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Pistons' Brandon Jennings has surgery on ruptured Achilles

  The Detroit Pistons say guard Brandon Jennings has undergone successful surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon, an injury that ended his season. The team said Tuesday it has ''no timetable'' for his return following the procedure at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Jennings was injured in the third quarter of Saturday night's 101-86 loss at Milwaukee. He...
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Nishikori not disappointed with Australian Open finish

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) U.S. Open runner-up Kei Nishikori was circumspect about his quarterfinal loss at the Australian Open on Wednesday, saying there's nothing wrong with getting to the final eight of any Grand Slam tournament. He's done it three times now - two of them at Melbourne Park - but he realizes there is plenty of room for improvement. Nishikori had few answers for...
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Venus Williams exits Aussie Open with heartfelt advice

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Asked what the future might hold for her young opponent, Venus Williams offered some heartfelt advice that could easily apply to her own career. ''Sky's the limit,'' said the 34-year-old Williams. ''There is no limit on what you can achieve. No one can stop you.'' ''Sometimes you may not win every match, but there's a lot of them you can win,'' said the...
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Jockey Roman Chapa faces charge of unlawful influence on racing

  A Texas jockey has been suspended during a criminal inquiry into his victory in the $50,000 Richard King Stakes at Sam Houston Race Park. Texas Racing Commission documents Tuesday indicated Roman Chapa's jockey license was suspended amid a review of the Jan. 17 race in Houston. KPRC-TV reports court records show Chapa has been charged with unlawful influence on racing. He won...
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Inaugural Premier 12 tourney could be huge hit in November

Did you hear about the new international baseball tournament announced in Tokyo last week? No? Well, it’s conceptualized as a “best-vs.-best” competition — or something close to it — held on the off cycle between World Baseball Classics. Since the last WBC was in 2013, and the next one isn’t expected until 2017, the inaugural Premier 12 will take place in 2015 — as...
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Miesha Tate: I think I have the best shot at beating Ronda Rousey

When Miesha Tate meets Sara McMann at UFC 183 this weekend, the two women will square off in a battle between the No. 2 and No. 3 ranked fighters in the world at 135-pounds. The winner should sit in a prime position to make an argument to challenge the victor of the upcoming co-main event from UFC 184 when current champion Ronda Rousey faces Cat Zingano. Tate has plenty of experience...
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What to watch at Aussie Open: Keys takes on another Williams

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) For the third consecutive year, a 19-year-old with nothing to lose has made a big run to the women's semifinals at the Australian Open, putting the old guard on notice. In the past two years, though, the veterans have responded by sending the youngsters home - and going on to win the title. In 2013, Victoria Azarenka defeated Sloane Stephens in the semis...
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Wizards-Suns Preview

After producing their longest home win streak in five seasons, the Phoenix Suns are on the verge of matching their longest skid on their own floor in this campaign, and they showed some frustration again in their latest defeat. The Washington Wizards will try to add to that while earning their fifth win in six road games Wednesday night. Phoenix (26-20) had won seven in a row at...
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Away from media, no Seahawk speaks louder than Lynch

  There is a convenient picture of Marshawn Lynch to paint with one brush stroke, and that is of a young man with far less intelligence than he truly has. Admittedly, Lynch makes it easy to do that, with his one-sentence answers to questions from the media -- from "I'm thankful" earlier this season to "I'm just here so I don't get fined" during Super Bowl XLIX Media Day on Tuesday...
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Charlie Coyle's late goal lifts Wild over Oilers

  Charlie Coyle scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:23 remaining to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Nino Niederreiter also scored for the Wild, who snapped a two-game skid and have only three wins in their last 11 games. Devan Dubnyk stopped 23 shots. Boyd Gordon scored for the Oilers, who snapped a rare two-game winning streak...
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RECAP: Andersen earns 3rd career shutout, Ducks blank Canucks 4-0

Frederick Andersen had to make only 17 saves in his third career shutout as the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 Tuesday night. Matt Beleskey, Kyle Palmieri, Rickard Rakell and Patrick Maroon scored for Anaheim (32-10-6), which sits atop the NHL's overall standings. The Ducks have won six straight and eight of nine. The Ducks are 3-0-1 against the Canucks this season...
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Mavericks-Rockets Preview

Coming off another huge game, James Harden continues to make it look easy for the Houston Rockets. He may need to carry the load again Wednesday night if Dwight Howard can't go against the visiting Dallas Mavericks, who are mired in their longest skid of the season. Harden leads the league with 27.6 points per game, and he's averaged 37.0 in helping Houston (31-14) win three of four...
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Bulls prevail in OT to snap Warriors' 19-game home win streak

