(AP) Dwyane Wade's rookie season ended with a playoff loss to the Indiana Pacers. The next year, the Miami Heat were headed to the Eastern Conference finals . . . more.
Bears' Urlacher retires
(AP) Star linebacker Brian Urlacher says he's retiring after spending 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears. The eight-time Pro Bowler announced his retirement . . . more.
Spurs beat Grizzlies in OT, go up 2-0
(AP) When Tony Parker started running low on masterful plays, Tim Duncan was there to take over and lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. More.
Lillard's entourage accused of assault
(AP) Two brothers allege that people standing near Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard assaulted them after one of the victims took a photo of the NBA Rookie of the Year. More.
Bay Area picked to host 50th Super Bowl
(AP) The NFL will celebrate its 50th Super Bowl in northern California, where its newest, most high-tech venue is being built. More.
Golf to ban anchored putting as of 2016
(AP) Golf's two governing bodies outlawed the anchored putting stroke used by four of the last six major champions, approving a new rule that starts in 2016 and urging the PGA Tour . . . more.
2 Sooners coaches lose homes in tornado
(AP) Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops says one of his graduate assistants and a strength coach had their homes destroyed in the tornado that hit suburban Oklahoma City. More.
Chad Johnson arrested on probation break
(AP) Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson has been arrested on charges that he violated probation stemming from an altercation with his now ex-wife, TV reality star Evelyn Lozada. More.
Timbers score late for draw with Whitecaps
(AP) Second-half substitute Jose Valencia scored in the 83rd minute to give the Portland Timbers a 2-2 draw against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night. Will Johnson also scored for Portland and assisted on the equalizer to help the Timbers (4-1-7) . . . more.
Coach K returning to US Olympic team
(AP) . . . Mike Krzyzewski has agreed to return as U.S. men's Olympic basketball coach. Krzyzewski was originally expected to step down but instead will attempt to lead the Americans to a third straight gold medal . . . more.