Missing 4 starters, Grizzlies stun sloppy Cavaliers 106-103

CLEVELAND (AP) — When word reached the Cavaliers' locker room shortly before tip-off that the Memphis Grizzlies were down four starters, LeBron James got an uneasy feeling.

His fears were warranted.

  • Written by TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer

3 sponsors cut ties with Sharapova after positive drug test

MOSCOW (AP) — Three of Maria Sharapova's major sponsors are cutting ties with the Russian tennis star after she acknowledged failing a doping test at the Australian Open.

  • Written by JAMES ELLINGWORTH, Associated Press PAN PYLAS, Associated Press

Votto hits first homer, Reds beat Angels 8-5

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Votto hit one of Cincinnati's three homers off Matt Shoemaker, leading the Redsto an 8-5 win over a Los Angeles Angels split squad on Monday.

  • Written by GARY SCHATZ, Associated Press

Big Ten coaches vote Spartans' Valentine player of the year

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Denzel Valentine of Michigan State is Big Ten player of the year in voting by the coaches and a unanimous pick to their all-conference first team along with Indiana's Kevin "Yogi" Ferrell and Iowa's Jarrod Uthoff.