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Reich's offensive background helped him land Carolina job

Jan. 31, 2023 16:14 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper said Frank Reich’s strong and qualified background as an offensive-minded coach is one of the primary reasons he hired him as the team’s new head coach. And, ultimately, one of the reasons the Panthers passed on...

Titans switch to new synthetic turf at Nissan Stadium

Jan. 31, 2023 14:55 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are tearing up the grass field at Nissan Stadium and replacing it with a synthetic surface before the 2023 season. The Titans announced the change Tuesday. The team, which already has started work, is making the change after reviewing...

Lakers say James questionable, Davis probable to play at MSG

Jan. 31, 2023 13:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers say LeBron James is questionable to play Tuesday night against the Knicks in what would be his first game at Madison Square Garden in three years. James sat out Monday in Brooklyn with left foot soreness. Coach Darvin Ham said he would be...

Texas Tech rallies from 23 down, beats No. 13 Iowa St. in OT

Jan. 31, 2023 11:19 AM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech coach Mark Adams was just happy fans stuck around for the biggest comeback in school history, and the first Big 12 win of the season for a Sweet 16 team from a year ago. The Red Raiders erased a 23-point deficit after halftime to end an eight-game...

Lillard scores 42 as Trail Blazers hold off Hawks 129-125

Jan. 31, 2023 02:14 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 42 points, Anfernee Simons hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 34 seconds left and the Portland Trail Blazers held off the Atlanta Hawks 129-125 on Monday night. Dejounte Murray had 40 points, eight rebounds and six assists for the Hawks,...

Bridges scores 29, Suns pull away late, beat Raptors 114-106

Jan. 31, 2023 00:38 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Deandre Ayton had to do a double-take in the final minutes as his Phoenix Suns pulled away for another win. His eyes weren't playing tricks. That was Mikal Bridges getting big mid-range buckets during crucial possessions in the fourth quarter, not injured All-Star...

49ers season derailed by QB injuries in NFC title game

Jan. 30, 2023 19:57 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A season filled with quarterback injuries finally caught up to the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC title game. If San Francisco is going to break through finally under coach Kyle Shanahan and end the franchise's nearly three-decade Super Bowl title...

AP source: 49ers' Purdy has torn ligament in right elbow

Jan. 30, 2023 19:57 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy tore a ligament in his throwing elbow, putting his status for the start of next season in question. A person familiar with the injury confirmed the diagnosis of the injury Purdy sustained in the NFC title game....

James' sore foot to be checked Tuesday to see about MSG game

Jan. 30, 2023 19:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James is experiencing what coach Darvin Ham said is “really significant soreness” in his left foot and will be evaluated Tuesday to see if he can play against the New York Knicks. James is missing the Lakers' game against Brooklyn on Monday night. Ham...

No. 15 TCU without top scorer Miles because of knee injury

Jan. 30, 2023 17:58 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU leading scorer Mike Miles Jr. will miss Tuesday night's home game against West Virginia because of a hyperextended right knee. Miles got hurt less than four minutes into 15th-ranked TCU's overtime loss at Mississippi State on Saturday in the SEC/Big 12...