Kevin Durant scored 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, and the Oklahoma City Thunder secured the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western Conference, rallying from 10-poi. . .
Brandon Sutter scored on a wrist shot from the left circle 8:18 into the third period, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins rally for a 4-3 victory against the Columbus Blue Jacket. . .
Jets, RB Chris Johnson agree on two-year contract
Giants sign former Bucs first-round QB Josh Freeman
Knicks beat Raptors, who get No. 3 seed anyway
The Brooklyn Nets have lost four of their last five games, and with them the fifth seed going into the 2013-14 playoffs. The most recent defeat came Wednesday night at the han. . .
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The College Athletes Players Association is criticizing Northwestern University's argument for overturning a ruling that would allow the school's football players to unionize.. . .
The NCAA's Legislative Council approved a proposal Tuesday to expand the meal allowance for all athletes.
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USC's Wesley to transfer, hopes to play next season
Jahii Carson has made it official: He's headed to the NBA.
Los Angeles Dodgers star shortstop Hanley Ramirez exited Wednesday's National League West showdown with the San Francisco Giants in the seventh inning after being hit by a pit. . .
Pittsburgh needed a rally to secure a 4-3 win over Columbus in Game 1 of their opening-round series.
Dale Weise scored 18:08 into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in the opening game of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal pl. . .
Players Championship moves to three-hole playoff
Has Jordan Spieth replaced Rory McIlroy as the game's most exciting young player? Gary Van Sickle answers all your Masters questions, including why lefties like Bubbba Watson . . .