BASEBALL: UT-Arlington tops Oklahoma, 6-5
Oklahoma didn’t arrive at L. Dale Mitchell in a listless state on Tuesday. It knew the meeting with Texas-Arlington was important. Momentum needed to start heading in a positive direction.
Then OU started hitting into double plays and it was all downhill from there in a 6-5 loss to the Mavericks.
Baylor's Isaiah Austin declares for NBA Draft
Baylor sophomore center Isaiah Austin has decided to forgo the remainder of his collegiate eligibility to enter the NBA draft.
NBA PLAYOFFS: DeRozan's 30 points lifts Raptors past Nets
DeMar DeRozan put his playoff jitters aside and turned in an All-Star performance for the Toronto Raptors.
DeRozan scored 30 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 14 rebounds and the Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 100-95 on Tuesday night, evening their first-round playoff series at one game apiece.
NBA PLAYOFFS: Wizards take 2-0 lead over Bulls
This one looked like it was slipping away from the Washington Wizards. Then, in a flash everything changed.
Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 points in overtime and the Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series. Game 3 is Friday at Washington.
NBA PLAYOFFS: Mavs need Nowitzki rebound to get even with Spurs
Dirk Nowitzki missed from several of his usual spots as Dallas blew a lead in the fourth quarter of its playoff-opening loss to San Antonio.
The Mavericks star even flubbed a glorified layup, the most surprising of all the misses when Dallas went without a meaningful basket for the final 8 minutes of the 90-85 loss to the Spurs.
NBA PLAYOFFS: Durant looking for answers against Tony Allen
Kevin Durant is tired of hearing about Tony Allen's defense.
Durant scored 36 points, mostly against Allen, in Oklahoma City's loss to Memphis in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series.
NBA PLAYOFFS: Houston's Harden trying to be better in Game 2
James Harden missed 20 shots, including two in the final seconds of Houston's Game 1 loss to Portland in overtime.
Now the key word for the Houston star entering Game 2 on Wednesday night is better; he must play better, and the Rockets must be better when it comes to their ball movement.
NBA PLAYOFFS: Pacers rally past Hawks to even series
The Indiana Pacers got tired of talking trash.
That left them with plenty of energy to handle the Hawks on Tuesday night.
Paul George scored 27 points, George Hill added 15 in the second half and that suffocating defense that seemed to vanish over the past few weeks was back in force. Atlanta couldn't contend with the Pacers' resurgent combination, falling 101-85 and into a 1-1 tie in the best-of-seven playoff series.
MLB suspends 4 after Brewers-Pirates brawl
Major League Baseball has suspended four players involved in last Sunday's brawl between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers.
AL CAPSULES: Ellsbury sparks Yankees past Red Sox, 9-3
Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park, helping the New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka beat the Boston Red Sox 9-3 Tuesday night.
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