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No. 19 Oklahoma State holds off Weber State women 55-49

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Roshunda Johnson scored 16 points, including the final go-ahead bucket late in the second half, to lift No. 19 Oklahoma State to a 55-49 win over Weber State on Thursday night. LaShawn Jones contributed 13 points and Brittney Martin had 11 for Oklahoma State (8-1), which took a 30-19 advantage into the break but had to quell a Weber State rally to secure its sixth...
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Davis scores 30, leads New Orleans over Houston

HOUSTON (AP) Anthony Davis had 30 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 99-90 win over the Houston Rockets on Thursday night. The Pelicans trailed by one early in the fourth quarter before using a 7-0 run to take a 79-73 lead and they didn't trail again. Ryan Anderson scored the last five points on that spurt to help New Orleans snap a six-game...
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Butler scores 35, Bulls beat Knicks 103-97

CHICAGO (AP) Jimmy Butler scored a career-high 35 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the New York Knicks 103-97 Thursday night in a game missing All-Stars Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony. Playing without Rose, who sat out with an illness, the Bulls got another strong game from Butler. He was 11 of 21 from the floor with four 3-pointers, five rebounds, seven assists and four steals...
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Report: A's trade All-Star Norris to Padres, get Hahn in 4-player deal

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Two people with knowledge of the deal say the Oakland Athletics have traded All-Star catcher Derek Norris and minor league right-hander Seth Streich to the San Diego Padres for righties Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez along with an international signing bonus slot. The people spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday night because neither team had announced the agreement...
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Bulls down Knicks as Derrick Rose, Carmelo Anthony both sit out

  Jimmy Butler scored a career-high 35 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the New York Knicks 103-97 Thursday night in a game that was missing All-Stars Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony. Playing without Rose, who sat out with an illness, the Bulls got another strong game from Butler. He was 11 of 21 from the floor with four 3-pointers, five rebounds, seven assists and four steals...
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Bos' shot gives South Dakota 55-53 win over Montana State

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) Brandon Bos hit a 15-foot jump shot with two seconds remaining to give South Dakota a 55-53 victory over Montana State on Thursday night. Marcus Colbert's 3-pointer had lifted Montana State into a tie with 36 seconds left. Bos finished with 17 points while Tyler Larson added 12 points, including 8-of-10 shooting from the free-throw line, and 11 rebounds for...
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AP Sources: A's trade catcher Norris to Padres

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Two people with knowledge of the deal say the Oakland Athletics have traded All-Star catcher Derek Norris and minor league right-hander Seth Streich to the San Diego Padres for righties Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez along with an international signing bonus slot. The people spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday night because neither team had announced the agreement...
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No. 2 Blue Devils down UConn after getting earful from Coach K

  Freshman point guard Tyus Jones scored 21 points, Justise Winslow hit two key baskets late in the game and No. 2 Duke responded to a tongue lashing by coach Mike Krzyzewski to beat defending national champion Connecticut 66-56 on Thursday night. Winslow and Jahlil Okafor -- the other two members of the Blue Devils' trio of talented freshmen -- added 12 points apiece. Ahead 30...
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Utah Jazz at Orlando Magic game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Orlando Magic believe their time on the road has built chemistry, but they're excited to finally have an extended stay at home. Orlando looks to avoid a third consecutive defeat as it begins a four-game homestand against the Utah Jazz on Friday night. The Magic (10-18) have played by far the most road games...
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South Dakota State beats Idaho State 75-72 in OT

LOGAN, Utah (AP) Deondre Parks scored 15 points and hit the winning free throw with 34 second to play in overtime Thursday to lift South Dakota State over Idaho State 75-72 in a World Vision Classic game. Parks opened OT with a 3-pointer and his second of two free throws put the Jackrabbits up 73-67. The Bengals had chances to tie or win, but missed free throws and Evann Hall's...
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Jackson State coasts to 66-46 win over Southern Miss

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Kaven Bernard scored 21 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, to help Jackson State snap a seven-game losing streak with a 66-46 win over Southern Miss on Thursday night. Raeford Worsham contributed 18 points and Janarius Middleton had eight points for Jackson State (2-9), which shot 45.8 percent from the floor and was 16 of 24 from the free throw line. Bernard...
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Jazz-Magic Preview

The Orlando Magic believe their time on the road has built chemistry, but they're excited to finally have an extended stay at home. Orlando looks to avoid a third consecutive defeat as it begins a four-game homestand against the Utah Jazz on Friday night. The Magic (10-18) have played by far the most road games in the league, going 7-12 in such contests after falling 95-82 at Toronto...
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Jones scores 21 to lead No. 2 Duke over UConn

