Alabama DL Taylor charged with domestic violence a 2nd time (Yahoo Sports)0

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Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor, signed about six months after Georgia dismissed him following his arrest in a girlfriend’s assault, faces a new domestic violence charge, police said. The 21-year-old Taylor was arrested Saturday evening after a woman reported her boyfriend assaulted her, a Tuscaloosa police news release said. Taylor has been charged with domestic violence third-degree assault and domestic violence third-degree criminal mischief, police said. Taylor was being held early Sunday at the Tuscaloosa County Jail on $1,000 bond.

      

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Trail Blazers beat Nuggets, move closer to division title (Yahoo Sports)0

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The Portland Trail Blazers are beginning to regain their health, and the results are showing as they inch closer to their first division title in six years. LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 11 rebounds, and Portland beat the Denver Nuggets 120-114 on Saturday night for its third consecutive victory. The Blazers increased their Northwest Division lead to 6 1/2 games over second-place Oklahoma City, which lost to Utah 94-89. The Blazers have 10 games remaining in the regular season, the Thunder nine.

      

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Klingberg scores in overtime as Stars topple Canucks 4-3 (Yahoo Sports)0

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John Klingberg scored 4:13 into overtime as the Dallas Stars edged the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 on Saturday night. Jamie Benn, Patrick Eaves, and Tyler Seguin scored in regulation for the Stars, while Kari Lehtonen made 32 saves. Eddie Lack stopped 36 shots for the Canucks, who got goals from Nick Bonino, Chris Higgins and Radim Vrbata.

      

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Jazz rally from down 16 to beat Thunder 94-89 (Yahoo Sports)0

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Trey Burke said the Jazz ”felt disrespected” and took former teammate Enes Kanter’s critical comments about the organization personally. Kanter denounced his old team during morning shootaround, but Burke helped the Jazz silence Kanter’s new club Saturday night. Burke scored 22 points off the bench to lead the Jazz to a 94-89 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Jazz needed extra offense with Derrick Favors sidelined with back spasms and Burke provided it.

      

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Trail Blazers beat Nuggets, move closer to division title (Yahoo Sports)0

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 32 points and 11 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 120-114 on Saturday night for their third consecutive victory.

      

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Mariners pitching prospect Sanchez dies 42 days after injury (Yahoo Sports)0

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Seattle Mariners pitching prospect Victor Sanchez died Saturday night from head injuries he suffered in a boating accident last month, his Venezuelan team announced.      

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Brewer scores winner in OT to lift Maple Leafs past Senators (Yahoo Sports)0

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The best game of Tyler Bozak’s career sent the Ottawa Senators to a tough loss. Bozak recorded his first career hat trick – scoring all three goals in the third period – and assisted on Eric Brewer’s winner in overtime as the Toronto Maple Leafs won 4-3 on Saturday night. ”They got the one to make it 2-1 and they got momentum and anything can happen,” said Senators goaltender Craig Anderson, who made 27 saves. Mark Stone, Curtis Lazar and Kyle Turris scored for the Senators.

      

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Warriors beat Bucks 108-95, clinch top seed in West (Yahoo Sports)0

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The Golden State Warriors achieved two impressive milestones with another double-digit win on the road. Stephen Curry scored 25 points, and the Warriors clinched the top seed in the Western Conference by pulling away in the second half of a 108-95 victory on Saturday night over the Milwaukee Bucks. Klay Thompson added 21 for Golden State, which also set a franchise record with its 60th victory of the season. The Warriors hold a 10-game lead over second-place Memphis in the West with nine games left in the regular season.

      

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Jazz rally from down 16 to beat Thunder 94-89 (Yahoo Sports)0

Trey Burke scored 22 points off the bench to lead the Utah Jazz to a 94-89 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night. The Jazz needed extra offense with Derrick Favors sidelined with back spasms and Burke provided it. The Thunder were poised for a blowout as Russell Westbrook scored 13 first-quarter points and Oklahoma City led by 16 early in the second quarter. Utah quieted Westbrook and outscored the Thunder 55-29 over the next quarter and a half to take a 10-point lead into the fourth.      

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Dubnyk stops 31 shots as Wild beat Kings 4-1 (Yahoo Sports)0

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Nino Niederreiter and Mikko Koivu each scored two goals, and Devan Dubnyk had 31 saves in his 34th straight start with Minnesota to lead the Wild past the L.A. Kings 4-1 on Saturday night. Niederreiter had a power-play goal with 3:03 left to play and Koivu added an empty netter with 1:22 remaining to seal Minnesota’s fifth straight win. The Wild snapped the Kings’ three-game winning streak and are a league-best 26-6-2 since Jan. 15. Dwight King scored his 11th goal of the season for Los Angeles, and Martin Jones made nine saves on 10 shots in relief of Jonathan Quick, who was pulled after giving up two goals on nine shots in the first period.

      

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