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Timberwolves overcome Bulls 113-112

ST. LOUIS (AP) Rookie Zach LaVine scored all six of his points in the final five minutes, helping the Minnesota Timberwolves erase a 13-point deficit midway through the fourth quarter and close the preseason with a 113-112 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Friday night. Derrick Rose had 27 points and five assists for Chicago (4-4). Rose had 57 points the last two preseason games...
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Lightning beat Jets behind Bishop, 3-goal second period

  Jonathan Drouin, Vladislav Namestnikov and Ondrej Palat scored in the second period, leading the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night. Ben Bishop made 40 saves for Tampa Bay, which has won three of four on a five-game road trip that ends at Minnesota on Saturday night. Steven Stamkos scored in the first, and Nikita Kucherov finished with...
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Jonathan Drouin scores first goal of NHL career, Lightning top Jets

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- Jonathan Drouin, Vladislav Namestnikov and Ondrej Palat scored in the second period, leading the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night. Ben Bishop made 40 saves for Tampa Bay, which has won three of four on a five-game road trip that ends at Minnesota on Saturday night. Steven Stamkos scored in the first, and Nikita...
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Royals fan goes into labor, doesn't want to leave Series game

If you think you're a dedicated sports fan, this story might knock you down a few pegs. A very pregnant Stephanie Hetherington and her husband Jason were at Kauffman Stadium to cheer on the Kansas City Royals before Game 1 of the World Series, when her water broke. Rather than immediately rushing to the hospital, however, Hetherington opted to stay and watch the game for as long...
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Lightning beat Jets 4-2

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Jonathan Drouin, Vladislav Namestnikov and Ondrej Palat scored in the second period, leading the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night. Ben Bishop made 40 saves for Tampa Bay, which has won three of four on a five-game road trip that ends at Minnesota on Saturday night. Steven Stamkos scored in the first, and Nikita Kucherov...
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Houston leads South Alabama past Troy, 27-13

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Kendall Houston ran for 178 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries and South Alabama beat Troy 27-13 on Friday night for its fourth straight victory. Xavier Johnson added 107 yards rushing and a score on 15 carries for the Jaguars (5-2, 4-1 Sun Belt). Brandon Bridge was 9 of 21 for 106 yards and a touchdown. South Alabama made it 24-6 in the third quarter on Johnson...
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DeRozan scores 15, Raptors beat Knicks 83-80

MONTREAL (AP) DeMar DeRozan scored 15 points, Jonas Valanciunas added 13, and the Toronto Raptors beat the New York Knicks 83-80 on Friday night at the Bell Centre in the final preseason game for both teams. Kyle Lowry and Lou Williams each added 12 points for the Raptors (7-1), who have won six straight in the preseason. They matched their exhibition victory record of seven. Carmelo...
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Bosh, Wade lead Heat past Grizzlies 104-98

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Chris Bosh scored 21 points, and Dwyane Wade added 16 as the Miami Heat defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 104-98 on Friday night in the preseason finale for both teams. The Heat controlled the game after halftime, building the lead to 17 early in the fourth quarter as both teams played their reserves down the stretch. Memphis battled back within 94-91 on a jumper...
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Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade help Heat close out preseason with win over Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Chris Bosh scored 21 points, and Dwyane Wade added 16 as the Miami Heat defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 104-98 on Friday night in the preseason finale for both teams. The Heat controlled the game after halftime, building the lead to 17 early in the fourth quarter as both teams played their reserves down the stretch. Memphis battled back within 94-91 on a jumper...
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USF comes up short on the road against Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Gunner Kiel threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score before hurting his ribs again, and Munchie Legaux took it from there Friday night, scoring a notable touchdown of his own while Cincinnati pulled away to a 34-17 victory over South Florida. The Bearcats (4-3, 2-1 American Athletic) took advantage of the Bulls' many mistakes and got their second straight...
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UNC's Williams: 'Very sad time' after fraud report

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina coach Roy Williams says it's a ''very sad time'' at the school after an investigation found widespread academic fraud and adds that his basketball program ''thought we were doing the right thing.'' After his team's exhibition victory Friday night, Williams spoke for the first time in response to a report...
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Lakers co-owner Jeanie Buss: Anyone afraid to play with Kobe 'is probably a loser'

Jeanie Buss is standing by her star player. In a SportsCenter interview, the president of the Los Angeles Lakers said that she doesn't agree with reports that players don't want to work with Kobe Bryant. And if that's actually the reason keeping some free agents away from L.A., Buss doesn't want them anyway. "Any free agent that would be afraid to play with...
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Benn scores in fifth straight, Stars edge Devils via shootout

