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Daily performances

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:45:33 -0600

Boys Basketball Best Performances from 1/16/2017SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)



Daily performances

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:45:34 -0600

Girls Basketball Best Performances from 1/16/2017SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)






NBA Capsules

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:20:59 -0600

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry hit five 3-pointers and had 20 points while matching his season best with 11 assists in Golden State's 126-91 rout of the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday.



Paul hurt but Clippers trounce Thunder to go 7-0 in 2017

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:11:28 -0600

LOS ANGELES (AP) — J.J. Redick scored 20 points, DeAndre Jordan had 19 points and 15 rebounds, and the streaking Los Angeles Clippers overcame Chris Paul's injury to defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 120-98 on Monday night.


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Top 10 schedule, results

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0600

Girls basketball large school schools - 1/161. Edwardsville (19-0) vs. Whitney Young at Miller Career, 7 p.m Sunday.2. Kirkwood (11-2) was idle.3. Washington (11-1) def. Civic Memorial (17-2), 53-47 yesterday.4. Parkway North (10-2) vs. Hickman , 7 p.m Tuesday.5. St.…



Top 10 schedule, results

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0600

Boys basketball large school schools - 1/161. Chaminade (13-1) vs. Columbia (10-6) at Belleville East, 7 p.m Tuesday.2. Edwardsville (13-1) was idle.3. East St. Louis (11-6) was idle.4. Belleville West (9-4) vs. McCluer (8-5) at Belleville East, 5:30 p.m Tuesday.5.…



Oklahoma City Thunder at Los Angeles Clippers

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:02:25 -0600

The Oklahoma City Thunder lost to the Los Angeles Clippers 98 to 120 on January 16, 2017 at Staples Center. Russell Westbrook of the Thunder led the game in scoring with 24 points on 7 for 19 shooting. The Clippers'…



Pursuing a record 23rd major title, Williams opens with win

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:56:55 -0600

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams is choosing her moments carefully. Deep contemplation on her recent engagement, she says, can wait until after the Australian Open.


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Khaira gets first career goal, Oilers beat Coyotes 3-1

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:44:20 -0600

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Jujhar Khaira had played it out so many times on the streets of Surrey, British Columbia, with his friends.


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Arkansas tabs Rhoads as new defensive coordinator

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:31:24 -0600

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas coach Bret Bielema says on Twitter that the school has promoted former Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads to defensive coordinator.






Warriors rout defending champion Cavaliers 126-91 in rematch

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:26:04 -0600

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Now, everybody can sit back for a few months and envision the possibility of another scintillating NBA Finals between Cleveland and Golden State.


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Savannah State tops South Carolina State 86-82

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:20:09 -0600

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Troyce Manassa sank six 3-pointers and scored 24 points to lead Savannah State to an 86-82 win over South Carolina State on Monday night.



Daily performances

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:15:25 -0600

Boys Basketball Best Performances from 1/16/2017SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)



Daily performances

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Girls Basketball Best Performances from 1/16/2017SCORING LEADERS (Min. Games Played)



Gordo: Plenty of talented players never make it to the big leagues

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:15:00 -0600

The rewards for making it are enormous, yet the margin separating those that do and those that don’t is surprisingly fine.


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NFL notes: Television ratings soar for playoff games

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:10:00 -0600

The NFL’s decision to move the Kansas City Chiefs’ home AFC playoff game against Pittsburgh to a night kickoff Sunday to avoid an expected ice storm resulted in a big TV ratings win.


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Clippers guard Chris Paul sprains left thumb against Thunder

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:08:58 -0600

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clippers guard Chris Paul has sprained his left thumb against the Oklahoma City Thunder.


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Role reversals pay dividends for SLU's Agbeko, Johnson

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:05:00 -0600

As coach Ford’s first recruit to see court time at SLU, Johnson had been playing a major role off the bench.


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NHL roundup: Penguins snap Capitals' nine-game winning streak

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:05:00 -0600

Conor Sheary scored 34 seconds into overtime and the host Pittsburgh Penguins ended the Washington Capitals’ nine-game winning streak with a wild 8-7 victory Monday night that included nine second-period goals.


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NHL Capsules

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:06:04 -0600

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Conor Sheary scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins ended the Washington Capitals' nine-game winning streak with a wild 8-7 victory Monday night that included nine second-period goals.






Reid takes stock of Chiefs: 'We've gotta take care of business'

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:00:00 -0600

Reid disagrees with late holding call, but says there were plenty of things Chiefs could've done better against Steelers.


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College basketball roundup: New No. 1 team Villanova rolls past Seton Hall

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:00:00 -0600

Coach Jay Wright went home for a short break between a pregame meal and the latest Villanova game when his wife greeted the championship coach with a news update: The Wildcats again were No. 1.


