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  • San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval drives in a run with a single against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the seventh inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
    Sandoval's single lifts Giants past … Associated Press - 29 minutes ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The swing that Pablo Sandoval hopes snaps him out of his early season slump is not the kind the San Francisco Giants have grown accustomed to seeing … More »Sandoval's single lifts Giants past …

    San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval drives in a run with a single against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the seventh inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The swing that Pablo Sandoval hopes snaps him out of his early season slump is not the kind the San Francisco Giants have grown accustomed to seeing from the 2012 World Series MVP.

  • Poland's Szczesny during a training session ahead of 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against England, in west London
    Szczesny eyes more ugly wins in battle … Reuters - 37 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is hopeful the team's previous experience of tight Premier League run-ins can help them scrape four more ugly victories … More »Szczesny eyes more ugly wins in battle …

    Poland's Szczesny during a training session ahead of 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against England, in west London

    (Reuters) - Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is hopeful the team's previous experience of tight Premier League run-ins can help them scrape four more ugly victories and another season of Champions League football. The North London club's title challenge was smashed off course by a 6-0 humiliation at Chelsea last month …

  • Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second half of the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on April 6, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona
    Thunder clinch West's second se … AFP News - 41 minutes ago

    Kevin Durant's dunk with 16.5 seconds to play lifted Oklahoma City to a 112-111 victory over Detroit on the final night of the NBA regular season. With the victory, … More »Thunder clinch West's second se …

    Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second half of the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on April 6, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona

    Kevin Durant's dunk with 16.5 seconds to play lifted Oklahoma City to a 112-111 victory over Detroit on the final night of the NBA regular season. With the victory, the Thunder secured the second seed in the Western Conference playoffs. Durant drove past Kyle Singler on the left side for the two-handed slam -- giving …

  • Anaheim Ducks' Mathieu Perreault, center, celebrates his goal near Dallas Stars' Vernon Fiddler during the first period in Game 1 of the first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
    Anaheim Ducks hold off Stars 4-3 in … Associated Press - 44 minutes ago

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf spent the final seconds of the Anaheim Ducks' playoff opener in the dressing room with a large ice bag pressed to a nasty cut … More »Anaheim Ducks hold off Stars 4-3 in …

    Anaheim Ducks' Mathieu Perreault, center, celebrates his goal near Dallas Stars' Vernon Fiddler during the first period in Game 1 of the first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Getzlaf spent the final seconds of the Anaheim Ducks' playoff opener in the dressing room with a large ice bag pressed to a nasty cut on his left cheek.

  • Boston Red Sox's Daniel Nava (29) and Jonathan Herrera celebrate after scoring on a double by Jackie Bradley Jr., off a pitch by Chicago White Sox second baseman Leury Garcia, pitching in relief, during the 14th inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Chicago. The Red Sox won 6-4. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
    Bradley leads Red Sox past White Sox … Associated Press - 46 minutes ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run double off Chicago infielder Leury Garcia in the top of the 14th inning and the Boston Red Sox outlasted the White Sox … More »Bradley leads Red Sox past White Sox …

    Boston Red Sox's Daniel Nava (29) and Jonathan Herrera celebrate after scoring on a double by Jackie Bradley Jr., off a pitch by Chicago White Sox second baseman Leury Garcia, pitching in relief, during the 14th inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Chicago. The Red Sox won 6-4. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run double off Chicago infielder Leury Garcia in the top of the 14th inning and the Boston Red Sox outlasted the White Sox 6-4 in a game that lasted 5 hours and 17 minutes Wednesday night.

  • Durant has 42, Thunder beat Pistons 112-111
    Kevin Durant's game-winning dunk finishes … Ball Don't Lie - 54 minutes ago

    Kevin Durant punctuated his amazing 2013-14 season in the Thunder's finale against the Detroit Pistons. More »Kevin Durant's game-winning dunk finishes …

    Durant has 42, Thunder beat Pistons 112-111

    Kevin Durant punctuated his amazing 2013-14 season in the Thunder's finale against the Detroit Pistons.

  • NBA: Thunder clinch West's second … AFP News - 56 minutes ago

    Kevin Durant's dunk with 16.5 seconds to play lifted Oklahoma City to a 112-111 victory over Detroit on Wednesday on the final night of the NBA regular season. With … More »NBA: Thunder clinch West's second …

    Kevin Durant's dunk with 16.5 seconds to play lifted Oklahoma City to a 112-111 victory over Detroit on Wednesday on the final night of the NBA regular season. With the victory, the Thunder secured the second seed in the Western Conference playoffs. Durant drove past Kyle Singler on the left side for the two-handed slam …

  • NBA: 2014 playoff schedule AFP News - 59 minutes ago

    NBA playoffs first-round schedule (all series best-best-of-seven, x-if necessary): More »NBA: 2014 playoff schedule

    NBA playoffs first-round schedule (all series best-best-of-seven, x-if necessary):

  • An aerial shot shows the Olympic Stadium, which is closed for repair works on its roof, in Rio de Janeiro
    Brazil unveils $10 billion infrastructure … Reuters - 1 hour 34 minutes ago

