammate Seamus Coleman during the English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2019.
    Liverpool is back on top of the Premier League after beating Cardiff 2-0.
    Liverpool is back on top of the Premier League after beating Cardiff 2-0.
  • Strasburg Ks 11 in 8 innings as Nationals beat Marlins 5-0

    Strasburg Ks 11 in 8 innings as Nationals beat Marlins 5-0

    Sunday, April 21 2019 7:41 PM EDT2019-04-21 23:41:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg  delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins on Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Miami.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins on Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Miami.
    (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg  delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins on Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Miami.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson). Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins on Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Miami.
    Stephen Strasburg dominated his favorite foil, striking out 11 and allowing two hits in eight innings to help the Washington Nationals avert a series sweep by beating Miami 5-0.
    Stephen Strasburg dominated his favorite foil, striking out 11 and allowing two hits in eight innings to help the Washington Nationals avert a series sweep by beating Miami 5-0.
  • Bote lifts Cubs past Diamondbacks 2-1

    Bote lifts Cubs past Diamondbacks 2-1

    Sunday, April 21 2019 6:42 PM EDT2019-04-21 22:42:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Marton). Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood (32) delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Matt Marton). Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood (32) delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Chicago.
    (AP Photo/Matt Marton). Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood (32) delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Chicago.(AP Photo/Matt Marton). Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood (32) delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Chicago.
    David Bote hits game-ending RBI single as Chicago Cubs top Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1.
    David Bote hits game-ending RBI single as Chicago Cubs top Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1.
  • Solskjaer's latest setback as Everton crushes Man United 4-0

    Solskjaer's latest setback as Everton crushes Man United 4-0

    Sunday, April 21 2019 6:21 PM EDT2019-04-21 22:21:32 GMT
    (Martin Rickett/PA via AP). Everton's Gylfi Sigurdsson, left, celebrates scoring against Manchester United with teammate Richarlison during the English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2019.(Martin Rickett/PA via AP). Everton's Gylfi Sigurdsson, left, celebrates scoring against Manchester United with teammate Richarlison during the English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2019.
    (Martin Rickett/PA via AP). Everton's Gylfi Sigurdsson, left, celebrates scoring against Manchester United with teammate Richarlison during the English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2019.(Martin Rickett/PA via AP). Everton's Gylfi Sigurdsson, left, celebrates scoring against Manchester United with teammate Richarlison during the English Premier League soccer match at Goodison Park, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2019.
    In the latest setback since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was handed the manager's job on a permanent basis, Everton humiliated Manchester United 4-0 in the Premier League on Sunday.
    In the latest setback since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was handed the manager's job on a permanent basis, Everton humiliated Manchester United 4-0 in the Premier League on Sunday.
  • Neymar returns as PSG celebrates title with 3-1 home win

    Neymar returns as PSG celebrates title with 3-1 home win

    Sunday, April 21 2019 6:03 PM EDT2019-04-21 22:03:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Christophe Ena). PSG's Kylian Mbappe waves to supporters after his team lost the French League One soccer match between OSC Lille and Paris Saint-Germain at Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille, France, Sunday, April 14, 2019.(AP Photo/Christophe Ena). PSG's Kylian Mbappe waves to supporters after his team lost the French League One soccer match between OSC Lille and Paris Saint-Germain at Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille, France, Sunday, April 14, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Christophe Ena). PSG's Kylian Mbappe waves to supporters after his team lost the French League One soccer match between OSC Lille and Paris Saint-Germain at Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille, France, Sunday, April 14, 2019.(AP Photo/Christophe Ena). PSG's Kylian Mbappe waves to supporters after his team lost the French League One soccer match between OSC Lille and Paris Saint-Germain at Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille, France, Sunday, April 14, 2019.
    Paris Saint-Germain clinched the French title without kicking a ball as second-place Lille drew 0-0 at Toulouse on Sunday.
    Paris Saint-Germain clinched the French title without kicking a ball as second-place Lille drew 0-0 at Toulouse on Sunday.
  • France beats Romania in doubles to reach Fed Cup final

    France beats Romania in doubles to reach Fed Cup final

    Sunday, April 21 2019 5:11 PM EDT2019-04-21 21:11:33 GMT
    Caroline Garcia held her nerve on serve in the decisive doubles match as France reached the Fed Cup finals with a nail-biting 3-2 win Sunday against a Simona Halep-inspired Romania.
    Caroline Garcia held her nerve on serve in the decisive doubles match as France reached the Fed Cup finals with a nail-biting 3-2 win Sunday against a Simona Halep-inspired Romania.
  • Rockets beat Jazz 104-101 for 3-0 series lead

    Rockets beat Jazz 104-101 for 3-0 series lead

    Sunday, April 21 2019 4:41 PM EDT2019-04-21 20:41:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) reacts after a foul in the first half during an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Salt Lake City.(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) reacts after a foul in the first half during an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Salt Lake City.
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) reacts after a foul in the first half during an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Salt Lake City.(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) reacts after a foul in the first half during an NBA basketball game against the Utah Jazz Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Salt Lake City.
    James Harden overcome a horrible shooting performance and scored 14 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Houston Rockets to a 104-101 win over the Utah Jazz for a commanding 3-0 lead in their...
    James Harden overcome a horrible shooting performance and scored 14 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Houston Rockets to a 104-101 win over the Utah Jazz for a commanding 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.
  • Embiid returns, leads 76ers past Nets 112-108 for 3-1 lead

    Embiid returns, leads 76ers past Nets 112-108 for 3-1 lead

    Sunday, April 21 2019 4:40 PM EDT2019-04-21 20:40:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) goes to the basket against Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell (1)and forward Jared Dudley during the first half of of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) goes to the basket against Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell (1)and forward Jared Dudley during the first half of of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday...
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) goes to the basket against Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell (1)and forward Jared Dudley during the first half of of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) goes to the basket against Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell (1)and forward Jared Dudley during the first half of of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday...
    Joel Embiid had 31 points and 16 rebounds, and passed to Mike Scott for the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-108 to take a 3-1 series lead.
    Joel Embiid had 31 points and 16 rebounds, and passed to Mike Scott for the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-108 to take a 3-1 series lead.
  • LEADING OFF: Yanks star Judge hurt, Pujols climbs RBI chart

    LEADING OFF: Yanks star Judge hurt, Pujols climbs RBI chart

    Sunday, April 21 2019 4:40 PM EDT2019-04-21 20:40:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, center, clenches his helmet while walking in the dugout after he was pulled from the game after suffering an apparent injury while hitting a single off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Glenn Sp...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, center, clenches his helmet while walking in the dugout after he was pulled from the game after suffering an apparent injury while hitting a single off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Glenn Sp...
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, center, clenches his helmet while walking in the dugout after he was pulled from the game after suffering an apparent injury while hitting a single off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Glenn Sp...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, center, clenches his helmet while walking in the dugout after he was pulled from the game after suffering an apparent injury while hitting a single off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Glenn Sp...
    LEADING OFF: Yankees expected to put star Judge on injured list after hurting oblique, Cubs ace Lester close to returning, young pitchers highlight Braves-Indians in prime time.
    LEADING OFF: Yankees expected to put star Judge on injured list after hurting oblique, Cubs ace Lester close to returning, young pitchers highlight Braves-Indians in prime time.
  • Muzzin, Maple Leafs eye elimination of Bruins in Game 6

    Muzzin, Maple Leafs eye elimination of Bruins in Game 6

    Sunday, April 21 2019 4:40 PM EDT2019-04-21 20:40:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Toronto Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews (34) celebrates his goal with teammate Nikita Zaitsev (22) during the third period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Boston Bruins in Boston, Friday, April 1...(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Toronto Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews (34) celebrates his goal with teammate Nikita Zaitsev (22) during the third period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Boston Bruins in Boston, Friday, April 1...
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Toronto Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews (34) celebrates his goal with teammate Nikita Zaitsev (22) during the third period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Boston Bruins in Boston, Friday, April 1...(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Toronto Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews (34) celebrates his goal with teammate Nikita Zaitsev (22) during the third period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Boston Bruins in Boston, Friday, April 1...
    The Maple Leafs are headed home for Game 6 of their first-round playoff series against Boston.
    The Maple Leafs are headed home for Game 6 of their first-round playoff series against Boston.
  • Nuggets beat Spurs 117-103 to tie series at 2-2

    Nuggets beat Spurs 117-103 to tie series at 2-2

    Sunday, April 21 2019 4:40 PM EDT2019-04-21 20:40:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) is defended by San Antonio Spurs center Jakob Poeltl (25) as he tries to score during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Saturday, April 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) is defended by San Antonio Spurs center Jakob Poeltl (25) as he tries to score during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Saturday, April 20, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) is defended by San Antonio Spurs center Jakob Poeltl (25) as he tries to score during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Saturday, April 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) is defended by San Antonio Spurs center Jakob Poeltl (25) as he tries to score during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Saturday, April 20, 2019.
    Nikola Jokic had 29 points and 12 rebounds, Jamal Murray added 24 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the San Antonio Spurs 117-103, rebounding from a flat performance tie the first-round series at two games apiece.
    Nikola Jokic had 29 points and 12 rebounds, Jamal Murray added 24 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the San Antonio Spurs 117-103, rebounding from a flat performance tie the first-round series at two games apiece.
  • Tossed! Umpire flings fan who runs on field in Jays-A's game

    Tossed! Umpire flings fan who runs on field in Jays-A's game

    Sunday, April 21 2019 3:53 PM EDT2019-04-21 19:53:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Second base umpire Jeff Nelson (45) grabs a fan that ran onto the field as security guards assist and Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty, right, watches in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Satur...(AP Photo/Ben Margot). Second base umpire Jeff Nelson (45) grabs a fan that ran onto the field as security guards assist and Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty, right, watches in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Satur...
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). Second base umpire Jeff Nelson (45) grabs a fan that ran onto the field as security guards assist and Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty, right, watches in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Satur...(AP Photo/Ben Margot). Second base umpire Jeff Nelson (45) grabs a fan that ran onto the field as security guards assist and Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty, right, watches in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Satur...
    When a fan ran on the field during the Blue Jays-Athletics game in Oakland, he got tossed by umpire Jeff Nelson.
    When a fan ran on the field during the Blue Jays-Athletics game in Oakland, he got tossed by umpire Jeff Nelson.
  • Lyon, Barca win 1st legs of Women's Champions League semis

    Lyon, Barca win 1st legs of Women's Champions League semis

    Sunday, April 21 2019 3:53 PM EDT2019-04-21 19:53:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani). Lyon's Delphine Cascarino, left, challenges for the ball with Chelsea's Sophie Ingle, right, during their Women's Champions League semifinal soccer match in Decines, France, Sunday, April 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani). Lyon's Delphine Cascarino, left, challenges for the ball with Chelsea's Sophie Ingle, right, during their Women's Champions League semifinal soccer match in Decines, France, Sunday, April 21, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani). Lyon's Delphine Cascarino, left, challenges for the ball with Chelsea's Sophie Ingle, right, during their Women's Champions League semifinal soccer match in Decines, France, Sunday, April 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani). Lyon's Delphine Cascarino, left, challenges for the ball with Chelsea's Sophie Ingle, right, during their Women's Champions League semifinal soccer match in Decines, France, Sunday, April 21, 2019.
    Defending champion Lyon defeated Chelsea 2-1 Sunday in the Women's Champions League semifinals, and Barcelona beat host Bayern Munich 1-0.
    Defending champion Lyon defeated Chelsea 2-1 Sunday in the Women's Champions League semifinals, and Barcelona beat host Bayern Munich 1-0.
  • Arsenal top-4 bid dented by 3-2 home loss to Crystal Palace

    Arsenal top-4 bid dented by 3-2 home loss to Crystal Palace

    Sunday, April 21 2019 1:53 PM EDT2019-04-21 17:53:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang looks on as Crystal Palace players celebrate after Wilfried Zaha scoried his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the Emirate...(AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang looks on as Crystal Palace players celebrate after Wilfried Zaha scoried his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the Emirate...
    (AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang looks on as Crystal Palace players celebrate after Wilfried Zaha scoried his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the Emirate...(AP Photo/Tim Ireland). Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang looks on as Crystal Palace players celebrate after Wilfried Zaha scoried his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at the Emirate...
    Christian Benteke's first goal in almost a year set Crystal Palace on its way to a 3-2 victory at Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday, denting the north London club's top-four bid.
    Christian Benteke's first goal in almost a year set Crystal Palace on its way to a 3-2 victory at Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday, denting the north London club's top-four bid.
  • Liverpool top of Premier League again after beating Cardiff

    Liverpool top of Premier League again after beating Cardiff

    Sunday, April 21 2019 1:33 PM EDT2019-04-21 17:33:08 GMT
    (David Davies/PA via AP). Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and Cardiff City's Bruno Ecuele Manga, right, battle for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match at The Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, Sunday April 21, 2019.(David Davies/PA via AP). Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and Cardiff City's Bruno Ecuele Manga, right, battle for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match at The Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, Sunday April 21, 2019.
    (David Davies/PA via AP). Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and Cardiff City's Bruno Ecuele Manga, right, battle for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match at The Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, Sunday April 21, 2019.(David Davies/PA via AP). Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and Cardiff City's Bruno Ecuele Manga, right, battle for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match at The Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, Sunday April 21, 2019.
    Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a 2-0 victory at Cardiff on Sunday, secured in the second half by Georginio Wijnaldum's strike and James Milner's penalty.
    Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a 2-0 victory at Cardiff on Sunday, secured in the second half by Georginio Wijnaldum's strike and James Milner's penalty.
  • Crawford wins by TKO when Khan doesn't go on after low blow

    Crawford wins by TKO when Khan doesn't go on after low blow

    Sunday, April 21 2019 11:32 AM EDT2019-04-21 15:32:36 GMT
    Terence Crawford retained his welterweight title by technical knockout when Amir Khan wasn't able to continue after being hit with a low blow in the sixth round.
    Terence Crawford retained his welterweight title by technical knockout when Amir Khan wasn't able to continue after being hit with a low blow in the sixth round.
  • Schwartz leads Blues past Jets 3-2 in Game 6 to win series

    Schwartz leads Blues past Jets 3-2 in Game 6 to win series

    Sunday, April 21 2019 11:13 AM EDT2019-04-21 15:13:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). St. Louis Blues' Robby Fabbri, left, and goaltender Jordan Binnington celebrate after defeating the Winnipeg Jets in Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). St. Louis Blues' Robby Fabbri, left, and goaltender Jordan Binnington celebrate after defeating the Winnipeg Jets in Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in St. Louis.
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). St. Louis Blues' Robby Fabbri, left, and goaltender Jordan Binnington celebrate after defeating the Winnipeg Jets in Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in St. Louis.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). St. Louis Blues' Robby Fabbri, left, and goaltender Jordan Binnington celebrate after defeating the Winnipeg Jets in Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in St. Louis.
    Jaden Schwartz scored three times and Jordan Binnington stopped 18 shots to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 in Game 6 of their playoff series to advance to the second round.
    Jaden Schwartz scored three times and Jordan Binnington stopped 18 shots to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 in Game 6 of their playoff series to advance to the second round.
  • Bucks beat Pistons 119-103 to take 3-0 series lead

    Bucks beat Pistons 119-103 to take 3-0 series lead

    Sunday, April 21 2019 10:52 AM EDT2019-04-21 14:52:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is defended by Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Detroit.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is defended by Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Detroit.
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is defended by Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Detroit.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is defended by Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Detroit.
    Khris Middleton had 20 points and nine rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 119-103 to take a 3-0 lead in the first-round series.
    Khris Middleton had 20 points and nine rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 119-103 to take a 3-0 lead in the first-round series.
  • Capitals rout Hurricanes 6-0 to take 3-2 series lead

