Benn scores winner, Stars take 5th straight, 5-3 over Jets

DALLAS (AP) – Jamie Benn used a lesson from his youth baseball days to help score the tiebreaking goal Thursday night. Benn backhanded the winner with 4:21 left, and the rolling Dallas Stars beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 after blowing a three-goal lead. “I wasn’t having a very good game, and even

Ingram leads Pelicans past Suns 124-121

PHOENIX (AP) – Saddled with four fouls and struggling with his shot, Brandon Ingram stayed aggressive. It worked out quite well. Ingram scored 15 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and JJ Redick had 26 points, leading the New Orleans Pelicans to a 124-121 win over the Phoenix Suns on

Doncic has 33 first-half points, Mavs hammer Warriors 142-94

DALLAS (AP) — The front of their jerseys said “San Francisco” and the names on the back weren’t the same Golden State Warriors that reached the past five NBA Finals. The Dallas Mavericks took full advantage. Luka Doncic scored 33 of his 35 points in the first half and had yet another

Benn scores twice, streaking Stars beat Canucks 6-1

DALLAS (AP) – Jamie Benn knows why the Dallas Stars have emerged as one of the NHL’s hottest teams following a dismal start. “Guys are coming out of their shells,” he said. Benn scored the first two goals Tuesday night, and some unsung Stars added four more to beat the Vancouver Canucks

Pelicans spoil Anthony’s debut, beat Blazers 115-104

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Carmelo Anthony smiled easily in a hallway outside the Trail Blazers‘ locker room and asserted that he “felt great” after the first game of his 17th NBA season, even if his new team couldn’t keep pace with Jrue Holiday, Brandon Ingram and a largely revamped Pelicans

Doncic scores 42 in triple-double, Mavs top Spurs 117-110

DALLAS (AP) – Luka Doncic grew up idolizing LeBron James, and now the young NBA prodigy has joined James in the record book. The Dallas Mavericks needed everything Doncic delivered in a sensational performance Monday night. Doncic scored a career-high 42 points to go with 12 assists and 11 rebounds as the

Cowboys get huge day from Prescott, beat Lions 35-27

DETROIT (AP) — Dak Prescott and the assortment of playmakers surrounding him are getting praise for giving the Dallas Cowboys the NFL’s top-ranked offense. Give the big guys up front their due, too. Prescott took advantage of a comfortable pocket as he threw for 444 yards and three touchdowns, lifting the Cowboys to a