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  • Brooks scores 30 as No. 16 Oregon beats Utah 76-66

    3 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Dillon Brooks had 30 points and nine assists, both career highs, to lead No. 16 Oregon to a 76-66 victory over Utah on Sunday. Chris Boucher added 15 points and Elgin Cook had 12 for the ...

  • Powers keys No. 17 Michigan St women in 74-69 win over Iowa

    3 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Aerial Powers scored 25 points and had a key steal and two free throws in the closing seconds, Tori Jankoska hit four free throws in the final 23 seconds and No. 17 Michigan State held ...

  • Hurricanes-Canadiens Sums

    3 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) Carolina 1 0 0 0—1 Montreal 0 1 0 0—2 Montreal won shootout 1-0 First Period_1, Carolina, Skinner 19 (J.Staal), 2:27. Penalties_Petry, Mon (holding), 12:11. Second Period_2, Montreal, Pacioretty 20 (Markov, Subban), 8:11. Penalties_Weise, Mon (high-sticking), 5:06; Faulk, Car (tripping), ...

  • Oregon women score 35 in 4th, beat No. 24 Washington 75-63

    3 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — Maite Cazorla and Kat Cooper each scored 16 points and Oregon used 35 fourth-quarter points to beat No. 24 Washington 75-63 on Sunday. Oregon was behind by 14 points at halftime but made four 3-pointers in the ...

  • No. 11 Mississippi State women defeat No. 21 Missouri 52-42

    3 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Morgan William scored 17 points and Victoria Vivians 13, and the two guards made big plays late in No. 11 Mississippi State's 52-42 victory over No. 21 Missouri on Sunday. Mississippi State (21-4, 8-3 SEC) led ...

  • Oilers-Islanders Sums

    3 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) Edmonton 0 1 0—1 N.Y. Islanders 3 4 1—8 First Period_1, N.Y. Islanders, Boychuk 4 (Leddy, Clutterbuck), 2:57. 2, N.Y. Islanders, Tavares 19 (Strome, Hickey), 9:12. 3, N.Y. Islanders, Kulemin 6 (Nielsen, Okposo), 11:24. Penalties_Reinhart, Edm (high-sticking), 5:23. Second Period_4, ...

  • Esteban Toledo bests Billy Andrade in Champions tour playoff

    3 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Esteban Toledo parred the third playoff hole Sunday to win the Allianz Championship over Billy Andrade on a cold, windy day at Broken Sound Club. Toledo made a 4-foot par putt after Andrade's 5-foot par ...

  • No. 14 UCLA women ease by Arizona 73-39

    3 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Monique Billings scored 14 points and No. 14 UCLA forced 25 turnovers in a 73-39 victory over Arizona on Sunday. Both teams struggled early until the Bruins closed the first quarter on a 10-2 run for ...

  • The Super Bowl ad game: Celebrities, animals and humor

    3 hours, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The latest developments in Super Bowl commercials before, during and after the Big Game: 5:00 p.m. Watch out for celebrities, cute animals and humor. Super Bowl advertisers are turning to a mix of tried-and-true crowd pleasers ...

  • Okposo's hat trick lifts Islanders to 8-1 rout of Oilers

    4 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Okposo scored a hat trick after the Islanders opened a commanding early lead with three first-period goals as New York routed the last-place Edmonton Oilers 8-1 on Sunday. Thomas Greiss made 30 saves for the ...

  • Sanders big campaign plans clash with political realities

    4 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — As he campaigns for the Democratic nomination, Bernie Sanders promises voters a "political revolution" that will fundamentally remake the American economy and its education and health care systems. Increasingly at the center of Hillary Clinton's arguments ...

  • Panthers LB Davis active, ready to go despite broken arm

    4 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis will play in the Super Bowl despite breaking his arm two weeks ago in the NFC championship game. Davis had surgery 13 days ago to have 12 screws and a plate ...

  • NBA Capsules

    4 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Avery Bradley scored 25 points, Isiah Thomas had 22 and the Boston Celtics held off the Sacramento Kings 128-119 on Sunday for their ninth win in 10 games. Jared Sullinger matched his season high with 21 points ...

  • Mourners pay respects to Buddy Cianci for second day

    4 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Mourners for the second day in a row paid their respects to former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci (see-AN'-see) at the building where he worked for more than 21 years. Cianci died Jan. 28 at age 74. ...

  • Clippers-Heat, Box

    4 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) L.A. CLIPPERS (100) Pierce 3-7 0-0 7, Mbah a Moute 0-1 2-2 2, Jordan 3-4 3-14 9, Paul 8-23 4-4 22, Redick 5-11 3-3 14, W.Johnson 4-5 0-0 10, Crawford 7-19 4-5 20, Stephenson 4-5 0-0 9, Prigioni 1-3 0-0 ...

  • After Rubio stumbles, rivals see opening in New Hampshire

    4 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) — Marco Rubio's uneven debate performance just days before Tuesday's New Hampshire primary has emboldened a trio of governors seeking to stem his rise in the Republican race for president. But if Rubio's rivals can slow him ...

  • New England to get brunt of snowstorm heading east

    4 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Forecasters say southeast Massachusetts could get the brunt of a snowstorm that's heading for the east coast. The National Weather Service on Sunday issued a blizzard warning for the region, including Cape Cod and the islands, saying ...

  • Paul shakes off awful start, leads Clippers past Heat 100-93

    4 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — Chris Paul had a game-high 22 points, Jamal Crawford added 20 off the bench and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Miami Heat 100-93 on Sunday. J.J. Redick scored 14 points, Wesley Johnson had 10 and DeAndre ...

  • Clark County district uses student feedback to improve meals

    4 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Feedback from students in the Clark County School District is helping improve lunches so that kids will actually eat them. The Las Vegas Sun reports (http://bit.ly/1QGd8UN) district dietitian Lory Hayon says food is only nutritious to ...

  • Cruz embraces supporters on fringe of GOP

    4 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) PETERBOROUGH, New Hampshire (AP) — Some politicians run from polarizing endorsements. Ted Cruz seeks them out. The Texas senator's strength in the 2016 Republican presidential primary is drawn, at least in part, from the backing of high-profile figures from his ...

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