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Lyles, Murray lead Spurs to victory, snapping Knicks' streak

Spurs guard Patty Mills drives to the basket against New York guard RJ Barrett during the second half of Tuesday's game in San Antonio. The Spurs won, 119-83. (Eric Gay/AP Photo)

Trey Lyles had a season-high 18 points, Dejounte Murray added 17 and the San Antonio Spurs used a balanced effort to beat New York 119-83, ending the Knicks’ three-game winning streak

NBA roundup

Lakers guard Dennis Schroder, left, loses control of the ball as Phoenix guard Devin Booker takes it during the first half of Tuesday's game in Los Angeles. Phoenix won, 114-104. (Mark J. Terrill/AP Photo)

Dario Šarić scored 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter, Mikal Bridges added 19 and the Phoenix Suns overcame Devin Booker's ejection for a 114-104 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.

Rangers beat Sabres 3-2

Rangers goalie Igor Shesterkin defends against Buffalo's Tobias Rieder (13) during the second period of Tuesday's game in New York. The Rangers won, 3-2. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

Pavel Buchnevich had a goal and an assist, Igor Shesterkin stopped 22 shots and the New York Rangers beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2

Isles beat Devils 2-1

Islanders left wing Anders Lee scores the go-ahead goal against New Jersey goaltender Aaron Dell during the second period of Tuesday's game in Newark, N.J. The Islanders won, 2-1. (Kathy Willens/AP Photo)

Semyon Varlamov made 28 saves and came within 14 seconds of his fourth shutout, and the red-hot New York Islanders posted a 2-1 victory over the slumping New Jersey Devils

NHL roundup

The net falls over Philadelphia goaltender Carter Hart as the Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71) and Travis Sanheim (6) tangle during the first period of Tuesday's game in Pittsburgh. The Penguins won, 5-2. (Keith Srakocic/AP Photo)

Kasperi Kapanen scored two goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2

'Emotional wreck': Star departures hit Houston sports fans

Texans fans show their support for J.J. Watt during the first half of a Jan. 3 game against Tennessee in Houston. It's a sad time for Houston sports fans after multiple superstars have left he city in the last year. (Sam Craft/AP Photo)

It's a sad time for Houston sports fans after multiple superstars have left he city in the last year

Indians' Francona says team didn't cover up for Callaway

Then-Cleveland pitching coach Mickey Callaway, left, watches with current manager Terry Francona during the first inning of a May 3, 2017 game against the Tigers in Detroit. Francona said no one in the Cleveland organization “covered up” for Callaway, who is under investigation by Major League Baseball following allegations of sexual harassment. In a story Tuesday, The Athletic reported that 12 current and former Indians employees have come forward in the last month to say the Indians were aware of Callaway’s inappropriate behavior while he was their pitching coach from 2013-17. (Paul Sancya/AP Photo)

Indians manager Terry Francona says no one in the Cleveland organization “covered up” for former pitching coach Mickey Callaway, who is under investigation by Major League Baseball following allegations of sexual harassment

Braves' Freeman celebrates his new baby 'twins with a twist'

The Braves' Freddie Freeman reacts as he runs along the third base line after hitting a grand slam home run in the sixth inning of a game against Washington on Sept. 6, 2020 in Atlanta. Freeman, the NL MVP, has followed his big season with Atlanta with an even more memorable offseason. He and his wife have two baby boys, including one from a surrogate mother. He calls his new babies his “twins with a twist.” (John Amis/AP Photo)

Freddie Freeman has many reasons to celebrate

COLUMNS

We will miss Guisti's one-liners (and red shoes)

NFA coach leaves his mark on his school, program

UConn, Seton Hall and Xavier still have work to do

Villanova and Creighton are already locks to participate in March Madness.

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Indians' Francona says team didn't cover up for Callaway

Then-Cleveland pitching coach Mickey Callaway, left, watches with current manager Terry Francona during the first inning of a May 3, 2017 game against the Tigers in Detroit. Francona said no one in the Cleveland organization “covered up” for Callaway, who is under investigation by Major League Baseball following allegations of sexual harassment. In a story Tuesday, The Athletic reported that 12 current and former Indians employees have come forward in the last month to say the Indians were aware of Callaway’s inappropriate behavior while he was their pitching coach from 2013-17. (Paul Sancya/AP Photo)

Indians manager Terry Francona says no one in the Cleveland organization “covered up” for former pitching coach Mickey Callaway, who is under investigation by Major League Baseball following allegations of sexual harassment

Braves' Freeman celebrates his new baby 'twins with a twist'

The Braves' Freddie Freeman reacts as he runs along the third base line after hitting a grand slam home run in the sixth inning of a game against Washington on Sept. 6, 2020 in Atlanta. Freeman, the NL MVP, has followed his big season with Atlanta with an even more memorable offseason. He and his wife have two baby boys, including one from a surrogate mother. He calls his new babies his “twins with a twist.” (John Amis/AP Photo)

Freddie Freeman has many reasons to celebrate

Spring training roundup

Eager for a fresh start with a new team, J

PRO FOOTBALL

Former Bucs receiver Vincent Jackson found dead in Florida hotel

Vincent Jackson, the former Bucs and Chargers receiver, was found dead Monday in a Brandon hotel where he had been living since January. He was 38.

