Pro Sports

COMMENTARY: Donald Sterling erases all doubt in latest rant

Donald Sterling squandered an opportunity for a genuine mea culpa in an interview with Anderson Cooper, instead making more disparaging remarks.

LeBron scores 49, Heat take 3-1 lead over Nets

LeBron James tied his playoff career high with 49 points, Chris Bosh made the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 57 seconds left, and the Miami Heat beat the Brooklyn Nets 102-96 on Monday night for a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Rangers cap comeback, top Penguins 2-1 in Game 7

The New York Rangers overcame a 3-1 series deficit to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 on the road.

Vonn, Woods lean on each other through injury rehab

Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods can take heart in knowing they have each other to lean on during the rehab process. Vonn is coming back from a second right knee operation and Woods is recovering from surgery to relieve pain from a pinched nerve in his back.

Prosecutor: Pistorius should get mental evaluation

After the an an expert witness for Oscar Pistorius' defense team testified that a disorder that their client had been diagnosed with might have factored into the February 2013 shooting of his girlfriend, the chief prosecutor called for a psychiatric evaluation of the defendant.

Chiefs pick med student in sixth round of draft

Not too many football players can say that they have delivered twins before.

Browns not guaranteeing Manziel starting job

Cleveland owner Jimmy Haslam said Monday the Browns have told Johnny Manziel to start acting like a backup quarterback.

Former Ole Miss guard critical of Sam TV coverage

Michael Sam's on-screen kiss was the subject of a Twitter-driven "psychology experiment" by former Ole Miss basketball player Marshall Henderson.

No hesitation for networks airing Sam reaction

For the ESPN production team, broadcasting Sam's Draft Day kiss was a no-brainer.

Cleveland Cavaliers fire coach Mike Brown ... again

Mike Brown's second shot with the Cavs ended Monday after one just one season as Gilbert dismissed the only Cleveland coach who has ever made it to the NBA finals.

Sam finds comfortable landing spot in St. Louis

Sam was picked by St. Louis near the end of the seventh round Saturday, with the 248th overall pick. He will try to become the NFL's first publicly gay player when in the Rams' training camp.


UPDATE: Michael Sam selected by St. Louis Rams, becomes first openly gay player drafted

St. Louis made the Missouri defensive end the first openly gay player to be drafted to the NFL.

Four Tigers selected in the NFL Draft, including Michael Sam

Four Missouri players were taken in the draft — which ran from Thursday through Saturday — and six more Tigers signed with teams shortly after the draft concluded.

UPDATE: Undrafted Tigers quickly signing with teams

Former Missouri quarterback James Franklin, linebacker Andrew Wilson, tight end Eric Waters and running back Henry Josey did not have to wait long after going undrafted to find an NFL team.

Royals get 16 singles in 6-1 win over Seattle

Jason Vargas allowed three hits over seven innings and the Kansas Royals had 16 hits — all singles — in a 6-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.

St. Louis Cardinals lose 4-3 to Pittsburgh Pirates

Pedro Alvarez singled in the go-ahead run and the Pittsburgh Pirates won their season-high fourth consecutive game Saturday night, 4-3 over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Boston Bruins take down Montreal Canadiens 4-2

Reilly Smith and Jarome Iginla scored on back-to-back advantages to help the Bruins snap an 0-for-39 postseason power-play drought against Montreal and beat the Canadiens 4-2 on Saturday.

Gibson leads Ducks past Kings 2-0 to even series

John Gibson made 28 saves in his dynamic NHL playoff debut, captain Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks evened their second-round playoff series with a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 4 on Saturday night.

Nets cool Heat, cut East semifinal deficit to 2-1

Joe Johnson scored 19 points, Andray Blatche had career playoff highs of 15 points and 10 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets handed the Heat their first loss this postseason, 104-90 on Saturday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Seattle beats Kansas City 3-1

Chris Young pitched eight efficient innings, Justin Smoak and Dustin Ackley homered, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Kansas City Royals 3-1 Saturday night.