Lakers fire Kupchak, put Magic in charge


(AP) The Los Angeles Lakers have fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations in a major shake-up of the struggling . . . more.

Zags #1, Ducks up to 6th in AP Poll


(AP) For the third straight week, Gonzaga, Villanova and Kansas are the top three teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll. It is the fourth week at No. 1 for Gonzaga . . . more.

Pelicans acquiring Cousins in multi-player deal


(AP) DeMarcus Cousins is on his way out of Sacramento - and right into an All-Star frontcourt pairing with Anthony Davis. The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to acquire Cousins . . . more.

Beavers upset Utah behind Thompson's 31


(AP) Despite dropping their first 14 Pac-12 games, Oregon State players remained confident in their abilities . . . (Stephen) Thompson sank the winning basket and had 31 points . . . more.

New No. 1 Dustin Johnson wins at Riviera


(AP) Dustin Johnson's raw talent and a trophy case that keeps growing allowed him to believe he was the best player in golf. Now he can say it. Even if he doesn't understand the . . . more.