Kevin Durant scored a season-high 44 points in his return from a six-game absence and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame Russell Westbrook's first-half ejection to beat the Phoenix Suns 137-134 in overtime Wednesday night.
Playing like a team determined to show it should have been included in the four-team playoff, No. 6 TCU rode three touchdown passes from Trevone Boykin and a dominant defense to a 42-3 rout of No. 9 Mississippi in the Peach Bowl on Wednesday.
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning believes offensive coordinator Adam Gase would make a quality NFL head coach. Manning said Wednesday following the team's practice that he's told NFL teams as much when they've asked and is ready to do so again.
Washington Redskins general manager Bruce Allen promised changes, vowing a full evaluation of the organization while also defending his five-year track record, during an at-times testy 40-minute press conference Wednesday.
Ndamukong Suh was back with the Lions on Wednesday after his one-game suspension for stepping on the calves and ankles of Aaron Rodgers on Sunday was overturned, but the defensive tackle wanted nothing to do with answering any questions.
Rajon Rondo is bracing for an emotional return to Boston. It will come two weeks after Rondo, the four-time All-Star point guard who spent the first eight-plus seasons of his NBA career with the Boston Celtics, was traded to the Dallas Mavericks.
As 2014 came to a close on Wednesday, Manny Pacquiao continued to publicly chase the fight that he and most of the sports world want most -- a showdown with pound-for-pound king and fellow welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Cowboys safety Barry Church vowed to seek legal payback on Lions receiver Golden Tate, who while playing for the Seattle Seahawks in September 2012 laid out Dallas linebacker Sean Lee on an illegal blindside block.