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May. 20, 2015 @ 11:25 AM

MLB: Washington rallies to beat Yankees in 10

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ryan Zimmerman's two-run shot with two outs in the 10th inning off Yankees closer Andrew Miller

May. 20, 2015 @ 11:23 AM

Kruger puts Blackhawks past Ducks 3-2 in 3rd OT

The Blackhawks tried just about everything to get a puck past Frederik Andersen while Game 2 of the Western Conference finals wound through three overtime periods

May. 19, 2015 @ 12:08 PM

Tyler Johnson scores hat trick; Lightning even series

Tyler Johnson is carrying the Tampa Bay Lightning in the playoffs and making a name for himself.

May. 19, 2015 @ 12:07 PM

MLB: Arizona beats Marlins and new manager in 13

MIAMI (AP) — David Peralta hit a two-out RBI double in the 13th inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks spoiled Dan Jennings' debut as manager by beating the Miami Marlins 3-2 Monday night.

May. 18, 2015 @ 09:35 AM

Golf: Rory McIlroy wins by seven at Quail Hollow

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rory McIlroy became the first two-time winner in the Wells Fargo Championship with a seven-shot victory Sunday over Webb Simpson and Patrick Rodgers.

May. 18, 2015 @ 09:33 AM

Hamlin benefits from clean air to win $1 million race

Denny Hamlin intently watched the qualifying event for NASCAR's annual All-Star race and noticed, as has been the case in recent years, the driver out front in the waning laps was almost certainly guaranteed the win.

May. 18, 2015 @ 09:32 AM

American Pharoah romps in Preakness; Triple Crown try next

Minutes before the Preakness, it was an ominous scene at Pimlico Race Course. Thunder and lightning. Wind and rain. A record crowd scrambling for cover. A drenched racetrack.

May. 18, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

MLB: Atlanta's Miller gets within an out of a no-hitter

MIAMI (AP) — Shelby Miller's no-hit bid ended with two outs in the ninth inning Sunday when Justin Bour singled sharply up the middle, and the Atlanta Braves right-hander pitched a two-hitter in a 6-0 win over the Miami Marlins that completed a three-game sweep.

May. 18, 2015 @ 09:28 AM

Rockets back in conference finals for 1st time since '97

The Houston Rockets are heading to the Western Conference finals for the first time in 18 years after overcoming a 3-1 series deficit to eliminate the Los Angeles Clippers.

May. 18, 2015 @ 09:26 AM

Ducks knock off Blackhawks 4-1 in series opener

Frederik Andersen lunged forward and stretched out his stick, taking a desperate chance to stop Patrick Kane. The Chicago star's shot somehow glanced off Andersen's lumber and flew over a painfully open net.

May. 16, 2015 @ 11:54 AM

McIlroy, Mickelson chasing Simpson, Streb at Wells Fargo

Webb Simpson has plenty of hometown knowledge when it comes to playing Quail Hollow Club.

May. 16, 2015 @ 11:50 AM

MLB: Giants power past Reds, 10-2

CINCINNATI (AP) — Brandon Belt hit a three-run homer, and Buster Posey added a two-run shot off Jason Marquis on Friday night, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 10-2 victory

May. 16, 2015 @ 11:48 AM

NBA: Curry leads Golden State into Western finals

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 32 points, including a 62-footer to end the third quarter, and Golden State advanced to its first Western Conference finals since 1976 by beating Memphis 108-95 on Friday night.

May. 15, 2015 @ 10:55 AM

Robert Streb takes 1st-round lead in Wells Fargo

Phil Mickelson faded early and Rory McIlroy tailed off late. Robert Streb just kept on making birdies.

May. 15, 2015 @ 10:53 AM

MLB: Carpenter homer lifts Cardinals

CLEVELAND (AP) — Matt Carpenter hit a two-run homer off reliever Marc Rzepczynski in the eighth inning after Cleveland replaced starter Trevor Bauer, rallying the St. Louis Cardinals to a 2-1 victory over the Indians on Thursday.

May. 15, 2015 @ 10:49 AM

NBA: Cleveland advances, Rockets-Clippers go to game 7

CHICAGO (AP) — LeBron James struggled to score 15 points, Kyrie Irving limped off the court and Cleveland still beat Chicago 94-73 on Thursday night to clinch their Eastern Conference semifinal series in six games.

May. 14, 2015 @ 10:56 AM

Twice-spurned Kisner looks to break through at Wells Fargo

Kevin Kisner sees no reason he won't be in contention to win his first PGA Tour title this week at the Wells Fargo Championship.

May. 14, 2015 @ 10:54 AM

MLB: Kluber leads Tribe by St. Louis

CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber struck out 18 and allowed his only hit in the seventh inning, getting his first win this season in style, and the Cleveland Indians beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 on Wednesday night.

May. 14, 2015 @ 10:51 AM

NBA: Horford's late follow gives Hawks 82-81 win over Wizards

ATLANTA (AP) — Al Horford's offensive rebound with 1.9 seconds left after Dennis Schroder's drive to the basket was blocked by John Wall, gave top-seeded Atlanta an 82-81 victory over Washington on Wednesday night and a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

May. 14, 2015 @ 10:47 AM

Rangers advance in OT on Stepan's goal, 2-1 over Capitals

Make the resilient Rangers play a Game 7 and they don't even flinch.

May. 13, 2015 @ 10:53 AM

Lightning oust Canadiens with 4-1 win in Game 6

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos urged his teammates to not play "scared."

May. 13, 2015 @ 10:52 AM

NBA: James, Irving pace Cavaliers to 3-2 lead

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 38 points, Kyrie Irving added 25 and the Cleveland Cavaliers held on for a 106-101 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their testy Eastern Conference semifinal.

May. 13, 2015 @ 10:50 AM

MLB: Cardinals have Holliday in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Lance Lynn pitched six scoreless innings and Matt Holliday had four RBIs, including a three-run homer, to lead the St. Louis Cardinals past the Cleveland Indians 8-3 on Tuesday night.

May. 12, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

NBA: Curry scores 33, Warriors draw even with Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 21 of his 33 points by halftime, and Golden State snapped its two-game skid Monday night by routing Memphis 101-84 to tie the Western Conference semifinal at 2-2.

May. 12, 2015 @ 10:01 AM

MLB: Orioles win in return to Camden Yards

BALTIMORE (AP) — Manny Machado and Chris Davis hit first-inning homers, Ubaldo Jimenez had a season-high nine strikeouts over seven sharp innings, and the Orioles celebrated their return to Baltimore with a 5-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night.