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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Saturday's NBA All-Star events (all times local): ___ 11:15 a.m. Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant are on the floor together — though they started on opposite ends. The Western Conference All-Stars are practicing at the Superdome, and...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Chris Webber and Rollie Massimino are one step from the Hall of Fame. The career 20-point-per-game NBA scorer and the coach who led Villanova to a stunning upset of Georgetown in the 1985 NCAA championship game were among the 14 finalists unveiled Saturday for...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper says he knows "exactly why" his production dipped last season from his MVP-winning performance a year earlier — but he did not elaborate. Harper met with reporters Saturday, the day before Washington's...
ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Two-time defending champion Mikaela Shiffrin took a clear lead in the slalom first run at the ski world championships on Saturday. The 21-year-old American, who is unbeaten at major championships in her specialist event, was 0.35 seconds faster...
As a walk-on at Temple, Haason Reddick earned a starting spot before he got a scholarship. Reddick's father says his son was tempted at times during his college career to give up football and get a job instead of burdening his parents with tuition payments. "He loved the game,...
TORONTO (AP) — Exceptionally fit and muscular still, Borje Salming sits at his locker with a familiar No. 21 Toronto Maple Leafs jersey hanging behind him while pecking out a message on his cellphone. The faceoff for the Centennial Classic's alumni game between the Maple Leafs...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The NBA has warned that Texas could be overlooked for future events because of a proposed "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people. The Texas legislation is similar to a North Carolina law that prompted the league to move the All-Star Game out of that...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jordin Canada scored 22 points to lead UCLA to a 90-79 upset victory over No. 9 Washington on Friday night. The Bruins (19-7, 10-5 Pac-12) weren't even sure if Canada would play since she left the previous game with a neck injury and didn't practice all week...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jamal Murray scored 36 points and Buddy Hield, a New Orleans Pelicans rookie, added 28 to the delight of the locals as the World squad beat the U.S. 150-141 on Friday night in the Rising Stars Challenge. The game featuring top rookies and second-year pros is...