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Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) shoots over Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Mavs All-Star Doncic resting ankle on back-to-back at Hawks

Feb. 22, 2020 2:07 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — All-Star Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks is skipping the second night of a back-to-back in Atlanta to rest the right ankle he has sprained twice, an injury that sidelined him both times. Doncic was listed as out with right ankle soreness for the visit to the Hawks on Saturday night....

Ryan Newman (6) goes airborne as Corey LaJoie (32) crashes in to him on the final lap of the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Daytona Beach, Fla. Sunday’s race was postponed because of rain. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

NASCAR had paramedic in Newman's car 35 seconds after crash

Feb. 22, 2020 1:54 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A paramedic was treating Ryan Newman inside his car 35 seconds after the ruined and flaming vehicle came to rest after a crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500. NASCAR gave a brief timeline Saturday of the response to Monday night's airborne accident that was so startling many drivers...

Jets sign free agent WR Josh Doctson

Feb. 22, 2020 1:34 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed free agent Josh Doctson to add depth to their wide receiver position. The Jets announced the signing Saturday. Doctson was a first-round pick by Washington out of TCU in 2016 but failed to live up to his lofty draft status. The 27-year-old Doctson...

Commuter train derails in Chicago, four passengers injured

Feb. 22, 2020 11:32 AM EST

Four people suffered minor injuries when a commuter train they were on derailed early Saturday as it entered Chicago's Millennium Station, officials said. The South Shore Line train carrying 74 passengers was pulling into the station at about 7:30 a.m. when it experienced what officials said was a low-speed...

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, right, passes while under pressure from Memphis Grizzlies guard Dillon Brooks during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Anthony Davis' big 2nd half leads Lakers past Grizz, 117-105

Feb. 22, 2020 2:30 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers hadn't even been back on the court for three minutes after the All-Star break when Anthony Davis limped off with an injured leg. With their superstar big man in the locker room, the Lakers played an ominous quarter wondering whether their playoff push had just hit...

New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday, right, bring the ball up during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

Williamson has 25 in Pelicans' 128-115 win over Blazers

Feb. 22, 2020 2:19 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Zion Williamson hears the accolades but insists he's still getting comfortable in his new job. He had 25 points for his seventh straight game with at least 20, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers 128-115 on Friday night. “Even though I'm...

Colorado Avalanche's Martin Kaut, left, is defended by Anaheim Ducks' Brendan Guhle during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Avs' Francouz gets first NHL shutout against Anaheim 1-0

Feb. 22, 2020 1:33 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — It was one of the best days of Pavel Francouz's life. Francouz finalized a $4 million, two-year contract extension with Colorado, and then made 26 saves to record his first NHL shutout in the Avalanche's 1-0 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. “A lot of good stuff...

Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron, center, celebrates his goal with teammate Brad Marchand, left, against Calgary Flames goalie Cam Talbot, right, during first-period NHL hockey game action in Calgary, Alberta, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (Larry MacDougal/The Canadian Press via AP)

Bergeron scores twice as Bruins beat Flames 4-3

Feb. 22, 2020 1:22 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Patrice Bergeron is healthy again, and showing no signs of slowing down. Bergeron scored two more goals, and the Boston Bruins beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 on Friday night for their fifth consecutive win. Bergeron has scored 21 times in 32 games since returning from a lower-body...

Minnesota Wild's Eric Staal (12) and Jared Spurgeon (46) celebrate a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Spurgeon's hat trick leads Wild past Oilers 5-3

Feb. 22, 2020 12:32 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Jared Spurgeon scored three goals as the Minnesota Wild continued their attempt to get back into a playoff position with a 5-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Friday night. Kevin Fiala and Carson Soucy also scored for the Wild, who have won two straight. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had...

Chicago Blackhawks left wing Alex DeBrincat, left, celebrates with left wing Brandon Saad after scoring the winning goal against the Nashville Predators during the overtime period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

DeBrincat scores twice, rallies Blackhawks past Preds in OT

Feb. 22, 2020 12:17 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Alex DeBrincat scored in the third period and overtime to rally the Chicago Blackhawks past the Nashville Predators 2-1 on Friday night. DeBrincat skated in alone from center ice, then snapped off a shot with 57.8 seconds left in the extra period that beat Pekka Rinne high on the glove side...