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No. 17 Mountaineers turn up pressure, throttle Kansas State

  West Virginia coach Bob Huggins and Kansas State counterpart Bruce Weber had vastly differing opinions of the No. 17 Mountaineers' rough-and-tumble, 65-59 victory Tuesday night. ''I thought it was beautiful,'' Huggins said. ''I've never had an ugly win, ever.'' If ever there was one, though, this might have been it: The Wildcats turned the ball over 25 times, the Mountaineers...
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Serena Williams through to Australian Open semifinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Serena Williams moved one step closer to her 19th Grand Slam title by beating Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 6-2 in 65 minutes Wednesday to advance to the Australian Open semifinals. The No. 1-ranked Williams displayed her immense power, reeling off heavy returns that included 58 winners compared to38 from Cibulkova, last year's runner-up. Williams played on Rod...
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Glendening helps red hot Wings edge Panthers for 6th straight victory

  Luke Glendening scored twice and Stephen Weiss had a goal and two assists against his former team to lift the Detroit Red Wings over the Florida Panthers 5-4 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory. Henrik Zetterberg and Drew Miller also scored for Detroit, and Petr Mrazek made 37 saves in his eighth consecutive start. The Red Wings have won eight of nine. They beat...
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Panthers unload 41 shots but come up just short against Red Wings

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Luke Glendening scored twice and Stephen Weiss had a goal and two assists against his former team to lift the Detroit Red Wings over the Florida Panthers 5-4 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory. Henrik Zetterberg and Drew Miller also scored for Detroit, and Petr Mrazek made 37 saves in his eighth consecutive start. The Red Wings have won eight...
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Wings beat Panthers for sixth straight victory

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Luke Glendening scored twice and Stephen Weiss had a goal and two assists against his former team to lift the Detroit Red Wings over the Florida Panthers 5-4 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory. Henrik Zetterberg and Drew Miller also scored for Detroit, and Petr Mrazek made 37 saves in his eighth consecutive start. The Red Wings have won eight...
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Price stops 40 shots to help Canadiens hold off Stars, 3-2

MONTREAL (AP) Carey Price stopped 40 saves for his 25th victory of the season as the Montreal Canadiens held off the Dallas Stars, 3-2 on Tuesday night. Alexei Emelin, Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher scored for Montreal. Jamie Benn and Patrick Eaves had the goals for Dallas, which is four points out of the final wild-card spot in the Western Conference. Kari Lehtonen finished...
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Evansville sails by Indiana State, 89-78

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) D.J. Balentine scored 18 points and dished out six assists to lead Evansville to an 89-78 victory over Indiana St on Tuesday night. Blake Simmons added 14 points and Egidijus Mockevicius finished with 10 points and 15 rebounds for the Purple Aces (16-5, 6-3 Missouri Valley Conference), who have won four of their last five and are 12-0 this season when leading...
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Staal, Faulk stand out as Hurricanes double up Lightning

  Eric Staal and Justin Faulk each had a goal and an assist to lift the Carolina Hurricanes to a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night. Nathan Gerbe and Jiri Tlusty also scored and Jordan Staal had two assists to help Carolina win its third straight. The Hurricanes, 7-2-1 in their last 10, snapped the Lightning's three-game winning streak. Carolina goalie Anton...
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Marlins officially announce 1-year, $2 million deal with Ichiro

  Ichiro Suzuki has passed his physical and finalized a $2 million, one-year deal with the Miami Marlins. The Marlins made the announcement Tuesday night. Suzuki signed the deal in his native Japan. A news conference will be held there for him Thursday, with five Marlins executives present, including president David Samson, president of baseball operations Michael Hill and general...
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Staal, Faulk lead Hurricanes to 4-2 win over Lightning

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Eric Staal and Justin Faulk each had a goal and an assist to lift the Carolina Hurricanes to a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night. Nathan Gerbe and Jiri Tlusty also scored and Jordan Staal had two assists to help Carolina win its third straight. The Hurricanes, 7-2-1 in their last 10, snapped the Lightning's three-game winning streak. Carolina...
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Kyrie Irving scores 38 as Cavs beat Pistons for seventh straight win

  Kyrie Irving matched his season high with 38 points and LeBron James added 32 to lift the Cleveland Cavaliers to their seventh straight victory Tuesday night, 103-95 over the Detroit Pistons. The Cavs avenged a 23-point home loss to Detroit late last month. That game was part of a seven-game winning streak for the Pistons, but now Detroit is struggling to overcome the loss of...
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Bucks handle Heat on road

MIAMI (AP) -- Brandon Knight had 17 points and six assists and the Milwaukee Bucks put seven players in double figures on the way to beating the Miami Heat 109-102 on Tuesday night. Khris Middleton also scored 17 for the Bucks, who got 15 from Jerryd Bayless, 14 from O.J. Mayo, 13 from Giannis Antetokounmpo, 12 from John Henson and 11 from Chris Dudley. With fighters Floyd Mayweather...
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Lightning's win streak comes to halt with road loss to Hurricanes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Eric Staal and Justin Faulk each had a goal and an assist to lift the Carolina Hurricanes to a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night. Nathan Gerbe and Jiri Tlusty also scored and Jordan Staal had two assists to help Carolina win its third straight. The Hurricanes, 7-2-1 in their last 10, snapped the Lightning's three-game winning streak....
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No. 14 VCU tops George Washington despite injury to top scorer

