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Cam Johnson scores season-high 29 points to help Nets rout Hawks 124-97

Feb. 29, 2024 23:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Cam Johnson scored a season high 29 points, hitting a season-high seven 3-pointers in 11 attempts, to help the Brooklyn Nets beat the Atlanta Hawks 124-97 on Thursday night to open a two-game series. Fighting for the last play-in spot in the Eastern Conference, the...

Washington Capitals bracing for changes ahead of the NHL trade deadline

Feb. 29, 2024 18:33 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Anthony Mantha has been traded before, just not like this. Three years ago, he joined the Washington Capitals from the Detroit Red Wings in a surprise deal completed minutes before the deadline. He was in the first season of a new contract and didn't yet have...

McDavid scores in OT to end 10-game drought as Oilers rally to beat Blues 3-2

Feb. 29, 2024 00:45 AM EST

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid scored 4:34 into overtime and also had two assists to rally the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night. Zach Hyman scored twice to give him 40 for the season as Edmonton won its second straight. Stuart...

Filipowski back in lineup after court-storming injury, leads No. 10 Duke past Louisville 84-59

Feb. 28, 2024 22:10 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Filipowski was in the starting lineup four days after sustaining a knee injury when fans stormed the court and finished with nine points, 10 rebounds and six assists as No. 10 Duke beat Louisville 84-59 on Wednesday night. Filipowski, a preseason...

No. 5 Marquette trounces Providence 91-69 despite losing Kolek to oblique injury

Feb. 28, 2024 22:06 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette didn’t need Tyler Kolek down the stretch to breeze to its third straight blowout victory Wednesday night. Now the fifth-ranked Golden Eagles must hope they won’t be without the reigning Big East player of the year much longer. Kam Jones...

Kyle Filipowski is in the lineup for No. 10 Duke after court-storming injury

Feb. 28, 2024 19:13 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Filipowski will be in the starting lineup for No. 10 Duke when it faces Louisville on Wednesday night four days after he sustained an injured knee in a postgame court storming at Wake Forest. The team listed the sophomore standout as playing about a...

Shohei Ohtani won't pitch this season after major elbow surgery, but he can still hit. Here's why

Feb. 28, 2024 12:57 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Shohei Ohtani is unique in Major League Baseball history, a two-way Japanese superstar who can excel as a hitter and a pitcher, sometimes in the same game. But for the 2024 season, Ohtani will be just a hitter. That's because Ohtani is recovering from...

Butler and Rozier make strong returns to the lineup, Heat beat Blazers 106-96

Feb. 28, 2024 01:20 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jimmy Butler had 22 points and nine assists, Terry Rozier scored 19 points and the Miami Heat beat the Portland Trail Blazers 106-96 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win. Rozier was one of three players returning to the Miami lineup, playing in his...

Jalen Johnson has 22 points as Hawks never trail in runaway 124-97 win over Jazz

Feb. 27, 2024 22:47 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Jalen Johnson had 22 points with 13 rebounds and the Atlanta Hawks never trailed after scoring the first 12 points and beat the Utah Jazz 124-97 on Tuesday night. The Hawks have won two straight games after losing All-Star point guard Trae Young for at least four...

Jets releasing durable guard Laken Tomlinson, AP source says. Move saves New York about $8.1 million

Feb. 26, 2024 22:08 PM EST

The New York Jets are releasing durable veteran left guard Laken Tomlinson, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. The 32-year-old Tomlinson spent the last two seasons with New York and started every game, but his release — which was not a total surprise —...