    Capitals rout Hurricanes 6-0 to take 3-2 series lead

    Sunday, April 21 2019 10:21 AM EDT2019-04-21 14:21:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, celebrates his goal with right wing Devante Smith-Pelly, left, during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Carolina Hurri...(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, celebrates his goal with right wing Devante Smith-Pelly, left, during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Carolina Hurri...
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, celebrates his goal with right wing Devante Smith-Pelly, left, during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Carolina Hurri...(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, celebrates his goal with right wing Devante Smith-Pelly, left, during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Carolina Hurri...
    Nicklas Backstrom had two goals and two assists, Alex Ovechkin had a goal and two assists and Braden Holtby stopped all 30 shots he faced to lead the Washington Capitals to a 6-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes in...
    Nicklas Backstrom had two goals and two assists, Alex Ovechkin had a goal and two assists and Braden Holtby stopped all 30 shots he faced to lead the Washington Capitals to a 6-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 5.
  • Pujols passes Ruth on RBI list, but Mariners beat Angels 6-5

    Pujols passes Ruth on RBI list, but Mariners beat Angels 6-5

    Sunday, April 21 2019 3:02 AM EDT2019-04-21 07:02:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, right, tips his helmet to fans after hitting an RBI double as Seattle Mariners shortstop Tim Beckham claps during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Anaheim, C...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, right, tips his helmet to fans after hitting an RBI double as Seattle Mariners shortstop Tim Beckham claps during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Anaheim, C...
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, right, tips his helmet to fans after hitting an RBI double as Seattle Mariners shortstop Tim Beckham claps during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Anaheim, C...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, right, tips his helmet to fans after hitting an RBI double as Seattle Mariners shortstop Tim Beckham claps during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Anaheim, C...
    Albert Pujols passed Babe Ruth for fifth place on baseball's career RBI chart, but the Seattle Mariners hit four homers and beat the Angels 6-5.
    Albert Pujols passed Babe Ruth for fifth place on baseball's career RBI chart, but the Seattle Mariners hit four homers and beat the Angels 6-5.
  • Brooke Henderson wins in Hawaii to tie Canadian victory mark

    Brooke Henderson wins in Hawaii to tie Canadian victory mark

    Sunday, April 21 2019 3:02 AM EDT2019-04-21 07:02:18 GMT
    (Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). Brooke Henderson tees off on first hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship golf tournament Friday, April 19, 2019, in Kapolei, Hawaii.(Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). Brooke Henderson tees off on first hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship golf tournament Friday, April 19, 2019, in Kapolei, Hawaii.
    (Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). Brooke Henderson tees off on first hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship golf tournament Friday, April 19, 2019, in Kapolei, Hawaii.(Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). Brooke Henderson tees off on first hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship golf tournament Friday, April 19, 2019, in Kapolei, Hawaii.
    Brooke Henderson successfully defended her Lotte Championship title to tie Sandra Post's record for LPGA Tour victories by a Canadian with eight.
    Brooke Henderson successfully defended her Lotte Championship title to tie Sandra Post's record for LPGA Tour victories by a Canadian with eight.
  • World No. 1 Dustin Johnson moves atop the RBC Heritage

    World No. 1 Dustin Johnson moves atop the RBC Heritage

    Sunday, April 21 2019 3:02 AM EDT2019-04-21 07:02:02 GMT
    (Scott Schroeder/The Island Packet via AP). Dustin Johnson eyes his birdie putt on the 8th green during the second round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Friday, April 19, 2019.(Scott Schroeder/The Island Packet via AP). Dustin Johnson eyes his birdie putt on the 8th green during the second round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Friday, April 19, 2019.
    (Scott Schroeder/The Island Packet via AP). Dustin Johnson eyes his birdie putt on the 8th green during the second round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Friday, April 19, 2019.(Scott Schroeder/The Island Packet via AP). Dustin Johnson eyes his birdie putt on the 8th green during the second round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Friday, April 19, 2019.
    Shane Lowry completed his second round with a pair of pars to hold on to a one-stroke lead halfway through the RBC Heritage.
    Shane Lowry completed his second round with a pair of pars to hold on to a one-stroke lead halfway through the RBC Heritage.
  • Angels' Albert Pujols ties Babe Ruth with 1,992nd career RBI

    Angels' Albert Pujols ties Babe Ruth with 1,992nd career RBI

    Sunday, April 21 2019 1:02 AM EDT2019-04-21 05:02:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols follows through on an RBI single during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols follows through on an RBI single during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols follows through on an RBI single during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols follows through on an RBI single during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.
    Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols tied Babe Ruth for fifth place in baseball history with his 1,992nd RBI.
    Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols tied Babe Ruth for fifth place in baseball history with his 1,992nd RBI.
  • Stars push Predators to edge of elimination with 5-3 win

    Stars push Predators to edge of elimination with 5-3 win

    Sunday, April 21 2019 12:31 AM EDT2019-04-21 04:31:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Dallas Stars right wing Alexander Radulov (47), of Russia, is congratulated after scoring against the Nashville Predators during the second period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Saturday, April 20, 2019,...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Dallas Stars right wing Alexander Radulov (47), of Russia, is congratulated after scoring against the Nashville Predators during the second period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Saturday, April 20, 2019,...
    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Dallas Stars right wing Alexander Radulov (47), of Russia, is congratulated after scoring against the Nashville Predators during the second period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Saturday, April 20, 2019,...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Dallas Stars right wing Alexander Radulov (47), of Russia, is congratulated after scoring against the Nashville Predators during the second period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Saturday, April 20, 2019,...
    Alexander Radulov scored two goals in the second period and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 to push the Western Conference's No. 2 seed to the brink of elimination.
    Alexander Radulov scored two goals in the second period and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 to push the Western Conference's No. 2 seed to the brink of elimination.
  • Judge hurts oblique, likely to injured list; Yankees top KC

    Judge hurts oblique, likely to injured list; Yankees top KC

    Sunday, April 21 2019 12:20 AM EDT2019-04-21 04:20:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, left, reacts while talking to a trainer and bench coach Josh Bard, center, after hitting a single to right field during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Saturday...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, left, reacts while talking to a trainer and bench coach Josh Bard, center, after hitting a single to right field during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Saturday...
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, left, reacts while talking to a trainer and bench coach Josh Bard, center, after hitting a single to right field during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Saturday...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, left, reacts while talking to a trainer and bench coach Josh Bard, center, after hitting a single to right field during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Saturday...
    All-Star slugger Aaron Judge hurt his left oblique while taking a swing and likely was headed to the injured list as the already banged-up New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 9-2.
    All-Star slugger Aaron Judge hurt his left oblique while taking a swing and likely was headed to the injured list as the already banged-up New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 9-2.
  • Butler, Dudley tossed after Embiid's foul in 76ers-Nets game

    Butler, Dudley tossed after Embiid's foul in 76ers-Nets game

    Saturday, April 20 2019 11:21 PM EDT2019-04-21 03:21:41 GMT
    Jimmy Butler, Jared Dudley ejected in 3rd quarter of Game 4 between Philadelphia and Brooklyn after scuffle that spilled into stands.
    Jimmy Butler, Jared Dudley ejected in 3rd quarter of Game 4 between Philadelphia and Brooklyn after scuffle that spilled into stands.
  • All-Star Lindor cherishing return to Indians after injuries

    All-Star Lindor cherishing return to Indians after injuries

    Saturday, April 20 2019 10:52 PM EDT2019-04-21 02:52:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor fields a ball during batting practice before the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Cleveland. Lindor is back after missing the seaso...(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor fields a ball during batting practice before the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Cleveland. Lindor is back after missing the seaso...
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor fields a ball during batting practice before the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Cleveland. Lindor is back after missing the seaso...(AP Photo/Tony Dejak). Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor fields a ball during batting practice before the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in Cleveland. Lindor is back after missing the seaso...
    Indians All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor back after missing opening 18 games.
    Indians All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor back after missing opening 18 games.
  • Mets ace Jacob deGrom plays catch, may not need MRI

    Mets ace Jacob deGrom plays catch, may not need MRI

    Saturday, April 20 2019 10:21 PM EDT2019-04-21 02:21:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). New York Mets' Jacob deGrom (48) takes a deep breath after walking Atlanta Braves Freddie Freeman, left, during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Amis). New York Mets' Jacob deGrom (48) takes a deep breath after walking Atlanta Braves Freddie Freeman, left, during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Atlanta.
    (AP Photo/John Amis). New York Mets' Jacob deGrom (48) takes a deep breath after walking Atlanta Braves Freddie Freeman, left, during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Amis). New York Mets' Jacob deGrom (48) takes a deep breath after walking Atlanta Braves Freddie Freeman, left, during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Atlanta.
    Mets ace Jacob deGrom plays catch in the Busch Stadium outfield, says he may not need an MRI on sore elbow.
    Mets ace Jacob deGrom plays catch in the Busch Stadium outfield, says he may not need an MRI on sore elbow.
  • Amid plunking debate, MLB's marketing is all-in on bat flips

    Amid plunking debate, MLB's marketing is all-in on bat flips

    Saturday, April 20 2019 10:02 PM EDT2019-04-21 02:02:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson (7) is restrained by Jose Abreu after he was hit by a pitch from the Kansas City Royals, as benches cleared during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The Ro...(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson (7) is restrained by Jose Abreu after he was hit by a pitch from the Kansas City Royals, as benches cleared during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The Ro...
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson (7) is restrained by Jose Abreu after he was hit by a pitch from the Kansas City Royals, as benches cleared during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The Ro...(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson (7) is restrained by Jose Abreu after he was hit by a pitch from the Kansas City Royals, as benches cleared during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The Ro...
    Baseball is stuck in an ongoing debate regarding on-field decorum, and MLB's marketing department is leaving no doubt where it stands.
    Baseball is stuck in an ongoing debate regarding on-field decorum, and MLB's marketing department is leaving no doubt where it stands.
  • Ronaldo plays key role as Juventus wins 8th straight title

    Ronaldo plays key role as Juventus wins 8th straight title

    Saturday, April 20 2019 9:02 PM EDT2019-04-21 01:02:38 GMT
    (Elisabetta Baracchi/ANSA via AP). Parma's Bruno Alves with and Milan's Krzysztof Piatek, right, during a Serie A soccer match between Parma and AC Milan at the Ennio Tardini Stadium in Parma, Italy, Saturday, April 20, 2019.(Elisabetta Baracchi/ANSA via AP). Parma's Bruno Alves with and Milan's Krzysztof Piatek, right, during a Serie A soccer match between Parma and AC Milan at the Ennio Tardini Stadium in Parma, Italy, Saturday, April 20, 2019.
    (Elisabetta Baracchi/ANSA via AP). Parma's Bruno Alves with and Milan's Krzysztof Piatek, right, during a Serie A soccer match between Parma and AC Milan at the Ennio Tardini Stadium in Parma, Italy, Saturday, April 20, 2019.(Elisabetta Baracchi/ANSA via AP). Parma's Bruno Alves with and Milan's Krzysztof Piatek, right, during a Serie A soccer match between Parma and AC Milan at the Ennio Tardini Stadium in Parma, Italy, Saturday, April 20, 2019.
    Cristiano Ronaldo played a key role in the winning goal and Juventus beat Fiorentina 2-1 Saturday to clinch a record-extending eighth straight Serie A title.
    Cristiano Ronaldo played a key role in the winning goal and Juventus beat Fiorentina 2-1 Saturday to clinch a record-extending eighth straight Serie A title.
  • Fognini stuns Nadal 6-4, 6-2 to reach Monte Carlo final

    Fognini stuns Nadal 6-4, 6-2 to reach Monte Carlo final

    Saturday, April 20 2019 8:22 PM EDT2019-04-21 00:22:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Claude Paris). Italy's Fabio Fognini celebrates after defeating Croatia's Borna Coric during their quarterfinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Friday, April, 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Claude Paris). Italy's Fabio Fognini celebrates after defeating Croatia's Borna Coric during their quarterfinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Friday, April, 19, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Claude Paris). Italy's Fabio Fognini celebrates after defeating Croatia's Borna Coric during their quarterfinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Friday, April, 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Claude Paris). Italy's Fabio Fognini celebrates after defeating Croatia's Borna Coric during their quarterfinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Friday, April, 19, 2019.
    Fabio Fognini ended Rafael Nadal's long winning streak at the Monte Carlo Masters.
    Fabio Fognini ended Rafael Nadal's long winning streak at the Monte Carlo Masters.
  • NBA rescinds technical on Warriors' Durant, Clippers' Green

    NBA rescinds technical on Warriors' Durant, Clippers' Green

    Saturday, April 20 2019 8:02 PM EDT2019-04-21 00:02:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, and Los Angeles Clippers forward JaMychal Green jaw at each other during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 18, 2019, in...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, and Los Angeles Clippers forward JaMychal Green jaw at each other during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 18, 2019, in...
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, and Los Angeles Clippers forward JaMychal Green jaw at each other during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 18, 2019, in...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, and Los Angeles Clippers forward JaMychal Green jaw at each other during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 18, 2019, in...
    The NBA has rescinded technical fouls called on Golden State's Kevin Durant and JaMychal Green of the Clippers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series.
    The NBA has rescinded technical fouls called on Golden State's Kevin Durant and JaMychal Green of the Clippers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series.
  • Foden seizes chance with tired City to clinch Spurs win

    Foden seizes chance with tired City to clinch Spurs win

    Saturday, April 20 2019 7:32 PM EDT2019-04-20 23:32:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rui Vieira). Manchester City's Phill Foden celebrates his goal against Tottenham during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, April 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Rui Vieira). Manchester City's Phill Foden celebrates his goal against Tottenham during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, April 20, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Rui Vieira). Manchester City's Phill Foden celebrates his goal against Tottenham during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, April 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Rui Vieira). Manchester City's Phill Foden celebrates his goal against Tottenham during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, April 20, 2019.
    Manchester City is back on top of the Premier League after Phil Foden clinched a 1-0 victory over Tottenham.
    Manchester City is back on top of the Premier League after Phil Foden clinched a 1-0 victory over Tottenham.
  • Canes' Svechnikov hopes to play in Game 6 after concussion

    Canes' Svechnikov hopes to play in Game 6 after concussion

    Saturday, April 20 2019 6:12 PM EDT2019-04-20 22:12:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stephen Whyno). Carolina Hurricanes rookie forward Andrei Svechnikov speaks to reporters after the team’s morning skate in Washington, Saturday, April 20, 2019.  Svechnikov suffered a concussion from a fight with Washington Capitals captain A...(AP Photo/Stephen Whyno). Carolina Hurricanes rookie forward Andrei Svechnikov speaks to reporters after the team’s morning skate in Washington, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Svechnikov suffered a concussion from a fight with Washington Capitals captain A...
    (AP Photo/Stephen Whyno). Carolina Hurricanes rookie forward Andrei Svechnikov speaks to reporters after the team’s morning skate in Washington, Saturday, April 20, 2019.  Svechnikov suffered a concussion from a fight with Washington Capitals captain A...(AP Photo/Stephen Whyno). Carolina Hurricanes rookie forward Andrei Svechnikov speaks to reporters after the team’s morning skate in Washington, Saturday, April 20, 2019. Svechnikov suffered a concussion from a fight with Washington Capitals captain A...
    Carolina Hurricanes rookie Andrei Svechnikov hopes to play in Game 6 against Washington Capitals after suffering concussion in fight with Alex Ovechkin a week earlier.
    Carolina Hurricanes rookie Andrei Svechnikov hopes to play in Game 6 against Washington Capitals after suffering concussion in fight with Alex Ovechkin a week earlier.
  • Players boycotting social media over racism receive abuse

