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  • George's 30 points lead Indiana to 112-104 win over Pistons

    Closing out games is a challenge for the Indiana Pacers. On Saturday at home against the Detroit Pistons, they nearly blew a 20-point third-quarter lead but got the plays they needed when it mattered most. Paul George had 30 points and eight … More »

    AP - Sports - 4 minutes 54 seconds ago
  • Favre headlines Hall of Fame Class of 2016

    Favre headlines Hall of Fame Class of 2016

    By Larry Fine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Strong-armed quarterback Brett Favre, an ironman at the position and a bold playmaker, headlined the eight-member Class of 2016 voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Favre, who retired five … More »

    Reuters - 6 minutes ago
  • Anisimov has goal, 3 assists; Blackhawks beat Stars 5-1

    Anisimov has goal, 3 assists; Blackhawks beat Stars 5-1

    Artem Anisimov had a short-handed goal and three assists, and the Western Conference-leading Chicago Blackhawks beat the Dallas Stars 5-1 on Saturday night. Corey Crawford made 36 saves for Chicago, which moved five points ahead of second-place … More »

    AP - Sports - 7 minutes ago
  • No. 14 West Virginia beats No. 15 Baylor 80-69

    No. 14 West Virginia beats No. 15 Baylor 80-69

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- Daxter Miles Jr. scored a season-high 20 points and No. 14 West Virginia beat No. 15 Baylor 80-69 on Saturday night to grab sole possession of first place in the Big 12. … More »

    AP - Sports - 9 minutes ago
  • Connor McDavid, the boy wizard, creates magic with deke (Video)

    Connor McDavid, the boy wizard, creates magic with deke (Video)

    Connor McDavid, the boy wizard, creates magic with deke (Video) … More »

    Puck Daddy - 10 minutes ago
  • Taylor lead Penn State to 68-63 win over No. 22 Indiana

    Taylor lead Penn State to 68-63 win over No. 22 Indiana

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Brandon Taylor scored 11 of his 24 points with less than 10 minutes left and Penn State shocked No. 22 Indiana with a 68-63 win on Saturday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago
  • Kingsley's 17 points sparks Arkansas past Tennessee, 85-67

    Kingsley's 17 points sparks Arkansas past Tennessee, 85-67

    Mike Anderson had a message to send to standout Moses Kingsley after what the Arkansas coach considered to be too many emotional outbursts earlier in the week in a loss at Florida. Consider the message received loudly and clearly for the Razorbacks … More »

    AP - Sports - 11 minutes ago
  • NFL-Favre headlines Hall of Fame Class of 2016

    By Larry Fine SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Strong-armed quarterback Brett Favre, an ironman at the position and a bold playmaker, headlined the eight-member Class of 2016 voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Favre, who retired … More »

    Reuters - 11 minutes ago
  • Notre Dame rallies to beat No. 2 North Carolina 80-76

    Notre Dame rallies to beat No. 2 North Carolina 80-76

    Notre Dame did it to North Carolina again. Demetrius Jackson scored 19 points, Bonzie Colson had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and the Fighting Irish rallied to beat the second-ranked Tar Heels 80-76 on Saturday night. It was the first meeting … More »

    AP - Sports - 12 minutes ago
  • Leicester rock Man City to race clear, Spurs second

    Leicester rock Man City to race clear, Spurs second

    By Justin Palmer LONDON (Reuters) - Leicester City's unlikely assault on a first Premier League title gathered momentum with a ruthless 3-1 demolition of Manchester City helping them storm five points clear at the top on Saturday. Defender Robert … More »

    Reuters - 14 minutes ago
  • More than 3,100 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus: government

    More than 3,100 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus: government

    By Julia Symmes Cobb BOGOTA (Reuters) - More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Saturday, as the disease continues its rapid spread across the Americas. Brazil … More »

    Reuters - 15 minutes ago
  • New Zealand need power hitters to step up

    By Greg Stutchbury WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand need more runs from the middle order and must build on partnerships when they get started to boost their chances of beating Australia in the final one-day match in Hamilton on Monday. Australia … More »

    Reuters - 16 minutes ago
  • Timberwolves close out Bulls with 12-0 run to win 112-105

    Andrew Wiggins scored six of his 21 points in the final 90 seconds to help the Minnesota Timberwolves surge past the Chicago Bulls in a 112-105 victory on Saturday night. Trailing by five with 2:30 to play, the Wolves closed the game with a 12-0 … More »

