CHICAGO (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets weren’t sharp offensively, yet a couple of timely scoring bursts and solid defense helped them to win again.
A person with knowledge of the situation says Boston College is finalizing an agreement with Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley to be the Eagles head coach.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The caddie for Patrick Reed says he shoved a fan Saturday after another loss at the Presidents Cup because the fan was too close to Reed and shouted an expletive at the embattled American player.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — All-Star third baseman Anthony Rendon and the Los Angeles Angels finalized a $245 million, seven-year contract on Friday, two days after the sides reached agreement at the winter meetings.
MIAMI (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 33 points, LeBron James had 28 while coming within a rebound of a triple-double and the Los Angeles Lakers held off the Miami Heat 113-110 on Friday night.
DALLAS (AP) — Max Pacioretty scored on a backhander 51 seconds into overtime to give the Vegas Golden Knights a 3-2 victory over the Dallas Stars on Friday night.
DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and an assist to reach 50 points this season and lead the Colorado Avalanche over the struggling New Jersey Devils 3-1 in Friday night.
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Isaiah Ifanse ran for 196 yards and a touchdown and passed for a touchdown to lead Montana State to a 24-10 win over Austin Peay in the FCS quarterfinals on Friday night.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic hit a career-high eight 3-pointers and scored 32 points and Donovan Mitchell added 28 points as the Utah Jazz beat the Golden State Warriors 114-106 on Friday night.
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Mason Peatling had a Big Sky-record 54 points plus 13 rebounds in 23 minutes as Eastern Washington romped past Multnomah 146-89 on Friday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown basketball players Galen Alexander and Myron Gardner have left the team and plan to transfer as they fight accusations of burglary and harassment.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Rob Phinisee spent the first part of this season watching his Indiana teammates do the heavy lifting as he recovered from injuries.
ATLANTA (AP) — Malcolm Brogdon wasn't about to let Trae Young score at will, not after the Indiana Pacers almost lost to the Hawks and their star point guard two weeks ago.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tobias Harris seems to have found a comfort zone with his offensive game, providing another concern for opponents of the Philadelphia 76ers.
DALLAS (AP) — Max Pacioretty scored on a backhander 51 seconds into overtime and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Friday night.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 17 of his 37 points in the fourth quarter to help the Milwaukee Bucks pull away for their 17th straight victory, 127-114 over the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Isaiah Bigelow made seven of Wofford's 19 3-pointers in scoring a career-high 28 points and the Terriers cruised past Division II North Greenville 112-66 on Friday.
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) — Russia’s Tatiana Ivanova had the fastest time in both heats and was an easy winner Friday in a women’s World Cup luge race.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ty-Shon Alexander had 22 points, tying his season high, as Creighton easily defeated Texas Rio Grande Valley 89-58 on Friday night. Marcus Zegarowski added 21 points for the Bluejays.
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Percy Agyei-Obese ran 33 times for 124 yards and a touchdown and No. 2 seed James Madison dominated defensively in a 17-0 win over Northern Iowa in the FCS playoff quarterfinals on Friday night.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — C.T. Pan was only 7 years old in Taiwan when the International team won the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne for its only victory in the event. So a video of the historic event was essential viewing ahead of matches against the Americans.
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Tyler Hooker had 27 points as Kennesaw State ended its season-opening eight-game losing streak, easily beating Gardner-Webb 85-61 on Friday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Rangers completed a $16 million, two-year contract with free agent right-hander Jordan Lyles, finalizing a deal that had been agreed upon before this week's winter meetings.
NEW YORK (AP) — Yoenis Céspedes' salary for 2019 was cut in half and his pay for 2020 reduced as part of a settlement of a grievance between the injured outfielder and the New York Mets.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays are working to finalize a two-year contract worth about $12 million with Japanese slugger Yoshitomo Tsutsugo, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — More than two dozen political leaders in South Florida have written letters to the U.S. Soccer Federation’s board of directors, urging them to allow top-tier international matches to take place in the Miami region.
Criticism of the World Anti-Doping Agency's sanctions against Russia mushroomed Friday with a rebuke from the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee coming on the heels of the outraged resignation of a member of the WADA athlete committee.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — With a months-long barrage of trash talk and provocative posturing, Colby Covington and champion Kamaru Usman have infused their welterweight title bout at UFC 245 with political, racial and very personal overtones.
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Russia swept the gold medals at a World Cup skeleton race at Mount Van Hoevenberg on Friday, with Elena Nikitina’s winning margin in the women’s race the largest on tour in nearly three years.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Right-hander Jesse Hahn returned to the Kansas City Royals just 11 days after he was let go, agreeing Friday to a $600,000, one-year contract.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and linebacker Mychal Kendricks have been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers.
HOUSTON (AP) — Right-hander Lance McCullers and the Houston Astros agreed Friday to a $4.1 million, one-year contract, the same salary he had last season while he recovered from Tommy John surgery.
MIAMI (AP) — With a breakout season, receiver DeVante Parker has become a big part of the Miami Dolphins’ rebuilding plan, and now he’s under contract through 2023.
NEW YORK (AP) — For all the griping from coaches and administrators about the so-called transfer epidemic in college sports, the increased movement of players has done more good than harm for the people who are supposed to matter most: The Players.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady says he is still having fun playing football, even in the midst of one of the most challenging seasons of his career.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska guard Jervay Green has been suspended indefinitely for violating team rules, coach Fred Hoiberg announced Friday.
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Harold Varner III and Ryan Palmer shot a 17-under 55 on Friday in the QBE Shootout to match the scramble record since the event moved to Tiburon Golf Club in 2001.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Left-hander Brett Anderson is the latest addition to the quickly transforming Milwaukee Brewers, agreeing Friday to a $5 million, one-year contract.