Kurt Suzuki and Braves complete $1.5 million, 1-year deal

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Kurt Suzuki and Braves complete $1.5 million, 1-year dealATLANTA (AP) Kurt Suzuki and the Atlanta Braves finalized their $1.5 million, one-year contract, giving the team another experienced catcher to share time with Tyler Flowers.The agreement was announced by...

Dallas coach honored as NFL’s top high school coach

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Dallas coach honored as NFL's top high school coachHOUSTON (AP) The Latest on the Super Bowl (all times local):2 p.m.Randy Allen of Highland Park High School in Dallas has been selected as the Don Shula NFL High School...

In enemy territory, nary a bad word about Falcons QB Ryan

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AP Sports WriterIn enemy territory, nary a bad word about Falcons QB RyanBy JIMMY GOLENBOSTON (AP) The enemies list is long in New England, and it grows with each tweet that dares to doubt Tom Brady's supremacy or...

John Lynch follows similar path to GM role as Matt Millen

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AP Sports WriterJohn Lynch follows similar path to GM role as Matt MillenBy JOSH DUBOWSANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Matt Millen couldn't help but chuckle about the similarities to his own career path when John Lynch was hired as...

John Lynch follows similar path to GM role as Matt Millen

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AP Sports WriterJohn Lynch follows similar path to GM role as Matt MillenBy JOSH DUBOWSANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Matt Millen couldn't help but chuckle about the similarities to his own career path when John Lynch was hired as...

Eric Staal, West-leading Wild have been a perfect match

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AP Sports WriterEric Staal, West-leading Wild have been a perfect matchBy DAVE CAMPBELLST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The offseason frenzy in professional sports that results from free agency can reduce players to commodities, assets to be obtained in order...

NHL luminaries praise All-Star Game’s 3-on-3 format

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Associated PressNHL luminaries praise All-Star Game's 3-on-3 formatBy DAN GREENSPANLOS ANGELES (AP) When it comes to the NHL All-Star Game, less is definitely more.While the NFL's Pro Bowl spent years struggling with ballooning scores, little defense, a lack...

Golden State’s Curry out with stomach flu against Blazers

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AP Sports WriterGolden State's Curry out with stomach flu against BlazersBy ANNE M. PETERSONPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Stephen Curry has been ruled out of Golden State's game Sunday night against the Trail Blazers because of stomach flu.It is the...

Irving, LeBron pace Cavs over OKC as Love’s back flares up

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AP Sports WriterIrving, LeBron pace Cavs over OKC as Love's back flares upBy TOM WITHERSCLEVELAND (AP) LeBron James sang and danced while dressing at his locker to New Edition's ''Can You Stand The Rain'' following Sunday's win.Although the...

Millsap, Hawks outlast Anthony, Knicks 142-139 in 4 OTs

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AP Sports WriterMillsap, Hawks outlast Anthony, Knicks 142-139 in 4 OTsBy CHARLES ODUMATLANTA (AP) Paul Millsap made the decisive basket in a four-overtime game that lasted almost four hours and proclaimed it to be great fun that he...