Dec 31

Top seed Rafael Nadal, second seed David Ferrer and third seed Andy Murray opened the new tennis season with first round wins on the last day of 2013.


Dec 31

The mother of former Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the team Tuesday after exhuming his body so that his brain could be examined for evidence of a degenerative condition linked to repeated concussions.

Dec 31

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Lakers continued discussions Tuesday on a deal centered around former teammates Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol.

Dec 31

LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 14 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 98-94 in a showdown of Western Conference heavyweights on Tuesday night.

Dec 31

Erik Cole scored twice and Tyler Seguin netted his 20th goal of the season as the Dallas Stars edged the struggling Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Tuesday night.

Dec 31

Ryan Getzlaf scored his 20th goal and added two assists, Francois Beauchemin got his first goal of the season, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the San Jose Sharks 6-3 Tuesday night for their 11th victory in 12 games.

Dec 31

Jonas Valanciunas scored 15 points and the Toronto Raptors mounted a fourth-quarter comeback to beat the Chicago Bulls 85-79 on Tuesday night.

Dec 31

Tony Parker had 18 points to lead six players in double figures and the San Antonio Spurs rolled past the listless Brooklyn Nets 113-92 on Tuesday night.

Dec 31

Millsap’s 34 leads Hawks in 92-91 win vs Celtics

Dec 31

Jaden Schwartz scored for the sixth straight game and the St. Louis Blues hung on to beat the Minnesota Wild 2-1 on Tuesday night.