Raptors Lou Williams wins NBA Sixth Man Award

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Raptors guard Lou Williams has won the NBA’s Sixth Man Award. He was honored as the league’s best reserve Monday after averaging a career-high 15.5 points in his 10th season and helping Toronto win a franchise-record 49 games. Williams...

Braves’ McKirahan suspended 80 games for positive drug test

NEW YORK (AP) — Atlanta Braves reliever Andrew McKirahan has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test for a banned substance under Major League Baseball’s drug program. McKirahan is the fifth big league pitcher in 25 days disciplined for using...

Eagles sign quarterback Tim Tebow to 1-year contract

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tebowmania swept through Philly before Tim Tebow’s return to the NFL even became official. By the time the Philadelphia Eagles announced late Monday afternoon that Tebow signed a one-year contract, the city was buzzing about Chip Kelly’s...
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Data deluge: MLB rolls out Statcast analytics on Tuesday

Bob Bowman, president of MLB Business and Media, explains new baseball statistics and how they might be displayed during a broadcast at a news conference in New York, Monday, April 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Bob Bowman, president of MLB Business and Media, explains new...
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The Latest: Celebrities lend star power to Boston Marathon

Spectators display placards to runners in the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 20, 2015, in Natick, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Spectators display placards to runners in the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 20, 2015, in Natick, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Lelisa Desisa, of...
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Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich takes women’s race

Lelisa Desisa, of Ethiopia, crosses the finish line to win the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 20, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Lelisa Desisa, of Ethiopia, crosses the finish line to win the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 20, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)...

Czech Republic beats France 3-0 in Fed Cup semis

Petra Kvitova from Czech Republic reacts after winning a point against Kristina Mladenovic from France during the Fed Cup tennis semifinal match in Ostrava, Czech Republic, Saturday, April 18, 2015. Kvitova won the match in straight sets and gave Czech Republic a 2-0 lead. (AP...
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Thailand’s Kiradech wins Shenzhen in playoff

Bubba Watson competes during the first round of the Shenzhen International golf tournament at Genzon Golf Club in Shenzhen in southern China’s Guangdong Province, Thursday, April 16, 2015. (Chinatopix Via AP) CHINA OUT Bubba Watson competes during the first round of the...

Browne wins rain-shortened Greater Gwinnett Championship

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — Olin Browne has won the Greater Gwinnett Championship after constant rain forced the cancellation of Sunday’s final round. The 57-year-old Browne set the tournament record with a second-round 64 to take the lead at 12 under. Bernhard Langer then...
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Silfverberg’s last-minute goal puts Ducks past Jets 2-1

Anaheim Ducks right wing Jakob Silfverberg celebrates his goal against the Winnipeg Jets during the final minutes of the third period of Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) Anaheim Ducks right...