Athlete health

January 20, 2018 - 6:31 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Raptors finally beat Spurs UNDATED (AP) — The Toronto Raptors are 17-3 at home this season after beating the San Antonio Spurs for the first time in 25 months. Kyle Lowry scored nine of his 24 points in the fourth quarter as the Raptors outlasted the Spurs 86-83. DeMar DeRozan had 21...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward Julius Randle, center, shoots as Indiana Pacers forward T.J. Leaf, left, and center Al Jefferson defend during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
January 20, 2018 - 3:25 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — They were missing three injured starters and made two free throws all night. Hard to imagine the Los Angeles Lakers could find a more unlikely way to win. Reserve guard Jordan Clarkson sparked an undermanned team with 33 points, seven assists and seven rebounds, leading Los...
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January 20, 2018 - 3:02 am
GYMNASTICS LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman confronted her former doctor who has pleaded guilty to multiple sexual assaults, warning him that the testimony of the "powerful army" of 140 survivors at his sentencing will haunt him in prison. More than 80 of the women and girls...
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New York Knicks forward Tim Hardaway Jr. (3) drives around Utah Jazz guard Ricky Rubio (3) in the first half during an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
January 20, 2018 - 2:52 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tim Hardaway Jr. had his best game Friday night since returning from a leg injury that sidelined him for more than a month. The New York Knicks needed all of it, too. Hardaway scored 31 points as the Knicks rallied for a 117-115 victory over the Utah Jazz. "I think I'm just...
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Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry celebrates at the final buzzer as the Raptors defeated the San Antonio Spurs 86-83 during an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Toronto. (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)
January 20, 2018 - 2:38 am
TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored nine of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, DeMar DeRozan added 21 and the Toronto Raptors beat San Antonio 86-83 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak against the Spurs. Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 11 rebounds as the Raptors improved to 17-3 at...
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January 20, 2018 - 2:02 am
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Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker, right, drives the lane past Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Denver. Phoenix won 108-100. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 20, 2018 - 1:35 am
DENVER (AP) — A sturdy plane and a good night's sleep did wonders for the Phoenix Suns. Devin Booker scored 30 points, T.J. Warren had 25 and the Suns defeated the Denver Nuggets 108-100 on Friday night. Josh Jackson and Isaiah Canaan added 16 points apiece off the bench for Phoenix, which snapped...
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Wisconsin's Brad Davison (34) fouls Illinois' Mark Alstork (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)
January 20, 2018 - 12:20 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — He scores, he rebounds, he leads the press break at 6 feet, 10 inches tall. Not an everyday combination for a post player, but Ethan Happ doesn't want you to forget he played point guard early in his high school career before he shot up. It all added up Friday to 16 points, 10...
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Brooklyn Nets' Caris LeVert (22) drives past Miami Heat's Hassan Whiteside (21) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in New York. The Heat won 101-95. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
January 19, 2018 - 11:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Down by 16 points early in the second half against the Heat, the Nets dug in on defense. DeMarre Carroll tied a career-high with 26 points, Spencer Dinwiddie had 15 and the Brooklyn beat Miami 101-95 on Friday night. Brooklyn snapped a five-game losing skid at Barclays Center and a...
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January 19, 2018 - 7:42 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Back when Bruce Arians announced his retirement, Arizona Cardinals President Michael Bidwill said he would be in no rush to find a new coach. He pointed out that Arians was the last coach hired in 2013. But while the Cardinals have followed their methodical, and quite secretive,...
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