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.

NFL owners shoot down most replay proposals

FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2014, file photo, referee Tony Corrente (99) watches the instant replay during the second half of an NFL preseason football game in Denver. NFL owners shot down nearly every video replay proposal brought to their meetings Tuesday, March 24, 2015, while approving several safety rules enhancements. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

PHOENIX (AP) — NFL owners shot down nearly every video replay proposal brought to their meetings Tuesday, while approving six safety rule changes.

Arcobello lifts Coyotes over banged-up Red Wings 5-4 in OT

Arizona Coyotes defenseman Connor Murphy (5) checks Detroit Red Wings right wing Luke Glendening during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

DETROIT (AP) — The banged-up Red Wings controlled the puck, put 37 shots on net and broke out of their offensive slump with four goals.

NBA Capsules

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 24 points, and the Golden State Warriors used a smothering defensive effort in the third quarter to pound the Washington Wizards 107-76 on Monday night.

NHL Capsules

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Anze Kopitar had a goal and two assists, and the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Monday night at the start of a five-game trip.


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