Texans self-destructing with each bad move

Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson walks off the field before a Jan. 3 game against Tennessee in Houston. J.J. Watt is gone from the Texans and Watson wants out, too. The Texans have been making plenty of headlines this offseason. Not one has been good. (Eric Christian Smith/AP Photo)

J.J. Watt is gone, and Deshaun Watson wants out. Houston has been making plenty of headlines this offseason, none of it good. Watt was released at his request, and things could get even worse with a possible standoff looming with Watson.

NFL alumni group updates its playbook to address money game

San Francisco cornerback Richard Sherman speaks during media availability for the Super Bowl 54 on Jan. 30, 2020 in Miami. Sherman has partnered with the NFL Alumni Association (NFLA) and Million Stories Media as part of the Million Stories initiative. The partnership emphasizes engagement in financial literacy education to prepare for future job loss or career changes. (Wilfredo Lee/AP Photo)

Star cornerback Richard Sherman is one of football’s most outspoken leaders

Watt, Texans 'mutually' agree to split in more team upheaval

J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans “mutually agreed to part ways” on Friday, ending the tenure of the face of the franchise and adding another huge change to an offseason filled with upheaval. (AP Photo/Matt Patterson, FIle)

J.J. Watt didn't just play for the Houston Texans, he was the Houston Texans.

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Lyles, Murray lead Spurs to victory, snapping Knicks' streak

Spurs guard Patty Mills drives to the basket against New York guard RJ Barrett during the second half of Tuesday's game in San Antonio. The Spurs won, 119-83. (Eric Gay/AP Photo)

Trey Lyles had a season-high 18 points, Dejounte Murray added 17 and the San Antonio Spurs used a balanced effort to beat New York 119-83, ending the Knicks’ three-game winning streak

NBA roundup

Lakers guard Dennis Schroder, left, loses control of the ball as Phoenix guard Devin Booker takes it during the first half of Tuesday's game in Los Angeles. Phoenix won, 114-104. (Mark J. Terrill/AP Photo)

Dario Šarić scored 10 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter, Mikal Bridges added 19 and the Phoenix Suns overcame Devin Booker's ejection for a 114-104 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.

Walker's 25 lift Celtics over Clippers 117-112

Los Angeles Clippers center Ivica Zubac (40) blocks a shot attempt by Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Kemba Walker had 25 points and six assists, and the Boston Celtics took advantage of a late scratch of All-Star Kawhi Leonard and held off the Los Angeles Clippers 117-112

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Rangers beat Sabres 3-2

Rangers goalie Igor Shesterkin defends against Buffalo's Tobias Rieder (13) during the second period of Tuesday's game in New York. The Rangers won, 3-2. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

Pavel Buchnevich had a goal and an assist, Igor Shesterkin stopped 22 shots and the New York Rangers beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2

Isles beat Devils 2-1

Islanders left wing Anders Lee scores the go-ahead goal against New Jersey goaltender Aaron Dell during the second period of Tuesday's game in Newark, N.J. The Islanders won, 2-1. (Kathy Willens/AP Photo)

Semyon Varlamov made 28 saves and came within 14 seconds of his fourth shutout, and the red-hot New York Islanders posted a 2-1 victory over the slumping New Jersey Devils

NHL roundup

The net falls over Philadelphia goaltender Carter Hart as the Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71) and Travis Sanheim (6) tangle during the first period of Tuesday's game in Pittsburgh. The Penguins won, 5-2. (Keith Srakocic/AP Photo)

Kasperi Kapanen scored two goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2

CT SUN

Mohegan Sun Sports VP Amber Cox named COO of Kansas City's NWSL team

Amber Cox, the vice president of Mohegan Sun Sports, was named the Chief Operating Officer for Kansas City’s new National Women's Soccer League franchise on Monday.

Brionna Jones re-signs with Sun

Connecticut Sun center Brionna Jones, right, blocks a shot by Indiana Fever guard Tiffany Mitchell (25) during a game last season in Bradenton, Fla. The 6-foot-3 center, one of the WNBA's most improved players in 2020, signed a multi-year deal on Friday to return to Connecticut. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Center Brionna Jones re-signed with the Connecticut Sun on Friday. The four-year veteran was among the WNBA's most improved players in 2020 and set career highs in multiple categories.

