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Timeline: The progression of NBA all-time leading scorers

February 7, 2023, 9:45pm National Sports

Timeline of the National Basketball Association’s scoring record progression, focusing on LeBron James and his pursuit of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the No. 1 spot on the list. Read story

Scoring King: James passes Abdul-Jabbar for NBA points mark

February 7, 2023, 9:29pm Latest News

With a stepback jump shot with 10.9 seconds left in the third quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night, LeBron James pushed his career total to 38,388 points… Read story

New York Islanders goaltender Ilya Sorokin (30) protects his net from Seattle Kraken's Jordan Eberle (7) and Alex Wennberg (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, in Elmont, N.Y.

Horvat scores as Islanders shut out Kraken 4-0

New York Islanders goaltender Ilya Sorokin (30) protects his net from Seattle Kraken's Jordan Eberle (7) and Alex Wennberg (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, in Elmont, N.Y.

February 7, 2023, 8:02pm National Sports

Bo Horvat scored in his home debut with New York Islanders, leading his new team to a 4-0 victory over the Seattle Kraken on Tuesday night. Read story

A sports book clerk counts money at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J., Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. On Feb. 7, 2023, the gambling industry's national trade group, the American Gaming Association, predicted that over 50 million American adults will bet a total of $16 billion on this year's Super Bowl, including legal bets with sports books, illegal ones with bookies, and casual bets among friends or relatives.

Super Bowl betting projected to reach $16 billion this year

A sports book clerk counts money at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J., Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. On Feb. 7, 2023, the gambling industry's national trade group, the American Gaming Association, predicted that over 50 million American adults will bet a total of $16 billion on this year's Super Bowl, including legal bets with sports books, illegal ones with bookies, and casual bets among friends or relatives.

February 7, 2023, 9:56am Business

A record 50.4 million American adults plan to bet on this year’s Super Bowl, wagering a total of $16 billion, the gambling industry’s national trade group predicted Tuesday. Read story

Quarterback Tom Brady, who won a record seven Super Bowls for New England and Tampa, has announced his retirement, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023.

Tom Brady retires at 45, insisting this time it’s ‘for good’

Quarterback Tom Brady, who won a record seven Super Bowls for New England and Tampa, has announced his retirement, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023.

February 1, 2023, 10:19am National Sports

Tom Brady has announced his retirement. Brady won a record seven Super Bowls for New England and Tampa Bay. He is the most successful quarterback in NFL history and one of the greatest athletes in team sports. Read story

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes signals teammates during the first half of the NFL AFC Championship playoff football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023, in Kansas City, Mo.

Chiefs top Bengals 23-20 on last-second kick for AFC title

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes signals teammates during the first half of the NFL AFC Championship playoff football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023, in Kansas City, Mo.

January 29, 2023, 7:59pm Latest News

Patrick Mahomes scrambled for a first down on his badly sprained right ankle, then was shoved late out of bounds by Joseph Ossai, giving Harrison Butker a chance to kick a 45-yard field goal with 3 seconds remaining and give the Kansas City Chiefs a 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati… Read story

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni, center, is doused by defensive tackle Fletcher Cox (91) and teammates during the second half of the NFC Championship NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023, in Philadelphia.

Hurts, Eagles soar into Super Bowl, rout 49ers for NFC title

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni, center, is doused by defensive tackle Fletcher Cox (91) and teammates during the second half of the NFC Championship NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023, in Philadelphia.

January 29, 2023, 5:01pm Latest News

Jalen Hurts had one of Philadelphia's four rushing touchdowns and the Eagles soared into the Super Bowl, forcing both of San Francisco's quarterbacks out of the game with injuries and beating the wounded 49ers 31-7 in the NFC championship game on Sunday. Read story

Seattle Kraken right wing Jordan Eberle, left, congratulates center Alex Wennberg on a goal during the second period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, in Seattle.

Wennberg scores against former team as Kraken top Blue Jackets

Seattle Kraken right wing Jordan Eberle, left, congratulates center Alex Wennberg on a goal during the second period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, in Seattle.

January 28, 2023, 10:28pm National Sports

Alex Wennberg scored midway through the second period against his former team to help the Seattle Kraken beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Saturday night. Read story

Calgary Flames defenseman MacKenzie Weegar (52) and center Elias Lindholm (28) celebrate a goal by right wing Tyler Toffoli against the Seattle Kraken during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, in Seattle.

Flames rebound with impressive 5-2 win over Kraken

Calgary Flames defenseman MacKenzie Weegar (52) and center Elias Lindholm (28) celebrate a goal by right wing Tyler Toffoli against the Seattle Kraken during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, in Seattle.

January 27, 2023, 10:26pm National Sports

Tyler Toffoli, Elias Lindholm and Blake Coleman each had a goal and two assists, and the Calgary Flames topped the Seattle Kraken 5-2 on Friday night. Read story

Seattle Kraken center Matty Beniers (10) and Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak (81) chase a bouncing puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, in Tampa, Fla.

All-Star Matty Beniers to miss next 2 games for Kraken

Seattle Kraken center Matty Beniers (10) and Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak (81) chase a bouncing puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, in Tampa, Fla.

January 27, 2023, 3:22pm National Sports

Seattle Kraken rookie All-Star Matty Beniers will miss the team’s final two games before the All-Star break after taking a big hit from Vancouver’s Tyler Myers earlier this week. Read story