  Derrick Rose hit a step-back jumper with 7 seconds remaining in overtime, and the Chicago Bulls ended Golden State's franchise-record 19-game home winning streak with a thrilling 113-111 victory over the Warriors on Tuesday night. Rose dribbled to his left and created space to get the shot off over Klay Thompson, skipping around the court after the Warriors called timeout. Rose...
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Rose's shot lifts Bulls over Warriors 113-111 in overtime

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Derrick Rose hit a step-back jumper with 7 seconds remaining in overtime, and the Chicago Bulls ended Golden State's franchise-record 19-game home winning streak with a thrilling 113-111 victory over the Warriors on Tuesday night. Rose dribbled to his left and created space to get the shot off over Klay Thompson, skipping around the court after the Warriors...
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Boise St. comes back from 12-down; beats Colorado St. 82-78

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Derrick Marks scored 26 of his 28 points in the second half and made the go-ahead 3-pointer as Boise State defeated Colorado State 82-78 on Wednesday. Marks drained a 3-pointer with 1:20 remaining to cap a 7-0 burst as the Broncos (15-6, 5-3 Mountain West) won their fifth straight game. James Webb III had 15 second-half points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Mikey Thompson...
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Lakers suffer 9th straight loss

Lakers suffer 9th straight loss.
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Stan Wawrinka through to semifinals of Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Defending champion Stan Wawrinka advanced to the semifinals of the Australian Open with a 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (6) win over U.S. Open runner-up Kei Nishikori on Wednesday. Wawrinka, who beat Rafael Nadal last year in the final for his first Grand Slam title, will play either top-seeded Novak Djokovic or Milos Raonic of Canada in the semifinals on Friday. Wawrinka...
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Penguins-Capitals Preview

The Pittsburgh Penguins are doing just fine without Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin, and David Perron became the latest reason why. With Crosby possibly back, Perron looks to continue his scoring surge as the Penguins attempt to re-establish their success against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night. Injuries and cases of the mumps have plagued Pittsburgh (27-12-8) all season...
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Ducks' Frederick Andersen earns shutout with 17 saves vs. Canucks

  Frederick Andersen had to make only 17 saves in his third career shutout as the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 Tuesday night. Matt Beleskey, Kyle Palmieri, Rickard Rackell and Patrick Maroon scored for Anaheim (32-10-6), which sits atop the NHL's overall standings. The Ducks have won six straight and eight of nine. The Ducks are 3-0-1 against the Canucks this...
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Price stops 40 shots to help Canadiens hold off Stars

MONTREAL (AP) -- Montreal needed Carey Price to have a big game and the Canadiens' goalie came through. Price stopped 40 shots to help Montreal hold off the Dallas Stars, 3-2 on Tuesday night. Alexei Emelin, Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher scored for the Canadiens, who were outshot 42-26. Fresh off his all-star weekend, which included a delayed flight back home and the prospect...
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Lakers suffer ninth straight loss when Wizards rally to victory

  John Wall had 21 points, 13 assists and nine rebounds, and the Washington Wizards rallied from a 19-point deficit to send the Los Angeles Lakers to their ninth straight loss, 98-92 on Tuesday night. Bradley Beal scored 19 points for the Wizards, who won their fifth straight over the Lakers with a tenacious fourth quarter after falling far behind in the first half of their third...
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House's 22 points leads Texas A&M past Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) -- Danuel House fired away from outside and his Texas A&M teammates took care of matters closer to the basket. House scored 23 points and hit six 3-pointers to lead the streaking Aggies to a 71-61 victory over Auburn on Tuesday night. "I thought Danuel House was critical," Texas A&M coach Billy Kennedy said. "He was the one making shots and obviously had...
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Wild sneak past Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Charlie Coyle scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:23 remaining to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Nino Niederreiter also scored for the Wild, who snapped a two-game skid and have only three wins in their last 11 games. Devan Dubnyk stopped 23 shots. Boyd Gordon scored for the Oilers, who snapped a rare two-game...
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Johnny Gaudreau scores 2; Flames hand Sabres 12th straight loss

  Flames rookie Johnny Gaudreau scored twice to lead Calgary past Buffalo 4-1 on Tuesday night, extending the Sabres' team-record losing streak to 12 games. Joe Colborne and Josh Jooris also scored to help Calgary win for the fifth time in six games. Chris Stewart had the lone goal for Buffalo (14-31-3). Jooris gave the Flames a 2-1 lead at 9:05 of the third period. He dropped the...
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Wall's Wizards rally, send Lakers to 9th straight loss 98-92

LOS ANGELES (AP) John Wall had 21 points, 13 assists and nine rebounds, and the Washington Wizards rallied from a 19-point deficit to send the Los Angeles Lakers to their ninth straight loss, 98-92 on Tuesday night. Bradley Beal scored 19 points for the Wizards, who won their fifth straight over the Lakers with a tenacious fourth quarter after falling far behind in the first half...
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