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Rivera injures knee

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was carted off the field and taken for tests after twisting his right knee shagging flyballs during batting practice Thursday night.

May 03, 2012 | | AP Sports


Spurs blow out Jazz to take 2-0 series lead

SAN ANTONIO - Tony Parker scored 18 points and the San Antonio Spurs handed Utah its second-worst playoff loss, beating the Jazz 114-83 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round series.

May 02, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Seau found dead from apparent suicide

OCEANSIDE, Calif. - Junior Seau, a homegrown superstar who was the fist-pumping, emotional leader of the San Diego Chargers for 13 years, was found shot to death at his home Wednesday morning in what police said appeared to be a suicide. He was 43.

May 02, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Fresh starts in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Peyton Hillis and Brady Quinn wanted fresh starts. Eric Winston and Kevin Boss wanted the chance to compete for championships like they had in the past.

May 02, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Jackson, Porcello lead Tigers past Royals 9-3

DETROIT (AP) - Austin Jackson had four hits and Rick Porcello pitched eight strong innings to lead the Detroit Tigers past the Kansas City Royals 9-3 on Tuesday night.

May 01, 2012 | | AP Sports


76ers tie series

CHICAGO (AP) - Jrue Holiday scored 26 points, Lou Williams added 20 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat Chicago 109-92 on Tuesday night to even their first-round series in the Bulls' first game since Derrick Rose's season-ending knee injury.

May 01, 2012 | | AP Sports


Pierce leads Celtics past Hawks

ATLANTA (AP) - Paul Pierce battled through another tough shooting night to score 36 points and the Boston Celtics wiped out Atlanta's 11-point lead in the second half even without Rajon Rondo, stunning the Hawks 87-80 on Tuesday in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoffs.

May 01, 2012 | | AP Sports


Celtics’ Rondo suspended after bump with NBA official

ATLANTA - Rajon Rondo lost control in the final minute of Game 1, and that means he won't be on the court for Game 2.

April 30, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Pacers win, even series with Magic

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - David West had 18 points and 11 rebounds to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Orlando Magic 93-78 on Monday night and even the Eastern Conference first-round series at one game apiece.

April 30, 2012 | | AP Sports


Miami claims two-game series lead over Knicks

MIAMI (AP) - The New York Knicks lost a game, then might have lost their center right after.

April 30, 2012 | | AP Sports


Durant's last-second shot leads Thunder past Mavs

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Kevin Durant scored 25 points and hit the game-winning jumper from the foul line with 1.5 seconds left to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 99-98 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.

April 29, 2012 | | AP Sports


Chicago’s Rose out for postseason

CHICAGO (AP) - Derrick Rose crumbled to the floor, clutching his left knee. His season is over and the Bulls' title hopes just might be finished, too.

April 29, 2012 | | AP Sports


KU’s Pierson, Crist impress in spring game

LAWRENCE - Tony Pierson took the handoff from Dayne Crist deep in the backfield, started off toward his right and then made a subtle move back to his left.

April 29, 2012 | By Dave Skretta AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Toon, Miller face big challenges in NFL

NEW YORK (AP) - Nick Toon and Lamar Miller know all about tough tasks. Their challenges won't get any easier as they head to the NFL.

April 29, 2012 | | AP Sports


Chiefs add targets for Cassel on Saturday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Devon Wylie has gotten Wes Welker comparisons "every day of my life."

April 28, 2012 | | AP Sports


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Stricker, out since Dec., plans return at Masters

Steve Stricker intends to play the Masters next week, his first competition since back surgery four months ago.

March 30, 2015 | Doug Ferguson, AP Golf Writer | AP Sports


Coach brings latest innovation in team building at Kentucky

It could've easily been called the John Calipari Fantasy Camp.

March 30, 2015 | Eddie Pells, AP National Writer | AP Sports


Prosecution rests against Boston Marathon bomber

BOSTON (AP) - Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by an 8-year-old boy killed in the 2013 terror attack.

March 30, 2015 | | AP Sports


DOWN TO THE WIRE

CLEVELAND (AP) - Pushed to the brink, Kentucky's still perfect and still playing.

March 28, 2015 | | AP Sports


Shockers heading into offseason with plenty of questions on future

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Wichita State reached another Sweet 16 this season thanks in part to the frenzied, full-court press that coach Gregg Marshall often employs to such success.

March 28, 2015 | | AP Sports


Texas fires coach Barnes after 17 years

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes will be released after yet another quick exit from the postseason, people with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Saturday.

March 28, 2015 | | AP Sports


Gonzaga gets first regional final in 16 years

HOUSTON (AP) - Gonzaga and coach Mark Few have been a constant presence in the NCAA Tournament, even if the loveable Zags rarely get this deep into March Madness.

March 28, 2015 | | AP Sports


Royals have newfound expectations

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Every once in a while, Ned Yost will spin a story about his days on Bobby Cox's bench with the Atlanta Braves, back when the organization was winning NL pennants by the fistful.

March 28, 2015 | | AP Sports


Spartans, Cardinals clash to settle East Region

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Tom Izzo and Rick Pitino are Final Four regulars, and one of them will be back this year even though both of their teams were counted out weeks ago.

March 28, 2015 | | AP Sports


Wisconsin heads to Final Four after win over Arizona

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Frank Kaminsky and the Wisconsin Badgers hung on to make the Final Four again.

March 28, 2015 | | AP Sports


Hot-shooting Notre Dame races by Wichita State 81-70

CLEVELAND (AP) - Notre Dame's march through March is picking up speed.

March 26, 2015 | | AP Sports


Chiefs score big with compensatory picks

PHOENIX (AP) - NFC champion Seattle, Denver and Kansas City each were awarded four compensatory picks in this year's draft.

March 24, 2015 | | AP Sports


Huggins looks for another win over Calipari

West Virginia coach Bob Huggins has had his way against Kentucky's John Calipari over the years.

March 24, 2015 | BY JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Rich get richer: Mayweather and Pacquiao purses soar

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The first ticket has yet to be sold, but the richest fight in boxing history is getting richer by the day.

March 24, 2015 | | AP Sports


Ready, set, scramble!

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - In the 2008 national championship, with Kansas trailing Memphis by three and 10.8 seconds left in the game, coach Bill Self called for his team to run a play called "Chop."

March 24, 2015 | | AP Sports


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