Bengals tender center T.J. Johnson, making him RFA

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals extended a $1.9 million tender offer to reserve center T.J. Johnson on Tuesday, making him a restricted free agent. His contract was set to expire later this week.

  • Written by JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer

Nowitzki tops 30,000 points, Mavs roll past Lakers, 122-111

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki ducked his head into a mob of teammates, with Dallas owner Mark Cuban clutching the side of his jersey before the Mavericks superstar found coach Rick Carlisle for a hug.

  • Written by SCHUYLER DIXON , AP Sports Writer