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ABC News—COLLEGE FOOTBALL NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Joe Burrow threw five touchdown passes, ran for another score and capped one of the greatest seasons in college football history by leading No. 1 LSU to a 42-25 victory against No. 3 Clemson on Monday night to win the national championship. The small-town Ohio kid turned Louisiana legend delivered the Tigers (15-0) their first national title since 2007 and fourth overall, breaking a few more records along the way in what was already an historic season. The...

Monday's Sports In Brief. NBA PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard set a franchise record with 61 points, including a career-best 11 3-pointers, and the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers outlasted the equally depleted Golden State Warriors 129-124 in overtime. Lillard's previous career high was 60 points earlier this season against Brooklyn. His 11 3-pointers were also a team record. It was the seventh regular-season game of Lillard's career with more than 50 points. He also had 10 rebounds for his 10th...