Golden State G League team in Santa Cruz is key developer
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — As the Santa Cruz Warriors huddled after practice, Darius Morris provided a quick recap of his adventure to the Arizona desert a day earlier to interview with the Suns. Phoenix needed a point guard given...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 4:25 am

Ingram making his mark on Saints history
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mark Ingram insists his march into Saints history was never fueled by criticism that he was a bust during his underwhelming first few NFL seasons.That doesn't mean the 2009 Heisman Trophy winner with Alabama,...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 4:25 am

Patriots, 49ers have brain lock in Week 14
The San Francisco 49ers aren't accustomed to lining up in victory formation. So, it should come as little surprise that third string quarterback Nick Mullens took a knee too quickly on fourth down, giving the ball back to the Broncos...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 4:25 am

Analysis: Report lays blame, but what's needed are solutions
DENVER (AP) — The report was every bit as thorough as it was cringe-worthy.And yet, when it was all picked apart and combed through, there wasn't much new there.The 233 pages of details about how Olympic leaders and the FBI responded...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 4:20 am

Auckland Council proposing to charge yacht owners who anchor in Hauraki Gulf during America's Cup
Auckland Council is exploring the option of netting some extra cash during the America's Cup in 2021 by charging luxury yacht owners who anchor at sea.A proposal suggests those with yachts 40 metres or longer would be billed a total...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 2:51 am

Meier's 2 goals lead Sharks past Devils, 5-2
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks had been frequent flyers in recent weeks, playing all but one of their eight previous games on the road. Finally back at home on Monday night, they celebrated with a convincing victory over...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 2:25 am

Rugby: Former NZ sevens player banned for doping
A former New Zealand sevens player has been banned for two years for doping.Five club rugby players - including former Sevens international Nathaniel Walker - have been banned from participating in rugby after a New Zealand Rugby...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 2:23 am

Expanded Conference Glance
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Top three teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs.Vancouver 6, St. Louis 1Winnipeg 7, Philadelphia 1Boston 2, Ottawa 1, OTMontreal...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 2:20 am

National Hockey League
NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Top three teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs.Vancouver 6, St. Louis 1Winnipeg 7, Philadelphia 1Boston 2, Ottawa 1, OTMontreal...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 2:20 am

Harris scores 33, Clippers outlast Suns 123-119 in overtime
PHOENIX (AP) — Overtime has been kind to the Clippers this season, and Los Angeles needed it to overcome a short-handed Phoenix Suns team 123-119 on Monday night.The Clippers won their fourth overtime game of the season — without...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 2:20 am

Curry scores 38 to push Warriors past Timberwolves 116-108
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Steve Kerr long ago ran out of superlatives to describe Stephen Curry.The Warriors coach isn't even trying anymore, not with the way his All-Star point guard is playing since coming back from a groin injury.Curry...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 2:20 am

Vikings offense continues to be missing in loss to Seattle
SEATTLE (AP) — While the Minnesota Vikings are still fully in control of their path to the postseason, Adam Thielen knows it's starting to slip away.Ten points last week in New England. Seven points on Monday night in an ugly 21-7...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 2:15 am

LeBron's Lakers edge Wade's Heat in final meeting, 108-105
LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James hit his first free throw to put the Lakers up by two. Dwyane Wade sidled up to him before the second shot."Bro, just miss it so I can shoot the game-winner," Wade said in the waning seconds of their...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 2:10 am

National Basketball Association
___New Orleans 116, Detroit 108Milwaukee 104, Toronto 99San Antonio 110, Utah 97Charlotte 119, New York 107Indiana 109, Washington 101Philadelphia 116, Detroit 102Boston 113, New Orleans 100Milwaukee 108, Cleveland...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 2:05 am

Harris scores 33, Clippers outlast Suns 123-119 in overtime
PHOENIX (AP) — Tobias Harris scored 33 points and Patrick Beverley made two free throws with 33.3 seconds left in overtime to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 123-119 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Monday night.Avery Bradley...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 1:20 am

National Basketball Association
___New Orleans 116, Detroit 108Milwaukee 104, Toronto 99San Antonio 110, Utah 97Charlotte 119, New York 107Indiana 109, Washington 101Philadelphia 116, Detroit 102Boston 113, New Orleans 100Milwaukee 108, Cleveland...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 1:00 am

Jokic scores 27 as Nuggets hold off Grizzlies 105-99
DENVER (AP) — Little surprise, Nikola Jokic had another big game.Pleasant surprise, Monte Morris found a groove.Jokic had 27 points and 12 rebounds, Morris tied a career high with 20 points and the injury-depleted Denver Nuggets...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 12:45 am

National Basketball Association
___New Orleans 116, Detroit 108Milwaukee 104, Toronto 99San Antonio 110, Utah 97Charlotte 119, New York 107Indiana 109, Washington 101Philadelphia 116, Detroit 102Boston 113, New Orleans 100Milwaukee 108, Cleveland...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 12:35 am

Seahawks on brink of playoffs after 21-7 win over Vikings
SEATTLE (AP) — Bobby Wagner leaped over the line of scrimmage, swatted Dan Bailey's field goal attempt and sparked the Seattle Seahawks to two late touchdowns.Whether or not what Wagner did was entirely legal, he frankly didn't...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 12:30 am

James leads Lakers past Wade, Heat 108-105
LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James scored 28 points and the Los Angeles Lakers survived Dwyane Wade's 15-point performance in the second half of the superstars' probable final on-court meeting for a 108-105 victory over the Miami Heat...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Sport | 11 Dec 2018 | 12:25 am