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Senators-Lightning Preview

A defeat to the Ottawa Senators in October is one of the few the Tampa Bay Lightning have suffered at home this season. The Lightning will seek to avenge that loss Saturday night with Steven Stamkos leading a highly productive top line and Ryan Callahan trying to build on a stellar performance. Tampa Bay (15-6-2) managed to force overtime in Ottawa's previous visit Oct. 11, but couldn...
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Santa Barbara edges Mercer 65-60 in OT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Alan Williams scored 22 points and grabbed 20 rebounds, Michael Bryson hit a 3-pointer at the end of regulation and UC Santa Barbara went on to defeat Mercer 65-60 Friday night to earn a date with Colorado State in the championship game of the Great Alaska Shootout. Bryson also hit a 3-pointer in the extra session to give the Gauchos (3-2) a 60-54 lead and...
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Blues-Wild Preview

The St. Louis Blues are among the best teams in the NHL, but the Minnesota Wild are unbeaten against Central Division rivals. The Blues will try to end the Wild's success within the division by re-establishing their dominance in the series Saturday night. St. Louis' 32 points are one behind Montreal, Vancouver and Anaheim. The Blues (15-6-2) rallied from a pair of one-goal deficits...
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Australia-India test postponed after Hughes death

SYDNEY (AP) The scheduled first test between Australia and India has been postponed due to the death of Australian player Phil Hughes, with no new date set. The game at Brisbane's `Gabba ground was to have started Thursday, and Cricket Australia was yet to announce new dates. Australian cricket remains in mourning for opening batsman Phil Hughes who died Thursday, having not regained...
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Kobe misses game-winner, Wolves escape LA with win

LOS ANGELES — Zach LaVine grew up a Los Angeles Lakers fan. The first time he saw them play at in person at Staples Center, the Minnesota Timberwolves rookie outperformed everyone — including Kobe Bryant. LaVine scored 18 of his team-high 28 points in the second quarter, and Mo Williams had 25 points and 11 assists to lead the Timberwolves to a 120-119 victory on Friday night...
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Goss leads Washington past Long Beach 80-70

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) Nigel Williams-Goss scored 21 points and dished out a tournament record 12 assists to lead Washington to 80-70 victory over Long Beach State in the semifinal game of the Wooden Legacy Tournament on Friday night. The Huskies advances to the tournament championship game on Sunday against UTEP, who defeated Xavier earlier Friday. Down 54-45, Washington went on...
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Stars-Avalanche Preview

The Colorado Avalanche won four of the five meetings with the Dallas Stars last season en route to tying their franchise record for wins and finishing atop the Central Division. The Avalanche have hardly looked like the same team at times this season but had a successful stretch going before their most recent game. The Stars, however, will also be seeking to get back into the win...
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Rutgers-Virginia Preview

Unbeaten Virginia is establishing itself as one of the best defensive teams in the country. Rutgers is having trouble establishing any kind of identity on the offensive end. The eighth-ranked Cavaliers will be counting on their airtight defense to stifle the poor-shooting Scarlet Knights in Saturday night's championship of the Barclays Center Classic in Brooklyn. Virginia (6-0) entered...
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Portland police channel Yoda after Blazers' Lopez threatens to 'bust' heads

The Portland Trail Blazers were riding a nine-game winning streak when suddenly there was a disturbance in the force. Blazers center Robin Lopez tweeted at the Portland Police on Friday: The Police responded as only Yoda would: The Internet had fun with it: And in the end, there was no win. The Grizzlies snapped the Blazers' streak, 112-99. Oh, and here's that Star Wars trailer that...
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Making sense of A's trade of All-Star Donaldson to Blue Jays

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Penguins-Hurricanes Preview

The Carolina Hurricanes took a small step toward ending their recent woes by beating one of the NHL's best teams. The Hurricanes will try to sweep their back-to-back games against Pittsburgh on Saturday night and avoid a season-high third consecutive home loss as well as their fourth in as many visits from the Penguins. Carolina (7-12-3) had dropped six of seven and three in a row...
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Rockets-Bucks Preview

The injuries continue to pile up for the Houston Rockets, who saw another key piece go down last time out. Short-handed Houston tries to get back on track Saturday night when it visits the surprising Milwaukee Bucks, who are on the verge of their longest winning streak in two seasons. The Rockets (12-4) had won three in row before falling 102-85 to the Clippers on Friday. Houston...
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LaVine leads Wolves to dramatic win over Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Rookie guard Zach LaVine scored 18 of his team-high 28 points off the bench in the second quarter, and Mo Williams had 25 points and 11 assists to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Los Angeles Lakers 120-119 on Friday night. Kobe Bryant missed a 3-pointer as time expired that helped seal the win for Minnesota. LaVine, the 13th overall pick in the draft...
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Sabres-Canadiens Preview

