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Pageau gets fourth goal in 2OT to lift Senators over Rangers 6-5

Pageau scored a career-high four goals, including the winner 2:54 into the second overtime, to lift the host Senators to a 6-5 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday and give Ottawa a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven [Read entire story]

North Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital

SEOUL — North Korea test-fired a mid-range ballistic missile from the western part of its country Saturday, but the launch apparently failed, South Korea and the United States said Saturday. On Friday, the United [Read entire story]

Bears, Chiefs, Texans trade up to land quarterbacks

PHILADELPHIA — With defensive studs everywhere in this draft, NFL teams turned offensive. Three teams traded up to get their quarterback of the future, as the Bears sent the No. 3 pick, a third-round pick, a [Read entire story]

Spurs take down Grizzlies 103-96, advance to West semifinals

Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points, and the visiting San Antonio Spurs advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 103-96 Thursday night to take the series 4-2. The Spurs now have beaten [Read entire story]

Edmonton Oilers beat Anaheim Ducks 5-3 in series opener

Adam Larsson scored his second goal of the third period with 4:40 to play, and the visiting Edmonton Oilers blew a two-goal lead in a wild third period before beating the Anaheim Ducks 5-3 on Wednesday night in their [Read entire story]

Home team wins for a change as Celtics take control of series

The Celtics and Bulls found another thing to argue about after Game 5 of their spirited first-round playoff series: Tonight, he got his offensive game going, Chicago’s Dwyane Wade said after Bradley scored 24 points [Read entire story]

Jazz beat Clippers, are one win from advancing to play Warriors

Gordon Hayward scored 27 points, Utah controlled the paint, and the Jazz beat the Clippers 96-92 in Los Angeles on Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series. After George Hill hit two foul [Read entire story]

California Water Chief: Oroville Emergency Spillway Worked

California Water Chief: Oroville Emergency Spillway Worked

The head of California's water agency on Tuesday repeated his assertion that an emergency spillway at the Oroville Dam worked, drawing an incredulous response from a state lawmaker who represents tens of...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Running back Adrian Peterson signs with Saints

The New Orleans Saints and free-agent running back Adrian Peterson have agreed on a two-year contract. The deal means Peterson, a 10-year veteran who has posted seven 1,000-yard seasons with Minnesota and once eclipsed [Read entire story]

Nepal struggling to recover from devastating earthquake

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Two years ago, Nepal was ravaged by a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake that killed nearly 9,000 people and left another 4 million homeless as their humble homes built from brick and stone were [Read entire story]

Norm Powell, Raptors a win from facing Cavaliers

Putting Norm Powell in the starting lineup has changed the playoff fortunes of the Toronto Raptors. Powell scored a career-playoff-high 25 points, Kyle Lowry had 16 points and 10 assists and the Raptors beat the [Read entire story]

A rash of milestones for James as Cavaliers sweep away Pacers

On yet another milestone day for basketball’s king, James’ crowning achievement was making the go-ahead three-pointer with 1:08 to play and helping the defending champions hold on for a series-clinching 106-102 [Read entire story]

Grizzlies even series with Spurs 2-2 with OT win

Memphis guard Mike Conley said he was an option to take the final shot, but Marc Gasol laughed and insisted he didn’t know about that. Gasol hit a 12-foot floater with 0.7 of a second left in overtime, and the [Read entire story]

Blues, Rangers win to wrap up first-round series

Magnus Paajarvi scored 9:42 into overtime as the St. Louis Blues beat the host Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Saturday to wrap up the teams’ Western Conference first-round series in five games. St. Louis head coach Mike Yeo, [Read entire story]

Rafael Nadal beats David Goffin to reach Monte Carlo final

Nadal’s celebrations were muted after he clinched victory on his third match point and he sympathetically hugged Goffin at the net. Katerina Siniakova beat Shelby Rogers 6-3, 6-3 to bring the defending champion Czech [Read entire story]

Pence eases tensions with Australia over migrants

SYDNEY — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Australia’s prime minister swept aside any lingering tensions Saturday over an Obama era agreement on the resettlement of refugees, joining forces to urge China to take a [Read entire story]

Rangers release Josh Hamilton after another knee injury

The Texas Rangers released Josh Hamilton from his minor-league contract Friday after another knee injury, perhaps signaling the end of the 2010 AL MVP’s career. Team spokesman John Blake said Hamilton injured his [Read entire story]

Sharks can’t hold lead, fall to Oilers in overtime

EDMONTON, Alberta — David Desharnais scored late in the first overtime to lift the Edmonton Oilers to a 4-3 win over the Sharks on Thursday night, pushing San Jose to the brink of elimination in the NHL [Read entire story]

Suspect arrested in bombing of Dortmund soccer team bus

A 28-year-old German-Russian citizen was arrested Friday in Germany on suspicion of bombing the bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund soccer team in an attack last week that prosecutors alleged was motivated by financial [Read entire story]

Predators complete 4-game sweep of Blackhawks

Roman Josi scored twice and Pekka Rinne had 30 saves as the host Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Thursday to complete a four-game sweep of the Western Conference’s top seed. Colton Sissons also [Read entire story]