Warriors work overtime to keep streak alive
Warriors work overtime to keep streak alive

The Golden State Warriors rallied from a late fourth-quarter deficit, beating New Orleans 128-122 in overtime on Sunday to extend their NBA winning streak to 16 games.

Fit Kevin Durant scores 27 in return but Oklahoma Thunder lose
Fit Kevin Durant scores 27 in return but Oklahoma Thunder lose

Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant, sidelined since October after surgery to repair a broken right foot, scored 27 points in his NBA season debut Tuesday, a loss at New Orleans.

Two slain, five hurt in New Orleans shooting in US

A shooting in a New Orleans neighborhood that has struggled with crime since being ravaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 left two people dead and five others wounded, including a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old, police said.

Minneapolis awarded 52nd Super Bowl in 2018

Minneapolis will host the 52nd Super Bowl in 2018, the National Football League announced on Tuesday.

IndyCar looks to add New Orleans race

IndyCar officials said Monday they are looking to stage a race in New Orleans with team owner Michael Andretti`s sports marketing group overseeing the event.

Teen whizz Guan eyes Asian Games, long haul

Masters sensation Guan Tianlang said he hopes to represent China at this year`s Asian Games but pledged not to play too many big events this year as he focuses on building a long-term career.

Dallas Mavericks secure playoff spot in NBA

Dallas Mavericks sealed their place in the NBA play-offs with a 101-98 win over Phoenix Suns while Miami Heat lost to Atlanta Hawks 85-98 to tie with the Indiana Pacers at the top of East Conference.

The Undertaker gets hospitalized following injury at WrestleMania XXX

World Wrestling Entertainment star The Undertaker was hospitalised following a fight at WrestleMania XXX on Sunday.

Spurs stretch streak with big win over Nuggets

The San Antonio Spurs stretched their NBA winning streak to 16 on Friday with an emphatic 133-102 triumph over the Denver Nuggets.

Super Bowl Canadian, Alaskan don`t fret cold game

Seattle punter Jon Ryan and Denver offensive guard Chris Kuper, the Super Bowl 48 players from the coldest climes, laugh at the idea it will be oppressively chilly on game day.

Curry passes Paul in voting for All-Star starting spot

Golden State guard Stephen Curry moved ahead of Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul in NBA All-Star vote totals released on Thursday, the final update before balloting closes January 20.

LeBron, Wade lead Heat past Pelicans

LeBron James scored 32 points and Dwyane Wade added 22 points, eight rebounds and eight assists Tuesday to lead the reigning NBA champion Miami Heat over New Orleans 107-88.

Brain-eating amoeba rattles nerves in Louisiana

A deadly, brain-eating amoeba has been found in the water supply of a Louisiana community near New Orleans, scaring residents and sending officials on the hunt for its source.

BP cites new fraud allegations in spill settlement

BP has said that it has uncovered new allegations of fraud inside the settlement program that has awarded billions of dollars to Gulf Coast businesses and residents for damage from the company`s 2010 oil spill.

Judge refuses to suspend BP settlement payments

A US judge refused to temporarily shut down a multibillion-dollar settlement programme for compensating victims of BP`s 2010 Gulf oil spill, saying he has seen no evidence of widespread fraud among thousands of claims.

Arrests in New Orleans parade shootings cheered

Residents of one of America`s most violent cities cheered six arrests in a Mother`s Day parade shooting that left 19 people wounded and three in critical condition.

Second suspect arrested in parade shooting: US police

A second suspect was arrested in the New Orleans shooting that injured 20 people at a parade on Mother`s Day.

US Mother`s Day parade shooting: Suspect arrested

The suspect in a Mother`s Day parade shooting that left 19 people wounded in New Orleans has been taken into custody, police said.

US Mother`s Day parade shooting suspect identified

US police are looking for a 19-year-old man identified as a suspect in the Mother`s Day parade shooting in New Orleans, the largest city in Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal`s state of Louisiana, that injured 19 people.

US: Jindal defends Romney visit to Louisiana

Mitt Romney has visited an emergency centre in hurricane-damaged Louisiana, a day after accepting the Republican nomination for US president.