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Tulsa holds off South Florida 78-71 in OT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Rashad Smith scored 21 points, James Woodard added 16, including four 3-pointers, and Tulsa beat Southern Florida 78-71 in overtime Saturday to remain in first place in the American Athletic Conference. Rashad Ray scored 13 points for Tulsa (16-5, 9-0), and Shaquille Harrison and Brandon Swannegan scored 12 each, with Swannegan grabbing a career-high 15 rebounds...
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Lampard expresses gratitude following return to Stamford Bridge

Manchester City midfielder Frank Lampard expressed his gratitude towards Chelsea fans following his side's 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge on Saturday night.  It was an emotional return to Stamford Bridge for the former England international -- a legend in the eyes of the Chelsea fans as their all-time leading scorer. He was given a fine ovation, though, and embarked on a lap of honor...
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F1: Toro Rosso targeting fifth in 2015 championship

Scuderia Toro Rosso is targeting a fifth place finish in the 2015 World Championship - which would entail beating either one of the four teams with works engines, or Williams. However, team boss Franz Tost insists that the target is not overly ambitious, despite STR employing two rookie drivers in Carlos Sainz and Max Verstappen. “After finishing seventh in the Constructors’...
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Robinson hits late runner, helps Pitt knock off No. 8 Notre Dame

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh guard James Robinson hit a runner with 12 seconds remaining to give the Panthers the lead for good in a 76-72 upset of No. 8 Notre Dame on Saturday. Robinson finished with 14 points and 10 assists for his first career double-double, including a twisting basket in traffic after Notre Dame's Jerian Grant gave the Irish a 72-71 lead on two free throws with...
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Hill delivers nail-biting 60-58 Illini win over Penn State

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Illinois forward Malcolm Hill scored 27 points Saturday including two on a layup with four seconds left in the game to deliver a 60-58 win over Penn State. Hill was mobbed at midcourt by teammates when Penn State's last, desperate attempt to tie fell short. The win was relief for an Illini team (14-8, 4-5) already depleted by injury that got more bad news just...
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Michael Frazier II drills 2 late free throws, lifts Florida past Arkansas

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Michael Frazier II hit two free throws with 1.9 seconds remaining and Florida escaped with a 57-56 victory over Arkansas on Saturday. Dorian Finney-Smith added 16 points, nine rebounds and four assists for the Gators (12-9, 5-3 Southeastern Conference), who won their second straight after a three-game losing streak and got another much-needed resume-booster...
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Stetson sneaks by Lipscomb, 75-73

DELAND, Fla. (AP) Kentwan Smith had 23 points and eight rebounds, and Angel Rivera had a game-winning put-back with 19 seconds left as Stetson battled back to beat Lipscomb 75-73 on Saturday. Stetson (7-15, 2-5 Atlantic Sun) trailed by 11 with 11:10 remaining, but came back to take a 72-71 lead after three Smith free throws with 1:42 left. After two free throws by Lipscomb's Malcolm...
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Frazier's free throws lift Florida over Arkansas, 57-56

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Michael Frazier II hit two free throws with 1.9 seconds remaining and Florida escaped with a 57-56 victory over Arkansas on Saturday. Dorian Finney-Smith added 16 points, nine rebounds and four assists for the Gators (12-9, 5-3 Southeastern Conference), who won their second straight after a three-game losing streak and got another much-needed resume-booster...
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Lacey's 3 at OT buzzer gives Wolfpack win over Georgia Tech

ATLANTA (AP) Trevor Lacey scored 19 points and hit a straightaway 3-pointer at the overtime buzzer to help North Carolina State snap a three-game losing streak and beat Georgia Tech 81-80 on Saturday. Anthony ''Cat'' Barber played the entire game and finished with 23 points and Kyle Washington added 14 points as the Wolfpack (14-9, 5-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) won for the second...
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Indiana State's balanced scoring attack beats Bradley 64-58

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) Brenton Scott scored 13 points to lead a balanced Indiana State attack to a 64-58 victory over Bradley on Saturday. Scott added five rebounds, five assists and three steals to help Indiana State stay undefeated at home in six Missouri Valley Conference games. Devonte Brown had 12 points, all in the second half, Tre' Bennett added 11 and Justin Gant 10 for...
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Cubs legend Ernie Banks memorialized, remembered for unwavering optimism

CHICAGO (AP) -- Fans and friends paid tribute to legendary Chicago Cubs slugger Ernie Banks on Saturday, recalling how he helped break baseball's color barrier during a Hall of Fame career in which he won over his teammates and an entire city with the unwavering optimism he brought to the game and life. At a memorial service in a Chicago church, the buoyant man known as "Mr. Cub...
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F1: Legendary Ferrari designer critiques Alonso

A former Ferrari chief has pointed the finger at departed Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso following the Maranello team's recent troubles. Legendary designer Mauro Forghieri, a key Ferrari figure from the 1960s to the 1980s, said the Spaniard cannot simply blame the team for his failure to add another title to his tally since joining in 2010. "If for three or four seasons in a row...
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NBA great backing marijuana legalization campaign in Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) A group that wants to legalize marijuana use in Ohio says its investors include NBA Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson. The group called ResponsibleOhio released a list of some of its backers on Friday. The group says Robertson signed on because he supports medical marijuana use. Robertson played at the University of Cincinnati before going on to a stellar NBA career...
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Saint Joseph's comes back to beat Davidson 75-70

