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Phoenix beat Sydney FC in A-League match Sunday

SYDNEY (AP) The Wellington Phoenix moved ahead of Sydney FC and into the top four in Australia's A-League with a 2-0 win over the Sydney side in the only match Sunday. Two second-half goals by Nathan Burns - in the 73rd and 81st minutes - gave Wellington the vital away win. Earlier in round 11, midfielder Erik Paartalu's goal gave Melbourne City a 1-0 win over the Melbourne Victory...
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Lauren Jackson returns from 11-month injury layoff

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Seattle Storm forward and former WNBA most valuable player Lauren Jackson played her first competitive match in 11 months on the weekend, admitting she was ''terrible'' while scoring 13 points to lead the Canberra Capitals to victory in Australia. The 33-year-old Jackson had knee and hip operations this year which prevented her from playing for Seattle and...
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Lyoto Machida is still the class of the middleweight contender race

The question was raised by C.B. Dollaway prior to Saturday night that if he somehow got past Lyoto Machida, shouldn't that make him the real No. 1 contender in the middleweight division? After all, Machida was a former light heavyweight champion who pushed Chris Weidman further than he's ever been pushed, not to mention the fact that he made short work of Mark Munoz and battered...
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Canucks' Hansen collapses on bench, taken to hospital

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Canucks forward Jannik Hansen is expected to be OK after it appeared he collapsed on the bench Saturday night after taking a hit during Vancouver's game against the Calgary Flames. "I think everything's good," Canucks coach Willie Desjardins said following his team's 3-2 victory in overtime. "He was at the hospital. Everything's checking out, though...
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Wright scores 17 as No. 14 Utah beats UNLV 59-46

LAS VEGAS (AP) Delon Wright scored 17 points, Brandon Taylor had 16, and No. 14 Utah beat UNLV 59-46 on Saturday night in the MGM Grand Showcase. Utah (8-2) had 12 steals - including six by Taylor and four by Wright - to cap a rough stretch by winning for the third time in four games. Rashad Vaughn had 16 points and seven rebounds to lead UNLV (7-3), and Christian Wood added eight...
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Paul catches fire in final minutes, leads Clippers past Bucks

LOS ANGELES -- Chris Paul scored nine of his 27 points in the final 4:04 and Blake Griffin added 24, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 106-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. Griffin, coming off back-to-back 30-point games against Indiana and Denver, picked up his third foul with 5:41 left in the half and the Clippers trailing 42-38. Griffin made a critical...
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Lyoto Machida stuns, stops CB Dollaway in first round

Lyoto Machida once more demonstrated his single-strike stopping power with a quick first round TKO Saturday night in the main event of UFC Fight Night against CB Dollaway. Dollaway had won four out of his last five fights but the former light heavyweight champion stopped the surging young fighter with a left kick to the ribs early, and that was the beginning of the end. After getting...
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RECAP: Paul, Griffin lift Clippers over Bucks 106-102

Chris Paul scored nine of his 27 points in the final 4:04 and Blake Griffin added 24, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 106-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. Griffin, coming off back-to-back 30-point games against Indiana and Denver, picked up his third foul with 5:41 left in the half and the Clippers trailing 42-38. Griffin made a critical tip-in of Paul...
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Camellia Bowl: Bowling Green drops South Alabama on late, 78-yard TD pass

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Roger Lewis caught a 78-yard touchdown pass from James Knapke with 1:04 remaining to lift Bowling Green to a 33-28 victory over South Alabama on Saturday night in the inaugural Camellia Bowl. The Falcons (8-6) responded one play after the Jaguars (6-7) took their first lead. Lewis, Bowling Green's freshman star, got several yards beyond Roman Buchanan downfield...
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Blues burned in overtime, lose to Sharks 3-2

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Brent Burns scored a power-play goal 4:22 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks rallied past the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Saturday night for their season-best fifth straight victory. Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored with 21 seconds remaining in regulation to tie the game for the Sharks. Joe Thornton dug the puck out of the corner before delivering the pass. Steve Ott...
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Major League Baseball: The standard bearer of parity in pro sports

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Pacers-Timberwolves Preview

The Indiana Pacers are coming off their worst shooting night in four seasons, but their next opponent has allowed plenty of offense to just about everyone they face. Frank Vogel's struggling squad will try to win for just the second time in 12 games Sunday night when visiting the similarly injury-plagued Minnesota Timberwolves, who are in danger of posting their third losing streak...
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Burns gives Sharks 3-2 win over Blues in OT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Brent Burns scored a power-play goal 4:22 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks rallied past the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Saturday night for their season-best fifth straight victory. Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored with 21 seconds remaining in regulation to tie the game for the Sharks. Joe Thornton dug the puck out of the corner before delivering the pass. Steve...
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Clippers nip Bucks

