posted: 04/18/2014 2:26 a.m.
To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook.
posted: 04/18/2014 2:25 a.m.
Brad Richards and Derek Stepan scored power-play goals 47 seconds apart in the third period, and the New York Rangers beat Philadelphia 4-1 in the playoff opener on Thursday night to stretch their home-winning streak over the rival Flyers to nine games.
posted: 04/18/2014 2:23 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Adam Wainwright threw a two-hitter Thursday night for his seventh career shutout, chipped in at the plate with a double and single, and St. Louis benefited from four Washington errors in the Cardinals’ 8-0 victory.
posted: 04/18/2014 2:22 a.m.
Luis Mateo’s single off Kevin Johnson in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Rafael Ortega with the winning run to give the Springfield Cardinals a 2-1 victory over the Arkansas Travelers on Thursday night at Hammons Field in Springfield, Mo.
posted: 04/18/2014 2:21 a.m.
Yasiel Puig believes he has the support from his Los Angeles Dodgers teammates and the club to help him keep his focus on baseball despite challenges off the field.
posted: 04/18/2014 2:18 a.m.
Chris Johnson knows what a lot of people are saying about him.
posted: 04/18/2014 2:15 a.m.
Cubs find out Tanaka is hot when it’s cool The New York Yankees paid a hefty price for the services of starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, but David Lennon of Newsday wrote that he’s been worth every penny.
posted: 04/18/2014 2:13 a.m.
GOLF Kuchar tied for lead There were no major letdowns for Masters contenders Matt Kuchar and Jordan Spieth at the RBC Heritage at Hilton Head Island, S.C., on Thursday.
posted: 04/17/2014 3:56 a.m.
Bubba lives in Tiger’s old house.
posted: 04/17/2014 3:51 a.m.
Leonys Martin had a game-winning RBI single in the ninth inning as the Texas Rangers scored two unearned runs in a two-out rally against Fernando Rodney, beating the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Wednesday night in a game that started as a battle of aces.
posted: 04/17/2014 3:48 a.m.
The Northwest Arkansas Naturals’ troubles at the plate followed them to Tulsa on Wednesday night.
posted: 04/17/2014 3:45 a.m.
Get ready, Augusta National. Jordan Spieth can’t wait for another chance at that green jacket.
posted: 04/17/2014 3:42 a.m.
Tom Watson wants to take a closer look at American prospects for the Ryder Cup, so the U.S. captain is playing in the RBC Heritage this week.
posted: 04/17/2014 3:42 a.m.
Brandon Sutter scored on a wrist shot from the left circle 8:18 into the third period, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins rally for a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 1 of the NHL Eastern Conference quarterfinals Wednesday night.
posted: 04/17/2014 3:40 a.m.
The Memphis Grizzlies had every reason to ease up in the regular-season finale after pushing hard the past three months to reach the NBA postseason.