    Players boycotting social media over racism receive abuse

    Saturday, April 20 2019 5:32 PM EDT2019-04-20 21:32:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez, left, challenges for the ball with Tottenham's Danny Rose during the Champions League, round of 8, first-leg soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur ...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez, left, challenges for the ball with Tottenham's Danny Rose during the Champions League, round of 8, first-leg soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur ...
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez, left, challenges for the ball with Tottenham's Danny Rose during the Champions League, round of 8, first-leg soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur ...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez, left, challenges for the ball with Tottenham's Danny Rose during the Champions League, round of 8, first-leg soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur ...
    Footballers in England boycotting social media in a protest against racism were targeted with abuse about the 24-hour campaign.
    Footballers in England boycotting social media in a protest against racism were targeted with abuse about the 24-hour campaign.
  • Westbrook leads Thunder past Trail Blazers, 120-108

    Westbrook leads Thunder past Trail Blazers, 120-108

    Saturday, April 20 2019 4:52 PM EDT2019-04-20 20:52:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, right, shoots in front of Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter (00) I the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Friday, April 19, 2019, in Oklaho...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, right, shoots in front of Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter (00) I the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Friday, April 19, 2019, in Oklaho...
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, right, shoots in front of Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter (00) I the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Friday, April 19, 2019, in Oklaho...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, right, shoots in front of Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter (00) I the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Friday, April 19, 2019, in Oklaho...
    Russell Westbrook had 33 points and 11 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-108 to cut their series deficit to 2-1.
    Russell Westbrook had 33 points and 11 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-108 to cut their series deficit to 2-1.
  • Celtics beat Pacers 104-96 to take 3-0 series lead

    Celtics beat Pacers 104-96 to take 3-0 series lead

    Saturday, April 20 2019 4:52 PM EDT2019-04-20 20:52:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings). Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving gestures during the first half of Game 3 of the team's NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Indianapolis.(AP Photo/Darron Cummings). Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving gestures during the first half of Game 3 of the team's NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Indianapolis.
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings). Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving gestures during the first half of Game 3 of the team's NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Indianapolis.(AP Photo/Darron Cummings). Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving gestures during the first half of Game 3 of the team's NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Indianapolis.
    Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 to help the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 104-96 for a 3-0 lead in the first-round series.
    Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 to help the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 104-96 for a 3-0 lead in the first-round series.
  • Avalanche beat Flames 5-1 in Game 5 to advance to 2nd round

    Avalanche beat Flames 5-1 in Game 5 to advance to 2nd round

    Saturday, April 20 2019 4:52 PM EDT2019-04-20 20:52:03 GMT
    (Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press via AP). Colorado Avalanche center Colin Wilson (22) celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames with teammate Gabriel Landeskog (92) during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...(Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press via AP). Colorado Avalanche center Colin Wilson (22) celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames with teammate Gabriel Landeskog (92) during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...
    (Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press via AP). Colorado Avalanche center Colin Wilson (22) celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames with teammate Gabriel Landeskog (92) during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...(Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press via AP). Colorado Avalanche center Colin Wilson (22) celebrates his goal against the Calgary Flames with teammate Gabriel Landeskog (92) during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...
    Colin Wilson and Mikko Rantanen each had two goals and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 in Game 5 of their playoff series to advance to the second round.
    Colin Wilson and Mikko Rantanen each had two goals and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 in Game 5 of their playoff series to advance to the second round.
  • Yankees star Aaron Judge exits early with oblique injury

    Yankees star Aaron Judge exits early with oblique injury

    Saturday, April 20 2019 4:23 PM EDT2019-04-20 20:23:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge runs the bases after hitting a solo home run off Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Heath Fillmyer during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in New York.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge runs the bases after hitting a solo home run off Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Heath Fillmyer during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in New York.
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge runs the bases after hitting a solo home run off Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Heath Fillmyer during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in New York.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). New York Yankees' Aaron Judge runs the bases after hitting a solo home run off Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Heath Fillmyer during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 20, 2019, in New York.
    Yankees star Aaron Judge has left a game with an undisclosed injury, exiting after gingerly making his way to first base on a single.
    Yankees star Aaron Judge has left a game with an undisclosed injury, exiting after gingerly making his way to first base on a single.
  • Anderson sits out game, doesn't detail comments in fracas

    Anderson sits out game, doesn't detail comments in fracas

    Saturday, April 20 2019 3:41 PM EDT2019-04-20 19:41:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Brad Keller, right, looks at the umpires after Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson was hit by a pitch by him as benches cleared during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, Ap...(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Brad Keller, right, looks at the umpires after Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson was hit by a pitch by him as benches cleared during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, Ap...
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Brad Keller, right, looks at the umpires after Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson was hit by a pitch by him as benches cleared during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, Ap...(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Brad Keller, right, looks at the umpires after Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson was hit by a pitch by him as benches cleared during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, Ap...
    Kansas City pitcher Brad Keller suspended for 5 games by MLB; White Sox SS Tim Anderson, manager Rick Renteria each get 1 game.
    Kansas City pitcher Brad Keller suspended for 5 games by MLB; White Sox SS Tim Anderson, manager Rick Renteria each get 1 game.
  • Rookie coaches enjoying chess match that comes in playoffs

    Rookie coaches enjoying chess match that comes in playoffs

    Saturday, April 20 2019 3:22 PM EDT2019-04-20 19:22:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerry Broome). Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour watches as Hurricanes' Jordan Martinook (48) takes the ice against the Washington Capitals during the first period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Raleigh, N.C....(AP Photo/Gerry Broome). Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour watches as Hurricanes' Jordan Martinook (48) takes the ice against the Washington Capitals during the first period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Raleigh, N.C....
    (AP Photo/Gerry Broome). Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour watches as Hurricanes' Jordan Martinook (48) takes the ice against the Washington Capitals during the first period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Raleigh, N.C....(AP Photo/Gerry Broome). Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour watches as Hurricanes' Jordan Martinook (48) takes the ice against the Washington Capitals during the first period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Raleigh, N.C....
    Rookie coaches Rod Brind'Amour of the Hurricanes and Jim Montgomery of the Stars are thriving with the chess match of NHL playoff hockey in their first opportunity to call the shots.
    Rookie coaches Rod Brind'Amour of the Hurricanes and Jim Montgomery of the Stars are thriving with the chess match of NHL playoff hockey in their first opportunity to call the shots.
  • Bour blunders again on bases, Angels fall to Mariners 5-3

    Bour blunders again on bases, Angels fall to Mariners 5-3

    Saturday, April 20 2019 2:13 PM EDT2019-04-20 18:13:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Seattle Mariners' Omar Narvaez points to his dugout as he round first after hitting a solo home run during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Friday, April 19, 2019, in Anaheim, Ca...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Seattle Mariners' Omar Narvaez points to his dugout as he round first after hitting a solo home run during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Friday, April 19, 2019, in Anaheim, Ca...
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Seattle Mariners' Omar Narvaez points to his dugout as he round first after hitting a solo home run during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Friday, April 19, 2019, in Anaheim, Ca...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Seattle Mariners' Omar Narvaez points to his dugout as he round first after hitting a solo home run during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Friday, April 19, 2019, in Anaheim, Ca...
    Angels slugger Justin Bour blundered again on the bases, this time failing to run out a popup that the Seattle Mariners turned into an easy double play in a 5-3 win over Los Angeles.
    Angels slugger Justin Bour blundered again on the bases, this time failing to run out a popup that the Seattle Mariners turned into an easy double play in a 5-3 win over Los Angeles.
  • White Sox, Tigers rained out; doubleheader on Aug. 6

    White Sox, Tigers rained out; doubleheader on Aug. 6

    Saturday, April 20 2019 1:11 PM EDT2019-04-20 17:11:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire reacts to being thrown out of the baseball game by Todd Tichenor, left, during the fifth inning against the Chicago White Sox in Detroit, Friday, April 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya). Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire reacts to being thrown out of the baseball game by Todd Tichenor, left, during the fifth inning against the Chicago White Sox in Detroit, Friday, April 19, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya). Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire reacts to being thrown out of the baseball game by Todd Tichenor, left, during the fifth inning against the Chicago White Sox in Detroit, Friday, April 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya). Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire reacts to being thrown out of the baseball game by Todd Tichenor, left, during the fifth inning against the Chicago White Sox in Detroit, Friday, April 19, 2019.
    The Detroit Tigers' game against the Chicago White Sox has been rained out and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader Aug. 6.
    The Detroit Tigers' game against the Chicago White Sox has been rained out and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader Aug. 6.
  • Siakam has 30 points, Raptors top Magic 98-93 for 2-1 lead

    Siakam has 30 points, Raptors top Magic 98-93 for 2-1 lead

    Saturday, April 20 2019 12:12 PM EDT2019-04-20 16:12:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). Toronto Raptors' Pascal Siakam (43) shoots against Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic (9) and Jonathan Isaac, right, during the first half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Orlando, ...(AP Photo/John Raoux). Toronto Raptors' Pascal Siakam (43) shoots against Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic (9) and Jonathan Isaac, right, during the first half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Orlando, ...
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). Toronto Raptors' Pascal Siakam (43) shoots against Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic (9) and Jonathan Isaac, right, during the first half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Orlando, ...(AP Photo/John Raoux). Toronto Raptors' Pascal Siakam (43) shoots against Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic (9) and Jonathan Isaac, right, during the first half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Orlando, ...
    Siakam scores 30, Raptors dig in late to top Magic 98-93 and take 2-1 series lead.
    Siakam scores 30, Raptors dig in late to top Magic 98-93 and take 2-1 series lead.
  • Finally a playoff game at Detroit Pistons' new arena

    Finally a playoff game at Detroit Pistons' new arena

    Saturday, April 20 2019 11:23 AM EDT2019-04-20 15:23:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo drives to the basket against Detroit Pistons' Andre Drummond during the second half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Buc...(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo drives to the basket against Detroit Pistons' Andre Drummond during the second half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Buc...
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo drives to the basket against Detroit Pistons' Andre Drummond during the second half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Buc...(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo drives to the basket against Detroit Pistons' Andre Drummond during the second half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Buc...
    Little Caesars Arena in Detroit will finally host its first playoff game _ in what is probably the last chance the Pistons have to make their series against Milwaukee competitive.
    Little Caesars Arena in Detroit will finally host its first playoff game _ in what is probably the last chance the Pistons have to make their series against Milwaukee competitive.
  • Brooke Henderson, Nelly Korda tied for lead in Hawaii

    Brooke Henderson, Nelly Korda tied for lead in Hawaii

    Saturday, April 20 2019 10:41 AM EDT2019-04-20 14:41:48 GMT
    (Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). Brooke Henderson tees off on first hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship golf tournament Friday, April 19, 2019, in Kapolei, Hawaii.(Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). Brooke Henderson tees off on first hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship golf tournament Friday, April 19, 2019, in Kapolei, Hawaii.
    (Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). Brooke Henderson tees off on first hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship golf tournament Friday, April 19, 2019, in Kapolei, Hawaii.(Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). Brooke Henderson tees off on first hole during the third round of the LPGA Tour's Lotte Championship golf tournament Friday, April 19, 2019, in Kapolei, Hawaii.
    Defending champion Brooke Henderson shot a 3-under 69 at blustery Ko Olina Golf Club for a share of the third-round lead with Nelly Korda in the Lotte Championship.
    Defending champion Brooke Henderson shot a 3-under 69 at blustery Ko Olina Golf Club for a share of the third-round lead with Nelly Korda in the Lotte Championship.
  • Matthews, Kapanen score late, Maple Leafs edge Bruins 2-1

    Matthews, Kapanen score late, Maple Leafs edge Bruins 2-1

    Saturday, April 20 2019 9:20 AM EDT2019-04-20 13:20:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak (88) defends against Toronto Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews during the first period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Boston, Friday, April 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak (88) defends against Toronto Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews during the first period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Boston, Friday, April 19, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak (88) defends against Toronto Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews during the first period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Boston, Friday, April 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak (88) defends against Toronto Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews during the first period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Boston, Friday, April 19, 2019.
    Auston Matthews, Kasperi Kapanen score in third period, Toronto Maple Leafs hang on the beat the Boston Bruins 2-1.
    Auston Matthews, Kasperi Kapanen score in third period, Toronto Maple Leafs hang on the beat the Boston Bruins 2-1.
  • Mets ace deGrom going on injured list, getting MRI on elbow

    Mets ace deGrom going on injured list, getting MRI on elbow

    Saturday, April 20 2019 9:00 AM EDT2019-04-20 13:00:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). New York Mets' Jacob deGrom (48) takes a deep breath after walking Atlanta Braves Freddie Freeman, left, during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Amis). New York Mets' Jacob deGrom (48) takes a deep breath after walking Atlanta Braves Freddie Freeman, left, during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Atlanta.
    (AP Photo/John Amis). New York Mets' Jacob deGrom (48) takes a deep breath after walking Atlanta Braves Freddie Freeman, left, during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Amis). New York Mets' Jacob deGrom (48) takes a deep breath after walking Atlanta Braves Freddie Freeman, left, during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Atlanta.
    Mets ace Jacob deGrom is returning to New York for an MRI on his right elbow after shaky outings in his last two starts.
    Mets ace Jacob deGrom is returning to New York for an MRI on his right elbow after shaky outings in his last two starts.
  • LEADING OFF: Bour blunder, deGrom hurts, Swihart's new start

    LEADING OFF: Bour blunder, deGrom hurts, Swihart's new start

    Saturday, April 20 2019 3:31 AM EDT2019-04-20 07:31:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Amis). New York Mets' Jacob deGrom (48) takes a deep breath after walking Atlanta Braves Freddie Freeman, left, during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Amis). New York Mets' Jacob deGrom (48) takes a deep breath after walking Atlanta Braves Freddie Freeman, left, during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Atlanta.
    (AP Photo/John Amis). New York Mets' Jacob deGrom (48) takes a deep breath after walking Atlanta Braves Freddie Freeman, left, during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Atlanta.(AP Photo/John Amis). New York Mets' Jacob deGrom (48) takes a deep breath after walking Atlanta Braves Freddie Freeman, left, during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Atlanta.
    LEADING OFF: Mets ace deGrom returns to New York for MRI on elbow, Swihart gets fresh start in Arizona, and when will Guerrero Jr. join Blue Jays?.
    LEADING OFF: Mets ace deGrom returns to New York for MRI on elbow, Swihart gets fresh start in Arizona, and when will Guerrero Jr. join Blue Jays?.
  • NCAA rejects mandatory 2-year commitment to grad transfers

    NCAA rejects mandatory 2-year commitment to grad transfers

    Saturday, April 20 2019 3:22 AM EDT2019-04-20 07:22:31 GMT
    A proposal to require a graduate transfer to count against a team's scholarship total for two years in football and basketball has been rejected by the NCAA.
    A proposal to require a graduate transfer to count against a team's scholarship total for two years in football and basketball has been rejected by the NCAA.
  • Miller and Wade will not testify in corruption trial

    Miller and Wade will not testify in corruption trial

    Saturday, April 20 2019 3:22 AM EDT2019-04-20 07:22:17 GMT
    Arizona coach Sean Miller and LSU coach Will Wade will not be required to testify in next week's federal basketball corruption trial.
    Arizona coach Sean Miller and LSU coach Will Wade will not be required to testify in next week's federal basketball corruption trial.
  • Lowry keeps hold on the top at rain-delayed RBC Heritage

