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May. 08, 2015 @ 10:49 AM

NHL: Blackhawks sweep Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Corey Crawford made 34 saves, Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist, and the Chicago Blackhawks advanced to the Western Conference finals with a 4-3 victory

May. 07, 2015 @ 11:22 AM

NHL: Capitals take 3-1 lead vs. Rangers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rookie Andre Burakovsky scored his first two playoff goals and Braden Holtby saved a penalty shot, giving the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory

May. 07, 2015 @ 11:20 AM

NBA: Cavaliers bounce back in game 2

May. 07, 2015 @ 11:14 AM

MLB: Harper hits 3 homers in 7-5 Washington win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper hit three home runs in a game for the first time and had five RBIs, and the Washington Nationals beat Miami 7-5 Wednesday to take two of three from the Marlins for their third straight series win.

May. 06, 2015 @ 10:06 AM

MLB: Division-leading Yankees win 6-3 at Toronto

TORONTO (AP) — Mark Teixeira hit a two-run homer, Michael Pineda matched his career high with eight shutout innings and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Tuesday night.

May. 06, 2015 @ 10:03 AM

NBA: Conley comes back, leads Grizzlies past Warriors 97-90

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Conley returned just eight days after having facial surgery to score 22 points

May. 06, 2015 @ 09:57 AM

NHL: Crawford's shutout puts Chicago up 3-0

Patrick Kane scored in the first period for Chicago, and Corey Crawford and the Blackhawks made the superstar's goal stand up for a 1-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.

May. 06, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Mellette gets tryout chance with N.Y. Jets

Aaron Mellette has returned to football’s biggest stage, the National Football League.

May. 05, 2015 @ 11:07 AM

MLB: Brewers win first game with new manager

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Brewers rallied for three runs in the eighth inning to win Craig Counsell's managerial debut, a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.

May. 05, 2015 @ 11:06 AM

NBA: Clippers take 1-0 lead without Paul

HOUSTON (AP) — Blake Griffin had 26 points, 14 rebounds and 13 assists for his second straight triple-double to lift the Chris Paul-less Los Angeles Clippers

May. 05, 2015 @ 11:05 AM

Holtby's shutout, Beagle's goal lift Caps over Rangers 1-0

Braden Holtby stood in a corner of the Washington Capitals' locker room, his arms folded across his chest, his voice low and monotone, his demeanor as steady and calm as when he was protecting the net.

May. 04, 2015 @ 08:52 AM

Mayweather wins decision in richest fight ever

The pressure of a $180 million payday never got to Floyd Mayweather Jr., even if the richest fight ever wasn't the best.

May. 04, 2015 @ 08:49 AM

MLB: Astros take win streak to 10

HOUSTON (AP) — Evan Gattis homered twice and Houston beat the Seattle Mariners 7-6 Sunday for its 10th straight victory, the Astros' longest winning streak since 12 in a row in 2004.

May. 04, 2015 @ 08:47 AM

AP Source: Warriors star Stephen Curry to be named NBA MVP

Some called him too small. Others too fragile.

Stephen Curry has another label now: NBA MVP.

May. 04, 2015 @ 08:45 AM

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May. 04, 2015 @ 08:44 AM

McIlroy a winner with great play and a little luck

Rory McIlroy won a tournament as the No. 1 player in the world.

May. 04, 2015 @ 08:43 AM

Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruises to 1st Talladega win since 2004

There's something about Talladega Superspeedway — its ardent Earnhardt fans, the success his family has had at the track — that makes Dale Earnhardt Jr. feel a responsibility to put on a show.

May. 02, 2015 @ 08:03 PM

Favorite American Pharoah rallies to win Kentucky Derby

Brilliant but untested, American Pharoah was put to a fight in the Kentucky Derby and won.

May. 02, 2015 @ 11:39 AM

MLB: Alex Rodriguez ties Willie Mays at 660 HRs

BOSTON (AP) — Alex Rodriguez tied Willie Mays for fourth place in major league history with his 660th home run

May. 02, 2015 @ 11:38 AM

NHL: Tampa Bay wins game 1 in double OT

MONTREAL (AP) — Nikita Kucherov scored at 2:06 of the second overtime — on a play that replays clearly showed was offside — to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.

May. 02, 2015 @ 11:36 AM

Hawks find their groove in finishing off Nets in first round

The Atlanta Hawks may never duplicate the way they played in January, during the best month in NBA history.

May. 02, 2015 @ 11:34 AM

McIlroy rallies to advance in Match Play Championship

Rory McIlroy ran off three straight birdies to force overtime and outlast an old foe in the Match Play Championship, a performance that could be expected from the No. 1 player in the world.

May. 02, 2015 @ 11:32 AM

Panthers trade 3 picks to draft Michigan receiver Funchess

The Carolina Panthers added another big target in the passing game for Cam Newton.

May. 01, 2015 @ 06:08 PM

Harvick thinks a shakeup to NASCAR schedule would help sport

If Kevin Harvick ran NASCAR, he has decided ideas on how to move the sport forward.

May. 01, 2015 @ 10:26 AM

NBA: Bulls clobber Bucks 120-66 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.