Al Attles has seen some history-making scoring performances

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Al Attles made all eight of his field-goal tries for 17 points for the Philadelphia Warriors during Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game on March 2, 1962. Attles coached Rick Barry the day he scored 64...

Thompson has 60 points in 3 quarters, Warriors beat Pacers

OAKLAND, California (AP) Golden State's Klay Thompson had 60 points, an NBA season high and the most by a Warriors player in 42 years, as the hosts whipped Indiana 142-106 on Monday.Thompson scored 40 by halftime in just 18-plus...

Russell Westbrook crafting 1 of NBA’s greatest seasons

ATLANTA (AP) Russell Westbrook floated off the man he was covering, anticipated the pass into the lane and slipped back to pick it off. Then he sped off the other way, with only a single defender able to get back...

Klay’s 60, Westbrook’s triple-double run and a big NBA night

Plenty of points for Klay Thompson. Plenty of everything, as usual, for Russell Westbrook. On a momentous night in the NBA, Thompson had the biggest game with a career-high 60 points and Westbrook continued his sensational season with a sixth...

Ex-NBA player Jayson Williams: ‘Coward’ for shotgun cover-up

NEW YORK (AP) Former NBA All-Star Jayson Williams has called himself a ''coward'' for his cover-up of the drunken accidental shooting death of a limo driver in 2002. Williams shot driver Gus Christofi when handling a shotgun in his home....

Rust hat trick leads Penguins to 8-5 win vs. Senators

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh's Bryan Rust had his first career hat trick as the Penguins dominated the second half of the game and beat Ottawa 8-5 on Monday, moving into a tie for the lead in the NHL's Metropolitan Division. In...

Sid’s Surge: Crosby on a goal-scoring tear for Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) Sidney Crosby can't seem to find the right word for what's happening. If the Pittsburgh Penguins captain is being honest, he is not really interested in finding one. He would rather just enjoy a hot streak that...

Man arrested in ex-NFL player’s death; sheriff defends probe

HARVEY, La. (AP) The Louisiana man who fatally shot ex-NFL player Joe McKnight during a road rage dispute was jailed on a manslaughter charge as a sheriff angrily defended the investigation Tuesday, saying authorities ''strategically'' waited for...

‘Stand your ground’ tested in trial over NFL star’s death

NEW ORLEANS (AP) A Louisiana prosecutor on Tuesday described the man who shot former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith as a raging killer who first shot Smith's wife in the legs, then shot an unarmed Smith once in...

Vikings welcome Zimmer back to practice after eye surgery

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has returned to practice with the team following surgery to repair a detached retina. Zimmer wore a white patch that was taped over his right eye as he roamed the indoor...