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After Davis' injury, Cousins lifts Pelicans past Pistons

Mon, January 08, 2018

DeMarcus Cousins slammed a water bottle on the floor, angry about the way he was playing and the two early fouls that led coach Alvin Gentry to sit his star … Click to Continue »

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Wiggins, Butler lead 127-99 Wolves romp past James, Cavs

Mon, January 08, 2018

The Minnesota Timberwolves, like so many lesser opponents over the years, have been largely unsuccessful in trying to best LeBron James. This time, they built a lead on Cleveland as … Click to Continue »

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Gordon, Paul lead way as Rockets beat Bulls 116-107

Mon, January 08, 2018

The Houston Rockets nailed plenty of 3-pointers early and late, and the lull in between couldn't prevent them from picking up a win they certainly needed. Eric Gordon and Chris … Click to Continue »

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Rivers, Howard lead Jackson St. to 65-61 win over Southern

Mon, January 08, 2018

Lemmie Howard scored seven of his 12 points in the final four minutes and Maurice Rivers made 4 of 4 free throws in the closing seconds to help Jackson State … Click to Continue »

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The Latest: 'American Idol' looking for stars

Mon, January 08, 2018

The Latest on ABC's upcoming programming from the TV Critics meeting in Pasadena, California (all times local): 6:25 p.m. "American Idol" wants to get back in the business of making … Click to Continue »

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Radwanska ends Konta's Sydney International defense

Mon, January 08, 2018

Former champion Agnieszka Radwanska ended Johanna Konta's Sydney International defense with a 6-3, 7-5 win Tuesday to advance to the second round. The fourth-seeded Konta was playing her first match … Click to Continue »

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Panarin scores in OT, Blue Jackets rally to beat Maple Leafs

Mon, January 08, 2018

Columbus goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky had a hard time holding back his smile after a come-from-behind victory over Toronto. Artemi Panarin scored 3:11 into overtime to help the Blue Jackets overcome … Click to Continue »

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DeRozan helps Raptors beat Nets in OT after Lowry hurt

Mon, January 08, 2018

Toronto's big lead was lost, and its point guard was being carried off the court after a painful fall. DeMar DeRozan made sure at least the game was won. DeRozan … Click to Continue »

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Trump takes victory lap on taxes with rural Americans

Mon, January 08, 2018

Connecting with rural Americans, President Donald Trump on Monday hailed his tax overhaul as a victory for family farmers and pitched his vision to expand access to broadband internet, a … Click to Continue »

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The Latest: Trump touts tax overhaul as boon for farmers

Mon, January 08, 2018

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST): 11:30 p.m. Connecting with rural Americans, President Donald Trump has hailed his tax overhaul as a victory for family farmers and … Click to Continue »

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