Middlebrooks hits 3 homers, Red Sox rout Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) — Will Middlebrooks hit three home runs, two off NL CY Young Award winner R.A. Dickey, and the Boston Red Sox routed the Toronto Blue Jays 13-0 Sunday. Middlebrooks went 4 for 5 with four RBIs.…

Amherst beats Mary Hardin-Baylor for D-3 title

ATLANTA (AP) — At the beginning of the season, Amherst coach David Hixon passed out a form that his players were supposed to fill out, with questions meant to make them think about who they were deep down…

FINALS WATCH: ‘Russdiculous,’ Michael Jordan

ATLANTA (AP) — Around the Final Four and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of everything surrounding the games. ___ BIG FANS Russ Smith has a reputation for being a…

Fans angry as Marlins begin 2nd year in ballpark

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins generated baseball’s biggest buzz as they prepared for their home opener a year ago, anticipating a playoff bid and nearly nightly sellout crowds in a futuristic new home that was supposed to…
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#808represent: League notches second save

Saint Louis high school graduate Brandon League threw a scoreless ninth inning to take his second save in the Dodgers (3-2) 1-0 win over the Pirates (1-5) this evenin...…
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Owens takes down Tevaga

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Louisville will play Michigan for NCAA title

ATLANTA (AP) — Start studying, Louisville. Michigan spoiled what would have been one heck of a going-away party for the Big East on Saturday night, beating Syracuse 61-56 to earn a spot in Monday night’s championship game against…

AP PHOTOS: Scenes from the NCAA Final Four

Michigan advances to play Louisville in the NCAA championship game after beating Syracuse 61-56 in the Final Four. Earlier, Louisville beat Wichita State, 72-68. Here are some images from both games.…
Mexico's Juan Francisco Estrada (L) fights against Brian Viloria of the U.S. during their WBO/WBA World Flyweight Title match at Cotai Arena, inside Venetian Macao in Macau April 6, 2013. REUTERS/Bobby Yip (CHINA - Tags: SPORT BOXING)

Viloria loses WBO/WBA Flyweight Titles in China

Waipahu Native Brian Viloria (32-4, 19 KOs) lost his WBO and WBA Flyweight Championships Saturday, falling to Juan Francisco Estrada via split decision at the CotaiA...…

Inbee Park takes 3-shot lead in Kraft Nabisco

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Inbee Park’s 7-iron tee shot Saturday on the 168-yard 17th hole turned to left on a perfect line at the back-left pin, landed softly and rolled to 2½ feet for yet another birdie…

Pujols leads Angels past Texas; Hamilton struggles

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Albert Pujols didn’t have to wait nearly as long for his first home run this year. He had to wait awhile for another chance to swing the bat, though. Then he homered again. Pujols…

FINALS WATCH: Michigan wins, Louisville up next

ATLANTA (AP) — Around the Final Four and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of everything surrounding the games. ___ LOUISVILLE-MICHIGAN FINAL Move over Fab Five, there’s a new bunch…

Griner, McGraw are AP player and coach of the year

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brittney Griner has had no equal in her stellar career at Baylor. Now she’s part of a very select group. The 6-foot-8 senior star earned The Associated Press player of the year award for…

Notre Dame’s Muffet McGraw is AP Coach of the Year

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Notre Dame’s Muffet McGraw is The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball Coach of the Year. McGraw has guided her team to 30 straight victories and has the Fighting Irish back in the Final Four…

Baylor’s Griner is AP Player of the Year

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brittney Griner of Baylor is The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball Player of the Year for the second straight season. Griner is only the third player to win the award in consecutive seasons, joining…

Making 1st start since 2011, Lackey hurt again

TORONTO (AP) — John Lackey grabbed at his arm in pain, fearful that another long rehab might lie ahead of him. For now, the Boston Red Sox are hoping that won’t be necessary. Lackey left with a strained…

McIlroy pulls within 3 shots of lead at Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Rory McIlroy’s last-minute decision to play in the Texas Open is looking like a good call. The world’s No. 2 golfer, struggling with inconsistency this year following an offseason equipment change, put together one…

Lizette Salas playing it smart in Kraft Nabisco

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Lizette Salas thought like a major champion late in the second round of the Kraft Nabisco Championship. Come Sunday, her wise decision Friday on Mission Hills’ par-5 closing hole might land her in…