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The Latest: RB Zenner gets extension from Lions

Mar. 24, 2019 2:11 AM EDT

The Latest on NFL free agency (all times EDT): 6:45 p.m. The Detroit Lions have agreed to a one-year contract extension with running back Zach Zenner. The Lions announced the move Tuesday, bringing the 27-year-old Zenner back after he rushed for 265 yards on 55 carries in eight games with Detroit last season. In...

Anze Kopitar's shootout goal puts Kings past rival Ducks 4-3

Mar. 24, 2019 2:02 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amid every disappointment in an otherwise miserable season, at least the Los Angeles Kings rule the Freeway Faceoff. Captain Anze Kopitar scored the only goal in the shootout, and the Kings beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-3 on Saturday night for their third win this season over their local...

Hield sets franchise season record for 3s, Kings beat Suns

Mar. 24, 2019 1:53 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Buddy Hield wasn't even supposed to be in Sacramento's lineup at the beginning of the season. Now he's one of the top 3-point shooters in the NBA, with a spot in the Kings' record book, as well. Hield had 25 points and set the franchise season record for 3-pointers, and Sacramento...

Lillard, Blazers beat Detroit 117-112 for 3rd straight win

Mar. 24, 2019 1:46 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The play of Damian Lillard has been a constant for Portland. It's the contributions by his teammates that have coincided with the Trail Blazers' rise in the standings. Lillard had 28 points, nine assists and six rebounds Saturday as the Trail Blazers beat the Detroit Pistons 117-112...

Wilson breaks out of scoring funk, Avs beat Blackhawks 4-2

Mar. 23, 2019 11:52 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colin Wilson stepped up with his team banged up. It was an opportune time for the Colorado Avalanche forward get back on track. Wilson scored his first goal in more than a month, Philipp Grubauer stopped 29 shots and the playoff-chasing Avalanche earned their fourth straight win by holding...

Towns has 33 points, 23 boards to lift Wolves over Memphis

Mar. 23, 2019 11:52 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A night after they were eliminated from playoff contention, the Minnesota Timberwolves at least ended a difficult skid. Karl-Anthony Towns had 33 points and 23 rebounds, and the Timberwolves beat the Memphis Grizzlies 112-99 on Saturday night, ending a five-game slide that matched...

Gobert leads Jazz to 114-83 romp over Bulls

Mar. 23, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Jazz got a slap in the face a couple nights earlier and answered with quite a punch. Rudy Gobert had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and Utah rolled to one of its most lopsided wins of the season, beating the Chicago Bulls 114-83 Saturday night. The 31-point margin of victory was just three...

Serena withdraws, No. 1 Osaka loses, Federer wins at Miami

Mar. 23, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The new site for the Miami Open suddenly is missing a lot of star power. Serena Williams withdrew Saturday, blaming a previously undisclosed left knee injury. Less than two hours later, top-ranked Naomi Osaka lost in the third round to tour veteran Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan, 4-6,...

NCAA Latest: Edwards sharp, defending champions on the ropes

Mar. 23, 2019 10:55 PM EDT

The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern): 9:40 p.m. Carsen Edwards seems to have shot himself out of his slump. The Purdue star, who was 7 for 23 from the field Thursday, hit five of his nine first-half shots Saturday. He has 17 points, and the Boilermakers lead defending...

Walker sparks late rally, Hornets beat Boston 124-117

Mar. 23, 2019 9:46 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte had three veterans out of action and three first- or second-year players in the lineup down the stretch. The Hornets hardly looked like a team capable of rallying from an 18-point deficit against the Boston Celtics. But that is exactly what the Hornets did. Kemba Walker...