KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Dexter Fowler had two RBIs in his Houston debut and Chris Carter added a run-scoring double that helped the Astros beat the Atlanta Braves 7-5 Friday night.
SAN ANTONIO - Marco Belinelli had 20 points to lead eight San Antonio players in double figures, and the Spurs worked through a lethargic start to beat the Detroit Pistons 120-110 on Wednesday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points, Shawn Marion had 22, and the Dallas Mavericks beat undermanned Philadelphia 124-112 Friday night, handing the 76ers their 10th straight loss.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Parker Kligerman burst into the Daytona media room, arms outstretched and unleashed a "Woo hoo!"
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Three times during his Hall of Fame playing career, John Elway slogged through the rubble of a Super Bowl landslide.
SEATTLE (AP) - The guitar riffs ripped from the hotel ballroom where owner Paul Allen's band was performing and filled the lobby. Down on the lower level, Hall of Famer Walter Jones posed for pictures with exuberant fans.
Quite a few fans would love to give Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones some advice.
HOUSTON (AP) - Dwight Howard scored 23 points, Terrence Jones had 21, and the Houston Rockets held on for a 97-90 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night.
HONOLULU (AP) - Pro Bowlers practicing one last time Saturday before the schoolyard pickup all-star game dropped hints they'll use some trickery to get an edge Sunday.
HOUSTON (AP) - Courtney Lee scored 19 points, Zach Randolph added 15 and the Memphis Grizzlies held off the Houston Rockets for an 88-87 win on Friday night.
J.R. Richard won 107 games and had 1,493 strikeouts during his 10 seasons with the Houston Astros.
DENVER (AP) - Only one of them can be the greatest.
SEATTLE (AP) - From the first kickoff back in September, the 49ers and Seahawks seemed destined to meet for the NFC title.
DALLAS - Monta Ellis scored 21 points Monday night and the Dallas Mavericks upended the Orlando Magic, 107-88, at American Airlines Center.
NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and its players' union Monday, seeking to overturn a seasonlong suspension imposed by an arbitrator who ruled there was "clear and convincing evidence" the New York Yankees star used three banned substances and twice tried to obstruct the sport's drug investigation.