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Spring training roundup

Eager for a fresh start with a new team, J

Daytona 500 winner McDowell takes hot streak to Las Vegas

Michael McDowell walks by the championship trophy before the NASCAR Daytona 500 on Feb. 14 in Daytona Beach, Fla. McDowell followed his Daytona 500 victory with a pair of top-10 finishes. That's three in three races, one shy of his total from all of 2020. Perhaps his Front Row Motorsports team really has turned the corner. (John Raoux/AP Photo)

Michael McDowell has yet to fall back in the field since his surprise Daytona 500 victory

Woods comparisons aside, Morikawa on his own course

Collin Morikawa chips onto the 17th green during the final round of the Workday Championship on Sunday in Bradenton, Fla. (Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP Photo)

Collin Morikawa wanted to wear a red shirt on Sunday to show support for Tiger Woods as he recovers from a serious car crash

Walker's 25 lift Celtics over Clippers 117-112

Los Angeles Clippers center Ivica Zubac (40) blocks a shot attempt by Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker in the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Kemba Walker had 25 points and six assists, and the Boston Celtics took advantage of a late scratch of All-Star Kawhi Leonard and held off the Los Angeles Clippers 117-112

Harden's triple-double helps Nets escape in OT against Spurs

Brooklyn's James Harden attempts to shoot as he is defended by the Spurs' Trey Lyles (41) and Jakob Poeltl during the second half of Monday's game in San Antonio. Brooklyn won in overtime, 124-113. (Darren Abate/AP Photo)

James Harden had 30 points, 15 assists and 14 rebounds and the Brooklyn Nets overcame a collapse in the final seconds of regulation to beat the Spurs 124-113 in overtime

NBA roundup

The 76ers' Tyrese Maxey goes up for a shot against Indiana's Goga Bitadze during the first half of Monday's game in Philadelphia. The 76ers won, 130-114. (Matt Slocum/AP Photo)

Joel Embiid had 24 points and 13 rebounds, and Shake Milton and Furkan Korkmaz came off the bench to help the Philadelphia 76ers to a 130-114 rout of the Indiana Pacers

NHL roundup

Florida center Eetu Luostarinen takes a shot against Carolina goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic and defenseman Haydn Fleury during the third period of Monday's game in Sunrise, Fla. Carolina won in overtime, 3-2. (Wilfredo Lee/AP Photo)

Martin Necas scored 1:59 into overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Monday night

In rough start, Richards rescued by 20-pitch mercy rule

Boston starter Garrett Richards pitcher in the first inning during Monday's spring training game against Atlanta in Fort Myers, Fla. Atlanta won, 5-2. (Brynn Anderson/AP Photo)

Garrett Richards got only one out in the first inning of his first spring training start, loading the bases and walking in one run before the Red Sox threw in the towel after 23 pitches

ON THE AIR

Baseball

3 p.m., ESPN — Spring training: Seattle Mariners at Chicago Cubs from Mesa, Ariz.

8 p.m., MLB Network — Spring training: Cincinnati Reds at Los Angeles Dodgers from Glendale, Ariz.

Basketball

3 p.m., ESPNU — NBAGL: Agua Caliente Clippers vs. G League Ignite from Orlando, Fla.

6:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: UConn at Seton Hall.

7 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: Providence at St. John's.

7 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Oregon State at Utah.

7:30 p.m., ESPN, YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Brooklyn Nets at Houston Rockets.

8:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Creighton at Villanova.

9 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: San Diego State at UNLV.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA men: UCLA at Oregon.

10 p.m., ESPN — NBA: Golden State Warriors at Portland Trail Blazers.

10:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Stanford at Southern California.

Hockey

4:30 p.m., NESN — NCAA women: UConn at Northeastern in Hockey East semifinal.

7 p.m., NESN — NCAA women: Maine at Providence in Hockey East semifinal.

7 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: Washington Capitals at Boston Bruins.

9:30 p.m., NBCSN — NHL: St. Louis Blues at Anaheim Ducks.

Soccer

12:55 p.m., NBCSN — Premier League: Leicester City at Burnley.

2:30 p.m., ESPNews — German Cup: Wolfsburg at RB Leipzig in a quarterfinal.

10 p.m., FS2 — Liga MX: Club América at Club Tijuana.

Tennis

5 a.m., Tennis Channel — ATP World Team Tennis Tournament from Rotterdam, Netherlands; WTA Lyon Open from France; ATP Argentina Open from Buenos Aires; WTA Qatar Total Open from Doha.

6 p.m., Tennis Channel — ATP World Team Tennis Tournament from Rotterdam, Netherlands; WTA Lyon Open from France; ATP Argentina Open from Buenos Aires; WTA Qatar Total Open from Doha.