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Shields pitches Royals past Padres in shutout

Eric Hosmer drove a season-high of four runs, and the Royals scored three times in the first inning. Kansas City won 8-0 Wednesday.

NFL Draft 2014: Prospects ready to end long wait

The NFL's first May draft gave everyone a little more time to critique the prospects and try to figure out who is going where and when.

Heat know Nets will make adjustments for Game 2

Dwyane Wade knows the Brooklyn Nets will have something up their collective sleeves.

He's just not sure what.

Hibbert leads Pacers past Wizards, 86-82 in Game 2

Roy Hibbert scored a season-high 28 points after a firestorm of criticism from teammates and fans. He sealed the team's win by grabbing the last rebound of the game.

Braves snap 7-game skid, beat Cardinals 2-1

Justin Upton homered and scored the tiebreaking run on Chris Johnson's eighth-inning single, and the Atlanta Braves beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 on Tuesday night to end their seven-game skid.

Fisher: Rams are not shopping Bradford

Coach Jeff Fisher says the St. Louis Rams are not looking to trade quarterback Sam Bradford to make room for Johnny Manziel.

Chiefs could be in market to trade NFL draft picks

Although Kansas City currently only has one first-round pick in the 2014 NFL draft, the franchise would be willing to trade draft picks if the opportunity presents itself.

Michael Phelps enters 2 events at North Carolina meet

Next up for Michael Phelps' comeback: Two events that produced Olympic gold.

Balanced Heat take Game 1, top Brooklyn 107-86

LeBron James scored 22 points, Ray Allen added 19 and the Miami Heat stayed perfect in this postseason by beating the Brooklyn Nets 107-86 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of an Eastern Conference semifinal series. It was the first win for Miami in five meetings with Brooklyn this season.

LSU receiving duo of Odell Beckham Jr., Jarvis Landry, is NFL-bound

A pair of prolific LSU receivers are close but likely headed to different teams in NFL draft.

Thunder's Kevin Durant wins first MVP award

Kevin Durant has plenty of scoring titles. Now, he finally has an MVP trophy to go with them.

Auburn, Alabama figure to have big draft presence

Auburn and Alabama both expect to have several players drafted in this week's NFL draft.

Former Missouri wide receiver T.J. Moe signs with hometown St. Louis Rams

On Monday, former Missouri wide receiver T.J. Moe, 23, signed a one-year deal with his hometown St. Louis Rams. Moe is from O'Fallon, less than an hour west of St. Louis.

Cardinals hand slumping Braves 7th straight loss

Matt Carpenter's two-run double helped carry St. Louis past the slumping Braves, who shook up their lineup but still lost their seventh in a row, 4-3 on Monday.

Wizards take 1-0 lead with 102-96 win at Indiana

After clinching their first playoff berth since 2008, the Wizards have advanced to the second round for the first time since 2005, won at Indiana for the first time since April 18, 2007, and have their first second-round win since April 28, 1982.

Rams getting final payout from Robert Griffin III deal

When the St. Louis Rams sent the second pick of the 2012 draft to Washington, they probably couldn't imagine owning that same slot in 2014.

Tiger Woods says he's healing slowly from back surgery

Woods said he is still sore from the incision and his only contact with golf clubs is a few putts and chips that do not require him to rotate his back.

76ers guard Carter-Williams wins Rookie of Year

Michael Carter-Williams won the NBA's Rookie of the Year Award on Monday after becoming only the third player since 1950-51 to lead all rookies in scoring (16.7), rebounding (6.3) and assists (6.2). Oscar Robertson (1960-61) and Alvan Adams (1975-76) were the others.

Fleury, Crosby lift Penguins over Rangers again

The Pittsburgh Penguins have taken control of an Eastern Conference semifinal that suddenly seems one-sided. The Penguins beat the New York Rangers 2-0 on Monday night's Game 3.

Michael Sam's sexuality won't matter, NFL Hall of Famers say

If Michael Sam is drafted in the NFL, the Missouri defensive end will be judged strictly on whether he can play and whether he can help his team win. Everything else will be trivial.

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