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  • Monday Sports in Brief

    NBA LOS ANGELES (AP) - Klay Thompson tied an NBA record by making his first 10 attempts from 3-point range, scoring 44 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers 130-111 on Monday night to match a season high with their eighth consecutive victory. Thompson finished

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  • QBs Lock, Grier, Jones among NFL prospects at Senior Bowl

    MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - NFL scouts, coaches and prospects have gathered in Mobile, Alabama, for the Senior Bowl. The game for top senior NFL prospects and junior graduates will feature quarterbacks like Missouri's Drew Lock, West Virginia's Will Grier and Duke's Daniel Jones. The North and South teams have weigh-in

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  • On Basketball: Giannis' dunk wins Round 1 against Luka

    Giannis Antetokounmpo and Luka Doncic never really squared off in their first head-to-head matchup, with the enormous exception of one game-deciding moment. The established All-Star drove the lane. The rising All-Star had no chance to stop him. There will be plenty of

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  • Tennessee faces similar test from last No. 1 ranking

    The last time Tennessee reached No. 1 in the AP Top 25 it lost to Vanderbilt the next day. Back at No. 1 for the first time in 11 years, the Vols face a similar situation. On Wednesday, they again play Vanderbilt right after becoming the nation's top-ranked team, this

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  • On Basketball: Giannis’ dunk wins Round 1 against Luka

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Giannis Antetokounmpo and Luka Doncic never really squared off in their first head-to-head matchup, with the enormous exception of one game-deciding moment. The established All-Star drove the lane. The rising All-Star had no chance to stop him. There will be plenty of Giannis vs. Luka moments before

    The Washington Times
  • Titles won by Pats, Rams not tarnished by bad officiating

    Yes, the Los Angeles Rams got away with a flagrant foul (or two) by cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman that allowed them to sneak out of New Orleans with the NFC championship, right past the highway sign on the causeway over Lake Pontchartrain reading, " WE WERE ROBBED ." Yes,

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  • Thompson hits first 10 from 3, Warriors beat Lakers 130-111

    Nothing could stop Klay Thompson, certainly not the Lakers' defense. The Golden State Warriors made sure of it, too, setting screens and calling plays for the star guard, who tied an NBA record by making his first 10 attempts from 3-point range on his way to scoring 44 points in a 130-111

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  • Titles won by Pats, Rams not tarnished by bad officiating

    Yes, the Los Angeles Rams got away with a flagrant foul (or two) by cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman that allowed them to sneak out of New Orleans with the NFC championship, right past the highway sign on the causeway over Lake Pontchartrain reading, "WE WERE ROBBED ." Yes, the Patriots won

    The Washington Times
  • NFL prospect Rashan Gary is a pioneer with own sports agency

    Rashan Gary is living his dream as the founder and CEO of his own sports agency. The defensive end, projected to be one of the top picks in the NFL draft, has fulfilled a vision he had as a high school star in New Jersey and developed in his mind the past three years at Michigan. "I

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  • NFL prospect Rashan Gary is a pioneer with own sports agency

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - Rashan Gary is living his dream as the founder and CEO of his own sports agency. The defensive end, projected to be one of the top picks in the NFL draft, has fulfilled a vision he had as a high school star in New Jersey

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  • Tennis trailblazer Li Na sees some similarities with Osaka

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Li Na saw much of herself in a young player on the women's tour early last year. The two-time Grand Slam champion didn't hesitate to identify Japan's Naomi Osaka as the player with a bright future. So Li, set to be inducted into the International Tennis

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  • Tsitsipas follows up Federer upset by reaching 1st Slam semi

    Lest anyone get the idea that Stefanos Tsitsipas' upset of Roger Federer was a fluke, the 20-year-old from Greece followed it up by beating No. 22 seed Roberto Bautista Agut 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (2) at the Australian Open on Tuesday to become the youngest Grand Slam semifinalist since 2007.

