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Buffalo Bills quarterback Nathan Peterman warms up before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
November 21, 2017 - 12:57 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills coach Sean McDermott isn't going to be rushed into choosing a starting quarterback a day after his decision to go with rookie Nathan Peterman backfired. McDermott on Monday said he's still evaluating whether to give Peterman another start or return to Tyrod Taylor...
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Penn State guard Tony Carr, left, who scored 16 points, and Penn State guard Shep Garner, right, who had 13 poionts, call out to teammates from the bench during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Legends Classic, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in New York. Penn State defeated Pittsburgh 85-54. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
November 21, 2017 - 12:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pat Chambers' message to his team could have been distilled to two words: Just. Play. "I go back to the term 'mental conditioning,'" Chambers said after Penn State's 85-54- rout of Pittsburgh Monday night in the second game of the Progressive Legends Classic." "We have to win the...
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November 21, 2017 - 12:47 am
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Max Heidegger scored 24 points and UC Santa Barbara led the entire second half in a 92-84 victory over Pepperdine on Monday night in the Progressive Legends Classic sub-regional. Heidegger was 8 of 16 from the field, including four three-pointers. Leland King II had 19 points...
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UNLV's Shakur Juiston, center, grabs a rebound over Rice's Robert Martin, left, and Connor Cashaw during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 21, 2017 - 12:45 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Freshman Brandon McCoy had 23 points and 10 rebounds, and Shakur Juiston scored eight to go with career-high 19 rebounds and five assists to help UNLV beat Rice 95-68 on Monday night in the MGM Resorts Main Event. The 7-foot McCoy made 7 of 11 from the field and 9 of 10 from the...
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November 21, 2017 - 12:31 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Bryce Canda and Michael Mayhew had 17 points apiece as Portland State charged out to an early lead and then held on to defeat Utah State 83-79 on Monday night to remain unbeaten. Deante Strickland nailed a 3-pointer that led to Portland State (4-0) closing the first period on...
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Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart, rear, escorts Kyrie Irving, front, away after Irving was charged with a technical foul in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
November 21, 2017 - 12:27 am
DALLAS (AP) — Double-digit deficits are becoming just a minor annoyance to the Boston Celtics as they continue their winning ways. Kyrie Irving scored 10 of his season-high 47 points in overtime as the Celtics rallied from 13 points down in the fourth quarter to beat the Dallas Mavericks 110-102 on...
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San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) drives around Atlanta Hawks center Dewayne Dedmon during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
November 21, 2017 - 12:22 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge and Kyle Anderson are keeping the short-handed San Antonio Spurs going. Aldridge had 22 points and 11 rebounds, Anderson had another solid game in place of Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs held off the Atlanta Hawks 96-85 on Monday night. "LaMarcus kind of took his...
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Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum (3) drives against Memphis Grizzlies center Deyonta Davis (21) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)
November 21, 2017 - 12:19 am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Portland is clamping down on defense and the effort is leading to recent success for the Trail Blazers. The team has held seven of the last eight opponents under 100 points, including Memphis on Monday night as the Trail Blazers pulled away from the Grizzlies for a 100-92 win...
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November 21, 2017 - 12:15 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Isaiah Pineiro had 20 points, 7 rebounds, four assists, four steals and two blocks and San Diego defeated Arkansas-Little Rock 66-52 on Monday night despite going almost nine minutes without a field goal late in the second half. Pineiro's jumper at 10:47 of the second half put the...
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Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal dunks during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
November 21, 2017 - 12:06 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Despite playing on back-to-back days for the first time this season and having two starters banged up, the Washington Wizards were better in the second half than their rested opponent Monday night. Bradley Beal scored 23 points, John Wall returned from a one-game absence and the...
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