Parker's layup helps Sparks sweep Mercury

PHOENIX (AP) — Candace Parker hobbled into the postgame press conference with ice bags over both knees and slung over her left shoulder. But soreness was a small price to pay for a return trip to the WNBA Finals.

  • Written by By JOSE M. ROMERO , Associated Press

Bengals losing sleep over historically bad start

CINCINNATI (AP) — Weary and bleary, coach Marvin Lewis tried to sum up his team's horrific start. What was supposed to be a special season has quickly soured. Words are as elusive as a good night's sleep or a simple touchdown.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer