Professional basketball

January 22, 2018 - 8:34 pm
NFL-COACHES Giants, Cardinals hire coaches UNDATED (AP) — A couple of NFL teams have filled their coaching vacancy. Pat Shurmur is the new head coach of the Giants after two seasons as the Vikings' offensive coordinator. Shurmur inherits a team that went 3-13 under Ben McAdoo and interim coach...
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This Jan. 15, 2018 photo shows Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd looking on during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards in Washington. The Bucks have relieved Kidd from his head coaching duties, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
January 22, 2018 - 8:26 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Seeking change amid midseason struggles, the Milwaukee Bucks fired coach Jason Kidd on Monday after a slide that left a team with designs on challenging the NBA's best in eighth place in the Eastern Conference. It was a surprising end to Kidd's three-plus-season tenure in Milwaukee...
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January 22, 2018 - 7:18 pm
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with RHPs Rob Scahill, Chris Volstad and Michael Ynoa, LHP T.J. House and INFs Patrick Leonard and Matt Skole on minor league contracts. CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with C Jack Murphy and LHP Adam Wilk on minor league contracts...
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January 22, 2018 - 5:29 pm
NBA Tuesday FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at ORLANDO 6½ (213½) Sacramento at SAN ANTONIO 2½ (209) Cleveland at OKLAHOMA CITY 10 (214) Brooklyn at GOLDEN STATE 14 (227) New York Boston 4 (208½) at LA LAKERS COLLEGE BASKETBALL Tuesday FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at VILLANOVA 15 Providence at GEORGIA 2...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives against Oklahoma City Thunder's Paul George (13) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
January 22, 2018 - 5:29 pm
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James knows the Cavaliers have a proven vaccine that could cure them of this midseason malaise: a larger dose of him. "I gotta be much better," he said. As Cleveland has staggered to a 3-9 record since it lost at Golden State on Christmas and fallen behind Boston...
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January 22, 2018 - 11:24 am
NBA Monday FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at CHARLOTTE 10 (210) Sacramento Utah 2½ (205) at ATLANTA at NEW ORLEANS 6½ (226) Chicago at HOUSTON 10 (214½) Miami Philadelphia 3½ (205½) at MEMPHIS at MILWAUKEE 4½ (213) Phoenix Washington 2 (213½) at DALLAS at DENVER 3 (211) Portland Minnesota 2 (221) at LA...
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January 22, 2018 - 10:04 am
All Times EST Eastern Conference Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Westchester 21 11 .656 — Raptors 16 12 .571 3 Long Island 16 13 .552 3½ Maine 14 14 .500 5 Central Division W L PCT GB Fort Wayne 16 12 .571 — Wisconsin 16 14 .533 1 Windy City 13 14 .481 2½ Grand Rapids 14 17 .452 3½ Canton 11 17 .393 5...
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