Spurs defeat Knicks, 109-83, extending win streak to 7

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the New York Knicks 109-83 on Friday night to extend their season-best winning streak to seven games. DeMar DeRozan and Bryn Forbes each had 13 points for San Antonio, whose previous season high was five straight victories. […]
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Simpson directs No. 10 Michigan to 74-53 win over Iowa

CHICAGO (AP) — Zavier Simpson sparked Michigan’s balanced attack with 10 points on perfect shooting and 11 assists, and the Wolverines picked apart Iowa for a 74-53 victory in the Big Ten Tournament on Friday night. Michigan made 10 3-pointers placed five players in double figures, bouncing back nicely from Saturday’s disappointing loss to rival […]
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San Diego State beats No 14 Nevada 65-56 in MWC semifinals

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Devin Watson had 20 points and five assists and San Diego State held No. 14 Nevada scoreless for nearly seven minutes late in the Aztecs’ 65-56 victory Friday night in the Mountain West Conference semifinals. Jalen McDaniels added 12 points and 10 rebounds for San Diego State (21-12). The Aztecs will […]
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Fire breaks out at Phillips 66 refinery in Carson

Crews were working Friday evening to put out a fire that broke out at the Phillips 66 oil refinery in Carson. It was not immediately clear what caused the blaze, or if the smoke and fumes were a risk to those who live nearby. The Los Angeles County Fire Department and Long Beach Fire Department were called to the scene, and were assisting private crews that work for the refinery. Television images of the fire showed flames burning fiercely in a section of the sprawling refinery, with water from ...
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Crawley lifts Georgia Southern over Louisiana-Monroe 81-67

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Isaiah Crawley had a season-high 21 points as Georgia Southern beat Louisiana-Monroe 81-67 in the Sun Belt Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Friday night. Crawley shot 9 for 12 from the field. David-Lee Jones Jr. had 17 points for Georgia Southern (21-11). Quan Jackson added 14 points. Tookie Brown had 10 points […]
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Crews douse fire at Phillips 66 refinery in Carson; no injuries reported

A Sheriff’s deputy blocks access to Sepulveda Blvd. from Wilmington Avenue outside of the Phillips 66 refinery in Carson on Friday, Mar. 15, 2019. A fire broke out inside the sprawling site. (Photo by Scott Varley, Daily Breeze/SCNG) A fire that broke out Friday night at the Phillips 66 oil refinery in Carson was put out about two hours later after scores of firefighters worked to douse the flames. No injuries were reported. The fire began around 7:20 p.m., sending thick plumes of dark smoke ...
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No. 5 Duke edges No. 3 UNC 74-73 in ACC semifinals

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson had the go-ahead tip-in on his own miss with 30.3 seconds left and fifth-ranked Duke held off third-ranked North Carolina 74-73 on Friday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference semifinals. Williamson had 31 points and 11 rebounds and the Blue Devils (28-5) survived a fight with their fierce rival […]
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No. 8 Vols top Mississippi State 83-76 in SEC quarterfinal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Admiral Schofield scored 20 points and No. 8 Tennessee defeated Mississippi State 83-76 in a Southeastern Conference Tournament quarterfinal on Friday night. The third-seeded Volunteers (28-4) advanced to a Saturday semifinal with No. 4 Kentucky (27-5), the second seed in this tournament. Tennessee lost 86-69 at Kentucky on Feb. 16 to […]
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Kansas beats West Virginia 88-74 to reach Big 12 finals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Dedric Lawson poured in 24 points, Quentin Grimes added 18 before leaving late with cramps and No. 17 Kansas roared away from West Virginia for an 88-74 victory Friday night in the Big 12 Tournament semifinals. Devon Dotson added 13 points and Marcus Garrett had 11 for the third-seeded and […]
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McDuffie scores 34 to lead Wichita St. past Temple 80-74

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Markis McDuffie had a career-high 34 points plus 12 rebounds as Wichita State topped Temple 80-74 in the American Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Friday night. McDuffie hit 12 of 13 foul shots. Dexter Dennis had 19 points and 11 rebounds for Wichita State (19-13). Shizz Alston Jr. had 20 points […]
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Huskies use second-half surge to beat Colorado in Pac-12 tournament semifinals

Washington will play for the Pac-12 tournament championship after rallying past Colorado for a 66-61 victory.
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Harden’s 41 points lead Rockets over Suns 108-102

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden had 41 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Phoenix Suns to get a 108-102 win Friday night. The Rockets had trouble putting away the Suns, who have won just 16 games this season, and trailed for much of the night as they struggled from […]
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Bucks come from 20 down at halftime to beat Heat 113-98

MIAMI (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied from a 20-point halftime deficit to beat the Miami Heat 113-98 on Friday night. Antetokounmpo also had 16 rebounds and nine assists for the Bucks, who became the first team in NBA history to trail by at least 20 points at the […]
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Bowling Green hangs on, beats N. Illinois to make MAC final

CLEVELAND (AP) — Dylan Frye scored 25 points, Justin Turner made a big late steal and Bowling Green hung on beat Northern Illinois 71-67 in the semifinals Friday night to advance to its first Mid-American Conference championship in 17 years. The third-seeded Falcons (22-11) blew a 23-point halftime lead but pulled it together in the […]
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Bess powers Saint Louis to an upset of Dayton

