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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz says he showed no symptoms of being sick before testing positive for the coronavirus, and he continues to have no signs of illness since going into isolation.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA canceled its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments on Thursday because of the spread of coronavirus, putting an abrupt end to the season less than a month before champions were to be crowned.

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HOUSTON (AP) — Fabian White Jr. kept Houston close before Quentin Grimes provided the late spark to finish the regular season with a win.

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AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Logano raved all weekend about the new “Awesome Sauce” at Phoenix Raceway, which was the driver’s nickname for the substance that was put on the mile oval to improve grip for tires and make for better racing.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Greg Reynolds can’t lift his right arm much these days, the byproduct of years of throwing batting practice to his son Bryan. Still, family is family. Habits are habits. So when Bryan decided to get back to work over the winter following his breakout rookie season with the …

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ATLANTA (AP) — Gorgui Dieng had 17 points and 10 rebounds, leading nine Memphis scorers in double figures, and the Grizzlies pulled away in the second half for a 127-88 win over the cold-shooting Atlanta Hawks on Monday night.

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LeBron James keeps finding ways to assert his supremacy over the upstart New Orleans Pelicans and rookie sensation Zion Williamson — with or without the help of fellow Lakers All-Star Anthony Davis.

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The adjustments to a major offseason overhaul at Team Penske continued Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, where miscommunication between Joey Logano and his new crew chief led to a botched final pit stop. 

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State overwhelmed sixth-ranked Duke so thoroughly that the Blue Devils’ Hall of Fame coach could only describe his team as “never there” after a historically lopsided loss.

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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Just 60 miles east of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, one Little League director is sending a clear message to his 4,000 players about the Houston Astros and their sign-stealing scam.

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JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Miles Mikolas will receive a platelet-rich plasma injection in his ailing throwing arm, likely delaying his regular-season debut by about one month.

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Avoiding any specifics about their team’s sign-stealing during its 2017 World Series championship season, Houston Astros players Alex Bregman and José Altuve apologized Thursday for the scheme that was investigated and punished by Major League Baseball.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch has partied in victory lane at every NASCAR track from Darlington to Dover, from Bristol to the Brickyard. Busch has even celebrated at Daytona, with a 2008 summer Cup Series victory on his resume, and trophies from races in other series or exhibitions i…

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BOSTON (AP) — Two days before the start of spring training, the Boston Red Sox have again agreed to send 2018 AL MVP Mookie Betts and pitcher David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers in a reworked deal, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Sunday.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The first race of the NASCAR season was a demolition derby that turned Daytona International Speedway into a giant junkyard. 

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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Keith Mitchell needs to be sharp this week at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, and it has nothing to do with his game.

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — They were celebrating the passage of time as much as football at this Super Bowl: 100-year-old war veterans at midfield for the pregame coin flip, a 50-years-young pop diva handling halftime, and, of course, a quarterback who turns 25 this year saving the best part…

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HENDERSONVILLE (AP) — The lakefront property in Tennessee where Johnny and June Carter Cash lived for more than 30 years has been sold for $3.2 million. 

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant didn’t have a long-recommended warning system to alert the pilot he was too close to the ground, but it is not clear whether it would have averted the foggy-weather crash, investigators and other experts say.

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CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — The veteran pilot whose helicopter plunged into a Los Angeles-area hillside, killing Kobe Bryant and eight others, had tried to avoid fog so heavy that it had grounded police choppers, authorities said.

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The Murray State University athletics department announced Tuesday it will retire the No. 12 worn by recent Racer great Ja Morant in a ceremony at halftime of the Racer men’s basketball game against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville set for 7 p.m.  Saturday at the CFSB Center in Murray.

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — With a fearsome front four capable of pressuring quarterbacks without blitzes, a lockdown cornerback in Richard Sherman and the speed at linebacker and safety to limit big plays, the San Francisco 49ers had the league’s stingiest pass defense in a decade.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41.

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Big 12 suspended four players from Kansas and Kansas State a combined 25 games Wednesday for their roles in a melee that spilled off the court and into a section of disabled seating in Allen Fieldhouse near the end of the third-ranked Jayhawks’ win over the Wildcats.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — With his best imitation of a tightrope walker, Patrick Mahomes high-wired the Kansas City Chiefs into their first Super Bowl since 1970.

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EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Edmonton has a lousy record against the Nashville Predators. Leon Draisaitl and Mike Smith helped the Oilers take a step toward changing that Tuesday night.

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — From small-town Ohio kid to Louisiana legend, Joe Burrow capped his record-breaking, Heisman-winning season by bringing a national championship to LSU.

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CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — LSU’s Clyde Edwards-Helaire and Clemson’s Travis Etienne have much more in common than their Louisiana backgrounds heading into the national title game. 

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa put an end to the initial question about his future, announcing Monday that he is entering the NFL draft and closing the book on a college career that began with a splash and ended with a devastating injury.

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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert scored his third rushing touchdown of the 106th Rose Bowl on a thrilling 30-yard run with 7:41 to play Wednesday night, and No. 7 Oregon held off No. 11 Wisconsin 28-27 to win its third straight trip to the Granddaddy of Them All.

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — With a few exceptions, the Patriots’ defense demoralized opposing offenses this season by limiting big plays and opportunities in the red zone. 

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