• New York Islanders center Anders Lee (27) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the Los Angeles Kings during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    Tavares, Greiss lead Islanders to 5-2 win over Kings

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders got off to another fast start at home and came up with a big win against the Pacific Division-leading Los Angeles Kings.

  • Bobbitt leads Hawaii past Irvine 74-52 in Big West showdown

    HONOLULU (AP) — Roderick Bobbitt hit six 3-pointers and scored 23 points with six rebounds and seven assists and Hawaii defeated UC Irvine 74-52 on Thursday night in a showdown for first place in the Big West.

  • FILE- In this June 17, 2011, file photo, Virginia coach Brian O'Connor speaks during a news conference in Omaha, Neb. Virginia has reached the College World Series four of the last seven years, finished as the runner-up in 2014 and as national champion in 2015. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, file)

    Defending champ Virginia not taking trips to CWS for granted

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Virginia has reached the College World Series four of the last seven years, finished as the runner-up in 2014 and as national champion in 2015.

  • In this Jan. 28, 2016, file photo, Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry (7) drives past New York Knicks' Langston Galloway (2) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Toronto. All-Stars Lowry and DeMar DeRozan have pushed the Raptors to the second-best record in the Eastern Conference at the break, giving their dedicated and vocal fan base reason to pack the Air Canada Center. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

    NBA All-Star weekend highlights Canada’s growing hoops love

    TORONTO (AP) — When Greg Anthony arrived in Vancouver to join the inaugural Grizzlies team in 1995, the cash in his pocket wasn’t the only currency that he needed to exchange.

    Updated: 12:54 am

  • Justin Rose, right, is greeted by playing partner Justin Timberlake, left, after making a birdie on the fourth green of the Spyglass Hill Golf Course during the first round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Justin Rose _ and Timberlake _ make a good impression

    PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am can be a tough place for a player to make his debut because of three courses that are different except for the views along the California coast. Justin Rose managed to play Pebble Beach and Monterey Peninsula ahead of the opening round.

  • Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano (5) celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the first period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

    Hudler wins it for the Flames 6-5 over Sharks in shootout

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jonas Hiller was more spectator than participant and was only concerned that Calgary had taken too many penalties in the third period. Then, he found himself on the ice in a thankless position.

    Updated: 12:44 am

  • Pepperdine beats Saint Mary’s for the second time, 69-63

    MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Lamond Murray Jr. scored 16 points and Stacy Davis had 13, including four free throws in the final 24 seconds, to lead Pepperdine to a 69-63 win over Saint Mary’s on Thursday night, handing the Gaels their first home loss of the season.

  • Colorado guard George King shoots a 3-pointer over Washington State forward Josh Hawkinson at the end of the first overtime, to tie the score in an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in Boulder, Colo. Colorado won 88-81 in double overtime. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    King helps Colorado beat Washington St. 88-81 in double OT

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — George King’s teammates razzed him about having a blank stare on his face as he let go of a last-gasp, long-range jumper.

    Updated: 12:16 am

  • Wiljer, Sabonis lead Gonzaga past Portland 92-66

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Kyle Wiltjer had five 3-pointers and 21 points, Domantas Sabonis had a double-double and Gonzaga rolled to a 92-66 win over Portland on Thursday night.

  • Oregon State forward Drew Eubanks (12) grabs a rebound in front of Stanford center Grant Verhoeven (30) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in Stanford, Calif. Oregon State won 62-50. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Tinkle helps Oregon State to rare win at Stanford, 62-50

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Tres Tinkle had 19 points and Oregon State never trailed in a 62-50 win at Stanford that gave the Beavers their first road victory in a Pac-12 conference game in more than a year.