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Porter scores career-high 37, Bulls beat Grizzlies 122-110

CHICAGO (AP) — Otto Porter Jr. scored a career-high 37 points on 16-for-20 shooting, Robin Lopez added season-high 25 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Memphis Grizzlies 122-110 on Wednesday night. Lauri Markkanen added 21 points as Chicago ended a franchise-record 11-game home losing streak with their first win at the United Center since […]
Tags: News, Sports, Memphis Grizzlies, Ap, Chicago, Chicago Bulls, United Center, Porter, Bulls, Grizzlies, Robin Lopez, Otto Porter Jr, Lauri Markkanen


Embiid on leap over actress King: 'I saved her'

When Joel Embiid soared into the stands at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night, the 76ers center nearly landed on actress Regina King. Embiid, though, crashed feetfirst into a statistician, who continued working the game.
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Chelsea Handler Sets Title and Tour Dates For First Memoir

Chelsea Handler may be best known for her pop culture rants and comedic musings, but the Netflix host and actress is tackling more serious subject matter in her new memoir, “Life Will Be The Death Of Me.” Due out April 9 (via publishers Spiegel & Grau), the book follows Handler as she embarks on a “Year […]
Tags: News, Netflix, Chelsea, Chelsea Handler, Spiegel Grau, VarietySpy


Palmer’s last-second FTs lift Huskers over Gophers 62-61

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — James Palmer made two free throws with 1.1 seconds left to give Nebraska a 62-61 win over Minnesota on Wednesday night, ending the Cornhuskers’ seven-game losing streak. Minnesota’s Dupree McBrayer had picked up a loose ball under the basket moments earlier, but he stepped out of bounds, giving Nebraska possession with […]
Tags: News, Minnesota, Sports, Ap, Palmer, Nebraska, Cornhuskers, Gophers, Lincoln Neb, Huskers, James Palmer, Dupree McBrayer


Crosby, Penguins trip up McDavid, Oilers 3-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Murray robbed Connor McDavid on a penalty shot for one of his 38 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the struggling Edmonton Oilers 3-1 on Wednesday night. Murray’s acrobatic stop on McDavid late in the second period protected a Pittsburgh lead and the Penguins held on to sweep the season series. […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Penguins, Pittsburgh, Murray, Edmonton Oilers, Connor McDavid, Pittsburgh Penguins, Matt Murray, McDavid, McDavid Oilers, Crosby Penguins


Outlaw leads No. 22 Hokies to 76-68 win over Georgia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ty Outlaw admitted that he was excited about the prospect of playing Georgia Tech. But Outlaw’s reasoning wasn’t because of the Yellow Jackets’ sub-.500 record or their five-game losing streak. Instead, he cited a more tactical reason. “I love it when they play zone,” Outlaw said. Outlaw did his share of […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Georgia Tech, Hokies, Blacksburg VA, Outlaw, Ty Outlaw


Culver scores 19 as No. 15 Texas Tech routs Oklahoma State

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Texas Tech took its stifling defense up a notch. Jarrett Culver scored 19 points, and the 15th-ranked Red Raiders defeated Oklahoma State 78-50 on Wednesday night. Texas Tech, which entered the game ranked second in Big 12 play in scoring defense and first in field goal percentage defense, improved its numbers. […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Texas Tech, Oklahoma State, Red Raiders, STILLWATER Okla, Jarrett Culver


Queta, Merrill lead Utah State past Wyoming 76-59

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Neemias Queta scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Utah State pulled away in the second half to down Wyoming 76-59 on Wednesday night. Sam Merrill had 19 points to lead the Aggies (19-6, 9-3 Mountain West Conference), who had won seven-straight before a 68-63 loss to San Diego State […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Wyoming, Utah State, Aggies, San Diego State, Logan Utah, Sam Merrill, Neemias Queta, Queta Merrill


Johnson has 15 points as Florida beats Vanderbilt 66-57

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Through an inconsistent season, Florida coach Mike White has been searching for his team to make winning plays down the stretch. Freshman guard Keyontae Johnson and the rest of the Gators delivered against reeling Vanderbilt. Johnson had 15 points, nine rebounds and came up with a big steal in the closing […]
Tags: Florida, News, Sports, Ap, Johnson, Mike White, Vanderbilt, Gainesville Fla, Gators, Keyontae Johnson, Vanderbilt Johnson


Marshall leads Xavier over Creighton 64-61 in OT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Naji Marshall hit a pair of 3s as Xavier rallied to tie it in regulation and added two more baskets in overtime Wednesday, sending the Musketeers to a 64-61 victory over Creighton that ended their six-game losing streak. Marshall finished with 23 point, including a career-high five 3s, in a matchup of […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Cincinnati, Marshall, Xavier, Creighton, Naji Marshall


