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NBA playoff roundup: Big Three lead Heat past Knicks

MIAMI — Dwyane Wade scored 25 points, Chris Bosh added 21 and Miami beat New York, 104-94, on Monday, sending the Knicks to an NBA-record-tying 12th straight postseason loss. Making matters worse for the Knicks: center Amare Stoudemire cut his left hand in a postgame incident. LeBron James finished with 19 points, nine assists and […]

May 01, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Ortiz leads Red Sox past A’s

BOSTON — Just 10 starts into his career, Oakland’s Tommy Milone was looking forward to taking the mound for the first time at Fenway Park on Monday. The Boston Red Sox made certain it was a game he’d soon want to forget. David Ortiz capped the best April of his career with a pair of […]

May 01, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Ross allows 9 runs in A’s 10-1 loss to Orioles

BALTIMORE — The Oakland Athletics had been pitching very well recently. The Baltimore Orioles changed all that. Tyson Ross allowed nine runs in four-plus innings and Oakland lost to the Orioles 10-1 on Saturday night. While Ross gave up nine runs, Wei-Yin Chen pitched seven strong innings, Chris Davis had four RBIs, Adam Jones and […]

April 29, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Lincecum sharp in Giants 2-1 win over Padres

SAN FRANCISCO — Tim Lincecum pitched eight sharp innings in his longest start of the season and had an infield single with two outs in the sixth for the Giants’ first baserunner against Anthony Bass as San Francisco beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Saturday night. Brandon Belt hit a two-run double off Bass with […]

April 29, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Magic shock Pacers 81-77 in Game 1

By Cliff Brunt INDIANAPOLIS — The Orlando Magic entered Indiana’s building as huge underdogs and walked out talking trash. Jason Richardson and Jameer Nelson scored 17 points apiece to help sixth-seeded Orlando, playing without Dwight Howard, surprise the third-seeded Pacers 81-77 in Game 1 of the first-round Eastern Conference playoff series on Saturday night. “Y’all […]

April 29, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

One dead after storm blows down St. Louis beer tent

ST. LOUIS (AP) — High winds swept through a beer tent where 200 people gathered after a Cardinals game Saturday, killing one and critically injuring at least five others, authorities said. But the owner of the bar said it was lightning — not wind — that killed the patron. At least 17 were hospitalized and […]

April 29, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

James scores 32, Heat roll by Knicks 100-67

By Tim Reynolds MIAMI — LeBron James dropped to the floor holding the back of his head, grimacing and then staggering a bit when he reached his feet. A few moments later, he was fine. And a few moments after that, the Miami Heat had complete control of Game 1 against the New York Knicks. […]

April 29, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Rescuers hope dolphin finds way back to sea

HUNTINGTON BEACH (AP) — A wayward dolphin that has spent two days in a narrow wetlands channel along the southern California coast was on its way out to the ocean Saturday when it suddenly turned tail and swam back to shallow waters. Wildlife experts on paddleboards managed to coax the animal towards the open sea […]

April 29, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Bulls lose Rose to torn ACL in win over 76ers

By Andrew Seligman CHICAGO — Derrick Rose crumbled to the floor, clutching his left knee. His season is over and the Bulls’ title hopes just might be finished, too. Rose will miss the rest of the season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee late in Chicago’s 103-91 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers […]

April 29, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Jason Dufner take 2-shot lead in Zurich Classic

AVONDALE, La. — Jason Dufner got past Saturday without any of the troubles that have marked his weekend struggles. He knows Sunday will be a much bigger challenge. Winless in 163 starts on the PGA Tour, Dufner shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead over Graham DeLaet after the third round […]

April 29, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Kings beat Lakers in season finale

SACRAMENTO — DeMarcus Cousins had 23 points and 19 rebounds, Tyreke Evans scored 17 points and Sacramento beat the Lakers’ backups, 113-96, in the regular-season finale for both teams. Kobe Bryant sat out along with four other Lakers’ starters, conceding the NBA scoring title to Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant. Los Angeles opens its first-round playoff […]

April 27, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

49ers pick receiver Jenkins

The San Francisco 49ers have taken another step to boost their receiving corps, selecting Illinois wideout A.J. Jenkins with the 30th pick in the NFL draft. Jenkins will join a unit that already features Randy Moss, Mario Manningham and Michael Crabtree on the reigning NFC West champion 49ers, who lost in overtime of the NFC […]

April 27, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Pagan powers Giants past Reds

CINCINNATI — Angel Pagan made the Giants’ long trip home a little easier. Pagan hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning on Thursday, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 6-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds. “We were all pumped when I got back to the bench,” Pagan said. “We were thinking about a […]

April 27, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

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