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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore and Seimone Augustus both scored 22 points and the Minnesota Lynx rebounded from their worst performance of the season to beat the Tulsa Shock 88-79 on Sunday night. Lindsay Whalen had 19 points and nine assists for Minnesota (6-2), which has won four of five. Rebekkah Brunson had 11 points and 11 rebounds. Glory Johnson scored 24 points to lead Tulsa (3-8), which lost for the first time in three games.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Pedro Hernandez will have been with the Minnesota Twins just long enough to earn a victory. Making an emergency start after scheduled starter Mike Pelfrey was scratched because of a strained back, Hernandez allowed two runs in five innings, and the Twins avoided a three-game sweep with a 5-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday. “This is crazy for me,” he said. “I slept three hours. But, you know, that’s part of my job.
MIAMI — Dwyane Wade was walking down the hallway toward the Miami Heat locker room in the wee hours of Friday morning, still in uniform and fussing with the new championship hat atop his head as his team and their families were in the midst of partying the night away. He stopped briefly and assessed the celebration. “We’re getting pretty good at these,” Wade said. That’s understandable, the Heat are getting plenty of practice at throwing themselves end-of-season parties.
CLEVELAND — Scott Kazmir allowed one run in seven strong innings and Jason Kipnis drove in three, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 5-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Kazmir (4-4) gave up just a leadoff homer to Brian Dozier in the sixth and four other hits. The left-hander struck out seven, including five in his final two innings.
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- Nik Wallenda, the Florida-based daredevil, acrobat and heir to the famed Flying Wallendas circus family, is afraid of only one thing.
ATLANTA (AP) -- People with serious egg allergies may no longer have to worry about flu shots.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Los Angeles' school system, the second largest in the United States, is ordering iPads for all its students, handing Apple a major success in its quest to make the tablet computer a replacement for textbooks.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Far-reaching immigration legislation offering the prize of U.S. citizenship to millions is swiftly gaining ground in the Senate following agreement between Republicans and Democrats on dramatic steps aimed at securing the border with Mexico.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The National Weather Service says several communities in west central Minnesota are experiencing flash flooding following severe thunderstorms. Meteorologist Chris Franks says streets in Morris, Glenwood and Starbuck are among those that flooded after big downpours. He says some areas got 4 to 5 inches of rain in two to three hours. Franks says flooding in those areas developed in about an hour because storm drains just couldn't handle the volume. Franks says the storms are moving south and east and should have moved into Wisconsin by about 8 a.m.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy says nearly 140,000 customers are without power in Minnesota following severe thunderstorms. The company reports about 1,500 outages affecting about 139,600 customers before 7 a.m. Friday. The National Weather Service says some parts of Minnesota got 4 to 5 inches of rain in just a couple hours. More storms are expected tonight.