LOS ANGELES (AP) - J.J. Redick scored 20 points, igniting a 13-0 run with a jumper to open the third quarter, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat New York 99-78 on Wednesday night, sending the Knicks to a year-ending ninth consecutive loss.
DENVER (AP) - The old Kobe Bryant sure looked an awful lot like the young Kobe Bryant.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - David Perron's shootout goal snapped the Edmonton Oilers' nine-game losing streak in a 3-2 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner sat in the outfield alongside Jake Peavy before Game 7 of the World Series and told his teammate exactly what needed to happen: Tim Hudson would work a few innings and get the ball to Bumgarner, who would hand it off to the bullpen to finish the championship.
Former San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has signed a deal to become the new coach at Michigan, a person with knowledge of the discussions told The Associated Press on Monday.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Rookie Johnny Gaudreau has been the talk of Calgary lately, but veteran Jiri Hudler pulled the spotlight in his direction in the Flames' win over the Los Angeles Kings.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Goran Dragic scored 24 points, Eric Bledsoe had 20 of his 22 after halftime, and the Phoenix Suns beat the Los Angeles Lakers 116-107 on Sunday night for their sixth consecutive victory.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Baltimore earned a spot in the postseason Sunday, rallying to defeat the Cleveland Browns 20-10 while getting an assist halfway across the country.
DALLAS (AP) - Rajon Rondo is learning to play with his new Dallas teammates, and Dirk Nowitzki is trying to play through a stomach ailment that won't go away.
MIAMI (AP) - Dwyane Wade scored 24 of his 31 points in the first half, Luol Deng finished with 25 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, and the Miami Heat beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in LeBron James' first game back at his former home 101-91 on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jamal Crawford scored 12 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, Chris Paul added 22 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers handed the NBA-leading Golden State Warriors their second loss at Staples Center in three days with a 100-86 victory Thursday night.
CHICAGO (AP) - Pau Gasol had 23 points and 13 rebounds against his former team and the Chicago Bulls beat Los Angeles 113-93 on Thursday night with Lakers star Kobe Bryant resting his sore body.
Some of them won the game, some of them saved the game and others made for some very impressive eye candy.
NEW YORK (AP) - The AFC West champion Denver Broncos led the NFL with nine players selected for the Pro Bowl on Tuesday.
BOSTON (AP) - Meb Keflezighi strode alone down Boylston Street, past the patched-up sidewalks and re-opened restaurants that line the path to the Boston Marathon finish line. On his race bib he had the names of those killed there by a pair of homemade bombs, and on his shoulders he would soon drape an American flag.
PEORIA, Ariz. - The Seattle Mariners have acquired left-hander and Hart High graduate Mike Montgomery from the Tampa Bay Rays for righty Erasmo Ramirez.
Just one week away from the beginning of the Major League Baseball season and a few locals are making their final pitches to big league teams for inclusion on Opening Day rosters - figuratively and literally.
The impressive start to Valencia graduate Alison Lee's rookie season on the LPGA Tour took another impressive step forward on Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Alan Anderson patrolled the locker room area in a Michigan State hat, screaming "Spartan!" so loudly that his teammates wondered how they could live with him for the next week.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Devan Dubnyk still isn't asking for a rest. Not even after 35 consecutive starts, including 34 with the Minnesota Wild.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) - The defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings have moved into a playoff spot in the Western Conference.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings are still on the outside of the Western Conference playoff race.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The Los Angeles Kings' chances of defending their Stanley Cup title might depend on their current five-game road trip.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Doc Rivers and his Los Angeles Clippers are safely in playoff position, though home-court advantage would be preferred.
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) - Free agent and Hart High graduate Matt Moore has signed a contract to remain the Miami Dolphins' backup quarterback behind Ryan Tannehill.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Ryan Kesler scored 45 seconds into overtime, and the Anaheim Ducks rallied from another third-period deficit for a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night in the final Freeway Faceoff meeting of the regular season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - J.J. Redick scored 23 points, Chris Paul had 20 points and eight assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Charlotte Hornets 99-92 on Tuesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Andy Andreoff scored his first NHL goal late in the second period and Jonathan Quick earned his sixth shutout of the season, leading the Los Angeles Kings to a vital 1-0 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Klay Thompson scored 26 points, Stephen Curry had 19 points and nine assists and the Golden State Warriors secured a playoff spot before beating the depleted Los Angeles Lakers 108-105 on Monday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dennis Schroder had 24 points and 10 assists, Al Horford scored 21 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 91-86 on Sunday night.