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Grizzlies, other NBA teams speak out on Tyre Nichols' death

Jan. 27, 2023 23:06 PM EST

Memphis Grizzlies coach Taylor Jenkins watched a televised interview on Friday of Tyre Nichols’ mother speaking about the loss of her son, and lost control of his emotions. “I cried,” Jenkins said. The outrage, frustration, sadness and anger was evident around...

Rybakina meets Sabalenka in Australian Open women's final

Jan. 27, 2023 00:13 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Aryna Sabalenka figures she’ll feel some jitters when she steps out on court to face Elena Rybakina in the Australian Open women's final. Saturday’s contest is, after all, Sabalenka’s first singles title match at a Grand Slam tournament. Rybakina...

Usain Bolt fires business manager over Jamaica fraud case

Jan. 27, 2023 18:21 PM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt told reporters Friday that he is baffled over how $12.7 million of his money has gone missing from a local private investment firm that authorities are investigating as part of a massive fraud that began more than a decade ago. ...

Rahm 2 back of Ryder at Torrey in bid for 3rd straight win

Jan. 27, 2023 21:34 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jon Rahm made an impressive charge up the leaderboard on his favorite course with a 6-under 66 on Friday, which is now moving day at Torrey Pines, to pull within two shots of leader Sam Ryder after the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open. Rahm, ranked No. 3...

AP Source: Tagovailoa to miss Pro Bowl, still in protocol

Jan. 27, 2023 15:27 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa remains in the NFL’s concussion protocol and will not participate in the 2023 Pro Bowl, a person with knowledge of the matter told The Associated Press. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because...

Teen Isabeau Levito wins U.S. women's figure skating title

Jan. 28, 2023 00:17 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Graceful, gutsy and seemingly unfazed by the bright lights, 15-year-old Isabeau Levito decided to go for it in her free skate while reminding herself once more to just stay calm. The teen star needed a near-flawless free skate to capture gold at the U.S....

Bold trades keyed offensive jolts for 49ers, Eagles

Jan. 27, 2023 17:14 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers got a jolt offensively when they made the bold decision in October to trade four draft picks to add Christian McCaffrey to an already deep group of playmakers. The Philadelphia Eagles made an aggressive trade of their own to...

Chiefs' Mahomes ready for AFC title game against Bengals

Jan. 27, 2023 14:31 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes finished a full week of practice on his ailing right ankle Friday, and Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid pronounced his All-Pro quarterback ready to go for the AFC championship game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Mahomes sustained a high...

IMSA takes North American sports cars into hybrid era

Jan. 27, 2023 21:35 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Cadillac growls, while the Porsche and BMW scream. The Acura sounds like an Indy car, and for fun, turn your back to the track and listen carefully as the cars roar around Daytona International Speedway in a new era of IMSA sports car racing. The top...

Wilks 'disappointed, not defeated' over Panthers snub

Jan. 27, 2023 18:24 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Former Carolina Panthers interim coach Steve Wilks is “disappointed, but not defeated” that he didn’t land the team’s full-time head coaching position. The Panthers announced on Thursday they've agreed to hire Frank Reich as their coach. ...

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Pettersson scores twice, Canucks beat Blue Jackets 5-2

Jan. 28, 2023 02:34 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elias Pettersson scored twice, Bo Horvat had a career-high four assists and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Friday night for their second victory in three games under Rick Tocchet. Tocchet took over as coach after Bruce...

Brink, Jones help No. 3 Stanford edge Oregon State 63-60

Jan. 28, 2023 01:55 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Cameron Brink had 21 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks, Haley Jones added 17 points and eight rebounds and No. 3 Stanford beat Oregon State 63-60 on Friday night. Agnes Emma-Nnopu added eight points and five rebounds as Stanford (20-2, 8-1 Pac-12) extended...

Curry's 35 points send Warriors past Raptors, 129-117

Jan. 28, 2023 01:52 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry had 35 points and 11 assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Toronto Raptors 129-117 on Friday night. The high-scoring affair was close until the Warriors pulled away with a 31-point fourth quarter, securing a sweep in the season series. ...

Flames rebound with impressive 5-2 win over Kraken

Jan. 28, 2023 01:30 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Tyler Toffoli and the Calgary Flames rebounded from one of their ugliest losses of the season and picked up an important two points in the Pacific Division before starting the All-Star break. Toffoli, Elias Lindholm and Blake Coleman each had a goal and two assists,...

Mashburn has 24 points, No. 25 New Mexico beats Air Force

Jan. 28, 2023 01:08 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Jamal Mashburn Jr. scored 24 points — seven during a crucial late surge — in No. 25 New Mexico’s 81-73 victory over Air Force on Friday night. Jaelen House had 19 points and six steals for the Lobos (19-3, 6-3 Mountain West). Morris Edeze added 15...

Wetta's 3 gives No. 25 Colorado 73-70 OT win over No. 8 UCLA

Jan. 28, 2023 00:33 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Kindyll Wetta made a corner 3-pointer with 2.1 seconds left in overtime to snap a tie and No. 25 Colorado improved to 3-0 against ranked teams at home with a 73-70 victory over No. 8 UCLA on Friday night. Quay Miller had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and Jaylyn...

Hughes scores winner in OT to lead Devils past Stars 3-2

Jan. 28, 2023 00:29 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Jack Hughes scored his second goal of the game 20 seconds into overtime, lifting the New Jersey Devils to a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Friday night. Hughes’ winning goal skipped off the stick of Dallas’ Tyler Seguin and eluded Jake Oettinger as the Devils...

Teen Isabeau Levito wins U.S. women's figure skating title

Jan. 28, 2023 00:17 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Graceful, gutsy and seemingly unfazed by the bright lights, 15-year-old Isabeau Levito decided to go for it in her free skate while reminding herself once more to just stay calm. The teen star needed a near-flawless free skate to capture gold at the U.S....

Pili scores 21, Utah holds off late USC rally to win 83-73

Jan. 28, 2023 00:13 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Alissa Pili scored 21 points and Kennedy McQueen added 17 behind five 3-pointers to lead No. 9 Utah to an 83-73 victory over Southern California on Friday night. Pili shot 9 of 13 from the floor to pace an efficient offensive attack from the Utes (17-2, 7-2...

Cohill scores 25, leads Youngstown State over Oakland 77-73

Jan. 28, 2023 00:12 AM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Dwayne Cohill scored 25 points as Youngstown State beat Oakland 77-73 on Friday night. Cohill added five rebounds, six assists, and three steals for the Penguins (16-6, 8-3 Horizon League). Brandon Rush tossed in 12 points and Adrian Nelson scored 11. ...