The Warriors avoided their first two-game losing streak of the season with a 109-104 win over the Timberwolves. The 63-and-7 Warriors haven’t lost two straight regular-season games since April of last year.
The Hornets overcame a horrendous start to stun the Spurs, 91-88. Charlotte trailed 28-7 at the end of the first quarter before rallying for its 10th win in 12 games. The Spurs slipped to 59-and-11.
Jimmy Butler and Taj Gibson scored 18 points apiece as the Bulls beat the Kings, 109-102. Pau Gasol had 14 points and 14 rebounds in his return from a four-game absence. Chicago has won the first three on its four-game homestand. The Bulls face the Knicks tomorrow.
Marco Gonzalez allowed two runs in two innings as the Cardinals dropped a 4-3 decision to the Red Sox at Roger Dean Stadium. Jeremy Hazelbaker went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer in the ninth to get St. Louis close.
The White Sox suffered a 9-4 loss to the Indians in Cactus League play yesterday. Melky Cabrera hit his first homer of the spring in the loss. The Sox host the Giants this afternoon. Meanwhile, the Cubs were off yesterday. They meet the Reds today.
A pair of Big 12 schools have landed new head basketball coaches. Longtime Pitt head coach Jamie Dixon is heading to TCU, while Brad Underwood is leaving Stephen F. Austin for Oklahoma State. Both coaches took their previous schools to this year’s NCAA Tournament.
The man at the center of a firestorm of controversy involving women’s tennis is stepping down. Indian Wells tournament director and CEO Raymond Moore has announced his resignation. Moore stepped down a day after claiming that women players are “riding on the coattails” of the men.
The Tampa Bay Rays take on the Cuban National Team in an exhibition today in Havana. President Obama is expected to be in attendance for the first exhibition in Cuba involving an MLB team since 1999.
Peyton Manning reportedly considered retiring as a member of the Colts, according to WRTV’s Dave Furst. Manning reportedly though hard about signing a one-day contract to end his career as a Colt, but decided not to ahead of his honorary retiement ceremony Friday in Indianapolis. Manning spent 14 seasons with the Colts, winning a Super Bowl in 2006.