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Durants drops 42 points in regular season finale

Kevin Durant scored 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, and the Thunder secured the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western Conference by rallying from 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 112-111 Wednesday night in Oklahoma City.

Owner Kohl reaches deal to sell Bucks for $550 million

Bucks owner Herb Kohl reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens for about $550 million.

NY Jets sign former Titans running back Johnson

The New York Jets and former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson agreed to terms on a deal.

Houston’s Springer makes much-anticipated MLB debut

George Springer got his first game with the Houston Astros out of the way and now he’s hoping things will calm down and he can just play ball.

MLB marks 67th anniversary of Jackie’s Robinson debut

All major league players wear Robinson’s No. 42 in honor of his breaking the color barrier.

Athletics fight off Trout’s tying homer, beat Angels in 11

Josh Donaldson drove in Jed Lowrie with an 11th-inning double, and Oakland overcame Mike Trout’s tying homer in the ninth to beat the Los Angeles Angels, 10-9, in 11 innings.

Anniversary of Boston Marathon bombing observed

Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city’s resilience in the face of a terror attack.

Selig says MLB’s replay works well despite problems

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport’s new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks.

Rays righty Moore to miss rest of season after surgery

Tampa Bay left-hander Matt Moore will miss the remainder of the season after opting to have elbow-ligament replacement surgery.

Tributes planned to mark bombing

The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people that died and more than 260 people injured.

Whitman women edge Linfield, 69-58

Whitman College defeated Northwest Conference foe Linfield 69-58 Friday at George Ball Court.