Top pick in WNBA Draft not a foregone conclusion

...Nneka Ogwumike, who also starred at Stanford, was taken No. 1 overall by Los Angeles on 2012 and went on to win rookie of the year honors.Chiney Ogwumike, a 6-foot-4 forward, was a two-time AP All-American and averaged 26.1 points...

Harris English racks up memorable moments early

Harris English, playing his first Masters, got a hole-in-one during practice Monday and played the Par-3 Contest with 1979 champion Fuzzy Zoeller.

Philadelphia 76ers avoid record for consecutive losses

...perhaps just unqualified to win NBA games.There is young talent on the roster, with Carter-Williams the possible Rookie of the Year and Nerlens Noel, still out recovering from a torn ACL, also a lottery pick in last year's draft. Brown doesn't...

Trout, Angels agree to long-term extension

Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels agreed Friday night to a $144.5 million, six-year contract, keeping one of baseball's brightest young stars under club control through 2020.

Columbus earns first win in Philadelphia

...Mason had it all figured out in Columbus when he went 33-20-7 with 10 shutouts and won the Calder Trophy as rookie of the year in 2008-09, the only season the Blue Jackets have made the playoffs.But Mason and Columbus could never recapture...

Michaux: Former Washington County star making impact at North Carolina

After a year out of competition, former Washington County girls basketball star Allisha Gray is fired up to play for another championship.

Orioles All-Star Manny Machado doubtful for opening day

...Myers left the game against Pittsburgh in the third inning with a bruised right quadriceps.Myers, last year's AL Rookie of the Year, fouled a ball off his leg."As soon as it happened, the initial pain kind of scared me," Myers said. "I...

Solid pitching by Tigers, Orioles silence Braves

...groundout."It felt good. Just one bad inning," said Teheran, who has a 1.42 ERA.Teheran, third in NL Rookie of the Year voting last season, is expected to learn today that he will start the opener."I feel strong and I'm getting...

Duke fends off Clemson in ACC Tournament

...left to lift No. 7 Duke past Clemson 63-62 on Friday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinals.ACC Rookie of the Year Jabari Parker scored 18 points and Hood had 17 for the third-seeded Blue Devils (25-7).They blew a 13-point...

Klay Thompson, Golden State hand Indiana rare home loss

Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS - Klay Thompson made a 12-foot turnaround jumper with 0.6 seconds left, and the Golden State Warriors held off Indiana 98-96 Tuesday night to hand the Pacers only their fourth home loss this season.