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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

HOUSTON | Harden’s 47 points lead Rockets over Jazz 102-97

HOUSTON  — James Harden scored 47 points to help the Houston Rockets hold off the Utah Jazz 102-97 on Monday night for their fourth straight win. It was Houston’s first victory over the Jazz this season after dropping the first two meetings. The team’s current winning streak comes following a three-game skid. Houston led by … Continue reading HOUSTON | Harden’s 47 points lead Rockets over Jazz 102-97

FOXBOROUGH, Mass | Patriots have issues to address after 2 straight losses

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Patriots were able to downplay the significance of their defeat at Miami in Week 14 mostly because of the crazy final play it took for the Dolphins to grab the victory in the closing seconds. But after showing multiple shortcomings in its 17-10 loss at Pittsburgh on Sunday , New England … Continue reading FOXBOROUGH, Mass | Patriots have issues to address after 2 straight losses

The Latest: Seahawks and 49ers headed to overtime

The Latest on NFL’s Week 15 (all times Eastern): 7:10 p.m. The Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers are headed to overtime tied at 23. Chris Carson tied the game early in the fourth quarter for Seattle when he scored on fourth-and-goal from the 1. He appeared to be stuffed at the line by D.J. … Continue reading The Latest: Seahawks and 49ers headed to overtime

NEW YORK  | Dallas RB Elliott 1st offensive player fined for helmet use

NEW YORK  — Dallas Cowboys star running Ezekiel Elliott has been fined $26,739 for unnecessary roughness for leading with his helmet and making contact with the Eagles’ Corey Graham in a Week 14 game. The fine, announced by the NFL on Saturday, makes Elliott the first offensive player docked money under the league’s new helmet … Continue reading NEW YORK  | Dallas RB Elliott 1st offensive player fined for helmet use

LAS VEGAS | Rivers, Fresno State top Arizona State in Las Vegas Bowl

LAS VEGAS— Ronnie Rivers rushed for 212 yards and two touchdowns, Anthoula “Tank” Kelly had a 70-yard interception return for a touchdown and No. 19 Fresno State beat Arizona State 31-20 in the Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday. Marcus McMaryion rushed for a touchdown and was 15-of-29 passing for 176 yards to help the Bulldogs … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Rivers, Fresno State top Arizona State in Las Vegas Bowl

DENVER | Westbrook, Murray tussle as Nuggets beat Thunder 109-98

DENVER — Nikola Jokic scored 24 points, Jamal Murray had 19 and the Denver Nuggets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 109-98 on Friday night after Murray and Russell Westbrook had a heated exchange. Westbrook and Murray pushed each other and argued after lining up next to each other for a jump ball in the final … Continue reading DENVER | Westbrook, Murray tussle as Nuggets beat Thunder 109-98

BOSTON | Kyrie Irving scores 24 points, Celtics beat Hawks 129-108

BOSTON — Kyrie Irving scored 24 points in three quarters and the Boston Celtics beat the Atlanta Hawks 129-108 on Friday night for their eighth straight victory. Irving also had five assists, five rebounds and four steals. He scored 12 points in the first quarter and helped Boston race to a 23-5 lead. The Celtics … Continue reading BOSTON | Kyrie Irving scores 24 points, Celtics beat Hawks 129-108