AP Tuesday Sports Roundup
Curry, Warriors set NBA marks
UNDATED (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 41 points and became the first player in NBA history to make 300 3-pointers in a season in Golden State's 119-113 win over Orlando.
It was the 45th straight regular season home victory for the Warriors which sets a new NBA record.
Curry shot 7 for 13 from long range and also pulled down 13 rebounds. He has 301 3s with 20 games to go.
Klay Thompson added 27 points for the 56-6 Warriors who overcame a season-high 24 turnovers to bounce back from an ugly 112-95 road loss to the Lakers on Sunday.
Aaron Gordon had 20 points and 16 rebounds for the Magic.
In other NBA play:
— Tony Allen scored a season-high 26 points and short-handed Memphis stunned Cleveland 106-103. The Grizzlies sprung the upset despite playing without four injured starters and only dressing eight players. the Grizzlies forced the Eastern Conference-leading Cavs into a season-high 25 turnovers LeBron James scored 28 points for Cleveland and moved passed Hall of Famer John Havlicek into 13th place on the NBA's career scoring list.
— Monta Ellis scored 26 points and Paul George added 23 to help Indiana end San Antonio's eight-game winning streak with a 99-91 victory. The Pacers led by double digits most of the night after a 14-0 first quarter run against the Southwest Division leaders. Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge each had 23 points for the Spurs who were without coach Gregg Popovich who didn't make the trip because of a family medical situation.
— Pau Gasol had 12 points, 17 rebounds, 13 assists and five blocked shots to lead the banged-up Chicago Bulls over Milwaukee 100-90. The Bulls won with All-Star Jimmy Butler sidelined by swelling in his left knee. Derrick Rose chipped in with 22 points, Mike Dunleavy had 18 and E'Twaun Moore finished with 16 points for Chicago.
— Chris Paul scored 18 of his 27 points when the Clippers took control in the third quarter on the way to a 109-90 win at Dallas. DeAndre Jordan had 23 points and 20 rebounds amid cascading boos after he spurned the Mavericks in free agency. Dirk Nowitzki led Dallas with 22 points.
— Anthony Davis had 31 points and 10 rebounds to help New Orleans rally from 17 points down to beat Sacramento 115-112. Norris Cole scored 23 and Jrue Holiday 20 for New Orleans. DeMarcus Cousins had 40 points and 16 rebounds for the Kings.
— Kemba Walker scored 21 of his 34 points in the third quarter and Charlotte held off Minnesota 108-103 for their fourth straight win. Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points and 14 rebounds, and Anthony Wiggins added 25 points for the Timberwolves.
Bucks' Carter-Williams out for season
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee guard Michael Carter-Williams will have left hip surgery Thursday for a torn labrum and miss the rest of the season.
He will need three months to recover.
Carter-Williams averaged 11.5 points, 5.1 rebounds, and a team-high 5.2 assists in 54 games this season, including 37 starts.
Manning says good-bye to his playing days
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning has said good-bye to his pro football playing days.
His voice cracking at times, the record-breaking quarterback said the time is right to end his 18-year NFL career. But he admitted he will miss the game.
Manning's retirement comes just a month after he helped the Broncos beat Carolina in Super Bowl 50, making him the first starting quarterback to lead two franchises to an NFL title. He also won one in his 14 seasons with the Colts.
Manning goes out with dozens of NFL records and five league MVP awards.
Titans acquire RB Murray
UNDATED (AP) — Agents for running back DeMarco Murray confirm that the NFL's 2014 rushing leader has been traded by the Philadelphia Eagles to the Tennessee Titans.
Murray also has a new contract in the deal, SportsTrust Advisors wrote on Twitter on Monday night.
Murray signed a five-year, $40 million contract with $21 million guaranteed with Philadelphia last year, and a person familiar with the trade told The Associated Press that Murray agreed to rework his deal. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal will not be announced until Wednesday.
Other terms of the deal were not immediately available.
Murray led the NFL in rushing for 1,845 yards with 13 touchdowns in Dallas in 2014 and was the NFL Offensive Player of the Year. He only ran for 702 yards with the Eagles last season.
Elsewhere around the NFL:
— Tampa Bay offensive lineman Logan Mankins is retiring after 11 NFL seasons. The seven-time Pro Bowl guard played the past two seasons with the Bucs after spending the first nine years of his career with the New England Patriots.
— The Redskins have released quarterback Robert Griffin III, four years after trading a bevy of draft picks to take the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback with the No. 2 overall choice. The former Rookie of the Year in 2012 was relegated to a spectator last season as Kirk Cousins took over as starter. By releasing him Washington keeps from paying him $16 million in guaranteed money.
— The Pittsburgh Steelers rewarded two of their standout players with new contracts. The team signed Robert Golden, a safety, and Darrius Heyward-Bey, a wide receiver, to three-year deals before the two hit the open market as free agents.
