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Warriors' Green, others sacrifice minutes to boost backups

Jan. 26, 2023 18:48 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Draymond Green dribbles the ball up court and takes charge of Golden State’s backups, directing two-way teammate Anthony Lamb on the wing, dishing the ball to Donte DiVincenzo or finding Jonathan Kuminga down low. The move Warriors coach Steve Kerr made with...

Lillard has season-high 60 points, Blazers beat Jazz 134-124

Jan. 26, 2023 18:44 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — No offense to the Utah Jazz, but Damian Lillard said scoring 60 points against them was fairly simple. Not easy, just simple. Lillard had a season-high 60 points, hitting nine 3-pointers, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Jazz 134-124 on Wednesday night....

Injured Bengals linemen Cappa, Williams miss practice again

Jan. 26, 2023 18:06 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Alex Cappa and Jonah Williams didn't practice Thursday, making it more likely the Bengals will again start three backup offensive linemen in Sunday's AFC championship game against the Chiefs. Right guard Cappa (ankle) and left tackle Williams (dislocated kneecap)...

49ers' McCaffrey misses another practice, but vows to play

Jan. 26, 2023 16:28 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers star running back Christian McCaffrey missed his second straight practice with a calf injury but said he will be available for the NFC title game. McCaffrey played through the calf injury during a divisional-round win over Dallas but...

Rooney: Steelers' late push led to decision to retain Canada

Jan. 26, 2023 16:10 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Art Rooney II wants the Pittsburgh Steelers to score more points. He's confident the partnership between offensive coordinator Matt Canada and quarterback Kenny Pickett can make it happen. The Steelers president pointed to Pittsburgh's surge to a 9-8 finish...

Top-seeded Eagles host 49ers in NFC championship game

Jan. 26, 2023 13:49 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (15-4) at PHILADELPHIA (15-3) Sunday, 3 p.m., FOX FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Eagles by 2 1/2 SERIES RECORD: 49ers lead 19-14-1. LAST MEETING: 49ers defeated the Eagles 17-11 on Sept. 9, 2021, in Philadelphia. ...

Texas women unranked but on a tear to top of Big 12

Jan. 26, 2023 13:35 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Longhorns' quick fall from preseason No. 3 all the way to unranked was one of the biggest disappearing acts of the women's college basketball season. They're still unranked, but it's easy to find them now. Just look at the top of the Big 12 standings....

Bengals headed back to KC for rematch of AFC title game

Jan. 26, 2023 13:11 PM EST

CINCINNATI (14-4) at KANSAS CITY (15-3) Sunday, 6:30 p.m. EST, CBS FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Bengals by 1 1/2. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Bengals 13-5, Chiefs 6-11-1. SERIES RECORD: Bengals lead 18-14. LAST MEETING: Bengals beat...

AP source: Buffalo Bills fire safeties coach Jim Salgado

Jan. 26, 2023 11:03 AM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have fired safeties coach Jim Salgado, a person with direct knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Thursday. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the Bills have not announced the move.

Poole beats buzzer with layup, lifts Warriors past Grizzlies

Jan. 26, 2023 02:55 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry threw his mouthpiece into the seats in frustration and got tossed himself for the surprising episode late in the game. And the Golden State Warriors still pulled off a wild one against the nemesis Memphis Grizzlies. Jordan Poole...