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Achiuwa leads Raptors to 123-105 win over Trail Blazers

Jan. 29, 2023 01:49 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Precious Achiuwa scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in place of the injured OG Anunoby to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 123-105 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. Pascal Siakam scored 24 points and Gary Trent Jr. added 19 against...

Jazz hold off late rally, beat Doncic-less Mavericks 108-100

Jan. 29, 2023 00:47 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lauri Markkanen scored 29 points, Malik Beasley added 19 and the Utah Jazz took advantage of Dallas star Luka Doncic’s absence to beat the Mavericks 108-100 on Saturday night. Doncic sat out because of a sprained left ankle. Jordan Clarkson...

DeRozan, LaVine lead Bulls to 128-109 win over Magic

Jan. 28, 2023 22:54 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — DeMar DeRozan and Zach LaVine each scored 32 points, Nikola Vucevic added 26 points and 13 rebounds and the Chicago Bulls turned back a late rally and beat the Orlando Magic 128-109 on Saturday night. Mo Wagner led the Magic with 27 points, combining with Cole...

Pettersson scores twice, Canucks beat Blue Jackets 5-2

Jan. 28, 2023 02:34 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Elias Pettersson scored twice, Bo Horvat had a career-high four assists and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-2 on Friday night for their second victory in three games under Rick Tocchet. Tocchet took over as coach after Bruce...

McVay, LA Rams hire former Jets OC Mike LaFleur

Jan. 27, 2023 21:44 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams hired former New York Jets offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur on Friday to join Sean McVay's quest to fix one of the least productive offenses in the league. LaFleur spent the past two years with the Jets in his first stint as an NFL...

Rahm 2 back of Ryder at Torrey in bid for 3rd straight win

Jan. 27, 2023 21:34 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jon Rahm made an impressive charge up the leaderboard on his favorite course with a 6-under 66 on Friday, which is now moving day at Torrey Pines, to pull within two shots of leader Sam Ryder after the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open. Rahm, ranked No. 3...

Falcons hire defensive coordinator Ryan Nielsen from Saints

Jan. 27, 2023 19:18 PM EST

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons found their new defensive coordinator from an NFC South rival’s coaching staff on Friday by hiring Ryan Nielsen, the former New Orleans Saints co-defensive coordinator. Nielsen replaces Dean Pees, 73, who retired on Jan. 9 following...

US interim coach Hudson will keep working amid uncertainty

Jan. 27, 2023 18:59 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Hudson plans to keep coaching his heart out for the U.S. men's national team until somebody tells him to stop. The interim coach has absolutely no idea when that will happen — or even who that somebody would be, since the U.S. Soccer Federation's...

Wilks 'disappointed, not defeated' over Panthers snub

Jan. 27, 2023 18:24 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Former Carolina Panthers interim coach Steve Wilks is “disappointed, but not defeated” that he didn’t land the team’s full-time head coaching position. The Panthers announced on Thursday they've agreed to hire Frank Reich as their coach. ...

Iowa State OC Scheelhaase to coach QBs

Jan. 27, 2023 11:13 AM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State coach Matt Campbell said Friday that offensive coordinator Nate Scheelhaase will coach the quarterbacks after position coach Joel Gordon left for South Florida. Scheelhaase, who had coached running backs and receivers since he arrived in Ames in 2018,...