EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Magic Johnson plans to hug it out with the Los Angeles Lakers to help them cope with the fallout from the NBA trade deadline. “It’s a part of business, it’s a part of being a professional athlete,” he said Saturday. “I’m going to hug ’emRead More →

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Parker Van Dyke hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer, completing a 22-point comeback and lifting Utah over UCLA 93-92 on Saturday. Timmy Allen scored 18 of his 22 points in the second half to lead the Utes (13-10, 7-4 Pac-12). Sedrick Barefield added 19 points andRead More →

NEW YORK (AP) — Yomif Kejelcha fell 0.008 seconds short of the indoor mile record Saturday, winning the Wanamaker Mile in 3 minutes, 48.46 seconds Saturday in the 112th Millrose Games at The Armory. The Ethiopian star just missed the record of 3:48.45 set by Hicham El Geurrouj’s in 1997Read More →

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Paul Menard will start on the pole for Sunday’s Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway. Menard got the pole in a draw by youth racers, who were joined by the crew chief of the Cup driver they were picking for Saturday night. It isRead More →

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Colbey Ross tallied 19 points and 10 assists as Pepperdine narrowly defeated San Diego 70-67 on Saturday. Kessler Edwards added 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Waves, and Kameron Edwards chipped in 12 points and 10 rebounds. Twice in the final 8 seconds Pepperdine reboundedRead More →

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman had a career-high 48 points as Hofstra stretched its home win streak to 14 games, beating William & Mary 93-87 on Saturday. Wright-Foreman made 9 of 11 foul shots. Desure Buie had 16 points and six assists for Hofstra (21-4, 11-1 Colonial Athletic Conference).Read More →

(Reuters) – Ethiopian Yomif Kejelcha missed tying the world indoor mile record by one-hundredth of a second and Kenya’s Michael Saruni clocked the third fastest indoor 800m of all-time as young Africans highlighted the NYRR Millrose Games in New York on Saturday. Kejelcha raced home in three minutes, 48.46 secondsRead More →

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Alex Galchenyuk scored twice and assisted on another goal, and Darcy Kuemper stopped 33 shots to help the Arizona Coyotes beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Saturday. The Coyotes ended a five-game losing streak and kept pace in the race for a Western Conference wild cardRead More →

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Pat Andree had 22 points as Lehigh rolled past Navy 83-57 on Saturday. Andree made 5 of 7 3-pointers. He added seven rebounds. Lance Tejada had 17 points for Lehigh (16-7, 9-3 Patriot League). Kyle Leufroy added 10 points. James Karnik had nine rebounds for theRead More →

Source: Bryce Harper praised Buster Posey during lengthy Giants meeting originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com SAN FRANCISCO – A few minutes before the start of FanFest on Saturday morning, Giants officials briefly were put into scramble mode. Social media buzzed with rumors that Bryce Harper soon would choose the Giants, whichRead More →

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Matt Rafferty scored 19 points as Furman easily defeated East Tennessee State 91-61 on Saturday. Andrew Brown added 17 points for the Paladins, while Clay Mounce chipped in 15. Jordan Lyons had 14 points for Furman (20-5, 9-4 Southern Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive victory.Read More →