Kyrie Gets 46, But Cavaliers Barely Beat Lakers, 125-120

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 46 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers had to rally from an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter to edge the last-place Los Angeles Lakers, 125-120 on Sunday night. Kevin Love had 21 points and 15 rebounds for the...

Blackhawks strike fast in third, rally past Avs 6-3

AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh CHICAGO (AP) — After a sluggish start, Jonathan Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks stormed back late with a rapid-fire rally to strengthen their grip on first place in the Central Division – and the Western Conference. Toews scored twice and Richard...

Dwight Clark says he has ALS, suspects football a cause

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dwight Clark says he has Lou Gehrig’s disease and suspects playing football might have caused the illness. Clark announced Sunday on Twitter that he has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease that attacks cells that control muscles. The former...

A Muppet with autism to be welcomed soon on 'Sesame Street'

NEW YORK (AP) — Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted. That certainly goes for Julia, a Muppet youngster with blazing red hair, bright green eyes – and autism. Rather than being treated like an outsider, which too often is the plight of...

Reds 9, Padres 4

E_Cordoba (5). DP_Cincinnati 2, San Diego 0. LOB_Cincinnati 4, San Diego 7. 2B_Alcantara (2), Jennings (1), Walker (1), Brantly (2), Myers 2 (5), Torres (1), Aybar (3). HR_Kivlehan (2), Winker (1), Schebler (2), Sanchez (4), Renfroe (2). SB_Peraza (4), Cordoba (3). SF_Jankowski...

Diamondbacks 4, Indians 4

E_Pridie (4), Martinez (2). DP_Arizona 0, Cleveland 1. LOB_Arizona 3, Cleveland 2. 2B_Jackson (4), Encarnacion (3). HR_Herrmann (1). CS_Borenstein (1), Capel (1), Diaz (1). SF_Mathis (1). Umpires_Home, Nestor Ceja; First, Jim Wolf; Second, Mike DiMuro; Third, Ben May. T_2:40. A_8,215

Profiles of teams and drivers for the 2017 F1 championship.

AP Photo/Manu Fernandez — MERCEDES Base: Brackley, England Constructors’ Championships: 3 2016 Constructors’ Championship: 1st Engine: Mercedes Team Principal: Toto Wolff — 77 Valtteri Bottas Nationality: Finland Age: 27 Debut: 2013 Australian Grand Prix...

Hamilton's F1 title bid might prove harder without Rosberg

AP Photo/Francisco Seco PARIS (AP) — Lewis Hamilton’s bid to regain his Formula One title might actually prove harder without Nico Rosberg around. Rosberg retired days after becoming the 2016 world champion and finally getting the better of Hamilton, ending their...

Lillard's 49 points lift Blazers over Heat, 115-104

AP Photo/Lynne Sladky MIAMI (AP) — The end of a five-game road trip, capped by a back-to-back, is not the usual scenario for someone to have an offensive explosion. Damian Lillard apparently disagrees. Lillard scored a season-high 49 points, tied a career high with nine...

All eyes on Max Verstappen as new F1 season gets underway

AP Photo/Francisco Seco PARIS (AP) — Max Verstappen no longer has the element of surprise, and all eyes will be on the Dutch driver when the Formula One season gets underway at the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday. The Red Bull driver has already made Formula One history as...