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James closes in on scoring record, Lakers rally past Pacers

Feb. 02, 2023 22:53 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LeBron James just put his head down and repeatedly drove to the basket Thursday night. It was his vintage move. The same late-game philosophy that led to four NBA championships and has him on the precipice of becoming the NBA's new career scoring...

Ryans returns 'home' looking to turn around the Texans

Feb. 02, 2023 19:39 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — DeMeco Ryans was a highly sought-after candidate for head coaching jobs in this coaching cycle and had plenty of suitors other than the Houston Texans. No team really had a chance to land him with the Texans as an option. “When it came down to it,...

Vandersloot latest star to join New York Liberty

Feb. 02, 2023 15:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot became the latest star to join the New York Liberty. Vandersloot, who had played her entire 12-year career with the Chicago Sky, announced Thursday on social media that she would play with the Liberty this season, a day after Breanna Stewart...

Murray scores 21 points, Hawks roll past Suns 132-100

Feb. 02, 2023 01:11 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Trae Young rose up for a 3-pointer in the second half that left his hands way too hard, hurtling toward the basket before slamming off the backboard and through the hoop. Atlanta's star guard shrugged and ran back down the court with a sheepish grin. ...

Lillard, Simons lead Trail Blazers past Grizzlies, 122-112

Feb. 01, 2023 22:57 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 42 points and 10 assists, Anfernee Simons added 26 points and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 122-112 on Wednesday night. Jerami Grant had 18 points in the first half, before leaving because of concussion...

Stewart heads to New York on 1st day of WNBA free agency

Feb. 01, 2023 22:44 PM EST

Breanna Stewart couldn't turn down a chance to play in New York and potentially help the Liberty win their first WNBA championship. The most coveted free agent this offseason, who won the WNBA MVP award in 2018, announced on social media that she was going to New York with a photo of...

Coach Prime comes up big in 1st recruiting class at Colorado

Feb. 01, 2023 19:51 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Deion “Coach Prime” Sanders proudly recited the numbers from his first recruiting class at Colorado. Two five-star recruits. A No. 21 overall class ranking, which was the highest in 15 years, he pointed out. A top-five class from the transfer portal,...

McCarthy set to call plays for Cowboys after Moore departure

Feb. 01, 2023 17:03 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy is set to call plays in 2023 after the club parted ways with offensive coordinator Kellen Moore. Owner/general manager Jerry Jones told reporters at the Senior Bowl on Wednesday that McCarthy will run a version of the West...

Kellen Moore excited to get to work with Chargers, Herbert

Feb. 01, 2023 15:49 PM EST

Kellen Moore worked with Justin Herbert on a commercial last year. The two will now try to see if they can get the Los Angeles Chargers’ offense to the next level. Moore was introduced as the Chargers offensive coordinator Wednesday after the two sides agreed to a...

Griner return, free agency could spark charter flight change

Feb. 01, 2023 13:51 PM EST

Brittney Griner's return to the WNBA this summer after being traded in a dramatic prisoner swap in December with Russia has collided with free agency, creating potential travel complications for the league out of safety concerns for her. If Griner, who is a free agent but has said...