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April 12, 2015 - 9:31pm
1 week 6 days ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — John Force won the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals on Sunday for his record-extending 142nd victory, beating teammate Robert Hight.

The 65-year-old Force had a 4.148-second pass at 312.35 mph in his Chevrolet Camaro for his fifth victory at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Hight finished in 4.154 at 306.05.

Richie Crampton won in Top Fuel, and Erica Enders-Stevens topped the Pro Stock field.

Crampton had a...

April 12, 2015 - 9:31pm
1 week 6 days ago
Final Glance
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
East Division
GPWLOLSLPtsGFGA
y-Florida72491625105267208
x-South Carolina7245201697224163
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April 12, 2015 - 9:23pm
1 week 6 days ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lakers guard Jeremy Lin will miss the final three games of Los Angeles' season with a sore left knee.

Coach Byron Scott announced the decision Sunday night before Los Angeles hosted the Dallas Mavericks.

Lin struggled for consistent playing time during much of his first season with the Lakers. He averaged 11.2 points, 4.6 assists and 2.6 rebounds per game while bouncing in and out of the starting lineup.

Rookie...

April 12, 2015 - 9:13pm
1 week 3 days ago
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All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
D.C. United3111054
New York202874
Orlando City222865
New England22284
April 12, 2015 - 9:13pm
1 week 6 days ago
BC-SOC--MLS Glance ...
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
D.C. United3111054
New York202874
April 12, 2015 - 8:50pm
1 week 6 days ago

HOUSTON (AP) — Jack Sock won the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships on Sunday for his first ATP World Tour title, beating eighth-seeded Sam Querrey 7-6 (9), 7-6 (2) in an all-American final.

The 22-year-old Sock saved three set points in the first tiebreaker in the rain-delayed match and quickly answered a break by Querrey in the second set to get the match back on serve.

Sock became the sixth American to win the country's only men's clay-court...

April 12, 2015 - 8:50pm
1 week 6 days ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored a career-high 54 points Sunday night, but Indiana fended off his late charge for a critical 116-104 victory over Oklahoma City.

C.J. Miles matched his season high with 30 points to lead Indiana (37-43) to its fifth straight win and into a tie with Brooklyn for the eighth and final playoff spot in the East. The Nets own the tiebreaker.

The Thunder (43-37) lost for the fifth time in six games despite a near...

April 12, 2015 - 8:27pm
1 week 6 days ago

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Yiannis won the $75,000 San Pedro Stakes for 2-year-olds by 1 1/4 lengths Sunday at Santa Anita, surviving a stewards' inquiry after brushing with runner-up Serbian Syclone approaching the sixteenth pole.

Ridden by Victor Espinoza, Yiannis ran six furlongs in 1:09.67 and paid $17.80, $7.60 and $3.60 at 7-1 odds.

Serbian Syclone returned $11.20 and $4.40, while Kentuckian was another 2 1/4 lengths back in third and paid $2.40 to...

April 12, 2015 - 8:26pm
1 week 6 days ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall had no trouble finding his rhythm after resting for two games, producing 24 points and nine assists Sunday night to lead the Washington Wizards to their highest win total in more than 30 years by beating a second-string group of Atlanta Hawks 108-99.

Washington improved to 46-34, its first time topping 45 victories since 1978-79. The Wizards closed their regular-season home schedule at 29-12 after going 22-19 last season.

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April 12, 2015 - 8:25pm
1 week 6 days ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Fresh off his Tottenham debut weekend, defender DeAndre Yedlin was among 22 players picked for the United States' exhibition game against Mexico on Wednesday night in San Antonio.

The 21-year-old, acquired by Spurs from Seattle and Major League Soccer in January, entered in the 79th minute of Saturday's 1-0 Premier League loss to Aston Villa in London.

Yedlin and Hamburg forward Julian Green were the only two Europe-based players...

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