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Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George, right, tries to drive past Minnesota Timberwolves forward Robert Covington during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)
December 14, 2019 - 1:41 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It's hard to stop Paul George. It's hard to stop Kawhi Leonard. It's really hard to stop both at the same time. George and Leonard showed what the Los Angeles Clippers had in mind when they teamed up the superstar duo Friday night. George scored 46 points, Kawhi Leonard had 42...
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New York Knicks guard Elfrid Payton, center, goes to the basket between Sacramento Kings' Harrison Barnes, left, and Marvin Bagley III, right, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
December 14, 2019 - 1:35 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Nearly eight weeks into the season, the New York Knicks finally have back-to-back wins. They did it after falling behind by 16 points, too, 48 hours after taking Golden State to overtime and winning. Elfrid Payton had seven of his 16 points in the fourth quarter, Marcus...
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Golden State Warriors forward Marquese Chriss dunks against the Utah Jazz in the first half during an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
December 14, 2019 - 1:20 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Golden State worried so much about defending Donovan Mitchell that Bojan Bogdanovic repeatedly found himself wide open on the perimeter. That turned out to be just what the Utah forward needed to overcome a recent shooting slump. Bogdanovic made a go-ahead basket in the final...
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Dallas Stars defenseman Taylor Fedun (42) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Vegas Golden Knights Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
December 14, 2019 - 12:44 am
DALLAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights went on the offensive in OT, and the aggressive approach quickly paid off. Max Pacioretty scored on a backhander 51 seconds into overtime and the Knights beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Friday night. Vegas coach Gerard Gallant put Pacioretty, the team's scoring...
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Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) shoots between Memphis Grizzlies forwards Jaren Jackson Jr. (13) and Jae Crowder (99) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)
December 14, 2019 - 12:18 am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — After sitting out Milwaukee’s previous game with right quad tendon soreness, Giannis Antetokounmpo had plenty of energy to lead a fourth-quarter burst that kept the Bucks’ winning streak alive. Antetokounmpo scored 17 of his 37 points in the final period to help Milwaukee pull...
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December 14, 2019 - 12:00 am
LSU QB Joe Burrow wins Heisman Trophy in landslide vote Woods sets Presidents Cup record, Americans make their move Perry tops 300 yards, Navy trickery tops Army 31-7 LeBron's worlds collide as son's team, alma mater meet No. 10 Oregon outlasts No. 5 Michigan 71-70 in OT No. 13 Memphis outlasts No...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) shoots over Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler (22) and forward Meyers Leonard, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
December 13, 2019 - 10:40 pm
MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James compared the game to a heavyweight fight. If so, then the final punch was thrown by the Miami Heat — and it missed. Anthony Davis scored 33 points, James had 28 while coming within a rebound of a triple-double and the Los Angeles Lakers held off the Heat 113-110 on Friday...
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Houston Rockets' James Harden, left, looks for a way past Orlando Magic's Evan Fournier during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
December 13, 2019 - 10:34 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — James Harden found his 3-point shooting touch — again. Harden scored 54 points, matching the team record of 10 3-pointers he set in Houston's last game in the Rockets' 130-107 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night. “I just want to win,” Harden said simply. “Whatever it...
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Philadelphia 76ers' Tobias Harris, center, goes up to shoot against New Orleans Pelicans' Jaxson Hayes, right, and Lonzo Ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
December 13, 2019 - 9:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tobias Harris scored 31 points, Ben Simmons had 24 points and 11 assists, and the Philadelphia 76ers survived a late scare to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 116-109 on Friday night. Joel Embiid finished with 24 points and 11 rebounds in Philadelphia’s fifth straight victory. It...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, file photo, New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius prepares to take batting practice before Game 6 of baseball's American League Championship Series against the Houston Astros in Houston. Gregorius is joining manager Joe Girardi in Philadelphia, agreeing with the Phillies on a $14 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press, late Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
December 13, 2019 - 9:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies and shortstop Didi Gregorius finalized their $14 million, one-year contract Friday. Gregorius reunites in Philadelphia with manager Joe Girardi after spending the past five seasons with the New York Yankees, including the first three playing for Girardi. The 29-year...
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