Sports: Professional

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:49 PM

Heat survive at the buzzer, beat Hornets 94-93

So much intrigue, crammed into 14 seconds. A pair of former Connecticut stars, going 1-on-1 as if they were willing to decide it themselves. A one-point game, one team about to end a losing streak and a tip-in try that added more drama with every bounce off the rim.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 01:47 PM

Ko closes out amazing rookie year with big payday

The biggest challenge facing Lydia Ko is how she can top a rookie season like this one.

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 01:59 PM

NBA Friday night: Magic tops Charlotte with huge comeback


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 12:12 PM

L.A. Kings hold off Carolina 3-2 for 10th home win

Although Tanner Pearson claims he never played baseball growing up in Canada, he fooled his fellow Los Angeles Kings with a home run swing on the decisive goal against Carolina.

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

IN THE DRAFT: Chase turned out to be a gift at season’s end

Well, it’s almost the holidays. Next week we will celebrate Thanksgiving and soon it will be Christmas. The only down side to the holidays is we all get prepared and before we can say “Ho! Ho! Ho!” they are done and over.

Nov. 20, 2014 @ 11:55 AM

NBA capsules: Spurs topple King James once again

CLEVELAND (AP) — Tim Duncan and Boris Diaw scored 19 points apiece and the San Antonio Spurs beat Cleveland for the 10th straight time — and got the best of LeBron James again — with a 92-90 win over the Cavaliers on Wednesday night.

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 11:12 AM

Staal helps Hurricanes beat Stars 6-4 to snap skid

Every time the Dallas Stars thought they had a chance to get back into the game Tuesday night, there was Eric Staal.

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

Dallas cruises over Hornets


Nov. 18, 2014 @ 11:56 AM

Steelers rally from 11 down, beat Titans 27-24

This time, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat their struggling opponent.

Nov. 17, 2014 @ 09:59 AM

Panthers drop 5th straight, lose to Falcons 19-17

The Carolina Panthers keep getting opportunities to recapture first place in the NFC South.


Nov. 17, 2014 @ 09:56 AM

Ram defense stuns Manning, Broncos

Nov. 17, 2014 @ 09:54 AM

Hertl, Grosenick lead Sharks over Hurricanes 2-0

San Jose rookie goalkeeper Troy Grosenick stopped everything the Carolina Hurricanes threw at him in a 2-0 win on Sunday.

Nov. 17, 2014 @ 09:47 AM

Harvick wins Homestead to claim 1st championship

There was no trick to Kevin Harvick's first Sprint Cup championship. Competing for the title against three other drivers, he seized his opportunity with a relentless dash through the field in the closing laps of the season finale.

Nov. 16, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Gordon wins pole for season finale at Homestead

Jeff Gordon did his best to shake off the disappointment over his elimination from the championship field by winning the pole for Sunday's season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Nov. 15, 2014 @ 11:38 AM

Walker, Hornets beat Suns 103-95

Kemba Walker and the Charlotte Hornets finally finished the job on the road.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:29 PM

Wheeler leads Jets past Hurricanes 3-1

Blake Wheeler wasn't going to let the Winnipeg Jets lose two straight. So he scored twice and got an assist in their 3-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:27 PM

Dolphins end skid against Bills, 22-9

When Miami Dolphins rookie receiver Jarvis Landry dived into the end zone for a fourth-quarter touchdown, he was just getting started. A replay review upheld the score, and Landry then sprinted up and down the sideline in a celebration of redemption.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:23 PM

Newton looks to break out of slump vs. Falcons

Cam Newton is eager to break out of a four-game slump and the Atlanta Falcons could be exactly the opponent the fourth-year quarterback needs.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

IN THE DRAFT: The last four standing

How many times have you witnessed a tournament, whether it be basketball or baseball, and the best team didn't win the championship?

Nov. 12, 2014 @ 12:25 PM

Lillard, Blazers rally to beat Hornets 102-100

After the Trail Blazers clawed back from a 23-point deficit and withstood a video review of the final shot, guard Wesley Matthews enjoyed a laugh in the locker room.

Nov. 11, 2014 @ 12:05 PM

Newton sacked 9 times, Eagles rout Panthers 45-21

Cam Newton had nowhere to run and no time to throw until it was too late.

Nov. 11, 2014 @ 12:03 PM

Hurricanes topple Flames 4-1

After becoming the fourth-youngest player in Carolina Hurricanes franchise history to score 100 career goals, Jeff Skinner is looking forward to his next milestone.

Nov. 10, 2014 @ 11:52 AM

Newman's late pass dooms Gordon at Phoenix

Kevin Harvick finally has a shot to win his first Sprint Cup championship, while Jeff Gordon was once again denied in his drive for No. 5.

Nov. 10, 2014 @ 11:50 AM

NFL Capsules: S.F. beats Saints in OT

Colin Kaepernick completed a 51-yard pass on fourth down to sustain a tying drive, Ahmad Brooks sacked and stripped Drew Brees in overtime, and Phil Dawson kicked a 35-yard field goal

Nov. 10, 2014 @ 11:45 AM

Backstrom gives Capitals OT win over Hurricanes

Washington's Nicklas Backstrom and Carolina's Anton Khudobin had a similar opinion of Backstrom's winning goal.