Garth scores 23 to lift Lamar over Northwestern St. 75-70

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Nick Garth had 23 points as Lamar defeated Northwestern State 75-70 on Wednesday night. Jordan Hunter had 19 points for Lamar (13-12, 6-6 Southland Conference). Josh Nzeakor added 17 points and eight rebounds. Christian Barrett had 10 rebounds for the home team. Malik Metoyer had 12 points for the Demons (9-16, […]
Tags: News, Sports, Beaumont, Lamar, Southland, Texas AP, Garth, Jordan Hunter, Northwestern State, Josh Nzeakor, Nick Garth, Christian Barrett, Malik Metoyer


Abilene Christian rolls to 64-48 win over Nicholls

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Jaren Lewis scored 15 points and grabbed five rebounds as Abilene Christian rolled to a 64-48 win over Nicholls State Wednesday night. Lewis was 6 of 11 from the field for the Wildcats (20-5, 9-3 Southland Conference) who have won four of the last five. Jalone Friday added 12 points and […]
Tags: News, Sports, Lewis, Wildcats, La AP, Thibodaux, Nicholls, Nicholls State, Southland Conference, Abilene Christian, Jaren Lewis


Clippers knew what they were getting with Ivica Zubac

LOS ANGELES — It’s a small world after all. L.A. basketball fans are well aware that Lawrence Frank, the Clippers’ president of basketball operations, traded Mike Muscala to the Lakers for Ivica Zubac at the trade deadline last week. But there are only a few degrees of separation in basketball: Frank, as the head coach of the New Jersey Nets, once coached Zubac’s cousin, Zoran Planinic. The 6-foot-7 guard played for Frank in New Jersey from 2003 to 2006, averaging 3.8 points in 10.7 minutes per ...
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McGee scores 20, New Mexico rolls past San Jose State 92-60

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Keith McGee scored a career-high 20 points for New Mexico, which sandwiched a 28-4 run around halftime Wednesday night to a turn a close game with San Jose State into a 92-60 rout. Three other players reached the teens for the Lobos (11-13, 5-7 Mountain West), with Corey Manigault scoring 17. […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, New Mexico, Albuquerque, McGee, San Jose State, Keith McGee, Corey Manigault


Wisconsin Republicans Vote To Keep Kaepernick Off Black History Month Resolution

The civil rights activist and former NFL star, is too controversial for Wisconsin, according to GOP state senators.
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Second seed Fognini out of Argentina Open

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Second-seeded Italian Fabio Fognini was eliminated from the Argentina Open on Wednesday by Spain’s Jaume Munar 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 in the round of 16. Fognini’s compatriot and third seed Marco Cecchinato had better luck and won his tie Chile’s Christian Garin 7-6 (4), 6-4. Cecchinato will play Spain’s Roberto Carballes […]
Tags: News, Sports, Spain, Chile, Buenos Aires Argentina, Fabio Fognini, Fognini, Marco Cecchinato, Cecchinato, Jaume Munar, Christian Garin, Roberto Carballes


Livingston with 21, George Mason beats UMass 80-75 in OT

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 21 points with five assists and George Mason beat Massachusetts 80-75 in overtime on Wednesday night. Javon Green sank a 3-pointer early in the extra period to put the Patriots (15-10, 9-3 Atlantic 10 Conference) on top for good, 65-63. UMass got as close as 75-74 on […]
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Sports, Ap, Atlantic, Livingston, Patriots, George Mason, FAIRFAX Va, UMass, Otis Livingston II, Javon Green


Sam Houston State edges Texas A&M-CC 70-69 with late FTs

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Kai Mitchell split a pair of free throws with four seconds left as Sam Houston State edged Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 70-69 on Wednesday night for its 13th straight win. The Bearkats (17-8, 12-0) remain undefeated atop the Southland Conference. The Islanders (10-14, 5-6) have lost four of their last five […]
Tags: Texas, News, Sports, Islanders, Corpus Christi, Texas AP, Sam Houston, Sam Houston State, Bearkats, Kai Mitchell


Tyree, Ole Miss clamp down on Auburn, 60-55

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Breein Tyree scored 20 points and made two free throws with 12 seconds left to seal Mississippi’s 60-55 win over Auburn on Wednesday night. The Rebels (17-7, 7-4 Southeastern Conference) completed a season sweep of the onetime No. 7-ranked Tigers (16-8, 5-6), who produced their two lowest scoring totals in the […]
Tags: News, Mississippi, Sports, Auburn, Tigers, Southeastern Conference, AUBURN Ala AP, Tyree Ole Miss, Breein Tyree


T-Wolves overcome Harden’s 42 to top Houston 121-111

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jeff Teague scored 27 points, Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame James Harden’s 42 points to beat the Houston Rockets 121-111 on Wednesday night. Harden had his 31st consecutive game with 30 or more points, tying Wilt Chamberlain for the second-longest streak in league history. The NBA’s leading scorer […]
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Sports, Ap, Nba, Houston, Minnesota Timberwolves, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Harden, Wilt Chamberlain, Karl Anthony Towns, Jeff Teague


