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Knicks to hire Hornacek

NEW YORK — Jeff Hornacek will be the new coach of the New York Knicks, a league source confirmed to ESPN's Ian Begley. The news was first reported by Bleacher Report.

76ers get first pick in draft

NEW YORK — After losing a total of 199 games over the past three seasons, the Philadelphia 76ers finally were rewarded for their rebuilding/tanking plan.

Mettenberger to the Chargers

SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Chargers claimed quarterback Zach Mettenberger on waivers Tuesday, the team announced.

D’Antoni the leader for Rockets job

HOUSTON — Mike DAntoni’s candidacy for the Houston Rockets’ coaching job is gaining momentum, according to league sources. The offensive-minded DAntoni, currently serving as associate of the Philadelphia 76ers, has coached in Denver, Phoenix, New York and the Los Angeles.

Mariners scuffle in Baltimore after 10-run win on Tuesday

BALTIMORE — One-time Mariners’ prospect Chris Tillman continued his brilliant start to the 2016 season. The lanky right-hander limited the Mariners to just two runs in a 5-2 victory for Baltimore on Wednesday night at Camden Yards.

Brazil’s Temer tells Olympic committee Rio will be ready

RIO DE JANIERO — Interim President Michel Temer told the International Olympic Committee that Brazil’s change of government has not interrupted preparations for the Rio 2016 Games, newly appointed Sports Minister Leonardo Picciani said on Monday. Temer spoke to IOC president Thomas Bach by telephone and assured him the games will take place as planned, Picciani told reporters after a meeting with Brazil’s new president, who replaced suspended President Dilma Rousseff on Thursday.

Crosby ends slump in OT as Pens even East finals

PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby scored his first goal in nine games 40 seconds into overtime as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 in Game Two of the Eastern Conference finals on Monday to even the series. The Penguins, who squandered a two-goal lead before getting the winner in overtime, now head to Tampa for Game 3 in the best-of-seven series on Wednesday.

Braves fire Gonzalez

ATLANTA — Off to one of the worst starts in their history, the Atlanta Braves fired manager Fredi Gonzalez on Tuesday.

Seahawks make tweaks at linebacker

The Seahawks on Monday waived as injured linebacker Christian French, an undrafted rookie free agent from Oregon, and replaced him on the 90-man roster with veteran free agent Khairi Fortt.

Storm smothered by Sparks in Stewart’s debut

LOS ANGELES — Breanna Stewart’s individual excellence proved insufficient to compensate for the Storm’s collective inadequacy as the team began its 17th season Sunday.

Rangers top Blue Jays after benches clear

ARLINGTON, Texas — Ian Desmond’s three-run homer sparked a four-run seventh inning for Texas in a win over Toronto on Sunday that was marred by a benches-clearing brawl in the eighth inning.

Pacers promote McMillan to head coach

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Pacers named Nate McMillan head coach on Monday, promoting their associate head coach to the lead role following the firing of Frank Vogel.

Lincecum close to deal with Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum reportedly is close to a deal with the Los Angeles Angels, according to multiple reports.

Rams’ defense shuts down Renton

WENATCHEE — As the old adage goes, defense wins championships. If the way the Wenatchee Valley Rams’ defense has started the 2016 season continues, the Rams will have every chance to take home a second-straight national championship trophy.