Oct 31

The Denver Nuggets have signed backup Renaldo Balkman to a contract extension and also exercised the fourth-year option on guard Arron Afflalo, who was acquired from Detroit last summer.


Oct 31

Wayne Gretzky chose not to file a formal objection in U.S. Bankrupty Court by Friday’s deadline, paving the way for the NHL to likely complete its purchase of the Phoenix Coyotes.

Oct 31

Dirk Nowitzki had 24 points and nine rebounds, leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 93-84 victory over the winless Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night.

Oct 31

Rookie Brandon Jennings scored 21 of his 24 points in the second half, Hakim Warrick came off the bench to add 21 points and the Milwaukee Bucks won their home opener with a 96-85 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night.

Oct 31

Tony Parker scored 24 points and Richard Jefferson added 21 points, leading the San Antonio Spurs to a 113-94 victory over the winless Sacramento Kings on Saturday night.

Oct 31

Braydon Coburn scored twice and Scott Hartnell and Matt Carle each had a goal and two assists to help the Philadelphia Flyers snap a two game losing streak and send the Carolina Hurricanes to their eighth straight loss, 6-1 on Saturday.

Oct 31

Sources confirmed to ESPN.com on Saturday that the four-man review committee has asked Ouellet, the union’s chief of business affairs, and Lee, NHLPA associate counsel, to run the union office until the executive board can reconvene.

Oct 31

Cowboys nose tackle Jay Ratliff plans to play against the Seahawks.

Oct 31

Yonnhy Perez floored Joseph Agbeko in the 10th round and won a unanimous decision Saturday night to take the International Boxing Federation bantamweight title in the first boxing match at Treasure Island Hotel & Casino.

Oct 31

Radim Vrbata scored in the shootout to give the Phoenix Coyotes a 3-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night.