SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh has the utmost respect for a guy who dislocates his finger and pops it back in on his own. Harbaugh once did so himself during his 15-year NFL career as a quarterback. San Francisco linebacker Aldon Smith popped his left middle finger back into place Sunday.
North Carolina coach Roy Williams knows a trip to the Bahamas will not in any way resemble a Thanksgiving vacation for his Tar Heels.
Tory Wiley, a senior member of the undefeated state champion team at Helias High School, recently signed a letter of intent to play volleyball at William Woods.
Jefferson City High School’s Darby Brundage recently signed a letter of intent to play softball at Culver-Stockton College.
The Jefferson City Lady Jays opened their season with a 50-43 loss Tuesday against Sullivan at Fleming Fieldhouse.
The Helias Lady Crusaders jumped out to a quick lead against Blair Oaks to start the season, and the Lady Falcons couldn’t claw all the way back, as Helias held on for a 35-19 season-opening win Tuesday night.
Rebecca Thompson scored 13 points for Calvary Lutheran, and Brooke Rollins had eight, but the Lady Lions fell 56-36 to New Bloomfield in their season opener.
Games played on Nov. 25, 2014
NBA ROUNDUP: Stephen Curry scored 40 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Miami Heat 114-97 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.
Erik Condra and Alex Chiasson scored third-period goals for the Ottawa Senators, who rallied to tie it and then beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 in a shootout on Tuesday night.
Games played on Nov. 25, 2014
COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Devin Booker scored 19 points for his second career best in as many games, Karl-Anthony Towns added 13 with 11 rebounds, and No. 1 Kentucky had no trouble with Texas-Arlington in Tuesday night's 92-44 blowout.
Wide receiver Jason Avant arrived in Kansas City a few days ago, a mid-season signing by the Chiefs. He was leaving his hotel Tuesday when a woman mustered up the courage to approach him.
Purdue lost its Maui Invitational opener in the worst possible way: By not playing hard enough in the first half.
The Chamois Lady Pirates fell to Owensville on Monday in the first game of the season, 51-21.
The Helias freshman boys basketball team opened the season Monday with a 55-26 home loss to Rock Bridge.
The Russellville girls basketball team dropped its season opener Monday against Stoutland, falling 73-38.
The California Lady Pintos fell to Boonville in its season opener, 76-56 on Monday.
The Lewis and Clark seventh-grade girls basketball team dropped both games to Smithton Middle School on Monday.
Tuscumbia blew out Lauqey in its season opener on Monday, 63-19.
St. Elizabeth’s four-point edge in the second quarter proved to be the difference Monday night as the Lady Hornets opened the season with a 54-50 victory against the Jamestown Lady Pirates.
Linn rimmed-out a potential game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer, as the Wildcats dropped their season opener to Eldon, 54-52, on Monday.