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Bennett scores twice, Flames beat Red Wings 6-4

Jan. 19, 2019 1:52 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Led by Sam Bennett, it was long-awaited and much-needed big night for the Flames' secondary scorers. Bennett scored twice, including the go-ahead goal late in the third period, and added an assist to lead Calgary to a 6-4 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. On the...

The Latest: Raonic into 4th round at Australian Open

Jan. 19, 2019 1:38 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the Australian Open (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Milos Raonic eased to a 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (6) win over Pierre-Hugues Herbert to move into the fourth round of the Australian Open for the sixth time. It came after Raonic had two tough opening matches with...

Lillard leads Trail Blazers to 128-112 win over Pelicans

Jan. 19, 2019 1:28 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 22 points and eight assists to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 128-112 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night. CJ McCollum and reserve forward Jake Layman scored 20 points each for the Trail Blazers. Layman got all his points in the second...

Warriors beat Clippers 112-94; Boogie fouls out of debut

Jan. 19, 2019 1:21 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 28 points, DeMarcus Cousins added 14 before fouling out of his Warriors debut after being sidelined for nearly a year, and Golden State pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 112-94 on Friday night for its seventh straight victory and sixth...

Jazz dominate Cavaliers in 115-99 victory

Jan. 19, 2019 1:18 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's resurgent ability to take over a game on defense is once again turning the Jazz into a difficult matchup for NBA teams. It showed in a 115-99 victory over Cleveland on Friday night. The Cavaliers hung around for barely a quarter before the Jazz imposed their will on defense....

Demko makes 36 saves for Canucks in 4-3 win over Sabres

Jan. 19, 2019 1:09 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Thatcher Demko made 36 saves in his second NHL game, leading the Vancouver Canucks to a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night. Alex Edler, Sven Baertschi, Brock Boeser and Loui Eriksson scored for Vancouver. Buffalo got goals from Evan Rodrigues, Kyle Okposo...

Andrade stops Akavov to retain WBO middleweight title

Jan. 19, 2019 12:45 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Demetrius Andrade had such an easy time in the first defense of his WBO middleweight title that his opponent might have done his best fighting while shoving away the referee who had finally put a stop to it. Andrade sounds ready for something tougher. He remained unbeaten Friday night,...

Kessel scores in overtime, Penguins beat Coyotes 3-2

Jan. 19, 2019 12:38 AM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan did not like his team's effort in a loss to San Jose earlier this week. A parade to the penalty box in the first period did not lift his mood. A dominating second period and a big goal from Phil Kessel had Sullivan feeling a lot better. Kessel scored on...

Popovich ties Riley for road wins; Spurs beat Wolves 116-113

Jan. 19, 2019 12:34 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Under coach Gregg Popovich, the San Antonio Spurs have been consistent winners. That includes when they go on the road — and anywhere they play the Minnesota Timberwolves. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 25 points, Rudy Gay added 22 and the Spurs held on to give Popovich another...

Serena into Australian 4th Rd; dropped 9 total games so far

Jan. 19, 2019 12:09 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maybe Serena Williams will be tested in the Australian Open's fourth round, because no one has come close to making her work too hard so far. Playing clean and powerful tennis, Williams overwhelmed 18-year-old Dayana Yastremska of Ukraine 6-2, 6-1 on Saturday. Williams grabbed a...