    Lowry keeps hold on the top at rain-delayed RBC Heritage

    Saturday, April 20 2019 1:33 AM EDT2019-04-20 05:33:10 GMT
    (Scott Schroeder/The Island Packet via AP). Dustin Johnson hits from the eighth fairway during the second round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Friday, April 19, 2019.(Scott Schroeder/The Island Packet via AP). Dustin Johnson hits from the eighth fairway during the second round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Friday, April 19, 2019.
    (Scott Schroeder/The Island Packet via AP). Dustin Johnson hits from the eighth fairway during the second round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Friday, April 19, 2019.(Scott Schroeder/The Island Packet via AP). Dustin Johnson hits from the eighth fairway during the second round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Friday, April 19, 2019.
    Shane Lowry maintains 1-stroke lead at the rain-delayed RBC Heritage.
    Shane Lowry maintains 1-stroke lead at the rain-delayed RBC Heritage.
  • Jockey suspended for using whip on another rider in Arkansas

    Jockey suspended for using whip on another rider in Arkansas

    Saturday, April 20 2019 12:33 AM EDT2019-04-20 04:33:03 GMT
    A jockey has been suspended 60 days for misusing his whip _ not on a horse _ but on another rider in a race at an Arkansas track.
    A jockey has been suspended 60 days for misusing his whip _ not on a horse _ but on another rider in a race at an Arkansas track.
  • Hendricks strikes out 11, Cubs beat Diamondbacks 5-1

    Hendricks strikes out 11, Cubs beat Diamondbacks 5-1

    Friday, April 19 2019 11:12 PM EDT2019-04-20 03:12:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Banks). Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks (28) throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Chicago.(AP Photo/David Banks). Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks (28) throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Chicago.
    (AP Photo/David Banks). Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks (28) throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Chicago.(AP Photo/David Banks). Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks (28) throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Chicago.
    Kyle Hendricks struck out 11 over seven scoreless innings in his first win, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1.
    Kyle Hendricks struck out 11 over seven scoreless innings in his first win, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1.
  • Red Wings name Steve Yzerman general manager

    Red Wings name Steve Yzerman general manager

    Friday, April 19 2019 10:32 PM EDT2019-04-20 02:32:28 GMT
    Two people familiar with the decision say Steve Yzerman will be named general manager of the Detroit Red Wings.
    Two people familiar with the decision say Steve Yzerman will be named general manager of the Detroit Red Wings.
  • Flyers cover statue of singer Smith amid racism allegations

    Flyers cover statue of singer Smith amid racism allegations

    Friday, April 19 2019 10:02 PM EDT2019-04-20 02:02:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). A partially covered statue of singer Kate Smith is seen near the Wells Fargo Center, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Flyers covered the statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following the New...(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). A partially covered statue of singer Kate Smith is seen near the Wells Fargo Center, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Flyers covered the statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following the New...
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). A partially covered statue of singer Kate Smith is seen near the Wells Fargo Center, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Flyers covered the statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following the New...(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). A partially covered statue of singer Kate Smith is seen near the Wells Fargo Center, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Flyers covered the statue of singer Kate Smith outside their arena, following the New...
    The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith's recording of 'God Bless America' during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer.
    The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith's recording of 'God Bless America' during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer.
  • Blue Jays super prospect Guerrero feels ready for majors

    Blue Jays super prospect Guerrero feels ready for majors

    Friday, April 19 2019 9:41 PM EDT2019-04-20 01:41:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2018, file photo, Buffalo Bisons third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. looks on before a minor league baseball against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs in Buffalo, N.Y. The Toronto Blue Jays top prosp...(AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2018, file photo, Buffalo Bisons third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. looks on before a minor league baseball against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs in Buffalo, N.Y. The Toronto Blue Jays top prosp...
    (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2018, file photo, Buffalo Bisons third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. looks on before a minor league baseball against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs in Buffalo, N.Y. The Toronto Blue Jays top prosp...(AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2018, file photo, Buffalo Bisons third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. looks on before a minor league baseball against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs in Buffalo, N.Y. The Toronto Blue Jays top prosp...
    His potential free agency already pushed back a year following a spring training injury, Toronto Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. feels ready for his major league debut.
    His potential free agency already pushed back a year following a spring training injury, Toronto Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. feels ready for his major league debut.
  • St. John's hires Mike Anderson as basketball coach

    St. John's hires Mike Anderson as basketball coach

    Friday, April 19 2019 8:32 PM EDT2019-04-20 00:32:44 GMT
    St. John's hires Mike Anderson to replace Chris Mullin as basketball coach.
    St. John's hires Mike Anderson to replace Chris Mullin as basketball coach.
  • Embiid listed as doubtful for 76ers' Game 4 vs Nets

    Embiid listed as doubtful for 76ers' Game 4 vs Nets

    Friday, April 19 2019 8:01 PM EDT2019-04-20 00:01:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid watches during the first half in Game 3 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid watches during the first half in Game 3 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York.
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid watches during the first half in Game 3 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid watches during the first half in Game 3 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, April 18, 2019, in New York.
    The Philadelphia 76ers are listing Joel Embiid as doubtful for Game 4 of their first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets.
    The Philadelphia 76ers are listing Joel Embiid as doubtful for Game 4 of their first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets.
  • Surprised Nadal sees 'super solid' Djokovic exit Monte Carlo

    Surprised Nadal sees 'super solid' Djokovic exit Monte Carlo

    Friday, April 19 2019 7:52 PM EDT2019-04-19 23:52:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Claude Paris). Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Argentina's Guido Pella during their quarterfinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Friday, April 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Claude Paris). Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Argentina's Guido Pella during their quarterfinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Friday, April 19, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Claude Paris). Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Argentina's Guido Pella during their quarterfinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Friday, April 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Claude Paris). Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Argentina's Guido Pella during their quarterfinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Friday, April 19, 2019.
    An erratic Novak Djokovic suffered a surprise 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 defeat against Daniil Medvedev in the Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals.
    An erratic Novak Djokovic suffered a surprise 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 defeat against Daniil Medvedev in the Monte Carlo Masters quarterfinals.
  • Falcons give second chance to Hageman following 2017 release

    Falcons give second chance to Hageman following 2017 release

    Friday, April 19 2019 5:53 PM EDT2019-04-19 21:53:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2016, file photo, Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff, right, is hit by Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman during the second half of an NFL football game in Los Angeles. The F...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2016, file photo, Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff, right, is hit by Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman during the second half of an NFL football game in Los Angeles. The F...
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2016, file photo, Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff, right, is hit by Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman during the second half of an NFL football game in Los Angeles. The F...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2016, file photo, Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff, right, is hit by Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman during the second half of an NFL football game in Los Angeles. The F...
    Falcons give second chance to defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman following 2017 release due to domestic violence charge.
    Falcons give second chance to defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman following 2017 release due to domestic violence charge.
  • UNC's Hatchell resigns after findings from program review

    UNC's Hatchell resigns after findings from program review

    Friday, April 19 2019 5:14 PM EDT2019-04-19 21:14:10 GMT
    North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell has resigned after an external review found she had made "racially insensitive" comments and applied "undue influence" regarding players' ability to compete...
    North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell has resigned after an external review found she had made "racially insensitive" comments and applied "undue influence" regarding players' ability to compete through medical issues.
  • Iowa's Megan Gustafson wins Honda award for basketball

    Iowa's Megan Gustafson wins Honda award for basketball

    Friday, April 19 2019 5:12 PM EDT2019-04-19 21:12:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File). FILE - In this March 30, 2019, file photo, Iowa's Megan Gustafson (10) shoots against North Carolina State's Elissa Cunane (33) during the second half of a regional women's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament i...(AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File). FILE - In this March 30, 2019, file photo, Iowa's Megan Gustafson (10) shoots against North Carolina State's Elissa Cunane (33) during the second half of a regional women's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament i...
    (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File). FILE - In this March 30, 2019, file photo, Iowa's Megan Gustafson (10) shoots against North Carolina State's Elissa Cunane (33) during the second half of a regional women's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament i...(AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File). FILE - In this March 30, 2019, file photo, Iowa's Megan Gustafson (10) shoots against North Carolina State's Elissa Cunane (33) during the second half of a regional women's college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament i...
    Megan Gustafson of Iowa wins Honda Sports Award as the top college basketball player; eligible for athlete of year honor on June 24.
    Megan Gustafson of Iowa wins Honda Sports Award as the top college basketball player; eligible for athlete of year honor on June 24.
  • Held at bay, Gaudreau hopes to ignite Flames in Game 5

    Held at bay, Gaudreau hopes to ignite Flames in Game 5

    Friday, April 19 2019 4:33 PM EDT2019-04-19 20:33:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Calgary Flames center Elias Lindholm, right, celebrates his goal with left wing Johnny Gaudreau during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey playoff series against the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday, April 17, 2019,...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Calgary Flames center Elias Lindholm, right, celebrates his goal with left wing Johnny Gaudreau during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey playoff series against the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday, April 17, 2019,...
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Calgary Flames center Elias Lindholm, right, celebrates his goal with left wing Johnny Gaudreau during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey playoff series against the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday, April 17, 2019,...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Calgary Flames center Elias Lindholm, right, celebrates his goal with left wing Johnny Gaudreau during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey playoff series against the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday, April 17, 2019,...
    Calgary heads back home for Game 5 in a precarious situation. The top seed in the West trails Colorado 3-1 in the best-of-seven series.
    Calgary heads back home for Game 5 in a precarious situation. The top seed in the West trails Colorado 3-1 in the best-of-seven series.
  • Durant, Curry shut down Clippers in Warriors' 132-105 win

    Durant, Curry shut down Clippers in Warriors' 132-105 win

    Friday, April 19 2019 1:23 PM EDT2019-04-19 17:23:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams, right, shoots as Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney defends during the first half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Los Ange...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams, right, shoots as Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney defends during the first half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Los Ange...
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams, right, shoots as Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney defends during the first half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Los Ange...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams, right, shoots as Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney defends during the first half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Los Ange...
    Kevin Durant scored 38 points, Stephen Curry added 21 points playing with five fouls, and the Golden State Warriors dominated from the opening tip to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 132-105 and take a 2-1 lead in...
    Kevin Durant scored 38 points, Stephen Curry added 21 points playing with five fouls, and the Golden State Warriors dominated from the opening tip to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 132-105 and take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
  • Simmons scores 31 points, 76ers beat Nets without Embiid

    Simmons scores 31 points, 76ers beat Nets without Embiid

    Friday, April 19 2019 1:23 PM EDT2019-04-19 17:23:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Brooklyn Nets' Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (24), Caris LeVert (22) and D'Angelo Russell (1) react to a dunk by Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons (25) during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff serie...(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Brooklyn Nets' Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (24), Caris LeVert (22) and D'Angelo Russell (1) react to a dunk by Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons (25) during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff serie...
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Brooklyn Nets' Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (24), Caris LeVert (22) and D'Angelo Russell (1) react to a dunk by Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons (25) during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff serie...(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Brooklyn Nets' Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (24), Caris LeVert (22) and D'Angelo Russell (1) react to a dunk by Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons (25) during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff serie...
    Ben Simmons scored a career playoff-high 31 points, Tobias Harris added 29 points and 16 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers shook off the absence of Joel Embiid to beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-115 for a 2-1 lead in...
    Ben Simmons scored a career playoff-high 31 points, Tobias Harris added 29 points and 16 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers shook off the absence of Joel Embiid to beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-115 for a 2-1 lead in the first-round series.
  • Yanks stop using Smith recording while investigating racism

    Yanks stop using Smith recording while investigating racism

    Friday, April 19 2019 1:23 PM EDT2019-04-19 17:23:06 GMT
    The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith's recording of 'God Bless America' during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer.
    The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith's recording of 'God Bless America' during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer.
  • LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Rays at opposite ends, Sabathia sharp

    LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Rays at opposite ends, Sabathia sharp

    Friday, April 19 2019 1:22 PM EDT2019-04-19 17:22:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Tampa Bay Rays' Yandy Diaz celebrates in the dugout after his home run off Baltimore Orioles pitcher David Hess during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Tampa Bay Rays' Yandy Diaz celebrates in the dugout after his home run off Baltimore Orioles pitcher David Hess during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla.
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Tampa Bay Rays' Yandy Diaz celebrates in the dugout after his home run off Baltimore Orioles pitcher David Hess during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Tampa Bay Rays' Yandy Diaz celebrates in the dugout after his home run off Baltimore Orioles pitcher David Hess during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla.
    LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Rays in early test, Sabathia's streak, Walker's late surge.
    LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Rays in early test, Sabathia's streak, Walker's late surge.
  • Ireland's Lowry on top after first round of RBC Heritage

    Ireland's Lowry on top after first round of RBC Heritage

    Friday, April 19 2019 1:02 PM EDT2019-04-19 17:02:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Shane Lowry, of Ireland, hits on the fourth hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Augusta, Ga.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Shane Lowry, of Ireland, hits on the fourth hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Augusta, Ga.
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Shane Lowry, of Ireland, hits on the fourth hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Augusta, Ga.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Shane Lowry, of Ireland, hits on the fourth hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Augusta, Ga.
    Ireland's Shane Lowry shot a 6-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the RBC Heritage.
    Ireland's Shane Lowry shot a 6-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the RBC Heritage.
  • Eun-Hee Ji takes 2-stroke lead in Lotte Championship

    Eun-Hee Ji takes 2-stroke lead in Lotte Championship

    Friday, April 19 2019 12:52 PM EDT2019-04-19 16:52:44 GMT
    (Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). In this photo taken Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Nelly Korda follows her drive from the first tee of Ko Olina Golf Club during the first round of the Lotte Championship golf tournament in Kapolei, Hawaii.(Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). In this photo taken Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Nelly Korda follows her drive from the first tee of Ko Olina Golf Club during the first round of the Lotte Championship golf tournament in Kapolei, Hawaii.
    (Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). In this photo taken Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Nelly Korda follows her drive from the first tee of Ko Olina Golf Club during the first round of the Lotte Championship golf tournament in Kapolei, Hawaii.(Craig T. Kojima/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). In this photo taken Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Nelly Korda follows her drive from the first tee of Ko Olina Golf Club during the first round of the Lotte Championship golf tournament in Kapolei, Hawaii.
    Nelly Korda birdied four of her final five holes to take a two-shot lead over defending champion Brooke Henderson midway through the second round of the Lotte Championship.
    Nelly Korda birdied four of her final five holes to take a two-shot lead over defending champion Brooke Henderson midway through the second round of the Lotte Championship.
  • White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

    White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

    Friday, April 19 2019 9:43 AM EDT2019-04-19 13:43:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). San Antonio Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge (12) drives to the basket past Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, right, during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 18, 2019.(AP Photo/Eric Gay). San Antonio Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge (12) drives to the basket past Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, right, during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 18, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). San Antonio Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge (12) drives to the basket past Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, right, during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 18, 2019.(AP Photo/Eric Gay). San Antonio Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge (12) drives to the basket past Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, right, during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 18, 2019.
    Derrick White had a career-high 36 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Denver Nuggets 118-108, withstanding a first-half lapse to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round series.
    Derrick White had a career-high 36 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Denver Nuggets 118-108, withstanding a first-half lapse to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round series.
  • Corbin earns 1st win with Nationals, beats Giants 4-2

