• Sorenson, Goodrow lead Sharks to 4-3 win over Wild

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — With the San Jose Sharks needing a bit more punch from their bottom lines, they turned to Jumbo Joe.

  • Mattingly, Molina set to lead MLB All-Star tour of Japan

    TOKYO (AP) — All-Star catcher Yadier Molina hopes to throw out some speedy runners. Don Mattingly looks forward to seeing Japan’s national team.

  • No. 7 Nevada beats BYU 86-70

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — After an ankle injury last week, Nevada forward Jordan Caroline sat out a week of practices before playing in No. 7 Nevada’s season opener.

  • McCollum scores 40 as Trail Blazers beat Bucks 118-103

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In search of his jump shot, CJ McCollum watched every single 3-pointer he took last season looking for what he lost.

  • Huggins leads Fresno State in thumping of Alaska-Anchorage

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Braxton Huggins nailed five shots from long distance for 23 points as Fresno State opened the season with a 91-63 thumping of Division II Alaska-Anchorage on Tuesday night.

  • Second-half run propels USC past Robert Morris, 83-62

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — USC struggled for the first 28 minutes of its season opener against Robert Morris on Tuesday night, but what the Trojans were able to do over the final 12 minutes in a 83-62 victory might be a preview of what could happen over the next four months.

  • Dickerson lifts No. 25 Washington past W. Kentucky 73-55

    SEATTLE (AP) — Washington coach Mike Hopkins described it as being in the “sandpit.” The Huskies were at home, ranked to start the season for the first time in seven years, facing expectations and the anticipation of what they actually looked like.

  • San Francisco opens with road romp over UC Davis

    DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Charles Minlend scored 16 points and Matt McCarthy chipped in with 11 points and eight rebounds as San Francisco opened its season with a 76-42 road win over UC Davis on Tuesday night.

  • Fantastic freshmen help No. 4 Duke blow out No. 2 Kentucky

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Zion Williamson and fourth-ranked Duke were well on their way to a blowout victory when the high-flying freshman blocked a shot to start yet another Blue Devil fastbreak.

  • No. 23 LSU coasts past Southeastern Louisiana 94-63

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Being a ranked team for the first time in three seasons certainly didn’t faze LSU in its season-opener Tuesday.