CINCINNATI (AP) -- After a sputtering start, the Cubs' offense is finally rolling. And it's no surprise that they're breaking out at Great American Ball Park, a place that's just their style. Wilson Contreras hit his first career grand slam and Anthony Rizzo and Jason Heyward added three-run shots on Saturday, powering Chicago to a 12-8 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
NBA PLAYOFFS-SCHEDULE Cavs up 3-0 following huge comeback UNDATED (AP) -- A 25-point halftime lead wasn't enough for the Indiana Pacers against the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight. The Cavaliers are up three games to none in their NBA first-round series by setting a league record for the largest halftime deficit in a playoff victory, a 119-111 win at Indiana.
AARON HERNANDEZ Former Patriot Hernandez kills himself in jail cell MILFORD, Mass. (AP) -- Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has killed himself in his jail cell. A Massachusetts prison official says the 27-year-old Hernandez hanged himself Wednesday morning with a bedsheet in his cell at a correctional center in Shirley, Massachusetts, and was found by guards just after 3 a.m. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- At 6-foot-5, Amir Garrett quickly lived up to the hype. Touted as Cincinnati's top pitching prospect, the former St. John's basketball player pitched two-hit ball for six innings to win his major league debut as the Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 Friday night. "I wasn't really jittery how I thought I was going to be," he said.
NBA-SCHEDULE Cavs clobber Celtics to take East lead UNDATED (AP) -- If the Cleveland Cavaliers went into Boston on Wednesday to prove a point, then mission accomplished. The Cavs are back atop the Eastern Conference standings after LeBron James delivered 36 points, 10 rebounds and six assists in a 114-91 thrashing of the Celtics.