• Video review: Gamers make their way into Winter X Games

    The Associated Press -
    Yesterday

    ASPEN - Big Air? Try Fast Thumbs. Safe to say, the newest competition at the Winter X Games will not be at the Olympics anytime soon. Its participants - some might prefer you call them athletes - may not know a ski from a snowboard and don't even have to have a heavy coat to win...

  • Denver blows late shots in OT home loss to Wizards

    The Associated Press -
    Yesterday

    DENVER - John Wall scored six of his 19 points in overtime and had 16 assists as the Washington Wizards beat the Denver Nuggets 117-115 on Sunday. Kris Humphries had a season-high 21 points and 14 rebounds to help Washington stop a two-game skid. Ty Lawson had 31 points and 12...

  • Pro Bowl a testing range for quirky rules

    Yesterday

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The odd rules that the NFL tried in the Pro Bowl made for a strange sideshow. No kickoffs, no blitzing, alternate possessions to start each quarter, two-minute warnings for each quarter and stopping the clock when a running play doesn't gain a yard in the final...

  • James Harden gets 37, Rockets rout spiraling Lakers 99-87

    Yesterday

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — After James Harden lit up the Los Angeles Lakers for the first three quarters, he returned in the final minutes to keep the Houston Rockets focused on their finish. Kobe Bryant used to do that job for the Lakers, and they might find out Monday whether he'll do it...

  • AP Source: Browns WR Josh Gordon fails another drug test

    Yesterday

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's troubles have deepened. He may be out of chances — and time. The wide receiver for the Browns has failed yet another drug test, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday. Gordon, who has twice been suspended by the NFL for...

  • Watt dances and dazzles at the Pro Bowl

    Yesterday

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — J.J. brought some Wattage to the Pro Bowl with an array of athleticism and hip-shaking shimmying. Even in a game his team didn't win, J.J. Watt found a way to steal the show — just like he had all season. Capping an electrifying season, Watt intercepted a pass,...

  • Watt gets 2 turnovers, dances in friendly Pro Bowl

    Yesterday

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — J.J. Watt danced, Jimmy Graham dunked, Odell Beckham Jr. dazzled. The Pro Bowl in the desert was all about having a good time. Few moved very fast, no one flattened a quarterback and there were no bone-jarring hits in the gentle, friendly version of football...

  • Griffin, Paul lead Clippers to 120-100 win over Suns

    Updated: Sun, Jan 25, 2015

    PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers are known for their offense. But it was a stifling defense late Sunday night that made the difference against the Phoenix Suns. Blake Griffin and Paul scored 23 points each and the Clippers used a 15-0 fourth-quarter run to beat...

  • Tavares scores 4, Team Toews outscores Team Foligno, 17-12

    Updated: Sun, Jan 25, 2015

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It was enough to give a goalie nightmares: A record 29 goals, 25 players with at least two points and eight with at least four. In addition to the high-profile superstars who didn't make it to Ohio's capital city for the NHL All-Star game, defense also took a...

  • Thomas says shoulder "pretty good, will play in Super Bowl

    Updated: Sun, Jan 25, 2015

    PHOENIX (AP) — Seahawks All-Pro safety Earl Thomas promises he will play in the Super Bowl and will remain fearless when he gets on the field. Thomas pronounced his separated left shoulder "pretty good" when the team arrived Sunday for the Super Bowl. He was injured in Seattle's...

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