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Seahawks Tyler Lockett DK Metcalf...
Brent Stecker

How much do Seahawks need to add a true No. 3 WR to offense?

Seattle Sports' Bump and Stacy dive into the Seahawks' offense, the state of their receivers and how much an upgrade behind DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett would help.
8 hours ago
Seahawks Geno Smith...
Brent Stecker

ESPN’s Riddick: Gap between Seahawks’ Geno Smith, Drew Lock is ‘Grand Canyon-esque’

ESPN's Louis Riddick explained to Brock and Salk why he doesn't think the savings that going with Drew Lock at QB would outweigh Geno Smith's production for the Seahawks.
11 hours ago
Mariners Jarred Kelenic J.P. Crawford...
Brent Stecker

Dipoto: How differences for Mariners will help Kelenic, Crawford

Jerry Dipoto explained how newfound depth for the Mariners will relieve pressure in 2023 for both Jarred Kelenic and J.P. Crawford.
14 hours ago
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, right, drives to the basket toward Portland Trail Bl...
Associated Press

Bucks beat Trail Blazers 127-108 for 8th straight win

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brook Lopez scored 27 points and the Milwaukee Bucks stretched their winning streak to eight games with a 127-108 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 13 rebounds as the Bucks led the whole way, pushing their advantage to 26 in the second […]
16 hours ago
Golden State Warriors guard Jordan Poole (3) passes the ball past Oklahoma City Thunder forward Jal...
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Thompson scores 42 points with 12 3s, Warriors beat Thunder

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With star teammate Stephen Curry sidelined, Klay Thompson kept shooting and took care of the offensive load the Golden State Warriors were missing without their reigning NBA Finals MVP. Thompson scored 42 points with a season-high 12 3-pointers, Jordan Poole added 21 points and career-best 12 assists starting in Curry’s place, […]
17 hours ago
Donna Kelce greets her sons, Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce, left, and Kansas City Chiefs t...
Associated Press

Donna Kelce brings cookies for sons at Super Bowl opener

PHOENIX (AP) — Donna Kelce brought cookies to Super Bowl opening night. The mother of All-Pros Travis and Jason Kelce surprised her sons during an interview with NFL Network’s Michael Irvin with two batches of cookies — one for each. “It’s just been amazing that they’ve both been able to get to this point in […]
17 hours ago
Arizona Coyotes defenseman J.J. Moser (90) and Minnesota Wild center Sam Steel collide in the secon...
Associated Press

Chrychrun scores twice as Coyotes beat Wild 3-2

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Jakob Chychrun had two goals, Jack McBain scored the tie-breaking goal on a breakaway with seven minutes remaining and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Monday night. McBain put a back-hander past Marc-Andre Fleury moments after the Coyotes killed off an abbreviated 55-second power play. Karel Vejmelka had […]
17 hours ago
Dallas Mavericks Josh Green (8) goes to the basket as Utah Jazz forward Lauri Markkanen, left, defe...
Associated Press

Green, Hardy help Mavs surprise Jazz 124-111 without Doncic

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Kyrie Irving hadn’t arrived yet and Luka Doncic was out, so it was time for the Dallas youngsters to shine. Josh Green and Jaden Hardy each scored career highs of 29 points and the short-handed Mavericks stunned the Utah Jazz 124-111 on Monday night after completing a trade for Irving. […]
17 hours ago
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, right, and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hu...
Associated Press

Mahomes, Hurts aware of significance of this Super Bowl duel

PHOENIX (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles coach Nick Sirianni is thrilled young aspiring football players all over the world will get to watch two Black quarterbacks face each other for the first time in the Super Bowl. He’s also pleased they get to watch two really, really good quarterbacks. “I’m really excited for both quarterbacks, what […]
17 hours ago
Dallas Stars left wing Jason Robertson (21) scores on a shootout-attempt against Anaheim Ducks goal...
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Tyler Seguin’s shootout goal gives Stars 3-2 win over Ducks

DALLAS (AP) — Tyler Seguin scored Dallas’ second shootout goal, and the Stars beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on Monday night. Nils Lundkvist and Roope Hintz scored in regulation for Dallas, and Jason Robertson also scored in the shootout. The Central Division leaders dropped three straight 3-2 games in overtime before the All-Star break. “When […]
17 hours ago
Calgary Flames goaltender Jacob Markstrom (25) looks at the puck shot by New York Rangers center Mi...
Associated Press

Lafreniere scores in OT to lift Rangers over Flames 5-4

NEW YORK (AP) — Alexis Lafreniere scored 1:37 into overtime and Jaroslav Halak made 28 saves as the New York Rangers beat the Calgary Flames 5-4 on Monday night. Lafreniere led a 2-on-1 rush and then tracked down the rebound of Mika Zibanejad’s shot, beating netminder Jacob Markstrom for his seventh goal this season. That […]
18 hours ago
Marvel actor Simu Liu discusses Monday, Feb. 6, 2023, the importance of a room at Chase Center in S...
Associated Press

Marvel’s Simu Liu dedicates ‘sensory room’ at Warriors arena

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Simu Liu, who’s best known for playing Marvel superhero Shang-Chi, wants everyone who attends an event at Chase Center to feel welcome, comfortable and supported, just as he has been in the five months since opening up about his own challenges with anxiety. Now, there’s the Simu Liu Sensory Room, complete […]
18 hours ago
Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes (40) dunks between Houston Rockets guard Jalen Green (4) a...
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Murray hits eight 3-pointers as Kings beat Rockets 140-120

