RECENT SPORTS NEWS

  • NBA Capsules

    April 16, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) - Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.

  • NHL Playoff Capsules

    April 16, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Brandon Sutter scored on a wrist shot from the left circle 8:18 into the third period, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins rally for a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Wednesday night.

  • Hill leads Lakers over Spurs in finale, 113-100

    April 16, 2014

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Lakers have vastly different reasons to be glad the regular season is over.

  • Knicks beat Raptors, who get No. 3 seed anyway

    April 16, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - The Knicks lingered on the court, soaking in the cheers from the fans wearing those giveaway orange shirts that were probably meant for the playoffs.

  • Harper scratched from Nats' lineup against Marlins

    April 16, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) - Outfielder Bryce Harper was scratched from the Washington Nationals' game at Miami because of tightness in his left quadriceps, but he's expected to return to the lineup Thursday.

  • Dodgers' Ramirez leaves after getting hit by pitch

    April 16, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez has left the game against the San Francisco Giants after getting hit by a pitch on the top of his left hand.

  • AL Capsules

    April 16, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) - Masahiro Tanaka and Michael Pineda pitched the New York Yankees to a 3-0, 2-0 sweep of the Chicago Cubs in a chilly day-night-doubleheader Monday.

  • Ryu takes early lead in LPGA LOTTE tournament

    April 16, 2014

    KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) - South Korea's Se Ri Pak, Hyo Joo Kim and So Yeon Ryu each shot a 4-under 68 on Wednesday for a three-way tie atop the leaderboard after a breezy first round of the LPGA LOTTE Championship.

  • Goodwin helps Suns to 104-99 win over Kings

    April 17, 2014

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Archie Goodwin scored 12 of his career-high 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Suns defeated the Sacramento Kings 104-99 Wednesday night in the season finale for both teams.

  • NL Capsules

    April 17, 2014

    CINCINNATI (AP) - Johnny Cueto pitched his third career shutout against the team that beat him in the playoffs, and Joey Votto hit a two-run homer that led the Cincinnati Reds over the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 Wednesday for their first winning series this season.