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CHICAGO (AP) — Derrick Rose scored 22 points and the struggling Chicago Bulls beat the San Antonio Spurs 104-81 on Thursday night. The Bulls came away with a much-needed win after dropping six of eight and handed the defending champions their most lopsided loss of the season...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Billy Garrett Jr. scored 14 points before fouling out and Myke Henry also had 14 to help DePaul come from behind and edge No. 24 Seton Hall 64-60 on Thursday night. It was DePaul's first win on the road against Seton Hall, and it snapped a 51-game losing...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge said Thursday that he tore a ligament in his left thumb that will require surgery and that he could be out six to eight weeks. The three-time All-Star spoke before Portland's game against the Boston Celtics. Aldridge...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant tore his right rotator cuff in the Los Angeles Lakers' latest defeat, the club announced Thursday. Bryant injured his right shoulder in the second half of the Lakers' loss at New Orleans on Wednesday night when he drove the baseline for a two-...
Pau and Marc Gasol have been voted the first brothers to start in the NBA All-Star game, while Toronto's Kyle Lowry made a late surge in fan balloting and will start for the Eastern Conference. Lowry passed Dwyane Wade and will start alongside Washington's John Wall, the first...
DETROIT (AP) — Justin Verlander is doing his best to take Max Scherzer's departure in stride. Yes, the Detroit Tigers will miss Scherzer, one of the game's top right-handers. But his exit via free agency was by no means a shock. "Obviously you don't want to see a teammate go,...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant tore his right rotator cuff in the Los Angeles Lakers' latest defeat, the club announced Thursday. Bryant injured his right shoulder in the second half of the Lakers' loss at New Orleans on Wednesday night when he drove the baseline for a two-...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has long been a fan of trick plays. Some of them are even legal. But he won't be alone in next week's Super Bowl: Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll also went deep in his playbook to earn a chance to play for an...
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Two former University of North Carolina athletes have filed a lawsuit against the school and the NCAA, saying neither is doing enough to ensure athletes receive a quality education. The lawsuit names former women's basketball player Rashanda McCants and...