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LeBron James passes Michael Jordan for 4th in career scoring

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James moved past Michael Jordan into fourth place on the NBA’s career scoring list Wednesday night. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar scored his 32,293rd point on a driving layup in the second quarter against the Denver Nuggets, getting fouled in the act and hitting the ensuing free throw. This achievement […]
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Clemson beats Notre Dame 64-62 behind Reed

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Marcquise Reed scored 22 points and made a critical steal late as Clemson survived an upset bid for a 64-62 victory over Notre Dame on Wednesday night. Reed picked off an Irish pass in the lane with 28 seconds to go, then made two free throws two seconds later for […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Clemson, Notre Dame, Reed, SOUTH BEND Ind, Marcquise Reed


Booker’s season-high 41 points power Suns past Knicks

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker scored a season-high 41 points and the surging Phoenix Suns rolled to their fourth victory in five games with a 107-96 win over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night. Booker made 14 of 23 shots, including six of 10 3-pointers, and the Suns (15-51) took over after a slow […]
Tags: News, Sports, Phoenix Suns, Ap, Booker, New York Knicks, Phoenix, Knicks, Suns, Devin Booker


Likekele scores 23 for Oklahoma State in 67-64 win at Baylor

WACO, Texas (AP) — Isaac Likekele had 23 points, nine rebounds and six assists as last-place Oklahoma State won 67-64 at Baylor on Wednesday night. Yor Anei added 14 points, nine rebounds and six blocks for the Cowboys (11-19, 4-13 Big 12), who snapped a three-game losing streak and won for only the second time […]
Tags: News, Cowboys, Sports, Baylor, Oklahoma State, WACO Texas AP, Isaac Likekele, Yor Anei


Mariners’ pitchers struggle in a 7-4 loss to the Athletics

Starter Wade Miley gave up five runs in 3 2/3 innings pitched.
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Bahrain refugee footballer to become Aussie citizen: report

Melbourne (AFP) – A refugee footballer who spent over two months in Bangkok detention under threat of extradition to his native Bahrain will soon become an Australian citizen, he told local media Thursday. Hakeem al-Araibi... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Drummond continues streak for surging Pistons

Andre Drummond posted his 16th straight double-double -- the second-longest streak in franchise history as the surging Pistons beat the Wolves 131-114.
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3/6/19 MLB.com FastCast

Bryce Harper hits a massive home run in a simulated game, plus Nolan Arenado lays out for an unbelievable diving grab in Spring Training
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Northwestern snaps 10-game skid, beats Ohio State 68-50

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Dererk Pardon had 20 points and 13 rebounds as Northwestern snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 68-50 win over Ohio State on Wednesday night. Vic Law and A.J. Turner had 10 points apiece and Pardon was 8 for 10 from the field as the Wildcats (13-17, 4-15 Big Ten) won […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Ohio State, Wildcats, Evanston Ill, Dererk Pardon, Vic Law, J Turner


No time to celebrate as LeBron passes Michael again

LeBron James has surpassed Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time scoring list, but there are more important matters at hand.
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Georgia Tech edges North Carolina State, 63-61

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jose Alvarado raced the length of the court and passed to James Banks III for a go-ahead, two-handed dunk as Banks was fouled with one second remaining and Georgia Tech stunned N.C. State 63-61 at PNC Arena on Wednesday night. Banks, who led the Yellow Jackets with 19 points, added a […]
Tags: News, Sports, Georgia Tech, Raleigh, N C AP, PNC Arena, North Carolina State, Jose Alvarado, James Banks III


Lakers’ Brandon Ingram misses second straight game

LOS ANGELES — The unfortunate irony for Brandon Ingram is that just as he was starting to shoulder more of the load, his shoulder started to bother him. The third-year forward missed his second straight game on Wednesday against the Denver Nuggets with what the Lakers have described as “right shoulder soreness.” He was questionable earlier in the day, but Walton said the problem has continued to bother him since Monday, when he first reported feeling the sensation. “We’re not really sure how it ...
Tags: Sports, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Michael Jordan, Nba, Lebron James, Rajon Rondo, James, Lakers, The Lakers, Walton, Hart, Luke, Clippers


