• Former skaters return to coach at High Altitude Hockey league

    By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    High Altitude Hockey has been giving high school-aged skaters a summer league to play in since 1998. Some of those former participants are returning to make sure the next crop of players share similar experiences. "I just think it's cool to give back and I had good coaches," said...

  • Warriors confident after sweep of Pelicans

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr dead-panned that he'd be relaxing on the beaches of Cabo San Lucas while waiting to find out who would be the Warriors' second-round playoff opponent. "I'll be in Cabo all week. I told the guys just to get some work in if they want,"...

  • Home-ice advantage overrated in Wild-Blues series

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — NHL teams play all season for home-ice advantage. Only to give it away. It hasn't meant much at all in the Wild-Blues first-round Western Conference series. The teams have traded victories the first five games, three of them coming on the road, sending overflow crowds...

  • The 1st round of NBA playoffs seems way too easy for LeBron

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    The first round of the NBA playoffs seems too easy for LeBron James. He's never lost a first-round series. His teams are 39-7 in first-round games. And when Cleveland visits Boston in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference matchup today, James and the Cavaliers will be taking the court...

  • LEADING OFF: Astros go for 1st sweep vs. A's, Volquez active

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ NOT SO ONE-SIDED The most lopsided matchup in baseball history is getting a little more even. Despite losing the first two games of a three-game series, the A's are still 33-16 all-time vs. the Astros. The .673...

  • Rockies lose 5-4 to Giants in 11 innings

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — More often than not, the Colorado Rockies win when Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez homer in the same game. Not this time, and a bunt of all things made the difference. Nori Aoki scored from third on Joe Panik's bunt down the first base line in the 11th inning,...

  • Giants beat Rockies 5-4 in 11 innings

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Moments after scoring the winning run for the Giants, Nori Aoki was in the middle of a playful clubhouse celebration in which he was presented with his AL championship ring from his time last season with the Kansas City Royals, the team San Francisco beat in the World...

  • Acting police chief, civilian killed in southern Afghanistan

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a gunman shot and killed an acting police chief and a civilian in the southern Uruzgan province. Dost Mohammad Nayab, spokesman for the provincial governor, said Sunday that Gen. Gulab Khan was killed late the night before outside...

  • Keith scores, Blackhawks eliminate Predators with 4-3 win

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Duncan Keith waited and waited for just the right moment, and then unloaded. Another big goal for Chicago's top defenseman moved the Blackhawks into the second round of the playoffs. Keith scored at 16:12 of the third, and Chicago overcame a brutal start on its way to...

  • Nepal quake death toll climbs to 1,910

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal police official says at least 1,910 people have been killed, including at least 721 in Kathmandu, in the immense weekend earthquake centered outside of the capital of the Himalayan nation. Deputy Inspector General of Police Komal Singh Bam says the...

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