NFL teams question if backup QBs have what it takes to start

By JOSH DUBOWAP Sports WriterSANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Matt Hasselbeck is one of the poster boys for success when it comes to backup...

Kemba Walker leads Hornets past Pacers

By JODIE VALADEAssociated PressCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Just before the first-quarter buzzer sounded, Nicolas Batum heaved up a long shot. The 29-foot toss banked...

Happy B-Day, Hank! Lundqvist ties Fuhr for 10th on wins list

BOSTON (AP) — With the Rangers struggling offensively, Henrik Lundqvist bailed them out with a vintage performance.Lundqvist made 32 saves on his 35th birthday...

Purdue sinks IU for share of Big Ten crown

By MICHAEL MAROTAP Sports WriterWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — No. 16 Purdue celebrated the perfect party on Senior Night.Players danced around in black-and-gold confetti...

Maryland routs Rutgers to snap losing streak

By TOM CANAVANAP Sports WriterPISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Maryland got its big guy going in the second half and that’s all it needed against...

George stays with Pacers but wanted input on trade talks

By MICHAEL MAROTAP Sports WriterINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George finished practice Thursday by laughing, joking and slapping hands with the same teammates he’s played...

Wizards down Pacers

By COREY ELLIOT Associated PressINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Otto Porter Jr. made six 3-pointers, finished with 25 points and eight rebounds, and the Washington Wizards won...

Kushner family puts brakes on talks to buy Miami Marlins

By STEVEN WINEAP Sports WriterMIAMI (AP) — The Kushner family, which has close ties to the White House, put the brakes on its negotiations...

Butler storms past St. John’s

By MICHAEL MAROTAP Sports WriterINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — No. 24 Butler rediscovered its shooting touch Wednesday night.All it took was a trip home and more...

Minnesota adds to Hoosiers’ woes

By DAVE CAMPBELLAP Sports WriterMINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Watching his first 10 shots ricochet off the rim didn’t deter Akeem Springs, and letting Indiana take...