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Westbrook, Murray tussle as Nuggets beat Thunder 109-98

DENVER (AP) — For all his offensive contributions and rebounding, Nikola Jokic's most important role in the end was peacemaker. Read more

McDavid scores twice as surging Oilers beat Flyers 4-1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers look awfully comfortable at home lately. Read more

Curry, Thompson help Warriors beat Kings 130-125

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr praised his team's smothering defense for providing the spark it needed to bounce back from a disappointing loss. He also chided the Warriors' offense for a lack of focus that made the a late run necessary. Read more

Lillard scores 24, Blazers hold off NBA-best Raptors 128-122

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A struggling Trail Blazers bench finally got rolling Friday night, setting a season high for points in a confidence-boosting win over the NBA-leading Toronto Raptors. Read more

Celtics rout Hawks 129-108 for 8th straight victory

BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 24 points in three quarters and the Boston Celtics beat the Atlanta Hawks 129-108 on Friday night for their eighth straight victory. Read more

AP source: White Sox acquire 1B Alonso in trade with Indians

CHICAGO (AP) — First baseman Yonder Alonso was traded to the Chicago White Sox by the Cleveland Indians on Friday in a deal between AL Central rivals that could have broad implications for both teams the rest of the offseason. Read more

List of reasons why Nebraska could return to national title match topped why they couldn't

MINNEAPOLIS — The reasons have been well-documented as to why maybe the Nebraska volleyball team shouldn’t be here, back in the national ch… Read more

Ovechkin nets 2nd straight hat trick, Caps top 'Canes in SO

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin had his second consecutive hat trick and Jakub Vrana scored in the sixth round of a shootout to lead the Washington Capitals past the Carolina Hurricanes 6-5 on Friday night. Read more

Steven M. Sipple: Nebraska's calm locker room tells you players desire nothing short of title

Nebraska's locker room was surprisingly calm after Thursday night's victory in the NCAA Final Four. That's because NU expects to win championships. John Cook's program is that strong. It's that strong in part because it gears its training for monster moments like Saturday night's match against top-ranked Stanford. Read more

Scheifele sends Jets past Blackhawks 4-3 in OT

CHICAGO (AP) — Mark Scheifele and the Winnipeg Jets just keep rolling along. Read more



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