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Suns face Bulls with both teams missing familiar faces

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls enter the final 25 games of the regular season in search of consistency, especially when it comes to playing against the NBA's also-rans. The Bulls are coming out of the All-Star break one game under .500 despite boasting a 6-1 record against the Eastern Conference's top three teams. But if the Bulls hope to hold on to a playoff spot after entering...
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Bucks come out of break on roll, face slumping Jazz

MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Bucks will begin their playoff push Friday night when they play host to the Utah Jazz at the Bradley Center. Despite losing forward Jabari Parker to a season-ending ACL injury for the second time in three seasons, Milwaukee finished the first half on a high note, winning three in a row to move within a game of Detroit for the eighth and final Eastern...
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Raptors set to unveil F Ibaka against Celtics

TORONTO -- Serge Ibaka will make his Toronto Raptors debut Friday night against the Boston Celtics at the Air Canada Centre. The power forward was obtained from the Orlando Magic in a trade on Feb. 14 but it was decided that he would not play the next night when the Raptors narrowly defeated the Charlotte Hornets in their final game before the All-Star Game break. Ibaka is not...
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Live: Follow all the action in Cam-Am Duel at Daytona No. 1

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Heat, Hawks begin second half with playoff goals

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks and Miami Heat begin the second half of the season with obvious playoff goals. Atlanta wants to move up a spot and earn home court advantage. The Heat wants to pick up a couple of games and qualify for the playoffs. Atlanta made a secondary move at the trade deadline, while Miami stood pat. The Hawks (32-24) begin the second half of the season in fifth...
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Watch what it is like to hit a $324K Rainbow Pick 6

The Rainbow Pick 6 at Gulfstream Park is one of the tougher pools to take down. If picking six winners in a row isn't difficult enough, factor in the only way to take the entire prize is to have the only winning ticket on a program. On Thursday at the Florida track, this group only needed a 27-1 shot to come in for them to connect for more than $320,000. Nick the Card Shark came...
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Paul George frustrated Pacers didn't keep him 'in the loop' during trade talk

In the end, the Indiana Pacers opted to keep Paul George despite the franchise actively trying to gauge the superstar’s value as Thursday’s trade deadline approached. But it appears while the Pacers were talking to other teams about George, they weren’t keeping the 26-year-old up to date about where he might go. George spoke to reporters after practice Thursday and expressed...
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Olympic champion Simone Biles reportedly to compete on 'Dancing With the Stars'

Looks like there's going to be another Olympic gold medalist vying for the coveted Mirrorball trophy this spring. Reigning all-around gymnastics champion Simone Biles is set to compete on Season 24 of reality series "Dancing With the Stars," "Entertainment Tonight" reports. The 19-year-old gymnastics powerhouse will come on the heels of her Rio 2016 Summer Olympics teammate Laurie...
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Roy Jones Jr. wants to fight Anderson Silva on the same card as Mayweather-McGregor

The superfight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather isn’t close to happening right now but former boxing champ Roy Jones Jr. wants people to know he’s got dibs on the co-main event spot. Jones Jr. was recently asked for his thoughts on the proposed bout between the UFC superstar and the all-time boxing great and “Captain Hook” had a short and sweet answer. “I think...
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This defender completely whiffed on the ball for as funny a goal as you'll see today

Jannik Vestergaard had the ball at his feet without much pressure. All he had to do was make a simple pass, or even boot it up the field. He had any number of options, but one bad option was completely missing on his attempt to kick the ball. And yet that's what he did. There are a lot of bad own goals. There are a lot of defensive mistakes. Rarely do defenders completely miss a...
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PGA Tour pro says Tiger Woods 'knows he can't beat anybody'

Tiger Woods planned to play an ambitious early season schedule in February, but debilitating back spasms have forced the 14-time major champion to clear his schedule once again and focus on recovery as the Masters draws ever closer. Woods missed the cut at the Farmers Insurance Open in January, then flew to Dubai and finished just a single round before withdrawing from the event...
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70 hours to Daytona countdown: Trevor Bayne shocks the world in 2011

Trevor Bayne shocked the world in the 2011 Daytona 500, taking Wood Brothers Racing back to Victory Lane and becoming the youngest winner ever in the Great American Race. As we are now less than 70 hours away from the 59th annual Daytona 500 (Feb. 26, 2 p.m. ET on FOX), we continue our countdown by looking back at Bayne's historic day.
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Jim Harbaugh says he deserves a medal for lasting so long with 49ers

Jim Harbaugh helped the San Francisco 49ers go from also-ran to Super Bowl contender almost overnight when he took over as coach in 2011. But despite his immediate success – going 44-19 in four years, including three playoff appearances – the franchise parted ways with the fiery head coach after the 2014 season. Harbaugh, now the head coach at Michigan, reflected on his brief...
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Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim on retirement: 'I might be done this year'

