Wizards go up 2-0 after road victory in Chicago

Bradley Beal scored 26 points as the visiting Washington Wizards overcame a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to win 101-99 on Tuesday night and grab a 2-0 lead over the Chicago Bulls in their first-round playoff series.

Rangers open 2-1 series lead with road win

Right winger Martin St. Louis and defenseman Dan Girardi each had a goal and assist, goaltender Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves and the New York Rangers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Tuesday night in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series.

Cabrera's bat comes alive in Tigers' 8-6 win

First baseman Miguel Cabrera broke out of a batting slump with three hits and three RBIs, including his second home run this season, and the Detroit Tigers hung on for an 8-6 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday at Comerica Park.

Bruins shut out Wings, take 2-1 series lead

Boston is wary of the Detroit Red Wings' speed, but it was the Bruins who were the swifter team on Tuesday night.

DeRozan, Raptors even series with Nets

Guard DeMar DeRozan had 15 of his game-high 28 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 100-95 victory over the Brooklyn Nets in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series at Air Canada Centre Tuesday night.

Canadiens complete series sweep of Lightning

Left winger Max Pacioretty scored with 42.6 seconds remaining in the third period as the Montreal Canadiens completed their first playoff series sweep in 21 years with a 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday.

Charlo's Petersen signs with Arizona State

It was a big day for a Montana wrestler on Tuesday as Jacen Peterson made things official by signing his letter of intent to compete in the PAC-12 next season for Arizona State.

Fernandez strikes out 14 in Marlins' 1-0 win

Once Miami manager Mike Redmond saw the kind of stuff that starting pitcher Jose Fernandez had, he knew it might be a good night for his team to change its luck away from home.

Redskins' Snyder insists again: No name change

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder insisted again on Tuesday that he will not change the team's name despite continuing objections by Native Americans.

Pujols belts 500th career homer

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hit the 500th homer of his career on Tuesday night in the fifth inning of a game against the Washington Nationals.

Pacers rout Hawks to tie up series

Forward Paul George and the Indiana Pacers answered their doubters on Tuesday night.

Report: Brewers' Maldonado suspended 5 games

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez was suspended three games and catcher Martin Maldonado five games by Major League Baseball for their roles in Sunday's benches-clearing brawl with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Giants' Manning expects to be ready for camp

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, who underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle earlier this month, said Tuesday he expects to be "100 percent" ready for camp this summer.

Kentucky's Randle declares for NBA Draft

Kentucky freshman Julius Randle announced Tuesday he will leave after one season to enter the NBA Draft.

Report: White Sox pitcher Sale likely to go on DL

Chicago White Sox left-hander Chris Sale will be placed on the disabled list with a flexor muscle strain, Dan Hayes of CSNChicago.com reported Monday.

Duke lands Rice transfer Obi

The Duke Blue Devils landed Rice transfer Sean Obi on Monday night.

Raiders trade Pryor to Seahawks

The Oakland Raiders traded quarterback Terrelle Pryor to the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks on Monday in exchange for a seventh-round selection in next month's NFL Draft.

Bengals pick up WR Green's option

The Cincinnati Bengals exercised a fifth-year option on wide receiver A.J. Green, according to reports Monday.

Smith fully intends to win Jets' QB job over Vick

Geno Smith is facing his critics head-on, namely himself.

Manchester United fires manager Moyes

Manchester United finally lost patience with manager David Moyes Tuesday after a disastrous first season in charge of the English Premier League champions.

Clippers turn around and rout Warriors

After a foul-plagued outing and a surprising setback in Game 1, Blake Griffin returned with a vengeance on Monday night.

Lee's sharp outing defines Phils' 7-0 win

Pitcher Cliff Lee recovered from two frustrating outings to deliver his most dominant performance of the season on Monday night.

Granlund's OT goal lifts Wild past Avalanche

Minnesota Wild center Mikael Granlund did his best Thomas Edison impression on Monday night, and as a result, his team has new playoff life.

Young Kalispell Lakers team ready for new season

After losing in the bottom of the 9th inning twice at the state tournament last year, it was a long off-season for the Kalispell Lakers as they looked forward to a brand new American Legion baseball season.

Griz softball hosts first ever open tryout

Monday afternoon saw yet another milestone for the Montana Grizzly softball program as the first ever open tryouts started inside Washington Grizzly Stadium.  It was day number one of an open tryout session for currently enrolled University of Montana students hoping to walk-on to the Griz team.

