Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews (2) drives to the basket against Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich (12) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Rose scores 31, Bulls beat Blazers

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 21 of his 35 points in the first quarter, his 10 field goals in the period matching a team record set by Darius Mil…

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton warms up before an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

Cam Newton injures back in car crash

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton suffered fractures to his lower back in a two-car crash Tuesday and will spend the night in the hospital, a …