James passes Bryant on NBA scoring list in Lakers' loss

Lakers forward LeBron James goes up for the shot with 76ers forward Tobias Harris, right, and Shake Milton, center left, defending during the first half of Saturday's game in Philadelphia. The 76ers won, 108-91. (Chris Szagola/AP Photo)

LeBron James scored 29 points and moved past Kobe Bryant for third on the NBA's career scoring list

NBA roundup

The Cavaliers' Collin Sexton drives on Chicago's Kris Dunn in the first half of Saturday's game in Cleveland. Dunn, the former New London standout, had 10 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals for Chicago in its 118-106 win. (Ron Schwane/AP Photo)

Rudy Gobert had 22 points, 17 rebounds and five blocks to propel the surging Utah Jazz to a 112-107 come-from-behind victory over the Dallas Mavericks

Hockey's young stars shine in NHL All-Star 3-on-3 tournament

Boston forward David Pastrnak scores against Washington goalie Braden Holtby during the NHL All-Star game on Saturday in St. Louis. (Scott Kane/AP Photo)

Hockey's young skill was on display at the NHL All-Star 3-on-3 tournament

Nadal vs. Kyrgios in Australia is as good as it gets

Nick Kyrgios plays the ball back between his legs to Karen Khachanov during their third round singles match at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Kyrgios ground out a 6-2, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (6), 6-7 (7), 7-6 (8) win. (Lee Jin-man/AP Photo)

Get ready for a big showdown at the Australian Open: Rafael Nadal against Nick Kyrgios in the fourth round

Rahm takes the lead at Torrey Pines with McIlroy lurking

Sebastian Cappelen reacts after missing a chip shot on the 15th hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the third round of the Farmers Insurance tournament in San Diego. (Denis Poroy/AP Photo)

Jon Rahm chipped in for birdie on his first hole Saturday

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Chen wins short program, Knierims take third pairs title

Nathan Chen performs during the senior men's short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Saturday in Greensboro, N.C. (Lynn Hey/AP Photo)

Nathan Chen soared far above the ice and the competition to win the short program at nationals

New Mets manager Rojas thanks famous father

New York Mets vice president & general manager Brodie Van Wagenen, right, listens as new Mets manager Luis Rojas speaks during a news conference on Friday at New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Luis Rojas was introduced by the Mets on Friday as the replacement for Carlos Beltrán, whose tenure was cut short last week after just 84 days.

Mets make it official, announce Rojas as their new manager

The New York Mets made it official on Thursday by naming Luis Rojas as its new manager. Rojas replaces Carlos Beltrán, who left the team last week before managing a single game as part of the fallout from the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

The New York Mets made it official, hiring Luis Rojas as their manager to replace Carlos Beltrán

PRO FOOTBALL

NFL player Antonio Brown to appear before Florida judge

FILE - In this  Sept. 15, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown (17) on the sidelines, during the first half at an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Miami Gardens, Fla. NFL free agent Antonio Brown turned himself in at a Florida jail on Thursday night, Jan, 24, 2020, following accusations that he and his trainer attacked another man. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

NFL free agent Antonio Brown is expected to appear before a Florida judge in bond court after a night behind bars

Suggs aiming for Super Bowl after joining Chiefs last month

Chiefs defensive end Terrell Suggs sacks Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers during the second half of a Dec. 29 game in Kansas City, Mo. (Charlie Riedel/AP Photo)

Terrell Suggs joined the Kansas City Chiefs at the perfect time

Garoppolo armed and ready for any role in Super Bowl

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo speaks during a news conference at the team's training facility on Thursday in Santa Clara, Calif.The 49ers will face the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 54 on Feb. 2 in Miami. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Maybe it was fitting that Jimmy Garoppolo did his best Bob Griese impersonation in the victory that sent the San Francisco 49ers to Griese's old stomping grounds in Miami for the Super Bowl

Finally, the Super Bowl might be fun again

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady signals to a teammate before an NFL wild-card playoff game against the Tennessee Titans on Jan. 4 at Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

No more scowling Bill Belichick, angry as always under his hoodie. No more sly smiles and phony platitudes from Tom Brady.

