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Jan 20

Mavericks look to slow down Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore. — In November and December, the Portland Trail Blazers lost six straight games at Moda Center, which hadn’t happened since April 2006. On Saturday night, the Trail Blazers will be going for their sixth straight home victory when they play host to the Dallas Mavericks. That’s more

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Jan 20

PREVIEW: Clippers, on six-game win streak, face struggling Jazz (5:30p, Prime Ticket)

SALT LAKE CITY — Basketball is fun again for the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers have been undermanned at times this season after having multiple key players sidelined with injuries. Los Angeles hasn’t made excuses or thrown in the towel during those stretches. Their willingness to keep playing

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Jan 20

Defense wins championships, or at least the NFC title

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — One team has a suffocating defense. The other has the NFL’s No. 1 unit. Defense should win at least the NFC championship. Two of the league’s elite defenses go at it Sunday when the Philadelphia Eagles (14-3) host the Minnesota Vikings (14-3) in the conference title game.

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Jan 20

Preview: Heat gear up for Kemba Walker, Hornets as road trip continues

TV: FOX Sports Sun TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. NEW YORK (AP) — Down by 16 points early in the second half against the Heat, the Nets dug in on defense. DeMarre Carroll tied a career-high with 26 points, Spencer Dinwiddie had 15 and the …

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Jan 20

Chargers WR Keenan Allen named 2017 NFL Comeback Player of the Year by PFWA

Three cheers for Keenan Allen! The Chargers WR, who missed the 2016 with a knee injury, rebounded in 2017 to finish third in the league in receiving yards. For this, Allen has been named the 2017 NFL Comeback Player the Year by the Professional Footbal…

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Jan 20

Brady staying tight-lipped on hand injury

Tom Brady is staying mum on his status for the AFC championship game after suffering a right-hand injury earlier in the week. Brady said a bit contentiously only “We’ll see” at a news conference Friday when asked whether he would play in Sunday’s conference title game against Jacksonville

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Jan 20

Coughlin looks at 2nd chance to make Jaguars champions

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It’s no exaggeration to say Tom Coughlin built the Jaguars from the ground up. It’s also no exaggeration to say Coughlin’s last piece of unfinished business would be bringing a Super Bowl title to the town he helped put on the NFL map. Fifteen years after being

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Jan 19

Preview: Heat try to add to strong road record against slumping Nets

TV: FOX Sports Sun Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. Nearly six weeks ago, the Miami Heat withstood the elevation and turned on the defense in a "road win" over the Brooklyn Nets in Mexico City. It began a run of 15 wins in 20 games for…

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Jan 19

Pelicans Davis, Cousins named Western Conference All-Star starters

NEW YORK (AP) — Team LeBron against Team Stephen is the NBA’s new All-Star matchup. LeBron James and Stephen Curry will go head-to-head again, this time as captains who pick teams for the revamped NBA All-Star Game. James and Curry received the most votes from fans in their conferences Thursday

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Jan 18

Preview: Magic try to win in Cleveland for second time this season

TV: FOX Sports Florida TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. CLEVELAND — The Orlando Magic are the last team the Cleveland Cavaliers beat. No, neither franchise is having much fun now. The Magic have lost 27 of its last 32 games and snapped a sev…

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Jan 18

Aldridge, Mills lead Spurs over Nets after Leonard shut down

NEW YORK (AP) — The news about Kawhi Leonard was bad, though at least there’s some consolation for the San Antonio Spurs. The way LaMarcus Aldridge is playing, they might be able to hang on until their other star forward gets back. Aldridge scored 34 points and the Spurs responded to the latest

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Jan 18

Tom Brady injures throwing hand ahead of AFC Championship

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady suffered a right hand injury Wednesday when a teammate accidentally ran into him during practice ahead of Sunday’s AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to the Boston Herald. The Patriots’ injury report listed Brady as a limited

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Jan 18

Hand’s $19.75M Padres’ deal includes $1.75M signing bonus

SAN DIEGO (AP) All-Star closer Brad Hand’s $19.75 million, three-year contract with the San Diego Padres includes a $1.75 million signing bonus. Hand receives $750,000 of his signing bonus within 30 days of the deal’s approval by the commissioner’s office and $500,000 apiece on Nov. 15 this

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Jan 17

Rangers unlikely to turn to Darvish for rotation help

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rangers general manager Jon Daniels anticipates adding depth to his rotation. It is still unlikely that pitcher will be a front-line starter. With former Texas ace Yu Darvish among several starting pitchers still available as f…

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Jan 17

Magic outplay Timberwolves to end losing skid

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Evan Fournier scored a season-high 32 points to help the Orlando Magic break a seven-game losing streak with a 108-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night. D.J. Augustin added 11 points and three assists in th…

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Jan 16

Preview: Suns at Trail Blazers, 7:30 p.m., FOX Sports Arizona

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Trail Blazers and Phoenix Suns will collide Tuesday night at Moda Center, both teams hoping to regain a measure of equilibrium. Phoenix (16-28) comes to Moda Center having lost two in a row and four of its last five. The …

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