Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron (37) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Thursday, March 7, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
March 07, 2019 - 10:20 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Fatigue has become the biggest threat to the Boston Bruins' impressive points streak. They found a way to fight through it for the second time this week. Patrice Bergeron scored twice, including the winner with 7.2 seconds remaining as the Bruins came from two goals down to beat the...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, tees off on the second hole during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament Thursday, March 7, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
March 07, 2019 - 6:17 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Rafa Cabrera Bello had a Bay Hill debut to remember with a 7-under 65 for a two-shot lead while playing with Arnold Palmer's grandson. The entertainment, as usual, came from Phil Mickelson. Back at the Arnold Palmer Invitational for the first time in six years, Mickelson capped...
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LSU coach Will Wade shouts during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Florida in Gainesville, Fla., Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough)
March 07, 2019 - 5:53 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Will Wade is declining comment on a Yahoo report detailing a phone conversation recorded by the FBI in which Wade discusses his efforts to lure a recruit to the Tigers. The report says the FBI recording is of a conversation with Christian Dawkins, who is one of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2019, file photo, Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola wipes his face at the Phillies spring training baseball facility, in Clearwater, Fla. It may look like a few weeks of relaxed fun in the sun, but make no mistake: Spring training can be a grind. Pitchers need to build their arms up slowly, and position players face their own challenges. At this time of year, Florida and Arizona are obviously better for baseball than many other American climates, but the warm, sunny weather does have a few drawbacks. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
March 07, 2019 - 4:17 pm
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Earlier this week, Detroit manager Ron Gardenhire left several of his top players out of the starting lineup. It was a rainy morning, but that wasn't the only reason. Gardenhire said some were dealing with aches and pains. "I talked to a number of our guys," Gardenhire said...
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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2015, file photo, Houston Texans' Kevin Johnson (30) chases a play during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos in Houston. Johnson is scheduled to meet with the Browns, a person familiar with the visit confirmed to The Associated Press, Thursday, March 7, 2019. Johnson, who was released earlier this week by the Texans, met with the Buffalo Bills on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider, File)
March 07, 2019 - 11:03 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Free agent cornerback Kevin Johnson is scheduled to meet with the Browns, a person familiar with the visit confirmed to The Associated Press. Johnson, who was released this week by the Houston Texans, is scheduled to be at the team's headquarters later this week, said the person...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, left, talks with rapper 2 Chainz after the Lakers' NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Nuggets won 115-99. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 07, 2019 - 7:42 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — From the very first day LeBron James picked up a basketball, he wanted to be like Mike. James and his closest friends idolized Michael Jordan while they grew up together on Akron's competitive playgrounds and tough streets. As James grew into a tantalizing basketball prospect...
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Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward, right, goes up for the go-ahead shot against Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield in the closing moments of the Celtics' 111-109 win in an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 07, 2019 - 12:34 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Instead of dwelling on his mistake that let Sacramento tie the game in the closing seconds, Gordon Hayward made it moot. Hayward made up for a costly foul by hitting a tiebreaking shot with 2 seconds to play that helped the Boston Celtics overcome the absence of injured...
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Philadelphia 76ers guard JJ Redick (17) shoots the ball against the Chicago Bulls during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)
March 06, 2019 - 11:51 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Otto Porter Jr. was already in "midstride" taking a drug test when the Chicago Bulls got the word. The game wasn't over, after all. While Porter remained in the back, the Bulls returned for one final play and preserved the victory they thought they had already secured. Zach LaVine...
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FILE - In this Friday, June 22, 2018 file photo, Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Steven Wright delivers to the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston. Boston Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test for Human Growth Hormone. Major League Baseball made the announcement Wednesday, March 6, 2019 the latest in a series of setbacks for the 34-year-old knuckleball pitcher. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
March 06, 2019 - 10:41 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Boston Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright will sit out the first 80 games of the season after testing positive for Human Growth Hormone, a second suspension for the knuckleballer who missed 15 games last year for violating baseball's domestic violence policy. Wright said in a...
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LSU guard Tremont Waters (3) scores next to Florida guard Jalen Hudson (3) to tie the score at the end of regulation in an NCAA college basketball game in Gainesville, Fla., Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough)
March 06, 2019 - 9:29 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Getting to overtime was the tough part for LSU. Winning in the extra frame? That's pretty much what the Tigers have done all season. Tremont Waters dribbled the length of the court for the tying basket with 3 seconds remaining in regulation and hit a 3-pointer early in...
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