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Panthers hire Evero as new defensive coordinator

Feb. 05, 2023 17:43 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with Ejiro Evero on Sunday to be their new defensive coordinator. The 42-year-old Evero was the Denver Broncos defensive coordinator last season and was one of nine candidates to interview for the Panthers head...

Islanders sign Horvat to 8-year deal after trading for him

Feb. 05, 2023 17:03 PM EST

The New York Islanders have signed center Bo Horvat to an eight-year contract less than a week after acquiring him in a trade with the Vancouver Canucks. The team announced the contract Sunday, after their first practice following the All-Star break. Horvat’s deal is worth $68...

Chiefs' Hunt, Eagles' Lurie behind Super Bowl-winning teams

Feb. 05, 2023 10:54 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Clark Hunt proudly held aloft the AFC championship trophy bearing his father's name, the one signifying that his Kansas City Chiefs were headed back to the Super Bowl for the third time in four years, and reflected that not so long ago, success seemed elusive. ...

Thomas helps Nets rally from 23 down to beat Wizards 125-123

Feb. 04, 2023 23:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Cam Thomas scored a career-high 44 points off the bench and the short-handed Brooklyn Nets rallied from a 23-point deficit to stun the Washington Wizards 125-123 on Saturday night. Edmond Sumner also set a personal best with 29 points and Nic Claxton had 15 points...

James closes on NBA scoring record, Lakers fall to Pelicans

Feb. 04, 2023 23:35 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When LeBron James was pulling up his dribble to float an alley-oop pass to Anthony Davis, or diving into the stands in an attempt to regain the ball for the Lakers, he appeared far more concerned with immediate team goals than making NBA history. Yet, after...

Zach LaVine scores 36 as Bulls beat Trail Blazers 129-121

Feb. 04, 2023 23:32 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls tried all sorts of defensive coverages on Damian Lillard. He kept scoring anyway. Just not enough to hold down Zach LaVine and company. LaVine scored 36 points, DeMar DeRozan had 27 and the Bulls topped Lillard and the Portland Trail...

Capitals sign Sonny Milano to $5.7 million, 3-year extension

Feb. 04, 2023 19:30 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Washington Capitals have signed winger Sonny Milano to a three-year extension worth $5.7 million. General manager Brian MacLellan announced the contract Saturday, adding to an already busy All-Star break for taking care of future business. The Capitals...

Super Bowl-bound Chiefs are built around Patrick Mahomes

Feb. 04, 2023 16:21 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are built around their half-billion dollar All-Pro quarterback, and for the past five years, Super Bowl-bound Patrick Mahomes has made everyone else around him all the more valuable. He's taken marginal wide receivers and turned them...

Embiid's double-double keys 76ers as Spurs drop 8th straight

Feb. 03, 2023 23:22 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Joel Embiid had 33 points and 10 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers beat San Antonio 137-125 on Friday night, sending the scuffling Spurs to their eighth straight loss. Tyrese Maxey had 25 points and James Harden added 16 for Philadelphia, which has the...

Hield helps Pacers top Kings

Feb. 03, 2023 22:48 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Buddy Hield scored 21 points against his former team and the Indiana Pacers beat the Sacramento Kings 107-104 on Friday night to stop a four-game losing streak. Hield shot 5 of 9 from 3-point range and grabbed 10 rebounds. Aaron Nesmith added 17 points for the...