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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...

Chiefs' bandwagon rolling into mighty Patriots at Arrowhead

Jan. 18, 2019 1:38 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It seems football fans everywhere are suddenly on the Kansas City Chiefs' bandwagon, enthralled by their record-setting young quarterback and exciting playmakers and hopeful their amiable old coach can finally win the big one. Then again, maybe they're just fans of anybody facing...

Saints-Rams NFC title game a clash of like-minded coaches

Jan. 18, 2019 4:40 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One way or another, the NFC Championship between the Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints will be won by a coach named Sean — with an Irish surname — who designs and calls plays for one of the most innovative and productive offenses in the NFL. The ties between the...

Always learning, Rams' Goff seeks results in NFC title game

Jan. 18, 2019 7:27 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Although Jared Goff is uncomfortable being overly nosy when he's around the NFL's best quarterbacks, he kept a close eye on Drew Brees while they were together at the Pro Bowl in Orlando last year. The most prolific passer in NFL history had no problem sharing aspects of his...

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...

Phil Mickelson shoots 68 to take 2-shot lead into weekend

Jan. 18, 2019 7:37 PM EST

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson birdied four of his last five holes Friday in the Desert Classic to take a two-stroke lead into the weekend in his first event of the year. A day after matching his career-low score with 12-under 60 at La Quinta Country Club, the 48-year-old Mickelson had a 68 on PGA...

Islanders beat Caps in Trotz's return, move into first place

Jan. 18, 2019 11:18 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barry Trotz returned to his old home arena to face the team he coached to the Stanley Cup. He left with his new team in first place. Trotz's New York Islanders beat the defending champion Washington Capitals 2-0 on Friday night to win their fourth in a row and leapfrog his former team...

Russell scores 40 as Nets come back to beat Magic 117-115

Jan. 18, 2019 11:17 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — This winning thing has become a habit for the Brooklyn Nets — and apparently no deficit is too large to overcome lately. D'Angelo Russell matched his career high with 40 points and the Brooklyn Nets came back after trailing by as many as 21 points to beat the Orlando Magic...

Linehan out as Cowboys offensive coordinator after 5 seasons

Jan. 18, 2019 5:23 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Scott Linehan is out as offensive coordinator of the Dallas Cowboys, less than a week after coach Jason Garrett sent mixed messages about the future for the oft-criticized assistant. Garrett, in a statement released by the team Friday, described the move as a mutual decision after he and...

Pacquiao awaits Broner bout in crossroads fight at age 40

Jan. 18, 2019 3:53 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao has been beating the odds since he was a teenager in the Philippines stuffing his pockets with metal at weigh-ins so he wouldn't look like a 98-pound weakling. Nearly a quarter century later, Pacquiao is still up for a challenge. He fights Saturday night against Adrien...

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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....

Slocum nets 24 points, No. 10 Beavers beat Arizona 86-64

Jan. 19, 2019 1:15 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State coach Scott Rueck said his team took a step toward becoming a great team. Rueck said the Beavers played a "clean" game, taking care of the basketball, taking good shots and playing defense without sending one of the premier scorers in the nation to the free throw line....

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...

Ionescu scores 31, No. 5 Ducks top No. 19 Sun Devils 77-71

Jan. 19, 2019 12:53 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon coach Kelly Graves knew his team would find out what Baylor, Louisville and Stanford already learned in close calls against Arizona State. Beating the Sun Devils wouldn't come without a measure of discomfort for the Ducks. Sabrina Ionescu scored 31 points and No. 5 Oregon fought...

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...