State & National News

May 3, 2015 - 3:56pm
4 min 14 sec ago
North Division
WLPct.GB
Buffalo (Blue Jays)159.625
Pawtucket (Red Sox)1510.600½
Rochester (Twins)139.5911
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)1113.4584
Syracuse (Nationals)1014....
May 3, 2015 - 3:51pm
4 min 14 sec ago
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North Division
WLPct.GB
Buffalo (Blue Jays)149.609
Pawtucket (Red Sox)1510.600
Rochester (Twins)139.591½
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)1113.458
Syracuse (Nationals)1014
May 3, 2015 - 3:44pm
4 min 14 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 3, 2015 - 3:44pm
4 min 14 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 3, 2015 - 3:36pm
4 min 14 sec ago

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Yu Darvish is out of a brace and says he is maintaining a positive mindset during his season-long recovery from elbow reconstruction surgery.

The Japanese right-hander said Sunday that he didn't experience as much pain others he talked to about the Tommy John procedure. Still, he said through an interpreter that he wanted to take it slow.

There is no timetable for Darvish to start throwing again. The Texas ace felt tightness...

May 3, 2015 - 3:35pm
4 min 14 sec ago

ATLANTA (AP) — Bradley Beal shook off a sprained ankle to score 28 points and the Washington Wizards remained unbeaten in the postseason, knocking off the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks 104-98 Sunday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Taking advantage of a week off since their sweep of Toronto in the opening round, the Wizards wore down the Hawks in the fourth quarter. Otto Porter scored a couple of big baskets coming down the stretch and Marcin Gortat sealed it...

May 3, 2015 - 3:06pm
4 min 14 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — The Cubs have claimed right-handed pitcher Anthony Varvaro off waivers from the Boston Red Sox and designated left-handed pitcher Joseph Ortiz for assignment.

Varvaro is 7-9 with a 3.23 ERA, 20 holds and one save in 166 major league appearances with the Seattle Mariners, Atlanta Braves and Red Sox.

Varvaro allowed five runs in 11 innings in nine relief appearances this season with the Red Sox before he was designated for assignment on...

May 3, 2015 - 3:02pm
4 min 14 sec ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lindsey Vonn says she and Tiger Woods have decided to end their three-year relationship.

Vonn said Sunday on Facebook that the Olympic ski champion and 14-time major golf winner lead "incredibly hectic" lives that forced them to spend most of their time apart. She says Woods and his family "will always hold a special place in my heart."

They announced their relationship in mutual social media postings in March 2013. There was no...

May 3, 2015 - 3:01pm
4 min 14 sec ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Haile Mengesha of New York and Tigist Jabore of Silver Springs, Maryland were the winners of the 10-mile Broad Street Run in Philadelphia on Sunday.

Twenty-nine-year-old Mengesha crossed the finish line with an unofficial time of 47 minutes, 54 seconds, averaging a 4:47 minute per mile pace. He finished less than a minute ahead of 31-year-old Jaouad El Jazouli of Roxborough.

Twenty-one-year-old Jabore finished with a time of 53...

May 3, 2015 - 2:47pm
4 min 14 sec ago

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley is sitting out Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Golden State Warriors as he continues to recover from surgery to repair broken bones in his face.

Conley warmed up on the court Sunday wearing a clear, plastic mask. But it has been less than a week since he had surgery and the team says he will not play.

Conley had been listed as doubtful for the game, the third...

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