CHICAGO -- Dwyane Wade scored 23 points, including a posterizing dunk with 41.6 seconds left, and Jimmy Butler added 22 as the Bulls rallied from a late 11-point deficit to down the Suns, 128-121, in overtime Friday at the...Read more
OKLAHOMA CITY -- For a few hours on Friday, the drama of the past week gave way to the part of this the Los Angeles Lakers love.
The result wasn't what they wanted, but some normalcy returned for the ...Read more
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The cast of characters has changed on the court and behind the scenes, but, at least for now, the end result remains the same.
The Lakers suffered a 110-93 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday at ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Darryl Sutter grew up between Montana and the North Pole, in a tiny Alberta prairie town so isolated and homogenized that debates which consumed the outside world only occasionally seeped in.
"All that ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Representatives of Steve Ballmer and Stan Kroenke, two of the richest owners in professional sports, have had multiple discussions about the Los Angeles Clippers joining the Rams and Chargers in the sports and...Read more
ATLANTA -- This isn't merely sustained winning. It's become more fun than that. It's also sustained scoring.
Friday night's 108-90 victory over the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena not only made it 15 victories in the Heat'...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- There was one player who had no interest in taking a week-plus-long holiday:
Wiggins said as much Friday morning.
"I didn't want the break," he said of the time off due to the All Star ...Read more
SUNRISE, Fla. -- Perhaps the Panthers should live in hotels during their homestands.
After what seemed to be a season-turning, franchise-record 5-0 road trip, the Panthers have come home to sunny Florida and laid two eggs...Read more
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RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes scored some goals, managed the puck well and got good goaltending Friday.
And won a game.
Jordan Staal had a goal and an assist, and Elias Lindholm and Viktor Stalberg scored as ...Read more
76ers president Bryan Colangelo opened his posttrade-deadline news conference with devastating news for some.
He announced on Friday morning that Ben Simmons would be sidelined for the entire season.
Simmons, the first ...Read more
Kevin Love called his arthroscopic surgery a minor procedure on Friday, and said he believes he'll be back in plenty of time to get his rhythm and legs ready for the playoffs.
Still, the Cavaliers forward sounds as if he'...Read more
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The 49ers found a big body to plug the center of their new defense on Friday when Earl Mitchell agreed to a four-year deal worth $16 million overall.
The 49ers beat out three other teams -- Seattle,...Read more
The Browns were awarded four compensatory picks for April's draft, the NFL announced Friday.
They received one selection in the third round (No. 103 overall), two in the fourth (Nos. 139 and 142) and one in the fifth (No....Read more
LOS ANGELES--To a kid growing up in New Mexico, it seemed like something out of a dream or maybe an action movie.
Nathan Schrimsher had shown potential while competing for a local swim club, prompting a coach to pull him ...Read more
MESA, Ariz. -- While the Cubs face the prospect of losing at least 40 percent of their rotation for 2018, they haven't overlooked stabilizing their bullpen for the future.
When they signed Pedro Strop to an extension ...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- For years, JaVale McGee has privately stewed as Shaquille O'Neal has routinely roasted him during his Shaqtin' A Fool segments on NBA TV and TNT, highlighting McGee's bloopers.
This season, McGee has ...Read more
PEORIA, Ariz. -- The last two years of Jarred Cosart's career served a reminder that, for all its benefits, life in the major leagues can be unforgiving. On the mound, he was largely unable to replicate the success he ...Read more
In recent years, the Chiefs have had some success taking low-risk fliers on versatile running backs.
On Friday, the decided to take a chance on another, as the club announced the signing of former first-round draft pick C...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Nerlens Noel will be making his debut with the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night when they host the New Orleans Pelicans.
The Mavericks are just hoping Noel's time with Dallas winds up the way the career ...Read more
The sell off has begun.
The Detroit Red Wings have acquired a third-round pick in this year's draft in exchange for little-used forward Tomas Jurco.
"Things haven't worked out here," Red Wings general manager Ken Holland...Read more