SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Tim Duncan scored 25 points and added 13 rebounds to lead San Antonio to a 104-93 win over Golden State that keeps the Spurs a game-and-a-half behind Miami for the best record in the NBA. Stephen (steh-FAHN’) Curry scored 24 for the Warriors who hang onto the sixth playoff spot in the Western Conference.
CHICAGO (AP) – It’s going to seem strange to watch the Chicago Bears this season and not see Brian Urlacher in the middle of the defense. The eight-time Pro Bowl linebacker could not come to terms on a new contract with the team, and the two sides decided to part ways after 13 seasons, according to general manager Phil Emery.
HOUSTON (AP) – Free-agent safety Ed Reed is on the verge leaving his All-Star career in Baltimore to become a Houston Texan, according to multiple reports. CBSSports.com is reporting that a deal is in place, and the NFL Network quoted Reed as saying he was headed to Houston “unless something changes.”
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – James Madison won its first NCAA tournament game in 30 years, beating LIU-Brooklyn 68-55 in the First Four. A.J. Davis led the way with 20 points for the Dukes who earned a shot at top-seed Indiana in the second round.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Teemu Selanne scored the go-ahead goal with just under four-and-a-half minutes to play to help Anaheim beat Chicago 4-2. In handing the Blackhawks just their third regulation loss of the season, the Ducks pulled within three point of Chicago for the top spot in the Western Conference.