(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: Rams acquire CB Talib from Broncos. Curry leaves with sprained ankle. Timberwolves sign Rose. Celtics’ Brown okay after bad fall. Pitt fires head coach Stallings.

>>Rams Acquire CB Talib From Broncos

(Los Angeles, CA) — The Los Angeles Rams are staying busy on the trade market. They acquired cornerback Aqib Talib [[ AH-keeb TAH-leeb ]] from the Broncos on Thursday for a fifth-round pick. It’s the fourth trade for the Rams this offseason after dealing linebacker Alec Ogletree to the Giants, defensive end Robert Quinn to the Dolphins and acquiring Marcus Peters from the Chiefs.

>>Curry Leaves With Sprained Ankle

(Oakland, CA) — Warriors guard Steph Curry played just two minutes last night due to a sprained right ankle. Curry was hurt on a layup attempt in the first quarter and immediately left the game. The two-time MVP has been dealing with various ankle injuries all season on both legs. He had his right ankle surgically repaired in 2012. He’s been ruled out of Golden State’s next two games.

>>Timberwolves Sign G Rose

(Minneapolis, MN) — Guard Derrick Rose is reuniting with former coach Tom Thibodeau in Minneapolis. Rose has agreed to sign with the Timberwolves for the rest of the season. He also joins former Bulls teammates Jimmy Butler and Taj Gibson. Rose hasn’t played since being waived by Utah last month. Thibodeau coached the former NBA MVP on the Bulls from 2010 to 2015.

>>Celtics’ Brown Okay After Bad Fall

(Minneapolis, MN) — Celtics guard Jaylen Brown will be okay after taking a hard fall during Thursday’s win over the Timberwolves. Brown scored on breakaway dunk in the third quarter, but landed on his upper neck and was briefly immobilized. Brown walked off the court on his own, and underwent a CT scan. He tweeted that he had a headache, but is otherwise okay.

>>Pitt Fires HC Stallings

(Pittsburgh, PA) — The University of Pittsburgh is firing head basketball coach Kevin Stallings. The move was expected after the Panthers went 0-and-19 in the ACC this season. In two seasons, Stallings guided Pitt to a record of 24-and-41 overall and 4-and-33 in conference play. Pitt athletic director Heather Lyke says a search for a new coach is starting immediately.


Brooklyn Nets 125, Charlotte Hornets 111
Miami Heat 108, Philadelphia 76ers 99
Oklahoma City Thunder 115, Phoenix Suns 87
Boston Celtics 117, Minnesota Timberwolves 109
Golden State Warriors 110, San Antonio Spurs 107

Winnipeg Jets 3, New Jersey Devils 2
Columbus Blue Jackets 5, Colorado Avalanche 4 (OT)
Boston Bruins 3, Philadelphia Flyers 2
Florida Panthers 5, Montreal Canadiens 0
Buffalo Sabres 4, Ottawa Senators 3 (SO)
Tampa Bay Lightning 5, New York Rangers 3
Vegas Golden Knights 4, Detroit Red Wings 0
Nashville Predators 4, Anaheim Ducks 2
Carolina Hurricanes 3, Chicago Blackhawks 2
Edmonton Oilers 2, New York Islanders 1 (SO)
San Jose Sharks 2, St. Louis Blues 0
Los Angeles Kings 3, Washington Capitals 1

MLB Grapefruit League
St. Louis Cardinals 5, Miami Marlins 4
Pittsburgh Pirates 8, Detroit Tigers 3
Washington Nationals 8, New York Mets 5
Houston Astros 6, Atlanta Braves 4
Philadelphia Phillies 7, New York Yankees 6
Tampa Bay Rays 6, Boston Red Sox 6
Toronto Blue Jays 9, Baltimore Orioles 3

MLB Cactus League
Chicago Cubs 10, San Diego Padres 4
Texas Rangers 5, Chicago White Sox (ss) 4
Oakland Athletics 7, Los Angeles Angels 3
Arizona Diamondbacks 11, Milwaukee Brewers 6
Kansas City Royals 12, Chicago White Sox (ss) 0
Colorado Rockies 3, Cincinnati Reds 2
Cleveland Indians 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 1
San Francisco Giants 4, Seattle Mariners 0

Top-25 Men’s Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)

