Jan 31

Kobe Bryant sank a go-ahead fallaway jumper with 7.3 seconds left to give the Lakers a 90-89 victory over Boston.


Jan 31

Kevin Durant scored a season-high 45 points to take over second place in the NBA scoring race, Russell Westbrook added 28 points and eight assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Golden State Warriors 112-104 on Sunday night.

Jan 31

Sidney Crosby scored in regulation and the shootout and the Penguins overcame Jimmy Howard’s second successive 46-save game to beat the Red Wings 2-1 on Sunday.

Jan 31

Stars right wing Jere Lehtinen was activated off injured reserve, but Brian Sutherby was injured Sunday against the Coyotes.

Jan 31

Manny Pacquiao, who stormed to a pair of decisive knockout victories to win world titles in a record-tying sixth weight class and a record-breaking seventh one, has been named the 2009 fighter of the year by the Boxing Writers Association of America.

Jan 31

Marian Gaborik had his 10th career hat trick, rookie Chad Johnson made 34 saves for his first NHL win, and the New York Rangers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday night.

Jan 31

Miami Heat point guard Mario Chalmers has a partially torn ligament in his left thumb and is out indefinitely.

Jan 31

Amare Stoudemire scored a season-high 36 points, Steve Nash handed out 16 assists and the Phoenix Suns beat the Houston Rockets 115-111 in overtime on Sunday night.

Jan 31

The Cavaliers tied an NBA record with 11 3-pointers in the opening period of their 114-89 win over the Clippers on Sunday night.

Jan 31

J.J. Redick scored 17 points and Dwight Howard overcame free-throw problems to put up 16 points and 14 rebounds as the Orlando Magic beat the struggling Detroit Pistons 91-86 Sunday night.