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Utah Jazz arena evacuated postgame due to suspicious package

Utah Jazz arena evacuated postgame due to suspicious package

SALT LAKE CITY — Minutes after an NBA game ended Friday night, the Utah Jazz’s home arena was evacuated because of a suspicious package.

Friday's Games

Friday's Games NHL Pittsburgh 4 New Jersey 1 Ottawa 4 N.Y.
Thomas Chabot's two-point game helps Ottawa Senators past New York Rangers 4-1

Thomas Chabot's two-point game helps Ottawa Senators past New York Rangers 4-1

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have finally found a winning game plan. Anders Nilsson made 30 saves as the Senators beat the New York Rangers 4-1 on Friday night for Ottawa's first three-game win streak of the season.
Celtics’ Kemba Walker has concussion-like symptoms

Celtics’ Kemba Walker has concussion-like symptoms

DENVER — Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker collided with teammate Semi Ojeleye late in the second quarter, striking Ojeleye's abdomen area head-first and going down on to the court in a heap against the Denver Nuggets on Friday night.
Ole Miss coach not surprised by Davis's strong start with Raptors

Ole Miss coach not surprised by Davis's strong start with Raptors

TORONTO — Kermit Davis didn't coach Terence Davis in his rookie season at the University of Mississippi. But he sure knows the player's scoring average from that year. "TD averaged one point a game as a freshman at Ole Miss.
'Tell me I'm small:' CFL MOP Brandon Banks fired up by a career of being underestimated

'Tell me I'm small:' CFL MOP Brandon Banks fired up by a career of being underestimated

CALGARY — At five-foot-seven and 150-pounds, Hamilton Tiger-Cats receiver Brandon Banks is used to being thought of as the little guy. That just serves as motivation for the CFL's most outstanding player. The 31-year-old from Garner, N.C.
CFL quarterbacks wary of Winnipeg Blue Bombers DE Willie Jefferson

CFL quarterbacks wary of Winnipeg Blue Bombers DE Willie Jefferson

CALGARY — Asked to unpack his acceptance speech for the CFL's defensive player-of-the-year award, Willie Jefferson says it's about having a football home. "I just want to thank the CFL for letting me come out here and letting me be me.
Spain wins doubles to reach semifinal of Davis Cup Finals

Spain wins doubles to reach semifinal of Davis Cup Finals

MADRID — Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal both played singles and doubles on Friday, but only the Spaniard was able to lead his team into the last four at the Davis Cup Finals.
UVic threatens disciplinary action if athletes speak about coach investigation

UVic threatens disciplinary action if athletes speak about coach investigation

VANCOUVER — Three rowers who accused coach Barney Williams of harassment and verbal abuse say the University of Victoria has threatened them with disciplinary action if they speak about the results of the investigation.

Bill for Nationals-Orioles TV dispute tops $99 million

NEW YORK — The bill is coming due for what the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network should pay the Washington Nationals for television rights for 2012-16: more than $99 million. A proposed judgment was submitted Friday in New York Supreme Court.