Sierra Canyon boys basketball makes it looks easy in first round of CIF State playoffs

CHATSWORTH >> It was business as usual for Sierra Canyon’s boys basketball team. For two straight games, the Trailblazers have stormed out to commanding leads that have set a pace the opposition couldn’t match. Each start was infused with highlight dunks, transition 3-pointers and tenacious defense. It was the more of the same Wednesday night as Sierra Canyon ran out to a third straight early lead on the way to an 82-38 rout of Torrey Pines to advance to the CIF State Regional semifinals Saturda...
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No. 23 Cincinnati wins 52-49 at SMU despite horrid shooting

DALLAS (AP) — Rashawn Fredericks put No. 23 Cincinnati ahead to stay with his only two field goals and the Bearcats overcame a horrible shooting night to beat SMU 52-49 on Wednesday. Fredericks finished with six points for the Bearcats (24-4, 13-2 American Athletic Conference), and his consecutive layups midway through the second half made […]
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GAME RECAP: Trail Blazers 97, Celtics 92

Damian Lillard scores 33 points and grabs seven boards as Portland hands Boston another loss.
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Michelle Wie withdraws from Singapore LPGA with hand injury

SINGAPORE (AP) — Defending champion Michelle Wie has been forced to withdraw from the HSBC Women’s World Championship with a recurrence of a right hand injury. Wie, making her second start of the season after surgery on her right hand earlier this month, was 10-over after 14 holes Thursday when she withdrew while playing the […]
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Hulk carries load as weakened Shanghai seek repeat Chinese title

Shanghai (AFP) – The departure of goal machine Wu Lei puts extra pressure on the broad shoulders of Brazilian striker Hulk as Shanghai SIPG kick off their Chinese Super League title defence on Friday. The... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Okeke hits 3-pointer to lead Auburn past Georgia 78-75

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Chuma Okeke hit a 3-pointer with 26 seconds remaining and Auburn pulled out a 78-75 victory over Georgia, handing the Bulldogs their 13th straight Southeastern Conference loss on Wednesday night. Auburn (19-9, 8-7 SEC) bounced back from a 27-point loss at Kentucky, though it sure was a struggle. Georgia rallied from […]
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Samuels scores 29, Villanova beats No. 10 Marquette 67-61

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Jermaine Samuels scored a career-high 29 points and defending national champion Villanova snapped a three-game losing streak with a 67-61 win over No. 10 Marquette on Wednesday night. Saddiq Bey hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:31 left to help the Wildcats (21-8, 12-4 Big East) keep their hopes alive for a […]
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Mitchell scores 32, Jazz beat Clippers 111-105

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 32 points, Rudy Gobert had 20 points and 13 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Clippers 111-105 on Wednesday night. Derrick Favors and Ricky Rubio added 13 points apiece for the Jazz. Utah won its fourth straight home game by overcoming early shooting struggles. […]
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Carvacho lifts Colorado St. over Boise St. 76-62

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Nico Carvacho had 19 points and 14 rebounds to lead five Colorado State players in double figures as the Rams beat Boise State 76-62 on Wednesday night. Adam Thistlewood added 14 points for the Rams. Kris Martin chipped in 13, Kendle Moore scored 10 and J.D. Paige had 10. Justinian Jessup […]
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'Humbled' KL Rahul uses suspension time to work on technique

The India opener said that his time off from international cricket was spent reflecting, and working with Rahul Dravid
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Asif Ali's blazing 70 lifts Islamabad United to the top

Rumman Raees' three-for restricted Karachi Kings to 168 despite half-centuries from Babar Azam and Liam Livingstone
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Glenn Maxwell century helps Australia beat India 2-0

The batsman top-scored for Australia for the second-straight game to hand the visitors their first T20I series win over India
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FULL VIDEO: Brian Flores & Chris Grier From the Combine

New Miami Dolphins Head Coach Brian Flores and Dolphins General Manager Chris Grier spoke Wednesday from the NFL Scouting Combine. If you missed what was said you can watch it here in full Dolphins Live: Head Coach Brian Flores meets with t
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Johnsson scores twice, Leafs use 4-goal second to top Oilers

TORONTO (AP) — John Tavares answered three questions about a resounding Toronto Maple Leafs victory before the attention turned to what was on everyone’s mind: the star center’s return to New York. Tavares spent nine seasons with the Islanders, including six as the team’s captain, before leaving as a free agent for the team he […]
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Kegler, Baylor rally from 19-point deficit, beat Texas in OT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Mario Kegler scored 24 points, including a pair of free throws with three seconds remaining in overtime, and Baylor rallied from 19 down in the second half to beat Texas 84-83 Wednesday night. The Bears (19-9, 10-5 Big 12) trailed by as many as six in overtime before scoring nine of […]
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Storm announces its preseason schedule

Seattle will play a pair of games before the regular season, which will start May 25 against Phoenix in Everett.
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Happy 20th, Luka! How the Mavs phenom left his mark as an NBA teen

