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Oklahoma City Thunder hire Florida’s Billy Donovan as coach

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Thunder hired Florida's Billy Donovan as their coach Thursday, hoping he will help the franchise win an NBA championship in Oklahoma City.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bonds still not in the clear

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court has granted a motion from prosecutors that gives them until at least July 22 to decide whether to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mets’ home streak ends

NEW YORK (AP) - An agitated Stephen Strasburg settled down in a hurry after a rocky start and the Washington Nationals became the first visiting team to win at Citi Field this season, beating the New York Mets 8-2 on Thursday night.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dunleavy scores 20, Bulls clobber Bucks to advance

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Mike Dunleavy scored 20 points and Chicago came close to an NBA playoff record, finally putting away Milwaukee with a 120-66 victory in Game 6 to clinch their first-round series Thursday night.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ward scores with 1.3 seconds left, Capitals beat Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) - Joel Ward scored with 1.3 seconds left to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.

May 01, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers hit 4 HRs off Vogelsong in win over Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Joc Pederson, Adrian Gonzalez and Andre Ethier homered off Ryan Vogelsong in the first inning and Jimmy Rollins hit another one off him in the third, powering the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night.

April 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Angels lose Pujols but beat Athletics

OAKLAND (AP) - Mike Trout homered and drove in three runs, Johnny Giavotella hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning and the Los Angeles Angels held on to beat the Oakland Athletics 6-3 on Wednesday night.

April 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Former rugby star Hayne finding way with 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jarryd Hayne has found himself discussing snakes, kangaroos and koalas - all things Aussie - in the middle of San Francisco's locker room right along with the routes and responsibilities from his daunting new NFL playbook.

April 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Money the big thing as Mayweather

LAS VEGAS (AP) - His middle name is Money, or at least it used to be before Floyd Mayweather Jr. stopped flashing $100,000 wads of cash every time he saw a camera.

April 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Spieth advances on a day of hand-wringing at Match Play

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Even with a new format, the objective didn't change in the Match Play Championship.

April 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Baffert has top 2 early favorites for Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Bob Baffert clapped his hands to his mouth when early 5-2 favorite American Pharoah avoided the dreaded No. 1 post for the Kentucky Derby. The anxiety wasn't over yet.

April 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Danica Patrick losing GoDaddy as sponsor

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - It's been at least a dozen years, by Danica Patrick's count, that she has had to worry about sponsorship for her race car.

April 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Grizzlies advance, beat Trail Blazers 9 in Game 5

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Marc Gasol had 26 points and 14 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by beating the Portland Trail Blazers 99-93 on Wednesday night.

April 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Wiggins named NBA’s top rookie

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Andrew Wiggins started his NBA career at the front of his rookie class. He finished his first season there, too.

April 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Locked Out: Orioles fans booted from ballgame amid unrest

BALTIMORE (AP) - Chris Davis might have hit the quietest home run for the home team in Orioles history.

April 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Odor suspended for 8 games and Bautista for 1 for brawl

TORONTO (AP) - Texas second baseman Rougned Odor was suspended for eight games and fined $5,000 by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for punching Toronto ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Braves fire manager Fredi Gonzalez with majors’ worst record

PITTSBURGH (AP) - As the losses piled up one after another, the burden of unmet expectations - no matter how modest - weighed on Fredi Gonzalez.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


King edges Huffman to win Stage 2 at Tour of California

SANTA CLARITA (AP) - Ben King climbed to the top step of the podium at the Tour of California on Monday, four months after a broken ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bonds: Harper should diversify his game to adapt to walks

WASHINGTON (AP) - When pitchers were intentionally walking Barry Bonds more than anyone else in baseball history, his father had a simple message for him.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Crosby’s overtime winner lifts Penguins by Lightning 3-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Sidney Crosby wasn't sure Bryan Rust saw him, so the Pittsburgh Penguins captain gave his impromptu linemate a quick yell just to ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tiger says he is ‘progressing nicely,’ no date for return

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - Tiger Woods grimaced as he took three warmup swings after sitting in a chair for 30 minutes on a cool, blustery Monday ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


McMillan head coach of the Indiana Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Larry Bird found the Indiana Pacers' new voice on his own bench. Now Nate McMillan must show his old-school style will still resonate ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Town’s is unanimous Rookie of the Year pick

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Karl-Anthony Towns has the height and agility, plus the intensity and intelligence.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


After lots of losing, 76ers hope to win big in NBA lottery

NEW YORK (AP) - The Philadelphia 76ers lost plenty the previous two seasons, though never managed to lose the most.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Experience, LeBron make Cavs huge favorites over Raptors

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James once stood in Kyle Lowry's sneakers.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Manaea wins first major-league game

OAKLAND (AP) - Sean Manaea cut off the fluffy curls he brought to spring training and responded with his first major-league victory. He just needed a ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LA Angels closing in on deal to sign Tim Lincecum

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 ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks want more penalties called vs Blues in Game 2

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 ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant, Westbrook power Thunder past Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - Outside his locker room, first-year Oklahoma City coach Billy Donovan received a round of handshakes and hugs for pulling off something no other ...

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors rest up to face Thunder in West finals

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 ...

May 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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