CINCINNATI (AP) - Upset with himself for striking out with two runners in scoring position, Jeff Samardzija snapped his bat over his left thigh while heading back to the dugout - an unusual show of frustration for a pitcher on his way to a win.
OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State backup big man Anderson Varejao insists he didn't deliberately trip Trail Blazers guard Gerald Henderson in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal playoff series.
NEW YORK (AP) - Brian Boyle scored at 2:48 of overtime to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-4 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night for a 2-1 lead in their second-round series.
OAKLAND (AP) - Robinson Cano, Kyle Seager and Leonys Martin hit home runs, Hisashi Iwakuma pitched seven solid innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 8-2 on Tuesday night.
TORONTO (AP) - It only counts as one win, though the Miami Heat had to work twice as hard to get it.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Outhit, outshot and largely outplayed, Pittsburgh grabbed control of its Eastern Conference semifinal against Washington anyway.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Russell Westbrook had 29 points and 10 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder held on to beat San Antonio 98-97 on Monday night, evening the series at one game apiece when the Spurs failed to score on a wild sequence in the final seconds.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - They met a year ago this week in a fight that was the richest ever, even if it disappointed most of the millions who watched it.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Joe Pavelski's transformation as an NHL player can be illustrated by the evolution of his nicknames.
LONDON (AP) - Leicester City players crowded around a television inside the house of teammate Jamie Vardy, locked arm in arm, watching the action 100 miles away. And when the final whistle blew at Stamford Bridge, they raised their arms in triumph. One of the greatest sporting achievements in English history was complete.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry was expected back on the court for more light shooting Monday to test his sprained right knee, still with the hope he could be ready to return for Golden State's Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals Saturday at Portland.
OAKLAND (AP) - Steve Cishek's seventh consecutive save this season resembled many of the previous six - a few tense moments, a couple of baserunners and a perfect pitch to end it.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Johnny Cueto enjoyed the hugs and the applause. He didn't care much for one horrid inning that put him in line for a loss - until the Reds' bullpen got involved, of course.
MIAMI (AP) - Goran Dragic scored 25 points, Gerald Green added 16 and Miami ended Charlotte's season, beating the Hornets in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference first-round series.
OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry has resumed light shooting without movement on his injured right knee with the hopes he can get into scrimmages by later next week, perhaps in time to be ready for Game 3 of the Golden State Warriors' Western Conference semifinals at Portland.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Georges St. Pierre has officially returned to the UFC, and the longtime mixed martial arts hero already has a villainous new foil.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Rory McIlroy had more trouble with his stomach than his ribs. The golf was just fine.
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CHICAGO (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have signed forward Matt Barnes, adding the edgy veteran after losing Kevin Durant to a knee injury.
SAN JOSE (AP) - Marcus Sorensen and Aaron Dell are parlaying solid play into important ice time as the San Jose Sharks get ready for the ...
CHICAGO (AP) - Coach Steve Kerr was bracing for the worst after Kevin Durant injured his left leg. Instead, he and the Golden State Warriors were ...
CHICAGO (AP) - Whether it's a superstar going down or dropping back-to-back games, losses are starting to add up for the Golden State Warriors.
The theme for Major League Soccer this season is 22 in 22, as the league embarks on its 22nd year with 22 teams - including two ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Brook Lopez reached a career milestone and was given the game ball. What he cherished most was the victory, a rarity these days ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - San Jose general manager Doug Wilson has seen more than enough from his team in the first three-quarters of the season to ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant is down for the immediate future with a knee injury, and that's a huge blow on both ends of the ...
OAKLAND (AP) - The investment group seeking to build a new stadium to keep the Raiders in Oakland has submitted a formal plan to the NFL ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Even after Kevin Durant injured his left knee and departed only 93 seconds in, and even after Golden State trailed by as many ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Kevin Durant's latest return home did not go well and did not last long: He hyperextended his left knee and exited the ...