Cavaliers lose to Pacers without James, Irving

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - LeBron James couldn't carry the Cavaliers on his sore back Friday night.So Cavaliers coach David Blatt put him on the bench.Blatt held the four-time MVP out of a 93-86 loss at Indiana for precautionary reasons. James...

Report: LA-area stadium near airport would pose terror risk

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A report commissioned by the developer of a downtown Los Angeles football stadium warns that a rival project nearby could be a potential terrorist target because of its proximity to Los Angeles International Airport.The report...

NHL players getting an education about blood clots

TORONTO (AP) - The doctor told Tomas Fleischmann he might never play hockey again. Blood clots that began in his leg had moved to his lungs and threatened not only his career but his life.Goaltender Tomas Vokoun's left leg...

NBA to release 'last 2 minutes' reports on crunch-time calls

NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA will begin revealing whether it determined referees' crunch-time calls to be right or wrong.Starting Monday and continuing throughout the playoffs, the league will release play-by-play reports of all calls and relevant no-calls in...

Testimony: Several Hernandez texts are missing from phone

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A phone company official testifying in Aaron Hernandez's murder trial says several text messages the former NFL player exchanged with a co-defendant before the killing are missing from his phone.Prosecutor Patrick Bomberg on Friday...

Red Wings-Sharks Sum

Detroit 0 1 2-3San Jose 1 1 0-2First Period-1, San Jose, Irwin 6 (Thornton, Hannan), 7:06.Second Period-2, Detroit, Pulkkinen 2 (Sheahan, Weiss), 3:53 (pp). 3, San Jose, Marleau 13 (Pavelski, Couture), 6:51...

Warriors-Cavaliers, Box

GOLDEN STATE (99)Barnes 4-10 0-2 11, Green 7-13 2-5 16, Bogut 3-8 0-0 6, Curry 5-17 5-5 18, K.Thompson 5-13 0-0 13, Iguodala 4-9 0-0 9, Lee 8-11 3-5 19, Speights 0-1 0-0 0, Barbosa 2-5 0-0...

Raiders to release S Tyvon Branch

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders will release safety Tyvon Branch before the start of the new league year next month.The team told Branch of the plans on Thursday to cut ties with one of Oakland's longest-tenured non-specialists.Branch...

Florida Panthers add Jaromir Jagr for playoff run

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Jaromir Jagr was traded to the Florida Panthers on Thursday, being acquired from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for two draft picks.Jagr is fifth in NHL history with 1,784 points and sixth with 716...

Witness: Aaron Hernandez smoked pot hours before the killing

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A witness in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has testified that he was smoking marijuana outside a bar hours before the killing.Hernandez is charged with killing Odin Lloyd...