Blake Griffin is out indefinitely with a staph infection in his right elbow, leaving the Los Angeles Clippers without their All-Star forward as they fight for playoff positioning. The Clippers lost 131-108 at Oklahoma City on Sunday.
The Oakland Athletics, who went on a trading binge in the offseason, were in dire need of a meet-and-greet session. “It was the marketing department’s idea to make all these trades because we would sell more shirt jerseys,” said a joking general manager Billy Beane at FanFest.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans' views of President Barack Obama have improved slightly in the past two months, and opinions are more positive about the direction of the country and the health of the economy, an Associated Press-GfK poll finds.