Strus scores 30 to lead DePaul past Georgetown 101-69

CHICAGO (AP) — Max Strus had 30 points as DePaul easily beat Georgetown 101-69 on Wednesday night. Eli Cain had 24 points for DePaul (15-13, 7-10 Big East Conference). Paul Reed added 19 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks. Femi Olujobi had 13 points for the hosts. DePaul is undefeated (2-0) when scoring at least […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Chicago, Depaul, Georgetown, Paul Reed, Max Strus, Femi Olujobi, Eli Cain


LeBron: Passing MJ ranks up there with title wins

LeBron James leaped ahead of Michael Jordan for fourth on the NBA's all-time scoring list and said of the achievement afterward, "This ranks right up there at the top with winning a championship."
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LeBron passes MJ for 4th on all-time scoring list

With an and-1 layup midway through the second quarter, LeBron James leaped ahead of Michael Jordan for fourth on the NBA's all-time scoring list.
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Alexander scores 17, Creighton holds off Providence in OT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ty-Shon Alexander scored 17 points, Martin Krampelj added 15 along with 10 rebounds and Creighton held off Providence 76-70 in overtime on Wednesday night, stretching its win streak to four games. Alexander scored seven points in OT, including an outburst of five points in 16 seconds to give Creighton (17-13, 8-9 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Omaha, Providence, Alexander, Neb AP, Creighton, Martin Krampelj, Ty Shon Alexander


Dodgers third base coach Dino Ebel, back in blue, finds himself in a familiar place

Dodgers third base coach Dino Ebel signals a base runner during a Cactus League game last month in Glendale, Ariz. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) Dodgers third base coach Dino Ebel, center, and Jose Vizcaino run drills during a spring training workout last month in Glendale, Ariz. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds San Francisco Giants coach Joe Amalfitano, right, is greeted by Dodgers manager Dave ...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Sport, Dave, Soccer, Glendale, Russell Martin, Mlb, San Francisco Giants, Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers, Anaheim, DAVE ROBERTS, Roberts, Dodgers, Scottsdale Ariz


Arkansas routs Vandy 84-48 to add to Dores’ season of misery

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Daniel Gafford scored 20 points, and the Arkansas Razorbacks routed Vanderbilt 84-48 Wednesday night to seal the Commodores’ worst season ever. The Commodores (9-21, 0-17 Southeastern Conference) now have the most losses in school history, and they wrapped up their home schedule at 8-10 for the first losing record in 67 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Arkansas, Nashville, Commodores, Tenn AP, Vanderbilt, Southeastern Conference, Vandy, Arkansas Razorbacks, Dores, Daniel Gafford


Ovechkin, Backstrom lead Capitals to 5-3 win over Flyers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Washington goalie Braden Holtby reached a milestone with some help from Alex Ovechkin, who got closer to his own special achievement. Holtby stopped 27 shots for his 250th career victory, and Ovechkin had a goal and an assist to pull within a point of 1,200 for his career in the Capitals’ 5-3 […]
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Ap, Philadelphia, Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Holtby, Ovechkin, Ovechkin Backstrom


Brief dry spell is forecast before rain resumes late Thursday in Southern California

The spectacular thunderstorms with their accompanying downpours that boomed across Southern California are mostly gone, but don’t throw your umbrella or mittens into the back of the closet just yet — more rain and snow are expected Thursday night into Friday. And then, what the National Weather Service is calling “a chance of showers” will follow late Saturday through Wednesday. Van Nuys palm trees are seen through rain drops on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 as the latest rain storm moves through...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Sport, Soccer, Santiago, San Diego, Lightning, California Highway Patrol, CalTrans, Pasadena, Seattle, Orange County, Southern California, Mark, Anaheim


Favors, Gobert push Jazz past Pelicans 114-104

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Derrick Favors scored 25 points, Rudy Gobert added 22 points and 13 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 114-104 on Wednesday night. Donovan Mitchell had 22 points, and Joe Ingles had 10 points and 10 assists for the Jazz, who won for the second time in New […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, New Orleans, Utah Jazz, Rudy Gobert, Gobert, Joe Ingles, Derrick Favors, Donovan Mitchell


