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Jan 20

What “changes” could be coming for Denver Nuggets?

After another stunning home loss Friday to the Phoenix Suns, Nuggets coach Michael Malone again blasted his team’s effort. Then, he stressed it’s time to turn talk into action. “I have to make some changes,” Malone said. “ … I don’t like our team right now. I don’t like where we’re

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Jan 20

George Driving Layup

Smith Assists LeBron For And-One Layup JR Smith steals and gets it to LeBron James for the driving and-one layup. 1 hour ago

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Jan 20

Schwartz could still end up the coach in Arizona

No one seems to know why the Giants never interviewed Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz for the head-coaching job. In Arizona, no one seems to know who the Cardinals will hire to be the team’s next head coach. It still could be Jim Schwartz. Sc…

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Jan 20

Shorthanded Rangers can’t handle red-hot Avalanche, lose 3-1

DENVER — Suddenly goals dried up again for the Rangers in the Mile High city. Even more shorthanded than initially expected as Michael Grabner missed the game with the flu, the Rangers couldn’t find an equalizer in the third period in a 3-1 loss to the hot Avalanche, which has won nine straight games

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Jan 20

Shutdown grounds Air Force sports, upends NFL viewing

The federal government shutdown prompted the Air Force Academy on Saturday to call off sports events and upended plans for military outside the U.S. wanting to follow the NFL’s conference playoff games on TV and radio. Games involving the Army and Navy men’s basketball teams were played as scheduled

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Jan 20

Kickin’ It With Kiz: Doomed to repeat history? When the Broncos draft a quarterback, bad things happen.

— Chris, student of history Kiz: Where have you gone, Tommy Maddox? And who could forget Craig Penrose? Is Denver historically better at drafting quarterbacks than the Browns? Um, not really. The Broncos have never drafted a quarterback as good as Brian Sipe, who was Cleveland’s 13th-round pick in

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Jan 20

One-dimensional Oklahoma needs to get Trae Young some more help (Yahoo Sports)

The freshman phenom needed a season-high 39 shots to score 48 points in an overtime loss at Oklahoma State on Saturday.

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Jan 20

Konecny leads Flyers past Devils 3-1 with goal, assist

The Flyers have found a groove as playoff chasers. Travis Konecny had a goal and an assist, Michal Neuvirth made 28 saves and streaking Philadelphia scored all of its goals in the first period in a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday. …

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Jan 20

Patriots quarterback Brady needed stitches: report

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady needed stitches to repair a cut on his right hand which he suffered during Wednesday’s practice for the AFC championship game, the US media reported Saturday. The NFL Network said Brady suffered the cut in a minor collision with a running back which led

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Jan 20

Celtics’ Irving (shoulder) set to play Sunday

Boston Celtics All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving expects to be available for Sunday’s game against the Orlando Magic after missing the team’s loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday because of a sore left shoulder. Irving took part in the Celtics’ entire off-day practice Saturday. An

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Jan 20

Chris Sale is the rare pitcher who would welcome a pitch clock

Red Sox ace Chris Sale says he’ll welcome a pitch clock in MLB.

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Jan 20

Keenum keeps making plays on the move

Russell Wilson, not Case Keenum, consistently draws comparisons to Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton. But as Vikings quarterbacks in the four decades since Tarkenton go, however, Keenum is the closest thing the team has had. Daunte Culpepper poss…

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Jan 20

USC promotes Bryan Ellis, Keary Colbert as assistant coaches (Yahoo Sports)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California has promoted Bryan Ellis and Keary Colbert to full-time jobs as assistant coaches.

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Jan 20

Government shutdown could prevent military from watching NFL playoffs

The American Forces Network, also known as the Armed Forces Network (AFN), is currently unavailable due to the government shutdown.

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Jan 20

Cavaliers booed off the floor following abysmal first quarter

There was nothing redeeming about the first quarter for the Cavaliers Saturday. Cleveland allowed 43 points to the Thunder at Quicken Loans Arena and Oklahoma City looked unstoppable.  It was so bad for the Cavs, their home fans booed them off the cour…

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Jan 20

Around the NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo and Anthony Davis earn player of the week honors

TOP BUCKS PLAYER The Bucks struggled this week, dropping a pair of games to the Miami Heat with a win over the Washington Wizards sandwiched in between, but Giannis Antetokounmpo continued to put up big numbers. He averaged 23.7 points, 12.0 rebounds, …

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