Posted: 9:35 PM OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Oakland's pitchers are on a roll again and the Athletics are winning with a similar formula to the one that carried them to a surprising AL West crown last fall.
Posted: 6:41 PM CHICAGO (AP) - Patrick Corbin became the major leagues' first nine-game winner, laboring through six inning Sunday in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 8-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.
Posted: 5:20 PM Chris Davis hit his major league-leading 20th homer to ignite a three-run seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles got a strong pitching performance from rookie Kevin Gausman in a 4-2 comeback victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday.
Updated: 12:51 PM Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert has apologized for using a gay slur and cursing during his news conference after Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Posted: 11:33 PM INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Roy Hibbert had 24 points and 11 rebounds, Paul George finished with 28 points, and the Indiana Pacers forced a deciding game in the Eastern Conference finals with a 91-77 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night.
Posted: 10:20 PM BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) - Sam Travis homered to help power Indiana past Austin Peay 15-6 on Saturday night and into the regional title game.
Posted: 9:58 PM BALTIMORE (AP) - Miguel Cabrera's grand slam capped a wild fourth inning in which Detroit hit four home runs and Orioles pitcher Jason Hammel was ejected, and the Tigers beat Baltimore 10-3 Saturday to snap a four-game losing streak.
Posted: 9:53 PM OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Hector Santiago walked Josh Reddick with the bases loaded and two outs in the 10th inning to force in the winning run and lift the Oakland Athletics over the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Saturday.
Posted: 9:44 PM CHICAGO (AP) - Patrick Sharp and Marian Hossa scored in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Saturday in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
Posted: 3:37 PM "I'm sick of losing," Diggins said after the Shock fell 78-76 in overtime to the New York Liberty on Friday night. "It's great that we're right there, but we've just got to get over the hump."
Updated: 1:01 AM 49 years after becoming the head coach at Notre Dame, Ara Parseghian is still as sharp as they come. At 90 years old, he still follows the team closely including last week's news that quarterback Everett Golson was suspended for the fall semester due to "poor academic judgment."
Updated: 5:46 AM Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer announced Thursday that linebacker David Perkins was going to transfer from the school. As it turns out, the former South Bend Washington standout has bigger issues to deal with.
Posted: 10:30 PM Chris Dickerson hit a three-run, game-ending homer with two outs in the ninth inning, capping an four-run uprising against Jose Valverde that carried the Baltimore Orioles past the Detroit Tigers 7-5 Friday night.
Posted: 10:19 PM Chad Clark hit a two-run home run to cap a four-run bottom of the ninth inning for Indiana and lift the Hoosiers to a 5-4 win over Valparaiso in the first game of the NCAA Bloomington regional on Friday.
Posted: 7:11 PM Scott Hairston hit a grand slam and Matt Garza got his first victory of the season and the Chicago Cubs extended their winning streak to five games by defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-2 on Friday.
Posted: 11:36 PM LeBron James scored 30 points, Udonis Haslem made his last eight shots on the way to a 16-point night, and the Miami Heat used a dominant third quarter to turn things around and beat the Indiana Pacers 90-79 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday.
Posted: 10:55 PM Russell Martin hit a bases-loaded single off the left-center wall in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night.
Posted: 6:02 PM Indiana will host an NCAA baseball regional for the first time in school history this weekend at its new Bart Kaufman Field. The Hoosiers (43-14) open Friday night against fourth-seeded Valparaiso (31-26), the Horizon League champion.
Posted: 5:40 PM Chicago Cubs pitcher Travis Wood hit a fourth-inning grand slam off Jake Peavy and allowed two runs in six innings to lead the way in an 8-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox at Wrigley Field on Thursday.
Updated: 4:52 PM The president of Ohio State University said Notre Dame was never invited to join the Big Ten because the university's priests are not good partners, joking that "those damn Catholics" can't be trusted, according to a recording of a meeting Gee attended late last year.