Sabonis, Oladipo lift Pacers over Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) — After walking into Madison Square Garden dressed as a superhero, Victor Oladipo had to shake off his lingering bronchitis before...

Judge sets doubleheader strikeout record as Yanks and Tigers split

By DAVE HOGG Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Yankees sluggers Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton left a doubleheader split in sour moods Monday night. Judge became...

Meyer’s texts raise open records question

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and JIM VERTUNO Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Any attempt by Ohio State coach Urban Meyer to eliminate work-related text...

Croatia, England look to put World Cup struggles behind them

MOSCOW (AP) — It has been two decades since Croatia last played in the World Cup semifinals, and it has been 28 years since...

Agent Boras: Marlins turning into ‘pawn shop’ under Jeter

By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer Derek Jeter owns five World Series rings, which may be the reason agent Scott Boras had jewelry on his mind...

Maddon shows deft touch as Cubs keep winning

By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — At one point during Anthony Rizzo’s tough start, the big first baseman visited Chicago Cubs manager Joe...

Caps’ Ovechkin and Kuznetsov inspire Russian players, fans

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin knows the Washington Capitals have plenty of fans back in Russia. “Over there lots of friends,...

Duke now unanimous No. 1, Arizona falls out of AP Top 25

By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer Duke pulled off two big comebacks to become the unanimous No. 1 in the AP Top 25 men’s basketball poll....

Cubs beat Cardinals 7-2, end Carpenter’s streak

By SARAH TROTTO Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Carpenter’s homer streak is over. Jose Quintana was that good. Quintana pitched seven effective innings, keeping Carpenter in...

Turner leads Pacers past Grizzlies for 3rd straight win

By COREY ELLIOT Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Myles Turner returned to the Pacers’ starting lineup merely hoping to put together a performance he could build...