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TCU place-kicker Jonathan Song (46) connects for the game-winning field goal from the hold of Adam Nunez (29) as California's Traveon Beck (22) tries in vain to reach the ball during overtime of the Cheez-It Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in Phoenix. TCU defeated California 10-7. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
December 27, 2018 - 12:52 am
PHOENIX (AP) — TCU swapped kickers after California called a timeout at the end of regulation — and missed. Faced with a similar decision in overtime, the Horned Frogs stuck with their original kicker. Jonathan Song delivered on his second-chance kick, ending a strange night in the desert. Song...
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San Antonio Spurs' DeMar DeRozan (10) drives around Denver Nuggets' Torrey Craig during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 111-103. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
December 26, 2018 - 11:29 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs got a big win and an even bigger boost in confidence. DeMar DeRozan had 30 points, LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 and San Antonio defeated the Denver Nuggets 111-103 on Wednesday night. Bryn Forbes added 15 points for the resurgent Spurs (19-16), who have won...
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Minnesota Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose (25) shoots over Chicago Bulls guard Kris Dunn during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
December 26, 2018 - 11:21 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — For much of his seven seasons with the Bulls, Derrick Rose was a favorite son of Chicago. He was native born and virtually universally beloved. Things, though, soured towards the end as injuries mounted. The former franchise player was traded in 2016 and serenaded with boos upon his...
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Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside (21) defends against Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) as he shoots the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)
December 26, 2018 - 10:06 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Danny Green slipped to the right corner, somehow forgotten by the Miami Heat. He made them pay. Kawhi Leonard scored 30 points, Green's 3-pointer with 22.7 seconds left — a wide-open one — became the gamewinner, and the Toronto Raptors improved the NBA's best record to 26-10 by topping...
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2015, file photo, Seattle Sounders coach Sigi Schmid walks off the field following an MLS soccer training session in Tukwila, Wash. Schmid, the winningest coach in MLS history, has died. He was 65. Schmid's family said he died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. Schmid was hospitalized three weeks ago as he awaited a heart transplant. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
December 26, 2018 - 8:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sigi Schmid, the winningest coach in MLS history, has died. He was 65. Schmid's family said he died Tuesday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Schmid was hospitalized three weeks ago as he awaited a heart transplant. "Our family is deeply saddened by his passing and is taking...
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Minnesota quarterback Tanner Morgan (2) throws a pass during the first half of the Quick Lane Bowl NCAA college football game against Georgia Tech, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
December 26, 2018 - 7:32 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Mohamed Ibrahim ran for career-high 224 yards and two touchdowns, leading Minnesota to a 34-10 victory over Georgia Tech on Wednesday night in the Quick Lane Bowl. The Golden Gophers (7-6) won three of their last four games, and Ibrahim had a lot to do with that. The redshirt...
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The First Responder Bowl between Boston College and Boise State was canceled due to weather and was designated a no contest after multiple lighting delays Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)
December 26, 2018 - 6:53 pm
DALLAS (AP) — No. 23 Boise State's first appearance at historic Cotton Bowl Stadium turned into what is believed to be the first bowl game called off because of weather. The SERVPRO First Responder Bowl between the Broncos and Boston College was canceled because of the threat of severe weather...
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December 26, 2018 - 4:43 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables began his coaching career at Kansas State in the mid-1990s, trying to come up with ways to stop Nebraska's power option. The Cornhuskers were predictable, but often darn near unstoppable. So as far as Venables is concerned, coaching...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James grimaces after straining his left groin, during the second half against the Golden State Warriors in an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Lakers won 127-101. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
December 26, 2018 - 3:46 pm
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James got good news Wednesday on his injured groin. But his games-played streak will end anyway. An MRI exam showed that the four-time NBA MVP merely strained his left groin in the Los Angeles Lakers' victory at Golden State Warriors on Christmas night. James will...
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File-This Dec. 23, 2018, file photo shows Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles (5) warming up, before an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Bortles is getting another start for the Jacksonville Jaguars. It could be his last. Coach Doug Marrone announced Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, that Bortles will start the season finale at Houston (10-5), giving the embattled quarterback a chance to close out the season on a positive note. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
December 26, 2018 - 3:33 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Blake Bortles is getting another start for the Jacksonville Jaguars. It could be his last. Coach Doug Marrone announced Wednesday that Bortles will start the season finale at Houston (10-5), giving the embattled quarterback a chance to close out a subpar season on a...
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