ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Warriors' first Sunday morning bus left for the arena around 8:30 a.m. Orlando, Fla., time. Draymond Green wasn't on it. He woke up a few minutes before the final bus, snagged some food, grabbed some ...Read more
In three full seasons with the Royals, Yordano Ventura owned a 3.89 ERA, struck out 7.7 batters over nine innings and went 38-31. He surpassed 180 innings pitched in two of those seasons.
The numbers didn't get Ventura an...Read more
Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, who mesmerized fans with his precocious talent, scintillating fastball and fiery swagger, was killed in a traffic crash in his native Dominican Republic, the team confirmed Sunday morning. ...Read more
STOUGHTON, Mass. -- The Steelers received an early wake-up call when the fire alarm went off at their Hilton Hotel at Logan Airport in Boston on Sunday morning, around 3:40.
It's an old trick that has happened on rare ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The San Jose Sharks had put together three straight solid performances this week. The challenge Saturday was to maintain that level of intensity Saturday against the dismal Colorado Avalanche.
It ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Nobody knows where this Bulls season will wind up, but it's pretty clear it will go only as far as Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade take it.
Wade scored 13 of his 30 points in the final period, including two steals...Read more
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Hours after Bruce Boudreau said half kidding he wished the Wild never had to play the Anaheim Ducks because he doesn't like playing against guys he really likes, the Ducks showed there are no friends on ...Read more
Mill Village RoadLinda M. Simmons
Nine-year old April Dawn Tyler is thrilled to be friends with her classmate Hilda Jean Norton, who lives on Mill Village Road. She sees it as a place to live out her dream, a dream that does not involved her isolated farm life in the foothills of North Carolina. The ...
Kenneth Dixon's debut in the NFL rode a learning curve as sharp and steep as the Ravens' running back could have expected.
From leading the team in the preseason in carries and rushing yards to sitting out the first four ...Read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers have not ruled out any of their key injured players and all are expected to be cleared for the NFC championship game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday at the Georgia Dome.
The ...Read more
ATLANTA -- Every surgeon needs a patient, and the same goes for surgically precise quarterbacks.
The operating room Sunday will be the Georgia Dome, and -- with Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers and Atlanta's Matt Ryan scrubbed ...Read more
DENVER -- Nikola Jokic scored 19 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers, 123-98, on Saturday night.
Danilo Gallinari, Will Barton and Wilson Chandler added 18 points apiece for the ...Read more
NEW YORK -- The first power-play goal was an anomaly, and the Los Angeles Kings could live with an anomaly.
The second power-play goal was a game-winner, which they could not stomach in a 4-2 loss to the New York ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Brandon Ingram is 19, and he still needs to add muscle to his wiry 6-foot-9, 190-pound frame, but the rookie forward and second overall pick in last year's draft is beginning to show he belongs in what Los ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- Kawhi Leonard capped his career-high, 41-point night with a dunk in the final seconds and the San Antonio Spurs held on for a 118-115 overtime victory Saturday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
LeBron ...Read more
MIAMI -- Well, what do you know? A three-game winning streak. Even as the incredibly shrinking roster continues to shrink.
On a night Dion Waiters was given additional ballhandling responsibilities to compensate for the ...Read more
LeBron James won't rule out a return to Olympic play in 2020 now that Gregg Popovich is the head coach. James did not play for Team USA last summer in Rio, Mike Krzyzewski's final year as coach, in part because he has ...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte Hornets continue to take full advantage of this homestand.
With Nic Batum completing a four-point play, then making a 3-pointer in the fourth quarter, the Hornets held on for a 112-105 ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- Spurs coach Gregg Popovich called President Donald Trump a bully among other names and drew a line between respecting the office of the presidency and respecting the man holding office in more blistering ...Read more
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Marcus Morris' tip-in at the buzzer saved the Detroit Pistons Saturday and gave his team a 113-112 victory over the Washington Wizards.
The tip capped off a 25-point night for Morris and helped the ...Read more