The Montreal Canadiens are tied for the most points in the NHL, while the Buffalo Sabres rank toward the bottom. Still, it's the Sabres with a chance to sweep this home-and-home set. Buffalo seeks a fifth win in six tries Saturday night while trying to send the Canadiens to their second three-game skid of the season. Montreal (16-7-1) is tied with Vancouver and Anaheim with a league...
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Rice, Hill lead Illinois past Baylor for Las Vegas Invitational title

LAS VEGAS — Rayvonte Rice and Malcolm Hill each scored 17 points to lead Illinois to a 62-54 win over Baylor in the championship game of the Las Vegas Invitational on Friday night. Rice, who had seven rebounds and three steals, was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player. The Illini are 6-0 and have won 32 consecutive November games. After Baylor led 25-21 at halftime, the...
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T-Wolves beat Lakers after Kobe misses 3-pointer

LOS ANGELES (AP) Rookie guard Zach LaVine scored 18 of his team-high 28 points off the bench in the second quarter, and Mo Williams had 25 points and 11 assists to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Los Angeles Lakers 120-119 on Friday night. Kobe Bryant missed a 3-pointer as time expired that helped seal the win for Minnesota. LaVine, the 13th overall pick in the draft out...
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Spieth among 3rd-round leaders at Australian Open

SYDNEY (AP) American Jordan Spieth shot a 2-under 69 to move into a three-way share of the lead at the Australian Open after Saturday's third round. Adam Scott stayed close while defending champion Rory McIlroy dropped five shots in two holes and shot 76. Spieth, second-round leader Greg Chalmers (71) and fellow Australian Brett Rumford (69) had three-round totals of 5-under 208...
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Rice, Hill lead Illinois past Baylor 62-54

LAS VEGAS (AP) Rayvonte Rice and Malcolm Hill each scored 17 points to lead Illinois to a 62-54 win over Baylor in the championship game of the Las Vegas Invitational on Friday night. Rice, who had seven rebounds and three steals, was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player. The Illini are 6-0 and have won 32 straight November games. After Baylor led 25-21 at halftime, the Illini...
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Afflalo scores 22, Denver beats Phoenix 122-97

DENVER (AP) This time, the Denver Nuggets didn't let the Phoenix Suns run free up and down the court. Arron Afflalo led seven Nuggets in double figures with 22 points, and Denver's defense stiffened in a 122-97 win over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night. Timofey Mozgov added 13 points as the Nuggets snapped a five-game losing streak to the Suns, who took the first of their home and...
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Devils-Islanders Preview

Jaroslav Halak was rested in the New York Islanders' last game. They hope that did nothing to cool off arguably the league's hottest goaltender. Halak looks to win his career-best ninth consecutive start Saturday night and help the Islanders make it six straight home wins in their first matchup this season against the New Jersey Devils. After a slow start to his first season on Long...
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League-leading Grizzlies snap Blazers' streak win streak at nine

PORTLAND, Ore. — Marc Gasol had 26 points and nine assists as the Memphis Grizzlies held off the Trail Blazers 112-99 on Friday night to snap a nine-game Portland winning streak. Mike Conley added 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Grizzlies, who have lost just two of 16 games this season for the NBA's best record (14-2). Memphis is undefeated against conference foes this season...
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Mavericks-76ers Preview

Considering their next two opponents, the Philadelphia 76ers may wind up breaking more than just a franchise record for consecutive losses to begin a season. And to make matters worse, they need to beat the odds without their leading scorer. The 76ers will try to avoid setting a new team mark for season-opening futility when they begin a tough two-game stretch Saturday night against...
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UConn, Syracuse, Michigan, 'Zags headline 2015 Atlantis field

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Reigning national champion Connecticut is one of eight teams that were announced Friday as confirmed members of the 2015 Battle 4 Atlantis field. The Huskies will be joined by one of their longtime rivals, Syracuse. Texas, Texas A&M, Gonzaga, Washington, Michigan and Charlotte also are in the field, which has representation from eight conferences...
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Hokies win 11th-straight vs. Cavaliers, become bowl-eligible

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Michael Brewer threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Bucky Hodges with 1:48 remaining Friday night and Virginia Tech beat Virginia for the 11th year in a row, 24-20. The Hokies (6-6, 3-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) won for just the second time in six games, but qualified for a bowl game for the 22nd year in a row, the second-longest streak in the country. They also ended...
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Grizzlies snap Blazers' streak with 112-99 win

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Marc Gasol had 26 points and nine assists as the Memphis Grizzlies held off the Trail Blazers 112-99 on Friday night to snap a nine-game Portland winning streak. Mike Conley added 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Grizzlies, who have lost just two of 16 games this season for the NBA's best record (14-2). Memphis is undefeated against conference foes this season...
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