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Scott's foul shots, Russell's 28 lead Ohio State past Purdue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Shannon Scott hit three free throws in the final 24 seconds and D'Angelo Russell scored 28 points to lead Ohio State, which rebounded from a 12-point deficit, to a 65-61 victory over Purdue on Sunday night. Sam Thompson added 14 points for the Buckeyes (21-8, 10-6), who have won two in a row with two games left in the regular season. A.J. Hammons had 16 points...
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Pacers beat 76ers, take edge for final Eastern Conference playoff spot

  Roy Hibbert had 14 points, 15 rebounds and five blocked shots to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 94-74 on Sunday night. The win moved the surging Pacers (25-34) three percentage points ahead of Brooklyn and Charlotte in the crowded race for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot. Indiana has won eight of 10, while the 76ers have lost six of seven. George...
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Ovechkin scores twice as Capitals blank Maple Leafs 4-0

WASHINGTON (AP) Alex Ovechkin scored his 40th and 41st goals of the season and added an assist, Braden Holtby made 32 saves, and the Washington Capitals defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 on Sunday night, snapping a three-game losing streak. Ovechkin struck just 33 seconds into the game and added a second-period score as he surpassed the 40-goal mark for the seventh time. Marcus...
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Twitter Mirror Hits Sox Spring Training

The Twitter Mirror made a stop in Fort Myers to snap some selfies of the Boston Red Sox players - and they clearly enjoyed it. Let's look at the tape: It started out fairly calm, with Rusney Castillo and Garin Cecchini just happy to be here. Pretty sure Mookie Betts' eyebrows are on fleek (no idea what that means). Edward Mujica's beard is already in mid-season form. Clearly, the...
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Duquesne University football player from Florida kills self

PITTSBURGH (AP) A Duquesne University football player who also played for the University of Florida has killed himself. The Allegheny County medical examiner's office in Pittsburgh says 22-year-old Chris Johnson died Friday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Johnson was found in a car in Churchill, just east of Pittsburgh. The medical examiner ruled his death a suicide. Johnson...
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No. 25 Providence drops Marquette; LaDontae Henton scores 25

  LaDontae Henton's experience paid off for the Providence Friars on Sunday. The senior had 25 points and 15 rebounds in a 77-66 win over Marquette. "He was a possessed man today, and I mean that in a very professional way," Friars coach Ed Cooley said. "He showed that urgency and willed us, especially when things were getting tight." Kris Dunn added 16 points and nine assists for...
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Clippers-Timberwolves Preview

After relying on some terrific defense to grind out two impressive road wins, the Los Angeles Clippers could have a tougher time pushing the pace than it might seem in the finale of a four-game trip. Continuing to play well without Blake Griffin, the Clippers look for a seventh win in nine games Monday night and an 11th straight victory over a last-place Minnesota Timberwolves team...
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Roy Hibbert leads surging Pacers to win over 76ers

INDIANAPOLIS -- Roy Hibbert had 14 points, 15 rebounds and five blocked shots to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 94-74 Sunday night. The win moved the surging Pacers (25-34) three percentage points ahead of Brooklyn and Charlotte in the crowded race for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot. Indiana has won eight of 10, while the 76ers have lost six of seven...
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Thunder down Lakers without stars Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant

  Serge Ibaka had 18 points and 14 rebounds, D.J. Augustin added 18 points and nine rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 108-101 Sunday night without Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Enes Kanter had 16 points and 15 rebounds as the Thunder's supporting cast snapped a two-game skid with no help from its superstar duo. Durant is out with a foot injury...
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Roy Hibbert leads surging Pacers to 94-74 win over 76ers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Roy Hibbert had 14 points, 15 rebounds and five blocked shots to help the Indiana Pacers defeat the Philadelphia 76ers 94-74 on Sunday night. The win moved the surging Pacers (25-34) three percentage points ahead of Brooklyn and Charlotte in the crowded race for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot. Indiana has won eight of 10, while the 76ers have lost six...
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Oregon beats Stanford 73-70, clinches bye in Pac-12 tourney

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Dwayne Benjamin made one of two free throws with 14 seconds remaining to give Oregon the lead in a 73-70 victory over Stanford to clinch the third seed and a first-round bye in the upcoming Pac-12 Conference tournament. Joseph Young, who scored 21 points, sank a pair of free throws with three seconds left after a missed Stanford shot. Elgin Cook also scored...
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Stars trade forward Erik Cole to Red Wings

DALLAS (AP) The Dallas Stars traded forward Erik Cole and a draft pick to the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night for two prospects and a draft pick. The Stars got center Mattias Janmark, defenseman Mattias Backman and a second-round pick this year for Cole and a conditional third-round pick. The 36-year-old Cole had 18 goals and 17 assists in 57 games for the Stars this season. He...
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Christian Welp, ex-Washington star and NBA center, dies at 51

