Kawhi Leonard's career-high 32 leads Spurs to 100-73 win over Clippers and 2-1 series lead
Nino Niederreiter scores go-ahead goal, Wild beat Blues 4-1 to take 3-2 series lead
'That's why I'm here!': Pierce's key 3s help Wizards top Raptors 106-99 for 3-0 series lead
Harden, Howard get twin playoff career highs as Rockets beat Mavs 130-128 for 3-0 series lead
Rangers advance on Hagelin's OT goal, Lundqvist's goaltending, eliminating Penguins 2-1
Teixeira homers twice, Yankees end Mets' 11-game win streak in Subway Series opener, 6-1
Column: Even with their faults, Bonds, Clemens, Rose deserve plaques in Baseball Hall of Fame
Mayweather-Pacquiao not Hagler-Hearns so don't spend a lot of money expecting a knockout
Goodell tells APSE that both LA projects seem viable for bringing NFL back to LA
Shying away from spotlight, Winston, Mariota among top prospects not attending NFL draft
WASHINGTON -- The New England Patriots were honored by Barack Obama at the White House on Thursday afternoon, with the president calling them "as good an organization as there is in professional sports." Obama's remarks, which lasted about nine minutes on the South Lawn, included plenty of humor, such as Deflategate jabs. He said that he usually likes to joke at these types of ceremonies but worried that "11 out of 12 might fall flat" with the Patriots. He then looked back at head coach Bill Belichick, who smiled and gave him a thumbs-down signal. That's when Obama said, "That whole story got blown a little out of proportion." After the ceremony, Belichick raved about the experience with reporters, saying he couldn't have felt more patriotic. When asked about Obama's joke, he called him a "pretty engaging guy." Obama had also joked in his remarks that it was nice to see Belichick dressed up and offered him scissors if he wanted to cut...
PHILADELPHIA -- Tim Tebow's work with throwing coach Tom House led directly to his new job with the Eagles. Two summers ago, Tebow was in Philadelphia as a member of the New England Patriots for three days of training camp practices, so the Eagles got a close look at Tebow for those few days. When they worked Tebow out last month, they saw a difference. "We had exposure to him live when he was with New England, when they practiced here," Eagles vice president of player personnel Ed Marynowitz said Thursday. "When we worked him out, we saw a great deal of improvement with him." The Eagles signed Tebow on Monday. Since then, they've been careful to tamp down expectations. Tebow has not been available to the media and won't be until all the other players report in May. "We've got 68 players that are on our roster right now," Marynowitz said. "Tim's one of 68. He'll have an opportunity to compete for a roster spot here. His role will be...