• Vonn criticizes ski officials after pulling out of race

    CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — Lindsey Vonn wasn’t about to risk another injury, and neither was Mikaela Shiffrin.

  • Curry flurry: MVP’s huge third quarter propels Warriors

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 17 of his 35 points in a 3-point flurry over the final 3:37 of the third quarter, and the two-time reigning MVP also had seven rebounds, five assists and four steals as the Warriors used a big second half to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 123-113 on Thursday night.

  • Kane’s hat trick leads Blackhawks past Coyotes 6-3

    CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane scored three goals for his third career hat trick to lead the surging Chicago Blackhawks past the Arizona Coyotes 6-3 on Thursday night for their third straight win and eighth in nine games.

  • Cabrera investigated for causing injuries to ex-partner

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Former U.S. Open and Masters champion Angel Cabrera is being investigated for allegedly causing “minor injuries” to his ex-partner.

  • Novak Djokovic will return in Acapulco

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nursing an aching right shoulder injury, Novak Djokovic planned to return to tennis at Indian Wells in the California desert. But the Serbian star changed his mind and accepted a wild card to play in the Acapulco tournament that starts Monday.

  • Broncos to part ways with tackle Russell Okung

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Russell Okung bet on himself and lost. Or did he?

  • Celtics keep assets, make no moves at trade deadline

    WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — The Celtics went into Thursday’s trade deadline armed with the assets needed to make a major deal and put pressure on the Eastern Conference favorite Cleveland Cavaliers.

  • Omaha police: Creighton’s Watson suspect in sexual assault

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton basketball player Maurice Watson Jr. is a suspect in an alleged sexual assault in Omaha, police said Thursday.

  • Mets happy to have Yoenis Cespedes back

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — When the Mets and Yoenis Cespedes agreed just after Thanksgiving to a $110 million, four-year contract, Mets fans rejoiced that the Cuban slugger was returning to Citi Field.

  • Penguins acquire D Ron Hainsey from Carolina

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford turned to an old friend to give his team’s injury ravaged defense a needed boost.