    AP - Sports - 16 minutes ago
  • Letang, Crosby lead Penguins' comeback win against Panthers

    Letang, Crosby lead Penguins' comeback win against Panthers

    Kris Letang scored two goals, including the winner on a power play in overtime, to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins over the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday night. Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists for the Penguins, and Jeff Zatkoff made 40 … More »

    AP - Sports - 16 minutes ago
  • Phoenix Open draws estimated 201,003 fans to break record

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- The Waste Management Phoenix Open drew an estimated 201,003 fans Saturday at TPC Scottsdale to break the tournament and golf record. … More »

    AP - Sports - 16 minutes ago
  • Mississippi tops Vanderbilt 85-78 behind Moody's 23

    Mississippi tops Vanderbilt 85-78 behind Moody's 23

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) -- Stefan Moody scored 23 points and ignited a decisive 21-5 run midway through the second half Saturday night as Mississippi defeated Vanderbilt 85-78. … More »

    AP - Sports - 17 minutes ago
  • Danny Lee takes Phoenix Open lead in front of record crowd

    Danny Lee takes Phoenix Open lead in front of record crowd

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Danny Lee knew there was a huge crowd Saturday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He still was amazed when told just how many people packed TPC Scottsdale's Stadium Course. … More »

    AP - Sports - 17 minutes ago
  • Jang clinches first LPGA win and ends 'heartbreaking' run

    (Reuters) - South Korean Jang Ha-na overcame waterlogged conditions and a marathon final day to clinch her first LPGA victory, a two-shot triumph at the Coates Golf Championship in Ocala, Florida, on Saturday. An emotional Jang burst into tears … More »

    Reuters - 17 minutes ago
  • Austin Peay uses late comeback to beat Murray State 76-73

    MURRAY, Ky. (AP) -- Chris Horton scored 29 points with 10 rebounds and Austin Peay completed a late comeback to beat Murray State 76-73 on Saturday. … More »

    AP - Sports - 19 minutes ago
  • J.J. Watt wins NFL Defensive Player award

    J.J. Watt wins NFL Defensive Player award

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- J.J. Watt has won The Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year award for the third time. … More »

    AP - Sports - 19 minutes ago
  • MVP Newton, Watt, Rivera, Berry big winners of NFL awards

    MVP Newton, Watt, Rivera, Berry big winners of NFL awards

    Cam Newton is now a Super Bowl quarterback with an MVP award. Newton, the Carolina Panthers star, won The Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year awards Saturday night. ''It means so much, but not just for … More »

    AP - Sports - 20 minutes ago
  • Rice beats Southern Mississippi 72-65

    HOUSTON (AP) -- Egor Koulechov scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Rice beat Southern Mississippi 72-65 on Saturday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 21 minutes ago
  • Batum's 26 points, 11 rebounds lead Hornets past Wizards

    Batum's 26 points, 11 rebounds lead Hornets past Wizards

    Charlotte Hornets guard Nicolas Batum is finally healthy, after dealing with an injured toe the past four weeks. Batum had 26 points and 11 rebounds as the Hornets rallied in the second half to win for the third time in the past four games. ''I … More »

    AP - Sports - 22 minutes ago
  • Panthers QB Newton named NFL's Most Valuable Player

    Panthers QB Newton named NFL's Most Valuable Player

    By Larry Fine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was named the National Football League's Most Valuable Player on Saturday at the NFL Honors show. The 26-year-old Newton was a near unanimous choice for the NFL's … More »

    Reuters - 22 minutes ago
  • Golf-Jang clinches first LPGA win and ends 'heartbreaking' run

    * Jang did not make birdie in final round until 16th hole * Overnight co-leader Lydia Ko fades early in final round (Adds new quotes) Feb 6 (Reuters) - South Korean Jang Ha-na overcame waterlogged conditions and a marathon final day to clinch her … More »

    Reuters - 23 minutes ago
  • Favre, Stabler, Harrison, Greene, Pace, Dungy voted to Hall

    Favre, Stabler, Harrison, Greene, Pace, Dungy voted to Hall

    Brett Favre and the late Ken Stabler, a pair of kindred-spirit QBs who each won a Super Bowl, were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Also voted in for the class of 2016 a day before the Super Bowl were modern-day players Kevin … More »

    AP - Sports - 25 minutes ago
  • Walkup has career high, SFA beats Houston Baptist 72-66

