Johnson scores 20, Pitt drills reeling North Carolina 66-52

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Xavier Johnson scored 20 points, Ryan Murphy added 13 and Pittsburgh completed a season sweep of North Carolina with a 66-52 victory over the reeling Tar Heels on Saturday. ...

Powell, Doncic lead Mavericks past beat-up Warriors 124-97

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dwight Powell scored 21 points and was perfect from the floor in his return to the Bay Area after starring at Stanford, and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Golden State Warriors 124...

Lindell scores winner in OT, Stars rally to beat Avs 3-2

DENVER (AP) — Esa Lindell scored 1:54 into overtime after Jason Dickinson tied the game late in regulation and the Dallas Stars put the finishing touches on a season series sweep of Colorado by beatin...

Andreescu withdraws from Australian Open with knee injury

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian Open organizers said Saturday that U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu, Juan Martin del Potro and Richard Gasquet have withdrawn due to knee injuries. ...

Clippers' George sits out game with strained hamstring

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clippers forward Paul George was sitting out the team's game against the Golden State Warriors after he strained his left hamstring during practice Wednesday. Los ...

A's and Semein reach $13M, 1-year deal; 6 others agree

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Following a career year, Oakland Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien was rewarded Friday with a $13 million, one-year contract that avoids arbitration and gives him a raise of $7....

Jordan McRae's 29 points lead Wizards over Hawks 111-101

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jordan McRae scored 29 points, Troy Brown Jr. added 18 and 10 rebounds, and the Washington Wizards overcame a poor shooting performance to beat the Atlanta Hawks 111-101 Friday night...

Texas Tech WR Seth Collins granted 6th year of eligibility

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech senior receiver Seth Collins has been granted an NCAA waiver for a sixth year of eligibility after missing all of last season because of a shoulder injury. ...

Payment dispute keeps vet from using prosthetic legs

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — An Army veteran in Mississippi who served in Vietnam and Iraq says a dispute over payments has left him unable to use a pair of expensive prosthetic legs. Jerr...

Oladipo planning Pacers return in late January against Bulls

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo said Wednesday he hopes to return to game action Jan. 29 against the Chicago Bulls. At least that's the tentative plan. ...

CES tech show: Voice for the gas pump, sensors for the plant

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A connected world means paying for gas with your voice and sensing when a plant needs water. The annual CES technology conference in Las Vegas runs through Friday a...

Cavs rookie Porter to miss at least 2 weeks with knee sprain

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers rookie guard Kevin Porter Jr. suffered only a sprained knee in a loss to Minnesota after it appeared he was much more seriously hurt. Porter's left knee bu...

Pistons snap three-game losing streak, beat Warriors 111-104

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Andre Drummond had 14 points and 18 rebounds before fouling out late, Derrick Rose scored 22 points off the bench, and the Detroit Pistons beat the Golden State Warriors 111-104 o...

Montgomery calls firing by Stars 'appropriate,' enters rehab

DALLAS (AP) — Former Dallas Stars coach Jim Montgomery said Friday his abrupt dismissal by the NHL club was "appropriate" and he has entered alcohol rehab. Montgomery's statement was...

Mets find relief in New Year, introducing Dellin Betances

NEW YORK (AP) — This is the next stop on Dellin Betances' subway ride around New York. After spending his first eight seasons in the majors with the crosstown Yankees, the New Yorker...