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Wall, Beal lead Wiz past Raptors 125-94 in Game 4 for sweep

The Wizards cruised to a four-game sweep of Toronto behind a 31-point blowout win at the Verizon Center Sunday night.

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    DALLAS (AP) — Monta Ellis scored 31 points, J.J. Barea had 17 points and 13 assists in his first playoff start since boosting Dallas’ run to the 2011 championship and the Mavericks avoided elimination with…

  • Albuquerque police seek UFC champ Jon Jones in hit-and-run

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police are searching for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on Sunday night in connection with a hit-and-run accident. Police spokesman Officer Simon Drobik said Jones is wanted for questioning…

  • Rockets-Mavericks, Box

    HOUSTON (109) Ariza 2-10 3-3 7, Jones 5-12 3-3 13, Howard 5-7 3-13 13, Terry 1-5 0-0 3, Harden 7-15 9-9 24, J.Smith 8-10 3-6 23, Capela 1-1 2-2 4, Brewer 9-15 3-4 22, Prigioni…

  • Rockets-Mavericks, Box

    HOUSTON (109) Ariza 2-10 3-3 7, Jones 5-12 3-3 13, Howard 5-7 3-13 13, Terry 1-5 0-0 3, Harden 7-15 9-9 24, J.Smith 8-10 3-6 23, Capela 1-1 2-2 4, Brewer 9-15 3-4 22, Prigioni…

  • Singer Jamie Barton wins the ‘Heisman Trophy’ of music

    NEW YORK (AP) — The prize dubbed the Heisman Trophy for singers is going to a Georgia native with an earth-shattering voice — and an earthy style. Announced Sunday, the winner of the 2015 Richard…

  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

    This week in Latin America mother nature took a turn for the worse as the Calbuco volcano erupted after almost 5 decades of inactivity. It billowed a huge ash cloud over a sparsely populated, mountainous…

  • Sunday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned RHP Matt Barnes to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled RHP Heath Hembree from Pawtucket. CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Placed RHP Matt Albers on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April…

  • Dempsey’s 77th minute goal lifts Seattle past Portland 1-0

    SEATTLE (AP) — Clint Dempsey again got the better of Portland, scoring in his fourth straight game against Seattle’s rival with a 77th-minute goal in the Sounders’ 1-0 victory over the Timbers on Sunday night.…

  • Timbers-Sounders FC, Sums

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  • Major League Soccer

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  • Santa Cruz sweeps Fort Wayne, wins first NBA D-League title

    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — The Santa Cruz Warriors won their first NBA Development League championship Sunday, beating the Fort Wayne Mad Ants 109-96 to complete a two-game sweep. After losing in the finals in…

  • Santa Cruz sweeps Fort Wayne, wins first NBA D-League title

    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — The Santa Cruz Warriors won their first NBA Development League championship Sunday, beating the Fort Wayne Mad Ants 109-96 to complete a two-game sweep. After losing in the finals in…

  • Ko wins Swinging Skirts for 2nd straight year

    DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Lydia Ko twice thought someone else would leave Lake Merced with the trophy this year. She was on the putting green listening for a cheer if Morgan Pressel were to…

  • Canadiens advance with 2-0 win over Senators

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Relief and jubilation. The Montreal Canadiens felt both after ending their first-round playoff series against the Ottawa Senators. Carey Price made 43 saves, Brendan Gallagher scored in the first period, and…

  • A-Rod hits No. 659, Yanks beat Mets 6-4 to win Subway Series

    NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez hit his 659th home run to move within one of Willie Mays for fourth place on the career list, and the New York Yankees took advantage of one mistake…