DALLAS (AP) - Dirk Nowitzki recovered from a rough start to score 25 points, and the Mavericks kept the Charlotte Bobcats winless in Dallas with an 89-82 victory Tuesday night. Nowitzki, who was 1 of 10 from the field in the first half, and Monta Ellis took over late after struggling most of the game. They scored the last 19 points to help the Mavericks outscore Charlotte 29-15 in the fourth.
CHICAGO (AP) - Kari Lehtonen had a season-high 47 saves, Antoine Roussel converted a penalty shot in the third period and the Dallas Stars snapped the Chicago Blackhawks' six-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night. Valeri Nichushkin had a goal and an assist for the Stars, who had dropped four of five, including consecutive shootout losses at home in their previous two games.
WACO, Texas (AP) - Odyssey Sims scored 29 points and had 13 assists to become the Baylor career leader in that category as the Lady Bears beat San Jose State 113-73 on Tuesday night. It was the first game in 10 days for the Lady Bears who extended their nation's-best home winning streak to 64 games.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have added outfield depth, acquiring Craig Gentry and right-hander Josh Lindblom from the division rival Texas Rangers for outfielder Michael Choice and minor league infielder Chris Bostick. The teams announced the deal Tuesday.
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