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  • Rockets’ Howard won’t be suspended for Game 5 vs Warriors

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will not be suspended for Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors after the NBA decided to uphold his flagrant 1…

  • Kyrie Irving back for Cavs, will start Game 4

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving will start Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals after missing two games with a sore left knee. Irving sat out Cleveland’s wins in Game 2…

  • Lopez twins to co-host NBA blooper show on Disney XD

    NEW YORK (AP) — Twin brothers Brook and Robin Lopez will co-host three specials featuring funny moments involving NBA players on and off the court. “NBA Slam Funk!” will run Monday, June 1 through Wednesday,…

  • Warriors try again to close out Rockets, reach NBA Finals

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — One play. One fall. One bad break. That’s all it takes to shift a series and derail a dream season. Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors found out how fragile…

  • Hawks guard Kyle Korver to have surgery on ankle

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver will have surgery on the right ankle he injured in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. Korver went to New York on Tuesday to get a…

  • WNBA’s Mystics, Lynx participate in analytic scrimmage

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ted Leonsis has turned to analytics in his search for ways to broaden the appeal of the WNBA. Analytics are a growing trend that has had an impact on the NBA, look…

  • Seattle arena investor says no hockey-first plan yet

    SEATTLE (AP) — Throughout the process, Seattle arena investor Chris Hansen has remained open to the idea of a hockey team being the first tenant for a proposed facility in the city’s stadium district even…

  • Lawmaker says goal is to announce Bucks deal Wednesday

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee officials, leaders of the Wisconsin state Legislature and the president of the Milwaukee Bucks all said Tuesday they’re close to reaching a deal to pay for a new $500 million…

  • Major League Baseball

    FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Chicago -105 Washington -105 at Pittsburgh -145 Miami +135 at New York -180 Philadelphia +170 at Cincinnati -125 Colorado +115 San Francisco -140 at Milwaukee +130 at St. Louis -160…

  • NBA Calendar

    June 4 — NBA Finals begin. June 15 — Draft early-entry withdrawal deadline (5 p.m. EDT). June 25 — NBA draft. July 1 — Free agency opens. July 9 — Free-agent contracts can be signed.…

  • NBA MVP Curry OK after fall as Warriors lose to Rockets

    HOUSTON (AP) — When Golden State’s Stephen Curry crashed into Trevor Ariza’s shoulder, was upended and sent flying toward the court on Monday night against Houston, it felt like forever before he landed. “That was…

  • Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115

    HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden was not happy after a poor performance in Houston’s embarrassing loss to Golden State in Game 3. Coach Kevin McHale told him the best thing to do was take that…

  • Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115

    HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points and the Houston Rockets led from start to finish to avoid elimination in the Western Conference finals with a 128-115 victory over the Golden…

  • LeBron, Cavaliers limping their way toward NBA Finals

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James hurts everywhere, the King of Pain. One win from taking the Cavaliers back to the NBA Finals, and one step closer to a title he covets more than any…

  • NBA Calendar

    June 4 — NBA Finals begin. June 15 — Draft early entry withdrawal deadline (5 p.m. EDT). June 25 — NBA draft. July 1 — Free agency opens. July 9 — Free agent contracts can…