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This Is the One Team You Shouldn't Overlook, Especially in March

Tuesday  10:00,   23 january 2018
Sports Illustrated

Let’s talk about Purdue. On an episode of SI Now last week, host Amy Campbell put it this way: “Nobody’s really talking about them. Why is everybody sleeping on Purdue?” And my answer was, in short, that it’s because they are Purdue—not one [...]

Islanders' Barzal joins elite company with 50th point of rookie season

Tuesday  08:35,   23 january 2018

It's not every day you're mentioned among the greats. By recording his 50th point of the season Monday, New York Islanders forward Mathew Barzal became just the fourth player in the last 20 years to reach that total in the first 50 games of[...]

Doc Rivers wants All-Star draft televised, rosters expanded to 15

Tuesday  08:05,   23 january 2018

Add Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers to the growing list of people who want more changes to the NBA All-Star Game. The league has already made major alterations for the 2018 edition, with the game no longer a battle between the[...]

Cousins' historic triple-double lifts Pelicans over Bulls in 2 OT

Tuesday  07:31,   23 january 2018
Associated Press

DeMarcus Cousins had 44 points, 24 rebounds and 10 assists as the Pelicans pulled out a 132-128 victory over the Chicago Bulls in double overtime.Cousins scored seven points in the second overtime on a 3-pointer, a turnaround jumper and two free[...]

Lineup shakeup no help as Blackhawks get shut out for 3rd straight loss, fall to Lightning

Tuesday  07:31,   23 january 2018
Los Angeles Times

Disparate times have called for desperate measures for the Blackhawks. Shakeups, shakedowns - Hawks boss Joel Quenneville is willing to try just about anything to shake out of the funk that has left his team in danger of missing the playoffs for the [...]

TCU comes up big in nationally-televised upset of No. 7 West Virginia

Tuesday  07:30,   23 january 2018
Los Angeles Times

TCU basketball, playing as if its entire season was on the line, handed No. 7 West Virginia a 82-73 loss in front of a raucous sold-out crowd at Schollmaier Arena on Monday night. The Horned Frogs (15-5, 3-5 in the Big 12), who fell out of the[...]

Russia short track star Ahn barred from 2018 Games

Tuesday  07:28,   23 january 2018

Russia's Viktor Ahn, the most decorated Olympic short track speed skater, has been barred from competing at next month's Pyeongchang Winter Games in his native South Korea, the TASS news agency has reported. Born Ahn Hyun-soo in Seoul, the[...]

Bucks beat Suns 109-105 hours after firing Kidd as coach

Tuesday  07:26,   23 january 2018
Associated Press

The Milwaukee Bucks beat the Phoenix Suns 109-105 on Monday night hours after firing coach Jason Kidd. Brogdon added a steal with 40 seconds left after the Bucks double-teamed guard Devin Booker in the backcourt. Brogdon lobbed a cross-court pass [...]

USA Gymnastics Suspends Former Olympic Coach John Geddert

Tuesday  07:20,   23 january 2018

USA Gymnastics has announced the suspension of John Geddert, who worked with disgraced doctor Larry Nassar—now being sentenced for sexual abuse of more than 150 women, including scores of gymnasts whom he treated—at two different gyms. Geddert[...]

New York Giants hire Shurmur as next head coach

Tuesday  06:21,   23 january 2018
Associated Press

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur has been hired as the New York Giants head coach. The Giants announced the hiring late Monday afternoon, less than 24 hours after Shurmur and the Vikings were beaten by the Philadelphia Eagles in[...]

Rockets' defense steps up in 99-90 win over Heat

Tuesday  06:17,   23 january 2018

The Rockets beat the Heat 99-90 on Monday.Unable to escape a Heat sort of game, the Rockets had to win Miami's[...]

Avalanche beat Maple Leafs 4-2 for 10th straight win

Tuesday  06:15,   23 january 2018
Associated Press

Blake Comeau scored the go-ahead goal with 7:43 left and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Monday night to extend their winning streak to 10 games. Comeau beat a backchecking Auston Matthews to the net and[...]

Report: Cubs having active talks with Darvish

Tuesday  06:01,   23 january 2018
Associated Press

<p>The Chicago Cubs are having active talks with free-agent pitcher Yu Darvish.</p>The 31-year-old Darvish is one of the top remaining players available in a slow-moving market this winter. He finished last season with the Los Angeles Dodgers, [...]

Report: Cavs have emotional meeting, don’t think Love was really ill

Tuesday  06:00,   23 january 2018
Dunk Wire

The juicy stories keep on coming as a Cavs meeting gets emotional and leads to finger-pointing.In the latest chapter of Cleveland's nightmarish January, the Cavs had an "emotional" team meeting that ended in players questioning the legitimacy of[...]

Pederson's wedding week: Wildfire, mudslide, missile warning

Tuesday  05:28,   23 january 2018
Los Angeles Times

Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson had an eventful wedding week.No player was more delighted to meet the men and women who fought wildfire in Southern California than outfielder Joc Pederson, whose wedding might not have gone on without[...]