• Leonard leads Spurs to 100-73 win over Spurs and 2-1 lead

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has a passion for playing defense, but the San Antonio Spurs forward does not want to be regarded a one-dimensional player. So, a day after earning NBA Defensive Player of the Year honors, Leonard's offensive outburst helped San Antonio break the Los...

  • Wild beat Blues 4-1 behind Dubnyk, take 3-2 series lead

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Devan Dubnyk forgot all about that six-goal embarrassment. The Minnesota Wild goalie with the short memory led his team to its biggest road win yet this season. "I can't go out and be a hero if I don't get the opportunity," said Dubnyk, who led the way in a 4-1...

  • Greinke shuts down Padres to help Dodgers to 3-0 victory

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Zack Greinke extended his mastery of NL West opponents by holding the San Diego Padres to four hits in seven innings, and Carl Crawford homered to help the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-0 victory Friday night. Greinke (3-0) improved to 21-1 with a 1.88 ERA in 31 games...

  • Gerrit Cole pitches Pirates to 4-1 win over Diamondbacks

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    PHOENIX (AP) — Gerrit Cole is on a roll that goes all the way back to early September. The right-hander pitched into the eighth inning for his third win this season, and Josh Harrison and Neil Walker each drove in two runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Arizona Diamondbacks...

  • Freese's homer in 7th helps Richards, Angels top Rangers 3-2

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — David Freese hit a go-ahead homer, Garrett Richards pitched seven effective innings for his first win since injuring his knee last year, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 Friday night. Richards (1-1) allowed two runs and three hits, struck...

  • Astros edge A's in 11th, 5-4

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Robbie Grossman singled in two runs in the 11th inning, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Friday night to match their best start in eight years. Chris Carter and Colby Rasmus drew walks off Eric O'Flaherty (0-2) to begin Houston's rally....

  • Thousands march on 2nd day of S. Korea labor protests

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of South Koreans are marching in Seoul for the second straight day to protest government labor policies and handling of a ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people a year ago. An official from the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions said...

  • Police arrest man over drone landing at Japan PM office

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police arrested a man who admitted to landing a drone with low levels of radioactive sand on the roof of the prime minister's office to protest the government's nuclear energy policy, officials said Saturday. Tokyo metropolitan police said the man turned himself...

  • Gunmen kill activist in Pakistan after Baluchistan event

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Police in Pakistan say gunmen have killed a prominent women's rights activist in the hours after she held a forum about the country's restive Baluchistan region. Senior police officer Zafar Iqbal says gunmen attacked Sabeen Mehmud on Friday night as she...

  • Thousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle

    Updated: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    GALLIPOLI, Turkey (AP) — As dawn broke, families of soldiers, leaders and visitors gathered near former battlefields, honoring thousands of Australians and New Zealanders who fought in the Gallipoli campaign of World War I on the 100th anniversary of the ill-fated British-led invasion....

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