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Lakers' Ball to miss 4 to 6 weeks with sprained left ankle

Jan. 21, 2019 2:07 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Already without injured star LeBron James, the Los Angeles Lakers will be missing guard Lonzo Ball for the next four to six weeks after an MRI on Sunday showed a sprained left ankle. Ball was injured in the third quarter of the Lakers' 138-134 overtime loss at Houston on Saturday night. ...

The Latest: Gostkowski's FG gives Pats 17-7 lead over Chiefs

Jan. 21, 2019 1:09 AM EST

The Latest on the conference championship games (all times EST): 8:40 p.m. Stephen Gostkowski has given the New England Patriots a 17-7 lead over the Kansas City Chiefs with just over a quarter left in the AFC championship game. The Patriots held the Chiefs deep in their own territory to get the ball back midway...

Rose hits last-second, Timberwolves beat Suns 116-114

Jan. 20, 2019 11:12 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Derrick Rose and the Minnesota Timberwolves needed this one. With 30 seconds left, Rose missed the first of two free throws and was kicking himself for failing to give his team the lead. "I kept saying, 'You're going to get another shot," Taj Gibson said he told his long-time teammate....

Blown call, Zuerlein's 57-yard FG send Rams to Super Bowl

Jan. 20, 2019 10:26 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A big comeback. A blown call. And, finally, a booming kick that sent the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl. After rallying from an early 13-0 deficit, the Rams stunned the New Orleans Saints with Greg Zuerlein's 57-yard field goal in overtime for a 26-23 victory in the NFC championship...

Pettersson scores in return from injury; Canucks beat Wings

Jan. 20, 2019 9:55 PM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elias Pettersson was hard on himself after his first game back from a knee injury. His coach was more forgiving. Pettersson had a goal and an assist, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Sunday. "I felt I lost the puck a few times, made some bad...

Barefield scores 22, Allen 21; Utah beats Colorado 78-69

Jan. 20, 2019 9:38 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah didn't let a week off between games go to waste. The Utes used their extra practice time to put additional emphasis on having active hands and active feet on defense. All of that increased focus paid off big time against Colorado. The Utes beat the Buffaloes 78-69 on Sunday night...

Li Na, Mary Pierce, Kafelnikov head to Tennis Hall of Fame

Jan. 20, 2019 6:01 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Li Na is the first player from Asia elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. She joins Mary Pierce and Yevgeny Kafelnikov in the Class of 2019, which was announced Monday at the Australian Open. All three players won a pair of Grand Slam singles titles — one at...

Florida forward Stone out for season with torn knee ligament

Jan. 20, 2019 3:48 PM EST

GAINESVILE, Fla. (AP) — Florida forward Keith Stone will have season-ending surgery after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee at Georgia. The Gators announced the news Sunday, one day after their 62-52 victory in Athens and after Stone underwent further testing. The 6-foot-8 junior from...

Amid injury crisis, Tottenham finds scoring hero in Winks

Jan. 20, 2019 2:42 PM EST

With Tottenham's attacking options getting increasingly thin amid a striker crisis, Mauricio Pochettino is going to need goals from unlikely sources to keep alive his team's hopes of silverware this season. Harry Winks was the player to step up on Sunday. Nearly 800 days since his first goal for his boyhood club,...

The Latest: Stephens loses to Pavlyuchenkova in 4th round

Jan. 20, 2019 10:04 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Sunday from the Australian Open (all times local): 1:55 a.m. Sloane Stephens' best Australian Open in five years has ended with a 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-3 loss to unseeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the fourth round that lasted 2½ hours and finished at nearly 2 a.m....