Padres GM met with Manny Machado

PEORIA, Ariz. — Padres general manager A.J. Preller flew to Miami to meet with Manny Machado and his wife at some point in the past week, a step that indicates the sides continue to work toward a possible agreement.

A Monster day for Team Mango competitors

The word Monster turned out to be the best description of Sunday’s Team Mango Triathlon events as athletes battled through some monstrous storm conditions just to get to the finish line.

Kuchar wrong to stiff caddie, but vilification of golfer wrong too

At a Miami Heat game in 2015, while in town for a golf tournament, Matt Kuchar took a half-court shot during a halftime charity event. If he made it, $25,000 would be donated to the United Way. He missed. Later, without fanfare, he wrote a personal check for that amount and gave it to the organization.

Pelicans lose Davis, beat Thunder 131-122

NEW ORLEANS — Julius Randle capped a 33-point, 11-rebound performance with three clutch baskets in the final minutes, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 131-122 on Thursday night despite losing All-Star Anthony Davis to a shoulder injury after the first half.