  Freshman Terry Larrier scored 15 points and No. 14 VCU pulled away with a 16-2 run early in the second half to beat George Washington 72-48 on Tuesday night for its 12th consecutive victory. Larrier's point total was his highest since conference play began for the Rams (17-3, 7-0 Atlantic 10), and it came on a night when VCU scoring leader Treveon Graham managed just seven points...
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Coyotes drop shootout to Flyers

PHILADELPHIA -- Wayne Simmonds scored in regulation and got the winning goal in a shootout to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. After the Flyers missed on their first two shootout attempts, Simmonds beat Mike Smith for the winner. Connor Murphy, Martin Erat and Tobias Rieder scored for the Coyotes. R.J. Umberger and Michael Del...
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Heat lose Dwyane Wade in 3rd quarter, come up short against Bucks

MIAMI (AP) -- Brandon Knight had 17 points and six assists and the Milwaukee Bucks put seven players in double figures on the way to beating the Miami Heat 109-102 on Tuesday night. Khris Middleton also scored 17 for the Bucks, who got 15 from Jerryd Bayless, 14 from O.J. Mayo, 13 from Giannis Antetokounmpo, 12 from John Henson and 11 from Chris Dudley. With fighters Floyd Mayweather...
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Halak stops 40 shots as Isles keep up season-long dominance of Rangers

  Jaroslav Halak stopped 40 shots, falling 8.1 seconds short of his second consecutive shutout of the New York Rangers, and the Islanders beat their biggest rivals 4-1 on Tuesday night in their return from the NHL All-Star break. New York has won all three meetings this season with the Rangers, taking the first two at Madison Square Garden and outscoring them 13-4 overall. Halak...
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Cavs top Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Kyrie Irving matched his season high with 38 points and LeBron James added 32 to lift the Cleveland Cavaliers to their seventh straight victory Tuesday night, 103-95 over the Detroit Pistons. The Cavs avenged a 23-point home loss to Detroit late last month. That game was part of a seven-game winning streak for the Pistons, but now Detroit is struggling...
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Everyone scores as Oral Roberts defeats NAIA Tabor 94-53

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Denell Henderson threw down a dunk 12 seconds into the game and Oral Roberts thundered off to a 16-0 lead on the way to its 94-53 defeat of NAIA foe Tabor College on Tuesday night. Obi Emegano hit 10 of 14 shots to lead the Golden Eagles with 22 points. Korey Billbury added 14 points with four steals and four assists. Henderson and Albert Owens added 10 points...
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Balanced Bucks beat Heat for 3rd time this season, 109-102

MIAMI (AP) Brandon Knight had 17 points and six assists and the Milwaukee Bucks put seven players in double figures on the way to beating the Miami Heat 109-102 on Tuesday night. Khris Middleton also scored 17 for the Bucks, who got 15 from Jerryd Bayless, 14 from O.J. Mayo, 13 from Giannis Antetokounmpo, 12 from John Henson and 11 from Chris Dudley. With fighters Floyd Mayweather...
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Irving, James lead Cavs to 7th straight, 103-95 over Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) Kyrie Irving matched his season high with 38 points and LeBron James added 32 to lift the Cleveland Cavaliers to their seventh straight victory Tuesday night, 103-95 over the Detroit Pistons. The Cavs avenged a 23-point home loss to Detroit late last month. That game was part of a seven-game winning streak for the Pistons, but now Detroit is struggling to...
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Celtics-Timberwolves Preview

The Boston Celtics will finish with a winning record on their longest road trip of the season if they can get past the lowly Minnesota Timberwolves. The Celtics will try to send the Timberwolves to an 11th consecutive home loss and sixth in a row overall Wednesday night. Since opening its trek with a 102-93 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Jan. 19, Boston (16-27) has taken three...
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No. 3 Baylor women win 18th in row, 89-67 at TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Nina Davis had 24 points and 11 rebounds as No. 3 Baylor stretched its winning streak to 18 in a row with an 89-67 victory at TCU on Tuesday night. Khadijiah Cave, like Davis scoring almost at will inside, added a career-high 21 points for the Lady Bears (19-1, 8-0 Big 12). Sune Agbuke, another post player, had 12 points. Only No. 1 South Carolina (19-0)...
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Simmonds gets shootout winner to lift Flyers past Coyotes

  Wayne Simmonds scored in regulation and got the winning goal in a shootout to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. After the Flyers missed on their first two shootout attempts, Simmonds beat Mike Smith for the winner. Connor Murphy, Martin Erat and Tobias Rieder scored for the Coyotes. R.J. Umberger and Michael Del Zotto also...
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Halak, Islanders beat rival Rangers again, 4-1

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Jaroslav Halak stopped 40 shots, falling 8.1 seconds short of his second consecutive shutout of the New York Rangers, and the Islanders beat their biggest rivals 4-1 on Tuesday night in their return from the NHL All-Star break. The Islanders have won all three meetings this season with the Rangers, taking the first two at Madison Square Garden, and outscoring...
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