BC-AP Sports Preview Digest
Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Tuesday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EST:
– INDIANAPOLIS – The Golden State Warriors put their 22-0 record on the line against an Indiana Pacers team that is 12-7. The NBA champions have won 26 in a row dating to last season. Game starts 7 p.m.
– NASHVILLE, Tenn. – St. Louis acquires infielder Jedd Gyorko from San Diego for outfielder Jon Jay, and Colorado adds relievers Jason Motte and Chad Qualls on the second day of baseball's winter meetings.
– TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The first of three profiles on the 2015 Heisman Trophy finalists: Alabama running back Derrick Henry.
– NEW YORK – No. 14 West Virginia faces No. 10 Virginia in the opening game of the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden. Game starts 7 p.m.
– IRVING, Texas – The Cowboys finally have a win without Tony Romo and something intriguing to consider: Dallas (4-8) is just one game back in the woeful NFC East.
– PITTSBURGH – The Steelers defense took a massive step forward against the Indianapolis Colts, but a bigger challenge awaits in Cincinnati.
– SALT LAKE CITY – Investigators are trying to find out what happened to Bears quarterback Jay Cutler's brother-in-law. He hasn't been heard from since his abandoned car was found more than a week ago.
– NEW YORK – Former Oklahoma linebacker Brian Bosworth and Kansas State coach Bill Snyder are among those honored by the College Football Hall of Fame.
– MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota's athletic department finds that school officials had no knowledge of inappropriate conduct by athletic director Norwood Teague before he was accused of sexual harassment.
– PRETORIA, South Africa – Oscar Pistorius will try to appeal his murder conviction in South Africa's highest court, his lawyer says, possibly extending a legal battle that began nearly three years ago.
– LAUSANNE, Switzerland – Michel Platini is at the top court of international sports, appealing his 90-day ban and looking to resume campaigning for FIFA's presidency.
– LAUSANNE, Switzerland – IOC President Thomas Bach urges renewed efforts to combat corruption and doping, saying recent scandals are undermining the credibility of sports as well as clean athletes.