NBA playoffs tip Saturday

Two-time champion LeBron James leads the Heat against the Bobcats in round one.

Duke’s Parker declares for NBA Draft

Jabari Parker is hoping to become Duke’s latest one-and-done star to become the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.

Puig faces death threats over escape from Cuba

The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig, according to court documents.

Kentucky guard Young declares for NBA Draft

Kentucky guard James Young will enter the NBA draft, becoming the first of the Wildcats’ heralded freshmen to turn pro.

Former NFL receiver Johnson signs with CFL

Former NFL star Chad Johnson will make his return to the gridiron in the Canadian Football League.

Former safety Sharper loses bid to be released on bail

Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper lost his bid to be released on bail in a sexual assault case after an Arizona judge found there’s enough evidence to move forward with charges against him in that state.

Missouri coach Haith in position to replace Manning

Missouri coach Frank Haith is in position to replace Danny Manning at Tulsa.

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Pioneers steal show at WWVA Invite

Tristin Warne leads the Mac-Hi boys to first with three individual wins, while Amber Wells helps the girls team finish first on Wednesday.

Tour of Walla Walla could cause traffic interruptions

The 18th Tour of Walla Walla takes to the roads of the Valley this weekend.

Warriors score three runs late to sweep Spokane

After going into extra innings tied at four, the Walla Walla baseball team plates three runs to beat Spokane, 7-4.