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Arizona State's Robbi Ryan, left, Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu, ASU's Reili Richardson, Oregon's Maite Cazorla and Taylor Chavez, top right, converge on a loose ball during the second quarter of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Jan 18, 2019, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)
January 19, 2019 - 12:52 am
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon coach Kelly Graves knew his team would find out what Baylor, Louisville and Stanford already learned in close calls against Arizona State. Beating the Sun Devils wouldn't come without a measure of discomfort for the Ducks. Sabrina Ionescu scored 31 points and No. 5 Oregon...
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Arizona Coyotes defenseman Jakob Chychrun (6) collides with Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray (30) sending both to the ice during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
January 19, 2019 - 12:37 am
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan did not like his team's effort in a loss to San Jose earlier this week. A parade to the penalty box in the first period did not lift his mood. A dominating second period and a big goal from Phil Kessel had Sullivan feeling a lot better. Kessel...
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San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay, left, drives as Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins, center tries to get around Pau Gasol of Spain in the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
January 19, 2019 - 12:34 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Under coach Gregg Popovich, the San Antonio Spurs have been consistent winners. That includes when they go on the road — and anywhere they play the Minnesota Timberwolves. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 25 points, Rudy Gay added 22 and the Spurs held on to give Popovich another...
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January 19, 2019 - 12:00 am
Boogie Cousins overcomes nerves in 1st game with Warriors 'Don't cry': Serena consoles Australian Open foe; Halep next Chiefs' bandwagon rolling into mighty Patriots at Arrowhead Saints-Rams NFC title game a clash of like-minded coaches Always learning, Rams' Goff seeks results in NFC title game...
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Torrey Green reacts as a jury finds him guilty of eight charges including five counts of rape and a charge sexual battery in connection to reports from six women accusing him of sexual assault while he was a football player at Utah State University, Friday, Jan.18, 2019 in Brigham City, Utah. (Eli Lucero/Herald Journal via AP, Pool)
January 18, 2019 - 11:41 pm
BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) — A jury Friday found a former Utah State University football player guilty of sexually assaulting six women while he was in college. The jury convicted 25-year-old Torrey Green of five counts of rape, one charge of object rape, a count of forcible sexual abuse and one...
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New York Islanders coach Barry Trotz, top, watches from the bench during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, in Washington. The Islanders won 2-0. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
January 18, 2019 - 11:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Barry Trotz returned to his old home arena to face the team he coached to the Stanley Cup. He left with his new team in first place. Trotz's New York Islanders beat the defending champion Washington Capitals 2-0 on Friday night to win their fourth in a row and leapfrog his former...
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Brooklyn Nets' D'Angelo Russell celebrates after making a 3-point shot during the final moments of the team's NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
January 18, 2019 - 11:17 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — This winning thing has become a habit for the Brooklyn Nets — and apparently no deficit is too large to overcome lately. D'Angelo Russell matched his career high with 40 points and the Brooklyn Nets came back after trailing by as many as 21 points to beat the Orlando Magic 117-...
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Montreal Canadiens forward Tomas Tatar, right, of Slovakia, celebrates his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets in front of teammate forward Artturi Lehkonen, of Finland, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. The Canadiens won 4-1. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
January 18, 2019 - 11:06 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Carey Price was terrific for the Montreal Canadiens on a night his team was outplayed for much of the game and outshot by the Columbus Blue Jackets. That's how it happens sometimes when things are going right. Price stopped 34 shots as the Canadiens won their fourth in a row,...
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The Ottawa Senators celebrate a goal by Bobby Ryan during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, in Raleigh, N.C. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)
January 18, 2019 - 10:36 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Bobby Ryan and Mark Stone scored 13 seconds apart in the second period, and the Ottawa Senators beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 Friday night. Magnus Paajarvi and Christian Wolanin also scored for Ottawa, which has won four of five after an eight-game losing streak. Anders...
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2018, file photo, Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie watches from the sideline during the first half an NCAA college basketball game in Storrs, Conn. The University of Connecticut has announced it is self-imposing penalties, including the loss of a scholarship for the 2019-20 season, for violations of NCAA rules under former basketball coach Kevin Ollie, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. The school said it also will restrict its recruiting and pay a fine of $5,000.(AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
January 18, 2019 - 10:29 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut announced Friday that it is self-imposing penalties, including the loss of a scholarship for the 2019-20 season, for violations of NCAA rules by its basketball program under former coach Kevin Ollie. UConn fired Ollie after a 14-18 season a year...
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