Dec 31

Chicago Cubs sign former Texas Rangers outfielder Marlon Byrd.


Dec 31

Despite injuring his hamstring in practice Wednesday, Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall is expected to play Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, a team source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Dec 31

Cristobal Huet stopped 26 shots to lead the Blackhawks past the Devils, 5-1 on Thursday night.

Dec 31

Kevin Durant scored 31 points to tie a franchise record for consecutive 30-point games and Nick Collison hit the two decisive free throws with 4.5 seconds left to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder to an 87-86 victory over the Utah Jazz on Thursday night.

Dec 31

Aaron Brooks scored 30 points, Shane Battier made a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 2:11 left, and the Houston Rockets beat the Dallas Mavericks 97-94 on Thursday night.

Dec 31

Christian Ehrhoff scored a power-play goal 2:24 into overtime, and the Canucks rallied from three goals down to beat the Blues 4-3.

Dec 31

Loui Eriksson scored three goals for his second career hat trick, and the Stars beat the Ducks 5-3 on Thursday night.

Dec 31

Brandon Dubinsky’s goal at 11:49 of the third gave the Rangers a 2-1 victory over the Hurricanes on Thursday night.

Dec 31

Ryane Clowe scored the lone shootout goal in the sixth round to lift the Sharks to their sixth straight win, 3-2 over the Coyotes on Thursday night.

Dec 31

Ryan Shannon scored the decisive shootout goal to give the Senators a 3-2 win over the Islanders on Thursday night.