BOSTON | Celtics beat Wizards 107-96 to end 4-game slide,

BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving had 13 points and 12 assists, Al Horford scored 18 points…

SAN JOSE, Calif. | Sharks acquire F Gustav Nyquist from Red Wings for 2 picks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks acquired forward Gustav Nyquist from the Detroit…

PHILADELPHIA | Hart stops 22 shots in NHL debut, Flyers top Red Wings 3-2

PHILADELPHIA— Carter Hart made 22 saves in his NHL debut and Shayne Gostisbehere and James van…

MEXICO CITY | Popular Bulls visit Mexico amid reports of turmoil

MEXICO CITY— Mexican fans have waited a lifetime for the opportunity to watch their favorite team,…

CLEVELAND | Unhappy JR Smith wants Cavaliers to trade him

CLEVELAND  — J.R. Smith has added another tier to the Cavaliers’ mounting troubles. Dropped from the…

MARIETTA, Ga. | Josef Martinez picks up Golden Boot from surprise presenter

MARIETTA, Ga.  — Josef Martinez knew he was receiving one of Major League Soccer’s top awards.…

Capitals try to forget Cup celebrations as NHL camps open

When Alex Ovechkin embraced Josh Norman in a meeting of two of Washington’s biggest sports stars,…

Boogie Bomb: Warriors set to add DeMarcus Cousins to lineup

DeMarcus Cousins will be ready to play at some point this season. And when he is,…

Foes to teammates: Rondo joining LeBron with Lakers

Even when their respective teams were vicious rivals, Rajon Rondo often gave LeBron James high praise.…

Homeward bound: Star center John Tavares chooses Maple Leafs

John Tavares needed to post only one picture on his Twitter account to explain the grip…

CLEVELAND | Cavs’ Kevin Love to miss Game 7 vs. Celtics with concussion

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love won’t be able to help LeBron James and the Cavaliers in…

CLEVELAND | Boston bound: LeBron pushes Cavs to Game 7 vs. Celtics

CLEVELAND —LeBron James scored 46 points and preserved his reign atop the Eastern Conference for at…

CLEVELAND | LeBron scores 44 as Cavs even series with Celtics

CLEVELAND —LeBron James scored 44 points, surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar atop a postseason list and helped the…

TAMPA, Fla | Special teams lift Lightning back in East final against Caps

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning stormed back in the Eastern Conference final against…

WASHINGTON | Lightning desperate to fix problems down 0-2 to Capitals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jon Cooper walked into the locker room and didn’t get the sense Lightning…

BRANDON, Fla | Lightning eye bounce-back performance against Capitals

BRANDON, Fla. (AP) — Jon Cooper is confident the Tampa Bay Lightning will be fine. Experience…

TAMPA, Fla. | Ovechkin has goal and assist, Capitals beat Lightning 4-2

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin had a power-play goal and an assist in his Eastern…

CLEVELAND | Connected at hip: Cavs, Celtics intertwined since big trade

CLEVELAND (AP) — Boston playoff star Jayson Tatum and Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue are cousins. The…

PITTSBURGH | Guentzel scores twice, Penguins even series with Capitals

PITTSBURGH — Jake Guentzel scored twice to push his playoff total to a league-leading 10, Matt…

PITTSBURGH | Ovechkin’s late goal lifts Capitals by Penguins 4-3

PITTSBURGH— Alex Ovechkin knocked his own rebound out of midair and by Matt Murray with 1:07…

BOSTON | Rozier (29 pts), Tatum (28) help Celtics beat 76ers 117-101

BOSTON— Terry Rozier scored 29 points and first-year Celtics forward Jayson Tatum scored 28 to outplay…

ATLANTA | Budenholzer’s ‘harmonious’ exit starts Hawks’ coach search

ATLANTA (AP) — Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk on Thursday described coach Mike Budenholzer’s exit as…

MIAMI | Embiid scores 23, 76ers top Heat 128-108 for 2-1 series lead

MIAMI | April 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)A masked Joel Embiid scored 23 points in his postseason debut,…

TAMPA, Fla.| Potent Lightning display depth, beat Devils 5-2 in Game 1

TAMPA, Fla.| April 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Tampa Bay Lightning are off to a strong start…

MORLANDO, Fla | agic fire coach Frank Vogel after 2 seasons

ORLANDO, Fla. | April 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Orlando Magic fired coach Frank Vogel on…

MIAMI The Latest: Wolves get Rockets, Spurs to meet Warriors

MIAMI |  April 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Latest on Wednesday’s final slate of NBA regular-season games…

MIAMI |The Latest: T’Wolves clinch final playoff berth in overtime

MIAMI |  April 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)The Latest on Wednesday’s final slate of NBA regular-season games (all…

PHILADELPHIA | 76ers win 16th straight, earn 3 seed in romp over Bucks

PHILADELPHIA|  April 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Joel Embiid and JJ Redick watched from the bench, Ben Simmons…

MIAMI | Toronto tops in East, but road likely goes through LeBron

MIAMI |April 6, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)It only looks like parity. Consider it an April tradition: A new…

CLEVELAND | LeBron scores 33 points, Cavs rally to stun Wizards 119-115

CLEVELAND |April 5, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)LeBron James scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter…