April 6, 2015

Encarnacion HR off Tanaka, Blue Jays beat Yankees in opener

NEW YORK _ Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer off Masahiro Tanaka, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-1 Monday in Alex […]
April 6, 2015

Tiger Woods a late arrival to Augusta National as Masters expectations take on new feel

By Doug Ferguson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUGUSTA, Ga. _ Tiger Woods arrived later than usual Monday for a Masters that is different from all the others […]
April 6, 2015

Cuban major league players dip slightly on opening day despite high profile signings

NEW YORK _ Despite high-profile signings during the off-season, there was one fewer Cuban-born player on opening-day rosters this year than in 2014. There were 18 […]
April 6, 2015

LA beatdown: Clippers send Lakers to their record 56th defeat of season with 106 78 rout

By Greg Beacham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Blake Griffin scored 18 points, DeAndre Jordan added 16 points and 11 rebounds, and the Los Angeles […]
April 4, 2015

Green scores 22 points, Gasol 19 to lead Grizzlies past Thunder 100 92

By Clay Bailey THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ Jeff Green led Memphis’ offence, but it was his defence that shut down Russell Westbrook. Green scored […]
April 4, 2015

Green scores 21 points to help Spurs cruise past Nuggets, 123 93, after losing Splitter

By Raul Dominguez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN ANTONIO _ Denver Nuggets coach Melvin Hunt compared San Antonio’s dominant start to a first-round knockout. However, the Spurs […]
April 4, 2015

Williams wins 8th Key Biscayne title by beating Suarez Navarro 6 2, 6 0 in Miami Open final

By Steven Wine THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. _ Clutching her latest trophy, Serena Williams brushed confetti from her arms and smiled for the cameras […]
April 4, 2015

Royals young ace Yordano Ventura gets $23 million, 5 year contract

KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ Yordano Ventura and the Kansas City Royals reached a $23 million, five-year deal Saturday, two days before the emerging ace is set […]
April 3, 2015

Vucevic scores a career high 37 points to power Magic to a 97 84 victory over Timberwolves

By Jon Krawczynski THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS _ The entire NBA has had a hard time slowing down Nikola Vucevic this season. Against the undermanned Minnesota […]
April 3, 2015

He’s back (again): Tiger Woods says he’ll tee it up at the Masters next week

By Doug Ferguson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tiger Woods ended all that speculation about his game by letting everyone see for themselves. He said Friday he will […]
April 3, 2015

Sacramento Kings centre Sim Bhullar embracing his place as NBA’s 1st player of Indian descent

By Antonio Gonzalez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SACRAMENTO, Calif. _ Sim Bhullar is used to people staring at him. At 7-foot-5 and 360 pounds, Bhullar’s big frame […]
April 3, 2015

National League Central preview capsules

Capsules of National League Central teams, listed in order of finish last year: ___ St. Louis Cardinals 2014: 90-72, first place, lost to San Francisco in […]
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