    Corbin earns 1st win with Nationals, beats Giants 4-2

    Friday, April 19 2019 9:43 AM EDT2019-04-19 13:43:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Nationals starting pitcher Patrick Corbin delivers a pitch during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington.(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Nationals starting pitcher Patrick Corbin delivers a pitch during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington.
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Nationals starting pitcher Patrick Corbin delivers a pitch during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington.(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Washington Nationals starting pitcher Patrick Corbin delivers a pitch during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Washington.
    Patrick Corbin took a one-hitter into the eighth inning to earn his first win with Washington, Wilmer Difo homered and the Nationals beat the punchless San Francisco Giants 4-2.
    Patrick Corbin took a one-hitter into the eighth inning to earn his first win with Washington, Wilmer Difo homered and the Nationals beat the punchless San Francisco Giants 4-2.
  • Teravainen, Hurricanes beat Capitals 2-1, even series

    Teravainen, Hurricanes beat Capitals 2-1, even series

    Friday, April 19 2019 9:43 AM EDT2019-04-19 13:43:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker). Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) looks back at the puck after Carolina Hurricanes' Teuvo Teravainen (86), of Finland, scored during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in ...(AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker). Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) looks back at the puck after Carolina Hurricanes' Teuvo Teravainen (86), of Finland, scored during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in ...
    (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker). Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) looks back at the puck after Carolina Hurricanes' Teuvo Teravainen (86), of Finland, scored during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in ...(AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker). Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) looks back at the puck after Carolina Hurricanes' Teuvo Teravainen (86), of Finland, scored during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in ...
    Teuvo Teravainen scored the go-ahead goal with 27.9 seconds left in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 to even their playoff series at two games apiece.
    Teuvo Teravainen scored the go-ahead goal with 27.9 seconds left in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 to even their playoff series at two games apiece.
  • Schwartz caps Blues' rally in 3-2 win over Jets 1 in Games 5

    Schwartz caps Blues' rally in 3-2 win over Jets 1 in Games 5

    Friday, April 19 2019 9:43 AM EDT2019-04-19 13:43:14 GMT
    (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP). St. Louis Blues' Jaden Schwartz (17) scores the against Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) as Jets' Jacob Trouba (8) defends in the final minute of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...(John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP). St. Louis Blues' Jaden Schwartz (17) scores the against Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) as Jets' Jacob Trouba (8) defends in the final minute of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...
    (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP). St. Louis Blues' Jaden Schwartz (17) scores the against Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) as Jets' Jacob Trouba (8) defends in the final minute of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...(John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP). St. Louis Blues' Jaden Schwartz (17) scores the against Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) as Jets' Jacob Trouba (8) defends in the final minute of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...
    Jaden Schwartz scored with 15 seconds remaining in the third period to cap St. Louis' three-goal third period in a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets, giving the Blues a 3-2 lead in their Western Conference playoff...
    Jaden Schwartz scored with 15 seconds remaining in the third period to cap St. Louis' three-goal third period in a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets, giving the Blues a 3-2 lead in their Western Conference playoff series.
  • Sharks start fast to stay alive, beat Golden Knights 5-2

    Sharks start fast to stay alive, beat Golden Knights 5-2

    Friday, April 19 2019 1:52 AM EDT2019-04-19 05:52:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones, right, blocks a shot from the Vegas Golden Knights during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Thursday, April 18, 2019, in San Jose, Calif.(AP Photo/Ben Margot). San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones, right, blocks a shot from the Vegas Golden Knights during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Thursday, April 18, 2019, in San Jose, Calif.
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot). San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones, right, blocks a shot from the Vegas Golden Knights during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Thursday, April 18, 2019, in San Jose, Calif.(AP Photo/Ben Margot). San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones, right, blocks a shot from the Vegas Golden Knights during the second period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Thursday, April 18, 2019, in San Jose, Calif.
    Tomas Hertl got San Jose off to the fast start that had been missing the past three games, Martin Jones came up with the big saves and the Sharks staved off elimination by beating the Vegas Golden Knights 5-2 in...
    Tomas Hertl got San Jose off to the fast start that had been missing the past three games, Martin Jones came up with the big saves and the Sharks staved off elimination by beating the Vegas Golden Knights 5-2 in Game 5 of their first-round series.
  • FIFA backs English players' social media boycott over racism

    FIFA backs English players' social media boycott over racism

    Friday, April 19 2019 1:21 AM EDT2019-04-19 05:21:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez, left, challenges for the ball with Tottenham's Danny Rose during the Champions League, round of 8, first-leg soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur ...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez, left, challenges for the ball with Tottenham's Danny Rose during the Champions League, round of 8, first-leg soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur ...
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez, left, challenges for the ball with Tottenham's Danny Rose during the Champions League, round of 8, first-leg soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur ...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez, left, challenges for the ball with Tottenham's Danny Rose during the Champions League, round of 8, first-leg soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur ...
    Soccer players in England are backing a 24-hour boycott of social media to demand a crackdown on racial abuse on the platforms.
    Soccer players in England are backing a 24-hour boycott of social media to demand a crackdown on racial abuse on the platforms.
  • Lightning GM BriseBois not overreacting to playoff loss

    Lightning GM BriseBois not overreacting to playoff loss

    Friday, April 19 2019 12:22 AM EDT2019-04-19 04:22:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) skates off as the Columbus Blue Jackets celebrate their 4-3 win during Game 1 of an NHL Eastern Conference first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Tampa, F...(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) skates off as the Columbus Blue Jackets celebrate their 4-3 win during Game 1 of an NHL Eastern Conference first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Tampa, F...
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) skates off as the Columbus Blue Jackets celebrate their 4-3 win during Game 1 of an NHL Eastern Conference first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Tampa, F...(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos (91) skates off as the Columbus Blue Jackets celebrate their 4-3 win during Game 1 of an NHL Eastern Conference first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Tampa, F...
    Lightning GM vows not to overreact after Tampa Bay's quick postseason ouster, says he still has confidence in coach Jon Cooper.
    Lightning GM vows not to overreact after Tampa Bay's quick postseason ouster, says he still has confidence in coach Jon Cooper.
  • Embiid not playing in Game 3 because of sore knee

    Embiid not playing in Game 3 because of sore knee

    Thursday, April 18 2019 9:53 PM EDT2019-04-19 01:53:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, left, of Cameroon, with the flaguant 1 foul on Brooklyn Nets' Jarrett Allen, right, as he was going for the shot during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, ...(AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, left, of Cameroon, with the flaguant 1 foul on Brooklyn Nets' Jarrett Allen, right, as he was going for the shot during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, ...
    (AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, left, of Cameroon, with the flaguant 1 foul on Brooklyn Nets' Jarrett Allen, right, as he was going for the shot during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, ...(AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, left, of Cameroon, with the flaguant 1 foul on Brooklyn Nets' Jarrett Allen, right, as he was going for the shot during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, ...
    Joel Embiid is not playing for the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 3 against the Brooklyn Nets because of a sore left knee.
    Joel Embiid is not playing for the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 3 against the Brooklyn Nets because of a sore left knee.
  • Ticket sales: The least understood side of the Olympics

    Ticket sales: The least understood side of the Olympics

    Thursday, April 18 2019 8:01 PM EDT2019-04-19 00:01:22 GMT
    (Yuta Omori/Kyodo News via AP). Kosuke Kitajima, a four-time Olympic swimming gold medalist attends a press conference in Tokyo Thursday, April 18, 2019. Kitajima helped Tokyo Olympic organizers launch their ticket website on Thursday, which is where o...(Yuta Omori/Kyodo News via AP). Kosuke Kitajima, a four-time Olympic swimming gold medalist attends a press conference in Tokyo Thursday, April 18, 2019. Kitajima helped Tokyo Olympic organizers launch their ticket website on Thursday, which is where o...
    (Yuta Omori/Kyodo News via AP). Kosuke Kitajima, a four-time Olympic swimming gold medalist attends a press conference in Tokyo Thursday, April 18, 2019. Kitajima helped Tokyo Olympic organizers launch their ticket website on Thursday, which is where o...(Yuta Omori/Kyodo News via AP). Kosuke Kitajima, a four-time Olympic swimming gold medalist attends a press conference in Tokyo Thursday, April 18, 2019. Kitajima helped Tokyo Olympic organizers launch their ticket website on Thursday, which is where o...
    Tokyo Olympic organizers have launched their ticket website for the 2020 Games.
    Tokyo Olympic organizers have launched their ticket website for the 2020 Games.
  • Champion Patriots open vs. Steelers; 5 international games

    Champion Patriots open vs. Steelers; 5 international games

    Thursday, April 18 2019 6:30 PM EDT2019-04-18 22:30:19 GMT
    NFC champion Los Angeles Rams hosts Cincinnati in London for 1 of 5 international games on 2019 schedule.
    NFC champion Los Angeles Rams hosts Cincinnati in London for 1 of 5 international games on 2019 schedule.
  • What now? Penguins face crucial offseason after flameout

    What now? Penguins face crucial offseason after flameout

    Thursday, April 18 2019 6:13 PM EDT2019-04-18 22:13:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby walks from reporters after talking with them in the practice facility locker room before leaving for the off season two days after being swept by the New York Islanders in the first round of...(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby walks from reporters after talking with them in the practice facility locker room before leaving for the off season two days after being swept by the New York Islanders in the first round of...
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby walks from reporters after talking with them in the practice facility locker room before leaving for the off season two days after being swept by the New York Islanders in the first round of...(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby walks from reporters after talking with them in the practice facility locker room before leaving for the off season two days after being swept by the New York Islanders in the first round of...
    Pittsburgh Penguins have plenty to think about following their first-round playoff loss to the New York Islanders.
    Pittsburgh Penguins have plenty to think about following their first-round playoff loss to the New York Islanders.
  • LSU hires new athletic director Woodward away from Texas A&M

    LSU hires new athletic director Woodward away from Texas A&M

    Thursday, April 18 2019 6:12 PM EDT2019-04-18 22:12:17 GMT
    (Dave McDermand/The College Station Eagle via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2016, file photo, new Texas A&M Athletic Director Scott Woodward responds to questions from the media after being introduced by Texas A&M University president Mich...(Dave McDermand/The College Station Eagle via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2016, file photo, new Texas A&M Athletic Director Scott Woodward responds to questions from the media after being introduced by Texas A&M University president Mich...
    (Dave McDermand/The College Station Eagle via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2016, file photo, new Texas A&M Athletic Director Scott Woodward responds to questions from the media after being introduced by Texas A&M University president Mich...(Dave McDermand/The College Station Eagle via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2016, file photo, new Texas A&M Athletic Director Scott Woodward responds to questions from the media after being introduced by Texas A&M University president Mich...
    LSU has formalized an agreement to bring in Scott Woodward as the university's next athletic director.
    LSU has formalized an agreement to bring in Scott Woodward as the university's next athletic director.
  • What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe

    What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe

    Thursday, April 18 2019 5:53 PM EDT2019-04-18 21:53:20 GMT
    (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP). Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Champions League, quarterfinal, second leg soccer match between Juventus and Ajax, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy, Tuesday, April 16, 2019.(Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP). Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Champions League, quarterfinal, second leg soccer match between Juventus and Ajax, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy, Tuesday, April 16, 2019.
    (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP). Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Champions League, quarterfinal, second leg soccer match between Juventus and Ajax, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy, Tuesday, April 16, 2019.(Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP). Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the Champions League, quarterfinal, second leg soccer match between Juventus and Ajax, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy, Tuesday, April 16, 2019.
    Both Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain get another try at clinching the Italian and French leagues, respectively, this weekend.
    Both Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain get another try at clinching the Italian and French leagues, respectively, this weekend.
  • Lynx to retire Lindsay Whalen's No. 13 at June 8 game

    Lynx to retire Lindsay Whalen's No. 13 at June 8 game

    Thursday, April 18 2019 5:19 PM EDT2019-04-18 21:19:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - In this April 13, 2018, file photo, Lindsay Whalen addresses the media after she was introduced as Minnesota's new women's NCAA college basketball coach, in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Lynx will honor Lindsay Whalen wit...(AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - In this April 13, 2018, file photo, Lindsay Whalen addresses the media after she was introduced as Minnesota's new women's NCAA college basketball coach, in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Lynx will honor Lindsay Whalen wit...
    (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - In this April 13, 2018, file photo, Lindsay Whalen addresses the media after she was introduced as Minnesota's new women's NCAA college basketball coach, in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Lynx will honor Lindsay Whalen wit...(AP Photo/Jim Mone, File). FILE - In this April 13, 2018, file photo, Lindsay Whalen addresses the media after she was introduced as Minnesota's new women's NCAA college basketball coach, in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Lynx will honor Lindsay Whalen wit...
    Lynx to make Whalen's No. 13 the franchise's first retired jersey during ceremony on June 8.
    Lynx to make Whalen's No. 13 the franchise's first retired jersey during ceremony on June 8.
  • Pochettino closer to collecting trophy not just plaudits

    Pochettino closer to collecting trophy not just plaudits

    Thursday, April 18 2019 5:19 PM EDT2019-04-18 21:19:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jon Super). Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino waves to the fans during the Champions League quarterfinal, second leg, soccer match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Wednesday, April ...(AP Photo/Jon Super). Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino waves to the fans during the Champions League quarterfinal, second leg, soccer match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Wednesday, April ...
    (AP Photo/Jon Super). Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino waves to the fans during the Champions League quarterfinal, second leg, soccer match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Wednesday, April ...(AP Photo/Jon Super). Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino waves to the fans during the Champions League quarterfinal, second leg, soccer match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Wednesday, April ...
    Mauricio Pochettino has collected many plaudits as a coach but never a major trophy.
    Mauricio Pochettino has collected many plaudits as a coach but never a major trophy.
  • Warriors, Spurs try to forget blown chances for 2-0 leads

    Warriors, Spurs try to forget blown chances for 2-0 leads

    Thursday, April 18 2019 4:03 PM EDT2019-04-18 20:03:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan rips his jersey as he heads to the bench after drawing his second personal foul against the Denver Nuggets early in the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday,...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan rips his jersey as he heads to the bench after drawing his second personal foul against the Denver Nuggets early in the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday,...
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan rips his jersey as he heads to the bench after drawing his second personal foul against the Denver Nuggets early in the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday,...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan rips his jersey as he heads to the bench after drawing his second personal foul against the Denver Nuggets early in the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday,...
    The Golden State Warriors are trying to regain the lead in a series they probably still can't believe is tied.
    The Golden State Warriors are trying to regain the lead in a series they probably still can't believe is tied.
  • Golden Knights one win from advancing to 2nd round again

    Golden Knights one win from advancing to 2nd round again

    Thursday, April 18 2019 4:03 PM EDT2019-04-18 20:03:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) blocks a shot beside San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane during the first period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) blocks a shot beside San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane during the first period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Las Vegas.
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) blocks a shot beside San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane during the first period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) blocks a shot beside San Jose Sharks left wing Evander Kane during the first period of Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Las Vegas.
    The Vegas Golden Knights are on the brink of reaching the second round for the second time in their two-year history.
    The Vegas Golden Knights are on the brink of reaching the second round for the second time in their two-year history.
  • Pastrnak scores twice, Bruins beat Maple Leafs to tie series

    Pastrnak scores twice, Bruins beat Maple Leafs to tie series

    Thursday, April 18 2019 2:43 PM EDT2019-04-18 18:43:59 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) looks for the puck as Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) scores during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Wedne...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) looks for the puck as Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) scores during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Wedne...
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) looks for the puck as Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) scores during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Wedne...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) looks for the puck as Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) scores during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Wedne...
    David Pastrnak scored twice in quick succession, Brad Marchand had a goal and two assists and the Boston Bruins held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-4 to tie the first-round series 2-2.
    David Pastrnak scored twice in quick succession, Brad Marchand had a goal and two assists and the Boston Bruins held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-4 to tie the first-round series 2-2.
  • Gardner slam lifts Yanks over Red Sox 5-3 for 2-game sweep

