FILE - Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Porter Jr. drives against the Philadelphia 76ers in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Cleveland, in this Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, file photo. The Cavaliers are moving on from troubled and talented forward Kevin Porter Jr., a person familiar with his standing with the team told the Associated Press on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. The Cavs will either trade or release Porter, who has not played for them this season, said the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

AP source: Cavs trading Porter to Rockets for future pick

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Porter Jr. is no longer a problem for the Cavaliers. Cleveland has agreed to trade the troubled forward to the Houston Rockets for a future draft pick, a person familiar …
Indiana guard Rob Phinisee (10) celebrates with teammates during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Iowa City, Iowa. Indiana won 81-69. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Indiana shuts down No. 4 Iowa for 81-69 road upset

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 23 points despite second-half foul trouble and Indiana’s defense shut down No. 4 Iowa in an 81-69 comeback victory Thursday night. It was a …
FILE - In this March 18, 2020, file photo, a crowd standing behind ExxonMobile signage watches as Thomas Waerner, of Norway, arrives in Nome, Alaska to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The world's most famous sled dog race has lost another major sponsor as the Iditarod prepares for a scaled-back version of this year's race because of the pandemic, officials said Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. ExxonMobil confirmed to The Associated Press that the oil giant will drop its sponsorship of the race. (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP, File)

ExxonMobil becomes latest sponsor to sever Iditarod ties

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Iditarod, the world’s most famous sled dog race, has lost another major sponsor as it prepares for a scaled back version of this year’s race because of the …
Brandon Hagy hits from the 17th tee during the first round of The American Express golf tournament on the Nicklaus Tournament Course at PGA West, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Late entry Brandon Hagy opens with 64 at American Express

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Hagy didn't find out he was in the field at The American Express until three days before it started. The Californian then left no doubt he belonged. Hagy took …
FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2020, file photo, Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien watches during an NFL football training camp in Houston. Alabama has hired former Texans coach O'Brien as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced the hiring on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. O'Brien is replacing Steve Sarkisian, who left to become head coach of the Texas Longhorns after the national championship game. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Bama hires ex-Texans coach O'Brien as offensive coordinator

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — National champion Alabama has hired former Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced …
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