Syracuse picked up one of the wildest wins of its season on Wednesday night, a 78-75 buzzer beater which helped push them closer to an NCAA Tournament bid. And as it turns out, it may have pushed their head coach closer to retirement.In an interview with the "Dan Patrick Show" on Thursday, Boeheim was asked about his future.For years its been understood that Boeheim would step...
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LeBron James could be getting the playmaker he needs despite quiet deadline day

After a flurry of NBA trade deadline activity, the Dallas Mavericks made one more move.The Mavericks announced they waived Deron Williams on Thurday afternoon, opening the door for the former No. 3 overall pick to join the Cleveland Cavaliers as the backup point guard LeBron James so desperately wants. This is very good news for the Cavs, as Williams is about the best playmaker Cleveland...
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After trades Wizards face 76ers

PHILADELPHIA -- With the All-Star break behind them, the Washington Wizards and Philadelphia 76ers resume their seasons Friday in Philadelphia, having made significant changes to their rosters in advance of Thursday's trade deadline. The Wizards, whose 34-21 record is third-best in the Eastern Conference, bolstered their anemic bench by acquiring forwards Bojan Bogdanovic and...
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Raptors upgrade defense by acquiring P.J. Tucker in trade with Suns

The Raptors pushed the Cavaliers to six games in the Eastern Conference Finals last year, but came into this season objectively worse. Bismack Biyombo was lost in free agency, and while the backcourt duo of Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan remained as strong as ever, an 0-3 record against the defending champs this season showed the front office that moves needed to be made if Toronto...
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Hurricanes looking ahead entering tilt versus Senators

RALEIGH, N.C. -- This was supposed to be the stretch where the Carolina Hurricanes inched back into the playoff picture, with a five-game homestand and several games in hand on all the teams they were chasing. Instead, with three straight losses at PNC Arena heading into Friday night's game against Ottawa, the Hurricanes executed the first of what may be a series of moves leading...
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Ferguson: Conor McGregor running to boxing to avoid getting 'his ass kicked' in the UFC

At UFC 209, Tony Ferguson will battle Khabib Nurmagomedov for the interim lightweight championship while Conor McGregor continues to negotiate a potential mega fight against retired boxer Floyd Mayweather. Ferguson will walk into the Octagon on a nine-fight win streak while Nurmagomedov is undefeated in his UFC campaign while also carrying an unblemished record throughout his entire...
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Danny Ainge explains why the Celtics did nothing at the NBA trade deadline

The Boston Celtics were reportedly interested in nearly every player on the NBA trade market headed into Thursday's deadline, yet when 3 p.m. ET rolled around, the Celtics stood pat.There was no DeMarcus Cousins, no Paul George, no Jimmy Butler — heck, Boston didn't even make a move for Jahlil Okafor or Nerlens Noel. Instead, general manager Danny Ainge decided to sit on the Celtics...
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Leicester getting rid of Claudio Ranieri is sad, but it is absolutely the right move

Leicester City confirmed Claudio Ranieri's departure from the club on Thursday, ending one of soccer's most incredible fairytales in long or recent memory. Ranieri lead the Foxes to perhaps the most improbable league title in history, but now he leaves, as Leicester seek to avoid making history by being the first team to win the Premier League title and get relegated the very next...
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Here's why the Pacers didn't trade Paul George

Paul George was one of the bigger names that had potential to change teams in advance of Thursday's NBA trade deadline, but after listening to several offers, the Pacers decided to stand pat. The Celtics were the ones most likely to acquire George in any deal that might have gotten done, but Indiana's asking price of several rotation players and Brooklyn's unprotected 2017 first...
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Thunder reportedly acquire Taj Gibson, Doug McDermott from Bulls

The Oklahoma City Thunder has given Russell Westbrook a little more help minutes before Thursday’s trade deadline, adding forwards Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott from the Chicago Bulls for guards Cameron Payne and Anthony Morrow and forward Joffrey Lauvergne, according to multiple reports. Gibson was averaging 11.6 points and 7.0 rebounds in just 27.3 minutes with the Bulls this...
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Denny Hamlin signs contract extension with Joe Gibbs Racing, FedEx

Defending Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin and his long-term sponsor FedEx have both signed contract extensions to remain together at Joe Gibbs Racing. FedEx has been Hamlin’s sponsor since he was a rookie in 2006 and now that relationship will continue for an unspecified amount of time going forward. “I can’t tell you how good the dynamic within this team is,” said Hamlin...
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Claudio Ranieri fired by Leicester 9 months after leading them to remarkable EPL title

Claudio Ranieri has been fired as the manager of Leicester City. The Foxes have decided to move on from the manager who led them to an improbable Premier League title just nine months ago after dropping into the relegation fight this season. Ranieri's status at Leicester has been in question for weeks as the Foxes have stumbled down the table. They are yet to win a Premier League...
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