Celtics trade Rondo to Mavericks
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, cutting ties with the last remnant of their last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another title.
Titans cling to 10-7 lead over Jaguars at halftime
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Rookie quarterback Blake Bortles revived a Jacksonville offense that had been stagnant for four games, leading the Jaguars on back-to-back touchdown drives for a 14-10 lead over the Tennessee Titans after three quarters Thursday night.
Bears bench QB Jay Cutler for Clausen
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The thought crossed Jay Cutler's mind as soon as he found out he was being benched: He might have played his final game for Chicago.
Jones scores 21 to lead No. 2 Duke over UConn
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Freshman point guard Tyus Jones scored 21 points, Justise Winslow hit two key baskets late in the game and No. 2 Duke responded to a tongue lashing by coach Mike Krzyzewski to beat defending national champion Connecticut 66-56 on Thursday night.
AP Sources: A's trade catcher Norris to Padres
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Two people with knowledge of the deal say the Oakland Athletics have traded All-Star catcher Derek Norris and minor league right-hander Seth Streich to the San Diego Padres for righties Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez along with an international signing bonus slot.