NEW YORK — Mike Woodson was fired as coach the New York Knicks today after his team fell from division champions to out of the playoffs in one season.
CHICAGO — Nene dominated with 24 points, Trevor Ariza scored 18, and Washington rallied from 13 down to beat Chicago in its playoff opener.
HOUSTON — LaMarcus Aldridge was playing on another level Sunday night and had the emotional intensity to match the best performance of his career.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.— Matt Kuchar knew his next victory was coming, he just wasn’t sure when.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Jose Abreu and Jordan Danks each had two-run homers, Erik Johnson combined with three relievers on a two-hitter and the Chicago White Sox snapped a four-game losing streak with a 16-2 victory Sunday over the Texas Rangers, who had won five in a row.
BOSTON — American Meb Keflezighi has won the Boston Marathon, a year after a bombing at the finish line left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
BOSTON — Rita Jeptoo of Kenya successfully defended the Boston Marathon title she said she could not enjoy a year ago after the fatal bombings.
MINNEAPOLIS — Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has decided to retire after 23 seasons in the NBA, The Associated Press has learned.
CHICAGO — Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook was suspended Sunday for three games for his hit on Blues center David Backes during their first-round playoff series.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Lee Westwood ended a two-year winless drought with a seven-shot victory at the Malaysian Open.