LOS ANGELES (AP) - The injury-riddled Los Angeles Angels are closing in on a deal to sign two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum, a free agent trying to come back from hip surgery, according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The San Jose Sharks got just three power plays in their Game 1 loss to open the Western Conference finals, and no call when Joe Thornton's bushy beard got tugged on by St. Louis Blues captain David Backes in the first period.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry surprised coach Steve Kerr with how quickly he found his groove the past two games after returning from a right knee injury, even with a few more misses than usual for the MVP.
PHOENIX (AP) - Joe Panik homered for the second straight night, Jeff Samardzija had another strong outing and the San Francisco Giants made it two in a row in Arizona with a 3-1 victory over the Diamondbacks on Friday night.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Danny Valencia hit his first two home runs in more than seven months, and that was just the start of his contribution to the Oakland Athletics' 6-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The sky was getting so dark that Jason Day could barely see the flag on the 14th hole, much less the small crowd that waited out a two-hour storm delay Friday at The Players Championship. The way he was playing, he sure could hear them.