Conley pulled in 8th with no-hit bid, Miami hangs on

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly said it was an easy decision to pull Adam Conley after 116 pitches despite the lefty having not allowed a hit for 7 2/3 innings. Conley exited with a no-hit bid intact, drawing boos from the crowd at Miller Park, and...

Faksa has goal and assist, Stars beat Blues 2-1 in Game 1

DALLAS (AP) — The kid is all right for the Dallas Stars. Radek Faksa, the rookie center who split his season between the AHL and the NHL, scored the winning goal off a rebound with 4:44 to play and had an assist on the Stars’ other goal in a 2-1 victory over the St....

Marlins’ Conley pulled in 8th with no-hit bid, Brewers rally

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marlins lefty Adam Conley threw no-hit ball for 7 2/3 innings before being pulled by manager Don Mattingly after 116 pitches, and Miami’s bullpen wound up holding off the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3 Friday night. Jonathan Lucroy blooped a single with one...

LBs Jack, Jaylon Smith go early in 2nd round of NFL draft

CHICAGO (AP) — It was a long wait and a soft landing for Myles Jack and Jaylon Smith. Now about those knees. The pair of athletic linebackers with health questions went early in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday, with Jacksonville trading up to grab Jack two spots...

Tunsil tries to tamp down furor regarding his draft freefall

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Laremy Tunsil kept repeating the same answer to questions about his freefall in the NFL draft, the social media hacking that cost him millions and the investigation he stirred at Ole Miss. “I’m just here to talk about the Miami...

Wade, Heat force Game 7 with 97-90 win over Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dwyane Wade proved he still has some magic in his 34-year-old body. Wade scored 10 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, making his first 3-pointer of 2016, and the Miami Heat forced their first-round series to a seventh game with a 97-90 victory...

Marlins’ no-hit bid broken up with 1 out in 9th vs Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jonathan Lucroy blooped a single with one out in the ninth inning to break up the combo no-hit bid by the Miami Marlins at Milwaukee. Lucroy’s hit fell just beyond the dive of second baseman Derek Dietrich in short right field. Dietrich was playing in...

Lakers hire Warriors assistant Luke Walton as head coach

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luke Walton is coming home to rebuild the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers reached an agreement Friday night with the Golden State assistant to become their head coach, dramatically choosing a leader for their new era after Kobe Bryant. The Lakers grabbed...

Pacers force Game 7 against Raptors with 101-83 win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George scored 21 points, Myles Turner added 15 and the Indiana Pacers beat the Toronto Raptors 101-83 on Friday night to force a Game 7 of their series. That will be played Sunday in Toronto, and the winner will advance to the Eastern Conference...

Banned Marlins star Dee Gordon says he unknowingly took PEDs

MIAMI (AP) — To the president of the Miami Marlins, whatever star Dee Gordon did to trigger a positive drug test still amounted to one thing. “A betrayal,” team executive David Samson called it. Gordon began serving his 80-game suspension Friday, a penalty...