While the Cavaliers couldn't pull off a trade for the Indiana Pacers' Paul George on draft night, they are still in pursuit of the four-time All-Star, ESPN's Chris Haynes and Marc Stein reported Sunday night.
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SAN DIEGO -- Mikie Mahtook hit a two-out, two-run single in the top of the ninth to break a 5-5 tie.
The Tigers went on to beat the Padres, 7-5, on Sunday at Petco Park and snap an eight-game losing streak.
Ian Kinsler ...Read more
BOSTON -- For the afternoon, the Los Angeles Angels' decision was proved accurate. They picked Parker Bridwell over Doug Fister to start Sunday against Boston at Fenway Park. The Red Sox picked up Fister off waivers and ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The bullpen door swung open, and out jogged Scott Alexander late Sunday afternoon. A baseball game tied, the Royals on the verge of a three-game sweep, manager Ned Yost called on his sinker-ball ...Read more
There is a connection between the Hawks and Wake Forest that goes beyond first-round draft pick John Collins.
Some good. Some painful.
There has been more of the good recently, for sure. However, there are vexing ...Read more
The Chiefs have compiled a 43-21 record the last four years thanks to the work of coach Andy Reid and general manager John Dorsey, all while publicly and privately painting a picture of internal harmony and teamwork.
Maybe it was correlation or maybe it was coincidence, but Jonathan Toews' production the last two seasons during 5-on-5 play was below his lofty standards without Brandon Saad playing on his left side.
Outside of a ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- What first looked like a long and daunting 11-game road trip has suddenly turned into one in which the Twins get to protect a division lead again.
Behind more early runs and solid, if somewhat laborious, ...Read more
Cassie's Marvelous Music LessonsSheri Poe-Pape
In this delightful story, Cassie is welcomed to a new home filled with music, but when Mrs. Applebaum doesn’t seem to understand what Cassie is saying, or how talented she is, the happy little dog becomes an unhappy little dog. Fortunately, with a good ear and a kind heart, Mrs. Applebaum ...
One way or another, veteran point guard Ramon Sessions will be an ex-Charlotte Hornet by Thursday.
Thursday is the deadline under NBA rules to decide on a team option for next season. So if the Hornets don't remove ...Read more
MIAMI -- In a week that could have been their unofficial demise, the Miami Marlins remained very much alive.
They beat the Chicago Cubs, 4-2, on Sunday for a series split with the defending World Series champions, who ...Read more
Erik Spoelstra is not allowing the NBA's turn toward small ball to shrink the Miami Heat's possibilities -- even if it means playing 6-foot-10 first-round draft choice Bam Adebayo alongside 7-foot Hassan Whiteside.
In ...Read more
The NBA implemented the one-and-done rule more than a decade ago, forcing high schoolers in the Class of 2006 to wait a year before becoming eligible for the NBA draft, but it has never had more of an impact than it did ...Read more
SAN DIEGO--An eventful, sometimes painful week for the San Diego Padres ended Saturday in a 7-3 win against Detroit.
Hector Sanchez tattooed a pinch-hit, go-ahead home run in the eighth, and his teammates piled on. The ...Read more
SEATTLE--It was ultimately Seattle's inability to lay a hand on Houston pitching most of the night that proved the difference in a 5-2 loss to the Houston Astros that snapped the Mariners' season-high six-game winning ...Read more
PHOENIX -- For 24 seconds, Ben Lively savored the moment. He trotted around the bases at Chase Field while some fans congregated at the outfield pool goaded a man into chucking the home-run ball back onto the field. Lively...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Dave Roberts could see this coming last Tuesday, the day after Clayton Kershaw gave up four homers in a game for the first time in his career during a shoddy 61/3-inning, six-run, six-hit effort against the ...Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Mired in a struggle just to stay close to .500 with a pitching staff coming off an unprecedented slump and a lineup whose top producers haven't lived up to their billing, the short-term question of ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--The famous pancakes always came with strawberries, and LaVar Ball didn't change that just because there were VIPs in his house.
So after Los Angeles Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson and...Read more
Like so many of the youngsters chosen in the annual NHL draft, Jaret Anderson-Dolan watched his parents skate and he took to the ice on a pair of double-runners before he was 2 years old. Like many of those kids, he ...Read more