Griffin out for rest of playoffs, Paul has hand surgery

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin is out for the rest of the playoffs after aggravating his left quadriceps tendon and Chris Paul had right hand surgery Tuesday, leaving the stunned Los Angeles Clippers without their top two players for the remainder of their first-round series against Portland.

  • Written by BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer

Price leaves Finnegan in as Reds lose to Mets 4-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Cincinnati manager Bryan Price stood for a full 50 seconds by the top step of the Reds dugout, waiting for the Mets to make a move with reliever Logan Verrett due up, runners at the corners and a three-run lead in the seventh inning.

  • Written by RONALD BLUM, AP Baseball Writer