MIAMI (AP) — Chris Bosh poured in 31 points, LeBron James added 27 points and 13 rebounds and the Miami Heat never trailed in a 109-102 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. The Heat have beaten the Lakers eight of their last nine meetings.
LA JOLLA, Calif. (AP) — Stewart Cink (sihnk) fired an 8-under 64 on Torrey Pines North Course to take the first-round lead in the opening round of the Farmers Insurance Open. The former British Open champ takes a one-shot lead over Gary Woodland into today’s second round when both will be playing the tougher South Course at Torrey Pines.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP)— Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson has gone under the surgeon’s knife for the third time in 25 months. Peterson, who rushed for 1,266 yards in 14 games last season, underwent groin surgery yesterday and is expected to take the next six weeks recovering.
CLEVELAND (AP) — It took nearly a month, but the Cleveland Browns have filled their vacant head coaching slot following the dismissal of Rob Chudinski after he went 4-12 in his only season. Buffalo defensive coordinator Mike Pettine (PEHT’-ihn) is the Browns’ seventh full-time coach since 1999, and fourth in the last six years.
NEW YORK (AP)— The NBA All-Star game on Feb. 16 in New Orleans will have a distinctly youthful look. Stephen (STEH’-fihn) Curry, Kevin Love, Paul George and Kyrie Irving have all been voted NBA All-Stars, putting four first-time starters in the lineup.