Blake Griffin had 24 points and 12 rebounds, and the playoff-bound Los Angeles Clippers beat the Lakers 109-95 on Sunday to clinch their first Pacific Division title in franchise history against a team that has long overshadowed them.
Phil Mickelson didn't waste any time setting up a game with one of Augusta National's newest and most high-profile members, playing a practice round on Sunday with Condoleezza Rice, the former U.S. Secretary of State.
Carmelo Anthony had 36 points and 12 rebounds, J.R. Smith hit a pair of shot-clock beaters in the final 2 minutes and the New York Knicks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 125-120 on Sunday for their 12th straight win.
Rhode Island coach Dan Hurley said that he has had no talks with Rutgers officials about replacing the fired Mike Rice, and that he is looking forward to returning next season to a Rams team expected to be a vast improvement over its 8-21 predecessor.
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has to have the plate in his previously broken left forearm removed to ensure the infection he sustained after a January surgery has been eradicated, the Boston Herald reported Sunday.
Attacking Syracuse's suffocating zone defense in the first half with 3-pointers, crisp passing and a fearless attitude, Michigan advanced to the national championship game with a 61-56 victory over the Orange in the Final Four on Saturday night.
LeBron James scored 27 points in his return from a strained right hamstring, and the Heat moved closer to securing home-court advantage for the entire NBA playoffs by topping the Philadelphia 76ers 106-87 on Saturday night.
Justin Morneau singled in the tiebreaking run with two outs in the ninth inning after an error by Chris Davis, and the Minnesota Twins got a home run from Chris Parmalee in a 6-5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night.
Luke Hancock came off the bench to score 20 points, walk-on Tim Henderson sparked a second-half rally with a pair of monster 3s and Louisville advanced to the NCAA title game Saturday night, escaping with a 72-68 victory over Wichita State.