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  • Fake and Bake

    Fake and Bake

    Trevor Ariza sells the fake dish to Marreese Speights for the easy layup. … More »

    NBA.com - 8 minutes ago
  • Horvat's 2 points lead Canucks past Avalanche 3-1

    Horvat's 2 points lead Canucks past Avalanche 3-1

    DENVER - Bo Horvat had a goal and an assist, Jacob Markstrom made 29 saves and chipped in with an assist, and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on Tuesday night. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 9 minutes ago
  • UNC's Williams thankful, doing OK after vertigo attack

    UNC's Williams thankful, doing OK after vertigo attack

    North Carolina coach Roy Williams said he was feeling both thankful to be alive, and proud of how his team responded in the aftermath of a vertigo attack that forced him to watch most of the second half of the Tar Heels' 68-65 ACC win over Boston … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago
  • Hayward lifts Jazz over Mavs 121-119 in OT for 7th straight

    Hayward lifts Jazz over Mavs 121-119 in OT for 7th straight

    Gordon Hayward hit a fadeaway jumper at the buzzer in overtime and the Utah Jazz extended their season-best winning streak to seven games with a 121-119 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night. Rodney Hood had a tying 3-pointer with 1.5 … More »

    AP - Sports - 12 minutes ago
  • Martin Jones makes 33 saves, Sharks blank Blackhawks 2-0

    Martin Jones makes 33 saves, Sharks blank Blackhawks 2-0

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Martin Jones made 33 saves for his fifth shutout and Patrick Marleau scored a power-play goal in the second period to lead the San Jose Sharks past the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 on Tuesday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 13 minutes ago
  • Florida beats Mississippi 77-72, sweeps both meetings

    Dorian Finney-Smith scored 16 points, leading five Florida players in double figures, and the Gators beat Mississippi 77-72 Tuesday night. Florida (16-8, 7-4 Southeastern Conference) swept both games against the Rebels (15-9, 5-6) this season while … More »

    AP - Sports - 15 minutes ago
  • No. 22 Kentucky has it easy against Georgia in an 82-48 rout

    No. 22 Kentucky has it easy against Georgia in an 82-48 rout

    Jamal Murray scored 24 points, Tyler Ulis added 14 and No. 22 Kentucky held Georgia to a season-low 22 percent shooting to coast to an 82-48 victory Tuesday night. Picking up where he left off after a career-best 35 points on Saturday against … More »

    AP - Sports - 15 minutes ago
  • Watson's 32 leads Creighton to 70-56 upset of No. 5 Xavier

    Watson's 32 leads Creighton to 70-56 upset of No. 5 Xavier

    Creighton 7-footer Geoffrey Groselle couldn't help but admire the show Maurice Watson put on against Xavier. The Bluejays' undersized point guard roamed all game in the land of the giants, making shifty moves that rendered Xavier's big men helpless … More »

    AP - Sports - 16 minutes ago
  • Plekanec scores twice, Canadiens beat Lightning for third straight win

    Tomas Plekanec stepped up his game when the Canadiens needed him the most. The veteran forward scored twice and added an assist to give Montreal a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday, extending the Habs' win streak to three games. … More »

    The Canadian Press - 17 minutes ago
  • Lucic scores in return to Boston; Kings rout Bruins 9-2

    Lucic scores in return to Boston; Kings rout Bruins 9-2

    Milan Lucic looked as though he didn't want the night to end, taking the ice after both teams left to thank the fans who showered him with cheers most of the game. Lucic scored in his return to Boston, Drew Doughty had a power-play goal for his … More »

    AP - Sports - 17 minutes ago
  • Fast-starting Florida Panthers beat Buffalo Sabres 7-4

    Fast-starting Florida Panthers beat Buffalo Sabres 7-4

    It took Reilly Smith and the Florida Panthers a little under 21 minutes to score four times en route to a 7-4 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night, and put behind their offensive struggles following a 3-0 loss at Detroit. ''You get that … More »

    AP - Sports - 18 minutes ago
  • Vertigo strikes Williams in UNC's win

    Vertigo strikes Williams in UNC's win

    North Carolina coach Roy Williams spent most of the second half of Tuesday night's game against Boston College in the locker room after collapsing to the court with vertigo. When it was over, he decided to come back out - not just to congratulate … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 minutes ago
  • Spurs blow past Heat, Whiteside ejected

    Spurs blow past Heat, Whiteside ejected

    Within seven points early in the fourth quarter, the Miami Heat had reason to believe they could knock off the San Antonio Spurs. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 28 points, Kawhi Leonard added 23 and the Spurs got seven points on one possession to help … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 minutes ago
  • Middleton's last-second FT lifts Bucks