    Gardner slam lifts Yanks over Red Sox 5-3 for 2-game sweep

    Thursday, April 18 2019 2:43 PM EDT2019-04-18 18:43:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens). New York Yankees Brett Gardner, left, celebrates with Yankees Aaron Judge, right rear, after hitting a seventh-inning grand slam during a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in New York.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens). New York Yankees Brett Gardner, left, celebrates with Yankees Aaron Judge, right rear, after hitting a seventh-inning grand slam during a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in New York.
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens). New York Yankees Brett Gardner, left, celebrates with Yankees Aaron Judge, right rear, after hitting a seventh-inning grand slam during a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in New York.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens). New York Yankees Brett Gardner, left, celebrates with Yankees Aaron Judge, right rear, after hitting a seventh-inning grand slam during a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in New York.
    Brett Gardner hit a grand slam off Ryan Brasier in the seventh inning for his 100th career home run, and the New York Yankees rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 for a two-game sweep of the reeling World Series...
    Brett Gardner hit a grand slam off Ryan Brasier in the seventh inning for his 100th career home run, and the New York Yankees rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox 5-3 for a two-game sweep of the reeling World Series champions.
  • Antetokounpo leads Bucks past Pistons for 2-0 series lead

    Antetokounpo leads Bucks past Pistons for 2-0 series lead

    Thursday, April 18 2019 2:43 PM EDT2019-04-18 18:43:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo gives high-fives to his teammates during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo gives high-fives to his teammates during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Milwaukee.
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo gives high-fives to his teammates during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo gives high-fives to his teammates during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Milwaukee.
    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 13 of his 26 points in Milwaukee's big third quarter and the Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 120-99 to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.
    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 13 of his 26 points in Milwaukee's big third quarter and the Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 120-99 to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.
  • Irving scores 37, Celtics beat Pacers 99-91 for 2-game lead

    Irving scores 37, Celtics beat Pacers 99-91 for 2-game lead

    Thursday, April 18 2019 2:43 PM EDT2019-04-18 18:43:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) shoots over Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner (33) during the first quarter of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Boston.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) shoots over Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner (33) during the first quarter of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Boston.
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) shoots over Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner (33) during the first quarter of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Boston.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) shoots over Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner (33) during the first quarter of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Boston.
    Kyrie Irving scores 37, Celtics take advantage of Pacers mistakes to earn 99-91 Game 2 win.
    Kyrie Irving scores 37, Celtics take advantage of Pacers mistakes to earn 99-91 Game 2 win.
  • Just like the old days, double looms into view for Liverpool

    Just like the old days, double looms into view for Liverpool

    Thursday, April 18 2019 1:52 PM EDT2019-04-18 17:52:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Luis Vieira). Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp, left, applauds to supporters at the end of the Champions League quarterfinals, 2nd leg, soccer match between FC Porto and Liverpool at the Dragao stadium in Porto, Portugal, Wednesday, April 17, ...(AP Photo/Luis Vieira). Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp, left, applauds to supporters at the end of the Champions League quarterfinals, 2nd leg, soccer match between FC Porto and Liverpool at the Dragao stadium in Porto, Portugal, Wednesday, April 17, ...
    (AP Photo/Luis Vieira). Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp, left, applauds to supporters at the end of the Champions League quarterfinals, 2nd leg, soccer match between FC Porto and Liverpool at the Dragao stadium in Porto, Portugal, Wednesday, April 17, ...(AP Photo/Luis Vieira). Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp, left, applauds to supporters at the end of the Champions League quarterfinals, 2nd leg, soccer match between FC Porto and Liverpool at the Dragao stadium in Porto, Portugal, Wednesday, April 17, ...
    A Premier League-Champions League double remains a distinct and tantalizing possibility for Liverpool after the team reached the semifinals of Europe's top competition by beating Porto.
    A Premier League-Champions League double remains a distinct and tantalizing possibility for Liverpool after the team reached the semifinals of Europe's top competition by beating Porto.
  • LEADING OFF: Braves need a closer, Royals-Chisox tempers

    LEADING OFF: Braves need a closer, Royals-Chisox tempers

    Thursday, April 18 2019 10:32 AM EDT2019-04-18 14:32:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson (7) is restrained by Jose Abreu after he was hit by a pitch from the Kansas City Royals, as benches cleared during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The Ro...(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson (7) is restrained by Jose Abreu after he was hit by a pitch from the Kansas City Royals, as benches cleared during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The Ro...
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson (7) is restrained by Jose Abreu after he was hit by a pitch from the Kansas City Royals, as benches cleared during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The Ro...(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson (7) is restrained by Jose Abreu after he was hit by a pitch from the Kansas City Royals, as benches cleared during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The Ro...
    LEADING OFF: Braves need a closer with Vizcaino out for year, Royals-White Sox mix it up, Pedroia's knee ailing.
    LEADING OFF: Braves need a closer with Vizcaino out for year, Royals-White Sox mix it up, Pedroia's knee ailing.
  • Price criticizes MLB for teams idle on Jackie Robinson Day

    Price criticizes MLB for teams idle on Jackie Robinson Day

    Thursday, April 18 2019 7:53 AM EDT2019-04-18 11:53:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Red Sox's David Price pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Boston, Sunday, April 14, 2019.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Red Sox's David Price pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Boston, Sunday, April 14, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Red Sox's David Price pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Boston, Sunday, April 14, 2019.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). Boston Red Sox's David Price pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Boston, Sunday, April 14, 2019.
    Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price thinks Major League Baseball made a mistake by having just 10 games Monday on Jackie Robinson Day.
    Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price thinks Major League Baseball made a mistake by having just 10 games Monday on Jackie Robinson Day.
  • Anderson spikes bat, gets drilled; Royals top Chisox in 10

    Anderson spikes bat, gets drilled; Royals top Chisox in 10

    Thursday, April 18 2019 3:11 AM EDT2019-04-18 07:11:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson, left, talks to Kansas City Royals catcher Martin Maldonado after being hit by a pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson, left, talks to Kansas City Royals catcher Martin Maldonado after being hit by a pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson, left, talks to Kansas City Royals catcher Martin Maldonado after being hit by a pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson, left, talks to Kansas City Royals catcher Martin Maldonado after being hit by a pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
    Fiercely energetic Tim Anderson spiked his bat to celebrate a home run and Kansas City's Brad Keller responded by drilling him with a fastball, setting off a benches-clearing fracas in the Royals' 4-3 victory in 10...
    Fiercely energetic Tim Anderson spiked his bat to celebrate a home run and Kansas City's Brad Keller responded by drilling him with a fastball, setting off a benches-clearing fracas in the Royals' 4-3 victory in 10 innings.
  • Rantanen scores OT winner, Avs beat Flames 3-2 in Game 4

    Rantanen scores OT winner, Avs beat Flames 3-2 in Game 4

    Thursday, April 18 2019 3:11 AM EDT2019-04-18 07:11:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Colorado Avalanche right wing Mikko Rantanen, center, celebrates his overtime goal with defensemen Cale Makar, left, and Tyson Barrie in Game 4 of an NHL hockey playoff series against the Calgary Flames on Wednesday, April ...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Colorado Avalanche right wing Mikko Rantanen, center, celebrates his overtime goal with defensemen Cale Makar, left, and Tyson Barrie in Game 4 of an NHL hockey playoff series against the Calgary Flames on Wednesday, April ...
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Colorado Avalanche right wing Mikko Rantanen, center, celebrates his overtime goal with defensemen Cale Makar, left, and Tyson Barrie in Game 4 of an NHL hockey playoff series against the Calgary Flames on Wednesday, April ...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Colorado Avalanche right wing Mikko Rantanen, center, celebrates his overtime goal with defensemen Cale Makar, left, and Tyson Barrie in Game 4 of an NHL hockey playoff series against the Calgary Flames on Wednesday, April ...
    Mikko Rantanen scored 10:23 into overtime after tying the game with a goal late in regulation and the Colorado Avalanche rallied for a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the...
    Mikko Rantanen scored 10:23 into overtime after tying the game with a goal late in regulation and the Colorado Avalanche rallied for a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.
  • Wacha, Cardinals cool off Yelich, beat Brewers 6-3

    Wacha, Cardinals cool off Yelich, beat Brewers 6-3

    Thursday, April 18 2019 2:42 AM EDT2019-04-18 06:42:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darren Hauck). St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha pitches to the Milwaukee Brewers during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Darren Hauck). St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha pitches to the Milwaukee Brewers during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Milwaukee.
    (AP Photo/Darren Hauck). St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha pitches to the Milwaukee Brewers during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Darren Hauck). St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha pitches to the Milwaukee Brewers during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Milwaukee.
    Michael Wacha cooled off NL MVP Christian Yelich, Matt Carpenter and Marcell Ozuna each went deep, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 to avoid being swept.
    Michael Wacha cooled off NL MVP Christian Yelich, Matt Carpenter and Marcell Ozuna each went deep, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 to avoid being swept.
  • Pelicans' Griffin: Gentry staying, and perhaps Davis, too

    Pelicans' Griffin: Gentry staying, and perhaps Davis, too

    Thursday, April 18 2019 2:40 AM EDT2019-04-18 06:40:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File). FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2016, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin speaks at a news conference before the team's NBA basketball game between the Chicago Bulls and the Cavaliers in Cleveland. Three p...(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File). FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2016, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin speaks at a news conference before the team's NBA basketball game between the Chicago Bulls and the Cavaliers in Cleveland. Three p...
    (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File). FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2016, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin speaks at a news conference before the team's NBA basketball game between the Chicago Bulls and the Cavaliers in Cleveland. Three p...(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File). FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2016, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin speaks at a news conference before the team's NBA basketball game between the Chicago Bulls and the Cavaliers in Cleveland. Three p...
    The Pelicans' newly hired top basketball executive says coach Alvin Gentry will be retained.
    The Pelicans' newly hired top basketball executive says coach Alvin Gentry will be retained.
  • Arrieta pitches into 9th, Phillies hold off Mets 3-2

    Arrieta pitches into 9th, Phillies hold off Mets 3-2

    Thursday, April 18 2019 1:53 AM EDT2019-04-18 05:53:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Philadelphia Phillies' Jake Arrieta pitches during the second inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Philadelphia Phillies' Jake Arrieta pitches during the second inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Philadelphia.
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Philadelphia Phillies' Jake Arrieta pitches during the second inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Philadelphia.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Philadelphia Phillies' Jake Arrieta pitches during the second inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Philadelphia.
    Jake Arrieta pitched neatly into the ninth inning, Scott Kingery and Cesar Hernandez hit solo homers and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 3-2.
    Jake Arrieta pitched neatly into the ninth inning, Scott Kingery and Cesar Hernandez hit solo homers and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 3-2.
  • Judge bars release of Kraft massage videos before hearing

    Judge bars release of Kraft massage videos before hearing

    Thursday, April 18 2019 1:33 AM EDT2019-04-18 05:33:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE - In this April 10, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft leaves his seat during an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Miami Heat, in New York. Prosecutors intend to release un...(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE - In this April 10, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft leaves his seat during an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Miami Heat, in New York. Prosecutors intend to release un...
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE - In this April 10, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft leaves his seat during an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Miami Heat, in New York. Prosecutors intend to release un...(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File). FILE - In this April 10, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft leaves his seat during an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Miami Heat, in New York. Prosecutors intend to release un...
    Prosecutors say they plan to release undercover video of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and others allegedly receiving sex acts at a Florida massage parlor, but it will likely be up to a judge when or if...
    Prosecutors say they plan to release undercover video of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and others allegedly receiving sex acts at a Florida massage parlor, but it will likely be up to a judge when or if it's released.
  • Carrasco K's 12, Indians sweep Mariners with 1-0 win

    Carrasco K's 12, Indians sweep Mariners with 1-0 win

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 10:22 PM EDT2019-04-18 02:22:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco throws to a Seattle Mariners batter during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Seattle.(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco throws to a Seattle Mariners batter during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Seattle.
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco throws to a Seattle Mariners batter during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Seattle.(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco throws to a Seattle Mariners batter during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Seattle.
    Carlos Carrasco rebounded from one of his worst starts with 12 strikeouts, Jake Bauers hit a solo homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Seattle Mariners 1-0 to complete a three-game sweep.
    Carlos Carrasco rebounded from one of his worst starts with 12 strikeouts, Jake Bauers hit a solo homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Seattle Mariners 1-0 to complete a three-game sweep.
  • Time releases its 100 most influential people issue

    Time releases its 100 most influential people issue

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 8:49 PM EDT2019-04-18 00:49:36 GMT
    Actress Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Saleh are among the six famous faces featured on the covers of Time's annual "100 Most Influential People in the World" issue.
    Actress Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Saleh are among the six famous faces featured on the covers of Time's annual "100 Most Influential People in the World" issue.
  • Injured DeMarcus Cousins unlikely to return this postseason

    Injured DeMarcus Cousins unlikely to return this postseason

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 8:44 PM EDT2019-04-18 00:44:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins reacts after falling to the floor during the first half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers in Oakland, Calif., Monday, April 15, ...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins reacts after falling to the floor during the first half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers in Oakland, Calif., Monday, April 15, ...
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins reacts after falling to the floor during the first half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers in Oakland, Calif., Monday, April 15, ...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins reacts after falling to the floor during the first half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers in Oakland, Calif., Monday, April 15, ...
    Center DeMarcus Cousins is unlikely to return this postseason for the Golden State Warriors yet won't require surgery on his torn left quadriceps muscle.
    Center DeMarcus Cousins is unlikely to return this postseason for the Golden State Warriors yet won't require surgery on his torn left quadriceps muscle.
  • Wilson looking at next decade after new deal with Seahawks

    Wilson looking at next decade after new deal with Seahawks

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 7:54 PM EDT2019-04-17 23:54:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson talks to reporters Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Renton, Wash. Earlier in the week, Wilson signed a $140 million, four-year extension with the NFL football team.(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson talks to reporters Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Renton, Wash. Earlier in the week, Wilson signed a $140 million, four-year extension with the NFL football team.
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson talks to reporters Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Renton, Wash. Earlier in the week, Wilson signed a $140 million, four-year extension with the NFL football team.(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson talks to reporters Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Renton, Wash. Earlier in the week, Wilson signed a $140 million, four-year extension with the NFL football team.
    Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was thinking very long term when negotiating his new deal with Seattle.
    Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was thinking very long term when negotiating his new deal with Seattle.
  • Braves closer Vizcaino out for season after shoulder surgery

    Braves closer Vizcaino out for season after shoulder surgery

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 7:42 PM EDT2019-04-17 23:42:39 GMT
    Atlanta Braves closer Arodys Vizcaino will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his right shoulder.
    Atlanta Braves closer Arodys Vizcaino will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his right shoulder.
  • Joe Alleva stepping down as LSU's athletic director

    Joe Alleva stepping down as LSU's athletic director

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 6:54 PM EDT2019-04-17 22:54:50 GMT
    Joe Alleva stepping down as LSU's athletic director, accepts new role at university.
    Joe Alleva stepping down as LSU's athletic director, accepts new role at university.
  • 'We're excited': Knicks have hopes for lottery, free agency