Cap end Ducks streak
UNDATED (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie scored in the shootout to give Washington a 2-1 win over Anaheim. The loss ended the Ducks franchise-best 11-game winning streak and eight-game home cie winning streak. The Capitals boosted their league-best point total to 102.
Anaheim opened the scoring a minute into the game on Ryan Getzlaf's tenth goal of the season. Andre Burakovsky evened things for Washington in the first minute of the third period.
Washington's Braden Holtby made 27 saves to up his league-leading win total to 41.
In other NHL play:
— Jeff Carter scored twice in the third period to get his 300th career goal in the Kings 5-1 win over Vancouver. Carter and Vincent Lecavalier scored 39 seconds apart midway through the third, and then Carter added an empty-netter for his 300th. Jonathan Quick made 21 saves to help the Kings climb within a point of Pacific Division-leading Anaheim.
— Shayne Gostisbehere ignited a three-goal, third period with his second goal of the game to lead Philadelphia to a 4-2 win over Tampa Bay. The loss snapped the Lightning's franchise-best nine-game winning streak. The Flyers went 5-1 on their homestand and with 73 points moved within two of idle Detroit for the final wild-card playoff berth in the Eastern Conference.
— Lee Stempniak scored with a minute left in in overtime to give Boston a 5-4 win over Florida. Panthers 44-year old forward Jaromir Jagr assisted on the team's first goal moving past Gordie Howe into third place on the NHL career points list with 1,851 points.
— Joe Pavelski scored his 30th goal of the season 19 seconds into overtime to give San Jose a 2-1 win over Calgary. Martin Jones made 47 saves for the Sharks who improved their league-best road record to 24-9-3. The Flames Joe Colborne's power play tally with the goaltender pulled with 1:22 left in regulation forced the overtime.
— Matt Duchene and Mikhail Grigorenko had a goal and an assist each to pace Colorado in a 3-1 win over Arizona. Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov made 37 saves in his return to the crease after sitting out two games following consecutive shaky outings.
— Sam Reinhart scored in the shootout to help Buffalo rally for a 4-3 win over Toronto. Jack Eichel and Evander Kane scored less than four minutes apart in the third period to bring the Sabres back from a 3-1 deficit.
Jury awards Andrews $55 million in stalker case
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) —Sportscaster Erin Andrews has prevailed in her lawsuit over a secretly recorded nude video that a stalker took of her in a hotel room and posted online.
The jury in Nashville awarded Andrews $55 million after about a day of deliberations. She had been seeking $75 million in damages.
The jury found that the stalker was responsible for 51 percent of the verdict and the two hotel companies should share the rest, which is nearly $27 million.
Andrews works for Fox Sports and co-hosts TV's "Dancing with the Stars." She tearfully testified that she was publicly humiliated, shamed and suffers from depression as a result of the videos, which have been viewed by millions of people.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL-ILLINOIS-LOVIE SMITH
Feeling the Lovie in Champaign
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Former NFL coach Lovie Smith has been hired as the Illinois football coach, two days after the firing of Bill Cubit following a 5-7 season.
Smith becomes the school's first black head coach in football or men's basketball and says he is intent on making the Illini a Big Ten power.
Pending approval of university trustees, Smith has a six-year contract worth $21 million in salary.
Sharapova fails drug test
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tennis star Maria Sharapova says she failed a drug test at the Australian Open.
A five-time major champion and 7th-ranked player in the world says she tested positive for meldonium, which she has been taking for 10 years for health issues. Meldonium became a banned substance this year.
Sharapova could face a lengthy ban from the International Tennis Federation, possibly ending her season and preventing her from competing for Russia at the Rio Olympics.
Jayhawks stay on top
UNDATED (AP) — Kansas holds onto the top spot in this week's Associated Press men's college basketball poll.
The 27-4 Jayhawks earned 63 of the 65 first place votes. Michigan State got the other two first-place votes and is No. 2, followed by Villanova, Virginia, Xavier and Oklahoma.
North Carolina, Oregon, West Virginia and Indiana round out the top ten.
No change at the top in the women's poll. Unbeaten Connecticut still rules as a unanimous choice with a 31-0 record and 68-game winning streak. Notre Dame checks in at No. 2, followed by South Carolina, Baylor and Maryland.
Three NCAA tournament spots get filled
UNDATED (AP) — Three more NCAA automatic tournament spots have been clinched in men's college basketball.
Second-seeded Iona beat top-seeded Monmouth 79-76 to win the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference tournament title and the NCAA Tournament berth that goes with it. A.J. English hit a fadeway jumper with 1:39 left to break a tie.
NC Wilmington won its first Colonial Athletic Association title in 10 years and earned a trip to the NCAA Tournament, getting 20 points from Craig Ponder in an 80-73 overtime victory over top-seeded Hofstra.
Greg Pryor and Tre' McLean each had 13 points, and top-seeded Chattanooga held on to defeat second-seeded East Tennessee State 73-67 to win the Southern Conference championship and earn an automatic bid.