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May 3, 2015 - 8:18pm
7 min 56 sec ago

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.

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May 3, 2015 - 8:17pm
7 min 56 sec ago

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — AP source: Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry selected NBA most valuable player.

May 3, 2015 - 8:14pm
7 min 56 sec ago
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CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS
BEST OF 5
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Hartford 3, Providence 2

Wednesday, April 22: Hartford 3, Providence 1

Saturday, April 25: Providence 2, Hartford 1

Sunday, April 26: Providence 2, Hartford 1, 3OT

Tuesday, April 28: Hartford 2,...

May 3, 2015 - 8:09pm
7 min 56 sec ago
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CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS
BEST OF 5
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Hartford 3, Providence 2

Wednesday, April 22: Hartford 3, Providence 1

Saturday, April 25: Providence 2, Hartford 1

Sunday, April 26: Providence 2, Hartford 1, 3OT

Tuesday, April 28: Hartford 2,...

May 3, 2015 - 8:08pm
7 min 56 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Erik Haula replaced injured right wing Justin Fontaine for the Minnesota Wild on Sunday night against the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals.

Coach Mike Yeo says Haula's speed and some of his past performances against the Blackhawks were the main factors. Haula had three goals and two assists in last year's playoff series against Chicago.

Sunday night's game was Haula's first appearance of this postseason...

May 3, 2015 - 8:04pm
7 min 56 sec ago
All Times EDT
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CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS
BEST OF 5
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Hartford 3, Providence 2

Wednesday, April 22: Hartford 3, Providence 1

Saturday, April 25: Providence 2, Hartford 1

Sunday, April 26: Providence 2, Hartford 1, 3OT

Tuesday, April 28: Hartford 2,...

May 3, 2015 - 7:46pm
7 min 56 sec ago
All Times EDT
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CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS
BEST OF 5
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Hartford 3, Providence 2

Wednesday, April 22: Hartford 3, Providence 1

Saturday, April 25: Providence 2, Hartford 1

Sunday, April 26: Providence 2, Hartford 1, 3OT

Tuesday, April 28: Hartford 2,...

May 3, 2015 - 7:43pm
7 min 56 sec ago

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Paulo Nagamura headed in a second-half goal and Sporting Kansas City beat the Chicago Fire 1-0 on Sunday.

Nagamura scored in the 75th minute, 10 minutes after entering as a substitute. The goal concluded a 12-pass sequence, including a perfectly placed cross to the penalty spot by Jalil Anibaba.

Sporting KC (3-2-4) got its first win since April 5, while Chicago (3-4-0) had its three-game winning streak halted....

May 3, 2015 - 7:36pm
7 min 56 sec ago

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...

May 3, 2015 - 7:10pm
7 min 56 sec ago

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.

Kaufman earned $108,000 to jump from...

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