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NBA notebook: Warriors named SI Sportsperson of the Year

Sports Illustrated named the Golden State Warriors as Sportsperson of the Year. “This is a pretty cool honor and something we cherish as a group and organization,” Warriors guard Stephen Curry said in a team release. “I know I speak on behalf of my teammates when I say we’re humbled

Reports: Tigers sign RH Ross

The Detroit Tigers have signed right-hander Tyson Ross to a one-year contract worth $5.75 million, according to multiple reports. Last week, the Tigers signed left-hander Matt Moore to a one-year deal. They will join Daniel Norris, Matthew Boyd, Jordan…

Rondo has fluid drained from hand, return delayed

Rajon Rondo’s return to the Los Angeles Lakers has been delayed after he had his right hand drained Sunday, coach Luke Walton told reporters. “There’s a little bit of swelling,” Walton said Monday ahead of the Lakers’ matchup against the Miami Heat. “We’re going to shut

Outlook of Henry’s season changed with epic performance

Houston Texans: The team’s nine-game winning streak is over and veteran cornerback Johnathan Joseph didn’t necessarily see it as a bad development. “I hate to lose, but probably was the best thing for this team to lose that game,” Joseph said of Sunday’s 24-21 loss to the Indianapolis

Smith, Baines elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Relief pitcher Lee Smith and outfielder/designated hitter Harold Baines and were elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday by the entity’s Today’s Game Era Committee. Smith, a seven-time All-Star, was named on all 16 ballots. Baines, a six-time All-Star, was named on 12 of 16

Smith, Baines elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Relief pitcher Lee Smith and outfielder/designated hitter Harold Baines and were elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday by the entity’s Today’s Game Era Committee. Smith, a seven-time All-Star, was named on all 16 ballots. Baines, a six-time All-Star, was named on 12 of 16 ballots

NFL roundup: Bears beat Rams, shake up playoff picture

The Chicago Bears held the Los Angeles Rams to 214 total yards and kept them out of the end zone Sunday night, logging a 15-6 win at Soldier Field that might play a major role in shaping the NFC playoffs when they start next month. Chicago (9-4) moved…

NHL roundup: Oilers shut out Flames

Connor McDavid scored the game’s lone goal midway through the first period and Mikko Koskinen collected a 24-save shutout as the host Edmonton Oilers held on for a 1-0 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday. The Oilers have won three straight games, and posted a 7-2-1 record since Ken Hitchcock

NHL roundup: Oilers shut out Flames

Connor McDavid scored the game’s lone goal midway through the first period and Mikko Koskinen collected a 24-save shutout as the host Edmonton Oilers held on for a 1-0 victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday. The Oilers have won three straight games, and posted a 7-2-1 record since Ken Hitchcock

Chiefs beat Ravens in OT to clinch playoff berth

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes converted two fourth downs on a game-tying drive in regulation Sunday, and kicker Harrison Butker atoned for a missed field goal with a 35-yarder in overtime as the Kansas City Chiefs edged the Baltimore Ravens 27-24 at Kans…