PHILADELPHIA -- You know you're on a certified roll when you play one of your worst periods in a couple of weeks, are thoroughly outplayed most of the night, and "still extend your winning streak.
Such is the state of ...Read more
HOUSTON -- When Lou Williams sank a 66-foot heave at the halftime buzzer to make the score 67-55, it seemed perhaps that the Los Angeles Lakers were still within striking distance of a talented Houston Rockets team, ...Read more
ATLANTA -- Deep breath.
The losing streak is over.
The Hawks snapped a seven-game losing streak at the expense of the injury-ravaged Heat, winning 103-95 Wednesday night at Philips Arena. The win was only the second in ...Read more
TORONTO -- On a road trip where virtually every tightly-contested second left little room for error, the Wild just couldn't help themselves.
Despite a pair of two-goal leads, the Wild seem to love playing in one-goal ...Read more
NEW YORK -- He said it with disdain in his voice, the defensive coach for so many years acknowledging what has become apparent through the first quarter of this season. The Cavaliers' identity is built on their offense ...Read more
Talk to people who have worked with Rajon Rondo and almost always the subject of his high intelligence arises.
"He's a basketball savant," former teammate Brian Scalabrine said Wednesday.
This knowledge -- and Rondo's ...Read more
NEW YORK -- LeBron James wished President-elect Donald Trump well and likened his decision not to stay with the team at Trump SoHo to choosing between chicken and steak.
For the first time in his career, James stayed at a...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Detroit Pistons held the Charlotte Hornets to below 30 percent shooting well into the second half Wednesday night, but the Pistons' largest lead was only four points.
It turned into a Pistons loss. ...Read more
BEREA, Ohio -- Browns coach Hue Jackson insisted he's not playing mind games with the Cincinnati Bengals by holding off on naming Robert Griffin III as his starting quarterback for Sunday's game at FirstEnergy Stadium.
With the white eye bandage removed, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Wednesday he's simply "good to go" after his latest follow-up appointment with doctors to review his surgically-repaired right eye.
This came a day after ...Read more
FRISCO, Texas -- Dueling rookie of the year sensations quarterback Dak Prescott and running back Ezekiel Elliott weren't so blunt.
So receiver Brice Butler did it for them.
A Dallas Cowboys team that has already clinched...Read more
OAKLAND (10-2) AT KANSAS CITY (9-3)
TV: NBC, NFL Network, 8:15 p.m. EST.
Line: Chiefs by 3.
Sam Farmer's pick: As hot as the Raiders have been on their six-game winning streak, and as well as they've ...Read more
RAIDERS (10-2) at CHIEFS (9-3)
Line: KC by 3.
Cote's pick: KC 24-20.
TV: 8:30 p.m. Thursday, NBC/NFLN.
The nation was saddled with Monday night's abysmal Colts-Jets game. Now, it's as if the football gods have decided ...Read more
As the fallout from Ron Rivera's benching of quarterback Cam Newton for a dress code violation reached a fourth day Wednesday, the Carolina Panthers coach sought to end discussions of the so-called Tiegate once and for all...Read more
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Chris Sale is moving from a White Sox team that has compiled four straight losing seasons to a Red Sox team that instantly upgraded its status an already-serious 2017 contender with his presence in ...Read more
Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly rode into Wednesday afternoon's practice on a golf cart, helmet in hand.
It was his first appearance at practice with a helmet since suffering a concussion in a Nov. 17 Thursday ...Read more
Some thoughts after Week 13 of the fantasy football season:
Recommending Colin Kaepernick the week he goes 1-of-5 for four yards and gets replaced by Blaine Gabbert in the fourth quarter, regardless of snowy conditions, ...Read more
The Detroit Red Wings enter their longest home stand of the season with a mission to make Joe Louis Arena less friendly to opponents.
After winning their first four home games, the Wings have won just twice in their last ...Read more
OXON HILL, Md. -- After a day of rumors and a long night of waiting, the Royals traded closer Wade Davis to the Chicago Cubs for outfielder Jorge Soler on Wednesday morning, making official a deal that could have lasting ...Read more
The White Sox are close to a deal to send outfielder Adam Eaton to the Washington Nationals, one day after the Sox started their rebuilding project by parting with ace Chris Sale, according to a major league baseball ...Read more