TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers say they expect to collect enough obsolete electronic devices by the end of March to reach the amount that will be required to manufacture all Olympic and Paralympic medals. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics open in just over 500 days and all medals will beRead More →

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers say they expect to collect enough obsolete electronic devices by the end of March to reach the amount that will be required to manufacture all Olympic and Paralympic medals. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics open in just over 500 days and all medals will beRead More →

BASKETBALL NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After Anthony Davis found out he wouldn’t be traded, the six-time All-Star learned the New Orleans Pelicans will let him suit up for the remainder of the season. While Davis had stated publicly that he’s ready to move on from New Orleans, he also hadRead More →

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs took a long, hard look at themselves over the winter. There was nowhere else to go. Chicago begins spring training with largely the same group of players who blew a five-game lead in the NL Central last September and lost to Colorado in 13Read More →

John Mozeliak has built enough championship clubs in St. Louis that he immediately recognized after the Cardinals failed to make the playoffs last season that changes needed to be made. The president of baseball operations also knew they were close. So with an aggressive approach to the offseason, Mozeliak tradedRead More →

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The score climbs as the clock ticks down. Many fans have started to leave or are already gone. The regulars start to come off the floor, sometimes individually, sometimes as a group after their day’s work is done. At the end of the bench, a groupRead More →

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — This breakout season for Nebraska has broken down. The Cornhuskers sat 11-2 on New Year’s Day, were in the national polls for the first time since 2014 and on pace to have their highest scoring team since the mid-1990s. They were playing like the team thatRead More →

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – CJ McCollum had 30 points, including seven 3-pointers, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the San Antonio Spurs their third straight loss with a 127-118 victory on Thursday night. Damian Lillard added 24 points and nine assists for the Blazers, who were coming off a lossRead More →

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Ford scored 28 points, Malik Fitts had 12 of his 14 in the second half Thursday night and Saint Mary’s defeated Pacific 78-66. Ford’s 3-pointer with seconds left in the first half put the Gaels (15-9, 6-3 West Coast Conference) on top 42-39 at theRead More →

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Trail Blazers expected that a team like San Antonio would mount a rally. The key was withstanding it. CJ McCollum had 30 points, including seven 3-pointers, and Portland handed the Spurs their third straight loss with a 127-118 victory on Thursday night. The Blazers ledRead More →

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — T.J. Haws scored 22 points, Yoeli Childs added 17 points with 11 rebounds and BYU handed Portland its 11th straight loss, 83-48 on Thursday night. The Cougars (15-10, 7-3 West Coast Conference) had their best defensive half of the season, holding the Pilots (7-18, 0-10) toRead More →

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Nashville Predators know they might well end up seeing Dallas in the first round of the playoffs, and that made protecting home ice even more crucial after a loss here to the Stars only six days ago. Ryan Johansen scored 43 seconds into overtime andRead More →

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Trevelin Queen beat the overtime buzzer with a 3-pointer and New Mexico State rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit to defeat Cal State Bakersfield 71-70 on Thursday night. The game was tied at 68 with 21 seconds left in overtime before CSUB worked the last fewRead More →

Almost every team in the NHL was in action Thursday night — and most of them came away with at least a point. A record-tying eight games went to overtime. That tied the mark set Feb. 22, 2007, and matched Nov. 27, 2015, both when eight of 12 games requiredRead More →

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Milan Acquaah scored 23 points, Jeremy Smith and Jordan Heading added 15 points each, California Baptist tied a school record with 18 3-pointers and walloped Chicago State 94-44 Thursday night. Acquaah scored 20 points by halftime when the Lancers (12-10, 4-5 Western Athletic Conference) drained 11Read More →

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Isaiah Wright scored the go-ahead field goal at the basket and San Diego completed a season-sweep of Loyola Marymount with a 65-63 West Coast Conference victory on Thursday night. The Lions came into the game looking for their 11th home court win in 12 games. LMU’sRead More →

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Boone Jenner and Josh Anderson each tallied a goal and an assist, leading the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-2 win over the slumping Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night. David Savard and Lukas Sedlak also scored for Columbus, and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 29 shots as the BlueRead More →

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Evander Kane scored twice and added an assist in the San Jose Sharks‘ 5-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night. Tomas Hertl also scored twice, and Brent Burns added a goal, and Martin Jones made 36 saves. The Sharks have won four straight toRead More →

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Boone Jenner and Josh Anderson each tallied a goal and an assist, leading the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-2 win over the slumping Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night. David Savard and Lukas Sedlak also scored for Columbus, and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 29 shots as theRead More →

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The trade deadline came and went and Terrence Ross remained in Orlando, comfortable in his routine. Ross, whose expiring contract and big scoring production had set him up as a potential trade asset, scored 32 points and came up with a big defensive play to helpRead More →