Major League Baseball

Indiana Pacers guard Glenn Robinson III (40) shoots a 3-point shot during an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Sunday, March 5, 2017, in Atlanta. The Pacers defeated the Hawks 97-96. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)
March 05, 2017 - 5:04 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Glenn Robinson III waited patiently for the whirlwind turn of events to unfold, then positioned himself in the left corner. The shot felt perfect as it left his hand. "I just held my follow-through," Robinson said, "and it went in." Robinson hit a 3-pointer with sixth-tenths of a...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, right, gestures as he sits with Kyrie Irving, left, on the bench during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Saturday, March 4, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 04, 2017 - 10:28 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Goran Dragic scored 23 points, Hassan Whiteside had 20 points and 13 rebounds, and the Miami Heat beat the undermanned Cleveland Cavaliers 120-92 on Saturday night. Tyler Johnson added 17 points for the Heat, who won for the 18th time in their last 22 games. LeBron James and Kyrie...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry looks down during the second half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls on Thursday, March 2, 2017, in Chicago. The Bulls won 94-87. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
March 04, 2017 - 4:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Curry screamed, turned and kicked the nearby wall, disgusted by another missed jumper. It was just practice and most of his other shots went in, so there was little reason for concern. But if he keeps misfiring in games and the Golden State Warriors keep losing them, there...
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Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) tries to hold onto the ball after New York Knicks center Kyle O'Quinn, left, (whose hands are visible at right) nearly knocked it from his hands, in the first half of an NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
February 27, 2017 - 10:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Plenty of DeMar DeRozan and plenty of defense. That's how it will have to be for the Toronto Raptors without Kyle Lowry. "It's going to take a village to win," coach Dwane Casey said. DeRozan made a turnaround jumper with 1.9 seconds remaining, finishing with 37 points and leading...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' Deron Williams talks with the media before an NBA basketball game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Cavaliers, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, in Cleveland. Williams, an Olympian and three-time All-Star who has never made it to the NBA Finals, signed as a free agent on Monday with the Cavs, giving the defending champions the backup point guard they've coveted and another playmaker to help them defend their title. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
February 27, 2017 - 8:28 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — After rattling off several reasons for signing with the Cavaliers, Deron Williams got around to the one that matters most. He wants a ring. "Competing for a championship is something that I haven't had a chance to do," he said. Williams, an Olympian and three-time All-Star who has...
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) shoots in front of Los Angeles Lakers center Tarik Black during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
February 25, 2017 - 12:13 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook connected with his new teammates immediately. Westbrook scored 17 points in his 28th triple-double of the season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 110-93 on Friday night. It was the first game in a Thunder uniform for Taj Gibson...
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Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari, right, of Italy, works the ball inside for a shot as Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie defends in the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
February 24, 2017 - 11:48 pm
DENVER (AP) — Gary Harris scored a career-high 25 points and the Denver Nuggets bounced back from successive losses to beat Brooklyn 129-109 on Friday night, handing the inept Nets their 15th loss in a row. Wilson Chandler had 24 points and Danilo Gallinari added 20 for the Nuggets, who snapped a...
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Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan drives for the net as Boston Celtics' Terry Rozier (12) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 24, 2017 - 10:57 pm
TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 43 points and the Toronto Raptors rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics 107-97 on Friday night. DeRozan shot 15 of 28 from the floor as he surpassed his 42-point effort against the Houston Rockets on March 30, 2015, helping the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2017, file photo, New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony looks on during a break in an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. Phil Jackson has made his relationship with Anthony worse and hasn’t made the Knicks better. Heading into the trade deadline and nearly three years since he was hired, there are questions if the guy who could do little wrong as a record-setting coach will ever get it right as an executive. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
February 23, 2017 - 7:07 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Paul George stayed put. So did Jimmy Butler, Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose. And as the trade deadline passed Thursday, the NBA landscape seemed remarkably unchanged. In all, seven deadline-day trades were put together by the 3 p.m. Eastern deadline — but no last-minute blockbusters...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, file photo, Philadelphia 76ers' Nerlens Noel (4) goes up for a shot against San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge (12) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Philadelphia. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Dallas Mavericks have acquired Noel from the Philadelphia 76ers for Andrew Bogut, Justin Anderson and a protected first-round draft pick. The two teams agreed on the deal on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, before the trade deadline. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
February 23, 2017 - 6:57 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks made two plays for the future Thursday, acquiring big man Nerlens Noel from the Philadelphia 76ers before the trading deadline and waiving point guard Deron Williams to clear the way for rookie Yogi Ferrell. A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated...
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