By MATT CARLSON, Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks finally got to celebrate Wednesday night.
It had been a while.
Jonathan Toews had a goal and two assists, and Chicago stopped an eight-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins.
"I think we ...
By The Associated Press
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jarrett Culver scored 15 points, Tariq Owens had 14 points and eight rebounds and No. 11 Texas Tech ran out to a 43-point halftime lead in a 79-44 victory over Northwestern State on Wednesday night.
The Red Raiders (9-0) matched their best start ...
By ROB MAADDI, AP Sports Writer
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie put on his best Stephen Curry impersonation.
Dinwiddie scored a career-high 39 points off the bench and Allen Crabbe had 20 to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 127-124 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday ...
By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Sports Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) — To Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens, Kyrie Irving's pair of 3-pointers in the final 40 seconds of overtime — the first from in front of his team's bench; the second from straightaway, 31 feet out — were "amazing."
To the man ...
By VIN A. CHERWOO, AP Sports Writer
NEW YORK (AP) — Tomas Nosek jumped on a loose puck to help the Vegas Golden Knights' open their trip with a victory.
Nosek scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the surging Golden Knights beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Wednesday ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen and the Philadelphia Phillies finalized a back-loaded $50 million, three-year contract on Wednesday, a deal that includes a team option for 2022.
McCutchen gets $10 million next season, $17 million in 2020 and $20 million in 2021. The ...
By ROB MAADDI, AP Pro Football Writer
Nobody is questioning Jerry Jones anymore about trading a first-round pick for Amari Cooper.
The Cowboys are 5-1 since the 24-year-old wide receiver was acquired from Oakland for a 2019 selection that will likely be in the 20s. They're one win from ...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The city of Oakland has filed a federal antitrust lawsuit trying to recover damages for the Raiders' upcoming move to Las Vegas.
The suit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against the Raiders, the NFL and the other 31 clubs ...
By Ben Walker
AP Baseball Writer
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An All-Star starter to the relief-reliant Rays, a Tanner-for-Tanner trade and a Scott Boras sighting. Intrigue at the winter meetings, but not much impact.
Not yet, anyway.
Charlie Morton was the top name to switch teams Wednesday, ...
By Dave Skretta
AP Sports Writer
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are missing their star running back, likely without his backup and could have their top two wide receivers hobbled or shelved for their crucial AFC West showdown against the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday ...
By ROB HARRIS, AP Sports Writer
LONDON (AP) — The future of the most successful cycling team of the last decade was put in doubt Wednesday when Sky announced its withdrawal from the sport following the European pay TV giant's takeover by American company Comcast.
Team Sky, which had a rider ...
By NOAH TRISTER, AP Sports Writer
Just more than a month after the season started, there are only nine unbeaten teams left in Division I men's college basketball. And it's a similar story at the other end of the spectrum: Only five teams have yet to win a game.
Getting this far without a loss ...
By STEPHEN WHYNO, AP Hockey Writer
Hindsight is 43/35 for the Columbus Blue Jackets.
That's how many goals and assists William Karlsson put up for the Vegas Golden Knights after the Blue Jackets let him go in the most recent NHL expansion draft. They also sent first- and second-round draft ...
By TIM DAHLBERG, AP Sports Columnist
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ask baseball managers what they think about the dreaded shift, and most of them have the same answer.
It's not a problem if the hitters don't make it one.
"There's an easy way to combat that," Oakland's Bob Melvin said. "Just hit the ...
By RAUL DOMINGUEZ, Associated Press
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Bryn Forbes was happy to finally earn the first double-double of his basketball career, and even happier that it came in another San Antonio Spurs victory grounded in defense.
Forbes had a season-high 24 points and a career-best 11 ...
By The Associated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Serge Ibaka had 25 points and nine rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors cruised past the Los Angeles Clippers 123-99 on Tuesday night without injured Kawhi Leonard.
Kyle Lowry added 21 points, making four of the Raptors' 14 3-pointers.
Leonard sat ...
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his 21st hat trick and first this season to lift the Washington Capitals over the Detroit Red Wings 6-2 on Tuesday night.
Ovechkin entered the night as the NHL's goal leader and stretched his total to 25 through 30 games, ...
By SIMMI BUTTAR, AP Sports Writer
NEW YORK (AP) — Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes has had a special season so far.
A league-leading 43 touchdown passes.
A no-look pass against the Baltimore Ravens.
And he has led the Chiefs to the top of latest AP Pro32 poll .
The Chiefs received seven of ...
By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger's ribs are bruised but not broken.
The Pittsburgh Steelers believe the same could be said about their wildly uneven season.
Roethlisberger believes he'll play on Sunday when New England visits Heinz Field, one of the few ...
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets' bench came to the rescue twice Tuesday night, and the second time made the difference.
James Harden had 29 points and seven Rockets scored in double-figures as Houston used a big second-half run and snapped a three-game losing streak with a 111-103 victory ...