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Suns spank defending champ Lakers at home

Kobe Bryant used harsh language to describe how badly the Lakers beat the Phoenix Suns twice in Los Angeles earlier this season.

Celtics lose second straight as Warriors pull off stunner

Monta Ellis scored 37 points and converted two free throws with 2.3 seconds left, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 18-point deficit to hand the Boston Celtics just their second two-game losing streak this season with a 103-99 victo

Vikings stumble in OT loss to Bears

Despite a dramatic rally, the Vikings' late-season troubles continue in an OT loss.

Report: McGrady seeks trade from Rockets

A person with knowledge of the discussions told The Associated Press that Tracy McGrady's representatives asked the Houston Rockets to trade him.

Colts' Caldwell not second-guessing choice to sit stars

Colts coach Jim Caldwell will not second-guess the decision to rest his starters Sunday.

Vikes try to show all is well against Bears

Brett Favre and Brad Childress get their first chance to show everything's OK. Follow LIVE

Vikings stumble in OT loss to Bears

Brett Favre got the Minnesota Vikings to overtime. The Chicago Bears got the victory.

Zorn on situation: 'It's not fun'

Jim Zorn knew his status as head coach of the Washington Redskins was tenuous back when his team was 1-1 - and coming off a victory, no less.

'Skins have interviewed for Zorn's job

The Washington Redskins have interviewed one of the team's assistants for the head coaching position, the head of the group that monitors the Rooney Rule said Monday.