CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is out for the remainder of the season following surgery to repair a torn medial meniscus in his right knee. The 2011 NBA MVP missed all of last season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in Chicago's 2012 playoff opener.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali had an MRI exam on his sprained left ankle that has come back better than expected, while fellow linebacker Justin Houston had an MRI exam on his left elbow postponed because of swelling. Both were injured in yesterday's loss to San Diego. Coach Andy Reid wouldn't say whether his top two pass rushers would be available for Sunday's game against Denver.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa Bay Lightning star Steven Stamkos is walking without crutches or a boot two weeks after breaking his right leg in a game at Boston. The high-scoring center says he fully expects to play again this season.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cleveland Indians have reached agreement on a two-year, $12 million contract with outfielder David Murphy. He spent the last seven seasons with Texas and is a .275 career hitter. He had a down season in 2013 hitting a career-low .220 with 13 homers and 45 RBIs in 142 games.