    Middleton's last-second FT lifts Bucks

    Khris Middleton made one of two free throws with 0.6 seconds left and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Boston Celtics 112-111 in improbable fashion on Tuesday night. Middleton drew a foul on Avery Bradley to get to the line. Boston had tied the … More »

    AP - Sports - 23 minutes ago
  • Scheifele's goal gives Jets 2-1 shootout win over Blues

    Scheifele's goal gives Jets 2-1 shootout win over Blues

    Mark Scheifele scored in the fourth round for his first career shootout goal in four attempts, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 on Tuesday night. Bryan Little had his 16th goal in the opening minute of the second period for the … More »

    The Canadian Press - 24 minutes ago
  • Stars win in OT as Wild lose 10th in 11

    Stars win in OT as Wild lose 10th in 11

    John Klingberg scored in overtime and Kari Lehtonen made 37 saves to win for the first time in more than a month and give the Dallas Stars a 4-3 victory Tuesday over Minnesota, the 10th loss in the last 11 games for the fading Wild. Jamie Benn, who … More »

    AP - Sports - 24 minutes ago
  • Howard Dunk

    Howard Dunk

    Josh Smith finds Dwight Howard wide open under the basket for the easy slam. … More »

    NBA.com - 28 minutes ago
  • Grizzlies' Spanish center Gasol out indefinitely with broken foot

    Grizzlies' Spanish center Gasol out indefinitely with broken foot

    (Reuters) - A bad week for the Memphis Grizzlies got worse on Tuesday with the news that All-Star center Marc Gasol will be out "indefinitely" with a broken right foot. It will be a blow to the Spanish national team as well six months before the … More »

    Reuters - 28 minutes ago
  • Grand Canyon beats NAIA's Benedictine (Ariz.) 95-71

    PHOENIX (AP) -- Joshua Braun scored 26 points, Grandy Glaze had 25 points with a career-high 15 rebounds and Grand Canyon beat NAIA-member Benedictine (Ariz.) 95-71 Tuesday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 29 minutes ago
  • Johansson helps Caps win fourth straight

    Johansson helps Caps win fourth straight

    Marcus Johansson had a goal and two assists to lead the Washington Capitals over the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Tuesday night. Tom Wilson and Justin Williams each had a goal and an assist, and Jason Chimera and Alex Ovechkin also scored. Braden … More »

    AP - Sports - 29 minutes ago
  • Mississippi State beats Arkansas 78-46

    Mississippi State beats Arkansas 78-46

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) -- Gavin Ware scored 21 points, freshman Quinndary Weatherspoon added 16 points and Mississippi State easily beat Arkansas 78-46 Tuesday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 29 minutes ago
  • No. 7 Virginia avenges loss to Hokies

    No. 7 Virginia avenges loss to Hokies

    The first time No. 7 Virginia and Virginia Tech met on a basketball court this season, the Hokies played probably their best game of the season and the Cavaliers played what rates as their worst, and the bad taste of the Cavaliers' two-point loss … More »

    AP - Sports - 29 minutes ago
  • Plekanec scores 2 as Habs down Lightning

    Plekanec scores 2 as Habs down Lightning

    Tomas Plekanec scored twice and added an assist, helping the Canadiens to a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night that extended Montreal's win streak to three games. Brendan Gallagher and Devante Smith-Pelly also scored for … More »

    AP - Sports - 29 minutes ago
  • Rakell's 2 goals lift Ducks past Flyers

    Rakell's 2 goals lift Ducks past Flyers

    Rickard Rakell was so upset following his performance on Monday that he couldn't sleep. Rakell had two goals, Chris Stewart scored on a penalty shot and Andrew Cogliano had an empty-netter to lead the Anaheim Ducks to a 4-1 victory over the … More »

    AP - Sports - 30 minutes ago
  • Teen Fritz wins opener in Memphis

    Teen Fritz wins opener in Memphis

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Teenager Taylor Fritz, a promising American, won his opening-round match in the Memphis Open on Tuesday night beating Michael Mmoh 6-3, 6-4. … More »

    AP - Sports - 30 minutes ago
  • No. 18 Purdue beats No. 8 Spartans in OT

    No. 18 Purdue beats No. 8 Spartans in OT

    No. 18 Purdue turned Tuesday night's game into an impromptu senior night celebration. Rapheal Davis, the Boilermakers' defensive stopper, played the offensive game of his life. A.J. Hammons, the 7-foot center who patrols the post, nearly posted a … More »

