LOS ANGELES (AP) - Led by a couple of their hottest hitters, the Los Angeles Dodgers banged out 16 hits in a final tuneup before the postseason.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Jordan Zimmermann pitched the first no-hitter for the Washington Nationals, the gem preserved when defensive replacement Steven Souza Jr. made a diving catch in left field for the final out in a 1-0 victory over the Miami Marlins in a regular-season finale Sunday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Scott Van Slyke scored the winning run on Franklin Morales' wild pitch in the 12th inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers edged the Colorado Rockies 6-5 on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Turner is at his best with runners in scoring position, and he delivered again in a big spot for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Turner homered twice and Matt Kemp had a two-run shot in a testy first inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the second-place San Francisco Giants 4-2 to stretch their NL West lead to 4 1/2 games Tuesday night.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Jeff Samardzija pitched seven strong innings and received some rare run support to snap a four-start winless stretch, and the Oakland Athletics kept hold of the top AL wild-card spot by beating the AL West champion Los Angeles Angels 8-4 Monday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - James "Big Game" Shields came up just short in the Kansas City Royals' biggest game of the season.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Logan Morrison hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning that broke a scoreless tie, and the Seattle Mariners boosted their wild-card hopes with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night.
CHICAGO (AP) - Dee Gordon and pinch-hitter Andre Ethier hit RBI doubles in Los Angeles' five-run seventh inning, and the Dodgers rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 8-4 on Thursday night and extend their lead in the NL West.
ANAHEIM (AP) - The Los Angeles Angels clinched their first American League West Division crown since 2009 with a 5-0 win over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday.
DENVER (AP) - Clayton Kershaw and a few of his teammates gathered on the couch, eyes glued to the flat-screen TV. They were rooting on Arizona against rival San Francisco.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Mike Zunino's two-run double keyed a four-run fifth inning and the Seattle Mariners climbed within a game of the second AL wild-card spot by routing the Los Angeles Angels 13-2 on Tuesday night.
DENVER (AP) - The runs have been scarce lately for the Colorado Rockies. They made up for it in a big way to stop the surging Los Angeles Dodgers.
ANAHEIM (AP) - The Los Angeles Angels became the first team in the major leagues to clinch a playoff spot on Monday night, with Matt Shoemaker pitching five-hit ball into the eighth inning of an 8-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners.
DENVER (AP) - Matt Kemp helped fire up the offense with his first-inning homer. He also got fired up over something Los Angeles Dodgers teammate Yasiel Puig either said or did.
DALLAS (AP) - Rajon Rondo is learning to play with his new Dallas teammates, and Dirk Nowitzki is trying to play through a stomach ailment that won't go away.
MIAMI (AP) - Dwyane Wade scored 24 of his 31 points in the first half, Luol Deng finished with 25 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and the Miami Heat beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in LeBron James' first game back at his former home 101-91 on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jamal Crawford scored 12 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, Chris Paul added 22 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers handed the NBA-leading Golden State Warriors their second loss at Staples Center in three days with a 100-86 victory Thursday night.
CHICAGO (AP) - Pau Gasol had 23 points and 13 rebounds against his former team and the Chicago Bulls beat Los Angeles 113-93 on Thursday night with Lakers star Kobe Bryant resting his sore body.
Some of them won the game, some of them saved the game and others made for some very impressive eye candy.
NEW YORK (AP) - The AFC West champion Denver Broncos led the NFL with nine players selected for the Pro Bowl on Tuesday.
BOSTON (AP) - Meb Keflezighi strode alone down Boylston Street, past the patched-up sidewalks and re-opened restaurants that line the path to the Boston Marathon finish line. On his race bib he had the names of those killed there by a pair of homemade bombs, and on his shoulders he would soon drape an American flag.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Carlos Boozer scored 18 points in his new role off the bench, and the Los Angeles Lakers shocked the league-leading Golden State Warriors 115-105 on Tuesday night without Kobe Bryant.
Clippers 107-104 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.
Jan. 1 - Dave Martin, 59, longtime Associated Press photographer collapsed on the field of the Georgia Dome after taking one of his signature photos: the coach getting doused by his players. Martin was working the sidelines at Texas A&M's 52-48 win over Duke in the Chick-Fil-A Bowl.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mark Giordano scored 4:07 into overtime after Johnny Gaudreau had three goals in regulation - including two in a 1:13 span late in the third period - and the Calgary Flames rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - San Antonio point guard Tony Parker watched helplessly as the Spurs were drained emotionally and physically by four straight defeats, including a pair of crushing losses at home in triple overtime.
CHICAGO (AP) - Benching Jay Cutler nearly helped the Chicago Bears ruin the Lions' chances at their first division title in more than two decades.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Dallas ended a four-year playoff drought Sunday in a dominating 42-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts, with Tony Romo throwing four touchdown passes and breaking Troy Aikman's franchise record for yards passing.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - On the third anniversary of his hiring as coach of the Los Angeles Kings, Darryl Sutter's squad delivered a solid two-way performance complete with superb special-teams play at both ends of the rink.