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Tuesday’s sports on the air

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:00:00 -0600

BASKETBALL



Green fouls LeBron, appears to mock him for flopping

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:01:57 -0600

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Draymond Green and LeBron James went at it again in the first half of the Cavaliers' visit to Golden State on Monday.


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No. 2 Kansas beats Iowa State 76-72 for 17th straight win

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:56:18 -0600

AMES, Iowa (AP) — No. 2 Kansas passed its biggest Big 12 road test of the season, winning in a gym where losing was threatening to become a trend.


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Top 25 Capsules

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:50:53 -0600

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Kris Jenkins scored 16 points and Jalen Brunson added 13 to lead No. 1 Villanova to a 76-46 win over Seton Hall on Monday night.



NBA Capsules

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:43:07 -0600

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry hit five 3-pointers and had 20 points while matching his season best with 11 assists in Golden State's 126-91 rout of the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday.



Prairie View A&M rolls to 94-82 win over Grambling State

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:44:14 -0600

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) — Zachary Hamilton scored 30 points, Troy Thompson pumped in a career-high 23 more and Prairie View A&M cruised to a 94-82 win over Grambling State on Monday night.



Georgia St. shooting show dumps UL-Lafayette 101-86

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:44:07 -0600

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — D'Marcus Simonds and Isaiah Williams both scored 24 points and each made nine field goals to lead hot-shooting Georgia State past Louisiana-Lafayette 101-86 on Monday night.



Texas Southern beats Jackson St. 67-44 behind Lofton, Jones

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:47:28 -0600

HOUSTON (AP) — Zach Lofton scored 18 points, Marvin Jones added 13 points with 12 rebounds and Texas State beat Jackson State 67-44 on Monday night.



Alcorn State pulls away from Arkansas-Pine Bluff in 2nd half

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:41:47 -0600

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Reginal Johnson scored 16 points and Alcorn State got back to the .500 mark in SWAC play with an 82-64 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Monday night.



Bullock, Cartwright help Providence cruise past Georgetown

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:41:32 -0600

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rodney Bullock scored 22 points, Kyron Cartwright nearly had a triple-double and Providence cruised to 74-56 win over Georgetown on Monday night.



O'Fallon grinds out win over Jennings to claim Denver Miller title

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:40:00 -0600

KIRKWOOD • When O’Fallon High senior guard Alex Orr stepped to the free throw line with less than a minute to go on Monday, he admitted there were some nerves.


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NBA Capsules

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:32:27 -0600

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry hit five 3-pointers and had 20 points while matching his season best with 11 assists in Golden State's 126-91 rout of the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday.



Utah Jazz at Phoenix Suns

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:32:25 -0600

The Utah Jazz defeated the Phoenix Suns 106 to 101 on January 16, 2017 at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Eric Bledsoe of the Suns led the game in scoring with 31 points on 11 for 20 shooting. The Jazz's Rudy…



Jets guard Brian Winters gets 4-year extension

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:22:29 -0600

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets are off to a quick start in what's expected to be a busy offseason.






Penguins halt Capitals' win streak at 9 in wild 8-7 victory

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:09:44 -0600

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The goals kept coming. One after another. A dizzying three periods of shots followed by baffled goaltenders fishing pucks out of the net wondering how things got out of hand so quickly.


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Kendley hits 4 3s, scores 21; Morgan St beats NC A&T 82-53

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:04:23 -0600

BALTIMORE (AP) — Tiwian Kendley had 21 points, including four 3-pointers, Kyle Thomas scored 17 points and Morgan State beat North Carolina A&T 82-53 on Monday night.



Peters leads Valparaiso past Green Bay 80-56

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:57:30 -0600

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Alec Peters scored 20 points and grabbed a career-best 16 rebounds to propel Valparaiso past Green Bay for an 80-56 win Monday night.



Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:53:15 -0600

The Cleveland Cavaliers lost to the Golden State Warriors 91 to 126 on January 16, 2017 at Oracle Arena. The game's stat leaders were all Warriors teammates. Klay Thompson led the game in scoring with 26 points on 8 for…



Steelers downplay Tomlin's vulgar description of Patriots

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:50:07 -0600

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Antonio Brown wanted to let the world in on the party when he live-streamed the giddy celebration in Pittsburgh's locker room after an 18-16 playoff win over Kansas City.


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Wade saves Norfolk St. in 75-70 win over Delaware St.

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:48:05 -0600

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Jonathan Wade scored 20 points and Jordan Butler had 15 points and seven rebounds to lead Norfolk State past Delaware State 75-70 on Monday night.