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Chris Paul scored nine of his 27 points in the final 4:04 and Blake Griffin added 24, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 106-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. Griffin, coming off back-to-back 30-point games against Indiana and Denver, picked up his third foul with 5:41 left in the half and the Clippers trailing 42-38. Griffin made a critical...
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Maple Leafs-Blackhawks Preview

Jonathan Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks have come a long way since their early struggles, putting together a hot stretch that has lasted over a month. The Toronto Maple Leafs are simply trying to play a solid 60 minutes. Chicago seeks its eighth consecutive home victory Sunday night against a Toronto club that has lost two straight heading into a seven-game trip. The Blackhawks...
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Haws scores 24 as BYU holds off Stanford, 79-77

PROVO, Utah (AP) Tyler Haws scored 24 points and Chase Fischer added 16 to lead BYU past Stanford 79-77 on Saturday night. After BYU built a 13-point lead late in the game, Chasson Randle missed two 3-point shots in the final six seconds that could have won it for the Cardinal. The Cougars (9-3) got 15 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists from Kyle Collinsworth. Anson Winder tossed...
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Paul, Griffin lift Clippers over Bucks 106-102

LOS ANGELES (AP) Chris Paul scored nine of his 27 points in the final 4:04 and Blake Griffin added 24, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 106-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. Griffin, coming off back-to-back 30-point games against Indiana and Denver, picked up his third foul with 5:41 left in the half and the Clippers trailing 42-38. Griffin made a critical...
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Tanev lifts Canucks over skidding Flames 3-2 in OT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Chris Tanev scored 18 seconds into overtime and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the skidding Calgary Flames 3-2 Saturday night to snap a five-game losing streak. Radim Vrbata and Yannick Weber scored in regulation for the Canucks. Ryan Miller made 26 saves in his first win since Dec. 2 at Washington. Johnny Gaudreau and David Jones had the goals for...
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Late TD lifts Bowling Green past South Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Roger Lewis caught a 78-yard touchdown pass from James Knapke with 1:04 remaining to lift Bowling Green to a 33-28 victory over South Alabama on Saturday night in the inaugural Camellia Bowl. The Falcons (8-6) responded one play after the Jaguars (6-7) took their first lead. Lewis, Bowling Green's freshman star, got several yards beyond Roman Buchanan downfield...
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WATCH: South Alabama coach bloodied after kick to the face

Football is a violent game and sometimes brutally so. Everyone who puts on pads and plays understands that. But it's not supposed to be a violent game for coaches. During the Camellia Bowl, South Alabama coach Joey Jones tried to stop the tumble of a player going out of bounds when he caught a hellacious kick to the face: Oh my. Let's take a look in slow motion: Ouch! The kick left...
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Renan Barao calls out champ after submission win

Renan Barao had one thing to tell the Brazilian crowd and the world after getting back in the win column with a third round submission over Mitch Gagnon - "I want my belt back," the former champ said. Barao lost his world title last May to TJ Dillashaw, and then injured himself while cutting weight before their scheduled rematch in August. "The Baron" got back on track Saturday by...
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South Dakota State survives in OT, tops Utah State 68-65

LOGAN, Utah (AP) Deondre Parks knocked down a jumper and a 3-pointer back-to-back in overtime to lift South Dakota State to a 68-65 win at Utah State in the World Vision Classic Saturday night. Zach Horstman knocked down a 3 with 5:45 left in the second half to give South Dakota State a 61-46 lead, but the Jackrabbits did not score again in the half and Utah State scrambled back...
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No. 21 Mississippi State trounces Illinois-Chicago 73-36

LAS VEGAS (AP) Kendra Grant scored 14 points and No. 21 Mississippi State trounced Illinois-Chicago 73-36 in the Las Vegas Holiday Hoops Classic on Saturday. Victoria Vivians had 12 points overall and Dominique Dillingham had all 10 of her points in the first half as Mississippi State (13-0) had little trouble generating or making shots against UIC. A 10-1 run to close the half...
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Flyers-Jets Preview

Like most coaches, the Winnipeg Jets' Paul Maurice realizes the key to beating the Philadelphia Flyers rests with containing Jakub Voracek and Claude Giroux. That could prove difficult after the pair's latest showing. Winnipeg seeks a season high-tying third consecutive victory as it completes a four-game homestand against Philadelphia on Sunday night. The Jets (17-10-6) have continued...
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Avalanche-Red Wings Preview

The Detroit Red Wings are on a slide reminiscent of last season's sustained struggles, and breaking from it will require overcoming the absence of their starting goaltender. Jimmy Howard will miss Sunday night's home game against the Colorado Avalanche due to a lower-body injury as the Red Wings try to halt a five-game skid. Offense, though, has been the main concern for Detroit...
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