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Analysis: In the NBA, a breakthrough win awaits for a GM

Phoenix general manager James Jones was the guy who would routinely hold court at his locker a half-hour before games and engage in all sorts of conversations in his playing days. Books he was reading...

3s for all: NBA sets season record for 3-pointers per game

The NBA’s 3-point dependence is stronger than ever. For the ninth consecutive season, the league record for 3-pointers made per game has been broken. Even if zero 3s are made in the ...

Analysis: Thankfully, hectic final days await in the NBA

This didn't happen last year. There was no frantic final few days of the NBA regular season, replete with all the jostling for playoff positioning as well a scoring race that might g...

A rarity: Tampa Bay Lightning start all-Black forward line

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Daniel Walcott was already excited to be in his first NHL game. He got even more excited when he got to see how his debut would happen. The Tampa Bay Lightning s...

Baffert says Derby winner Medina Spirit tested positive

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bob Baffert's frustration was apparent as he tried to digest the latest positive drug test involving one of his prized thoroughbreds. This one involves Kentuck...

'We can't worry': At No. 7 in West, Lakers may face play-in

The Los Angeles Lakers won’t have home-court advantage in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. They need help if they’re going to escape the play-in tournament. Worse yet, their invitat...

Duvall drives in 4, Marlins roll past Diamondbacks 8-0

MIAMI (AP) — Adam Duvall hit his fifth home run and finished with four RBIs, Miguel Rojas scored three times and five Miami pitchers scattered five hits to lead the Marlins over the Arizona Diamondbac...

Hardaway Jr. makes 10 3's, Mavs roll past Heat 127-113

MIAMI (AP) — Tim Hardaway Jr. spent many nights as a kid shooting on the Miami Heat court, a perk that came with his father being a star guard for the team. Clearly, it still feels l...

Stories on pandemic, Black coaches, among AP award winners

Well-reported stories on a wide-range of topics from the pandemic, plight of Black coaches and insightful human interest features stood out in the annual contest for AP staffers judged by the Associat...

Analysis: Known Agenda to start, and finish, No. 1 in Derby

Starting No. 1 in the Kentucky Derby usually equates to not finishing No. 1. The inside post is a dreaded starting position in the Run for the Roses. The horse can’t veer much to its...

When Spoelstra and Popovich face off, the respect is clear

MIAMI (AP) — The postgame routine between San Antonio’s Gregg Popovich and Miami’s Erik Spoelstra is almost always the same. A handshake or embrace near midcourt at the final buzzer. They exchange a f...

Spoelstra gets win No. 600, Heat top Spurs 116-111

MIAMI (AP) — Erik Spoelstra got a milestone win, and it didn’t come easily. Jimmy Butler scored 29 points, Bam Adebayo scored 21 and the Miami Heat went on a 17-0 run in the second h...

Florida clinches a playoff berth, and starts thinking bigger

MIAMI (AP) — It’s almost been a rite of spring for Jonathan Huberdeau. Another season for the Florida Panthers ends without a playoff berth, and the talk immediately turns to how next year will be dif...

Analysis: Coach of the year will be the NBA's top award race

It's almost award-voting season in the NBA, and the best race is the one that not enough people are talking about. The MVP race between Philadelphia's Joel Embiid and Denver's Nikola...

Bulls hold off Heat late, win 110-102 in Miami

MIAMI (AP) — The mindset for plenty of teams at this point in the season, the Chicago Bulls included, couldn't be more simple. Win — or else. It worked for them Mon...