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Kyle Korver scores 11 points in 65 seconds; Hawks top Bucks

  DeMarre Carroll scored 23 points and Kyle Korver put on quite a shooting display in the third quarter, carrying the Atlanta Hawks to a 101-88 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night. Having clinched top seed in the Eastern Conference, the Hawks are trying to maintain their playing edge while staying healthy for the final two weeks of the regular season. This wasn't pretty...
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Don't expect big leaguers to ever fight for Kris Bryants of the world

After the Chicago Cubs sent spring sensation Kris Bryant to Triple-A on Monday, the Major League Baseball Players Association said it would address the practice of service-time-related demotions through “litigation, bargaining or both.” The response was reasonable and strong. I agree with the union’s statement that Bryant’s demotion is “bad” for baseball. It could be...
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Grizzlies beat Kings 97-83 to end three-game skid

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Mike Conley scored 18 points, Jeff Green added 16 and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped their three-game losing streak with a 97-83 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. The Grizzlies moved back into the second spot in the Western Conference playoff race by a half-game over the Houston Rockets, who lost 99-96 at Toronto. Zach Randolph added 15 for Memphis...
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Vrbata, Lack strong in Canucks' 4-1 win over Blues

ST. LOUIS (AP) Radim Vrbata had a goal and assist, and Eddie Lack made 23 saves as the Vancouver Canucks opened a four-game trip with a 4-1 victory over the struggling St. Louis Blues on Monday night. Zbynek Michalek scored for the Blues, who never led and missed a chance to clinch a playoff spot with a victory. St. Louis has lost two straight at home, has one win its last six games...
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Lakers edge 76ers in overtime on Jeremy Clarkson's basket

  Jordan Clarkson scored 26 points and made the tiebreaking basket with 0.7 seconds left in overtime to lift the Los Angeles Lakers past the Philadelphia 76ers, 113-111 on Monday night in a matchup of two of the NBA's worst teams. Jabari Brown finished with 22 points for the Lakers (20-53). Wayne Ellington added seven of his 20 points in OT, including a 3-pointer that put the Lakers...
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Lightning clinch playoff berth with 5-3 win at Montreal

MONTREAL (AP) Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop had two assists, Vladislav Namestnikov scored two goals, and the Lightning clinched an Eastern Conference playoff berth with a 5-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night. Bishop started plays that set up breakaway goals by Namestnikov and Jonathan Drouin in the second period. Nikita Kucherov and Anton Stralman also scored for Tampa...
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Namestnikov scores a pair of goals as Lightning defeat Canadiens

MONTREAL (AP) -- Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop had two assists, Vladislav Namestnikov scored two goals, and the Lightning clinched an Eastern Conference playoff berth with a 5-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Monday night. Bishop started plays that set up breakaway goals by Namestnikov and Jonathan Drouin in the second period. Nikita Kucherov and Anton Stralman also scored for...
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Hayward helps Jazz beat Timberwolves 104-84

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Gordon Hayward scored 22 points, reserve Trey Burke had 19 and the Utah Jazz beat the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 104-84 on Monday night. Trevor Booker had 17 points and 13 rebounds for Utah, which earned its second straight win after a four-game losing streak. Rudy Gobert finished with 15 points and 12 boards. The Jazz grabbed control with a 14-0 run at...
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Hawks soar past visiting Bucks

ATLANTA (AP) -- DeMarre Carroll scored 23 points and Kyle Korver put on quite a shooting display in the third quarter, carrying the Atlanta Hawks to a 101-88 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night. Having clinched top seed in the Eastern Conference, the Hawks are trying to maintain their playing edge while staying healthy for the final two weeks of the regular season. This...
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Red Sox's Napoli spurs 7-run inning with broken-bat homer

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Mike Napoli started a seven-run fourth inning with a broken-bat homer and Justin Masterson allowed one run in 5 2-3 innings as the Boston Red Sox rolled to a 14-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. Napoli had his bat sawed off on an inside pitch from Brian Duensing. The Red Sox went on to score six more times in the inning off Duensing. Xander...
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DeRozan scores 42, Raptors beat Rockets 99-96

TORONTO (AP) DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 42 points and tied his career high with 11 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors beat Houston 99-96 on Monday night, their eighth straight home victory over the Rockets. DeRozan made a go-ahead turnaround bank shot with 1:27 left, then sealed it with a jumper over James Harden with 18 seconds to go. He made 14 of 27 attempts from the floor...
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Peterson scores 16, Loyola beats La.-Monroe in CBI opener

CHICAGO (AP) Earl Peterson scored 16 points to lead a balanced offense as Loyola-Chicago beat Louisiana-Monroe 65-58 Monday night in the opener of the College Basketball Invitational championship series. Christian Thomas had 12 points, Montel James added 11 and Devon Turk 10 to help the Ramblers (23-13) shake off a two-point halftime deficit to take command in the second half. The...
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Cauley-Stein, Kaminsky, Okafor among Wooden Award finalists