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Freshman point guard Tyus Jones scored 21 points, Justise Winslow hit two key baskets late in the game and No. 2 Duke responded to a tongue lashing by coach Mike Krzyzewski to beat defending national champion Connecticut 66-56 on Thursday night. Winslow and Jahlil Okafor - the other two members of the Blue Devils' trio of talented freshmen - added 12 points...
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Panthers need just six rounds of shootout this time to beat Flyers

  Dave Bolland scored the winning goal in the shootout to lead the Florida Panthers to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Brandon Pirri also had a goal in the shootout for Florida (14-8-8), which played beyond regulation for the fourth straight game. The Panthers were coming off Tuesday's 2-1 victory over Washington that set an NHL record by going 20 rounds...
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White lifts Ole Miss past Coastal Carolina 71-68

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) LaDarius White scored a career-high 26 points, including 6 of 8 from 3-point range, to lift Mississippi to a 71-68 win over Coastal Carolina on Thursday. Jarvis Summers and Stefan Moody added 16 and 11 points, respectively, for the Rebels (7-3), combining for five free throws in the final 55 seconds to preserve the win. Ole Miss, trailing 41-28 at halftime, had...
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Faulk, Hurricanes beat Leafs to snap skid

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Justin Faulk had a goal and an assist, and the Eastern Conference-worst Carolina Hurricanes broke a six-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the previously surging Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night. The Hurricanes (9-19-3), who entered with the NHL's worst record, had scored only one goal in each game of their skid. Their offensive outburst snapped the Maple...
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Fehr's goal in first minute of OT lifts Capitals over Blue Jackets

  Eric Fehr scored 42 seconds into overtime to lead Washington to a 5-4 victory over Columbus on Thursday night, extending the Capitals' point streak to seven games and snapping the Blue Jackets' winning streak at seven. Mike Green skated past the goal line on the right wing and slid a centering pass to Fehr, whose quick shot beat Sergei Bobrovsky. Joel Ward, Jason Chimera, Karl...
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Arizona State coach Herb Sendek's contract extension approved

  The Arizona Board of Regents has approved a contract extension for Arizona State basketball coach Herb Sendek, though added provisions to the original deal. Arizona State agreed to a three-year contract extension with Sendek after last season, when the Sun Devils reached the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2009. The new deal, approved Thursday, was for one year, through...
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Chiefs' visit to Pittsburgh might as well be considered a playoff game

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Kansas City Chiefs are in the hunt for playoff spots, but one will have a much more challenging path after this weekend. Following a pair of wins over other teams vying for postseason berths, the Steelers attempt to continue riding the NFL's best offense while trying to solve the Chiefs' stingy defense Sunday at Heinz Field. Pittsburgh (9-5) enters Week...
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Fehr's OT goal lifts Capitals over Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Eric Fehr scored 42 seconds into overtime to lead Washington to a 5-4 victory over Columbus on Thursday night, extending the Capitals' point streak to seven games and snapping the Blue Jackets' winning streak at seven. Mike Green skated past the goal line on the right wing and slid a centering pass to Fehr, whose quick shot beat Sergei Bobrovsky. Joel Ward, Jason...
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Bolland gets winner in SO as Panthers beat Flyers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Dave Bolland scored the winning goal in the shootout to lead the Florida Panthers to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Brandon Pirri also had a goal in the shootout for Florida (14-8-8), which played beyond regulation for the fourth straight game. The Panthers were coming off Tuesday's 2-1 victory over Washington that set an NHL record...
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Celtics trade Rajon Rondo to Mavericks

BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, cutting ties with the last remnant of their last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another title. The Celtics will send Rondo and forward Dwight Powell to Dallas for Jameer Nelson, Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright, two draft picks and a $12.9 million trade...
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NCAA gig doesn't change Oliver Luck's stance on money for athletes

  Oliver Luck is ready to embark on another rebuilding project. He hopes to rebuild trust and confidence in the NCAA. He's pushing for clearer rules, a more efficient enforcement system and punishments that are easy to understand. And he wants to protect the "fundamental" right of college athletes to get paid for the use of their names, images and likenesses. On Thursday, the NCAA...
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Capitals score in OT to snap Blue Jackets' win streak

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Eric Fehr scored 42 seconds into overtime to lead Washington to a 5-4 victory over Columbus on Thursday night, extending the Capitals' point streak to seven games and snapping the Blue Jackets' winning streak at seven. Mike Green skated past the goal line on the right wing and slid a centering pass to Fehr, whose quick shot beat Sergei Bobrovsky. Joel Ward...
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Clippers-Nuggets Preview

It's been a streaky season so far for the Denver Nuggets, whose current stretch is definitely not a good one. The Nuggets seek only their second win in more than two weeks Friday night at home against the Los Angeles Clippers. Denver (10-15) opened the season with seven losses in its first nine games before a 7-1 stretch put the Nuggets one game over .500 after a win at Utah on Dec...
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