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Lue: Love needs bigger role when Cavs go cold

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 23:58
Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said the team needs to get the ball to Kevin Love and "post the basketball" when the offense goes through a dry spell, as it did in Wednesday's 104-103 win over Orlando.
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D-backs' Tomas charged with criminal speeding

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 21:57
Diamondbacks outfielder Yasmany Tomas was booked into the downtown Phoenix jail after authorities say his Mercedes Coupe was clocked at 105 mph on the freeway.
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Rude boy: All-Star Embiid dismisses Rihanna

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 21:40
Joel Embiid celebrated his All-Star nod with a monster effort for the Philadelphia 76ers against the East-leading Celtics, putting up 26 points and 16 rebounds
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League stands behind pick of Kid Rock at ASG

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 21:19
The NHL said that the decision to hire Kid Rock to perform at the 2018 All-Star Game in Tampa was "purely based" on his entertainment value and history as a hockey fan, although it's aware of the backlash over him performing.
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Baylor's No. 3 seed is biggest shocker in NCAA's reveal

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:08
Including Oregon as a No. 1 seed isn't a hard sell, but Baylor falling off the top line and all the way to a No. 3 seed was the lone shocker as the NCAA revealed its top 16 teams Thursday, Charlie Creme writes.
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NCAA prez wants reforms before '18 season

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 18:33
In his first speech since the world of men's college basketball was rocked by an ongoing federal investigation, NCAA president Mark Emmert said he has committed "to have meaningful change" and newly placed reforms before the start of the 2018 season.
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Ill-advised Jimmy G trade will haunt Patriots if Tom Brady isn't right

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 18:03
Brady's sudden hand injury shifts the spotlight back to New England's controversial Garoppolo trade.
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Follow live: History-making Kostyuk meets Svitolina

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:38
Day 5 of the Aussie Open sees No. 4 seed Elina Svitolina playing 15-year-old compatriot Marta Kostyuk for a place in the fourth round. Later, Rafael Nadal, Nick Kyrgios and Grigor Dimitrov are all in action.
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LeBron, Curry win ASG voting, to be captains

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:21
LeBron James received the most votes in the Eastern Conference, while Stephen Curry was tops in the West. They will serve as All-Star captains and pick their teams, which will be announced Jan. 25.
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Afflalo suspended 2 games for throwing punch

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:51
Orlando Magic guard Arron Afflalo has been suspended two games for throwing a punch at Minnesota's Nemanja Bjelica, the league announced Thursday.
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USA Gymnastics cuts ties with Karolyi Ranch

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:22
New USA Gymnastics CEO Kerry Perry said the organization will no longer be affiliated with Karolyi Ranch, a training center where Larry Nassar assaulted young gymnasts.
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Fournette says Steelers fan rear-ended his car

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:44
When Leonard Fournette was rear-ended in Jacksonville on Tuesday, he was surprised to find out the driver was a Steelers fan.
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Source: MLB pitch clock looms as talks stall

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:21
Barring a change in negotiations, it appears MLB will add a 20-second pitch clock and a restriction on catcher mound visits in 2018 without the union signing off, a source told ESPN.
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Follow live: Harden set to return for Rockets

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:58
In James Harden's return, Eric Gordon put on a show from the 3-point line, sinking 6 of 12 for a game-high 27 points.
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First-graders send Jags game plan to beat Pats

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:37
Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone revealed on Thursday that a first-grade class from a local school sent a game plan on how to defeat the Patriots. "We're just taking as much advice as we can because we need it," Marrone said.
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Morstead 'blown away' by Vikes fans donations

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:24
New Orleans Saints punter Thomas Morstead promised to return to Minnesota to deliver donations from Vikings fans.
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Judge chides Nassar for complaints in his letter

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:15
In a letter to Michigan judge Rosemarie Aquilina, Larry Nassar expressed doubts he could face a week of comments from women he has admitted to abusing. "I have to say, this isn't worth the paper it's written on," Aquilina said about Nassar's letter.
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ESPN's evolution: Snapchat, esports and attribution guidelines

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:30
The Public Editor follows up on SportsCenter on Snapchat, content for emerging fans and guidelines for breaking news attribution.
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UFC 220 Cheat Sheet: Daniel Cormier vs. Volkan Oezdemir

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:12
Cormier and Oezdemir will square off for the UFC's light heavyweight belt Saturday. Who has the advantage? Brett Okamoto breaks it down.
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BPI ranks the top leagues in college basketball

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:56
Should the Big 12, ACC or another conference be considered the best in college basketball? We asked the Basketball Power Index, which said the Big 12 is best from top to bottom.
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