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May 26, 2016 - 11:42pm
12 min 46 sec ago

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 31 points, raising his arms in the early moments to awaken Golden State's raucous crowd, and the defending champion Warriors staved off elimination with a 120-111 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals.

The MVP made a snazzy layup late and dished out six assists, while Klay Thompson added 27 points as Golden State sent the best the best-of-seven series back to...

May 26, 2016 - 11:39pm
12 min 46 sec ago

ATLANTA (AP) — Ryan Braun and Jonathan Villar homered and the Milwaukee Brewers earned their first sweep in Atlanta with a 6-2 victory over the Braves on Thursday night.

The Brewers began the three-game series with a 6-14 road record, but they found the right matchup at Turner Field. Atlanta is 2-20 at home, worst in the majors.

Rain delayed the game 1 hour, 17 minutes in the seventh inning.

Milwaukee took a 3-2 lead in the fifth...

May 26, 2016 - 11:34pm
12 min 46 sec ago
Saturday
BASEBALL

Boston at Toronto, 1:07 p.m.

Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, 2:15 p.m.

Philadelphia at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m.

Detroit at Oakland, 4:05 p.m.

N.Y. Yankees at Tampa Bay, 4:10 p.m.

Baltimore at Cleveland, 4:10 p.m.

Miami at Atlanta, 4:10 p.m.

Cincinnati...

May 26, 2016 - 11:34pm
12 min 46 sec ago
All Times EDT
FIRST ROUND
(Best-of-7)
Saturday, April 16

Indiana 100, Toronto 90

Golden State 104, Houston 78

Atlanta 102, Boston 101

Oklahoma City 108, Dallas 70

Sunday, April 17

Cleveland 106, Detroit 101...

May 26, 2016 - 11:33pm
12 min 46 sec ago
All Times EDT
(Best-of-7)
FIRST ROUND
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Cleveland 4, Detroit 0

Sunday, April 17: Cleveland 106, Detroit 101

Wednesday, April 20: Cleveland 107, Detroit 90

Friday, April 22: Cleveland 101, Detroit 91

Sunday, April 24: Cleveland 100, Detroit 98

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May 26, 2016 - 11:31pm
12 min 46 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
East Division
WLPct.GB
Lake Erie82.800
Windy City93.750
Washington65.545
Joliet67.462
Traverse City38.273...
May 26, 2016 - 11:31pm
12 min 46 sec ago

HOUSTON (AP) — George Springer homered twice and the Houston Astros set a major league record for strikeouts in a three-game series, finishing a sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 4-2 win Thursday night.

Houston starter Lance McCullers (1-1) allowed just one hit — a home run to Mark Trumbo — and had 10 strikeouts in five innings, helping the Astros break the major league record for strikeouts in a three-game series with 52. The previous mark was 47 by Washington...

May 26, 2016 - 11:12pm
12 min 45 sec ago
All Times EDT
FIRST ROUND
(Best-of-7)
Wednesday, April 13

Tampa Bay 3, Detroit 2

Pittsburgh 5, N.Y. Rangers 2

St. Louis 1, Chicago 0, OT

Thursday, April 14

Washington 2, Philadelphia 0

N.Y. Islanders 5, Florida 4...

May 26, 2016 - 11:07pm
12 min 45 sec ago

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Rust scored a pair of second-period goals and Matt Murray stopped 16 shots to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday night to send the franchise to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2009.

Pittsburgh will host Western Conference champion San Jose in Game 1 of the final Monday night.

Jonathan Drouin scored his fifth goal of...

May 26, 2016 - 10:56pm
1 hour 12 min ago

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Edgar Michelangeli's three-run homer in the top of the ninth helped Miami rally past North Carolina State 8-7 on Thursday night at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.

Brandon Lopez homered and drove in two runs and Bryan Garcia earned his school-record 40th career save to help the top-seeded Hurricanes (45-10) improve to 2-0 in pool play.

Miami trailed 7-5 before Randy Batista walked with one out in the ninth and Jacob...

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