SAN ANTONIO — Blowing their playoff opener turned out to be great therapy for the Dallas Mavericks.
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NEW YORK — Mike McCarthy promises there won’t be any bad memories plaguing his Green Bay Packers when they open the NFL season on Sept. 4 at Super Bowl champion Seattle.
BOSTON — Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected for using pine tar less than two weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Wednesday night.
GREENBURGH, N.Y. — The coaching search is on in New York, and the best possible candidate has already been eliminated.
MESA, Ariz. — Michael Phelps is making a comeback after nearly two years out of the pool for the simplest of reasons: He missed the sport that has been his entire life.
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There are those who would argue that Sonny Vaccaro helped create the biggest problem in college sports when he began handing out money in the late ’70s to basketball coaches so players would wear Nike shoes.
LOS ANGELES — After getting knocked down in their playoff opener, Blake Griffin and the Clippers answered with a dominant performance in shutting down the Warriors as soon as the game began.
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WASHINGTON — Heading toward the plate after the 500th homer of this career, Albert Pujols glanced ahead and saw a throng of Los Angeles Angels teammates waiting right there to greet him.
INDIANAPOLIS — When the Indiana Pacers needed a lift. Paul George stepped up. All over the court, over and over again.
BOSTON — Some ran to honor the dead and wounded. Others were out to prove something to the world about their sport, the city or their country. And some wanted to prove something to themselves.
LOS ANGELES — Cliff Lee scattered four hits over eight innings, struck out 10 and retired 21 of his last 22 batters to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders have traded away the final player drafted by late owner Al Davis.