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New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis slams a dunk during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Boston, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
January 17, 2018 - 12:01 am
BOSTON (AP) — Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans eventually were too big for the Boston Celtics. Davis had 45 points and 16 rebounds as he and DeMarcus Cousins controlled the lane and led the Pelicans to a 116-113 overtime victory on Tuesday night, ending the Celtics' seven-game winning...
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 1977 file photo, Jo Jo White, left, of Boston Celtics, drives past Chicago Bulls' Wilbur Holland (12) during an NBA basketball game in Chicago. Basketball Hall of Famer Jo Jo White, a two-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics and an Olympic gold medalist, has died. He was 71. The Celtics announced his death Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. No cause was provided. (AP Photo/Fred Jewell, File)
January 16, 2018 - 9:03 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Basketball Hall of Famer Jo Jo White, a two-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics and an Olympic gold medalist, has died. He was 71. The Celtics announced his death Tuesday night. No cause was provided. The team said it was "terribly saddened" by White's passing, calling him a "...
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January 16, 2018 - 2:28 am
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Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green (23) and David West (3) celebrate in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
January 16, 2018 - 12:12 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Once the lead swelled to 14, Kevin Durant waved both arms like a boxing referee stopping a fight. Another knockout on the road for these Warriors. Durant scored 32 points, Stephen Curry added 23 and Golden State extended its road winning streak to 13 with a 118-108 Martin Luther...
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FILE - In this photo taken Feb. 5, 2017, file photo, Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan reacts after losing Super Bowl 51 as the screen flashes New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and confetti flies in Houston. The Falcons' biggest disappointment was their blowing of a 25-point lead in last year's Super Bowl. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
January 12, 2018 - 7:13 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — It was a question that came up again this week when Atlanta played host to Georgia's overtime loss to Alabama in the national championship game , complete with the squandering of a double-digit lead. Is this the worst sports city in America ? Turns out, the A-T-L has some stiff...
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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) and Draymond Green celebrate a score against the Denver Nuggets during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
January 11, 2018 - 3:00 pm
MIAMI (AP) — It's halftime in the NBA. Officially, Thursday night's Cleveland at Toronto game was the 615th on the NBA schedule for this season — the exact midway point on the 1,230-game regular-season slate. Everyone tends to call what follows the All-Star Game as the second half, but it's more...
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January 04, 2018 - 12:50 pm
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court has declined to review a judge's decision to reinstate sexual assault charges against former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves. The state's high court on Wednesday joined three Michigan Court of Appeals judges, who in August denied Cleaves...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017, file photo, Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper, left, laughs with Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant at Nationals Park in Washington, the day before Game 1 of a National League Division Series. Harper and Bryant are expected to continue their star performances in 2018. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
December 31, 2017 - 11:54 am
If you liked the spectacle that was Mayweather-McGregor, you're going to love 2018. The coming year in sports will be long on hype, short on fresh faces, and just like Floyd Mayweather Jr. taking his sweet time to dismantle Conor McGregor, shorter still on suspense by the end. We'll see a few...
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December 29, 2017 - 11:56 pm
___ May 28 — Takuma Sato won the Indianapolis 500 to give owner Michael Andretti a second consecutive victory. Sato had to hold off Helio Castroneves, who was trying to win for a record-tying fourth time, in the closing laps. May 28 — Angelique Kerber became the first women's No. 1 seed to lose in...
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December 29, 2017 - 11:56 pm
___ April 20 — Olympic champion hurdler Brianna Rollins of the United States received a one-year suspension repeated failures to disclose her whereabouts to anti-doping officials — a ban she says was caused by a mix-up in a computer program. April 20 — LeBron James finished with 41 points, 13...
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