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NBA returns for a break-neck finish to regular season

| | Feb 23 2017 - 12:05am | Comments

LeBron James, Steph Curry and the rest of the NBA have had a chance to catch their collective breath, kick their feet up for a few days and rest up after a frenetic first three-and-a-half months of the season.

  1. | Posted: Jan 16 2017 - 12:05am

    MELBOURNE, Australia — Venus Williams went onto Rod Laver Arena right after Shelby Rogers’ upset win over fourth-seeded Simona Halep, a result which sent the former French Open finalist out in the first round of the Australian Open again.

  2. | Posted: Jan 16 2017 - 12:05am

    Tom Brady vs. Ben Roethlisberger. Aaron Rodgers vs. Matt Ryan.

  3. | Posted: Jan 15 2017 - 10:30am

    MEXICO CITY — Devin Booker scored a career-high 39 points for the second straight game in Mexico City and the Phoenix Suns beat the San Antonio Spurs 108-105 on Saturday in the fifth regular-season game in the country.

  4. | Posted: Jan 15 2017 - 12:05am

    DALLAS — Top-ranked UConn broke its own NCAA record with its 91st consecutive victory, scoring the first 21 points and romping past SMU 88-48 on Saturday.

  5. | Posted: Jan 15 2017 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — Noah Allen, Jack Purchase, and Leland Green all set career highs on Saturday night, each with 25 points, and Hawaii never trailed in overtime to beat Long Beach State 114-107.

  6. | Posted: Jan 15 2017 - 12:05am

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots are headed back to a familiar spot: the AFC championship game.

  7. | Posted: Jan 15 2017 - 12:05am

    ATLANTA — Matt Ryan looked very much like an MVP, and the Atlanta Falcons are headed to the NFC championship game.

  8. | Posted: Jan 14 2017 - 12:05am

    Eternally mythical or not, the subject of a Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor fight was jolted Friday when UFC President Dana White said he’s willing pay each man $25 million plus a cut of pay-per-view proceeds for a match that White indicated would be a boxing, not mixed martial arts, affair.

  9. | Posted: Jan 14 2017 - 12:05am

    SAN DIEGO — Sunday afternoons in San Diego used to be something special.

  10. | Posted: Jan 14 2017 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — The divisional round of the NFL playoffs has a familiar feel.

  11. | Posted: Jan 13 2017 - 12:05am

    STORRS, Conn. — UConn’s women’s basketball team is on the verge of winning its 91st straight game, which would break its own NCAA Division I record that was set between 2008 and 2010. The Huskies play Saturday at SMU, a team that is 10-6 and just lost to Tulane. UConn’s streak ranks among the most impressive in sports, but there are plenty of others. Here’s a look at some of them:

  12. | Posted: Jan 13 2017 - 12:05am

    SAN DIEGO — The Chargers announced Thursday morning that they are moving to Los Angeles after 56 years in San Diego.

  13. | Posted: Jan 13 2017 - 12:05am

    LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Rams have made Sean McVay the youngest head coach in modern NFL history, and he appears to be getting some experienced help.

  14. | Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 12:05am

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook posted his 18th triple-double of the season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 103-95 on Wednesday night.

  15. | Posted: Jan 12 2017 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — San Diego Chargers owner Dean Spanos told NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and several owners Wednesday that he intends to move to Los Angeles, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation.