Sports | Chautauqua Today http://www.chautauquatoday.com/pages/index.cfm?id=310 Sports 2017-01-17T03:22:55Z Sports Yahoo! Sports Triple-double machine Westbrook a one-man wrecking crew By Jahmal Corner LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Russell Westbrook is either on the verge of history or overkill this NBA season while on pace for one of the league's most baffling statistical efforts. Soaring, scowling and prowling the court, Oklahoma City's one-man show has become basketball's most captivating storyline as he is seemingly everywhere at once, compiling numbers like an accountant. Through the first half of the 2016-17 campaign, Westbrook is threatening to join Oscar Robertson as the only player average a triple-double for an entire season. Morgan Stanley's profit doubles on bond-trading surge Morgan Stanley's profit doubled in the fourth quarter as trading activity surged across Wall Street, and the bank said it was on track to reach a number of financial goals set out by Chief Executive James Gorman. In announcing earnings on Tuesday, Morgan Stanley detailed huge gains in bond trading, an area where it has long struggled. The bank also reported stronger revenue in equities trading, where Morgan Stanley is typically a leader, and said it was close to hitting targets for cost-cutting, wealth management profits and returns on shareholder equity. Supreme Court asks Trump team for New Jersey sports betting views The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday delayed a decision on whether to consider Governor Chris Christie's bid to bring sports betting to New Jersey and asked President-elect Donald Trump's incoming administration to offer its views on the matter. The justices are weighing whether to hear an appeal by Christie and some of his top officials of a lower court's 2016 ruling striking down a New Jersey law legalizing sports wagering because it ran afoul of a 1992 federal law that bans such gambling in all but four of the 50 states. New Jersey argues that the federal law infringes upon state sovereignty as laid out in the U.S. Constitution. Spieth looking forward to 'tough competition' in 2017 American Jordan Spieth faces "very tough competition" to return to the top of the world golf rankings this year, he said on Tuesday. The 23-year-old, who won the U.S. Masters and U.S. Open in 2015, started his campaign with a third-place finish in last week's Sony Open in Hawaii and lies fifth in the rankings. It's going to be a good year," Spieth told reporters at an event in Tokyo where he unveiled the "Spieth One" golf shoe which he has been working on with U.S. brand Under Armour. Golf-Spieth looking forward to "tough competition" in 2017 American Jordan Spieth faces "very tough competition" to return to the top of the world golf rankings this year, he said on Tuesday. The 23-year-old, who won the U.S. Masters and U.S. Open in 2015, started his campaign with a third-place finish in last week's Sony Open in Hawaii and lies fifth in the rankings. It's going to be a good year," Spieth told reporters at an event in Tokyo where he unveiled the "Spieth One" golf shoe which he has been working on with U.S. brand Under Armour. ESPN Sports Sources: Phil asks Melo if he wants to be Knick Sources: Phil asks Melo if he wants to be Knick No. 7 Creighton must march on minus Watson Jr. No. 7 Creighton must march on minus Watson Jr. Capuano out as coach of last-place Islanders Capuano out as coach of last-place Islanders Sources: Bautista agrees to return to Blue Jays Sources: Bautista agrees to return to Blue Jays Tomlin regrets comments, calls Brown 'selfish' Tomlin regrets comments, calls Brown 'selfish' Chautauqua Today 2017-01-17T20:22:55Z http://www.chautauquatoday.com/pages/index.cfm?id=310