Blazers survive adversity to surge into playoffs (AP) After starting off as one of the hottest teams in the NBA, the Portland Trail Blazers wilted a bit after the All-Star break.
Duke freshman F Parker entering draft (AP) Jabari Parker is hoping to become Duke's latest one-and-done star to become the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.
Jets RB Johnson not worried about knee (AP)
Chris Johnson knows what a lot of people are saying about him. Maybe he's lost a step. He'll never be the electrifying playmaker he once was. Well, the New York Jets . . . . 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 . . .
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.
Lions negotiating with Suh (AP) The Detroit Lions have been negotiating with
in the hopes of signing him to a long-year deal before he potentially becomes a free agent next year. Ndamukong Suh . More
Blazers beat Clips, head for playoffs (AP) Leaving the Trail Blazers' locker room following the regular-season finale, Wesley Matthews was wished well in the playoffs. "Now the fun starts," he said.
Irish to install artificial turf (AP) Notre Dame will break with tradition and replace the grass surface at the stadium known as the "House Rockne Built" and install artificial surface before the upcoming football season.