AP source: Grandal, Brewers agree to $18.25M, 1-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Catcher Yasmani Grandal and the Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to an $18.25 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday night because the agreement, first reported by The Athletic, was subject to a successful physical. Grandal turned down […]
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Williams with 16 points leads Duquesne past Fordham 66-61

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Eric Williams Jr. scored 16 points with 13 rebounds and Duquesne snapped a two-game skid, beating Fordham 66-61 on Wednesday night. Marcus Weathers added 12 points for the Dukes (10-5, 1-1 Atlantic 10 Conference) and Amari Kelly had 11. Duquesne led 31-26 at halftime but Fordham rallied early in the second half […]
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Now with Pistons, Dwane Casey keeps perspective about playoff clashes with LeBron James

LOS ANGELES — To know the grace of Dwane Casey is to know that one of the last times he was in L.A., he was accepting the NBA Coach of the Year Award for the job he had just lost. The 61-year-old has perspective in his 10th season as an NBA head coach, and also a sense of humor. A wry smile crept across his face even as he talked about LeBron James, the player who eliminated Casey’s last three Toronto Raptors teams from the playoffs, twice via sweep. “We had a lot of success in Toronto, and one ...
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Weiskamp leads Iowa over Northwestern 73-63

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Joe Weiskamp had 19 points, Luka Garza added 16 and Iowa beat Northwestern 73-63 on Wednesday night despite playing without leading scorer Tyler Cook. Isaiah Moss had 12 points for the Hawkeyes (13-3, 2-3), who have won seven of eight. Cook, a 6-9 junior forward, sat out with a sore knee. […]
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Roundup: Crespi basketball routs St. Francis, Taft wins league opener at Granada Hills

ENCINO >> A year removed from seeing All-American guard Brandon Williams leave to Arizona and on the heels of a double-overtime win last week on the road to Chaminade, Crespi has been working to prove it belongs despite a young and inexperienced roster. Mission accomplished. The Celts moved to 2-0 in league play Wednesday night with a commanding 77-46 victory over St. Francis at home.The win puts Crespi at 20-3 overall, marking its sixteenth win in 17 games. Crespi’s KC Anuluoha #55 shoots d...
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Nichols, Savoy lead No. 13 Florida State past Miami 68-62

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — David Nichols had 13 points and PJ Savoy scored eight of his 10 in the second half as the bench players helped No. 13 Florida State hold off Miami 68-62 on Wednesday night. The Hurricanes used an 8-0 run late to close the gap to 64-62 with 46.4 seconds left, but […]
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French scores 25 points; Saint Louis edges UMass 65-62

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hasahn French scored a career-high 25 points, Tramaine Isabell Jr. added 17 including two late free throws as Saint Louis held off Massachusetts 65-62 on Wednesday night. The Billikens led by as many as 11 points in the second half, but Luwane Pipkins scored all nine points during a 9-2 surge […]
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Fabinho seen as Liverpool option in defence, Klopp not ready to make signing - sources

Beating Mexico or beating Liverpool? Jets or Giants? We put USMNT legend Tom Howard on the spot in our latest edition of You Have To Answer. Liverpool's Mo Salah revealed his delight after he won the African Player of the Year after he beat Saido Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. English FA Cup: Ruben Neves (55') Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 Liverpool English FA Cup: Divock Origi (51') Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-1 Liverpool Liverpool still have no plans ...
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Lawson leads No. 7 Kansas past No. 25 TCU 77-68

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Dedric Lawson had 31 points and 14 rebounds, Lagerald Vick added 12 points and four assists and No. 7 Kansas defeated No. 25 TCU 77-68 on Wednesday night. Kansas City native Ochai Agbaji also added seven points four rebounds for Kansas (12-2, 2-1 Big 12) after relinquishing his redshirt eligibility on […]
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Mitchell scores 33 points, Jazz rally to beat Magic

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell had 33 points and seven assists and the Utah Jazz rallied to beat the Orlando Magic 106-93 on Wednesday night. Joe Ingles added 16 points and seven assists, and Rudy Gobert had 12 points and 14 rebounds. Utah improved to 21-21, winning for the third time in four […]
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Huggins hits 3 in final seconds, Fresno State wins 78-77

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Braxton Huggins poured in a career-high 33 points, and with five seconds left nailed a straightaway 3-pointer after shaking a defender and Fresno State pulled out a 78-77 win over Utah State on Wednesday night. Fresno State (12-3, 3-0 Mountain West) had trailed the entire game until Huggins launched his winning […]
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Kohlschreiber, Sandgren reach semifinals at ASB Classic

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Former champion Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany defeated second-seeded Fabio Fognini 6-3, 6-1 Thursday to reach the semifinals of the ASB Classic in New Zealand. Unseeded Kohlscreiber, who won the tournament in 2008, marked his 12th visit to Auckland with a win over Fognini in only 64 minutes. Fognini called for […]
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1/9 NHL This Week with Illegal Curve

NHL This Week with Illegal Curve - Wednesday, January 9, 2019
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Sasnovich, Seppi through to Sydney International semifinals

SYDNEY (AP) — Aliaksandra Sasnovich’s impressive start to the season has continued with a straight-sets win over Timea Bacsinszky to be the first woman through to the Sydney International semifinals. The No. 33-ranked Sasnovich, who made it to the quarterfinals last week in Brisbane, was in control most of the way to beat her Swiss […]
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Giannis Antetokounmpo whips pass into James Harden's face, gets ball back, assists 3-pointer (video)

Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden are battling for MVP. But if Antetokounmpo can do this, call the fight right now. Antetokounmpo pulled the fantastically (and surely accidentally) disrespectful pass-face-pass sequence in the Bucks' 116-109 win over the Rockets tonight.
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Swinney earns 3rd Bear Bryant award in 4 years

