Indians hit 2 homers off Justin Verlander, beat Tigers 2-1

DETROIT (AP) — Terry Francona had a hunch Carlos Santana should be moved up in the lineup to lead off against Justin Verlander, hoping the designated hitter would work deep into counts against the standout pitcher.

He did that, and more.

  • Written by LARRY LAGE, AP Sports Writer

Spurs take 3-0 series lead, beating ragtag Grizzlies 96-87

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs didn't play with their usual methodical precision. Kawhi Leonard more than offset those shortcomings, especially against ragtag Memphis.

  • Written by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer