MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - San Antonio center Antonio McDyess expects to play in Game 4 against the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night despite a neck nerve injury that forced him to leave Saturday night's loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.
DeleteDALLAS (AP) - Dirk Nowitzki was a free agent last summer, unshackled from the Dallas Mavericks for the first time in his career. It was his chance to escape a franchise with a long track record of winning big in the regular season and losing painfully in the postseason.
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Good news for Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose: An MRI has come back negative on his sprained left ankle.
April 25 1901 - In the opener at Detroit's Bennett Park, the Tigers beat Milwaukee in a great comeback. Trailing 13-4 going into the bottom of the ninth, the Tigers scored 10 runs for a 14-13 victory. Frank Dillon had four doubles. 1904 - New York pitcher Jack Chesbro recorded the first of his 41 victories on the season, an American League record that still stands. 1933 - Yankees pitcher Russ Van Atta made a ...
LAWRENCE (AP) - Kansas will play Kentucky, Ohio State and maybe Duke too next season. The Jayhawks, who lost six key members of the team that just went 35-3, could face as many as three defending regular-season champions. In a non-conference schedule released on Sunday, Kansas will play Kentucky on Nov. 15 in the inaugural Champions Classic in Madison Square Garden. Duke will play Michigan State in the other game. Ohio State, the Big Ten ...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The NCAA is accusing Ohio State coach Jim Tressel of lying to hide violations by players who traded memorabilia for cash and tattoos.
NATIONAL LEAGUE Saturday Chicago Cubs 10, L.A. Dodgers 8 N.Y. Mets 6, Arizona 4 Atlanta 5, San Francisco 2 Cincinnati 5, St. Louis 3 Pittsburgh 7, Washington 2 Colorado 3, Florida 1 Houston 9, Milwaukee 6 (10) Philadelphia 4, San Diego 2 (11) Sunday N.Y. Mets 8, Arizona 4 Florida 6, Colorado 3 Washington 6, Pittsburgh 3 Milwaukee 4, Houston 1 L.A. Dodgers 7, Chicago Cubs 3 Atlanta 9, San Francisco 6 (10) Philadelphia ...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Saturday Tampa Bay 6, Toronto 4 Minnesota 10, Cleveland 3 Detroit 9, Chicago White Sox 0 N.Y. Yankees 15, Baltimore 3 Texas 3, Kansas City 1 Boston 5, L.A. Angels 0 Oakland 9, Seattle 1 Sunday Detroit 3, Chicago White Sox 0 Tampa Bay 2, Toronto 0 N.Y. Yankees 6, Baltimore 3 (11) Minnesota 4, Cleveland 3 Texas 8, Kansas City 7 Boston 7, L.A. Angels 0 Oakland 5, Seattle 2 Tonight Chicago ...
Red Sox 7, Angels 0 ANAHEIM, Calif. - John Lackey threw eight superb innings, Carl Crawford hit his first home run in a Boston uniform and the Red Sox completed a pitching-dominated four-game sweep by beating the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. Boston won its fifth in a row. Lackey (2-2) scattered six hits, struck out six and stranded eight baserunners, becoming the third straight Boston starter to hold the Angels scoreless. The right-hander, who ...
Phillies 3, Padres 1 SAN DIEGO - Roy Halladay tied his career high with 14 strikeouts and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres on Sunday, coming within one out of their third shutout during a four-game sweep. Halladay (3-1) took a two-hitter into the ninth before allowing three singles, including Will Venable's RBI base hit with two outs. Antonio Bastardo came on with runners on first and third and got pinch-hitter Nick Hundley ...
Celtics 101, Knicks 89 NEW YORK - Kevin Garnett had 26 points and 10 rebounds, Rajon Rondo added 21 points and 12 assists, and the Boston Celtics swept their way into the Eastern Conference semifinals, holding off the New York Knicks on Sunday. Ray Allen and reserve Glen Davis each added 14 points for the Celtics, the first team into the second round after sweeping a series for the first time since a 3-0 victory ...
DENVER (AP) - The Oklahoma City Thunder are on the verge of winning their first playoff series since moving from Seattle in 2008 thanks to All-Stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook and their terrific supporting cast.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Alexi Ogando allowed only one run pitching into the seventh inning, Michael Young extended his hitting streak to 13 games and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 3-1 Saturday night.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Chicago's fans traveled to Indiana by the thousands, planning to celebrate a first-round playoff sweep.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Zach Randolph scored 25 points, including a rare 3-pointer with 41.9 seconds left, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the San Antonio Spurs 91-88 Saturday night for the franchise's first playoff victory on its home court.
NEW YORK - Francisco Liriano struck out nine and pitched into the sixth inning to win his debut with Pittsburgh and help the Pirates beat the New York Mets 11-2.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Andy Pettitte finally stopped beating himself up long enough to look at video of his past couple of outings, subpar efforts by any stretch and certainly his own lofty standards.
WASHINGTON - Stephen Strasburg fell apart after one of third baseman Ryan Zimmerman's two errors and wound up dropping his fifth consecutive decision as the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 8-2 Saturday.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Tiger Woods was surrounded by four rows of fans who stood shoulder-to-shoulder, curious to see how he was going to escape from the trees on the second hole at The Players Championship. Cheers erupted when he pulled out a 5-wood, a risky shot off the pine straw through a 15-foot gap of pines.
BOSTON - Adam Lind hit a tiebreaking homer off Boston closer Junichi Tazawa leading off the ninth inning to lift the Toronto Blue Jays to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Memphis Grizzlies call it grit and grind, and it got them through another ugly game.
BALTIMORE - Jeremy Guthrie's incentive to win had nothing to do with beating his former team.
SAN ANTONIO - Klay Thompson scored 34 points, Stephen Curry added 22 and the Golden State Warriors withstood another furious rally by the San Antonio Spurs for a 100-91 victory Wednesday night to even their series at one game apiece and snap a 30-game skid in the Alamo City.
BALTIMORE - One bad throw led to another, and then another. And another.
MIAMI - It was the biggest postseason win in Miami Heat history, and the biggest postseason loss in Chicago Bulls history.