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Jusuf Nurkic leads Blazers past old team and into 8th seed

Jusuf Nurkic had a career-high 32 points, with 16 rebounds, against his former team, and C.J. McCollum had 39 as the Trail Blazers beat Denver 122-113 in Portland on Tuesday night to take hold of the eighth seed in the [Read entire story]

Matthews turns new Leaf in record book in win over Panthers

Auston Matthews broke Wendel Clark’s 31-year-old franchise rookie record with his 35th goal of the season in host Toronto’s 3-2 win over Florida on Tuesday night. James Reimer allowed two goals on 14 shots for the [Read entire story]

U.S. happy with a draw in Panama

Christian Pulisic made an outstanding individual move to steal the ball, spin a defender and feed Clint Dempsey for his 56th international goal, and the United States grabbed an important 1-1 draw against host Panama on [Read entire story]

Kansas’ Frank Mason III is lone unanimous AP All-American

The senior guard was the only unanimous selection to the 2016-17 AP All-America team Tuesday, receiving all first-team votes from the same 65-member national media panel that selects the weekly Top 25. “I love the [Read entire story]

Spurs take apart sluggish Cavaliers in rout

The Cavaliers admitted having heavy legs, but there’s something far weightier on the minds of the defending NBA champions. Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and the host San Antonio Spurs dismantled the ailing Cavs [Read entire story]

Flames stay hot at home, top Avalanche

Calgary’s Sean Monahan scored his team-leading 26th goal and added three assists as the host Flames inched closer to clinching a playoff spot with a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday night. With six [Read entire story]

UConn women reach 10th straight Final Four

Everything UConn lost to graduation made another Final Four even more special for Geno Auriemma and his Huskies. Napheesa Collier scored 28 points, Gabby Williams had 25 and the Huskies advanced to the national [Read entire story]

Royals’ Jorge Soler likely to begin season on DL

Former Giants reliever Joe Nathan and fellow right-hander Matt Albers were released by Washington. ... Kevin Gausman will start the opener for Baltimore after manager Buck Showalter ruled right-hander Chris Tillman out [Read entire story]

Uber resumes self-driving car program after brief suspension

The company said Monday that it paused the operations over the weekend to better understand what happened in Arizona, but feels confident in returning the cars to the road. Uber says it is investigating the incident and [Read entire story]

James Harden, Lou Williams lead Rockets to easy win over Thunder

Lou Williams scored 31 points off the bench, Harden finished with 22 points and 12 assists, and the Rockets did not trail while cruising to a 137-125 victory. The Thunder’s Russell Westbrook had 39 points, 13 assists [Read entire story]

Ducks top Rangers, take Pacific Division lead

Andrew Cogliano scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Jonathan Bernier made 25 saves and the Ducks won their fourth straight game by downing the New York Rangers 6-3 in Anaheim on Sunday night. Josh Manson [Read entire story]

Mississippi State women get their first shot at the Final Four

Morgan William gave her late stepfather the ultimate tribute. The 5-foot-5 point guard scored a career-high 41 points and second-seeded Mississippi State upset top-seeded Baylor 94-85 in overtime Sunday night in [Read entire story]

Dustin Johnson wins Match Play to sweep World Golf Championships

Dustin Johnson won the Match Play event in Austin, Texas, with more drama than he needed to cap off an otherwise dominant week that made him the first player to sweep the four World Golf Championships. Johnson was 4-up [Read entire story]

Police serve 11-year-old with no-trespass orders

Police in Massachusetts served a sixth-grader with no-trespass orders after neighbors grew wary of the girl cutting through their properties to get to and from her school bus stop. The mother of 11-year-old Autumn [Read entire story]

Boeser scores in NHL debut, Canucks top slumping Wild

Scoring in his NHL debut the next day in front of his family and friends wasn’t a bad consolation prize. Boeser scored in his first NHL game a day after signing with Vancouver, Reid Boucher added two scores in a [Read entire story]

Leonard, Aldridge help Spurs topple Knicks, 106-98

Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points, LaMarcus Aldridge added 19 points and 10 rebounds, and the host San Antonio Spurs beat the New York Knicks 106-98 on Saturday night. San Antonio has won four straight heading into home [Read entire story]

Ionescu leads Ducks to upset, Elite Eight; will play No. 1 UConn

Miramonte-Orinda graduate Sabrina Ionescu scored 21 points, fellow freshman Ruthy Hebard had 16 and 10th-seeded Oregon continued its improbable run with a 77-63 victory over Maryland on Saturday at the Bridgeport (Conn.) [Read entire story]

Buzzer-beater liftsGators over Badgers

Chris Chiozza went end to end and made a three-pointer at the buzzer to give Florida an 84-83 victory against Wisconsin on Friday night in New York in the first overtime game of this NCAA Tournament. With no timeouts [Read entire story]

Booker scores 70 in Boston, but Celtics outlast Suns 130-120

Devin Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth player in NBA history to reach that total, but the host Boston Celtics got 34 points from Isaiah Thomas and outlasted the Phoenix Suns 130-120 on Friday night. Baylor [Read entire story]

Booker scores 70 in Boston, but Celtics outlast Suns 130-120

Devin Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth player in NBA history to reach that total, but the host Boston Celtics got 34 points from Isaiah Thomas and outlasted the Phoenix Suns 130-120 on Friday night. Baylor [Read entire story]