NEW YORK (AP) — Javon Bess scored 10 of his 15 points in the second half to lead sixth-seeded Saint Louis to a 64-55 upset of third-seeded Dayton in the Atlantic 10 Tournament quarterfinals Friday. Tramaine Isabell Jr. led all scorers with 24 for Saint Louis, which will meet second seed Davidson in the second […]
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Red Wings recall Lashoff from AHL

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings recalled defenseman Brian Lashoff from Grand Rapids of the AHL. The Red Wings announced the move Friday night, saying Lashoff was being recalled under emergency conditions. Detroit hosts the New York Islanders on Saturday. Lashoff hasn’t played for the Red Wings yet this season. He has no goals […]
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Wade suffers bruised right hip in loss to Bucks

Dwyane Wade left Friday's game against the visiting Bucks after a hard fall. Wade needed help from teammates to get back on his feet and immediately went to the Heat locker room.
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Leeward Islands' declaration to lose backfires with bad maths

An attempt to deny Barbados the chance to collect more bonus points fell flat in a dramatic and controversial finish to the match
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Reaves scores tiebreaker, Golden Knights beat Stars 2-1

DALLAS (AP) — Ryan Reaves scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 Friday night. Max Pacioretty scored in the opening minute of the game for Vegas, and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 40 shots — including 16 in the third period — for his 35th […]
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Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal to meet in Indian Wells semifinal

INDIAN WELLS, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 15: Roger Federer of Switzerland plays a forehand against Hubert Hurkacz of Poland during their men’s singles quarter final match on day twelve of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 15, 2019 in Indian Wells, California. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) Hubert Hurkacz, of Poland, serves to Roger Federer, of Switzerland, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament Friday, March 15, 2019, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J...
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Perry scores late, Ducks beat the Avalanche 5-3

DENVER (AP) — Corey Perry scored twice, including the goal-ahead goal with 56.9 seconds remaining, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3 on Friday night. Perry knocked in the winner shortly after Mikko Rantanen was whistled for a high-sticking penalty. Hampus Lindholm added an empty-netter to seal the victory. Perry, Ryan Getzlaf and […]
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Browns' Mayfield defends Odell Beckham Jr

Baker Mayfield defended the character of new Cleveland Browns team-mate Odell Beckham Jr. The Browns acquired star wide receiver Beckham and Olivier Vernon in a blockbuster NFL trade with the New York Giants. Beckham – a three-time Pro Bowler – has been known for his fiery personality both on and off the field, but Mayfield believes that will not be an issue. "You could say the same thing about me.
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Ronaldo and Messi - Kings of the Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi starred for their respective clubs to reach the quarter-finals.
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Leading a new-look Washington secondary, senior nickelback Myles Bryant is ready to run

Taylor Rapp, Byron Murphy and JoJo McIntosh are all gone. But at the Husky Combine on Friday, Washington senior nickelback Myles Bryant said his expectations are higher than ever.
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Lillard leads Blazers past Pelicans 122-110

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 24 points and became the second-leading scorer in Trail Blazers history as Portland defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 122-110 on Friday night. Lillard passed LaMarcus Aldridge (12,562) on the team’s list, giving him 12,584 and leaving only Clyde Drexler ahead of him with 18,040. C.J. McCollum added 23 […]
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Clippers’ Doc Rivers in discussion for NBA Coach of the Year

LOS ANGELES — When ESPN invited Pat Beverley on air this week to speak his mind, one of the first questions he fielded from SportsCenter host Scott Van Pelt was simple: “How much credit goes to Doc?” Beverley’s response: “All of the credit.” Entering Friday’s game against the Chicago Bulls, the Clippers had the eighth-best record in the Western Conference, still proceeding steadily on their path to the playoffs despite preseason expectations otherwise, despite a roster stocked mostly with free a...
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Matthews scores 2 in 3rd period, Maple Leafs beat Flyers 7-6

TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews scored twice in the third period as the Toronto Maple Leafs rallied from a three-goal deficit and held on to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 7-6 Friday night. Jake Muzzin had two goals and an assist, and Patrick Marleau, Zach Hyman and Martin Marincin also scored to for the Maple Leafs, […]
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NAHBS 2019: No22 Drifter X gravel race bike gets aggressive, No6 carbon forks debut

No22 was showing off a new, more race-oriented gravel bike and their new lineup of carbon forks that will not just be on their bikes, but also available aftermarket for other builders, riders, even you. But those are not the beautiful bike you see above…that would be their disc brake road bike, the Aurora. Each […] The post NAHBS 2019: No22 Drifter X gravel race bike gets aggressive, No6 carbon forks debut appeared first on Bikerumor.
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Altuve returns to Astros, works on turning double plays

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Now that Jose Altuve is back playing Grapefruit League games, Houston manager A.J. Hinch wants the 2017 AL MVP to see if he can improve the way he turns double plays. “The only thing I’ve asked him to focus on for the rest of the spring is his turns […]
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Excited fans and swarms of media greet Mariners’ arrival in Tokyo

The Mariners, and in particular Ichiro and Yusei Kikuchi, were greeted by hundreds of fans at Haneda Airport upon arrival.
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