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Durant has 42, Thunder beat Pistons 112-111

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant shoots over Detroit Pistons guard Kyle Singler during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. AP

The Detroit Pistons had Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. The Oklahoma City Thunder had Kevin Durant. Even on a career night for Caldwell-Pope, advantage Oklahoma City.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Walker leads Bobcats over Bulls in OT, 91-86

Charlotte Bobcats guard Kemba Walker (15) dribbles past Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Washington. The Bobcats won 94-88 in overtime. AP

Kemba Walker scored eight of his 22 points in overtime to help the Charlotte Bobcats defeat the Chicago Bulls 91-86 Wednesday night and finish the season with eight wins in their final nine games.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Man City slips further out of title contention

Sunderland's goalkeeper Vito Mannone, upper left, dives in vain as Liverpool's Steven Gerrard, out of frame, scores from a free kick during their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Wednesday March 26, 2014. AP

The Premier League trophy could be out of reach for Manchester City after a 2-2 home draw with last-placed Sunderland on Wednesday that capped a demoralizing four days for title chasers.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Federer would skip tennis to be with wife, newborn

Roger Federer of Switzerland, returns the ball to Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic during their match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. AP

Roger Federer is prepared to skip tournaments — including possibly the French Open — to be with his wife when she gives birth again.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Tennis | Read More »

Pistorius trial: Judge sets 2-week adjournment

In this Saturday, April 12, 2014 photo, David Tang, a London-based lawyer working with U.K. firm Stewarts Law and an American firm, speaks during an interview at a hotel room in Beijing. AP

The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius ruled Wednesday that proceedings will adjourn for more than two weeks after Thursday and resume again on May 5.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Fielder ends HR drought, Rangers beat Mariners 5-0

Texas Rangers Prince Fielder is congratulated after his solo home run during the second inning of the MLB American League baseball game against the Seattle Mariners Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. AP

Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back home runs, and Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus innings as the Texas Rangers beat the Mariners 5-0 Tuesday.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Baseball,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports | Read More »

Knicks prevent Nets from clinching fifth seed

New York Knicks' J.R. Smith (8) drives past Brooklyn Nets' Andrei Kirilenko, of Russia, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in New York. The Knicsk won 109-98. AP

Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 16 points as the New York Knicks, playing without the injured Carmelo Anthony, beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-98 on Tuesday to win the season series between city rivals.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Arsenal beats West Ham 3-1 in Premier League

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud, center, scores a goal past West Ham's goalkeeper Adrian, left, during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates stadium in London, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. AP

Lukas Podolski scored twice as Arsenal came from a goal down to beat West Ham 3-1 in the Premier League on Tuesday and provisionally reclaim the last Champions League spot.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Football,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Memorial service marks Hillsborough anniversary

The figure 96, made up of fans scarves, fills the centre circle before the Hillsborough 25th Anniversary Memorial Service at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Tuesday April 15, 2014, and with a circular silver anniversary memorial placed, at centre foreground, for the service. AP

Scarves donated by football clubs across the world were laid out in the center circle at Anfield, forming the shape of the number “96″ beneath a clear blue sky.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

CAS cites doping sample flaws in Jamaican case

In this file photo dated Sunday, March 9, 2014, Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown runs in the 60m semi-final during the Athletics World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland. AP

Sport’s highest appeals body says Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown was cleared of doping because of blatant flaws in the test collection procedures and possible “environmental contamination” of her urine sample.

Posted: April 16th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Heat lose 114-93 to Wizards; Pacers get top seed

Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat (4), from Poland, reacts after a blocked shot by Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem (40) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Washington. AP

The Washington Wizards downed an undermanned Miami Heat 114-93 on Monday to hand the Indiana Pacers the top seed in the Eastern Conference.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Phelps will be racing himself in swimming comeback

In this Aug. 4, 2012, file photo, United States' Michael Phelps swims in the men's 4 X 100-meter medley relay at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. AP

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian ever, is coming out of retirement to swim next week at the Arena Grand Prix in Arizona.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

North Korea’s capital hosts international marathon

Runners pass under a pedestrian bridge in central Pyongyang during the running of the Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon in Pyongyang, North Korea on Sunday, April 13, 2014. AP

The streets of North Korea’s showcase capital were filled with runners from all over the world on Sunday for the annual Pyongyang marathon, which was open to foreign amateurs this year for the first time.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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