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December 16, 2018 - 10:57 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Jack Eichel fondly remembers sitting with his dad in the TD Garden stands, watching his favorite hockey players. The 22-year-old from nearby North Chelmsford was the star attraction Sunday night, and he didn't disappoint. Eichel had two goals and two assists, including the primary...
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December 16, 2018 - 10:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn coach Kenny Atkinson watched the Nets let a 21-point lead slip to two and was reminded of the offensive flaws that sent the team spiraling on an eight-game skid a few weeks ago. Needing a spark on the offensive end, Atkinson made sure D'Angelo Russell led the way. Russell...
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December 16, 2018 - 10:51 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Victor Oladipo is getting close. Oladipo had his best outing since returning from a nagging right knee injury that kept him out of the lineup for 11 games, scoring 26 points Sunday as the Indiana Pacers beat the New York Knicks 110-99 for their seventh straight victory. The...
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December 16, 2018 - 10:48 pm
DENVER (AP) — Sue Bird, basketball operations associate for the Denver Nuggets. The title has a nice ring to it. Sue Bird, point guard for the Seattle Storm. Now that's a title she's not quite ready to give up. Bird has spent the last month with the Nuggets, hitting the road to help out with some...
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December 16, 2018 - 10:44 pm
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alihan Demir scored 15 of his career-high 26 points in the second half to help Drexel overcome a 16-point deficit and beat Quinnipiac 92-83 on Sunday night at the Basketball Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase. Troy Harper scored 19 points — including 13 after halftime — and...
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December 16, 2018 - 10:42 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — George Blagojevic scored 24 points with seven rebounds, five assists and four steals and Hartford beat Oakland 87-82 on Sunday. Karmari Newman's 3-pointer brought Oakland within 74-72 with 5:31 left. Braden Norris made a 3 a minute-and-a-half later and Oakland trailed 77-75...
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December 16, 2018 - 10:38 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — No last-second meltdown. No double-lateral magic by the opponents. No, the New England Patriots couldn't point to anything fluky in a 17-10 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Not after a game in which they were penalized 14 times for 106 yards One in which they punted on...
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December 16, 2018 - 6:17 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Bruising halfback Derrick Henry had his second straight big game with a career-high 33 carries for 170 yards rushing and two touchdowns. The Tennessee Titans kept their late-season playoff push alive and ended the New York Giants' postseason hopes with a 17-0 victory on...
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December 16, 2018 - 6:07 pm
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Sidney Cooks scored a career-high 19 points and No. 23 Michigan State used a 9-0 run in overtime to pull away from Hartford for a 74-66 win on Sunday. Victoria Gaines added 16 points with 11 rebounds and Taryn McCutcheon had 14 points for the Spartans (9-1), who won...
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December 16, 2018 - 6:04 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Freshman guard Chris Herren Jr. picked the right day to get hot. Herren scored a season-high 22 points and Wynston Tabbs had 20 to offset a rough shooting day by scoring leader Ky Bowman and Boston College beat Fairfield 77-67 on Sunday afternoon. Herren said he felt good shooting the...
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