PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus have never had a conversation longer than a couple of minutes, and rarely about golf. Maybe it's because they already think along the same lines when it comes to winning tournaments.
BRUINS 3, MAPLE LEAFS 1
HEAT 88, BULLS 65
• Greinke could make debut on Wednesday: LOS ANGELES – Zack Greinke will pitch on Wednesday. Whether he does it against the Washington Nationals at Dodger Stadium or the San Jose Giants in Rancho Cucamonga, where the Dodgers' Single-A team plays, remains to be seen. Greinke signed a six-year, $147 million contract with the Dodgers in the offseason but has been on the disabled list since April 12, the day after he broke his clavicle in a fight with San Diego Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin. He made a rehab start Friday and came out of a weekend bullpen session in good shape ...
OAKLAND (AP) - Tony Parker scored 25 of his 32 points in a sizzling first half, Tim Duncan added 23 points and 10 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs quieted the hot-shooting Golden State Warriors in a 102-92 victory Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.
STOCKTON - The Stockton Thunder earned a late third period goal by Maxime Boisclair and used a key save by Olivier Roy on a penalty shot with 1.4 seconds left in regulation to hold on for a 3-2 win over the Idaho Steelheads and take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference Finals in front of 4,417 fans at Stockton Arena on Friday.
SEATTLE (AP) - If this is Chris Hansen's final salvo in his attempt to purchase the Sacramento Kings, it's coming with an additional $75 million price tag to what already could be the richest franchise sale in NBA history.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Cain pitched eight strong innings and San Francisco beat Tim Hudson for the first time in seven years in the Giants' 8-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
SEATTLE (AP) - Bob Melvin is still trying to figure out what happened to the consistency Oakland had the first month of the season.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Lawrence Okoye was one of the last players to leave the "pitch" Friday afternoon - one of several things that set the big Brit apart from other newcomers at the San Francisco 49ers' rookie minicamp.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dustin Penner scored the tiebreaking goal in the final second of the second period, and the Los Angeles Kings advanced to the second round with a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 6 on Friday night.
• Garcia goes 1 up on Tiger at Players Championship: PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Sergio Garcia had one of those stretches where it felt like every putt was going to drop. He needed every one of them Friday for a 7-under 65 to match his best score on the TPC Sawgrass and take a one-shot lead over Tiger Woods among early starters at The Players Championship.
OAKLAND (AP) - The confident aura the Golden State Warriors are giving off right now might be the only thing brighter than those yellow shirts every home fan is expected to be wearing again for Game 3 against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night at ear-piercing Oracle Arena.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brian McCann spent the first month of the season in Florida rehabilitating his surgically repaired right shoulder. He hardly watched the Atlanta Braves play.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Everything is going the Indians' way. There's no dispute or debate about that.
FOXBOROUGH, Massachussets (AP) - Clint Dempsey scored in the 47th minute to give the United States a 1-0 victory over Haiti in the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Friday.
OAKLAND (AP) - Ken Stabler's death came as a shock to John Madden. The Hall of Fame coach, like almost everybody else, had no idea the former Oakland Raiders quarterback had Stage 4 colon cancer.
CLEVELAND (AP) - After losing the last two games to the Yankees in New York, Oakland struggled again in its weekend series opener in Cleveland.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hunter Pence hit a grand slam as part of an eight-run fourth inning against former All-Star Cole Hamels, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 15-2 on Friday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) - There was no need for a heartfelt letter this summer. LeBron James isn't going anywhere.
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) - Atop the leaderboard, veteran Karrie Webb and second-year LPGA Tour player Marina Alex did their best to temper expectations at the U.S. Women's Open.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings have traded guard Ray McCallum to the San Antonio Spurs for a second-round pick in next year's draft.
OAKLAND, (AP) - Draymond Green has overcome the odds his entire life, going from a chubby kid from a small Michigan town to Big Ten Player of the Year to NBA champion.
OAKLAND (AP) - Ray Fosse's body still aches, 45 years later.
LONDON (AP) - Her game in high gear, history in the offing, Serena Williams is perfectly content to let everyone else talk about what a victory in the Wimbledon final would mean.
Earlier this week while navigating through the Stockton Deep Water Channel, I learned a little more about my boat than I expected.
NEW YORK (AP) - Cole Figueroa hit a one-hopper just over the inside corner of first base that umpires called fair. Two pitches later, Jacoby Ellsbury pulled another changeup from Jesse Chavez over the very same spot for a tiebreaking two-run single.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Former San Francisco 49er defensive tackle Ray McDonald was charged with domestic violence and false imprisonment in connection with allegations he assaulted his ex-fiancee while she held their 2-month-old child, prosecutors said Thursday.
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NEW YORK (AP) - The Reds' Todd Frazier is paired with two-time champion Prince Fielder of Texas in the first round of Monday's All-Star Home Run Derby in Cincinnati.