Nation and World News

top news | u.s. | world | business | sports | health | tech | arts | search AP |
Untitled Document
AP Top Sports News At 10:16 p.m. EDT

Teague, Korver lead Hawks past Pacers 98-85
ATLANTA (AP) -- Jeff Teague flung in a wild 3-pointer after the officials missed him stepping out of bounds, and Kyle Korver finished off Indiana from beyond the arc to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 98-85 victory Thursday night and another lead in the series with the top-seeded Pacers....

Michael Phelps loses to Lochte in comeback meet
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Michael Phelps is 0 for 1 in his comeback to the pool....

Pineda banned 10 games for pine tar, won't appeal
BOSTON (AP) -- Michael Pineda says he was just trying to get a better grip on the ball....

Column: 'There's better ways to conceal it.'
The thing that has baseball folks riled up about Michael Pineda isn't that he was trying to cheat. Everybody does that....

Northwestern players to cast historic union vote
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Northwestern University's football players will cast ballots Friday on whether to form the nation's first union for college athletes - a potentially landmark vote that will be kept sealed for months and possibly years....

Ben Martin surges to Zurich Classic lead
AVONDALE, La. (AP) -- A few weeks ago, Ben Martin had missed seven of eight cuts and figured he'd better make some changes....

NCAA board endorses more power for big schools
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The NCAA's board of directors took the first step toward shifting power to the five largest football conferences on Thursday, endorsing a 57-page plan that calls for giving 65 of the nation's biggest schools more autonomy in how to fund scholarships, handle health care and decide other increasingly hot-button issues involving their athletes....

Silver: Premature to say union will opt out of CBA
NEW YORK (AP) -- NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday he has "no expectation" that players will opt out of the collective bargaining agreement in 2017, potentially leading to another lockout....

Road teams off to flying start in NBA playoffs
MIAMI (AP) -- Here's the list of teams that had home-court advantage entering the opening round of these NBA playoffs: Indiana, Miami, Toronto, Chicago, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Houston and the Los Angeles Clippers....

When Bosh steps up, Heat reap benefits
MIAMI (AP) -- In Miami, it's called the Big Three for a reason....

AP Photo
AP Photo/John Bazemore
Sports Video

Other Sports
Baseball

NASCAR

NFL

Golf

Tennis