Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NBA: Houston Rockets 110 (20-7) – Portland Trail Blazers 95 (22-7)Charlotte Hornets 110 (9-19) – Denver Nuggets 82 (12-16)Chicago Bulls 129 (18-9) – Toronto Raptors 120 (22-7)Utah Jazz 97 (9-20) &nd
iStock/Thinkstock(DETROIT) -- The Detroit Pistons cut ties with forward Josh Smith on Monday. The 10-year NBA veteran had two years with at least $26 million remaining on his contract, according to ESPN.In 28 games this season, Smith was averaging 13.1 po
iStock/Thinkstock(LAKE FOREST, Ill.) -- The Chicago Bears will start Jay Cutler at quarterback for this Sunday’s season finale against the Minnesota Vikings, after Jimmy Clausen was ruled out with a concussion on Monday.Clausen suffered the injury d
Mike McGinnis/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The Minnesota Twins and starting pitcher Phil Hughes enjoyed their first season together so much, the two sides have already decided to extend the relationship as the team has agreed on a three-year extension with H
Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- As the Boston Celtics dive further and further into their rebuilding effort, head coach Brad Stevens has denied any rumors that he will eventually leave the team for a college job.“I’ve committed to being
National Football League(MIAMI GARDEN, Fla.) -- Despite another season that will have them sitting out of the playoffs, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says head coach Joe Philbin will return to the team next season.At 8-7, the Dolphins flirted with the
The Blackhawks played with a "CR" on their helmets after assistant equipment manager Clint Reif died earlier in the day.
Matthew Stafford overcame two interceptions and completed 22 of 39 passes for 243 yards.
Spokesman Brant Ringler also tells The (Champaign) News-Gazette that he estimates attendance for Friday's game against Louisiana Tech will be between 25,000 and 30,000.
Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) (PITTSBURGH) -- Ben Roethlisberger threw for 220 yards and a touchdown to lead the Pittsburgh Steelers past the Kansas City Chiefs 20-12 Sunday Pittsburgh (10-5) locks up a playoff berth for the first time in three years and
Leon Halip/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- Down four with less than eight minutes to go, the Detroit Lions scored 10 unanswered points to beat the Chicago Bears 20-14 Sunday.The Lions (11-4) will now take on the Packers in Green Bay next Sunday with the winner e
Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston attended a student code of conduct hearing Sunday, during which he was cleared of allegations of sexual assault that were made in December of 2012.The decision was
Jim Rogash/Getty Images(EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.) -- Dont'a Hightower sacked Gino Smith for a 10-yard loss on a third-and-4 with 6:08 left to play, which led to Nick Folk missing a 52-yard field goal as the New England Patriots hold off the New York Jets 17-
Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NFL: Atlanta Falcons 30 (6-9) - New Orleans Saints 14 (6-9)Carolina Panthers 17 (6-8-1) - Cleveland Browns 13 (7-8)Pittsburgh Steelers 20 (10-5) - Kansas City Chiefs 12 (8-7)Green Bay Packers 20 (11-4) - Tampa Bay Buccanee
Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(TAMPA BAY) -- The Green Bay Packers took care of business Sunday with a 20-3 win over the Buccaneers.Aaron Rodgers continued his magnificent season, picking apart the Bucs secondary, completing 31 of 40 passes for 318 yards an
Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images(DALLAS, Tx) -- The Dallas Cowboys beat down the Indianapolis Colts Sunday with a 42-7 victory to capture their first NFC East title since 2009.Tony Romo was magnificent as he completed 18 of 20 passes for 218 yards and 4 touc
Leon Halip/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS, La) -- With the season sweep of the New Orleans Saints, the Atlanta Falcons guaranteed that the winner of the NFC South will have a losing record.The Falcons defeated the Saints 30-14 Sunday, giving both teams a 6-9 re
Andy Lyons/Getty Images(CINCINNATI) -- The Cincinnati Bengals will have to win to hold onto first place in the AFC North when they host the Denver Broncos on Monday night.Denver (11-3) has already clinched their division, but is seeking home field advanta
NBA via Brooklyn Nets(NEW YORK) -- The Kings and Brooklyn Nets are discussing a trade that would Deron Williams to Sacramento, ESPNNewYork.com reports.Sacramento has targeted Williams, but no deal is certain, according to sources.Yahoo! Sports reports tha
Jay Reilly/Getty Images(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- Boxing legend Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia on Saturday night.Doctors caught the pneumonia early enough for Ali to be in stable condition, family spokesman Bob Gunnell said."Mu