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  • Thompson hits first 10 from 3, Warriors beat Lakers 130-111

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Klay Thompson set an NBA record by making his first 10 attempts from 3-point range, scoring 44 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers 130-111 on Monday night to match a season high with their eighth consecutive victory. Thompson finished 10

    The Washington Times
  • The underlying Super Bowl matchups beyond Patriots vs. Rams

    LAS VEGAS — When oddsmakers attempted to make Tom Brady an underdog in back-to-back games, the bettors fired back and forced a change. The battle lines appear to be drawn after the first 24 hours of Super Bowl wagering. The public money will heavily support the Patriots, while most bookmakers and so-called sharps will side

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  • Lawson's double-double lifts No. 9 KU past No. 24 Cyclones

    Kansas spent most of the first half Monday night chasing Iowa State all over the court, unable to keep up with the Cyclones' crisp ball movement and their resulting open shots. Jayhawks coach Bill Self made a subtle tweak that changed everything. Kansas began switching five on defense,

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  • Crosby, Howard give Alcorn State 74-69 win over Pine Bluff

    LORMAN, Miss. (AP) - Troymain Crosby scored 20 points with eight rebounds and Maurice Howard made four free throws in the final 20 seconds as Alcorn State held off Arkansas Pine Bluff 74-69 on Monday night. Howard, who finished with 16 points, made two free throws with 17 seconds left

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  • Lillard, Nurkic’s big 3rd send Blazers past Jazz, 109-104

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Damian Lillard scored 26 points and Jusuf Nurkic had 17 in the third quarter to lift the Portland Trail Blazers past the Utah Jazz 109-104 on Monday night. In a matchup between two of the NBA's hottest teams, the Blazers made 50 percent of their

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  • Embiid leads 76ers to 121-93 rout of Harden, Rockets

    Joel Embiid relished the chance to face James Harden, and wasn't going to let a little back tightness stop him. Embiid had 32 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers past fellow MVP contender Harden and the Houston Rockets 121-93 on Monday night. "I love playing against

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  • Mason scores 29, Baylor defeats West Virginia 85-73

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Makai Mason scored 29 points and Baylor cruised to an 85-73 win over West Virginia on Monday night. The Bears (12-6, 4-2 Big 12) survived a second-half comeback attempt to grab their fourth win in five games. Baylor got out to as much as a 17-point

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  • Replays aren’t perfect. But neither is what the NFL is doing

    Missed tackles. Errant throws. Fumbles. Offsides. Blown assignments. Dropped passes. Such mistakes are part of football as two teams compete. There's always a third team on the field as well, its members competing against themselves in man's never-ending (and futile) quest for perfection. When Chicago's Cody Parker missed a game-winning

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  • Ravenel, Reaves send FAMU past Delaware St 60-47

    TALAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Justin Ravenel scored 21 points and Kamron Reaves scored 18 points and Florida A&M handed Delaware State its eighth straight loss beating the Hornets 60-47 on Monday night. Florida A&M has won three of its last five following a five-game losing streak. Ravenel and Reaves made

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  • Michigan State uses balanced offense to beat Maryland

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Cassius Winston and Kenny Goins scored 14 points each to help No. 6 Michigan State beat No. 13 Maryland 69-55 Monday night with balanced offense and stifling defense. The Spartans (17-2, 8-0 Big Ten) have won 12 straight this season to take sole possession of

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  • Lawson’s double-double lifts No. 9 KU past No. 24 Cyclones

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Kansas spent most of the first half Monday night chasing Iowa State all over the court, unable to keep up with the Cyclones' crisp ball movement and their resulting open shots. Jayhawks coach Bill Self made a subtle tweak that changed everything. Kansas began switching five

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  • Signs Kentucky is finding itself ahead of measuring-stick week

    Are the Kentucky Wildcats about to become a major story on the road to March Madness? That’s usually a given. And, in some seasons, pundits are pondering a particular unit’s place in history. We’ve seen that with Duke in recent months. Ironically, that started after a season-opening 118-84 annihilation of then No. 2 Kentucky. The

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