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Masked Embiid scores for 76ers

Subscriber onlyMIAMI -- Joel Embiid had trouble with his new mask, but it didn't slow him down. Continue reading...

Warriors knock off Spurs without Pop

Subscriber onlySAN ANTONIO -- Kevin Durant had 26 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat San Antonio 110-97 on Thursday night for a 3-0 series lead over the Spurs, who were still reeling from the death of Gregg Popovich's wife, Erin. Continue reading...

Reds fire manager Price for 3-15 start

Subscriber onlyCINCINNATI -- The Reds' worst start since the Great Depression prompted a quick hook for Bryan Price. Continue reading...

Lester dominates while Cubs hold hitting clinic

Subscriber onlyCHICAGO -- The Cubs made Jon Lester's job easier by staking him to an early lead. Continue reading...

Travs' bullpen struggles again in loss to Cardinals

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Travelers lost their fourth of the last five games in a 6-4 loss to the Springfield Cardinals on Thursday night at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock Continue reading...

Columbus loses traction, Washington ties up series

Subscriber onlyCOLUMBUS, Ohio -- Game 4 lacked the intensity of the three before it, and no overtime heroics were necessary. Instead, the workmanlike Washington Capitals turned in their most complete game of the playoffs, putting away the Columbus Blue Jackets to tie their series at two games apiece. Continue reading...

PHOTOS: Baseball Tulsa cruises past Northwest Arkansas

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Tulsa came into Thursday's game leading the Texas League in home runs and the Drillers added to that total in their 11-0 win over Northwest Arkansas at Arvest Ballpark. Continue reading...

NBA mourns death of Popovich's wife

Subscriber onlySAN ANTONIO -- LeBron James fought back tears. Former President Bill Clinton offered condolences. Craig Sager's daughter tweeted that she was "just sick" over the news. Continue reading...

Masked Embiid scores for 76ers

Subscriber onlyMIAMI -- A masked Joel Embiid scored 23 points in his postseason debut, Marco Belinelli and Dario Saric each added 21 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Miami Heat 128-108 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series. Continue reading...

Bruins top Maple Leafs, take a 3-1 lead in series

Subscriber onlyTORONTO -- Brad Marchand scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and Tuukka Rask made 31 saves as the Boston Bruins defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Thursday night to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series. Continue reading...

Champ Eagles to face Atlanta to open NFL season

Subscriber onlyNEW YORK — Super Bowl champion Philadelphia will host Atlanta to kick off the 2018 NFL season on Thursday night, Sept. 6. Continue reading...

Morton dominant on hill as Astros silence Mariners

Subscriber onlySEATTLE — Charlie Morton pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, Jose Altuve hit a three-run double and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 9-2 on Thursday. Continue reading...

NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

SAN ANTONIO — LeBron James fought back tears. Former President Bill Clinton offered condolences. Craig Sager's daughter tweeted that she was "just sick" over the news. Continue reading...

Beast mode: LeBron’s 46 overpowers Indiana

Subscriber onlyCLEVELAND -- LeBron James scored 46 points and added 12 rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from a poor performance in the opener by holding off the Indiana Pacers 100-97 on Wednesday night to even their Eastern Conference series at one game apiece. Continue reading...

Let's make baseball great once again

Subscriber onlyAttendance is down in baseball, though the sample size is small because the season is still young. Continue reading...