BC-BKN--NBA Expanded Glance

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:44:02 -0600

EASTERN CONFERENCE



Brown, Hughes lead Georgia Southern to 62-60 win over ULM

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:42:05 -0600

MONROE, La. (AP) — Tookie Brown scored 11 of his 19 points in the final 11:41, Mike Hughes finished with 13 points and Georgia Southern beat Louisiana-Monroe 62-60 on Monday night for its sixth win in a row.



No. 9 UNC tops Syracuse 85-68 for Williams' 800th career win

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:32:43 -0600

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Roy Williams stood at midcourt, looking to the Smith Center rafters to watch video messages from former players congratulating him on his 800th win.


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Nared's shot helps Lady Vols upset No. 6 Notre Dame 71-69

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:21:25 -0600

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On the night that it honored Pat Summitt, Tennessee showed the kind of toughness that would have made the former Lady Volunteers coach proud.


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Texas State holds off late Troy run, wins 75-71

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:19:48 -0600

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Kavin Gilder-Tilbury led five Texas State players in double-figures with 17 points and the Bobcats held off Troy to earn a 75-71 win on Monday night.



Prudhomme, Sam lead Southern past MVSU, 87-81

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:14:05 -0600

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Shawn Prudhomme scored 23 points, including four 3-pointers, Jared Sam added 16 points with nine rebounds and Southern beat Mississippi Valley State 87-81 on Monday night.



No. 4 Mississippi St beats Mississippi 73-62

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:17:24 -0600

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi was fighting with its all its might during the third quarter on Monday night, sprinting around the court and diving for loose balls, all in an effort to pull within striking distance of No. 4…


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Harvard holds off Bryant for 70-65 win

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:12:35 -0600

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Chris Lewis had 14 points with 6-for-7 shooting, Bryce Aiken scored 14 more and Harvard held off Bryant on Monday night to get its third straight win, 70-65.



Edwards' 32 points leads Cleveland St. past Oakland 76-65

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:12:21 -0600

ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Rob Edwards scored a career-high 32 points on 10-for-14 shooting, and Kasheem Thomas tied a career high with 16 points in leading Cleveland State to a 76-65 upset win over Oakland on Monday.



Jenkins, Brunson, lead No. 1 Villanova past Seton Hall 76-46

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:10:48 -0600

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Jay Wright went home for a short break between a pregame meal and the latest Villanova game when his wife greeted the championship coach with a breaking news update: The Wildcats were again No. 1.


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Prize Exhibit wins $100,000 Megahertz Stakes at Santa Anita

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:09:18 -0600

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Prize Exhibit rallied from fifth with three furlongs remaining and won the $100,000 Megahertz Stakes for older fillies and mares by 1 1/4 lengths Monday at Santa Anita.



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Oetting sets school record, leads Festus past Union for second win of the day

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:05:00 -0600

FESTUS • It was the most important free throw that Jordan Oetting will ever take with her team up by 20-plus points in the second half of a game.


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MLK Showcase displays true spirit of holiday

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:00:00 -0600

When Stephenee Huggans entered the gym at Miller Career Academy on Monday, she got a glimpse of what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke about 54 years ago.


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Bethune-Cookman snaps 7 game skid in win over Florida A&M

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:56:55 -0600

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Tabb scored 29 points with seven rebounds and Bethune-Cookman held off Florida A&M 82-76 down the stretch to earn its first MEAC victory of the season on Monday night.



Hart scores 31, Marist outlasts Niagara 93-87 in OT

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:55:54 -0600

LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) — Khallid Hart scored 31 points and hit five 3-pointers to help Marist outlast Niagara 93-87 in overtime on Monday night.



Charlotte Hornets at Boston Celtics

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:53:15 -0600

The Charlotte Hornets lost to the Boston Celtics 98 to 108 on January 16, 2017 at TD Garden. Isaiah Thomas of the Celtics led the game in scoring with 35 points on 14 for 25 shooting. The Hornets' Nicolas Batum…



Walker, Jones lead Loyola (Md) past league-leading Boston U

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:41:28 -0600

BALTIMORE (AP) — Andre Walker tied the program record with nine made 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 35 points, Jarred Jones and Cam Gregory each had a double-double and Loyola (Md) beat Boston University 77-69 on Monday night.



Top 25 Capsules

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:32:07 -0600

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Kris Jenkins scored 16 points and Jalen Brunson added 13 to lead No. 1 Villanova to a 76-46 win over Seton Hall on Monday night.



