Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield, center, tries to fight through the screen set by Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin, left, as he guards Pistons forward Reggie Bullock, right during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, March 19, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 20, 2018 - 1:35 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After two months, Blake Griffin finally looks comfortable playing with Detroit, and it's showing up across the board. He's even got the Pistons winning on the road again, something that hadn't happened since the five-time All-Star arrived in late January after being traded...
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Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) takes a charge from San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 19, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Ronald Cortes)
March 20, 2018 - 1:32 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge continued to lead the way for the Spurs, who are trying to find a way to remain in the playoffs. Aldridge had 33 points and 12 rebounds, and San Antonio blew a 16-point lead to the injury-ravaged Golden State Warriors before pulling away for an 89-75 victory on...
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FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner runs to third from second after a throwing error by Chicago White Sox second baseman Yoan Moncada during the third inning of a baseball spring exhibition game, in Glendale, Ariz. Turner has a broken left wrist after being hit by a pitch during a spring training game, Monday, March 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
March 20, 2018 - 1:26 am
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The reigning National League champion Dodgers are going to be without their red-headed slugger on opening day, and possibly for a while after. Justin Turner has a broken left wrist after being hit by a pitch during Los Angeles' 3-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday...
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March 20, 2018 - 1:21 am
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Ford made a wide open 3-pointer with 45.3 seconds to go and Saint Mary's won its program-record 30th game of the season with an 85-81 victory over Washington on Monday night to reach the NIT quarterfinals. Washington freshman Jaylen Nowell answered with a deep 3 to pull...
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Stanford forward Alanna Smith (11) grabs a rebound against Florida Gulf Coast guard Tytionia Adderly (42) during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament in Stanford, Calif., Monday, March 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
March 20, 2018 - 12:18 am
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford knew full well Florida Gulf Coast would let it fly from long range at every chance — yes, perhaps even 47 times — and make its share. The Cardinal focused on doing everything they could to defend the deep threats and stay concerned with their own game. They gave up...
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March 20, 2018 - 12:13 am
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Right-hander Trevor Cahill and the Oakland Athletics have finalized a $1.5 million, one-year contract. As part of the deal announced Monday, Cahill would get a $250,000 assignment bonus if traded. The 30-year-old was 4-3 with a 4.03 ERA last season in 14 starts and seven relief...
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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo, left, from Greece, knocks the ball loose from Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
March 19, 2018 - 11:52 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James made certain another news-filled day ended with his own headline. James scored 40 points as part of his third triple-double in four games and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Milwaukee Bucks 124-117 on Monday night as coach Tyronn Lue began his leave of absence to...
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Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) looks on prior to an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
March 19, 2018 - 11:51 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Predators stalwart Pekka Rinne briefly stopped to marvel when informed of the elite NHL goaltending company he joined in becoming a three-time 40-game winner — and after a shutout, no less. Only six players — Martin Brodeur and Terry Sawchuk, among them — had previously done...
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Minnesota Wild's goalie Devan Dubnyk (40) reacts to losing 4-3 in overtime against the Los Angeles Kings in an NHL hockey game Monday, March 19, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
March 19, 2018 - 11:47 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jeff Carter scored his second goal of the game with 33.8 seconds left on the clock in overtime and the Los Angeles Kings recovered after giving up a two-goal lead to beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Monday night. Tanner Pearson and Dustin Brown also scored for Los Angeles,...
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Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo (13) looks for an opening past Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
March 19, 2018 - 11:40 pm
MIAMI (AP) — They broke the stat system. That's how good Miami and Denver were — even modern technology couldn't keep up with the Heat and Nuggets. For 48 minutes, they went back and forth. And one overtime wouldn't decide it, either. Finally, after three hours, the Heat said enough. James Johnson...
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