National Sports

Braves Deal Kimbrel, Upton To Padres

Posted On April 05, 2015

(Atlanta, GA) -- The San Diego Padres continued to overhaul their roster by acquiring All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel from the Atlanta Braves on Sunday. The Padres acquired Kimbrel along with outfielder Melvin Upton in exchange for outfielders Cameron Maybin and Carlos Quentin, and prospects Matt Wisler and Jordan Paroubeck. The move reunites Melvin, formerly known…

Kentucky Player Apologizes For Insensitive Remark

Posted On April 05, 2015

(Indianapolis, IN) -- A Kentucky player is apologizing for using a racial slur at Saturday night's postgame NCAA Tournament news conference. Wisconsin forward Frank Kaminsky says Kentucky's Andrew Harrison has personally apologized to him.   Following the Wildcats' 71-64 loss to Wisconsin in the Final Four, Harrison uttered an insensitive remark while holding his hand…

Suns Edge Jazz

Posted On April 05, 2015

(Phoenix, AZ) -- The Suns kept their slim postseason hopes alive by picking up a 97-95 win over the Jazz at US Airways Center. Phoenix is now three-and-a-half games back of Oklahoma City for the final playoff spot in the West with five games left on its schedule. Gerald Green led the charge with 24…

Warriors Hammer Mavs

Posted On April 05, 2015

(Dallas, TX) -- Despite a rough shooting night for Stephen Curry the Warriors rolled past the Mavericks, 123-110, at American Airlines Center. Klay Thompson led the way with 21 points while Curry scored just 11 on 4-of-12 shooting. Andre Iguodala and Marreese Speights each chipped in 18 points off the bench and Harrison Barnes added…

Yotes Skate Past Sharks

Posted On April 05, 2015

(Glendale, AZ) -- Oliver Ekman-Larsson netted a pair of goals and assisted on another as the Coyotes rolled to a 5-3 win over the Sharks at Gila River Arena. In the second game in two days between the two days, Sam Gagner and Shane Doan both found the back of the net while Mark Arcobello…