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Adam Jones walked with the bases loaded and Arizona exploited the struggling Atlanta bullpen for the second straight night as the visiting Diamondbacks took a 3-2 win over the Braves in 10 innings.

LSU athletic director Joe Alleva announced on Wednesday he is stepping down from that position after 11 years to take on a new role with the university.

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The Alliance of American Football filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on Wednesday, 15 days after the folding of the eight-team league.

JONESBORO - It's official, the Clayton County area has programs heading into the first round of the Georgia High School Association state soccer playoffs.

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Jamal Murray scored 21 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, and the host Denver Nuggets rallied from down 19 to beat the San Antonio Spurs 114-105 in Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round playoff series on Tuesday night.

Kawhi Leonard scored 37 points on 15-for-22 shooting from the field, and the Toronto Raptors defeated the visiting Orlando Magic 111-82 Tuesday night to even their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series at one game apiece.

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The Philadelphia 76ers seized control in a 51-point third quarter, set a team record for points in a quarter and a playoff game, and evened their first-round series at one game apiece with a 145-123 victory over the visiting Brooklyn Nets on Monday night.

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If there was a way for Martin Truex Jr. to lose a race on a short track, he had experienced it multiple times over. Be it an untimely caution, a self-inflicted mistake, the second-place driver getting aggressive and moving him out of the way on the final lap, or just simply not having a good enough car.

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Hours before the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors were to face the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series Monday, forward Kevin Durant apologized for his ejection in the Saturday's Game 1 opener.

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A total of nine local student-athletes and one coach were honored by Positive Athlete last week.

Julio Teheran tossed six solid innings Sunday night and earned the win for the host Atlanta Braves, who took advantage of a second straight subpar start by reigning National League Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom in a 7-3 victory over the New York Mets.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo racked up 24 points, 17 rebounds and four assists in only 23 minutes as the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks overwhelmed the visiting Detroit Pistons 121-86 in their Eastern Conference playoff opener on Sunday.

The Boston Celtics held the visiting Indiana Pacers without a field goal for the first 8 1/2 minutes of the second half Sunday afternoon, rallying from a halftime deficit for an 84-74 victory in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.

DeMar DeRozan had 18 points and 12 rebounds, Derrick White scored 16 and the San Antonio Spurs beat the host Denver Nuggets 101-96 in Game 1 of their Western Conference first-round series.

Touki Toussaint earned the win by tossing six solid innings of one-run relief in his season debut Saturday night as the host Atlanta Braves scored four runs apiece in the first and second innings of an 11-7 victory over the New York Mets.

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One of the raps against driver Martin Truex Jr. during his Monster Energy NACAR Cup Series career has been his inability to win at a short track. On Saturday night, he rubbed out that rap when he won the Toyota Owners 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the .75-mile Richmond Raceway.

Stephen Curry complemented a game-high 38 points with a career-playoff-high 15 rebounds in a historic performance Saturday night as the Golden State Warriors opened defense of their NBA title with a 121-104 win over the Los Angeles Clippers in a volatile Game 1 of their Western Conference first-round series in Oakland, Calif.

D.J. Augustin scored the final five points of the game, including a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 3.4 seconds left, as the Orlando Magic upset the host Toronto Raptors 104-101 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals on Saturday.

D'Angelo Russell scored 26 points, Caris LeVert added 23 and the visiting Brooklyn Nets defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 111-102 in Game 1 of an Eastern Conference First Round playoff series on Saturday.

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