#1 Virginia Cavaliers 75, Louisville Cardinals 58 (ACC Tournament at Brooklyn, NY)
#3 Villanova Wildcats 94, Marquette Golden Eagles 70 (Big East Tournament at New York, NY)
#2 Xavier Musketeers 88, St. John’s Red Storm 60 (Big East Tournament at New York, NY)
#4 Duke Blue Devils 88, Notre Dame Fighting Irish 70 (ACC Tournament at Brooklyn, NY)
#9 Kansas Jayhawks 82, Oklahoma State Cowboys 68 (Big 12 Tournament at Kansas City, MO)
#13 Texas Tech Red Raiders 73, Texas Longhorns 69 (Big 12 Tournament at Kansas City, MO)
#17 Arizona Wildcats 83, Colorado Buffaloes 67 (Pac 12 Tournament at Las Vegas, NV)
#18 West Virginia Mountaineers 78, Baylor Bears 65 (Big 12 Tournament at Kansas City, MO)
#20 Clemson Tigers 90, Boston College Eagles 82 (ACC Tournament at Brooklyn, NY)
#22 Nevada Wolf Pack 79, UNLV Rebels 74 (Mountain West Tournament at Las Vegas, NV)
#11 North Carolina Tar Heels 82, #25 Miami (FL) Hurricanes 65 (ACC Tournament at Brooklyn, NY)

Valspar Championship (at Palm Harbor, FL)

1. Corey Conners (-4)
T-2. Whee Kim (-3)
T-2. Kelly Kraft (-3)
T-2. Nick Watney (-3)
T-8. Tiger Woods (-1)

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

7:00 p.m. – Atlanta Hawks at Indiana Pacers
7:00 p.m. – Chicago Bulls at Detroit Pistons
7:30 p.m. – Houston Rockets at Toronto Raptors
8:00 p.m. – Utah Jazz at Memphis Grizzlies
8:00 p.m. – New York Knicks at Milwaukee Bucks
8:00 p.m. – Washington Wizards at New Orleans Pelicans
9:00 p.m. – Los Angeles Lakers at Denver Nuggets
10:00 p.m. – Orlando Magic at Sacramento Kings
10:00 p.m. – Golden State Warriors at Portland Trail Blazers
10:30 p.m. – Cleveland Cavaliers at Los Angeles Clippers

7:00 p.m. – Detroit Red Wings at Columbus Blue Jackets
7:30 p.m. – Calgary Flames at Ottawa Senators
8:30 p.m. – Anaheim Ducks at Dallas Stars
10:00 p.m. – Minnesota Wild at Vancouver Canucks

MLB Grapefruit League
1:05 p.m. – Minnesota Twins at Tampa Bay Rays (at Port Charlotte, FL)
1:05 p.m. – Boston Red Sox at Miami Marlins (at Jupiter, FL)
1:05 p.m. – Pittsburgh Pirates at Philadelphia Phillies (at Clearwater, FL)
1:05 p.m. – New York Mets at Detroit Tigers (at Lakeland, FL)
1:07 p.m. – Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays (at Dunedin, FL)
6:05 p.m. – St. Louis Cardinals at Houston Astros (at West Palm Beach, FL)
6:05 p.m. – New York Yankees at Atlanta Braves (at Kissimmee, FL)

MLB Cactus League
3:05 p.m. – Seattle Mariners at San Francisco Giants (at Scottsdale, AZ)
3:05 p.m. – Kansas City Royals at Los Angeles Dodgers (at Glendale, AZ)
3:05 p.m. – Los Angeles Angels at Chicago Cubs (at Mesa, AZ)
3:05 p.m. – Oakland Athletics at Milwaukee Brewers (at Maryvale, AZ)
3:05 p.m. – Arizona Diamondbacks at Kansas City Royals (at Surprise, AZ)
3:10 p.m. – Cleveland Indians at Colorado Rockies (at Scottsdale, AZ)
3:10 p.m. – Chicago White Sox at San Diego Padres (at Peoria, AZ)
8:05 p.m. – Texas Rangers at Cincinnati Reds (at Goodyear, AZ)

Top-25 Men’s Basketball (“USA Today” Coaches’ Poll)

12:00 p.m. – #8 Cincinnati Bearcats vs. Southern Methodist Mustangs (AAC Tournament in Orlando, FL)
7:00 p.m. – #11 Wichita State Shockers vs. Temple Owls (AAC Tournament in Orlando, FL)
7:00 p.m. – #13 Tennessee Volunteers vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs (SEC Tournament in St. Louis, MO)
1:00 p.m. – #16 Auburn Tigers vs. Alabama Crimson Tide (SEC Tournament in St. Louis, MO)
9:00 p.m. – #21 Houston Cougars vs. Central Florida Knights (AAC Tournament in Orlando, FL)
9:25 p.m. – #23 Florida Gators vs. Arkansas Razorbacks (SEC Tournament in St. Louis, MO)
12:00 p.m. – #25 Rhode Island Rams vs. Virginia Commonwealth Rams (Atlantic-10 Tournament in Washington, DC)

Valspar Championship (at Palm Harbor, FL)

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