Ex-UT at Austin coach to plead guilty in admissions scam
BOSTON (AP) — The former men's tennis coach at the University of Texas at Austin is set to plead guilty in the college admissions bribery scandal .
Lillard has 50 and Blazers oust Thunder in 5 games
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After Damian Lillard hit his walk-off 3-pointer to send the Trail Blazers along in the playoffs, he waved goodbye to the Thunder bench.
O'Reilly's luck turns and so do fortunes of the Blues
ST. LOUIS (AP) — When the St. Louis Blues traded for Ryan O'Reilly in the offseason, they received an All-Star caliber player still seeking postseason success.
Jokic, Murray lead Nuggets' 108-90 romp of Spurs
DENVER (AP) — After a sputtering start to their postseason, the Denver Nuggets are starting to look like the team that ended a six-year playoff drought in such dramatic fashion.
Kings coach Luke Walton accused of sex assault in lawsuit
LOS ANGELES (AP) — New Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton has been accused of sexual assault in a lawsuit by a former sports reporter.
Early goals help lift Bruins beat Maple Leafs 5-1 in Game 7
BOSTON (AP) — Another Game 7 matchup between Boston and Toronto, another victory for the Bruins. Joakim Nordstrom and Sean Kuraly each had a goal and assist, Tuukka Rask stopped 32 shots and the Bruins beat the Maple Leafs 5-1 in Game 7 on Tuesday night to wrap up their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series.
Simmons, Embiid usher 76ers past Nets and into 2nd round
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid showed no mercy. He buried a 3-pointer that gave the 76ers a 24-point lead and waved his arms like a boss, exhorting an already jacked crowd to get louder.
Leonard has 27 as Raptors rout Magic 115-96, clinch series
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors turned in another dominant defensive effort, extending their playoff winning streak to a team-record four and clinching a berth in the second round.
MLB looks at Harper's ejection; no decision on discipline
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is reviewing Bryce Harper's rant at an umpire, trying to determine whether the Philadelphia Phillies star should be disciplined.
APNewsBreak: 2019 MLB payrolls drop due to signing bonuses
NEW YORK (AP) — Big deals for Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and others that included large signing bonuses masked an otherwise flat market for the second straight offseason that caused Major League Baseball's opening-day payrolls to drop by $43 million for 2019.
The Latest: Accuser details claim against Luke Walton
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit that accuses Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault (all times local): 5:30 p.m.
Defense order of the day for 1st round of NFL draft
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — We learned during the 2018 season that offense is beloved by NFL teams (and fans). We also learned that defense, as performed by the Patriots in the Super Bowl, carries away the Lombardi Trophy.
Judge orders Kraft massage video not be released for now
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A video that police say shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying a massage parlor worker for sex should not be publicly released for now because it would ruin his chance for a fair trial, a judge ruled Tuesday.
Analysis: The best NFL draft picks 1-32 and by round
Mention the NFL draft, and the debate begins immediately. Who's the best player ever taken at No. 1 overall or the top player ever taken in a late round? Well, that actually might be retired, thanks to Tom Brady.
Column: Tour better equipped for new round of Tigermania
The phone started ringing in the days after Tiger Woods won the Masters. This was in Minnesota, though it could have been most any city that hosts a PGA Tour event.
McLaren headed back to Indy 500 and eventually IndyCar
McLaren made the Indianapolis 500 its personal playground in the 1970s with three victories in 10 appearances. Then the manufacturer was done, back to England with a focus on Formula One and no time for "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing."
AP source: Chiefs get Clark from Seahawks for draft picks
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs acquired pass rusher Frank Clark from the Seattle Seahawks for a package of picks Tuesday, then quickly agreed with him on a $105 million, five-year contract, as they continue to overhaul their much-maligned defense.
Prosecutor: Greed fueled college basketball coaches' bribes
NEW YORK (AP) — A scandal in which college basketball coaches were bribed to steer NBA-bound players to favored agents and money managers was motivated by greed, a prosecutor told jurors Tuesday — before defense lawyers criticized the case as an FBI-led setup.
AP/CP survey: Players pan delay of game, goalie interference
The pace and excitement of 3-on-3 overtime isn't just a thrill for hockey fans — NHL players love it, too. An Associated Press/Canadian Press survey of NHLPA representatives from all 31 teams found that 97% of those polled enjoy the league's current overtime format during the regular season.
From cozy get-together to huge event, NFL draft has soared
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bert Bell had been burned and sought a way to get even. His creation, the NFL draft, has become an industry unto itself and the league's third-most popular annual event behind the Super Bowl and opening weekend.
Draft expert sees Kyler Murray and then linemen in NFL draft
Kyler Murray and then a bunch of defensive linemen. That's how NFL draft expert Ross Tucker sees things going down this week when the picks start coming in Nashville for this year's version of the draft.
Bruins, Leafs go to Game 7 for 3rd straight playoff matchup
BOSTON (AP) — Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy doesn't want to change too much heading into Game 7 of Boston's first-round series against Toronto, explaining that his players "are a bit like dogs."
Oh, yes! Nurse, Raptors look to finish series with Magic
DENVER (AP) — In response to an early call, Toronto coach Nick Nurse formed the perfect "O'' with his mouth and held it for a dozen or so seconds.
Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell turned a rough start into a fantastic finish. Mitchell dominated in the fourth quarter, rallying the Utah Jazz to a 107-91 victory over the Houston Rockets in Game 4 of their Western Conference series on Monday night.
Turnabout for Stars, Blues complete with 2nd-round showdown
DALLAS (AP) — When first-year Dallas Stars coach Jim Montgomery called out his team over a "culture of mediocrity" in January, the St.