PRO BASKETBALL

James passes Bryant on NBA scoring list in Lakers' loss

Lakers forward LeBron James goes up for the shot with 76ers forward Tobias Harris, right, and Shake Milton, center left, defending during the first half of Saturday's game in Philadelphia. The 76ers won, 108-91. (Chris Szagola/AP Photo)

LeBron James scored 29 points and moved past Kobe Bryant for third on the NBA's career scoring list

NBA roundup

The Cavaliers' Collin Sexton drives on Chicago's Kris Dunn in the first half of Saturday's game in Cleveland. Dunn, the former New London standout, had 10 points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals for Chicago in its 118-106 win. (Ron Schwane/AP Photo)

Rudy Gobert had 22 points, 17 rebounds and five blocks to propel the surging Utah Jazz to a 112-107 come-from-behind victory over the Dallas Mavericks

Celtics rally past Magic 109-98

Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker, center, looks to pass the ball as he is defended by Orlando Magic guard Terrence Ross, left, and center Nikola Vucevic (9) during the second half of Friday's game at Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Kemba Walker scored 37 points and Gordon Hayward added 22 to help the Boston Celtics rally from a 16-point first-half deficit and defeat the Orlando Magic 109-98 on Friday night.

PRO HOCKEY

Hockey's young stars shine in NHL All-Star 3-on-3 tournament

Boston forward David Pastrnak scores against Washington goalie Braden Holtby during the NHL All-Star game on Saturday in St. Louis. (Scott Kane/AP Photo)

Hockey's young skill was on display at the NHL All-Star 3-on-3 tournament

3-on-3 overtime in NHL has evolved

In this Nov. 23, 2019, file photo, Boston Bruins' David Pastrnak (88) looks to shoot in front of Minnesota Wild's Mikko Koivu (9) during the first period of a game in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Trading breakaways and playing at a frenetic pace was what 3-on-3 was about when it debuted in 2015. The idea was to open up the ice for skilled players so fewer games needed to be decided by a shootout.

Most dangerous lead in hockey? This season, it's all of them

Colorado defensemen Ryan Graves (27) and Erik Johnson (6) celebrate with center Pierre-Edouard Bellemare after Bellemare scored against New Jersey goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood during the third period of a Jan. 4 game in Newark, N.J. Colorado won, 5-2. (Kathy Willens/AP Photo)

No lead is safe in the NHL this season

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Sun assistants Poole, Koclanes to return for upcoming season

Connecticut Sun assistants Chris Koclanes, left, and Brandi Poole, will return to head coach Curt Miller's coaching staff in 2020, Miller announced on Thursday. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Curt Miller is keeping his coaching staff together.The Connecticut Sun head coach and general manager announced Thursday that assistants Brandi Poole and Chris Koclanes will return for the 2020 WNBA season.

Sun expect to benefit from WNBA's new CBA

Connecticut Sun head coach Curt Miller, right, shares a laugh with point guard Jasmine Thomas after she was hit in the face by an errant ball during warm ups prior to a game against Dallas on Sept. 4, 2019, at Mohegan Sun Arena. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Eight of the Connecticut Sun's 12 players from last season are free agents, and the new CBA between the WNBA and its players gives the Sun more salary cap space.

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Chen wins short program, Knierims take third pairs title

Nathan Chen performs during the senior men's short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Saturday in Greensboro, N.C. (Lynn Hey/AP Photo)

Nathan Chen soared far above the ice and the competition to win the short program at nationals

Pro Bowl packed with pending free agents

NFC quarterback Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints throws a pass during a Pro Bowl practice on Friday at Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

A number of Pro Bowlers are about to get paid.

'We Don't Like to Draft a Guy Who's Too Smart'

Life in the NFL is short enough as it is

Super Bowl back in Miami after 10-year hiatus

Preparations are underway during a tour of the Hard Rock Stadium on Jan. 21 ahead of the Super Bowl LIV at Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Now the game is back for the 11th time, the most of any city, as the NFL concludes its centennial season on Feb. 2.

