Hayato Sakamoto and Sho Nakata both hit two-run homers and starter Takahiro Norimoto combined with three relievers on a no-hitter as Japan beat the Major League Baseball All-Stars 4-0 Saturday to take a 3-0 lead in their five-game series.
Tim Duncan had 13 points and 11 rebounds, Cory Joseph scored seven of his 13 points in the fourth quarter and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Lakers 93-80 Friday night for their third straight victory in California.
Kyrie Irving (27 points) started a Cleveland Cavaliers surge, scoring 12 of his 15 fourth-quarter points in the first three minutes of the period and then implored teammate LeBron James to take over in the Cavs' 122-121 win over the Boston Celtics.
Trey Burke made a jumper from the corner as time expired, giving the Utah Jazz a thrilling 102-100 victory Friday night over the New York Knicks, who got an NBA season-high 46 points from Carmelo Anthony.
Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall said Friday that his back-and-forth on Twitter with a Detroit Lions fan about staging a boxing match for $25,000 is an opportunity to raise money to combat bullying.
Two Florida State football players -- starting cornerbacks P.J. Williams and Ronald Darby -- were involved in a hit-and-run accident earlier this month that resulted in two traffic tickets, the New York Times reported Friday.
Jets coach Rex Ryan has been fined $100,000 for his profanity-laced reaction to Steelers safety Mike Mitchell's leap over the top of the line of scrimmage when the Jets were taking a knee to run out the clock Sunday, a source told ESPN's Chris Mortensen.
While a California legislator has called for Kurt Busch to be suspended amid domestic assault allegations, NASCAR chairman Brian France said Friday that no action will be taken against the Sprint Cup driver.
Brooklyn Nets power forward Kevin Garnett has sky-high ambitions for his post-playing days, telling Yahoo! Sports Thursday that he would like to become the owner of his former team, the Minnesota Timberwolves, in the future.