Griz survive late rally by Thunder, win in OT
Mike Conley scored five of his 20 points in overtime, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 98-95 Thursday night in taking a 2-1 lead in their first-round Western Conference series.
Griffin, Clippers bull past Warriors for 2-1 lead
Blake Griffin scored 32 points and grabbed eight rebounds, DeAndre Jordan had 14 points and 22 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers outlasted the Golden State Warriors 98-96 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round series.
Yankees' Pineda banned 10 games by MLB
New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended 10 games by Major League Baseball "for possessing a foreign substance on his person" in Wednesday night's game against the Boston Red Sox.
49ers' Smith won't face felony in airport case
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office has referred Aldon Smith's airport arrest earlier this month to the Los Angeles city attorney's office for misdemeanor consideration.
Warriors want input on likely name change
The Golden State Warriors say they will be seeking input from fans on whether they should change their name after announcing earlier this week they'd purchased a 12-acre property in San Francisco that they plan to use for a new arena.
Bobcats' McRoberts fined $20K for LeBron hit
Charlotte Bobcats forward Josh McRoberts was fined $20,000 by the NBA on Thursday for making excessive contact with his foul on LeBron James late in the Miami Heat's victory in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.
Perkins, Randolph jointly lobby ref pregame
Thunder center Kendrick Perkins and Grizzlies big-man counterpart Zach Randolph briefly met Wednesday with a referee before Game 3 of their first-round playoff series to discuss how the duo would defend each other.