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  • Cespedes, Greene lift Tigers to 9-1 rout of White Sox

    DETROIT (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes has added a bit more power to Detroit’s lineup, and the guy who hits after him has taken notice. “Kind of a tough act to follow,” Nick Castellanos said. “You…

  • For Pelicans and Bucks, there were lessons in Game 1 losses

    New Orleans and Milwaukee were facing long odds before the postseason even began, and now the task of advancing in the NBA playoffs seems considerably more daunting. That’s not to say there’s no hope. The…

  • Feldman bounces back, Astros defeat Angels

    HOUSTON (AP) — Scott Feldman bounced back with six solid innings and the Houston Astros took advantage of a wild throw by catcher Drew Butera to beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 Sunday. Feldman (1-2)…

  • Villa beats Liverpool to secure FA Cup final against Arsenal

    LONDON (AP) — There will be a first in world soccer’s oldest competition next month — an FA Cup final contested by two American-owned clubs. Randy Lerner’s Aston Villa beat Liverpool on Sunday to book…

  • All Times EDT

    North Division W L Pct. GB Arkansas (Angels) 7 2 .778 — Tulsa (Dodgers) 6 4 .600 1½ Northwest Arkansas (Royals) 4 5 .444 3 Springfield (Cardinals) 3 7 .300 4½ South Division W L…

  • Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott wins AAU Sullivan Award

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott won the AAU Sullivan Award on Sunday as the most outstanding U.S. amateur athlete who also demonstrates premier leadership, character and sportsmanship. Elliott helped lead…

  • Sullivan Award Winners

    Presented by the U.S. Amateur Athletic Union 2014 — Ezekiel Elliott, football 2013 — John Urschel, football 2012 — Missy Franklin, swimming 2011 — Andrew Rodriguez, football 2010 — Evan Lysacek, figure skating 2009 —…

  • All Times EDT

    North Division W L Pct. GB Arkansas (Angels) 7 2 .778 — Tulsa (Dodgers) 5 4 .556 2 Northwest Arkansas (Royals) 4 5 .444 3 Springfield (Cardinals) 3 7 .300 4½ South Division W L…

  • Irving scores 30, LeBron 20 as Cavs beat Celtics 113-100

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 30 points in his playoff debut, LeBron James added 20 in his first postseason game with Cleveland in five years and the Cavaliers opened a run toward an NBA…

  • Royals overcome 5 ejections to beat Athletics 4-2

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals overcame five ejections to beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 Sunday behind Kendrys Morales’ tiebreaking, two-run double in a three-run eighth inning. Royals manager Ned Yost and…

  • Baltimore investigates death of man in police custody

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police were conducting a criminal investigation Sunday into the death of a man injured in their custody, and the mayor vowed to ensure the city held “the right people accountable.” Freddie…

  • Celtics-Cavaliers, Box

    BOSTON (100) Turner 4-12 3-3 12, Bass 3-6 4-4 10, Zeller 3-5 0-0 6, Smart 4-6 1-4 10, Bradley 3-10 0-0 7, Thomas 6-14 8-8 22, Olynyk 5-7 0-0 12, Crowder 4-9 1-1 10, Jerebko…

  • Celtics-Cavaliers, Box

    BOSTON (100) Turner 4-12 3-3 12, Bass 3-6 4-4 10, Zeller 3-5 0-0 6, Smart 4-6 1-4 10, Bradley 3-10 0-0 7, Thomas 6-14 8-8 22, Olynyk 5-7 0-0 12, Crowder 4-9 1-1 10, Jerebko…

  • Lester makes nifty play, but loses again as Padres top Cubs

    CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs newcomer Jon Lester made a nifty play with his glove but lost again as the San Diego Padres beat Chicago 5-2 Sunday. Lester (0-2), who signed a $155 million, six-year contract…

  • Sunday’s Major League Linescores

    AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago 000 001 000—1 6 0 Detroit 412 020 00x—9 12 0 Quintana, Albers (5), Drabek (7) and Flowers; Greene, Krol (8), Nesbitt (9) and J.McCann. W_Greene 3-0. L_Quintana 1-1. HRs_Detroit, Cespedes 2…