Chinese Super League curbs spending on foreign stars

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:31:21 -0600

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Brady's a beast in leading Monmouth past Canisius 76-72

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:29:38 -0600

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Chris Brady scored a career-high 22 points shooting 11-for-12 and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Justin Robinson scored 21 as Monmouth won its fourth straight with a 76-72 win over Canisius on Monday night.



NC Central pulls away from Hampton in 64-51 win

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:29:22 -0600

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Dajuan Graf scored 17 points and hauled in eight rebounds to lead North Carolina Central to a 64-51 win over Hampton on Monday night.



Washington takes it to Civic Memorial in battle of top teams

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:30:00 -0600

GODFREY • The Washington High girls basketball team took an aggressive approach to Monday's showdown with Civic Memorial.


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McFolley scores career-best 26, Detroit beats Youngstown St

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:23:07 -0600

DETROIT (AP) — Josh McFolley hit eight 3-pointers and scored 26 points — both career highs — to lead Detroit Mercy to an 87-71 win over Youngstown State on Monday night.



Prescott feels pain, but is part of promise for Cowboys

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:21:11 -0600

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott playfully tried to negotiate the length of his second meeting with reporters in less than 24 hours after experiencing the pain of a last-play loss in the NFL playoffs for the first time.


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Women's Top 25 Capsules

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:13:02 -0600

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jaime Nared hit a tiebreaking jumper with 10.3 seconds left as Tennessee erased a 15-point, second-half deficit to beat No. 6 Notre Dame 71-69 on Monday night.






Steelers downplay Tomlin's description of Patriots

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:52:10 -0600

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Antonio Brown wanted to let the world in on the party when he live streamed the giddy celebration in the Pittsburgh Steelers' locker room after an 18-16 playoff win over Kansas City.


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Wild season for Seattle ends with questions on title window

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:39:34 -0600

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — In the midst of all that happened this season between debilitating key injuries, inconsistent play on both offense and defense, and enough distractions to raise the ire of any coach, there was one particular aspect of…


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NBA Capsules

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:25:18 -0600

NEW YORK (AP) — Dennis Schroder scored 28 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 22 seconds left, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the New York Knicks 108-107 on Monday.



Teague, George help Pacers hold off Pelicans 98-95

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:23:38 -0600

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Pacers guard Jeff Teague figures he'll eventually get that elusive triple-double.


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Swoopes headlines Women's Basketball Hall of Fame finalists

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:15:57 -0600

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sheryl Swoopes headlines the 12 finalists for the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.



Texans left with QB questions after divisional playoff loss

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:16:20 -0600

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans overcame the loss of J.J. Watt to reach the divisional round of the playoffs.


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Jaguars hire Tyrone Wheatley as running backs coach

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:03:37 -0600

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired former Michigan standout Tyrone Wheatley as running backs coach.






Injured hip sidelines Louisville guard Snider for 2-3 weeks

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:57:35 -0600

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville guard Quentin Snider will miss 2-3 weeks with an injured hip, leaving the No. 12 Cardinals without their assists leader and No. 2 scorer.


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Hedman scratched late, but Lightning hold off Kings 2-1

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:51:18 -0600

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning learned they would have to play without do-everything defenseman Victor Hedman only a few minutes before the opening faceoff of their six-game road trip.


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Vanek hopes Red Wings don't move him before trade deadline

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:50:23 -0600

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Red Wings could move Thomas Vanek by the March 1 trade deadline if their postseason streak appears to be doomed.


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Northern Arizona tops Portland State 83-76 for 1st home win

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:52:02 -0600

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Mike Green made 6 of 9 3-pointers and had 26 points and nine rebounds to help Northern Arizona win its first home game of the season with an 83-76 victory over Portland State on Monday night.






Joel Ward gets goal, assist to lead Sharks past Jets 5-2

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:34:35 -0600

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Sharks coach Peter DeBoer wanted a lot more out of his team following a lackluster shutout loss to St. Louis. Joel Ward more than delivered.


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Orlando Magic at Denver Nuggets

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:32:23 -0600

The Orlando Magic lost to the Denver Nuggets 112 to 125 on January 16, 2017 at Pepsi Center. The game's stat leaders were all Nuggets teammates. Nikola Jokic led the game in scoring with 30 points on 13 for 19…



Day 2: Novak, Serena and Co set for 1st-round matches

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:25:43 -0600

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic are set to begin quests for their seventh Australian Open titles on Tuesday at Melbourne Park under sunny skies and temperatures not quite as high as forecast.


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Coppin State erases 18-point 1st-half deficit to beat Howard

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:12:31 -0600

WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Dejuan Clayton scored 23 of his career-high 28 points in the second half and Coppin State erased an 18-point first-half deficit to beat Howard 81-72 on Monday night.