Luka Doncic spent his first 57 career games putting up numbers not seen since the days of a young LeBron James, Kobe Bryant or Kevin Durant.
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UFC champion Jon Jones finds strength through his faith

Jon Jones doesn’t shy away from any of it. The lows. The highs. The tragedies. The victories. The arrests. The championships. The suspensions. The comebacks. The positive drug tests. Regarded as one of the best fighters to ever grace the Octagon – if not the greatest – Jones’ UFC career has been as chaotic and controversial as it has been spectacular. “No choice but to just live it. I guess my simplest answer would be it’s the hard that makes it great,” Jones said. From becoming the youngest cha...
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Doncic helps Mavs beat Pacers 110-101 in final game as teen

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 26 points and 10 rebounds in his final game as a teenager, fellow rookie Jalen Brunson scored a season-high 24 points and the Dallas Mavericks ended a five-game losing streak with a 110-101 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. Doncic, the only teenager in NBA history with […]
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Aldridge helps Spurs beat Pistons in return home, 105-93

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge scored 24 points, DeMar DeRozan had 17 points and 13 points, and the San Antonio Spurs returned home after a 25-day absence to beat the Detroit Pistons 105-93 on Wednesday night and snap a three-game skid. Detroit had won three straight and seven of eight but was facing a […]
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Edwards scores 23, No. 14 Purdue shakes off Illinois 73-56

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Carsen Edwards broke out of a shooting slump to score 23 points, and No. 14 Purdue got its fourth straight victory, 73-56 over Illinois on Wednesday night. Edwards went 8 of 14 from the field for the Boilermakers (21-7, 14-3 Big Ten), who moved into a tie atop the conference […]
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Florida Gators beat Vandy 71-55 for 5th straight victory

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Andrew Nembhard scored 19 points, and Florida beat Vanderbilt 71-55 Wednesday night to extend the Gators’ winning streak to a season-high five straight. The Gators (17-11, 9-6 Southeastern Conference) also swept Vanderbilt with their first victory at Memorial Gym since 2014, and coach Mike White experienced his first win at any […]
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Bowman leads Boston College to 66-59 victory over Louisville

BOSTON (AP) — Ky Bowman had 25 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists, hitting a 3-pointer with 2:31 to play to put Boston College ahead for good and the Eagles beat recently ranked Louisville 66-59 on Wednesday night for their first win over the Cardinals since the schools joined the Atlantic Coast Conference. Nik Popovic […]
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4A state notebook: Puyallup upsets Jackson despite free-throw struggles

The Vikings hit only 13 of 28 from the line, but they still manage to knock off the Timberwolves.
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Delaney lifts Sam Houston St. past New Orleans 71-60

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Cameron Delaney had 21 points as Sam Houston State topped New Orleans 71-60 on Wednesday night. Marcus Harris had 15 points and six rebounds for the Bearkats (20-9, 15-1) who clinched the number one position in the Southland Conference standings. Albert Almanza added 13 points. Josh Delaney had seven assists for […]
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Unruh scores 20 as Central Arkansas ends 7-game skid 92-74

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Thatch Unruh scored 20 points with six assists, Eddy Kayouloud and DeAndre Jones chipped in 19 points each and Central Arkansas pounded Stephen F. Austin 92-74 Wednesday night, ending a seven-game losing streak. Jones made 7 of 9 free throws, dished seven assists and added three steals and a block for […]
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‘Los Angeles Angels of Long Beach?’ How geography, identity inform a franchise move

It’s fun to imagine what the Angels might be called if they played their home games in Long Beach. “Los Angeles Angels of Long Beach” has a nice ring to it, if you’re the kind of person who voted to rename the team’s Double-A affiliate the Rocket City Trash Pandas. From a distance, the Angels appear to flit back and forth, the realization of Dante’s Rose of Paradise. They have moved from Los Angeles to California to Anaheim to Los Angeles of Anaheim, often without relocating. Last month their le...
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Abilene Christian defeats Texas A&M-CC 73-64

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Jaren Lewis and Jaylen Franklin scored 16 points apiece as Abilene Christian defeated Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 73-64 on Wednesday night. Hayden Farquhar added 12 points, Payten Ricks scored 11 and Joe Pleasant had 10 for the Wildcats. Jashawn Talton had 18 points and six rebounds for the Islanders (11-17, 6-9 […]
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Stockard leads St. Bonaventure past Duquesne 68-47

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) — Courtney Stockard had 21 points as Saint Bonaventure easily beat Duquesne 68-47 on Wednesday night. LaDarien Griffin had 16 points and 11 rebounds for Saint Bonaventure (14-14, 10-5 Atlantic 10 Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive victory. Osun Osunniyi added 10 points, nine rebounds and three blocks. Kyle Lofton had […]
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3A state notebook: Edmonds-Woodway keeps defying the seeding

The Warriors are the No. 15 seed, but they won in the first round and will play top-seeded Prairie in the quarterfinals.
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