Kenneth Faried, bench lead Nuggets past Magic, 103-89

Denver Nuggets' Kenneth Faried, left, knocks the ball out of the hands of Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic as they battle for a rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Denver Nuggets needed a spark after a miserable first quarter Friday night, and they got something more like a fire from their bench in a 103-89 victory over the Orlando Magic.

Broncos hurting along both lines with Jets up next

FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2017, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian walks off the field after a 21-0 loss against the Los Angeles Chargers in an NFL football game in Carson, Calif. Broncos coach Vance Joseph is sticking with Siemian at quarterback. There aren't that many options as the Broncos try to snap an eight-game skid Sunday against the New York Jets.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are hurting in the trenches as they try to halt their longest losing skid since the AFL-NFL merger.

Vonn treated for back injury after World Cup super-G

United States' Lindsey Vonn grimaces in pain after getting to the finish area of an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in St. Moritz, Switzerland, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Lindsey Vonn finished a World Cup super-G race in extreme pain Saturday and was treated by race doctors for an apparent back injury.

Toronto hosts Seattle in MLS Cup rematch

Toronto FC forward Jozy Altidore warms up during practice ahead of the MLS Cup soccer final against the Seattle Sounders, in Toronto, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto FC needs to beat the defending champion Seattle Sounders to cap their record-breaking regular season with an MLS Cup crown.

Ratke gives James Madison wild 31-28 win over Weber S

James Madison quarterback Bryan Schor (17) throws a pass as Weber State linebacker Auston Tesch (53) tries to make the sack during the second half of an NCAA college football game in the quarterfinals of the FCS playoffs Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Harrisonburg, Va. James Madison won 31-28. (Daniel Lin/Daily News-Record via AP)

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Ethan Ratke kicked a career-long 46-yard field goal on the final play of the game and defending FCS champion James Madison rallied to defeat Weber State 31-28 on Friday night and run its winning streak to 25.

Moore’s double-double leads Wake Forest past Army 109-80

Wake Forest forward Terrence Thompson (20) celebrates after guard Aaron Spivey scored a basket and was fouled late in the second half against Army during an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Winston-Salem, N.C. (Andrew Dye/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest is finally streaking in the right direction this season.

Auriemma gets 999th win, UConn dominates DePaul 103-69

Connecticut guard Kia Nurse, front, is tripped by DePaul forward Mart'e Grays during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The 11 NCAA championships and 18 trips to the Final Four really weren’t part of Geno Auriemma’s plan when he became UConn’s coach in 1985.



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