    By Pedro Fonseca RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian authorities unveiled an infrastructure budget of 24.1 billion reais ($10.76 billion) for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, … More »Brazil unveils $10 billion infrastructure …

    An aerial shot shows the Olympic Stadium, which is closed for repair works on its roof, in Rio de Janeiro

    By Pedro Fonseca RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian authorities unveiled an infrastructure budget of 24.1 billion reais ($10.76 billion) for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 25 percent more than planned, as they try to reassure the world they can deliver facilities on time. The budget covers 27 projects in urban development …

  • Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant gestures following a basket in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
    Durant has 42, Thunder beat Pistons … Associated Press - 1 hour 49 minutes ago

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Detroit Pistons had Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. The Oklahoma City Thunder had Kevin Durant. Even on a career night for Caldwell-Pope, advantage … More »Durant has 42, Thunder beat Pistons …

    Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant gestures following a basket in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Detroit Pistons had Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. The Oklahoma City Thunder had Kevin Durant. Even on a career night for Caldwell-Pope, advantage Oklahoma City.

  • England striker Sturridge walks off the field during a team training session at Arsenal's training facility in London Colney
    Sturridge a doubt for Liverpool's … Reuters - 2 hours 20 minutes ago

    (Reuters) - Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is an injury concern ahead of the English Premier League leaders' trip to Norwich City on Sunday because of a muscle strain. … More »Sturridge a doubt for Liverpool's …

    England striker Sturridge walks off the field during a team training session at Arsenal's training facility in London Colney

    (Reuters) - Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is an injury concern ahead of the English Premier League leaders' trip to Norwich City on Sunday because of a muscle strain. The England forward was forced from the field after 66 minutes of the 3-2 win over title rivals Manchester City on Sunday with what appeared to be a …

  • Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) is fouled as he attempts to shoot against Dallas Mavericks guards Monta Ellis (11) and Vince Carter on his way to the basket with 1.1 seconds left in overtime of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. Conley scored at the free-throw line to win the game for the Grizzlies 106-105. (AP Photo/Lance Murphey)
    Grizzlies grab 7th seed, beat Dallas … Associated Press - 2 hours 23 minutes ago

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies had every reason to ease up in the regular season finale after pushing hard the past three months to reach the postseason … More »Grizzlies grab 7th seed, beat Dallas …

    Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) is fouled as he attempts to shoot against Dallas Mavericks guards Monta Ellis (11) and Vince Carter on his way to the basket with 1.1 seconds left in overtime of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. Conley scored at the free-throw line to win the game for the Grizzlies 106-105. (AP Photo/Lance Murphey)

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies had every reason to ease up in the regular season finale after pushing hard the past three months to reach the postseason.

  • Partidarios del gobierno golpean a un estudiante opositor, quien fue desnudado, durante enfrentamientos en la Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV), en el marco de protestas contra el gobierno en Caracas, Venezuela, el jueves 3 de abril de 2014. (Foto AP/Fernando Llano)
    Alerta Noticioso de AP Associated Press - 2 hours 26 minutes ago

    KIEV, Ucrania (AP) — Mueren 3 y hay 13 heridos tras choque en base militar del Mar Negro, dice ministro ucraniano. More »Alerta Noticioso de AP

    Partidarios del gobierno golpean a un estudiante opositor, quien fue desnudado, durante enfrentamientos en la Universidad Central de Venezuela (UCV), en el marco de protestas contra el gobierno en Caracas, Venezuela, el jueves 3 de abril de 2014. (Foto AP/Fernando Llano)

    KIEV, Ucrania (AP) — Mueren 3 y hay 13 heridos tras choque en base militar del Mar Negro, dice ministro ucraniano.

  • Jackie Bradley Jr. de los Medias Rojas de Boston batea el dolbete impulsor de dos carreras con el que su equipo venció a los Medias Blancas de Chicago en 14 entradas el jueves 17de abril de 2014. (Foto de AP/Charles Rex Arbogast)
    Con doblete de Bradley Boston vence … Associated Press - 2 hours 29 minutes ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — El guardabosque Jackie Bradley Jr. pegó un doblete contra el paracorto habilitado como relevista Leury García en la parte baja de la 14ava entrada para … More »Con doblete de Bradley Boston vence …

    Jackie Bradley Jr. de los Medias Rojas de Boston batea el dolbete impulsor de dos carreras con el que su equipo venció a los Medias Blancas de Chicago en 14 entradas el jueves 17de abril de 2014. (Foto de AP/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    CHICAGO (AP) — El guardabosque Jackie Bradley Jr. pegó un doblete contra el paracorto habilitado como relevista Leury García en la parte baja de la 14ava entrada para que los Medias Rojas de Boston derrotaran 6-4 a los Medias Blancas de Chicago en un partido que duró 5 horas y 17 minutos y terminó 17 minutos después de …

  • Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback (39), of Sweden, cuts back but cannot stop Montreal Canadiens left wing Thomas Vanek (20), of Austria, from scoring during the third period of Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
    Weise's OT goal lifts Canadiens … Associated Press - 2 hours 37 minutes ago

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Down one goal, Montreal battled back — twice. Up one, it faltered — twice. Dale Weise then put the Tampa Bay Lightning away for the night. More »Weise's OT goal lifts Canadiens …

    Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback (39), of Sweden, cuts back but cannot stop Montreal Canadiens left wing Thomas Vanek (20), of Austria, from scoring during the third period of Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Down one goal, Montreal battled back — twice. Up one, it faltered — twice. Dale Weise then put the Tampa Bay Lightning away for the night.