HOUSTON (AP) — Keegan Murray had a career-high 30 points and set a franchise rookie record with eight 3-pointers to help the Sacramento Kings snap a two-game skid with a 140-120 win over the Houston Rockets on Monday night. The fourth overall pick in last year’s NBA draft, Murray shot 8 for 12 from beyond […]
18 hours ago
San Antonio Spurs' Jakob Poeltl (25) goes up to shoot while being fouled by Chicago Bulls' Nikola V...
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Vucevic, Drummond come up big, Bulls beat Spurs 128-104

CHICAGO (AP) — Nikola Vucevic could be playing for another team by the end of the week. The same goes for Andre Drummond as the NBA’s trade deadline approaches. Despite big questions about their futures, the big men delivered in a big way for the Chicago Bulls on Monday night. Vucevic had 22 points and […]
18 hours ago
The New Jersey Devils surround Jesper Bratt after his winning goal as Vancouver Canucks defenseman ...
Associated Press

Bratt power-play OT goal gives Devils 5-4 win over Canucks

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils are playing so well this season, they’re even winning when coach Lindy Ruff is unhappy with their game. Jesper Bratt scored on a power play with 43 seconds left in overtime and the Devils beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-4 on Monday night after squandering a three-goal lead. […]
18 hours ago
Los Angeles Clippers' Nicolas Batum (33) is defended by Brooklyn Nets' Dru Smith (9) and Royce O'Ne...
Associated Press

Clippers surge late, overcome Thomas’ 47 to top Nets 124-116

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul George scored 29 points, Kawhi Leonard added 24 and the Los Angeles Clippers overcame a career-high 47 points from Cam Thomas in his first start to beat the short-handed Brooklyn Nets 124-116 on Monday night. Ivica Zubac added 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Clippers, who won for the […]
18 hours ago
Kansas City Chiefs fans watch during the NFL football Super Bowl 57 opening night, Monday, Feb. 6, ...
Associated Press

Super Bowl opening night returns with energetic atmosphere

PHOENIX (AP) — Nick Sirianni answered questions about Rocky, Santa Claus and even which of his players on the Philadelphia Eagles he’d want to date his 5-year-old daughter when she grows up. Welcome to Super Bowl opening night where football talk gives way to the wild and wacky. The circus atmosphere that kicks off the […]
19 hours ago
Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul (3) defends Detroit Pistons guard Jaden Ivey (23) in the second half ...
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NBA approves sale of Phoenix Suns, Mercury to Mat Ishbia

PHOENIX (AP) — Mortgage executive and former Michigan State guard Mat Ishbia is the new majority owner of the Phoenix Suns and WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury, after the NBA’s board of governors approved his plan to purchase the controlling stake of those franchises from Robert Sarver. The league announced the approval Monday night, saying the transaction […]
19 hours ago
Tampa Bay Lightning center Vladislav Namestnikov (90) and Florida Panthers defenseman Radko Gudas (...
Associated Press

Tkachuk’s 5-point night leads Panthers over Lightning 7-1

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Two days after being named MVP of the NHL All-Star Game on home ice, Matthew Tkachuk had a five-point night with two goals as the Florida Panthers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-1 on Monday night. Tkachuk, who was also named NHL First Star of the Week for his All-Star performance, […]
19 hours ago
New York Islanders' Bo Horvat plays during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Phila...
Associated Press

Palmieri, Barzal score in win for Isles in Horvat’s 1st game

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bo Horvat had a new look in his first game with his new team. Yes, of course, the Islanders jersey took some getting used to — Horvat said he was “really nervous” ahead of his debut — but so did New York’s ban on facial hair. So he made sure to pack […]
19 hours ago
Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) drives through Detroit Pistons guard Alec Burks, left, and ...
Associated Press

Jayson Tatum scores 34, Celtics cruise past Pistons 111-99

DETROIT (AP) — Jayson Tatum started slow and finished strong with 34 points, 11 rebounds and six assists, leading the Boston Celtics to a 111-99 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Monday night. “You know at some point, he’s going to be a superstar,” Pistons coach Dwane Casey said. The All-Star forward missed his first […]
19 hours ago
Cleveland Cavaliers center Jarrett Allen (31) dribbles the ball against Washington Wizards center K...
Associated Press

Garland, Allen each score 23, Cavaliers rout Wizards 114-91

WASHINGTON (AP) — Darius Garland and Jarrett Allen scored 23 points apiece and Donovan Mitchell added 21 to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 114-91 rout of the Washington Wizards on Monday night. All five Cleveland starters were in double figures by halftime, and the Cavaliers won for the fourth time in five games. Evan […]
20 hours ago
FILE - Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores stands on the sideline during the second half of an N...
Associated Press

Vikings hire Brian Flores as defensive coordinator

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings hired Brian Flores as their defensive coordinator on Monday, their first step toward trying to revive a once-dominant unit that ranked among the NFL’s worst last season. Flores was a senior defensive assistant and linebackers coach this season for Pittsburgh, after three years as head coach in Miami. Prior […]
22 hours ago
Denver Broncos new head coach Sean Payton is introduced during a news conference at the team's head...
Associated Press

Sean Payton brings old-school style to Denver in his return

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Sean Payton is bringing an old-school style sown by his mentor Bill Parcells and steeped in discipline and accountability as he takes over as the Denver Broncos’ new head coach. One thing that means is that Russell Wilson will no longer have his own entourage at the team’s headquarters as he […]
22 hours ago