Gates leads Houston Baptist over Incarnate Word 118-111

HOUSTON (AP) — Jalon Gates had a season-high 25 points as Houston Baptist beat Incarnate Word 118-111 on Wednesday night. Gates made 11 of 12 from the free throw line. Edward Hardt had 17 points for Houston Baptist (12-16, 8-9 Southland Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive home victory. Braxton Bonds added 15 points. Ian […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Houston, Gates, Ian, Southland Conference, Houston Baptist, Braxton Bonds, Jalon Gates, Edward Hardt


MLB office wants lineups before info made public

As it heads into the first season with expanded state-sponsored sports betting, MLB lineups will now be required to go to the Commissioner's Office 15 minutes before they are made public in a bid by the league to reduce the value of inside information.
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South Florida defeats Tulane 75-70

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — David Collins and Justin Brown scored 20 points apiece as South Florida narrowly beat Tulane 75-70 on Wednesday night. T.J. Lang had 11 points for South Florida (19-11, 8-9 American Athletic Conference). Alexis Yetna added eight rebounds. Caleb Daniels had 20 points, seven assists and six rebounds for the Green Wave […]
Tags: Florida, News, Sports, Ap, New Orleans, South Florida, Tulane, Justin Brown, David Collins, J Lang, Alexis Yetna, Caleb Daniels


La Liga’s Tebas ‘very happy’ with Premier League link

Macau (AFP) – La Liga president Javier Tebas told AFP he was flattered to be linked with the English Premier League’s chief executive position as speculation swirls over the role. Tebas, Spanish league chief since... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, La Liga, Macau, Afp, English Premier League, Javier Tebas, Tebas, AFP La Liga


Isabell lifts Saint Louis over Duquesne 85-75

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tramaine Isabell had a season-high 39 points to lift Saint Louis to an 85-75 win over Duquesne on Wednesday night. Isabell was outscored by the Dukes’ Eric Williams Jr., who had 40 points, also a season high. Isabell made 5 of 6 3-pointers. He added eight rebounds. Javon Bess had 13 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, St Louis, Saint Louis, Duquesne, Isabell, Javon Bess, Tramaine Isabell, Dukes Eric Williams Jr


Sharpe lifts N. Kentucky by Detroit 99-88 in Horizon tourney

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Tyler Sharpe had 25 points as Northern Kentucky beat Detroit 99-88 in the Horizon Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Wednesday night. Trevon Faulkner added 20 points for the Norse. Drew McDonald had 19 points for Northern Kentucky (24-8). Chris Vogt added 16 points. Northern Kentucky entered the locker room at the […]
Tags: News, Kentucky, Sports, Ap, Detroit, McDonald, Northern Kentucky, Sharpe, Highland Heights Ky, Tyler Sharpe, Chris Vogt, Trevon Faulkner


Jefferson leads Nicholls over Northwestern St. 83-60

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Jeremiah Jefferson had 25 points as Nicholls romped past Northwestern State 83-60 on Wednesday night. Jeremiah Buford had 16 points for Nicholls State (13-17, 6-11 Southland Conference). Kevin Johnson added 15 points and 11 assists. Daniel Regis had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the home team. DeAndre Love had 11 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Kevin Johnson, Jefferson, La AP, Thibodaux, Nicholls, Nicholls State, Northwestern State, Jeremiah Jefferson, Northwestern St, DeAndre Love, Jeremiah Buford, Daniel Regis


South carries Texas A&M-CC past McNeese St. 59-50

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Kareem South registered 17 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi defeated McNeese State 59-50 on Wednesday night. Jake Babic had 12 points for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (13-17, 8-9 Southland Conference). Elijah Schmidt added eight rebounds. Jashawn Talton had seven rebounds for the road team. McNeese State scored 15 points in the […]
Tags: Texas, News, Sports, Ap, Southland, Corpus Christi, Lake Charles La, McNeese State, Kareem South, Elijah Schmidt, Jashawn Talton, Jake Babic, Texas A M Corpus Christi, McNeese St


Brisbane Heat sign up Darren Lehmann as new head coach

The former Australia coach replaces Daniel Vettori, is set to start work with the team as early as next week
Tags: Australia, Sport, Cricket, Darren Lehmann, Daniel Vettori, Brisbane Heat



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