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LeBron gets 31 in Lakers' 128-109 rout of Dame-less Blazers

Dec. 01, 2022 01:56 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James had 31 points, eight assists and seven rebounds, Austin Reaves added a season-high 22 points and the Los Angeles Lakers rebounded from a heartbreaking loss with a 128-109 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night. Anthony Davis had...

Draisaitl, McDavid lead Oilers past slumping Blackhawks 5-4

Dec. 01, 2022 01:20 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Leon Draisaitl had two goals and an assist, helping the Edmonton Oilers top the slumping Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Wednesday night for their third straight win. Connor McDavid, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Mattias Janmark each had a goal and an assist as Edmonton improved...

At 40, US downhill racer Nyman still going full speed ahead

Dec. 01, 2022 00:41 AM EST

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — On occasion, fellow ski racers have been known to refer to Steven Nyman as “Old Man.” Mostly, though, they go with “Sven” (a shortening of his first name) or “Nymonster” (a play on his last). Or, he jokingly adds: “They just...

Marner ties team-record point streak, Leafs beat Sharks 3-1

Dec. 01, 2022 00:22 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Pierre Engvall scored with 2:27 left in regulation, Mitch Marner had a goal to stretch his point streak to a franchise record-tying 18 games, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Wednesday night. Auston Matthews also scored for Toronto, and...

Edwards sparks Towns-less T-wolves, 109-101 over Grizzlies

Dec. 01, 2022 00:05 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Edwards had 29 points, five steals and three blocks to lead Minnesota to a 109-101 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night in the first game of an extended absence for injured Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns. “When he plays with great...

Rodgers says he'd have open mind if Packers ask him to rest

Nov. 30, 2022 22:43 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers said he’d have an open mind if the Green Bay Packers get eliminated from playoff contention and team officials approach him about resting to allow more game reps for his backup, Jordan Love. He’s just hoping the Packers (4-8) make it a moot...

Young, Hawks stop 3-game skid with 125-108 win over Magic

Nov. 30, 2022 22:42 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Trae Young had 30 points and 14 assists and the Atlanta Hawks snapped a three-game losing streak with a 125-108 win over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night. Dejounte Murray added 27 points and Clint Capela finished with 20 points and 12 rebounds after a...

No. 13 Tennessee shuts down McNeese 76-40

Nov. 30, 2022 22:23 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Santiago Vescovi scored 16 points to lead No. 13 Tennessee to a 76-40 victory over McNeese on Wednesday night. The Volunteers (6-1) won their fifth straight game and their first since winning the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas. Julian Phillips scored 12...

Caris LeVert scores 22 points, Cavaliers rout 76ers 113-85

Nov. 30, 2022 21:55 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Caris LeVert scored 22 points off the bench, Darius Garland had 21 points and nine assists and the Cleveland Cavaliers routed the Philadelphia 76ers 113-85 on Wednesday night. Donovan Mitchell added 18 points and six assists for Cleveland, which led by a...

Raiders defensive line hopes to build on recent progress

Nov. 30, 2022 21:08 PM EST

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The signs are starting to show that maybe end Maxx Crosby isn't the only defensive lineman the Raiders can count on. Las Vegas began to improve up front on Nov. 20 against the Denver Broncos, but then in Sunday's 40-34 victory at Seattle, its linemen took a...