  • New York Knicks' Mike Woodson reacts  during the first half of the NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Sunday, April 13, 2014 in New York
    Knicks finish with 37 wins, just as … Ball Don't Lie - 2 hours 38 minutes ago

    A funny thing happened on the way to proving those hateful computers wrong. More »Knicks finish with 37 wins, just as …

    New York Knicks' Mike Woodson reacts  during the first half of the NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Sunday, April 13, 2014 in New York

    A funny thing happened on the way to proving those hateful computers wrong.

  • Marreese Speights, de los Warriors de Golden State, alcanza un balón perdido frente a Anthony Randolph, de los Nuggets de Denver, el miércoles 16 de abril de 2014 (AP Foto/David Zalubowski)
    Crawford aporta 41 puntos a victoria … Associated Press - 2 hours 41 minutes ago

    DENVER (AP) — Jordan Crawford anotó 41 puntos, su máximo número de por vida, en tanto que Harrison Barnes añadió 30, para que los Warriors de Golden State, con un cuadro … More »Crawford aporta 41 puntos a victoria …

    Marreese Speights, de los Warriors de Golden State, alcanza un balón perdido frente a Anthony Randolph, de los Nuggets de Denver, el miércoles 16 de abril de 2014 (AP Foto/David Zalubowski)

    DENVER (AP) — Jordan Crawford anotó 41 puntos, su máximo número de por vida, en tanto que Harrison Barnes añadió 30, para que los Warriors de Golden State, con un cuadro formado principalmente por suplentes, se impusieran el miércoles 116-112 a los Nuggets de Denver.

  • New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers in the third inning of Game 1 of an interleague baseball doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs at Yankee Stadium in New York, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
    White wash: Yanks sweep Cubs 3-0, 2 … Associated Press - 2 hours 49 minutes ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — There was nothing mysterious about Michael Pineda's performance this time. Masahiro Tanaka's dominant outing was pretty straight forward, too … More »White wash: Yanks sweep Cubs 3-0, 2 …

    New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers in the third inning of Game 1 of an interleague baseball doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs at Yankee Stadium in New York, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    NEW YORK (AP) — There was nothing mysterious about Michael Pineda's performance this time. Masahiro Tanaka's dominant outing was pretty straight forward, too.

  • El receptor de los Padres de San Diego René Rivera lanza a primera base para sacar al bateador Charlie Blackmon de los Rockies de Colorado mientras el pitcher Andrew Cashner observa la jugada en el partido del miércoles 16 de abril de 2014. (Foto de AP/Lenny Ignelzi)
    Cashner luce sólido en triunfo de P … Associated Press - 2 hours 51 minutes ago

    SAN DIEGO, California, EE.UU. (AP) — Andrew Cashner lanzó hasta la octava entrada y el jardinero Chris Denorfia impulse dos carreras para llevar a los Padres de San Diego … More »Cashner luce sólido en triunfo de P …

    El receptor de los Padres de San Diego René Rivera lanza a primera base para sacar al bateador Charlie Blackmon de los Rockies de Colorado mientras el pitcher Andrew Cashner observa la jugada en el partido del miércoles 16 de abril de 2014. (Foto de AP/Lenny Ignelzi)

    SAN DIEGO, California, EE.UU. (AP) — Andrew Cashner lanzó hasta la octava entrada y el jardinero Chris Denorfia impulse dos carreras para llevar a los Padres de San Diego a una victoria de 4-2 sobre los Rockies de Colorado la noche del miércoles.

  • Dorell Wright, alero de los Trail Blazers de Portland, elude a Glen Davis, de los Clippers de Los Angeles, durante el encuentro del miércoles 16 de abril de 2014 (AP Foto/Don Ryan)
    Blazers vencen a Clippers, en duelo … Associated Press - 2 hours 52 minutes ago

    PORTLAND, Oregon, EE.UU. (AP) — Will Barton totalizó 23 puntos, la mayor cantidad en su carrera, además de capturar 10 rebotes, y los Trail Blazers de Portland se impusieron … More »Blazers vencen a Clippers, en duelo …

    Dorell Wright, alero de los Trail Blazers de Portland, elude a Glen Davis, de los Clippers de Los Angeles, durante el encuentro del miércoles 16 de abril de 2014 (AP Foto/Don Ryan)

    PORTLAND, Oregon, EE.UU. (AP) — Will Barton totalizó 23 puntos, la mayor cantidad en su carrera, además de capturar 10 rebotes, y los Trail Blazers de Portland se impusieron el miércoles 110-104 a los Clippes de Los Ángeles en el último encuentro de la temporada regular.