    HOUSTON (AP) -- Thomas Walkup had a career-high 35 points to lead Stephen F. Austin to a 72-66 win over Houston Baptist on Saturday night and remain alone atop the Southland Conference standings. … More »

    AP - Sports - 26 minutes ago
  • Torres grabs 100th Atletico goal in win over Eibar

    Torres grabs 100th Atletico goal in win over Eibar

    Substitute Fernando Torres scored his 100th Atletico Madrid goal as they rallied from 1-0 down to beat visiting Eibar 3-1 and go level with Barcelona at the top of La Liga on Saturday. Two headed goals from corner kicks seven minutes apart by … More »

    Reuters - 32 minutes ago
  • UAB coasts to 104-67 win over Florida Atlantic

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Chris Cokley scored 14 points to lead seven Alabama-Birmingham players in double figures for a 104-67 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 33 minutes ago
  • NFL-Panthers QB Newton named NFL's Most Valuable Player

    By Larry Fine SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was named the National Football League's Most Valuable Player on Saturday at the NFL Honors show. The 26-year-old Newton was a near unanimous choice for the … More »

    Reuters - 34 minutes ago
  • Lazar scores twice, Karlsson adds four assists as Senators hammer Leafs 6-1

    Lazar scores twice, Karlsson adds four assists as Senators hammer Leafs 6-1

    The Ottawa Senators needed desperately for something to go right. Curtis Lazar had the first two-goal game of his career and Erik Karlsson had four assists as the Ottawa Senators embarrassed the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-1. Lazar's second goal of the … More »

    The Canadian Press - 35 minutes ago
  • Goodwin Slams With Authority

    Goodwin Slams With Authority

    Markieff Morris steals and passes to Archie Goodwin for the one-handed dunk. … More »

    NBA.com - 39 minutes ago
  • Arizona State breezes past Washington State, 67-55

    The Arizona State Sun Devils rank among the worst 3-point shooting teams in the Pac-12 Conference, but the Washington State Cougars became the latest victims of ASU's recent improvement from long range. The Sun Devils sank 7 of 14 shots from beyond … More »

    AP - Sports - 41 minutes ago
  • Sens rip Leafs 6-1 to end 3-game skid

    Sens rip Leafs 6-1 to end 3-game skid

    Curtis Lazar had the first two-goal game of his career, Erik Karlsson had four assists and the Ottawa Senators embarrassed the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-1 on Saturday night to end a three-game skid. Lazar's second goal came 2:27 into the third period … More »

    AP - Sports - 41 minutes ago
  • Okafor, Noel lead 76ers past Nets 103-98

    Okafor, Noel lead 76ers past Nets 103-98

    Jahlil Okafor had 22 points and 17 rebounds and Nerlens Noel added 18 points, including a key dunk late in the fourth quarter, to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 103-98 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night. Rookie T.J. McConnell, … More »

    AP - Sports - 41 minutes ago
  • Smith's late 3 helps Georgia Southern beat Texas St. 66-62

    STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) -- Ike Smith made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 34 seconds left, then forced a turnover to help Georgia Southern beat Texas State 66-62 on Saturday night. … More »

    AP - Sports - 42 minutes ago
  • No. 1 Oklahoma goes down at Kansas State

    No. 1 Oklahoma goes down at Kansas State

    Kansas State coach Bruce Weber was so confident his team would beat top-ranked Oklahoma that he had his team practice what to do when fans stormed the court. Led by Wesley Iwundu and Dean Wade, the Wildcats overcame a slow start to each half and … More »

    AP - Sports - 43 minutes ago
  • NBA-Highlights of Saturday's NBA games

    Feb 6 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's National Basketball Association games. - - Trail Blazers 96, Rockets 79 Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum paced a balanced offensive attack as the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Houston Rockets … More »

    Reuters - 44 minutes ago
  • Zach Lavine Huge Oop Dunk

    Zach Lavine Huge Oop Dunk

    Zach Lavine throws down the alley-oop dunk from Shabazz Muhammad. … More »

    NBA.com - 44 minutes ago
  • Lee grabs Phoenix Open lead, Mickelson five back

    Lee grabs Phoenix Open lead, Mickelson five back

    (Reuters) - New Zealand's Danny Lee used a hot start to grab his first 54-hole lead in a PGA Tour event at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Saturday while three-time winner Phil Mickelson vaulted into contention. Lee made three consecutive … More »

    Reuters - 44 minutes ago