    'We're excited': Knicks have hopes for lottery, free agency

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 6:52 PM EDT2019-04-17 22:52:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this Thursday, April 12, 2018 file photo, New York Knicks' general manager Scott Perry, right, and president Steve Mills speak to reporters at a news conference in Tarrytown, N.Y. With the right mix of lottery luc...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this Thursday, April 12, 2018 file photo, New York Knicks' general manager Scott Perry, right, and president Steve Mills speak to reporters at a news conference in Tarrytown, N.Y. With the right mix of lottery luc...
    (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this Thursday, April 12, 2018 file photo, New York Knicks' general manager Scott Perry, right, and president Steve Mills speak to reporters at a news conference in Tarrytown, N.Y. With the right mix of lottery luc...(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File). FILE - In this Thursday, April 12, 2018 file photo, New York Knicks' general manager Scott Perry, right, and president Steve Mills speak to reporters at a news conference in Tarrytown, N.Y. With the right mix of lottery luc...
    The New York Knicks are excited and optimistic.
    The New York Knicks are excited and optimistic.
  • Royals hit Anderson after ChiSox SS flips bat; benches clear

    Royals hit Anderson after ChiSox SS flips bat; benches clear

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 6:52 PM EDT2019-04-17 22:52:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson, left, talks to Kansas City Royals catcher Martin Maldonado after being hit by a pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson, left, talks to Kansas City Royals catcher Martin Maldonado after being hit by a pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson, left, talks to Kansas City Royals catcher Martin Maldonado after being hit by a pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh). Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson, left, talks to Kansas City Royals catcher Martin Maldonado after being hit by a pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
    White Sox youngster Tim Anderson was drilled by a fastball two innings after emphatically spiking his bat to celebrate a home run, sparking a benches-clearing fracas with the Kansas City Royals.
    White Sox youngster Tim Anderson was drilled by a fastball two innings after emphatically spiking his bat to celebrate a home run, sparking a benches-clearing fracas with the Kansas City Royals.
  • LeBron James to be executive producer of boxing series

    LeBron James to be executive producer of boxing series

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 6:22 PM EDT2019-04-17 22:22:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James wears a T-shirt with the likeness of slain rapper Nipsey Hussle during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors on Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Lo...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James wears a T-shirt with the likeness of slain rapper Nipsey Hussle during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors on Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Lo...
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James wears a T-shirt with the likeness of slain rapper Nipsey Hussle during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors on Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Lo...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James wears a T-shirt with the likeness of slain rapper Nipsey Hussle during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors on Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Lo...
    LeBron James is getting into the boxing business.
    LeBron James is getting into the boxing business.
  • WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart tears Achilles tendon in right leg

    WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart tears Achilles tendon in right leg

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 6:13 PM EDT2019-04-17 22:13:12 GMT
    Reigning WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart was helped off the court during the EuroLeague Women championship game with what appears is a serious leg injury.
    Reigning WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart was helped off the court during the EuroLeague Women championship game with what appears is a serious leg injury.
  • AP Top 25 Podcast: New coaches facing toughest challenges

    AP Top 25 Podcast: New coaches facing toughest challenges

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 5:35 PM EDT2019-04-17 21:35:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File). FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo, University of Kansas new NCAA college football coach Les Miles makes a statement during a news conference in Lawrence, Kan.  In his first season in charge, Miles is trying despera...(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File). FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo, University of Kansas new NCAA college football coach Les Miles makes a statement during a news conference in Lawrence, Kan. In his first season in charge, Miles is trying despera...
    (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File). FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo, University of Kansas new NCAA college football coach Les Miles makes a statement during a news conference in Lawrence, Kan.  In his first season in charge, Miles is trying despera...(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File). FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2018, file photo, University of Kansas new NCAA college football coach Les Miles makes a statement during a news conference in Lawrence, Kan. In his first season in charge, Miles is trying despera...
    Not all new coaches face the same challenges in college football. Who has the toughest task ahead of him in 2019?.
    Not all new coaches face the same challenges in college football. Who has the toughest task ahead of him in 2019?.
  • NBC, LA 2028 to combine to sell sponsorships, ad time

    NBC, LA 2028 to combine to sell sponsorships, ad time

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 5:35 PM EDT2019-04-17 21:35:10 GMT
    NBC Universal, LA 2028 combine to sell sponsorships, ad time for Olympics.
    NBC Universal, LA 2028 combine to sell sponsorships, ad time for Olympics.
  • Olympic silver medalist also has testosterone condition

    Olympic silver medalist also has testosterone condition

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 5:34 PM EDT2019-04-17 21:34:11 GMT
    The woman who finished second behind Caster Semenya at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics says she also has a condition that gives her high levels of naturally occurring testosterone.
    The woman who finished second behind Caster Semenya at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics says she also has a condition that gives her high levels of naturally occurring testosterone.
  • Fun and exciting, Ajax back in Champions League semifinals

    Fun and exciting, Ajax back in Champions League semifinals

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 5:34 PM EDT2019-04-17 21:34:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, May 24, 1995 file photo, Ajax players Clarence Seedorf, left, Frank Rijkaard, center, and Edgar Davids, right, hold the Champions League European Cup Trophy Aloft as they celebrate their 1-0 victor...(AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, May 24, 1995 file photo, Ajax players Clarence Seedorf, left, Frank Rijkaard, center, and Edgar Davids, right, hold the Champions League European Cup Trophy Aloft as they celebrate their 1-0 victor...
    (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, May 24, 1995 file photo, Ajax players Clarence Seedorf, left, Frank Rijkaard, center, and Edgar Davids, right, hold the Champions League European Cup Trophy Aloft as they celebrate their 1-0 victor...(AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, May 24, 1995 file photo, Ajax players Clarence Seedorf, left, Frank Rijkaard, center, and Edgar Davids, right, hold the Champions League European Cup Trophy Aloft as they celebrate their 1-0 victor...
    Ajax is a team that many soccer fans around the world just love to love, especially when they win with flair in a competition like the Champions League.
    Ajax is a team that many soccer fans around the world just love to love, especially when they win with flair in a competition like the Champions League.
  • Sweep! NHL-best Lightning ousted in record speed by Columbus

    Sweep! NHL-best Lightning ousted in record speed by Columbus

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 5:03 PM EDT2019-04-17 21:03:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete). Columbus Blue Jackets' Oliver Bjorkstrand, of Denmark, celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio.(AP Photo/Jay LaPrete). Columbus Blue Jackets' Oliver Bjorkstrand, of Denmark, celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio.
    (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete). Columbus Blue Jackets' Oliver Bjorkstrand, of Denmark, celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio.(AP Photo/Jay LaPrete). Columbus Blue Jackets' Oliver Bjorkstrand, of Denmark, celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio.
    The Tampa Bay Lightning ended up on the wrong side of NHL history, getting swept in the first round after one of the best regular seasons ever.
    The Tampa Bay Lightning ended up on the wrong side of NHL history, getting swept in the first round after one of the best regular seasons ever.
  • Solskjaer to begin much-needed rebuilding job at United

    Solskjaer to begin much-needed rebuilding job at United

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 4:32 PM EDT2019-04-17 20:32:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks out from the bench prior the Champions League quarterfinal, second leg, soccer match between FC Barcelona and Manchester United at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, T...(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks out from the bench prior the Champions League quarterfinal, second leg, soccer match between FC Barcelona and Manchester United at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, T...
    (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks out from the bench prior the Champions League quarterfinal, second leg, soccer match between FC Barcelona and Manchester United at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, T...(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks out from the bench prior the Champions League quarterfinal, second leg, soccer match between FC Barcelona and Manchester United at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, T...
    Manchester United's loss to Barcelona in the Champions League quarterfinals has highlighted how far England's biggest club remains behind the best in Europe.
    Manchester United's loss to Barcelona in the Champions League quarterfinals has highlighted how far England's biggest club remains behind the best in Europe.
  • Blazers go up 2-0 against the Thunder with 114-94 win

    Blazers go up 2-0 against the Thunder with 114-94 win

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 3:20 PM EDT2019-04-17 19:20:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer). Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, center, shoots over Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 201...(AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer). Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, center, shoots over Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 201...
    (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer). Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, center, shoots over Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 201...(AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer). Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, center, shoots over Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, right, during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 201...
    CJ McCollum had 33 points and Damian Lillard added 29, and the Portland Trail Blazers took a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder with a 114-94 victory on Tuesday night.
    CJ McCollum had 33 points and Damian Lillard added 29, and the Portland Trail Blazers took a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder with a 114-94 victory on Tuesday night.
  • Islanders finish off Penguins 3-1 for stunning playoff sweep

    Islanders finish off Penguins 3-1 for stunning playoff sweep

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 2:52 PM EDT2019-04-17 18:52:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). New York Islanders' Jordan Eberle (7) celebrates with Adam Pelech, center, and Mathew Barzal (13) after scoring against the Pittsburg Penguins during the first period in Game 4 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series in P...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). New York Islanders' Jordan Eberle (7) celebrates with Adam Pelech, center, and Mathew Barzal (13) after scoring against the Pittsburg Penguins during the first period in Game 4 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series in P...
    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). New York Islanders' Jordan Eberle (7) celebrates with Adam Pelech, center, and Mathew Barzal (13) after scoring against the Pittsburg Penguins during the first period in Game 4 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series in P...(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). New York Islanders' Jordan Eberle (7) celebrates with Adam Pelech, center, and Mathew Barzal (13) after scoring against the Pittsburg Penguins during the first period in Game 4 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series in P...
    The New York Islanders' turnaround season is heading to the second round of the playoffs after a 3-1 win over Pittsburgh gave the Islanders a stunning 4-game sweep.
    The New York Islanders' turnaround season is heading to the second round of the playoffs after a 3-1 win over Pittsburgh gave the Islanders a stunning 4-game sweep.
  • Nuggets erase 19-point deficit in 114-105 win over Spurs

    Nuggets erase 19-point deficit in 114-105 win over Spurs

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 2:32 PM EDT2019-04-17 18:32:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Denver Nuggets forward Torrey Craig, back, hugs guard Jamal Murray after he hit a key basket late in the second half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in D...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Denver Nuggets forward Torrey Craig, back, hugs guard Jamal Murray after he hit a key basket late in the second half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in D...
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Denver Nuggets forward Torrey Craig, back, hugs guard Jamal Murray after he hit a key basket late in the second half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in D...(AP Photo/David Zalubowski). Denver Nuggets forward Torrey Craig, back, hugs guard Jamal Murray after he hit a key basket late in the second half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in D...
    Jamal Murray shook off a horrid shooting night to score 21 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and lead the Denver Nuggets to a 114-105 win over the San Antonio Spurs.
    Jamal Murray shook off a horrid shooting night to score 21 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and lead the Denver Nuggets to a 114-105 win over the San Antonio Spurs.
  • Leonard scores 37, Lowry has 22 as Raptors rout Magic 111-82

    Leonard scores 37, Lowry has 22 as Raptors rout Magic 111-82

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 11:23 AM EDT2019-04-17 15:23:42 GMT
    (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) scores on a layup past Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic (9) during the second half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 201...(Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) scores on a layup past Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic (9) during the second half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 201...
    (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) scores on a layup past Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic (9) during the second half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 201...(Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) scores on a layup past Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic (9) during the second half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 201...
    Kawhi Leonard scores 37 points, Lowry rebounds from scoreless outing with 22 as Raptors rout Magic 111-82 to win Game 2, even first-round series.
    Kawhi Leonard scores 37 points, Lowry rebounds from scoreless outing with 22 as Raptors rout Magic 111-82 to win Game 2, even first-round series.
  • Welcome to the rivalry: Paxton Ks 12, Yanks rout Red Sox 8-0

    Welcome to the rivalry: Paxton Ks 12, Yanks rout Red Sox 8-0

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 10:32 AM EDT2019-04-17 14:32:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens). New York Yankees starting pitcher James Paxton delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in New York.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens). New York Yankees starting pitcher James Paxton delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in New York.
    (AP Photo/Kathy Willens). New York Yankees starting pitcher James Paxton delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in New York.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens). New York Yankees starting pitcher James Paxton delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in New York.
    James Paxton struck out 12 in his first stab at baseball's biggest rivalry, Red Sox ace Chris Sale found his fastball but not better results, and the New York Yankees three-hit Boston 8-0 in the first game this...
    James Paxton struck out 12 in his first stab at baseball's biggest rivalry, Red Sox ace Chris Sale found his fastball but not better results, and the New York Yankees three-hit Boston 8-0 in the first game this season between the struggling AL East foes.
  • Whistleblower spurned by players for exposing tennis crooks

    Whistleblower spurned by players for exposing tennis crooks

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 10:03 AM EDT2019-04-17 14:03:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File). FILE - In this May 28, 2018 file photo, Argentina's Marco Trungelliti riases his fist after defeating Australia's Bernard Tomic during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Gar...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File). FILE - In this May 28, 2018 file photo, Argentina's Marco Trungelliti riases his fist after defeating Australia's Bernard Tomic during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Gar...
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File). FILE - In this May 28, 2018 file photo, Argentina's Marco Trungelliti riases his fist after defeating Australia's Bernard Tomic during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Gar...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File). FILE - In this May 28, 2018 file photo, Argentina's Marco Trungelliti riases his fist after defeating Australia's Bernard Tomic during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Gar...
    A tennis whistleblower says he's paying a heavy price for exposing wrong-doing in the sport.
    A tennis whistleblower says he's paying a heavy price for exposing wrong-doing in the sport.
  • Fleury gets 15th playoff shutout, Vegas beats Sharks 5-0

    Fleury gets 15th playoff shutout, Vegas beats Sharks 5-0

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 8:13 AM EDT2019-04-17 12:13:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Shea Theodore, left, embraces goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury after the team's win over the San Jose Sharks in Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Shea Theodore, left, embraces goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury after the team's win over the San Jose Sharks in Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Las Vegas.
    (AP Photo/John Locher). Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Shea Theodore, left, embraces goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury after the team's win over the San Jose Sharks in Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Las Vegas.(AP Photo/John Locher). Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Shea Theodore, left, embraces goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury after the team's win over the San Jose Sharks in Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Las Vegas.
    Max Pacioretty had two goals and two assists, Marc-Andre Fleury earned his 15th playoff shutout and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the San Jose Sharks 5-0 for a 3-1 lead in their best-of-seven Western Conference...
    Max Pacioretty had two goals and two assists, Marc-Andre Fleury earned his 15th playoff shutout and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the San Jose Sharks 5-0 for a 3-1 lead in their best-of-seven Western Conference series.
  • Connor scores in OT as Jets beat Blues 2-1 to even series

    Connor scores in OT as Jets beat Blues 2-1 to even series

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 8:00 AM EDT2019-04-17 12:00:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Winnipeg Jets left wing Kyle Connor (81) scores the winning goal between St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington (50) and Blues' Brayden Schenn (10) during overtime in Game 4 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Tu...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Winnipeg Jets left wing Kyle Connor (81) scores the winning goal between St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington (50) and Blues' Brayden Schenn (10) during overtime in Game 4 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Tu...
    (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Winnipeg Jets left wing Kyle Connor (81) scores the winning goal between St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington (50) and Blues' Brayden Schenn (10) during overtime in Game 4 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Tu...(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson). Winnipeg Jets left wing Kyle Connor (81) scores the winning goal between St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington (50) and Blues' Brayden Schenn (10) during overtime in Game 4 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Tu...
    Kyle Connor scored 6:02 into overtime and the Winnipeg Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 to tie their best-of-seven Western Conference playoff series at two games apiece.
    Kyle Connor scored 6:02 into overtime and the Winnipeg Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 to tie their best-of-seven Western Conference playoff series at two games apiece.
  • LEADING OFF: Cards decked by Yelich, Snell hurts toe at home

