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  • Girls play hardball at small West Texas school

    By KRISTA PIRTLE - Associated Press

    Alyx Henderson moved to Plains her freshman year when her father, Randy, became the girls basketball coach at little Plains High School. She was a standout basketball player and had played softball since she was 4. Once she arrived at the Class 1A school, though, Henderson discovered there was no softball team at the school of about 120 students, and she worried her skills would weaken. Published April 21, 2014

  • Weekend Sports In Brief

    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

    BASEBALL Published April 21, 2014

  • Aldridge leads Blazers over Rockets 122-120 in OT

    By KRISTIE RIEKEN - Associated Press

    LaMarcus Aldridge was playing on another level Sunday night and had the emotional intensity to match the best performance of his career. Published April 21, 2014

  • Some work to keep 'Princess Lacey' tributes

    By Associated Press

    Some Michigan State University students are working to ensure that tributes to an 8-year-old girl who died after a battle with cancer remain a little longer on a rock that serves as a campus message board. Published April 21, 2014

  • NBA Playoff Capsules

    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

    LaMarcus Aldridge scored a franchise playoff-record 46 points and Damian Lillard added 31, including the go-ahead free throws in overtime, to lift the Portland Trail Blazers to a 122-120 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. Published April 21, 2014

  • Column: Even Thibodeau can't defend this clunker

    By JIM LITKE - Associated Press

    Watching the Bulls play offense some nights, it's a wonder The House That Jordan Built is still standing. Published April 21, 2014

  • Sharks take 2-0 series lead with 7-2 win vs. Kings

    By JOSH DUBOW - Associated Press

    The only similarity in the rematch of a tightly played seven-game series between Los Angeles and San Jose is that the home team keeps winning. Published April 21, 2014

  • Aldridge leads Portland over Houston 122-120 in OT

    By KRISTIE RIEKEN - Associated Press

    LaMarcus Aldridge had just fouled out late in overtime after scoring a career-high and franchise playoff-record 46 points when he went to Portland teammate Damian Lillard with a simple message. Published April 21, 2014

  • Nene dominates, Wizards rally past Bulls, 102-93

    By ANDREW SELIGMAN - Associated Press

    Nene started thinking about how it would all unfold in the middle of the night. No way could he have scripted it any better than this. Published April 20, 2014

  • Popovich to Sager: 'I promise I'll be nice'

    By Associated Press

    Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says he looks forward to sideline reporter Craig Sager's return and "I promise I'll be nice." Published April 20, 2014

  • James, Wade lead Heat past Bobcats 99-88 in Game 1

    By TIM REYNOLDS - Associated Press

    Each of the last two Miami championship runs has been highlighted by moments where a sharpshooter enters a game and immediately provides a surprise spark. Published April 20, 2014

  • Duncan scores 27 points, Spurs beat Mavs 90-85

    By RAUL DOMINGUEZ - Associated Press

    The Spurs rode the wide shoulders of Tim Duncan to victory. Published April 20, 2014

  • Thunder, Grizzlies look to control pace in Game 2

    By CLIFF BRUNT - Associated Press

    Pace was a word in fashion after Oklahoma City's 100-86 win over Memphis in their first-round playoff opener. Published April 20, 2014

  • NBA: Refs missed foul call in Warriors-Clippers

    By Associated Press

    The NBA said referees missed a foul call late in the Warriors' Game 1 win that would have given the Clippers a chance to tie the score. Published April 20, 2014

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