AP News Articles

The final day of the regular season has arrived, with one playoff spot to decide, seven of the eight first-round matchups still unknown and nine different seeds still not clinched.

It also is the last day that Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki and Miami's Dwyane...Read more

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki notched season highs in points, shots and minutes before telling Dallas Mavericks fans that his record 21st season with the same franchise would be his last.

Then the 40-year-old said he gave just about all he had in what he...Read more

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Francesco Molinari still recalls his first experience at the Masters, especially the nerves of trying to pick the right club for the par-3 12th, all while having defending champion Tiger Woods in the same group.

That was 13 years ago...Read more

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Magic Johnson abruptly quit as the Los Angeles Lakers' president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman and beloved former player before taking charge of this tempestuous...Read more

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki cried near midcourt when the second quarter was about to resume.

The Dallas Mavericks star nearly jumped for joy with a huge smile on his face after a rare dunk prompted thunderous applause from a crowd celebrating the final...Read more

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade's final home game was memorable for countless reasons.

All of his children were there. Former President Barack Obama sent a video, one of many tributes. Fans came early and stayed late, chanting his name. His wife slapped his...Read more

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout has been lifted from their game against the Milwaukee Brewers because of a right groin strain.

Trout was replaced during the fourth inning. It looked as if he got hurt when he slid into...Read more

A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday:

THE BIG 3-0

Whit Merrifield can set a record for the longest hitting streak in Royals history. He extended his streak to 30 games Tuesday night, tying the team mark set by...Read more

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Whit Merrifield has extended his hitting streak to 30 games, matching the Kansas City Royals' team record set by George Brett.

Merrifield led off the bottom of the first inning with an opposite-field triple to right on Tuesday...Read more

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Warriors guard Stephen Curry left Tuesday night's game against the Pelicans with what team officials say is a mild sprain of his right foot.

The club says Curry was ruled out for the remainder of the game for precautionary reasons....Read more

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