Latest Illinois sports

PISTONS-BULLS Mirotic scores season-high 28, Bulls beat Pistons 117-95 CHICAGO (AP) — Nikola Mirotic scored a season-high 28 points and the …

NBA Capsules

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook recorded his 35th triple-double of the season with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists and the Okla…

Cavaliers-Nuggets, Box

CLEVELAND (113) James 8-12 2-4 18, Love 3-9 0-0 9, Thompson 3-4 0-0 6, Irving 11-22 7-7 33, Smith 1-7 0-0 3, Jefferson 0-1 0-0 0, Frye 1-4 2…

Nuggets cruise past Cavs 126-113

DENVER (AP) — LeBron James’s forgettable night included some statistical oddities like going minus-30 in 34 minutes and being the only playe…

Latest Mid-America sports

BLUES-AVALANCHE Blues break tie in 3rd period, beat Avalanche 4-2 DENVER (AP) — Magnus Paajarvi and Jaden Schwartz scored in the third perio…

Latest Illinois sports

CANUCKS-BLACKHAWKS Daniel Sedin scores in OT to lift Canucks over Blackhawks CHICAGO (AP) — Daniel Sedin scored a power-play goal 2:12 into …

Tuesday’s Sports in Brief

BRADY JERSEY HEIST MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady’s jersey went to the Super Bowl as a worki…

NHL Capsules

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Nick Bonino scored the go-ahead goal with 5:29 left and the Pittsburgh Penguins clinched their 11th straight playoff be…

Update on the latest in sports:

NBA-BASKETBALL Whiteside leads Heat past Suns 112-97 MIAMI (AP) — Hassan Whiteside had 23 points and 14 rebounds before leaving late with bl…

Blues-Avalanche Sums

St. Louis 0 1 3—4 Colorado 1 0 1—2 First Period_1, Colorado, Mitchell 3 (Soderberg, Comeau), 5:32. Penalties_Bouwmeester, STL, (slashing), 9…