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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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Volquez cruises as Royals blank Yankees

KANSAS CITY -- Right-hander Edinson Volquez tossed seven shutout innings and Salvador Perez homered and drove in two runs as the Royals stymied the Yankees, 6-0, on Sunday, taking two of three in the series at Kauffman Stadium.

May 18, 2015 | Bryan Hoch/MLB.com | AP Sports


Irving rests sore knee, foot as Cavaliers gear up for Hawks

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - All-Star guard Kyrie Irving has stayed off the practice court to rest his injured knee as the Cavaliers began preparing for the Eastern Conference finals against Atlanta.

May 16, 2015 | TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


AP Source: NFL plans to change football handling guidelines

A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press the NFL plans to change guidelines regarding the way footballs are handled before games.

May 16, 2015 | ROB MAADDI, AP Pro Football Writer | AP Sports


Cain, Moose power Royals past Yankees

KANSAS CITY -- Lorenzo Cain drove in a career-high five runs, Mike Moustakas had four hits and Chris Young turned in his third straight terrific start as the Royals buried the Yankees, 12-1, on Friday night in front of 34,584 fans at Kauffman Stadium.

May 16, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Cavaliers push through injuries on path to Eastern finals

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James sat in his usual middle seat at the postgame podium talking about another playoff win, one moving him closer to another NBA championship.

May 15, 2015 | TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Division leaders cross paths as Yanks, Royals clash

The Yankees and Royals meet in a three-game series at Kauffman Stadium this weekend that will have some nostalgia to it.

May 15, 2015 | TODD WILLS/Special to MLB.com | AP Sports


Jury orders death for the Boston Marathon bomber

BOSTON (AP) - A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother.

May 15, 2015 | | AP Sports


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