Nuggets roll to 107-91 over Jazz

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, back, of France, passes ball to guard Gordon Hayward, front left, as he drives for a shot past Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari, of Italy, in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 27, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — Melvin Hunt keeps hearing how his speedy point guard is in some sort of slump.

Blue Jackets beat Blackhawks 5-2

Columbus Blue Jackets' Ryan Johansen (19), scores a goal against Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, March 27, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

CHICAGO (AP) — Long out of postseason contention, the Columbus Blue Jackets are playing like a playoff team.

Logano wins Martinsville pole

Sprint Cup driver Joey Logano, left, celebrates winning the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at the Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Friday, March 27, 2015. Rain delayed the practice and qualifying for Sunday's STP 500 Sprint Cup race. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Daytona 500 champion Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway, and Chase Elliott earned the right to make his debut in the series by qualifying 27th.

Airbnb becomes sponsor of 2016 Olympics in Rio

A worker carries a equipment as he walks past Aquatic Stadium under construction at the Olympic Park of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, March 23, 2015. The head of Rio de Janeiro's Olympic organizing committee Carlos Nuzman said the 2016 games will be the motor of the biggest urban transformation of any Olympic city. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro’s hotel bed shortage was eased on Friday, as online home share startup Airbnb inked a deal to be the official “alternative accommodations” sponsor of the 2016 Olympic games.

Figure skater Hanyu leads after short program at worlds

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan performs during the Mens Short Program event in the ISU World Figure Skating Championship 2015 held at the Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China, Friday, March 27, 2015. Hanyu finished in first place in the event. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

SHANGHAI (AP) — Yuzuru Hanyu only had a matter of weeks to prepare to defend his title at the world figure skating championships after a string of injuries and mishaps kept him off the ice for much of an unlucky season.

Denmark gets 3-2 exhibition win over US

Michael Bradley from the US, left, and Nicklas Bendtner from Denmark in action during a friendly soccer match at NRGI Stadium in Aarhus, Denmark, Wednesday March 25, 2015. (AP Photo/POLFOTO, Jens Dresling) DENMARK OUT

Nicklas Bendtner scored his first international hat trick, taking advantage of an American defense that gave up two more late goals, and Denmark rallied to beat the United States 3-2 in an exhibition game at Aarhus on Wednesday night.

Firing Line movin’ up in AP’s Derby Top 10

FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2015, file photo provided by Benoit Photo, Dortmund, right, and jockey Martin Garcia, hold off Firing Line and jockey Gary Stevens to win the Grade III $150,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes horse race at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. Firing Line moves up the latest list of the AP's Top 10 Kentucky Derby contenders, and this weekend's Florida Derby promises to shake up the rankings even more. (AP Photo/Benoit Photo, File)

(AP) - Look out Dortmund, Firing Line may be running head to head with you again on Derby Day.

Warriors clinch division with 122-108 victory over Blazers

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, rear, defends Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The music was turned up in the locker room and the mood was festive, but Golden State didn’t overdo the celebration of the team’s first division title in 39 years.

Beat the clock: Pitchers put on timers in high minors

FILE - In this March 3, 2015, file photo, a clock counts down as Detroit Tigers pitcher Kyle Lobstein, left, prepares to deliver his first pitch of the second inning to Baltimore Orioles' Matt Tulasosopo during a spring training exhibition baseball game in Lakeland, Fla. Pitchers will have to beat the clock at Triple-A and Double-A this season. In an effort to speed games, Minor League Baseball's governing body said Tuesday, March 24, 2015, a ball will be called in the count starting May 1 when a pitcher fails to start his windup or reach the set position within 20 seconds after having possession of the ball on the mound. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Rob Scahill thinks his mound mates will do just fine at beating the new 20-second pitch clock that will be used at Triple-A and Double-A this season, one that could lead to balls and strikes as penalties.


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