Dabo Swinney won the Bear Bryant Coach of the Year award for the third time in four years Wednesday night, two days after leading Clemson to its second College Football Playoff National Championship in three years.
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NFL Podcast: Broncos, Browns and Jets make their head coaching hires

Break the glass, it's an emergency Yahoo Sports NFL Podcast. It was a busy Wednesday in the NFL which saw the Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos and New York Jets all fill the head coaching vacancies within their organization. Yahoo Sports' Terez Paylor and Charles Robinson open this emergency episode reacting to the news that Freddie Kitchens is the new head coach in Cleveland and what that means internally for the chaotic organization.
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Kyrie: Team meeting helped Celtics clear the air

A December team meeting allowed members of the Boston Celtics to address issues that needed to be dealt with, Kyrie Irving said Wednesday. The Celtics have won seven of nine since the meeting.
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Drew Brees and Nick Foles will have a high school reunion on Sunday, sort of

The round of eight concludes with a showdown between a pair of quarterbacks whose backgrounds trace to the same high school. A decade apart, Saints quarterback Drew Brees and Eagles quarterback Nick Foles played at Westlake High School in Austin, Texas. On Sunday, one former Westlake quarterback will advance, and one won't.
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Doncic scores 30 points, Mavs end skid against Suns

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 30 points and the Dallas Mavericks ended a seven-game losing streak against Phoenix with a 104-94 victory over the last-place Suns on Wednesday night. The 19-year-old rookie put the Mavericks ahead for good with a 3-pointer early in the second half before getting one of his five assists on […]
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Martin gets Sun Devils going in second half of 80-66 win

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Remy Martin scored a season-high 24 points, including five 3-pointers, Zylan Cheatham had 17 points and six rebounds, and Arizona State overcame a sloppy first half and beat California 80-66 on Wednesday night. Rob Edwards added 13 points and six rebounds while Luguentz Dort also scored 13 points for the Sun […]
Tags: News, California, Sports, Ap, Martin, Arizona State, Berkeley Calif, Rob Edwards, Zylan Cheatham, Sun Devils, Remy Martin, Luguentz Dort

Mitchell Marsh illness opens ODI door for Ashton Turner

The Western Australia and Perth Scorchers batsman has been called up to the squad for the first ODI against India at the SCG
Tags: India, Sport, Cricket, Western Australia, Mitchell Marsh, Perth Scorchers, Ashton Turner

Seton Hall holds off Butler 76-75 behind Powell’s 31 points

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Myles Powell scored 31 points and made a career-high 13 of 15 free throws, including two with three seconds left to preserve the lead, and Seton Hall held off a late Butler rally to win 76-75 on Wednesday night. The Pirates, who have won eight of their last nine, twice held […]
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Charles scores 22, New Orleans defeats Lamar in overtime

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Charles scored 22 points and New Orleans scored 18 points in overtime to defeat Lamar 78-71 on Wednesday night. Bryson Robinson scored 18 points for the Privateers (7-7, 2-1 Southland Conference). Christian Barrett had 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Cardinals (8-8, 1-2). Josh Nzeakor added 14 points and […]
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Tejada with 36 points, Lehigh edges Holy Cross 99-94 in OT

WORCHESTER, Mass. (AP) — Lance Tejada shattered his previous career-high, scoring 36 points on 10 3-pointers as Lehigh rallied late to edge Holy Cross 99-94 in overtime on Wednesday night. Tejada sank a pair of 3-pointers and Jordan Cohen hit a third to give the Mountain Hawks (10-4, 3-0 Patriot League) a 95-88 advantage to […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Lehigh, Tejada, Jordan Cohen, Patriot League, Lance Tejada, Mountain Hawks, WORCHESTER Mass

Moore Jr. carries Nicholls St. over Stephen F. Austin 78-73

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Brandon Moore Jr. had a season-high 25 points as Nicholls State narrowly beat Stephen F. Austin 78-73 on Wednesday night. Moore Jr. made 9 of 12 shots. He added eight rebounds. Gavin Peppers had 15 points and seven assists for Nicholls State (9-7, 2-1 Southland Conference), which earned its sixth straight […]
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Mackenzie scores 25 to lift Bucknell past Colgate 84-81

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Kimbal Mackenzie had 25 points as Bucknell edged past Colgate 84-81 on Wednesday night. Mackenzie hit 13 of 16 free throws. Nate Sestina had 15 points and nine rebounds for Bucknell (8-7, 2-1 Patriot League), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Avi Toomer added 12 points. Jimmy Sotos had six […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Colgate, MacKenzie, LEWISBURG Pa, Bucknell, Nate Sestina, Jimmy Sotos, Avi Toomer, Kimbal Mackenzie

Fox scores 24 as Army fends off Boston University 86-82

BOSTON (AP) — Jordan Fox drained 6 of 8 3-pointers to score a season-high 24 points and Army won its second straight, edging Boston University 86-82 Wednesday night. Tommy Funk scored 16 points with six assists a block and a steal for Army (6-9, 1-1 Patriot League) and Matt Wilson scored 12 and grabbed seven […]
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Walton weighs in on Harry Kane VAR controversy

Referee expert Peter Walton shares his thoughts on VAR's decision to rule Tottenham's Harry Kane onside against Chelsea in the Carabao Cup.
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Report: A's expect OU's Murray to enter NFL draft

The A's, who took Kyler Murray with the No. 9 pick in the 2018 MLB draft, expect him to enter the 2019 NFL draft before Monday's deadline, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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