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November 23, 2017 - 12:19 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Jared Sam scored 27 points on 9-for-13 shooting from the floor and 9 of 11 at the free throw line and Southern beat Tennessee Martin 69-66 Wednesday night for the Jaguars' first win of the season. With a 65-64 lead, Mubashar Ali buried a jumper and 1 of 2 free throws and...
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November 23, 2017 - 12:19 am
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Michael Finke had his second career double-double and four more Illinois players scored in double figures to help the Illini beat Division III Augustana (Ill.) 96-62 on Wednesday night. Illinois is 5-0 for the first time since winning its first six games in 2014-15. Finke...
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November 23, 2017 - 12:18 am
CAROLINA (7-3) at NEW YORK JETS (4-6) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Carolina by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Carolina 6-4-0, New York 6-3-1 SERIES RECORD — Series tied 3-3 LAST MEETING — Panthers beat Jets 30-20, Dec. 15, 2013. LAST WEEK — Panthers had bye, beat Dolphins 45-21 on Nov. 13; Jets...
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November 23, 2017 - 12:17 am
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Alex Larsson scored 14 points, DJ Sylvester added 12 with eight rebounds and UC Riverside beat Div. II Western New Mexico 75-57 on Wednesday night. Chance Murray scored 14 points with five assists and three steals for the Highlanders (2-2), who shot 43.1 percent from the...
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, left, keeps the ball from Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
November 23, 2017 - 12:06 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook said in the buildup before playing ex-teammate Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors that it was just another game. His play said otherwise. The reigning MVP scored a season-high 34 points and added 10 rebounds and nine assists to help the Oklahoma City...
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Minnesota Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler, left, eyes the basket as Orlando Magic's Nikola Vucevic of Montenegro defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
November 23, 2017 - 12:02 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The fourth quarter has been problematic lately for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Good thing for the Wolves they were ahead by so much after three. Jimmy Butler tied a season high with 26 points, Taj Gibson scored a season-best 24, and Minnesota held off the Orlando Magic 124-118 on...
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November 23, 2017 - 12:00 am
Heat top Celtics 104-98, snap Boston's 16-game win streak Westbrook's 34 points lead Thunder past Warriors, 108-91 N.C. State stuns No. 2 Arizona 90-84 in Battle 4 Atlantis Patriots' Brady misses practice with Achilles tendon injury Thanksgiving debut for Rivers also big for Chargers, Cowboys...
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New York Islanders' Josh Bailey (12) shoots the puck past Philadelphia Flyers goalie Brian Elliott (37) for the game winning goal during the overtime period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in New York. The Islanders won 4-3. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
November 22, 2017 - 11:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Bailey is piling up points and so is Islanders captain John Tavares. That's good news for New York. Bailey scored 32 seconds into overtime with an extra-effort assist from Tavares, giving the Islanders a 4-3 victory over Philadelphia that extended the Flyers' losing streak to...
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Arizona Coyotes defenseman Luke Schenn (2) checks San Jose Sharks right wing Kevin Labanc (62) into the boards during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
November 22, 2017 - 11:53 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Logan Couture scored his team-best 11th goal to help lift the San Jose Sharks to a 3-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday night. Joe Thornton also scored and Joel Ward added an empty-net goal with 47.8 to play for the Sharks, who snapped a three-game losing streak...
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Houston Rockets forward PJ Tucker (4) and forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) reach for a rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
November 22, 2017 - 11:53 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — With Eric Gordon and Ryan Anderson out, Trevor Ariza decided it was his turn to let it fly from 3-point range. Ariza scored a season-high 25 points, making 7 of 10 from beyond the arc, in the Houston Rockets' 125-95 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. "Tonight was my...
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