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Mike D'Antoni is headed to Houston to try his "Seven Seconds or Less" offense with James Harden, one of the NBA's most explosive offensive threats. D'Antoni reached agreement with the Rockets on a four-year deal on Thursday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Bryce Molder was joking around with playing partner Scott Langley as the sky darkened over Colonial. "It was almost like they were about to blow the horn for darkness," Molder said. Except it was early in the morning after Molder — the leader after a 6-...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos picked an interesting time to make his 2016 playoff debut. Stamkos returned to Tampa Bay's lineup on Thursday night for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals against Pittsburgh. Stamkos last played on March 31 before...
BOSTON (AP) — The 'chicken man' has lost a little of the shimmer from his trademark mustache over the years, but every pilgrimage Wade Boggs makes to Fenway Park still feels like old times for the Red Sox legend. "I've come back home," Boggs said. On Thursday night Boggs added...
NEW YORK (AP) — In between retiring Yankees hitters, Toronto starter J.A. Happ could appreciate the moment of dueling with CC Sabathia. "It was kind of fun, definitely, being out there — Yankee Stadium, pitching against him," Happ said after a strong seven-inning outing Thursday...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves' dismal season took another turn for the worse Thursday when outfielder Hector Olivera was suspended through Aug. 1 for his arrest on domestic violence charges. The suspension, announced by commissioner Rob Manfred, is without pay and covers 82...
NEW YORK (AP) — J.A. Happ pitched seven strong innings, Edwin Encarnacion and Devon Travis had two-out RBIs, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 3-1 on Thursday to win the three-game series. CC Sabathia was the tough-luck loser for New York, allowing just two unearned...
CLEVELAND (AP) — As the shots dropped, the score widened and the head-banging Cleveland crowd screamed louder, threatening to rip off the arena's roof, Kevin Love raised his arms and gestured for fans to do more. Usually, it's the other way around. Shaking off two miserable...
NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Curry has knocked down another honor. The dead-eye point guard who led the Golden State Warriors to a record 73 wins in the regular season was named to the All-NBA first team Thursday. The league's MVP was the only player named on all 129 ballots in...