    LEADING OFF: Cards decked by Yelich, Snell hurts toe at home

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 6:00 AM EDT2019-04-17 10:00:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich watches his three-run home run during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich watches his three-run home run during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Milwaukee.
    (AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich watches his three-run home run during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Milwaukee.(AP Photo/Aaron Gash). Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich watches his three-run home run during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Milwaukee.
    LEADING OFF: Cards decked by Yelich, Snell breaks toe at home, Gray hopes for better luck, Palka 0 for 34.
    LEADING OFF: Cards decked by Yelich, Snell breaks toe at home, Gray hopes for better luck, Palka 0 for 34.
  • Blue Jackets advance after sweep of mighty Lightning

    Blue Jackets advance after sweep of mighty Lightning

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 3:12 AM EDT2019-04-17 07:12:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete). Columbus Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky, left, of Russia, and Brandon Dubinsky celebrate their win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. T...(AP Photo/Jay LaPrete). Columbus Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky, left, of Russia, and Brandon Dubinsky celebrate their win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. T...
    (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete). Columbus Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky, left, of Russia, and Brandon Dubinsky celebrate their win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. T...(AP Photo/Jay LaPrete). Columbus Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky, left, of Russia, and Brandon Dubinsky celebrate their win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. T...
    The Columbus Blue Jackets made history, sweeping the mighty Tampa Bay Lightning out of the playoffs in four straight games.
    The Columbus Blue Jackets made history, sweeping the mighty Tampa Bay Lightning out of the playoffs in four straight games.
  • Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins has torn left quadriceps

    Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins has torn left quadriceps

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 3:02 AM EDT2019-04-17 07:02:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins reacts after falling to the floor during the first half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers in Oakland, Calif., Monday, April 15, ...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins reacts after falling to the floor during the first half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers in Oakland, Calif., Monday, April 15, ...
    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins reacts after falling to the floor during the first half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers in Oakland, Calif., Monday, April 15, ...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins reacts after falling to the floor during the first half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers in Oakland, Calif., Monday, April 15, ...
    DeMarcus Cousins has a torn left quadriceps muscle that will sideline the Golden State center indefinitely.
    DeMarcus Cousins has a torn left quadriceps muscle that will sideline the Golden State center indefinitely.
  • New deal with Seahawks makes Wilson highest-paid NFL player

    New deal with Seahawks makes Wilson highest-paid NFL player

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 3:02 AM EDT2019-04-17 07:02:10 GMT
    Russell Wilson is sticking around with the Seattle Seahawks. Wilson posted a video to social media saying, 'Seattle, we got a deal,' shortly after a reported midnight deadline for the Seahawks and their star...
    Russell Wilson is sticking around with the Seattle Seahawks. Wilson posted a video to social media saying, 'Seattle, we got a deal,' shortly after a reported midnight deadline for the Seahawks and their star quarterback to agree on a contract extension.
  • MLB investigating racist messages sent to Cubs' Carl Edwards

    MLB investigating racist messages sent to Cubs' Carl Edwards

    Wednesday, April 17 2019 1:30 AM EDT2019-04-17 05:30:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - This is a 2018, file photo showing Carl Edwards Jr. of the Chicago Cubs baseball team. Major League Baseball is investigating a racist message sent to Chicago Cubs reliever Carl Edwards Jr. on social media th...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - This is a 2018, file photo showing Carl Edwards Jr. of the Chicago Cubs baseball team. Major League Baseball is investigating a racist message sent to Chicago Cubs reliever Carl Edwards Jr. on social media th...
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - This is a 2018, file photo showing Carl Edwards Jr. of the Chicago Cubs baseball team. Major League Baseball is investigating a racist message sent to Chicago Cubs reliever Carl Edwards Jr. on social media th...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - This is a 2018, file photo showing Carl Edwards Jr. of the Chicago Cubs baseball team. Major League Baseball is investigating a racist message sent to Chicago Cubs reliever Carl Edwards Jr. on social media th...
    Major League Baseball investigating racist social-media message sent to Chicago Cubs reliever Carl Edwards Jr.
    Major League Baseball investigating racist social-media message sent to Chicago Cubs reliever Carl Edwards Jr.
  • BaseballMore>>

  • Urshela hits Yanks to 4th straight win, 4-3 over Halos in 14

    Urshela hits Yanks to 4th straight win, 4-3 over Halos in 14

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:52:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). New York Yankees' Kyle Higashioka, right, scores on a sacrifice fly hit by Gleyber Torres as Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy, left, loses the ball during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, April 22, 2019,...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). New York Yankees' Kyle Higashioka, right, scores on a sacrifice fly hit by Gleyber Torres as Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy, left, loses the ball during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, April 22, 2019,...
    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). New York Yankees' Kyle Higashioka, right, scores on a sacrifice fly hit by Gleyber Torres as Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy, left, loses the ball during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, April 22, 2019,...(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). New York Yankees' Kyle Higashioka, right, scores on a sacrifice fly hit by Gleyber Torres as Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy, left, loses the ball during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, April 22, 2019,...
    The Yankees blew a 12th-inning lead before rallying for a 4-3 win over the Angels in 14 innings.
    The Yankees blew a 12th-inning lead before rallying for a 4-3 win over the Angels in 14 innings.
  • Harper angrily confronts ump, Phillies fall to Mets 5-1

    Harper angrily confronts ump, Phillies fall to Mets 5-1

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:51:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper, left, is restrained while arguing with umpire Mark Carlson, right, during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Monday, April 22, 2019, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper, left, is restrained while arguing with umpire Mark Carlson, right, during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Monday, April 22, 2019, in New York.
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper, left, is restrained while arguing with umpire Mark Carlson, right, during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Monday, April 22, 2019, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper, left, is restrained while arguing with umpire Mark Carlson, right, during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Monday, April 22, 2019, in New York.
    Bryce Harper bolted from the bench to angrily confront the plate umpire after being ejected, and it took three members of the Philadelphia Phillies to hold back the enraged slugger in a 5-1 loss to the New York Mets.
    Bryce Harper bolted from the bench to angrily confront the plate umpire after being ejected, and it took three members of the Philadelphia Phillies to hold back the enraged slugger in a 5-1 loss to the New York Mets.
  • LEADING OFF: Sale tries to turn corner, Harper gets heated

    LEADING OFF: Sale tries to turn corner, Harper gets heated

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 10:31 AM EDT2019-04-23 14:31:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale walks off the mound after the top of the fourth inning of the home opener baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Boston.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale walks off the mound after the top of the fourth inning of the home opener baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Boston.
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale walks off the mound after the top of the fourth inning of the home opener baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Boston.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale walks off the mound after the top of the fourth inning of the home opener baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Boston.
    LEADING OFF: Sale tries to turn corner, Harper gets headed in Queens, Pirates await diagnosis on Burdi, Gio hits the open market again.
    LEADING OFF: Sale tries to turn corner, Harper gets headed in Queens, Pirates await diagnosis on Burdi, Gio hits the open market again.
  • FootballMore>>

  • Draft expert sees Kyler Murray and then linemen in NFL draft

    Draft expert sees Kyler Murray and then linemen in NFL draft

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:52:34 GMT
    (Ty Russell/Oklahoma University Athletics via AP). This June 21, 2018, photo provided by University of Oklahoma Athletics shows Kyler Murray. Murray is a possible pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.(Ty Russell/Oklahoma University Athletics via AP). This June 21, 2018, photo provided by University of Oklahoma Athletics shows Kyler Murray. Murray is a possible pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.
    (Ty Russell/Oklahoma University Athletics via AP). This June 21, 2018, photo provided by University of Oklahoma Athletics shows Kyler Murray. Murray is a possible pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.(Ty Russell/Oklahoma University Athletics via AP). This June 21, 2018, photo provided by University of Oklahoma Athletics shows Kyler Murray. Murray is a possible pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.
    Draft expert Ross Tucker sees Kyler Murray and then a bunch of defensive linemen in NFL draft.
    Draft expert Ross Tucker sees Kyler Murray and then a bunch of defensive linemen in NFL draft.
  • Customers videotaped at spa in Kraft case sue authorities

    Customers videotaped at spa in Kraft case sue authorities

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 9:12 AM EDT2019-04-23 13:12:55 GMT
    Federal class-action lawsuit filed against Florida authorities alleging they unlawfully videotaped dozens who received lawful massages at a parlor where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft allegedly paid for sex.
    Federal class-action lawsuit filed against Florida authorities alleging they unlawfully videotaped dozens who received lawful massages at a parlor where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft allegedly paid for sex.
  • Doctor: Alabama's Saban undergoes hip replacement surgery

    Doctor: Alabama's Saban undergoes hip replacement surgery

    Monday, April 22 2019 11:22 PM EDT2019-04-23 03:22:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt). Alabama head coach Nick Saban chews out a player during the first half of Alabama's A-Day NCAA college football scrimmage, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.(AP Photo/Vasha Hunt). Alabama head coach Nick Saban chews out a player during the first half of Alabama's A-Day NCAA college football scrimmage, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
    (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt). Alabama head coach Nick Saban chews out a player during the first half of Alabama's A-Day NCAA college football scrimmage, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.(AP Photo/Vasha Hunt). Alabama head coach Nick Saban chews out a player during the first half of Alabama's A-Day NCAA college football scrimmage, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
    Alabama coach Nick Saban has undergone hip replacement surgery.
    Alabama coach Nick Saban has undergone hip replacement surgery.
  • BasketballMore>>

  • Oh, yes! Nurse, Raptors look to finish series with Magic

    Oh, yes! Nurse, Raptors look to finish series with Magic

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:52:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse pumps his fist after his team scored a basket against the Orlando Magic during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.(AP Photo/John Raoux). Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse pumps his fist after his team scored a basket against the Orlando Magic during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.
    (AP Photo/John Raoux). Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse pumps his fist after his team scored a basket against the Orlando Magic during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.(AP Photo/John Raoux). Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse pumps his fist after his team scored a basket against the Orlando Magic during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Friday, April 19, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.
    The Toronto Raptors can close out a first-round series against Orlando and earn a little bit of rest.
    The Toronto Raptors can close out a first-round series against Orlando and earn a little bit of rest.
  • Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets

    Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:52:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, left, fouls Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) as he drives to the basket in the first half during Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Salt Lake Ci...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, left, fouls Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) as he drives to the basket in the first half during Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Salt Lake Ci...
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, left, fouls Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) as he drives to the basket in the first half during Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Salt Lake Ci...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer). Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, left, fouls Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) as he drives to the basket in the first half during Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Salt Lake Ci...
    Mitchell scores 31, Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets.
    Mitchell scores 31, Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets.
  • Antetokounmpo scores 41, leads Bucks to sweep of Detroit

    Antetokounmpo scores 41, leads Bucks to sweep of Detroit

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:51:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is fouled by Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Detroit.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is fouled by Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Detroit.
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is fouled by Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Detroit.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) is fouled by Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 22, 2019, in Detroit.
    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Detroit 127-104, completing a four-game sweep of the Pistons and advancing to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2001.
    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Detroit 127-104, completing a four-game sweep of the Pistons and advancing to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2001.
  • HockeyMore>>

  • Bruins, Leafs go to Game 7 for 3rd straight playoff matchup

    Bruins, Leafs go to Game 7 for 3rd straight playoff matchup

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:52:31 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) celebrates with goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) and center Noel Acciari (55) after defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) celebrates with goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) and center Noel Acciari (55) after defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) celebrates with goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) and center Noel Acciari (55) after defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) celebrates with goaltender Tuukka Rask (40) and center Noel Acciari (55) after defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series ...
    The Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs are headed to Game 7 for the second straight year and the third time in as many playoff matchups.
    The Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs are headed to Game 7 for the second straight year and the third time in as many playoff matchups.
  • Klingberg's OT goal pushes Stars over Preds to advance

    Klingberg's OT goal pushes Stars over Preds to advance

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:52 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:52:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez). Dallas Stars' Esa Lindell (23) celebrates with John Klingberg after Klingberg scored in overtime against the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Dallas, Monday, April 22, 2019. The Sta...(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez). Dallas Stars' Esa Lindell (23) celebrates with John Klingberg after Klingberg scored in overtime against the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Dallas, Monday, April 22, 2019. The Sta...
    (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez). Dallas Stars' Esa Lindell (23) celebrates with John Klingberg after Klingberg scored in overtime against the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Dallas, Monday, April 22, 2019. The Sta...(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez). Dallas Stars' Esa Lindell (23) celebrates with John Klingberg after Klingberg scored in overtime against the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Dallas, Monday, April 22, 2019. The Sta...
    John Klingberg scored from the left circle 17:02 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 to wrap up their first-round Western Conference playoff series in six games.
    John Klingberg scored from the left circle 17:02 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 to wrap up their first-round Western Conference playoff series in six games.
  • Town keeps playing Smith recording amid racist allegations

    Town keeps playing Smith recording amid racist allegations

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 11:51 AM EDT2019-04-23 15:51:49 GMT
    The mayor of a New Jersey shore town says they will continue to play Kate Smith's recording of "God Bless America" on their boardwalk despite allegations of racism against the singer.
    The mayor of a New Jersey shore town says they will continue to play Kate Smith's recording of "God Bless America" on their boardwalk despite allegations of racism against the singer.
  • College Sports NewsMore>>

  • 'From the heart': Mullin's decision to leave St. John's

    'From the heart': Mullin's decision to leave St. John's

    Monday, April 22 2019 11:32 PM EDT2019-04-23 03:32:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019,file photo, St. John's head coach Chris Mullin in action during the first half of an NCAA basketball game against Butler in Indianapolis. Chris Mullin has "stepped down" as basket...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019,file photo, St. John's head coach Chris Mullin in action during the first half of an NCAA basketball game against Butler in Indianapolis. Chris Mullin has "stepped down" as basket...
    (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019,file photo, St. John's head coach Chris Mullin in action during the first half of an NCAA basketball game against Butler in Indianapolis. Chris Mullin has "stepped down" as basket...(AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File). FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019,file photo, St. John's head coach Chris Mullin in action during the first half of an NCAA basketball game against Butler in Indianapolis. Chris Mullin has "stepped down" as basket...
    'Straight from the heart and gut': Chris Mullin knew it was time to leave St. John's.
    'Straight from the heart and gut': Chris Mullin knew it was time to leave St. John's.
  • Doctor: Alabama's Saban undergoes hip replacement surgery

    Doctor: Alabama's Saban undergoes hip replacement surgery

    Monday, April 22 2019 11:22 PM EDT2019-04-23 03:22:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt). Alabama head coach Nick Saban chews out a player during the first half of Alabama's A-Day NCAA college football scrimmage, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.(AP Photo/Vasha Hunt). Alabama head coach Nick Saban chews out a player during the first half of Alabama's A-Day NCAA college football scrimmage, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
    (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt). Alabama head coach Nick Saban chews out a player during the first half of Alabama's A-Day NCAA college football scrimmage, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.(AP Photo/Vasha Hunt). Alabama head coach Nick Saban chews out a player during the first half of Alabama's A-Day NCAA college football scrimmage, Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
    Alabama coach Nick Saban has undergone hip replacement surgery.
    Alabama coach Nick Saban has undergone hip replacement surgery.
  • Jury selected in 2nd trial over NCAA recruitment

    Jury selected in 2nd trial over NCAA recruitment

    Monday, April 22 2019 10:12 PM EDT2019-04-23 02:12:24 GMT
    Jury selection has begun in the fraud trial of an aspiring agent and a former amateur coach charged with bribing big-school coaches to boost their business relationship with amateur basketball players.
    Jury selection has begun in the fraud trial of an aspiring agent and a former amateur coach charged with bribing big-school coaches to boost their business relationship with amateur basketball players.
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