AP - ap.online.headlines.sports http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.sports News Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:19:40 -0400 Aaron Hernandez's mom, brother arrive at his private funeral Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:10:40 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2017/04/24/US--Aaron.Hernandez-Funeral/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_US--Aaron.Hernandez-Funeral c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:669d BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Family and friends of Aaron Hernandez arrived Monday to say their farewells to the former NFL player during a private funeral in his hometown. APNewsBreak: Dodgers, Yankees cut projected luxury tax bills Mon, 24 Apr 2017 02:17:43 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2017/04/24/BBO-Luxury-Tax/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BBO-Luxury-Tax c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:651f NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills — just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and perhaps Clayton Kershaw near the free-agent market after the 2018 season. Cavaliers looking forward to respite before conference semis Mon, 24 Apr 2017 02:51:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2017/04/24/BKN--Cavaliers.Advance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BKN--Cavaliers.Advance c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6550 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers finally caught a break. Westbrook goes on rant defending Thunder teammates Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:48:58 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2017/04/24/BKN--Westbrook.Rant/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BKN--Westbrook.Rant c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:63f6 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder guard Russell Westbrook went on a rant defending his teammates after Sunday's 113-109 loss to the Houston Rockets. LEADING OFF: MLB sorts out trouble in Baltimore, Minnesota Mon, 24 Apr 2017 02:20:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2017/04/23/BBO-Leading-Off/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BBO-Leading-Off c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:63c8 A look at what's happening all around the majors today: Mike Brown is more than capable of leading the Warriors Mon, 24 Apr 2017 02:25:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2017/04/24/BKN--Tipoff/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BKN--Tipoff c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6538 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With coach Steve Kerr ailing, the Golden State Warriors are in capable hands with assistant Mike Brown. Absences of Marte, Bumgarner could shake up NL Mon, 24 Apr 2017 03:25:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2017/04/24/BBO-This-Week-In-Baseball/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BBO-This-Week-In-Baseball c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6582 The Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants are both in last place, and that's not even their biggest problem at the moment. Father remembers son killed in hammer throw at track meet Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:01:40 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2017/04/24/ATH-Hammer-Throw-Death-Illinois/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_ATH-Hammer-Throw-Death-Illinois c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:66d4 WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — The father of a college student from Ohio who died after being struck during a hammer-throw event at a suburban Chicago track meet remembered his son as a strong Christian. Dad of Florida State star dies after gun fires at strip club Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:17:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2017/04/24/US--Strip.Club-Accidental.Shooting/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_US--Strip.Club-Accidental.Shooting c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:66d5 WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The father of former Florida State football star Travis Rudolph was killed when authorities say a gun accidentally went off at a Florida strip club. Tim Tebow has his best week in minors with 6 hits Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:52:50 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2017/04/24/BBM--Tebow.Watch/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BBM--Tebow.Watch c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:653a COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tim Tebow had his best week in the minors, showing some consistency at the plate last week with two multi-hit games for the Columbia Fireflies. Caps win tight series over Leafs to set up rematch with Pens Mon, 24 Apr 2017 02:43:41 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2017/04/24/HKN--Capitals-Advance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_HKN--Capitals-Advance c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6551 On paper, it looked as if the Washington Capitals could cruise past the Toronto Maple Leafs as the Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets beat each other up on the other side of the bracket. Senators survive another OT to advance in NHL playoffs Mon, 24 Apr 2017 02:47:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2017/04/24/HKN--Senators.Advance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_HKN--Senators.Advance c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6553 BOSTON (AP) — After five extra periods in four overtime games, the Ottawa Senators will get a chance to rest before meeting the New York Rangers in the second round of the NHL playoffs. Johnson scores 28, Jazz beat Clippers 105-98 to even series Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:12:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2017/04/24/BKN-Clippers-Jazz/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BKN-Clippers-Jazz c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:649c SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Joe Johnson saved the Utah Jazz — again. Thomas scores 33, Celtics beat Bulls 104-95 to tie series Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:42:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2017/04/24/BKN--Celtics-Bulls/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BKN--Celtics-Bulls c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6433 CHICAGO (AP) — Isaiah Thomas is playing through tears after the death of his sister, drawing strength from the rest of the Boston Celtics. James helps Cavs hold off Pacers, earn sweep into 2nd round Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:07:55 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2017/04/23/BKN--Cavaliers-Pacers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BKN--Cavaliers-Pacers c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:62b4 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James stuck to the old script Sunday. Johansson's OT goal gives Capitals series win at Toronto Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:27:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2017/04/24/HKN-Capitals-Maple-Leafs/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_HKN-Capitals-Maple-Leafs c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:645b TORONTO (AP) — Marcus Johansson came through to help the Washington Capitals get another big overtime win in a series that had five go games go beyond regulation. Nene's 28 lead Rockets past Thunder for 3-1 series lead Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:34:56 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2017/04/24/BKN--Rockets-Thunder/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BKN--Rockets-Thunder c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:64c2 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — James Harden's shot was off, and one of the most unlikely players on Houston's roster came to the rescue. Westbrook clinches triple-double in first half vs. Rockets Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:55:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2017/04/23/BKN--Westbrook.Triple-Double/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BKN--Westbrook.Triple-Double c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6304 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder guard Russell Westbrook achieved a triple-double in the first half of Sunday's playoff game against the Houston Rockets. MacArthur returns, scores for Sens to beat Boston 3-2 in OT Mon, 24 Apr 2017 01:23:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2017/04/23/HKN--Senators-Bruins/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_HKN--Senators-Bruins c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6391 BOSTON (AP) — Clarke MacArthur spent almost two full seasons recovering from a concussion, wondering if he would ever be able to return to the Senators. Murphy, Scherzer slam Mets as Nats win 7th straight, 6-3 Mon, 24 Apr 2017 02:04:47 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2017/04/24/BBN--Nationals-Mets/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BBN--Nationals-Mets c9d8ec1afb93944a:-45eb403a:15ac8932706:6475 NEW YORK (AP) — As usual, Daniel Murphy was diplomatic about all the damage he's done to the New York Mets since they let him leave as a free agent.