MINNEAPOLIS -- Sunday at Target Center the Timberwolves' bid for a fourth straight win came to an end thanks to an offense that stopped moving the ball and a defense that stopped protecting the rim.
Up nine with 9:57 left...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Hours after the war of words between his father and the president of the United States escalated, Lonzo Ball did what he does best: He played basketball.
Ball notched his second career triple double to lead...Read more
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- John Gibson continues to face a bevy of shots, but each and every night, he's up to the task.
This time, he had a whopping 52 shots unloaded on him by the Florida Panthers, but it didn't matter.
The ...Read more
LAS VEGAS -- Jonathan Quick's teammates expect him to stop just about everything that comes his way, and for the first few weeks of this season he lived up to those expectations as he backstopped the impressive start that ...Read more
PHOENIX -- Suns interim coach Jay Triano made no secret of what he thinks of Bulls' rookie Lauri Markkanen.
"Our scouting reports are concerned about how we're going to stop him," Triano said pregame.
The Suns didn't as ...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Cowboys owner Jerry Jones received his Ring of Excellence during halftime of Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles at AT&T Stadium.
Jones, who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in...Read more
NEW YORK -- There marked no need this time for the Warriors to overcome an opponent scoring 47 first-quarter points. Instead, the Warriors struggled to hold on to a 28-point lead.
The Warriors still secured a 118-111 ...Read more
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- For the second time this season, Tom Izzo watched Miles Bridges crumble in a heap in front of Michigan State's bench.
The sophomore twisted his left ankle while driving to the basket as the second-...Read more
The Empty PulpitSandra Arrants
Fourteen year old Sherman Thompson has stumbled upon the body of his pastor. Laid out, dead, on the front lawn of the parsonage, Reverend Archibald Temple had a voice of thunder that has been rendered silent forever. Sherman and his sister Grace are determined to find out who killed him and ...
DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings gave up a tying goal in the final minute of the first period and again in the final minute of the third period.
Nathan MacKinnon scored at 2:55 of overtime to give the Avalanche a 4-3 win ...Read more
RALEIGH, N.C. -- For whatever reason, put the Carolina Hurricanes and New York Islanders together and it can be goals galore.
Three days after one of those shootouts in Brooklyn, the Canes and Islanders went at it again ...Read more
MEXICO CITY -- The Raiders wanted to contend with the NFL's elite this year. Some even thought they could.
Sunday's embarrassment showed just how far off they really are.
Despite the absurd reality that Oakland can still...Read more
CARSON, Calif. -- After the Los Angeles Chargers somehow lost a football game despite intercepting the ball twice in the final two minutes while leading, safety Tre Boston put things on the defense's shoulders.
That his ...Read more
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Travis Kelce challenged his teammates after the Chiefs' stunning 12-9 loss to the New York Giants on Sunday, but he started with himself.
"We have to man up," Kelce said. "Nobody is pointing ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota senior starters Nate Mason and Reggie Lynch sat for more than 10 minutes in the second half Sunday after picking up four fouls each with their team only leading by single digits.
Normally, that ...Read more
MIAMI -- This certainly felt like two steps back after Friday's step forward.
Because for as much as the road victory over the Washington Wizards created hope, Sunday's 120-95 loss to the Indiana Pacers at AmericanAirline...Read more
MIAMI -- This should have been the bye week for the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Instead both teams were on the field at Hard Rock Stadium on a beautiful, sun-splashed day, and the Bucs came away with a 30-20 ...Read more
There are two home games left on the Vikings' schedule next month. There could be more games played at U.S. Bank Stadium in January, as the distance gets shorter between the Vikings and the distinction of being the first ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- This is a new low for the Browns -- or any NFL team for that matter.
With Sunday's 19-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars in wintry weather Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium, the Browns fell to 4-43 dating to the ...Read more
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Ravens' much-needed bye week didn't do much to jump-start a sluggish offense. But the rest, and the luxury of facing an inexperienced backup quarterback rather than one of the game's best, sure did ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Warriors forward Kevin Durant will miss Sunday's game against the Brooklyn Nets because of a sprained left ankle. It marked the second time in over a week Durant sat out of a game because of an ailment.