Raptors bearing down on Cavaliers as playoffs approach

Long after the Cleveland Cavaliers fired coach David Blatt in an attempt to stabilize a team that just couldn't get on the same page, many of the same issues continue to plague them under new coach Tyronn Lue.

  • Written by JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Basketball Writer

No. 2 seed Xavier stunned by Wisconsin in 66-63 loss

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Xavier coach Chris Mack has been around basketball long enough that he has developed a feeling — call it intuition — when it comes to whether buzzer-beating shots have beaten the buzzer.

  • Written by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

Segura has 3 hits, Gosselin homers and D-backs beat Reds 9-3

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Jean Segura had three hits and Phil Gosselin hit a two-run homer to help the Arizona Diamondbacks rough up Brandon Finnegan and beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-3 Sunday.

  • Written by GARY SCHATZ, Associated Press