  Christian Welp, the 7-foot German center who holds the University of Washington's career scoring record and played three seasons in the NBA, has died. He was 51. The school confirmed the death Sunday. It didn't provide details. Huskies coach Lorenzo Romar says Welp's passing is an ''extremely sad loss.'' Welp finished his Washington career in 1987 as the school's career leader...
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With no Durant or Westbrook, OKC still tops Lakers 108-101

LOS ANGELES (AP) Serge Ibaka had 18 points and 14 rebounds, D.J. Augustin added 18 points and nine rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 108-101 Sunday night without Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Enes Kanter had 16 points and 15 rebounds as the Thunder's supporting cast snapped a two-game skid with no help from its superstar duo. Durant is out...
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Stephen Curry scores 37, leads Warriors from 26 down vs. Celtics

  Stephen Curry scored 37 points, making four straight free throws to clinch it in the final seconds and the Golden State Warriors erased a 26-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics 106-101 on Sunday night. Golden State won for the seventh time in nine tries and snapped Boston's three-game winning streak. Klay Thompson scored 20 for the Warriors, Harrison Barnes had 17 and Draymond...
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Rockies add Axford to big league bullpen at $2.6 million

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Colorado Rockies have selected John Axford's contract, adding a veteran reliever with late-inning experience to their bullpen. Axford, who agreed to a minor league deal last month, gets a $2.6 million, one-year contract with a chance to earn more in performance bonuses. The 31-year-old right-hander was 2-4 with a 3.95 ERA in 62 games with Cleveland and...
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Sharks trade Sheppard to Rangers for draft pick

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks have traded forward James Sheppard to the New York Rangers for a fourth-round draft pick in 2016. The deal was announced on Sunday, a day before the NHL's trade deadline. The 26-year-old Sheppard had five goals and 11 assists in 57 games with San Jose this season. He played mostly as a third-line center for the Sharks but also has played...
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Former Washington basketball star Christian Welp dies at 51

SEATTLE (AP) Christian Welp, the 7-foot German center who holds the University of Washington's career scoring record and played three seasons in the NBA, has died. He was 51. The school confirmed the death Sunday. It didn't provide details. Huskies coach Lorenzo Romar says Welp's passing is an ''extremely sad loss.'' Welp finished his Washington career in 1987 as the school's career...
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Magic struggle from floor, fall at home to Hornets

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Mo Williams had 23 points and 11 assists, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Orlando Magic 98-83 on Sunday night. Cody Zeller, Al Jefferson and Gerald Henderson had 16 points apiece for the Hornets, who had dropped six of seven. It was the fifth straight double-digit scoring game for Williams and his second time with double-digit assists since being dealt to...
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Gordon blasts Atlanta track after hitting wall with no SAFER barrier

For the second week in a row, one of NASCAR's superstars crashed hard and nearly head on into a section of wall where there was no SAFER barrier. Last week at Daytona International Speedway, Kyle Busch suffered a compound fracture of his lower right leg and a broken left foot in a hard crash at the end of the frontstretch in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race. Sunday at Atlanta Motor...
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Lillard, Aldridge leads Blazers past Kings for 3rd in a row

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Damian Lillard scored nine of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and 15 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Sacramento Kings 110-99 on Sunday for their third straight victory. Wes Matthews scored 17 points and Robin Lopez had 15 points and eight rebounds for Portland, which is 14-13 on the road. The Blazers...
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Miller-McIntyre leads Wake Forest over Pittsburgh 69-66

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Codi Miller-McIntyre scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half, and Wake Forest rallied in the final five minutes to stun Pittsburgh 69-66 on Sunday. Mitchell Wilbekin added 14 points, including 12 first-half points on four 3-pointers, and Cornelius Hudson had 11 for the Deacons (13-16, 5-11 ACC), who rallied from a seven-point deficit to snap a three...
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Jaromir Jagr has goal, assist as Panthers beat Lightning

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Jaromir Jagr had a goal and an assist, and the Florida Panthers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Sunday. Aaron Ekblad, Brad Boyes and Aleksander Barkov also scored for the Panthers. Al Montoya made 20 saves, and Jonathan Huberdeau had three assists. Jagr, who was acquired in a trade with New Jersey on Thursday for two draft picks, moved into a tie with Phil Esposito...
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Williams helps Charlotte hold off Orlando 98-83

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Mo Williams had 23 points and 11 assists, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Orlando Magic 98-83 on Sunday night. Cody Zeller, Al Jefferson and Gerald Henderson had 16 points apiece for the Hornets, who had dropped six of seven. It was the fifth straight double-digit scoring game for Williams and his second time with double-digit assists since being dealt to Charlotte...
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