PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Al-Farouq Aminu scored a career-high 30 points and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away after Chris Paul left with a broken bone in his right hand, beating the Los Angeles Clippers 98-84 on Monday night to even their playoff series at two games apiece.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Troy Brouwer tapped in his own rebound to snap a third-period tie and the St. Louis Blues advanced to the second round of the playoffs for the first time in four seasons, eliminating the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in Game 7 of their Western Conference quarterfinals series Monday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Don Mattingly sat in his usual spot on the top of the dugout bench. Except he was wearing a black hat and jersey with a multi-colored 'M' on the front.
OAKLAND (AP) - If the Golden State Warriors want to cap a record-setting season with a second straight NBA title, they will need to survive the next two weeks without their best player.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hunter Pence hit a home run and sacrifice fly, Buster Posey also homered to back Madison Bumgarner's first win since opening day, and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the San Diego Padres 5-4 on Monday night.
DETROIT (AP) - The Oakland Athletics were the first team to break through to score against Jordan Zimmermann and strung together 10 hits against the Detroit Tigers.
NEW YORK (AP) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game "Deflategate" suspension imposed by the NFL, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, overturning a lower judge and siding with the league in a battle with the players union.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Charley Hoffman made a 10-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the Valero Texas Open on Sunday for his fourth PGA Tour victory.
LIEGE, Belgium (AP) - Dutch rider Wout Poels attacked near the end and held off Swiss veteran Michael Albasini to take the Liege-Bastogne-Liege classic on Sunday, the biggest win of his career.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Simon Pagenaud once again won after getting a favorable ruling from race officials. This time, the runner-up didn't protest the no-call.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Carl Edwards had been grinding for 30 laps, doing everything he could to catch Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch in a two-way breakaway from the pack at Richmond International Raceway.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Rafael Nadal beat defending champion Kei Nishikori 6-4, 7-5 to win the Barcelona Open for the ninth time on Sunday, equaling Guillermo Vilas' record of 49 career clay-court titles.
HOUSTON (AP) - Draymond Green rebuked a reporter who tried to make a correlation between Golden State's playoff wins in Houston and recent flooding in the area after the Warriors' Game 4 victory on Sunday.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Kawhi Leonard scored 21 points and San Antonio routed Memphis to sweep the best-of-seven series and advance to the Western Conference semifinals.
NEW YORK (AP) - John Tavares tied it in the final minute of regulation and scored the winner at 10:41 of the second overtime, leading the New York Islanders past the Florida Panthers 2-1 Sunday night and into the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 1993.
STOCKTON (AP) -Logan Taylor homered and had two hits, and Nick Neidert allowed just one hit over six innings as the Modesto Nuts beat the ...
OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics are pulling the tarps and opening a portion of the upper deck at the Coliseum for their upcoming 10-game homestand.
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) - Three explosions went off near the team bus of Borussia Dortmund, one of Germany's top soccer clubs, as it set off ...
GENEVA (AP) - The North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup has asked FIFA for a decision in June 2018, two years ahead of ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Dwight Howard had 19 points and 12 rebounds as the resurgent Atlanta Hawks won their fourth straight game, routing the listless Charlotte Hornets ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Stephen Curry has the best-selling jersey in the NBA for the second consecutive year.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Giants are relieved star catcher Buster Posey appears to be OK after getting hit in the helmet with a pitch.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Oakland starter Jharel Cotton kept getting interrupted during his warmups Monday, first by Melissa Ethridge rocking out the National Anthem, then ...
SANTA CLARA (AP) - The theme emanating from the 49ers' headquarters amid their transition to a fourth coaching staff in four seasons is all about culture.
OAKLAND (AP) - Rudy Gobert had 17 points and 18 rebounds, Joe Johnson added a key 3-pointer with 80 seconds remaining and the Utah Jazz beat ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks are hobbling into the playoffs instead of rolling into them.
NEW YORK (AP) - A final on or around the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Modern stadiums across the United States and perhaps in ...
MIAMI (AP) - Tyler Johnson scored 24 points, including the game's final four from the foul line, and the Miami Heat remained alive in the ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Bruce Bochy can only hope returning home to familiar scenery might help get his Giants going at last.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Sergio Garcia tugged the lapel of his green jacket with both hands, proud of his prize and how he earned it.