UNDATED (AP) — The Miami Heat received their championship rings last night before LeBron James scored 17 points and Chris Bosh added 16 in a 107-95 win over Chicago. Paul George scored 24 points and Roy Hibbert grabbed 16 rebounds as the Indiana Pacers topped Orlando 97-87. Xavier Henry scored a career-high 22 points on 8 of 13 shooting as the Los Angeles Lakers captured city bragging rights with a 116-103 win over the Clippers.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Quarterback Nick Foles practiced with the Eagles yesterday after passing a concussion test. Foles sustained a concussion in a 17-3 loss to Dallas on Oct. 20. With Michael Vick sidelined by a hamstring injury, Foles will likely start for the Eagles at Oakland on Sunday unless he has a setback in his recovery.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The family of the late Bud Adams is taking control of the Tennessee Titans, naming his son-in-law president and chief executive officer of the team. Adams’ daughters Susie Adams Smith and Amy Adams Hunt will be co-chairpersons. Grandson Kenneth Adams IV will join the Titans’ board of directors.
UNDATED (AP) — Miguel Cabrera underwent muscle repair surgery yesterday and the Detroit slugger is expected to be ready for spring training. The Tigers revealed after their ALCS loss to Boston that Cabrera had been limited down the stretch by a tear in his groin. He still hit .348 with 44 home runs and 137 RBIs during the season.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Greg Biffle says he plans to apologize to Jimmie Johnson for how he handled his displeasure with the five-time champion at Martinsville. Biffle angrily grabbed Johnson by the collar and spun him around while Johnson was being interviewed on pit road after Sunday’s race. Biffle believed Johnson had run into the back of his car, causing the bumper to fall off and preventing Biffle from racing for the win.