National Sports

The players selected in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night in Chicago: 1, Los Angeles Rams (from Tennessee) Jared Goff, QB, 6-foot-4, 215 pounds, California Notable: Set Pac-12 records with 4,719 passing yards and 43 touchdowns last season. First Cal player to go No...
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Brian Stuard shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday to top the leaderboard in the suspended first round of the Zurich Classic. The 33-year-old Stuard had only 21 putts in his bogey-free round at TPC Louisiana, finishing his final hole after a rain delay of nearly...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the first day of the NFL draft (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Earlier Thursday, Raiders owner Mark Davis tried to get an early start on the NFL draft, all the way from Las Vegas. Appearing before a commission to discuss a new stadium for the team in...
CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta's bid for a second straight no-hitter was dashed on his fifth pitch. His Wrigley Field scoreless streak ended at 52 2/3 innings. Oh, and he won his 16th consecutive decision, the longest streak in the major leagues in more than a decade. "I was a...
MIAMI (AP) — The NBA says Dwyane Wade was not fouled on Miami's final offensive play of the Heat loss to Charlotte in Game 5 of the teams' Eastern Conference first-round series. Wade thought he was fouled with 2.6 seconds left as he tried to tie the game while being defended by...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Chicago White Sox closer David Robertson will miss at least three games after being placed on the bereavement list before Thursday's series opener at Baltimore Orioles. Robertson leads the AL with eight saves. He has an 0.87 ERA with 13 strikeouts and a .152 (5-...
DETROIT (AP) — The name of the new home of the Detroit Red Wings is staying in the family. The hockey arena will be called Little Caesars Arena, named for the pizza chain founded in 1959 by Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch and wife Marian. The name was announced Thursday by Little...
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The irony is not lost on Lindy Ruff as his Dallas Stars prepare for their second-round playoff series against Ken Hitchcock and the St. Louis Blues. These coaches have a much different relationship after two Olympic gold medals together with Team Canada. "I...
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue would like to see his former boss, David Blatt, get another NBA job. Blatt was fired in January despite a 30-11 record and replaced by Lue, who guided Cleveland to the top seed in the Eastern Conference. On Wednesday, Blatt...