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  • Beal leads well-rested Wizards past Hawks 104-98 in Game 1

    ATLANTA (AP) — After resting up for the past week, the Washington Wizards merely had to withstand Atlanta’s early pace. Once the Hawks ran out of gas, Bradley Beal and the Wizards took control. Just…

  • Major League Baseball

    FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Washington -150 Miami +140 at Atlanta -145 Philadelphia +135 Los Angeles -180 at Milwaukee +170 at St. Louis -160 Chicago +150 at Colorado -125 Arizona +115 at San Francisco -160…

  • LeBron, Cavs ready to take on raging Bulls

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James embraces challenges, big or small, personal or professional. They drive him, push him, make him dig deeper. He’s about to face another daunting one. Actually, a dozen of them.…

  • Wizards-Hawks, Box

    WASHINGTON (104) Pierce 7-15 2-2 19, Nene 0-4 0-0 0, Gortat 5-9 2-2 12, Wall 8-19 2-2 18, Beal 9-22 8-10 28, Gooden 3-6 4-4 12, Porter 4-8 0-0 10, Sessions 2-5 1-2 5, Seraphin…

  • Wizards-Hawks, Box

    WASHINGTON (104) Pierce 7-15 2-2 19, Nene 0-4 0-0 0, Gortat 5-9 2-2 12, Wall 8-19 2-2 18, Beal 9-22 8-10 28, Gooden 3-6 4-4 12, Porter 4-8 0-0 10, Sessions 2-5 1-2 5, Seraphin…

  • Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley out for Game 1 vs Warriors

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley is sitting out Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Golden State Warriors as he continues to recover from surgery to repair broken…

  • Bulls-Cavaliers Preview Capsule

    No. 2 CLEVELAND CAVALIERS (53-29, 4-0) vs. No. 3 CHICAGO BULLS (50-32, 4-2) Season Series: Cavaliers, 3-1. Cleveland was 3-0 with F Kevin Love in the lineup and 0-1 when he wasn’t; Love’s season ended…

  • NBA Calendar

    May 12-17 — NBA draft combine. May 19 — Draft lottery. June 4 — NBA Finals begin. June 15 — Draft early entry withdrawal deadline (5 p.m. EDT). June 25 — NBA draft.

  • Clippers have 2 days rest before facing Rockets in 2nd round

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have less than two days to enjoy their wildly entertaining first-round series victory over the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs. And what a victory it was.…

  • Paul lifts Clippers past Spurs, 111-109 in Game 7

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It figured that the most entertaining first-round series in the NBA playoffs would come down to a play involving Chris Paul and Tim Duncan. Paul, who willed himself back from an…

  • Spurs-Clippers, Box

    SAN ANTONIO (109) Leonard 5-13 2-2 13, Duncan 11-16 5-8 27, Splitter 2-3 1-3 5, Parker 10-21 0-0 20, Green 6-12 1-1 16, Diaw 5-11 0-1 12, Ginobili 2-5 2-3 8, Mills 2-6 0-0 6,…

  • Spurs-Clippers, Box

    SAN ANTONIO (109) Leonard 5-13 2-2 13, Duncan 11-16 5-8 27, Splitter 2-3 1-3 5, Parker 10-21 0-0 20, Green 6-12 1-1 16, Diaw 5-11 0-1 12, Ginobili 2-5 2-3 8, Mills 2-6 0-0 6,…

  • Saturday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Placed C Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day DL. Recalled C Blake Swihart from Pawtucket (IL). TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Selected the contract of RHP Scott Copeland and OF…

  • Saturday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Placed C Ryan Hanigan on the 15-day DL. Recalled C Blake Swihart from Pawtucket (IL). TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Selected the contract of RHP Scott Copeland and OF…

  • Grizzlies, Warriors ready to meet in conference semifinals

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors waited a week to play another playoff game, and they’re still not exactly sure who they’re facing in the Western Conference semifinals. Sure, they know they’ll host…