The Morning Roundup 2/12/19

There was plenty of interesting sports action last night to pair with some bombshell news on the day. For all that, keep reading as we give you the morning roundup.

NBA

The Denver Nuggets got back to winning ways as they dispatched of the Miami Heat at home. Meanwhile, Paul George led the Oklahoma City Thunder to victory with a triple-double that included 47 points.

Cleveland Cavaliers 107-104 New York Knicks
Detroit Pistons 121-112 Washington Wizards
Indiana Pacers 99-90 Charlotte Hornets
Toronto Raptors 127-125 Brooklyn Nets
Houston Rockets 120-104 Dallas Mavericks
Milwaukee Bucks 112-99 Chicago Bulls
Minnesota Timberwolves 130-120 Los Angeles Clippers
Oklahoma City Thunder 120-111 Portland Trail Blazers
Denver Nuggets 103-87 Miami Heat

Current standings

NCAA Men’s Basketball

Following their disappointing loss to Duke on Saturday night, Virginia bounced back with a road win against ACC rivals North Carolina in a battle of two teams in the top 10 of the AP/Coaches Poll. Kansas beat Big 12 rivals TCU, a team that has given them some trouble in the past.

No. 4 Virginia 69-61 No. 8 North Carolina
No. 14 Kansas 82-77 TCU

Current rankings

Soccer

English Premier League

Newcastle United 1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Current table

La Liga BBVA

Deportivo Alavés 2-0 Levante

Current table

NFL (News only)

Embattled running back Kareem Hunt signed with the Cleveland Browns (read here)

Eric Reid signed a contract extension in the midst of his ongoing legal dispute with the NFL over a collusion grievance he filed through the NFL Players’ Association (read here)

MLB (News only)

Oakland A’s first-round draft pick Kyler Murray has announced his intentions to pursue a career as a quarterback in the NFL (read here)

Brett Anderson agreed to a contract with the Oakland A’s (read here)

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