Update on the latest in sports:

first_imgThe Los Angeles Lakers, winners of five in a row, host Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans tonight. Williamson has been a dominant force for New Orleans since making his NBA debut a month ago. He has eight consecutive games with 20 or more points.Elsewhere in the NBA, the Charlotte Hornets meet the Pacers in Indiana, the Chicago Bulls host Oklahoma City, the Pistons play at Denver, the Celtics are in Portland, and Golden State hosts Sacramento.COLLEGE BASKETBALL-SCHEDULEBaylor against Kansas StateUNDATED (AP) — Second-ranked Baylor meets Kansas State, and fourth-ranked Dayton visits George Mason in tonight’s college basketball action. February 25, 2020 Number-five San Diego State meets Colorado State, while seventh-ranked Duke is at Wake Forest, and eighth-ranked Kentucky plays at Texas A&M.NHL-SCHEDULEBruins host FlamesBOSTON (AP) — Still atop the NHL standings despite a weekend loss to Vancouver, the Boston Bruins return home tonight to host the Calgary Flames.The Canucks, who’ve moved into second place in the Pacific Division, are in Montreal to face the Canadiens. Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNBA-SCHEDULERaptors meet BucksTORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors, winners of 17 of their last 18, tonight host the NBA’s best team, the Milwaukee Bucks. Milwaukee needed overtime last night in Washington to beat the Wizards, 137-134. The Bucks have won 17 of their last 19. The St. Louis Blues, winners of four straight and the Western Conference leaders, host the Chicago Black Hawks.The Tampa Bay Lightning, who’ve lost two straight after a franchise-record 11-game win streak, try to get back in the win column at home against Toronto.In other NHL action, Dallas skates at Carolina, the Rangers visit the Islanders, the Flyers host San Jose, and the Capitals are at home against Winnipeg. The New Jersey Devils meet the Red Wings in Detroit, Minnesota hosts Columbus, it’s Ottawa at Nashville, Arizona hosts Florida, and the Oilers visit the Anaheim Ducks.NFL-LIONS-HARRISONLions release Harrison Update on the latest in sports: ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have released defensive tackle Damon “Snacks” Harrison.The Lions announced the move Tuesday, less than a year after signing him to an $11 million, one-year contract extension. Harrison went into the 2019 season with two years years left on the $46 million contract he signed with the New York Giants.Harrison started in 15 games last season, but had a career-low 49 tackles and two sacks for the three-win Lions. Detroit acquired Harrison from the Giants in the middle of the 2018 season for a fifth-round draft pick. The 31-year-old Harrison was a 2016 All-Pro selection.GOLF-BRITISH OPENRoyal Troon to again host the Open UNDATED (AP) — The British Open is returning to Royal Troon in Scotland for the 10th time in 2023. It commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the first Open held on the Ayrshire coast of Scotland.Troon is most famous for the last Open played there in 2016. Henrik Stenson shot 63 in the final round to win a memorable duel against Phil Mickelson and set a scoring record.As for Turnberry? The course owned by President Donald Trump will have to wait. The R&A says Turnberry is still on the rotation, but it worries about its limited infrastructure that leads to smaller crowds.last_img read more