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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Lou Williams again came off the bench and knocked down big shot after big shot. Patrick Beverley crashed the boards at every chance. Danilo Gallinari drove the lane with authority.The Los Angeles Clippers took the Warriors right out of their comfort zone by beating …
SEATTLE (AP) — Harry Shipp's goal in Seattle's last game wasn't enough to get the Sounders any points.On Wednesday night, his goal was good enough.Kelvin Leerdam and Shipp scored in a two-minute span midway through the second half as Seattle rallied from a two-goal deficit to tie the San …
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — DJ LeMahieu singled home Tyler Wade with the tiebreaking run in the ninth, and the New York Yankees rallied from a five-run deficit for their sixth consecutive victory, 6-5 over the hapless Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.Wade made up for an earlier baserunning …
San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich goes to the playoffs every season.And he usually sticks around for a while.The Spurs have never gone back-to-back years without a trip to the second round of the playoffs during the Popovich era. But the Denver Nuggets are one win away from changing that, as …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justin Williams returned to the building that was the scene of his only Game 7 loss and left the ice relieved and redeemed after knocking off his old friends and defending Stanley Cup champions.The man who earned the "Mr. Game 7" moniker shook Alex Ovechkin's hand after …
CHICAGO (AP) — Whether he is dazzling with his glove and arm, juking opponents on the base paths or coming up with the big hit, Javier Baez simply finds ways to deliver.This time, he did it at the plate.Baez and Jason Heyward each hit three-run homers in the sixth inning and the Chicago …
HOUSTON (AP) — Watching Wade Miley go right at the Minnesota Twins' lineup the night before inspired Justin Verlander.The right-hander followed suit and pitched eight dominant innings, and Carlos Correa, Michael Brantley and Josh Reddick all homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 7-1 win …
NEW YORK (AP) — Rhys Hoskins fired up the engines of an NL East rivalry by cooling down his jets after a memorable homer.A night after getting buzzed twice by high fastballs from Jacob Rhame, Hoskins got the ultimate revenge with a ninth-inning homer and taunted the New York Mets reliever …
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Joe Legerski is retiring as Wyoming women's basketball coach, ending a 16-year run with the Cowgirls.The athletic department announced the decision Wednesday.The 61-year-old Legerski steps downs as the winningest coach in program history, going 314-186. He led the …
HOUSTON (AP) — In a series where their shots weren't falling like normal, the Houston Rockets managed to close it out with some tough defense.James Harden scored 26 points and the Rockets outlasted the Utah Jazz 100-93 on Wednesday night to win their first-round playoff series 4-1.Houston …
BOSTON (AP) — The defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox hadn't had a lopsided victory yet this season. Their win over Detroit on Wednesday night gave them a chance to relax.J.D. Martinez had three hits, Eduardo Rodriguez pitched six strong innings and the Red Sox rebounded from a …
PITTSBURGH (AP) — There was no stopping Ketel Marte and the Diamondbacks — especially not in Pittsburgh.Marte homered from both sides of the plate, and Arizona won at PNC Park for the ninth straight time, beating the Pirates 11-2 on Wednesday night.Marte batted lefty while extending …
BALTIMORE (AP) — An unusual, second-chance home run enabled the Baltimore Orioles to put a satisfying finish on a homestand that began with four straight defeats.Stevie Wilkerson hit his first major league homer , John Means pitched five effective innings on his birthday and the Orioles …
A look at what's happening around the majors today.VLADDY TIMEVladimir Guerrero Jr. is set to make his much-anticipated major league debut. The Toronto Blue Jays will promote their promising slugger before Friday's game against the Oakland Athletics, manager Charlie Montoyo said Wednesday. …
CINCINNATI (AP) — With clutch hitting virtually non-existent, Atlanta's pitching and Yasiel Puig's leaky defense made the difference for the Braves on Wednesday night.Ozzie Albies homered on the game's first pitch and Ronald Acuna Jr. scored from first base on Puig's fifth-inning error, …
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — David Bingham had his third shutout of the season for Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Galaxy played Minnesota United to a scoreless draw on Wednesday night.Los Angeles (6-1-1) had its five-game winning streak snapped — the club's longest winning streak since …
Masters champion Tiger Woods is adding to his international travels at the end of this year, announcing Wednesday night that he will compete in Japan for the first time in 13 years at the new Zozo Championship.Woods said on Twitter that he was excited to play the new tournament and described Japan …
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Shamit Shome and Anthony Jackson-Hamel scored six minutes apart late in the second half and the Montreal Impact beat the New England Revolution 3-0 on Wednesday nightMontreal (4-3-2) ended a three-match scoreless stretch on the road. New England (2-6-1) has lost …
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays will promote top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. before Friday's game against the Oakland Athletics.Manager Charlie Montoyo announced the move after Toronto lost to San Francisco 4-0 on Wednesday. The Blue Jays are off Thursday."Hopefully he becomes what …
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Wayne Rooney scored in the 27th minute, Bill Hamid had his fifth shutout of the season and D.C. United beat the Columbus Crew 1-0 on Wednesday night.D.C. United (5-2-2) ended an 11-game winless stretch at Columbus, getting its first victory since August 18, 2007. …

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