PHILADELPHIA (AP) DeAndre Bembry scored 21 points, Aaron Brown added a career-high 20 and Saint Joseph's held off Davidson in the final seconds to preserve a 75-70 comeback on Saturday. The Hawks trailed 41-28 at the break after shooting 11 of 32 in the first half. They scored 11 straight points to start the second, and Bembry's layup put St. Joseph's ahead with 12:59 to go. Davidson...
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Michigan's Walton uncertain for game with Spartans

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan is taking a wait-and-see approach with point guard Derrick Walton heading into Sunday's showdown with rival Michigan State. The Michigan sophomore has been dealing with toe problems and didn't play in Tuesday's victory over Nebraska. Coach John Beilein said Saturday that Walton's play has been limited, and the team will see what happens Sunday. Beilein...
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Seahawks 1 win away from 1st Super Bowl repeat in 10 years

PHOENIX (AP) A year ago, Pete Carroll stood at a podium in a New York City hotel, less than 12 hours after his Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl. He spoke about what would happen next. ''The first meeting that we'll have,'' Carroll said, ''will be tomorrow.'' Sounded a bit over the top, even from the ever-enthusiastic coach. A moment later, he continued...
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American Pharoah among early Triple Crown nominees

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) American Pharoah, last year's champion 2-year-old male, and Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies winner Take Charge Brandi lead the list of 429 early nominees for the Triple Crown series for 3-year-olds. The total number of horses is 15 more than last year's total of 414 that were made eligible for the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont stakes during the early...
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Knicks signs forward Lance Thomas for rest of season

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Knicks have signed forward Lance Thomas for the remainder of the season. The team made the announcement on Saturday. The 6-foot-8 Thomas is averaging 10.6 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists over 25.5 minutes in seven games with New York. He signed the first of two 10-day contracts on Jan. 10.
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Gibbs, Whitehead lead Seton Hall past Xavier 90-82

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Sterling Gibbs scored 22 points, Isaiah Whitehead had 19 and Seton Hall used a late 9-0 run on Saturday to defeat Xavier 90-82. Gibbs started the winning run with a layup that tied the game at 75 with 4:12 left. He added two free throws after a turnover and Whitehead contributed four free throws, making it 82-75 with 2:38 left. Gibbs, who also had eight assists...
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Fifth-ranked Badgers get best of host Hawkeyes

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Frank Kaminsky had 24 points and nine rebounds to lead No. 5 Wisconsin to a 74-63 win over Iowa on Saturday. Nigel Hayes scored 14 points and Sam Dekker and Josh Gasser each added 11 for the Badgers (18-2, 6-1 Big Ten). Wisconsin had 21 second-chance points to win its fifth straight against the Hawkeyes (13-8, 4-4). Aaron White scored 15 points to lead Iowa...
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Report: Timberwolves guard Rubio set to return

MINNEAPOLIS -- Ricky Rubio is one game away from returning to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rubio has been cleared to play on Monday against the Dallas Mavericks, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Saturday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because an announcement has not been made. Rubio has been out since severely injuring his left ankle...
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Talley leads E. Michigan over W. Michigan 69-63

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Mike Talley scored a career-high 24 points and Eastern Michigan pulled away in the second half to beat Western Michigan 69-63 on Saturday. Talley scored Eastern Michigan's final seven points of the first half to tie the score at 31-all. Western Michigan led 43-40 with 12:14 to play, but another seven-straight points from Talley - including two 3-pointers -...
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Summit meeting: Chelsea, City draw in Premier League

LONDON (AP) Manchester City ended Chelsea's perfect home record in the Premier League this season with a 1-1 draw between the top two teams on Saturday. Loic Remy, deputizing for suspended striker Diego Costa, put Chelsea in front in the 41st minute, but the leaders couldn't hold on for an 11th successive league win at Stamford Bridge. David Silva leveled for City before halftime...
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No. 17 West Virginia beats Texas Tech 77-58

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) Devin Williams scored 18 points and No. 17 West Virginia forced 26 turnovers in a 77-58 win over Texas Tech on Saturday. Daxter Miles Jr. added 12 points, Juwan Staten had 11 and Gary Browne scored 10 for West Virginia (18-3, 6-2 Big 12). The Mountaineers swept the season series with the Red Raiders and have exceeded their win total from last season. Texas...
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Atletico bounce back from Copa del Rey setback, skip past Eibar

Atletico Madrid overcame a drenched playing surface to scrap their way to a 3-1 Primera Division win at Eibar. Antoine Griezmann put the visitors ahead after just seven minutes and then two quick-fire goals from Mario Mandzukic midway through the first half put the game beyond the reach of Eibar. The hosts managed to grab a late consolation goal through Federico Piovaccari. The pitch...
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