Blazers face Griffin-less Clippers


(AP) Blake Griffin and J.J. Redick won't make the trip, and other starters may rest on both sides as Los Angeles visits the playoff-bound Portland Trail Blazers . . . more.

Anderson, LaVine leaving UCLA for draft


(AP) UCLA guards Kyle Anderson and Zach LaVine are leaving early for the NBA draft. Anderson, a sophomore from Fairview, N.J., and LaVine, a freshman from Seattle . . . more.

Chad Johnson attempts CFL comeback


(AP) Chad Johnson made a sharp cut to free himself from a defender, and then hauled in a pass at the 53-yard line. Yes, the 53. Football is going to be a little different now for the former NFL star. More.

49ers LB Smith arrested at LA airport


(AP) San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a . . . more.

Rockets secure home court vs. Blazers


(AP) The Houston Rockets needed one win in their last two games or a loss by Portland on Wednesday to secure home-court advantage in their first-round playoff series against the Trail Blazers. More.