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Man United hires former striker Solskjaer as interim manager

Manchester United turned to a popular former player by hiring Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as manager until the end of the season on Wednesday, 20 seasons after he scored the winning goal in the Champions League final. Nicknamed the “Baby-Faced Assassin” during his time as a United player from 1996-2007, Solskjaer was known for his lethal … Continue reading Man United hires former striker Solskjaer as interim manager

EUGENE, Ore | No. 7 Oregon Ducks down No. 4 Mississippi State 82-74

EUGENE, Ore.  — Sabrina Ionescu scored 29 points, including all 17 of her free throws, and No. 7 Oregon handed No. 4 Mississippi State its first loss this season, 82-74 on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs (10-1) had won 46 regular-season nonconference games, but couldn’t catch up once the Ducks (9-1) started to pull away in … Continue reading EUGENE, Ore | No. 7 Oregon Ducks down No. 4 Mississippi State 82-74

DENVER | Nuggets win 7th straight at home by beating Mavs 126-118

DENVER— Nikola Jokic had 32 points and 16 rebounds, Jamal Murray dished out a career-high 15 assists and the Denver Nuggets extended their home winning streak to seven games by beating the Dallas Mavericks 126-118 on Tuesday night. At 21-9, the Nuggets matched the 1976-77 squad for the best start through 30 games in franchise … Continue reading DENVER | Nuggets win 7th straight at home by beating Mavs 126-118

SYRACUSE, N.Y | No. 14 Buffalo beats Syracuse 71-59 to stay unbeaten

SYRACUSE, N.Y.— CJ Massinburg scored 25 points, Jeremy Harris added 18, and No. 14 Buffalo rallied past Syracuse 71-59 on Tuesday night to remain unbeaten. It was the first win over the Orange since January 1963 for Buffalo (11-0), one of only nine undefeated teams of the 353 that play in Division I. The reigning … Continue reading SYRACUSE, N.Y | No. 14 Buffalo beats Syracuse 71-59 to stay unbeaten

NEW YORK | Nets hold off Lakers to extend winning streak to 6 games

NEW YORK  — D’Angelo Russell had 22 points and a career high-tying 13 assists against his former team, and the Brooklyn Nets ran the NBA’s longest winning streak to six games by beating the Los Angeles Lakers 115-110 on Tuesday night. Joe Harris added 19 points and Spencer Dinwiddie scored 18 for the Nets, who … Continue reading NEW YORK | Nets hold off Lakers to extend winning streak to 6 games

PHILADELPHIA | Hart stops 22 shots in NHL debut, Flyers top Red Wings 3-2

PHILADELPHIA— Carter Hart made 22 saves in his NHL debut and Shayne Gostisbehere and James van Riemsdyk each had a goal and an assist as the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Tuesday night and made interim coach Scott Gordon a winner in his first game. Radko Gudas also scored for Philadelphia, … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Hart stops 22 shots in NHL debut, Flyers top Red Wings 3-2

NEW YORK  | AP source: Matt Harvey, Angels agree to $11M, 1-year deal

NEW YORK  — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that pitcher Matt Harvey has agreed to an $11 million, one-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels. Harvey can earn an additional $3 million in performance bonuses: $250,000 for each start from 15 through 26. The person spoke Tuesday on condition of … Continue reading NEW YORK  | AP source: Matt Harvey, Angels agree to $11M, 1-year deal