December 11, 2014

MLS expansion teams stock roster in draft as wheeling and dealing continues

By Neil Davidson THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Orlando City SC and New York City FC stocked their rosters Wednesday, with Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver among […]
December 10, 2014

Magic says he wants Lakers to lose every game, but coach Byron Scott wants to win now

By Greg Beacham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Magic Johnson wants the Los Angeles Lakers to lose every game this season for their own good. […]
December 10, 2014

Kobe Bryant, nearly all Lakers teammates wear “I Can’t Breathe” T shirts in warmups

By Greg Beacham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Kobe Bryant and nearly all of his Los Angeles Lakers teammates wore black T-shirts reading “I Can’t […]
December 10, 2014

Athlete activism: Magic Johnson pleased athletes using platform, voice for peaceful protest

By Melissa Murphy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Magic Johnson praised recent activism by professional athletes on Tuesday and called for more conversation among government, […]
December 10, 2014

Rams’ ‘Hands Up’ protest was Britt’s brainchild

By R.B. Fallstrom THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. LOUIS _ Kenny Britt is easily recognizable on the St. Louis Rams’ practice field. He’s the long-striding wide receiver […]
December 9, 2014

Arizona’s Scooby Wright wins Bronko Nagurski Award as nation’s top college defensive player

By Steve Reed THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright won the Bronko Nagurski award on Monday night given to the nation’s top […]
December 9, 2014

Diamondbacks finalize $68.5 million, 6 year contract with Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas

By Ronald Blum THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN DIEGO _ Chip Hale thought back to the spark Yoenis Cespedes gave the Oakland Athletics. Now Arizona’s new manager […]
December 8, 2014

In case you missed it in NFL’s Week 14: ‘Legion’ helps Seahawks make playoff push; 49ers’ fade

By Howard Fendrich THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Here come the Seahawks. In mid-October, the defending Super Bowl champions were sitting at .500 and coming off consecutive losses. […]
December 8, 2014

THUNDER 96, PISTONS 84

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) _ Kevin Durant scored 28 points, Russell Westbrook added 22 points and 11 rebounds, and Oklahoma City beat lowly Detroit. The Pistons […]
December 8, 2014

TRAIL BLAZERS 103, KNICKS 99

NEW YORK (AP) _ LaMarcus Aldridge scored 24 points and Portland regrouped after blowing a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter, recording its fourth straight victory. […]
December 8, 2014

MAVERICKS 125, BUCKS 102

DALLAS (AP) _ Chandler Parsons scored 28 points, helping Dallas roll to the win. The Mavericks built a big lead with a 12-0 run in the […]
December 8, 2014

CELTICS 101, WIZARDS 93

BOSTON (AP) _ Jeff Green scored 25 points for Boston, and reserve Marcus Thornton had 21. Rajon Rondo had a triple-double with 13 points, 13 rebounds […]
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