    AP - Sports - 31 minutes ago
  • Wizards hold off Knicks in Rambis' debut

    Wizards hold off Knicks in Rambis' debut

    John Wall had 28 points and 17 assists, Bradley Beal scored 26, and the Washington Wizards beat New York 111-108 on Tuesday night in the Knicks' first game under Kurt Rambis. Wall made four free throws in the final 6.6 seconds and the Wizards held … More »

    AP - Sports - 32 minutes ago
  • Devils top Oilers after honoring Brodeur

    Devils top Oilers after honoring Brodeur

    Reid Boucher set up a goal and scored the game-winner 7:13 into the third period, and the New Jersey Devils edged the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 after retiring Martin Brodeur's No. 30 jersey in a rousing ceremony Tuesday night. Adam Henrique also had a … More »

    AP - Sports - 32 minutes ago
  • Villanova coasts in first game as No. 1

    Villanova coasts in first game as No. 1

    Josh Hart scored 18 points and No. 1 Villanova celebrated its first game as the nation's top team with an 86-59 victory over DePaul on Tuesday night. Kris Jenkins made three 3-pointers and finished with 13 points as the Wildcats (21-3, 11-1) rolled … More »

    AP - Sports - 32 minutes ago
  • Korpisalo stops 44 but Islanders win SO

    Korpisalo stops 44 but Islanders win SO

    Cal Clutterbuck scored the winning goal in the shootout, lifting the New York Islanders to a 3-2 comeback victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. Frans Nielsen also scored in the shootout and Jaroslav Halak stopped three of four … More »

    AP - Sports - 32 minutes ago
  • NBA-Grizzlies' Spanish center Gasol out indefinitely with broken foot

    A bad week for the Memphis Grizzlies got worse on Tuesday with the news that All-Star center Marc Gasol will be out "indefinitely" with a broken right foot. It will be a blow to the Spanish national team as well six months before the Olympic Games. … More »

    Reuters - 32 minutes ago
  • Bogut Alley-oop

    Bogut Alley-oop

    Draymond Green floats the perfect pass to Andrew Bogut for the oop. … More »

    NBA.com - 35 minutes ago
  • Ohio State rallies for 71-63 win over Northwestern

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Jaquan Lyle led five Ohio State players in double-figures as the Buckeyes rallied to beat Northwestern 71-63 on Tuesday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 48 minutes ago
  • Bucks snap losing streak with win over Celtics

    Bucks snap losing streak with win over Celtics

    Khris Middleton's free throw with 0.6 seconds left saved the Milwaukee Bucks from overtime and snapped a five-game losing streak with a 112-111 victory over the Boston Celtics at the Bradley Center. Middleton finished with 20 points for the Bucks, … More »

    Reuters - 51 minutes ago
  • Pop shakes head at N.H. primary result, Bernie balls out after win

    Pop shakes head at N.H. primary result, Bernie balls out after win

    Electoral politics and hoops collided Tuesday in gyms in Miami and Concord, N.H., thanks to two crusty graybeards. … More »

    Ball Don't Lie - 54 minutes ago
  • NBA-Bucks snap losing streak with win over Celtics

    Khris Middleton's free throw with 0.6 seconds left saved the Milwaukee Bucks from overtime and snapped a five-game losing streak with a 112-111 victory over the Boston Celtics at the Bradley Center. Middleton finished with 20 points for the Bucks, … More »

    Reuters - 59 minutes ago
  • No. 25 Shockers roll to 13th win in 14

    No. 25 Shockers roll to 13th win in 14

    Wichita State bounced back from a rare league loss by spreading the ball around in yet another blowout win. Ron Baker and Shaq Morris had 11 points each and No. 25 Wichita State pounded Drake 74-48 on Tuesday night for its 13th win in 14 games. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 5 minutes ago
  • Central Arkansas beats Southeastern Louisiana 88-72

    CONWAY, Ark. (AP) -- Jordan Howard scored 24 points and made 12 of 13 free throws, Derreck Brooks added 18 points with four 3-pointers and Central Arkansas beat Southeastern Louisiana 88-72 on Tuesday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 5 minutes ago
  • Late basket gets No. 12 Miami past Pitt

    Late basket gets No. 12 Miami past Pitt

    Annoyed about his team's effort, Miami Hurricanes coach Jim Larranaga grabbed a ball in the locker room at halftime and challenged his players one by one to wrestle it away from him. Point guard Angel Rodriguez scored on an offensive rebound with … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 5 minutes ago
  • Mills point lifts Miami (Ohio) past Western Michigan, 45-44

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) -- Geovonie McKnight scored 15 points and Rod Mills made his only point in the game count, hitting the first of two free throws with eight seconds left to give Miami (Ohio) a 45-44 win over Western Michigan Tuesday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 1 hour 5 minutes ago