Steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa were appearing on the ballot for the first time.
Carmelo Anthony says he lost his cool over things said by Kevin Garnett, but that they have worked it out.
Houston's Arian Foster was a nonfactor on Dec. 10, and the Pats want to keep it that way.
The longer the season lasts, the more the civic center renovations could be pushed back.
Boys' basketball: Junior Jake Moody has his 'best game of the year' in a 70-65 overtime win.
Maine suffers it's third loss in a row despite 31 points by DaJuan Summers as Tulsa takes a 105-93 win at Reno, Nev.
Boys' basketball: Westbrook earns perhaps its biggest victory, defeating Bonny Eagle.
Girls' basketball: In three overtimes, Cheverus tops Scarborough and makes up for a heartbreak.
Portland, which will soon be losing some players to the NHL, wipes out a two-goal deficit to wallop Worcester.