Police interview friends of QB who killed himself

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016 file photo, Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski (3) runs onto the field with his teammates before an NCAA college football game against Idaho in Pullman, Wash. Hilinski has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The 21-year-old Hilinski was discovered in his apartment after he didn’t show up for practice Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)

Police on Wednesday were interviewing Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski’s friends and people who knew him to try to learn why he apparently took his life.

LeBron, Cavs trying to thaw from mid-season freeze

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James argues a call during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis. James and the Cavaliers are going through their annual January freeze. It's taking them longer to thaw this year, raising questions about whether they're still the best team in the Eastern Conference or good enough to make their fourth straight NBA Finals. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — With sweat streaking down his face and into his bushy beard, LeBron James was not in a playful mood following practice.

Nadal into 3rd round; Wozniacki saves 2 MPs to advance

Spain's Rafael Nadal makes a forehand return to Argentina's Leonardo Mayer during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal had to wait while Caroline Wozniacki saved two match points and worked her way back into the Australian Open in the preceding match on Rod Laver Arena.

Saros shutout leads Predators over Golden Knights 1-0

Nashville Predators goalie Juuse Saros (74), of Finland, gets a hug from fellow goalie Pekka Rinne (35), of Finland, after Saros stopped 43 shots to shut out the Vegas Golden Knights 1-0 in an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Juuse Saros made 43 saves, Kevin Fiala scored eight minutes into the third period and the Nashville Predators beat the Vegas Golden Knights 1-0 on Tuesday night.

Column: Bones still a caddie, but with a microphone in hand

While leaning on the pin flag, Jim "Bones" Mackay stands on the seventh green during the third round of the Sony Open golf tournament, Saturday Jan. 13, 2018, in Honolulu. Although he retired last year, MacKay is filling in for Justin Thomas' injured caddie. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

HONOLULU (AP) — All it took was one week back on the bag to remind Jim “Bones” Mackay what he always loved about being a caddie.



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