FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid had 27 points as North Dakota State got past Denver 81-71 on Saturday. Shahid shot 11 for 12 from the foul line. He added seven assists. Tyree Eady had 16 points for North Dakota State (13-12, 7-4 Summit League), which won its fourth consecutiveRead More →

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum had 29 points and 20 rebounds as South Dakota State won its ninth consecutive game, routing North Dakota 80-55 on Saturday. Alex Arians had 14 points and six rebounds for South Dakota State (20-6, 10-1 Summit League). David Jenkins added 14 points. Skyler FlattenRead More →

Doc Rivers: Tommy Heinsohn helped me through dark days with Celtics originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Successful Boston Celtics head coaches are in abundance at TD Garden on Saturday night. Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers is back in Boston take on his successor, Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. Also inRead More →

(Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha fell one-hundredth of a second short of the world indoor mile record and Kenya’s Michael Saruni clocked the third fastest indoor 800m of all-time as young Africans lit up the NYRR Millrose Games in New York on Saturday. Feb 9, 2019; New York, NY, USA;Read More →

(Reuters) – Paul Casey opened a three-stroke lead over Phil Mickelson after the third round of the Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Saturday, a cushion the Englishman hopes will be enough to prevent his American rival from winning the storied tournament a fifth time. Feb 9, 2019; Pebble Beach, CA, USA;Read More →

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians signed free agent outfielder Matt Joyce and reliever Alex Wilson to minor league contracts. The deals include invites to spring training camp, where the defending AL Central champions must address two glaring issues — outfield depth and their bullpen. Joyce and Wilson agreed toRead More →

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Damni Applewhite had 21 points as South Carolina State narrowly beat Morgan State 85-81 on Saturday. Lavar Harewood had 19 points for South Carolina State (5-20, 3-6 Mid-Eastern Conference), which ended its five-game losing streak. Janai Raynor-Powell added 15 points and seven assists. Ozante Fields hadRead More →

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons have signed guard Wayne Ellington and waived 2016 first-round draft pick Henry Ellenson. The Pistons announced the moves Saturday night. The 6-foot-5 Ellington is in his 10th NBA season. He averaged 8.4 points with Miami this season before he was traded to Phoenix andRead More →