• Red Sox lefty Pomeranz pulled with tightness in triceps

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Red Sox pitcher Drew Pomeranz exited Sunday’s start after two innings because of tightness in his left triceps, the latest setback for Boston’s staff in spring training.

  • Marlins 3B Prado expected to miss opener with bad hamstring

    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Miami Marlins third baseman Martin Prado is expected to miss the start of the regular season after straining his right hamstring at the World Baseball Classic.

  • Juventus wins 1-0 at Sampdoria but loses Dybala to injury

    MILAN (AP) — Juventus ground out a 1-0 win at Sampdoria on Sunday but will be left counting the cost after losing Paulo Dybala to injury ahead of a tough run of matches.

  • Grizzlies use 4th-quarter spurt to defeat Spurs 104-96

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies are back to relying on their defense, and the result is a four-game winning streak.

  • Byron, Radulov lead Canadiens past Senators in shootout

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens will take a brief moment to enjoy their shootout win at Ottawa. However, they know they need to be ready to face a hungry Senatars team again at home in less than 24 hours.

  • Butler, second unit help Bulls beat Jazz 95-86

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 23 points, Bobby Portis added a career-high 22 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Utah Jazz 95-86 on Saturday night.

  • Reds pitcher Arroyo hit in face by catcher’s throw, exits

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Cincinnati Reds pitcher Bronson Arroyo was hit in the face by a catcher’s throw on a stolen base attempt and exited a spring training game against Texas.

  • Blue Jacks top Islanders 3-2 on Atkinson’s overtime winner

    NEW YORK (AP) — Cam Atkinson scored 1 minute, 19 seconds into overtime Saturday to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders.

  • Heat pull away late, top Timberwolves 123-105

    MIAMI (AP) — Hassan Whiteside scored 23 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, Tyler Johnson scored 23 off the bench and the Miami Heat downed the Minnesota Timberwolves 123-105 on Friday night.

  • Crowder helps lift Celtics past Knicks 98-95

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jae Crowder scored nine of his 24 points late in the fourth quarter, Avery Bradley had 16 overall, and the Boston Celtics edged the Brooklyn Nets 98-95 on Friday night.