Russell scores 36, Nets outlast Cavaliers 148-139 in 3OTs

CLEVELAND (AP) — D’Angelo Russell scored 14 of his 36 points in the third overtime and the Brooklyn Nets outlasted the Cleveland Cavaliers 148-139 on Wednesday night. DeMarre Carroll’s desperation 3-pointer at the buzzer of the second overtime tied the game, and Nets carried the momentum into the third extra session. Russell, who is headed […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland, Brooklyn Nets, Cavaliers, DeMarre Carroll, Angelo Russell, Russell


Efianayi leads Gardner-Webb past Charleston Southern 77-74

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — David Efianayi scored a career-high 33 points and had six rebounds as Gardner-Webb edged Charleston Southern 77-74 on Wednesday night. Efianayi was 11 of 18 from the field including four from distance for the Bulldogs (16-10, 7-5 Big South Conference). Jose Perez added 12 points, Eric Jamison Jr. had 11 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Charleston, Bulldogs, Charleston Southern, Jose Perez, Gardner Webb, Eric Jamison Jr, David Efianayi, Efianayi


Powell scores 30 as Seton Hall routs Georgetown 90-74

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Myles Powell scored 30 points and Seton Hall opened an early 20-point lead and never looked back in posting a much-needed 90-75 victory over Georgetown on Wednesday night. Michael Nzei added 18 points and nine rebounds and Myles Cale had 17 points for the Pirates (15-9, 6-6 Big East) who are […]
Tags: News, Sports, Newark, N J AP, Georgetown, Powell, Seton Hall, Pirates, Myles Powell, Myles Cale, Michael Nzei


Roosters road to Wigan takes in France and emotional WWI tribute

Paris (AFP) – NRL champions the Sydney Roosters prepared for this weekend’s World Club Challenge match against the Wigan Warriors by training in France — and taking time to pay an emotional tribute to thousands... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: France, Sport, Soccer, Paris, Sydney, Wigan, Wigan Warriors, Afp, AFP NRL


Meteorologists forecast latest storm in Southern California to be heaviest of the season

Localized flood warnings and flash flood watches were put into effect for Wednesday evening and Thursday by the National Weather Service as Southern California prepared for what meteorologists said will be the biggest storm of the season, so far. The region received a taste of rainfall as Riverside County saw between one and two-tenths an inch of rain over the 24-hour period ending Wednesday afternoon. During that period, Orange, San Bernardino and Los Angeles counties received similar amounts o...
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Five-time winner Webb 2 strokes behind at Australian Open

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Karrie Webb’s quest for a sixth Women’s Australian Open title began with a 5-under 67 at The Grange, leaving her two strokes behind early clubhouse leader Jodi Ewart Shadoff on Thursday. Ewart Shadoff had a bogey-free 65 in calm morning weather which included four consecutive birdies from the seventh through 10th […]
Tags: News, Sports, Adelaide, Australia AP, Webb, Karrie Webb, Jodi Ewart Shadoff, Ewart Shadoff


Dalton carries Houston Baptist over Cent. Arkansas 75-71

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Ty Dalton had a season-high 21 points plus 10 rebounds as Houston Baptist narrowly defeated Central Arkansas 75-71 on Wednesday night. Dalton made 9 of 12 shots. Ian DuBose had 19 points and eight rebounds for Houston Baptist (8-14, 4-7 Southland Conference). Braxton Bonds added 11 points. Thatch Unruh had 22 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Dalton, Unruh, Houston Baptist, Central Arkansas, CONWAY Ark AP, Ian DuBose, Ty Dalton, Cent Arkansas, Southland Conference Braxton Bonds


This was not baseball’s slowest offseason this decade. So what are we waiting for?

The baseball buzzards are circling the bleated corpse of Stupid Money for free agents. What was once a golden calf – worshiped like an idol or chided as a foolish front office pursuit, depending on your point of view – is dead. Thus concludes either the best or the worst offseason this decade. There is no middle ground of opinion. Or is there? With pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training this week, I wanted to take stock of the last three-plus months of baseball transactions – and the...
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Harden runs streak to 31, tying Wilt for second

For the 31st consecutive game, Rockets star James Harden finished with at least 30 points, putting him in rare company alongside Wilt Chamberlain for the second-longest streak in NBA history.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Rockets, James Harden, Wilt Chamberlain, Wilt


Brown carries Bradley past Loyola-Chicago 61-54

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Darrell Brown had 21 points as Bradley got past Loyola-Chicago 61-54 on Wednesday night. Elijah Childs had 13 points and seven rebounds for Bradley (14-12, 6-7 Missouri Valley Conference). Luuk van Bree added 11 points and 10 rebounds. Marques Townes had 15 points and seven rebounds for the Ramblers (16-10, 9-4). […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Bradley, Brown, Bree, Peoria Ill, Loyola Chicago, RAMBLERS, Darrell Brown, Marques Townes, Elijah Childs, Missouri Valley Conference Luuk



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