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Steph Curry goes up for a layup during Tuesday night’s basketball contest in Indiana. The Warrors improved to 23-0 with a victory over the Blazers. AP Photo/Ann Heisenfeldt
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors spent the first three quarters playing as flawlessly as their unbeaten record. They spent the last 12 minutes Tuesday trying to protect their perfect quest. On a night Thompson scored a season-high 39 points and reigning MVP...
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James had 33 points and 10 rebounds, and the Cavaliers rallied from an 18-point first-half deficit to get the 105-100 win over the Portland Blazers. Kevin Love added 18 points, and a second-half lineup adjustment by coach David Blatt helped Cleveland break a three-game...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Boston Globe sports columnist Dan Shaughnessy has won the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing. Shaughnessy received 185 of 417 votes from members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. The late Furman Bisher of The Atlanta...
MIAMI (AP) — Police say there was “insufficient evidence” to charge Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman in a domestic disturbance incident between the pitcher and his girlfriend at his South Florida home, and they’ve closed the investigation. But the matter appears to have put on hold a...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to acquire All-Star right-hander Shelby Miller from the Atlanta Braves for overall No. 1 draft pick Dansby Swanson, outfielder Ender Inciarte and pitching prospect Aaron Blair, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Joe Maddon thought back to 2002, when he was the Angels’ bench coach and John Lackey, a 24-year-old rookie, beat the San Francisco Giants in Game 7 of the World Series. “He actually helped pay for my daughter’s wedding,” Maddon said. “I was really grateful for many years...
Boston Bruins center David Krejci (46) skates during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Monday. The Bruins lost to the Nashville Predators, 3-2. AP Photo/Charles Krupa
BOSTON (AP) — Viktor Arvidsson went to the net, and it paid off in a big way for the Nashville Predators. Arvidsson scored with 4:56 left, Roman Josi had two goals and the Predators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Monday night. On the game-winner, Arvidsson came flying down the left wing,...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots will practice with a sense of urgency this week, but that’s not because the team has lost back-to-back games. It’s simply the way they’re programmed. “We’ve always been on alert and we’re going to continue to work hard,” Patriots running back...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Allen Hurns has no memory of the play that knocked him unconscious and sent him to the hospital. Hurns cleared the NFL’s concussion protocol Monday, getting the OK to practice this week and play against Indianapolis. But he said he has no...
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Dez Bryant’s tantrum on the Dallas Cowboys’ sideline was not a good look. Neither was Darren McFadden’s two-fumble performance. Matt Cassel’s passes often sailed nowhere near his receivers. All in all, it was an ugly game, devoid of any style points or many scoreboard points...

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