ON THE AIR

Auto Racing

6 a.m., NBCSN — IMSA Rolex 24 from Daytona Beach, Fla.

Noon, Ch. 30 — IMSA Rolex 24 from Daytona Beach, Fla.

Basketball

Noon, CBSSN — NCAA men: Tulsa at UConn from Hartford.

Noon, ESPNU — NCAA women: Fordham at Dayton.

1 p.m., Ch. 3 — NCAA men: Maryland at Indiana.

1 p.m., NESN, YES — NCAA women: Clemson at Virginia Tech.

2 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: South Florida at Houston.

2 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA women: Temple at Cincinnati.

3 p.m., Ch. 61 — NCAA men: Michigan State at Minnesota.

3:30 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Houston Rockets at Denver Nuggets.

4 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA men: San Diego State at UNLV.

4 p.m., ESPN2 — NCAA women: Oregon at Oregon State.

4 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Loyola Chicago at Northern Iowa.

4 p.m., FS1 — NCAA men: Xavier at Creighton.

5 p.m., Ch. 61 — NCAA men: UCLA at Oregon.

6 p.m., NBCSB, ESPN — NBA: Boston Celtics at New Orleans Pelicans.

6 p.m., MSG, YES, WFAN (660-AM) — NBA: Brooklyn Nets at New York Knicks.

6 p.m., ESPNU — NCAA men: Stanford at California.

6:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA women: St. John's at Seton Hall.

8:30 p.m., FS1 — NCAA women: West Virginia at Texas Christian.

9 p.m., NBA TV — NBA: Indiana Pacers at Portland Trail Blazers.

Bowling

2 p.m., FS1 — PBA: Oklahoma Open from Shawnee.

Figure Skating

3 p.m., Ch. 30 — U.S. Championships men's free skate from Greensboro, N.C.

9 p.m., NBCSN — European Championships ladies free skate from Graz, Austria. (taped today)

Football

3 p.m., Ch. 8, ESPN, WFAN (660-AM) — NFL: Pro Bowl from Orlando, Fla.

10:30 p.m., CBSSN — NCAA: Hula Bowl from Honolulu.

Golf

3:30 a.m., Golf Channel — European PGA: Dubai Desert Classic from United Arab Emirates.

1 p.m., Golf Channel — PGA: Farmers Insurance Open from San Diego.

3 p.m., Ch. 3 — PGA: Farmers Insurance Open from San Diego.

3 p.m., Golf Channel — LPGA: The Gainbridge at Boca Rio from Palm Beach, Fla.

Hockey

3:30 p.m., SNY — NCAA men: UConn vs. Yale in Connecticut Ice consolation from Bridgeport.

7 p.m., SNY — NCAA men: Quinnipiac vs. Sacred Heart in Connecticut Ice final from Bridgeport.

8 p.m., NHL Network — AHL All-Star Game skills competition from Ontario, Calif.

Rodeo

Noon, Ch. 3 — PBR: Long Live Cowboys Classic from Sacramento, Calif.

6 p.m., CBSSN — PBR: Long Live Cowboys Classic from Sacramento, Calif.

Soccer

9:30 a.m., FS1 — Bundesliga: Hoffenheim at Werder Bremen.

11:55 a.m., ESPN2 — Serie A: Lazio at AS Roma.

Noon, FS1 — Bundesliga: Fortuna Dusseldorf at Bayer Leverkusen. 

Tennis

7 p.m., Tennis Channel — Australian Open from Melbourne.

9 p.m., ESPN2 — Australian Open from Melbourne.

Winter Sports

12:30 p.m., NBCSN — World Cup women's Super G skiing from Bankso, Bulgaria. (taped today)

11 p.m., NBCSN — World Cup men's ski jumping from Zakopane, Poland. (taped today)

1 a.m. (Monday), NBCSN — World Cup bobsledding from Koenigssee, Germany. (taped today)