• Brooklyn Nets guard Shane Larkin (0) tries to strip the ball from Boston Celtics forward Jonas Jerebko (8) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    Nets hold off Celtics 111-101 for home-and-home split

    NEW YORK (AP) — Brook Lopez had 23 points and 10 rebounds, Jarrett Jack scored 13 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Boston Celtics 111-101 on Sunday for a split of a home-and-home series.

  • Turkish Airlines flight diverts to Canada after bomb threat

    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — A Turkish Airlines passenger jet that was diverted to Canada after a bomb threat departed for Istanbul on Sunday morning.

  • Hudson tunnel: Is oft-maligned agency up to the challenge?

    NEW YORK (AP) — There’s no question the agency that operates much of the infrastructure around the nation’s largest city has lost esteem in recent years because of flubs including a scandal that reached into the New Jersey governor’s office, billions of dollars in overruns on projects including the new World Trade Center, and an audit calling it “challenged and dysfunctional.”

  • New York Rangers forward Rick Nash (61) skates off the ice with goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, right, and center Derick Brassard (16) after scoring the game-winning goal during the overtime  period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, in Sunrise, Fla. The Rangers won 5-4 in overtime. Rick Nash scored a hat trick. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)

    Nash completes hat trick in OT to lift Rangers past Panthers

    SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Rick Nash helped the New York Rangers continue their domination of the Florida Panthers.

  • Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives around New York Knicks guard Jose Calderon, right, in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Anthony scores 25 as Knicks hold off Thunder, 93-90

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher didn’t care that his players nearly squandered a 16-point lead in the fourth quarter. He was more focused on the fact they held on.

  • Rays claim RHP Chase Whitley off waivers from Yankees

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have claimed New York Yankees pitcher Chase Whitley off waivers while he recovers from Tommy John surgery.

  • Duke’s Coach K, Queens’ Coach K presented Lapchick Award

    NEW YORK (AP) — Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski and women’s college basketball trailblazer Lucille Kyvallos of Queens College have won the Lapchick Character Award.

  • Lawyer: Suit over A-Rod’s legal fees settled

    NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer says his firm has settled its lawsuit accusing New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez of failing to pay legal bills stemming from the Biogenesis scandal.

  • Cubs claim lefty Leathersich off waivers from Mets

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have claimed left-handed pitcher Jack Leathersich off waivers from the New York Mets.

  • Brooklyn Nets' Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (24) shoots over Charlotte Hornets' Al Jefferson (25) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

    Batum’s 24 points lead Hornets over Nets, 116-111

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nicolas Batum returned to form and the Charlotte Hornets returned to their winning ways.