Thunder’s Brooks: Durant should return in ‘week to 2 weeks’

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks says Kevin Durant should return to the lineup in about “a week to two weeks.” Brooks said before the Thunder’s game Wednesday night with the Los Angeles Clippers that Durant had been re-evaluated earlier in the day. Brooks says the 2014 NBA MVP “is progressing”[…]

A-Rod hits 1st homer since returning from drug suspension

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez has hit his first home run since returning to the New York Yankees following a one-season drug suspension. Rodriguez hit a long drive to left-center on a 3-1 pitch from Boston right-hander Brandon Workman leading off the fourth inning Wednesday. Rodriguez has five hits in 11 at-bats (.455) this[…]

A-Rod hits 1st homer in Yankees’ 10-6 loss to Red Sox

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez hit his first home run since returning to the Yankees following a drug suspension and Chris Capuano was forced out in the first inning by a quadriceps injury in New York’s 10-6 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday. Rodriguez hit a long drive to left-center on a[…]

Matsui hasn’t thought about managing in the future

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Back with the New York Yankees as a special adviser to general manager Brian Cashman, Hideki Matsui says he hasn’t thought about managing in the future. “I’m really looking forward to working with the young players and offering whatever I can,” Matsui said through a translator Wednesday. “What I hope to[…]