LOS ANGELES (AP) Willie Cauley-Stein of Kentucky, Frank Kaminsky of Wisconsin and Jahlil Okafor of Duke are among the 10 candidates for the John R. Wooden Award as the nation's top college basketball player. The trio, who are all participating in this week's Final Four, along with Jerian Grant of Notre Dame and D'Angelo Russell of Ohio State have been invited to Los Angeles, where...
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Nationals closer Drew Storen exits with blister in loss to Cardinals

  Washington Nationals closer Drew Storen exited early because of a blister on his right big toe Monday in a 6-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Storen issued a two-out walk to Kolten Wong, then left the mound in the sixth inning. ''You start sweating, it gets hot, you start having friction down there and he developed a blister and then the next pitch it ripped,'' Washington manager...
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Blazers sign G Tim Frazier for the rest of the season

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) The Portland Trail Blazers have signed guard Tim Frazier from the NBA Development League's Maine Red Claws for the rest of the season. Frazier, who played at Penn State, recently finished a pair of 10-day contracts with Philadelphia, where he averaged 5.7 points, 3.2 rebounds, 7.2 assists in six games. With the Red Claws, Frazier averaged 16.1 points, 7.1 rebounds...
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Bulls' Derrick Rose takes first contact in practice since surgery

  Bulls star Derrick Rose took contact in practice Monday for the first time since undergoing right knee surgery late last month. The Bulls hope to get the former MVP point guard back for a playoff run. He had a minor procedure on Feb. 27 and was expected to miss four to six weeks. Rose sat out most of last season because of a torn meniscus in his right knee. He also tore the anterior...
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Lakers beat 76ers 113-111 in OT on Clarkson's basket

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jordan Clarkson scored 26 points and made the tiebreaking basket with 0.7 seconds left in overtime to lift the Los Angeles Lakers past the Philadelphia 76ers, 113-111 on Monday night in a matchup of two of the NBA's worst teams. Jabari Brown finished with 22 points for the Lakers (20-53). Wayne Ellington added seven of his 20 points in OT, including a 3-pointer...
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Carroll, Korver lead Hawks to 101-88 win over Bucks

ATLANTA (AP) DeMarre Carroll scored 23 points and Kyle Korver put on quite a shooting display in the third quarter, carrying the Atlanta Hawks to a 101-88 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night. Having clinched top seed in the Eastern Conference, the Hawks are trying to maintain their playing edge while staying healthy for the final two weeks of the regular season. This...
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Rangers-Jets Preview

The New York Rangers know they're headed for the playoffs, but the Winnipeg Jets' bid to return to the postseason will likely go down to the wire. The Jets look to bounce back from their first home loss in five games Tuesday night when the Rangers try to win for the first time since clinching a playoff spot. New York (47-21-7) leads the Metropolitan Division by six points and is...
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Warriors-Clippers Preview

With everything sewn up except the NBA's best overall record, the Golden State Warriors would love nothing more than to end a heated rival's seven-game winning streak. In a potential second-round playoff preview Tuesday night, the Warriors will try to extend the league's longest current run to 10 and snap a four-game road skid against the Los Angeles Clippers. Golden State (60-13...
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Tiger hits career low, but may try to climb out of it at Augusta

As the clock ticks closer to the Masters, the Tiger Woods watch intensifies. And on the heels of last week's report that close friend Notah Begay labels Woods' odds of playing Augusta as a "50-50 chance," another noted golf analyst has chimed in. Golf Channel analyst and Golf World senior writer Tim Rosaforte said on his "I Think, I Saw, I Heard" video series Monday the following...
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Boilermakers' Bryson Scott announces plans to transfer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) Sophomore guard Bryson Scott is planning to transfer from Purdue. Coach Matt Painter says Scott sought and was granted his release. The 6-foot-1 guard from Fort Wayne, Indiana, averaged 3.8 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.2 assists last season when he appeared in 25 games. Over two seasons with the Boilermakers, Scott played in 57 games and averaged 5.1 points...
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Senators-Red Wings Preview

Neither the Detroit Red Wings nor the Ottawa Senators are winding down the regular season in particularly strong form. The difference between the two clubs is one has a playoff cushion to work with while the other's margin for error is closing. The Senators are the more desperate team, and will try to halt a three-game skid Tuesday night in Detroit while also closing the gap with...
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Bradley scores 30, Celtics defeat Hornets 116-104

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Avery Bradley had 30 points and eight rebounds, and the Boston Celtics beat the Charlotte Hornets 116-104 on Monday night for an important Eastern Conference victory. Evan Turner added 15 points, while Jae Crowder and Marcus Smart each had 14 as the Celtics won for the 10th time in the last 16 games. Boston moved back into eighth place in the Eastern Conference...
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UConn beats Dayton, reaches its eighth straight Final Four

  Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are back in a familiar place -- the Final Four. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 27 points to help UConn beat Dayton 91-70 on Monday night to advance to the national semifinals for an eighth straight season. Now the Huskies stand two wins away from a third straight national championship. They accomplished that same feat from 2002-04. Unlike the...
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