(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: Cubs’ Rizzo tweets about school shooting at alma mater. Shaun White apologizes for comments about his sexual assault allegation. Shiffrin brings home another gold. Manziel to make comeback attempt. Jazz win 11th straight, Durant drops 50 and Wizards have monster comeback.

>>Cubs’ Rizzo Tweets Condolences To South Florida High School

(Mesa, AZ) — Wednesday’s tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida hit close to home for Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo. Rizzo is an alumni of the school where at least 17 people have died in a shooting. Rizzo tweeted “Parkland and Coral Springs please stay strong! This is out of control and our country is in desperate need for change. I hope in this the darkest of times back home this brings everyone together and we can find love. You’re all in my prayers.”

>>Shaun White Apologizes For Remarks

(PyeongChang, South Korea) — Snowboarder Shaun White is under fire for remarks he made after winning gold in the men’s halfpipe competition in PyeongChang. White referred to a sexual misconduct lawsuit filed against him in 2016 as “gossip” during a news conference following his gold medal run. In an apology on NBC’s “Today Show” White said, “It was a poor choice of words to describe such a sensitive subject in the world today.”

>>American Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Gold In Giant Slalom

(PyeongChang, South Korea) — U.S. skier Mikaela Shiffrin earned a gold medal in the women’s giant slalom event. It is the second gold medal in Shiffrin’s Olympic career. She also took home gold in the women’s slalom event at the Sochi Games in 2014. Shiffrin will defend her title in the slalom event tonight at Phoenix Snow Park in PyeongChang.

>>Manziel To Play In Developmental Spring League

(Austin, TX) — “Johnny Football” is getting another shot at reviving his career. The Spring League announced yesterday that Johnny Manziel will play for the South squad during the two-weekend showcase in Austin, Texas. Manziel’s South team will play games on April 7th and April 14th. The Spring League features four teams comprised mostly of players with NFL experience. Manziel says his main goal is to make it back to the NFL.

>>Wild Wednesday Night In The NBA

(Undated) — Things got wacky around the NBA on Wednesday night as the league nears the All-Star break. The Warriors lost 123-117 to the Trail Blazers despite a season-high 50 points from Kevin Durant. The Wizards erased a 27-point deficit in a 118-113 win over the Knicks, while the Jazz extended their winning streak to 11 games by taking down the Suns 107-97. The final two games before vacation time are tonight.


Charlotte Hornets 104, Orlando Magic 102
Philadelphia 76ers 104, Miami Heat 102
Detroit Pistons 104, Atlanta Hawks 98
Washington Wizards 118, New York Knicks 113
Indiana Pacers 108, Brooklyn Nets 103
New Orleans Pelicans 139, Los Angeles Lakers 117
Oklahoma City Thunder 121, Memphis Grizzlies 114
Houston Rockets 100, Sacramento Kings 91
Toronto Raptors 122, Chicago Bulls 98
Los Angeles Clippers 129, Boston Celtics 119
Utah Jazz 107, Phoenix Suns 97
Portland Trail Blazers 123, Golden State Warriors 117

Toronto Maple Leafs 6, Columbus Blue Jackets 3
Colorado Avalanche 2, Montreal Canadiens 0
Florida Panthers 4, Vancouver Canucks 3

Top-25 Men’s Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
Providence Friars 76, #2 Villanova Wildcats 71
#4 Xavier Musketeers 102, Seton Hall Pirates 90
#10 Duke Blue Devils 74, Virginia Tech Hokies 52
#11 Auburn Tigers 76, Kentucky Wildcats 66
Florida State Seminoles 81, #12 Clemson Tigers 79 (OT)
#21 Michigan Wolverines 74, Iowa Hawkeyes 59
#24 Nevada Wolf Pack 77, Boise State Broncos 72

>>THURSDAY’S SCHEDULE (All times are Eastern)

8:00 p.m. – Denver Nuggets at Milwaukee Bucks
9:00 p.m. – Los Angeles Lakers at Minnesota Timberwolves

7:00 p.m. – New York Rangers at New York Islanders
7:00 p.m. – Los Angeles Kings at Pittsburgh Penguins
7:00 p.m. – Carolina Hurricanes at New Jersey Devils
7:30 p.m. – Buffalo Sabres at Ottawa Senators
7:30 p.m. – Detroit Red Wings at Tampa Bay Lightning
8:00 p.m. – Calgary Flames at Nashville Predators
8:00 p.m. – Washington Capitals at Minnesota Wild
8:30 p.m. – Anaheim Ducks at Chicago Blackhawks
9:00 p.m. – Montreal Canadiens at Arizona Coyotes
10:00 p.m. – Edmonton Oilers at Vegas Golden Knights
10:30 p.m. – Vancouver Canucks at San Jose Sharks

Top-25 Men’s Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)
7:00 p.m. – #5 Cincinnati Bearcats at Houston Cougars
7:00 p.m. – #7 Purdue Boilermakers at Wisconsin Badgers
9:00 p.m. – #8 Gonzaga Bulldogs host Loyola Marymount Lions
8:00 p.m. – #9 Ohio State Buckeyes at Penn State Nittany Lions
11:00 p.m. – #15 Saint Mary’s Gaels at San Francisco Dons
7:00 p.m. – #18 Wichita State Shockers host Temple Owls
9:00 p.m. – #19 Arizona Wildcats at #22 Arizona State Sun Devils

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