  Jason Spezza and Jamie Benn scored in a shootout, and Dallas beat New Jersey 3-2 on Friday night, extending the Devils' NHL record for shootout losses to 18 straight. Kari Lehtonen finished with 25 saves for the Stars. It didn't appear as if he had to stop any in the shootout, with Mike Cammalleri's shot going over the net on the first attempt and Jaromir Jagr losing...
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Sinama-Pongolle scores late, Fire top Dynamo 2-1

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) Florent Sinama-Pongolle scored in the first minute of stoppage time to help Chicago beat the Houston Dynamo 2-1 on Friday night to end the Fire's eight-game winless streak. Sinama-Pongolle headed home Grant Ward's cross and immediately ran over to the Chicago bench to hug Logan Pause, who is retiring after a 12-year career with the Fire. Houston (11...
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Rangers-Canadiens Preview

The Montreal Canadiens lost the Eastern Conference finals to the New York Rangers last season, but Carey Price's series ended in Game 1 after a collision with Chris Kreider. Price will be back between the pipes on Saturday night as the conference-leading Canadiens face Kreider and the Rangers for the first time since being ousted from the playoffs. Price was integral in getting...
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Harden helps Rockets beat Spurs 96-87 in preseason

HOUSTON (AP) James Harden scored 25 points, and the Houston Rockets used a big run before halftime to beat the San Antonio Spurs 96-87 in a preseason game on Friday night. Harden struggled in the first half, going 2 for 9 from the field for five points. But he scored 20 in the third on 7-for-10 shooting, and then rested during the final period. Isaiah Canaan added 18 points for...
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Kiel hurt as Cincinnati beats South Florida 34-17

CINCINNATI (AP) Gunner Kiel threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score before hurting his ribs again, and Munchie Legaux took it from there Friday night, scoring a notable touchdown of his own while Cincinnati pulled away to a 34-17 victory over South Florida. The Bearcats (4-3, 2-1 American Athletic) took advantage of the Bulls' many mistakes and got their second straight...
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Benn scores in fifth straight, Stars edge Devils

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Jason Spezza and Jamie Benn scored in a shootout, and the Dallas Stars beat New Jersey 3-2 on Friday night, extending the Devils' NHL record for shootout losses to 18 straight. Kari Lehtonen finished with 25 saves for the Stars. It didn't appear as if he had to stop any in the shootout, with Mike Cammalleri's shot going over the net on the first attempt...
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NBA to debut high-tech replay center to help refs with tough calls

The NBA will institute a state-of-the-art facility called the "replay center," which will assist referees on tough calls during video review. The replay center will debut on opening night of the 2014-15 season and will be used to give referees numerous camera angles of plays on one screen simultaneously, the league announced. Twenty replay stations and 94 television monitors...
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Chargers say Addae has concussion after claiming he passed tests

  The San Diego Chargers followed proper medical procedure after safety Jahleel Addae had two scary reactions following hits in Thursday night's 35-21 loss at Denver, coach Mike McCoy said. Addae immediately fell to the ground after a hit on the first play of the game. Late in the third quarter, he convulsed while remaining on his feet after a hit. He led with his left shoulder...
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Live on FOX Sports 1: Mariota, No. 6 Ducks visit Cal in Pac-12 action

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Lloyd leads US women past Mexico 3-0

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals in a 3-0 semifinal victory over Mexico on Friday night, securing the United States a trip to next year's World Cup and a spot in the CONCACAF Woman's Championship match on Sunday. The U.S. women will face Costa Rica, which earned its first World Cup appearance by defeating Trinidad and Tobago on penalty kicks after a 1...
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Senators, Canadiens, Leafs to pay tribute to soldiers shot in Ottawa

  The Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs will hold coordinated tributes Saturday night to honor the Canadian soldiers who lost their lives during shootings this week. The tributes will be before games at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, the Bell Centre in Montreal and Air Canada Centre in Toronto. The Senators said Friday the teams will show appreciation...
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UNC beats Fayetteville State 111-58 in exhibition

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Freshman Justin Jackson scored 18 points to help North Carolina beat Fayetteville State 111-58 in its exhibition opener Friday night. Fellow rookie Theo Pinson added 15 points and eight rebounds as the Tar Heels had five players score in double figures. The Tar Heels dominated the boards by a nearly 2-to-1 margin and finished with 29 second-chance points....
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