03/18/2014 12:10amThe Sixers absorbed their team-record 21st consecutive loss as Lance Stephenson scored 25 points to lead Indiana's 99-90 victory in Philadelphia. Paul George added 24 points for the Pacers, who earned their fourth straight win and stretched their lead in the NBA's Eastern Conference to 3 1/2 games over Miami. The 76ers actually had an early nine-point lead before breaking the previous club mark for consecutive losses set by the 1972-73 team.
03/18/2014 7:41amThe NCAA men's basketball tournament starts this evening with a pair of first round games in Dayton, Ohio. The first game of the night has Albany playing Mount St. Mary's while in the nightcap North Carolina State goes up against the Xavier Musketeers.
03/18/2014 9:21amPhil Jackson has returned to the New York Knicks as their team president.
Tip-off time for the NCAA tournament...Pearl to coach Auburn...Jackson takes over Knicks...Jags ink Doss
03/18/2014 1:31pmPlay in the 68-field NCAA men's basketball tournament starts tonight in Dayton, Ohio. The first two opening round games feature Albany against Mount St. Mary's and North Carolina State against Xavier. There are two more games tomorrow night in the Dayton arena.
03/18/2014 2:41pmThe State Department says it is teaming with the Miami Heat and coach Erik Spoelstra this week to host 16 players and two coaches from the Philippines, which is still dealing with the aftereffects of the typhoon that struck last fall.
03/18/2014 2:41pmThe Sacramento Kings have signed forward Royce White to a second 10-day contract.
03/18/2014 7:41pmLeBron James scored 43 points — 25 in a bewildering first-quarter shooting display — and Chris Bosh added 21, leading the Miami Heat to a 100-96 win Tuesday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who played their first game without injured All-Star guard Kyrie Irving.
03/18/2014 9:30pmLeBron James scored 43 points — 25 in a bewildering first-quarter shooting display — and Chris Bosh added 21, leading the Miami Heat to a 100-96 win Tuesday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers, who played their first game without injured All-Star guard Kyrie Irving.
03/18/2014 11:00pmStephen Curry had 23 points and five assists, Klay Thompson scored 20 points and the undermanned Golden State Warriors overwhelmed the Orlando Magic 103-89 on Tuesday night.
03/18/2014 11:10pmWesley Matthews had 26 points, including a key 3-pointer in overtime, and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame the tenacious Milwaukee Bucks 120-115 on Tuesday night.
03/18/2014 11:10pmIsaiah Thomas had his first career triple double with 24 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists to help the Sacramento Kings beat the Washington Wizards 117-111 in overtime on Tuesday night.