RALEIGH, N.C. -- Brock McGinn is called an "old-school gamer" by Carolina Hurricanes coach Bill Peters, which coming from Peters is quite the compliment.
A gamer is the type who takes a shot off the foot, as McGinn did ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks made sure every Detroit Pistons shot attempt inside the arc was as tough as possible. The Bucks utilized their length and athleticism to collect 16 blocks on Wednesday night at the BMO ...Read more
ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Northwestern's previous game at Allstate Arena had the atmosphere of an empty lecture hall. And about the same number of undergrads.
So forward Gavin Skelly pledged to do something about it, saying: "I ...Read more
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina received its first real test of the season on Wednesday night, when Bucknell cut a 16-point deficit to one with about 121/2 minutes remaining. The Smith Center became quiet then, many ...Read more
NEW YORK -- USC associate head basketball coach Tony Bland pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four charges stemming from allegations he accepted a bribe in return for steering players to use a certain aspiring sports agent ...Read more
TENNESSEE (6-3) AT PITTSBURGH (7-2)
TV: NBC, NFL Network, 8:15 p.m. EDT.
Line: Steelers by 7.
Sam Farmer's pick: The Titans are starting to show their capabilities, and they've got defensive coordinator...Read more
CHICAGO -- The Blackhawks have a new pregame tradition. Every time they play at home after a loss, the first song they skate to in warmups is Big Sean's "Bounce Back," which contains the hook, "Last night took an 'L' but ...Read more
ATLANTA -- The Kings looked sluggish and out of sorts from the start and were routed by the Atlanta Hawks, 126-80, for their worst loss of the season Wednesday night at Philips Arena.
The Kings (3-11), lacking energy ...Read more
Errabundis [Kindle Edition]Carol Budinger
This epic fantasy of love and transformation tells of The Lorilex, poised to destroy the world. But in the far off, dusty caravan town of Errabundis a powerful force for good is cloaked within an ordinary life. A life that must be awoken to itself if the world is to ...
MIAMI -- Erik Spoelstra laid it out clearly before the game.
"You want to test and measure yourself against teams that are ahead of you in the conference," the Miami Heat coach said.
While they passed a few quizzes along...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- LeBron James didn't seem worried about an emotional letdown after the Cavaliers' 23-point comeback victory over the New York Knicks on Monday.
The Charlotte Hornets brought a four-game losing streak ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- For years we've seen this.
The Wolves would start well, play hard, hold a lead and lose to a San Antonio Spurs team that has offensive execution in its blood and a winning tradition that ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Amir Coffey sensed his Gophers teammates desperately needed a first-half spark offensively, so he decided to completely take over the game Wednesday night against Niagara. The 6-foot-8 sophomore had a ...Read more
DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings scored and punched their way to an entertaining home victory.
Anthony Mantha completed a Gordie Howe hat trick when he fought Travis Hamonic with six minutes to play Wednesday at Little ...Read more
OKLAHOMA CITY -- With Justin Holiday back in Chicago after the birth of his first child and Paul Zipser slumping, Fred Hoiberg changed the starting lineup again on Wednesday.
He even did so twice, trying a different look ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Two league sources confirmed that Robert Covington and the 76ers are working toward finalizing a contract extension and reworking his deal for this season.
According to sources, it's expected to be ...Read more
ORLANDO, Fla. -- There was no hint of wistfulness in Jed Hoyer's voice when discussing the subject of Eloy Jimenez during an interview session at the general managers meetings.
The Cubs GM, however, did use the word "...Read more
Maria Taylor, the ESPN sideline reporter who interviewed Kentucky coach John Calipari at halftime Tuesday night, posted a video on Twitter on Wednesday to talk about what some described as an awkward interview.
The ...Read more
Jeffrey Loria's Marlins were long a financial mess, and the new ownership group headed by chairman Bruce Sherman is in the early stages of altering the way the franchise operates financially, CEO Derek Jeter said Wednesday...Read more
BEREA, Ohio -- The scathing comments free safety Tashaun Gipson made about the Browns early this week practically sounded an alarm in Hue Jackson's head.
The coach addressed Gipson's trash talk with his players Wednesday ...Read more
Okaro White said there is no use looking back at how a seemingly innocuous layup drill before Tuesday's practice has left him with a broken left foot and sidelined for months.
So, instead, the second-year Miami Heat ...Read more