OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry has won the NBA's Most Valuable Player award.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because the league has not released the voting results. An official announcement is expected Monday, and Curry will be presented with the award on the court before Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals against Memphis on Tuesday night.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Light-hitting Jedd Gyorko drove a two-run homer an estimated 438 feet and Justin Upton and Derek Norris also hit two-run shots for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Colorado Rockies 8-6 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Colorado's Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon each homered twice.
Gyorko, whose .145 average has basically relegated him to a platoon situation at second base, connected with pinch-hitting in the pitcher's spot in the...
NEWBURGH, Ind. (AP) — Rookie Smylie Kaufman won the United Leasing Championship by five strokes Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title.
Kaufman, the 23-year-old former LSU player from Birmingham, Alabama, had two double bogeys on the back nine in a closing 1-over 73 to finish at 10-under 278 at Victoria National. He matched the course record with a 64 on Saturday to take a four-stroke lead into the final round.