Former Butte and Griz star Colt Anderson signs with Colts

Former Butte Bulldog and Griz safety Colt Anderson signs with the Indianapolis Colts

Giants announce Freeman signing

The New York Giants signed quarterback Josh Freeman on Monday. Freeman, a former first-round draft pick, played last season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Minnesota Vikings.

Colts C Costa retires at age 26

The Indianapolis Colts placed center Phil Costa on their reserve/retired list, the team announced Monday.

Bears sign WR Morgan to one-year contract

The Chicago Bears signed wide receiver Josh Morgan to a one-year contract, the team announced Monday.

Report: Louisiana Tech's White rejects Tennessee

Michael White, who was considered the leading candidate over the weekend to replace Cuonzo Martin at Tennessee, has decided to remain as the coach at Louisiana Tech, according to reports Monday.

Noah named Defensive Player of Year

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah was selected as the 2013-14 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year, the league announced Monday.

Rockets PG Beverley expected to play Game 2

Houston Rockets point guard Patrick Beverley is expected to play Game 2 of the first-round playoffs series against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday after an MRI revealed no new damage to his injured right knee.

Orioles rough up Buchholtz to beat Red Sox

The Baltimore Orioles jumped on Boston Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz for six runs in the third inning, driving him from the game with just one out in the inning, on their way to a 7-6 win Monday.

Dalton expects big deal from Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton said he is expecting a long-term contract extension because he is the face of the franchise.

Ravens LB McClain retires again

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Rolando McClain is retiring for a second time.

Report: Noah named Defensive Player of Year

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah will be named the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year on Monday, according to CSN Chicago.

Keyshawn Johnson charged with battery

Retired NFL player Keyshawn Johnson was jailed briefly after an argument with his girlfriend Monday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

US man wins Boston Marathon; first since '83

The first American man to win the Boston Marathon since 1983 crossed the finish line Monday, triumphant in a storied race that has become a national symbol of resiliency and determination.

Meb Keflezighi, 38, won the men's division with an official t...

Adelman announces retirement

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman announced Monday that he is retiring.

Knicks fire Woodson, entire coaching staff

One year after leading the New York Knicks to their first division title in nearly two decades, head coach Mike Woodson is out of a job.

The Knicks announced Monday they fired Woodson and his coaching staff, days after the team failed to clinch a play...

Phillies' Hamels closing in on return

Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels will be activated before Wednesday's game at Los Angeles and make his 2014 debut after being sidelined to start the season by tendinitis in his left biceps.

Report: Kentucky's Randle to declare for draft

University of Kentucky scheduled a press conference for Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. ET to announce that freshman forward Julius Randle will officially declare for the NBA draft, according to CBSSports.com.

Blazers win OT battle in Houston

Guard Damian Lillard scored 31 points and carried the load down the stretch in overtime as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Houston Rockets 122-120 on Sunday night in Game 1 of a Western Conference quarterfinal series.

Sharks score 7 unanswered to beat Kings

The San Jose Sharks scored seven straight goals after falling into a 2-0 hole to rally for a 7-2 win against the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday.

Red Sox rally from five-run deficit to win

A game that started with an emotional pregame tribute to the victims and survivors of last year's Boston Marathon bombings ended with the Boston Red Sox winning 6-5 in walk-off fashion on a Baltimore Orioles error in the ninth inning Sunday night at Fenway Park.

Wizards open playoffs with win in Chicago

Starting for the first time in nearly two months, Nene poured in 24 points to lead the Washington Wizards to a 102-93 road playoff win over the Chicago Bulls on Sunday night at the United Center.

Canadiens go up 3-0 on Lightning

Center Tomas Plekanec's early third-period goal stood as the game-winner as the Montreal Canadiens took a commanding lead in the Eastern Conference first-round playoff series with a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night.

Griz beat Cats, clinch first-round bye

The Montana men's tennis team cruised past rival Montana State Sunday afternoon, winning 4-0 and earning the No. 2 spot at next weekend's conference tournament.

Bruins come back strong to even series

Boston forwards Justin Florek and Reilly Smith scored goals 2:57 apart in the first period for an early lead the Bruins never relinquished in a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday.

Posey, Lincecum lead Giants past Padres

Catcher Buster Posey put the struggling Giants on the board with a two-run homer in the first and Tim Lincecum limited the San Diego Padres to three runs on seven hits over six-plus innings Sunday afternoon as San Francisco snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-3 win.