Chicago, IL–The Denver Nuggets handed the Chicago Bulls their worst home loss this season, beating them 108-91. Ty Lawson led the Nuggets with a season high 27 points.


San Jose, CA–The Avs were devoured by the Sharks last night in San Jose, 5 to 1.

Elsewhere in sports…

PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) – Saints coach Sean Payton says he’ll
decide in the next few days if he will appeal a season-long
suspension for his role in the team’s bounty program. Payton says
he will talk with Bill Parcells today and that part of the
conversation will be about who will coach the New Orleans franchise
this season.

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Bob Baffert is said to be in
good spirits after being moved out of the intensive care unit of a
hospital in Dubai. The veteran trainer suffered a heart attack
yesterday. He’s in the United Arab Emirates preparing Game on Dude
for Saturday’s $10 million Dubai World Cup, and according to one of
the horse’s co-owners, is already “training from bed.”

UNDATED (AP) – Kansas forward Thomas Robinson is a unanimous
pick for The Associated Press’ All-America team, while Ohio State
forward Jared Sullinger is the only repeat selection. Draymond
Green of Michigan State, freshman Anthony Davis of Kentucky and
Creighton’s Doug McDermott round out the elite squad.

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – South Carolina University’s board of
trustees is scheduled to meet this morning to discuss a contract
matter in the school’s athletic department. A person with knowledge
of the situation says Frank Martin has agreed to leave Kansas State
and take over the Gamecocks basketball program.

UNDATED (AP) – No. 1 seed Baylor pounded Tennessee 77-58 to
reach the NCAA women’s Final Four and will be joined in Denver by
the Stanford Cardinal, an 81-69 winner over Duke in their regional
finale. Tonight’s Elite Eight games have Kentucky taking on
Connecticut and Notre Dame going up against Maryland.