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Clemens Lawyer Objects to Ban on Some Arguments
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lawyers for Roger Clemens are objecting to prosecutors' bid to ban some of the arguments the former pitcher used at last year's perjury trial, which ended in a mistrial.
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TV Rating Up 14% for Women's Title Game
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) -- The NCAA women's basketball championship game has drawn its highest television rating since 2004.
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Connecticut Suit Against WWE Dismissed
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- A federal judge in Connecticut has dismissed a lawsuit by the widow of a World Wrestling Entertainment performer against the company's former chief executive Linda McMahon, who's running for U.S. Senate.
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Player Scores 113 Points in Lebanese League Game
BEIRUT (AP) -- Basketball's world governing body says Mohammad El Akkari has joined the elite century club after scoring 113 points in a Lebanese league game.
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Perfect! Baylor Beats Notre Dame 80-61 for Title
DENVER (AP) -- Brittney Griner came up big for Baylor, scoring 26 points and grabbing 13 rebounds to help the Lady Bears finish off an undefeated season with an 80-61 win over Notre Dame in the national championship game Tuesday night.
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Payne: Augusta National to be Ready Despite Storm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- The chairman of Augusta National says he expects the course to be ready for the first round of the Masters on Thursday despite a ''significant'' storm that downed ''several'' trees and left several bunkers ''completely washed out.''
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For Openers: Strasburg, Scully, Flamingos, Fielder
(AP) -- Stephen Strasburg on the mound at Wrigley Field, pink flamingos in center field at Miami. Vin Scully at the microphone, Prince Fielder in Motown.
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Sale Solid as Sox Beat Astros 5-1 in Exhibition
HOUSTON (AP) -- Chris Sale had another solid outing in his transition from the bullpen to the rotation and the Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros 5-1 in an exhibition game on Tuesday night.
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Starlin Castro Homers as Cubs Beat Brewers 5-3
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Starlin Castro hit a two-run homer in the first inning off minor leaguer Kyle Heckathorn, and the Cubs beat a Milwaukee Brewers' split squad 5-3 Tuesday in Chicago's spring training finale.
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Matheny Raring for Cardinals' Opener
MIAMI (AP) -- Mike Matheny held a team meeting with the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday afternoon, then emerged to take his first look around Marlins Park and announced he would be throwing batting practice.
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Woods Gets Prime Time for First Masters Round
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Tiger Woods got a featured time for his first round Thursday in the Masters, playing just behind defending champion Charl Schwartzel and just ahead of No. 1 ranked Luke Donald.
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Police: Lions RB Leshoure Caught with Marijuana
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) -- Police say Detroit Lions running back Mikel Leshoure was caught chewing marijuana during a recent traffic stop in southwestern Michigan.
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UK's Anthony Davis Selected MOP of Final Four
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Kentucky's Anthony Davis has been selected the Most Outstanding Player at the Final Four after dominating defensively in Monday night's NCAA championship game.
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Kentucky Beats Kansas 67-59 to Win National Title
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Doron Lamb scored 22 points, and Kentucky won its eighth national championship, holding off Kansas for a 67-59 victory Monday night.
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Fighting Illini's Meyers Leonard Declares for NBA
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois sophomore center Meyers Leonard has announced he will declare for the 2012 NBA draft.
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Dragic Scores 21 as Rockets Rally Past Bulls 99-93
CHICAGO (AP) -- Goran Dragic scored 21 points, Luis Scola added 18 points and 12 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets rallied to beat Chicago 99-93 Monday night, giving the Bulls back-to-back losses for the first time this season.
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Marlins Open New Ballpark Against Champion Cards
MIAMI (AP) -- Perched atop the Miami Marlins' colorful, provocative home-run sculpture is a blue marlin, poised for splashdown whenever the home team hits one out.
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Cards Rest Most Regulars in Final Spring Tuneup
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals prospect Trevor Rosenthal pitched four perfect innings and the World Series champions rested most of their regulars Monday night in their final exhibition tuneup, a 3-2 victory over Double-A Springfield.
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Local Sports Roundup 4/2/12
Monday's local sports schedule and more.
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RBI in 9th Lifts Nats Over Cardinals
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Mark DeRosa singled to right field in the ninth inning, scoring Danny Espinosa on a close play at the plate and lifting the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 win over the Cardinals on Sunday.
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Cardinals Pull April Fool's Prank on Wainwright
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- A lucky fan was about to win a truck, and Adam Wainwright thought it was pretty cool.
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Barney, Cubs Beat Weaver, Angels
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Darwin Barney hit an RBI triple off Jered Weaver that broke a scoreless tie in the sixth inning and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-1 Sunday.
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Peavy Goes 4 Innings as White Sox Beat Reds
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- Jake Peavy pitched four shaky innings and Paul Konerko had three hits for the Chicago White Sox in a 13-10 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.
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Wild Beat Blackhawks in Shootout
CHICAGO (AP) -- Devin Setoguchi and Erik Christensen scored in a shootout to help the Minnesota Wild beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Sunday night for their third straight victory.
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No Doubt Davis and Robinson are the Headliners
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Kentucky's Anthony Davis and Kansas' Thomas Robinson went head to head all season as the two favorites for national player of the year honors.
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Jordan Says He's 100% Committed to Bobcats
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Michael Jordan says he's 100 percent committed to the Charlotte Bobcats and has no intention of selling the struggling NBA franchise.
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AP Source: NFLPA Hires Lawyer for Saints Players
The NFL Players Association has told players involved in the New Orleans Saints' bounty case there's a chance they could face criminal charges and it has hired outside counsel.
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Newman Wins Wild Finish at Martinsville
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Ryan Newman grabbed the lead when a three-wide accident took out leading teammates Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson with two laps to go Sunday, and Newman ended a 22-race winless streak by holding on to win at Martinsville Speedway.
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Cummings Helps Rapids Beat Fire
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) -- Omar Cummings scored in the 58th minute to help lead the Colorado Rapids to a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Fire on Sunday night.
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