• Maui Invitational loaded again for 2017 bracket

    LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Some college basketball coaches choose to play easy nonconference games to build up their players’ confidence, while others want their teams to be tested right away.

  • Chargers pick off Peterman 5 times in 54-24 win over Bills

    CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Nathan Peterman’s first NFL start for the Buffalo Bills was going just fine until his third pass deflected off his receiver’s hands. It was snatched by the Chargers’ Korey Toomer, who took it back for a touchdown.

  • After beating Bears, Lions look to tighten NFC North race

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Detroit Lions haven’t lost a game against the NFC North, and they can really tighten the division race if they win this week.

  • Fitzpatrick throws for 2 TDs, Bucs top Dolphins 30-20

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 275 yards and two touchdowns, Patrick Murray kicked a 35-yard field goal with four seconds remaining and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers snapped a six-game road slide by topping the penalty-prone Miami Dolphins 30-20 on Sunday.

  • Foreman has 2 TDs to help Texans to 31-21 win over Cardinals

    HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie D’Onta Foreman ran for 65 yards and two fourth-quarter touchdowns before being carted off the field with an ankle injury to help the Houston Texans snap a three-game skid with a 31-21 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.

  • Pelicans’ Davis out of concussion protocol, probable vs. OKC

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Anthony Davis has been cleared from the NBA’s concussion protocol and is probable for Monday night’s home game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

  • Durant (ankle sprain) to miss Warriors’ game at Brooklyn

    NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant is missing Golden State’s game against Brooklyn on Sunday night because of a sprained left ankle.

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick to start at QB for Bucs again

    Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch is active for the first time this season and will serve as Brock Osweiler’s backup.

  • QB Herbert returns for Oregon after five-game absence

    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert went into this week feeling great, but he got an X-Ray on his collarbone Thursday just to make sure.

  • C.J. McCollum scores 25 points, Blazers beat Kings 102-90

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — C.J. McCollum scored 25 points, Damian Lillard had 22 and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the Sacramento Kings their ninth consecutive road loss, 102-90 on Saturday night.