NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Shildt of the St. Louis Cardinals and Minnesota’s Rocco Baldelli are being honored as the best managers in Major League Baseball. Shildt was voted NL Manager of the Year. He narrowly beat Milwaukee's Craig Counsell for the award in his first full season on the job. Baldelli edged the Yankees' Aaron Boone in a tight ballot for the AL prize.
CHICAGO (AP) — Coby White made a franchise-record seven 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, and the Chicago Bulls pulled away from the slumping New York Knicks for a 120-102 victory. White missed his first five shots from the field and began the final period with just four points. But the rookie guard put on a dazzling show down the stretch, delighting a United Center crowd that included Roy Williams, White's coach at the University of North Carolina.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 30 points, Rudy Gobert (goh-BEHR') had 18 points and 15 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the Brooklyn Nets 119-114. Mike Conley scored 18 points, Emmanuel Mudiay added 15 and Jeff Green had 13 for the Jazz. Utah won its fourth straight game and moved to 6-0 at home. Kyrie Irving scored 27 points and Spencer Dinwiddie had 21 to lead the Nets. DeAndre Jordan added 15 points and a season-high 17 rebounds.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nick Schmaltz and Conor Garland scored in the shootout, and the Arizona Coyotes snapped the St. Louis Blues' seven-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory. Garland's power-play goal tied it 2-all at 5:58 of the third period.
ATLANTA (AP) — Colin Kaepernick (KAP'-ur-nihk) plans to audition for NFL teams on Saturday in a private workout arranged by the league to be held in Atlanta. The exiled former Pro Bowl quarterback posted on Twitter: "I'm just getting word from my representatives that the NFL league office reached out to them about a workout in Atlanta on Saturday. I've been in shape and ready for this for 3 years, can't wait to see the head coaches and GMs on Saturday."