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Cavaliers-Pacers Preview

The wins keep coming for LeBron James and the surging Cleveland Cavaliers, who just got by the NBA's best team. While they've proven nearly unbeatable over the last six weeks, one of their two defeats during that time came in Indianapolis. Seeking a 19th win in 21 games, Cleveland will likely be without Kyrie Irving as it tries to avoid a 10th consecutive road loss to the Indiana...
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RECAP: Senators G Andrew Hammond ends Kings' 8-game win streak

Andrew Hammond made 35 saves to earn his second consecutive shutout in his fourth career start, and the Ottawa Senators snapped the Los Angeles Kings' eight-game winning streak with a 1-0 victory Thursday night. Mike Hoffman scored early in the third period for the Senators, who boosted their unlikely playoff chances with a Southern California sweep on consecutive nights to open...
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Sens' Andrew Hammond ends LA Kings' 8-game win streak, 1-0

LOS ANGELES (AP) Andrew Hammond made 35 saves to earn his second consecutive shutout in his fourth career start, and the Ottawa Senators snapped the Los Angeles Kings' eight-game winning streak with a 1-0 victory Thursday night. Mike Hoffman scored early in the third period for the Senators, who boosted their unlikely playoff chances with a Southern California sweep on consecutive...
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No. 3 Gonzaga sluggish but gets past San Diego, 59-39

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Przemek Karnowski scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half, Domantas Sabonis added 11 off the bench, and No. 3 Gonzaga overcame a sluggish first half to beat San Diego 59-39 on Thursday night for its 22nd straight victory. With the West Coast Conference regular-season title already wrapped up, the Bulldogs (29-1, 17-0) were mostly uninspired for the first...
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Report: Bills, Browns both in talks with QB Josh McCown

  Free-agent quarterback Josh McCown has at least two suitors in the Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns. A person familiar with talks told The Associated Press on Thursday that McCown has had contract discussions with both teams. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the teams haven't confirmed the discussions. A second person, also speaking on condition of anonymity...
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No. 13 Utah uses dominant first half to rout ASU

SALT LAKE CITY -- Delon Wright scored 12 points and did a little bit of everything as No. 13 Utah trounced Arizona State 83-41. The Utes put the game away in the first half with a stunning 41-9 advantage Thursday. Wright was Mr. Versatility for Utah, filling out the stat line with five rebounds, four assists, three blocks and three steals in just 21 minutes. Center Jacob Poeltl finished...
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Saint Mary's cruises at San Francisco 84-53

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Garrett Jackson went 10 for 13, with 4 of 5 from 3-point range and a career-high 26 points Thursday night as Saint Mary's beat San Francisco 84-53. Brad Waldow and Kerry Carter added 18 points each. Waldow went 7 for 8 with seven rebounds while Carter added six boards and five assists. Saint Mary's (21-7, 13-4 West Coast) never trailed and led by as many as 22...
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Spartans fall in OT to Golden Gophers, 96-90

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Carlos Morris missed a free throw that could have won the game in stunning fashion -- but by that point, the hardest part was already over for Minnesota. Morris made a tying 3-pointer while being fouled with 2.2 seconds left in regulation, and although he missed the ensuing free throw, the Golden Gophers controlled the overtime for a 96-90 win over Michigan...
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Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA history, dies at 86

Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Tom Leyden of WXYZ in Detroit was the first to report Lloyd’s death, saying that Lloyd’s family confirmed the Hall of Famer died in the early afternoon. Several outlets reported he died in Tennessee, where he lived with his wife Charlita. Lloyd’s alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed his death...
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No. 21 SMU pulls away from Memphis for 5th straight victory

  Nic Moore scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and No. 21 SMU pulled away to beat Memphis 66-57 on Thursday night. Moore's 3-pointer with 3:27 left capped a 15-4 run for the Mustangs (23-5, 14-2 American Athletic Conference), breaking open a 48-all game. Ryan Manuel and Yanick Moreira added 11 points each to help the Mustangs win their fifth straight and 21st in 23 games...
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Jois leads Eastern Washington in rout of Montana State 92-68

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) Venky Jois scored 27 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and Eastern Washington routed Montana State 92-68 on Thursday night for its Division I school record 21st win. Eastern Washington (21-7, 12-3 Big Sky) pulled even with Sacramento State (18-8, 12-3) for the top spot in the conference, and leads Montana (16-11, 12-4) by a half-game. The Eagles, who are 13-1 at home...
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Agent: DT Ricky Jean-Francois agrees to deal with Redskins

WASHINGTON (AP) Ricky Jean-Francois' agent says the defensive tackle has agreed to a $9 million, three-year contract with the Washington Redskins. The agent, Drew Rosenhaus, confirms Thursday night that the deal includes $4 million in guaranteed money. Jean-Francois was released this week by the Indianapolis Colts in a cost-cutting move. The Colts had signed him to a $22 million...
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Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86

Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd's alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did not provide details. Lloyd made his NBA debut in 1950 for the Washington Capitals, just before fellow black players Sweetwater Clifton and Chuck Cooper played their first games. The 6-foot-5 forward helped the Syracuse Nationals win the...
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No. 13 Utah routs Arizona St 83-41 with dominant first half

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Delon Wright scored 12 points and did a little bit of everything as No. 13 Utah trounced Arizona State 83-41. The Utes put the game away in the first half with a stunning 41-9 advantage Thursday. Wright was Mr. Versatility for Utah, filling out the stat line with five rebounds, four assists, three blocks and three steals in just 21 minutes. Center Jacob Poeltl...
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Sources: Hamilton faces significant suspension, though MLB trying to be lenient

Major League Baseball officials are weighing how to penalize Josh Hamilton for a breach of the sport's drug policy while showing compassion for a former MVP who until recently had abided by the terms of his 2006 reinstatement, according to sources with knowledge of baseball's thinking. As a result, Hamilton is likely to be suspended for at least 25 games but less than a full season...
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Cal State Northridge overtakes Cal State-Fullerton 82-72

LOS ANGELES (AP) Stephen Maxwell scored 24 points on 9-for-14 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds to help Cal State Northridge stay out of the Big West cellar with an 82-72 win over Cal State-Fullerton on Thursday night. Stephan Hicks contributed 22 points and Aaron Parks had 12 for Northridge (8-22, 3-11), which hit 25 of 52 from the field and held a 26-10 advantage in made free throws...
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Haws passes Fredette in BYU's 82-69 win over Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Tyler Haws scored 21 points in passing Jimmer Fredette as BYU's all-time leading scorer and leading the Cougars to an 82-69 victory over Portland on Thursday night. Haws now has 2,614 points, eclipsing Fredette's 2,599. Haws also reached double figures for the 117th time, tying Danny Ainge for the most in school history. Skyler Halford added 19 points and Kyle...
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Josh Koscheck has plenty of fight left: "I can still make a run at this thing"

When Josh Koscheck officially joined the UFC following the first season of The Ultimate Fighter, he had two professional fights on his record after spending most of his life as a wrestler. Koscheck was a novice in the truest sense of the word when he started fighting inside the Octagon, but he grew up fast and over the course of the last decade he became one of the best welterweights...
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Vandy coach apologizes, appeared to say he'd kill one of his players

  Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings apologized Thursday night for an ''inappropriate comment'' after television cameras caught him yelling at Commodores guard Wade Baldwin following a 73-65 victory over Tennessee. Baldwin clapped in the face of Tennessee forward Armani Moore after the game. During postgame handshakes, television replays showed that Stallings appeared to shout obscenities...
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Hornets-Celtics Preview

Coach Brad Stevens is still learning how to use the array of new players on the Boston Celtics. Mo Williams is fitting in just fine with the Charlotte Hornets. The Celtics look to extend their longest home winning streak of the season Friday night against Williams and the Hornets. Boston (22-33) has undergone an overhaul over the past three months and is starting to see some results...
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Pacific uses free throws to top Santa Clara, 64-57

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Pacific had four players reach double-figure scoring and used the free throw line to push past Santa Clara, 64-57 Thursday night. Pacific got to the free-throw line for 30 attempts and converted 20 while Santa Clara managed just eight attempts. The Tigers (12-17, 4-13 West Coast) led by 13 with under a minute left in the game. Brandon Clark scored on a layup...
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Northern Arizona shoots past North Dakota, 85-75

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) Kris Yanku pumped in 24 points by shooting 16-for-16 from the line and Northern Arizona stayed in the hunt for the Big Sky title by shooting past North Dakota, 85-75, on Thursday night. The Lumberjacks (16-12, 11-4) entered Thursday's games trailing Sacramento State, Montana and Eastern Washington, all tied with three conference losses. Yanku converted two...
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Bryson scores 20 to help UCSB knock off UC Davis, 74-60

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) Michael Bryson scored 20 and Alan Williams had 15 points and 16 rebounds to help UC Santa Barbara knock off Big West Conference-leading UC Davis 74-60 on Thursday night. John Green added 15 points for UCSB (15-12, 8-5). Williams, who also had four assists, two steals and four blocked shots, moved into fifth on the school's career scoring list with 1,616...
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Raiders to release Tyvon Branch, former starter at safety

  The Oakland Raiders will release safety Tyvon Branch before the start of the new league year next month. The team told Branch of the plans Thursday to cut ties with one of Oakland's longest-tenured non-specialists. Branch joined Oakland as a fourth-round pick out of Connecticut in 2008. Branch immediately became an impact player and started 62 of 64 games from 2009-12. He was...
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Bills, Browns in talks with quarterback McCown

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Free-agent quarterback Josh McCown has at least two suitors in the Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns. A person familiar with talks told The Associated Press on Thursday that McCown has had contract discussions with both teams. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the teams haven't confirmed the discussions. A second person, also speaking on...
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