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Memphis Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks (24) drives against Sacramento Kings guard Bogdan Bogdanovic (8) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)
January 19, 2018 - 10:55 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Dillon Brooks scored a career-best 22 points, Ben McLemore had a season-high 21 and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the skidding Sacramento Kings 106-88 on Friday night for their third consecutive win. The game marked Zach Randolph's first return to Memphis since spending eight...
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Michigan State's Nick Ward (44) pulls down a rebound between Indiana's Zach McRoberts, left, and Juwan Morgan during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
January 19, 2018 - 10:49 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Miles Bridges made a 3-pointer and bounced on his toes with joy, enjoying a game he and Michigan State desperately needed. Bridges scored 22 points to help the ninth-ranked Spartans respond to adversity with an 85-57 win over Indiana on Friday night. The Spartans (17-3, 5...
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Montreal Canadiens goaltender Antti Niemi (37), of Finland, watches the puck in front of Washington Capitals left wing Andre Burakovsky (65) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. At lower right is Canadiens defenseman David Schlemko (21). The Canadiens won 3-2. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
January 19, 2018 - 10:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Pacioretty had two goals and an assist to help the Montreal Canadiens break a three-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Friday night. Paul Byron also scored for the Canadiens. Antii Niemi, playing in place of Carey Price, who had been in goal for...
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January 19, 2018 - 10:39 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Colin Montgomerie shot a second straight 7-under 65 to take a two-shot lead into the final round of the Mitsubishi Electric Championship, the season opener on the PGA Tour Champions. The 54-year-old Scot, a six-time winner on the over-50 tour, didn't miss a fairway on...
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Members of the NASCAR Hall of Fame pose for a photo during a ceremony in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
January 19, 2018 - 10:35 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Robert Yates lived long enough to hear his name announced as a NASCAR Hall of Famer. Although he lost his battle with liver cancer five months after he was voted into the Hall, Yates was able to write his own acceptance speech for Friday night's ceremony. It was read by Dale...
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United States' Madison Keys makes a backhand return to Romania's Ana Bogdan during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 19, 2018 - 10:27 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — U.S. Open finalist Madison Keys is through to the fourth round of the Australian Open after starting Saturday's program on Margaret Court Arena with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Ana Bogdan. The 17th-seeded Keys, who lost in the U.S. Open final last year to Sloane Stephens, saved...
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Dana White, president of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the largest mixed martial arts organization in the world, opens a UFC weigh-in Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
January 19, 2018 - 9:30 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Dana White was texted a GIF of a dancing Joel Embiid from a friend who taunted the UFC president for the Philadelphia 76ers' win over the Boston Celtics. White, who lived in Boston for 10 years and is a diehard fan of the city's sports teams, fired back with something more impressive...
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January 19, 2018 - 9:26 pm
DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Peyton Aldridge scored 25 points with nine rebounds and Davidson defeated St. Bonaventure 83-73 on Friday night to extend its winning streak to five. Aldridge had three of the Wildcats' 14 3-pointers with Davidson (10-7, 5-1) making 42 percent behind the arc and 53 percent...
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January 19, 2018 - 9:26 pm
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — CJ Massinburg and Jeremy Harris scored 20 points each on Friday night and Buffalo remained the lone unbeaten team in the Mid-American Conference with an 84-74 win over Western Michigan. The Bulls (14-5, 6-0) took the lead for good early in a 17-3 run capped at 66-55 on Nick...
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January 19, 2018 - 9:07 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State has announced that Mike Tressel will be the team's defensive coordinator after Harlon Barnett's departure to Florida State . Tressel had been a co-defensive coordinator for the Spartans with Barnett. Michigan State also announced Friday that former Kent...
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