State & National News

May 4, 2015 - 9:47pm
9 min 16 sec ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao could face disciplinary action from Nevada boxing officials for failing to disclose a shoulder injury before his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Nevada Athletic Commission chairman Francisco Aguilar said Monday that the state attorney general's office will look at why Pacquiao checked "no" a day before the fight on a commission questionnaire asking if he had a shoulder injury.

Pacquiao could face a possible fine or...

May 4, 2015 - 9:45pm
9 min 16 sec ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
New Britain (Rockies)177.708
Reading (Phillies)149.609
Binghamton (Mets)1410.5833
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)1312.520
Trenton (Yankees)1112.478...
May 4, 2015 - 9:41pm
9 min 16 sec ago

PHOENIX (AP) — Due to construction work at Arizona State's Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, the Cactus Bowl will be played for the next three years at Chase Field in Phoenix, home of baseball's Arizona Diamondbacks.

The bowl game, which originated in Tucson, Arizona in 1989, moved to Chase Field in 2000 and was staged there until it moved to Sun Devil Stadium in 2006. When the new contract expired, the game could return to the renovated Sun Devil Stadium.

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May 4, 2015 - 9:36pm
9 min 16 sec ago

TORONTO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Russell Martin singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 3-1 on Monday night, snapping New York's road winning streak at six games.

Held scoreless for seven innings by Yankees right-hander Chase Whitley, the Blue Jays scored three in the eighth against relievers Chris Martin (0-1) and Dellin Betances.

Josh Donaldson and Jose Bautista chased Martin with one-out singles...

May 4, 2015 - 9:34pm
9 min 16 sec ago

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — VCU forward Mo Alie-Cox is facing a misdemeanor assault charge after a woman claimed he punched her in the face in a nightclub.

According to the arrest warrant, the incident took place April 3, about two hours after Rams coach Shaka Smart told his team his was leaving to take the same job at Texas.

In her handwritten complaint, Morgan Ashley Kaye says she became involved in a verbal altercation with another woman in the club....

May 4, 2015 - 9:32pm
9 min 15 sec ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — Derrick Rose scored 25 points and Pau Gasol added 21, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 99-92 victory over the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday night.

Looking like the MVP he was before being slowed by knee injuries, Rose helped the Bulls swipe home-court advantage from the Cavs, who were missing starters Kevin Love and J.R. Smith.

Jimmy Butler added 20 points and banked in a...

May 4, 2015 - 9:26pm
9 min 15 sec ago
All Times EDT
FIRST ROUND
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlanta 4, Brooklyn 2

Sunday, April 19: Atlanta 99, Brooklyn 92

Wednesday, April 22: Atlanta 96, Brooklyn 91

Saturday, April 25: Brooklyn 91, Atlanta 83

Monday, April 27: Brooklyn 120, Atlanta 115, OT

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May 4, 2015 - 9:26pm
9 min 15 sec ago
All Times EDT
FIRST ROUND
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
Saturday, April 18

Washington 93, Toronto 86, OT

Golden State 106, New Orleans 99

Chicago 103, Milwaukee 91

Houston 118, Dallas 108

Sunday, April 19

Cleveland 113,...

May 4, 2015 - 9:26pm
9 min 15 sec ago
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North Division
WLPct.GB
Buffalo (Blue Jays)159.625
Rochester (Twins)149.609½
Pawtucket (Red Sox)1510.600½
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)1213.480
Syracuse (Nationals)1014
May 4, 2015 - 9:24pm
9 min 15 sec ago

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California coach Cuonzo Martin has added another elite player with the signing of high school All-America small forward Jaylen Brown on Monday.

Brown joins a recruiting class already featuring All-America forward Ivan Rabb from Oakland's Bishop O'Dowd High, a consensus top-10 prospect in the nation.

Brown, a 6-foot-7, 220-pound small forward from Marietta, Georgia, is the third member of the 2015 recruiting class for Martin,...

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