• NBA Christmas games 2018: Full schedule, tipoff times, how to watch By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    NBA CHRISTMAS GAMES 2018: FULL SCHEDULE, TIPOFF TIMES, HOW TO WATCH

    The NBA's annual Christmas Day tradition continues with a full slate of five games, including a primetime Western Conference matchup...

  • Carson Wentz injury update: Eagles QB will not play Sunday vs. Rams By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    CARSON WENTZ INJURY UPDATE: EAGLES QB WILL NOT PLAY SUNDAY VS. RAMS

    Eagles QB Carson Wentz downgraded to out on injury report, and will not play Sunday against the Rams.

  • NBA trade rumors: Suns send Trevor Ariza to Wizards for Kelly Oubre, Austin Rivers By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    NBA TRADE RUMORS: SUNS SEND TREVOR ARIZA TO WIZARDS FOR KELLY OUBRE, AUSTIN RIVERS

    The deal comes after ESPN reported Friday the Suns nixed a deal after confusion over which players were supposed to be included.

  • Sabres suspend forward Patrik Berglund for failing to report to the team By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    SABRES SUSPEND FORWARD PATRIK BERGLUND FOR FAILING TO REPORT TO THE TEAM

    The Buffalo Sabres suspended forward Patrik Berglund indefinitely Saturday because of failure to report to the team.

  • Villanova vs. Kansas: Live score, updates, highlights from Wildcats-Jayhawks game By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    VILLANOVA VS. KANSAS: LIVE SCORE, UPDATES, HIGHLIGHTS FROM WILDCATS-JAYHAWKS GAME

    No. 17 Villanova is trying to shake its national championship hangover with a statement win on the road over No. 1 Kansas. SN will...

  • Stephen Curry reacts to Kings' trolling with moon landing video By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    STEPHEN CURRY REACTS TO KINGS' TROLLING WITH MOON LANDING VIDEO

    "That caught me off guard," Stephen Curry told reporters in response to the Kings' video. "That was solid.... A for effort, for sure."

  • Zach LaVine injury update: Bulls guard doubtful vs. Spurs By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    ZACH LAVINE INJURY UPDATE: BULLS GUARD DOUBTFUL VS. SPURS

    Bulls guard Zach LaVine had an MRI on Friday and will undergo further testing on his ankle Saturday.

  • 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan on Patrick Mahomes' no-look pass: 'I do it all the time' By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    49ERS COACH KYLE SHANAHAN ON PATRICK MAHOMES' NO-LOOK PASS: 'I DO IT ALL THE TIME'

    Asked if he had ever seen anyone complete a no-look pass like Patrick Mahomes' vs. the Ravens, Kyle Shanahan said: "I do it all the...

  • Kobe Bryant gives Browns a motivational speech before Broncos matchup By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    KOBE BRYANT GIVES BROWNS A MOTIVATIONAL SPEECH BEFORE BRONCOS MATCHUP

    Interim coach Gregg Williams wanted Kobe Bryant to talk about what competition means to him, what motivates him and his mental approach.

  • Fred VanVleet's turnover the 'turning point' in Raptors' loss to Trail Blazers By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    FRED VANVLEET'S TURNOVER THE 'TURNING POINT' IN RAPTORS' LOSS TO TRAIL BLAZERS

    Two turnovers late in the fourth quarter proved costly for the Toronto Raptors, and Fred VanVleet acknowledged his changed the game.

  • Chargers RB Melvin Gordon apologizes to fantasy football owners By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    CHARGERS RB MELVIN GORDON APOLOGIZES TO FANTASY FOOTBALL OWNERS

    Chargers RB Melvin Gordon has missed San Diego's last three games as he deals with a knee injury.

  • Kevin Durant provides playoffs warning to inconsistent Warriors By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    KEVIN DURANT PROVIDES PLAYOFFS WARNING TO INCONSISTENT WARRIORS

    The Golden State Warriors escaped with a 130-125 victory Friday against the Sacramento Kings, but Kevin Durant left the game with concerns.

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  • Marvin Bagley III injury update: Kings rookie to miss time with bruised knee By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    MARVIN BAGLEY III INJURY UPDATE: KINGS ROOKIE TO MISS TIME WITH BRUISED KNEE

    Kings rookie is expected to miss 10 to 14 days before being re-evaluated after leaving Friday's loss to the Warriors in the second...

  • 'Fatigued' Joel Embiid has a lot on his shoulders, coach Brett Brown says By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    'FATIGUED' JOEL EMBIID HAS A LOT ON HIS SHOULDERS, COACH BRETT BROWN SAYS

    Brett Brown felt the Pacers' physicality caused Joel Embiid to tire in Friday's game, despite him finishing with 40 points and 21 rebounds.

  • Russell Westbrook on Jamal Murray scuffle: He was in my way By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    RUSSELL WESTBROOK ON JAMAL MURRAY SCUFFLE: HE WAS IN MY WAY

    Russell Westbrook and Jamal Murray clashed in the closing stages of the Denver Nuggets' win Friday over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

  • NBA wrap: Injury-plagued Nuggets beat Thunder to hold Western Conference lead By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    NBA WRAP: INJURY-PLAGUED NUGGETS BEAT THUNDER TO HOLD WESTERN CONFERENCE LEAD

    Even Nick "Swaggy P" Young, playing his first game in a Denver uniform, got in on the act, hitting two key 3-pointers in the fourth...

  • Marvin Bagley III injury update: Kings rookie will not return vs. Warriors after spraining knee By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    MARVIN BAGLEY III INJURY UPDATE: KINGS ROOKIE WILL NOT RETURN VS. WARRIORS AFTER SPRAINING KNEE

    Bagley came down hard on a rebound in the first half vs. the Warriors and had to be helped to the locker room.

  • Alex Ovechkin joins rare NHL club with second straight hat trick By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    ALEX OVECHKIN JOINS RARE NHL CLUB WITH SECOND STRAIGHT HAT TRICK

    The Capitals star becomes only the 14th player in NHL history to score hat tricks in consecutive games more than once in his career.

  • Hornets fan favorite Muggsy Bogues scores big moment for NBA's little guys By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    HORNETS FAN FAVORITE MUGGSY BOGUES SCORES BIG MOMENT FOR NBA'S LITTLE GUYS

    Former Hornets guard Muggsy Bogues was honored for his contributions to the franchise as part of the team's 30th anniversary celebration.

  • WATCH: Kings troll Stephen Curry by playing clips of moon landing in player intros By Sporting News   -   Dec 15, 2018

    WATCH: KINGS TROLL STEPHEN CURRY BY PLAYING CLIPS OF MOON LANDING IN PLAYER INTROS

    Stephen Curry said on a podcast earlier this week he didn't believe anyone landed on the moon. He later said he was joking.