April 04, 2018 - 8:56 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Cavaliers win battle of division leaders UNDATED (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers continue to shake their midseason malaise and demonstrate they are capable of making their fourth straight trip to the NBA Finals. LeBron James delivered 27 points, nine rebounds and six assists as the Cavs...
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FILE - In this Sunday Oct. 31, 2010 file photo, the arena ahead of the NFL Football match between the Denver Broncos and San Francisco 49ers at Wembley Stadium in London. The English Football Association received an offer on Thursday April 26, 2018, to buy Wembley Stadium, from Jacksonville Jaguars and Fulham owner Shahid Khan. (AP Photo/Dave Shopland, Pool, File)
April 26, 2018 - 4:05 pm
LONDON (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan is eyeing a stadium deal on NFL draft day: Buying Wembley. The English Football Association has received an offer from Khan of about 600 million pounds ($840 million) for the national soccer stadium, which would continue to host England games and...
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Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Ivan Nova delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Pittsburgh, Thursday, April 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
April 26, 2018 - 4:03 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Corey Dickerson hit the first game-ending home run of his major league career, a disputed one-out drive in the ninth inning that lifted the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Detroit Tigers 1-0 Thursday. Dickerson sent an 0-1 slider from Alex Wilson (0-1) just over the 21-foot-high wall...
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Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. hits a solo home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey in the second inning of a baseball game, Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Cincinnati. Acuna recorded his second major league hit overall and his first home run. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
April 26, 2018 - 3:41 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Ronald Acuna Jr. and Ozzie Albies, the two youngest players in the major leagues, both homered and combined for five RBIs to lead Atlanta over the Cincinnati Reds 7-4 Thursday and give the Braves a split of the four-game series. Acuna became the youngest player in the major...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71) and Philadelphia Flyers' Jori Lehtera (15) collide and slide into the boards during the first period in Game 5 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series in Pittsburgh, Friday, April 20, 2018. Malkin went to the locker room following the collision. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
April 26, 2018 - 2:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeni Malkin skated with his Pittsburgh Penguins teammates for the first time since suffering an apparent leg injury last week. Malkin will miss at least Game 1 of the back-to-back defending Stanley Cup champions' second-round series against the Washington Capitals. He was in a...
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Atlanta Hawks general manager and head of basketball operations Travis Schlenk speaks to reporters after it was announced the team and head basketball coach Mike Budenholzer have decided to part ways Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
April 26, 2018 - 1:38 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk on Thursday described coach Mike Budenholzer's exit as "harmonious" and "as mutual as parting can be." Schlenk also said the decision, finalized and announced late Wednesday , came after many discussions with Budenholzer and was not based on just...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 26, 2017 filer, Denmark's national soccer team poses prior to their World Cup Group E qualifying soccer match against Romania, at the Cluj Arena stadium in Cluj, Romania. (AP Photo/Andreea Alexandru, File)
April 26, 2018 - 1:29 pm
There are two reasons why Denmark should not be completely written off at the World Cup. Firstly, remember 1992? The Danes won the European Championship, having been told they were playing in the tournament only a week before it started after Yugoslavia was excluded while in a state of civil war...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, March 27, 2018The Peru starting squad poses for a photo prior prior to an international friendly soccer match, in Harrison, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
April 26, 2018 - 1:28 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Peruvian players heading to Russia weren't alive when the team last appeared at the World Cup. The 36-year wait is over. Argentine coach Ricardo Gareca has restored the elegant ball possession and short passing style that carried Peru to the quarterfinals of the 1970 edition...
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FILE - In this April 22, 2018, file photo, Washington Wizards guard Ty Lawson (4) looks on during the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Toronto Raptors, in Washington. Less than three weeks ago, Lawson was playing professional basketball in China. Nowadays, he's been one of the first subs off the bench for the Washington Wizards in their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series against the No. 1 seed Toronto Raptors (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
April 26, 2018 - 1:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than three weeks ago, Ty Lawson was playing professional basketball in China. Nowadays, he's one of the first subs off the bench for the Washington Wizards in their Eastern Conference first-round series against the Toronto Raptors. Lawson is hardly the only player who went...
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In this photo taken on Friday March 23, 2018 the French national soccer team poses before a friendly soccer match between France and Colombia in Saint-Denis, outside Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
April 26, 2018 - 1:26 pm
PARIS (AP) — France has options, too many perhaps. Especially up front where the dilemma is who to leave out. And that's without Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema, who continues to be overlooked by coach Didier Deschamps. How other national coaches must envy Deschamps, who has a forward department...
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