Embiid, Simmons led 76ers from Process to postseason success

Embiid, Simmons led 76ers from Process to postseason success

The Philadelphia 76ers have advanced to the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs for the first time since 2012.

Wednesday, April 25th 2018, 1:19 am CDT

Braves promoting top outfield prospect Acuna from Triple-A

Top outfield prospect Ronald Acuna is set to join the Atlanta Braves.

Wednesday, April 25th 2018, 12:51 am CDT
Schwarber hits 2 HRs as Cubs beat Indians in Series rematch

Schwarber hits 2 HRs as Cubs beat Indians in Series rematch

Kyle Schwarber hit two of Chicago's four solo home runs and the Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 10-3 in the first meeting between the teams since their classic 2016 World Series.

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 8:47 pm CDT
Horford, Smart lift Celtics over Bucks 92-87 for 3-2 lead

Horford, Smart lift Celtics over Bucks 92-87 for 3-2 lead

Al Horford had 22 points and 14 rebounds, Marcus Smart made an impact in his first game since mid-March and the Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks 92-87 for a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 9:29 pm CDT
Liverpool's unfashionable midfield the support act for Salah

Liverpool's unfashionable midfield the support act for Salah

Liverpool is back in Europe's elite with an unfashionable and functional central midfield that is proving just as effective as the star-laden engine room of a decade ago.

Wednesday, April 25th 2018, 5:28 am CDT
Commission to unveil ideas to fix college basketball's woes

Commission to unveil ideas to fix college basketball's woes

The commission examining ways to fix long-simmering problems in college basketball is set to present its findings.

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 1:40 pm CDT
Thunder G Westbrook gets fine, tech for confronting Gobert

Thunder G Westbrook gets fine, tech for confronting Gobert

Russell Westbrook has been fined $10,000 and assessed a postgame technical foul for initiating a confrontation with Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert on Monday.

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 7:36 pm CDT
LEADING OFF: Acuna called up, Beltre strain, Cobb sees Rays

LEADING OFF: Acuna called up, Beltre strain, Cobb sees Rays

LEADING OFF: Cobb takes on ex-Tampa Bay teammates, Kershaw off to 1-3 start, more rainouts.

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 10:36 pm CDT
Warriors advance looking to build off strong first round

Warriors advance looking to build off strong first round

The defending champions are back _ and Stephen Curry could return to Warriors soon.

Wednesday, April 25th 2018, 1:57 am CDT
Meek Mill attends NBA playoff game after prison release

Meek Mill attends NBA playoff game after prison release

Rapper Meek Mill has attended an NBA playoff game in his first public appearance since being released from prison while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions.

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 11:27 pm CDT
Durant, Green lead Warriors past Spurs into second round

Durant, Green lead Warriors past Spurs into second round

Kevin Durant scored 25 points, Draymond Green led a smothering Golden State defense and the Warriors held off the late-charging San Antonio Spurs 99-91 to win Game 5 and advance to the second round of the Western Conference playoffs.

Wednesday, April 25th 2018, 12:46 am CDT
Believe it! 76ers roll with Meek Mill past Heat in Game 5

Believe it! 76ers roll with Meek Mill past Heat in Game 5

Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons shined again in front of rapper Meek Mill, and the dominant duo ushered the nightmares-into-dreams Process of the Philadelphia 76ers into the second round with a 104-91 win over the Miami Heat.

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 10:06 pm CDT

AP source: Florida's Callaway fails drug test at NFL combine

AP source: Former Florida receiver Antonio Callaway fails drug test at NFL combine.

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 8:00 pm CDT
NBA great Ray Allen talks about being 'clutch,' new book

NBA great Ray Allen talks about being 'clutch,' new book

Ray Allen tells "AP Sports Weekly" podcast why certain players want the ball more when the big game is on the line.

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 12:10 pm CDT
Rapper Meek Mill freed after high court order

Rapper Meek Mill freed after high court order

Pennsylvania's highest court has ordered a judge to free rapper Meek Mill on bail while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions.

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 3:36 pm CDT
Maple Leafs hope for new ending in Game 7 against Bruins

Maple Leafs hope for new ending in Game 7 against Bruins

The Toronto Maple Leafs are back in another Game 7 against the Boston Bruins, and this time they're hoping for a different ending.

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 3:50 pm CDT
Manfred encouraged by impact of mound visit rules

Manfred encouraged by impact of mound visit rules

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred 'positive' about impact of mound visits rule change, shorter inning breaks.

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 6:02 pm CDT
Salah magic leads Liverpool to 5-2 win over Roma in CL semis

Salah magic leads Liverpool to 5-2 win over Roma in CL semis

Mohamed Salah produced two world-class finishes and set up goals for Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino to lead Liverpool to a 5-2 win over former club Roma on Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 3:56 pm CDT

Royals send Perez, Gordon from DL to starting lineup

Royals activate All-Star catcher Salvador Perez, outfielder Alex Gordon from DL, put them in lineup for series opener against Brewers.

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 5:40 pm CDT
Cubs 3B Kris Bryant out of lineup vs. Indians after beaning

Cubs 3B Kris Bryant out of lineup vs. Indians after beaning

Cubs 3B Kris Bryant out vs. Indians 2 days after being hit on head by pitch; Maddon says 2016 NL MVP has cut over eye, no concussion.

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 5:08 pm CDT