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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Playing with a heavy heart a night after Thunder assistant and former Pelicans coach Monty Williams' wife died, Russell Westbrook led Oklahoma to a 121-95 victory over New Orleans on Thursday. Ingrid Williams was involved in a car crash Tuesday night in...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored three times in the second period for his 14th career hat trick, and the Washington Capitals beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Thursday night. Ovechkin, who leads the league with 34 goals, has 13 in his past 13 games. Nicklas Backstrom had...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook just missed a triple-double, and the Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 121-95 on Thursday night, a day after Thunder assistant and former Pelicans head coach Monty Williams' wife died. Ingrid Williams was involved in a car crash Tuesday...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lamar Odom made his public return at brother-in-law Kanye West's New York Fashion Week show on Thursday. Odom's appearance marked the first time he'd attended a public event since he was hospitalized in critical condition in Las Vegas in October 2015 after he was...
TORONTO (AP) — Of all the goodies Kobe Bryant collects in his farewell season, one this weekend might be particularly useful. After all, you need a good winter coat in Canada. Though Bryant probably wouldn't be too unhappy walking away with another All-Star Game MVP trophy. The...
TORONTO (AP) — Voting for the NBA All-Star Game MVP will include Twitter — using emojis. That's right. Fans can vote for a black snake (Kobe Bryant), a king's crown (LeBron James), or an eyebrow (Anthony Davis). The NBA announced Thursday that emojis had been created for all 24...
TORONTO (AP) — Of all the goodies Kobe Bryant collects in his farewell season, one this weekend might be particularly useful. After all, you need a good winter coat in Canada. Though Bryant probably wouldn't be too unhappy walking away another All-Star Game MVP trophy. The final...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Chez Reavie enjoyed the pure weather almost as much as watching putts go in. He opened with an 8-under 63 at Monterey Peninsula to take the lead Thursday after one round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Some of the biggest stars had to settle for...
Kenya is being investigated for breaching the world anti-doping code, WADA said Thursday, and could be declared non-compliant in a matter of weeks. The World Anti-Doping Agency said an independent compliance review committee will now evaluate Kenya and make a recommendation to...